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I'm Alright, but Scared.

  1. Dec 26, 2004 #1
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    Brunei, is ok, as you can see. (pst..Brunei talking here. I'm located north of Borneo. See that pint sized piece of land somewhere in the centre...that's me.)
     
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    CNN is estimating 1000 deaths.
    Tha number seems kind of small to me for an 8.9 quake.

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  4. Dec 26, 2004 #3

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    :eek: magnitude 8.9 !! :eek:

    I'm glad you are safe!
     
  5. Dec 26, 2004 #4
    Don't forget to have a rubber ring at hand in case of emergency :wink:
     
  6. Dec 26, 2004 #5
    I'm so scared that I even misspelled 'all right'.
     
  7. Dec 26, 2004 #6

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    WOW!!! That is one powerful quake.

    I'm glad that you're okay recon.
     
  9. Dec 26, 2004 #8

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    Oh! recon!! Please stay safe! Do you want me to rev up the RV and come get you? You'll be safe with us!! :smile: We love you and I'm praying for your country's safety. OK? :!!) :!!) :!!)
     
  10. Dec 26, 2004 #9

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    You're driving to Brunei? I had better put the really big tires on the RV.
     
  11. Dec 26, 2004 #10

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    Don't worry about the tires, dear. It's a Mach VI Supersonic Turbo RV - PLUS!!!!111 :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: The wheels never even touch the road!!!!1111
     
  12. Dec 26, 2004 #11
    glad to see you got off okay...

    i was so scared when i felt the effects of that earthquake, but i feel so sad, because my friend's house was flooded, half the house has gone, cause he lives right near the beach...

    but what makes me even more sad is that right near the beach during the weekends these little children play cricket, when i walk near the beach on sundays, i usually see them, but today they all died.. :frown: but luckily, i didn't go there today..

    about 2000 died in my state alone in what has turned out to be the largest earthquake in 40 years...

    they are still searching bodies and identifying them, so i am hoping my friends aren't among the dead..
     
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  13. Dec 26, 2004 #12

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    Hey recon, we just drove by the Home Depot and waved back.
     
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  14. Dec 26, 2004 #13

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    OMG!!! klusener!!!! I'm so glad you are OK!!! Where do you live? Did you actually feel the quake itself? I'm so sorry this has happened :frown: and, oh my gosh, all of those children... :cry: :cry: Let us know if there is any way we can help. OK?
     
  15. Dec 26, 2004 #14

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    Klusener, that's terrible. We will be thinking about you all and hoping for the best. Lots of help is on the way.
     
  16. Dec 26, 2004 #15
    People live right down on the ocean edge, so no wonder so many of them die.
    Population increase only leads to many more disasters.
    How did Bangladesh went thru this one?
     
  17. Dec 26, 2004 #16
    very few deaths, only in double figures i think..

    a picture of the some of the dead in a chennai hospital

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  18. Dec 26, 2004 #17
    i really don't think you can actually capture the feel of the tsunami in this pic, but this is the aftermath as the water was leaving.....

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  19. Dec 26, 2004 #18

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    klusener, that is so terrible, but I am glad that you are ok. I can't even imagine what people there are going through.

    I assume that people there do not have insurance for rebuilding? Being a naive American, I thought homeowners insurance was universal, but my best friend lives in Sicily where they also have violent earthquakes, and he explained to me that people there don't have insurance on their homes. I was amazed.
     
  20. Dec 26, 2004 #19

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    The pictures of the children are heartbreaking.
     
  21. Dec 26, 2004 #20
    Could nuclear detonation underwater cause tsunami?
     
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