my first thought was the float had a pin hole and sank, so the carb didn't work.
lol barbara. this reminds me of the joke about why men don't get pregnant. as soon as they started to "show" they'd go into work to brag about it, telling the other guys "isn't it cool? go ahead, punch it."
in nomine patri, et fili, et spiritus sancti.
beidh ar la linn.
wisdom is often in short supply within ones' ego.