Step 1: Run lots of space heaters, and overtax your wiring.
Step 2: Shrug helplessly when roommate says, “Oooh, guys, this outlet feels kinda warm…”
Step 3: Look to Boyfriend to take the reins as Mr. Fix-It (Asian MacGyver, in this case).
Step 4: Plug lamp into socket and yell OK when he flips off the right fuse.
Step 5: Stand over him with flashlight while he takes apart the socket.
Step 6: Drop jaw to floor when he jumps and yells “THAT HURT A LOT” because the outlet is apparently hooked to TWO fuses.
Step 7: Ask if he is OK.
Step 8: When he says yes, laugh and sing all songs you can think of that have the words “electric” or “electricity” in them.