Urgh it's theoretically a day off but I have to get up at stupid o'clock tomorrow and turn off all the power to the house before 7am, because apparently that' s necessary for someone to change the name on the bill.

Then I can have a shower in the dark.

@GigaByte4711 apparently the whole system has to be reset to change the owner.

TBQH it's probably some weird relic of the fact we have separate companies providing the wholesale and retail aspects of power supply. It's a convoluted mess as a result of privatisation and who could have seen that coming right?


Well, as a man that has to cancel his entire internet/phone package, just so he can have them on one bill, I feel for you.

On the up side, there's never been a better opportunity to invest in a whole-house UPS, right?

Right? :loading:

@GigaByte4711 I have just one UPS right now, and that'll be on the fish tanks in case I need to run the heaters for a bit later in the day. πŸ˜€

@GigaByte4711 should be fine, it's not going to be too cold tomorrow, but it's an open-ended outage window so I really want to have something on standby for the fish just in case.

They all got some fresh water tonight in preparation for a few hours without filtration.

In comparison, shutting down the household servers in the morning is a piece of cake to this.

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