How many forum users does it take to change a light bulb?

Discussion in 'Royal Signals' started by Track_Link, Oct 20, 2007.

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  1. 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

    27 to point out spelling/grammar errors in posts about changing light bulbs

    53 to flame the spell checkers

    41 to correct spelling/grammar flames

    6 to argue over whether it's "lightbulb" or "light bulb" ... another 6 to condemn those 6 as ****-retentive

    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

    156 to PM the participants and tell them that they are in violation of "the rules"

    109 to post that this forum is not about light bulbs and to please take this discussion to a lightbulb forum

    203 to demand that cross posting to hardware forum, off-topic forum, and lightbulb forum about changing light bulbs be stopped

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

    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 URL's where one can see examples of different light bulbs

    14 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

    33 to link all posts to date, quote them in their entirety including all headers and signatures, and add "Me too"

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

    19 to quote the "Me too's" to say "Me three"

    4 to suggest that posters request the light bulb FAQ

    4 to ask what is a "FAQ"

    44 to say "didn't we go through this already a short time ago?"

    143 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

    14 to say a) they change lightbulbs too and b) they think this is a ridiculous thread and they wish they hadn't posted on it

    7 to say if you don't like the thread start your own, you morons

    27 to say the previous 7 are using ad homs and should quit

    17 to give the definition of an ad hom

    34 to say the real discussion should be on lightbulbs, not ad homs, so go somewhere else

    72 to say ditto the above

    2 to add something interesting about lightbulbs

    55 spammers that slip by the mods

    1 exaperated mod to lock the thread
  2. another 3425 sad losers to say RIP to dead lightbulb, despite never having the pleasure of turning said lightbulb on ;)
  3. None.
    We prefer to sit in the dark, hunched over our glowing screens as we fondle ourselves while perusing the latest airsoft uploads, before jumping to ebay as we check that the box of tissues is in reach.
  4. Depends what trade. Some would just hold the lightbulb steady and expect the world to revolve around them. :lol:
  5. Roadster.....have you been on the meths again? :)
  6. We all know that coke should be put on a mirror!
  7. Ahhh, coke and the JD finer mix in the world.

    To be honest, it's been a long while sinece I fcuked around with LEDs, thankfully.

    Never tried to change the frequency though.
  8. Lightbulbs..................

    As a 19 year retired Scaley I just phone my tame Liney neighbour, he's excellent with such matters.............

    Lightbulbs, wiring, drinking oneself into a coma, just the job, the mans a rock 8)

    Pass the wine :lol:
  9. I changed a lightbulb just the other day. ;-)
  10. Admit it, you mean LSD.
  11. 1 Sven to remind us that the current epidemic of blown lightbulbs is not the fault of New Labour but is entirely down to the privatisation of the lightbulb industry by the Tories in 1981. Basically, it's all Maggie's fault.
  12. LOL, PMSL, etc, etc.
  13. Track, you have too much time on your hands. Arsser's don't need to change light bulbs as illumination is provided by the glow of hexi tv.
  14. ...and real men aren't scared of the dark, so why do you want to change the blasted bulb anyway?
  15. Sorry, I can't change the lightbulb. As it is a high ceiling then the H&S rules state that it must be done by a qualified person. That person will be here in 3 weeks. Until then I will work in the dark. Work, that is, until I trip over something in the dark, break a bone or two and sue the H&S bods for not letting me change the ferkin' lightbulb.