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The Norks
24-06-2005, 15:31:34
panic attack panic attack
no medicine no medicine

Funko
24-06-2005, 15:32:57
I love storms but not looking forward to driving* to holiday in it.




*I mean being driven obviously

DevilsH@lo
24-06-2005, 15:33:33
Sweetie, you are in a house built of bricks, bricks dont conduct electricity, you are using cable tv so no aerial to hit. There are numerous higher structures which will provide a far better path to earth than the house or you.

You`ll be fine, assuming the house doesn't blow away, but then its a terrace, so i wouldn't worry too much, go upstairs and watch it, NATURE IS AWESOME!!!!.

The Norks
24-06-2005, 15:36:20
what would you know about nature you gas guzzling polluter?

ITS LOUD AND BRIGHT AND I DONT LIKE IT!!!!

and electricity might electrocute me in the shower or explode in my laptop

DevilsH@lo
24-06-2005, 15:43:16
It will do neither, if the national grid gets hit it will be stopped way before it gets to you, a strike on the household mains would destroy the consumer unit, and the likelyhood of it happening is about the same as you ever fitting into an A Cup.

Provost Harrison
24-06-2005, 15:44:09
Can you two get a room or something...or a house :D

Nav
24-06-2005, 15:46:30
a wooden one under a large tree?

protein
24-06-2005, 16:09:58
I would have thought you'd like thunderstorms. There are lots of reiki/taichi/chi kung/kung fu people who attempt to absorb the energy of electrical storms.

Funko
24-06-2005, 16:11:43
Tom Cruise does that and then fires it out his hands.

Provost Harrison
24-06-2005, 16:21:25
What thunderstorm? :D

Funko
24-06-2005, 16:22:14
It's on its way east laughing boy.

Spartak
24-06-2005, 16:36:13
And its foul!

Provost Harrison
24-06-2005, 16:38:56
It ain't here yet :p

Provost Harrison
24-06-2005, 16:39:17
Actually I'm quite looking forward to it :D

MOBIUS
24-06-2005, 17:00:25
It was a fucking awesome thunderstorm - so loud it woke me up! In fact one of the loudest I'd ever heard, if not the loudest...:)

And pink lightning too!

King_Ghidra
24-06-2005, 17:03:57
Originally posted by MOBIUS
And pink lightning too!

that's the girl's version of that vile cider right?

Oerdin
24-06-2005, 17:03:58
Originally posted by Funko
Tom Cruise does that and then fires it out his hands.

Tom Cruise is Raiden?

Vincent
24-06-2005, 18:11:13
Donnerwetter!

MOBIUS
24-06-2005, 18:14:49
Apparently 1.5m lightning bolts stuck Wales during the storm - they missed me though...:p

Vincent
24-06-2005, 18:15:31
too bad

protein
24-06-2005, 18:18:07
It was rubbish in Reading. Just a few rumbles.

Oerdin
24-06-2005, 18:20:18
I haven't seen a good lightening storm in a while. I'm kind of jealous.

Qaj the Fuzzy Love Worm
24-06-2005, 19:56:00
Me too :( And it's summer here on California's central coast, so I won't have the chance for at least 4 weeks.

BigGameHunter
24-06-2005, 20:06:08
Move to Oregon...you'll get your fair share and then some...but the US Midwest is even better and they have lightning bugs too! Or fireflies if you prefer.

Qaj the Fuzzy Love Worm
24-06-2005, 21:24:46
*drool*

Lazarus and the Gimp
24-06-2005, 21:44:39
It was pretty!

I like thunderstorms. One of the best shags in my life took place in a field of wheat during a storm. Rowr!

alsieboo
24-06-2005, 23:36:47
I love storms, this one wasn't that good, but still made me smile. Shitloads of rain though

Provost Harrison
24-06-2005, 23:50:39
Originally posted by Provost Harrison
Actually I'm quite looking forward to it :D

Isn't karma evil? I went out into London, forgot my umbrella and got utterly soaked :lol:

MOBIUS
25-06-2005, 02:22:59
Umbrellas are for wimps!:p

Qaj the Fuzzy Love Worm
25-06-2005, 04:19:25
Now that I live is a dismal dank place that's dry a lot of the time, I have come to love rain as being refreshing and renewing. I especailly like to drive in it.

My cowie hates it though, he would like it if it only rained at night.

Koshko
25-06-2005, 05:18:20
Thunderstorms can knock out power for days. :o

Also, I doubt your UK thunderstorms are anything like the storms we get in the Midwest.

The Shaker
25-06-2005, 10:31:34
Probably not but these were good by UK standards.
Bit tame by the time they'd got across the country,
but there was noone at work yesterday who hadn't been woken up by them.
Nice to see lightening bolts all around you at the same time, rather than just one bolt.
Couple of houses burnt and some nice floods.
And a few guys at work with no power at home.

sexylady
25-06-2005, 10:56:34
i hate thunderstorm when it comes on distructions of things :)
i want to stay at home take a rest after a hard work ;)
listen to soft music :cute:

Provost Harrison
25-06-2005, 11:01:03
Originally posted by Qaj the Fuzzy Love Worm
Now that I live is a dismal dank place that's dry a lot of the time, I have come to love rain as being refreshing and renewing. I especailly like to drive in it.

My cowie hates it though, he would like it if it only rained at night.

Your 'cowie'? :hmm:

Lazarus and the Gimp
25-06-2005, 14:10:03
Originally posted by Koshko
Thunderstorms can knock out power for days. :o

Also, I doubt your UK thunderstorms are anything like the storms we get in the Midwest.

You might be surprised. We get some barnstormers rolling in off the Atlantic, but seeing as we don't have wooden houses here it's just shrugged off.

Greg W
26-06-2005, 01:37:11
Originally posted by Provost Harrison
Isn't karma evil? I went out into London, forgot my umbrella and got utterly soaked :lol: And Funko was trying to tell me that people in London didn't need umbrellas. :hmm:

Koshko
26-06-2005, 06:21:40
Originally posted by Lazarus and the Gimp
You might be surprised. We get some barnstormers rolling in off the Atlantic, but seeing as we don't have wooden houses here it's just shrugged off.

Well yeah the coastal areas would probably get hit hard at times.

Lazarus and the Gimp
26-06-2005, 09:41:01
And the vast majority of Britain is less than 50 miles from the coast.

The Norks
26-06-2005, 20:25:37
Originally posted by Greg W
And Funko was trying to tell me that people in London didn't need umbrellas. :hmm:

only tourists and dandy fops use umbrellas

Provost Harrison
26-06-2005, 23:59:41
I guess that makes me a dandy fop. Is that a good thing? :cute:

Greg W
27-06-2005, 01:01:05
Originally posted by The Norks
only tourists and dandy fops use umbrellas So the rest of you are big strong types who just get soaking wet if it rains heavily? Or do you run back to your caves to shelter in if it starts raining too hard? Or in your case, get dragged back by a man after being beaten over the head with a club? :p

MOBIUS
27-06-2005, 01:08:57
Nah we just have decent jackets that are waterproof and keep us dry...:p

Gary
27-06-2005, 08:27:33
You don't need an umberella, you just sit in the car until the storm blows over.

Nills Lagerbaak
27-06-2005, 09:20:37
Well, at least you lot weren't in a tent (that someone else put up!) during it.

To be fair though it was amazing, it was even more amazing looking at the sunrise at one side of the horizon and at the other in the distance, black sky and forked lighning with thunder reverberating along the valley.

MDA
27-06-2005, 14:36:43
Just talked to a cowie who just got back from vacation - She was at Stonehenge when a t-storm blew through.

Perfect for the setting.

Funko
30-06-2005, 10:26:07
Did you get flooded Nills?

Nills Lagerbaak
30-06-2005, 10:35:05
No I was alright. What I thought was a bad idea initially (camping at the top of a hill) turned out to be a stroke of genius.

Sadly for the person who went to sleep on shrooms having left the top of his tent open, it wasn't genius enough!

Funko
30-06-2005, 10:54:17
:lol: