You Don’t Know What You’ve Got Till It’s Gone
March 24, 2008 16 Comments
We told the Insurers it was broke, and that it was the compressor that was broked.
They sent an engineer.
Oh, yes, the compressor is broked. I will have to order one.
Ring Ring – How long till I get my new compressor.
Oh, about a week.
Enter Emergency Beer Fridge…
Oh Hai. I can keeps your milk and cheese and ham cold. It will be hard work for me, but I will do its.
10 days later…
Oh Hai. We want to deliver your compressor tomorrow!
Ring Ring – Oh Hai. Your compressor was delivered up upside down, and all the oil camed out, and now this compressor is broked too. We can order it emergency from the factory and fit it tomorrow. OK?
Oh, hai. I has come to fix your broked compressor.
Oh noes! This fridge is hard works, I has tried twice now, if this doesn’t work, your fridge is broked beyond repairs.
Oh hai – I fixed it! You can use it soon, when the temperature goes down.
Ring Ring – Oh Hai – this fridge it is STILL BROKED!
OK, we will sends a man to look. Tomorrow.
No engineer man showed up.
No engineer man answered the phone.
Next day (Friday)…
OK, hai, sorry, engineer sick. We send new Engineer Wednesday, OK?
Ring Ring – Oh hai. This the Engineer Depot. Mr Engineer Mans say your fridge broked beyond repair and we tell Insurers. Should take a few days, then you gets voucher for new Fridge. OK?
OH YES! NEW VOUCHER FOR FRIDGE!
We goes to Curry’s, we chooses new Fridge, they delivers new Fridge on Wednesday.
Husband comes home to help.
We takes the doors off the broked fridge.
We takes down our back door (buggery big, big fridge/freezer combo)
The Mens come with the new fridge.
They takes away the broked fridge.
They takes out the new fridge from the packaging.
OH NOES THE NEW FRIDGE IS BROKED!
It has broked handles. I do not see these, but Husband did. Broked. Sobs.
Ring Ring – This fridge is broked. When can you deliver a new fridge? Friday? OK.
Ring Ring – Oh Hai. We wills deliver your new fridge this afternoon, OK?
The mens come.
One were no lies the biggest man I have seen in a long time!
Really nice guy, just humongous.
Humongous enough I worried how he would get through the doors.
But he dids.
And he boughts my new fridge right into my kitchen, and fixed it all ups for me.