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Lots of bad news

Postby Tom Flapwell » Tue Oct 07, 2008 2:49 pm

Is it just me? Is it just my news sources? Or has the news been even worse than usual lately? Here are some headlines from my local paper this morning:

1. Dow in the Dumps
Worldwide woes drive industrials below 10,000 for first time since '04

2. Colombo, Sri Lanka: Suicide Bomber Targets Opposition, Kills 27

3. Mogadishu, Somalia: Mortar Rounds Kill 17 People at Market in Somali Capital

4. Quake Destroys Kyrgyzstan Village
6.6-magnitude temblor kills at least 72 people, injures more than 100

5. Bombing Kills 15 in Pakistan
Suicide attacker targets opposition legislator's house, injuring 50

6. Report: Future Bleak for Mammals
5-year survey finds 1 in 4 species is facing threat of extinction

7. 2 Earthquakes Kill 30 in Tibet


After that, it gets into relatively positive local news.
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Postby nickspoon » Tue Oct 07, 2008 2:51 pm

8. Cat saved from tree, citizens rejoice.
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Postby Bocaj Claw » Tue Oct 07, 2008 3:09 pm

Its the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine. :?
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Postby Ibun » Tue Oct 07, 2008 6:04 pm

nickspoon wrote:8. Cat saved from tree, citizens rejoice.
"I was scared for my life." - Ibun
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Postby Liz » Tue Oct 07, 2008 7:33 pm

Ibun wrote:
nickspoon wrote:8. Cat saved from tree, citizens rejoice.
"I was scared for my life." - Ibun

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Postby Arloest » Tue Oct 07, 2008 10:14 pm

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Who sleeps shall awake, looking through the window of our lives
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Postby Bocaj Claw » Tue Oct 07, 2008 10:33 pm

"Not really." -Bocaj
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Postby Baconsticks » Tue Oct 07, 2008 11:04 pm

nickspoon wrote:8. Cat saved from tree, citizens rejoice.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9j7o8ixbrLo
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Postby datherman » Wed Oct 08, 2008 12:54 am

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Postby Xtream » Tue Oct 14, 2008 1:12 am

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Postby Doc Sigma » Tue Oct 14, 2008 2:15 am

""How can I just let you walk away, just let you leave without a trace
When I stand here taking every breath with you, ooh
You're the only one who really knew me at all

How can you just walk away from me,
When all I can do is watch you leave
'Cos we've shared the laughter and the pain and even shared the tears
You're the only one who really knew me at all

So take a look at me now, oh there's just an empty space
And there's nothing left here to remind me,
Just the memory of your face
Ooh take a look at me now, well there's just an empty space
And you coming back to me is against all odds and that's what i've got to face

I wish I could just make you turn around,
Turn around and see me cry
There's so much I need to say to you,
So many reasons why
You're the only one who really knew me at all

So take a look at me now, well there's just an empty space
And there's nothing left here to remind me, just the memory of your face
Now take a look at me now, 'cos there's just an empty space

But to wait for you, is all I can do and that's what i've got to face
Take a good look at me now, 'cos i'll still be standing here
And you coming back to me is against all odds
It's the chance i've gotta take

Take a look at me now" -- Phil Collins" -- Doc Sigma

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Postby osprey » Tue Oct 14, 2008 2:38 am

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Postby datherman » Tue Oct 14, 2008 5:51 am

Speaking of the DOW:

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Postby gforce422 » Thu Oct 16, 2008 2:48 am

ITS OVER NINE THOUSAAAAAAAAAAAND!!!!1!
gforce422 is awesome because:
-He made the absolute nicest comments about me in the other topic. I didn't respond to them yet, because I suck, but they are greatly appreciated! =D
-I would say he would also be a good runner up as one of the nicest people alive.
-He joined the IRC sometimes. But not enough, I say! Chat moar =D
-He is evidently only 18 year old but he could easily pass for 25. =D
-He is a drummer like *I* am and this in itself is cool.
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Postby LewisTheTank » Fri Oct 17, 2008 3:24 am

gforce422 wrote:ITS OVER NINE THOUSAAAAAAAAAAAND!!!!1!

(for now...)
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