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... switched our fairy lights off when leaving the house
because it was drummed into me when I was a nipper.
'In case of fire' I was told.


Well, how the hell do the lights know that you've gone
out or to bed before they set light to your house :confused:


Is this a totally unnecessary precaution? Elf and safety
in extremis :confused:


Mr Pulco, as our resident arsonist, what do you reckon :confused: ;)
 

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Have you got insurance ?

If so, where's the problem. :thumbs:
 

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If you are in, you have a better chance of putting the flames out than if you are out :)
If you are in, you are in. And if you are out, you are out.

In Out
In Out

Shake it all about


Whooooooooooooooooooaaaaaaa...........
 

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I would turn them off when you go to bed or when you go out. Fairy lights, (mains drop type, where the 240V is split across the number of bulbs you have ), are pretty hairy things. If you have low voltage ones (with a mains plug transformer thingy) then it should be safe to leave them on. Just make sure the transformer has plenty of space around it for ventilation. Here endeth the Health and Safety lecture :thumbs:
 
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... switched our fairy lights off when leaving the house
because it was drummed into me when I was a nipper.
'In case of fire' I was told.


Well, how the hell do the lights know that you've gone
out or to bed before they set light to your house :confused:
They are watching your every move.........

Don't trust the twinkling barstewards!
 
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I always turn mine off at the end of the night or when not in the house.
One concern is the fire risk, the second is Puss deciding to chew on the cable:wow:
 

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I always turn mine off at the end of the night or when not in the house.
One concern is the fire risk, the second is Puss deciding to chew on the cable:wow:
But why would puss chew on the fairy lights cable in preference to all your other electrical appliances?
 
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But why would puss chew on the fairy lights cable in preference to all your other electrical appliances?
Well, she likes to hide under the tree....then she starts 'pawing' at the decorations, then her attention turns to the cable....I've witnessed it!
Daft cat:lol:
 
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No answer to your question Gibbo but you have reminded me that Clarke Grizwald and family will be on the box at some point in the next month :thumbs:
....has to be watched, every year:thumbs:
 

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Plug in to an RCD trip, and you can leave cremation for a later appointment Mr. G? :D: Looking forward this year to putting our lights up, as last year we were too busy 'fixing' things still in this ol' house. :(:
 
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