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Check this out.

I also read that astronomers in China have noticed disturbances in radio communication.
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post #22 of 48
say buh bye to my sandy bridge rig... lol at least I know I get a new mobo... lol jk

I could see radio communications being affected... as even smaller events I have found mess with the radio... :/ I've heard of power grids being taken down too... I have a friend that works for the local power company and he hears horror stories of things happening like that... its one of those things... u just have to wait and see...
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It better not affect my rig's folding during the FaT. I have a -bigadv due to drop in 4 hours.

I wonder if this has anything to do with Stanford's results server??

In all seriousness, I wonder how strong this will be. And if we will get any power outages or any other serious problems. I doubt it be I really dont know.
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2012 is not real...
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by BKsMassive View Post
2012 is not real...
the cake is a lie?
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post #27 of 48
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lampen View Post
Psh all you guys are overreacting. All you need to do is build a Faraday Cage around your homes/apartment buildings and you'll be fine
And tie some knots in your power cords. The small inductance added from that is enough to protect all but the most sensitive equipment. Plus, it helps reduce the power cord clutter.
post #28 of 48
So. All joking aside. Do we need to turn off our portable electronics and unplug anything? My pc is already on a surge protector but I'm not sure it can stand up to this if it is bad.

Should we be unplugging everything in sight?
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whatever...........we are all living our own small 2012 as it is.......we just dont know it yet.....death is inevitable its how we live that matters.........the rest is just B.S.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by squall325 View Post
lol, i hear that song on the radio all the time and i didnt even know it was about 2012...
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