How many newsgroup members does it take to change a light bulb?

Círeth

Well-Known Member
1 to change the light bulb.

1 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 point out spelling/grammar errors in posts about changing light bulbs.

18 to flame the spell checkers.

2 industry professionals to inform the group that the proper term for "light bulb" is "lamp".

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

5 to email others that the light bulb posters are in violation of the list etiquette.

10 to post that this list is not about light bulbs and to please take this discussion to a light bulb list.

12 to demand that cross posting to the hardware list, off-topic list, and light bulb list about changing light bulbs be stopped.

17 to defend the posting to this list saying that we all use light bulbs and therefore the posts are relevant to this list.

25 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, which brands are faulty, and URLs where one can see examples of different light bulbs.

14 to post that the URLs were posted incorrectly and then post the corrected URLs.

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

4 to suggest that posters request the light bulb FAQs.

13 to ask what is a "FAQ"?

19 to say "do a search on 'light bulbs' before posting questions about light bulbs".

27 to complain that "we've already discussed light bulbs."

42 to post "if you don't want to read it, skip it."

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

1 new forum member to respond to the original post 6 months from now so it will start all over again.
 

Jonathan

Well-Known Member
1 to change the light bulb.

1 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 point out spelling/grammar errors in posts about changing light bulbs.

18 to flame the spell checkers.

2 industry professionals to inform the group that the proper term for "light bulb" is "lamp".

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

5 to email others that the light bulb posters are in violation of the list etiquette.

10 to post that this list is not about light bulbs and to please take this discussion to a light bulb list.

12 to demand that cross posting to the hardware list, off-topic list, and light bulb list about changing light bulbs be stopped.

17 to defend the posting to this list saying that we all use light bulbs and therefore the posts are relevant to this list.

25 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, which brands are faulty, and URLs where one can see examples of different light bulbs.

14 to post that the URLs were posted incorrectly and then post the corrected URLs.

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

4 to suggest that posters request the light bulb FAQs.

13 to ask what is a "FAQ"?

19 to say "do a search on 'light bulbs' before posting questions about light bulbs".

27 to complain that "we've already discussed light bulbs."

42 to post "if you don't want to read it, skip it."

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

1 new forum member to respond to the original post 6 months from now so it will start all over again.
Nice! It has been many years since I last heard a light bulb joke. The only one I can remember off the top of my head is:

Q: How many psychologists does it take to change a light bulb?

A: Only one... but the light bulb has to WANT to change.
 

Brother Albert R.

Well-Known Member
Nice! It has been many years since I last heard a light bulb joke. The only one I can remember off the top of my head is:

Q: How many psychologists does it take to change a light bulb?

A: Only one... but the light bulb has to WANT to change.
:lightbulbI'm going to tell this to my friend who is a psychologist...because this is funny.:whisper...:rofl
Brother Albert
 

Sojourner414

Well-Known Member
1 to change the light bulb.

1 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 point out spelling/grammar errors in posts about changing light bulbs.

18 to flame the spell checkers.

2 industry professionals to inform the group that the proper term for "light bulb" is "lamp".

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

5 to email others that the light bulb posters are in violation of the list etiquette.

10 to post that this list is not about light bulbs and to please take this discussion to a light bulb list.

12 to demand that cross posting to the hardware list, off-topic list, and light bulb list about changing light bulbs be stopped.

17 to defend the posting to this list saying that we all use light bulbs and therefore the posts are relevant to this list.

25 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, which brands are faulty, and URLs where one can see examples of different light bulbs.

14 to post that the URLs were posted incorrectly and then post the corrected URLs.

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

4 to suggest that posters request the light bulb FAQs.

13 to ask what is a "FAQ"?

19 to say "do a search on 'light bulbs' before posting questions about light bulbs".

27 to complain that "we've already discussed light bulbs."

42 to post "if you don't want to read it, skip it."

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

1 new forum member to respond to the original post 6 months from now so it will start all over again.
ROFL!!!!
 

mattfivefour

Administrator
Staff member
1 to change the light bulb.

1 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 point out spelling/grammar errors in posts about changing light bulbs.

18 to flame the spell checkers.

2 industry professionals to inform the group that the proper term for "light bulb" is "lamp".

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

5 to email others that the light bulb posters are in violation of the list etiquette.

10 to post that this list is not about light bulbs and to please take this discussion to a light bulb list.

12 to demand that cross posting to the hardware list, off-topic list, and light bulb list about changing light bulbs be stopped.

17 to defend the posting to this list saying that we all use light bulbs and therefore the posts are relevant to this list.

25 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, which brands are faulty, and URLs where one can see examples of different light bulbs.

14 to post that the URLs were posted incorrectly and then post the corrected URLs.

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

4 to suggest that posters request the light bulb FAQs.

13 to ask what is a "FAQ"?

19 to say "do a search on 'light bulbs' before posting questions about light bulbs".

27 to complain that "we've already discussed light bulbs."

42 to post "if you don't want to read it, skip it."

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

1 new forum member to respond to the original post 6 months from now so it will start all over again.
:pound
 
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