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On the street: What’s the longest internet outage you’ve ever experienced?

Asked at Massachusetts Street on June 5, 2016

Ryan Lee, between jobs, Lawrence

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“Maybe 2 1/2 hours. It seemed like that, at least.”

Scott Rowe, teacher, Lawrence

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“An hour.”

Melissa Lumpkin, chaplain, Lawrence

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“Way back in the day, it went out for probably 24 hours.”

Raena White, stay-at-home mom, Minneapolis, Kan.

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“Seven or eight days. It was up in Washington when we all lost power.”

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Michael Kort

3 days in O.P., Ks, in the middle of winter . They only bright spots were cooking on the gas fireplace starter flame and havindg

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Michael Kort

Sorry,.....having gas hot water heater for a shower was good . Electric stove, forced air furnace, a deep freeze and two refrigerators were not working because of no electricity .
The fireplace log cradle topped with bricks was my cooking surface but it did dirty a pans bottoms pretty well .

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Michael Kort

So this is not about power out ? Sorry again . Probably 6 hrs or so and I didn't die from lack of Internet service but the tv going out as well was boring, ha, ha, ha !

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