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Old December 24th, 2013, 03:48 PM   #61
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Got my power back about 2:30PM. 54 hours without power but had generator so I was good. Thanks to all the power company workers that are working through Christmas to restore power. God Bless them all.

Merry Christmas to all.
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Old December 24th, 2013, 09:36 PM   #62
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My parents didn't have power but we already had plans to be there. They borrowed a small generator so we had microwaved boxed stuffing and soup for our christmas dinner.
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Old December 25th, 2013, 06:30 AM   #63
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Got my power back about 2:30PM. 54 hours without power but had generator so I was good. Thanks to all the power company workers that are working through Christmas to restore power. God Bless them all.

Merry Christmas to all.
I bought dinner for a couple of them last night.
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Old December 25th, 2013, 07:59 AM   #64
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I power just went out!! Good thing I bought all the gas for the generator
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Old December 25th, 2013, 08:52 AM   #65
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Old December 25th, 2013, 09:02 AM   #66
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I see what you did there!
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Old December 25th, 2013, 09:24 AM   #67
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Still no power has been out about 62 hr 's but we have heat.
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Old December 25th, 2013, 11:53 AM   #68
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Ours went out around 6:00 am Sunday, came back on today around 10:00. Now I don't have an excuse to not have the inlaws here for Christmas today....damnit!
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Power is still out, consumers assures us that it is not, I tell the lady there are generators running all around us, she says, "well there shouldn't be". Mercia!!!
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Power is still out, consumers assures us that it is not, I tell the lady there are generators running all around us, she says, "well there shouldn't be". Mercia!!!

Never know if lying or not
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Old December 25th, 2013, 07:26 PM   #71
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Come over and hear it for yourself...notice I said "hear" it!!!
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Have a 12 volt battery laying around?

A sealed headlight bulb or just a 9006 style bulb, some 8 gauge wire, and a cheap switch will light the place up without messing with candles.
Yes, it is all redneck jerry rigged. But, good chance most people have the stuff already laying around even if they need to pull them from a dormant trail vehicle.

A kerosene heater is a good low cost investment. If you have a gas stove fire that up and make some cookies/hot chocolate etc while it is heating the place. Open the doors from time to time to vent the place out of course. A cheap battery powered co2 alarm(which you have anyway right?)will save your butt if your sleeping with the kerosene heater on.
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So my husband is a line tech for Comcast... Since they went into Storm mode..I haven't seen him much..he's working 16 hour shifts and went back in on Christmas morning.. It's 4:40 am the day after Christmas and he still isn't home , I feel for all the service workers!


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So my husband is a line tech for Comcast... Since they went into Storm mode..I haven't seen him much..he's working 16 hour shifts and went back in on Christmas morning.. It's 4:40 am the day after Christmas and he still isn't home , I fell for all the service workers!


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Send Dave to my house to hook my line back up. just think of all the money he is making....
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So my husband is a line tech for Comcast... Since they went into Storm mode..I haven't seen him much..he's working 16 hour shifts and went back in on Christmas morning.. It's 4:40 am the day after Christmas and he still isn't home , I fell for all the service workers!


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Old December 26th, 2013, 05:58 PM   #76
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So my husband is a line tech for Comcast... Since they went into Storm mode..I haven't seen him much..he's working 16 hour shifts and went back in on Christmas morning.. It's 4:40 am the day after Christmas and he still isn't home , I feel for all the service workers!


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Tell him thanks, and I hope he is not whining about, after all it is his job
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Just think of it as camping
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Tell him and his coworkers thanks. I hope they all stay safe.
Thanks for all the long days.

Power was restored at my house two days ago, but there is still line work going on just down the road.
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I just bought 20 more gals of gas!!!
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