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Old 09-20-2008, 05:15 PM   #61
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As I was driving home from the library, I noticed a lit porch light on the corner of out little blacked-out block.

As I turned onto my street, I saw another.

When I entered the house, I saw the cable box light was on.

I reset the clocks on the stove, microwave, and clock radio. The water softener was yelling at me and I had to reprogram it; have to replace the battery.

The fridge was still off, as I had turned off the breaker, since the door was open. Will restart and reload it shortly and put in a bucket of the remaining ice to help it along.

It will take a day or two for my jaw muscles to relax.
HURRAH!!! I am so happy for you, Khan.
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Old 09-20-2008, 05:44 PM   #62
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quick, scrub the freezer before it gets too cold. congrats & welcome back to the world of artificial light.
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Old 09-20-2008, 05:48 PM   #63
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If I had a partner, we would be alternating between screaming at each other and screwing our brains out.
If you'd posted that on eHarmony or Craigslist then you'd have plenty of proposals to occupy your time! So I guess it's good that you have your power back on...
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quick, scrub the freezer before it gets too cold. congrats & welcome back to the world of artificial light.
Great idea; I just did.
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If I had a partner, we would be alternating between screaming at each other and screwing our brains out.

If you'd posted that on eHarmony or Craigslist then you'd have plenty of proposals to occupy your time! So I guess it's good that you have your power back on...
I speak from experience.
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I speak from experience.
I often wondered what kind of women posted those ads on Craigslist...
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I often wondered what kind of women posted those ads on Craigslist...
When I'm severely stressed I want either food or sex; I lost 80 pounds of fat after I retired (and 'destressed'). I'll leave it to someone else do the math in calorie equivalents.
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If I had a partner, we would be alternating between screaming at each other and screwing our brains out.
I have a partner and when the electricty goes off I moan and he tries to avoid me so no sex besides it's too hot in Florida without AC . Anyway ,welcome back to lights , a fridge and the internet .
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So "screwing your brains out" is ok, but we must block out ass...

Maybe the emergency kit should contain extra batteries for those personal appliances!

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