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Old 11-10-2013, 10:08 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question November 13, 2013.....Blackout?

Okay, so my in-laws were discussing some blackout that is supposed to happen on November 13, 2013. They told me to take my money out of the bank and stock up on supplies. It sounds completely crazy to me, but does anyone here know what this is all about?

Sorry if it has been discussed, but I didn't see anything. Thanks
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Old 11-10-2013, 10:14 PM   #2 (permalink)
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You know its fake when conspiracy theorists on youtube are the ones stating it.
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You know its fake when conspiracy theorists on youtube are the ones stating it.
Is there where it all started? I figured it was a complete joke, but figured the BO crew would know for sure!
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I dont even know where this began, maybe youre right rhyster. But on a national or even global level that seems unlikely.

It did happen in the Northeastern US about 10 years ago

Northeast blackout of 2003 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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I dont even know where this began, maybe youre right rhyster. But on a national or even global level that seems unlikely.

It did happen in the Northeastern US about 10 years ago

Northeast blackout of 2003 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
I just researched it and I really don't see much evidence hinting towards it happening. Just websites stating the company is going to do it.


The fact that I think it is a hoax is due to the fact that many people could be on Life support at this moment at hospitals and It would be downright dumb. Albeit I feel a bit scared after researching a bit, but I don't think itll occur.
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My understanding is that they're testing the ability of our energy grids' ability to survive attacks from hackers. It could be interesting, if true, as I'm pretty sure most of our infrastructure is about 40 years out of date.
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Is there where it all started? I figured it was a complete joke, but figured the BO crew would know for sure!
This may actually be the worst forum to ask about something like that as I doubt many have a clue what it's about. To answer your question, some are predicting large solar flares around that date.
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Well, I guess we'll have to wait 72 hours then
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This may actually be the worst forum to ask about something like that as I doubt many have a clue what it's about. To answer your question, some are predicting large solar flares around that date.
Haha....you are probably right. I just figured I would throw it out there and see what people knew. I heard about it for the first time today and was thinking it was a complete joke that my in-laws bought into...maybe not...
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My understanding is that they're testing the ability of our energy grids' ability to survive attacks from hackers. It could be interesting, if true, as I'm pretty sure most of our infrastructure is about 40 years out of date.
It's true. This plays in to the speculation as well as drills/tests have had a funny way of going live over the last 12 years.
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The damn power went out at my place last night for like 3 hours so I got hammered and played shoots and ladders with the lady hahaha
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The day Draft comes out. Coincidence? I think not
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The damn power went out at my place last night for like 3 hours so I got hammered and played shoots and ladders with the lady hahaha
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im now worried
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Damn auto correct!!!! Or it's probably the mass amounts of alcoholic beverages I have consumed today. My apologies my good man
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Interesting read:

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/17/us...nted=all&_r=2&

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welllllllllllll okay
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I just researched it and I really don't see much evidence hinting towards it happening. Just websites stating the company is going to do it.


The fact that I think it is a hoax is due to the fact that many people could be on Life support at this moment at hospitals and It would be downright dumb. Albeit I feel a bit scared after researching a bit, but I don't think itll occur.
Power can go out at a hospital and all machines including life support wouldn't be affected. They have emergency backups incase power goes out for any reason.

However November 13th will come and go and none of this will happen
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Power can go out at a hospital and all machines including life support wouldn't be affected. They have emergency backups incase power goes out for any reason.

However November 13th will come and go and none of this will happen
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Nothing compared to all those raptures though :turkey:
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Same thing was going to happen December 21st, 2012.
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