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Massive power outages hit Northeast, Midwest
« on: August 14, 2003, 01:57:13 PM »

NEW YORK -- A power outage has struck major areas of the Northeast and Midwest, as well as cities in Canada.

The outage struck much of the New York metropolitan area, from Long Island to Westchester County north of the city.

Widespread power outages are also being reported in Detroit, Cleveland and Toledo, as well as in Toronto, Ottawa and throughout Ontario.

CNN reported that power was out at all three major airports in the New York area and that the Long Island Railroad was shut down. All subway trains ground to a halt, and thousands of passengers were stuck in pitch-dark tunnels.

According to CNN reporters, throngs of people were swarming into the streets of New York City. Some were trapped in elevators.

New York's City Hall was operating on a backup generator.

An official with the Office for Emergency Management said, "We have no idea how extensive it is."

CNN aired a report that the Niagra-Mohawk power grid had become overloaded and failed, apparently from physical causes.


Oh shit riots tonite Northeast/Midwest ...I would be at foot locker ;D
lol and alot of people on the East Coast don't all own cars - no public transportation tonite.


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Re: Massive power outages hit Northeast, Midwest
« Reply #1 on: August 14, 2003, 02:27:43 PM »
Good thing all the porno sites are based in Southern California  ;D
 

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Re: Massive power outages hit Northeast, Midwest
« Reply #2 on: August 14, 2003, 03:32:53 PM »
yea there are millions of people outside..Goodthing it didnt hit my area.
 

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Re: Massive power outages hit Northeast, Midwest
« Reply #3 on: August 14, 2003, 04:21:32 PM »
this is NUTZ! their blacked the fuck out!, turn on your fuckin tv!
 

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Re: Massive power outages hit Northeast, Midwest
« Reply #4 on: August 14, 2003, 05:07:55 PM »
i predict massive looting and riots in nyc tonight
 

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Re: Massive power outages hit Northeast, Midwest
« Reply #5 on: August 14, 2003, 06:06:10 PM »
funny how the reporters are telling the ppl of NY to turn off all appliances before the power comes on...TOO BAD THEIR TV'S DON"T WORK !!!! lol
 

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Re: Massive power outages hit Northeast, Midwest
« Reply #6 on: August 14, 2003, 06:50:39 PM »
I just shot out 2 streetlights with my bb gun so I could get the feel of things. ;D

 

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Re: Massive power outages hit Northeast, Midwest
« Reply #7 on: August 14, 2003, 06:51:49 PM »
blade... there aint no roits going on down here bro.... we just illin are cellies aint working.... but my product is..... im out..


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Re: Massive power outages hit Northeast, Midwest
« Reply #8 on: August 14, 2003, 06:53:15 PM »
Breaking News out of New York City:

  The non-talented rapper known as Ja-Rule was just found bent over a desk at the headquarters of Murder Inc. records with his pants down around his ankles in the dark. More information as it comes in...


Stay tuned. 8)

 

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Re: Massive power outages hit Northeast, Midwest
« Reply #9 on: August 14, 2003, 08:49:28 PM »
Breaking News out of New York City:

  The non-talented rapper known as Ja-Rule was just found bent over a desk at the headquarters of Murder Inc. records with his pants down around his ankles in the dark. More information as it comes in...


Stay tuned. 8)
omg LMAO..........
 

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Re: Massive power outages hit Northeast, Midwest
« Reply #10 on: August 14, 2003, 10:52:10 PM »
Watch, just like back in the 60's when there was a massive power outage, people got bored so they went into their rooms with their boyfirends and girlfriend, did the nasty, and had a boost in population 9 months after. 8)
 

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Re: Massive power outages hit Northeast, Midwest
« Reply #11 on: August 14, 2003, 11:10:11 PM »
Watch, just like back in the 60's when there was a massive power outage, people got bored so they went into their rooms with their boyfirends and girlfriend, did the nasty, and had a boost in population 9 months after. 8)

damn i said the same thing... haha...

get in the MoOd FoR LoViN!
 

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Re: Massive power outages hit Northeast, Midwest
« Reply #12 on: August 15, 2003, 05:35:05 AM »
This is great.  I get a long-weekend outta this (and still get paid).

Driving around in the city with no street lights and traffic lights at night is quite different.  

I was taking a nap when it went down so it didn't affect me like the people stuck in the subway or in an elavator.  That would suck to be them.
 

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Re: Massive power outages hit Northeast, Midwest
« Reply #13 on: August 15, 2003, 07:15:23 AM »
Breaking News out of New York City:

  The non-talented rapper known as Ja-Rule was just found bent over a desk at the headquarters of Murder Inc. records with his pants down around his ankles in the dark. More information as it comes in...


Stay tuned. 8)

rofl
 

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Re: Massive power outages hit Northeast, Midwest
« Reply #14 on: August 15, 2003, 10:59:36 AM »
I just shot out 2 streetlights with my bb gun so I could get the feel of things. ;D


lmao
 

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Re: Massive power outages hit Northeast, Midwest
« Reply #15 on: August 15, 2003, 11:12:44 AM »
yea, i live in NY and my power was out. it was fucked up. the only good thing about it was that i didn't have to go to work last night and i just drank and smoked a lot.
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Re: Massive power outages hit Northeast, Midwest
« Reply #16 on: August 17, 2003, 12:32:49 PM »
It was Terrorists!  By the way get your battery powered Radios Ready.
 

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Re: Massive power outages hit Northeast, Midwest
« Reply #17 on: August 17, 2003, 12:58:09 PM »
It was Terrorists!  By the way get your battery powered Radios Ready.

US only has 3 Grids :o

We are in big trouble I can imagine the possibilities.

3 Power lines go out and the Northeast [1 Grid] is down  ::)

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