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Old 09-15-2008, 11:58 AM   #1
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what do you do when the power goes out?
it was out for a day and a half
and i was bored out of my mind!!!!!!
so what do you do?
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Old 09-15-2008, 12:04 PM   #2
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sleep
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Old 09-15-2008, 01:31 PM   #3
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all DAY!!!!!
it was out from 11:40am yesterday to 9am this morning!
i cant sleep that long
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Old 09-15-2008, 02:10 PM   #4
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Do you have friends?
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Old 09-15-2008, 02:12 PM   #5
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Get a physically powered generator and ride that bike thing while you use your PC
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Old 09-15-2008, 02:49 PM   #6
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go over to someone who still has power. but if its out over a long range, then gather up some people and get some street hockey going, yes...the canadian thing to do lol.
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Old 09-15-2008, 03:20 PM   #7
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Do you have friends?
their power was out also
all of my friends power was out
i tried that

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Get a physically powered generator and ride that bike thing while you use your PC
....... im skinny as it is
i dont need to loose anymore weight

and i didnt think about street hockey...
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Old 09-15-2008, 03:27 PM   #8
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Default Re: when the power goes out

I've luckily never been put in a "bored" situation when I have lost power for an extended period of time. Never lost power more than 8 hours when i've been at home.

But yeah, if you loose power and cant find anything to do, thats sad. Just light some candles and keep doing what you were doing.
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Old 09-15-2008, 03:38 PM   #9
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Bring out that old, dusty deck of cards.
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Old 09-15-2008, 03:47 PM   #10
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Cards FTW!
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Old 09-15-2008, 04:11 PM   #11
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bring out the cards or go out see a few friends ,take the dog for a walk
also if you think its gonna be out for a while i would drink all the beer in the fridge because otherwise it will go warm
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Old 09-15-2008, 04:40 PM   #12
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i ran out of beer
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Old 09-15-2008, 11:33 PM   #13
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my whole computer/gaming center. lol can run for about 8 hours after power is out.

beleive it our not you can run 110-120 volt things on 12volts batterys.(car batterys).

you just buy one of those inverter things that you use in your car to power A/C stuff. i got a 800 watt one. and then i just collect batterys and add them on to the line. and then you setup a charging system. now the joke is i dont have this setup but if i had the money i would.
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We lost power for 2 hours yeaterday,i just listened to music.Although if it was during that day i would have gone for a bike ride.
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Old 09-16-2008, 05:49 AM   #15
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I hate it when the power goes out while your on the computer, playing video games or watching south park and it immediately turns off and you miss the best bit. Aarrgghh they should have a back-up, or is there already?
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Yep,a UPS.
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Old 09-16-2008, 07:12 PM   #17
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yes a solor panel. or do my idea. just keep them charged up. then wire it into the the powerstrip.
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Solar and a few batteries :-)
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Old 09-17-2008, 04:58 PM   #19
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or both. keep batterys charged and solar
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Old 09-17-2008, 09:18 PM   #20
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LMAO! My power was out as well Sunday until like 10:30 last night (tue). Im in new albany, one hell of a wind storm, huh? I just chilled rode around checked out the damage and me and my man just chatted and went to bed pretty early. It makes u more grateful for the shit when u have to go with out it for a few days.
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