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Thunder & Lightening

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by CharleyRogan, Apr 2, 2011.


  1. CharleyRogan

    CharleyRogan PetForums VIP

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    Its thundering and lightening here at the moment with heavy rain, which is a pain in the bum because I would like another bottle of cherry brandy, but cannot drive (even though its literally about 5 mins away, i know I have had too much!) but I don't wanna get soaked in the process :(
     
  2. Bandy

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    You ought to shut your comp off if you don't have a surge protector.

    One strike and you're out to buy a new one.:smile:
     
  3. CharleyRogan

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    Whats a surge protector? Never heard of one!
     
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    Two years back a bolt of lightning surged up the Virgin cable and blew the electronics on my TV.There was a huge bang from outside the house and the lawn was steaming.
    A neighbour had spent £800 quid on one the week before...that blew too.Virgin didn't want to know ....said it was a home insurance job.

    Didn't affect the PC...just the TV.
     
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    I had a pc taken out by a lightning strike rocketing through my virgin cable, so now any sign of a rumble and it gets disconnected
     
  7. Jackie99

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    Sounds like bliss to me ;)
     
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    When I was little we had a HUGE thunder storm and it blew up the tv in the living room :yikes:
     
  9. CharleyRogan

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    I didn't know it could do so much damage! I don't like virgin either.... bloody waste of time. Would insurance even pay out because it would be an 'act of God'?
     
  10. Bandy

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    Don't take a chance...get a surge protector..they're cheap...and they save the comps of internet addicts who can't shut down in a storm.

    :D
     
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    Go get your cherry brandy.................UMBRELLA. lolol
     
  12. CharleyRogan

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    What day is it Saturday or Sunday? I have no idea. I don't want shops to close on me as I'll be slightly peeved! I actually have an umbrella in the car and didn't even realise!
     
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    :lol: that made me laugh :lol:


    its saturday :p
     
  14. CharleyRogan

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    Hahaha I never know what day it is! I have an alram that wakes me up at 10am Mon, Tues, Thurs for Uni and if that doesn't go off then I know its one of the other 4 days possible... which other day is a mystery :D
     
  15. My mum said it Thundered last night badly.

    I didnt here anything.
     
  16. CharleyRogan

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    I was just watching the rain out of the window, and it started all of a sudden. Quite close as well as there was about 2 seconds between the lightning and the thunder :/ which is why I didn't go out!!
     
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    Bottom right on your comp.

    [​IMG]

    :)
     
  18. CharleyRogan

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    Mine doesn't tell me what day it is! Only the date!! :D :D I'm on XP so I suppose I'm going to have to click it so see what day it is :D :D
     
  19. Bandy

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    Just hover your mouse over it. It'll show.
     
  20. CharleyRogan

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    [​IMG]

    This is what mine comes up as! Only Date and Time!
     
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