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Originally Posted by CyberDruid View Post
Talk about needing a real PR God to pull something off. Try selling the residents along the Gulf Coast on setting off a nuke.
Agreed, but after so many failed attempts it should atleast be considered given its rates of working.
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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.
The USSR liked to lie back in the day and those weren't offshore leaks.

If it was a land based well I'ld want them to do it just so I could see the video.
Edited by Kirmie - 6/9/10 at 7:22am
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Neither is spouting off conspiracy theories about double standards.
come and sit on my roof in New Orleans for a few days, when the next major hurricane hits and you will see first hand exactly what the poster before you is talking about. when it comes to disasters in this area I've seen better reaction time and results out of a downs syndrome kid then the US government.
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post #64 of 89
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I agree with Kush.

Why dont we see any other countries stepping in to releave places like Haiti? When does the US get to take a break?
Stuff like this happens near the US and we are SOL. I cant even begin to imagine how much devastation this is going to bring.
1.

You think the US was the only country to contribute to Haiti? Really?

2.

Haiti = Poor third world country. People are helpless. Their home was all they had. No insurance companies/bank accounts/benefits for those injured beyond working ability etc etc. Hundreds of thousands dead/injured, millions homeless.

USA = World super power, inhabitants under no direct, life endagering threat. No casualties, all different types of help available right on their doorstep. More than capable of dealing with the situation without worldwide aid.

Now lets play spot the difference shall we?

The aid in Haiti was to provide BASICS to enable people to survive like food and water and a place to sleep and you're complaining that they got more attention than an oil spill?

I literally can't believe the mentality of some people.
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post #65 of 89
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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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Ok, I'm gonna lay it on ya straight. We have two options. Option 1: We keep trying what we're trying, oil keeps leaking and this whole section of coastline is fubar for the rest of our lifetimes.

Option 2: We nuke it, seal the hole and you guys get your jobs back in 10-15 years when the oil finally subsides enough for the wildlife to survive.

Your call.

And yes, you will be able to see the mushroom cloud. We'll set up observation boats at a safe distance and cover all expenses if you want to watch a nuke go off. However at the depth it's going off we can't guarantee much of a fireworks show on the surface.

I think it'd work nicely.
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post #66 of 89
Russia was right all along. We should have nuke'd it from the start.

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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.
I'm not a huge fan of Apple but I'm pretty sure Steve Jobs is the only person on the planet that could pull this off.
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Not true. Simply informing someone on a subject can have a great rippling effect. You have no idea who is reading this nor do you know what effects these conversations have on others.
Indeed. They are showing us how much of an irrational person you are.
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Good thing oil floats.
Their only choice is to make a big contamination that surrounds where the oil i surfacing.

Since BP has now shown that they can't plug a top.


He's our only hope.
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Their only choice is to make a big contamination that surrounds where the oil i surfacing.

Since BP has now shown that they can't plug a top.


He's our only hope.
Quick! Somebody get him a feather so he can get to the spill and then a frog suit so he can get to the pipe!
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