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Old 10-12-2005, 05:39 AM   #46
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Quote:
Originally posted by SkyEye
And meanwhile, have a look at the top of this page to see what are the ads by Google.
You mean this one?
Quote:
English Grammar Software
The perfect grammar tool Fix all writing problems
www.whitesmoke.com
 
Old 10-12-2005, 05:47 AM   #47
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Oops! I mean... these,

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Electric Light Bulb Kit
Build your own working light bulb. Hands-on learning. POs Welcome.

OSRAM ......
 
Old 10-12-2005, 06:40 AM   #48
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Light bulbs ? Light bulbs ?
when I was a kid
we didn't even have candles

sheer luxury !!

we had to go out everyday
two hours before school
harpoon our own whale
fight off marauding sharks and killer whales
drag it back to shore by hand
boil it up
extract the whale oil
and fuel our home-made
carved out of wood with our bare hands
oil lamp

Thankfully the oil lamps were open source
you young ones dont know how well off you are
to have light bulbs

floppy
 
Old 10-12-2005, 07:10 AM   #49
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Lightbulbs are for n00bs, hackers do it in the dark!

seriously, what would it take for a lightbulb to replace windows? it seems to me that the only reason people are using windows instead of lightbulbs is because thay are afraid of the change. i know that lightbulbs may be hard to install for a newbie, but so are windows. i think windows are so popular just because they mostly come pre-installed. the situation is better in portable systems, i have a portable lightbulb in my pocket and i can use it wherever i want to do whatever i want it to do.

and nobody has ever broken into my box via a lightbulb, but several times from the windows...thatīs why i finally installed a firewall between my windows and outside world. now they are safe. and i used windows only for entertainment anyways (i played with my neighbour).

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Old 10-12-2005, 03:17 PM   #50
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changing lightbulbs

Isnt it light bulb?
 
Old 10-12-2005, 08:31 PM   #51
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Yes, it is light bulb (as opposed to lightbulb).
 
Old 10-12-2005, 08:37 PM   #52
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Originally posted by Charred
Yes, it is light bulb (as opposed to lightbulb).
And again English is lacking precision ... :}

Could well be a "the opposite of heavy" bulb. In German it's
a compound word, Gluehbirne, literally translates to "glowpear"
(as in the fruit) :)



Cheers,
Tink
 
Old 10-12-2005, 10:14 PM   #53
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Wich Brand is Best

HELP ME!!!!!
I HAVE TRIED 14 BRANDS OF 3-WAY BULBS IN THE LAST WEEK!!!!!
SOME HAVE MY PREFERED BRIGHTNESS, SOME ARE MORE ECONOMICAL, AND SOME SWITCH BETWEEN BRIGHTNESSES MORE CLEANY. NONE DO ALL THREE!!!!!
WHICH BRAND DO YOU LIGHT BULB GURU'S RECOMMEND?
I AM USING A LIGHT-MASTER LAMP WITH A 28 INCH SEMI-TRANSPARENT SHADE.
THANKS FOR YOUR INPUT!!!!!
 
Old 10-12-2005, 11:17 PM   #54
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Please stop bashing lightbulbs. It makes a terrible mess. Also the forum members should spend their time on more socially significant issues such as blocking the Peruvian initiative to spread Open Source throughout the public sector. The Peruvians are a major threat to lightbulbs.

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Steve Stites
 
Old 10-13-2005, 04:32 AM   #55
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We actually had a lightbulb explode recently
this is a true story
about six weeks ago
I was just sitting at the dining table
when one of the hall lights
literally exploded, showering hot glass everywhere
I'm now in the process of replacing all the bulbs
with more expensive double-fused bulbs

There must have been a power surge or something

floppy
 
Old 10-13-2005, 04:48 AM   #56
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floppy: i hear they come with a warranty: if they break, you can keep both halves

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Old 10-13-2005, 05:03 AM   #57
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Me too

Personally, I like the glow of a flourescent bulb as opposed to the incandescent ones
Or those flourescent bulbs that fit into an incandescent lamp, like these: http://www.officedepot.com/ddSKU.do?...atafeed-_-Full
 
Old 10-13-2005, 05:22 AM   #58
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How many forum members does it take to change a light bulb?
As many as those who post in this thread.
 
Old 10-13-2005, 10:54 PM   #59
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How many forum members does it take to change a light bulb?

or rather why human are fascinated with lightbulb thingy ??

if you are under crappy lightbulb ...

__________

From the tv show House:

Dr. House: What's wrong with you?

Patient #2: I can't get my contact lenses out.

House, peering: Out of what? They're not in your eyes.

Patient: But they're red.

House: That's because you're trying to remove your corneas. [moves on to Patient #3]



//EndQuote
__________

source ::
from lightbulbs --> swallowing disorders --> massage techniques in childbirth --> human lips --> baby diapers --> explosives

hmm ... similar to the mental states of hardcore pickup'n'poke DIY nerds
__________

. longest burning lightbulb in history since 1901
. easy way to make bulbs last for centuries ... but ...


.

Last edited by alred; 10-13-2005 at 11:00 PM.
 
Old 10-14-2005, 01:50 AM   #60
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For the original and complete theory on Dark

http://www.zerobeat.net/drakelist/darktheory.html

it is the mother of all conspiracy theories

floppy
 
  


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