This Wasn't Necessary

Dennis Putnam dap1 at BELLSOUTH.NET
Fri Oct 15 16:30:25 MDT 2010

 Unfortunately they do not fit many fixtures both because they are not
sufficiently round on top to hold a spring wire lamp shade and are
slightly longer than conventional bulbs of the same wattage and do not
fit in the globes. Damned if I'm going to pay for all new fixtures,
$3000 hazmat clean up when one breaks and have to pay hundreds of
dollars to dispose of them when the land fills are becoming toxic with

This is the same knee-jerk reaction from the enviro-wackos that brought
us those damned plastic grocery bags (the ones that leave all your
groceries scattered loose around your trunk buy the time you drive home
and have to be re-bagged so you can bring them in) and now they want to
go back to paper because the plastic ones are also polluting landfills.
Someone apparently finally figured out that trees are a renewable resource.

On 10/15/2010 2:15 PM, JD wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 14, 2010 at 11:05 AM, Carl Spitzer <Winblows at
> <mailto:Winblows at>> wrote:
>     Time to stockpile real lightbulbs and to hell with the government.
>     CWSIV
>     >
> The curly ones are real.  They give off real light, maybe 1% of the
> heat, and I got them four for a buck 87.  I LOVE the curly lightbulbs
> and I have stockpiled those.
> JD

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