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Eclipse 2017
« on: August 21, 2017, 10:40:37 am »
I didn't see a thread for this year's, sooo
Let's talk about the eclipse!
Who's excited? Who's bummed that they're not gonna be able to see it (me)?
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Re: Eclipse 2017
« Reply #1 on: August 21, 2017, 10:42:57 am »
I'm bummed aaaaaa

I have work from 11-1, which is when it's supposed to happen here omg. I can watch the live stream and maybe make it for the last little bit after the apex, but I really wish I could watch in person.
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Re: Eclipse 2017
« Reply #2 on: August 21, 2017, 10:56:17 am »
I'm hoping my mom will be home in 2 hours so I can watch it
She had to go take one of my brothers somewhere
There's a lot of trees in my yard so I was hoping she could take me to a more open area
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Re: Eclipse 2017
« Reply #3 on: August 21, 2017, 11:02:23 am »
I'm incredibly sad I won't be able to see it :c I've been wanting to see one since I was 12(?). I'm working until 4 and it'll be over use between 2-3. I might have been able to sneak out during my break and see part of it but I don't have eclipse glasses

Also a quick reminder to not look at the eclipse without proper eclipse glasses, it will harm your eyes. Also don't let you pets out or let them near a window bear that time. They can experience the same eye damage humans get
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Re: Eclipse 2017
« Reply #4 on: August 21, 2017, 11:03:37 am »
I'm gonna be able to see it :D I'm super psyched, this will be my first one!
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Re: Eclipse 2017
« Reply #5 on: August 21, 2017, 11:18:07 am »
I can't wait. The skies are perfect. I'm just barely outside of totality (I wish I could head up to Chattanooga or Nashville to see totality, but eh). I'll be watching through a welding mask.
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Re: Eclipse 2017
« Reply #6 on: August 21, 2017, 11:57:56 am »
I can't wait. The skies are perfect. I'm just barely outside of totality (I wish I could head up to Chattanooga or Nashville to see totality, but eh). I'll be watching through a welding mask.
Are you sure its protection is strong enough, though?
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Re: Eclipse 2017
« Reply #7 on: August 21, 2017, 12:01:19 pm »
I can't wait. The skies are perfect. I'm just barely outside of totality (I wish I could head up to Chattanooga or Nashville to see totality, but eh). I'll be watching through a welding mask.
Are you sure its protection is strong enough, though?
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Re: Eclipse 2017
« Reply #8 on: August 21, 2017, 12:08:08 pm »
I can't wait. The skies are perfect. I'm just barely outside of totality (I wish I could head up to Chattanooga or Nashville to see totality, but eh). I'll be watching through a welding mask.
Are you sure its protection is strong enough, though?
Yep. Did my research. I'm not what you'd call an idiot. I do my research on everything, much less something that has a high chance of being harmful.
I'm sure hieroglyph was just making sure. I don't think they was trying to be mean or anything yo
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Re: Eclipse 2017
« Reply #9 on: August 21, 2017, 12:09:31 pm »
I can't wait. The skies are perfect. I'm just barely outside of totality (I wish I could head up to Chattanooga or Nashville to see totality, but eh). I'll be watching through a welding mask.
Are you sure its protection is strong enough, though?
Yep. Did my research. I'm not what you'd call an idiot. I do my research on everything, much less something that has a high chance of being harmful.
I'm sure hieroglyph was just making sure. I don't think they was trying to be mean or anything yo
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Re: Eclipse 2017
« Reply #10 on: August 21, 2017, 12:29:53 pm »
I work just after it happens, so I'll be driving there as it does, but thankfully i should be able to get a few glimpses in thanks to the direction im headed.
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Re: Eclipse 2017
« Reply #11 on: August 21, 2017, 12:38:55 pm »
Its about to start here I think!!
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Re: Eclipse 2017
« Reply #12 on: August 21, 2017, 12:42:59 pm »
I am watching the live stream while I work and I'm trying to look outside a bit-- the sky is a weirddddddd color
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Re: Eclipse 2017
« Reply #13 on: August 21, 2017, 12:48:05 pm »
It's already started for me, it's pretty cool. I'm also glad the sky cleared up a little because it was really foggy this morning and I was afraid I wouldn't be able to view it.

(Also it's alright Bluefox, no harm done ^^)
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Re: Eclipse 2017
« Reply #14 on: August 21, 2017, 12:52:36 pm »
For those about to miss it: There will be another one that goes vertically across America in 2024!

But I'm finnaboutta see it, it's getting pretty close i think!
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Re: Eclipse 2017
« Reply #15 on: August 21, 2017, 01:04:03 pm »
There's like only one big cloud in the sky today and it happens to be covering the sun x'D
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Re: Eclipse 2017
« Reply #16 on: August 21, 2017, 01:20:43 pm »
It's starting. Moon is an eighth at most at the moment over the sun.
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Re: Eclipse 2017
« Reply #17 on: August 21, 2017, 01:21:28 pm »
Clouds y

y u do this to me. it just barely started and this hugeass cloud was like "Aaaah... nope ^^"
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Re: Eclipse 2017
« Reply #18 on: August 21, 2017, 01:34:14 pm »
I see it!!!!
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Re: Eclipse 2017
« Reply #19 on: August 21, 2017, 01:34:57 pm »
I get nothing till 2:00
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