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Earliest deadlines

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Herky_Jerky, Feb 12, 2007.

  1. Herky_Jerky

    Herky_Jerky Member

    Apparently there's an ice storm forecast for our area tomorrow. And in the past, any sort of ice has caused our shitty power grid to completely shut down.

    To avert that problem, the powers-that-be (pun intended) have decided to push our deadline to 4:30 p.m.

    Christ, that's even earlier than our holiday deadlines.

    So, I ask you all, what's the earliest weather-related deadline you've ever had?
  2. Angola!

    Angola! Guest

    6 p.m. on Christmas Eve and New Years Eve.
    Worst weather-related deadline was 7 p.m.
  3. shotglass

    shotglass Guest

    I can't remember us ever going in earlier than 9:30 p.m.
  4. greenlantern

    greenlantern Guest

    Hery, I'm just wondering what you're earliest deadline is. And our's is usually pushed back an hour at the most.
  5. MileHigh

    MileHigh Moderator Staff Member

    One and done at 9:30 p.m. with our storms in the past six weeks. Including setting up those times for four or five straight days with no readjustment after some "big" storms petered out.
  6. melock

    melock Well-Known Member

    At a paper I worked at in a town in Virginia, where the power went out when it drizzled, we once had a 1 p.m. deadline for the CHANCE of a storm. The storm never hit us. That was hilarious in my eyes since I'm from the north and am just used to driving in bad weather.
  7. Clever username

    Clever username Active Member

    Our agate guy, who is terrified of snow, once had the agate page done by 3:30 p.m. I hadn't even gotten to work yet.
  8. HejiraHenry

    HejiraHenry Well-Known Member

    Once a year we have an extra 50K run for Newspapers in Education.

    That launch this year was on an NFL Sunday. At 7:30 p.m.
  9. Oz

    Oz Well-Known Member

    That is absolutely unreal. Earliest I've had is 7 p.m. on Christmas Eve. All weather-related deadline changes seemed to be by one hour at the most.
  10. Sxysprtswrtr

    Sxysprtswrtr Active Member

    4 p.m., and that was because of problems with the press.
  11. greenlantern

    greenlantern Guest

    Shit. I meant to say normal deadline, not earliest.
  12. shotglass

    shotglass Guest

    That's easy, too.

    Mon-Fri: 10:30-12-12:30.
    Sat: 11-12:30-1.
    Sun: 9:50-11:20-11:50-12:10.
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