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Re: Are you addicted to electricity?
« Reply #30 on: April 02, 2008, 11:26:08 am »
I'd be annoyed, but I'd live.

OH TEH NOES, BACK TO CANDLES, FIRES FOR MY FOOD, GETTING UP AT DAWN AND GOING TO BED WHEN IT GETS DARK.  ITS NOT LIKE I DIDN'T DO THAT WHEN I SPENT WEEKS CAMPING WHEN I WAS 12.

Still, I'd much rather have internet access, be able to listen to the radio and boil my water in a plugged in kettle.  Just saying.

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Re: Are you addicted to electricity?
« Reply #31 on: April 02, 2008, 11:33:53 am »
I'd be annoyed, but I'd live.

OH TEH NOES, BACK TO CANDLES, FIRES FOR MY FOOD, GETTING UP AT DAWN AND GOING TO BED WHEN IT GETS DARK.  ITS NOT LIKE I DIDN'T DO THAT WHEN I SPENT WEEKS CAMPING WHEN I WAS 12.

Still, I'd much rather have internet access, be able to listen to the radio and boil my water in a plugged in kettle.  Just saying.

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Re: Are you addicted to electricity?
« Reply #32 on: April 02, 2008, 01:33:21 pm »
I'd wander the neighborhood as a wandering minstrel.  The people won't have their teevees so they'll need some entertainments.

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Re: Are you addicted to electricity?
« Reply #33 on: April 02, 2008, 01:38:22 pm »
You'd wander the neighbourhood as a minstrel, yes.

Your neighbours wouldn't hear sweet music, however. They would hear the harbinger of the apocalypse. Especially if you used your nose flute.

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Re: Are you addicted to electricity?
« Reply #34 on: April 02, 2008, 01:42:21 pm »
I'd wander the neighbourhood, looting.

No electricity = no security alarms.

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Re: Are you addicted to electricity?
« Reply #35 on: April 02, 2008, 01:44:37 pm »
You'd wander the neighbourhood as a minstrel, yes.

Your neighbours wouldn't hear sweet music, however. They would hear the harbinger of the apocalypse. Especially if you used your nose flute.

Nah, I have the hold the Nose Flute to my face when I play it.  I'd need that arm to beat the drum. 
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Re: Are you addicted to electricity?
« Reply #36 on: April 02, 2008, 03:14:02 pm »
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Re: Are you addicted to electricity?
« Reply #37 on: April 02, 2008, 06:45:04 pm »
Hell yes, that thing will run my notebook.
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Re: Are you addicted to electricity?
« Reply #38 on: April 02, 2008, 06:49:00 pm »
If all electricity would suddenly die, would you too?  :|



Um, yes.

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Re: Are you addicted to electricity?
« Reply #39 on: April 02, 2008, 07:50:49 pm »
If all electricity would suddenly die, would you too?  :|



Um, yes.

Your brain runs on a few milliampheres.

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Re: Are you addicted to electricity?
« Reply #40 on: April 02, 2008, 08:19:57 pm »
I wish my laptop ran on a few milliampheres

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Re: Are you addicted to electricity?
« Reply #41 on: May 06, 2008, 01:07:01 am »


Um, yes.

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damn- beat me to it.  i rather like it when the power goes out.  i was caught in the big midwest black out of ought-three and it was a great time.  it kind of forces you to get out of your routine which is a good thing.

our electrical grid is so fragile it's astonishing, really.  99% of the wires on the poles are un-insulated so all you need is a way to short out the wires (without grounding yourself) and you can blow circuits left and right.  i always figured a model rocket tethered with some conductor flown into some transmission lines would work pretty good. 
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Re: Are you addicted to electricity?
« Reply #42 on: May 06, 2008, 01:16:10 am »

damn- beat me to it.  i rather like it when the power goes out.  i was caught in the big midwest black out of ought-three and it was a great time.  it kind of forces you to get out of your routine which is a good thing.

our electrical grid is so fragile it's astonishing, really.  99% of the wires on the poles are un-insulated so all you need is a way to short out the wires (without grounding yourself) and you can blow circuits left and right.  i always figured a model rocket tethered with some conductor flown into some transmission lines would work pretty good. 

Shut your cockgobbler, shit for brains.

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Re: Are you addicted to electricity?
« Reply #43 on: May 06, 2008, 10:44:24 am »

@ TGRR: relax man, and don't even think you can speak for me. I liked what he had to say.
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Re: Are you addicted to electricity?
« Reply #44 on: May 07, 2008, 04:24:29 am »
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Just sayin'.

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