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Old 10-28-2012, 01:14 AM   #31
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I'm hoping we won't have it too, too bad here. Not as bad as the MD shore/DE/NJ are going to get. But we're slated for a direct hit as Sandy turns inland, and will probably get some minor flooding from the Potomac surging with or without the rain. With a little luck, I'll have my ideal scenario- weather bad enough I can't work (I drive around a lot for my job, but if weather means I can't work, I still get paid), but still retaining power, so I can stay inside and just brew for a few days. I know in the mountains to the west they're calling for some significant snowfall in addition to everything else.

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Old 10-28-2012, 01:16 AM   #32
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Based on that signature, the last thing you should worry about is brewing!

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Old 10-28-2012, 01:20 AM   #33
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Based on that signature, the last thing you should worry about is brewing!
I'm trying to crank out a few more batches to keep me completely loaded on homebrew when I go into a 3 or 4 month period where I can't brew. And need em all bottled by the end of the year.
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Old 10-28-2012, 01:20 AM   #34
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I say a brew comes out of this experience (or a recipe name, at least). We'll just have to see how bad it gets here in DC... With a little luck it won't be completely FUBAR. Stay safe, y'all.

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Old 10-28-2012, 01:21 AM   #35
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Maybe I'm not as wealthy as you guys but getting 48 hours of O/T sounds fine by me..
Ahhh, if only the military got overtime, I'd be all over getting stuck at work.
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Old 10-28-2012, 01:41 AM   #36
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Ahhh, if only the military got overtime, I'd be all over getting stuck at work.
Part of why I got out. I'm a very hard worker, love working honestly, but I want to be paid for every minute.
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Part of why I got out. I'm a very hard worker, love working honestly, but I want to be paid for every minute.
You got paid for every minute of it while you were in. The catch was it was basically slave wages.
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You got paid for every minute of it while you were in. The catch was it was basically slave wages.
Good point.
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Old 10-28-2012, 02:38 AM   #39
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Be safe, friends in the east. I'll be thinking of you.

Keep us posted when you have internet/electricity so we know you and your families are ok.

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Checked out all the maps for the storm... Can't say I'm worried. I will check on the basement from time to time during the rain part, but can't see doing much else.

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