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Anyone recognise themselves ;o)



 
 
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Old August 15th 03, 12:10 PM posted to uk.rec.caravanning
Steve Parry
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Default Anyone recognise themselves ;o)


nicked from uk.rec.motorcycle.classic


How many forum members does it take to change a lightbulb?

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

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

14 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

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

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

19 to quote the "Me too's" to say "Me three"

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?"

143 to say "do a Google search on light bulbs before posting
questions
about
light bulbs"

1 new forum member to respond to the original post 6 months from
now and
start it all over again

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http://www.gwynfryn.co.uk

http://wrexhamseals.tripod.com


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Old August 16th 03, 07:25 AM posted to uk.rec.caravanning
Barleycorn
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Default Anyone recognise themselves ;o)

LOL, Hit the nail on the head!!!

Barleycorn.


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Old August 17th 03, 10:33 PM posted to uk.rec.caravanning
Arc Systems
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Posts: 4
Default Anyone recognise themselves ;o)

What a load of nonsense, bulbs of any weight go in the garden, and no one
complained about that, did they?
"Steve Parry" wrote in message
...

nicked from uk.rec.motorcycle.classic


How many forum members does it take to change a lightbulb?

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

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

14 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

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

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

19 to quote the "Me too's" to say "Me three"

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?"

143 to say "do a Google search on light bulbs before posting
questions
about
light bulbs"

1 new forum member to respond to the original post 6 months from
now and
start it all over again

--
Steve Parry

http://www.gwynfryn.co.uk

http://wrexhamseals.tripod.com




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Old August 21st 03, 09:05 AM posted to uk.rec.caravanning
Andy Luckman
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Posts: 35
Default Anyone recognise themselves ;o)

In article , Arc Systems
wrote:

What a load of nonsense,


Agreed, maybe this will help you rectify it?

http://www.allmyfaqs.com/faq.pl?How_to_post


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