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[Light Bulbs?](Yak Yak Yak)


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I send this to the list only because of its relevence to our
present spellers/non-spellers , technology-only/humanity-too
threads. Laugh out loud, or grumble and delete immediately. Lisa

Question How many internet mail list subscribers does it take to
change a light bulb?

Answer 1,331

1 - to change the light bulb and to post to the mail list 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. 156 - to write to the list
    administrator complaining about the light bulb discussion and its
    inappropriateness to this mail list. 41 - to correct spelling
    in the spelling/grammar flames. 109 - to post that this list is
    not about light bulbs and to please take this email exchange to
    alt.light.bulb. 203 - to demand that cross posting to
    alt.grammar, alt.spelling and alt.punctuation about changing
    light bulbs be stopped. 111 - to defend the posting to this list
    saying that we are all use light bulbs and therefore the posts
    are relevant to this mail list. 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 URLs where one can see
    examples of different light bulbs. 14 - to post that the URLs
    were posted incorrectly, and to post corrected URLs. 3 - to
    post about links they found from the URLs that are relevant to
    this list which makes light bulbs relevant to this list. 33 -
    to concatenate all posts to date, then quote them including all
    headers and footers, and then add “Me Too.” 12 - to post to
    the list that they are unsubscribing because they cannot handle
    the light bulb controversey. 19 - to quote the “Me Too’s” to
    say, “Me Three.” 4 - to suggest that posters request the light
    bulb FAQ. 1 - to propose new alt.change.light.bulb newsgroup.
    47 - to say this is just what alt.physic.cold_fusion was meant
    for, leave its here. 143 - votes for alt.light.bulb.