how many forum members does it take to change a motorhome light bulb

Discussion in 'Top Tips & Tricks' started by steevie, May 20, 2014.

  1. steevie

    steevie Funster

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    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
    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 "lights bulb" is perfectly correct
    19 to post that this forum is not about light bulbs and to please take this discussion to a light bulb 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
    5 People to post pics of their own light bulbs
    15 People to post "I can't see S$%^!" and change their own light bulbs
    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
    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 search on light bulbs before posting questions about light bulbs"
    1 to bring politics into the discussion by adding that Barak O. isn't the brightest bulb.
    4 more to get into personal attacks over their political views.
    1 moderator to lock the light bulb thread.
    1 forum lurker to respond to the original post 6 months from now and start it all over again.:Rofl1:
     
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  2. mike mcglynn

    mike mcglynn Funster Life Member

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    Lightbulb

    Steevie, You forgot Johns Cross Leisure where to buy a lightbulb:RollEyes:
     
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  3. Johns_Cross_Motorhomes

    Johns_Cross_Motorhomes Trader - Motorhome & Accessory Sales

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    If it was Motorhome Fun all you would need is two, one to hold the step ladder and one to put the bulb in.

    Peter
     
  4. ShiftZZ

    ShiftZZ Funster Life Member

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  5. Johns_Cross_Motorhomes

    Johns_Cross_Motorhomes Trader - Motorhome & Accessory Sales

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    Some people are desperate for a discount:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:



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  6. teddybard

    teddybard Read Only Funster

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    O.P. was from Holmfirth.
    Crew of 4

    ShiftZZ, Foggy. Clegg & (Steve as Entwhistle).:Smile:
     
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  7. magicsurfbus

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    1 to add that the very best place to change a lightbulb in France is PARC VERGER :Smile:

    At least 3 to comment that Old Mo still uses candles.
     
  8. Daifuse

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    Hate to be pedantic , but, bulbs grow, lamps glow. :Wink:
     
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  9. Leftlegger

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    Old light bulbs never dai they just fade awaaaay
     
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  10. JJ

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    Is the light bulb in a woosie, weekend and holidays motorhome parked at a campsite with EHU or...

    ...a rufty, tufty, off site, fulltiming, freeloader's motorhome parked where no one can see the grey water emptying out of the tank?

    If the latter, and it is in mainland europe, get the EU to give you a grant to pay for an electrician to do it.

    Then take photos and post on Fun to get ShiftZZ all excited!

    If parked in the UK just send the bill to Far Rage and get him to pay for it out of all the tens of thousands of euros he has been paid by the organisation he says he wants to leave...

    JJ :Cool:
     
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  11. johnp10

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    The OP missed:

    1 person to post the obligatory Google link to prove light bulbs are the real meaning of life.:thumb:
     
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    1 person to post the definitive Wikipedia link to detail the history of the incandescent lamp, and its iterations over the years, ie: bayonet, Edison screw etc etc
     
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    Light bulbs are so yesterday!! Surely it would have been changed to a LED by now.

    Now who is giving discounts to funsters for LED's??:Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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  14. Peter & Elaine

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    Rumor has it he is after a trade in for a burstaner
     
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    What a brilliant thread. I did enjoy reading it - and the original post, so apt!:BigGrin:
     
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    And if it wasn't MF, one to hold the bulb and a good few to twist the ladder :Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    Bloody Smartarse!!!!

    Some of us live up in t'north, tha knows.
    We've only just got to grips wi t'bulbs, never mind t'LEDs.:Smile:
     
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  18. johnp10

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    I've heard about this.
    Is it the position where you stick a finger in a socket just before yo......

    Management says no.

    Just curious, that's all.:Wink:
     
  19. Geordies

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    And you forgot the one who would point out that if you live in Holmfirth, you have missed the i out in your user pane.
     
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  20. Viennese

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    That's cos he lives in Holmfrith.... doesn't he? Great thread anyway!
     
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