Future Darwin Award nominee or desperate genius? Maybe both. But shoving things into what looks like a UK 220V outlet is probably not going to end well. Just ask the guy in this retro UK electrical hazards PSA:
Misadventures in do-it-yourself home repair, or lateral thinking of McGuyver-esque proportions? We've all pulled something stupid like this in our time. Hey, I once tried to fix a waterbed with duct tape, big mistake.