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What's doing us in here is a combination of the substantial accumulation on the ground, the unusually sustained very cold temps, and - since it never snows but it blizzards - the electricity generating station is only at 30% production because of some unfortunate necessary maintenance timing and a breakdown. So just when demand is highest, production is down 70%.

 

I've had intermittent juice, but some people have been blacked out for 12 hours and more.

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What's doing us in here is a combination of the substantial accumulation on the ground, the unusually sustained very cold temps, and - since it never snows but it blizzards - the electricity generating station is only at 30% production because of some unfortunate necessary maintenance timing and a breakdown. So just when demand is highest, production is down 70%.

 

I've had intermittent juice, but some people have been blacked out for 12 hours and more.

I thought you Newfoundlanders were all without power. I guess 30% capacity is better than zero. Still, good luck getting stable power to everyone on the island.

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Cold weather is better than warm weather. Why? Because there's only so much clothing you can take off without getting arrested.

 

Warm weather is better than cold weather because of the other people taking off clothing and risking getting arrested. :devil:

 

That depends on the people in question....

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What's doing us in here is a combination of the substantial accumulation on the ground, the unusually sustained very cold temps, and - since it never snows but it blizzards - the electricity generating station is only at 30% production because of some unfortunate necessary maintenance timing and a breakdown. So just when demand is highest, production is down 70%.

 

I've had intermittent juice, but some people have been blacked out for 12 hours and more.

I thought you Newfoundlanders were all without power. I guess 30% capacity is better than zero. Still, good luck getting stable power to everyone on the island.

 

 

I wasn't even part of the rolling blackout until today. Now my comeuppance for enjoying illumination and warmth has arrived!

 

Oh vainglorious heater! Oh wastling bulbs of bright! Such hubris is mine to wallow in thy cozening comforts whilst others, less possessed of fortune, lay in shadow and chill! For now my greed for man's wired lightning hath wrought my undoing, as surely as night followeth day!

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