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Alright, Who ticked off God?

  1. Aug 27, 2008 #1
    The monsoon is going nuts tonight. I am getting pounded by lightning strikes. At least one or two a minute, and they are close and loud. It's rattling the windows. I have a question, why does thunder go on for so long? I can hear it continuously for a good 10-15 seconds. I thought maybe it was just because of echos, but then I noticed that is starts quiet then booms then quiets. Echos can't get louder than the original sound can they?
     
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  3. Aug 27, 2008 #2

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    Sounds like you need to change your ways. :rofl:
     
  4. Aug 27, 2008 #3
    Sorry it was my fault. I can't go into details, but rest assured I'm making amends to the Big Guy.
     
  5. Aug 28, 2008 #4
    Okay, I thought there was a lot of lightning the other night. Tonight is the most lightning EVER!! It is all cloud to cloud but there are AT LEAST 100 strikes per minute. It looks like a strobe light. It looks like the second coming. It is the most amazing thing I have ever seen. There might be 200 strikes a minute. It looks like Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie walking into a paparrazi convention.
     
  6. Aug 28, 2008 #5
    Beautiful lightening storm here, too. Hey tribdog, are you from Arizona too?
     
  7. Aug 28, 2008 #6

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    I'm jealous. I love lightning.
     
  8. Aug 28, 2008 #7
    What are you waiting for? If you are an engineer apply at a company in Arizona. It is a great place to be if you don't mind working for the military.
     
  9. Aug 28, 2008 #8
    Yeah trib where are you? Our monsoon has been rather weak this summer..

    Ironic, you keep reporting lightning, FROM A COMPUTER!
     
  10. Aug 28, 2008 #9
    I'm in Mesa
     
  11. Aug 28, 2008 #10
    I'm in Tucson. You have a big one coming your way, so keep your head down (or up!). There are 60 mph winds in Benson.
     
  12. Aug 28, 2008 #11
    8340 strikes in the past hour. according to weather watch 5. 139 a minute
     
  13. Aug 28, 2008 #12
    Must be fun!

    I was listening to song about sky crying other day:


    "Everytime the rain comes down
    Close my eyes and listen
    I can hear the lonesome sound
    Of the sky as it cries "
     
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  14. Aug 28, 2008 #13
    9135 strikes and my tv just died. I don't have cable, but I get the digital channels with my rabbit ears. I sure hope all the digital channels are sent from the same antenna and it just got stuck by lightning because I can't get a signal on any channel. Hope i didn't just fry my brand new hdtv.
     
  15. Aug 28, 2008 #14
    Now I'm getting 5-1 and 5-2. they must be on a different antenna. I've lost 3-1,8-1,8-2,8-3,8-4,10-1,12-1,12-2,15-1,15-2, 45-1,45-2,51-1,51-2,51-3,51-4,61-1.
    I know it's nothing compared to satellite or cable, but this free digital you get with rabbit ears are pretty cool.
     
  16. Aug 29, 2008 #15
    Get off the damn computer you goon, lol.
     
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