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#1 Reaper527

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Posted 18 May 2006 - 07:30 PM

i didn't write this, saw it on a security forum, but its so true and applies to pretty much every forum.

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How many forum members does it takes to change a light bulb?
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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
1 to move it to the Lighting section
2 to argue then move it to the Electricals section
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, and 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.

#2 throwingks

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Posted 18 May 2006 - 08:44 PM

What about the guy who just posts smilies.

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Funny stuff.

Edited by throwingks, 18 May 2006 - 08:45 PM.


#3 _iffy

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Posted 18 May 2006 - 08:55 PM

QUOTE(throwingks @ May 18 2006, 03:51 PM) View Post

What about the guy who just posts smilies.

Can't it be a girl throwingks? Why is it have to be a guy by default?

Nice avatar BTW

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#4 Rylinkus

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Posted 18 May 2006 - 11:42 PM

QUOTE(_iffy @ May 18 2006, 09:02 PM) View Post


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I'd recommend a spiral compact fluorescent bulb.

#5 Reaper527

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Posted 19 May 2006 - 12:02 AM

QUOTE(Rylinkus @ May 18 2006, 06:49 PM) View Post

I'd recommend a spiral compact fluorescent bulb.


pfft, everyone knows its halogen bulbs all the way, i'll be back in 6 months to bump the thread out of the grave jester.gif

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Posted 19 May 2006 - 12:16 AM

QUOTE(Reaper527 @ May 19 2006, 12:09 AM) View Post

pfft, everyone knows its halogen bulbs all the way, i'll be back in 6 months to bump the thread out of the grave jester.gif



Ill post some incoherant links and claim to be an industry insider.

#7 lostboyz

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Posted 19 May 2006 - 12:52 AM

Not funny

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Posted 19 May 2006 - 02:42 AM

QUOTE(lostboyz @ May 19 2006, 12:59 AM) View Post

Not funny


Dont make me scan my Degree in Electrical Engineering to prove this is, in fact, funny. Ill do it.......

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Posted 19 May 2006 - 03:07 AM

no your post was funny

this topic on the other hand not so much, seen it on a few other forums so that might have something to do with it


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Posted 19 May 2006 - 03:09 AM

^^^^ Boooooooo!

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Posted 19 May 2006 - 03:28 AM

<chuckle>

Edited by Xombe, 19 May 2006 - 03:31 AM.


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Posted 19 May 2006 - 03:40 AM

You know if your going to move it move it to newbie chat. You'll get more viewers.

haha

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Posted 19 May 2006 - 03:40 AM

QUOTE(Xombe @ May 18 2006, 10:35 PM) View Post
<chuckle>
LMFAO!!! Funniest thing I have seen in these forums.

We will see how many people notice why you chuckled.

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Posted 19 May 2006 - 03:54 AM

You moved it twice haha!!

I thought you just moved it from and to comedy forum.

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Posted 19 May 2006 - 04:08 AM

QUOTE(Rylinkus @ May 18 2006, 07:49 PM) View Post

Dont make me scan my Degree in Electrical Engineering to prove this is, in fact, funny. Ill do it.......

OMGWTFBBQ. tu eres un "n00bcito." You won't. You won't... maybe smile.gif .

EDIT:
Okay, maybe you will.
Electrical engineer, huh? Really? Because I think I would either like to go to college for electrical engineering or computer engineering, or maybe a double-major. Do you enjoy it?
Thanks.

Edited by CattyKid, 19 May 2006 - 04:09 AM.





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