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    Supergnu Jen - Winged Blob's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by steelemonkey View Post
    Breaking news. Dawn is a fluffy friendly person willing to help others.
    Other news today:-
    The pope admits to being a secret Rastafarian.
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    Man eating dormice finally eradicated from Kent.
    Stay tuned for the latest news brought to you by John63.

    How do you know other men aren't eating dormice there?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Adrian View Post
    Yesterday's local excitement.
    https://youtu.be/6zIc882ulMc
    Saw a thermal image version from the Police helicopter(?), debris over a wide area.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jamesp View Post
    Saw a thermal image version from the Police helicopter(?), debris over a wide area.
    That was sand from the containment, wasn't it?
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    Quote Originally Posted by jamesp View Post
    Saw a thermal image version from the Police helicopter(?), debris over a wide area.
    There's been windows blown in/out, sheds gone. That kind of thing. Some cracks. It was a big bang. I heard it clearly indoors a couple of miles away.

    There's always someone with a sense of humour though
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    Quote Originally Posted by Noggin the Nog View Post
    That was sand from the containment, wasn't it?
    Some big lumps of sand went flying then, watch the "spicy pringle" you tube video.
    Some sizeable debris flying through the air on that one.
    Last edited by jamesp; 01-03-2021 at 01:29 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jamesp View Post
    Some big lumps of sand went flying then, watch the "spicy pringle" you tube video.
    Some sizeable debris flying through the air on that one.
    It was a tonne of HE - not surprising it was a big bang! Bet the guy who dug it up went a bit pale...

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    Wonder what they will name the house/houses eventually built on the site...............
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    Quote Originally Posted by cazyoung View Post
    Wonder what they will name the house/houses eventually built on the site...............
    No idea, but they've saved a fortune digging out a basement.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jamesp View Post
    Some big lumps of sand went flying then, watch the "spicy pringle" you tube video.
    Some sizeable debris flying through the air on that one.
    https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon...-after-5058043
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    From the headline, "Lucky escape" you'd think she was standing in her garden when it landed, but the article eventually says she was evacuated as within the 100m zone, which was then enlarged to 400m, and she found the lumps of metal once she was allowed back home.

    I guess "400m exclusion zone keeps people save as intended" doesn't make such a good headline as "woman has lucky escape after bomb explosion".
    The major difference between a thing that might go wrong and a thing that cannot possibly go wrong is that when a thing that cannot possibly go wrong goes wrong it usually turns out to be impossible to get at or repair.


 

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