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Title: Hurricane Ike
Post by: Robert Vining on 09/11/08, 08:26 AM
Hey guys... I probably won't be around for a few days... looks like Hurricane Ike is coming this way! Keep an eye on the place and watch out for looters!
Title: Re: Hurricane Ike
Post by: coloradojrfan on 09/11/08, 10:03 AM
Will do.....

Take good care and be safe, you and yours are in our prayers...
Title: Re: Hurricane Ike
Post by: Chadley on 09/11/08, 11:11 AM
Hope you've got the windows boarded up. Good luck with any damage! We'll see you when you get back.
Title: Re: Hurricane Ike
Post by: ib4jr on 09/11/08, 01:45 PM
God bless, and be safe Robert..........call insurance people now!
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Post by: Pascal on 09/11/08, 01:58 PM
Stay safe, Robert.
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Post by: Kazuo on 09/11/08, 02:59 PM
All the best Robert. Take care.
Title: Re: Hurricane Ike
Post by: DawsonvilleBill9 on 09/11/08, 04:20 PM
Stay out of the deep stuff Bud!
Title: Re: Hurricane Ike
Post by: Robert Vining on 09/12/08, 12:02 AM
Thanks guys for all your support... after tracking the storm all day and night, it looks like we may ride this one out... but I still may not be around due to power outages, etc....
Title: Re: Hurricane Ike
Post by: Brian Roberts on 09/12/08, 07:27 AM
Take care Robert


Night has fallen, Day is flown
Holy Frigga, bless our Home
With Joy and Laughter, Love and Song
Frigga keep our Family strong.

Night has fallen, Day is flown
Holy Hammer, ward our Home
From Trolls and Thurses - Thunar keep
Our Family safe, so we can sleep.

---By Bernhard's friend, Groa
Title: Re: Hurricane Ike
Post by: Ricky Lee on 09/12/08, 08:05 AM
Hold on and hang in there robert!.......Ricky
Title: Re: Hurricane Ike
Post by: Robert Vining on 09/12/08, 01:15 PM
We changed our mind... we are getting the heck outta dodge!!!

It's going to be BIG!
Title: Re: Hurricane Ike
Post by: coloradojrfan on 09/12/08, 02:08 PM
BE SAFE....

You are in our prayers.

By the way, what part of Texas are you in?????
Title: Re: Hurricane Ike
Post by: Robert Vining on 09/12/08, 02:37 PM
http://maps.google.com/maps?q=friendswood+texas
Title: Re: Hurricane Ike
Post by: coloradojrfan on 09/12/08, 03:11 PM
OH MAN!!!  You had better get out, looks like you are right in the path from what they are saying on Fox News.  We have some friends in Teague Texas and I think they are staying..

Be safe out there my friend.

Title: Re: Hurricane Ike
Post by: Rioux on 09/13/08, 10:51 AM
Very bad news for you Robert, I hope that all will be correct !!!!  :-\
Title: Re: Hurricane Ike
Post by: EPapineau on 09/13/08, 01:22 PM
Best wishes Robert... Hope you and the family are fine. See you when you get back.
Title: Re: Hurricane Ike
Post by: DawsonvilleBill9 on 09/14/08, 05:53 PM
No word yet from Robert! Sure do hope the hurricane didn't beat them up too bad!
Title: Re: Hurricane Ike
Post by: jopajoe on 09/14/08, 06:27 PM
We here in Butler Pa are under a high wind advisory til midnite tonight,If anyone had to suffer through the Bengals game i'm sure you seen the wind during that game.They say we will see wind gust 45 to 55 mph.
Title: Re: Hurricane Ike
Post by: coloradojrfan on 09/14/08, 06:30 PM
Best wishes for your safety..  Our prayers are with you....

Was busy watching Sprint Cup race, didn't watch the Bengals but will be watching my STEELERS here in a little bit..... ;D

Title: Re: Hurricane Ike
Post by: jopajoe on 09/14/08, 06:34 PM
Yep hope Willie runs wild again tonight.
Title: Re: Hurricane Ike
Post by: jopajoe on 09/14/08, 11:42 PM
Well we just now got our electricity back here at 12:40 am est.
We lost it around 9pm right after the Steelers Intercepted the Browns for the first at the beginning of the 2nd quarter,My daughter was freaked out she worked herself up the point of bring back up dinner so we loaded up both kids and rode around town til the Steeler game was over and they where both asleep.
Title: Re: Hurricane Ike
Post by: Chadley on 09/15/08, 05:03 AM
Wow, all this makes me glad I live in the north central part of the country, away from the coastal storms. Good luck to everyone affected, I hope the kids calm down and damage to your homes is minimal.
Title: Re: Hurricane Ike
Post by: Robert Vining on 09/15/08, 05:58 AM
Well, from reports back home, the house is still in one piece with no damage... I'm in San Antonio 200 miles away in a motel.

Back in Houston, No power still, all stores are closed, and there's no gas either... They are saying could be up to 3 or 4 weeks for power, and some of the freeways are under water.

We are safe, and I'm greatful for that... but feeding an 11 month old baby bottles out of an ice bucket at the Hampton Inn is getting old already. Not to mention the $848 a week price tag it's costing us for the 2 rooms.

This was a bad storm, and we are leary of going back home yet, as they say to be ready for 2 weeks of no food or water until things get back to normal once we do get home.

We have a tough road ahead... but as I said, we are greatful we have our health and our home seems to be intact.... just trees and fences down.

Thanks for all the support guys and keeping the place running.
Title: Re: Hurricane Ike
Post by: Tommy Patton on 09/15/08, 06:36 AM
As always bro and im so glad your all ok ...OSRL  is going good the outlaw race i ran had no trouble and the champoinship bomber race ill take care of ..so glad to hear from you
Tommy
Title: Re: Hurricane Ike
Post by: DawsonvilleBill9 on 09/15/08, 07:13 AM
Robert, I'm sure glad to hear you guys are alright! I was watching the TV and everytime they mentioned Galveston I kept thinking about how awful close to you that was! Thank God everything and everyone is OK!
Title: Re: Hurricane Ike
Post by: ib4jr on 09/15/08, 08:12 AM
Robert!!  damn man every time i seen that the disaster on tv. paper etc. i thought of you man.  I really didn,t know what part of Tx you were at, but then again that storm was as big as Tx.!  Just glad to hear from you, and at least you had sense enough to leave the area you were at.  I,m sure this site is the last thing on your mind right now (and it shold be) but if you need anything (and i mean anything) don,t hesitate to ask man, we,ll keep RG going, you just do what you gotta do.  Read PM please

                                                                                                     God Bless Terry
Title: Re: Hurricane Ike
Post by: Kazuo on 09/15/08, 09:03 AM
Glad to hear you're all ok Robert. Bit of good news to say the least.
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Post by: Brian Roberts on 09/15/08, 11:26 AM
Glad to hear Robert & Family are ok, not so glad about the result of the game though  :(

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I wanna see some big ape grab that guy on the Steelers by the hair  :D
Title: Re: Hurricane Ike
Post by: Chadley on 09/15/08, 01:55 PM
Good to hear you made it through the storm Robert. Glad to hear the baby is doing as well as can be expected. Good luck getting back to normal life sometime soon.

And Wolfman - Here's what I've got to say to your football team. I was at the AFC Championship in 1988 when the Broncos beat the Browns with "The Fumble." Of course the Super Bowl didn't go so well after that, but...


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Title: Re: Hurricane Ike
Post by: Rioux on 09/15/08, 02:48 PM
Thanks Robert for report, I was worried !!!!!

Glad to hear Robert and your family are correct !!!!!! Good news !!!!!
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Post by: coloradojrfan on 09/15/08, 03:08 PM
Glad to hear Robert & Family are ok, not so glad about the result of the game though  :(

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I wanna see some big ape grab that guy on the Steelers by the hair  :D


LOL... the Steelers just had too much DEFENSE for them....  And Big Ben was pretty well on last night....

Title: Re: Hurricane Ike
Post by: coloradojrfan on 09/15/08, 03:09 PM
Well, from reports back home, the house is still in one piece with no damage... I'm in San Antonio 200 miles away in a motel.

Back in Houston, No power still, all stores are closed, and there's no gas either... They are saying could be up to 3 or 4 weeks for power, and some of the freeways are under water.

We are safe, and I'm greatful for that... but feeding an 11 month old baby bottles out of an ice bucket at the Hampton Inn is getting old already. Not to mention the $848 a week price tag it's costing us for the 2 rooms.

This was a bad storm, and we are leary of going back home yet, as they say to be ready for 2 weeks of no food or water until things get back to normal once we do get home.

We have a tough road ahead... but as I said, we are greatful we have our health and our home seems to be intact.... just trees and fences down.

Thanks for all the support guys and keeping the place running.

So happy to hear you and yours are OK and that your home was not badly damaged.  Thank God for watching over you and yours.

Be safe, and pray all will be back to normal for you all soon..
Title: Re: Hurricane Ike
Post by: Pascal on 09/15/08, 04:42 PM
I'm really glad to hear you are okay, Robert. I hope you'll be able to get back home soon.  :)
Title: Re: Hurricane Ike
Post by: Robert Vining on 09/15/08, 04:43 PM
Thanks again guys for all the support!
Title: Re: Hurricane Ike
Post by: DawsonvilleBill9 on 09/15/08, 05:31 PM
We're missing ya Robert! Hurry back but don't make any moves 'til it's 100% safe again!