A friend of a friend started a hashtag game on Twitter tonight – #BadSandyAdvice – and I couldn’t help but add a few ideas into the mix.
Just cut the power and water at your house now.
#BadSandyAdvice – 8:07 pm
Fill a large pot with the spiciest sauce you can create. Marinate every piece of food in the house with it.
#BadSandyAdvice – 8:16 pm
Since everything’s closed already, might as well go stand in line now for “The Hobbit” tickets.
#BadSandyAdvice – 8:23 pm
Call emergency services and insist that only The Last Airbender can save your city.
#BadSandyAdvice – 8:29 pm
Disasters are great branding opportunities. Be sure to use every storm-related hashtag to offer retail discounts.
#BadSandyAdvice – 8:34 pm
That hardware store manager who says they ran out of generators three days ago? Lying his ass off. Tell him so.
#BadSandyAdvice – 8:46 pm
Write “WE HAVE EXTRA FOOD, EVERYONE WELCOME” on your neighbor’s garage.
#BadSandyAdvice – 8:49 pm
You’ll never have a better opportunity to pester your roommates into giving roleplaying games a try. Don’t waste it.
#BadSandyAdvice – 8:54 pm
If a neighbor becomes too ill to evacuate, drop by his/her house dressed as Patch Adams. At least you’ll leave ’em laughing.
#BadSandyAdvice – 9:01 pm
“If you ask me, the soundtrack for this storm can only be one thing: KID ROCK.”
#BadSandyAdvice – 9:16 pm
Remember, social media is changing everything. We can defeat the storm with enough tweets.
#BadSandyAdvice – 9:28 pm
You are Kirok. You are a god. You can stop the storm if you and Spock can just get into the temple and deflect the asteroid.
#BadSandyAdvice – 9:48 pm
Can you and that motorcycle of yours launch over the hurricane? One way to find out, right?
#BadSandyAdvice – 9:55 pm
Introducing the new director of FEMA, The Iron Sheik!
#BadSandyAdvice – 10:30 pm