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    311Cowboy replied to the thread Cancel Culture!!!.
    Was confused and thought you were arguing the origins of the song. Deleted once I saw you corrected. My bad.
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    Seriously yes. This has never happened in this region. You have record low temps Texas, La, Ark, Miss.....you have near all time lows...
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    So the Seattle Miami example is true but difficult. This storm is the largest I’ve ever dealt with and could actually be the largest...
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    311Cowboy replied to the thread Bitter COLD in Oklahoma!.
    Gotcha, yeah I was thinking OK being relatively close to say AZ that likely has a big amount of power not being used. But yeah I guess...
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    311Cowboy replied to the thread Bitter COLD in Oklahoma!.
    For OK in this case what is stopping them from asking states out of the weather blast to ramp up production to counter their shortfalls...
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    I'm learning a ton here. Thanks
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    311Cowboy replied to the thread Bitter COLD in Oklahoma!.
    Yeah, I guess I was thinking that if Durant needs power they cannot go to a plant 20 miles away in Sherman they have to go to AR or KS...
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    311Cowboy replied to the thread Bitter COLD in Oklahoma!.
    I think the crux of the issue is TX and OK built power grids to meet max demand mainly in summer. Iowa and other places have more...
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    311Cowboy replied to the thread Bitter COLD in Oklahoma!.
    I was looking around for fun. Guess which state has the highest % of wind power... Iowa at 37% Guess how many people experienced crazy...
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    Because it's true. My system sets an all time peak every few years. Used to be it was always in the summer after a few days of really...
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    311Cowboy replied to the thread Bitter COLD in Oklahoma!.
    Yeah, the Mpemba effect is named after the person who discovered that behavior in ice cream in Africa. It does happen in some rare cases...
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    311Cowboy replied to the thread Bitter COLD in Oklahoma!.
    Yeah for sure. Management picks the cheaper bid that is constructed for the 50 year storm cause the 100 year storm prep is too expensive.
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    311Cowboy replied to the thread Bitter COLD in Oklahoma!.
    NG wells have water vapor in them just like anything else. It is coming out of the ground where water exists. When it get's too cold you...
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    311Cowboy replied to the thread Bitter COLD in Oklahoma!.
    https://engineering.mit.edu/engage/ask-an-engineer/does-hot-water-freeze-faster-than-cold-water/ That hot water freezes faster than...
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    311Cowboy replied to the thread Bitter COLD in Oklahoma!.
    I know brown outs caused at least 3 big gas plants to go down in Texas for the company I work for. So gas may be in shorter supply too...