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From: Cousin Ricky
Subject: Re: Upgrading in the Third World
Date: 15 Aug 2021 01:05:00
Message: <web.6118a03dab26c6ade39e2411949c357d@news.povray.org>
Cousin Ricky <ric### [at] yahoocom> wrote:
>
> Problem is the blackouts.  Lately we're getting multiple blackouts per
> week, including 3 in a 24 hour period over the weekend.  These are not
> planned rolling blackouts, and it has nothing to do with weather; the
> utility just can't seem to keep the generators going.

Now they're running scheduled rolling blackouts. And by "scheduled rolling
blackouts," they evidently mean "completely random." Certainly nothing
correlating with the schedule they posted.

And this has nothing to do with Tropical Storm Grace. Grace isn't here yet.


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From: Cousin Ricky
Subject: Re: Upgrading in the Third World
Date: 15 Aug 2021 01:30:00
Message: <web.6118a60dab26c6adbaef2d1c949c357d@news.povray.org>
"Cousin Ricky" <rickysttATyahooDOTcom> wrote:
>
> Now they're running scheduled rolling blackouts. And by "scheduled rolling
> blackouts," they evidently mean "completely random." Certainly nothing
> correlating with the schedule they posted.
>
> And this has nothing to do with Tropical Storm Grace. Grace isn't here yet.

"Rolling"? Did I say "rolling"? I'm checking around, and there doesn't seem to
be *any* electricity *anywhere.*

At least my phone is working... for now.


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