A smile for the forum Admin.

A classic. And yes, it is blatant plagiarism from an old email that was sent to me (and that was undoubtedly a work of plagiarism as well)

How many online forum group members does it take to change a lightbulb?

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"โ€ฆanother 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 stopped.

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 faulty.

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

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......:D

LOLโ€ฆ.. ah the joys of the interweb ๐Ÿ™‚

Thanx for causing me to laugh so hard my coworkers think I have lost it. (Like they didn't know that already) ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

๐Ÿ™‚ good one

hahahahahahahahahahaha! ROFLMAO

perfect!

@LiveWWSD:

LOLโ€ฆ.. ah the joys of the interweb ๐Ÿ™‚

Thanx for causing me to laugh so hard my coworkers think I have lost it. (Like they didn't know that already) ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

You have made my day forum friend!!! If I can disrupt your day with an occasional laugh, a small spitting on the key board, or perhaps the ultimate, the shooting of some liquid out of your nose during work, I have done my job:D

Haha love it ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

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