How many forum members does it take to change a lightbulb?!

    1 to change the light bulb and 1 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

    27 to point out spelling/grammar errors in posts about changing light

    53 to flame the spell checkers

    41 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

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

    156 to email the participant's ISPs complaining that they are in
    violation of their "acceptable use policy"

    27 to report it to the Mods

    4 to report it to the admins as they don't trust the mods to deal with things fairly and then they post that they have told the admins

    5 to post thanks for the reporting

    10 to give negative rep to those reporting

    2 to scream about freedom of speech

    109 to post that this forum is not about light bulbs and to please take
    this discussion to a lightbulb forum

    203 to demand that cross posting to hardware forum, off-topic forum, and
    lightbulb forum about changing light bulbs be stopped

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

    306 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

    3 suppliers to out quote each other on prices for light bulbs

    27 to post URL's where one can see examples of different light bulbs

    14 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

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

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

    19 to quote the "Me too's" to say "Me three"

    4 to suggest that posters request the light bulb FAQ

    44 to ask what is a "FAQ"

    4 to say "didn't we go through this already a short time ago?"

    143 to say "do a Google search on light bulbs before posting questions
    about light bulbs"

    1 WoW spambot to tell you how you can make gold from changing your light bulb

    10 to report a spambot

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


    love it

    rep added as its so true....:-)


    nice one lol x x x x x

    and a partridge in a pear tree?

    1 member to claim his bulb is the best as he paid £45 for it while on a model shoot in Italy....

    302 members to scoff at that members pik of his 29p Aldi bulb...


    How flippin true it is !! :-D

    Hold on, you've given the individual numbers but failed to include the actual total.

    I've made quite sure that 12 munutes ago is less than 6 months so I'll be ok

    Oh that is soooooo true :thumbsup:


    :-D soo funny and true haha x

    Me three.
    I agree with all of the above. :thumbsup:

    Isn't this a duplicate?
    *hehehe* :giggle:

    repost. (serious)

    Original Poster


    Isn't this a duplicate?*hehehe* :giggle:

    black gerbil1;4353596

    repost. (serious)

    Sorry - I did search lightbulb but could only find lightbulb deals. My bad! :oops:


    Sorry - I did search lightbulb but could only find lightbulb deals. My … Sorry - I did search lightbulb but could only find lightbulb deals. My bad! :oops:

    apology accepted and no worries, still funny the 2nd time.:thumbsup::-D

    can somebody explain why we need lightbulbs in the first place.

    what's wrong with being in the dark?

    Who switches it on though ?

    I prefer LED bulbs so regardless that this is the cheapest offer, Voted Cold. :roll:

    2 industry professionals to inform the group that the proper term … 2 industry professionals to inform the group that the proper term is"lamp"/

    My o/h would argue this point, he goes mad when I say light bulb, he insists it's called a lamp :roll:

    Q: How many Microsoft engineers does it take to change a lightbulb?
    A: None, they just define darkness as the new industry standard.

    how many bodybuilders does it take to change a lightbulb?
    1 to hold the bulb while the other 5 unscrew the room!! :giggle:
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