After a deadly storm system raged across much of the country Sunday and Monday, killing at least 33 people and battering homes and power lines, more than 500,000 people across the South and East coasts are still without electricity, NBC News reports.
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On social media, complaints and tips about how to handle the unparalleled event were plentiful. A person in South Fulton, Georgia, said the combination of a shelter-in-place order and a lengthy power outage made her feel like she was on the Discovery Channel reality show "Naked and Afraid." Another person offered "fun" activities like staring at your fridge without opening it.
"It's boring as hell, and I'm about to go stir crazy," Mark Poole, of Memphis, Tennessee, said. "I'm good at sitting around doing nothing for about a day."
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