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03-13-06, 05:09 PM #1
Woman Gets Beer From Her Kitchen Faucet
Woman Gets Beer From Her Kitchen Faucet
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It almost seemed like a miracle to Haldis Gundersen when she turned on her kitchen faucet this weekend and found the water had turned into beer.
Two flights down, employees and customers at the Big Tower Bar were horrified when water poured out of the beer taps.
By an improbable feat of clumsy plumbing, someone at the bar in Kristiandsund, western Norway, had accidentally hooked the beer hoses to the water pipes for Gundersen's apartment.
"We had settled down for a cozy Saturday evening, had a nice dinner, and I was just going to clean up a little," Gundersen, 50, told The Associated Press by telephone Monday. "I turned on the kitchen faucet and beer came out."
However, Gundersen said the beer was flat and not tempting, even in a country where a half-liter (pint) can cost about 25 kroner ($3.75) in grocery stores.
Per Egil Myrvang, of the local beer distributor, said he helped bartenders reconnect the pipes by telephone.
"The water and beer pipes do touch each other, but you have to be really creative to connect them together," he told local newspapers.
Gundersen joked about having the pub send up free beer for her next party.
"But maybe it would be easier if they just invited me down for a beer," she said.
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03-13-06, 05:37 PM #2
The beer faucet!"To the German commander: 'Nuts!' The American Commander" - General Tony McAuliffe, 101st Airborne Division
03-13-06, 05:45 PM #3
That would be the greatest thing ever that could happen to me. Only in America.........or in this case........Norway.
03-13-06, 06:21 PM #4
Are the utilities still included in her rent?"never bring paws to a gunfight" - Jenna
03-13-06, 09:09 PM #5
Haha, that reminds me of the scene in Don't Be a Menace II Society While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood, when that chick uses 40's for everything. Opens the fridge, lined with 40s, cooking? Pour a little 40 in there. She even had the 40 water cooler.
I want to be this chick's houseguest!"If anything worthwhile comes of this tragedy, it should be the realization by every citizen that often the only thing that stands between them and losing everything they hold dear... is the man wearing a badge." -- Ronald Reagan, in the wake of the deaths of 4 CHP troopers in the Newhall Incident, 1970
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03-14-06, 01:35 AM #6
But.. the beer was flat coming out of the tap. Flat beer = marinade. Not much else.\\` ` ` ` < ` )___/\
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03-14-06, 05:44 AM #7Cheech GuestOriginally Posted by 121Traffic
Care for a little soup? Nah im ok!
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