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09-17-2004, 12:35 PM
"How many list members does it takes to change a light bulb?"

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

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 group is not about light bulbs and to please take this discussion to a lightbulb forum

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

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 URLs where one can see examples of different light bulbs

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

3 to post about links they found from the URLs 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"

3 to tell a funny story about their dog and a light bulb

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


09-17-2004, 12:38 PM
hahaha! too funny :D

09-17-2004, 12:38 PM

09-17-2004, 01:27 PM
Originally posted by molucass
1 group lurker to respond to the original post 6 months from now and start it all over again.

:) I can't resist .... I think this WAS posted about six months ago :D

but it's still true! :D :D :D