|Sep 11, 2008, 08:18 PM||#1|
How many MacRumors members does it take to change a lightbulb?
Got this from my Nikon forum, thought it was pretty good
How many forum members does it take to change a light bulb?
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
1 to move it to the Lighting section
2 to argue then move it to the Electrical section
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 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
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
7 to post URL's where one can see examples of different
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
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
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.
|Sep 11, 2008, 08:27 PM||#7|
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|Sep 11, 2008, 09:05 PM||#13|
|Sep 11, 2008, 09:08 PM||#14|
|Sep 11, 2008, 09:44 PM||#19|
Nice one. Definitely a good laugh!
I think you left out the cranky guy who posts RTFM about halfway through the thread...
|Sep 11, 2008, 09:50 PM||#20|
Not a Google search, a MRoogle search -- look at the sticky at the top of the forum.
If you are the type of person who solves all their problems with a hammer, because it is the only tool in your toolbox. It would be wise of you to never get in an argument with a gunsmith.
|Sep 11, 2008, 10:05 PM||#22|
I give it three chuckles out of five. Nice find... I think I'm guilty of just about every one on their...
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|Sep 11, 2008, 10:15 PM||#23|
Don't forget 3 to post 'The Official Lightbulb changing thread™", "Post your latest changed lightbulb", and the ever-present "What lightbulb are you changing right now this very second?"
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|Sep 11, 2008, 10:41 PM||#25|
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