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Earth Hour Alert Reminder: 8:30 PM (your time) Your hour to shine, TURN ALL YOUR LIGHTS ON!
self ^ | 3/28/10 | Blueyon

Posted on 03/27/2010 4:36:49 PM PDT by blueyon

Earth Hour Alert: at 8:30 PM (your time) turn on ALL your lights. In honor of Earth Hour, I am asking All willing Freepers to turn on All your lights, turn up your heat and turn on the a/c to cool it down, due a few loads of wash, start up every computer, make a few loaves of bread in the bread machine...if you have one, put a spot light in your yard. It is my understanding that the success or lack of it will be measured by how much electric wattage was used in that hour and satellite pictures of the earths darkness.


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KEYWORDS: dopeydems; earthhour; environmentalism; envirowhackos; humanachievementhour
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I'm even going to get the hubby to start the lawn mower and turn on the head lights...Be creative, this is your hour to shine! POWER UP! Feel free to report in with what you are doing to celebrate!
1 posted on 03/27/2010 4:36:50 PM PDT by blueyon
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To: blueyon

I may also idle my car the whole time as well.


2 posted on 03/27/2010 4:38:28 PM PDT by svcw (Jesus comforts the uncomfortable and makes uncomfortable the comfortable.)
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To: blueyon

I don’t believe in Global Warming.

I don’t believe that turning our lights out for an hour will help save the planet.

But I don’t believe in needless waste either....


3 posted on 03/27/2010 4:38:50 PM PDT by Tzimisce (No thanks. We have enough government already. - The Tick)
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To: blueyon

Forgive me if I do not partake in this event. There is a basketball game on.


4 posted on 03/27/2010 4:38:52 PM PDT by mlocher (USA is a sovereign nation)
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To: blueyon

There will be so many houses on around my place, I hope some planes don’t think it is an airport.


5 posted on 03/27/2010 4:39:54 PM PDT by Old Texan (If the Dims are dumb enough to poke at a Rattlesnake, they are gonna get bit.)
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To: mlocher

hey if you are watching it, you have your electric on...dribble on


6 posted on 03/27/2010 4:41:03 PM PDT by blueyon (The U. S. Constitution - read it and weep)
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To: blueyon

Musta worked since Global Fraud has ended and the earth has been cooling.

Pray for America


7 posted on 03/27/2010 4:43:12 PM PDT by bray (Throw All the Bums Out, starting with McCain)
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To: blueyon

Update your Facebook status to remind people how technology helps their lives.

Also, a good thing to remind people of is that the power spike from everyone turning all their lights back on after Earth Hour uses more electricity than what they saved turning them off during that time. Sidney actually had a ‘brown out’ after one Earth Hour from the power spike.


8 posted on 03/27/2010 4:43:14 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: blueyon
My electric smoker in on putting a rack of ribs to a OMG perfection. Dishwasher, washer and dryer on on and the drone of a ceiling fan is wafting global warming though out the town.
9 posted on 03/27/2010 4:45:04 PM PDT by WakeUpAndVote (Drill baby, drill!)
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To: blueyon

Roger that.


10 posted on 03/27/2010 4:46:47 PM PDT by Obadiah (ObamaCare = VA hospitals for everyone)
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To: blueyon

Throw an extra tire or two on the fire, sit back, and enjoy the ambiance.


11 posted on 03/27/2010 4:47:49 PM PDT by matt1234
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To: blueyon
Turning the following on:

Iron

Dishwasher

5 computers

All 5 TV's

Stove and oven (baking a cake)

Porch Lights

Christmas lights(no I haven't taken them down yet)

Run to the store in my Dodge V8 Ram Truck

Turn on the AC

Stereo on

DVD player on...
12 posted on 03/27/2010 4:47:51 PM PDT by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2013)
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To: blueyon

I’m turning on the lights, then I’m drinking a toast to Tom Edison and the folks who run the local power plant!


13 posted on 03/27/2010 4:47:52 PM PDT by LibFreeOrDie (Obama promised a gold mine, but will give us the shaft.)
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To: blueyon

I may even take a bath


14 posted on 03/27/2010 4:48:58 PM PDT by Krankor (nO)
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To: blueyon

Light on!!!!!!


15 posted on 03/27/2010 4:50:48 PM PDT by Carley (Are you better off than you were four trillion dollars ago?)
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To: blueyon

Lights on; power up; like last year!


16 posted on 03/27/2010 4:52:08 PM PDT by Rocko
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To: blueyon
Might have a Trash Burning Block Party too.....


17 posted on 03/27/2010 4:54:41 PM PDT by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2013)
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To: blueyon; ProtectOurFreedom

See this — posted by ProtectOurFreedom:

Force of Darkness “Earth Hour” Challenged by Power of Light “Human Achievement Hour”

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2481138/posts

The Competitive Enterprise Institute, a leading free-market think tank, will celebrate the Second Annual “Human Achievement Hour” between 8:30pm and 9:30pm on Saturday, March 27, 2010.

“Earth Hour’s creators suggest that human inventions and technology are a problem, but we see the ability to create and innovate as the ultimate resource,” says Human Achievement Hour founder and CEI Policy Analyst Michelle Minton. “Environmental challenges will not be solved by turning off our lights and symbolically hiding in the dark,” Minton added. “If anything, we should be looking to technology and innovation to help solve environmental problems.”


18 posted on 03/27/2010 4:56:10 PM PDT by SmartInsight (Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote. ~ G. J. Nathan)
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To: blueyon

Sorry—I’ll keep the rebellion in the heart and mind against these morons. I’m not using up more electricity just to fork over more to the Power Co. I feel they are already ripping me off some as it is...


19 posted on 03/27/2010 5:00:01 PM PDT by tflabo (Restore the Republic)
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To: blueyon

BTTT


20 posted on 03/27/2010 5:00:02 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar (*)
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To: blueyon

My christmas lights are on - time to shine!


21 posted on 03/27/2010 5:01:54 PM PDT by I still care (I believe in the universality of freedom -George Bush, asked if he regrets going to war.)
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To: blueyon; Fred Nerks; null and void; stockpirate; george76; PhilDragoo; Candor7; rxsid; ...
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Earth Hour Alert Reminder: 8:30 PM (your time) Your hour to shine, TURN ALL YOUR LIGHTS ON!

Heh. Turn on all your lights and electrical appliances, let the children play with the garage door opener; don't forget to leave the refrigerator door open for the entire hour. As a bonus, heat the kitchen with a 500 degree oven, and run the air conditioner at the same time. We can do it! Yes, we can!

22 posted on 03/27/2010 5:04:23 PM PDT by LucyT
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To: LucyT

Perfect. Say Hi to EMS and the Fire Dept.


23 posted on 03/27/2010 5:08:29 PM PDT by MilspecRob (Most people don't act stupid, they really are.)
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To: LucyT

And leave the door open as the A/C or heater is going!


24 posted on 03/27/2010 5:11:57 PM PDT by bgill (The framers of the US Constitution established an entire federal government in 18 pages.)
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To: LucyT

don’t forget to toast some marshmallows on the backyard bonfire...


25 posted on 03/27/2010 5:12:51 PM PDT by blueyon (The U. S. Constitution - read it and weep)
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To: blueyon

 

   

26 posted on 03/27/2010 5:14:14 PM PDT by Fintan
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To: blueyon

8:30 that’s a strange time.

I put all my lights on at 8:00. :0)


27 posted on 03/27/2010 5:16:20 PM PDT by alice_in_bubbaland (Markets and Marxists Don't Mix! Audit the FED NOW!)
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To: LibFreeOrDie

Me too. Cheers!


28 posted on 03/27/2010 5:19:41 PM PDT by Vindication
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To: blueyon

Personally, I will be burning a HUGE pile of old tires in the backyard to celebrate...


29 posted on 03/27/2010 5:20:43 PM PDT by Mister Muggles (.Seattle: A city full of Liberal men with vaginas.)
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To: MilspecRob; Fred Nerks; null and void; stockpirate; george76; PhilDragoo; Candor7; rxsid; ...
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Free Republic is a great place. Even incoherent people are allowed to post.

30 posted on 03/27/2010 5:31:24 PM PDT by LucyT
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To: blueyon

got everything on including the blender. (my wife thinks i am nuts!)


31 posted on 03/27/2010 5:31:54 PM PDT by bubman
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To: blueyon

Just walked through the house turning on all my lights. They are flouresent, but they are on!


32 posted on 03/27/2010 5:35:22 PM PDT by KYGrandma (The sun shines bright on my old Kentucky home......)
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To: KYGrandma

I was surprised when i counted them, but I have all 146 lights on and three computers - and it’s my birthday too!


33 posted on 03/27/2010 5:40:14 PM PDT by TomT in NJ
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To: blueyon

We’re lit up light a Christmas tree:-)

On a related note - we spent today at a big scuba expo in NJ, as we’ve done for the past 7 years or so. Each year, there’s a children’s section where kids have drawn pictures related to oceans, fish, etc. This year, walking through that section, I was struck by the fact that virtually every drawing had to do with global warming & the imminent death of planet Earth. No more happy fish & dolphins - now it’s all gloom & despair. What a change, over the course of just a few years. An entire generation has been brainwashed. Sad.


34 posted on 03/27/2010 5:41:05 PM PDT by FreedFromNY
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To: Trapped_In_NY

on.


35 posted on 03/27/2010 5:42:03 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar (*)
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To: TomT in NJ

Wow!


36 posted on 03/27/2010 5:42:21 PM PDT by KYGrandma (The sun shines bright on my old Kentucky home......)
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To: blueyon
I hear fireworks going off not far from me . . . Must be Freepers nearby!!

I've got all of my lights on and see many neighboring homes lit up!!

37 posted on 03/27/2010 5:42:22 PM PDT by blues_guitarist (ISLAM=DEATH!! . . . . . . black & humble . . .)
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To: blueyon

Hilarious!

Up here, at the edge of the treeline near the Arctic Circle, the sun will still be up and shining. Sunset is officially about 9:20 p.m. tonight.

I think I’ll still turn on the lights, though. Just to do my part.


38 posted on 03/27/2010 5:50:37 PM PDT by redpoll
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To: blueyon

The Kentucky Wildcats are having a shooting blackout to celebrate Earth Hour. They’re about to choke away their #1 seed.

Bad day for Wildcats so far.


39 posted on 03/27/2010 5:53:08 PM PDT by OrangeHoof ("Barack Obama" is Swahili for "Bend over suckahs".)
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To: blueyon

My neighbors are neither on or off. Most people ignore BS like Earth Day/Hour.


40 posted on 03/27/2010 5:57:23 PM PDT by omega4179 (Pelosi: We Must Pass Obamacare So Artists Can Quit Their Day Jobs)
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To: svcw

Hahahah !

Yeah, this won’t make a difference. You can’t really see the electricity and lights from space.


41 posted on 03/27/2010 6:03:16 PM PDT by Celerity
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To: blueyon

I could be sitting in my backyard reading a book under the floodlights.

But it’s too cold.

Global warming, dontcha know.


42 posted on 03/27/2010 6:05:43 PM PDT by Peter W. Kessler (Dirt is for racing... asphalt is for getting there.)
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To: blueyon

The Capital is lit up like a Christmas tree - as it usually is this time of the evening. In fact the whole DC skyline is pretty bright tonight...


43 posted on 03/27/2010 6:08:29 PM PDT by meowmeow (In Loving Memory of Our Dear Viking Kitty (1987-2006))
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To: redpoll

BTTT


44 posted on 03/27/2010 6:10:35 PM PDT by maxter (Ignorance is not bliss, it is devastating, and we are witnessing some of the fruits of it.)
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To: blueyon

I wear my sun glasses at night, appropriate song for the burning of the midnight lamp. Some one pass the tanning oil, where’s my mai-ti. beach baby beach baby......


45 posted on 03/27/2010 6:22:51 PM PDT by ronnie raygun (Cool heads prevail)
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To: LucyT

Earth Hour. What a catchy phrase. I put it in the same league as *Hope and Change*.


46 posted on 03/27/2010 6:30:07 PM PDT by azishot (J.D. Hayworth...U.S. Senator FOR Arizona...http://www.jdforsenate.com/)
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To: blueyon
North Korea is participating.... as they do every night.


47 posted on 03/27/2010 6:34:22 PM PDT by OCC
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To: blueyon

8:39 central time, neighborhood action report: about half the houses with porch lights/coach lights ablazing; about half totally dark.

However, a good fraction of those in the dark are foreclosed victims of the Obameconomy, so I think the good guys are in the lead here.


48 posted on 03/27/2010 6:39:43 PM PDT by Stosh
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To: blueyon
Three words...

WEST VIRGINIA-KENTUCKY

I ain't shuttin off $HIT!!!

49 posted on 03/27/2010 6:41:52 PM PDT by Fedupwithit ("The welfare of humanity is always the alibi of tyrants" -Albert Camus)
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To: blueyon

I call it “Dirt Hour” and run every electric device I think of. Power to the people.


50 posted on 03/27/2010 6:59:01 PM PDT by Wiggins
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