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Mon Feb 4, 2013, 09:33 AM

About that blackout....

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Reply About that blackout.... (Original post)
Jeff In Milwaukee Feb 2013 OP
Dreamer Tatum Feb 2013 #1
newfie11 Feb 2013 #2
Dreamer Tatum Feb 2013 #4
Jeff In Milwaukee Feb 2013 #5
Dreamer Tatum Feb 2013 #6
Jeff In Milwaukee Feb 2013 #8
newfie11 Feb 2013 #7
LanternWaste Feb 2013 #9
snooper2 Feb 2013 #3

Response to Jeff In Milwaukee (Original post)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 09:46 AM

1. Ummmmm...looks like they were union until the blackout...

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Response to Dreamer Tatum (Reply #1)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 09:51 AM

2. Shit nt

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Response to newfie11 (Reply #2)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 09:58 AM

4. I REALLY don't get the sudden inability of people to accept that SHIT HAPPENS



The power outage is now a union referendum (um, yeah...nothing made by unions ever has issues...cough cough auto recalls cough cough), and indicative of "crumbling" infrastructure (except that nothing other than the Superdome seems to have lost power). While infrastructure is crumbling for sure, this is not an example of it, and it makes people look stupid when they apply unlikely causes to common issues.

Whoops, sorry, gotta run...a circuit breaker just tripped in my house and I have to go use my finger to click it back on. Or wait...maybe it's a harbinger of DOOM.

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Response to Dreamer Tatum (Reply #4)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 10:02 AM

5. The Superdome uses both union and non-union labor

And this is what's called humor (not actually a referendum and really not a harbinger of DOOM)...so you might want to remove that stick from your backside.

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Response to Jeff In Milwaukee (Reply #5)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 10:03 AM

6. Sorry, didn't see your avatar

I see what the real issue is.

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Response to Dreamer Tatum (Reply #6)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 12:57 PM

8. You're Goddam RIGHT! (nt)

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Response to Dreamer Tatum (Reply #4)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 12:10 PM

7. My dad was IBEW electrician

So I am partial to that union.
And I really don't give a shit what you think nor did I ask you.

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Response to Dreamer Tatum (Reply #4)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 01:16 PM

9. I think we discredit ourselves and illustrate our melodrama rather than our point

"The power outage is now a union referendum..."

I think we discredit ourselves and illustrate our melodrama rather than our point when we consciously confuse the terms "example" and "referendum"... two words with wholly separate meanings. Which, I'd guess, also "makes people look stupid..."

But I imagine we'll rationalize our own stupidity as a valid device, whilst decrying that of others. It's a human trait.

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Response to Jeff In Milwaukee (Original post)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 09:54 AM

3. FYI for photoshoppers out there...

If you plan on doing a photoshop on a picture..

At least make sure you choose one that doesn't look like it was taken with a spoon

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