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#103501 08/30/02 08:17 PM
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[Linked Image from]

These installers are "trouble shooting" an electrical fault in the sign lighting system!

Reminds me of the one with the person on the stepladder in the pool using an electric drill!

Where do these people come from!

Photo courtesy: Bryan Haywood

[This message has been edited by Joe Tedesco (edited 12-22-2003).]

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#103502 08/30/02 09:28 PM
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[Linked Image] don't know who they are, but they keep this up & they want be here very long! [Linked Image]

#103503 09/01/02 09:55 AM
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These must be some of the same people who receive advice from that Bob Vila DIY forum. [Linked Image] Stupidity of this type should be a felony!

Now where did I put that defibrillator...

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#103504 09/01/02 01:26 PM
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I love the way these guys are volunteering to remove themselves from the "DNA" pool. [Linked Image]

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#103505 09/01/02 01:36 PM
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More Darwin Award Candidates ?

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By troubleshooting, do you mean they're checking and metering a live circuit?

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#103506 09/01/02 08:23 PM
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save those who'll not 'face up', and instead sue the alum. ladder maker for producing conducable ladders without a pool hazard warning....

#103507 09/02/02 11:42 AM
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Shouldn't they be using a fiberglass ladder? Ha ha

#103508 09/02/02 06:01 PM
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So then, it's still not proper to call a boat floor "finished grade"?

#103509 09/02/02 06:17 PM
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sparky, that's kinda' like the guy that—in very cold weather—puts up an extension ladder on the side of his barn to get on the roof.

He gets sidetracked and comes back to the ladder the next day. Part way climbing up, the ladder's rubber feet slide away from the wall for it was planted in cow dung that had thawed overnight.

The hayseed attorney was suing the ladder maker for not having instructions warning of the potential change in cow-dung viscosity with rising temperature.

[This message has been edited by Bjarney (edited 09-02-2002).]

#103510 09/03/02 02:32 PM
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Shouldn't there be code against mounting an electrical sign over a pool?

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