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Re: Are you addicted to electricity?
« Reply #15 on: April 01, 2008, 03:02:56 pm »
But electricity.... It .... Isn't.


Fuck it.

Electricity isn't made of electrons and stuff, It's actually a giant slug called "Sparky". You kill it by covering it in salt.

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Re: Are you addicted to electricity?
« Reply #16 on: April 01, 2008, 03:05:43 pm »
How does he fit in the wires?
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Re: Are you addicted to electricity?
« Reply #17 on: April 01, 2008, 03:07:49 pm »
With lots of lubrication.

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Re: Are you addicted to electricity?
« Reply #18 on: April 01, 2008, 03:09:00 pm »
Oh, and also,

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Re: Are you addicted to electricity?
« Reply #19 on: April 01, 2008, 03:16:33 pm »
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Re: Are you addicted to electricity?
« Reply #20 on: April 01, 2008, 03:23:36 pm »
If electricity dies we'll have to create the PD.COM Pony Express.  We can enlist Dolphins so we can still converse with you Scotts and Dutch (and anyone else I'm missing)
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Re: Are you addicted to electricity?
« Reply #21 on: April 01, 2008, 03:45:19 pm »
Quick question:  How does electricity "die"?
All I can think of is EMPs.

Or if power just became too expensive, but that wouldn't really be "dieing"

An EMP would only wipe out electronics in the area of the EMP. Even so, it wouldn't permanently make electricity go away, it would just require that IC's, transistors etc get replaced in the affected devices.

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Re: Are you addicted to electricity?
« Reply #22 on: April 01, 2008, 03:47:51 pm »
hmm...

Making an assumption the power plants are dead, but stuff like cars that bring their own electricity still work.

No, I'd need a different job, and the money in my bank would be pretty worthless (unless I had a heads up) but most on the infrastructure around here would hold up without electricity.  Traffic would bite though.

Also, my waffle iron does not need electricity.  Bet I could get all kinds of shit a couple months in from people who want waffles.
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Re: Are you addicted to electricity?
« Reply #23 on: April 01, 2008, 04:00:27 pm »
Yes.

NEXT!


(longer answer:  my job requires it, mofo)

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Re: Are you addicted to electricity?
« Reply #24 on: April 01, 2008, 06:28:59 pm »
Quick question:  How does electricity "die"?
All I can think of is EMPs.

Or if power just became too expensive, but that wouldn't really be "dieing"

An EMP would only wipe out electronics in the area of the EMP. Even so, it wouldn't permanently make electricity go away, it would just require that IC's, transistors etc get replaced in the affected devices.


I'm just assuming that "electricity" in the OP means "access to power".

If you somehow have a global EMP or EMP that affects a very large area, then out goes all functioning power plants, factories, devices, etc. In that area.

If it was a considerably large area/global, it would'nt be very easy to get replacements (understatement).

Regardless, it's all doomsday bullshit, and the increasing cost of access to running water/power would probably be a bigger problem.



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Re: Are you addicted to electricity?
« Reply #25 on: April 01, 2008, 11:44:05 pm »
Hawaii would be dead. Srsly.

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Re: Are you addicted to electricity?
« Reply #26 on: April 02, 2008, 12:21:19 am »
Bah, boats work fine without electricity.  You only need to hodl out until the first wind vessels show up.
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Re: Are you addicted to electricity?
« Reply #27 on: April 02, 2008, 12:34:13 am »
Right, I'll get out that Oceangoing Sailboat I have in my shed. Does anyone remember how to sail?

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Re: Are you addicted to electricity?
« Reply #28 on: April 02, 2008, 04:08:22 am »
If electricity went bye-bye it would be important to get the fuck out of the city. My one experience with a city-wide blackout was pretty eye-opening.
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Re: Are you addicted to electricity?
« Reply #29 on: April 02, 2008, 10:57:35 am »
I'd die.