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Appliance Haikus

Unleash your inner Basho and share your appliance haikus with the world. Open to all, including Grasshoppers and Lurkers. Haikus only, not a help forum!


Heed Ye Well...

This forum is for

haiku. Anything else will

go *poof* in the night.

112 topics in this forum

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  4. Blackout

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  5. Dryer No Heat

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  6. Unreliable customers

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  7. The toolbag

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  8. Italian Frigidaire Dishwasher

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  9. Only in the Movies

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  10. Mental Conversation with Customer

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  11. Washer Woes

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  12. EMA PCB Blues

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  13. CSR to Tech

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  14. Beer is good

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  15. Aint over until...

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  16. Cleaning Dragon

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  17. Cabrio Misdirection

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  18. Keytail Not Connected

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  19. Hateful Metal Flower

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  20. Virtual Memory

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  21. Posting a service manual request using an invalid model number

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  22. A haiku for techs who learn best by experience

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  23. Client accidentally writes haiku in service request

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  24. Electricity Haikus

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  25. I've got this

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