Attention unpaid

We’ve all heard about the idiot who drove off from the gas station with the pump nozzle still inside the fuel-filler door, with suboptimal results. Will things improve as we move away from fossil fuels? Obviously not: I drove away with my car still plugged in & the 3 prong plug coming from my car broke off. How do I fix it?

Some things never change:

It broke off right at the plug, so there’s still a good amount of cord coming out from the car (but no cord coming off the broken male 3 prong plug). Is there a specific type of replacement plug should I buy? How do I reattach it to the cord coming from the car?

Then again, there’s a lot to be said for not having an explosion.


  1. McGehee »

    14 January 2019 · 1:27 pm

    I wonder how many people these days, when they first move to, say, Interior Alaska and buy a car that’s already Alaskanized, see the plug sticking out of the grille (for the engine block heater, oilpan heater, and heated battery pad) and assume they don’t need to keep the tank filled?

  2. Dwayne the canoe guy »

    16 January 2019 · 10:46 am

    I have to admit that upon hearing this, I was not shocked at all.

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