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doctor_fandango
doctor_fandango

co-director of A.C.B.I.S.H.A.
Location: in the corner beside the filin...
Member Since: 19th Jul 2004
Total posts: 761
Posted: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
1 to move it to the Lighting section
2 to argue then move it to the Electricals section
7 to point out speling/gramer errors in posts about changing light bulbs
5 to flame the spell checkers
3 to correct speeling/gramur flames
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 lightbulb 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
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
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
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 hijack the thread and ask how to change the horn
1 forum lurker to respond to the original post 6 months from now and start it all over again
ubblol ubblol ubblol ubblol


There's no place like 127.0.0.1, There's no place like 127.0.0.1, There's no place like 127.0.0.1,

"in most of our friends we're the hippies. but we have hippie friends of our own.. its like a dog having its own pet" - H. Sinoquet 19-03-2005

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roarfire
roarfire

comfortably numb
Location: The countryside
Member Since: 8th Jul 2004
Total posts: 2676
Posted:186 apparently ubblol

.All things are beautiful if we take the time to look.

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blu_valley
blu_valley

fluffy mess
Location: Brighton
Member Since: 8th Apr 2005
Total posts: 197
Posted:ubblol ubblol Hit the nail on the head!

"I want to know if you can see beauty even when it's not pretty, every day,and if you can source your own life from its presence.." - Oriah Mountain Dreamer

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strugz
strugz

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Southampton - Possibly...
Member Since: 6th Mar 2002
Total posts: 3964
Posted:ubblol



nice one due - but you forgot,



at least 2 to decide what colour the bulb should be......



then at least 500+ to ask how to change the colour.... wink



then a Durbs to tell someone that the lightbulb thread already exists - do a search ubblol


"...We don't stop playing because we get old, we get old because we stop playing......."

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The Misguided Oracle
The Misguided Oracle

the floor is a sea of tigers...
Location: Brisvegas
Member Since: 31st Aug 2005
Total posts: 404
Posted:and what about those who want to build and program their own light bulbs?

"My body is a well tuned machine... It just needs a competent driver." - ?

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roarfire
roarfire

comfortably numb
Location: The countryside
Member Since: 8th Jul 2004
Total posts: 2676
Posted:Written by: strugz



then at least 500+ to ask how to change the colour.... wink





ubblol


.All things are beautiful if we take the time to look.

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MiG
MiG

Self-Flagellation Expert
Location: Bogged at CG
Member Since: 16th Apr 2004
Total posts: 3415
Posted:Is there a FAQ on lightbulb changing?
What about a video?
can someone post a walkthrough?
Should we make a discussion thread on the same topic, but how it's always dark when you have to change them?
ubblol


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"master"
--FSA

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PyroWill
PyroWill

HoP's Barman. Trapped aged 6 months
Location: Staines
Member Since: 4th Aug 2004
Total posts: 4437
Posted:ubblol ubblol thats brilliant!!

An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind

Give a man a fish and he'll eat 4 a day hit a man with a brick and you can have all his fish and his wife

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alien_oddity
alien_oddity

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: in the trees
Member Since: 31st Dec 2004
Total posts: 7193
Posted:haha wicked ubblol


highlight of my dull day so far


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_Clare_
_Clare_

Still wiggling
Location: Belfast
Member Since: 22nd Oct 2002
Total posts: 5967
Posted:ubblol

Getting to the other side smile

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Skulduggery
Skulduggery

Pirate Pixie Crew Captain
Location: Wales
Member Since: 12th Aug 2004
Total posts: 8428
Posted:What about the question of the bulb wattage.....(is wattage a word?) ubblol

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doctor_fandango
doctor_fandango

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Member Since: 19th Jul 2004
Total posts: 761
Posted:i think that deppends on the context skully*a hush fell over the courtroom.."wattage was the accused at the time of the incident" , asked the judge*

FurryPurple...i like it, i like it alot.. suits u!

ps. how many spinners does it take to change a lightbulb?
2,you need 1 to change the bulb and one to say "thats nothing, i can do that with an extra twist"


There's no place like 127.0.0.1, There's no place like 127.0.0.1, There's no place like 127.0.0.1,

"in most of our friends we're the hippies. but we have hippie friends of our own.. its like a dog having its own pet" - H. Sinoquet 19-03-2005

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MiG
MiG

Self-Flagellation Expert
Location: Bogged at CG
Member Since: 16th Apr 2004
Total posts: 3415
Posted:huh?

"beg beg grovel beg grovel"
"master"
--FSA

"There was an arse there, i couldn't help myself"
--Rougie

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oli
not with cactus
Location: bristol/ southern eastern devo...
Member Since: 24th Jul 2003
Total posts: 2052
Posted:i found some different thoerys on this question.

1. viciousvixen posting in 2002.

Written by:
>1 to change the light bulb and 1 to post a topic 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 sentences 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" ... another 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 complain to moderators that some members are in violation of message board rules
>109 to post that this message board is not about light bulbs and to please take this discussion to a light bulb message board
>1 person who just joined the message board to respond to an old post and start it all over again



2. peles whipping boy in 2003

Written by:
1 to change the light bulb and 1 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"
... another 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 forum is not about light bulbs and to please take this discussion to a lightbulb forum
203 to demand that cross posting to hardware forum, off-topic forum, and lightbulb forum about changing light bulbs be stopped
7 people to post. can this be made a sticky?
1 new forum member to respond to the original post 6 months from now and start it all over again




okay well both of these are pretty much the same theory... and both share similarities with the current theory, weird huh? ubbrollsmile


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They push+pull tactics are driving me loco
They shouldn't do that no no no

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steaks
steaks

former manc tour guide
Location: Manchester
Member Since: 21st Dec 2005
Total posts: 1909
Posted:that deffinatly put a smile on my face biggrin

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Boo_Bunny
Boo_Bunny

Sparkely arty Mormon rainbow fairy
Location: infront of you
Member Since: 18th Mar 2005
Total posts: 933
Posted:....and 1 more HoPper to spin under it, and accidentaly break it.

Property of Fine_Rabid_Dog

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alien_oddity
alien_oddity

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: in the trees
Member Since: 31st Dec 2004
Total posts: 7193
Posted:and then it all starts over again ubblol

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lauz the caterpilla
lauz the caterpilla

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Location: nottingham - the land of oppor...
Member Since: 18th May 2005
Total posts: 2443
Posted:ubblol
some people are insane biggrin


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Nephtys
Nephtys

resident fridge magnet
Location: Utrecht, The Netherlands
Member Since: 3rd Oct 2002
Total posts: 835
Posted:so what do you guys think is good music to change lightbulbs to?

everyone's unique except me

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NYC
NYC

NYC
Location: NYC, NY, USA
Member Since: 26th Aug 2001
Total posts: 9232
Posted:Ug... yeah... this is has been posted before as oli stated.

How many HoPers does it take to do a search?

I find it expecially ironic since it says in the spam that you cut and pasted.

Bump it up 9 more times and Bill Gates will send you a million dollars.


Well, shall we go?
Yes, let's go.
[They do not move.]

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_Clare_
_Clare_

Still wiggling
Location: Belfast
Member Since: 22nd Oct 2002
Total posts: 5967
Posted:Yeep... you feeling all enthused and happy for the start of the new year then mister NYC?



And thanks doc... had to change the old one.



Am trying to think of various FP phrases... in a UCOF stylee... biggrin


Getting to the other side smile

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Bubbles_
Bubbles_

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: mancunian
Member Since: 25th Nov 2004
Total posts: 3383
Posted:ubblol

i wonder if names could be put to the number of posters for each incident with the lightbulb


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MiG
MiG

Self-Flagellation Expert
Location: Bogged at CG
Member Since: 16th Apr 2004
Total posts: 3415
Posted:/me still can't believe roarfire went and added them all up...

But what were the rest of the members doing?


"beg beg grovel beg grovel"
"master"
--FSA

"There was an arse there, i couldn't help myself"
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roarfire
roarfire

comfortably numb
Location: The countryside
Member Since: 8th Jul 2004
Total posts: 2676
Posted:redface



Added them up twice in fact...just to make sure ubblol



I probably got it wrong though!



Did you add them up to check? ubbangel


.All things are beautiful if we take the time to look.

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Sethis
Sethis

Pooh-Bah
Location: York University
Member Since: 16th May 2005
Total posts: 1762
Posted:"If God said "Let there be light" to in Ankh Morpork then he'd get no further because of the number of people asking "What colour?" -TP

And candles are better than lightbulbs anyway tongue wink


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Domino
UnNatural Scientist - Currently working on a Breville-legged monkey
Location: Bath Uni or Shrewsbury, UK
Member Since: 26th May 2004
Total posts: 757
Posted:How many mice does it take to screw in a light bulb?

Just two but... how do they get in there?


Give me a lever long enough and a place to stand and I can beat the world into submission.

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Rouge Dragon
Rouge Dragon

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Location: without class distinction
Member Since: 21st Jul 2003
Total posts: 13215
Posted:ubblol

i would have changed ***** to phallus, and claire to petey Petey

Rougie: but that's what I'm doing here
Arnwyn: what letting me adjust myself in your room?..don't you dare quote that on HoP...

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FireTom
Stargazer

Member Since: 20th Sep 2003
Total posts: 6650
Posted:ubblol nice one(s)

thanks for the addition Sethis... --gg--

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Onyx Flame
Onyx Flame

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Member Since: 4th May 2009
Total posts: 16
Posted:Originally Posted By: MiGIs there a FAQ on lightbulb changing?
What about a video?
can someone post a walkthrough?
Should we make a discussion thread on the same topic, but how it's always dark when you have to change them?


laugh3

I got 174, though I could be wrong as well. smile

EDITED_BY: Onyx Flame (1248557024)
EDIT_REASON: I added them up.


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Mother_Natures_Son
Mother_Natures_Son

Rampant whirler.
Location: Geelong, Victoria, Australia!
Member Since: 1st Aug 2007
Total posts: 2418
Posted:Originally Posted By: Boo_Bunny....and 1 more HoPper to spin under it, and accidentaly break it.

The energy saving halogen globes are much, much more resistant than regular globes.


hug

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JayKitty
JayKitty

Mission: Ignition
Location: Central New Jersey
Member Since: 7th Nov 2004
Total posts: 534
Posted:::80s style slow clap and giggle:: well done.

Don't mind me, just passing through.

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