How Many Forum Members Does It Take To Change A Lightbulb

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Len Backus, Aug 13, 2009.

  1. Len Backus

    Len Backus Administrator Staff Member

    May 2, 2001
    From an Admin forum that I am a member of:

    How Many Forum Members 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
    • 1 to move it to the Lighting section after 2 have argued to 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
    • 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 light bulb 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 supermarkets are offering discounts on brands of light bulbs, and what customer service they expect in a lightbulb shop
    • 4 to say that they've been disappointed in Light bulb Live for the last 4 years
    • 12 to ask why those 4 keep going to Light bulb Live only to complain about it
    • 1 to break the news about the new limited release light bulb
    • 1 to post that the news was already broken in another thread and start a poll about reading entire threads
    • 12 to post that they shouldn't mention limited releases because someone might buy them to resell
    • 1 to insist he has every right to buy and sell light bulbs
    • 1 to obsessively insist that no-one should make profit from light bulbs on this forum
    • 5 to post that they've collected 11 of the limited edition light bulbs already so might as well get the whole set.
    • 32 to not bother posting because there's no post count showing anymore
    • 8 to say that their electric company sent them 4 free light bulbs, when quite clearly they would have preferred the moon on a stick.
    • 6 to post thinly veiled criticisms of forum staff's management of lightbulbs
    • 15 to post that forum staff can do exactly as they want with their own lightbulbs
    • 6 to pretend they were just asking innocent questions about lightbulb management and didn't do anything wrong
    • 1 to ask that forum staff backup all mention of lightbulbs so they can write a book about their really interesting life with light bulbs
    • 11 to reply that it's not a personal light bulb anecdote storage facility
    • 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
    • 13 to link all posts to date, quote them in their entirety including pictures, 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. AJ Peacock

    AJ Peacock Well-Known Member

    Oct 7, 2005
    What about the 3 posters that keep asking when the 338 lightbulb's will be ready?


  3. winmagman

    winmagman Well-Known Member

    Mar 13, 2003
    Those 3 are to busy arguing with the 6 that want to know if they can use Seirra lightbulb's on game to pay attention.:rolleyes:
  4. AJ Peacock

    AJ Peacock Well-Known Member

    Oct 7, 2005

    HAHA, that was funny!

  5. kiwi3006

    kiwi3006 Well-Known Member

    Aug 1, 2007
    But what is the BC of the lightbulb?

    Is shooting the lightbulb through a stack of dry phonebooks a true test of how the lightbulbwill work on game?

    Are the lightbulb aluminium tipped?
  6. royinidaho

    royinidaho Writers Guild

    Jan 20, 2004
    4 to discuss that the 350 class lightbulbs are priced so low that they must be prototypes or seconds.....