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Old 02-22-2017, 10:35 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Why does the Metro's heater/defroster/vents blow a weak breeze of strongly urine-scented air?



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Old 02-22-2017, 10:57 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Old 02-23-2017, 01:40 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Old 02-23-2017, 04:15 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Quick answer: Because the "Hamster Wheel" is clogged, it needs UN-clogging (wink,wink).

...and, no, I'm not referring to Dutch wooden-shoe dancing 'clogging'.
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I'd be checking the fans in the house too....just sayin.

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