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    Posted on Oct 2, 2013

    26 Exceptionally Middle Class Responses To A Power Cut

    Our thoughts are with all the bottles of Chablis that had to be served at room temperature.

    1. Last night a sizable power cut hit the Fulham area of West London.

    New Kings Road in complete darkness #PowerCut

    Jessica Lang

    @JessicaKateLang

    New Kings Road in complete darkness #PowerCut

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    2.

    #powercut. This wouldn't happen in Fulham. Oh

    William Ferrand

    @willferrand

    #powercut. This wouldn't happen in Fulham. Oh

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    3.

    Massive power cut. Everyone in the road having a little natter and some tea. All very west London.

    Caroline Gosney

    @c_gos

    Massive power cut. Everyone in the road having a little natter and some tea. All very west London.

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    4. The power outage affected people in many different ways.

    Inconvenient power cut whilst blow drying my hair

    Rosie Battison

    @RosieBattison

    Inconvenient power cut whilst blow drying my hair

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    5.

    Just got the new FIFA and can't even play on it #blackout #fulham #Long

    Alex Bibic

    @ABibic

    Just got the new FIFA and can't even play on it #blackout #fulham #Long

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    6. But the people of Fulham are strong, and dealt with the situation as best they could.

    Fulham power cut and low on vino, had to resort to emergency supply of pudding wine. Thanks Mr P!

    Poppy Fox

    @fox_pops

    Fulham power cut and low on vino, had to resort to emergency supply of pudding wine. Thanks Mr P!

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    7.

    This power cut could be worse... #thankgodforpinot

    Helen Stevens

    @helenstevens1

    This power cut could be worse... #thankgodforpinot

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    8. And for those who didn't have alcohol?

    Power cut, quick eat all the cornetttos in the freezer!

    Georgie Dearden

    @georgiedearden

    Power cut, quick eat all the cornetttos in the freezer!

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    9. Residents were quick to come up with theories as to why this had happened.

    Conspiracy theories as to who to blame for #fulham #powercut 1. Milliband. 2. US Govt Shutdown. 3. The cast of MIC.

    Claudia Blunt

    @claudiablunt

    Conspiracy theories as to who to blame for #fulham #powercut 1. Milliband. 2. US Govt Shutdown. 3. The cast of MIC.

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    10. Ed Miliband seemed to be the primary suspect.

    Fed up with this #powercut in #Fulham now... It's a taster of life under #Miliband and it stinks.

    Bill Holland

    @BiHo1984

    Fed up with this #powercut in #Fulham now... It's a taster of life under #Miliband and it stinks.

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    11.

    A brief power cut in #Fulham this evening. I think the engineer must have thought Ed Miliband was PM already...

    Jordan Campbell

    @JordanJCampbell

    A brief power cut in #Fulham this evening. I think the engineer must have thought Ed Miliband was PM already...

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    12.

    Did someone put Milliband in government already? #fulham #powercut

    Tom Gowing

    @Tom_Gowing

    Did someone put Milliband in government already? #fulham #powercut

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    13. Of course everyone had their own ideas.

    Gabriel Langford

    @gabelangford

    US shutdown causes powercut in Fulham

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    14. And everyone's opinions should be respected.

    Big power cut in Fulham. It's official. The zombie apocalypse has arrived. #powercut

    Justine Cain

    @JustineMCain

    Big power cut in Fulham. It's official. The zombie apocalypse has arrived. #powercut

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    15. This person knew who was to blame.

    #fulham #powercut - bit of an extreme publicity stunt to promote #MIC6 don't you think... #MadeInChelsea6 #JustInChelsea

    Allison Drunis

    @allisondoubleLL

    #fulham #powercut - bit of an extreme publicity stunt to promote #MIC6 don't you think... #MadeInChelsea6 #JustInChelsea

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    16. But even the rich and famous MIC cast members themselves couldn't escape the terror.

    The whole of parsons green has gone through a monumental power cut. The world is over and out #blackout

    Louise Thompson

    @LouiseAThompson

    The whole of parsons green has gone through a monumental power cut. The world is over and out #blackout

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    17.

    Can the lights come back on the Fulham Road already. I'm scared

    Rosie Fortescue

    @RosieFortescue

    Can the lights come back on the Fulham Road already. I'm scared

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    18. A lot of people then started to make the same joke.

    Power cut in SW6... Jo Malone candle sales have soared

    Stephanie BV

    @Stephanie_B_V

    Power cut in SW6... Jo Malone candle sales have soared

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    19.

    Think the air over Fulham will be overwhelmed by scented candles now!

    Josephine Perry

    @Josephineperry

    Think the air over Fulham will be overwhelmed by scented candles now!

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    20.

    There's a power cut in SW6. The smell of Jo Malone candles is almost too overpowering, even for me. #sw6 #powercut

    harry porter

    @harryporter

    There's a power cut in SW6. The smell of Jo Malone candles is almost too overpowering, even for me. #sw6 #powercut

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    21. Or slight variations on the same joke.

    Just to jump on the bandwagon...#fulham #powercut. This is why we have been stock piling @TheWhiteCompany scented candles!

    Julia Giannini

    @JHGiannini

    Just to jump on the bandwagon...#fulham #powercut. This is why we have been stock piling @TheWhiteCompany scented candles!

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    22. While others improvised with whatever they had lying around.

    23. Of course there were those who compared it to the blitz.

    Epic power cut in Fulham. Everyone on street discussing conspiracy theories & how it's just like the blitz. Discovered we don't own a torch.

    Tom Greaves

    @TomGreavesGolf

    Epic power cut in Fulham. Everyone on street discussing conspiracy theories & how it's just like the blitz. Discovered we don't own a torch.

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    24.

    Blitz Spirit in Fulham tonight due to massive power cut across most of Fulham. #candlelitdinner

    Claudia Blunt

    @claudiablunt

    Blitz Spirit in Fulham tonight due to massive power cut across most of Fulham. #candlelitdinner

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    25. And one person (who probably hasn't been to Baghdad) compared it to Baghdad.

    Power cut in #Fulham!! It's bloody Baghdad out here! lol

    Kirsten Dewar

    @Kirsten_Dewar_B

    Power cut in #Fulham!! It's bloody Baghdad out here! lol

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    26. But just to show that Fulham is home to real people like you and me, there was also this person.

    Seriously a power cut while im having a poo

    crystal

    @CL260

    Seriously a power cut while im having a poo

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