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post #1 of 62 (permalink) Old 02-20-2011, 02:30 AM Thread Starter
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How many hobbyists does it take to change a lightbulb?

A friend of mind just posted this on another forum and I enjoyed it enough to share:

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How Many Hobbyists Does it Take to Change a Lightbulb?

1 to change the light bulb and to post that the light bulb has been changed

14 to share similar experiences of changing light bulbs and how the light bulb could have been changed differently

7 to caution about the dangers of changing light bulbs

7 to point out spelling/grammar errors in posts about changing light bulbs

5 to flame the spell checkers

3 to correct spelling/grammar flames

6 to argue over whether it's "lightbulb" or "light bulb" ... another 6 to condemn those 6 as stupid

2 industry professionals to inform the group that the proper term is "lamp"

15 know-it-alls who claim they were in the industry, and that "light bulb" is perfectly correct

19 to post that this forum is not about light bulbs and to please take this discussion to a lightbulb forum

11 to defend the posting to this forum saying that we all use light bulbs and therefore the posts are relevant to this forum

36 to debate which method of changing light bulbs is superior, where to buy the best light bulbs, what brand of light bulbs work best for this technique and what brands are faulty

7 to post URL's where one can see examples of different light bulbs

4 to post that the URL's were posted incorrectly and then post the corrected URL's

3 to post about links they found from the URL's that are relevant to this group which makes light bulbs relevant to this group

13 to link all posts to date, quote them in their entirety including all headers and signatures, just to add "Me too"

5 to post to the group that they will no longer post because they cannot handle the light bulb controversy

4 to say "didn't we go through this already a short time ago?"

13 to say "do a Google search on light bulbs before posting questions about light bulbs"

1 forum lurker to respond to the original post 6 months from now and start it all over again

Making a total of 176 posts



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post #2 of 62 (permalink) Old 02-20-2011, 02:39 AM
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LOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOL!!!! That says is all....

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This one had me laughing so hard that the dog came over to check on me.
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Nice. Very nice.

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Add one more who is elated to see someone correctly spelling "hobbyist" instead of "hobbiest".
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hahaha - nice...

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add one more for tom b to throw a post that you have to many lightbulbs. this was funny.
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post #8 of 62 (permalink) Old 02-21-2011, 02:28 AM
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Someone would invariably post saying the bulb has to be a certain spectrum also.
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Nice, and true!

All for a stinking light bulb that had no issues in the first place!

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omg... LOL my supervisor was like what is so funny over there.
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177 - a moderator posting to say that everything about the topic has been discussed thoroughly, and the thread is now locked accordingly.

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Today 05:30 AM
jake 177 - a moderator posting to say that everything about the topic has been discussed thoroughly, and the thread is now locked accordingly.
Yesterday 11:30 PM
jreich omg... LOL my supervisor was like what is so funny over there.
Yesterday 10:46 PM
Captivate05 Nice, and true!

All for a stinking light bulb that had no issues in the first place!
02-21-2011 01:58 PM
Sharkfood Someone would invariably post saying the bulb has to be a certain spectrum also.
02-20-2011 03:17 PM
drlower add one more for tom b to throw a post that you have to many lightbulbs. this was funny.
02-20-2011 03:11 PM
oldpunk78 hahaha - nice...
02-20-2011 03:05 PM
DarkCobra Add one more who is elated to see someone correctly spelling "hobbyist" instead of "hobbiest".
02-20-2011 02:27 PM
antbug Nice. Very nice.
02-20-2011 02:21 PM
jahmic

This one had me laughing so hard that the dog came over to check on me.
02-20-2011 02:09 PM
RipariumGuy LOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOL!!!! That says is all....
02-20-2011 02:00 PM
lauraleellbp How many hobbyists does it take to change a lightbulb?

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A friend of mind just posted this on another forum and I enjoyed it enough to share:


Quote:
How Many Hobbyists Does it Take to Change a Lightbulb?

1 to change the light bulb and to post that the light bulb has been changed

14 to share similar experiences of changing light bulbs and how the light bulb could have been changed differently

7 to caution about the dangers of changing light bulbs

7 to point out spelling/grammar errors in posts about changing light bulbs

5 to flame the spell checkers

3 to correct spelling/grammar flames

6 to argue over whether it's "lightbulb" or "light bulb" ... another 6 to condemn those 6 as stupid

2 industry professionals to inform the group that the proper term is "lamp"

15 know-it-alls who claim they were in the industry, and that "light bulb" is perfectly correct

19 to post that this forum is not about light bulbs and to please take this discussion to a lightbulb forum

11 to defend the posting to this forum saying that we all use light bulbs and therefore the posts are relevant to this forum

36 to debate which method of changing light bulbs is superior, where to buy the best light bulbs, what brand of light bulbs work best for this technique and what brands are faulty

7 to post URL's where one can see examples of different light bulbs

4 to post that the URL's were posted incorrectly and then post the corrected URL's

3 to post about links they found from the URL's that are relevant to this group which makes light bulbs relevant to this group

13 to link all posts to date, quote them in their entirety including all headers and signatures, just to add "Me too"

5 to post to the group that they will no longer post because they cannot handle the light bulb controversy

4 to say "didn't we go through this already a short time ago?"

13 to say "do a Google search on light bulbs before posting questions about light bulbs"

1 forum lurker to respond to the original post 6 months from now and start it all over again

Making a total of 176 posts





Now... don't even GET us talking about DIRT...
i agree completely
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I am going to wait six months and then post here responding to the first post.


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I am going to wait six months and then post here responding to the first post.
Do it!

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