Jim Hare of St. James lost power after Isaias and tried to communicate with PSEG through their highly touted text-message system.

Six days, 101 messages and no power later, he shared 36 screens' worth of messages with Newsday.

Here are just three pages of that conversation ... full story and video after you get a taste of his frustration.

It goes on and on and on ... watch video and learn more about his plight below.