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Old 09-08-2005, 06:33 PM   #31
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What about LED support?
 
Old 09-08-2005, 06:53 PM   #32
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but is this bulb a device that emits light, or is it really a dark-sucker?
 
Old 09-08-2005, 06:55 PM   #33
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Re: How many forum members does it take to change a light bulb?

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Originally posted by Tinkster
One to change the light bulb and to post that the light bulb has been changed.

Fourteen to share similar experiences of changing light bulbs and how the light bulb could have been changed differently.

Seven to caution about the dangers of changing light bulbs.

Seven more to point out spelling/grammatical errors in posts about changing light bulbs.

Five to flame the spell checkers.

Three to correct spelling/grammar flames.

Six to argue over whether it's "lightbulb" or "light bulb" ... another six to condemn those six as stupid.

Fifteen to claim experience in the lighting industry and give the correct spelling.

Nineteen to post that this group is not about light bulbs and to please take this discussion to a lightbulb (or light bulb) forum.

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

Thirty six 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

Seven to post URLs where one can see examples of different light bulbs.

Four to post that the URLs were posted incorrectly and then post the corrected URL.

Three to post about links they found from the URLs that are relevant to this group which makes light bulbs relevant to this group.

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

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

Four to say "didn't we go through this already a short time ago?"

Thirteen to say "do a Google search on light bulbs before posting questions about light bulbs"

Three to tell a funny story about their show dog and a light bulb.
One to reply almost immediately saying "First Post !!!!!!"

One to post an ASCII image of the lightbulb.

Three to ask "Wtf is that" because their clients didn't display it as fixed-width.

Seventeen to reply saying that their e-mail client is inadequate and suggest they get Mutt.

One to reply with a perfectly labelled scale diagram of how to change a light bulb correctly.

Thirty-three to reply telling them not to send HTML e-mails or attachments, and why don't they just use Mutt and ASCII art anyway.

Two to ask "but does it run Linux ?".

One to make a comment about the upcoming Microsoft Digital Lightbulb Management 2007 SP2 RGE.

Two to suggest that Apple lightbulbs are superior.

Seventy-five to start a massive off-topic Apple vs Microsoft flamewar.

Forty-two to continue it into a Python vs Perl flamewar.

One lonely poster to unsuccessfully try to start a HP-UX vs IRIX flamewar

One hundred and seventy-eight to respond at various times saying
"Troll!!"
"OMG WTF TROLL !!!!!!one
LOL" "Don't Feed Da Troll!!1", etc...

AND

One group lurker to respond to the original post 6 months from now and start it all over again
And Tinkster to close the thread.
 
Old 09-08-2005, 07:02 PM   #34
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Heh - I couldn't. I only mod newbie. If I wanted this
closed I'd have to ask a fellow-mod (namely acid_kewpie,
Mara or XavierP) to do so, and it still would be at their
discretion.



Cheers,
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Old 09-09-2005, 12:01 AM   #35
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Re: How many forum members does it take to change a light bulb?

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One group lurker to respond to the original post 6 months from now and start it all over again
I'm gonna bookmark this thread and bring it up again next year......!
 
Old 09-09-2005, 02:19 AM   #36
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I'd like to overclock my light bulb. Has anyone experience with filling it with hydrogen?
WARNING: Overclocking light bulbs may cause serious injury!
 
Old 10-11-2005, 11:04 PM   #37
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Re: Re: How many forum members does it take to change a light bulb?

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I'm gonna bookmark this thread and bring it up again next year......!
Sorry, I can't wait that long ;}


Cheers,
Tink
 
Old 10-12-2005, 12:15 AM   #38
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Yes but which is really better, the light bulb or a window?
 
Old 10-12-2005, 02:01 AM   #39
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Lightbulb <--

Quote:
Originally posted by david_ross
What about the people that argue about bayonet and screw fittings?
Code:
      OO                    OO
   O      O              O      O
 O       *  O          O       *  O
O        |\  O        O        |\  O
O        |_\ O        O        |_\ O
 O          O          O          O
   O      O              O      O
    |-___|                |    |
    |--__|               =|    |=
    |---_|                |    |
     \__/                  \__/
Wtf is that? . Nah, just kidding. Nice ASCII art by the way.

Oh my, this is really funny stuff. I'm bookmarking this too
 
Old 10-12-2005, 02:14 AM   #40
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I'm bookmarking it too.

By the way, isn'i it better to use "LightBulb" than "light bulb"? And I guess the LightBulb is open source. Now, don't flame me.

 
Old 10-12-2005, 02:18 AM   #41
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My eldest daughter saw those and said to me: "Dad, why do those light bulbs have noses?"
 
Old 10-12-2005, 02:20 AM   #42
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Quote:
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I'm bookmarking it too.

By the way, isn'i it better to use "LightBulb" than "light bulb"? And I guess the LightBulb is open source. Now, don't flame me.

You might find that Lightbulb is a commercial version and for the free open source version you need Bulb Lite, or is that just shareware.

Is a licence required for each user of a light bulb, as in bums on seats
 
Old 10-12-2005, 02:24 AM   #43
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Quote:
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My eldest daughter saw those and said to me: "Dad, why do those light bulbs have noses?"
You can tell her that those are not noses. They actually consist of ASCII characters like "|" and "\" in order to represent the glow on the LightBulb's glass surface.


And to prj,
I heard they have an OpenLB (OpenLightBulb) project. Currently it resides in SourceForge, I guess. Try a Google search.

Note: People, this is really funny. But I'll stop now before you consider me a joke, seriously.

And meanwhile, have a look at the top of this page to see what are the ads by Google.

Last edited by SkyEye; 10-12-2005 at 02:30 AM.
 
Old 10-12-2005, 02:59 AM   #44
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If It dont fit I'll make it fit... with a hammer.

LOLZ OMG BBQ ROFL...
 
Old 10-12-2005, 06:17 AM   #45
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Doesn't this thread just put all the others in the shade
 
  


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