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Old 08-20-2017, 08:14 PM
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Anyone travel a distance this weekend to see the total eclipse?
My son and I drove from NJ to Tennessee and are having a blast. And the weather report tomorrow is really good. (I can't imagine having done this to get rained out. That would have sucked so bad.)
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Old 08-20-2017, 08:37 PM
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It is supposed to be best here at 1pm with 90% coverage, also supposed to be cloudy.
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According to Google, I won't have to drive far since I live in Ohio.
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Old 08-20-2017, 08:42 PM
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The eclipse will be 100% where I live ( outside STL). The trajectory goes directly over my house. With that being said, I'll be at work but hope to step outside with my fancy glasses

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Old 08-20-2017, 09:07 PM
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Staying in NJ but my wife made the boys these cool shirts.





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Old 08-20-2017, 09:44 PM
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2/3 expected here...starts 11:40ish...I just made my pinhole box!!!! I'll try to catch it before work tomorrow.
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I'll step outside around 2:30 ET and get 92%
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Old 08-20-2017, 11:17 PM
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I am in the path of 100% coverage. Motels in the area are almost all full. I just checked hotels.com. The only motel that shows a vacancy is Holiday Inn Express at $999 per night. Eclipse glasses have been sold out at most places for a week or more. My local Chamber of Commerce had sponsored a car show today and handed out the glasses. There were 40 to 50 people in line for the glasses before the show started. I'm not sure how many pair they had but it didn't take long before they ran out.
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I flew my Learjet up to Nova Scotia.
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Old 08-21-2017, 11:43 AM
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I flew my Learjet up to Nova Scotia.
With the wife of a close friend?
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