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    Have a slight candle obsession and like to work with one by my desk, have students ever gotten away with a candle?
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    Personally I don't think it is worth the risk of causing a fire, which could be much worse in university halls than in your own home.
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    Don't, it's a very obvious fire hazard and will inconvenience/endanger way more people than in an average house.

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    Well I contacted my hall on having battery powered fairy lights and they didn't allow them so my answer would be no.
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    sounds spooky
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    My daughters uni contract has strict rules and they include no candles or fairy lights. I personally wouldn't be happy about another student having them in buildings shared by so many other people.
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    I would definitely get one.
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    I was told I wasn't allowed an electric heater in my room. I never turned it off for a whole year—you'll be fine.
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    The Vice Chancellor will come and rip your nose off :sadnod:
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    Have you seen the LED candles? Not quite the same as the real thing but they are allowed because they're battery powered.


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    I used candles in halls, was fine. Just obviously use it responsibility. Don't leave things next to an open flame and don't leave a burning candle unattended.
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    Read 'candle' as 'candy', I need to go to bed.
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    People come round and will check unexpectedly once every two weeks for things like candles etc. you can get fined up to £500 & potentially kicked out. It's not worth it


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    (Original post by hihihihihi)
    Read 'candle' as 'candy', I need to go to bed.
    its only 11:20, lightweight
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    what about candles for your birthday??
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    I managed to set off the fire alarm in my halls with birthday cake candles, so smoke detectors might be a bit of an issue.

    Seems like some halls are stricter than others. In our contract we weren't even allowed unlit ones! We had cleaners who came into our rooms and would pick up on stuff like that, but this may not be the case everywhere.
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    (Original post by peanutbuttercup)
    People come round and will check unexpectedly once every two weeks for things like candles etc. you can get fined up to £500 & potentially kicked out. It's not worth it
    Do they ****.
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    I have strongly scented candles in my room for the smell :lol: I don't light them because I'm scared of anything happening.

    You will have room inspections and maintenance people, etc. coming in your room so you might want to be careful. Some places are pretty strict about stuff
 
 
 
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