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Pipe break

Posted: Thu Jul 02, 2020 4:22 pm
by Stevenloan
"We just had a pipe break last week in our basement. Our previously 1978 finished basement needs to be gutted and remodeled due to water damage. Which brings me to a lot of Pinterest... I just don’t know what to do with it. We have been just storing boxes and boxes of Christmas decorations, longaberger baskets, antiques I never displayed in this house, toys the kids stopped playing with, etc. Some of that got ruined. We have gym equipment down there that NEVER gets used.

We don’t need another tv room. We rarely use the family room as it is because we all watch tv in our bedrooms. We don’t play pool. I may put some type of wine storage, but ultimately want to build a small tavern off my patio.

What do you use your basements for? I need suggestions."

- Hi guys! I Googled the meaning of "pipe break" and the only meaning I found means "a friend that breaks all your dopest peices.". I still don't understand this meaning. Could you please explain it in an easier way so that I can understand it?

Thanks very much!

StevenLoan

Re: Pipe break

Posted: Thu Jul 02, 2020 6:19 pm
by trolley
"a friend that breaks all your dopest peices."... I don't understand that, either, Steve but it has nothing to do with what is being talked about here. They are talking about a (water? sewer?) pipe that is in the basement and has broken (burst, failed) and caused some damage to the basement and/or goods stored down there. They had a pipe that broke. They had a pipe break. This is not to be confused with the "pipe break" taken by Merry and Pippin after the destruction of Isengard :D

Re: Pipe break

Posted: Fri Jul 03, 2020 7:04 pm
by Erik_Kowal
Pipe break might be more formally expressed as pipe breakage.

I think that makes it easier to interpret.

To my mind, pipe break has a sort of limbo existence in which "break" hovers between verb and noun.

Re: Pipe break

Posted: Sat Jul 04, 2020 1:22 am
by trolley
Quite so. It's like having a car crash.

Re: Pipe break

Posted: Sat Jul 04, 2020 4:31 pm
by Stevenloan
trolley and Erik : Thank you both so much. Have a nice weekend.

StevenLoan