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Re: Favorite Electrical quote from a movie #54471
08/02/05 10:44 AM
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"The Green Mile" did Ol' Sparky one better...when someone fried, the lights got brighter, and burst like balloons!

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Re: Favorite Electrical quote from a movie #54472
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Yeah -- Open neutral. [Linked Image]

Re: Favorite Electrical quote from a movie #54473
08/03/05 09:11 AM
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Then there is the Green Acres episode where they have the generator, Lisa burns it out, and Oliver tries to explain the "rule of seven", where the appliances have a number, and they cannot total more than 7.

Their chart is

Can Opener -- 1
Coffee Pot -- 2
Iron -------- 2
Toaster ----- 2
Mixer ------- 2
Frying Pan -- 2
Rotisserie -- 4
Dish Washer - 5
Washing Machine 6
Freezer ----- 6
Refrigerator 6


All horribly skewed (no way a household refrigerator, even back then, would use 3x the power of a coffee pot, which mine is 660W, or a can operner would draw 330 W)

Re: Favorite Electrical quote from a movie #54474
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Heck I'd urinate on a spark plug if I thought it would help. Just what we were saying the other day about a DC drive

Re: Favorite Electrical quote from a movie #54475
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One of my favorites is from the simpsons.

Homer is obsessed with safty and is babyproofing the house. He takes a magic marker and draws bunny faces on the receptacles. Marge comes in and says "Homer maggie is'nt afraid of bunnies." To which Homer replies "Oh she will be!!!"

Chris.

Re: Favorite Electrical quote from a movie [Re: Dnkldorf] #219141
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Are there such classics nowadays?

Re: Favorite Electrical quote from a movie [Re: Dnkldorf] #219148
02/14/18 03:09 PM
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The Big Lebowski

Maude Lebowski shows Jeffrey Lebowski an adult video that stars Bunny Lebowski, the missing girl that everyone is looking for. The video has a typical storyline where a cable guy comes to "fix the cable" at an apartment where there are two beautiful young women:

Maude Lebowski: "Good lord. You can imagine where it goes from here."
Jeffrey Lebowski: "He fixes the cable?"


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