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WYR go without

electricity or go without running water?

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Katjafish

Asked by Katjafish at 3:57 AM on Sep. 23, 2010 in

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  • I have been in that position before and it was an easy one for us. We had wonderful neighbors that let us tap into their electricity when we needed to warm things up to eat, have light to give our son a bath and even allowed us to plug in so our son could watch TV while having his milk before bedtime. Going without water means, no showers, no brushing your teeth, no flushing the toilet, etc.

    It's a tough question. But, I guess it also depends on if you are just asking is hypothetically or because you are in a situation you might loose one or the other.
    Momma2Parker13

    Answer by Momma2Parker13 at 4:03 AM on Sep. 23, 2010

  • running water..because I could always go and buy it in bulk..everything else in the house runs on electricity..
    SparklingHope

    Answer by SparklingHope at 5:19 AM on Sep. 23, 2010

  • Running water. I would head over to BJ's and buy some.
    CarriePM

    Answer by CarriePM at 5:30 AM on Sep. 23, 2010

  • I would rather go without electricity. We need water more to survive.
    Congenial

    Answer by Congenial at 6:33 AM on Sep. 23, 2010

  • I have lost electricty before....and I couldnt stand it! So I would rather go without water, since I have a relative just around the corner to use the bathroom/shower.
    Lobelia

    Answer by Lobelia at 7:03 AM on Sep. 23, 2010

  • electricity- have gone without both before and I can deal without electricity but please dont take my water!
    HuntersMom25

    Answer by HuntersMom25 at 7:42 AM on Sep. 23, 2010

  • Electricity. Hygienic reasons
    CassyzMom

    Answer by CassyzMom at 7:48 AM on Sep. 23, 2010

  • I go thru both on a monthly basis at work...In a week it willb e a power outage for the whole base so Im used to it but Id say electric
    afwife58701

    Answer by afwife58701 at 7:56 AM on Sep. 23, 2010

  • i have done both before but i would rather go without electricity than water.
    shorty13417

    Answer by shorty13417 at 10:27 AM on Sep. 23, 2010

  • ELECTRICITY!!!!! I HAVE TO SHOWER!!
    Alysa505

    Answer by Alysa505 at 10:31 AM on Sep. 23, 2010

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