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Posted: 27 Dec 04, 11:37 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

That's a tragedy!

What annoys me most is that they keep repeating in the news "3 Germans may have died"

So what? Over 20.000 people were killed!!!

So sad...


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Posted: 27 Dec 04, 11:43 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

It's only natural - you are watching German TV, they will want to report on their own citizens first. I am sure they are not detracting from the enormity of the tragedy because of it.


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Posted: 27 Dec 04, 13:25 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Actually here in the US, they said there may be 6 people dead from the US

that is a shame though..


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Posted: 27 Dec 04, 13:35 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I still have difficulty grasping the enormity of it all...

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Posted: 27 Dec 04, 13:42 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

<font color=green>joe satriani</bold> wrote:

2 people me and my parents know were on holiday there. Don't know whether they're okay or not. They probably are though i hope.


I know how you must feel, I had an online friend that I used to chat with everyday for over 2 years, he was on the first plane to hit the World Trade Center on 9-11-01, I didn't know about it until I got an email from his parents, they had gone into his email account and was telling everyone. I was devastated, I had JUST sent him a package of Queen tapes, he was heading home and they would have been there for him. his parents asked me if I wanted them back and I told them no, do what you want with them, they were his. :(

It chokes me up everytime I think of it.


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Posted: 27 Dec 04, 14:00 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

"I still have difficulty grasping the enormity of it all..."

Same with me. Its so huge, so widespread. And such devastation. Just awful.


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Posted: 27 Dec 04, 16:16 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

When my Mum worked for Customs & Excise, she had to escort a man onto a flight because he was being deported - it was Pan Am flight 102 that crashed in Lockerbie.


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Posted: 27 Dec 04, 17:09 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

May God bless those victims of such an awful tragedy, and let's pray that they those death toll numbers won't keep raising, while the international community will arrive soon for humanitarian help.


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Posted: 27 Dec 04, 18:16 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

<h5><font color=gold>Linda Of The Valley wrote:

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<font color=green>joe satriani</bold> wrote:

2 people me and my parents know were on holiday there. Don't know whether they're okay or not. They probably are though i hope.


I know how you must feel, I had an online friend that I used to chat with everyday for over 2 years, he was on the first plane to hit the World Trade Center on 9-11-01, I didn't know about it until I got an email from his parents, they had gone into his email account and was telling everyone. I was devastated, I had JUST sent him a package of Queen tapes, he was heading home and they would have been there for him. his parents asked me if I wanted them back and I told them no, do what you want with them, they were his. :(

It chokes me up everytime I think of it.


God, are you ok? Good of the parents to tell you.


it was very hard for a while, We were supposed to meet at the next Queen Fan club convention in 2002.. that was the main reason I didnt go to that one, you never think about things like that happening, I mean I can never imagine it.. but it did, and the worse thing about it was we were chatting 2 hours before his flight.. he was in the airport using his new laptop.. :(

you Never really get over it, and there are nights where I cry, not acutally bawl or anything, but I shed a few tears. he was a good guy, and he LOVED Queen, its not fair that assholes like Saddam are allowed to live, while innocent people die.

His parents were very nice about it, I sent them some money.. back when I actually made it. :)


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Posted: 27 Dec 04, 18:32 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Bob The Shrek wrote:

When my Mum worked for Customs & Excise, she had to escort a man onto a flight because he was being deported - it was Pan Am flight 102 that crashed in Lockerbie.


It was flight 103 actually ;o)


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Posted: 27 Dec 04, 20:29 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Well folks, I'll give you the buzz, the waters around here have been absolutely shocking. Extremely choppy and larger waves coming from no where. The tide would set earlier than usual and for a very short time.

I suppose it's bound to have a large casualty rate hitting India/Sri Lanka/Indonesia/Malaysia, some of the most densely populated countries in the world. Sad though. Aftershocks could claim more lives. Sad stuff.

Yep, true about Pan Am Flight 103.


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Posted: 28 Dec 04, 02:30 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

It so unfair because you can't blame anyone.. no one can control it. They're expecting new shakes and waves anytime and no one can do anything about it. Mother nature is stronger than anything else in the world and that's damn scary!
It was 9,0 on the Richter Scale. They said that's the power of 10.000 atomic bombs.
Now figure that!!


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Posted: 28 Dec 04, 03:56 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Okay, Okay - I was one number out, so sue me ;-)


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Posted: 28 Dec 04, 08:35 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

It's scary to see what water can do... Especially when you know you life only a few kilometres from the North see. It’s so bad to see al those dead children there, laying down in their parents arms. Awful, It did destroy my Christmas feeling.


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Posted: 28 Dec 04, 09:09 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Yeah, the terrible Xmas...

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Posted: 28 Dec 04, 18:46 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Joe Satriani: I will not diminish your pain, but if you put your problem in the prospective to what happened in Asia, you'll feel better.

I'm still also trying the grasp the great tragedy that happened. Why does it always happen in the poorest countries?

A few years ago, maybe 10 years ago, a tornado devastated the countries of El Salvador, Nicaragua and Guatemala, over 10,000 people died in one day. I was watching the news, they were talking about what happened and after they commented that "the price of coffee probably will rise now". I was appalled (spl?), what's the price of coffe compared to the deaths? If they would have said that a few weeks after the tragedy and I would have accepted it. I called the channel and made my comment. They treated very rudely and said that "that was news and we have the right to give the news".

Now that I've taken that off my chest (phew!), I'll say that I think contributions can be made to the Thai Red Cross through the internet.


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Posted: 29 Dec 04, 08:24 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

well...its getting bigger and bigger... over 70000 now... oh my gawd! and have u seen what the force of the earthquake did? i mean globally - to the earth! well... innocent people always have to pay for the mistakes of high positioned masters of war...


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Posted: 29 Dec 04, 08:30 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

'innocent people always have to pay for the mistakes of high positioned masters of war... '

Err.....this was a natural disaster remember


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Posted: 29 Dec 04, 08:52 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Dutch NOS television reports posibible 80.000 dead only in Sumatra. What a tragic.


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Posted: 29 Dec 04, 08:53 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Bob The Shrek wrote:

'innocent people always have to pay for the mistakes of high positioned masters of war... '

Err.....this was a natural disaster remember


True

War and natural disasters are two completely different things, the only thing that both have in common is that on both innocents are the ones who take the worst part.

However, I think that world leaders and those who wage for wars are to blame in this case because all the money spent on making weapons and other military expenses could help a lot as a relief of the tsunami victims in Asia, as well as helping fight poverty, hunger, and disease on third world countries.

Shame on them!


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