JCC [Mod Approved]The OFFICIAL Earthquake Thread - 6.0 in Northern California

Discussion in 'Community' started by Jose-Mourinho, Apr 6, 2010.

  1. Darth Tunes SfC Part III Commissioner

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    After rummaging through 2 boxes of old VHS tapes, I found that old Christmas present of mine from years ago:

    [image=http://img835.imageshack.us/img835/6216/quaketape.jpg]

    I popped into my VCR (yes, I still have one of those), and to my amazement, the video still is watchable...............sort of. :p

    Viva Los Angeles![face_flag]
  2. imperial_dork Manager Emeritus

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  3. Im_just_guessing Jedi Grand Master

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    18 days since the last earthquake headline
  4. imperial_dork Manager Emeritus

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    Never forget

    [image=http://img534.imageshack.us/img534/3116/bcquake.jpg]
  5. Im_just_guessing Jedi Grand Master

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    No one cares about Turkey?
  6. Luna_Nightshade Manager Emeritus

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    I still hold that people don't immediately register that Turkey is a country and not a food.

    But yes. Big earthquake in Turkey, complicated by the time of year making everyone without a home really cold now. For some reason not really hitting the big news circuits like other earthquakes.
  7. FatFrank Jedi Knight

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    The title originally had an asterisk in it. See the first post.
  8. Miana Kenobi Admin Emeritus

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    I honestly thought someone would have posted about it earlier as well. :(
  9. Im_just_guessing Jedi Grand Master

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    http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/story/2011/10/25/turkey-earthquake-survivors.html

    This must be how zac feels when we're all ignoring his earthquake devastated country.
  10. jp-30 Manager Emeritus

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    Here we go again...

    Big quake in Christchurch!

    http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10775043
  11. Katya Jade Administrator Emeritus

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    Was Hobbiton affected?!
  12. Miana Kenobi Admin Emeritus

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    Different island. Hobbiton is up in the North Island near Matamata, Christchurch is down on the South Island. So technically, is Narnia okay? :p
  13. zacparis VIP

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    Not nice. That one started out slow and built up and I thought "**** this is it".

    Just had just sat down to enjoy a work Christmas lunch too. Everything smashed up, ceiling almost caved in.
  14. jp-30 Manager Emeritus

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    At your office, or out at a cafe / restaurant?
  15. zacparis VIP

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    Indian restaurant. Just had another big one.
  16. Mr_Burns Force Ghost

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    About five minutes after today's 6.0:

    [image=http://i44.tinypic.com/14ctmza.jpg]

    Urrrrrrgh. Enough.
  17. duende Force Ghost

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  18. Ghost Chosen One

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    Hope everyone is alright down there :(
  19. LAJ_FETT Tech Admin and Collecting/Games Mod

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    Heard the news on the radio this morning and immediately thought of Zac. I hope your home is OK!
  20. zacparis VIP

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    Yep, solid as a rock, thanks. She moves about a hell of a lot though, probably helps with keeping it together.

    Funny though, I was sitting here then suddenly realised my PS3 was missing. It had slid off the desk during the 6.0 quake and fell down the back. Luckily it still works.
  21. LAJ_FETT Tech Admin and Collecting/Games Mod

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    So the last series got the model and this one got the PS3...

    At least you know it will take a shock or two!
  22. Point Given Mod of Literature and Community

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    [image=http://i.imgur.com/LnkAI.png]
  23. zacparis VIP

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    So, like in June we have a sudden and violent shake in the high fives, followed by a bigger one around six about 90 minutes later, and during similar times of the day. At this point any large earthquake now feels like a teaser of what's to come. IT can't be normal for it to happen so many times in the same place in such a short time.
  24. Healer_Leona Manager Emeritus

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    Good lord I can't image how scary this must be. [:D]
  25. zacparis VIP

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    So almost 3 months without a scary shake. I think this is a new record.

    As for the city... well, just about every tall building is being pulled down, and both cathedrals are pretty much gone. I think we'll have one or two skyscrapers left when this is all done. Still life goes on, they've finally got around to flattening the bumps and sink holes on our street. Probably one of thousands.