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Lounge By gottabakenow Updated 23 Jan 2010 , 4:21am by Sugarflowers

gottabakenow Posted 21 Jan 2010 , 6:57pm
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How many list members does it take to change a lightbulb? Answer: 422

1 to change the lightbulb and post it to the forum that the bulb has
been changed.

14 to respond and share similar experiences.

7 to caution about the dangers of changing lightbulbs.

27 to point out spelling errors and grammatical errors in postings about
changing lightbulbs.

53 to flame the spell-checkers.

156 to write to the administrator to complain about the lightbulb
discussion and its inappropriateness to the forum.

111 to defend the relevance of the lightbulb discussion.

27 to post website addresses where one can see different examples of

14 to complain that the website addresses are incorrect and post correct

12 to "leave the forum forever" because they can't handle the lightbulb


15 replies
CakesByJen2 Posted 21 Jan 2010 , 7:09pm
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LOL! So true...

prterrell Posted 21 Jan 2010 , 8:00pm
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_Jamie_ Posted 21 Jan 2010 , 8:07pm
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OMG. Too funny!

LaBellaFlor Posted 21 Jan 2010 , 11:05pm
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icon_lol.gificon_cry.gificon_lol.gif ROTFLMAO! Who says the truth hurts? It's HILARIOUS!

sherrycanary62 Posted 21 Jan 2010 , 11:59pm
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that's hitting a little close to home!!!!!

mkolmar Posted 22 Jan 2010 , 2:04am
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I'm highly offended I'm going to go post to Jackie and Heath now about this thread and try to get it locked. HMMMPH. icon_lol.gif

LaBellaFlor Posted 22 Jan 2010 , 2:06am
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Originally Posted by mkolmar

I'm highly offended I'm going to go post to Jackie and Heath now about this thread and try to get it locked. HMMMPH. icon_lol.gif

ROTFLMAO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! No, seriously, I had to climb back in my chair.

indydebi Posted 22 Jan 2010 , 3:25am
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abso-freaking-lutely LUV this! icon_lol.gif

But to take mkolmar's tip, you should add another dozen or so who are SO offended at the lightbulb topic that they want the entire thread locked or deleted so NO ONE can read about lightbulbs anymore! icon_lol.gificon_lol.gif

Elise87 Posted 22 Jan 2010 , 3:55am
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LOL that's great thumbs_up.gif

mrspriss0912 Posted 23 Jan 2010 , 2:13am
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OMGROTHLMAO this is tooo funny, I Love it !! got anymore icon_lol.gificon_lol.gificon_lol.gif

jammjenks Posted 23 Jan 2010 , 3:17am
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icon_confused.gif I don't get it? Wait, this is about me isn't it? I know that the lightbulb over my kitchen sink went out yesterday and I need to change GET OF MY BACK!


icon_lol.gif Yeah, this had me ROFL!

artscallion Posted 23 Jan 2010 , 3:32am
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BLACKWATCH PLAID: real life drama being played out on the board
BURNT SIENNA: a gang-up on one poster
CADMIUM: blatant shilling
CELADON: all hell has broken loose
CHARTREUSE: mild turbulence, with possibility of escalation
CRIMSON: open hostility and sniping in progress...clear to all that it's happening, but the back story is known to only a few
LEAF GREEN: unbridled paranoia
FUSCHIA: a poster is having a meltdown, but will be okay by morning
JAUNDICE: uncommonly nastiness, even by Cake Central standards
MAGENTA: bitch fight in progress;probability of escalation
MOTTLED: unverified report of demise of another poster.
CHOCOLATE BROWN: poster is spinning a tale of high drama, most likely faux...
OXBLOOD: homicidal maniac in midst...take cover
PUCE: nothing happening; dull
SAFFRON: private conversation threadjack
UNMELLOW YELLOW: rampant self-deletion
VERMILLION: a poster is having a total meltdown that will have residual effects (like leaving the board or at least a prolonged absence)

***Adding any of the Class II factors to any Class I alert increases chance of a meltdown by 20%***

ANTIQUEWHITE: grammar/spelling stickler on the loose
BABYBLUE: the newbies are taking over
CHAMPAGNE: celebration in progress
CHESTNUT: price checker on the loose
CORNFLOWER: sock puppet in midst
GOLDENROD: ridiculous attention grab in process
MAUVE: unexpected appearance of information that was told to someone in confidence (loose lips)
PERIWINKLE: risqué posting
QUICKSILVER: passive/aggressive posting with a non-sexual double or deeper meaning aimed at making a point to a certain reader or group of readers
RAW UMBER: a dead horse is being beaten to death...again
SALMON: unbelievable cluelessness
STUCCO: someone seems to be posting while plastered
THISTLE: someone's very touchy
TOMATO: snarkiness

: Moderator Lunacy
AQUAMARINE: PM warning received
BLACK: thread or post deleted
LILAC: perceived inappropriateness; warning posted
NAN (yes nan is a color): thread locked

jammjenks Posted 23 Jan 2010 , 3:50am
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raw umber and stucco had me rolling!! Great list! icon_lol.gif

dldbrou Posted 23 Jan 2010 , 4:03am
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Okay Artscallion, how long did it take you to compile that list? Add one more, Grey:Lurker in the forum.

gottabakenow, Can you see the lightbulb going on above my head? So that is how this forum works. You just gotta love cc.

Sugarflowers Posted 23 Jan 2010 , 4:21am
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