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Re: The Japan 8.9 Earthquake
« Reply #40 on: March 31, 2011, 07:46:04 AM »
Very cool. Oscar walks a bit like a spider but that was rather uplifting.
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Re: The Japan 8.9 Earthquake
« Reply #41 on: April 01, 2011, 05:36:48 PM »
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Re: The Japan 8.9 Earthquake
« Reply #42 on: April 05, 2011, 12:35:47 PM »
A little bit of heartwarming news from the Japan earthquake, and some adorable animalness in the process.

Japan 'tsunami dog' reunited with owner

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Re: The Japan 8.9 Earthquake
« Reply #43 on: April 05, 2011, 07:19:34 PM »
A 22-year old man who lives quite close to my hometown has traveled to Japan to personally assist with the the restoration efforts. He has started a blog at CraigHelpsJapan.com.

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Re: The Japan 8.9 Earthquake
« Reply #44 on: April 05, 2011, 07:23:00 PM »
That's really cool; good for him!
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« Reply #45 on: April 06, 2011, 12:35:05 AM »
We could definitely use more people like him in the world, thats for sure. And for the dog, it is so cute. Its nice to see it got reunited with its owner!
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Re: The Japan 8.9 Earthquake
« Reply #46 on: April 06, 2011, 12:19:27 PM »
wow, that's really awesome! I think it takes a lot to leave your own country and go into another one to help there. Especially in this case where he even is exposed to dangers like the the whole radioactivity thing...

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Re: The Japan 8.9 Earthquake
« Reply #47 on: April 07, 2011, 10:02:32 AM »
So what if I am, huh? Anyways, I work better when I'm drunk. It makes me fearless! If I see a bad guy, I'll just point my sword at him and saaaaaaaaaay, "Hey! Bad guy! You're not s'posed to be here! Go home or I'll stick you with my sword 'til you go, 'Ouch! I'm dead!' Ah-ha-ha!" Ha-ha. *hic* See? Ain't no one gonna be messin' wit' ol', Benny!

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Re: The Japan 8.9 Earthquake
« Reply #48 on: April 07, 2011, 10:16:30 AM »
Man they just can't get a break over there can they?
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Re: The Japan 8.9 Earthquake
« Reply #49 on: April 07, 2011, 11:55:46 AM »
It's an earthquake zone. :P It's sad, but is it really surprising? 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_earthquakes_in_Japan
 
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Re: The Japan 8.9 Earthquake
« Reply #50 on: April 07, 2011, 11:58:36 AM »
You've got to be kidding.

This is sad and wrong. One earthquake and a tsunami are enough; they don't a second earthquake muddling things up, do they?
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Re: The Japan 8.9 Earthquake
« Reply #51 on: April 07, 2011, 02:23:16 PM »
It's actually more like a fourth. :-\
 
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Re: The Japan 8.9 Earthquake
« Reply #52 on: April 07, 2011, 02:28:06 PM »
Those poor people. Thats just awful :(
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Re: The Japan 8.9 Earthquake
« Reply #53 on: April 07, 2011, 07:52:01 PM »
Those poor people. Thats just awful :(

Indeed.

It's actually more like a fourth. :-\

The number is irrelevant; just one natural disaster is bad enough, but having more than one, whatever the number may be? That's just wrong! Bad Mother Nature! Bad!
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Re: The Japan 8.9 Earthquake
« Reply #54 on: April 08, 2011, 04:58:03 AM »
It is horrendous that this has happened and so many people have died. But I can't help thinking Deloria is right: they're called *after*shocks for a reason. This can't have been unexpected.

Still, I hope that's their lot for now. :-\
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Re: The Japan 8.9 Earthquake
« Reply #55 on: April 12, 2011, 10:14:51 AM »
yeah New Zealand is still getting aftershocks (well I have heard from my friend a few weeks ago  :-[ )...hopefully Japans aftershocks do not last as long as theirs have...its just awful...
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Re: The Japan 8.9 Earthquake
« Reply #56 on: April 14, 2011, 07:18:10 AM »
It is horrendous that this has happened and so many people have died. But I can't help thinking Deloria is right: they're called *after*shocks for a reason. This can't have been unexpected.

Still, I hope that's their lot for now. :-\

I was just about to ask whether these "after shocks" should be even called "after shocks". To me, after shocks are "weaker" earthquakes that occur after a big earthquake in a period of 1 - 2 hours. But now it's been 4 damn weeks and Japan kept shaking and shaking!

I just can agree with dark-daventry: Damn nature, they had enough. :(