The Hurricane was named Sandy. It struck in October and took a path that brought it through northern New Jersey and New York State before the storm petered out over Canada.
This Hurricane Sandy happened in the minds of members of the American Radio Relay League (ARRL) in Westchester County, New York, 15 years ago this month.
The webpages created at the time to war game this imaginary Hurricane Sandy are still online. The main page reads in part:
Los Angeles police were called to Miley Cyrus‘s home in Studio City, California early Saturday where they confronted an allegedly scissor-wielding man who claimed he was married to the singer.
Police told the Associated Press that “employees” in the residence made the call. When the authorities arrived, the man met them at the door.
Officers didn’t believe the man, identified in one report as Jason Luis Rivera, when he claimed he was intimate enough with the 19-year-old singer to hang out in her house at 4 a.m., carrying scissors–that’d be strange even if couple really was married. So, inevitably, things got weird: