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    derailleurs are overrated bigbenaugust's Avatar
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    Paging gnome...

    ... those wacky New Zealanders did it again.

    http://www.smh.com.au/world/multiple...222-1b356.html

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    He's ok... he checked in a little while ago.

    Thank goodness.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sixty Fiver View Post
    He's ok... he checked in a little while ago.

    Thank goodness.
    Good deal.
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    Australia's foreign minister just said, "these are our mates, we will pull out all the stops (to help) and throwing everything we have at it".

    Looks like they are deploying 100% of their available emergency services.

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    This is not like the last earthquake, 65 confirmed dead as of now.

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    I'm fine, my fiance is fine and her family fine. our house is ok. but it is a bad one here. 65 confirmed dead.
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    Oh my. Glad you are still here with us, Gnome. Prayers are sent.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DukeArcher View Post
    This is not like the last earthquake, 65 confirmed dead as of now.
    it hit at 1pm on a work day - I'm looking at some of those flattened buildings and cars and I suspect that 65 is only the beginning.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gnome View Post
    I'm fine, my fiance is fine and her family fine. our house is ok. but it is a bad one here. 65 confirmed dead.
    Damn, that's a bad one. Glad to hear you and the family are ok, though.

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    Glad everyone is safe. Sending good wishes and mojo.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gnome View Post
    I'm fine, my fiance is fine and her family fine. our house is ok. but it is a bad one here. 65 confirmed dead.
    Glad you are ok.
    Sad to hear of those who died.

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