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Subject: RE: How many group posters does it take to change a light bulb?
From: Sparks (sparks_at_altphuk.co.uk)
You forgot some more...
12 top posers quoting the entire message.
25 people flaming the top posters,
(With 20 of the flames are top posted.)
37 flames flaming the anti top posting flames
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se [mailto:owner-rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se]
> Behalf Of BlueChip
> Sent: 26 October 2003 19:47
> To: rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se
> Subject: OT: How many group posters does it take to change a light
> Thought you might enjoy this ;)
> How many group posters does it take to change a light bulb?
> 1 to change the light bulb and to post that the light bulb has been
> 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
> 53 to flame the spell checkers
> 41 to correct spelling/grammar flames
> 6 to argue over whether it's "lightbulb" or "light bulb" ...
> 6 to condemn those 6 as anal-retentive
> 2 industry professionals to inform the group that the proper term
> 27 to post URL's where one can see examples of different light
> 14 to post that the URL's were posted incorrectly and then post the
> corrected URL's
> 12 to post to the group that they will no longer post 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?"
> 143 to say "do a Google search on light bulbs before posting
> about light bulbs"
> 1 forum lurker to respond to the original post 6 months from now
> start it all over again
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