Well the bulb didnt come on, so I pulled th cord, still nothing. I must have adjusted my fingers because then I got a shock and dropped it. When I dropped it, the housing made contact with some other metal on the lamp...
And I saw fireworks!!!!!!
The bulb welded itself to the holder thing:
Well thing my BF came running out of the bathroom and was like "what the??"... I was stunned I guess. So then he goes on to tell me that it was a Terry Redlin lamp and it runs for around $100
I fealt HORRIBLE... but then was like "Cant we buy this piece at the hardware store???" His reply "ya, but I didnt think you were going to kill yourself!!!!"
So off to Lowe's and the piece was like $6.00... oh well I learned a lesson: don't try to fix things that aren't yours, lol
Here is the lamp: