1. Welcome! Please take a few seconds to create your free account to post threads, make some friends, remove a few ads while surfing and much more. ClutchFans has been bringing fans together to talk Houston Sports since 1996. Join us!

[2017] Hurricane Season

Discussion in 'BBS Hangout' started by Cohete Rojo, Apr 17, 2017.

  1. Buck Turgidson

    Joined:
    Feb 14, 2002
    Messages:
    30,922
    Likes Received:
    9,008
    As an aside:

    posting this stuff is actually hurting people, real people. This is not a game. Every bit of bs you post and forward and etc... someone reads, someone forwards, someone might take it as truth, someone might die.

    Just turn your twitter off for a while. Please.
     
    arkoe and el gnomo like this.
  2. B-Bob

    B-Bob my celli weighs a ton
    Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Jul 26, 2002
    Messages:
    22,950
    Likes Received:
    4,789
    I had to click "see ignored content" to see that you're actually asking a Russian troll to care about American lives. He knows exactly what he's doing, has been called out hundreds of times since he joined exactly when the Russians sent thousands of trolls into our online communities, and keeps doing it, and will keep doing it. The more people put him on ignore, the better.
     
    arkoe, DonKnock and el gnomo like this.
  3. Buck Turgidson

    Joined:
    Feb 14, 2002
    Messages:
    30,922
    Likes Received:
    9,008
    I know. You know. Most of us know. I just had to say it once again this time, maybe the powers that be will know it too.

    At some point it's not just internet bbs ***** and giggles anymore, it's real life.
     
    DaDakota, DonKnock, BMoney and 2 others like this.
  4. rocketsjudoka

    rocketsjudoka Contributing Member

    Joined:
    Jul 24, 2007
    Messages:
    28,278
    Likes Received:
    2,145
  5. B-Bob

    B-Bob my celli weighs a ton
    Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Jul 26, 2002
    Messages:
    22,950
    Likes Received:
    4,789
    Maybe the crew could confine him (RussiaLegend, not Duncan) to D&D.

    Trying to spread fear and hatred in a hurricane thread is pretty low, even for a Putie troll.
     
  6. DaDakota

    DaDakota Contributing Member
    Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Mar 14, 1999
    Messages:
    103,470
    Likes Received:
    5,573
    Jeez, that guy is still posting racist baiting fake news?

    DD
     
  7. Buck Turgidson

    Joined:
    Feb 14, 2002
    Messages:
    30,922
    Likes Received:
    9,008
    So Sarasota area made it through pretty much unscathed, all things considered. 60% of people have no power, but the damage was pretty much what you'd expect: trees down, stuff blown all over the place, but no flooding or anything.

    Also, I guess HP was slacking, but 2 cranes collapsed in downtown Miami, why no video?
     
  8. KingCheetah

    KingCheetah несортированный
    Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Jun 3, 2002
    Messages:
    32,423
    Likes Received:
    5,787


    IRMA IS GOING TO DEVASTATE THE UNITED STATES
     
    Sajan and LonghornFan like this.
  9. heypartner

    heypartner Contributing Member

    Joined:
    Oct 27, 1999
    Messages:
    51,061
    Likes Received:
    23,426
    The first one I posted was not a Miami crane, but old gif of China...kudos to @Dr of Dunk for pointing it out. I guess someone rushed that out to twitter to be first crane collapse tweet. I deleted the tweet and got gun shy after that ... embarrassed I posted a fake news crane without confirming whether it was one of the real ones. :(

    Still can't find a vid of them in motion or mid collapse. I guess the spinning one was faked, because there was no action one captured.
     
  10. juicystream

    juicystream Contributing Member

    Joined:
    Apr 17, 2001
    Messages:
    25,794
    Likes Received:
    1,564
    Was without power most of the day, but good now. My FIL in Orlando is without power for the 2nd straight day, but otherwise good.
     
    DonKnock and Joe Joe like this.
  11. rocketsjudoka

    rocketsjudoka Contributing Member

    Joined:
    Jul 24, 2007
    Messages:
    28,278
    Likes Received:
    2,145
    The recovery from the storms is going to take month and possibly years. We also have two more months of hurricane season.
     
  12. supastevefoo

    supastevefoo Member

    Joined:
    Aug 15, 2003
    Messages:
    321
    Likes Received:
    9
    Just got my power back today in Orlando. 4 days of this humidity is killer!
     
    Space Ghost likes this.
  13. J.R.

    J.R. Contributing Member

    Joined:
    Jun 30, 2008
    Messages:
    59,380
    Likes Received:
    27,605
    Salute to J.J. Watt and all those who have helped.



    [​IMG]
     
  14. Space Ghost

    Space Ghost Contributing Member
    Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Feb 14, 1999
    Messages:
    9,226
    Likes Received:
    1,137
    Glad to hear! A couple friends and coworkers were telling me its hit and miss in Orlando with a lot of individual houses out. I am up in Lake Mary and only lost power a few times for a couple minutes during the storm. Im ready for things to return to normal.
     
  15. Big Uns

    Big Uns Member

    Joined:
    Sep 23, 2016
    Messages:
    116
    Likes Received:
    55
    I just got power back two days ago, but work in what seems like the only place in Sanford still without power.
     
  16. Space Ghost

    Space Ghost Contributing Member
    Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Feb 14, 1999
    Messages:
    9,226
    Likes Received:
    1,137
    I work in the west side of Sanford and we never lost power there. It seemed like only the bad side of Sanford lost power. I hope you're not working in this humidity!
     
  17. Big Uns

    Big Uns Member

    Joined:
    Sep 23, 2016
    Messages:
    116
    Likes Received:
    55
    I never thought of Rinehart as the bad side of Sanford. Yes we are.
     
  18. Space Ghost

    Space Ghost Contributing Member
    Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Feb 14, 1999
    Messages:
    9,226
    Likes Received:
    1,137
    Ha! I wont comment on that, but I am very surprised you dont have power. Im right off Upsala. I really hope you get power soon.
     
Loading...

Share This Page

  • About ClutchFans

    Since 1996, ClutchFans has been loud and proud covering the Houston Rockets, helping set an industry standard for team fan sites. The forums have been a home for Houston sports fans as well as basketball fanatics around the globe.

  • Support ClutchFans!

    If you find that ClutchFans is a valuable resource for you, please consider becoming a Supporting Member. Supporting Members can upload photos and attachments directly to their posts, customize their user title and more. Gold Supporters see zero ads!


    Upgrade Now