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Postby spooky girlfriend » Sun Aug 28, 2005 9:06 am

Pophead,

I don't know where you are right now, but this doesn't look good for your fair city. I know that not only myself and Doc, but everyone here wishes you the best during this storm. We hope to hear something from you soon.

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Postby bobster » Sun Aug 28, 2005 1:14 pm

I'm sure everyone's thoughts here are with Pophead, and the amazing city where he lives.

In an odd way, the rep[ressed old U.S. has never needed New Orleans more than now.
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Postby selfmademug » Sun Aug 28, 2005 1:26 pm

I know the lovely LapinsJolie lost power for a time; I hope Pophead doesn't fare any worse than that... thinking of y'all...

Okay, I've been watching the Weather Channel, cause I hadn't heard much about the specifics of the storm, and now I'm seriously worried about all my friends down south, esp in N.O. I can't imagine there won't be, at the least, horrific property damage. My thoughts are with you all.
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Postby El Vez » Sun Aug 28, 2005 1:44 pm

Absolute best wishes to all of our friends in New Orleans right now.

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Postby so lacklustre » Sun Aug 28, 2005 3:47 pm

Good luck to all in NO from me.
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Postby Who Shot Sam? » Sun Aug 28, 2005 3:49 pm

Sounds like a big one. Hope all of you in that part of the world pull through it OK.
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Postby verena » Sun Aug 28, 2005 4:26 pm

:!:

Sh*t, another tornado.

Eh Pop, run for cover ! I hate your avatar but we need you man, you rock !

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Postby selfmademug » Sun Aug 28, 2005 4:55 pm

It's a hurricane not a tornado.

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Postby verena » Sun Aug 28, 2005 5:25 pm

Oh, that is really bad. Hope people save their lives.

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I'll be thinking of you guys in all of the states affected!

Postby jillbeast » Sun Aug 28, 2005 9:14 pm

Good luck to all, and take care! Man, Elvis took me to a few of the states affected, I hope they all weather it out and stay safe.

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Postby Gillibeanz » Mon Aug 29, 2005 9:20 am

Thinking of you all over there and hoping you and your homes are safe.
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Postby bobster » Mon Aug 29, 2005 5:16 pm

Well, if you believe NPR, it appears that N.O. dodged the bullet this time for the most part. Yay.

Now, here's hoping that all the rest of our Southern/gulf coasty friends stay safe through the storm.
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Postby bobster » Tue Aug 30, 2005 5:58 pm

Glad to see the site back up! Anyhow, it appears I may have written too soon. N.O. is largely underwater, though I'm not sure at all whether that would include Pophead's neighborhood. I assume he's safely evacuated, but still, that's worrisome.

It does make you wonder, if 80% of the city is now underwater, what things would have been like if the (not so unlikely) worst case scenario storm had happened.
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Postby DrSpooky » Tue Aug 30, 2005 6:19 pm

N.O. appears to have taken a very heavy blow even it it did fall short of the worst case predictions. The problem now is going to be illness from standing water, high heat, and loss of shelters.

And that applies all along the coast. Parts of Mississippi were hit worse than N.O.. I recall that Gulfport is largely gone.

I haven't seen much of Mobile today but it sounded rough as well.

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Postby BlueChair » Tue Aug 30, 2005 7:08 pm

bobster wrote:Glad to see the site back up! Anyhow, it appears I may have written too soon. N.O. is largely underwater, though I'm not sure at all whether that would include Pophead's neighborhood. I assume he's safely evacuated, but still, that's worrisome.

It does make you wonder, if 80% of the city is now underwater, what things would have been like if the (not so unlikely) worst case scenario storm had happened.


Yes, I am also eager to hear from our friend pophead2k.
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Postby Otis Westinghouse » Tue Aug 30, 2005 7:16 pm

The scenes are just horrendous. Here's thinking of Pophead and hoping for not too much trauma.
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Postby mood swung » Tue Aug 30, 2005 9:23 pm

please be safe, pophead.
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Postby ice nine » Wed Aug 31, 2005 1:38 am

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Postby bambooneedle » Wed Aug 31, 2005 2:21 am

What a mess. Its so daunting to think of how long it will take to repair all the infrastructure and to re-house.

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Postby Extreme Honey » Wed Aug 31, 2005 2:48 am

Its a very weird thing... And it's incredible how nature can strike so unexpetedly, rapidly and ferociously. Even the most advanced nation in the world can't prepare itself for the horrors of nature. Good luck to all in N.O and other cities 'round there...Oh, and also smile for the camera, I'll be watching all of you on TV (CNN Live Coverage Rocks!). Seriously though, I wish of all of you luck (AND DON'T LOOT! LOL :lol: :lol: )!
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Postby verbal gymnastics » Wed Aug 31, 2005 4:06 am

The damage caused by Katrina on the English news was estimated as £16billion. That is astounding. The picture they showed really brought things home. Roads ripped up, hotels destroyed, the endless flooding and, looting :shock:

Mrs VG and I had the Spookys and everybody else we know about in our thoughts last night.
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Postby Extreme Honey » Wed Aug 31, 2005 12:27 pm

verbal gymnastics wrote:Mrs VG and I had the Spookys and everybody else we know about in our thoughts last night.


That's sweet :oops: . Thankfully I don't know anybody from New Orleans (because I would be in a very hard position). So 16 billion pounds eh?? Holy crap! What a mess...
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Postby Who Shot Sam? » Wed Aug 31, 2005 2:23 pm

Just got a news alert saying that deaths in New Orleans could number in the thousands (!). I really hope pophead was able to evacuate safely.
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Postby ice nine » Wed Aug 31, 2005 3:02 pm

Very tragic. What can you say at times like these? I'm sure that some third world countries can relate. On a brighter note, ABC has just renewed Extreme Makeover: Home Edition for ten more seasons!
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Postby so lacklustre » Wed Aug 31, 2005 3:34 pm

Shit, the news is very bad. My thoughts are with everyone still in the city. Hope Pophead got out.
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