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  • is it ok to leave lava lamps on 24/7???

    i hate having to turn it on evey morning and wait for it to liquify, would leaving it on all the time harm the lava?

    Taylor
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    this is the most 'off topic' topic i have seen, in this forum. lol


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    • #3
      http://www.bris.ac.uk/accom/hgproblems.htm said...
      Candles. Be very careful with candles for your own safety. Do not leave candles burning unattended or near curtains. Turn off lava lamps - there is usually a recommended maximum time to leave them on. The last major student house fire in Bristol was caused by a lava lamp.


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      • #4
        oh, so i guess i better leave it off then....
        thanks.

        Taylor
        www.standercreative.com

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        • #5
          ooops...I have a couple behind my monitor and sometimes I leave them on for days. Time to turn them off. lol!
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          • #6
            Ya those bast*rds get HOT! Just to give you a clue how hot the bulb burnt out in mine and I replaced it with the one from my oven! no joke!

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            • #7
              good lord....maybe I should move them away from the monitor.
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              • #8
                Ya don't let it touch any thing plastic, ie your 23inch flatscreen!!!

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                • #9
                  They're already moved...Thanks for the tips, I never even thoguht about how hot they get. I'm an idiot!
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                  • #10
                    my daughters Lava Lamp is on a timer that comes on in the morning and later in the evening for a few hours, the timer keeps it from being on 24/7 yet it is on when she is around to see/enjoy it.

                    Allen

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                    • #11
                      That's why you're the boss Allen! Great tip. [img]/emoticons/smile.gif[/img]
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