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For the 3rd time in as many days, 318 houses in my Village are without electricity. It went off just as I was in the midst of some important stuff on my work laptop. Thank God for my mobile internet access! Have phoned the grid people and they have no idea when it'll be back on:@
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...Did you pay your bill?
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Getting you ready for 2015 when the lights will start going
out all over the UK due to lack of generating capacity.
 
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Yes. I hope the other 317 houses have too
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Probably some pikey stealing all the wiring from nearby. The plus side is that they usually get electrocuted in the process.
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And they'll dump it in the middle of the street somewhere





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Want to borrow my generator, it's in the garage !!
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Want to borrow my generator, it's in the garage !!
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You got any better ideas ????
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Yeah, actually!

I managed to connect my hamster's wheel to a dyno.... he's on a good old sprint right now, might be enough to charge a phone battery at the moment
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It got sorted about 3 hours later but they do not know why it keeps tripping out
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Mental image !!! SR in a hamster wheel !!!!

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Mental image !!! SR in a hamster wheel !!!!

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It got sorted about 3 hours later but they do not know why it keeps tripping out
Its great that they sorted it, but not so great taht they don't know what is causing it!
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It got sorted about 3 hours later but they do not know why it keeps tripping out
Does that mean he can stop running ?????
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For now!
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I can just about move myself let alone a Hamster wheel

If it goes off at night, it sets the Post Office & Chinese take away alarms off, plus my neighbours alarm. It's dead anoying

People have tried to break into the Post Office before and I've scared them off. Now, I can't be arsed to get out of bed. Boy who cried wolf scenario!!!!
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