Electricity
Posted by Janel Larson (+131) 10 years ago
Is anyone else having a problem this weekend with the electricity blinking on and off? Has happened 5 times Friday 4 times yesterday and again 5 times today!
Grrrrrr.
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Posted by Chipmunk Ninja (+63) 10 years ago
Mine's doing the same thing... Today was 4 or 5 times in less than 10 minutes.
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Posted by Chipmunk Ninja (+63) 10 years ago
Add one more to the powerbump scoreboard...
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Posted by Josh Rath (+2311) 10 years ago
I'm not, what part of town are you in? I'm next to Garfield School.
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Posted by Chipmunk Ninja (+63) 10 years ago
Atlantic, just had another one after my last post. posting from my phone.
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Posted by Josh Rath (+2311) 10 years ago
Weird. Everything always has to stop working on the weekends when there isn't someone to fix it.
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Posted by Chipmunk Ninja (+63) 10 years ago
It just goes off and right back on. It used to do this at least once a week; the most inconvenient part is having to reset all the clocks... And missing a couple plays during the playoffs!
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Posted by Amorette Allison (+11885) 10 years ago
Not so much as a flicker all day here a block south of Lincoln School. Haven't had one in ages.
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Posted by davagirl (+15) 10 years ago
Squirrels!!!
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Posted by Jody K (+114) 10 years ago
Chipmunk, sounds like we are in the same neighborhood. I was wondering if it was happening to other people. I didn't notice it on Friday, but it happened about 6 times yesterday and about the same today that I noticed.
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Posted by Janel Larson (+131) 10 years ago
We are up by Highland Park School and it has been horrible this weekend. Was starting to worry there was something wrong with just our house for as much as it has been happening this weekend.
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Posted by Cindy (+392) 10 years ago
Happened at our house all weekend also! Frustrating!
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Posted by droped (+20) 10 years ago
We are out at Fort Keogh and it happened the same times you mentioned. The wife called MDU and got a remote answer. They said they would have someone come and check it and about 11:00 pm Saturday night, I saw a truck leaving. It happened again Sunday afternoon two or three times......
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Posted by Levi Forman (+3718) 10 years ago
That happened out here for a couple weeks last winter. Turned out to be a bad transformer I think. It must have been hard to figure out because the Southeast Electric guys were out driving around past 2AM the night that they fixed it.
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Posted by luckycharms (+53) 10 years ago
I have had that happen for the past 2 weekends. Glad to hear it is happening all over and not just at my house! I was getting worried about my wiring. It only happens on the weekends though. Wierd.
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Posted by CLD (+545) 10 years ago
happening at Kinsey, too. Lots of low power and flickering lights...hasn't gone off too many times, but very noticeable.
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Posted by Forsyth Mike (+484) 10 years ago
Well at least Forsyth isn't the only town in MDU's crappy electricity network. We had our power go off over 30 times last year -- anywhere from a few seconds to 3 - 4 hours. We had a 90-minute power outage on Dec. 30 and there is another "planned outage" going to happen tomorrow morning between 4 and 6 AM. I wish I could bill them for all the money I've spent on UPSs, plus all the time reviving computers, resetting clocks, etc etc.

They need to work on their infrastructure, methinks.
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