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Old 12-03-2012, 10:36 PM   #1
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Random Power Surge In East VaN?

Saw on fb that some people had it. Who else did? fucking thing ruined me. was in the middle of homework and it craps out. FUCK.

I'm in the kingsway tyne area
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Old 12-03-2012, 10:37 PM   #2
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Nothing in Vancouver marpole area.
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Had it here 49th and Elliot area
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Victoria and 61st area had it too
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Same here. Killarney area
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Old 12-03-2012, 10:41 PM   #6
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dafuq happened =\
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it surged but power didn't go out
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Old 12-03-2012, 10:43 PM   #8
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Apparently power station blew up on Knight and 47th ish
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Marine Drive Area here
long time since a blackout.
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experienced it here at 41st nd vic
everything just blacked out for a second
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My room lights flicked for 2 seconds then went back on.
I got scared a little bit

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Old 12-03-2012, 10:49 PM   #13
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didn't know there was a power station on knight and 47th area lol
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Had it here, my interwebs shaw modem isnt connecting though. Using phone data.
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Had it here, my interwebs shaw modem isnt connecting though. Using phone data.
unplug power for 5 seconds and reconnect
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unplug power for 5 seconds and reconnect
did the 30 second unplug, power and cable and it didnt work. so i had to do the longer one involving the reset button and it finally connected.
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I honestly thought i was going nuts for a second... until i looked on facebook.

Power station is just behind the KFC.

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Exactly what i had to do then... and once a week
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had it near nainaimo and 22
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41 and knight. Surged but my comp still stayed on. lol
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Fraserview Golf course area had no power as well internet was gone for a good 5 mins
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Yup, a power surge is usually indicative of a failure somewhere else on the grid, either a transformer blowing up, power line pole being hit, or a substation somewhere going offline.

More of you guys need battery backup systems for your computers
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wow it happened to me roughyl 40min ago... ahahah renfrew 22nd area
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Joyce area all most apts had lights off
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