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Snow, hurricane-force winds batter Alaska coast

Discussion in 'Off-topic Zone' started by BrAinPaiNt, Nov 10, 2011.

  1. BrAinPaiNt

    BrAinPaiNt Brotherhood of the Beard Staff Member

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  2. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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    I bet the crab fishing sucks :eek:

    Stay safe Dallas
  3. Sam I Am

    Sam I Am Unfriendly and Aloof!

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    Dallas lives in a Geek Hole. He is safe. :laugh2:
  4. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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    And playing MW3 :laugh1:
  5. Sam I Am

    Sam I Am Unfriendly and Aloof!

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    He doesn't play first person shooters. He's definitely playing a MMORPG though! :laugh2:
  6. Phoenix

    Phoenix Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, I think those Deadliest Catch boats are out there right now, aren't they?
  7. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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    Probably
  8. BrAinPaiNt

    BrAinPaiNt Brotherhood of the Beard Staff Member

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    I would imagine if it is hitting in the area they are in, they would find a port somewhere to wait it out. I think they have showed a few of them doing that before in bad storms.
  9. Dallas

    Dallas Old bulletproof tiger

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    Hola

    Thanks for the kind words. There were kind words said right? :D The storm hit the west side of Alaska.

    Like 2k miles from me. Ketchikan and Nome areas got HAMMERED w/ hurricane force winds and seas. The news last night showed 40 ft waves crashing the shoreline of Nome and floods galore.

    Foretunately we don't live anywher near that area. We got a couple inches of snow last night. So its been smooth here in Anchorage.


    The Hillstrands are in Homer, AK. atm, so I know the Time Bandit isn't out in it, but there are a ton of other vessels out trying to get paid.

    Those guys are crazy.....
  10. Dallas

    Dallas Old bulletproof tiger

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  11. casmith07

    casmith07 I'm the best poster in the game!

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    So what kind of storm does this qualify as? Typhoon since it's Pacific side?
  12. Sam I Am

    Sam I Am Unfriendly and Aloof!

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    They referred to it as a Snowicane on TV last night. :laugh2:
  13. Dallas

    Dallas Old bulletproof tiger

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    That's funny. Yeah this type of storm is unheard of in Alaska. Typically this thing happens way out to sea.

    Not now!!


    Snowicane force winds up to 90 MPH. :laugh2:
  14. kristie

    kristie Well-Known Member

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    having lived in alaska when i was a kid, i can tell you those storms are really nasty. it's better to stay indoors & make sure you have enough wood for your fireplace.

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