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rocktivity Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-19-07 08:47 AM
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30. Yep--that steam sure followed us home!
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  -So the steam pipe that burst was 83 years old malaise  Jul-19-07 07:16 AM   #0 
  - Dude, remember when Brooklyn (the middle class part) suffered a 2 week blackout last summer  cryingshame   Jul-19-07 07:18 AM   #1 
  - So why are people paying state taxes? n/t  malaise   Jul-19-07 07:27 AM   #2 
  - That was Queens.  Stephanie   Jul-19-07 09:25 AM   #40 
  - Why do you hate America?  baldguy   Jul-19-07 07:27 AM   #3 
  - No you didn't need that  malaise   Jul-19-07 07:45 AM   #11 
  - During my last oil change, I was advised that my power steering belt  rocknation   Jul-19-07 08:45 AM   #29 
     - Maybe I should postpone  malaise   Jul-19-07 09:30 AM   #41 
  - Then again, why replace it?  Tesha   Jul-19-07 07:27 AM   #4 
  - That makes sense ONLY  rocknation   Jul-19-07 07:33 AM   #5 
  - Your not a Con-Ed stockholder.  Tesha   Jul-19-07 07:40 AM   #8 
     - DING DING DING! Tesha, you're our grand prize winner!  rocknation   Jul-19-07 08:25 AM   #25 
     - Yes that was a great response  malaise   Jul-19-07 08:31 AM   #26 
     - Subtlety doesn't work with you, does it?  Tesha   Jul-19-07 08:55 AM   #35 
     - You're assuming, of course, the good intentions of those responsible.  Doremus   Jul-19-07 08:39 AM   #28 
        - On the contrary, I'm assuming blatant *CAPITALIST* intentions.  Tesha   Jul-19-07 08:57 AM   #36 
  - IMO, most NYC steam pipes simply should be abandoned and replaced w building-level  ProgressiveEconomist   Jul-19-07 07:42 AM   #9 
  - Too much pollution.  Cassandra   Jul-19-07 08:05 AM   #18 
     - Wouldn't drastically shortening the average distance from steam source to radiator  ProgressiveEconomist   Jul-19-07 08:20 AM   #23 
        - Nope. Pollution easier to deal with at a few point sources. (NT)  Tesha   Jul-19-07 08:57 AM   #37 
        - You may be right. But before being so certain, seems to me you'd need to identify  ProgressiveEconomist   Jul-19-07 09:51 AM   #42 
           - It'd probably be easier...  Tesha   Jul-19-07 10:48 AM   #44 
        - The steam isn't polluting.  Cassandra   Jul-19-07 09:02 AM   #38 
  - Why replace it? Because building materials become antiquated. We had to just replace 100 year  cryingshame   Jul-19-07 07:45 AM   #12 
     - Some PVC piping has been known to fail, too.  Cassandra   Jul-19-07 07:54 AM   #15 
     - The Tesha family has gotton some interesting lessons in this over the years...  Tesha   Jul-19-07 08:06 AM   #19 
     - How fast?  Tesha   Jul-19-07 07:58 AM   #16 
  - 83 years! They sure don't build them like they use to!  gatorboy   Jul-19-07 07:38 AM   #6 
  - one steam pipe is nothing.  antifaschits   Jul-19-07 07:40 AM   #7 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jul-19-07 07:44 AM   #10 
  - It was physics, not age.  Cassandra   Jul-19-07 07:49 AM   #13 
  - Walking Park Avenue  KharmaTrain   Jul-19-07 07:52 AM   #14 
  - I have an absurd idea. Let's spend the billions we are spending  Rydz777   Jul-19-07 08:02 AM   #17 
  - That makes too much sense n/t  malaise   Jul-19-07 08:12 AM   #20 
  - Would make us safer  havocmom   Jul-19-07 08:13 AM   #21 
  - What are you, a commie pinko or something?  Virginia Dare   Jul-19-07 08:52 AM   #34 
  - This same problem exists in MOST of our BIG CITIES!  napi21   Jul-19-07 08:18 AM   #22 
  - Yep, manholes explode here in D.C. on a regular basis..  Virginia Dare   Jul-19-07 08:51 AM   #32 
  - I am told that in Boston every once in a while They find Wooden water Pipes.  slampoet   Jul-19-07 09:24 AM   #39 
  - Remember the Blackout of 2003?  slj0101   Jul-19-07 10:50 AM   #45 
  - This reminds me of Russia.  Lars39   Jul-19-07 08:22 AM   #24 
  - Er, fight the steam pipes down there, so they don't fight us up here?  Virginia Dare   Jul-19-07 08:34 AM   #27 
  - Yep--that steam sure followed us home!  rocknation   Jul-19-07 08:47 AM   #30 
     - It followed one man  malaise   Jul-19-07 08:48 AM   #31 
  - Funny how they were all over the potential for asbestos contamination for THIS event  hatrack   Jul-19-07 08:51 AM   #33 
     - See the snippet and link in post #9. 3 people were killed and residents were displaced  ProgressiveEconomist   Jul-19-07 09:55 AM   #43 
 

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