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Mens Sana In Thingummy 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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Mens Sana In Thingummy 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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Mens Sana In Thingummy Gosho

It's back.


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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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Mens Sana In Thingummy Gosho

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


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Mens Sana In Thingummy 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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Mens Sana In Thingummy 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."

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Mens Sana In Thingummy 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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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

The Left Reverend Doktor 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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