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Dorian

gnome and ed are in for it now!

Lake ed will swell to depths of 3 feet!
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We laugh at the gayness of your "storm"

Bwahahahaha

As I said.
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Re: Dorian

Man I wish I still lived in Florida.

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I'm trying to get out... I mean like in a year or two.

Looks like we're toughing out this one.
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Re: Dorian

Rob Lister wrote: Fri Aug 30, 2019 12:06 pm gnome and ed are in for it now!

Lake ed will swell to depths of 3 feet!
The picture of Dorian, grey. Looks like you’re in for a wilde time!
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I mostly follow the wind speed probabilities. As it stands now, about 55% chance of tropical storm force winds in my area, and 10% chance of hurricane force winds.
"If fighting is sure to result in victory, then you must fight! Sun Tzu said that, and I'd say he knows a little bit more about fighting than you do, pal, because he invented it, and then he perfected it so that no living man could best him in the ring of honor. Then, he used his fight money to buy two of every animal on earth, and then he herded them onto a boat, and then he beat the crap out of every single one. And from that day forward any time a bunch of animals are together in one place it's called a zoo! (Beat) Unless it's a farm!"
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Many Florida beaches aren't ready for Hurricane Dorian

Florida’s 825 miles of sandy beaches serve as the first line of defense against hurricanes. But many of the beaches in Hurricane Dorian's crosshairs are still depleted from the last two hurricanes and aren't ready to take the hit.

Beaches in Jupiter, Delray and North Boca Raton in Palm Beach County, near Dorian’s projected landfall, are at risk from storm surge because they haven't been rebuilt since Irma in 2017, said Jackie Keiser, who leads hurricane restoration efforts for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers office in Jacksonville.

Federal money followed hurricanes Irma and Matthew, but $460 million for Florida beach restoration has yet to be spent, partly because half the year is off limits for beach construction during sea turtle nesting season. A section of State Road A1A in Flagler County shows erosion damage after Hurricane Matthew passed the east coast of Florida in October 2016. The section of road had been previously undermined, and county officials recently had begun a beach replenishment process. https://eu.news-press.com/story/weather ... 169004001/ "Building on sand", &c. Rob Lister Posts: 23331 Joined: Sun Jul 18, 2004 7:15 pm Title: Incipient toppler Location: Swimming in Lake Ed Re: Dorian ed wrote: Fri Aug 30, 2019 2:46 pm We laugh at the gayness of your "storm" Bwahahahahaha Damn ed ... It's working Rob Lister Posts: 23331 Joined: Sun Jul 18, 2004 7:15 pm Title: Incipient toppler Location: Swimming in Lake Ed Re: Dorian Witness wrote: Sat Aug 31, 2019 3:06 am Many Florida beaches aren't ready for Hurricane Dorian "Building on sand", &c. On the bright side, they won't have to repair it twice. Procrastination is usually best. ed Posts: 40125 Joined: Tue Jun 08, 2004 11:52 pm Title: G_D Re: Dorian bwahahahahahahahahahahaaahaaahahaha This space for let shemp Posts: 7012 Joined: Thu Jun 10, 2004 12:16 pm Title: inbred shit-for-brains Location: Planet X Re: Dorian Witness wrote: Sat Aug 31, 2019 3:06 am Many Florida beaches aren't ready for Hurricane Dorian Florida’s 825 miles of sandy beaches serve as the first line of defense against hurricanes. But many of the beaches in Hurricane Dorian's crosshairs are still depleted from the last two hurricanes and aren't ready to take the hit. Beaches in Jupiter, Delray and North Boca Raton in Palm Beach County, near Dorian’s projected landfall, are at risk from storm surge because they haven't been rebuilt since Irma in 2017, said Jackie Keiser, who leads hurricane restoration efforts for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers office in Jacksonville. Federal money followed hurricanes Irma and Matthew, but$460 million for Florida beach restoration has yet to be spent, partly because half the year is off limits for beach construction during sea turtle nesting season.

A section of State Road A1A in Flagler County shows erosion damage after Hurricane Matthew passed the east coast of Florida in October 2016. The section of road had been previously undermined, and county officials recently had begun a beach replenishment process.
https://eu.news-press.com/story/weather ... 169004001/

"Building on sand", &c.
Between 'canes and global warming, won't be long before that nice beachfront property becomes permanently underwater property.
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Abdul Alhazred wrote: Sat Aug 31, 2019 3:43 pm ed -- Just think how you'll "clean up" metaphorically speaking when Lake ed becomes ed Bey.
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Rob Lister wrote: Sat Aug 31, 2019 10:00 amProcrastination is usually best.
Couldn't agree more!
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another job well done. Good work, Ed.
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Yep, keep it going
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Good job, ed.
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Downright horrible situation some folks are probably in as I type this, and it will continue for some hours, I believe. Seriously not good. My soul seems to be warning me that I'll be reading about deaths from this one Mother Nature has pushed into the lives of some people. Wouldn't it be an absolutely great thing if we could read in about 24 hours that not one human was killed by this horrible storm?

I remember hurricanes in Miami when I was way, way younger. But I am sure I didn't have to go through one as bad as this one is.

I see that map above this post is indicating a turn before the East Coast of the mainland. That will save lives.

But not in the Bahamas, right?

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They're saying it's a category 5 now.
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Looks pretty bad in the Bahamas.

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What is the logic of "sending prayers" ?
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Been nice knowing you ed. Dibs on your stereo if it survives.
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Ed is not even in the evacuation zone
still working on Sophrosyne, but I will no doubt end up with Hubris
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I pushed it away <again>

Get over it
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ed wrote: Sun Sep 01, 2019 10:14 pm What is the logic of "sending prayers" ?

Cheaper than donating to the Red Cross.
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Re: Dorian

There's one computer model, olive, that shows it looping around to ed, smacking him upside his head, and then joining the rest of them.

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Thing is moving so slowly. Isn't that unusual?
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This is sorta cool, all the observing stations and latest results.
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Sucks even more to be dead, floating in the water right now
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Rob Lister wrote: Mon Sep 02, 2019 9:58 am There's one computer model, olive, that shows it looping around to ed, smacking him upside his head, and then joining the rest of them.
I presume you mean this:

Well, "olive" looks more like:

While the color used in the graphic is very similar to Vivid lime green (where you can check color names).

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That Dorian storm is doing (did) something very strange for a storm like that --- almost stopped. Takes a whole bunch of explanation about the winds and all, but I suspect it might not be so good an idea to be popping into that eye with any sort of wings while those winds above that storm are acting so weird.

I think it has gotten mighty weak, too. But that won't cause less rain to fall in a whole bunch of places.

Actually, "rain" seems too polite a choice of words when it is one of them Noah type situations. That was the guy with that big boat, yes? Noah?

A monster hurricane just stops. Mighty weird. Them cocktails in the Bahamas must be very tasty, eh? I mean, tourists do go there a lot right? Well, Dorian must have decided to take in some sights. And then wash them sights really good.

By the way, folks, I was on the bridge of the New Bahama Star as a student studying navigation a few hours before it ran aground in Government Cut, if I remember the name of that little ship highway correctly. Well, not really a highway. More like a country road.
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Bananas?-Yes wrote: Tue Sep 03, 2019 10:28 pm A monster hurricane just stops. Mighty weird.
It's ed.
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Told you so.
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Is that still happening? Doesn't hurricane=hurry?
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I hope their insurance premiums are paid up.

A total catastrophe.

There's some arial footage here too:

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-49574900

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Donald Trump denies using a SHARPIE to alter official map to show Hurricane Dorian hitting Alabama as he refuses to back down on fake forecast that state was at risk (but look what was on his desk at the time)
• President Trump says he did not use a sharpie to alter a National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration map to put Alabama in Hurricane Dorian's path
• But there was one sitting on the Resolute Desk and the White House
• Map the president held up earlier in the day had been altered to include Alabama
• Trump presented the map at a hurricane briefing on Wednesday morning, and the White House did not disclose that it had been altered
• President says it wasn't him and he doesn't know who made the change: 'I don't know. I don't know, I don't know,' he told a reporter on Wednesday afternoon
• So who was it? Scroll down for a list of who was in the Oval Office at the time
• Aside from his sharpie, Trump had two pictures of him being briefed on Hurricane Dorian on his desk, and a picture of damage in the Bahamas

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/articl ... abama.html

For this one I will use:
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Hey, maybe ed's powers really did change the course of the hurricane!

Remember that new age yoga and crystal lady who's running for president?

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/pol ... 209944001/
In a now-deleted tweet captured in screenshots by Twitter users, Williamson suggested the "use of the power of the mind" to change the path of the hurricane.

"The Bahamas, Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas ... may all be in our prayers now,” she wrote on Twitter. "Millions of us seeing Dorian turn away from land is not a wacky idea; it is a creative use of the power of the mind. Two minutes of prayer, visualization, meditation for those in the way of the storm."

Williamson's communications director Patricia Ewing said the tweet was a metaphor.

"When others speak of prayer and the mind it’s considered profound, but Williamson is held to a different standard. Because the comment led to confusion it was replaced," Ewing said. "Everyone please pray for the people of the Bahamas, Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas. May the peace of God be upon them, may they and their families remain safe and their hearts be comforted as they endure the storm."
Aww, people are being meanies for mocking this. The poor dear.

As a political tactic deleting the tweet seems pointless. Better to just own it because it's getting reported anyway. Deleting it looks wishy-washy and like an admission that it was a mistake.
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