• @Cheradenine
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    172 months ago

    I like the chandelier, is it possible to have all three bulbs on at the same time?

    • Justas🇱🇹OP
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      122 months ago

      Probably yes, although a lot of cheapskates will unscrew some of them when not in use to save energy.

      • @[email protected]
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        2 months ago

        I don’t think bulbs use a whole lot of energy these days. A 10W LED bulb would cost $14 per year to run constantly (US pricing). An old 60W bulb would be $83 per year in comparison.

        But there’s probably no reasoning with someone who decorated that room.

        Math:

        LED bulb power = 10W

        Electricity cost in US = $0.161 per kWh

        Running 1 bulb 24 hrs a day = 0.24kWh

        Price per day = $0.038

        Price per year = $14, running 1 bulb constantly

        • @[email protected]
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          22 months ago

          Huh, that’s actually more expensive than I’d have thought for a single bulb, even taking into account that you’d probably only be running it for a quarter of the time

  • @[email protected]
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    152 months ago

    I feel like individually every item in this room looks nice but when it’s all shoved together like this it’s sure…intense.

    • Justas🇱🇹OP
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      32 months ago

      Post-soviet maximalism is a thing, apparently.

  • Neato
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    152 months ago

    There’s a rug on the wall. I didn’t think they know what a tapestry is.

    • Justas🇱🇹OP
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      272 months ago

      Wall rugs are hung for two reasons:

      • Insulation, both for temperature and sound, back when other insulating materials were unavailable.

      • If a rug is particularly expensive, they are hung to prevent them from getting dirty, especially if the owner’s feet get dirty from farmwork.

    • @[email protected]
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      122 months ago

      the soviet apartments typically had cinderblock walls with no insulation and drafty mortar gaps. the heating systems were centralized boilers which usually were not operational/operating.

  • Justas🇱🇹OP
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    132 months ago

    I looked at it again and I don’t know what to say…

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    • Smorty [she/her]
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      327 days ago

      It’s literally all moldy. At least that’s what those sofas look like. (we had some similar sofa looking similar to this and just pzr a blanket over it to make it liik nicer)

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    62 months ago

    I have to be honest and I think I just out and out like it. It’s mixed patterns are rather chaotic, but I love the attempts at extravagance. I’d love that front room, compared to my dull rental one.

  • @[email protected]
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    52 months ago

    Looks like the house of one of those rich Russians that live pretty much everywhere in my neighborhood lol.

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    42 months ago

    I feel like I remember this house and my grandma taking me there. This is a weird experience for me

  • Justas🇱🇹OP
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    42 months ago

    The contact details belong to a real estate agent, so I think I am not breaking rule #7, but I will blur them out of any future pictures just in case.

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    You ever go through a Russian amateur porn phase and remember all the fine rugs hanging above the beds?

    • Justas🇱🇹OP
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      32 months ago

      Gonna muffle the sex sounds somehow, grandma’s sleeping behind that wall.