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DestanieM

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Power Outage
« on: April 27, 2012, 07:37:38 am »
Today it makes one year since the power outage in the Northern Part of AL, it was very rough being with out power for an entire week... I had much more bbq than I wanted to eat and counted the cold showers I had to take... this is something i will never forget.. I would love to read other ppl stories about power outage..


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Re: Power Outage
« Reply #1 on: April 27, 2012, 03:01:29 pm »
Wow, that's brutal! A few weeks ago we had one that lasted 14 hours and I thought I was going to die.  :BangHead: I don't know what I'd do for that whole time.

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Re: Power Outage
« Reply #2 on: April 27, 2012, 03:24:07 pm »
Yeah same here...
We are so in tune and so "stuck" to our electronics that "some" of us wouldn't know what to do...like me!!!
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Re: Power Outage
« Reply #3 on: April 28, 2012, 04:54:20 am »
Yeah everybody does depend on technology... I would have had a phone if I didnt have a car charger... which i had to walk to the store to get b/c the gas stations were close and we didnt have any

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Re: Power Outage
« Reply #4 on: April 28, 2012, 08:36:32 pm »

    You just have to be prepared! Make an emergency kit: One blanket, one towel, first day kit, candles, one battery operated lamp, some snacks and water bottles...other items as needed. Place them all in backpack...ready to grab and go.

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Re: Power Outage
« Reply #5 on: April 29, 2012, 05:14:26 pm »
Welcome to how 99% of the world must live .......Go USA?

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Re: Power Outage
« Reply #6 on: April 29, 2012, 05:24:46 pm »
I was lucky growing up in the country that our house was only a couple of miles from the power station. That means the longest we ever had our power out was for a few hours. Although I know other kids who went to my school who had their power out for 2 1/2 weeks. I can't even imagine how hard that would be especially during the cold months. I live in the city now and have only had the power out a couple of hours.

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Re: Power Outage
« Reply #7 on: April 29, 2012, 08:02:16 pm »
when I had a power outage, we had some wind-up flashlights and radio, so we kept track of the news. As for foods, either packets or my portable gas stove.

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