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ProdigalJunkMail Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-11-10 09:29 AM
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11. at Times Square...
hotel there...preparing to teach a class...remember the phones ringing and pagers going off in the classroom...then losing connectivity to the servers I needed for class...knowing something was up...but not quite sure what...until the second impact...

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  -What were you doing that morning,nine years ago? Swede  Sep-11-10 09:12 AM   #0 
  - Nine years before this moment, I was sitting at my computer, wondering if I was really awake.  slackmaster   Sep-11-10 09:13 AM   #1 
  - I was about to leave for work and decided to  malaise   Sep-11-10 09:16 AM   #2 
  - Riding with husband to downtown DC, where we both worked, car radio on.  elleng   Sep-11-10 09:17 AM   #3 
  - Teaching school  proud2BlibKansan   Sep-11-10 09:19 AM   #4 
  - I was already at work...I was in the back of the building looking for  Tuesday Afternoon   Sep-11-10 09:20 AM   #5 
  - AMEN.  blueamy66   Sep-11-10 10:45 AM   #33 
  - building the handrails on a front porch  angrycarpenter   Sep-11-10 09:23 AM   #6 
  - I was entering the fed law enf center, listening to Howard Stern  NightWatcher   Sep-11-10 09:23 AM   #7 
  - Going to work.  baldguy   Sep-11-10 09:23 AM   #8 
  - At work - someone called & said "a plane has hit the World Trade Center"  Glorfindel   Sep-11-10 09:27 AM   #9 
  - Sorry, I'm just not into the whole "where were you, what were you doing" thing.  elocs   Sep-11-10 09:27 AM   #10 
  - then let people who ARE wanting to remember have a thread without pissing in it...  ProdigalJunkMail   Sep-11-10 09:30 AM   #13 
  - I simply expressed my opinion as all of us here are allowed to do.  elocs   Sep-11-10 01:22 PM   #62 
     - I guess common civility is out for people like you  ProdigalJunkMail   Sep-11-10 01:24 PM   #63 
  - But you're into saying that you'r not into it.  proteus_lives   Sep-11-10 12:16 PM   #52 
  - at Times Square...  ProdigalJunkMail   Sep-11-10 09:29 AM   #11 
  - On the west coast  ChazII   Sep-11-10 09:29 AM   #12 
  - I was mid Atlantic  dipsydoodle   Sep-11-10 09:32 AM   #14 
  - I was on a treadmill at my gym. I noticed almost everybody around a big screen TV...  onehandle   Sep-11-10 09:38 AM   #15 
  - Sleeping.  GoCubsGo   Sep-11-10 09:42 AM   #16 
  - In Houston, waiting to fly back to Ft. Myers.  A HERETIC I AM   Sep-11-10 09:42 AM   #17 
  - In a hotel in Bangkok. I was weird because we had just come in on a night train from up north.  OregonBlue   Sep-11-10 09:43 AM   #18 
  - I was in Bangkok on November 23, 1963...  rfranklin   Sep-11-10 10:44 AM   #31 
     - Yes, the Thais were always great supporters of the US. They loved Kennedy. They no longer love  OregonBlue   Sep-11-10 10:56 AM   #38 
  - Saying goodbye to the America we knew.....  scheming daemons   Sep-11-10 09:47 AM   #19 
  - I was in my office in the Federal Building in Denver  CanonRay   Sep-11-10 09:48 AM   #20 
  - Watching TV, pacing around my house, and wondering if I should get my two kids from school.  AngryOldDem   Sep-11-10 10:00 AM   #21 
  - Slept through the whole thing. Wish I could have slept the next 8 years too.  Xenotime   Sep-11-10 10:03 AM   #22 
  - Me too.  devilgrrl   Sep-11-10 12:21 PM   #53 
  - I was in bed at college at IU  TheMuse   Sep-11-10 10:05 AM   #23 
  - I was driving to work.... "Driving to work". There's a phrase I haven't used for awhile. n/t  lumberjack_jeff   Sep-11-10 10:05 AM   #24 
  - I was passed out in bed. In Denver at a Embassy Suites hotel...  givemebackmycountry   Sep-11-10 10:16 AM   #25 
  - Taking my stepson to school.  asdjrocky   Sep-11-10 10:18 AM   #26 
  - I was online  Madam Mossfern   Sep-11-10 10:18 AM   #27 
  - Worked the night before, fell into bed, didn't get up until noon  Warpy   Sep-11-10 10:26 AM   #28 
  - Just getting out of the shower, going to my first day at a mental health agency.  nolabear   Sep-11-10 10:26 AM   #29 
  - Got a panic'd call from a friend to turn the TV on  Ruby the Liberal   Sep-11-10 10:40 AM   #30 
  - I was back at home, living with my Dad  blueamy66   Sep-11-10 10:44 AM   #32 
  - I was at work talking on the phone to a colleague in  TBF   Sep-11-10 10:45 AM   #34 
  - I was just home from the hospital, recovering from an accident  LWolf   Sep-11-10 10:47 AM   #35 
  - Getting ready for school when my mom told me to watch the TV  sakabatou   Sep-11-10 10:50 AM   #36 
  - Flying.  Gecko6400   Sep-11-10 10:50 AM   #37 
  - I was in Lower Manhattan  alcibiades_mystery   Sep-11-10 10:59 AM   #39 
  - I had just pulled into the parking garage at work  KatyaR   Sep-11-10 11:21 AM   #40 
  - Waking and baking  mitchum   Sep-11-10 11:43 AM   #41 
  - Sitting in my 8th grade math class...  pinstikfartherin   Sep-11-10 11:44 AM   #42 
  - I was at work, working.  keep_it_real   Sep-11-10 11:47 AM   #43 
  - Had just checked into the hotel in, out of all places, in DUBAI!!! Watched the 2nd plane hit on CNN  Change Happens   Sep-11-10 11:49 AM   #44 
  - I was being followed by the Secret Service in Ogunquit Maine  formercia   Sep-11-10 11:57 AM   #45 
  - Two of the "hi-jackers" were on FBI 24 hour Watch List . . . .  defendandprotect   Sep-11-10 12:01 PM   #48 
     - I once told the truth  formercia   Sep-11-10 12:12 PM   #50 
        - I'm impressed that quite a few ....  defendandprotect   Sep-11-10 12:54 PM   #58 
        - YIKES!  Odin2005   Sep-11-10 12:59 PM   #60 
  - Listening to NPR when they broke in about the first plane...  WCGreen   Sep-11-10 11:58 AM   #46 
  - I was planing 1x10s into beveled siding  onethatcares   Sep-11-10 11:59 AM   #47 
  - Different question, but certainly what I thought was happening at that time ....  defendandprotect   Sep-11-10 12:07 PM   #49 
  - I was starting my day in California, listening to the radio when the news announcer  lunatica   Sep-11-10 12:14 PM   #51 
  - The phone woke me up  mainstreetonce   Sep-11-10 12:25 PM   #54 
  - Slept in on my day off. GF woke me up freaking out,  Codeine   Sep-11-10 12:25 PM   #55 
  - I live about 50 miles due north of NYC, near the flight path  OmmmSweetOmmm   Sep-11-10 12:35 PM   #56 
  - On my way to work listening to KDKA talk radio Pittsburgh  RamboLiberal   Sep-11-10 12:35 PM   #57 
  - 10th Grade Biology class.  Odin2005   Sep-11-10 12:58 PM   #59 
  - I was in bed sleeping until my wife got me up to see the carnage.  CANDO   Sep-11-10 01:08 PM   #61 
  - I had just left the doctor's office  Patsy Stone   Sep-11-10 01:31 PM   #64 
  - Working in Kona Hawaii  XOKCowboy   Sep-11-10 01:32 PM   #65 
  - Shooting in a combat pistol match ......  oldhippie   Sep-11-10 01:41 PM   #66 
  - Teaching.  WilliamPitt   Sep-11-10 01:41 PM   #67 
  - Oh, you mean the day . . .  HughBeaumont   Sep-11-10 01:44 PM   #68 
  - At the County Courthouse  bhcodem   Sep-11-10 01:45 PM   #69 
  - I was up early working outside in our garden  AsahinaKimi   Sep-11-10 02:53 PM   #70 
  - I had just woken up and my mom comes pounding on my door screaming about the attack.  Initech   Sep-11-10 02:54 PM   #71 
  - I was on my way to work on the B28 express bus  JamesA1102   Sep-11-10 02:58 PM   #72 
  - Volunteering in my daughter's first grade class  Profprileasn   Sep-11-10 03:29 PM   #73 
  - Woke up, turned on the news, the first tower had already been hit  me b zola   Sep-11-10 03:40 PM   #74 
  - hard at work  shanti   Sep-11-10 03:46 PM   #75 
  - Got up, poured a hot cup of coffee  madamesilverspurs   Sep-11-10 03:54 PM   #76 
  - On my way to work at a call center in Wallingford, CT.  Jennicut   Sep-11-10 04:08 PM   #77 
  - got up, got out of bed....  Gabi Hayes   Sep-11-10 04:34 PM   #78 
  - Driving to work. My partner phoned and said turn on the radio  TrogL   Sep-11-10 05:16 PM   #79 
  - I was in an Internet Search Conference in Reston, VA  AnnieBW   Sep-11-10 05:19 PM   #80 
  - I was settling down in my cubicle at work...  derby378   Sep-11-10 05:25 PM   #81 

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