I Destroyed a Microwave

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    The Big Bang...ooops!

    The microwave blew up a few days ago. I wasn't reheating anything,wasn't using it, wasn't even home when it happened. YET, It's my fault!  Do ya love it?  The hubby was reheating something, and it went KABOOM! I came home to a BAD attitude, apparently the 2-plug...
    dianneh54 dianneh54
    36-40, F
    3 Responses May 19, 2008

    BOOM It Went

    Well I was in Iraq microwaving some food from earlier I had gotten from Burger King. Put it in for a minute then went outside to smoke. A few seconds later my room mate through the microwave out the door onto the ground where it went boom. It had caught the paper from burger king...
    bayareamilitant bayareamilitant
    22-25, M
    3 Responses Mar 30, 2008

    Not Sure What Happened...

    My husbands Nan recommended i put a bowl of vinegar in the microwave to clean it...So I gave it a go! (In a microwaveable bowl) There was a weird buzzy, electrical noise, then there were blue flames..... I really should not be allowed in the kitchen.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Aug 12, 2008

    Ugh But It Is A Pretty Fire

    I have actually destroyed three microwaves.  The worst however was when I was baking a potato.  I poked holes in the potato with a fork and placed it in the microwave.  I went back downstairs to wait for the "ding" but instead I heard my father yelling about the house on fire...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    5 Responses Mar 5, 2011

    What Do You Mean, You Take It Out Of The Pot?!?

    Well, technically I almost destroyed it, but it was a close call. When I was five, we had a metal stove pot full of mac and cheese in the fridge from the day before. Someone could have told me you can't put that in the microwave. As it was heating, I was having the time of my...
    ellelovelyelle1234 ellelovelyelle1234
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 4, 2013
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