Checkin' on the Texas players...

Discussion in 'Sidewinders Bar & Grille' started by Baelzebub, Feb 22, 2021.

  1. Baelzebub

    Baelzebub Most Honored Senior Member

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    Yo... How's everyone makin'/shakin' out? Things getting back to normal down there?
     
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    Back to the norm. T shirt weather.a big flock of robins ate all the berries of my
    Holly trees and pooped all over the porch.but that's the worst that happened to me at least.
     
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    In the 70s today. Texas weather is weird.
     
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    Still alive. Finally set the oven clock now that I'm more confident that power wont get shut off. Think i might do some soldering today. Maybe ill even plug in an actual amp instead of using that mini headphone amp.
    Thanks for asking
     
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    Avoid this scenario in future, by getting your power grid connected to the rest of your country.
     
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    If only we had any control over that. Actually had an argument with a close friend about the politics behind that the other day.
     
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    Those that like the idea of having a seperate grid typically also want to be a seperate country, as stupid as that is. Sadly, my friend is one of those. I told him that if that happened, I would leave this state in a heart beat despite having grown up here. He was offended
     
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    Weird everywhere. In the lat week we've had 6+inches of rain out of 8 total this month. Normal for Feb is about 3.5.

    Temps go from freezing overnight for a few days...to 50 overnight for a few and back..
     
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    We're going to have 17c (warm) on Wednesday, and we're as far north as Labrador.
     
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    Read something about how they can fly a helicopter on mars and can’t turn on a lightbulb in Texas.
    Something to do with scientists vs ***********
     
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    The rest of the country ain't in such great shakes either. Same thing happened in CA multiple times. Come to think of it, that was when PG&E sold off their production to mostly Texas power companies.... Hmmm.m...

    But all beside the point. The real way to avoid it is get one of those 100W solar setups for charging all the small stuff and running small appliances, and a 5000W generator. Whole thing would cost well under $1000. Which, from what I'm reading, is about 3 days worth of electricity in those parts.

    Anyway...just glad everryone is recovering. Anyone heard anything from @heltershelton ?
     
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    Republic of Texas: March 2, 1836, to February 19, 1846. Queen Victoria was only nine years on her throne when it ended.
     
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    I'll have that taken care of by end of day.
     
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    If only....

    Sadly, I nothing changing except some scapegoats identified and going thru this again in a few years.
     
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    everything is good. all the snow and ice has already melted, so ive been out taking care of some business i was unable to do before.
    and now im going to the jim beam store.
     
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    Best place to be!
     
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    Low 70’s. Have electricity and pure water again. No pipe bursts for me, so we are in the clear.
     
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    cheers!
     
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    Good to hear.
     
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  20. Baelzebub

    Baelzebub Most Honored Senior Member

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    Sadly, very likely the case.
     
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