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panader0 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jun-29-09 12:48 PM
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9. Yeah, we sent them all the steel from the Trade Towers.
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  -Car park 'collapses' in US city dipsydoodle  Jun-29-09 12:31 PM   #0 
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  - Mine is walking in on Clown Sex.  YOY   Jun-29-09 01:20 PM   #20 
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  - Weird but I'm with you  maseman   Jun-30-09 12:20 PM   #38 
  - I have a friend who was in a building that began to suddenly crack and then  Blue Diadem   Jun-30-09 12:49 PM   #41 
  - Dont worry -- you wont feel a thing will be very quick.  TheCoxwain   Jun-30-09 02:50 PM   #44 
     - Unfortunately, I thought you were replying to the post on clown sex ...  Nihil   Jul-01-09 07:50 AM   #46 
  - How Is It - The BBC  otohara   Jun-29-09 12:35 PM   #2 
  - The story was on WSBTV in Atlanta before being reported by the BBC. n/t  RebelOne   Jun-29-09 12:36 PM   #5 
  - Unless there were casualties, it's not much of a story outside Atlanta.  jobycom   Jun-29-09 12:43 PM   #8 
  - In the US, if it bleeds, it leads - and conversely, without bodies there's not story.  RaleighNCDUer   Jun-29-09 12:55 PM   #11 
  - The collapsing infrastructure and the decline in building standards are both important.  jobycom   Jun-29-09 01:04 PM   #14 
     - Name another non-third-world country with lots of infrastructure collapses  TrogL   Jun-29-09 01:52 PM   #24 
        - please don't fly on Airbus .n/t  excess_3   Jul-01-09 08:05 AM   #47 
  - Buildings shouldn't fall down. If they do, that should be news.  damntexdem   Jun-29-09 01:03 PM   #13 
  - It's one section of parking garage. Why would that be big news?  jobycom   Jun-29-09 01:19 PM   #19 
  - Its not just one parking lot  conscious evolution   Jun-30-09 01:52 PM   #43 
  - In a country as large, developed and complex as the United States  Posteritatis   Jun-29-09 04:00 PM   #29 
  - I can tell you why--the link is BBC Hong Kong; The Chinese just had a building fall over the other  MADem   Jun-30-09 12:14 PM   #37 
  - I disagree. A catastrophic disaster averted is definitely a story worth telling  lunatica   Jul-01-09 08:15 AM   #48 
  - I saw it a while ago on CNN,  drm604   Jun-29-09 01:39 PM   #22 
  - I thought the same thing....  unapatriciated   Jun-29-09 05:22 PM   #30 
  - Well, it's not like there is a 24 hour Cable News Network based there or anything..  Greyhound   Jun-30-09 04:50 AM   #35 
  - Chinese concrete.  Joanne98   Jun-29-09 12:35 PM   #3 
  - or Made In China rebar. nt  nc4bo   Jun-29-09 12:43 PM   #7 
  - Yeah, we sent them all the steel from the Trade Towers.  panader0   Jun-29-09 12:48 PM   #9 
  - no, then the entire structure would have pancaked at near free fall speed  ixion   Jun-29-09 12:50 PM   #10 
     - Really? You expect the same construction techniques for a tall office tower and a parking garage?  TrogL   Jun-29-09 01:54 PM   #25 
        - I was being facetious  ixion   Jun-29-09 02:10 PM   #27 
  - Oh yeah I forgot cheap Chinese steel that sux!  Joanne98   Jun-29-09 01:07 PM   #15 
     - You know that for a fact eh?  parkia00   Jun-30-09 09:21 AM   #36 
  - hey, we had a new school project with good ol USA concrete that collapsed  wordpix   Jun-30-09 12:21 PM   #39 
  - Here's the story from our local news station.  RebelOne   Jun-29-09 12:35 PM   #4 
  - Thanks for the link...  unapatriciated   Jun-29-09 05:36 PM   #31 
  - Nothing on the national news yet  liberal N proud   Jun-29-09 12:37 PM   #6 
  - But where's Billy Mays?  damntexdem   Jun-29-09 01:08 PM   #16 
  - Fox had it.  emilyg   Jun-29-09 01:09 PM   #17 
  - It was on CNN a while ago. n/t  drm604   Jun-29-09 01:40 PM   #23 
  - I wonder how old the structure is?  get the red out   Jun-29-09 12:59 PM   #12 
  - Hardin Construction was the contractor,  unapatriciated   Jun-29-09 05:46 PM   #32 
  - All those cars crushed. Hey, do you suppose that this is to help the economy?  damntexdem   Jun-29-09 01:09 PM   #18 
  - One guy had to run in to stairwell  RamboLiberal   Jun-29-09 01:55 PM   #26 
  - That had to be terrifying. n/t  Blue Diadem   Jun-30-09 12:54 PM   #42 
  - Damn! Should've been the Westin Peachtree car park.  tomreedtoon   Jun-29-09 03:53 PM   #28 
  - My money says the construction company cut corners to save money on constructing the thing.  Selatius   Jun-29-09 07:44 PM   #34 
  - it's also the lack of inspections on projects - case in point, our local school project  wordpix   Jun-30-09 12:28 PM   #40 
  - Car parks don't collapse near the centre of Atlanta city.  surrealAmerican   Jun-30-09 02:58 PM   #45 

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