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Sat Mar 31, 2012, 08:34 PM

THIS IS A TEST, THIS IS ONLY A TEST.

THE SKY IS FALLING! THE SKY IS FALLING! RUN INTO THE STREETS AND ALERT EVERYONE ELSE THAT THE SKY IS FALLING!

This has been a test of my emergency broadcast system.

Thank you for your cooperation.

That is all.

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Reply THIS IS A TEST, THIS IS ONLY A TEST. (Original post)
chknltl Mar 2012 OP
Turbineguy Mar 2012 #1
chknltl Apr 2012 #7
sakabatou Apr 2012 #2
chknltl Apr 2012 #8
chknltl Apr 2012 #20
chknltl Apr 2012 #21
kentauros Apr 2012 #3
chknltl Apr 2012 #11
kentauros Apr 2012 #16
hobbit709 Apr 2012 #4
chknltl Apr 2012 #6
lovemydog Apr 2012 #5
chknltl Apr 2012 #12
WillParkinson Apr 2012 #9
chknltl Apr 2012 #13
Tuesday Afternoon Apr 2012 #10
chknltl Apr 2012 #14
surrealAmerican Apr 2012 #15
chknltl Apr 2012 #18
Ikonoklast Apr 2012 #17
chknltl Apr 2012 #19
RedCloud Apr 2012 #22
chknltl Apr 2012 #23

Response to chknltl (Original post)

Sat Mar 31, 2012, 09:11 PM

1. Regular

drinking will resume shortly.

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Response to Turbineguy (Reply #1)

Sun Apr 1, 2012, 06:47 PM

7. It was only a test.... not intended to sidetrack one....

...from important stuff like that. If this had been an actual emergency then it is ok to bring the drink outside in a covered container so as not to spill any while running amok.

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Response to chknltl (Original post)

Sun Apr 1, 2012, 03:48 AM

2. Oh crap, just had a piece fall through the roof

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Response to sakabatou (Reply #2)

Sun Apr 1, 2012, 06:53 PM

8. Sorry, different department. Crap falling out of the sky.....

...is investigated by NASA and the FAA.

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Response to chknltl (Reply #8)

Mon Apr 2, 2012, 02:36 AM

20. except if you are in Iraq, Afghanistan or Pakistan

Please return all fallen crap to Department of Defense.

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Response to chknltl (Reply #20)

Mon Apr 2, 2012, 02:52 AM

21. Even though the D.O.D. is chock full of crap....

They still want more crap! They are downright craptasticle!
(I know...weird huh?)

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Response to chknltl (Original post)

Sun Apr 1, 2012, 03:52 AM

3. Emergency Broadcast Network

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Response to kentauros (Reply #3)

Sun Apr 1, 2012, 06:58 PM

11. (my so called 'smart' phone wont let me see link.)

I suppose using the more appropriate name 'retarded phone' would have hurt sales.

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Response to chknltl (Reply #11)

Sun Apr 1, 2012, 07:28 PM

16. I guess you'll just have to wait until you can get onto a "real" computer.

I'm on a mailing list for IT-recruiting (even though I'm not in the field) and a recent post they had was on "dumb phone" sales. It seems that for worldwide sales, dumb phones outnumber smart phones about three to one. To quote the email:

Last month ExtremeTech reported that a total of 1 billion feature phones (which are just a smidgen less dumb than dumbphones) were sold in 2011. Contrast that with a total of 250 million Android phones and 120 million iPhones. Another interesting thing: Profit margins are better for these retro units than they are for newer ones: Nokia makes more from a $50 phone than Samsung does with a $200+ smartphone. True, most dumbphone sales are in emerging markets like China, India and Brazil where lower costs are crucial.


My phone is one of those "feature phones", or a crackberry-lite Loft by Kyocera. It won't play videos, either, and I have no problem with that

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Response to chknltl (Original post)

Sun Apr 1, 2012, 07:02 AM

4. DO NOT RUN IN CIRCLES, SCREAM AND SHOUT!

This is only a test.

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Response to hobbit709 (Reply #4)

Sun Apr 1, 2012, 06:42 PM

6. Please leave that to us professionals. eom

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Response to chknltl (Original post)

Sun Apr 1, 2012, 07:15 AM

5. If this were a real emergency

you'd be dead, and you wouldn't care about this test. Have a nice day.

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Response to lovemydog (Reply #5)

Sun Apr 1, 2012, 07:01 PM

12. but a little running amok as the emergency develops can't hurt.

Thanks for the well wishes, you have a nice day too.

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Response to chknltl (Original post)

Sun Apr 1, 2012, 06:56 PM

9. C+

Buckle down and study harder next time. We know you have the potential.

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Response to WillParkinson (Reply #9)

Sun Apr 1, 2012, 07:08 PM

13. Well, i am trying.

Which was why my ex left me.








(She constant told me that I was very trying)

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Response to chknltl (Original post)

Sun Apr 1, 2012, 06:57 PM

10. was it pass/fail?

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Response to Tuesday Afternoon (Reply #10)

Sun Apr 1, 2012, 07:12 PM

14. Everyone here passed.

My deputy failed because he forgot to bring his hard hat though. Lucky for him this was only a test!

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Response to chknltl (Original post)

Sun Apr 1, 2012, 07:20 PM

15. Nice post, ...

... Henny Penny.

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Response to surrealAmerican (Reply #15)

Sun Apr 1, 2012, 08:22 PM

18. The great Henny Penny, contrary to propaganda......

.....disseminated by some rascally foxes out to change history, survived to a ripe old age keeping a sharp watch on the sky for years before retiring to an undisclosed location in England.

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Response to chknltl (Original post)

Sun Apr 1, 2012, 07:59 PM

17. "Anyone else see a bright white light?"

- Keith Richards immediately after witnessing a thermonuclear detonation.

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Response to Ikonoklast (Reply #17)

Sun Apr 1, 2012, 08:26 PM

19. Which is why he should keep his day job....

...and leave Sky-Watching to professionals!

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Response to chknltl (Original post)

Mon Apr 2, 2012, 03:17 PM

22. When's the make-up? I conveniently scheduled a dental appt!

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Response to RedCloud (Reply #22)

Mon Apr 2, 2012, 06:53 PM

23. Call me pecker-headed but make-up tests are not allowed.

Professional amok running requires spontaneity!

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