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

Posted: 30 Sep 2010, 9:32am
by kwackers
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

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 light bulb forum

11 to defend the posting to this forum saying that we all use light bulbs and therefore the posts are relevant to this forum

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 are faulty

5 People to post pics of their own light bulbs

15 People to post “I can’t see S$%^!” and their own light bulbs

7 to post URL’s where one can see examples of different light bulbs

4 to post that the URL’s were posted incorrectly and then post the corrected URL’s

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 ago?”

13 to say “do a search on light bulbs before posting questions about light bulbs”

1 to bring politics into the discussion by adding that George W. isn’t the brightest bulb.

4 more to get into personal attacks over their political views.

1 moderator to lock the light bulb thread.

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

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

Posted: 30 Sep 2010, 9:46am
by Si
7 to add "I like light bulb much, you are very helpful post. Buy cheap trainers here"

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

Posted: 30 Sep 2010, 9:49am
by gaz
A well researched piece worthy of further discussion.

Could I enquire whether the light bulb is currently on or off?

Is it a low energy light bulb?

If the light bulb is on will it be turned off as part of the government spending review?

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

Posted: 30 Sep 2010, 9:50am
by Si
You do realise that Hitler used light bulbs don't you?

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

Posted: 30 Sep 2010, 9:58am
by gaz
You're right.

I have just researched Hitler's Light Bulb on youtube. :idea:

Edit 1 - He didn't seem that happy with them.

Edit 2 - Just changed the bulb.

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

Posted: 30 Sep 2010, 9:59am
by Edwards
What about the dim light bulb. That is discrimination.

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

Posted: 30 Sep 2010, 10:07am
by GrahamNR17
Si wrote:You do realise that Hitler used light bulbs don't you?


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

Posted: 30 Sep 2010, 10:08am
by Mick F
It's actually ON at the moment.
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Re: How many forum members does it take to change a light bulb?

Posted: 30 Sep 2010, 10:10am
by Mick F
PS, this one's one of ours.
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Re: How many forum members does it take to change a light bulb?

Posted: 30 Sep 2010, 10:11am
by gaz
I expect someone could soon reach 15,000 posts with this kind of stuff.

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

Posted: 30 Sep 2010, 10:12am
by Edwards
Mick is that the correct type of fitting. Have you done the H&S training to work at height?

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

Posted: 30 Sep 2010, 10:13am
by Edwards
gaz wrote:I expect someone could soon reach 15,000 posts with this kind of stuff.


We can but try :wink:

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

Posted: 30 Sep 2010, 10:20am
by gaz
Regretablly the forum search engine cannot distinguish between :idea: and idea.

It is therefore impractical to establish how many :idea: have been posted on the forum.

One would imagine that editing an :idea: in a post amounts to changing a :idea: .

I'll go back and do it next, then we'll have a categorical answer to the OP.

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

Posted: 30 Sep 2010, 10:22am
by gaz
kwackers wrote:1 to change the light bulb and to post that the light bulb has been changed


Yes. One forum member can change their own :idea: .

QED.

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

Posted: 30 Sep 2010, 10:25am
by Edwards
May I congratulate the OP on such an informative Topic.

Does this include torch bulbs or is that of topic?