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Old 12-09-2012, 04:04 PM   #1
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Do you have a working flashlight beside your bed or close by in case the power goes out in the night?
(I ask this question because our power went out this morning at 4 A.M. and when I reached for the flashlight that was supposed to be in the drawer of my bedside table, I discovered it missing! Dh had taken it and used it out in the garage......)
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Old 12-09-2012, 04:12 PM   #2
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No I don't but it's a good idea.
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Old 12-09-2012, 04:19 PM   #3
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Yes a very bright LED.
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Old 12-09-2012, 04:25 PM   #4
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I do. But that doesn't mean the batteries in it are any good
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Old 12-09-2012, 04:32 PM   #5
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I don't keep a flashlight beside my bed but I have a very bright flashlight function on my cell phone.

I never notice when the power goes out at night if I am asleep.

I have never woke up in the middle of the night from the power going out. I don't normally wake up for anything all night so the first I am going to notice the power out is when I make my way to the kitchen and see the microwave clock flashing or not on if the power is still out.

I keep candles in a chest in the living room so if the lights go out we can have light. I also keep 3 regular flashlights on my computer desk.
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I have a flashlight app on my phone and that is always right next to my bed I use that app quite a bit, very useful!!
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DH has a Maglite flashlight that he keeps in his nightstand. I have a book light that I keep on my nightstand that I could use in a pinch.
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Old 12-09-2012, 05:27 PM   #8
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I actually have 2. A maglite that was my dad's when he was working as a police officer and a small LED.
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Old 12-09-2012, 05:40 PM   #9
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Yes, on DHs side of the bed.
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Old 12-09-2012, 05:41 PM   #10
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We have a large Magnlite flashlight on the floor on Luke's side of the bed.
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Old 12-09-2012, 06:05 PM   #11
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Yes, I do. It's shaped like Curious George and it was a gag gift from my DH one Christmas. But, the joke was on him, because I love that little monkey light.
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Old 12-09-2012, 06:55 PM   #12
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no......never thought of it. I do keep flashlights and batteries in the kitchen along with candles and matches.
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Yes, am looking at it right now. And, it is on my side of the bed. I am awakened if the power goes out at night as the fan will stop and the house would be too quiet!
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Yes, we each have a small flashlight on our side of the bed.
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Yes, there is a small flashlight on DH's nightstand. We have four dogs that sleep in our bedroom, so more than the electricity going out it comes in handy if there is a dog rustling around with something or making a weird noise.
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