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Why is this news? Floods happen all the time in the spring. I mean c'mon! That guy in the picture has a boat and house made just for this (that is grass sticking out of the water next to him). This isn't even the worst flood in the general area in the last year. It may not even make the top ten for that list.
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I know this sounds so so f'ing selfish, but im so glad none of all th terrible stuff has happened in the UK yet

seriously I would hold the talk to myself. because u r running ahead of yourself anything can happen at any given time, just keep that in mind.

I wish for a speedy recovery for the ppl of Thailand.
    
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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.
Not to mention many other societies within the Mayan civilization made predictions AFTER the calendar ended. 2012 will happen just like Y2K and 2005 and 1994 and 1992 and 1984 and so on.
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Not to mention many other societies within the Mayan civilization made predictions AFTER the calendar ended. 2012 will happen just like Y2K and 2005 and 1994 and 1992 and 1984 and so on.
But isn't the biggest problem relating to the mayan calander is that we only have information on what's on the tombs and what not. There's only a handful of mayan codexes laying around, and the rest of the literature was burned to hell. I'm pretty sure they had some serious data recorded before it was all burned to ashes =/. I sure wish we had those texts to clarify these crazy end of the world theories.
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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.
You should take a visit sometime. Thailand, in many places, will make your Ontario look like a sad slum.

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Why is this news? Floods happen all the time in the spring. I mean c'mon! That guy in the picture has a boat and house made just for this (that is grass sticking out of the water next to him). This isn't even the worst flood in the general area in the last year. It may not even make the top ten for that list.
You don't have a clue. Not going into all the other bull you just posted, but part of the reason it's news is because it's supposed to be the hot, dry season. Monsoon season isn't supposed to start until May at the very earliest.
Edited by damian5000 - 3/30/11 at 8:31pm
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I thought it said Thai foods.....
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Death toll now 45.

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The flood crisis in Surat Thani remained critical late last night amid surging rivers and high levels of water.

Helicopters were used to airlift about 1,000 stranded villagers in Nakhon Si Thammarat to safety for a second day running.

Flood-related fatalities increased to 45, with latest five coming on top of 40 in an official update yesterday. Some 21 occurred in hardest-hit Nakhon Si Thammarat, according to provincial clerk Decha Kangsanant.



http://www.nationmultimedia.com/2011...-30152436.html
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Is it expected to be like this in the monsoon season, or is this totally unusual?
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No actually, Earth isn't conscious or sentient, so it cannot perform actions by will, such as fighting, or vengeance.
Sarcasm detector a little faulty?
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Sigh, This stuff happened all the time, 2000 years ago and it'll happen 2000 years in the future, It just happens. The world just seems like a worse and more dangerous place now because we have media, that's it. It's the only reason.

If I didn't have Internet and TV I'd think the World was the safest place where I live right now, so peaceful and perfect.
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