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Dispute with neighbour - who is right?

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by Boil, Nov 29, 2020.

Which way?

  1. Vertical

    39 vote(s)
    67.2%
  2. Horizontal

    19 vote(s)
    32.8%
  1. Richie Cunningham

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    “Which way is your tongue supposed to go in an electrical outlet?”
     
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  2. Obsessed

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    On dimmers, it depends:
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    Electricians and painters (I've worked for both) insist on vertical.

    To me it just looks better since most switches and receptacles are oriented vertically.
     
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  5. Peegoo

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    Screws: vertical. Horizontally, they collect more dust and grime from hands slapping at the switch plate.
     
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    we tried that on forementioned one at work...it fell off and bopped one of lads on his bonce....
     
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    do you prefer apples or oranges sir?
    or do you prefer something more exotic like limes or grapefruit?
     
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    Yeah. If it really bothers you that much, get hidden screw switchplates.

    Personally I have better things to do than stare at our light switches and SSOs and worry about the orientation of the fixing screws. If you adopted the British design you'd have fewer screws to bother about anyway. :)

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    That's very neat of you.
     
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    I was an electrician in a former life, and I always did them vertical.
     
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    Then you have to explain how a ring main works and why every plug or fixed appliance switch is fused.
     
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    This was a pretty lightweight "Dispute with neighbor" situation...no guns, screaming, fencelines, loud engines, adultery, etc. I consider this title clickbait. Should have been titled "Neighbor & I screw differently".
     
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