.... does it take to change a light bulb? 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 1 newbie to ask how to get one of those little pictures under your name 6 to argue over whether it's "lightbulb" or "light bulb" ... another 6 to condemn those 6 as picky-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 forum is not about light bulbs and to please take this discussion to a lightbulb forum 203 to demand that cross posting to hardware forum, off-topic forum, and lightbulb forum about changing light bulbs be stopped 111 to defend the posting to this forum 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 group which makes light bulbs relevant to this group 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 "FAQ" means 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" 4 to inform you that this particular style of light bulb has been discontinued by this company. 10 to confirm that the style has been discontinued and that they bought the remaining bulbs at a 90% discount. 2 to gloat that they have a life-time supply of the old style bulbs on hand and you should have planned ahead 1 high-tech type to inform you that the new bulbs will throw light fifty feet farther with half the energy 10-12 to lament the fact that gas lamps are no longer used in most homes and that gas lamps had a certain mystical quality that everyone should experience. 2 to stress their preference for kerosene lamps 6 to point out the fact that a 45 watt bulb will suffice for a brooder. 17 to stress that they'll use heat lamps if they want too. 26 to point out that heats lamps can start fires. 23 to quote the "Me three's" to say "Me Four." 1 forum lurker to respond to the original post 9 months from now and start it all over again... I added the ones in bold. What can you come up with?