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post #1 of 19 (permalink) Old 08-27-2011, 11:57 PM Thread Starter
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Son of a gun

Anyone else ever dump a bucket of water on their leather couch!?


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Hahahah! Can't say that I have before. Does a floor count though? Or the ledge on my aquarium stand?

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No, but I have soaked the carpet several times....it's always a mad dash to the bathroom to grab a few towels and soak up as much water as you can as fast as you can before the wood under it soaks it up haha.


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Try having a 55g leak. Luckily it was next to a window so we could siphon it out quickly and there was no livestock in the tank.


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A couple years ago my boss came running to me at work saying "you gotta go home!". My girlfriend had called in a panic and told him out house was flooding lol. 40 gallons of water from my 65 gallon tank had leaked out everywhere, soaked the basement tenants bedroom


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Not on a leather couch but the carpet..several times. On my cat,dog and stereo.
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Well, I did get sidetracked once when I was refilling my 180. I forgot all about it until the water started cascading over the rim. Fortunately I was at the computer right beside it at the time.

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I've fallen asleep while filling a tank with a python before.
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Bwahahahha try hardwood floors, NEVER walk away from filling after a WC.


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Well, I did get sidetracked once when I was refilling my 180. I forgot all about it until the water started cascading over the rim. Fortunately I was at the computer right beside it at the time.
I can't tell you how many times I've done this myself, except it was draining water into a 5g jug.


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Ummm...I really thought the end of the syphon was in the bucket.

At least it was in the unfinished basement fish room.
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I can't tell you how many times I've done this myself, except it was draining water into a 5g jug.
Yup. Do this all this time. Start draining into a jug, look away for a sec, %$#^

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Overflowed my rodi buckets and 15g container several times. Splishes and splashes otherwise on carpets and floors. Avoided the furniture so far.


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I've never done these, but thanks a lot, you probably jinxed me for life.
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