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FEMA Cell Phone Message : Wed 2:18 PM EDT

Postby Crocaneers » Tue Oct 02, 2018 9:22 am

On Wednesday at 2:18 EDT EVERY SINGLE Cell phone will get this message. Please be ready, I can't imagine what schools will do:

The test was originally planned for September 20, 2018 but has been postponed until October 3, 2018 due to ongoing response efforts to Hurricane Florence.

The WEA portion of the test commences at 2:18 p.m. EDT, and the EAS portion follows at 2:20 p.m. EDT. The test will assess the operational readiness of the infrastructure for distribution of a national message and determine whether improvements are needed.


https://www.fema.gov/emergency-alert-test
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Re: FEMA Cell Phone Message : Wed 2:18 PM EDT

Postby Crocaneers » Wed Oct 03, 2018 1:14 pm

5 minutes ..

Silence your phones or film people freaking out.
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Re: FEMA Cell Phone Message : Wed 2:18 PM EDT

Postby Buc2 » Wed Oct 03, 2018 1:19 pm

Just received it. It only lasted a 2-3 seconds. No biggie.
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Re: FEMA Cell Phone Message : Wed 2:18 PM EDT

Postby Phantom Phenom » Wed Oct 03, 2018 1:20 pm

Buc2 wrote:Just received it. It only lasted a 2-3 seconds. No biggie.



Of course, old man
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Re: FEMA Cell Phone Message : Wed 2:18 PM EDT

Postby Zarniwoop » Wed Oct 03, 2018 1:22 pm

Phantom Phenom wrote:
Buc2 wrote:Just received it. It only lasted a 2-3 seconds. No biggie.



Of course, old man



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Re: FEMA Cell Phone Message : Wed 2:18 PM EDT

Postby beardmcdoug » Wed Oct 03, 2018 1:24 pm

woo! I got it!
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Re: FEMA Cell Phone Message : Wed 2:18 PM EDT

Postby Super K » Wed Oct 03, 2018 1:28 pm

Folks here at the facility im in were all confused LMFAO....

Definitely some chicken littles runnin around....
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Re: FEMA Cell Phone Message : Wed 2:18 PM EDT

Postby DreadNaught » Wed Oct 03, 2018 1:31 pm

I told people Trump was playing with buttons in the Oval Office and accidentally hit the wrong one.
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Re: FEMA Cell Phone Message : Wed 2:18 PM EDT

Postby Deuce » Wed Oct 03, 2018 1:32 pm

Thanks Croc, for making me the only person at work who knew what was happening.
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Re: FEMA Cell Phone Message : Wed 2:18 PM EDT

Postby Zarniwoop » Wed Oct 03, 2018 1:47 pm

DreadNaught wrote:I told people Trump was playing with buttons in the Oval Office and accidentally hit the wrong one.



Lol. I’d believe it
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Re: FEMA Cell Phone Message : Wed 2:18 PM EDT

Postby Crocaneers » Wed Oct 03, 2018 2:21 pm

Z

Did the University put out notice? I can't imagine what airports or schools were like.
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Re: FEMA Cell Phone Message : Wed 2:18 PM EDT

Postby Zarniwoop » Wed Oct 03, 2018 2:27 pm

No. I only knew because of what you posted. I was in my office ... I wonder what it was like in class.
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Re: FEMA Cell Phone Message : Wed 2:18 PM EDT

Postby terrytate » Wed Oct 03, 2018 2:54 pm

This was announced a long time ago. It was meant to happen last month it was postponed due to the Florence.
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Re: FEMA Cell Phone Message : Wed 2:18 PM EDT

Postby Buc2 » Wed Oct 03, 2018 3:14 pm

I can only imagine the # of school kids across America that got busted for having their cellphones in class. :lol:
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Re: FEMA Cell Phone Message : Wed 2:18 PM EDT

Postby Mountaineer Buc » Wed Oct 03, 2018 3:15 pm

DreadNaught wrote:I told people Trump was playing with buttons in the Oval Office and accidentally hit the wrong one.

:lol:

I'm telling my kids that one when I get home.
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Re: FEMA Cell Phone Message : Wed 2:18 PM EDT

Postby Nano » Wed Oct 03, 2018 6:33 pm

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Re: FEMA Cell Phone Message : Wed 2:18 PM EDT

Postby Jason Bourne » Wed Oct 03, 2018 6:48 pm

I thought Trump was arrested for tax evasion ...#disappointed
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Re: FEMA Cell Phone Message : Wed 2:18 PM EDT

Postby Selmon Rules » Wed Oct 03, 2018 7:29 pm

Was in a professional development with a room full of teachers when it went off.... Good times
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