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Because the only thing more informative than watching a shut down New York get blown (away) by Sandy, is hearing it live. Watch, and listen, as downtown New York, very much unprepared for what may be a record flood surge, gets the Venice treatment.


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Mon, 10/29/2012 - 09:39 | 2927522 lolmao500
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The sound is quite something...

Product: Air Force Vortex Message (URNT12 KNHC)
Transmitted: 29th day of the month at 13:28Z
Aircraft: Air Force Aircraft (Last 3 digits of the tail number are 302)
Storm Number & Year: 18L in 2012
Storm Name: Sandy (flight in the North Atlantic basin)
Mission Number: 23
Observation Number: 24

A. Time of Center Fix: 29th day of the month at 13:04:00Z
B. Center Fix Coordinates: 37°06'N 71°08'W (37.1N 71.1333W) (View map)
B. Center Fix Location: 233 miles (375 km) to the ESE (113°) from Ocean City, MD, USA.
C. Minimum Height at Standard Level: 2,602m (8,537ft) at 700mb
D. Estimated (by SFMR or visually) Maximum Surface Wind: 58kts (~ 66.7mph)
E. Location of the Estimated Maximum Surface Wind: 78 nautical miles (90 statute miles) to the SE (131°) of center fix
F. Maximum Flight Level Wind Inbound: From 222° at 55kts (From the SW at ~ 63.3mph)
G. Location of Maximum Flight Level Wind Inbound: 38 nautical miles (44 statute miles) to the SE (126°) of center fix
H. Minimum Sea Level Pressure: 945mb (27.91 inHg)
I. Maximum Flight Level Temp & Pressure Altitude Outside Eye: 15°C (59°F) at a pressure alt. of 3,049m (10,003ft)
J. Maximum Flight Level Temp & Pressure Altitude Inside Eye: 16°C (61°F) at a pressure alt. of 3,045m (9,990ft)
K. Dewpoint Temp (collected at same location as temp inside eye): 11°C (52°F)
K. Sea Surface Temp (collected at same location as temp inside eye): Not Available
L. Eye Character: Not Available
M. Eye Shape: Not Available
N. Fix Determined By: Penetration, Wind, Pressure and Temperature
N. Fix Level: 700mb
O. Navigational Fix Accuracy: 0.02 nautical miles
O. Meteorological Accuracy: 1 nautical mile

Remarks Section:
Maximum Flight Level Wind: 94kts (~ 108.2mph) in the southeast quadrant at 10:14:00Z
Maximum Flight Level Wind Outbound: 71kts (~ 81.7mph) in the northeast quadrant at 13:15:30Z
Maximum Flight Level Temp: 18°C (64°F) which was observed 17 nautical miles (20 statute miles) to the ESE (113°) from the flight level center

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 09:50 | 2927565 Stackers
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ZH is now officially part of the main stream media. Complete with useless video of the rain. Just need some idiot with a mic. standing out in it now telling us its rainy and windy

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 09:50 | 2927575 fuu
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You'll do.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 09:56 | 2927594 Zer0head
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Stackers you are wrong

the eye of the storm will be passing direclty over Manhattan, that is a fact and don't challenge it


Mon, 10/29/2012 - 09:56 | 2927595 Stackers
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I guess my sarc. typing didnt come through, lol.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:01 | 2927602 Zer0head
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too late


here is the map to prove it  LOL sarc off/on


stay safe all you dumbass reporters (as your camera crew employ  fans and a garden hose for effect)

I can't wait for the first live shot of a fallen branch in CP

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:03 | 2927620 CH1
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Oh my God, they're all gonna die, they're all gonna die, they're all gonna die!!!!!!!

Yeah, right.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:13 | 2927655 A Lunatic
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Sensationalist bullshit if you ask me.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:17 | 2927668 DaveyJones
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"Oh Sandy"

we all knew Olivia Newton was a serious bitch

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:24 | 2927697 AlaricBalth
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Here is a possible preview of today's events. The flooding starts at 2:41 into the video.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:28 | 2927718 krispkritter
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The only sound I want to hear from the City of Doomberg is this:

The country and planet will be better off...

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:55 | 2927802 FEDbuster
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God (or Mother Nature depending upon your views) had a choice between Washington DC or Wall Street, he almost made the storm big enough to wipe them both out.  Just God doing God's work.


Mon, 10/29/2012 - 11:32 | 2927936 economics9698
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When I get censored for saying fuck, shit, Jews, asshole, then, and only then, will ZH be mainstream.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 12:11 | 2928043 TruthInSunshine
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It's a win-win-win. Cable News & Weather Channel ad rates double, local & state politicians get tons of BernankBux dumped into their laps, and publicly traded corporation can blame ever larger earnings' misses on The Storm of The Century.

I wonder who bought the rights for the movie, teeeveee mini-series, novel, Broadway Show &  the Chris "Still Hungry 4 More" Christie/Mayor Mike "Only Terrorist People Drink Big Gulps!" Bloomberg/Barack "Saved And/Or Created" Obama/Jim "I'll Stand In This Drive Thru Car Wash While Camera Guy Takes The Shot" Cantore/Chad "Godamnit, I'm A Weatherman, Not Nostradamus" Meyers action figures?


The storm of the century!

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 12:13 | 2928066 tsx500
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you forgot one more 'win' .... is this storm not an absolutely perfectly-timed distraction (for POTUS) from Benghazi-gate  ?!     

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 14:37 | 2928531 Leopold B. Scotch
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I just reversed my long Gondolas trade from earlier this month.


Mon, 10/29/2012 - 13:13 | 2928273 old naughty
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we are just getting into the second decade...and you are predicting Sandy is the storm of the century?

You have no faith.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 14:00 | 2928399 keesooi
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Hi guys, sorry, just woke up, noticed it's a bit windy and drizzly outside.  Anything going on? I'm on Staten Island, NY.

Who's this "Sandy" y'all kvetching about?

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 14:38 | 2928541 Leopold B. Scotch
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They've just renamed it "Satan" Island.  You can go back to sleep.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 15:37 | 2928702 keesooi
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Hilarious, Leopold.  With comments like this, I'm indeed better off sleeping.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 13:12 | 2928267 Jacque Itch
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... and tits shouldn't even be on the list!!!

G. Carlin

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 13:07 | 2928256 blu
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Turns out Goldman Sachs wasn't doing God's work exactly to specification.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:26 | 2927707 TIMBEEER
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Olivia was hot until she changed her style from girl-next-door to alley slut.


Mon, 10/29/2012 - 11:38 | 2927951 SokPOTUS
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So you're saying there may be ancillary benefits?

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 15:59 | 2928764 Randall Cabot
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Ocean County OEM Phone Out

The phones at Ocean County’s Office of Emergency Management are out


Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:13 | 2927658 Gert_B_Frobe
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My favorite dumbass reporter moment. A classic. Bimbo in a canoe.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 12:21 | 2928092 XitSam
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haha She's in the canoe while two guys walk by in the foreground. That's some serious flooding.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 13:35 | 2928333 r3ardensteel
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Lmfao check out the front page of marketwatch right now. Too funny.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:01 | 2927610 Monedas
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Nice save attempt, foo !  LOL

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:06 | 2927627 Stanley Lord
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There is no eye, only the one on the dollar bill.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:16 | 2927665 Buckaroo Banzai
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There is no Dana, only Zool

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:23 | 2927691 Konami Code
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I find her interesting because she's a client and because she sleeps above her covers... four feet above her covers.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 11:18 | 2927894 ShrNfr
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Actually, since Bloomberg is mayor, I would expect the asshole of the storm to pass over Manhattan.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 09:57 | 2927597 Monedas
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Get that stuttering, tongue tied CNN reporter with the Eyetalian surname !

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 09:53 | 2927584 Ruffcut
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Just wear some earplugs and then go about your bidness.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 09:54 | 2927586 redpill
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Well it's not like it's impacting the financial and political nexus of the western world along with a full 20% of the nation's population.  Oh wait...

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:00 | 2927603 LetThemEatRand
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"ZH is now officially part of the main stream media."

The problem with the MSM is not that it covers disasters and other sensational news in real time.  The problem with MSM is that this is ALL that it covers.    A hurricane hitting NY is legitimate news and ZH would be silly not to cover it.    


Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:16 | 2927660 Zer0head
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and where exactly in NY will it be hitting?   from what I can tell its first stop in the great state of NY  will be just outside of Buffalo


don't believe the HYPE


The minute they see me, fear me
I'm the epitome - a public enemy
Used, abused without clues
I refused to blow a fuse
They even had it on the news
Don't believe the hype...

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 12:16 | 2928072 ManOfBliss
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OMGGG big moving colors!!!

I live in Philly... right where the alleged storm is/will hit. 

Right now, it's trickling rain. And according to Accuweather today's the only day it will rain over 1 inch in all of the Philadelphia area.

*** NON-EVENT ***

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 12:20 | 2928090 fuu
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Mon, 10/29/2012 - 12:09 | 2928050 Matt
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The eye of the storm is not too important in this case; what matters is rainfall and storm surge.

There isn't going to be masses of buildings wiped off their foundations by winds, there are no major areas below sea level, until the sea level comes up to them. 

real-time feed from buoyd measuring sea level, air pressure and wave heights would be more useful than the statue of liberty web cam, since water coming up a few feet won't look like much. Funny thing, people are terrified of fire, but totally calm around flooding, when water kills more people than fire every year.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 12:35 | 2928138 in-Credible Banker
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Near Buffalo??  Say it ain't so!


I think you read the map incorrectly.  Heavy rain here, but nothing we can't handle after a summer long drought.



Mon, 10/29/2012 - 11:30 | 2927930 TWSceptic
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Never thought I would agree with you on something.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:17 | 2927652 LouisDega
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Jim Cantore and Al Roker bitches

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:33 | 2927728 azzhatter
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I wanna see Jim Cramer in a rowboat heading out to sea

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 11:53 | 2928000 Ruffcut
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Only with kudblow at the helm and liesman and kiernan as first mates.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:42 | 2927748 lynnybee
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'ZH is now officially part of the main stream media. Complete with useless video of the rain. Just need some idiot with a mic. standing out in it now telling us its rainy and windy'    yes, well, admit it .... we all like it that the ZEROHEDGE guys posted this live weather cam.    had they not done so, i couldn't have sat here laughing so much.    i appreciate everything this website has to offer, hurricane info & all !     

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 17:07 | 2928992 RiverRoad
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Re the ZH video cam:  Why should it be only Spain and Greece when it's damn well us too?

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 11:40 | 2927958 _underscore
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I've been following the news reports from here in the UK where they now say Sandy has deepened & been upgraded to  cat 1 'English Summer'  ,  god help you ...



Mon, 10/29/2012 - 12:19 | 2928083 ManOfBliss
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It's not even a hurricane anymore by the time it hits land. A tropical storm at worst.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 12:25 | 2928101 Nikola Tesla
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I'm so glad I wasn't in an open office or drinking coffee whilst reading that or I'd need a new job/keyboard. For what we lack in weather we make up for in humour, especially about the weather.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 13:18 | 2928288 Al Capowned
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I've been following the news reports from here in the UK where they now say Sandy has deepened & been upgraded to cat 1 'English Summer' , god help you ... This comment made me almost spit my tea out!! halarious!
Mon, 10/29/2012 - 12:22 | 2928096 ManOfBliss
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MONDAY: expected 3.77 inches

TUESDAY: expected .37 in


Where's the storm?

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 12:59 | 2928193 Randall Cabot
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Here's the rainfall map, looks like Maryland getting a lot of rain:

The wind and coastal storm surge are supposed to cause most of the trouble.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:41 | 2927745 Gully Foyle
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Wouldn't this be a special time for some failed state like "Iran" to detonate something in a major city in the path of the storm?


Mon, 10/29/2012 - 11:15 | 2927886 SilverRhino
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Shit that's close to a CAT 4 hurricane's pressure.  And they are calling it a CAT1?  

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 15:42 | 2928714 Matt
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Catagory is purely based on wind speed, AFAIK. Why is the wind speed so low, if the air pressure is so low? Lack of difference from surrounding air?

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 09:38 | 2927525 fonzannoon
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Give me 20 mins and I will pass by in a Kayak with with a huge "Fuck you Kevin" sign blowing back in my face.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 09:38 | 2927527 lolmao500
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Mon, 10/29/2012 - 09:49 | 2927564 fuu
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Where is our fonzannoon Walmart Riot Video?!?

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 09:59 | 2927604 NotApplicable
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You promised!

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:17 | 2927672 fonzannoon
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I am so full of shit. Sorry guys. I actually went to Home Depot about an hr ago. It was open and there was no one there. Everyone is paralyzed from the drizzle and slight breeze.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 11:16 | 2927887 machineh
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It's called an MSM seizure. And it's contagious, spread by a virulent meme.

Palliative treatment consists of turning off your television.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 09:38 | 2927526 bigdumbnugly
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just so i know what to root for if it is separated from all the bridges and floats far out into the atlantic somewhere is that a bad thing?

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 09:40 | 2927532 exi1ed0ne
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Not really because shit floats.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 09:55 | 2927592 1100-TACTICAL-12
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Commence the great deluge of Gotham..

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 09:38 | 2927528 Carmagnole
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Connection sunk already :/

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 09:42 | 2927539 Marley
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Gee, reality TV.  Make money off others misery.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 09:48 | 2927561 hapless
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Why not? It's the only growth industry.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:09 | 2927639 DaveyJones
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like cancer

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:17 | 2927669 pods
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Is it just me or is everything pink now?

Will no doubt see a pink pack of camels before it is over.


Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:33 | 2927727 fuu
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It's Breast Awareness Month which should really be held in the summer not the fall.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 12:12 | 2928015 Vincent Vega
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Shit... I think breast awareness should be a daily occurrence. Along with fondling.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:42 | 2927749 DaveyJones
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including the only people who protest in congress

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 09:51 | 2927578 redpill
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Huh?  Goldman Sachs is a reality TV show?

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 09:54 | 2927587 Incubus
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Nothing is sacred in capitalism, motherfucker.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 09:57 | 2927596 redpill
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My friend's mom's backdoor-plaything named Kevin made $18,583 last week working from the NY Fed

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:07 | 2927635 malikai
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...With a raft he could make make a few thousand ounces today.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 13:02 | 2928237 willwork4food
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Uh, yes. I hear you have a hot younger sister that is lonely?

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 15:52 | 2928736 Marley
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'My mother ... was a pure woman from a noble family. And I, at least, know who my father is, you pig-eating son of a whore!"  :)


Seriously, I hope no one gets hurt.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 09:43 | 2927540 walcott
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storm surge bitchez!

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 09:44 | 2927545 kaiserhoff
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Go For It Sandy.  Sic 'em.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 09:47 | 2927558 lolmao500
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Sandy is giving more justice than the entire justice department.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 09:49 | 2927567 Middle_Finger_Market
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laugh out loud...although i hope nobody dies. 

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 09:51 | 2927577 edifice
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Sandy is my sister's name and she lives in North Carolina. I asked if her storm was blowing her away, yet. She was not amused.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 09:46 | 2927550 edifice
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Learn to swim...

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 11:36 | 2927945 MsCreant
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Cuz I'm praying for rain
And I'm praying for tidal waves
I wanna see the ground give way.
I wanna watch it all go down.
Mom please flush it all away.
I wanna watch it go right in and down.
I wanna watch it go right in.
Watch you flush it all away.

Time to bring it down again.
Don't just call me pessimist.
Try and read between the lines.
I can't imagine why you wouldn't
Welcome any change, my friend.

I wanna see it all come down

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 11:51 | 2927999 WhiskeyTangoFoxtrot
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Mon, 10/29/2012 - 11:49 | 2927572 walcott
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rip tide bitchez!

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 09:50 | 2927574 LongSoupLine
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speaking of storms, a russian ship carrying 800 tons of, gold, is missing in the Pacific.  


Just another "boating accident", nothing to see here.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:02 | 2927614 Gert_B_Frobe
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Guess Vlad was late on a "payment" to the Norks

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:58 | 2927815 Manthong
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“russian ship carrying 800 tons of..”

It’s was carrying ore so the question is what was the gold content.. nominal, estimated, assumed, inferred, or otherwise duly misrepresented by the miners, the government or the government's official propaganda division, the news media.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:04 | 2927621 yrbmegr
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Andrei, you've lost another ship?

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:24 | 2927632 Gert_B_Frobe
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Nice. Red October reference.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:37 | 2927735 j0nx
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Yes. We know.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 09:50 | 2927576 John McCloy
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     Bought to call it a day. Saw a closed off street when a scaffold Bleecker starting leaning a 5 story walkup..gonna be an interesting few days...Stocked up on Crunch Berries & Vodka.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 09:52 | 2927581 edifice
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Well, the vodka should disinfect the roof of your mouth, after receiving "Captain Crunch Mouth" from the Crunch Berries...

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:02 | 2927613 francis_sawyer
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When I was bored as a kid, I used to separate out the Crunch Berries from the Cap'n Crunch... So I guess I have more in common with Netanyahu than I'd previously imagined...

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:25 | 2927702 pods
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I'm sorry but that is some funny shit!


Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:06 | 2927628 blunderdog
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Technically, you need "overproof" vodka for disinfectant purposes.  Around 150 proof and up.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 09:52 | 2927583 funthea
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wonder if that cam was up and running on sep. 11 2001?

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:24 | 2927700 Money 4 Nothing
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If* it was, the FBI most likley confiscated that one too. Just like all the other vantage point video recordings of the West wall of the Pentagon, true story, go search that.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:51 | 2927787 Buckaroo Banzai
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Indeed. The "men in black" were Johnny-on-the-spot around the Pentagon that day. It was almost like they had advance notice, or something.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 09:54 | 2927588 koaj
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Venice smells like a combination of the western spur of the NJ Turnpike north of exit 12 and most of Staten Island with 400x the amount of pigeons. fun city

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 09:55 | 2927590 valkir
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What is similar between huricane and hooker?It starts with light blowing and at the end,she takes your home.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:18 | 2927674 Buckaroo Banzai
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You got the punchline right, but the setup is supposed to be, "what does Hurricane Sandy and your ex-wife have in common"?

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 13:13 | 2928271 willwork4food
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And into the homestretch, its Val 3, Buckaroo 15 ladies & gentlemen!!

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 09:59 | 2927606 gamera9
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Rising Tides raise all ships. As true for the markets can now be said for the whole island of Manhattan. Is this Karma?

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:00 | 2927608 plaspotje
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i guess selling my home in flemington NJ was not a bad move after all

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:04 | 2927623 Gert_B_Frobe
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Hurricanes bottom of the list for reasons to sell a Jersey property.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 11:23 | 2927910 Big Corked Boots
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Taxes at the top.

Flemington's a nice town, but lately, ya need to speak Spanish.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:10 | 2927645 Seasmoke
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Don't you miss Liberty Village outlets ( where every other storefront is empty)

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 12:14 | 2928068 Orly
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Oh, no!  Seriously?

Now I'm officially crushed.  Got all my Pfaltzgraff and Creuset from there.



Mon, 10/29/2012 - 12:29 | 2928119 Orly
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What is happening in Lambertville and New Hope?  I do hope it's still a vibrant place.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 11:28 | 2927924 Orly
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I like Flemington.  Home of the Lindbergh trial.  Right down Route 31 in my old haunt in High Bridge.

I miss New Jersey.  I miss trees.  Hills.  Colours.


Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:03 | 2927619 Zer0head
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at what point will Obama appear on TV to claim credit for diverting the storm to Philly

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:06 | 2927626 Gert_B_Frobe
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You forgot to add "George Bush's" storm

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:09 | 2927640 Zer0head
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not correct, this is Romeny's fault, Sandy is code for Joe Smith's White Horse

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 13:49 | 2928239 DosZap
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How CONVENIENT, The BLS is not going to release the JOBS # prior to the Erection.........................Wonder why?.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:11 | 2927651 DaveyJones
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It's a neocon storm. No warrant and it still enters your home.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 11:38 | 2927723 rwe2late
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Diverting to Philly?

Well, according to the MSM, Obama has been "monitoring" hurricane Sandy.

 No doubt the "news" up through the elections will soon be dominated by Obama commiserating with selected victims and thanking FEMA preparations (under his leadership) and "American exceptionalism" from sparing everyone from a worse disaster than it "could have been".

Whether that will be enough to win re-election votes from a cajoled and supposedly grateful public remains to be seen.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 17:32 | 2929072 RiverRoad
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Or maybe he'll just go to bed.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:06 | 2927629 1eyedman
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...lot of hourly people not getting hourly wages for a few days....


...with so many workers moving to p/t hourly, the potential number of unemployment claims is getting smaller, so a 'large' number like, 400k is in reality much worse than '400k' used to be...gotta love statistics and samples

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:06 | 2927630 Quinvarius
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Hong Kong raises land taxes for non-locals:

Not related to the hurricane, but interesting.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 11:18 | 2927892 robertocarlos
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Vancouver should retaliate.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:06 | 2927631 Seasmoke
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New Yorkatlantis

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:08 | 2927637 Monedas
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This Sandy is proof that New England was essentially uninhabited when the Pilgrims landed .... except for a few natives washing windshields with their own urine !

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:10 | 2927647 Quinvarius
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So we have come full circle on that in 2012.  The Mayans were right.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:18 | 2927675 Monedas
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The Mayans invented rubber and condoms .... the rest is all history !

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:27 | 2927710 Monedas
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In Mexican slang, the white sticky sap of the rubber tree "Chicle" (Chiclets ?) means cum !    If a girl doesn't get pregnant they say: "No pego el chicle !" .... the cum didn't stick !  

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:09 | 2927642 farooq902
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What a shit post by Zero hedge. What would you like all your readers living in NYC to do?

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:16 | 2927666 Quinvarius
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Provide an entertaining death spectacle worthy of the emperor.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:33 | 2927726 Monedas
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You beat me to it .... I was gonna say: "Fuck off and die ?" !

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 11:48 | 2927984 Vooter
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I'm in NYC...who gives a shit? We'll get high winds, downed trees, power outages and flooding. And then we'll clean up, like people have been doing throughout human history. What exactly do you THINK is going to happen? What a nation of fucking monkeys...we deserve the collapse that's coming....

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:53 | 2927643 Manthong
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Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:10 | 2927644's picture

Bullish for wanted one lense wiper. 

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:11 | 2927648 mendolover
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Frankenstein was a 'man made' monster.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:13 | 2927657 Stanley Lord
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I am going out for a walk on the streets of Manhattan but beforee I go please discuss this amongst yourselves:

Akin will win MO.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 11:45 | 2927977 Vooter
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Who cares?

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 14:03 | 2928389 Blankenstein
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Seriously.  Like Claire McCaskill, who helps get government funding for her slumlord husband and his low-grade nursing homes and shanty housing, is any better.  


And yes, he has made millions owning this government funded blight.  

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:13 | 2927661 Money 4 Nothing
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Another ship has disappeared with 700 tons of Gold. Leaving the Muppets holding clad tungstin no doubt.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:21 | 2927686 Buckaroo Banzai
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Um, that's 700 tons of gold ORE. At, say, 5 grams of gold per ton of ore, that's a whopping 3.5kg of gold. Street value of around $450,000.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:23 | 2927687 Quinvarius
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The shipping industry plus the mining industry.  Both trapped in a world of pain.  Sounds like possible insurance fraud.  Maybe I have just seen too much of human nature these days.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:15 | 2927664 Monedas
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If it wasn't for these marginal threads .... I couldn't post .... I don't understand all that economic/market gibberish !

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:17 | 2927673 Flakmeister
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Ain't that the truth....

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:17 | 2927667 Flakmeister
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As for Sandy closing the NYSE...

Remember Charlie Sheen don't surf....

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