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Cooker broke after lightning storm

  1. Jul 10, 2006 #1

    wolram

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    :grumpy: Ever since a lightning storm (last week) my cooker will not go for more than 5 minutes, i set the power and 5 minutes later it sounds an alarm,
    now i know it has a timer on it but i can not get it to disengage, the buttons i have are, minut minder, cook period, end time, manual, - and +, i have tried
    all sorts of combinations but i can not kill the ***** alarm, and it is taking ages to cook any thing.
     
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  3. Jul 10, 2006 #2

    Evo

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    It's obvious your cooker is now hovering between two dimensions. I think I saw a show about something similar on the Outer Limits. I'd worry about eating anything out of it, you could start to "phaze" into another dimension. :bugeye:
     
  4. Jul 10, 2006 #3

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    Now you mention it i do get light headed when i am cooking, and there are these rumbling sounds :uhh:
     
  5. Jul 10, 2006 #4

    wolram

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    So there is no cooker experts here ?? it is a good cooker when it works.
     
  6. Jul 10, 2006 #5

    Pengwuino

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    Man i love wolram's posts
     
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  7. Jul 10, 2006 #6

    Lisa!

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    wolfram? :bugeye:Is there any joke in that that I'm missing?
    I thought pengwuino is an expert in everything regarded to food and eating...
     
  8. Jul 10, 2006 #7

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    What are you on? :biggrin:

    Im an expert in everything regarding eating... food on hte other hand..
     
  9. Jul 10, 2006 #8

    wolram

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    I am usually good at fixing stuff but not domestic stuff, no jokes, the hob still works so i do not want to make things worse, there must be a sequence to press the buttons in.
     
  10. Jul 10, 2006 #9

    Evo

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    I guess you have unplugged it and let it sit for awhile?
     
  11. Jul 10, 2006 #10

    wolram

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    Yep, it must have lost power for maybe an hour when the storm struck, now it seems to be stuck in timer mode.
     
  12. Jul 10, 2006 #11

    Evo

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    Have you tried unplugging it again? Sounds like some of the circuitry is fried though. :frown:
     
  13. Jul 10, 2006 #12

    wolram

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    I am thinking the same, so i will be bringing some wire ect from work and start bypassing stuff untill it does some thing, who needs a timer any way.
     
  14. Jul 10, 2006 #13

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    Here, the term 'cooker' implies a crockpot or steamer unit. What is it that you're referring to? Microwave, electric oven, hotplate...? And I have no idea what a 'hob' is. :confused:
     
  15. Jul 10, 2006 #14

    wolram

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    Danger it is an electric oven.
     
  16. Jul 10, 2006 #15

    Danger

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    Ah... should be quite simple to bypass the timer, then. Spring the half-quid or whatever for a little mechanical egg-timer if you don't have an alarm on your watch. :biggrin:
     
  17. Jul 10, 2006 #16

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    Well, it's the thing you "knob" with of course. :biggrin:

    From Wollie's other kitchen disaster thread (he's starting to sound like Pengwuino), I've deduced that a hob is likely the stovetop burners, while the cooker is the oven part. Still waiting for the English to English dictionary to help interpret these threads.
     
  18. Jul 10, 2006 #17

    wolram

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    You, do not need it MoonB:smile: And what other kitchen disaster:confused:
     
  19. Jul 10, 2006 #18

    wolram

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    Oh, the fryer, that was just a hiccup.
     
  20. Jul 11, 2006 #19

    Moonbear

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    That's not what your mom said. :biggrin: But, yeah, that's what I was referring to.
     
  21. Jul 11, 2006 #20

    wolram

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    Ok, on tv, when some one (the hero) is dis arming a bomb, there is all ways a guy on a radio telling him whitch wire to cut first, second, etc, every bomb ever made has a coded blue print, (why), any way the wires to the control
    (detonation circuit) in my cooker are all efing black:grumpy: and they go in diverse directions, so to trace them i would have to disemble the whole*****cooker, cookers should be designed by bomb makers :grumpy:
     
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