How many forum members does it take to change a light bulb?
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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
Thankfully the oil lamps were open source
you young ones dont know how well off you are
to have light bulbs
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).
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!!!!!
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.
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