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Old November 2nd, 2012, 06:13 AM   #38461
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Sorry to go a little off topic, but I am thinking of making a drawing of the storm, but I have no reference photos that are mine since I'm in Dallas. Would anyone mind letting me use some of their photos for reference? PM me if you don't mind?

Anyways, I am trying to understand why the WTC area has lights and the rest of lower manhattan doesn't? Are they finally pumping water out of the site and need the light?
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Old November 2nd, 2012, 06:16 AM   #38462
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Just recorded this from Anderson Cooper 360, showing the flooding at the WTC site and the museum in particular. I missed the first 15 seconds or so but it was just Anderson and the governor talking on the side of 1WTC. Pretty shocking flooding in the museum, no? Hopefully it doesn't delay the opening. (Oh and sorry for my trashy floor, I couldn't figure out how to cut that from the video. )

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=Uqrl1IjNJdY
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Old November 2nd, 2012, 06:22 AM   #38463
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Okay, Okay. Wasn't sure if they were able to start pumping water out or not with the massive blackout in place. Good to know, thanks for the video!
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Old November 2nd, 2012, 06:23 AM   #38464
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Just recorded this from Anderson Cooper 360, showing the flooding at the WTC site and the museum in particular. I missed the first 15 seconds or so but it was just Anderson and the governor talking on the side of 1WTC. Pretty shocking flooding in the museum, no? Hopefully it doesn't delay the opening. (Oh and sorry for my trashy floor, I couldn't figure out how to cut that from the video. )

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=Uqrl1IjNJdY
Nice...

BTW I love your youtube vids...
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Old November 2nd, 2012, 06:24 AM   #38465
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Sorry to go a little off topic, but I am thinking of making a drawing of the storm, but I have no reference photos that are mine since I'm in Dallas. Would anyone mind letting me use some of their photos for reference? PM me if you don't mind?

Anyways, I am trying to understand why the WTC area has lights and the rest of lower manhattan doesn't? Are they finally pumping water out of the site and need the light?
Because most of Lower Manhattan still with no power. They are using generators at the WTC site to continue with the construction work.
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Old November 2nd, 2012, 06:29 AM   #38466
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Old November 2nd, 2012, 07:09 AM   #38467
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Damn, sorry about your cameras.
S'all good. Besides, I can't really be upset about something as insignificant as a couple of cameras when some of my neighbors lost family members. Or the people that lost everything in Queens and Staten Island. My losses just seem so inconsequential.

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Old November 2nd, 2012, 07:10 AM   #38468
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Old November 2nd, 2012, 07:11 AM   #38469
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Wow! Still so beautiful, amidst a storm.
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Old November 2nd, 2012, 07:28 AM   #38470
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It makes me wonder,a Hurricane with 25' surges did all this damage;imagine what a tsunami with 100'-350' waves traveling at 600 MPH would to to Manhattan.New York City should have measures for tsunamis and hurricanes alike,you'll never know when one will hit.
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Old November 2nd, 2012, 07:31 AM   #38471
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Mostly hurricanes, two hurricanes in a row They've been getting hit by more hurricanes than Miami lately!!
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Old November 2nd, 2012, 01:20 PM   #38472
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There were proposals to do that a few years ago if I remember correctly...no one really seemed to take it very seriously. That might change going forward.
Systems like this would make a big difference and can stop the flood. We need to close these dams only with very severe storms and I think we only closed this structure once since it was built. Most other times it was closed was just for tests.
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Old November 2nd, 2012, 03:10 PM   #38473
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Man, you're the one who made the 9/11 debunked series. I'm really honored to have you here. I absolutely love how you debunked those freakish theories. Really good job
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Old November 2nd, 2012, 03:39 PM   #38474
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New York is a tough city, she has been tested many many times. I am pretty sure they will overcome this as well. Kudos to all New Yorkers, the city is going to shine again soon!
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Old November 2nd, 2012, 03:59 PM   #38475
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Yes, but they should be wise and take measures to prevent a lot of chaos in the future, because the city is on a vulnerable point in case of storms. And as I showed there are a lot of measures that can be taken against floods.

Also putting the electricity network onderground would prevent a lot of chaos.
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Old November 2nd, 2012, 06:12 PM   #38476
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The streets of NYC smell like urine in some areas, so all in all NYC needed some good rain to wash the stench away.
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Old November 2nd, 2012, 06:32 PM   #38477
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Old November 2nd, 2012, 06:32 PM   #38478
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Old November 2nd, 2012, 06:38 PM   #38479
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Governor Andrew Cuomo said work would commence immediately at Ground Zero, despite the fact that the site was flooded earlier this week during Hurricane Sandy, he announced at a press conference yesterday evening. While there were 15 to 20 feet of water at the site three days ago, everything is now “dry and in working order,” the New York Observer reported. “Water was cascading into the site from every imaginable angle, at such a decibel level, it was disorienting,” Cuomo said of the situation earlier. “The entire site was flooded.”

But due to a massive pumping effort by the Army Corps of Engineers, the site has been cleared, the Observer said. Cuomo indicated that they thought the effort would take two or three weeks, but recovery was faster than anticipated, although the site still doesn’t have power. “Work will recommence tonight on the site,” he said yesterday, “and you’ll see light on again at the site.”
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Old November 2nd, 2012, 06:55 PM   #38480
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Wow. For once the sights work when fast than planned. Surprise surprise
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