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Much Of L.A. Loses Electricity

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by N8 v2.0, Sep 12, 2005.

  1. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    Breaking story....


    It is related to this: http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/Investigation/story?id=1115448&page=1 ???
     

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  2. SK6

    SK6 Turbo Monkey

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    It just came on the news here......maybe FEMA will catch wind of this next month.
     
  3. beestiboy

    beestiboy Monkey

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    So when do we start looting/???
     
  4. Andy_B

    Andy_B Monkey

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    When the sun goes down.
     
  5. rooftest

    rooftest Monkey

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    "A spokeswoman for the Los Angeles Police Department said outages were reported across downtown Los Angeles, Koreatown, North Hollywood, Burbank and in the San Fernando Valley. Officials said power had not been lost at Los Angeles International Airport. "

    It's a large area, but certainly not more than 25% of the city. This means that everything south of the 10 freeway (a substantial part of the city), East LA, and everything west of Miracle Mile (Beverly Hills, Century City, Westwood, etc.) is okay.
     
  6. kidwoo

    kidwoo Celebrating No-Pants Day

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    They do that so that it has historical significance. The report(s) will last longer than the event itself.

    I know it sounds wierd though.
     
  7. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    Power being restored...

    The outage was somehow caused by Geo. Bush...
     
  8. rooftest

    rooftest Monkey

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    ... so that's why "FEMA chief steps down" is still the highlighted news item on MSN.com!

    He's been busy!
     
  9. Angus

    Angus Jack Ass Pen Goo Win

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    L.A. Lost Power?
    Gee I hope they Find it, Did they look for it in the Hills by Griffith Park, or Maybe its down below the Orange Wall in El Toro?
    I was going to say check Chavez Ravine but there hasn't been any power there since Lasorda left.
     
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    that's just wrong man!!! :nope:
     
  11. Slugman

    Slugman Frankenbike

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    Nope... Governor schwarzenegger :D
     
  12. rooftest

    rooftest Monkey

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    Did you write this by looking at a map or something?
     
  13. Angus

    Angus Jack Ass Pen Goo Win

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    Nope, Former LA resident.....
     
  14. rooftest

    rooftest Monkey

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    I've never heard the "Orange Curtain" called the "Orange Wall" -

    Congrats on getting out of LA, though. I escaped 4 years ago and love it.
     
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    I just got back from my lunch break, and it's traffic hell out there. Lights are out, which of course means that everyone will drive like an ass.

    Cops were blazing by all around, to what I assume are a lot of traffic accidents.

    People are so retarded. When the lights are out it's a 4 way stop. People were just having a traffic free for all.
     
  16. Angus

    Angus Jack Ass Pen Goo Win

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    Yeah its a good feeling blowing your nose and not seeing black gunk in your hankey!
     
  17. Gusitar

    Gusitar Chimp

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    It was a boo boo on the part of a power employee. "Oops, I don't think I was supposed to cut that one!" :nope: It is being restored as I respond. NBD!
     
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    This is actually the first I've heard of it; it's not out in the part of the San Fernando Valley I'm in...
     
  19. firetoole

    firetoole duch bag

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    Wooo Tulips!!!!
    I think we all know what happened...
    It must have been Bush every ones liberal spidy scenes must be tingling.
    I say it was Bush in the parlor with the candle stick :D
     
  20. MMike

    MMike A fowl peckerwood.

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    LA is icky
     
  21. blt2ride

    blt2ride Turbo Monkey

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    I don't think so. When it's 75 degrees in December, and you're snowed in--I'll be thinking of you when I'm doing shuttle runs... :D
     
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    I lived there about 4 years ago in LA city, then La Canada. I lived there for about 11 years. LA has everything though. Good lbs's are not far from anywhere. Lots of resaturants: Pandas everywhere. Mtn high-45min from pasadena. Lots of mountains and spots.

    It is smoggy though. I like LA.
     
  23. Gusitar

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    And?!?!??
     
  24. tgreathead

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    Second that :thumb:

    I honestly wish I could move but since I work in TV I don't have too many options. Then I remember I'm 20 minutes from the beach, 45 minutes from the snow and 10 minutes from the mountains. It could be worse.
     
  25. lovebunny

    lovebunny can i lick your balls?

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    san diegos better. its like a mini la with less smog
     
  26. lovebunny

    lovebunny can i lick your balls?

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    haha i thought it was kinda funny that this is a thread about la and the ad at the top says to stop pollution
     
  27. rooftest

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    ... at 3AM!
     
  28. blt2ride

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    Good point! While I love everything that Southern California has to offer, the traffic is one thing I could do without...
     
  29. Craw

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    I'm originally from the Bay Area, and moved to Los Angeles, about 3 years ago after I graduated from school.

    I have a love hate relationship with Los Angeles. Ultimately, once I become really wealthy I'd like to have a place in the Bay Area and down in LA.

    I hate how it takes like 40 minutes to get to the store down the street. Traffic is bad however, it's easy enough to take a bike and get most anywhere in a shorter amount of time.

    Beaches are close, and I can surf before going to work without having to wake up at godawful hours.

    Everyone says LA people are terrible, and I pretty much see the worst LA has to offer since I work in the film business, and that kind of sucks, but I've met some of the nicest, and coolest people since I've been down here.

    Either way, LA has its pros and cons. A big con however, the Dodgers and the Angels. Barf.
     
  30. bjanga

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    And no nightlife to speak of.
     
  31. rooftest

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    Hey - the Angels have done well recently. Unfortunately, I became bored with baseball and stopped paying attention long before the Angels started winning. (I remember Reggie Jackson still played for them when I went to games.)

    The Dodgers havn't done anything that I'm aware of since the '80's. I recently had to confirm that the Dodgers are still in LA - you NEVER see dodger flags on cars, license plate frames, etc.

    We do have the Trojans, however
     
  32. Ciaran

    Ciaran Fear my banana

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    Well, TJ (mexico, not Lovebunny) is 5 mins away and they have nightlife.

    S.D. is becoming just as bad as L.A./O.C. anyway... traffic, high housing prices, more and more smog. And TJ lives there. :blah:



    ;)