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Re: Chat - 2016
« Reply #105 on: January 22, 2016, 02:57:32 pm »
Thinking of anyone out there in the way of the expected blizzards in eastern USA - keep safe!

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Re: Chat - 2016
« Reply #106 on: January 22, 2016, 03:10:42 pm »
All stocked up, hunkered down, and waiting for the snow to start (Washington, DC, area). I just hope we keep power and internet, gotta have my OW fix!

Thinking of anyone out there in the way of the expected blizzards in eastern USA - keep safe!

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« Reply #107 on: January 22, 2016, 04:16:07 pm »
Stay safe, all of you.

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Re: Chat - 2016
« Reply #108 on: January 22, 2016, 04:18:49 pm »
Fully stock your pantries, East Coast.  Please stay safe.  And hopefully powered with internet. 

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« Reply #109 on: January 22, 2016, 06:12:38 pm »
Stay safe, mobiles powered, torches & spare batteries ready and plenty of tinned stuff just in case. If it gets really cold and power goes off then make sure you have drinking water.

I remember the winter of the miners' strike with regular power cuts (my flat was all electric).  Thermos flask, radio, hot water bottle, sleeping bag in lounge (underfloor heating so some residual heat), fingerless gloves, camping lantern & torch and whatever cold food was on the menu.  The only saving grace was that they did eventually get a rota sorted out so you did get power for 4 hours at least once a day.

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Re: Chat - 2016
« Reply #110 on: January 22, 2016, 06:21:54 pm »
Winter Draw(er)s on East Coasters! 

I recall the miners' strike, studentforever. We had out camping stuff to the ready. We had two primus stoves and a tilly lamp so we were fine. Every night a good stew from the pressure cooker. I loved it because it was like camping so we played a lot of cards (after homework). But for many elderly without gas heating it was very hard. But then so were the lives of the miners.  :-\

Just looked up your weather - looks horrid - really do be careful - especially if you must go out  :)  I wonder if we will inherit the dog end of this storm over here?
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Re: Chat - 2016
« Reply #111 on: January 22, 2016, 07:22:44 pm »
Sonarok  has begun   ;D

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Re: Chat - 2016
« Reply #112 on: January 22, 2016, 08:01:00 pm »
Sonarok  has begun   ;D

Hunker down and stay safe, Kathy.

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Re: Chat - 2016
« Reply #113 on: January 22, 2016, 08:38:41 pm »

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Re: Chat - 2016
« Reply #114 on: January 22, 2016, 08:55:53 pm »
What a nightmare!! I turn my phone off when I'm not using it...I hope that confounds the wretched Big Brother elements of mobiles  :-\

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Re: Chat - 2016
« Reply #115 on: January 23, 2016, 12:22:51 am »
The advantage to living in a large apartment building is, if any tracker gives my address a false positive, the seekers will have 10s of households to choose from.

How horrible to have to live with that.

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Re: Chat - 2016
« Reply #116 on: January 23, 2016, 11:38:35 am »
Hope you're all safe and warm (and still able to transcribe  ;)) on the East Coast!

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Re: Chat - 2016
« Reply #117 on: January 24, 2016, 08:38:12 am »
Someone's enjoying the snow  :)

Tian Tian enjoys blizzard

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Re: Chat - 2016
« Reply #119 on: January 24, 2016, 02:15:53 pm »
We got about 30 inches of snow, 15 miles west of Washington. The shoveling will now begin, at least after I finish this cup of coffee, or maybe the next cup.  ;)