Report from the FRONT

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ed
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Report from the FRONT

Post by ed »

Well, I will report as long as I am able. I smell Pulitzer.

Wednesday, 7:48. All calm. High clouds, no wind.
Rob Lister
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I think you should get the fuck out of there. Head north for a vacation or something.
ed
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Got 2 daughters with families here too. While I would like to don a dress and get into a lifeboat, that option is not really open. I'm toying with the idea of arming them all and pillaging the countryside.
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Re: Report from the FRONT

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we are ~80ft above sea level. At the moment.
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Can you send me your stereo for safe keeping?
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23.5' above sea level and 3.5 miles from shore. I am well supplied and protected for a heavy storm and possible extended power outage. If I am facing a direct hit my outlook is not so good and we might need to evacuate. However, currently it is looking like at least I will not be hit by the right-front quadrant.
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Stay high and dry people

(take the 'high' part as you will)
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Post by Doctor X »

That certainly applies to stereos.



Just reminding. . . .

--J.D.
ed
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Had rain for 20 minutes.

Felt triggered.
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get the fuck out. take your daughters. be a pussy. be a proud pussy.
ed
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And go where? There is nowhere to go dammit. It's over. Trump was elected and it's over.
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ed wrote:And go where? There is nowhere to go dammit. It's over. Trump was elected and it's over.
Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor?
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ed wrote:And go where? There is nowhere to go dammit. It's over. Trump was elected and it's over.
You can go to Mexico. Just hurry up before he builds the wall to stop emigration.
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Its working
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Take that, Savanna!!!!! :x :x :x
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Post by gnome »

Hey, God paid good money for this storm--if you pray enough, he might steer it away from your area, but someone's going to get it!
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Post by Anaxagoras »

I need real-time updates now.

Preferably with video.

Ed, can you go out and provide a live video feed from your front lawn?

K thx bi
ed
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Landfall on Cuba might weaken it a bit.
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Post by ed »

And it is still creeping west.
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I guess the ETA for the eye is ~10pm sunday. Question is how fat west can it creep in ~24hours.
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gnome wrote:Hey, God paid good money for this storm--if you pray enough, he might steer it away from your area, but someone's going to get it!
You still up in Pt. Richie or did you bravely turn your tail and fled(e)?
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I hope you have a sturdy house man. Got plywood over the windows?

Is it all flat there or are there any hills?
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We are at a high point at ~83ft above sea level. All around is flat flat flat. House is cement block and sturdy. No plywood. Too many fucking windows. Little risk of flying crap.
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Post by Witness »

ed wrote:All around is flat flat flat.
So any airborne junk can build up speed. :(

Do you have a cellar? A bunker under lake ed?

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ed wrote:
gnome wrote:Hey, God paid good money for this storm--if you pray enough, he might steer it away from your area, but someone's going to get it!
You still up in Pt. Richie or did you bravely turn your tail and fled(e)?
New Port Richey, and looks like we're staying. Storm windows and doors. Flood outlook doesn't seem to have changed much. In the end it depends how strong the winds get, how this plays out.
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Re: Report from the FRONT

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wind picking up. Seems Irma is still moving westward. I am wondering if the eye will even make a landfall, not that that provides safety.
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Haven't heard from ed in more than 6 hours.
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Post by shemp »

Dibs on his stereo.
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Post by ed »

I'm here. Moved movable stuff into house or barn, tossed outdoor furniture into pool.
Working on editing a mauser typography.
Wind picking up a bit. not bad (yet).

I'd do a video but it doesn't look like anything (yet)
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Ed is so brave, still posting even after a tree trunk has impaled him, yet he won't speak of it!
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a mere scratch.
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Just waiting now. It's like a tower defense game where you have to set up everything in advance and you are waiting to see if your preparations were sufficient.
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Set your alligators on the looters.

https://www.local10.com/weather/hurrica ... ale-police
Local 10 cameras caught a group breaking into the Simon's Sportswear on Sunrise Blvd. and Powerline Road.

The group of about 8-9 people broke through the front window and were seen walking in and then walking out with stolen items.

The group then began looting a Footlocker and CashAmerica Pawn Store in the same area.

Hours later, the Fort Lauderdale Police Department tweeted that they had caught the criminals.
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While Ed lays his life on the line to protect Florida (and, by extension, :freedom: AMURICA :freedom: ), these vermin (no doubt in the employ of Kim Jong Un) would destroy it!!! Ed, your sacrifice shall not be in vain!!! May your death at the hands of Irma be swift and painless, and Godspeed you on your journey to Heaven!!!
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https://i.imgur.com/TghP1Sn.gif

It's very pretty from way up here.
ed
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Fox News Alert!!!
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WTF is this all about??? :x :x :x
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shemp wrote:While Ed lays his life on the line to protect Florida (and, by extension, :freedom: AMURICA :freedom: ), these vermin (no doubt in the employ of Kim Jong Un) would destroy it!!! Ed, your sacrifice shall not be in vain!!! May your death at the hands of Irma be swift and painless, and Godspeed you on your journey to Heaven!!!
Err.. let's not be hasty.
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Why does Ed keep using a red Star of David to indicate his position??? :notsure: Enquiring minds want to know!!!
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When my life is at risk I cover all bases
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