FizixJunkee: They can't do this during the [warmer] day when most people are at school or work, or when seniors can get to out of the house and to someplace warm?
FizixJunkee: They can't do this during the [warmer] day when most people are at school or work,
miss diminutive: what's the worst that can happen?They roll doubles and land on Water Works?
gadian: Your house shouldn't freeze THAT quickly. If it does, you're probably paying a fortune to heat it and you should invest in insulation. Put on a sweater.
theMightyRegeya: "an emergency outage scheduled by Met-Ed."Emergency...scheduled...hm...
denbroc: [blogs.uoregon.edu image 635x476]
zez: Also, it's not like a stupid rolling blackout for the hell of it, they need to shut stuff down for a bit so they can replace a broken part. Since they said 4 hours it will probably take only 2 so then everyone will say, "wow! That was fast!"
nmemkha: [superradnow.files.wordpress.com image 850x330]70s Morgan Freeman is a heartless bastard.
BigLuca: nmemkha: [superradnow.files.wordpress.com image 850x330]70s Morgan Freeman is a heartless bastard.Yep, first thing that went through my mind too.
Watubi: I'll save my outrage for when the power company charges these customers extra for 4 hours of lost profits
Happy Hours: No natural gas heat?
Happy Hours: No natural gas heat? Are they savages in the tropics?This will make some people just crank up the heat prior to the outage causing the sytem to be overloaded and go down early.
Thrag: Could be worse, out here PG&E blows up entire towns.
Incontinent_dog_and_monkey_rodeo: Adding an 'R' turns an outage into an outrage! Thanks, Letterman!
buzzcut73: [www.homedepot.com image 300x300]50,000 BTU/hr wall furnace. $594 at Home Depot. Put one of these in the house, and you won't be cold when the power goes out./Not recommended for primary heating in very cold climates, but good for a backup//Is the primary heat source for older houses in the Southwest, including mine
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