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Old 12-04-2012, 01:51 PM   #3371
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I just read in a magazine artical that some scented candles emit formaldehyde and acetone, chemicals that can leave you feeling light -headed when inhaled, researchers say. All it rakes is two hours of burn time to feel the effects.
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Old 12-04-2012, 03:53 PM   #3372
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I just read in a magazine article that some scented candles emit formaldehyde and acetone, chemicals that can leave you feeling light -headed when inhaled, researchers say. All it rakes is two hours of burn time to feel the effects.
Remember the Gel candles? It turns out that it was very dangerous. If the flame burnt down to the gel, it ignited. Some folks lost their homes, and some received some very serious burns when the gel spilt on them.
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Old 12-04-2012, 04:00 PM   #3373
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If I get my hands of Spike, I am definitely going to do him some serious harm.

We got to talking about the batteries in my scooter. He told me' "Batteries have a memory. If you don't let it run down, it will lose it power when your instruments say it is full. Because you keep charging it when it doesn't really need it. So I should let it run down." So I did!

Where did it die? At the very end of the property. I had to release the battery and push the dang thing home. Some of it uphill. It is a good thing it didn't happen when I went to the store. That would call for his death instead of just harm. From now on I will do it my way. Plug it in every night and charge it. My memory tells me to do that.
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Old 12-04-2012, 04:43 PM   #3374
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If I get my hands of Spike, I am definitely going to do him some serious harm.

We got to talking about the batteries in my scooter. He told me' "Batteries have a memory. If you don't let it run down, it will lose it power when your instruments say it is full. Because you keep charging it when it doesn't really need it. So I should let it run down." So I did!

Where did it die? At the very end of the property. I had to release the battery and push the dang thing home. Some of it uphill. It is a good thing it didn't happen when I went to the store. That would call for his death instead of just harm. From now on I will do it my way. Plug it in every night and charge it. My memory tells me to do that.
It depends on the type of battery if there is a memory effect. Lots of people have heard about the memory effect, but it only happens with NiCd (nickel cadmium) rechargeable batteries.

Here's a link to show Spike: Memory effect - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Old 12-04-2012, 06:12 PM   #3375
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It depends on the type of battery if there is a memory effect. Lots of people have heard about the memory effect, but it only happens with NiCd (nickel cadmium) rechargeable batteries.

Here's a link to show Spike: Memory effect - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

I actually have two batteries. It is a big scooter. One of the batteries is a gel one. Acceptable for airline travel. I don't know what the other one is. It doesn't matter. He is going to one hurting kid. It is going to take more than just one slice of wet bred to slap him around. I may end up using the whole loaf.
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Old 12-04-2012, 06:16 PM   #3376
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I will have to get my manual out and read it. Should have done that in the first place. I did look at all the pretty pictures of folks using their scooter though.
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Old 12-05-2012, 07:02 PM   #3377
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Angry. My husband got a call from "medic alert" for me; by name. I just got back from Florida for a major medical problem with my father. I'm insane, just starting to unpack, and can't imagine how or why Mom would put me on an emergency list (when I left I hadn't managed to convince her to get a panic button. Called her and everything is fine there. Then called my local friends who are in distress (I know they DO have panic buttons) .... don't think they have me on the alert list, but you never know. No. Everything is OK there. My husband says these people asked for me by name, and I can't think of anyone. This should be illegal.
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Old 12-05-2012, 07:32 PM   #3378
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If I get my hands of Spike, I am definitely going to do him some serious harm.

We got to talking about the batteries in my scooter. He told me' "Batteries have a memory. If you don't let it run down, it will lose it power when your instruments say it is full. Because you keep charging it when it doesn't really need it. So I should let it run down." So I did!

Where did it die? At the very end of the property. I had to release the battery and push the dang thing home. Some of it uphill. It is a good thing it didn't happen when I went to the store. That would call for his death instead of just harm. From now on I will do it my way. Plug it in every night and charge it. My memory tells me to do that.
I don't really see this as Spikes fault, but I am happy that you are ok and that you were close to home when the battery ran down. Maybe next time you could do laps around the house when it is really low until it runs out. ;)
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Old 12-05-2012, 07:52 PM   #3379
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I don't really see this as Spikes fault, but I am happy that you are ok and that you were close to home when the battery ran down. Maybe next time you could do laps around the house when it is really low until it runs out. ;)
Spike has a way of turning every thing around to my not thinking things through.

"I didn't tell you to take it outside and run it down. You could do that in the building very easily. There are long halls here you could run up and down."

He's right. I didn't think it through. I hate it when he is right. Which is all the time. I often get flighty in my thinking. I see the fun side of everything. Not the end result.
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I don't really see this as Spikes fault, but I am happy that you are ok and that you were close to home when the battery ran down. Maybe next time you could do laps around the house when it is really low until it runs out. ;)
But if it isn't a NiCd battery, there is no good reason to run it down.
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