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#115777 12/23/03 09:13 AM
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Help!!
I'm being held captive by the "Evil Drywaller" and his henchman "The Painter"


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#115778 12/23/03 09:41 AM
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WOW! never seen one that bad :eek . I hate painted over outlets. espesly when you have to crack out all the paint to plug something in.


Theres always enough room in the junction box.You just need a bigger hammer
#115779 12/23/03 12:16 PM
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Some people take filling the gap around boxes just a little too far.

#115780 12/23/03 12:38 PM
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Now the mystery will be, is the receptacle in a box or was it just directly buried in the plaster? [Linked Image]

#115781 12/23/03 01:37 PM
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Errrm, let me guess! No cover plate but all papered over and then painted over the wallpaper? Think I've occasionally seen that method.

#115782 12/23/03 02:35 PM
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Is this a California thing?

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#115783 12/23/03 02:59 PM
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Maybe it's cheaper than buying wall plates.


John
#115784 12/23/03 04:11 PM
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Boy, I'd be scared to death plug anything into that! [Linked Image]

#115785 12/23/03 05:15 PM
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Yeah, the wall may just swallow up your plug, cord, appliance and then go

BUUUURRRRRPPPP!! [Linked Image]

#115786 12/23/03 09:33 PM
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Carefull—people are going to start demanding 'em

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