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The female human heart freezes at:
32oF 14%
0oF 0%
-10oF 14%
Conception 42%
Marriage 28%

Votes: 7

 Hello, is anyone out there?

 Author:  Topic:  Posted:
Nov 28, 2001
I feel like a psychic with a broken receptor.

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It is currently 12F outside my appartment, and only 10 inside. I think I am going to freeze to death. I am begining to wonder how many people will notice. Perhaps if my landlord ever comes to fix the god damned windows, he will call the hospital... Anyone want to send me a heating blanket for Winter Solstice? Please? *shiver*


Strange. (none / 0) (#1)
by tkatchev on Thu Nov 29th, 2001 at 02:53:50 AM PST
Did they invent centreal heating over in the "Wild West" yet? I understand that there is a bit of "not invented here" syndrome in the U.S., but I didn't think it was that bad...

Peace and much love...

well... (none / 0) (#2)
by opalhawk on Thu Nov 29th, 2001 at 08:19:58 AM PST
it is invented, and even implimented, just broken. You would not think it would be so hard to heat 198 square feet...bah. The windows also don't close all the way, that tends counteract any heat that -is- comming out of the vent.

So, I guess we have a "can't fix it here" syndrome, or at least my landlord does...

You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say will be misquoted, then used against you.

Woof! (none / 0) (#3)
by ana on Thu Nov 29th, 2001 at 10:32:36 AM PST
When I lived in the Frozen Midwest, they had plastic window coverings you could buy at hardware stores. Stick 'em to the windowframe, use a hairdryer to shrinkwrap the window, keep the drafts out. Pretty cheap, and it'll help some. Be careful with space heaters (keep away from anything that might even think of being flammable, for example). Is there some kind of city renter's union/board/something there? They might help put the squeeze on the landlord.

Why not?

the difference: (none / 0) (#4)
by nathan on Thu Nov 29th, 2001 at 01:09:35 PM PST
"Under Capitalism, man exploits man. Under Communism, it's the reverse."

Li'l Sis: Yo, that's a real grey area. Even by my lax standards.


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