Unscrewing A Light Bulb

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    I have unscrewed many light bulbs in my life. Most of the time, the light goes off. You find a replacement. Then you unscrew the old and screw in the new. Every once in a while the bulb will not easily unscrew. Sometimes, I have had to break the glass and used a needle nose pillars to unscrew it.

    Not with the new light bulb, it has great danger. The EPA says to be very careful with these things. In a year or three, a bulb may go out and not want to come out.

    Yipes!

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    Yeah, with the CFLs you need to file an environmental impact report and call in a hazmat team...
     
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    Well then be careful ya stupid fuck. Get with the program.

    We demand convenience, efficiency, and economy yet want nothing to do with responsibility.

    And given the opportunity we'll skirt a system, bypass protocol, bend rules, flat out lie and cheat.

    Own up and pony up.
     
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    Mr. H - what are you talking about?

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    Call 911.
     
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    If I could speak for Mr. HJMICK (but I don't), I'd suggest that he's referring to:

    Shining a light on fluorescent bulbs - US news - Environment - msnbc.com

    Important to know that you shouldn't be filling the wastestream with these ohsogreen items..
     
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    The only ones "demanding" the "convenience and efficiency" of these mercury bulbs (let's call them what they really are) are environmentalist wacko moonbats like you, which is a little ironic in itself.....
     
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    CFC's are a stopgap. LEDs will be here shortly.
     
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    OldRocks:
    Then what was the basis for beginning the ban of incandescents ALREADY? Or setting a standard that is ALREADY obsolete? Was this the "hope and change fairy" deciding lighting policy?
     

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