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'Your father used to hold his charge a lot longer when we were young.'
"Is it dark in here or is it just California?"
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"Curse Con Edison! Another brownout!"
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'What's that?' - 'It's in case we have a power failure.'
'Twenty - seven 'D' batteries, please, and hurry!'
'... and power surges and outages don't affect this baby one bit.'
At last he was ready to plug into online job search.
'No much wind here, so it's solar powered.'
"This camp had better have a power port!"
"By the time we'd lobbied the government, got planning permission, raised capital, put the job out to tender and built it we didn't need it any more!"
Beluga Cruise Lines ensured that its ships would never lose power.
If we lost all electrical power like India did...
Workers cross boundaries to get an energy supply.
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Stranded Techie Needs Batteries
Batteries Not Included.
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'So it's not just me, then?'
The corridors of power.
"Listen! Hear that? Nothing is beeping!"
"I'm going off the grid with the option of grid-binging whenever I want."
Wrong end of extension cord.
Brian the mouse 'bit-off' a bit more than he could chew!
Computer powered by an exercise bike.
Wrong end of extension cord brought to electrical outlet.
'I called the electric company and told them not to hurry to restore power.'
'Ordinarily I'd get quite charged up about it but I think he's selling our electricity back to the Grid.'