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Old 03-04-2023, 01:41 PM   #32 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by redpoint5 View Post
People are habitual creatures, not rational.
Of course.

When we lost power for 2 weeks during the ice storm, my grandmother refused to let us run a space heater in her room from a genset. She kept referring to the utilities estimate that power would be restored by 5pm on Sunday (in just a few hours). Look out the window. There's 2 miles of down power lines. You don't fix 2 miles of down power lines out in the boonies in a few hours when cities have priority.
For some older folks it's quite hard to let some habits go.
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