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"TwoTired" wrote in message
Jim contemplated the little bit of fluff in
his/her navel and typed:
How many Internet newsgroup subscribers does it take to change a
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
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
(I may be wrong...I usually am....)
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