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    Power outage in Ames

    Power went out about an hour ago. Sitting in Buchanan Hall in the dark. I just got internet access back, but running on my laptop battery with no charge.

    Traffic lights are out at the intersection of Lincoln Way & Ash Ave and Lincoln Way & Union Drive.

    Taking a **** in a bathroom in the complete dark appears to be an adventure.

    Anyone else know of anyone sitting in the dark right now?




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    Re: Power outage in Ames

    Quote Originally Posted by RING4CY View Post
    Power went out about an hour ago. Sitting in Buchanan Hall in the dark. I just got internet access back, but running on my laptop battery with no charge.

    Traffic lights are out at the intersection of Lincoln Way & Ash Ave and Lincoln Way & Union Drive.

    Taking a **** in a bathroom in the complete dark appears to be an adventure.

    Anyone else know of anyone sitting in the dark right now?
    I just turned off all my lights, but other than that, no I don't.


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    Re: Power outage in Ames

    Power just came back on thankfully.




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    Re: Power outage in Ames

    It was Ash to Squaw Creek and Lincoln Way to Highway 30. Caused by a burning power pole on Beach Ave by Reiman Gardens.



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    Re: Power outage in Ames

    Quote Originally Posted by RING4CY View Post
    Power just came back on thankfully.
    I am not sure that is a good thing. You are still able to post.



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    Re: Power outage in Ames

    About witnessed 2 different accidents from idiots just driving straight on through an intersection without traffic lights.



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    Re: Power outage in Ames

    Quote Originally Posted by CyCrazy View Post
    I am not sure that is a good thing. You are still able to post.
    Ha Ha.




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    Re: Power outage in Ames

    Quote Originally Posted by A-town Cy View Post
    About witnessed 2 different accidents from idiots just driving straight on through an intersection without traffic lights.
    It is a scary thought about how many are not aware when traffic lights go out to treat the intersection as a 4-way stop.




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