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Marrah_G Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-31-11 02:52 PM
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27. I've been in the dark for 80+ hours
I'm just beginning to see what's been happening up north of here. That's some scary stuff. They had horrible flooding this spring too.
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  -Katrina In Vermont phantom power  Aug-31-11 12:05 PM   #0 
  - Now who the hell would do a drive-by unrec of this on DU?  villager   Aug-31-11 12:11 PM   #1 
  - They probably saw the title and assumed it meant ...  meegbear   Aug-31-11 12:21 PM   #6 
  - I haven't heard of anyone calling Hurricane Irene as equivaliet  Cherchez la Femme   Sep-01-11 11:33 AM   #34 
  - Dude it was like 6 minutes from the post of the OP till you replied  snooper2   Aug-31-11 12:28 PM   #10 
     - It's a point, to be sure, that the metrics can change. But someone is johnny-on-the-spot  villager   Aug-31-11 02:16 PM   #22 
  - K & R  malaise   Aug-31-11 12:15 PM   #2 
  - Although Vermont is in a serious predicament...  Lost-in-FL   Aug-31-11 12:15 PM   #3 
  - It was like the Holocaust in my aquarium ... 3 of my 4 goldfish died  NightWatcher   Aug-31-11 12:20 PM   #4 
  - Exactly which levees were destroyed on purpose during Katrina?  KamaAina   Aug-31-11 02:49 PM   #26 
  - Thank you  sarge43   Aug-31-11 12:24 PM   #8 
  - Where's the Vermont Superdome?  NightWatcher   Aug-31-11 12:30 PM   #11 
     - That's right. nt  Lost-in-FL   Aug-31-11 12:36 PM   #12 
  - I agree with you. This should not be equated with Katrina.This just shows  The Wielding Truth   Aug-31-11 12:37 PM   #13 
  - The comparison is borderline offensive if you ask me.  Lost-in-FL   Aug-31-11 12:51 PM   #15 
  - Agreed, and I live in VT  david_vincent   Aug-31-11 12:44 PM   #14 
  - Hmm. Other DUers have a different opinion  GliderGuider   Aug-31-11 02:17 PM   #23 
     - What part of "Irene is not Katrina" you do not understand?  Lost-in-FL   Aug-31-11 02:38 PM   #24 
        - For the people who lost all, or worst, lost relatives  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-01-11 02:39 AM   #31 
           - My intention is not to diminish Irene's effects  Lost-in-FL   Sep-01-11 11:48 AM   #36 
  - Count on Jim to give us the truth without the varnish.  GliderGuider   Aug-31-11 12:21 PM   #5 
  - Irene was NOTHING like Katrina.  Bake   Aug-31-11 12:21 PM   #7 
  - Whereabouts in Vermont do you live? /nt  GliderGuider   Aug-31-11 12:26 PM   #9 
     - At least we know you don't live in either Vermont or New Orleans.  Lost-in-FL   Aug-31-11 12:55 PM   #16 
     - Jim is known for hyperbole. I just shrug and move on to the point of his message.  GliderGuider   Aug-31-11 01:13 PM   #18 
        - I got the point of the message which for the most part I agree with...  Lost-in-FL   Aug-31-11 01:42 PM   #20 
           - I understand your reaction.  GliderGuider   Aug-31-11 01:50 PM   #21 
     - I was in Mississippi for Katrina.  Bake   Aug-31-11 01:12 PM   #17 
        - You realize, of course, that he didn't compare Irene to Katrina.  GliderGuider   Aug-31-11 01:18 PM   #19 
           - The title was Katrina In Vermont.  Bake   Aug-31-11 02:44 PM   #25 
  - I've been in the dark for 80+ hours  Marrah_G   Aug-31-11 02:52 PM   #27 
  - Vermont's Katrina? Good god...  thewiseguy   Aug-31-11 02:56 PM   #28 
  - This is so heartbreaking for Vermont, I just returned from there  flamingdem   Aug-31-11 11:19 PM   #29 
  - You are right about that... They work hard, many hats, and have  glowing   Sep-01-11 02:26 AM   #30 
     - The bigger picture is the loss from tourism this fall  flamingdem   Sep-01-11 09:13 AM   #33 
        - 18 yrs. I left for college, and now live in FL.. Which is why I know the  glowing   Sep-01-11 12:27 PM   #37 
           - My family is there  flamingdem   Sep-01-11 10:14 PM   #38 
              - if only we could grow hemp in this country.. you now Vermonters would  glowing   Sep-02-11 06:49 PM   #40 
  - Yup, this is going to be bigger than people think.  Waiting For Everyman   Sep-01-11 06:06 AM   #32 
  - Been through Katrina  Roy Rolling   Sep-01-11 11:45 AM   #35 
  - When we refer to Katrina, are we referring to a large hurricane,  hedgehog   Sep-01-11 10:29 PM   #39 

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