Power Outages?

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  1. Kamikaze

    Kamikaze Respected Member

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    14 hours... thats it?
    during the last ice storm we had this winter, our province lost power for 4 days and the power in our city was out for 5.

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    stop making threads about this, we have 3 already that i know of and i have merged 3 to create this one and i merged 2 to create another.
     
  2. Jen-Jen

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    I hear that places like Cleveland don't even have running water because of the black outs. And if terrorist did bomb something, I'm sure Americans and Canadans wouldn't be whining.
     
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    I hate you all.... Anyway, when does something not involve someone bombing something, like nixons election... FFS.
     
  4. B~E

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    Montreal, in a ghost town.
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    My first reaction when I saw this picture on TV was "Great, at least a couple of americans finaly woke up to their sense and realised that Canada was a better place to live. Better now than never."
     
  5. Maverick

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    Power Blackouts aren't such a big deal in my place. We are used to it. We get it once in three months. I love it coz I get to play in the dark or go out and see all the stars come out. So if that happens just make the best of it by doing what you've always wanted to do in the dark which brought me to a question. What did you do during the power outages?:D
     
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    depends if its in the morning and in summer pool or just get a cold place to hang out. If its at night wip out a some instruments get some friends and chill outside. And if its in winter do nothing:rolleyes:
     
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    yea but your battary only lasts a couple hours or soo.
     
  8. Jason

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    Im in ohio wit swooper but am northern ohio..
    I lost power for about 6-7 hours and it messed my cable modem up lol
     
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    to clear things up...

    no one beleives this has anything to do wit the terrorists
     
  10. bamthedoc

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    Sense...of...humour? What is this... "sense of humour"?

    lol

    In any case, I was responding to a joke with a joke. I guess I just can't take or recieve jokes to well... Oh well, like I actually care.

    About your last picture... It kinda looks like NY to me... It doesn't look like any Canadian city on the border that I know of. Mind telling me where that is? FYI: I'm not very good at geography, anyway. So I won't be surprised if I got the city way off.
     
  11. Neo112

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    how did the power outages happen n e one kno?? i just heard it on the news sooo can some 1 fill me in??:wavey :unlucky
     
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    They are still investigating. They know it wasn't one of the major power plants, but they believe it was likely a bottleneck type thing. When demand has a sudden surge, a transmitor (one of the big can sometimes see driving down the highway) can overload. They will likely be investigating this as they make reports and investigation for modernization. We'll know when they find out, likely through Bush. A report of this magnitude will likely go through the President, first.
     
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    Did another merger of power outage threads.
     
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    A little bit of my side of the story:

    4:30pm - A major Blackout in Toronto, including many regions which are far north and south including Niagara.

    5:00pm - Downtown goes offline, thousands of people get stuck in subways,elevators,street cars. Street lights, cell phone cervices are also offline. High rise building dont have water supply anymore because water pumps are offline.

    6:00pm - All of Toronto and close areas are without power, a rush hour starts and all hell breaks loose on the streets, example: random people directing traffic on major intersections because of lack of police. All food and other stores are closed.

    9:00pm - Darkness Falls ! All you can see is high rise building with no light, crazed asian people buying batteries like crazy, stupid people trying to show off their Subwoofer/Neon Light Cars, Police on Horses and bikes. No street Lights, people with flashlights desperately trying to "walk/crawl" home.


    Next Day the power was resumed at 3:00 pm.

    I hope you guys realise how dependant we are on electricity and how easy it is to disorgonize a nation.

    Iths not funny, period.
     
  15. Tewan

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    I'm here in texas, hope it doesn't come down here :rolleyes:. If it does, oh well, I have my laptop :D . WAIT! No internet ><, maybe I should get a wireless internet or something other than this stupid dial-up. Oh well.
     
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    the power ottage ht when i was in new york last a day and a half man that sucked and then the next day my mom calls me on the phone and syas my comps ****ed up says soon as i go online there has been security alert and shuts down retsrats every time but happened to my sis's comp to and my mom's comps at work supposel maybe the internet provider
     
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    i know how to fix that, instant message me at jattmoseph, and ill tell you how, or just pm me
     
  18. Kitty

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    I heard that it was caused by lightning, apparantly a powerplant on the USA side of Niagara got hit by lightning and it overloaded. And then it started a chain reaction. =_=;;

    I was at Kawartha Lakes at the time, where we didn't get any blackouts. We were at a cottage cut off from the world - we didn't even have a boat to get on the other side of the lake, which isthe only way to get out from there...Imagine, if the power went out in there, we wouldn't be able to cook, since the stove runs on electricity, and we wouldn't be able to get any water, since the pump which works on electricity couldn't pump t in...o_O The horrors of blackouts. *shudders*

    However, by the time I got back, the power was back on all over Toronto & the area, including my home, so, yay. ^_^
     
  19. Sakuhta

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    Gah. It's so annoying every 5mn they do news reports on it. The powers out. What the hell else do we need to know.

    -Sakuhta
     
  20. B~E

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    Could it be that america is to much of an energy whore, and its starting to show? No...