How many TW Posters does it take to change a light bulb?

GRANITECHIEF

Hall of Fame
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

5 to flame the spell checkers

3 to correct spelling/grammar flames

6 to argue over whether it’s “lightbulb” or “light bulb” … Another 6 to condemn those 6 as stupid.

2 industry professionals to inform the group that the proper terms is “lamp”

15 know-it-alls who claim they were in the industry, and that “light bulb” is perfectly correct

19 to post that this forum is not about light bulbs and to please take this discussion to a light bulb forum

11 to defend the posting to this forum saying that we all use light bulbs and therefore the posts are relevant to this forum

36 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

7 to post URL’s where one can see examples of different light bulbs

4 to post that the URL’s were posted incorrectly and then post the corrected URL’s

3 to post about link they found from the URL’s that are relevant to this group which makes light bulbs relevant to this group

13 to link all posts to date, quote them in their entirely including all headers and signatures, and add “me too”

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

4 to say “didn’t we go through this already a short time ago?”

13 to say “do a search on light bulbs before posting questions about light bulbs”

1 forum lurker to respond to the original post 6 months from now and start it all over again.
 

Jonnyf

Legend
what about the posters asking for a "comparative review" or asking why one should change a lightbulb/lamp
 

GRANITECHIEF

Hall of Fame
I wish i could take credit, but i poached it off the Mammoth Mtn forum, where people are very excited that there is finally some storm activity on the way.
 

GRANITECHIEF

Hall of Fame
OOps, i guess everybody has already seen it and no one will enjoy it.

You must be one of these:

4 to say “didn’t we go through this already a short time ago?”

13 to say “do a search on light bulbs before posting questions about light bulbs”
 

lorenza

Semi-Pro
OOps, i guess everybody has already seen it and no one will enjoy it.

You must be one of these:

4 to say “didn’t we go through this already a short time ago?”

13 to say “do a search on light bulbs before posting questions about light bulbs”
hehehe. i think i am one of those :p but i still enjoyed reading it :D
 

drakulie

Talk Tennis Guru
Too funny!

You forgot about youtube:

3 posters who post vids from youtube of someone actually changing the light bulb.

Thereafter at least 10 posters who provide a NTRP rating, and begin debating the true NTRP rating of the light bulb changer. LMAO!
 

alwaysatnet

Semi-Pro
It takes three TW posters to change a light bulb. One to change the bulb and two to argue over whether Agassi or Federer could've done a better job.
 
7 TW male s1uts (you know who you are) who'll claim they never frequent red light districts, and that the 'red' lightbulbs are all just "paintjobs" anyway.
 

Voltron

Hall of Fame
5 to call paintjob

12 to give you an NTRP rating despite that you are changing a "lamp"

2 who are just trolls, and admit it
 

Freedom

Professional
4 to argue over the proper grip to use when changing overhead light bulbs as compared to waist-high light bulbs...
 

Craig Sheppard

Hall of Fame
20 posters claiming that it's not really light, it's just paint.

1 poster claiming GE stole their light bulb design and won't let the public have the best light bulb they could make.

...and finally 1 poster who thinks any light bulb could make more light than it currently does if it was just weighted properly
 

Fee

Legend
1 to post a video of his light bulb changing technique and claim that he will be a pro light bulb changer in less than one year.

(By the way, I really do think we've done this before. Let me Hancu it...)
 

angharad

Semi-Pro
It takes three TW posters to change a light bulb. One to change the bulb and two to argue over whether Agassi or Federer could've done a better job.

;) - I was thinking something similar when reading this: It takes all the TW posters...one to actually change it, then the rest of the board to debate whether Sampras or Federer was the GOAT bulb-changer, based on the relative merit of each bulb changed, the equipment used to change the bulb, and the competition from other bulb changers.
 
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Andres

G.O.A.T.
30 to say that the original guy who changed the bulb is the GOAT.
Another 30 to say that in order to be LighbulbchangingGOAT, he needs to change the lighbulb 4 times in a year, but TWICE.
 

bismark

Rookie
5 say using a small light bulb is not practical, and it's all about ego.

5 claim using a small light bulb forces them to improve their light bulb changing technique.
 

anirut

Legend
12 to adjust the bulb to SW2.

20 to say the SW2 bulb is too heavy to give good light.

2 to argue over whether to use mid size or mid plus bulb.

7 to ask if the filament is made from Aerogel.

200 to say filament from 100% graphite's better.

15 to say the light from the bulb was too harsh and gave them tennis-eye.

...

Man, I could go on ...

Thanks for this remake of a funny thread.
 

Fee

Legend
1 poster to call you a moron for changing the bulb
1 poster to ask if you are a sexist pig for changing the bulb ( ;) )
1 poster to write an inexplicably long, but hilariously funny post about changing the light bulb full of more asides, innuendos, and font changes than you can count
1 to ask why his lightbulb does not have an avatar
1 to report the previously mentioned long, hilarious post
1 to change the topic from lightbulb changing to Steffi Graf
1 to ask if Mary Pierce will ever return to light bulb changing or complain me
1 to accuse you of lightbulb invisibility rhetoric
1 to claim that he has a secret method of teaching that will produce vastly superior lightbulb changers in about 6 years or so
1 to claim that the lightbulb is inferior because it is (republican/democrat/christian/muslim/pagan/male/female/older/younger)
1 to ask if TW sells lightbulbs just like the ones that Andy Roddick uses
1 to say that this is a spoiler and now his planned viewing of the lightbulb changing later has been ruined
 

alienhamster

Hall of Fame
1 poster to call you a moron for changing the bulb
1 poster to ask if you are a sexist pig for changing the bulb ( ;) )
1 poster to write an inexplicably long, but hilariously funny post about changing the light bulb full of more asides, innuendos, and font changes than you can count
1 to ask why his lightbulb does not have an avatar
1 to report the previously mentioned long, hilarious post
1 to change the topic from lightbulb changing to Steffi Graf
1 to ask if Mary Pierce will ever return to light bulb changing or complain me
1 to accuse you of lightbulb invisibility rhetoric
1 to claim that he has a secret method of teaching that will produce vastly superior lightbulb changers in about 6 years or so
1 to claim that the lightbulb is inferior because it is (republican/democrat/christian/muslim/pagan/male/female/older/younger)
1 to ask if TW sells lightbulbs just like the ones that Andy Roddick uses
1 to say that this is a spoiler and now his planned viewing of the lightbulb changing later has been ruined
Bravo, Fee. Bravo! Very well done. :)
 

Gazz

Rookie
can't believe no-one mentioned Marius Hancu suggesting some websites to help prevent lightbulb related injuries - seriously thought, Marius' stuff is appreciated
 

Andres

G.O.A.T.
1 poster to call you a moron for changing the bulb
1 poster to ask if you are a sexist pig for changing the bulb ( ;) )
1 poster to write an inexplicably long, but hilariously funny post about changing the light bulb full of more asides, innuendos, and font changes than you can count
1 to ask why his lightbulb does not have an avatar
1 to report the previously mentioned long, hilarious post
1 to change the topic from lightbulb changing to Steffi Graf
1 to ask if Mary Pierce will ever return to light bulb changing or complain me
1 to accuse you of lightbulb invisibility rhetoric
1 to claim that he has a secret method of teaching that will produce vastly superior lightbulb changers in about 6 years or so
1 to claim that the lightbulb is inferior because it is (republican/democrat/christian/muslim/pagan/male/female/older/younger)
1 to ask if TW sells lightbulbs just like the ones that Andy Roddick uses
1 to say that this is a spoiler and now his planned viewing of the lightbulb changing later has been ruined
1 tO clmai taht heR sweEt nAdAl is so muhc bttree tnha the lihtglbub.
1 to say >>>lightbulbs should BE italian and <<< have grey hare.
 

kevhen

Hall of Fame
Good stuff! Is this a flourescent or regular bulb? Those flourescent last longer so we won't have to change them so often and have so many posts about it.
 

Fee

Legend
Bravo, Fee. Bravo! Very well done. :)
Tenku.

Yeah, LOL...so what Fee is saying, essentially, is...we've got some characters running around this little cyber village...
Takes one to know one, my dear ;)

1 tO clmai taht heR sweEt nAdAl is so muhc bttree tnha the lihtglbub.
1 to say >>>lightbulbs should BE italian and <<< have grey hare.
cLaSSic!!!! (although reading your post almost made me dizzy)
 

looseswing

Professional
1 moderator to delete the thread until it becomes an all-out flame war
3 posts with people saying sorry for the flame war (only after someone gets banned)
16 new threads asking "where's that thread about the lightbulbs?"
1 new thread about light bulbs, with the first post telling everyone about the other deleted thread and asking them to keep the new one peaceful
 

Dashbarr

Rookie
one recurring light bulb-changer that never leaves, and 5 to point out its actually the same person.

one to make fleeting statements about how he wants to be a professional lightbulb changer, and 20+ to tell him he wont make it

25 to argue who was the G.O.A.T. of lightbulb-changing

4 to argue whether Compact flourescent bulbs are better for long turning motions, as opposed to incandescent

13 to make a lightbulb club for every lightbulb known to man. more than one per person.

3 to make detailed reviews of the lightbulbs that havent come out yet.

20 to buy these lightbulbs because the number one lightbulb changer got it.

7 to break their lightbulb out of stupidity, and blame it on the manufacturer.

and 9 to say we cant be picking who the G.O.A.T. is, because we havent seen some of them in action.
 
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renhoek

New User
1 new thread asking for a list of light bulbs to demo
10 to speculate what can Federer do with a bigger light bulb
1 new thread miss-quoting Navratilova saying we should use candles instead
 
At least 3 posters arguing that screwing in the new lightbulbs gives you TE, and that we should all change back to gas lanterns.

20 posters who want to compare lightbulbs from different eras.

5 posters to start identical threads on the same day entitled: "Thomas Edison: was he the G.O.A.T?"
 
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