How many forum posters does it take to change a light bulb?
1 to change the light bulb and to post that the light bulb has been changed
16 to share similar experiences of changing light bulbs and how the light bulb could have been changed differently
6 to caution about the dangers of changing light bulbs
27 to point out spelling/grammar errors in posts about changing light bulbs
50 to flame the spell checkers
48 to correct spelling/grammar flames
7 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
154 to email the participant's ISPs complaining that they are in violation of their "acceptable use policy"
118 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
1 to ask if when buying a new bulb they should go for a screw or bayonet type
98 to argue that their version of screw in or bayonet is better than the other and always will
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 forum lurker to respond to the original post 6 months from now and start it all over again
//1 to change the light bulb and to post that the light bulb has been changed
so the answer is one...
It's actually not a question, it's what happens on a forum. ;)
7th March 2003
DarthSporkyHow many forum posters does it take to change a light bulb?
0 because they don't have the proper administrative access. However, it takes at least 7 members to repeat each other saying that the light bulb needs to be changed in the first place...
ur all fuckin smouses, shut the hell up.
weirdal = new ptaq()
2nd September 2003
This isn't the melee Acios, flame wars do not occur here, period.
what a fuckin smouse, try to be original ya smouse
what if they live in a darkhole with only a plug for their computer or what if they are creatures that can't stand light? they could be! :uhoh:
17th June 2002
LMAO @ Sporky
Good one! A perfect description of generic forum activities :lol: And I see a little bit of irrelevance has already been brought into the thread, proving Spork right :rofl: