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PostPosted: Sat Mar 02, 2013 2:32 am    Post subject: Global Warming Swallows Florida Man Alive and Screaming Reply with quote

This is just the beginning, people. 8O
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Jeff Bush, 36, was in his room sleeping and the other five members of the household were getting ready for bed on Thursday night when they heard a loud crash and Jeff screaming.

Jeff's brother, 35-year-old Jeremy Bush, jumped into the hole and furiously kept digging to find his brother.

"I feel in my heart he didn't make it," Jeremy told Tampa TV station WFTS. "There were six of us in the house; five got out."

Jeremy himself had to be rescued from the sinkhole by the first responder to the emergency call, Douglas Duvall of the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office. When Duvall entered Jeff Bush's bedroom, all he saw was a widening chasm but no sign of Jeff.

"The hole took the entire bedroom," said Duvall. "You could see the bedframe, the dresser, everything was sinking," he said.

Norman Wicker, 48, the father of Jeremy's fiancée who also lived in the house, ran to get a flashlight and shovel.

"It sounded like a car ran into the back of the house," Wicker said.

Authorities had not detected any signs of life after lowering listening devices and cameras into the hole and rescue efforts were suspended after the site was deemed too unsafe for emergency personnel to enter.

"There is a very large, very fluid mass underneath this house rendering the entire house and the entire lot dangerous and unsafe," Bill Bracken, the head of an engineering company assisting fire and rescue officials, told the news conference late on Friday.

"We are still trying to determine the extent and nature of what's down there so we can best determine how to approach it and how to extricate," Bracken said.

Several nearby homes were evacuated in case the 30-foot (9-meter) wide sinkhole got larger but officials said it only appeared to be getting deeper.

http://news.yahoo.com/florida-man-feared-dead-sinkhole-swallows-him-015434162.html
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 02, 2013 8:24 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

reads like a sci-fi novel prolog
what global warming got to do with this hap ?
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 02, 2013 6:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Rising water table eroding and de-stabilizing the limestone. What else could it be? It's not like the alligators and manatees are digging caves.

We're all doomed. Think of the species! The only hope is to eradicate about one-third of the Earth's human population right away. We need a plague.
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 02, 2013 7:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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We need a plague.
Does an Economic Plague count? :D
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 02, 2013 8:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

pjp wrote:
BoneKracker wrote:
We need a plague.
Does an Economic Plague count? :D

Only in that it creates the preconditions for civil wars and revolutions.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 03, 2013 12:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Rising water table eroding and de-stabilizing the limestone. What else could it be? It's not like the alligators and manatees are digging caves.

We're all doomed. Think of the species! The only hope is to eradicate about two-thirds of the Earth's human population right away. We need a plague.


fixed that for you


or leave it at 2 billion and the other half gets eaten while one half turns into zombies 8O
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 03, 2013 2:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Bastard probably had a large carbon footprint.

Deserved it.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 03, 2013 3:04 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Bastard probably had a large carbon footprint.

Deserved it.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 03, 2013 3:28 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

People need to outlaw carbon and stop carbon now.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 03, 2013 4:40 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

padoor wrote:
what global warming got to do with this hap ?


BK likes to make jokes about climate issues because, whenever he tries to talk seriously, he gets his ass kicked.

On the outside he's laughing but inside he's crying wet, salty tears of defeat.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 03, 2013 5:09 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

You should be happy. I'm supporting The Cause.

Also, don't be a Denier; you know good and well that Global Warming caused this.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 03, 2013 5:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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BK likes to make jokes about climate issues because, whenever he tries to talk seriously, he gets his ass kicked.


:lol: :lol: :lol:

You've had your backside handed to you over and over again. The only person who thinks you "win" those arguments is you.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 03, 2013 5:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Only mcgruff has teh Scyents.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 03, 2013 10:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

For me the lesson learned here is that if I ever need to evade the authorities in FL I should just hop into a relatively deep hole in the ground and the search will be called off pretty much immediately.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 03, 2013 11:27 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

BoneKracker wrote:
...you know good and well that Global Warming caused this.

It's possible, but far from conclusive.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 03, 2013 2:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Pop quiz: where were 50,000 people recently killed as a direct consequence of warming?
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 03, 2013 3:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Pop quiz: where were 50,000 people recently killed as a direct consequence of warming?

Your basement?

You'll show those deniers who is boss! :P
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 03, 2013 4:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

If only my basement were big enough...

In fact I was thinking about the 2011 drought in East Africa which can be directly attributed to climate change:

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[1] This study applies the technique of event attribution to the East African rainy seasons preceding the drought of 2011. Using observed sea surface temperatures (SSTs), sea ice conditions with a state-of-the-art atmosphere model, the precipitation totals during late 2010 (the “short rains”) and early 2011 (the “long rains”) were simulated hundreds of times to produce possible distributions of precipitation. Alternative distributions of precipitation were produced consistent with a world with neither anthropogenic forcings nor human influence on SSTs and sea ice. Comparing these modeled distributions to the observed rainfall, no evidence was found for human influence on the 2010 short rains, with their failure being affected by La Niña. However, human influence was found to increase the probability of long rains as dry as, or drier than, 2011. The magnitude of increase in probability depends on the estimated pattern by which human influence changed observed SSTs.


50,000 people - but they're poor so I guess they don't count. Imagine the outcry if 50,000 real people had died.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 03, 2013 4:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

And the Sahara used to be lush.

What's your point?
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 03, 2013 4:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

And so was my grandma. What's your point?
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 03, 2013 4:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

:lol:
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 03, 2013 4:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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If only my basement were big enough...
FINALLY!!!! Something we can all agree on! *rimshot* :P
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 03, 2013 5:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

i am sorry to see people are cracking your bones bonekracker
for global warming fault. :(
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 04, 2013 1:22 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

They are all just a bunch of Global Warming Denyers, and that don't have any Scyents. I fart in their general direction.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 04, 2013 6:09 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Rising water table eroding and de-stabilizing the limestone. What else could it be? It's not like the alligators and manatees are digging caves.

We're all doomed. Think of the species! The only hope is to eradicate about one-third of the Earth's human population right away. We need a plague.


We need selective destruction and kill people (who account FOR around 1/3rd of the population) who kill for god.

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People need to outlaw carbon and stop carbon now.


It wont happen at least in the US, cause the Government's top priority is protecting monopolies (shell?). The people and environment really don't matter.

Other countries should cease production of all kinds of IC engines except for emergency cause, anything other than nuclear and renewable sources of energy should be banned and any protest against nuclear should be dealt with manslaughter.
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