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I didn't pay the bill, so they turned it off

Anonymous
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My heat is off and it's like 20 degrees out. My DD is 2 years old. She needs to be warm.

So, I have my oven set to 500 and left open. I am hoping it'll warm up the house. Is this a bad idea? How much electricity does that use? I can't really afford too much.

Posted by Anonymous on Mar. 7, 2013 at 4:07 PM
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Anonymous
by Anonymous on Mar. 7, 2013 at 4:08 PM
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umm...are you serious?

christina0607
by on Mar. 7, 2013 at 4:08 PM

Where do you live?

It's a really bad idea. If this is real...you'd be better off getting a space heater. 

Anonymous
by Anonymous - Original Poster on Mar. 7, 2013 at 4:08 PM

Yes.

Quoting Anonymous:

umm...are you serious?


christina0607
by on Mar. 7, 2013 at 4:09 PM
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Honestly I highly doubt it. 

Quoting Anonymous:

umm...are you serious?


Make someone happy today, mind your own business.

brettsmomma
by ~Tammie~ on Mar. 7, 2013 at 4:09 PM
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What state do you live in? Go get you some energy assistance. Most places are just getting the yearly grants right now as April is the time of reckoning for energy companies.

Photo: -Randi.

Anonymous
by Anonymous - Original Poster on Mar. 7, 2013 at 4:09 PM

How much are those?

Quoting christina0607:

Where do you live?

It's a really bad idea. If this is real...you'd be better off getting a space heater. 


Anonymous
by Anonymous on Mar. 7, 2013 at 4:09 PM
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Or she has gas heat.

Quoting Anonymous:

?.... If your heat is off that means your electricity is off. I call BS
shortycmlb
by Gold Member on Mar. 7, 2013 at 4:09 PM

NO! Really? They do that? 


Blankets, layers, and keep that damn oven on. Also get a couple of space heaters. They have them at Wal-Mart for medium sized rooms for $19. Get 3 of them and hole yourself up in 1-2 rooms. 

ethans_momma06
by on Mar. 7, 2013 at 4:09 PM

Honestly, that seems pretty risky. Bundle up with blankets, sweaters, huddle together- or go stay at friends/family until this gets sorted out.

christina0607
by on Mar. 7, 2013 at 4:09 PM
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While I agree with this most likely being BS.... but your logic on that is moronic. 

Quoting Anonymous:

?.... If your heat is off that means your electricity is off. I call BS


Make someone happy today, mind your own business.

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