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Re: Next week's electricity strike: on or off?

Postby Sotos » Sun Apr 03, 2016 2:04 am

P.S.2 A more significant issue with power cuts is that when the electricity returns there can be power surges that can damage sensitive electrical equipment. I always unplug my computers and a few other devices when there are power cuts or thunderstorms.
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Re: Next week's electricity strike: on or off?

Postby Tim Drayton » Sun Apr 03, 2016 7:49 am

Sotos wrote:P.S.2 A more significant issue with power cuts is that when the electricity returns there can be power surges that can damage sensitive electrical equipment. I always unplug my computers and a few other devices when there are power cuts or thunderstorms.


Well, I have a surge protector, which is not expensive and I know from experience that you need them in Cyprus because I have lost two computers in the nearly twelve years I have been here to power surges (the second time because my surge protector got old and was no longer working!). Another thing that puts me off UPSs is that I have heard there is a fire risk with them.

Thanks for all the advice so far, but in fact, I have decided that if there is to be a protracted electricity strike then I simply won't accept any work and take an enforced break. So, if anybody has any concrete information about if and when there is to be a strike, I would be grateful if they shared it. This is something that would affect all businesses in Cyprus, big and small, so everybody who is in business needs to make preparations.
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Re: Next week's electricity strike: on or off?

Postby kurupetos » Sun Apr 03, 2016 8:01 pm

Sotos wrote:P.S.2 A more significant issue with power cuts is that when the electricity returns there can be power surges that can damage sensitive electrical equipment. I always unplug my computers and a few other devices when there are power cuts or thunderstorms.

:shock: I need to buy four more batteries for my laptop.

Unfortunately I have a lot of work this week... :cry:
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Re: Next week's electricity strike: on or off?

Postby umit07 » Sun Apr 03, 2016 10:33 pm

kurupetos wrote:
Sotos wrote:P.S.2 A more significant issue with power cuts is that when the electricity returns there can be power surges that can damage sensitive electrical equipment. I always unplug my computers and a few other devices when there are power cuts or thunderstorms.

:shock: I need to buy four more batteries for my laptop.

Unfortunately I have a lot of work this week... :cry:


You have a job? :shock:
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Re: Next week's electricity strike: on or off?

Postby Lordo » Sun Apr 03, 2016 11:17 pm

he is a toilet attendent. he cleans them after they are used and gets tips.
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Re: Next week's electricity strike: on or off?

Postby kurupetos » Tue Apr 05, 2016 6:40 pm

umit07 wrote:
kurupetos wrote:
Sotos wrote:P.S.2 A more significant issue with power cuts is that when the electricity returns there can be power surges that can damage sensitive electrical equipment. I always unplug my computers and a few other devices when there are power cuts or thunderstorms.

:shock: I need to buy four more batteries for my laptop.

Unfortunately I have a lot of work this week... :cry:


You have a job? :shock:

Many jobs, but one profession... nuckilar engineering. :mrgreen:
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Re: Next week's electricity strike: on or off?

Postby kurupetos » Tue Apr 05, 2016 6:41 pm

Lordo wrote:he is a toilet attendent. he cleans them after they are used and gets tips.

I have a tip for you bitch... bend over... :mrgreen:
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