Anybody expecting visit from Florence late week.

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  1. aim4squirrels

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    Ok, which one of you is this?

     
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    Fixed that for you. BTW, there are times when disobeying a mandatory evacuation order can increase the costs to everyone else. For example, the Ground Zero site in Manhattan had a lot of toxic crap in the air. If that had been declared a mandatory evac zone, anyone remaining behind with no reason to do so (who wasn't helping in the rescue effort) would have unnecessarily burdened everyone else with costs of treating whatever cancer they got from breathing that crap. However I DID just realize that it's not possible to think that assisted suicide should be legal and also that it should be legal to forcibly remove someone from an evac zone, as staying behind might be someone's way of trying to commit suicide. But we need to do something about potential expenses to society if people do not die from remaining behind.

    What the hell: New Bern to 150 Stranded Residents: 'We Are Coming to Get You' | The Weather Channel
    New Bern Mayor Dana Outlaw told The Weather Channel that about 16 county crews were out rescuing those who had refused to heed evacuation warnings and were now stranded.

    See, this is the EXACTLY the wrong thing for anyone to say. Mayor should say we warned you to get the f**k out, you didn't when you had the chance and you are on your own until the water recedes. We recommend carrying ID with you so that if you die, we can easily notify your next-of-kin.
     
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    Should we do an RDF roll call for those who were affected? I hope everyone makes it out okay. Florence slowed down a bit, but still will have an impact with the storm surge and torrential downpour that will ensue.
     
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    I just saw my house on the news from when I was stationed at MCAS Cherry Point. There was water 3 feet up on the front of the house and was already above the front lower windowsills. Bad news is that high tide is coming and the water is going to get higher.

    Good news, glad I sold that house and don't live there anymore (almost kept it for a rental, but a Major made me an offer I could't turn down).
     
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    Not on a roof.... but he looks a bit like Lt. Dan....
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    Last day in Orlando (Disney Springs area). Seeing a ton of NC and SC tags here today. Betting our hotel in Daytona is packed when we get there tonight....
     
  9. erickonphoenix

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    I will always contend that there is no music more American than heavy metal.
     
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    I guess by definition he made a Major mistake!
     
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    This reminded me of your post. 150 or so people needing rescue from the storm surge.

    www.cbsnews.com: Hurricane Florence storm surge leaves 150 New Bern, North Carolina residents stranded
     
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    Just got into Daytona an hour ago... beaches look great. Hotel packed with Carolinans .... Flo seems to have had no effect here according to hotel staff.. looked like normal tide coming in to me .... wife got us upgraded to a beachfront cabana no charge. :D. Go Hilton Gold!

    Sent from my S9+ while sipping on a Coronita at Bubba Gump Shrimp on the beach... :beer:
     
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    Enjoy!
     
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    Craps getting out of hand.

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    I hate it when eouchebags try to watermark pics that aren’t theirs and they had nothing to do with making.
     
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    So @hammerdown is away from home...dips on his ****....we should start an auction pool....who wants the auction "hammer"?

    I would hate to work at Bubba Gump shrimp and watch that movie non stop...omg I would go nuts!


    He looks like the head is an accessory and screwed onto his torso.
     
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    What a second. @hammerdown said I had dibs!
     
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    Hammer at Bubbas: (buys $3.99 souvenier glass while paying ticket)

    Wife: (walking into cabana behind Hammer) your never nostalgic like that.... you always say: "that **** is a stupid and useless waste of money" :shifty:

    Hammer: (takes glass out of souvenier bag, unwraps, tosses bag and other contents in the trash, pops the tops on 2 beers, pours them in)

    Uh... yeah.... usually... but......yup!.... i knew it'd hold 2... less trips to the cooler for me!!.... :quagmire: :beer:

    Wife: 'sigh'.... really? :rolleyes:

    Hammer: :what: :beer:

    Wife: I should have known.... :rolleyes:

    Hammer: :beer: :D
     
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    Have you ever gotten a room upgrade as a Hilton Gold? I've had zero luck with that in the US, but I scored 2 upgrades in a row in China.

    Choice of restaurant: :barf: Okay, well, that's what I think of the food there. Went there in Lahaina once and never, ever went back, despite the fact that I am there every year. I've never had the beer, but I don't like beer anyway.