A Caravan forum. Caravan Banter

If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.

Go Back   Home » Caravan Banter forum » Caravan, Motor Homes and Camping Newsgroups » UK Camping
Site Map Home Register Authors List Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Web Partners

UK Camping (uk.rec.camping)


LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old July 4th 03, 08:28 PM posted to uk.rec.camping
external usenet poster
Posts: 9
Default Netiquette



"TwoTired" wrote in message
rifleman wrote:

In ,
Jim contemplated the little bit of fluff in
his/her navel and typed:
How many Internet newsgroup subscribers does it take to change a
light bulb?

A: 1,192

1 to change the light bulb and to post to the mail list 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 is "lightbulb" or "light bulb"; another 6
to condemn these 6 as anal-retentive.
156 to write to the group administrator about the light bulb
discussion and its inappropriateness to this newsgroup.
109 to post that this list is not about light bulbs and to please
take this exchange to alt.lightbulb
203 to demand that the cross posting to alt.grammar, alt.spelling and
alt.illuminate about changing light bulbs be stopped.
111 to defend the posting to this ng saying that we all use light
bulbs and therefore the posts are relevant to this newsgroup.
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 URLs where one can see examples of different light bulbs.
14 to post that the URLs were posted incorrectly and to post the
corrected URLs.

300 to post a sorter URL

3 to post about links they found from the URLs that are relevant to
this ng which makes light bulbs relevant to this ng.
12 to post to the ng that they are unsubscribing 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.
4 to say "Didn't we go through this already a short time ago on
Usenet?" 43 to ask "What's Usenet?"
1 to disagree and tell everyone they were all wrong and it should
have been posted to a different N.G.
1 clever ******* to pin point its actually 1,193
not 1,192


(I may be wrong...I usually am....)
Google is your Friend
Email address deliberately false to avoid spam:


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT. The time now is 05:05 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.0.0 RC6
Copyright 2004-2019 Caravan Banter.
The comments are property of their posters.