How many BB Posters does it take to change a light bulb?

Discussion in 'After Hours Lounge (Off Topic)' started by Trevor H, Aug 24, 2003.

  1. Trevor H

    Trevor H Second Unit

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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

    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 anal-retentive

    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.

    [​IMG]
     
  2. NicholasL

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    You forgot "and 1 person who has FAR too much time on their hands."
     
  3. Trevor H

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  4. Joseph DeMartino

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    That is hysterically funny (and 100% true [​IMG]) Where did you find it originally? I'd like to give credit when I cut and paste it.

    Joe
     
  5. Trevor H

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  6. Dominik Droscher

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    This joke is going around the net since the newsgroup ages, so I guess it won't be easy to find the originator. [​IMG]
     
  7. Randy Tennison

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    Don't forget one moderator to delete the accidental duplicate light bulb change.

    Damn duplicate changes!
     
  8. BrettB

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    1 to hijack the thread and ask a question about candles.

    [​IMG]
     
  9. Paul_Fisher

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    ^^^Excellent.[​IMG]
     
  10. Mike Wladyka

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    don't forget 1 to mention how the air in your room affects the light from the light bulbs
     
  11. Carlo Medina

    Carlo Medina Executive Producer

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    I have an idea...let's put this in the Star Wars thread!!!

    BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA! [​IMG] [​IMG]

    (and yes, I have posted there)
     
  12. Randy Tennison

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    don't forget one to argue that higher quality oxygen free lamp cord would give you more "brilliant" light than standard electrical wire.

    I can see the difference.
     
  13. Michael Reuben

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    You forgot:

    1 to ask whether the light bulb was supposed to come with an insert

    2 to object that they refuse to change the bulb until it includes DTS

    3 to ask, "I have $5 to spend; what light bulb should I get?"

    M.
     
  14. Mike Wladyka

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    Can i auditioned my light bulbs if i buy it from an internet direct company? What is the return policy?
     
  15. Paul_Fisher

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    Mike, I believe someone is auditioning a set of bulbs in Kentucky right now, maybe if you send him a PM you can be next in line.
     
  16. Tim Hoover

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    What if the mfr. is issuing two different kinds of light bulbs? One may cast more light area, but the other is brighter...

    Everyone will be arguing over the engineer's original illumination intent [​IMG]
     
  17. Ted Lee

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    yeah, but when is the last time any of you calibrated your lightbulb? huh, tell me that!

    btw - this is so true it's almost not funny! [​IMG]
     
  18. John Watson

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    A philosopher could add that this thread may generate more heat than light.

    (Cue : Light-hearted laughter)

    "The above message composed entirely of recycled electrons."
     
  19. Mike Wladyka

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    Yeah, but is the light from the light bulb "warm" or "bright" looking...
     
  20. John Watson

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    The Mods will have to edit posts referring to Dimbulbs, and Screw Yous [​IMG]
     

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