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Old 02-02-2011, 08:59 AM
 
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My gas stove doesn't work when the electric is off, so I couldn't cook.
Didn't you know that you can use a match to light it if the electricity is out?
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Old 02-02-2011, 09:02 AM
 
Location: About 10 miles north of Pittsburgh International
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my gas stove doesn't work when the electric is off, so I couldn't cook.
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I don't think that would be true about your stove. You just have to light it with a match instead of the electric igniter.
I seem to remember some people complaining that the food in the fridge spoiled because the power was off too...
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Old 02-02-2011, 09:04 AM
 
Location: Pittsburgh
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Didn't you know that you can use a match to light it if the electricity is out?
The stove in my old apartment was like that, but this stove doesn't work like that. Having the power off shuts the gas flow off for safety.
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Old 02-02-2011, 09:21 AM
 
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It's just that in terms of what serves "the greater good", the most good (or the least bad), for the most people, I don't think blizzards qualify.
Maybe not, and I certainly won't attempt to quantify it myself. I guess my point is just that it is a close enough thing that people shouldn't feel guilty if they personally enjoy it.
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Old 02-02-2011, 09:24 AM
 
Location: somewhere near Pittsburgh, PA
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Temp has already dropped to 30 degrees according to my weatherbug phone app. That's an impressive drop of about 15 degrees in just 2 hours.
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Old 02-02-2011, 09:30 AM
 
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Yeah, someone drew the curtain down on my nice morning!
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Old 02-02-2011, 09:31 AM
 
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Temp has already dropped to 30 degrees according to my weatherbug phone app. That's an impressive drop of about 15 degrees in just 2 hours.
My car said it was 41 degrees when I made a quick trip to Waterworkes just 30 minutes ago.

Are we supposed to get more rain today?
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Old 02-02-2011, 09:37 AM
 
Location: About 10 miles north of Pittsburgh International
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Maybe not, and I certainly won't attempt to quantify it myself. I guess my point is just that it is a close enough thing that people shouldn't feel guilty if they personally enjoy it.
No, they should feel guilty because I don't enjoy it.
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Old 02-02-2011, 09:38 AM
 
Location: somewhere near Pittsburgh, PA
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My car said it was 41 degrees when I made a quick trip to Waterworkes just 30 minutes ago.

Are we supposed to get more rain today?
Nope. Snow up to an inch or so later this afternoon and evening.
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Old 02-02-2011, 09:41 AM
 
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Nope. Snow up to an inch or so later this afternoon and evening.
Good thing I like snow!. I have a busy schedule in various parts of the county until 10pm tonight. Getting ready to head out shortly.
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