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On the lighter side



>  Q:  How many internet mail list subscribers does it take
>      to change a light bulb?
>
>  A:  1,331:
>          1 to change the light bulb and to post to the mail
>            list 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
>        156 to write to the list administrator complaining about
>            the light bulb discussion and its inappropriateness
>            to this mail list.
>         41 to correct spelling in the spelling/grammar flames.
>        109 to post that this list is not about light bulbs and
>            to please take this email exchange to alt.lite.bulb
>        203 to demand that cross posting to alt.grammar,
>            alt.spelling and alt.punctuation about changing
>            light bulbs be stopped.
>        111 to defend the posting to this list saying that we
>            are all use light bulbs and therefore the posts
>            **are** relevant to this mail list.
>        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 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 this list.
>         33 to concatenate all posts to date, then quote
>            them including all headers and footers, and then
>            add "Me Too."
>         12 to post to the list that they are unsubscribing
>            because they cannot handle the light bulb
>            controversey.
>         19 to quote the "Me Too's" to say, "Me Three."
>          4 to suggest that posters request the light bulb FAQ.
>          1 to propose new alt.change.lite.bulb newsgroup.
>         47 to say this is just what alt.physic.cold_fusion
>            was meant for, leave it here.
>        143 votes for alt.lite.bulb.


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