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Old 08-14-07, 07:04 PM   #1
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The end is nigh, good knowin' ya!

Well, looks like it might be all over... seen just an hour ago... repent your sins!!!













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Old 08-14-07, 07:05 PM   #2
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Oh, thank God it's just the end of the world. I thought you were resigning from Bike Forums!
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Umm, what/where is that?
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Old 08-14-07, 07:06 PM   #4
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Old 08-14-07, 07:09 PM   #5
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no that is just what the press will say that already happened up here in the northwest when st helens blew
and i am still here
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Old 08-14-07, 07:10 PM   #6
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I was going to say that it looked volcanic.
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Old 08-14-07, 07:11 PM   #7
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looks like Hawaii to me
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*feelin' around helplessly*

Who *cough* turned out the *cough,cough* lights?
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Old 08-14-07, 07:19 PM   #9
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That's the Zaca Lake fire that started on 4-July. Just north of Santa Barbara on the other side of the hill (what else is Zaca Lake famous for? Think '80s movie). It's burned over 101,000 acres so far with 40% containment. They're saying it's gonna take another month to get it under control. By that point, it's going to have consumed a larger land-area than Los Angeles!!!


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Old 08-14-07, 07:24 PM   #10
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Invite Cypress up for a training ride. He loves smoke.
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Old 08-14-07, 07:29 PM   #11
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Weak, I've seen mushroomier.
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Old 08-14-07, 08:05 PM   #13
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Weak, I've seen mushroomier.
We're talking natural causes.
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The sun is gone here. It left 25 minutes ago (completely).

It isn't supposed to set for another 25
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Old 08-15-07, 01:43 PM   #16
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Queue Iron Maiden.....

Run To The Hills
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Oh wait...scratch that - the hills are where its happening.
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Old 08-15-07, 01:56 PM   #17
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Oh wait...scratch that - the hills are where its happening.
Run to the Valleys doesn't have quite the same ring does it?
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Old 08-15-07, 01:57 PM   #18
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I see California is now experiencing what we Georgians were experiencing earlier this year.
I think we have something close to 800,000 charred acres in the state now.
And if it doesn't start raining soon, there'll probably be more.
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Run to the Valleys doesn't have quite the same ring does it?
Not so much.

Maybe "Run to The Sea?"
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i thought someone crashed their carbon frame for a minute there.
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i thought someone crashed their carbon frame for a minute there.
Oh come on, people. It's just Siu reacting to Jon touching her Moots.
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Old 08-15-07, 09:45 PM   #22
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Looks a bit better than the opening episode of Jericho......
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No news on TV or the paper about this mushroom cloud at all!!! Just little snippets about the progress of the fire and how many acres burnt, very odd...

What I want to know is, "what caused it?" It would seem that such a cloud would be caused by a huge amount of combustible material going off all at once. Like an explosion or a volcano opening up. A huge forest fire would consume trees at a fairly constant rate and send up a steady column of smoke. For this cloud to occur, you'd think someone dumped an extra 50,000 trees on the pyre and it all went up at once... Very odd...
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Here is a little smoke cloud from last week. This one is too the west and is by FAR the smallest. We have them to the south and east as well.

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