View Poll Results: Incandescent Light bulb ban.... do you care?

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  • I care! The ban is foolish! I want my incandescent bulbs!

    20 26.32%
  • I like the ban! Bring on new lighting technology!

    20 26.32%
  • I dont care either way!

    13 17.11%
  • I like incandescent bulbs and fluorescent ones. But dont make a law about them!

    19 25.00%
  • OTHER / I dont know / Chimichanga

    4 5.26%
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Thread: Incandecent Bulbs Made Illegal

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    Re: Incandecent Bulbs Made Illegal

    "There is no looming ban or phase out of incandescent bulbs. The entire hullabaloo is based on a fictitious claim manufactured by Barton.

    All major lighting manufacturers, including Philips, Sylvania and GE, currently produce and sell incandescent light bulbs that meet or exceed the new standards (with no compromise in functionality). In fact, the lighting industry helped craft the 2007 legislation with the full understanding that they could produce incandescent bulbs that meet them."

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    Re: Incandecent Bulbs Made Illegal

    Quote Originally Posted by Catawba View Post
    So you mean I don't have the "freedom" to burn whale blubber anymore? Oh the tragedy!
    So you are against clean burning lamp fuel? Why?

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    Re: Incandecent Bulbs Made Illegal

    Quote Originally Posted by Catawba View Post
    "There is no looming ban or phase out of incandescent bulbs. The entire hullabaloo is based on a fictitious claim manufactured by Barton.

    All major lighting manufacturers, including Philips, Sylvania and GE, currently produce and sell incandescent light bulbs that meet or exceed the new standards (with no compromise in functionality). In fact, the lighting industry helped craft the 2007 legislation with the full understanding that they could produce incandescent bulbs that meet them."

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    You missed why I called it a ban again.

    One more time...

    The new standards call for new technology making the old technology banned as it doesn't pass the standards.

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    Re: Incandecent Bulbs Made Illegal

    Quote Originally Posted by Henrin View Post
    You missed why I called it a ban again.

    One more time...

    The new standards call for new technology making the old technology banned as it doesn't pass the standards.
    "The bulb ban rhetoric is a deliberate misrepresentation of a provision of the 2007 Energy Independence and Security Act (ESIA) that sets efficiency standards for general-purpose screw-in incandescent light bulbs. The new standards—for what the industry calls “medium screw-based bulbs”—are set to take effect in January.

    Major lighting manufacturers helped draft the new standards so that they could avoid a patchwork of state standards. They are fighting the repeal proposal because it threatens to strand the investments they have made to retool and produce lighting products that meet the standards."
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    Re: Incandecent Bulbs Made Illegal

    Quote Originally Posted by Catawba View Post
    "The bulb ban rhetoric is a deliberate misrepresentation of a provision of the 2007 Energy Independence and Security Act (ESIA) that sets efficiency standards for general-purpose screw-in incandescent light bulbs. The new standards—for what the industry calls “medium screw-based bulbs”—are set to take effect in January.

    Major lighting manufacturers helped draft the new standards so that they could avoid a patchwork of state standards. They are fighting the repeal proposal because it threatens to strand the investments they have made to retool and produce lighting products that meet the standards."
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    You continue to bring up this argument in hopes it touches mine but it doesn't.

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    Re: Incandecent Bulbs Made Illegal

    Quote Originally Posted by Henrin View Post
    You continue to bring up this argument in hopes it touches mine but it doesn't.
    Sounds like a personal problem to me...........
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    Re: Incandecent Bulbs Made Illegal

    Quote Originally Posted by Catawba View Post
    Sounds like a personal problem to me...........
    The argument that those links are making rebuttals to is not my argument. You can't possibly use the rebuttals against my argument.

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    Re: Incandecent Bulbs Made Illegal

    Quote Originally Posted by Henrin View Post
    The argument that those links are making rebuttals to is not my argument. You can't possibly use the rebuttals against my argument.
    Like I said then, it sounds like a personal problem to me.
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    Re: Incandecent Bulbs Made Illegal

    Quote Originally Posted by Catawba View Post
    Like I said then, it sounds like a personal problem to me.
    I'm not exactly sure how its my problem that your links that you posted in response to my argument is actually refuting an argument that isn't mine.

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    Re: Incandecent Bulbs Made Illegal

    Quote Originally Posted by Henrin View Post
    I'm not exactly sure how its my problem that your links that you posted in response to my argument is actually refuting an argument that isn't mine.
    Got something to provide credibility to your personal opinion?
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