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Don't know if this is old news or not, but I just saw it the other day and got a big kick out of it ;)

Question: How many forum members does it take to change a light bulb?

Answer: 1,445

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;

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";

6 to condemn those 6 by telling them 'to get a life';

156 to pm various forum staff complaining that members posting in this topic are violating the TOS;

109 to post that this topic about light bulbs is not in the correct forum and for mods to please move this topic;

203 to demand that this topic is completely irrelevant for these forums and for a mod to please close the topic;

111 to defend the posting of this topic by 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 forum which makes light bulbs relevant to this forum;

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

12 to post that they will no longer post in these forums because they cannot handle the light bulb controversy;

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

4 to suggest that someone write up a FAQ tutorial about changing light bulbs;

44 to ask what a FAQ tutorial is;

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";

34 to mention other search engines you could use;

66 to start contemplating where the words "light bulb" originated;

1 forum administrator to post that the lightbulb controversy generated the most posts;

1 'n00b' to respond to the original post 6 months from now and start it all over again.

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