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In case you need reminders as to what to do in a bad storm, we’ve created a Top 10 list.

Top 10 Storm Tips:

  • Never use a generator inside the house – unless it’s not your house.
  • Be sure to buy a dozen 24-packs of bottled water before noon today.
  • Sandbags don’t actually work, so save yourself the trouble.
  • Have the power company’s phone number handy. [This tip does not apply if you live in DC.]
  • Fill up your car with gas. If you forget, siphon off the gas in your neighbor’s car.
  • Leave lawn chairs in your yard – then take bets as to where they end up after the storm.
  • Don’t tape your windows. That has never worked in the history of windows.
  • You need more beer than you have. Trust us.
  • Candles will help if the power goes out – and if you’re trying to get to the “special hour.”
  • Complain about the storm recovery efforts via Twitter.

Featured photo by DCW3 via Flickr.

UPDATE: 9:51 a.m., Monday, October 29

Jessica Sidman and the Washington City Paper are making an early run for Frankenstorm MVP:

Where to Seek Shelter, Food, and Booze

UPDATE: 10:41 a.m.

Subreddit tracking Hurricane Sandy

Wait a minute, did we just find The Horseman of Hurricane Sandy?

UPDATE: 4:17 p.m.

We’ll see your shirtless horsehead jogger and raise you by one rollerblading, shirtless unicorn-head

h/t Deadspin’s Dan Gartland

UPDATE: 5:37 p.m.

Today, we are all Jimmy Kruyne. Well played Reliable Source.

UPDATE: 7:30 p.m. BuzzFeed is down so we decided to pick up the cat slack until they’re back up.