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Subject: OT: How many group posters does it take to change a light bulb?
From: BlueChip (
Date: 2003-10-26

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 light

   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

   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

   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 questions
   about light bulbs"

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

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