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Old 09-15-2011, 09:56 AM
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very interesting

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Old 09-15-2011, 10:38 AM
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I liked one of the comments:

"You might as well say your microwave will inform Michelle Obama that you are eating to many trans fats"
You're a daisy if you do.
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Old 09-15-2011, 10:57 AM
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The real reason for the smart meters is to be able to charge on a tiered rate schedule, and to get rid of the meter readers. In other words- a higer bill for the customer and less expense for the utility co. All the propaganda about them saving you energy is 100% BS. The only thing that saves energy is using less and a smart meter won't do that for you. BTW- out in the boonies where I live they still have to send the meter reader because it is too far from a receiver to remotely read the meter. I still don't have one though as I am holding out as long as I can.

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