[TowerTalk] RE : Changing a lightbulb

hermans on4kj at skynet.be
Wed Mar 1 10:50:02 EST 2006

One more....
If one really wants to know about light-bulbs, or light or bulb, Just
launch the question to the Netherlands...
They realy are specialists, they have them all....... 

73, Jos ( who couldn't resist!)

-----Message d'origine-----
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[mailto:towertalk-bounces at contesting.com] De la part de Tom Osborne
Envoyé : mercredi 1 mars 2006 2:18
À : Towertalk
Objet : [TowerTalk] Changing a lightbulb

Here is one I got off another list.  Thought it hit the nail right on
head.  Some suggested I should post it on this reflector.   It's pretty 


How many listmembers does it take to change a lightbulb?

One to change the light bulb and to post that the light bulb has been 

Fourteen to share similar experiences of changing light bulbs and how
light bulb could have been changed differently.

Seven to caution about the dangers of changing light bulbs.

Seven more to point out spelling/grammar errors in posts about changing 
light bulbs.

Five to flame the spell checkers.

Three to correct spelling/grammar flames.

Six to argue over whether it's "lightbulb" or "light bulb" ...

Another six to condemn those six as stupid.

Fifteen to claim experience in the lighting industry and give the

Nineteen to post that this group is not about light bulbs and to please
this discussion to a lightbulb (or light bulb) forum.

Eleven to defend the posting to the group saying that we all use light
and therefore the posts are relevant to this group.

Thirty six to debate which method of changing light bulbs is superior,
to buy the best light bulbs, what brand of light bulbs work best for
technique and what brands are faulty.

Seven to post URLs where one can see examples of different light bulbs.

Four to post that the URLs were posted incorrectly and then post the 
corrected URL.

Three to post about links they found from the URLs that are relevant to
group which makes light bulbs relevant to this group.

Thirteen to link all posts to date, quote them in their entirety
all headers and signatures, and add "Me too"

Five to post to the group that they will no longer post because they
handle the light bulb controversy.

Four to say "didn't we go through this already a short time ago?"

Thirteen to say "do a Google search on light bulbs before posting
about light bulbs."

Three to tell a funny story about their cat and a light bulb.


One group lurker to respond to the original post 6 months from now with 
something unrelated they found at snopes.com<about:blank> and start it
over again!


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