Power outage: Potential downtime

Thursday, June 27, 2002 8:29 AM

Power just went out, apparently under heavy A/C load in town, so there's a possibility that if it's out for an extended period of time, the backup power will run out.

Just warning you. ;)

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Jeff - Webmaster/Admin - CoasterBuzz.com, Sillynonsense.com
"We used to hate people, now we just make fun of them. It's more effective that way." - KMFDM, "Dogma"

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Thursday, June 27, 2002 8:41 AM
Hmm. That sucks. How long is the backup supposed to last?

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Thursday, June 27, 2002 8:57 AM

I need to get a back up... but not for any computers. The other week we lost power for about two hours during a bad storm... high winds and heavy rains.

All the houses in our neighborhood have sump-pump systems to keep the ground water way from the foundations. With the heavy rains and no power, our pump did not run. For 1 1/2 hour the water in the sump-pump pit slowly rose. It eventually over flowed from the main pit and also backed up through a drain in the stroage part of the basement. Lucky for us, our neighbor arrived home and hooked up his generator for his pump and ours. We kept it from really over flowing, but not before we had about an inch of water in the storage area.

15 minutes after we hooked up the generator the power came back on.

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"I wasn't always this cynical, but then I started kindergarden..."

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Thursday, June 27, 2002 9:03 AM
I want a generator too!
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Thursday, June 27, 2002 11:43 AM
Welcome back everyone :).

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Jes
Jes's Roller Coasters DJ Jes MCS Please, Feel Free To Call Me Jes!
Six Flags Worlds Of Adventure 2002 Ride-Ops Crew

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Thursday, June 27, 2002 11:47 AM

Power was out for a little over two hours. The UPS lasted about 40 minutes, which I suppose isn't terrible considering that's two servers, the router and switch.

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Jeff - Webmaster/Admin - CoasterBuzz.com, Sillynonsense.com
"We used to hate people, now we just make fun of them. It's more effective that way." - KMFDM, "Dogma"

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Thursday, June 27, 2002 11:51 AM
Nice Sig, Jeff. Wasn't aware there were any KMFDM fans around.

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Thursday, June 27, 2002 1:54 PM

Stronger than never, ever before... KMFDM is a drug against war.

The number of KMFDM fans I know has just increased by 50%.

They were in Pittsburgh Sunday, I was at Hersheypark... it's the first KMFDM show I've missed since the Naive tour in 1991.

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"When I was growing up, we were taught something called manners. You'd understand that if you weren't such an idiot." - Jack Handey

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Thursday, June 27, 2002 2:11 PM

If there is a problem it's a problem with the system... the system of home and family, of school and community.

This is the fifth straight time I've seen them, I think since Angst or Xtort (I forget which).

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Jeff - Webmaster/Admin - CoasterBuzz.com, Sillynonsense.com
"We used to hate people, now we just make fun of them. It's more effective that way." - KMFDM, "Dogma"

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Thursday, June 27, 2002 2:18 PM

Power Outtage? Who owns this site, Six Flags?

Moosh - just kiddin ya, Jeff. You know I appreciate the hard work ;-)

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Thursday, June 27, 2002 3:57 PM
40 minutes huh. That's pretty good. I'm inpressed. How many KVA is the UPS?
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Thursday, June 27, 2002 4:17 PM
Geez....I just spent an hour on a TR!
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Brad Sherman
BuzzCon Frequent Flyer, helping to train new ride ops properly!
Model coasters and rides
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