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Old 04-25-2007, 11:37 AM   #11
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True....odd one isn't he.

Soo WTF is up with the appliances? Oh..wait..you live in Misery..that'* right.

Ill have you know my appliances work just fine! I dont appreciate your stereotyping of Missourian appliances! Im horribly offended!

Although we just fixed the dryer a couple days ago
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Yep. It'* not so much the appliances themselves, as I'm fairly convinced this house is haunted by the spirits of any dead electrical device ever invented. Probably it was built on an old appliance dumping ground or something.

I could go into the details of the strange electrical phenomena that randomly occurs here, but it might **** off the spirits, and they very likely will crash my PC.

But as far as the washer and dryer are concerned, that'* my bad for paying top $ in the foolish idea that $$ = quality. The models were complete lemons, many other people had the exact same problems with this particular model. In the end it comes down to the fact that putting electronics into things that are hot/humid as a matter of routine is the most retarted idea on the planet, second only to perhaps being foolish enough to buy them. No, I take that back - buying Kenmore (which is actually a rebranded whirlpool) is definately the second worst thing. You don't even wan't to know how bad Sears service sucks.... actually it'* not even "Sears" service... they outsource it to some company that hires nose picking high school dropouts for repairmen.

The furnace really falls under the same category as well. They replaced the following:

Control board 1: 6 times
Control board 2: 3 times
Motor: 2 times
Gas valve: 1 time

Pretty much the only thing that wasn't replaced at least once was the frame.

It'* a looong depressing story, but in the end it also comes down to mixing electronics with heat, and sending part changing monkeys out to do repairs instead of trained people who have the ability to identify and repair problems, and who also care about the quality of their work.
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Wow...from the sounds of that..you ae washing your clothes on a scrub booard, walking anywhere you go and heating with a fire in the middle of the floor.

Yer in Misery right?
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Wow...from the sounds of that..you ae washing your clothes on a scrub booard, walking anywhere you go and heating with a fire in the middle of the floor.

Yer in Misery right?
Yep. All the time. But if I head west about 10 miles, I'm in Kansas.... and that is an order of magnitude higher misery than actually living in misery. You see, it'* better to live in the state of Misery than to be "in" a state of misery (Kansas).
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I was expecting some massive storms to roll in by the looks of the radar last night as well but it just never happened. I like storms (if the car is in the garage). They break up the monotony of life.
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It never fails.

FIx the car, fix the dog, and:

The compressor on the fridge shoots craps.

At least I didn't have any food in it to spoil.

But then, there is the beer. Beer likes to hang out in an ice filled cooler, if I recall.

You can live on beer, can't you?
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For at least 3 months easily.
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Good news!

The fridge was just playing me. Unplugging and reseating the start relay fixed the problem.


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Have you ever checked the voltage coming into the house?

I moved into a new house 10 years ago & thought the light bulbs were burning out too quickly. After several months & several appliances including a dryer motor and stereo that literally went up in smoke I checked the voltage. 132 volts! The power company came out & confirmed my reading & within an hour had a crew adjusting the power coming into our street. We haven't had any problems since the repair & they sent us a check for $1,300.
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Finch

you have a way with words are your electronics have a way with you.

keep your chin up I hear theres a Cat 5 headed your way.
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