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Damn! Things jeep getting worse. And here I'm supposed to be goin to Thailand next week
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I've heard that the translation of Mayan calender could be off by about as much as 100 years. Just like the Y2K incident that people started building bomb shelters for, we'll be fine after 2012, wondering what we were thinking. People can never truly predict when the end of the world will happen, if it ever does.
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Things like this have happened in the same frequency since the dawn of civilization. Natural disasters are common, it just hasn't been since the last 10 years that the world has been so interconnected that these things come to the forefront endlessly. The world isn't ending, we are just more connected then we have ever been in the history of our civilization.
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At first I thought it said "Thai foods death toll..." I was thinking, "crap, that must have been really spicy."
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Things like this have happened in the same frequency since the dawn of civilization. Natural disasters are common, it just hasn't been since the last 10 years that the world has been so interconnected that these things come to the forefront endlessly. The world isn't ending, we are just more connected then we have ever been in the history of our civilization.
There's something called world news and television that's been around a lot longer than 10 years. It covers all major things such as this. Though I do agree the world isn't ending, crazy things have been going down with higher frequency recently IMO.

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Damn! Things jeep getting worse. And here I'm supposed to be goin to Thailand next week
South is (*#$ed. Where were you planning on going? I think Phuket may still be alright. I'd hit thaivisa.com and see if where you're planning to go has been ravaged. Anywhere Bangkok and above should be fine that much I can tell you.
Edited by damian5000 - 3/30/11 at 9:59am
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Things like this have happened in the same frequency since the dawn of civilization. Natural disasters are common, it just hasn't been since the last 10 years that the world has been so interconnected that these things come to the forefront endlessly. The world isn't ending, we are just more connected then we have ever been in the history of our civilization.
Bingo, Thailand has always flooded just ask any OG that served in Vietnam
that part of the world gets a lot of rain, but know we have a media competition to be the first with the story, a world that is connected through Face book, Twitter and U-tube like it has never been connected before.

I know more about whats going on in Japan right now then I do about my home town
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The Earth is fighting back because of all the crap we do to it
bah, if the earth was really fighting back, i would have targeted north america where most of the contributions are coming from. not some backwater asian country.
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I read "Thai food"
lol... you are not the only one.
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OMG!!! AHAHA i thought this said "thai FOOD deaths"

missed the "L" i just about peed myself when i read that

BOWEL DISTRUCTION!
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Yep yep... Things seem to get worse every week.


From the mind of the great MJK... "Learn to swim, Ill see you down in arizona bay"
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