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How many group 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

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

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 "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 group is not about light bulbs and to

please take this discussion to a lightbulb group

203 to demand that cross posting to hardware forum, off-topic

forum, and lightbulb group about changing light bulbs be


111 to defend the posting to this group saying that we all use

light bulbs and therefore the posts *are* relevant to this group

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


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


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....


624 Posts

Specializes in ICU/CCU (PCCN); Heme/Onc/BMT.



VERY FUNNY! :chuckle

Cheers! :)


Specializes in 5 yrs OR, ASU Pre-Op 2 yr. ER.

You forgot the repeated moderator reminders to keep the topic on the light bulb and to spare the personal attacks.

nightingale, RN

2,404 Posts

:rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl:

Thanks... I needed that!



629 Posts

You also forgot the three members who will chime in and remind you that changing the lightbulb will require rotation of a joints which could be painful. THUS, also reminding you that pain is exactly what the patient says it is.



1,104 Posts

UMMM, yeah, Dave.

Sorry, sleep deprived at 0645 after a night shift. I just don't get it.

OH, but let's not forget that any post is likely to contain TROLLS now-a-days. So, then you get one poster who reminds us all of this:


And others like this:


Night y'all!

That's us!! That's us!!!

W O N D E R F U L ! ! ! !


29 Posts

Me Too!!! :)


97 Posts

Specializes in oncology.

...too true!! You must spend alot of time at the website. :rotfl:


102 Posts

Your Highness, Fairy Princess... good one... must not have been in 135 bldg. that night....

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