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Post 101

There is only one thing worse than being Gosho, and that is not being Gosho

Still no hot water smiley - cross Nor, I might add, any word from the apartment managers about what's happened to it or when it might be fixed smiley - crosssmiley - cross


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There is only one thing worse than being Gosho, and that is not being Gosho

Finally, an email. Exactly 48 hours after I first noticed that the water wasn't as hot as it ought to be, we get the vaguest of suggestions as to when we might get hot water again - "possibly not until Monday", a cursory (and, these days, mandatory, it seems) 'sorry for the inconvenience', and the whole thing rounded off with (quote) "Enjoy your weekend!"

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Post 103

There is only one thing worse than being Gosho, and that is not being Gosho

It's back.


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Post 104

You can call me TC

I've been following this journal. You were not alone there in your hour of need!


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There is only one thing worse than being Gosho, and that is not being Gosho

That's good to know, TC. It's a great comfort smiley - tongueout


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Post 106

There is only one thing worse than being Gosho, and that is not being Gosho

It's still going on by the way: "There will be no hot water on Thursday August 30, 2018. The hot water and possibly the cold water will be off throughout the day from 9am-5pm."

This is the second time this month that the water's been off for a whole working day, not to mention the 1-2 hour shutoffs that we've had during the course of the year. Thankfully, both of the eight-hour shutoffs have happened on a day when I'm at work. If it happened on a Wednesday I'd be smiley - bleeped. That's my main cooking day in readiness for the work week.


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Post 107

There is only one thing worse than being Gosho, and that is not being Gosho

"There will be no water on Tuesday September 4, 2018. The hot water and possibly the cold water will be off throughout the day from 9am-5pm. We will be fixing a mainline water leak. The plumber wasn't able to make his previous appointment, so he rescheduled his work for Tuesday."

smiley - bleepsmiley - grr


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Post 108

There is only one thing worse than being Gosho, and that is not being Gosho

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"There will be no water on Wednesday September 12, 2018. The hot water will be off throughout the day from 9am-5pm."


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Post 109

You can call me TC

I was talking to my cousin's wife this week and she'd had water cut off with no warning for 2 days. This was in Berkshire.


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Post 110

Baron Grim

Speaking of having the water cut off, it's hurricane season again and I still don't understand why people rush to the stores before storms and buy up all the bottled water they can cram into their vehicles. Well, I know why they do it. They do so because they see everyone else doing it on TV. But I'd like to think sooner or later someone on TV will have the sense to explain to these people that you don't need bottled water before the storm. The tap water is still running before the storm. Fill water jugs before the storm! Fill coolers. Definitely fill your tub and seal it well so you'll have water to flush the toilet. But there is absolutely no reason to buy bottled water before the storm,... or ever for that matter.


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Post 111

There is only one thing worse than being Gosho, and that is not being Gosho

Well, it's been more than a year, but... no hot water, and a cold shower this morning, and it's a bloody cold morning too.


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Post 112

You can call me TC

Commiserations


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Post 113

There is only one thing worse than being Gosho, and that is not being Gosho

Thanks TC. I'm all showered up again smiley - ok


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Post 114

There is only one thing worse than being Gosho, and that is not being Gosho

It isn't over yet.

Last week I got an email from the office stating that the water for the entire apartment complex would be off on Tuesday this week (yesterday) from 9am until 5pm for "essential repairs". Here we go again, but that's not too bad - I do most of my cooking for the coming work week on Wednesday.

You can see what's coming already, can't you.

Yep. Yesterday there was an email saying that the plumbers had had to cancel and the water would be off today, Wednesday, 9am - 5pm. Bum. So I rushed around like a mad thing trying to get as much of the cooking I had planned for today done. And this morning I filled several large pots with water to get me through the day's needs. Which I no longer need, because...

Now it's scheduled for Tuesday *next* week smiley - facepalm

They say it's to repair a water line leak which is affecting several apartments. I hope my one is included in that because I have next to no water pressure in my kitchen sink. If I want to make a cuppa I have to start filling the kettle five minutes ahead of time because of the pathetic dribble that comes out of my tap. Okay, that's a bit of an exaggeration, but even filling a glass of water before I go to bed takes an age.

I'm taking bets now on whether it'll be rescheduled a third time smiley - rolleyes


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