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#72793 - 12/09/06 11:41 PM Christmas Lights Rant  
Theelectrikid  Offline
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Watching "Crazy Christmas Lights" on TLC, kinda ticked me off. One of the people told everybody watching how to bypass the fuses in the XMas Light Strands, "Take a galvanized nail, pop that fuse out, put the nail in, no problems with tripping."

I can't believe a TV network would let that slide. Those kinds of "Antics" fry wires and burn houses down! I expect that from HGTV.


Sorry for ranting (again),
Ian A.


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#72794 - 12/09/06 11:45 PM Re: Christmas Lights Rant  
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Well at least the EC can cash-in on the fire restoration job afterwards.

Insurance companies pay quite well I understand.


#72795 - 12/10/06 12:33 PM Re: Christmas Lights Rant  
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Wait for next years darwin awards when we hear some guy in arkansas tried to bypass the fuse with a .22 rimfire bullet [Linked Image]


#72796 - 12/10/06 06:37 PM Re: Christmas Lights Rant  
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LOL! You just made my day!

Ian A.


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