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General Chat Thread, Hurricane Sandy.... in General; Originally Posted by Dos_Box Stay safe Matt. And if you can keep us up to date I think we are ...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dos_Box View Post
    Stay safe Matt. And if you can keep us up to date
    I think we are all thinking that... and I hope you are OK too DT2.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dos_Box View Post
    Stay safe Matt. And if you can keep us up to date
    It's all part of growing up and being British..... stiff upper lip and all that..... :-)

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    Oh yes let us know how its going if you can...

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    Quote Originally Posted by elsiegee40 View Post
    I think we are all thinking that... and I hope you are OK too DT2.
    I'm all good for now Elsiegee, thank you
    Stiff upper lip, and another cup of YT.
    Could murder a chippy lunch though :yearn:

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    Hope you are OK, both of you, and anyone else who is out there

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    This was about an hour ago - and it's getting worse.


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    Isn't it jsut the water they are worried about really, when i was in Cuba they moved all the cars so they were touchign each other, then they couldn't blow over! That was reassuring...

    Your high up, you'll be fine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Achandler View Post
    Isn't it jsut the water they are worried about really, when i was in Cuba they moved all the cars so they were touchign each other, then they couldn't blow over! That was reassuring...

    Your high up, you'll be fine.
    I'm ok, I've a fridge full of beer and in a moment I'm going to be ordering room service......

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    Quote Originally Posted by DT2 View Post
    I'm all good for now Elsiegee, thank you
    Stiff upper lip, and another cup of YT.
    Could murder a chippy lunch though :yearn:

    DT
    Only on a Friday that mate

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    Quote Originally Posted by mattx View Post
    This was about an hour ago - and it's getting worse.
    I suppose it could be a big storm, or it could just be England in early June.

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    Having seen the news this morning my thoughts are definitely with everyone out there. The clear up operation is going to take some time.

    I hope Matt is able to get back on air soon. Heaven only knows what his family have been going through back home.
    Last edited by elsiegee40; 30th October 2012 at 08:43 AM.

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    The difficulty, as the bloke on the news explained, is that usually when a storm hits, its small enough just to affect a single state or area. So when it comes to clean-up, the nearby areas/states send help to clean up as quick as possible. With it hitting such a large area, that's not going to happen this time, as those people are busy in their own areas.

    Like the Subway - something like 7 tunnels flooded and they reckon it'll take at least 4 days to drain them before they can even assess the damage!

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    Well, two of the POPs connecting to our Waltham datacentre are currently underwater...and our Boston office appears to have disappeared.

    I'm sure I'll hear some horror stories as the yanks wake up...

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    Quote Originally Posted by localzuk View Post
    Like the Subway - something like 7 tunnels flooded and they reckon it'll take at least 4 days to drain them before they can even assess the damage!
    Pictures of the subway, 86th street station.

    Hurricane Sandy....-f5n6r.jpg

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    Quote Originally Posted by elsiegee40 View Post
    Having seen the news this morning my thoughts are definitely with everyone out there. The clear up operation is going to take some time.

    I hope Matt is able to get back on air soon. Heaven only knows what his family have been going through back home.
    They are ok - I spoke to them this morning. My youngest quite excited by it all. Problem now is power - 80% of long island is without it. This is where I am. No internet but the MPLS circuit is up so I am RDPing back into our London office and using that connection.
    Did not get much sleep last night - too windy on the 8th floor. Loads of people sleeping in the lobby of the hotel. Trees this morning blocking roads but as hotel is a 10 min walk from office I got in.

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