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    Hey gnome! Are you guys okay? Foo energy on the way!

    Just heard a 7.2 magnitude quake hit near Christchurch, NZ this AM, so just wanted to let you know that FOO energy is on it's way. Praying for all y'all down under.
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    oh man...hadn't heard.
    Gnome, please let us know your ok.
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    Gnome? You there?
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    Initial reports are of widespread damage to structures, power and water, but little or no loss of life. Read more here. http://www.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/asiapc...ex.html?hpt=T1
    Hopefully in a few days Gnome can check in, until then, turn on the Foo generators and get that positive energy flowing.
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    Positive thoughts heading that way.
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    Hope everything is okay, gnomey!
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    ((Foo Energy!!!!))
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    Gnome is likely to have lost power and internet for a while but there are no reports of casualties as of yet. Hoping for the best.

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    hope everything is alright, or at least nothing severe, on your side of the pond, gnome.
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    Sending good thoughts to NZ.
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    My thoughts and prayers for Christchurch.
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    Am hoping gnome is safe and sound and enjoying tea with his new gf... and am thinking those Kiwis use some funny euphemisms for things.

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    Hope you are safe, Gnome.

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    Yikes! But it seems like there were only two serious injuries, which is pretty amazing considering the size of the quake. Stay safe, Gnome!

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    Using the powers of the intrawebz, I now have sound reason to believe our friend down under is ok....hope he chimes in to let us know for sure, but fwtw in the meanwhile....thinking of you, Gnome.
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    anyone whos anyone knows FOO Power is the best, works on arthritis, back pain, saddle sores, earthquakes, and genital warts. FOO power to you Gman.
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    Just checking to see if he came on last night...Most likely the computer is the last place he wants to be.

    He's probably okay.
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    Gnome's probably okay.

    Hope the earthquake didn't cause too many damages to your stuff.
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    Gnomey, hope y'all are ok down there! And hopefully it didn't mess up your stuff too much. Or you, for that matter.

    Edit: and your bikes too! Can't forget about those...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind View Post
    Just checking to see if he came on last night...Most likely the computer is the last place he wants to be.

    He's probably okay.
    You just know the Gnome is in the thick of it. Helping out his neighbors and helping displaced people or pets. Gnome ain't got time for the interwebz just this minute. God Bless.
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    Just fyi all - I heard a quick note from him and he's fine, thank goodness. Not that an earthquake is any picnic to recover from, but still....
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    Good good news.

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    He posted in whatcha doin!! He's OKAY!!!!
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    Here we are asking if he's OK and he post in another thread! Bastid! ;0)
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    For real, huh?

    For all he knows we could all be crying now, thinking he's all smashed under a building or something and he doesn't even come here to console us.

    That's messed up.
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