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Old May 13, 2021, 09:47 AM
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Default Out of gas? Next crisis?

Locally, it feels like the great toilet paper rush of 2020...panic buying? Or getting ahead of the crisis?

The Colonial Pipeline crisis shows us once again how oil dependent we are, and how short the fuse on many a citizen these days.

Well, my radar sez: another hot summer, hot as in anger, frustration and all things not so good.

The good? June is seeing a lot of restrictions lifted. Locally, that means businesses can try to cash in on some of that pent up energy, IF, they know how to get customers in their doors. Thank goodness, that is what I'm doing.

Helping businesses get customers.

What a swell guy I am. And how sweet they thank me with cold hard casheroo too. Nice for me, I can walk to almost all businesses I deal with, but if needed, I can always get me one of them there lectric scooters the kids ride about. Zip here, zip there, pickin up the dough everywhere.

There is a lot of doom, gloom, anger, hostility, conspiracy, gov't intervention, personal meddling, righteous yelling and screaming...and I just fly above the fray and below the radar, collecting dough to buy my donuts and coffee watching the world fall apart (although it has been for several centuries now).

If I need gas, I'll eat some chili.

How is the gas situation in your area?

Gordon
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Old May 14, 2021, 12:23 AM
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Default Very Busy at my Favorite Gas Station Gordon

Hoooo Gordon,

BEFORE the Gas Pipeline got hacked
there was NOBODY at all at the Gas Pumps where I go for gas.

So.

The Universe is trying to EVEN things out.

I pulled in.

10 cars gassing but ONE Pump empty.

Got 10 bucks of gas. 3 whole gallons.

Drove out.

No fuss no muss.

WHAT GAS CRISIS?

You must be Listening to the NEWS.

The News Reporting morons wouldn't know a POSITIVE ENERGY Story If it fell on their heads.

Glenn
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Old May 14, 2021, 08:43 AM
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Default No news, just local conditions

Thanks Glenn,

The bigger story is, how cyber secure are corporations providing necessary goods and services? Looks like an opportunity for cyber security, maybe, heck, one of the providers could turn out to be the hacker???

No, don't follow much news, just a trip around the city... but for sures, the "news" is run by morons...

always has been.

Gordon

P.S. Or as former head moron Roger Ailes would put it;

"Give me a little twirl darling."


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Hoooo Gordon,

BEFORE the Gas Pipeline got hacked
there was NOBODY at all at the Gas Pumps where I go for gas.

So.

The Universe is trying to EVEN things out.

I pulled in.

10 cars gassing but ONE Pump empty.

Got 10 bucks of gas. 3 whole gallons.

Drove out.

No fuss no muss.

WHAT GAS CRISIS?

You must be Listening to the NEWS.

The News Reporting morons wouldn't know a POSITIVE ENERGY Story If it fell on their heads.

Glenn

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Old May 15, 2021, 03:42 PM
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Default Re: Out of gas? Next crisis?

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Locally, it feels like the great toilet paper rush of 2020...panic buying? Or getting ahead of the crisis?

The Colonial Pipeline crisis shows us once again how oil dependent we are, and how short the fuse on many a citizen these days.

Well, my radar sez: another hot summer, hot as in anger, frustration and all things not so good.

The good? June is seeing a lot of restrictions lifted. Locally, that means businesses can try to cash in on some of that pent up energy, IF, they know how to get customers in their doors. Thank goodness, that is what I'm doing.

Helping businesses get customers.

What a swell guy I am. And how sweet they thank me with cold hard casheroo too. Nice for me, I can walk to almost all businesses I deal with, but if needed, I can always get me one of them there lectric scooters the kids ride about. Zip here, zip there, pickin up the dough everywhere.

There is a lot of doom, gloom, anger, hostility, conspiracy, gov't intervention, personal meddling, righteous yelling and screaming...and I just fly above the fray and below the radar, collecting dough to buy my donuts and coffee watching the world fall apart (although it has been for several centuries now).

If I need gas, I'll eat some chili.

How is the gas situation in your area?
Hi Gordon,

If you had told me 10 or 20 years ago that hackers would hack a gas pipeline, I would have thought you'd been having a few too many of those hash cookies...

But, hey, that's the world we live in now.

Kind of amazing and surprising... I wouldn't have guessed it!

Best wishes!

Dien

P.S. Gordon does not, to my knowledge, eat hash cookies...
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