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SlimJimmy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-29-11 05:14 PM
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  -What I learned from Hurricane Irene - just because you think 'it's nothing' doesn't mean others do LynneSin  Aug-29-11 01:38 PM   #0 
  - Well said  JustAnotherGen   Aug-29-11 01:41 PM   #1 
  - Glad to see you're back. I was worried about you.  gkhouston   Aug-29-11 01:45 PM   #2 
  - Remember DC has a big population that calls other places home  LynneSin   Aug-29-11 01:46 PM   #4 
     - That's a fair point. The people I knew who had snow/ice driving  gkhouston   Aug-29-11 02:23 PM   #9 
        - You got that right.  a la izquierda   Aug-29-11 02:58 PM   #15 
  - My dear LynneSin...  CaliforniaPeggy   Aug-29-11 01:45 PM   #3 
  - I understand what you are saying  Broderick   Aug-29-11 01:56 PM   #5 
  - I don't even know what you are saying.  kick-ass-bob   Aug-29-11 02:15 PM   #6 
  - Not really. Once it hit water less than 80 degrees, it would have basically died a pretty quick  SlimJimmy   Aug-29-11 02:34 PM   #11 
     - Spare me. A quick death from a cat 3 vs a cat 1 are very different.  kick-ass-bob   Aug-29-11 02:52 PM   #12 
        - How is that???  Broderick   Aug-29-11 03:03 PM   #17 
        - Don't even try. I give up trying to argue with the "It was Epic" types.  SlimJimmy   Aug-29-11 03:38 PM   #31 
        - No, you spare me. It did exactly as predicted by the NHC. It hit the  SlimJimmy   Aug-29-11 03:24 PM   #28 
  - How many people didn't die because they were prepared ahead of time?  LynneSin   Aug-29-11 03:10 PM   #20 
  - 31 dead so far and none of them seem to have died of "stress."  yardwork   Aug-29-11 03:22 PM   #26 
  - There's a given percentage of Darwin contenders at any weather condition.  hobbit709   Aug-29-11 05:19 PM   #62 
  - I have your back.  truedelphi   Aug-29-11 05:10 PM   #58 
  - Nicely said.  FLPanhandle   Aug-29-11 02:21 PM   #7 
  - Those of us expressing dismay over the entire  truedelphi   Aug-29-11 02:21 PM   #8 
  - +1 Thanks for saying what needed to be said. (nt)  SlimJimmy   Aug-29-11 02:30 PM   #10 
  - That's what the "talking heads" do with everything.  October   Aug-29-11 02:56 PM   #14 
  - +1000  Broderick   Aug-29-11 03:00 PM   #16 
  - Well you could go over to Vt and tell them that  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-29-11 03:10 PM   #19 
  - I feel bad for Vermont - that entire state is practically underwater  LynneSin   Aug-29-11 03:14 PM   #22 
  - And it has now been picked at an RNC talking point  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-29-11 03:19 PM   #24 
     - I really was never at risk, just a bit panic since it was my first one  LynneSin   Aug-29-11 03:20 PM   #25 
        - I am glad still  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-29-11 03:24 PM   #27 
  - Your tone is a little weird.  truedelphi   Aug-29-11 03:37 PM   #30 
     - Alas we watched a different media  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-29-11 03:41 PM   #32 
     - I didn't watch the media at all. I simply downloaded the NHC  SlimJimmy   Aug-29-11 03:46 PM   #34 
     - Yes because Cat1 Hurricanes in the Northeast can't possibly cause any problems  LynneSin   Aug-29-11 03:42 PM   #33 
        - Power outages, flooding, and damage, yes. Epic? No.  SlimJimmy   Aug-29-11 03:48 PM   #36 
        - Agnes was pretty epic  LynneSin   Aug-29-11 03:50 PM   #39 
        - Yes, I'm sure I left a few off of the list of *epic* storms. That's one reason why I'm  SlimJimmy   Aug-29-11 04:09 PM   #45 
           - the actual list seems kinda long - Irene may make it  hfojvt   Aug-29-11 04:53 PM   #55 
              - It *is* possible, but I wouldn't wager too much money on it. (nt)  SlimJimmy   Aug-29-11 05:15 PM   #61 
        - If you are in Willmington VT it is  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-29-11 04:02 PM   #41 
           - No, no, no. And repeating it ad nauseum won't make it so. Yes there were areas that  SlimJimmy   Aug-29-11 04:07 PM   #43 
              - Worst flood since 1928  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-29-11 04:11 PM   #46 
                 - So, because some areas were hard hit makes the storm Epic? Is that your contention?  SlimJimmy   Aug-29-11 04:43 PM   #52 
                    - Don't put words in my mouth please  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-29-11 04:50 PM   #54 
                       - Or maybe I'll just come to DU and read your posts since you were *so* accurate on this one.  SlimJimmy   Aug-29-11 05:12 PM   #59 
                          - Careful there, I was posting from the NYT and the LATIMES  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-29-11 05:34 PM   #64 
                             - If you had downloaded info directly from the NHC and read their  SlimJimmy   Aug-29-11 06:09 PM   #69 
                                - You think I only rely on the tv machine or don't know how to interpret that data?  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-29-11 09:05 PM   #77 
                                   - Yes, I do think that. (nt)  SlimJimmy   Aug-29-11 09:34 PM   #78 
        - We seem to be having two different discussion.  truedelphi   Aug-29-11 04:58 PM   #56 
           - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Aug-29-11 05:00 PM   #57 
           - +1  SlimJimmy   Aug-29-11 05:14 PM   #60 
           - I recomend then MSNBC  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-29-11 05:43 PM   #65 
              - Three letters ... NHC. (nt)  SlimJimmy   Aug-29-11 06:11 PM   #70 
              - So what is MSNBC saying today about the coverage...  FLPanhandle   Aug-29-11 06:33 PM   #73 
                 - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-29-11 09:02 PM   #76 
  - Although one wonders  gratuitous   Aug-29-11 03:11 PM   #21 
  - Sorry to hear about your broken hands  LynneSin   Aug-29-11 03:15 PM   #23 
  - Those threads about the media hype & this disaster was peoples ignorance.  William769   Aug-29-11 02:55 PM   #13 
  - Glad to have you back  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-29-11 03:07 PM   #18 
  - very well said, thank you ! nt  steve2470   Aug-29-11 03:35 PM   #29 
  - When we lost our electricity and the storm was still going on..  Little Star   Aug-29-11 03:46 PM   #35 
  - Well, I for one am hoping this puts a lid on all the "Hooray, Texas destroyed by a hurricane" posts  WolverineDG   Aug-29-11 03:48 PM   #37 
  - You folks kinda need a hurricane in texas  LynneSin   Aug-29-11 03:50 PM   #38 
     - Correction, they need a slow moving and very weak TS. Just saying, the rains would be  SlimJimmy   Aug-29-11 04:12 PM   #47 
     - Well we do need the rain, that's for sure  WolverineDG   Aug-29-11 06:38 PM   #74 
        - That's why I said a weak TS. It would give you the needed rain without the wind gusts.  SlimJimmy   Aug-29-11 07:31 PM   #75 
  - No, a 5.8 quake is definitely enough to get up and get out of the house.  Fire Walk With Me   Aug-29-11 03:51 PM   #40 
  - OR at the very least take cover under a solid table  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-29-11 04:04 PM   #42 
     - That's easy enough to do if you're use to earthquakes  LynneSin   Aug-29-11 04:09 PM   #44 
        - Well I wil tell you what mommy used to tell me  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-29-11 04:13 PM   #48 
        - I would prefer no more practice runs. I was on the next to top floor of a 20 floor building  LynneSin   Aug-29-11 04:22 PM   #49 
           - IN reality you should not  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-29-11 04:29 PM   #50 
              - there are lil quakes in the area all the time, usually around 3 or less  LynneSin   Aug-29-11 04:30 PM   #51 
        - I thought I was the only one  CC   Aug-29-11 05:29 PM   #63 
           - I am glad you are doing ok  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-29-11 05:46 PM   #66 
  - I think the big problem is our infrastructure can't hande these odd ball events.  TNLib   Aug-29-11 04:50 PM   #53 
  - Yup you are correct  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-29-11 05:47 PM   #67 
  - The thing about snow in the South is this...  Fumesucker   Aug-29-11 06:03 PM   #68 
  - Super post  malaise   Aug-29-11 06:13 PM   #71 
  - Thanks for posting that!  Stinky The Clown   Aug-29-11 06:20 PM   #72 
  - I get the feeling these odd weather patterns  southmost   Aug-30-11 06:48 AM   #79 
  - Well said,  PRETZEL   Aug-30-11 07:45 AM   #80 
  - I learned that those on the Gulf Coast and in Florida don't know beans about  Waiting For Everyman   Aug-30-11 08:04 AM   #81 
  - The trauma you know is the trauma you know.  intheflow   Aug-30-11 11:38 AM   #82 

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