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Old 16 December 2006, 10:56   #21
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aidan, good point about where we get our information. we should all look at multiple sources for more accurate perspective. it's frusterating to see so many people watching only aljazeera as well.

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Old 16 December 2006, 14:09   #22
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[QUOTE=columbiachop;178699] you know gates is on to something great when warren buffet (second richest man in the world) pledges to donate the bulk of his wealth to his foundation when he dies.] Quote

Hate to pop the bubble but I ain't talkin Bill Gates (MS) but Robert Gates, ex head of CIA....another blue meanie.

And..back to the storm, six casualties so far and many folk in the dark.

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Old 16 December 2006, 15:36   #23
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North of the border we got hit pretty good 250,000 still with no power but no casulities strongest wind gust was by Victoria race rocks 157 km Vancouver 94 at the airport
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Old 16 December 2006, 16:13   #24
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Lucky here - same or worse weather and almost no damage.

at last today we have had a good few hours of sunshine - great until it got dark at 4.30pm.

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