SHIP! Ship! That's supposed to say "what does SHIP know about civilian lighting"... Bumped the return key and it was too late to change it. Although Ship is a pretty Hip guy... Anyway... Fixed--AL A little over three weeks ago the wife and I purchased two new lamps for the living room. Both lamps have a standard 3 way switch... that simple stem that sticks out of the side of the lamp that you twist which goes through low, medium, high, and off. In order to save electricity, we purchased some Sylvania 3-way compact fluorescent lamps. After a few days of use, one of the lamps developed an intermittent flicker when on high, no flicker on low. After two weeks it burned out. Lamp #2 is working just fine. Figuring it was just bad luck, I purchased a third lamp. On the second day it developed the same flicker. Did my Lowes Hardware store just get a shipment of bad bulbs? Is there something weird about the way my lamps are wired? Any thoughts?