On 08/28/2011 05:12 PM, system@...
>> Yup, it was ALL hype.
>> ...with fifteen dead, three million without power, widespread
>> flooding in coastal areas of eight states, and public transit in the
>> country's largest city shut down.
> Are you counting the guy who had the heart attack or the several destined-
> to-be" nominees for this year's Darwin awards in that figure?
Oh, you mean the "SURF'S UP, DUUUUDE!" idiots who seem to think that
surfing during a hurricane is a good idea? I'm right there with you on
that. I laughed my ass off when I read about those morons. There was a
time when I'd have been sad about it, but...that time has passed. Some
people are just too damn stupid.
> People were
> warned with certainly far more warning than we got for the storm that hit
> here one month ago.
Absolutely. I remember that monstrosity.
>> Nothing but hype!
> In a relative way, yes.
> Hey, I made it through a "tough slog", whatever that's supposed to mean.
> Anyway, I rode it out...
Wel...I'm glad to hear you're ok.
Port Charlotte, FL