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DIY Electrics reader is being followed by the Grim Reaper.
"You can replace the tank, switch to natural gas, or huddle in a corner and cry as you ask yourself why you ever thought buying a house was a good idea."
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'And then Dmitri noticed something that would have a profound effect on the human/robot wars.'
'It's a good thing that you've got rubber-soled shoes on. That could have gone all the way through you.'
"Now just why do you think I would know how to fix the printer?"
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'Look, everyone! Ben Franklin has discovered static electricity!'
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'Life is easy for you kids these days! When I was a boy...'
The man in the big yellow hat remedies George's curiosity once and for all,
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With his illustrious career in the circus over, Alfonzo the Great settled into a job with the New England Power Company.
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'Three words, Corporal: 'Advanced military technology',,, Relax,'
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By subjecting himself to increasingly higher jolts of electricity over many months, Tom hoped to become immune to lightning strikes while playing golf.
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'Sparky! Your mother and I are shocked at your current behavior! Until you learn to conduct yourself properly, you're grounded!'
"No, I paid the electric bill."
'Rising energy costs have forced us to turn off the light at the end of the tunnel.'
'He's not much fun in the evenings -- he's solar powered.'
Taking chances with electricity
I can never remember which colour is 'live'. - 'I wish there was a simple way to tell.' - 'Lick it! Lick it! Lick it!' - 'I wish there was a safe simple way to tell.' - 'Lick it gingerly.' -
'I started to do all my electrical work myself after I hired an electrician who was colorblind.'
'It started as one of Leonard's do-it-yourself projects.'
The Queen of Static Electricity: 'Sigh.'
Rico Pazzolini's Electric Chair
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"Have you been trying to fix this yourself?"
Candle Powered Lightbulb
'You're blocking up the electricity!'
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