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So the hoover is dangling from the window firmly attached to the cord from the blinds...

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nevergoogle Mon 29-Aug-11 12:39:51

h e l p m e

i need wine

PonceyMcPonce Mon 29-Aug-11 12:42:36

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

Lotkinsgonecurly Mon 29-Aug-11 12:42:53

Really! How did you manage that? Unplug it, then start taking it apart with a screwdriver. BLoody funny thread title.

nevergoogle Mon 29-Aug-11 12:44:01

it's stuck completely.
i've taken apart all the pieces but the stuck bit is in the bendy tube.
it's a henry too.

nannyl Mon 29-Aug-11 12:44:20


could you cut the blind chord then sort out the blinds later?

nevergoogle Mon 29-Aug-11 12:45:36

i decided it would be quicker hmm to run the hoover along the window sill than use a duster and the whole thing shot up the hoover before i could stop it.

nevergoogle Mon 29-Aug-11 12:46:57

it's a rented house (not our blinds) and the removals men left an hour ago with everything but the hoover, some cushions and my laptop.
i do have scissors, a screwdriver, some rollerblades and lots of tiny pieces of lego.

banjaxedfilly Mon 29-Aug-11 12:49:44

It's the best place for it.
That'll learn you for doing housework at this ungodly hour.

nevergoogle Mon 29-Aug-11 12:51:37

ooh, it's the ungodly hour is it? should have known. grin


scuse me.

PonceyMcPonce Mon 29-Aug-11 15:24:22

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nevergoogle Mon 29-Aug-11 17:10:21

all is well again. i performed a procedure similar to a laparotomy i once observed. i squeezed the tube until i could find the blockage (the big sort of tag on the end of the cord) then sort of manipulated it very carefully as it was jammed tight and nearly making a hole in the tube.
it turned
it came out
i am victorious.

and i awarded myself a nap.

thanks smile

Fuzzled Mon 29-Aug-11 17:12:55


passes wine

nevergoogle Mon 29-Aug-11 17:16:14

<takes a bow>

nannyl Mon 29-Aug-11 17:49:19

yay grin

does that mean both hoover and blinds are still functional?

nevergoogle Mon 29-Aug-11 20:18:13

yes grin

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