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Friday, January 20, 2012

Unintended Consequences

Wifey was having problems trying to turn off this light during a recent stay we had in a hotel room.
She fiddled and fiddled and finally lifted the shade off the bulb only to find this:
Ahh yes, a glorious compact fluorescent bulb. The only problem was this:
The original shade would not fit on the CFL. Instead the hotel folks just sat the bare metal frame onto the glass of the bulb. Now what if someone else starts jiggling the shade around and ruptures the glass on the bulb? HAZMAT  time! Thank you federal gubment! Bring back our incandescent bulbs!


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