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    Chepooka StupidlyBrave's Avatar
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    What is going on in Boston?

    Cnn is reporting explosions at the finish line of the marathon

    http://www.cnn.com/2013/04/15/us/bos...html?hpt=hp_t1

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    Hmm. My buddy Howard always runs that. I hope he is OK.

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    This is totally sickening...
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    Quote Originally Posted by ModoVincere View Post
    This is totally sickening...
    There are no words... it's insane to think that could happen here.

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    some places are reporting dozens hurt and some missing limbs

    http://www.businessinsider.com/explo...#ixzz2QYpxi3e5

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    Live coverage from NECN, Boston: http://www.necn.com/pages/necn_streampage

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    There are cameras around the finish line - hopefully they got pictures of the idiot(s) who did this.
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    Holy Crap!!! And here I was feeling sad for missing my first Patriot's Day in several years after just moving out of Boston in December. I hope it turns that some media are over reacting as that is scary.
    Punctuation is important. It's the difference between "I helped my uncle, Jack, off a horse" and "I helped my uncle Jack off a horse"


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    checking to make sure my family is ok

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    One explosion could have been an accident but two explosions happening when you have a mass of runners and spectators ?

    And a report of a third possible explosion.

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    3rd explosion reported, but it may have been done by the bomb squad.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shimagnolo View Post
    3rd explosion reported, but it may have been done by the bomb squad.
    I just read that too... that it was a controlled detonation by the bomb squad.

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    Sounds like 2 dead, 20-25 wounded.
    Punctuation is important. It's the difference between "I helped my uncle, Jack, off a horse" and "I helped my uncle Jack off a horse"


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    Boston PD telling people to evacuate the city.

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    Here's a list of images from deadspin. There are some tough pictures along with a .gif form the finish line showing the explosion.

    http://deadspin.com/explosions-repor...thon-473008941

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    Quote Originally Posted by TampaRaleigh View Post
    It's insane to think that could happen here.
    Given the state of the world, perhaps more insane to think that it couldn't happen here.
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    Quote Originally Posted by himespau View Post
    I hope it turns that some media are over reacting as that is scary.
    That's what I thought at first too, thoughts and prayers going that way.

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    I heard two went of, one didnt. Maybe thats what the bomb squad set off?
    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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    wow that's a lot of blood. so wrong
    cycling is like baseball ~ it doesn't take much to make it interesting

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    Yeah, the news just reported that many injured have had arms/legs amputated at local hospitals, and there were no controlled explosions, they say the remaining bomb will most likely be examined to see if they can find out how/who built it.
    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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    Witnesses say bombs were placed in trash cans along the route and another unconfirmed source (from Boston) says a device was also discovered at the JFK library.

    Just confirmed by police that a bomb was located at the JFK Library.

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    Quote Originally Posted by StupidlyBrave View Post
    Hmm. My buddy Howard always runs that. I hope he is OK.
    His sister-in-law posted to his FB page that she picked him up and he is fine.

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