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koan
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Post by koan »

OK.

This is really dumb but I don't know how to change a lightbulb.

Can someone from the UK please explain this "bayonet" phenomenon?

I've seen how to install the damn things but I've got to take one out now and I'm afraid I'll break it in the fixture. Do I push up then turn? Pull? Turn first? Unlatch the bayonet thingies first?

:(
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CARLA
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Post by CARLA »

Wish I could help you Koan but I have no idea what a "bayonet" thingy is, It sounds dangerous .. be careful..
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CARLA;495681 wrote: Wish I could help you Koan but I have no idea what a "bayonet" thingy is, It sounds dangerous .. be careful..


Who'd of thunk?

I'm humiliated. Defeated by a lightbulb.
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Push up and turn, good luck!! :)
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Betty Boop;495685 wrote: Push up and turn, good luck!! :)


Hooray!

I actually found a video tutorial too!

I was just afraid to push up too hard in case I was doing it wrong. :yh_sweat



How to change a lightbulb
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koan;495692 wrote: Hooray!

I actually found a video tutorial too!

I was just afraid to push up too hard in case I was doing it wrong. :yh_sweat





How to change a lightbulb


The video was very enlightening :D



Come on Brits, how many of you guys turn the electric off at the Mains box to change a light bulb? :-3
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I turned it off. I don't know about power out here but I'm under the impression it is more dangerous.
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Well now I know, and that cute man can come to my house and change my bulbs anytime.. ;)
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"Life should NOT be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in an attractive and well preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, chocolate in one hand, champagne in the other, body thoroughly used up, totally worn out and screaming.

WOO HOO!!, what a ride!!!"

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CARLA;495721 wrote: Well now I know, and that cute man can come to my house and change my bulbs anytime.. ;)


This could end up being a new euphemism.

"Hey babe, wanna come over to my place and change a few light bulbs?" :yh_whistl
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:wah: I think your right on this Koan and it is officially a euphemism..

[QUOTE]This could end up being a new euphemism.

"Hey babe, wanna come over to my place and change a few light bulbs?" [/QUOTE]
ALOHA!!

MOTTO TO LIVE BY:

"Life should NOT be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in an attractive and well preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, chocolate in one hand, champagne in the other, body thoroughly used up, totally worn out and screaming.

WOO HOO!!, what a ride!!!"

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This changes everything. :thinking:
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Nomad;495871 wrote: This changes everything. :thinking:


Are you offering to change my lightbulbs, gnomie? :yh_battin
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Post by Bez »

Betty Boop;495703 wrote: The video was very enlightening :D



Come on Brits, how many of you guys turn the electric off at the Mains box to change a light bulb?


I don't turn off at the mains, but I do make sure the light switch is OFF...those darned bulbs heat up really quickly. :sneaky:



I've been caught out lately by 'screw in ' bulbs....seems they're becoming more popular and I've ended up with several that don't fit my fittings.....that'll teach me to read the box OR look at the picture on the outside. :rolleyes:
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