A lesson in Posting ....

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A lesson in Posting ....

Post by MysticLady » Fri Jun 11, 2004 7:17 pm

this reminded me so much of this forum I had to post it :angel

A lesson in Posting:

How many group posters does it take to change a light

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" ...

Another 6 to condemn those 6 as anal-retentive

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

156 to email the participant's ISPs complaining that
they are in
violation of their "acceptable use policy"

109 to post that this group is not about light bulbs
and to please take
this discussion to a lightbulb group

203 to demand that cross posting to hardware forum,
off-topic forum, and
lightbulb group about changing light bulbs be stopped

111 to defend the posting to this group saying that we
all use light
bulbs and therefore the posts *are* relevant to this

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 group which makes light bulbs relevant to this

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

12 to post to the group that they will no longer post
because they
cannot handle the light bulb controversy

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

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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Post by Cadienne » Fri Jun 11, 2004 9:09 pm

ROTFL :lol: so true sometimes
If you want the rainbow, you have to pass through the rain.

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Post by Gray Goose » Fri Jun 11, 2004 9:19 pm

Wow, and I recognized all 1,327 of them. Amazing.

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Post by starfire » Fri Jun 11, 2004 11:01 pm


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Post by Nana3 » Sat Jun 12, 2004 12:36 am

LOL I read the whole thing in its intirety, and it really makes as much sense as some of the post that have been argued, but I did get a good laugh before going to bed LOLOLOLOL giggle giggle..

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Post by Moordock » Sat Jun 12, 2004 7:28 am


Thanks I needed that!


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Post by Cabana Boy » Sat Jun 12, 2004 5:32 pm

What about my Constitutional Right to Freedom of Speech? Power to the Litebulb!!!!!!!

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Post by omni_555 » Sat Jun 12, 2004 6:50 pm

...But are litebulbs REALLY suitable for calorie-reduced diets?... 8)
Playing games should be FUN - seek out your own level! Don't frustrate others unnecessarily. 8)

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Post by wildfire_36 » Sun Jun 13, 2004 9:21 am

That was great! Loved it!

Thanks for the laugh! :lol: :lol: :lol:
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