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Monster Earthquake Hits Christchurch New Zealand

Postby dAnzac » Sat Sep 04, 2010 10:05 am

Holy crap :-o

http://skynews.com.au/topstories/article.aspx?id=509054&articleID=1737396

http://www.news.com.au/world/strong-earthquake-leaves-nz-trembling/story-e6frfkyi-1225914069084

"The scale of what has happened here is enormous," he told Sky, urging residents to stay calm and indoors.

The mayor said it was miraculous that no one was killed in the quake - measuring 7.0 according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) - attributing that to the fact it struck about 4.30am when most people were in bed.

There were fires reported in the city as power was restored, and the central business district was cordoned off by police amid reports of looting and extensive damage to some older buildings. The area was declared out-of-bounds until tomorrow at the earliest.

Earthquake Commission chief executive Ian Simpson said the damage bill could be as high as NZ$2 billion ($1.6 billion).


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It was a 7.0 and ripped up the cbd, and no one died? Wow, lucky. 8-o
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Re: Monster Earthquake Hits Christchurch New Zealand

Postby Dan Lambskin » Mon Sep 06, 2010 9:52 am

uh oh i havent heard from Aussie Dodger in awhile...hope he's OK :-o
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Re: Monster Earthquake Hits Christchurch New Zealand

Postby Neato Torpedo » Mon Sep 06, 2010 3:29 pm

There's a "new" Zealand now?
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Re: Monster Earthquake Hits Christchurch New Zealand

Postby StlSluggers » Mon Sep 06, 2010 5:29 pm

Dan Lambskin wrote:uh oh i havent heard from Aussie Dodger in awhile...hope he's OK :-o

i forgot about aussie dodger. i agree: hope aussie dodger made it through this okay
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Re: Monster Earthquake Hits Christchurch New Zealand

Postby dAnzac » Wed Sep 08, 2010 12:00 am

StlSluggers wrote:
Dan Lambskin wrote:uh oh i havent heard from Aussie Dodger in awhile...hope he's OK :-o

i forgot about aussie dodger. i agree: hope aussie dodger made it through this okay


He sent me a text asking whether you wankers still remember him, I'll have to answer yes. !+)
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Re: Monster Earthquake Hits Christchurch New Zealand

Postby Dan Lambskin » Wed Sep 08, 2010 2:43 pm

dAnzac wrote:
StlSluggers wrote:
Dan Lambskin wrote:uh oh i havent heard from Aussie Dodger in awhile...hope he's OK :-o

i forgot about aussie dodger. i agree: hope aussie dodger made it through this okay


He sent me a text asking whether you wankers still remember him, I'll have to answer yes. !+)


oh my thats terrible...a final text message from Aussie...thinking of the Cafe even in his final moments

i will rock this avatar and signature in rememberance of him :,-(
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Re: Monster Earthquake Hits Christchurch New Zealand

Postby dAnzac » Thu Sep 09, 2010 12:27 am

Dan Lambskin wrote:
dAnzac wrote:
StlSluggers wrote:i forgot about aussie dodger. i agree: hope aussie dodger made it through this okay


He sent me a text asking whether you wankers still remember him, I'll have to answer yes. !+)


oh my thats terrible...a final text message from Aussie...thinking of the Cafe even in his final moments

i will rock this avatar and signature in rememberance of him :,-(


Yeah he was a good guy :-/
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Re: Monster Earthquake Hits Christchurch New Zealand

Postby StlSluggers » Thu Sep 09, 2010 12:54 am

dAnzac wrote:
Dan Lambskin wrote:
dAnzac wrote:
He sent me a text asking whether you wankers still remember him, I'll have to answer yes. !+)


oh my thats terrible...a final text message from Aussie...thinking of the Cafe even in his final moments

i will rock this avatar and signature in rememberance of him :,-(


Yeah he was a good guy :-/

Hey AussieDodger, are you gonna miss AussieDodger, AussieDodger?
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Re: Monster Earthquake Hits Christchurch New Zealand

Postby dAnzac » Thu Sep 09, 2010 2:37 am

StlSluggers wrote:
dAnzac wrote:
Dan Lambskin wrote:
oh my thats terrible...a final text message from Aussie...thinking of the Cafe even in his final moments

i will rock this avatar and signature in rememberance of him :,-(


Yeah he was a good guy :-/

Hey AussieDodger, are you gonna miss AussieDodger, AussieDodger?


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Re: Monster Earthquake Hits Christchurch New Zealand

Postby knapplc » Thu Sep 09, 2010 9:20 am

Dan Lambskin wrote:i will rock this avatar and signature in rememberance of him :,-(


What, he's dead ten minutes and we're already looting his body?
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