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Tonight is the night we turn our lights off for an hour at 8:30 pm for Earth Hour!
World Wildlife Fund ^ | 3/31/12

Posted on 03/31/2012 9:50:13 AM PDT by pabianice

From the Empire State Building in New York, to the Eiffel Tower in France, to Wat Arun Buddhist temple in Thailand, cities, businesses, governments and millions of people are standing together in a collective display of commitment to protect our planet. Will you be among them?

It is not too late to sign up and be part of this campaign. Tell us you are participating in Earth Hour and show the world you care!

Don't forget to share your photos and videos with us! Show us how you are going "lights out" by uploading your photos and videos into our interactive map.

Share this special invitation.


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To: pabianice

In a very odd mood today...

Sorry, No. I refuse to align myself with the darkness of this world.


51 posted on 03/31/2012 10:15:16 AM PDT by EBH (God Humbles Nations, Leaders, and Peoples before He uses them for His Purpose)
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To: sauropod

Thats for sure!


52 posted on 03/31/2012 10:17:18 AM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: pabianice

bm


53 posted on 03/31/2012 10:17:32 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (Kill all the terrorists, protect all the borders, ridicule all the (surviving) Liberals :^)
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To: pabianice

This also “World Backup Day”.
http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/news/2011/03/world-backup-day-what-are-you-doing-to-make-sure-youre-covered.ars

If I turn off all of my electricals while my complete HD backup is running (and I am observing it just in that way right now), it will ruin my backup.


54 posted on 03/31/2012 10:18:30 AM PDT by Dr. Sivana (May Mitt Romney be the Paul Tsongas of 2012.)
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To: richmwill
As a public service to all the people who are scared of the dark, I'll be hosting my annual old tire bonfire, you are invited but you'll have to bring your own beer.

No electric lights of any kind will be permitted, so just wrap an oily rag around a stick to make a nice torch to light your way.

55 posted on 03/31/2012 10:19:11 AM PDT by Kenton
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To: pabianice

Do they really believe restaurants, groceries, theaters, shopping centers, retail businesses et al will be turning off their lights? They’ll all be open at this time. I can’t wait for the lawsuits to begin when customers sue for the damage and harm committed during that time.

If I were to walk into a restaurant and be told that at 8:30 the lights would be turned off during my dinner, I’d walk out after a not-so-nice comment about their ‘not holding your breath’ waiting for my return.


56 posted on 03/31/2012 10:21:32 AM PDT by bcsco
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To: FrankR
Piker.

Not only do all switches need to be on to show your support,

But going to the garage, wheeling out the chipper shredder,

The two riding lawn mowers,

The two roto tillers,

The tractor,

The standby generator,

Both motorcycles,

The leaf blower,

The trimmer/edger, Both trucks,

and starting them all as a salute to fossil fuel.

Heck, most likely I will have a few beers as well, to celebrate diversity.

57 posted on 03/31/2012 10:21:39 AM PDT by going hot (Happiness is a momma deuce)
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To: pabianice

George Carlin on human self importance (naughty but right on)...

http://www.thedailybell.com/3748/VIDEO-in-Honor-of-Earth-Hour-George-Carlin-on-Human-Self-Importance


58 posted on 03/31/2012 10:21:57 AM PDT by shove_it (just undo it)
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To: carriage_hill
I’ll be with everyone in spirit, though.

Light a candle, you can contribute to global warming instead.

I LOVE the annual celebration of Earth Hour.

It really brings out the ornery streak in FReepers....LOL!

59 posted on 03/31/2012 10:23:15 AM PDT by MamaTexan (I am a ~Person~ as created by the Law of Nature, not a 'person' as created by the laws of Man)
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Sorry, I’ll be working (because millions on welfare depend on me) at that time via VPN; no can do with out the electrons...


60 posted on 03/31/2012 10:25:10 AM PDT by Michael Barnes (Obamaa+ Downgrade)
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To: pabianice

Is the White House and Congress going dark? Only a matter of time at this rate.

Pray for America


61 posted on 03/31/2012 10:26:57 AM PDT by bray (Power to We the People)
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To: pabianice

% Turn out the lights - the Party orders... %

62 posted on 03/31/2012 10:27:08 AM PDT by mikrofon (RIP, Dandy Don)
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To: pabianice

Note to self: ALL lights on at 8:30 PM tonight.


63 posted on 03/31/2012 10:30:19 AM PDT by JimRed (Excising a cancer before it kills us waters the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW AND FOREVER!)
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To: pabianice

So governments will be shutting off street lights? Headlights on cars while driving? Televisions? (there is an important basketball game on then). Businesses? like stores? If you take a picture, I am assuming you can’t use a flash.

Oppression by the stupid.


64 posted on 03/31/2012 10:31:04 AM PDT by mom.mom
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To: freebilly

Sounds like the perfect time to do a burglary on you neighborhood libtard.


65 posted on 03/31/2012 10:31:04 AM PDT by Ouderkirk (Democrats...the party of Slavery, Segregation, Sodomy, and Sedition)
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To: pabianice

Perfect time for my first barbecue of the season.


66 posted on 03/31/2012 10:31:19 AM PDT by AU72
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To: beandog

I had a neighbor that had a super bright light just outside my bedroom window to light his driveway and car so no one would steal it. Guess what, it got stolen and I didn’t hear a thing.


67 posted on 03/31/2012 10:31:53 AM PDT by US_MilitaryRules (Unnngh! To many PDS people!)
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To: pabianice

Thanks for reminding me to turn all of my lights on.


68 posted on 03/31/2012 10:34:05 AM PDT by Ditter
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To: pabianice
Unfortunately, I'm going to be testing all of my 2012 Christmas lights tonight

here are mine. :^D

69 posted on 03/31/2012 10:34:05 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (Kill all the terrorists, protect all the borders, ridicule all the (surviving) Liberals :^)
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To: pabianice
Thanks for the heads up. EVERY light, appliance, TV, whatever, porch lights, you name it, will be on at that hour, while I'm watching the Final Four relaxing on the couch.

Can't think of a better way to honor this crap.

70 posted on 03/31/2012 10:34:05 AM PDT by Marathoner (2 goals this year: (1) S##tcan Obamacare; (2) S##tcan Obama)
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To: going hot

If they really wanted to save those delicious animals, wouldn’t they turn off their lights permanently? Shouldn’t they stop exhaling all that nasty CO2?

Pray for America


71 posted on 03/31/2012 10:34:26 AM PDT by bray (Power to We the People)
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To: pabianice
In honor of earth hour, I shall burn a large chunk of Styrofoam in my backyard; all hail mother earth!
72 posted on 03/31/2012 10:35:50 AM PDT by Hammer Tym (Skateboarding is a crime)
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To: pabianice
governments and millions of people are standing together in a collective display of commitment to protect our planet.

I don't think so.......

73 posted on 03/31/2012 10:37:55 AM PDT by Hot Tabasco (No matter what you post here, someone's going to get pissed off......)
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To: unixfox

Good job!! Yours is the best and truest reply yet. But in consideration of DANGER you forgot to list the automobile, airplane, stairs, elevators, stoves, fire, medicine, surgery, bikes, guns, knives, stones, ships and boats, roller skates, rope, candles, and the MOST dangerous human activity of all.
For safety, man never should have left his cave.


74 posted on 03/31/2012 10:39:20 AM PDT by CaptainAmiigaf ( NY Times: We print the news as it fits our views.)
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To: US_MilitaryRules

You must be a very heavy sleeper. Fortunately I have dogs that alert me to anybody outside. One night I hollered at them because they were barking and I was tired. Should have gotten up, they were warning me that someone was breaking into my car. Now I listen to them.

My neighbors light is not super bright and does not go past his driveway. It’s the streetlights that light up the bedrooms. My next door neighbor is just a busybody.


75 posted on 03/31/2012 10:39:47 AM PDT by beandog (Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand)
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To: pabianice

They’re down to a thirty-minute “Hour”. Kinda like the few-thousand-strong “Million” Man March. Hey, it’s the name that counts.

Be nice if someone could fly over al Gore’s estate and snap a picture, to see if the palace is darkened for the event, or if it’s only for the peasants.


76 posted on 03/31/2012 10:41:56 AM PDT by Hunton Peck (See my FR homepage for a list of businesses that support WI Gov. Scott Walker)
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To: bray
Nah, they only want YOU to turn off your lights.

They are above all that, as they know better, much better.

77 posted on 03/31/2012 10:42:23 AM PDT by going hot (Happiness is a momma deuce)
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To: microgood

Great...read my post # 74. Great minds think alike.


78 posted on 03/31/2012 10:43:28 AM PDT by CaptainAmiigaf ( NY Times: We print the news as it fits our views.)
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To: sauropod

Me too.


79 posted on 03/31/2012 10:43:41 AM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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I will be sure to turn on every light in the house.

And . . .

In a dedicated effort to blind all the liberals that live around me, I think I will run around the house 5 times buck nekkid.


80 posted on 03/31/2012 10:43:53 AM PDT by Petruchio (I Think . . . Therefor I FReep.)
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To: pabianice

Note to all Watermeloons (spelling intentional):

If you are truly green, kill the main breaker to your house for Earth Hour and do not light candles. Sit in the dark as the temperature goes from comfortable to uncomfortable, listening to the silence of no machinery, thinking of that refrigerator full of food that will spoil if you don’t turn the power back on.

Then ask yourself, “is this the future I want for me and my children?”


81 posted on 03/31/2012 10:45:10 AM PDT by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: faucetman
"Will all the leftist mainstream media news networks be off the air? Why not?"

I heard Keith Olbermann will be taking a few days off.

82 posted on 03/31/2012 10:45:39 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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I don’t want to read 80+ replies so this may have been answered already. As 8:30 P.M. rolls around in the various time zones? Or 8:30 Eastern, 7:30 Central etc.?


83 posted on 03/31/2012 10:50:36 AM PDT by Graybeard58 (Haggai 1, V6.. and he that earneth wages earneth wages to put it into a bag with holes. (My plight))
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To: pabianice
Will you be among them?

No.

5.56mm

84 posted on 03/31/2012 10:52:24 AM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: pabianice
When is the "Fluke-in"?

I might sign up for THAT one.....

85 posted on 03/31/2012 10:52:36 AM PDT by traditional1 (Don't gotsta worry 'bout no mo'gage, don't gotsta worry 'bout no gas; Obama gonna take care o' me!)
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To: musicman

My sentiments exactly!!


86 posted on 03/31/2012 10:52:47 AM PDT by TXLady
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To: TXLady

87 posted on 03/31/2012 10:56:26 AM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: pabianice

Thanks for the post! Rest assured that every light in and around my house will be lit. Might even turn on all the vehicle headlights!


88 posted on 03/31/2012 11:01:49 AM PDT by kenmcg (How)
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To: pabianice

I’m pretty sure there won’t be a single house observing this stupidity in my neighborhood.


89 posted on 03/31/2012 11:03:30 AM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: pabianice

I’m going to turn every light in my house on at 8.30


90 posted on 03/31/2012 11:04:59 AM PDT by Freddd (No PA Engineers)
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To: vbmoneyspender
"Show us how you are going "lights out" by uploading your photos and videos into our interactive map."

Sure.....pics and videos taken with the lights out. Brilliant.

91 posted on 03/31/2012 11:05:51 AM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: ProtectOurFreedom

This earth will be here long after each of those turning off their lights are gone from this earth.


92 posted on 03/31/2012 11:06:55 AM PDT by Freddd (No PA Engineers)
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To: pabianice
I will be cranking everything I own to 11 for Earth Hour. I hope all of America will turn on everything thing they have to say “Screw You Earth Goddess Mother”, Algore, and all your dismal freakish followers.
93 posted on 03/31/2012 11:08:07 AM PDT by Captain Beyond (The Hammer of the gods! (Just a cool line from a Led Zep song))
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To: faucetman

Well ANONYMOUS was supposed to shut down the internet today...

LOL


94 posted on 03/31/2012 11:08:08 AM PDT by Freddd (No PA Engineers)
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To: microgood
This is just practice for our eventual return to living in caves, the ultimate goal.

If only that were the full extent of the environmentalist wackos' ultimate goal. Most of them consider humans to be a viral scourge that must be wiped out, in order to "save the planet".

95 posted on 03/31/2012 11:11:42 AM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: pabianice

We’ll be glad to turn our lights off for 8+ hours....just like we do EVERY night.


96 posted on 03/31/2012 11:11:54 AM PDT by wolfcreek (‘closed eye’ mentality is the reason for our current reality)
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To: pabianice

On goes the A/C, the oven and the clothes dryer.


97 posted on 03/31/2012 11:21:04 AM PDT by Jeff Chandler (I tried to buy a hoodie today but the store manager said they had all been shoplifted.)
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To: Windflier

If they weren’t typical leftist hypocrites, they could start with themselves.


98 posted on 03/31/2012 11:21:36 AM PDT by mrsmel
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To: Kickass Conservative
I'm having the entire Country of North Korea shut their lights off for 12 hours, every night.

Good job!


99 posted on 03/31/2012 11:22:59 AM PDT by gunsequalfreedom (Conservative is not a label of convenience. It is a guide to your actions.)
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To: sauropod

Me too. Well, maybe not the AC, it’s pretty cold here today.


100 posted on 03/31/2012 11:29:49 AM PDT by jocon307
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