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What if some terrorist took out all electricity stations? How would you cope without computers and the internet?

Posted - August 6, 2019

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  • 14893
    Fit Solar panels on your roof and buy a diesel generator....:) 
      August 6, 2019 2:17 AM MDT
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  • Gas up the pickup, load the rifles, and head for the hills before the looting and rioting starts.
      August 6, 2019 3:24 AM MDT
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  • 4830
    It would be difficult for sure.  No refrigeration and a way to cook food is more pressing.
      August 6, 2019 3:47 AM MDT
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  • 7057
    For what it's worth------- my local electric provider is replacing the old wooden power poles with aluminum poles. This includes the poles along my road. 
      August 6, 2019 7:44 AM MDT
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  • 4667
    I think we'd have bigger problems.
    Like no fuel for generators (think of all the deaths due to no AC/heat for elderly, and when hospital generators ran out).
      August 6, 2019 7:56 AM MDT
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  • 3520
    We'd be okay for two weeks.  That's how long we lasted after Hurricane Frances.  Not having internet or computers was not as big a problem as keeping our food from spoiling and sleeping in the Summer heat. It really got bad after a couple of weeks because we couldn't vacuum the rugs! This post was edited by CallMeIshmael at August 6, 2019 5:34 PM MDT
      August 6, 2019 2:04 PM MDT
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  • 5487
    We are now on solar here at the Z Palace, precisely for the reasons you mention. 
      August 6, 2019 2:55 PM MDT
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