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    Hate it when Electric just goes off

    APS Jan 11, 2012

    1. APS

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      Just had a power cut obviously no warning but it not good for your PC for it just to go off not shutting down properly.
      Luckily it only lasted about 20 mins so no problem freezer wise.
       
    2. zararina

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      Last week there was a power cut here without any notice.
      Good thing my computer still have some battery and it was not charging. It could really damage my computer and even some appliances/electronics gadgets if will happen often.
       
    3. Marc

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      Last time I had a power outage, it lasted for a couple of hours, :(
      Oh! And I was using the Internet, :mad: lol.
       
    4. HawkPokemon

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      I hate power outages. We had lost power for 3 whole days thanks to hurricane Irene. Our entertainment: Uno. I am an internet addict, so that was madness. (no it wasn't sparta, it was madness)
       
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      Power cuts are annoying. We are having them daily here now for almost 2-3 hours and you feel really bored. Especially when your phone is out of battery! xD
       
    6. Elseb

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      We had a powercut the other week, i just went to sleep. When the power goes here it tends to be an all nighter type of thing.
       
    7. Shortie861

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      Haven't had a power cut here for a while. I remember the last big power cut we had was many years ago and it lasted all night from what I recall. We often get flickers of the lights which can sometimes suggest there may be a power cut but then nothing happens.

      Usually where I live we get a power cut but it's every other house that loses their electric, so you have your house in darkness and then next door with electric, the next house in darkness and so on.
       
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      It's rare and it's fun to hear people panic with no electric, people can't cope with out their gadgets :p
       
    9. Naiwen

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      Well, I can stand without gadgets, I just play on my phone. XD But yeah, I agree with ya, APS. Power cut isn't good for the computer. As it'd make it shut down suddenly.
       
    10. Ikram45

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      Was it during summer? If so, it would have been really annoying :p
       
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    11. Shortie861

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      No it was more Spring time :) if I remember rightly it was around April :)
       
    12. fiona1964

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      Last power cut I remember was back in 1983 New Years Eve it was so long before Iever had a PC
      I was at my parents house and 10 to midnight the power went the whole street was in darkness
      But we still had a great night bringing in the New Year in a black out :D
       
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    13. Shortie861

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      Wow, it's a good job electric doesn't affect the fireworks :)

      I always find that sometimes when you have a power cut depending on when it is, whom your with and what you are doing it can be made fun :)
       
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      I agree we had a great night, ended having a party out side with the street
       
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      Sounds like a blast :) nothing like a great party in the street on New Year with friends.