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Re: How many 14ers.com members does it take to change a ligh

Postby CO Native » Thu Oct 25, 2012 11:26 am

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.
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Re: How many 14ers.com members does it take to change a ligh

Postby Upwardlybound » Thu Oct 25, 2012 11:30 am

3 to discuss sleeping on a summit while changing a lightbulb

2 to state they've changed lightbulbs on Bross while sleeping

15 to point out that changing lightbulbs on Bross is illegal

1 to report them to the landowners :wink:
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Re: How many 14ers.com members does it take to change a ligh

Postby Prairie Dog » Thu Oct 25, 2012 11:51 am

12 to point out that it is inherently dangerous to change light bulbs while wearing cotton - and that if you would consider changing a light bulb while wearing cotton, you have no business changing light bulbs in the first place!

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Re: How many 14ers.com members does it take to change a ligh

Postby Rich H » Thu Oct 25, 2012 11:57 am

i'm too hip to change a bulb.
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Re: How many 14ers.com members does it take to change a ligh

Postby TravelingMatt » Thu Oct 25, 2012 12:01 pm

Prairie Dog wrote:12 to point out that it is inherently dangerous to change light bulbs while wearing cotton - and that if you would consider changing a light bulb while wearing cotton, you have no business changing light bulbs in the first place!


One to mention he's changed every lightbulb in his life while wearing cotton, and that Edison was wearing cotton when he invented the thing.
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Re: How many 14ers.com members does it take to change a ligh

Postby SurfNTurf » Thu Oct 25, 2012 12:02 pm

1 to write a thorough trip report about changing a lightbulb

16 to bury it with three-sentence Bierstadt trip reports
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Re: How many 14ers.com members does it take to change a ligh

Postby FireOnTheMountain » Thu Oct 25, 2012 12:10 pm

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?
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Re: How many 14ers.com members does it take to change a ligh

Postby TravelingMatt » Thu Oct 25, 2012 12:14 pm

No matter how many people are changing those 140-watt bulbs, only one to change a 130-watt bulb, as long as s/he brags afterwards about how much better the experience was.
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Re: How many 14ers.com members does it take to change a ligh

Postby KentonB » Thu Oct 25, 2012 12:17 pm

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!

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Re: How many 14ers.com members does it take to change a ligh

Postby SilverLynx » Thu Oct 25, 2012 12:17 pm

TravelingMatt wrote:No matter how many people are changing those 140-watt bulbs, only one to change a 130-watt bulb, as long as s/he brags afterwards about how much better the experience was.

=D>

You get so much more peace and solitude when you're changing the 130-watt bulbs. :wink:
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Re: How many 14ers.com members does it take to change a ligh

Postby abqben56 » Thu Oct 25, 2012 12:18 pm

5 to announce how their new diet allows them to change more light bulbs faster than ever before

7 to start threads debating what kind of ladder to use to get to the tricky one over the stairs

3 to let everyone know that they can get that bulb over the stairs without any ladder at all

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Re: How many 14ers.com members does it take to change a ligh

Postby planet54 » Thu Oct 25, 2012 12:31 pm

587 to opine as to whether or not a Subaru can make it to Target to buy a light bulb
14 to recommend what to do about a broken door handle on the Subaru :P
386 to decide which GPS will get you to Target the fastest
10.932 to explain what to do if you have to poop while at Target
817 to suggest music for the ride to Target
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