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Default Screw in flourescent light bulbs.

On Thu, 11 Dec 2008 01:04:30 -0000, Michael A. Terrell wrote:

ian field wrote:

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On Tue, 09 Dec 2008 20:17:29 -0000, Michael A. Terrell

ian field wrote:

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Peter Hucker wrote:

On Tue, 09 Dec 2008 19:14:26 -0000, Michael A. Terrell

What part of CFL lamps overheating and catching on fire goes
over your head?

It only happens extremely occasionally.

A hell of a lot more often than with incandescent lamps. A lot
incandescent fixtures are not designed for safe operation of CFL

PHucker boasts of having rigged his house with cobbled together 12V
run from solar panels and scrounged end of life car batteries, he
likely had some scares using LV halogens in unsuitable enclosures.

With any luck, it will burn to the ground from his shoddy work.

He has a number of parrots loose in the house - it wouldn't be fair on

So, everything there is a birdbrain?

Silly term "birdbrain" - most birds are more intelligent than a lot of

You must come from a large family then.

If the birds are so smart, why do they stay with him?

Because I look after them better than most "pet owners".


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