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Out of the Blue

I exercised some exceptionally poor judgment yesterday when dealing with our smoke detector, which is probably Hudson the wonder dog's least favorite object in the world, thanks to the occasional high-pitched chirps it emits like it recently did when the batteries died. I realized I had failed to put new batteries in when that happened (speaking of poor judgment) and decided with Hudson downstairs I could rectify this with only the one chirp the detector would emit when powered up. Well that one short chirp caused my poor pooch to run upstairs, squat and evacuate her entire bladder at my feet, and then run up into my office where she cowered in the bathroom for an hour. Note to self: Next time it would be a better to do this when she is out in the yard. From her standpoint, it would probably be better still to just discard the smoke detector and take our chances.

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9. Re: Out of the Blue Sep 22, 2012, 07:32 Fantaz
 
Agent.X7 wrote on Sep 21, 2012, 12:30:
Thank you Kato! Without you, how would we have ever known? Oh, wait...

Yes, there is no justice in the justice system. We certainly need a failed actor/scrounger to confirm it.

It's Huffingtonpost... why people continue choose to follow that news outlet, I will never know.
 
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8. Re: Out of the Blue Sep 21, 2012, 19:28 DrSquick
 
Yep, those are now required "health and safety" building code. I recently finished my basement myself and decided to pull permits for the project. They required smoke detectors on every floor, in every bedroom, and outside the bedrooms, even though I was only pulling permits for my basement.

Needless to say, trying to get a wire from the basement through the first floor, through the second floor, and into the attic of an old house was one of the most frustrating adventures of my life. But now that it is done, I do feel a good bit safer than just having one smoke detector quite far from the bedrooms. Also, for just a few extra bucks you can get combo carbon monoxide/fire detectors.
 
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7. Re: Out of the Blue Sep 21, 2012, 14:25 DG
 
Blue, consider getting a smoke alarm that plugs into the mains with battery backup - some even recharge the battery so it should never go flat.

Also multiple alarms can be wired together, so if the kitchen goes off the one near the bedrooms does too.

Of course the downside is the expense or hassle in wiring it.
 
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6. Re: Out of the Blue Sep 21, 2012, 13:55 The Half Elf
 
nin wrote on Sep 21, 2012, 10:17:
Well, I guess I got my wish today...pee it is!

Note to self: Next time it would be a better to do this when she is out in the yard.

Yeah!




See nin I told you the site was down because Hudson moved on from the oven to the router!
 
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5. Re: Out of the Blue Sep 21, 2012, 12:30 Agent.X7
 
Thank you Kato! Without you, how would we have ever known? Oh, wait...

Yes, there is no justice in the justice system. We certainly need a failed actor/scrounger to confirm it.
 
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4. Re: Out of the Blue Sep 21, 2012, 11:21 dardin
 
That is one high maintenance dog you have there Blue.  
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3. Re: Out of the Blue Sep 21, 2012, 10:58 BobBob
 
One night, while I was gone, my smoke detector's battery ran out. My parrot at the time was listening to the beep. Even after I changed the battery, I heard, beep, beep, beep, constantly for a week from the parrot.  
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2. Re: Out of the Blue Sep 21, 2012, 10:22 space captain
 
pathetic  
Go forth, and kill!
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1. Re: Out of the Blue Sep 21, 2012, 10:17 nin
 
Well, I guess I got my wish today...pee it is!

Note to self: Next time it would be a better to do this when she is out in the yard.

Yeah!



 
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