Compressed partial bales of Pro-Mix that weren't properly resealed, and left open in lower humidity, so that when you try to break them apart, it's almost like grinding sand stone...Put -THAT- in a 4-cup measuring cup!!!!!
The bank processing charges to your card in about an hour, but taking 3 days to process a refund. how's that work, again??
The utility company setting their interrupt fuses tightly enough that they don't trip properly a lot of the time, allowing the power to strobe for a millisecond about every 30-40 seconds, over and over, each time the transformer interrupt/fuse ALMOST (but not quite) blows to the off position; an experience for sensitive electronics devices akin to a 4-point stretching rack combined with a bed of nails.
UNCOOL!!!! And probably related to the loss of two digital timers the other day. Then it tripped my refrigerator GFCI reset today...
But their recording when you call in the trouble ticket tells you "Our right-of-way clearing project is in full swing.." but you KNOW damned well that they haven't properly maintained their right-of-ways EVER... and the repeated outages are proof.. But they pay the board members of this 'co-op' over $600 each, just to show up for a local meeting!!