How many forum members does it take to change a light bulb?

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Re: How many forum members does it take to change a light bulb?

Postby gaz » 30 Sep 2010, 10:28am

Difficult to say. As the OP has not returned to the thread after no more than a few minutes I suspect he was trolling. :wink:
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Re: How many forum members does it take to change a light bulb?

Postby Edwards » 30 Sep 2010, 10:54am

Gaz I do believe that to be unfair, as he works for the private sector he might just be having to do some work.

Or more likely the light has gone out so he has had to evacuate the work place.

Back on subject. I wonder if a proper risk assessment has been done on the screw in type of bulb in comparison the the bayonet type.
Do we need more forum members to do this?
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Re: How many forum members does it take to change a light bulb?

Postby kwackers » 30 Sep 2010, 11:08am

Edwards wrote:Gaz I do believe that to be unfair, as he works for the private sector he might just be having to do some work.

Or more likely the light has gone out so he has had to evacuate the work place.

Back on subject. I wonder if a proper risk assessment has been done on the screw in type of bulb in comparison the the bayonet type.
Do we need more forum members to do this?

Nope, the OP is enjoying a week off work (a freebie no less) having just completed his project. He's currently in his workshop making low profile clamps for his milling machine.
Although he's also pondering whether a new form of bulb holder designed for 'quick' change might be in order.

His biggest worry is that with budget cuts that the light at the end of the tunnel may need to be 'turned off'.

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Re: How many forum members does it take to change a light bulb?

Postby Edwards » 30 Sep 2010, 11:16am

kwackers wrote:His biggest worry is that with budget cuts that the light at the end of the tunnel may need to be 'turned off'


This afternoon I have to go for an interview at the Place That Drives You Mad for an interview. This is for them to decide if they will represent me next Wednesday when the Judge could well turn my light off.

The OP was lurking and waiting to see if any bright sparks would take notice. :lol:
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Re: How many forum members does it take to change a light bulb?

Postby gaz » 30 Sep 2010, 11:36am

I'm glad that the OP has returned to the forum to shed some more light on the subject.

I thought that it was a proven scientific fact that the so called light at the end of the tunnel is nothing other than the distant glow from the roaring fires of hell.
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Re: How many forum members does it take to change a light bulb?

Postby Edwards » 30 Sep 2010, 11:50am

May I take this opportunity to ask forum members to support their LBS

In the present economic climate it is possible to forget the much valued resource. Where can we get emergency replacement so quickly. The Internet has problems with some stockists claiming stock, only to disappoint with delivery. Some leave people in the dark totally.
The larger chain stores employ people who have no technical knowledge and are not able to help with the unusual items we all need.

So please suport your LBS (Local Bulb Shop)
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Re: How many forum members does it take to change a light bulb?

Postby Rafferty » 30 Sep 2010, 11:55am

I think you'll find LED's are the way forward. :mrgreen:
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Re: How many forum members does it take to change a light bulb?

Postby gentlegreen » 30 Sep 2010, 12:03pm

Rafferty wrote:I think you'll find LED's are the way forward. :mrgreen:


Indeed :)

My back of envelope calculation is that my DIY LED lamps will need replacing after about 266 winters - though the water and vibration will probably have messed up the other electronics by then ...

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Re: How many forum members does it take to change a light bulb?

Postby hubgearfreak » 30 Sep 2010, 12:25pm

kwackers wrote:6 to argue over whether it’s “lightbulb” or “light bulb” …


for today, i'll be one of those 6 :wink:

Edwards wrote:Does this include torch bulbs or is that of topic?



it's off topic, edwards old chap :D

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Re: How many forum members does it take to change a light bulb?

Postby Mick F » 30 Sep 2010, 1:05pm

Do we have to have a pair of bulbs?
:idea: :idea:

Surely, a single one would be uni-bulbist.
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Re: How many forum members does it take to change a light bulb?

Postby gaz » 30 Sep 2010, 1:09pm

How many panniers does it take to transport one light bulb?
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Re: How many forum members does it take to change a light bulb?

Postby Edwards » 30 Sep 2010, 1:20pm

hubgearfreak wrote:it's off topic, edwards old chap


I do feel this is a little bit negative.

However before we get poles apart.

As LED's and torch bulbs have been mentioned, it might be help full if there was a poll to decide exactly was is in discussion. Then we would have a positive decision

Maybe kwakers would care to shed some light on this illuminating subject.
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Re: How many forum members does it take to change a light bulb?

Postby kwackers » 30 Sep 2010, 1:23pm

Edwards wrote:
hubgearfreak wrote:it's off topic, edwards old chap


I do feel this is a little bit negative.

However before we get poles apart.

As LED's and torch bulbs have been mentioned, it might be help full if there was a poll to decide exactly was is in discussion. Then we would have a positive decision

Maybe kwakers would care to shed some light on this illuminating subject.

Historically, given how many 'off topic' posts I've made, I don't feel morally qualified to make this decision. Sorry, but you're on your own...

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Re: How many forum members does it take to change a light bulb?

Postby gaz » 30 Sep 2010, 1:39pm

kwackers wrote:19 to post that this forum is not about light bulbs and to please take this discussion to a light bulb forum


Sign up here.
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Re: How many forum members does it take to change a light bulb?

Postby hubgearfreak » 30 Sep 2010, 1:54pm

Edwards wrote:I do feel this is a little bit negative.


oh come on, look on the bright side :?