Where were you during the blackout of 2003?

Aug 14, 2013 Full story: Star-Telegram.com 6

About 50 million people lost power Aug. 14, 2003, when a tree branch in Ohio started an outage that cascaded across a broad swath from Michigan to New England and Canada.

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Col Huggington

Brooklyn, NY

#1 Aug 14, 2013
I was on crutches from an injury in my backyard with 5-6 friends drinking beer and smoking alot of piff. Went to sleep then woke up at 4 am when power went back on. Maybe missed couple hours of tv.
shameless-li

Denver, CO

#2 Aug 15, 2013
on the phone in the kitchen when the phone went dead (thanks, cablevision and triple play).
i can't believe it's been ten years already...

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Since: Dec 07

Daytona Beach

#3 Aug 15, 2013
stuck in traffic in Plainview; trying to get through rush hour with no traffic lights. A nightmare
DILLIGAF

New York, NY

#4 Aug 15, 2013
At work, but when I got off went to my favorite bar and have drinks all by candlelight, it was a deja vue moment as I did the same thing during the 1977 blackout, and the 1965 blackout, do you see a pattern here? lol

“Insert useless statement here.”

Since: Feb 08

Location hidden

#5 Aug 16, 2013
At work. Then sent home. No interruptions of family time. Brought out all the candles and the family and I set up camp in the living room. Great memories!

“Slightly below above-average”

Since: Jul 10

arguably garrulous

#6 Aug 16, 2013
Tough question; I'm in the dark on this one.

Just kidding. Spent it in an extra-extra-long rush hour home; I believe it was Old Country Rd..
<<[Is that 'double period' the proper way to end that sentence?]>>

I got home and killed the rest of the chilled vodka. It needed to die.

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