Japanese Earthquake Tsunami TV Coverage 11th March, 2011.

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Re: Japanese Earthquake Tsunami TV Coverage 11th March, 2011.

Postby D Pope » 15 Mar 2011 14:00

Lets hope for the best, mate!
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Re: Japanese Earthquake Tsunami TV Coverage 11th March, 2011.

Postby Robspierre » 15 Mar 2011 14:11

Last I heard, two of the reactors were shut down, the third was on its way to getting shut down and the fourth, is wait and see while we do our damn jobs.

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Re: Japanese Earthquake Tsunami TV Coverage 11th March, 2011.

Postby Freakzilla » 15 Mar 2011 14:17

You can't even compare this with Chernobyl, they didn't even have a containment vessel. When it exploded that was it, it was all in the atmosphere. These reactors are encased in steel then concrete, built with safety in mind, not as a corner to cut.
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Re: Japanese Earthquake Tsunami TV Coverage 11th March, 2011.

Postby Eyes High » 15 Mar 2011 18:41

Just glad you're still okay. The news pics look bad. Reminds me of New Orleans. I can only imagine how it in person. Praying for you guys. Love you my fellow castouts!
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Re: Japanese Earthquake Tsunami TV Coverage 11th March, 2011.

Postby SandChigger » 15 Mar 2011 21:08

Freakzilla wrote:These reactors are encased in steel then concrete, built with safety in mind, not as a corner to cut.

Well, let me get back to you on that later. :shifty:

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Re: Japanese Earthquake Tsunami TV Coverage 11th March, 2011.

Postby merkin muffley » 15 Mar 2011 22:16

Geez. Stay safe you guys!
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Re: Japanese Earthquake Tsunami TV Coverage 11th March, 2011.

Postby Freakzilla » 16 Mar 2011 11:55

Coworkers are talking about sending food to Japan and someone suggested cases of instant Ramen noodles, I thought that would be in poor taste.
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Re: Japanese Earthquake Tsunami TV Coverage 11th March, 2011.

Postby Nekhrun » 16 Mar 2011 18:15

Freakzilla wrote:Coworkers are talking about sending food to Japan and someone suggested cases of instant Ramen noodles, I thought that would be in poor taste.

Nope, I would think that anything would be helpful. Money probably more than anything. Poor taste was Rush Limbaugh making fun of them: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/03/1 ... 36384.html
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Re: Japanese Earthquake Tsunami TV Coverage 11th March, 2011.

Postby Kojiro » 16 Mar 2011 21:51

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Freakzilla wrote:Coworkers are talking about sending food to Japan and someone suggested cases of instant Ramen noodles, I thought that would be in poor taste.

Nope, I would think that anything would be helpful. Money probably more than anything. Poor taste was Rush Limbaugh making fun of them: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/03/1 ... 36384.html


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Re: Japanese Earthquake Tsunami TV Coverage 11th March, 2011.

Postby SandChigger » 17 Mar 2011 01:44

Rush is a walking talking penis head. Forget the loser and the losers who listen to him.

I understand there was a whole #pearlharbor hash tag thing going for a while on Twitter, too.

And the AFLAC duck dick got fired?

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Cup ramen would be great for places where they at least have water and a way to boil it, actually.

I'm watching the situation at the reactors up the coast, but not suffering any real hardship at the moment other than not having running water. I figure I'll have to run down to the Izumi Water Plant tomorrow night (when it should be less crowded; they're operating 24 hours a day) to get more drinking water. They're slowly getting the water going again, and finally starting to bring in supplies and fuel, so things hopefully won't get much worse than this. A friend down in Mito has offered me a place to stay if the Japanese government extends the nuclear evacuation radius.

(I stopped watching CNN because the idiots seem more interested in fanning up the anxiety level to boost their ratings. Fuck Wolf DonnerBlitzen. :twisted: )

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Postby Omphalos » 17 Mar 2011 02:03

SandChigger wrote:(I stopped watching CNN because the idiots seem more interested in fanning up the anxiety level to boost their ratings. Fuck Wolf DonnerBlitzen. :twisted: )


I think that's "Wolf DonderBlitzen"

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Postby SandChigger » 17 Mar 2011 02:39

(Are you sure it's not also Blitzer? :P )

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Postby Omphalos » 17 Mar 2011 03:03

SandChigger wrote:(Are you sure it's not also Blitzer? :P )


Yep. And I think his mom calls him "Volfie."

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Re: Japanese Earthquake Tsunami TV Coverage 11th March, 2011.

Postby Eyes High » 17 Mar 2011 13:00

SandChigger wrote:Rush is a walking talking penis head. Forget the loser ...
agreed!!!. I never could stand listening to him for very long. I had to read his book and listen to his program in college for a project a friend and I were doing for Physicology class. :shudder: I was so glad when we finished that.

SandChigger wrote:I understand there was a whole #pearlharbor hash tag thing going for a while on Twitter, too.

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There was somekind of "karma for Pearl Harbor" junk going on facebook as well. It never ceases to amaze me just how idiotic some people can be.

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Postby Mandy » 17 Mar 2011 13:45

I noticed that #pearlharbour was trending.. thought it was funny because it was a bunch of outraged UKers complaining about it trending causing it to trend.
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Postby Apjak » 17 Mar 2011 15:29

SandChigger wrote:(I stopped watching CNN because the idiots seem more interested in fanning up the anxiety level to boost their ratings. Fuck Wolf DonnerBlitzen. :twisted: )


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Re: Japanese Earthquake Tsunami TV Coverage 11th March, 2011.

Postby Freakzilla » 18 Mar 2011 12:24

I bet Foamy the Squirrel doesn't go to Stray Cat Island!



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Re: Japanese Earthquake Tsunami TV Coverage 11th March, 2011.

Postby Apjak » 18 Mar 2011 15:18

Is it sad that I was actually wondering about the fate of that island in all this?
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Re: Japanese Earthquake Tsunami TV Coverage 11th March, 2011.

Postby Freakzilla » 21 Mar 2011 10:06

Apjak wrote:Is it sad that I was actually wondering about the fate of that island in all this?


Not at all, I have more empathy for the animals in a natural disater. I can rationalize most of the human suffering by imagining a lot of them probably deserved it.

FOR GODS SAKE, WILL SOMEONE THINK OF THE KITTENS!
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Re: Japanese Earthquake Tsunami TV Coverage 11th March, 2011.

Postby Robspierre » 21 Mar 2011 10:54

Freakzilla wrote:
Apjak wrote:Is it sad that I was actually wondering about the fate of that island in all this?


Not at all, I have more empathy for the animals in a natural disater. I can rationalize most of the human suffering by imagining a lot of them probably deserved it.

FOR GODS SAKE, WILL SOMEONE THINK OF THE KITTENS!



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Re: Japanese Earthquake Tsunami TV Coverage 11th March, 2011.

Postby Tleszer » 21 Mar 2011 10:56

So... the kittens are as good as dead then?

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Postby Kojiro » 21 Mar 2011 17:27

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Re: Japanese Earthquake Tsunami TV Coverage 11th March, 2011.

Postby SandChigger » 21 Mar 2011 22:42

Anderson "I can't risk my complexion" Cooper is reporting that there's talk of flying out some of the US military (or at least their families) in Yokosuka.

Fine. Don't come back.

And radioactive dust has reached Seattle?!

Damn... just when BoBo's off on tour. :evil:

Kudos to Gary Tuchman, though, for continuing to report from the tsunami-damaged areas north of here! :clap: :clap: :clap:

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Postby Kojiro » 21 Mar 2011 22:44

SandChigger wrote:Damn... just when BoBo's off on tour. :evil:


Yeah, real bad timing. :angry-banghead:
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Re: Japanese Earthquake Tsunami TV Coverage 11th March, 2011.

Postby Freakzilla » 25 Oct 2011 11:26

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Up to 20 million tons of debris from Japan’s tsunami moving toward Hawaii

Some 5 to 20 million tons of debris--furniture, fishing boats, refrigerators--sucked into the Pacific Ocean in the wake of Japan's March 11 earthquake and tsunami are moving rapidly across the Pacific. Researchers from the University of Hawaii tracking the wreckage estimate it could approach the U.S. West Coast in the next three years, the UK Daily Mail reports.

"We have a rough estimate of 5 to 20 million tons of debris coming from Japan," University of Hawaii researcher Jan Hafner told Hawaii's ABC affiliate KITV.
Crew members from the Russian training ship the STS Pallada "spotted the debris 2,000 miles from Japan," last month after passing the Midway islands, the Mail wrote. "They saw some pieces of furniture, some appliances, anything that can float, and they picked up a fishing boat," said Hafner. The boat was 20-feet long, and was painted with the word "Fukushima." "That's actually our first confirmed report of tsunami debris," Hafner told KITV.

http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/envoy/20-mi ... 40503.html
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