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krispos42 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-31-11 10:14 AM
Response to Reply #22
28. It's a good thing I moved back here last year
Between my dad's artificial knee being put in, the six blizzards, and the hurricane, they've really needed my help over here!
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  -After exactly 68 hours, the power is back on in my little section of Connecticut krispos42  Aug-31-11 02:19 AM   #0 
  - Well, good to see you now, krispos42!  EFerrari   Aug-31-11 02:22 AM   #1 
  - Oh yeah, we were good.  krispos42   Aug-31-11 02:27 AM   #3 
  - Welcome back, hope the next storm misses you ! nt  steve2470   Aug-31-11 02:26 AM   #2 
  - Good to be back!  krispos42   Aug-31-11 02:29 AM   #4 
     - Oh, I hear you!  muffin1   Aug-31-11 10:18 AM   #30 
        - Oooo, that sounds bad.  krispos42   Aug-31-11 10:23 AM   #33 
           - If only I'd had one - and the electricity to use it!  muffin1   Aug-31-11 10:25 AM   #35 
              - Ah. Yes, a lack of power makes things a bit more difficult.  krispos42   Aug-31-11 05:34 PM   #47 
  - Blame corporate utilities- they dont spend to bury wire - Europe's nationalized  sam11111   Aug-31-11 03:18 AM   #5 
  - Yes, they never have mass power outages in Europe  slackmaster   Aug-31-11 10:12 AM   #25 
  - WB!  Lucinda   Aug-31-11 03:19 AM   #6 
  - Yeah, well, the storm track will prove otherwise.  krispos42   Aug-31-11 10:01 AM   #15 
     - LOL ~ At least you can add that to your "lessons learned" list!  Lucinda   Aug-31-11 10:20 AM   #31 
        - I'm going to tattoo it on my forehead... backwards.  krispos42   Aug-31-11 10:24 AM   #34 
  - Glad to have you back.. And glad you're OK..  Fumesucker   Aug-31-11 03:31 AM   #7 
  - We're very glad my dad did  krispos42   Aug-31-11 10:04 AM   #17 
     - January 7, 1973 we had an ice storm that knocked out power for ten days..  Fumesucker   Aug-31-11 01:07 PM   #40 
        - 10 days? Wow.  krispos42   Aug-31-11 05:10 PM   #42 
           - We usually let the generator go off when we slept..  Fumesucker   Aug-31-11 08:45 PM   #49 
  - Glad you're back and all is well, krispos42!  Waiting For Everyman   Aug-31-11 04:15 AM   #8 
  - Solar and wind, solar and wind. Because you know if a terrorist...  krispos42   Aug-31-11 10:06 AM   #18 
     - Ehhh, if a hurricane hit an area dependant on local solar & wind  OneTenthofOnePercent   Aug-31-11 10:13 AM   #27 
        - I can't find any reports of damaged wind turbines on Google News...  krispos42   Aug-31-11 10:21 AM   #32 
           - I was more thinking about debris flying aorund damagine cells.  OneTenthofOnePercent   Aug-31-11 10:35 AM   #37 
              - Oh, that's true  krispos42   Aug-31-11 05:31 PM   #45 
  - K & R!  lonestarnot   Aug-31-11 04:18 AM   #9 
  - welcome back  maddezmom   Aug-31-11 05:13 AM   #10 
  - It's been a hell of a week, B.  krispos42   Aug-31-11 10:07 AM   #19 
  - Glad your power is back  malaise   Aug-31-11 05:14 AM   #11 
  - I certainly hope so.  krispos42   Aug-31-11 10:08 AM   #20 
  - K/R -- Just got back myself -- electricity came back 1:30 this morning -- !!  defendandprotect   Aug-31-11 05:24 AM   #12 
  - Yay! Hot showers all around?  krispos42   Aug-31-11 10:09 AM   #21 
  - Glad your power is back on!  kdmorris   Aug-31-11 05:28 AM   #13 
  - Thanks  krispos42   Aug-31-11 10:11 AM   #23 
     - That's true.  kdmorris   Aug-31-11 10:41 AM   #38 
        - That purple trace might catch us.  krispos42   Aug-31-11 05:16 PM   #43 
  - Still out -- 72 hrs @ noontime.  Davis_X_Machina   Aug-31-11 06:55 AM   #14 
  - How bad did Maine get hit?  krispos42   Aug-31-11 10:12 AM   #24 
     - Western interior was hard-hit.  Davis_X_Machina   Sep-01-11 07:23 AM   #51 
  - Kudos to you for being prepared for a foreseeable disaster, and for helping your neighbors  slackmaster   Aug-31-11 10:03 AM   #16 
  - It tests your ingenuity.  krispos42   Aug-31-11 10:13 AM   #26 
  - Welcome back. I'm glad you and yours are ok.  myrna minx   Aug-31-11 10:10 AM   #22 
  - It's a good thing I moved back here last year  krispos42   Aug-31-11 10:14 AM   #28 
  - Yay! Now if only Katia would give land a complete miss!  GreenPartyVoter   Aug-31-11 10:15 AM   #29 
  - Yay!!  guitar man   Aug-31-11 10:27 AM   #36 
  - Congratulations.  Beacool   Aug-31-11 10:42 AM   #39 
  - Yikes. That's a solid week.  krispos42   Aug-31-11 05:36 PM   #48 
     - My coworker got good news this afternoon.  Beacool   Aug-31-11 09:19 PM   #50 
  - I'm still out of power.  NutmegYankee   Aug-31-11 04:34 PM   #41 
  - Ugh. Come on by for a hot shower and some ice, if you want.  krispos42   Aug-31-11 05:32 PM   #46 
     - I have natural gas for hot water.  NutmegYankee   Sep-01-11 07:17 PM   #52 
  - Oh. Sorry to hear that.  Shagbark Hickory   Aug-31-11 05:21 PM   #44 
 

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