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'Cuddle your cat and do star jumps if
you can't afford to heat your house':
Fury at 'insensitive' advice from Britain's
third-biggest energy supplier as families
face £2,000 hike to bills and amid calls
on Sunak to tackle cost of living crisis

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Posted By: Ribicon, 1/11/2022 12:15:09 PM

One of Britain’s biggest energy suppliers has sparked fury after recommending that households save on their heating bills this winter by ‘cuddling’ their cats or ‘doing a few star jumps’. Ovo Energy sent an email to customers on Monday listing ten ‘simple and cost effective ways to keep warm this winter’. They included having a ‘cuddle with your pets and loved ones to help stay cosy’, eating ‘hearty bowls of porridge’, sticking to ‘non-alcoholic drinks’ and eating ginger—but not chilli, ‘as it makes you sweat’. Also included is advice to ‘get moving’ by doing star jumps, cleaning the house, or ‘challenging the kids to a hula-hoop contest’.

Comments:

"Let them eat cake," say the oligarchs. They should get an additional bonus from the British government for helping advance the cause of Green Energy, in which ordinary citizens embrace freezing in the dark and going hungry while migrants and refugees get everything for free.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Highlander 1/11/2022 12:27:33 PM (No. 1035095)
Can’t beat the Brits for cheekiness. It seems the people are suffering Dickensian misery.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: franq 1/11/2022 12:42:19 PM (No. 1035124)
Yeah, that'll fix it.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Newtsche 1/11/2022 1:37:42 PM (No. 1035170)
Star jumps? Are those jumping jacks? If so, beware if you haven't done any since grade school. Compromised joints, diminished muscle and too much weight are a recipe for disaster.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: a man way over thirty 1/11/2022 1:55:10 PM (No. 1035188)
And I thought most of the stupidity in the free world was centered in the democrat party of the U.S. Imagine ConEd telling it's customers to handle the winter using those snide measures. The Brits may be losing it as fast as we are.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: DVC 1/11/2022 2:33:51 PM (No. 1035233)
They really do want us 'freezing in the dark'. It is part of the whole Green Energy revolution. Back to medieval times.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: moebellini3 1/11/2022 3:06:36 PM (No. 1035274)
Lol, sounds like the speech Jimmy Carter gave in front of his fireplace years ago during the energy crisis.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: mifla 1/12/2022 5:14:38 AM (No. 1035699)
Just crank up your green energy heaters.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: DCGIRL 1/12/2022 9:00:37 AM (No. 1035852)
Boris is nothing less than a mentally disturbed idiot.
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