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How many Internet Forum Posters............

Discussion in 'Jokes and Humour' started by pvda, Mar 3, 2005.

  1. How many Internet Forum Posters (pick a forum... any forum...) 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"

    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

    109 to post that this forum is not about light bulbs and to please take this discussion to a lightbulb forum

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

    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.

    40 posters who don't believe in light bulbs at all and instead post links to pseudo-scientific sites that claim alternate theories of light production.

    12 to point out that there is no right to light in the US Constitution.

    4 to post that all the tech support for changing light bulbs is being
    outsourced to India.

    1 post showing a picture of a light bulb and a picture of someone who
    resembles a light bulb.

    14 to post that the URL's were posted incorrectly and then post the
    corrected URL's

    1 poster that has converted all his light bulbs to florescents, so he very rarely has to change them.

    12 to post to the group that they will no longer post because they cannot handle the light bulb controversy.

    4 to suggest that posters request the light bulb FAQ

    44 to ask what is a "FAQ"

    13 to tell you candles should be in all well-prepared households in the event of a lightbulb burnout.

    5 postings that say they do not use light bulbs...only candles.

    1 to mention the "lite" bulb is made of low-fat cheese.

    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.

    Also someone mentioned on another forum if you add all the numbers up it comes to 1024 which will make sense to the propellor heads out there :p
     
  2. LMAO!!Thats a classic mate! :LOL: :LOL:
     
  3. sounds like netrider for sure :shock:
     
  4. i had a light globe once, but not a light bulb.
     
  5. Hey bloke its lightbulb. :LOL: :LOL: or was it lightglobe?? :LOL:
     
  6. that was one of the funniest things i have read here. It is 100% Nerider!!! I could even pick who did what!

    Roderz: "1 to mention the "lite" bulb is made of low-fat cheese." I know that would be your post! :LOL: :LOL:
     
  7. And what exactly is wrong with gas lanterns????? :x

    :LOL:
     
  8. Whose's going to post the pic of Vic then?
     
  9. SOME ONE TOLD ME I HAD HEAD LAMPS I THOUGHT THEY WERE LIGHTS
     
  10. Very good.
    I posted this on a car forum that's overrun with 15yo's with no clue.
    Stupid, stupid move.
     
  11. hmmm and about 50 people to respond with

    LMAO :LOL: :LOL: :LOL: :LOL: :LOL:

    Lisa :twisted:
     
  12. what about luminaires??..thats an industry term for lamp!
     
  13. Which one?

    Where do you think I found it (10/10ths I think from memory) about 9 months ago.
     
  14. the fact that this is such a faithful depiction ...
    ... does that make it more or less humorous?
     
  15. Hehe... 'tis funny. Has been on the OCAU forums 'Pool Room' for over a year now, and I still laugh everytime I read it. :D
     
  16. Joke

    How many Internet Forum Posters (pick a forum... any forum...) 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"
    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
    109 to post that this forum is not about light bulbs and to please take this
    discussion to a lightbulb forum
    111 to defend the posting to this forum saying that we all use light bulbs
    and therefore the posts are relevant to this forum
    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.
    40 posters who don't believe in light bulbs at all and instead post links to
    pseudo-scientific sites that claim alternate theories of light production.
    12 to point out that there is no right to light in the US Constitution.
    4 to post that all the tech support for changing light bulbs is being
    outsourced to India.
    1 post showing a picture of a light bulb and a picture of someone who
    resembles a light bulb.
    14 to post that the URL's were posted incorrectly and then post the
    corrected URL's
    1 poster that has converted all his light bulbs to florescents, so he very
    rarely has to change them.
    12 to post to the group that they will no longer post because they cannot
    handle the light bulb controversy.
    4 to suggest that posters request the light bulb FAQ
    44 to ask what is a "FAQ"
    13 to tell you candles should be in all well-prepared households in the
    event of a lightbulb burnout.
    5 postings that say they do not use light bulbs...only candles.
    1 to mention the "lite" bulb is made of low-fat cheese.
    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.
     
  17. hahaha! gold mate i love it.