Metal Fatigue

23 Feb

I think I’ve infected the appliances

I went into the spare room at the first throat tickle and avoided all contact with the Hub and it seems to have worked: his compromised immune system didn’t cave at the first sneeze spray like it usually does.

Give me my mofackin' pot pie!!!   298/365

Give me my pot pie!!! 298/365 (Photo credit: AndYaDontStop)

However, my rotten germs needed to go somewhere.  Suddenly, the TV is showing wavy lines; the fridge freezer has a blockage; the PC demanded a new power supply and the dishwasher gave up the ghost.

Coincidence?  I think not.

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43 Responses to “Metal Fatigue”

  1. jmgoyder February 23, 2013 at 11:24 #

    If you venture anywhere near me, I will bop you!

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    • The Laughing Housewife February 23, 2013 at 11:24 #

      Hehe! Sounds like you’re the one who’s infected now 🙂

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      • jmgoyder February 23, 2013 at 11:30 #

        It’s the winds blowing the dust and pollens everywhere. If only it would rain!

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  2. cessie February 23, 2013 at 11:39 #

    Haha, you made me smile. I had an instant picture of your germs flying towards the appliances! Great 6WS 🙂

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  3. vivinfrance February 23, 2013 at 11:53 #

    That sounds expensive!

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  4. bevchen February 23, 2013 at 13:27 #

    After reading the six words, but before reading the rest of the post, I imagined all you electrical appliances coughing and sneezing everywhere 😀

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  5. Dana February 23, 2013 at 13:35 #

    Yikes! Maybe you should stay away from the computer! 😉

    I hope you’re feeling better soon.

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  6. mairedubhtx February 23, 2013 at 13:52 #

    I suppose appliances could be feeling sympathy symptoms. Could be. Be careful the computer doesn’t start acting up. Feel better very soon.

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  7. gigihawaii February 23, 2013 at 13:58 #

    I woke up with a sore throat today, but after drinking iced coffee, I feel better. Best wishes, Tilly.

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  8. Grannymar February 23, 2013 at 14:33 #

    Troubles usually come in threes, but you have to go one better and have four problems

    WARNING: DO NOT TOUCH THE MALTESERS! They may be contaminated by your bugs.

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  9. sharechair February 23, 2013 at 14:38 #

    Worrying about a computer virus was bad enough. But a refrigerator virus? a tv virus? a toaster virus? Uh, oh.

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  10. laurieanichols February 23, 2013 at 14:53 #

    That sounds a little spooky and poltergeisty. I am happy that the Hub has emerged unscathed from the onslaught of germs and that you are at last on the road to recovery. Hooray! Boo on the appliances.

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  11. Ron. February 23, 2013 at 14:56 #

    I’m feeling queasy just reading this. Thanks a bunch, TB.

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  12. ladyinredagain February 23, 2013 at 15:23 #

    Ouch I feel your pain ……doesn’t it always happen like this once one thing goes everything goes one after the other

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  13. Linda February 23, 2013 at 15:33 #

    Yucky ole germs!!!

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  14. Jim February 23, 2013 at 15:50 #

    O T.Bud !!! ~~ Let’s blame it on Global Warming and Sun Spots.
    ..

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  15. slpmartin February 23, 2013 at 15:52 #

    Have you explored the possibility of gremlins? Have a great weekend!

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  16. restlessjo February 23, 2013 at 15:53 #

    I’m eating all the fruit I can to keep your germs at bay. Yuck, the keyboard’s all sticky!

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  17. Elaine - I used to be indecisive February 23, 2013 at 16:22 #

    Oh dear. That doesn’t sound good. I hope it’s not a computer virus you have passed on…. 😉

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  18. AJ February 23, 2013 at 16:38 #

    Oh noes! Glad the Hubs didn’t get sick, though!
    Stopping by from 6WS 🙂

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  19. SchmidleysScribbling February 23, 2013 at 16:54 #

    Is that mental fatigue? Sounds awful. Dianne

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  20. viveka February 23, 2013 at 19:02 #

    Linda, how do you really feel … you have been down with different bugs for months now – your immune system must be very low. Only thing I know that fixes this … Seven Seas Cod Liver capsules with Omega-3. Promise it booth the immune system like nothing else and bugs.. will just pass you by.

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  21. terry1954 February 23, 2013 at 19:03 #

    this is so cute. of course you didn’t infect them but it sure seems so. when it rains it pours!!!

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  22. McGuffy Ann February 23, 2013 at 19:48 #

    Uh oh. You can share your humour, not your yucky stuff.

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  23. Admin February 23, 2013 at 20:51 #

    euk! try cutting open an onion and leaving it in your bedroom tonight cut side up – and see if it collects all your yukky germs for you

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  24. bluebee February 24, 2013 at 09:11 #

    Sounds like a power surge of the wrong kind. Hope all feel better soon in your household

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  25. Snakypoet (Rosemary Nissen-Wade) February 24, 2013 at 09:47 #

    Speaking as a Reiki Master, it’s probably the other way about. The machines might be giving a clue as to what’s going on with you. Fatigue, huh? Feeling wobbly, blocked, weak, and like giving up? Time for a serious rest, perhaps! Which the illness is providing an opportunity for – but for future reference, please rest before your body needs to make you ill in order to get your attention. 🙂

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  26. sarsm February 26, 2013 at 15:58 #

    Oh no!! They always, always all break at once.

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