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How many forum members does it takes to change a light bulb?


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#26 ONLINE   Phil T

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Posted 13 November 2009 - 11:00 AM

1 to wish Nick a happy belated birthday! (oops wrong thread) :D

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#27 OFFLINE   BubblePuppy

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Posted 13 November 2009 - 11:01 AM

1 person that doesn't get threads about light bulbs and wants it closed
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#28 OFFLINE   rudeney

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Posted 13 November 2009 - 11:04 AM

1 to post an analogy that argues how replacing the light bulb is like buying a new car and it's better to fix the broken one

And then 5 more to post how car analogies don't apply.

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Posted 13 November 2009 - 11:07 AM

One to ask if there is any way to get a brighter bulb without extending his/her commitment.

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Posted 13 November 2009 - 11:28 AM

At least a few who want to spend 99 cents on a standard brightness bulb and expect to use it like a $1.99 high-brightness bulb.
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Posted 13 November 2009 - 12:13 PM

At least a few who want to spend 99 cents on a standard brightness bulb and expect to use it like a $1.99 high-brightness bulb.


then there will probably be at least 1 who will start a poll on how many people would use a bulb with this feature...

many who will join the bulb makers "prototype evaluation team" to test it...

and when it becomes available to the public, at least 1 who will ask if there is a way to "force" the stores in their area to carry it before their scheduled delivery date...
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Posted 13 November 2009 - 12:14 PM

I'll gladly volunteer to write the lightbulb First Look! :D
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Posted 13 November 2009 - 12:19 PM

And someone will put this into their signature:

Replacing a defective light bulb
DOES NOT start a new commitment.


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Posted 13 November 2009 - 12:31 PM

At least 17 will ask how to change a light bulb whose fixture is mounted high on the roof of their two-story house, and soon, how to brush snow off said light bulb to eliminate snow fade. :shrug:

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Posted 13 November 2009 - 12:48 PM

During my FlashForward I was changing a light bulb.

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Posted 13 November 2009 - 01:42 PM

And someone will put this into their signature:


That would be weird, what kind of commitment would you need for a light bulb? :confused:

But even if you did have to aggree to one, it's highly unlikely that any reputable bulb maker would erroneously extend a commitment for replacing a defective one...

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Posted 13 November 2009 - 02:04 PM

Three to complain that the CSRs know nothing about light bulbs and claim that D* does not support their use.
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Posted 13 November 2009 - 04:06 PM

The answer - ZERO.

Forum members use low voltage LEDs to illuminate their homes.

Light Bulbs are so "last millenium"....:D
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Posted 13 November 2009 - 05:09 PM

The answer - ZERO.

Forum members use low voltage LEDs to illuminate their homes.

Light Bulbs are so "last millenium"....:D


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#41 OFFLINE   sigma1914

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Posted 13 November 2009 - 05:18 PM

Don't forget that 1 member who doesn't use the same bulbs & bulb service as everyone else in that sub-forum, but they still think they know all about your bulb service, have snide remarks about your bulbs & service, & never know what they're talking about.
If you stop responding to them or put them on ignore, then eventually they'll go away.

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Posted 13 November 2009 - 05:25 PM

One to say that the term "thread" should not be used, as some bulbs have pins, not threads, therefore the correct term is "electrical contacts".
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Posted 13 November 2009 - 07:29 PM

There will be three posters to tell you your new light bulb needs to be on a UPS, or at the very least a surge suppressor.

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Posted 13 November 2009 - 07:30 PM

I use captured fireflies.

That's so last Stone Age....:D
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#45 OFFLINE   BubblePuppy

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Posted 13 November 2009 - 08:01 PM

That's so last Stone Age....:D

But it is very "Green" or "Yellow".
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Posted 13 November 2009 - 08:08 PM

But it is very "Green" or "Yellow".

You have a point....




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#47 OFFLINE   BubblePuppy

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Posted 13 November 2009 - 08:13 PM

You have a point....




<note the tin foil cap> :D

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Posted 13 November 2009 - 09:17 PM

When ever I see these I always go to:

"How many ADD kids does it take to change a light bulb....?"

"you wanna ride bikes?"

(I grew up with ADD, so I get it) :)


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Posted 13 November 2009 - 09:18 PM

But it is very "Green" or "Yellow".


Speaking of green, where is the ugly ******* whom which we all love?

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Posted 13 November 2009 - 09:19 PM

3 to derail the light bulb thread with a bunch of off topic posts before being told to get back on topic!

(I volunteer to be the first)




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