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Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsOther - Science · 2 months ago

Did I just cheat death or a major accident?

I’ve made a big mistake. So I was warming up food. I left my spoon in the bowl and put in the microwave and cooked it for two minutes. But nothing happened. It was a Metal spoon by the way. My microwave didn’t spark. Now I’m afraid to go by my microwave. I’m not sure if something bad is going to happen later but I’m scared 

4 Answers

  • 2 months ago

    Whatever you do, DO NOT, I repeat DO NOT open the door of the microwave. It will suck you in and you will never be seen again. I mean, come on!

    I cannot believe you are that dumb. No, you have not cheated death. No, you have not avoided a major accident. You will suffer no harm by going near your microwave. If there was no arcing then the microwave is unlikely to be damaged.

    The worst outcome from this can be that you will have to spend money to buy a new microwave if you have damaged this one. If it is working OK then clearly it is not damaged.

  • 2 months ago

    As long as there was no arcing, there is no problem.  Even if there was arcing, there may not have been any damage done, and any damage would be immediate.  The Microwave is not going to reach out and grab you.

  • Zardoz
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    A smooth piece of metal is potentially microwave safe if there's plenty of water to absorb the microwave energy. It is the pointy corners on metals that are the problem. Don't try it with a fork.

    Source(s): [n] = 10ⁿ
  • 2 months ago

    Don't worry about it.  The problem that could arise would be a fire while the microwave is turned on.  If it didn't happen, just remind yourself not to put metal objects in the microwave in the future.

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