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originally posted by: TheGreatWork
So long story short, I was disputing an electric bill that was way too high, and when the lady was explaining the usage, she mentions "I see you wake up around ** and go to sleep around ***... I am like excuse me? I know it's easy to tell this stuff by usage but they shouldn't be saying it like that.....Creepy.
originally posted by: igloo
a reply to: vonclod
Same here. Fought it a couple years because of reports of fires and I have welding gases in the building the meter is attached to. They changed meter manufacturer so I caved. I had to pay an extra $35 to BC Hydro for the privilege of keeping my old meter because they couldn't originally tell me if there was a fire risk. Corrupt corporations.
originally posted by: andy06shake
a reply to: stonerwilliam
The old ones that still like negatives are becoming few and far between.
A lot of people cannot actually have a smart meter installed, simply because there is no space on the board to mount such.
Safety code requiring an unobstructed space.
I know a few Sparks that have installed the things from time to time, and they are a fecking nightmare sometimes.
originally posted by: CriticalStinker
a reply to: TheGreatWork
Just set the lights for your "tomato" garden to start when you sleep.
Power company thinks that you never sleep, and now they are fearful of you.