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Originally posted by Lannister
No power in the summer is much better than no power in the winter. Atleast you still have cold water to cool yourself down. Winter there's no heat unless you build a fire. Humanity has survived in the heat for thousands of years with no AC. The cold has always been a death sentence.edit on 30-6-2012 by Lannister because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by CX
I still think one of the best gifts you can give a neighbour or a loved one that doesn't live with you is a power cut kit.
I've done this for my girlfriend and her daughters who live up country from me. Big plastic container containing...
Candles, the big church ones if possible.
Torch x 2 with spare batteries.
Pack of cigs
A guide to action and list of emergency numbers for thier area.
An old plug in phone.....the cordless ones won't work in a power cut, you can find them in any thrift store these days.
Originally posted by Brad-H
LOL how terribly tragic.
the entire NATION that I live with runs on only a few hours of power a day...its a part of our daily lives, and we all live with it.
You think you know what the word 'suffering' means...its very different to the first-world ideology.