How many members does it take to change a lightbul

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Re: How many members does it take to change a ligh

Postby sjpwarsaw » Thu Oct 25, 2012 11:36 am

KentonB wrote:Regardless of whether they work or not, lightbulbs shouldn't be left on mountains. I don't think people should even be leaving filiments laying about. Pack that stuff out!

Finally - LNT. How many pages does one have to read before 6 people respond about proper disposal of the bulb?

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Re: How many members does it take to change a ligh

Postby JQDivide » Thu Oct 25, 2012 12:09 pm

Anyone interested in a Winter Lightbulb Gathering?

Maybe Dec 24, so we can hit some Christmas lights.

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Re: How many members does it take to change a ligh

Postby Floyd » Thu Oct 25, 2012 12:09 pm

CO Native wrote:4 to point out that Colorado light bulbs rated 75 watts are equivalent to California bulbs rated 60 watts.
2 to talk about the light bulbs of the rest of the world and how changing an American bulb isn't really changing a bulb at all
1 to talk about the 20 watt bulbs in New Hampshire and how much better they are than Colorado 75 watt bulbs citing the one time in 1934 that one gave off 2,000 lumens.

Those are the required members to change a light bulb.
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Re: How many members does it take to change a ligh

Postby SnowAlien » Thu Oct 25, 2012 12:11 pm

FireOnTheMountain wrote:How about one who mentions he is a Doctor and that you should read his book about sleeping on the summits of 14ers, buy the calendar and put a bumper sticker with his name/face on your car?

Nobody has probably told him that changing a light bulb in view of the impending lightning storm may not be the brightest idea. But then, armed with the dubious degree from a third-tier state school (underscored by his inability to write even a remotely cohesive sentence) he may not be the brightest bulb in the chandelier to begin with...

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Re: How many members does it take to change a ligh

Postby Illinoisgal » Thu Oct 25, 2012 12:12 pm

Only 1 if she is a blonde.

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Re: How many members does it take to change a ligh

Postby Dex » Thu Oct 25, 2012 12:24 pm

Scott P wrote::mrgreen:

How many members does it take to change a lightbulb?

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

45 to say that dogs and kids shouldn't be 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 "lightbulb" 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.

hmmmmm ... ... =firefox-a
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Re: How many members does it take to change a ligh

Postby RosieTheSummiter » Thu Oct 25, 2012 12:25 pm

1 to post their best black and white photo of it.
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Re: How many members does it take to change a ligh

Postby Upstate Hiker » Thu Oct 25, 2012 12:37 pm

1 to get pissed off because people only change lightbulbs with her because they want to screw.

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Re: How many members does it take to change a ligh

Postby Waggs » Thu Oct 25, 2012 12:51 pm

Why are all the haters hating on the light bulbs?

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Re: How many members does it take to change a ligh

Postby Jim Davies » Thu Oct 25, 2012 1:22 pm

JQDivide wrote:Maybe Dec 24, so we can hit some Christmas lights.

5 members to point out that this only counts if the first bulb is at least 3000 millimeters off the floor, and each additional bulb in the strand is separated by 1/2 meter from the previous one with at least a 300 millimeter dip in the cord
1 member to indignantly insist that we not use the metric system
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Re: How many members does it take to change a ligh

Postby wildlobo71 » Thu Oct 25, 2012 1:31 pm

I was talking to Andy Hamilton on the summit of Holy Cross last month and discussing his efforts several years ago in setting the natural speed record for stringing lights on 54 trees in less than 20 hours. He said he'd hoped to one day try to repeat such a feat, but now with a family and children - he's content to let someone else try to break such records.
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