Solar flares headed our way

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JEFFMARKETCAP PM JEFFMARKETCAP
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Posted: 3/8/2012 7:34:43 AM
  If the power grids go down, it was nice knowing you guys.  
I suggest you guys watch some episodes of doomsday preppers asap.   Seriously though, this is a potential problem that can affect us this year.  The sun is going to be very active this year.  
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Posted: 3/8/2012 9:00:33 AM
Dec. 21 2012 
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Posted: 3/8/2012 1:12:41 PM


saw the report on tv, thought it was a rerun of an older report. haha
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Posted: 3/8/2012 2:51:13 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by metalbill:

Dec. 21 2012 

I'm going to get f'D up on that day! May have to set my alarm.
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Posted: 3/8/2012 3:04:00 PM
dude u better get effed the day before. the chaos starts in australia time.
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Posted: 3/8/2012 3:20:56 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by mainmanmainman2:

dude u better get effed the day before. the chaos starts in australia time.

Whew.. THANKS! Could have been a disaster. 2 Day bender just to be safe
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Posted: 3/8/2012 3:40:17 PM

Don't take any chances.

Start the party now.
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Posted: 3/8/2012 5:56:27 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by TheGoldenGoose:


Don't take any chances.

Start the party now.

HockeyTeeth

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Posted: 3/8/2012 6:54:38 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by metalbill:

Dec. 21 2012 



Any idea of the exact time?
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Posted: 3/8/2012 7:12:03 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by TheGoldenGoose:


Don't take any chances.

Start the party now.




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Posted: 3/8/2012 8:06:56 PM
In all seriousness guys, this was a wake up call.  The year is young and we have had several solar storms that put us at risk.  Just be prepared.  The world is a crazy place lately.  All I'm saying.     
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Posted: 3/8/2012 8:48:45 PM
pretty strange the Mayan calender ended in 2012
 or whatever they were called ....(drunk)



Hugging my Kids in 3 ..2....1
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Posted: 3/8/2012 8:58:50 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by DoubleUp4Life:

pretty strange the Mayan calender ended in 2012
 or whatever they were called ....(drunk)



Hugging my Kids in 3 ..2....1
Not strange at all. We love to romanticize the intelligence of long distant cultures, but if they were so smart, why do they not exist in all their glory today ?

You should hug your kids everyday anyways. Nothing instills confidence and hope in a child more than love. 
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Posted: 3/8/2012 9:01:48 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by hofil:




Any idea of the exact time?
i have no idea, but mainmanmainman2 figures we roll with aussie clock.
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Posted: 3/8/2012 9:39:48 PM
QUOTE

Originally Posted by TheGoldenGoose:


Don't take any chances.

Start the party now.

 Classic

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Posted: 3/8/2012 9:45:13 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by JEFFMARKETCAP:

In all seriousness guys, this was a wake up call.  The year is young and we have had several solar storms that put us at risk.  Just be prepared.  The world is a crazy place lately.  All I'm saying.     
solar flares/storms dont hurt people, they just disrupt electronics
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Posted: 3/8/2012 11:04:50 PM
Is anyone else's computer crawling today?
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Posted: 3/8/2012 11:43:48 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by canovsp:

Is anyone else's computer crawling today?
just on covers
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Posted: 3/8/2012 11:48:58 PM
Yeh Covers slow today, they had some issues yesterday, seems quicker now though.
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Posted: 3/9/2012 1:50:44 AM
gotta beat the books before I still have a chance.


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Posted: 3/9/2012 1:53:55 AM
QUOTE Originally Posted by misfits:

solar flares/storms dont hurt people, they just disrupt electronics
Yes I know, that is the point.  If the entire power grid goes down then many people will die.  Think if America didn't have power for months to years.   They have the potential to do that.   
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