Ice Storm 2004

Discussion in 'Augusta, GA' started by Malz4JESUS, Jan 28, 2004.

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  1. Malz4JESUS Jedi Grand Master

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    Apr 12, 2002
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    We made it out alive! lol! ;)

    Just a day after our meeting, it started raining and then froze for about 2 1/2 days! Schools were closed (mine still is today!), businesses closed, power and phones were gone...

    Our power was gone for 24 hours and then the phone lines and cable were knocked out for even longer!

    It really makes you appreciate all you have :D

    Did anyone else's power go out?


    God bless!

    -Malz
  2. Minacia_Brightstar Jedi Youngling

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    May 23, 2001
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    You guys got it much worse than those of us in Atlanta. Of course, you wouldn't have known that by the way the local media was acting.

    "STORM WATCH 2004: WE'RE ALL GOING TO DIE!" :p

    I'm exaggerating of course, but y'all get my point. ;)
  3. Malz4JESUS Jedi Grand Master

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    Apr 12, 2002
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    [face_laugh]

    That's almost the opposite of here! We bought a battery radio to listen to what was going on and they acted like everyone had power...and they said that about 100,000 people didn't!

    And our cable keeps doing weird things...

    But they kept telling Lincoln County (or was it Lincolnton...) to boil their water! :eek:

    Speaking of water....since we have well water, when the power goes, so does the water! :eek:

    We had an interesting night :p


    God bless!

    -Malz
  4. Minacia_Brightstar Jedi Youngling

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    May 23, 2001
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    I don't have well water, but our water pipes did burst 2 years ago and we were without water for 3 days. Things almost became...well...smelly. :p

    So I completely understand what you went through.
  5. Malz4JESUS Jedi Grand Master

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    Apr 12, 2002
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    Eww! :p

    I'm glad you know what I mean :p

    To flush the toilet we had to go get water from the pool and put it in there...it was kinda sad :p


    God bless!

    -Malz
  6. bluestarwizard Jedi Master

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    Oct 25, 2002
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    I didn't have power until Wednesday at about noon. It was a cold few nights. :)
  7. Minacia_Brightstar Jedi Youngling

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    May 23, 2001
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    It took them that long to get your power back on? I feel for you, man.
  8. Malz4JESUS Jedi Grand Master

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    Apr 12, 2002
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    Ooh :(

    I didn't know that! One of my friends that lives in SC was the same way!


    God bless!

    -Malz
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