stupid smoke detector!!!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by dixiechick, Mar 4, 2009.

  1. dixiechick

    dixiechick Chillin' With My Peeps


    It's 11PM...I'm sick with the crud. Sleeping is near impossible....just when I've taken enough OTC meds that I think is safe to take....and finally feel like I might be able to that place where you feel yourself start to jerk every now and then as it finds some sleep coming on....while everyone else in the house is SOUND asleep...I hear it....EEP, EEP, EEP....

    The STUPID SMOKE DETECTOR batteries are failing. Our ceilings are 12 ' high....

    ....yada yada yada....[​IMG]
    Last edited: Mar 4, 2009
  2. Teach97

    Teach97 Bantam Addict

    Nov 12, 2008
    Hooker, OK
    that is horrible! shoot it with a bb gun! Our family tradition is to set the smoke detector off during Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner...that is how we know it is time to eat [​IMG]
  3. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

    Dec 25, 2007
    Chaparral, New Mexico
    Poke it with a broom handle then have them lowered to where you can get to them safely!
  4. cyrixlord

    cyrixlord Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 25, 2008
    Monroe, wa
    ok keep the image of low battery smoke detectors, but only at 3:30am this time, and then when you are trying to find which detector is beeping, and rip out the battery AND STILL HEAR IT BEEPING, look at your parrot as he goes "BEEP BEEP BEEP"

    sigh deeply

    and go back to bed.

    it can always be worse [​IMG]

    Last edited: Mar 4, 2009
  5. FrenchHen

    FrenchHen Chicken Ambassador

    Jan 26, 2009
    Bagshot Row

    I'm sorry, that's hilarious.
    My cats like to hurl in the middle of the night so I find it in the morning.
  6. CoyoteMagic

    CoyoteMagic RIP ?-2014

    Quote:With your bare feet? [​IMG]
  7. cyrixlord

    cyrixlord Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 25, 2008
    Monroe, wa
    Quote:With your bare feet? [​IMG]

    [​IMG] ew!
  8. FrenchHen

    FrenchHen Chicken Ambassador

    Jan 26, 2009
    Bagshot Row
    Sometimes. Usually it's on the carpet if I'm around, the wood floor if I'm not.

    My favorite was when I had the stomach bug while on crutches with a broken foot and kitty wanted to upchuck on the couch.
  9. Poison Ivy

    Poison Ivy Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 2, 2007
    Naples, Florida
    Years ago I lived in an apartment building. I was coming in one day and the guy down the hall ask me if I wanted a cockatiel. I said what? He said his girl friend moved out and didn't take it and he didn't want it. So I said ok you sure your girlfriend don't want it? he said no and he hurried off to get it for me.
    Well I can see why she didn't want it back and why he was so in a hurry to give it to me. At 3 am it started out soft then got really loud in it's imitation of the smoke detector!!!! I about died it wouldn't shut up! had to cover it with a blanket and stick it in the bathroom and shut the door.
    Seen him a few days later and I ask him was he girlfriend a good cook? He said no she was always burning stuff and laughed. I said Thanks and posted a sign down by the mail boxes Free bird to a good home. Make special sound effects!!
  10. Chef

    Chef Chicken Connoisseur

    Dec 16, 2008
    The beeping is telling you to change the battery. Did you try that?

    Edit: should have read the whole thing [​IMG]

    Last edited: Mar 4, 2009

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