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jema
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 06, 12 7:45 pm    Post subject: And you need a qualified electrician because... Reply with quote    

They won't cut through your radiator pipes



Oh dear he just did, no wall sensor, no ability to feel the heat of the pipes through the wall, or realise that radiators really don't work magically and there has to be pipe somewhere pretty close.....

Jamanda
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 06, 12 7:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Oooops! Much damage done?

Rusticwood



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PostPosted: Mon Feb 06, 12 7:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

I hope you had some joints and pipe in the " might come in handy " box
Hope you managed to stop the flow quickly

Barefoot Andrew
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 06, 12 7:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Professionals
A.

Chez



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PostPosted: Mon Feb 06, 12 8:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Barefoot Andrew wrote:
Professionals
A.


Oi! Son! You're nicked!

ETA: Actually, that was The Sweeny, wasn't it?

Barefoot Andrew
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 06, 12 8:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Maybe Lewis Collins had that wild 80s hair because he was carp electrician.
A.

jema
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 06, 12 8:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

well its just as well it was downstairs in a room where we are replacing the carpet.

he did at least yell quickly to a plumber he knew. the plumber turned out to be an alchemist as he was able to turn the undetectable plastic pipes back into sheathed copper to fix things.

Chez



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PostPosted: Mon Feb 06, 12 8:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Crikey. Why's he still a plumber and not living it up in the Maldives?

Mary-Jane



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PostPosted: Tue Feb 07, 12 9:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Barefoot Andrew wrote:
Maybe Lewis Collins had that wild 80s hair because he was carp electrician.


No, Lewis Collins had the close crop - it was Martin Shaw who had the wild hair.


alice



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PostPosted: Tue Feb 07, 12 1:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Lawks! I used to worship the ground Lewis Collins walked on, I wonder what he's doing now.

boisdevie1



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PostPosted: Tue Feb 07, 12 1:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

alice wrote:
I wonder what he's doing now.


He's looking an awful lot older. How the years flash by........mutters to himself and goes to look for slippers............

Chez



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PostPosted: Tue Feb 07, 12 1:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Playing Earl Godwin, apparently - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1018103/

I wonder what his plumbing's like?

Mary-Jane



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PostPosted: Tue Feb 07, 12 1:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Chez wrote:
I wonder what his plumbing's like?


In what sense?

Chez



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PostPosted: Tue Feb 07, 12 1:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

In what sense would you like me to mean it?

alice



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PostPosted: Tue Feb 07, 12 2:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Back in the day, I always imagined it would be magnificent!!!
Of course, I'm older and wiser now......

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