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    phinfan27615
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    The weather channel and grocery stores made up the hurricane

    Always hyping hurricanes and snowstorms up just to get people to watch the channel and buy all the supplies. Then of course it magically gets less strong and veers off course

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    Gasoline companies are in, too.

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    Home Depot and the local morgue for when its actually bad

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    spot on with thread

    seems like they always begin coverage with the worst case scenario - only they don't actually say that's what they are doing

    if you believed all of their hyped forecasts, you'd hardly go outside.

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    Quote Originally Posted by phinfan27615 View Post
    Always hyping hurricanes and snowstorms up just to get people to watch the channel and buy all the supplies. Then of course it magically gets less strong and veers off course
    Fully agree with the hyping it but it's kind of difficult for a 350 mile wide storm to veer off course .
    The course just simply shifted to fukking up someone elses life instead of the initially poor souls .

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    Gasoline went down 20 cents where I am. Lots of bread and eggs in the store.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pavyracer View Post
    Gasoline went down 20 cents where I am. Lots of bread and eggs in the store.
    They’re probably saving your area for later on in the season

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    Everything is all hype they have nothing to talk about it sad

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    Grocery stores do not gain from storm hype. It just shifts sales from certain days to others.
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    it dying out

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    Fake News -
    Lefty-Crazies in the streets protesting lack of STORM
    Storms must hit mainland to prove Trump colluded against climate change
    Demanding Named Storms for more than 2 genders
    Demand Alt-Right groups row into the eye of the next named storm

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    I was in the Dominican Republic last year when a Hurricane came towards us. I was watching one of the US channels and they had a guy standing by the ocean in a raincoat telling us that the winds were close to 100 mph. His hair was blowing, etc. Well I live within walking distance. I have a wind meter. It was 30 mph gusting to 40mph.

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    batteries, duct tape, plastic, plywood and nails people are in on the scam


    they sit back and laugh at us all .


    sad

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    the looters who bought claw hammers and pry bars to remove all the plywood and plastic will have a field day now with easy pickings since all the residents who fell for all this hype and fled will get stuck in monumental traffic jams trying to return to save their belongings. officials will now say you cannot return until the 4" of water recedes in your neighborhood. in the meantime the looters will have already pawned or posted their belongings on e bay or craigs list.

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    better to be safe than sorry
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    umbrella and generator stock doing well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cincinnatikid513 View Post
    better to be safe than sorry
    ridiculous way to live. preparing for over hyped events. how exactly do you prepare.

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    Quote Originally Posted by unusialsusp5 View Post
    ridiculous way to live. preparing for over hyped events. how exactly do you prepare.
    alot of people did nothing for katrina and 1833 people died , of course the news people over hype the hurricanes but they should be taken seriously and if ur in a low lying area u should evacuate
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    Quote Originally Posted by cincinnatikid513 View Post
    alot of people did nothing for katrina and 1833 people died , of course the news people over hype the hurricanes but they should be taken seriously and if ur in a low lying area u should evacuate
    if you live in a low lying area you are either poor, stupid or both. those people can't evacuate. they have no means or no money to do it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cincinnatikid513 View Post
    alot of people did nothing for katrina and 1833 people died , of course the news people over hype the hurricanes but they should be taken seriously and if ur in a low lying area u should evacuate
    Amen. Flooding is nothing to snicker about.

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    if people dont understand water is way worse than wind, then just let the conspiracy theories run wild

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    Quote Originally Posted by ex50warrior View Post
    Amen. Flooding is nothing to snicker about.
    a flash flood maybe. but days of steady rain like this may be gives you ample time to escape it. people that don't think by staying they can protect their property. that usually fails.

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    Great day for a swim.

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    light wind, was supposed to be flooding and trees flying everywhere. total hoax

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    Quote Originally Posted by phinfan27615 View Post
    light wind, was supposed to be flooding and trees flying everywhere. total hoax

    not for people on coast , they gonna have it bad
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    Quote Originally Posted by cincinnatikid513 View Post
    not for people on coast , they gonna have it bad
    saw people chillin on the beach on the live footage earlier

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    Quote Originally Posted by phinfan27615 View Post
    saw people chillin on the beach on the live footage earlier
    already 100k without power and the flooding will be bad, lots of people don't have flood insurance because it's so expensive lots of families will lose everything this is not going to be as gentle as u think
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    Quote Originally Posted by 5mike5 View Post
    if people dont understand water is way worse than wind, then just let the conspiracy theories run wild
    yep

    fukking idiots
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    First responders in North Carolina are scrambling to rescue residents stranded due to raging flood waters caused by Hurricane Florence.


    Officials in New Bern, a coastal town in Craven County, North Carolina, said at least 150 people were "awaiting rescue" early Friday morning as the dangerous hurricanemoved ashore, packing 90-mph winds.
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    For the most part I agree with the OP, however this storm is huge.
    So the winds calm down to a mere 100 MPH, it's crawling at 5 MPH.
    It's going to rain hard for 2 days straight in NC, this is inevitable.

    Usually you get over hype regarding storms, this one is the real deal.

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    These networks are sad

    It is not as bad as they thought

    Watching now and trying to make it a huge story

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    Some hoax

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    the sun is out in wilmington nc. whole thing is a joke. yes it's a normal run of the mill hurricane. no big deal. people out and about like normal. some residual flooding.

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