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Frankenstorm!!!!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Just Kickin' It Lounge' started by YSS, Oct 26, 2012.

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  1. fischfan13

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    They could have named it ARod...then it would miss everything.
     
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    Yes, I gotta work so that I don't get piled too deep....technically I'm nonessential. But I'm teleworking, though, because I've got to process data from all over the US and THEY aren't closed.
     
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    Just got a robo call from Harford county.
    Now they are saying 9 - 12" inches of rain. Holy crap batman.

    And yet I still have people pulling in asking for oil changes and 2 in the last 30 minutes with complaints of rattle noises.... How do you hear a rattle in the car when driving in this.... lol. Yet the service writers still write them up and send to me.
     
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    Maybe because they are off from work or something. Seems silly to me to be concerned about the car with this weather.
     
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    Running problem okay
    wiper problem okay
    etc

    but rattle in passenger seat when driving at 65?
     
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    Pat -- I know that people are insane, but that sounds truly insane. Are they not paying attention to the fricking weather report?????????????
     
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    Close to 6000 without power in Fairfax County....
     
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    I've got two power packs and can run my filters for short periods of time to keep them oxygenated and the bacterial colonies alive. Anyone have any idea how often I should do this? Five minutes every few hours? Would that suffice?
     
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    I just got the email - Gov't closed Tuesday, too!
     
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    The project I am working on is on Fort Detrick in Frederick and they have already closed the base tomorrow. Hoping that the power stays on so I can enjoy the day off.
     
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    I've gotten a lot of stuff done around the house, too. I finally got my dump filter set up on my 60 gal Mbuna.

    I wanted a place to grow some plants for extra nitrate removal without the fish decimating everything....no room for a sump....
     
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    Thought you were "working from home". I should talk: just did more water changes, including using some rain water from my barrels.
     
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    Water starting to seep into fishroom. Frack!
     
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    Oh no! It's supposed to rain a lot more until tomorrow morning. Hope it's not too bad .... I am also concerned about water in my basement. I usually don't have issues with water in the basement, but it happened twice over the last 13 years I lived at my house.
     
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    We went out about an hour ago. Started up the genny and backfeeding for the first time. Much easier than cords all through the house.
     
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    Sorry to hear that

    Nice to have a generator!
     
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    I have no idea what Tony just said but it sounds vaguely naughty
     
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    Lmao. You have a dirty mind, Holly. :p
     
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    Awesome!

    I just re-set up the dump on my 150g... hardlined the pump I won in the raffle...

    Matt

     
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    I set up the Eheim 2217 I bought for $40 in the auction last week, put it on my 55, and took off the two smaller canisters I had on that tank, put them on 29s. Seeded the 2217 with some of the biomedia from one of the smaller canisters.
     

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