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    Calgary Storm Sewer Video - $%#$^& crazy...


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    at the second time, you see the guy running away. Poor guy

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    Quote Originally Posted by roughrider504
    Poor guy
    poor guy was ********, he couldve been killed!

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    Oh ****t!!!





    I've never seen a drain erupt like that. I've seen one erupt, but not like that.

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    I think that is Minneapolis not Calgary, check this video, looks like the same stretch of highway, different angle.

    http://www.weatherpaparazzi.com/vide...ail.asp?id=238
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    well i'll be dammed.... guy at work sent that to me, said it was taken over the weekend in calgary, they had pretty bad rain there apparently.... but i checked the date on the video, 99

    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr
    I think that is Minneapolis not Calgary, check this video, looks like the same stretch of highway, different angle.

    http://www.weatherpaparazzi.com/vide...ail.asp?id=238

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    No, that happened just outside of my school's bathrooms on taco tuesday.

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    What the...who designed....twice, sweet Hayzuse!

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    Quote Originally Posted by roughrider504
    No, that happened just outside of my school's bathrooms on taco tuesday.
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    - it's pretty well established that Hitler was an *******.

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    That's a lot of damn water. Imagine flying down the highway and seeing that 10-foot-across manhole cover falling in your direction from a giant random geyser.

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    Reminds me of Mentos and Diet Coke.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hKoB0MHVBvM
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    Quote Originally Posted by roughrider504
    No, that happened just outside of my school's bathrooms on taco tuesday.
    If everyone reacts to tacos like I do, I can see why!

    Omg.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr
    I think that is Minneapolis not Calgary, check this video, looks like the same stretch of highway, different angle.
    Are you sure that's Minneapolis? 'Cause isn't that how Ra's al Ghul destroyed Gotham?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind
    Reminds me of Mentos and Diet Coke.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hKoB0MHVBvM
    that was COOL!
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    Those damn civil engineers...

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    Definitely not Calgary. We didn't have any exploding storm sewers - overflowing, yes, taking out a couple of MAJOR routes, yes, but no geysers (alas).

    It was quite a surprise to move to an "arid" climate and discover that June is monsoon season, by the way. We got more rain yesterday than Victoria has had in a month!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Buglady
    Definitely not Calgary. We didn't have any exploding storm sewers - overflowing, yes, taking out a couple of MAJOR routes, yes, but no geysers (alas).

    It was quite a surprise to move to an "arid" climate and discover that June is monsoon season, by the way. We got more rain yesterday than Victoria has had in a month!
    Actually, we did get a few flying manholes, only the smaller ones, and only a meter or so. Nothing like that movie. Having seen the scour and debris where Nose Creek twists back and forth just before it joins the Bow River, I would have liked to watch that. (Probably from the safety of the bridge above though!) bikes on the path there would probably have ended up WAY downstream.
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    Lol!

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    First of all, that was completely awesome- the power of water is obviously something to contend with. Second, what can one say about those yutzes continuing to drive through it?

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    Darwin award nominees?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Buglady
    Darwin award nominees?
    Most likely

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    Quote Originally Posted by Taerom
    Those damn civil engineers...
    grrrrrrr... *shakes fist*

    we're not all bad....

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    Quote Originally Posted by x136
    That's a lot of damn water. Imagine flying down the highway and seeing that 10-foot-across manhole cover falling in your direction from a giant random geyser.
    Not just falling in your direction...if you watch close, that pickup either that truck hit it, or got hit by it.

    I can hardly imagine what setup they might possibly have that could allow such a surge of water to build up multiple times like that.
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    That was pretty awesome.
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