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Blackout in Eastern US

corw314

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I was wondering how our members are doing who reside here. Luckily so far this has not affected my area. I know we have several NY members who have octos and I hope everything is ok! Hope to hear!!!
Will keep my fingers crossed!!

Carol
 

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Yeah, that is a problem...I have a friend in Cali that suffered quite a few losses due to a power outage there last year. He has actually gone so far as to purchase a generator in case it happens again. I just keep about a hundred gallons of salt water on hand all of the time (those 7$ garbage cans at Ace hardware are perfect!) for some quick water changes if needed. Knock on wood, we haven't had any power outages yet...I feel really bad for all of those people! Having ridden the subway several times there, I can't imagine being stuck on it for 8+ hours! :shock:
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anyone keeping ceph's might have trouble with air circulation that is powered by electricity(LOL).. as there is no power to keep it running! :frown:
 

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Yeah, I have friends who were in NYC doing the highway walking... poor souls. It came all the way up into CT near my undergrad school.

Luckily, we were ok here in Boston, too..
 

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I've got it! A TONMO brand wind-mill!!!! Tony, we will make millions!!!!
 

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Poor Canadians

Yep its affecting my town big time. Everyone was outside drinking lots last night!!! LOL its all good. Its funny how it was a state of emergency and all us Canadians were concerned with was where the nearest beer store was, that was opened :lol:
Anyway, my work was really affected by this loss of power since i work in the aviation, what a mess!!!! :shock:
 

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Yeah, I had friends and family stranded in NYC (found places to stay w/ friends though)... sounds like it was quite a night last night!

Glad to see the power coming back...
 

corw314

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You mentioned aviation!! I am supposed to fly out of Laguardia this afternoon at 3:15 to the Keys!! Supposedly the flights scheduled to go out on time! I almost hopped in my car and drove down!! We'll see.... :shock:

Carol
 

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cthulhu77 said:
I've got it! A TONMO brand wind-mill!!!! Tony, we will make millions!!!!

and since its inspired by an octo, itll have 8 arms/sails/blades instead of 3 or 4, catching a lot more wind :roll:
 

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