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    Hahahahaha!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by konageezer
    Well, aren't you precious? Your mom must be so proud.
    Should have put a smiley in there. I was trying to make sort of a MERTONesque point that if all folks did was search old posts for answers to questions, the forum would go TU pretty quick.

    That said, I'll stfu now.

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    I particularly enjoy the threads which start off "What about those crazy cagers..." which continue on to a generalization. Several thousand cars pass the cyclist on any given day without incident. One is driven a bit to close or an occupant yells something unintelligible. Suddenly the poster indicts the drivers of the thousands of vehicles for the behavior of one.
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    CdCf- I was tempted to "quote you" but Lala beat me too it.
    Thanks for the best laugh!!
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    I doubt anyone thought I came up with them, but I just want to make it clear that it's not my work at all. Copied it from an email I was sent a year or so ago.

    The sad part is that it's almost too close to the truth...

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    Quote Originally Posted by CdCf
    I doubt anyone thought I came up with them, but I just want to make it clear that it's not my work at all. Copied it from an email I was sent a year or so ago.

    The sad part is that it's almost too close to the truth...

    Close? Its more like exact. Sad but FUNNY!
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    I love this forum. You all are WAY better than the people I see every day in real life.
    Sin after sin I have endured, but the wounds I bear are the wounds of love.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CdCf
    How many forum members does it takes 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
    1 to move it to the Lighting section
    2 to argue then move it to the Electricals section
    7 to point out spelling/grammar errors in posts about 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 term 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 lightbulb 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 links 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 entirety 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 Google 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.
    And a whole bunch to say "this was the funniest post ever!"

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    again I have to post it:

    Real Life vs. The Internet (don't watch this at work, it does get a bit out there, but it's possibly one of the funniest things I have seen in ages)

    http://www.jengajam.com/r/RvB-NYC2

    Note that this is a 21Mb Quicktime file.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CdCf
    How many forum members does it takes to change a light bulb?

    1 to reword and post an OLD joke.
    http://www-users.cs.york.ac.uk/~susan/joke/light.htm

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    I've already made it clear that it's not my work.
    I simply copied it from an email I got a while back.
    The re-wording is not mine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Raiyn
    1 to reword and post an OLD joke.
    And one to point it out! Yay!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Raiyn
    which brings us back to the title of this thread! hooray for circularity!
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    Quote Originally Posted by CdCf
    How many forum members does it takes 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
    1 to move it to the Lighting section
    2 to argue then move it to the Electricals section
    7 to point out spelling/grammar errors in posts about 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 term 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 lightbulb 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 links 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 entirety 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 Google 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.
    2 or three to comment on using the search.
    amazed the fixies haven't posted ooolong in this yet.

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    And one to say this thread should end.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CdCf
    How many forum members does it takes to change a light bulb?

    what do lightbulbs have to do with anything, thread is a about adversarial people!

    just kidding, actualy that was an awsome post, you truly have bikeforums figured out.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CdCf
    How many forum members does it takes 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
    1 to move it to the Lighting section
    2 to argue then move it to the Electricals section
    7 to point out spelling/grammar errors in posts about 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 term 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 lightbulb 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 links 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 entirety 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 Google 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.
    I knew that light bult. That light bulb was a friend of mine. And believe me, CdCf, you are no light bulb.
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    A typical thread goes....


    I like blue. It is a cool color.

    Reply #1

    Yeah, I like blue too.

    Reply #2

    I agree blue is cool.

    Reply #3

    I hate blue.

    #4
    TEchnically it really isn't blue. It's a mixture of red and green.

    #5

    No it's cyan and magenta, in equal parts.

    #6.

    No it is cyan, magenta and black.
    You notice a real sense of one upmanship. Very prevelant on these forums.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ranger
    You notice a real sense of one upmanship. Very prevelant on these forums.
    Blue IS a pretty cool colour.
    Sin after sin I have endured, but the wounds I bear are the wounds of love.

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