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El Turo
04-16-2004, 11:52 AM
To screw in a light bulb?


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 caution about the dangers of changing light bulbs.

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

53 to flame the spell checkers.

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.

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

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.

27 to post 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.

27 to post about links they found from the URLs 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 search on 'light bulbs' before posting questions about light bulbs".

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

1,000 formers to verbally bash the newb for bringing up the old thread.

1 Admin to close and delete the whole dang thing.


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El Turo
04-16-2004, 11:52 AM
To screw in a light bulb?


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 caution about the dangers of changing light bulbs.

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

53 to flame the spell checkers.

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.

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

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.

27 to post 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.

27 to post about links they found from the URLs 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 search on 'light bulbs' before posting questions about light bulbs".

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

1,000 formers to verbally bash the newb for bringing up the old thread.

1 Admin to close and delete the whole dang thing.


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Monty_Thrud
04-16-2004, 12:25 PM
We need a Poll...so this is obviously incorrect information http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/blink.gif...excuse me while i slip into smug mode http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif



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"#2 Attack that ship".."#1..with what?".."#2 your ordnance DAMMIT!".."#1 my ordnance is in Olegs office, same place yours is".."#2 we'd better learn German then"

Breeze147
04-16-2004, 12:39 PM
http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_cool.gifYou forgot the 147 who claim the light bulb is over modelled and in fact, that type light bulb is uber and should be banned from all of the servers pending further investigation.

The 219 who are, at this very moment, PM'ing Oleg to find out WTF is going on with this new f'ing light bulb and demanding a patch.

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Franzen
04-16-2004, 12:47 PM
And let's not forget 1 to point out that in the end we'll all be left in the dark. http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_rolleyes.gif

Fritz Franzen

hos8367
04-16-2004, 12:54 PM
Don't forget the 10 or 12 to post pages upon pages upon pages of lightbulb specs

gates123
04-16-2004, 01:00 PM
And 8 who complain about their light bulbs being stolen

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Did anyone see that or was it just me?

jensenpark
04-16-2004, 01:22 PM
LOL!

And don't forget the one to cross post on SIM HQ so they can start the whole freakin' thing over there...

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