CFL's

With over 100 CFL's active in my home for the past 7 years, yesterday the 3rd failure ocurred. It was in the basement near the cat's litter boxes and stayed on 24/7. This is the 2nd failure of 24/7 useage. The 3rd failure was in the master bath and of 10 CFL's in the light bar only the one has failed.
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That's amazing to get ~30,000 hrs life from a CFL.
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George wrote:

Leave it off. Kitty can find the box, even in (what we would consider) the dark.
Last night I was sitting on the edge of the bed. Kitty walked by and went to the corner where the litter box used to be. He looked around for a moment. Puzzled.
Then he remembered.
He scampered off - at speed - for the cabinet in the bathroom that is the new location of the box.
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Andy suggests: Instead of a CFL to light up the cat crapper, you might consider one of the LED night lights. I get them at Family Dollar for one dollar, and they put out a blue glow, sufficient to guide a human thru a darkened room... Cats see better, so it would be even easier for them..... The LED blue I have draws only 4/10 of a watt, and I haven't had one "burn out" yet......
Andy in Eureka, Texas
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Basement        17 Garage     Attached    12 Garage Outer         8 RV Garage        12 Lane Lighting         6 1st Floor Laundry Room         4 Laundry Room Toilet     1 Breakfast Room         4 Kitchen             8 Pantry             1 Family Room        12 Bar             8 Hallway             1 Hall Bath         2 MBR             6 M Bath            13 M Closet         2 2nd Floor Stairway         2 Library            20 Sewing Room         4 Hallway             4 BR2             2 Closet             1 Bath 2             4 BR3             3 Closet             1 Bath 3             5 Total            163
I thought I listed all but I forgot 2 desk lamps so the total is 165. Wattages range from 40 to 150.
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wrote:

I can't equal that. I think that I have about 120-130 overall.
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It's great to have lamp sockets in closets, something often forgot. I got couple dozen. Until I find suitable spot, I will use halogen. Yes I got a kitty cfl. But it's for me too. I got two downstairs I leave on always. Got 10 4 foot florescent and two cfl in garage.
Greg
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Stormin Mormon wrote:

It's okay. A grammatical law says that for every erroneous use of an apostrophe there is simultaneously, somewhere on the planet, an extra one being used.
It averages out.
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On Oct 31, 3:07pm, "Stormin Mormon"

You are indeed...wrong!
"Get this straight once and for all: when the S is added to a word simply to make it a plural, no apostrophe is used (except in expressions where letters or numerals are treated like words, like mind your Ps and Qs and learn your ABCs)."
From: http://public.wsu.edu/~brians/errors/apostrophes1.html
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On Wed, 2 Nov 2011 04:32:07 -0700 (PDT), Bob_Villa

Who gives a s___! This is not a school test.
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Please consult your doctor for brain atrophy. (I thought this was free expression and point/counter-point!)
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