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Old 11-07-2013, 05:56 PM   #1
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Oh happy day! I got a 2nd refrigerator!

I am over the moon. After only ever having one small refrig (for a family of four) for all these years I now have a second. A rental house that my company manages is being demolished and it had a refrig in it that need a new home and it's now out in my car port.

Yeehaw! Now I can shop the sales and not worry about running out of room. Instead of buying just a few potato's at a time for a particular dinner I can buy that big old bag! I can buy those huge, multi packs of meat at Costco! And now I will reclaim the other crisper bin in my indoor frig that my husband used as his beer keeper. What a glamorous lifestyle I now lead.

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Old 11-07-2013, 06:12 PM   #2
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I am over the moon. After only ever having one small refrig (for a family of four) for all these years I now have a second. A rental house that my company manages is being demolished and it had a refrig in it that need a new home and it's now out in my car port.

Yeehaw! Now I can shop the sales and not worry about running out of room. Instead of buying just a few potato's at a time for a particular dinner I can buy that big old bag! I can buy those huge, multi packs of meat at Costco! And now I will reclaim the other crisper bin in my indoor frig that my husband used as his beer keeper. What a glamorous lifestyle I now lead.
Congratulations! Happy Cooking as Jacques is wont to say. At first it will seem like you have the Grand Canyon to fill. I started my marriage with a second hand GE Monitor fridge. For those of you who are too young, Untitled Document

It had a small freezer for the two ice trays and that was it for freezer room. In the winter I didn't make ice cubes, instead kept small packages of meat in there. When I got my first fridge with a separate freezer on top, I polished and waxed the outside every week faithfully. I wouldn't let the kids leave any fingerprints on it. Spill something on the inside and I would go ballistic. That lasted about six months. By then it seemed too small for all the foods I wanted to buy but didn't have the room.
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Old 11-07-2013, 06:14 PM   #3
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Good for you. Cannot imagine life with one fridge. I actually have 3.
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Old 11-07-2013, 07:02 PM   #4
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Congrats! We kept the old one after we renovated our kitchen. Love having an extra.
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Old 11-07-2013, 09:07 PM   #5
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Wow! Enjoy!

I can't remember when I had ONE refrigerator. You'll find out how wonderful it is to have another one to take up the slack.
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Old 11-07-2013, 09:19 PM   #6
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We've always given our old fridges away, shoulda known better.... Even with just 2 of us, we could use the space.
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Old 11-08-2013, 10:49 AM   #7
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I'm really happy for you but hope it's not a really old fridge. I had an old second one in my garage for years until it gave up the ghost. When it finally died I was shocked that my electric bill went down significantly! The old ones are such a terrible drag on your electric bill, it will pay to weigh how valuable the second fridge will be for you.
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Old 11-08-2013, 12:29 PM   #8
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I'm really happy for you but hope it's not a really old fridge. I had an old second one in my garage for years until it gave up the ghost. When it finally died I was shocked that my electric bill went down significantly! The old ones are such a terrible drag on your electric bill, it will pay to weigh how valuable the second fridge will be for you.
My daughter has an 'old' fridge in the garage that is in use for the summer months. It gets plugged in the day they open the pool. It is used for food, beer, etc. The day the pool gets emptied, the fridge gets cleaned and unplugged until next summer. They also unplug it if they are going away for a vacation. It does make a BIG difference in the utility bill.
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Our utility company, Hydro Québec, will pay you for the privilege of taking away your fridge if it's at least 10 years old.
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Old 11-08-2013, 05:05 PM   #10
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I would love to have a second fridge. The closest I've got is the dorm fridge my son brought home from college. It's the beer/soda/drinks fridge. I still keep the milk in the regular one but all cans go to the dorm fridge.
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