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Excuse my lack of knowledge on the subject, but I see people mentioning the use of nukes to solve this. How does that work exactly?
link to ocn news thread
basically the nuke would have enough force to collapse the seabed around the well and plug it
post #52 of 89
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Fun fact: BP was the reason why the first Modern Middle Eastern democracy was overthrown. Funner fact: By the CIA under faulty information from the Brits.
It burns whenever someone mentions that.
post #53 of 89
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After the blast an army of mutant crabs will eat all the oil.

Good to see you Kopi. I missed your cheerful avatar.
Cheers CD! Seems like more cheerfulness could be used in such a depressing thread.

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link to ocn news thread
basically the nuke would have enough force to collapse the seabed around the well and plug it
Hmm..I guess they've done it successfully, but I can't see that working. I would just imagine it blowing a huge hole in the floor of the gulf causing even more oil to spill
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Maybe i want dedicated servers in my Intel i8 oil leak.

Brb going to steal some music.
LMAO, you will be sigged for that
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Nukes wont work

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/us_...a/10268979.stm

Other ideas are listed in the article too
    
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This discussion could will turn out-of-bounds-tos-violation political very soon.
this... if true, someone has really messed up...

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LOL that's brilliant
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I live in Florida and hear alot of ideas and things that have been going on with BP trying to fix the problem and that thousands of inventors and whatnot have brought ideas to the table that BP have completely ignored to use. Also that if they nuke the leak to stop the flow that they will lose there contract to the land so no more drilling for them. The way i see it is this relief well drilling is just gonna give them head way in making more rigs that they say are "safer"
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Nukes wont work

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/us_...a/10268979.stm

Other ideas are listed in the article too
So a tiny blurp including 1 'experts' quote means it wont work? Ill trust the fact that Russia has done it on past ocasions and had it work over some random experts opinion.
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i heard Russia has used nukes 5 times to seal leaks. It only failed once.
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Talk about needing a real PR God to pull something off. Try selling the residents along the Gulf Coast on setting off a nuke.
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