From the submitter:
WE Energies decided to cut off my power, so a few minor kludges later, the whole house has power, not shown is the extension cord with two male ends.
Question: How many NStar engineers does it take to fix a tree that has fallen over on a power line and caused an area-wide power outage?
Answer: The jury is not sure yet. So far, about a dozen have dropped by and this is the best they came up with. When questioned about their solution, they seemed surprised that we did not agree with the superior creativity of it.
To be continued...