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Whale of an explosion in Taiwan

  1. Jan 30, 2004 #1

    Ivan Seeking

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    http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/nm/taiwan_whale_dc

    So KLscilevothma, were you hit by any flying whale parts?
     
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  3. Jan 30, 2004 #2

    Monique

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    that guy and the scooter..
     
  4. Jan 30, 2004 #3
    Puts a whole new perspective to the phrase "Thar' she blows!"
     
  5. Jan 30, 2004 #4
    Whale whale whale!
     
  6. Jan 30, 2004 #5

    Ivan Seeking

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    LOL

    You crack me up artman...and so does your brother - the guy sitting with the rich dummies!
     
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  7. Jan 30, 2004 #6
    Strange.

    A similar thing happened in the "What Do You Do If..." thread about four months back. Life imitates nonsence.
     
  8. Jan 31, 2004 #7

    LURCH

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    This is some sort of revenge for that Melville line about "if his chest were a cannon", isn't it?
     
  9. Feb 1, 2004 #8
    You know what, I saw a unidentified flying object flew past my window and landed on the ground shortly. Um... after reading the link, I realised a shocking fact that the eyeball of the whale flew all the way from Tai Wan to HK and flew past here. Wait....no, um... I have the potential to write science fiction, haven't I?
     
  10. Feb 1, 2004 #9
    If that's from Moby Dick there's only one famous line in that book, and that isn't it.

    What is that from and what's the context?
     
  11. Feb 1, 2004 #10

    Ivan Seeking

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    Re: Re: Whale of an explosion in Taiwan

    yes it was one heck of an explosion!

    So KL, what have you heard about the bird flu?
     
  12. Feb 1, 2004 #11
    You come up with such great material to work with Ivan. Where ever do you find this stuff? Exploding whales have got to be kind of rare (let's hope anyway).
     
  13. Feb 1, 2004 #12
    Hmm... exploding whales in public places, sounds like psychological warfare. Either that or the whale had a dying wish "If im going out, im going out with a bang!"
     
  14. Feb 1, 2004 #13

    jimmy p

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    this reminds me of a true story i once read...

    An operation at Nottingham hospital in January 1989 ended prematurely when the patient exploded. The casualty, an 82-year-old woman, was undergoing electrosurgery for cancer. The blast was attributed to an unusual build-up of stomach gases ignited by the sparks.
     
  15. Feb 4, 2004 #14

    Tsu

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    OMG!!! That's...SHOCKING!! :wink:
     
  16. Feb 4, 2004 #15
    I love it when you give us weird news, lightens up my day for sure.:smile:
     
  17. Feb 5, 2004 #16

    Ivan Seeking

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