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Old 03-04-10, 09:15 PM
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Huge waves kill 2 on board cruise ship.

https://www.trib.com/news/world/europ...2dcbbe06f.html
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Another reason to avoid those bacteria infested scows.
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As someone who worked on a cruise ship for three months, and has been a passenger on three differnt cruises in my life, I gotta say


...that's farkin' awesome!
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My fear of Cruise ships, Rouge waves, and old people has been realized in that article. I fear the end of the world is near.
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Old 03-05-10, 01:41 PM
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My fear of Cruise ships, Rouge waves, and old people has been realized in that article. I fear the end of the world is near.
Time to retreat to the compound!
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Old 03-05-10, 01:41 PM
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Wasn't there a band or perhaps a musical genre called Freak Wave?
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Did they open for the Butthole Surfers?
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Old 03-05-10, 02:21 PM
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Perhaps.
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video of one of the waves hitting the ship! any of you that have been on a cruise knows that this wave had to be crazy huge!

https://www.euroweeklynews.com/201003...-released.html
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I have seen that those "Rogue Waves" are far more common than first believed, and are quite possibly responsible for a significant number of vanished vessels over the centuries. There was one that severely damaged a north sea oil platform a few years back.
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Silly people.
All they had to do was have everyone ride on the tail of the ship to nose up over the waveSurfs up folks!
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Originally Posted by bobfromwaco View Post
My fear of Cruise ships, Rouge waves, and old people has been realized in that article. I fear the end of the world is near.
I've heard of a "red tide" but never a red wave.
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Originally Posted by zatopek View Post
I've heard of a "red tide" but never a red wave.
Sure,it's a bunch of dead commies floating in the surf
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Originally Posted by ilikebikes View Post
video of one of the waves hitting the ship! any of you that have been on a cruise knows that this wave had to be crazy huge!

https://www.euroweeklynews.com/201003...-released.html
That carpet looks straight out of the Poseidon Adventure.
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Old 03-08-10, 11:42 AM
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Originally Posted by ahsposo View Post
Time to retreat to the compound!

Right! None of that has happened around here. Well maybe...
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stay away from the windows even though you want to see the waves. terrible way to go and what a terrible thing to witness. very unfortunate for the friends and families of those killed
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Old 03-08-10, 10:19 PM
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Even Popeye knew to "batten down the hatches" on the for-deck when the big seas come.
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Old 03-08-10, 10:23 PM
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Originally Posted by bobfromwaco View Post
Right! None of that has happened around here. Well maybe...
We don't believe those stories.I just figure those events of gun play and mayhem are the usual wild west shows to draw in us tourists from the north.
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Does this look that bad? Honestly...
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That sea slug does seem to ride low in the water.Whats up with that?
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