Goose's errant flight knocks out power

Goose's errant flight knocks out power

There are 57 comments on the Newsday story from Apr 22, 2008, titled Goose's errant flight knocks out power. In it, Newsday reports that:

Hundreds of North Hempstead residents lost power Tuesday morning when a large goose flew into a utility pole, knocking wires out of service, a spokeswoman for the Long Island Power Authority said.

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William

Coram, NY

#1 Apr 22, 2008
Was the goose okay?
Newsday dot dot dot

Columbia, MD

#2 Apr 22, 2008
puts up another goose egg with this story
READ AGAIN

United States

#3 Apr 22, 2008
William wrote:
Was the goose okay?
The goose did not survive.
Barry Bonds

New York, NY

#4 Apr 22, 2008
I told ya that Goose Gossage took steroids.
driver

Garden City, NY

#5 Apr 22, 2008
Let's have a moment of silence to remember the brave goose who lived a great life.

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Ouch

Mineola, NY

#6 Apr 22, 2008
This story is a real shocker!!
Mother Earth

Holbrook, NY

#7 Apr 22, 2008
Thats for messing up my planet. Happy Earth Day
Just Wondering

Richmond Hill, NY

#8 Apr 22, 2008
His goose was cooked!
Todd Schuster

New York, NY

#9 Apr 22, 2008
Now their goose is cooked. Big Time!!!!!
Donald Duck

Oyster Bay, NY

#10 Apr 22, 2008
Sounds like pate tonite
liner

Bronx, NY

#11 Apr 22, 2008
Gives new meaning to: his goose was cooked, doesn't it?
Keyboard Commando

Brooklyn, NY

#12 Apr 22, 2008
I hope they make that goose pay for the damage.
truth be told

Brooklyn, NY

#14 Apr 22, 2008
What kind of wires could a goose have possibly disturbed to cause an outage like this...I mean, did the goose have a jet engine strapped to it's back or something ? Or is LIPA just looking to cover their hiney's ?
number 2 is number 1

New Milford, NJ

#15 Apr 22, 2008
was it tasty? did someone make stuffing?? i would have brought the cranberry sauce!
Wise Old Man

Brooklyn, NY

#16 Apr 22, 2008
I think these comments are rude and cruel, do anyone of you think about the goose family he left behind ? rest in peace
gooselover

Brooklyn, NY

#17 Apr 22, 2008
R.I.P goose
Mmature

Rochester, MI

#18 Apr 22, 2008
HEY FELLAS!!!
DUCK!!!!
Yay

United States

#19 Apr 22, 2008
One less flying rat.
Moe Litvak

Huntington, NY

#20 Apr 22, 2008
I suspect fowl play
Mother Goose

Patchogue, NY

#22 Apr 22, 2008
Please don't speak badly of one of my own.
This is a very difficult time.
Honk, Honk!

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