Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
In the last episode our hero tried in vain to get to the lightbulb in the oven, but was hindered by a stubborn glass thing that would not unscrew. The collective hive mind of ET also had a go at it, except for a certain part that preferred lightbulb-jokes.

And now, the conclusion of the exiting tale of the changing of the oven lightbulb.

After mailing the manufacturer and getting the recomendation to use tongue-and-groove pliers (which I had already tried, but without result) I realised that I live in a rental. So before I did something that destroyed the glass and got glass shards all over the oven I decided to give the landlord a chance to fix it. Ta-da! The super was here today and used his pliers and, well, superior muscle strenght and now the light shines again in my oven.

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by A swedish kind of death on Tue Mar 6th, 2012 at 01:53:43 PM EST
As an aging teenager i was often "farmed out" to our neighbor's farm for manual labor. Masquerading as a buddhist scholar, the farmer used to say, "If force don't work, ya ain't usin' enough."

Sometimes he was right.

"Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage." - Ana´s Nin

by Crazy Horse on Tue Mar 6th, 2012 at 02:36:20 PM EST
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Along with a little WD-40.

you are the media you consume.

by MillMan (millguy at gmail) on Tue Mar 6th, 2012 at 03:30:53 PM EST
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And duct tape.

(Or "duck tape" as the unwashed heathens would have it.)

She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre

by ATinNM on Tue Mar 6th, 2012 at 06:44:14 PM EST
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We have too few supers these days, sadly.

You can't be me, I'm taken
by Sven Triloqvist on Tue Mar 6th, 2012 at 02:37:30 PM EST
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Brute force and ignorance beats the the ET hive mind. Who Could Have Predicted?

keep to the Fen Causeway
by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Tue Mar 6th, 2012 at 02:41:10 PM EST
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A swedish kind of death:
I decided to give the landlord a chance to fix it

You should be ashamed of yourself. That's the sort of cop-out collectivist mentality that's destroying Europe.

It is rightly acknowledged that people of faith have no monopoly of virtue - Queen Elizabeth II

by eurogreen on Wed Mar 7th, 2012 at 03:29:58 AM EST
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