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Old 10-28-2003, 06:55 PM   #1
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http://msnbc.com/news/984388.asp?0dm=C11MT

The sun on Tuesday unleashed what appears to be the third most powerful flare in recorded history, a storm of charged particles that could hit Earth midday Wednesday with more effect than any since 1989, when power was knocked out to an entire Canadian province.
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Old 10-28-2003, 07:09 PM   #2
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Meh...we are used to blackouts anyway

There were massive solar storms last week too no ill effect on Earth really
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I heard this, this weekend and it'* bad news!
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On the flip side, some of my southerly neighbors might get some Northern Lights! That would make a blackout worth it, in my humble opinion.

Even in North Dakota they can really be something to see. *drool* I'm gunna watch for them
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oh crap
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we're all gunna die!!!! lol jk....jason were still on for sat if we are knocked out
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should be unplug our sensitive electronic stuff (computers and stuff)?
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I think it just causes interference, nothing long term really. Of course we are on, snow, rain, whatever, it'* ON!
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I'll leave my Computer plugged in. I hope that rotten sob fries. 9 months old and junk!! Fry fry fry! I hope I still have use of my cell phone. I just got my land line cut and my cell is my only means of communication
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Default Re: Solar Flare Alert : MUST READ

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Originally Posted by Sol
http://msnbc.com/news/984388.asp?0dm=C11MT

when power was knocked out to an entire Canadian province.
Must have been Newfoundland short circuited their mule powered Hydro station
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