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Posted: 9/24/2001 6:43:57 PM EDT
Up here in the SF Bay Area we're having a fairly large lightening storm right now. In fact, this is one of the better ones I've seen since leaving LA. So, I'm standing out front watching the rain and the show, and my psycho brother goes out front and he's standing in the middle of the steet, in the rain with no shoes on eating pie out of a pie tin. Should I be worried the guy has a death wish?
Link Posted: 9/24/2001 6:46:04 PM EDT
There are plenty of more inviting targets for the lightning to hit other than your bro.
Link Posted: 9/24/2001 6:48:31 PM EDT
Link Posted: 9/24/2001 6:49:39 PM EDT
Last I checked he had the pie tin in one hand and a cell phone in the other. Should I be worried?
Link Posted: 9/24/2001 6:52:21 PM EDT
Now he's suggesting we roll out some aluminum foil to use as a slip-n-slide in the rain. His behavior is quite troubling.
Link Posted: 9/24/2001 7:57:21 PM EDT
I can see the lightning and sometimes the hear thunder, but it is not raining. the storm must be too far away. I hope it is a mild winter because I can't afford heat.
Link Posted: 9/24/2001 8:16:28 PM EDT
Link Posted: 9/24/2001 8:17:30 PM EDT
I think a more pressing issue than concern that he may be suicidal is the fact that he hasn't the sense to come in out of the rain. But to more important things.......what kind of pie is it?
Link Posted: 9/24/2001 8:21:16 PM EDT
Damn, this is nice. Twas outside immediately when the power went out armed with a digital camera. No good pics though!!! Lightnining is a tough animal to capture on film.. :(
Link Posted: 9/24/2001 8:21:51 PM EDT
Link Posted: 9/24/2001 8:25:47 PM EDT
Link Posted: 9/24/2001 8:40:39 PM EDT
Holy shit!!! Thor has returned!! The gods be rockin!!
Link Posted: 9/24/2001 8:43:21 PM EDT
Link Posted: 9/24/2001 9:41:28 PM EDT
Originally Posted By Gunslinger: I think a more pressing issue than concern that he may be suicidal is the fact that he hasn't the sense to come in out of the rain. But to more important things.......what kind of pie is it?
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Marie Calendar's banana cream and he ate what was left without saving me a piece. Damn!
Link Posted: 9/24/2001 9:44:50 PM EDT
Originally Posted By DVDTracker: Where are you guys at?
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Martinez, the toxic chem factory of the world.
Link Posted: 9/24/2001 10:02:21 PM EDT
Walnut Creek. Great show. I saw a transformer blow up through the telephoto lens I had. Looked like a twinkling star. Over by downtown Concord, prolly around the BofA building. !~smug
Link Posted: 9/24/2001 10:06:10 PM EDT
Up in the north bay, when the first one hit I thought it was a sonic boom. Power was out in part of town and it's probably related. For a little while I was reminded of the Midwest. I've seen storms so intense I've been tempted to turn off the headlights and drive by lightning.
Link Posted: 9/24/2001 10:06:30 PM EDT
It's a dry heat here.
Link Posted: 9/24/2001 10:11:59 PM EDT
My APC Smart-UPS 1400 reported 1 surge to 118v and two sags down to 55v and 107v. Now if they would only build them to last longer than 2 years.
Link Posted: 9/24/2001 10:41:32 PM EDT
I was in class tonite but it was booming the whole time. I counted about thirty flashes in my twenty minute drive home from Concord. I work up in Cordelia and we had a bumper and quick downpour around one. I love lightning storms, we don't get too many big ones up here. Luckily no power outage so far.
Link Posted: 9/24/2001 11:03:00 PM EDT
Down here in SoCal (Huntington Beach) it's just about perfect. I just got back from taking my friend's boat out for a spin tonight for the game. I love hitting the bars around Newport Harbor and Alamitos Bay by boat.
Link Posted: 9/24/2001 11:14:14 PM EDT
are you left coaster folks smoking again??? got to go a little east of kali to see a real storm!
Link Posted: 9/24/2001 11:32:17 PM EDT
Paterpk, I grew up on the East Coast and have seen many real storms there. I also go to Lake Havasu, AZ often and it's just awesome when they have a monsoon go through there. I love weather!!! :-)
Link Posted: 9/24/2001 11:39:35 PM EDT
Link Posted: 9/24/2001 11:47:35 PM EDT
That link is pretty cool. . . Java kicks ass.
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