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Old 08-27-2006, 07:24 PM   #1
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How Many Forum Members To Change A Lightbulb?


I "borrowed" this from another forum.

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1 to change the light bulb and 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
1 to move it to the Lighting section
2 to argue then move it to the Electricals section
7 to point out spelling/grammar errors in posts about changing light bulbs
5 to flame the spell checkers
3 to correct spelling/grammar flames
6 to argue over whether it's "lightbulb" or "light bulb" ... another 6 to condemn those 6 as stupid
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
19 to post that this forum is not about light bulbs and to please take this discussion to a lightbulb forum
11 to defend the posting to this forum saying that we all use light bulbs and therefore the posts are relevant to this forum
36 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
7 to post URL's where one can see examples of different light bulbs
4 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
13 to link all posts to date, quote them in their entirety including all headers and signatures, and add "Me too"
5 to post to the group that they will no longer post because they cannot handle the light bulb controversy
4 to say "didn't we go through this already a short time ago?"
13 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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Old 08-27-2006, 07:53 PM   #2
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LOL, that is spot on accurate

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Yeah, I posted that a year or so ago.
Still a classic!!!
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Oh man... that's perfect!
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Yeah, I posted that a year or so ago.
Still a classic!!!

Yah, - - I thought I read that here.

Still funny as hell . . .
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Old 08-27-2006, 09:05 PM   #6
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you forgot to mention about if they charged enough to change the lamp in the first place.
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And the ensuing arguement.
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How much should I charge to change a light bulb?
I'm in MO if that helps any.

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Pro are you bidding this job as flat rate or T&M?
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Pro are you bidding this job as flat rate or T&M?
Now that I think about that a minute, you're all wet anyway. It has to be a bid, because this is a new install. When did MO get electricity?
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1 to examine the controversy, build a census, and create a thread like this.

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Now that I think about that a minute, you're all wet anyway. It has to be a bid, because this is a new install. When did MO get electricity?
You caught me.
I was just trolling.
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Pro are you bidding this job as flat rate or T&M?
I would definitely not advise doing a new light bulb install T&M. Unit pricing is a far better route for this type of work...
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Just one apprentice electrician with a skill level just above advanced broom pushing.

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Sorry, I can't relate with that post at all.
Did the forum go through the proper channels to find out that the light bulb was actually the problem?
Or did they mask the problem by fixing the result?
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Hey!......I've got an idea.......we must have fixed it.

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If the light bulb is in Cal. you have to make sure that the bulb really wants to change.
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If the bulb was turning in the socket at .00001440 RPMs at the north pole. Would it ever get screwed in?

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This was already posted on some other forums. Heres some links.
http://forum.joomla.org/index.php?topic=827.msg19082
http://forums.freddyshouse.com/showthread.php?t=17550

You should have googled this first.
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This was already posted on some other forums. Heres some links.
http://forum.joomla.org/index.php?topic=827.msg19082
http://forums.freddyshouse.com/showthread.php?t=17550

You should have googled this first.

OK, just so I understand for later reference, if ANYTHING has been posted on the internet, I should not post it here?

Thanks for the help.

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