How many PC members does it take...

Discussion in 'Fred's House of Pancakes' started by aaf709, Nov 24, 2005.

  1. aaf709

    aaf709 Ravenpaw of ThunderClan

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    I saw this a while ago and was reminded on how much we love to respond. :)

    How many PC members does it take to change a lightbulb?
    A: 1,331:

    * 1 to change the light bulb and to post to PC 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.
    * 12 to request that the location be added to the light bulb's profile, so the the forum can better help change it.
    * 3 trolls caution about the dangers of changing light bulbs unless you are a licensed professional.
    * 8 to complain about the quality of light bulbs, considering how much you pay for one.
    * 2 to smugly post that they use L.E.D.s, so they don't need to change light bulbs.
    * 11 to compare the new light bulb with the light bulb they used to have and wish the new one was like that.
    * 1 to post an oversized picture of a light bulb, causing the entire thread to be displayed in a window that's too wide for the monitor.
    * 27 to point out spelling/grammar errors in posts about changing light bulbs.
    * 15 to flame the spell checkers
    * 12 to comment that there are features of the light bulb mentioned in the manual that aren't actually in the production lightbulb, and then ask why they weren't included and if they'll be included in next year's model of the lightbulb.
    * 154 to write to the moderators complaining about the light bulb discussion and its inappropriateness to PC.
    * 1 moderator to respond to the complaints and threaten to shut the thread down.
    * 41 to correct spelling in the spelling/grammar flames.
    * 112 to post that PC is not about light bulbs and to please take this exchange to LightBulbChat (aka LBC).
    * 203 to demand that cross posting to Appearance Modifications, Audio & Electronics and Care, Maintenance & Troubleshooting about changing light bulbs be stopped.
    * 109 to defend the posting to this list saying that we all use light bulbs and therefore the posts are relevant to PC.
    * 153 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.
    * 11 to ask how the light bulb can be modified.
    * 7 to respond with stories of how they tried to modify the light bulb and ruined it.
    * 1 troll to post that modifying a light bulb will void the warranty.
    * 78 to flame the troll.
    * 35 to will reply asking for pictures of next year's lightbulb.
    * 20 to reply demanding for more detailed pictures of random spots that normal people wouldn't want to see on a lightbulb.
    * 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 PC.
    * 33 to quote the longest post so far, and then add "Me Too."
    * 1 to ask how to change a faucet washer instead of creating a new post.
    * 12 to post to the list that they are unsubscribing because they cannot handle the light bulb controversy.
    * 15 to quote the "Me Too's" and then add "Me Three."
    * 4 to suggest that posters read the manual first before replying.
    * 1 to propose moving the thread to the Prius Main Forum.
    * 47 to say this is just what Fred's House of Pancakes was meant for, leave it there.
    * 143 votes for Bill Merchant.
     
  2. Jack 06

    Jack 06 New Member

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    Isn't there an ocean or something down there that you could go wade around in? :p

    The only thing you omitted: 2 posts alleging that the original poster is a Light Bulb Troll. :rolleyes:

    VERRRRRRY funny.

    Wish I could be walking in Balboa Park now, looking up at all those female gargoyles! Or Old Town. San Diego's most cool.
     
  3. aaf709

    aaf709 Ravenpaw of ThunderClan

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    Glad you liked it. :) You're right about the trolls.

    You should come in December. The 2nd and 3rd is December Nights. All the museums are open for free and there's a lot of food and things to see.
     
  4. IsrAmeriPrius

    IsrAmeriPrius Progressive Member

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    How about one who preaches that there is a lot of useful information in the owner's manual?

    :lol: B) :lol:
     
  5. aaf709

    aaf709 Ravenpaw of ThunderClan

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    I've added that and the trolls as well.
     
  6. Schmika

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    Thanks for a great laugh!
     
  7. Mystery Squid

    Mystery Squid New Member

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    Someone say troll?

    :ph34r:
     
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    How many country singers does it take to change a light bulb?
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    Four. One to change the bulb, and three to sing about how much they miss the old bulb.
     
  9. TonyPSchaefer

    TonyPSchaefer Your Friendly Moderator
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    [Moderator's Note]
    I've received 153 individual notices about this thread. Keep it clean or I will be forced to lock this thread.


    BTW, aaf709, you left out 1 moderator responding to the complaints and threatening to shut the thread down.
    Great topic. Pretty much sums it up around here.

    :D
     
  10. IsrAmeriPrius

    IsrAmeriPrius Progressive Member

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    I guess that calls for adding to the list 153 members who lack a sense of humor and click on the report button.
     
  11. Schmika

    Schmika New Member

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    I zipped back through the thread looking for the stuff that caused this note.....THEN I got it. BOY, am I embarassed. Got me.....
     
  12. aaf709

    aaf709 Ravenpaw of ThunderClan

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    Done. :) Glad you like it.
     
  13. Mystery Squid

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    YES!!!!!!

    HAIL BILL! HAIL BILL!

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  14. Mystery Squid

    Mystery Squid New Member

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    :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

    That's awesome!!!
     
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    ... and 12 to request that the location be added to the light bulb's profile, so the the forum can better help change it.
     
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    And of course a very important post from [you], followed by about 500 replies and explanations of the "you" code.
     
  17. Rancid13

    Rancid13 Cool Chick with a Black Prius

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    Hahaha! LOL!!! Love it!

    "Post location please"
     
  18. hobbit

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    Someone forgot the 4 or so who pop in and rant about how changing
    to a new lightbulb causes a huge hit in mileage, and it must be
    because Toyota deliberately caused it for some cockamamie reasons
    about wanting the lightbulb to be cleaner in normal operation. And
    the one or two who claim that the lightbulb change completely screwed
    everything up and now *nothing* works because the firmware rev in
    the tool used to change the lightbulb was faulty, etc etc -- [or do
    the latter type only hang out over on priusonline?]
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    _H*
     
  19. daniel

    daniel Cat Lovers Against the Bomb

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    I think you left out the poster who posts an oversized picture of a light bulb, causing the entire thread to be displayed in a window that's too wide for the monitor.
     
  20. aaf709

    aaf709 Ravenpaw of ThunderClan

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    Added, plus the 12 who request location. :)
     
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