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Aziz! Light bulbs!

Why do these light bulbs keep dying? [more inside]
posted by purple_bird on Sep 11, 2014 - 9 answers

Why is this lightbulb flickering?

Why is this lightbulb flickering? [more inside]
posted by The corpse in the library on Dec 5, 2011 - 13 answers

Bulbs burn out

Why do my lightbulbs burn out so fast?! [more inside]
posted by malhouse on Mar 29, 2010 - 15 answers

Compact Florescent Lifespan

My family's been wanting to upgrade to compact florescent for years, but we've always found they burn out quickly thanks to our flaky power surges. Would dimmable bulbs be helpful, or is there some sort of inexpensive power conditioning that can be added to light sockets? [more inside]
posted by mccarty.tim on Jul 10, 2008 - 9 answers

Will I burn down my apartment?

I just replaced a burned out bulb in my overhead kitchen fixture. The bulb that burned out was a 60 watter. I only had a 100 watter on hand. I know I'm hastening fossil fuel depletion, but am I also causing a fire risk? What about ignoring the wattage recomendations in favor of higher watts in table lamps?
posted by incessant on May 26, 2005 - 16 answers

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