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jtrockville Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-19-10 12:26 PM
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35. Bingo, you caught me. Wasn't it obvious?
Everything returned on the first few pages by a search on tarballs was from this incident. That's why I posted the question here.
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  -Lab: Fla. Keys tar balls not from Gulf oil spill tomm2thumbs  May-19-10 08:17 AM   #0 
  - Right.  rusty charly   May-19-10 08:22 AM   #1 
  - yeah what a coincidence that just as a big oil gusher is spewing in the gulf coast  ejpoeta   May-19-10 08:23 AM   #2 
  - I suppose it could be  sharp_stick   May-19-10 08:24 AM   #3 
  - Has that ever happened before?  jtrockville   May-19-10 08:50 AM   #6 
     - My cousin used to see it  sharp_stick   May-19-10 09:09 AM   #12 
     - I googled tar balls and immediately found these articles from 2000 and 2003  onenote   May-19-10 09:17 AM   #14 
     - Interesting stuff. But both articles indicate tarballs are the result of an oil spill.  jtrockville   May-19-10 12:31 PM   #36 
     - well  shanti   May-19-10 09:32 AM   #17 
     - Then you didn't try very hard  jberryhill   May-19-10 10:26 AM   #24 
        - Bingo, you caught me. Wasn't it obvious?  jtrockville   May-19-10 12:26 PM   #35 
           - Hint: Google search has a date range function  jberryhill   May-19-10 03:24 PM   #39 
              - OOOOohhhhh I had no idea. TY! Also... your link is broken.  jtrockville   May-19-10 03:50 PM   #40 
                 - No prob  jberryhill   May-19-10 04:05 PM   #41 
                    - I think what's significant about these... is that they indicate LIES.  jtrockville   May-19-10 04:29 PM   #44 
                       - What other spills?  jberryhill   May-19-10 07:37 PM   #46 
                          - Everything I've read (including your links) suggests....  jtrockville   May-19-10 07:46 PM   #47 
                             - Try googling this  jberryhill   May-19-10 08:01 PM   #48 
  - They think we just fell off the turnip truck  liberal N proud   May-19-10 08:48 AM   #4 
  - I was born @ night but not last night.  Botany   May-19-10 08:52 AM   #7 
  - It's corporate CYA time again.  bulloney   May-19-10 08:49 AM   #5 
  - I visited a friend who was working on a poultry farm in the 80s  daleo   May-19-10 04:11 PM   #43 
  - I tend to believe them  Bragi   May-19-10 08:54 AM   #8 
  - Their lie wouldn't show up for a while  Robbien   May-19-10 09:37 AM   #20 
  - Exceedingly well put, and the only exception I take is:  dixiegrrrrl   May-19-10 10:50 AM   #27 
     - And I'll not dispute your estimate  Bragi   May-19-10 11:11 AM   #28 
        - I am an "early boomer" and worry deeply about my sons.  dixiegrrrrl   May-19-10 11:39 AM   #29 
  - since they're not from the spill they're ok right? nt  msongs   May-19-10 08:56 AM   #9 
  - Can't say.  Igel   May-19-10 11:46 AM   #31 
  - No, but it's surprising how many here don't realize the extent of pollution before this "spill"  jberryhill   May-19-10 04:08 PM   #42 
     - Thanks for your valiant effort ...  Nihil   May-20-10 05:13 AM   #49 
  - they probably were from the rig itself, which sank, and from which they are not comparing samples  tomm2thumbs   May-19-10 08:57 AM   #10 
  - these are not the droids you're looking for  florida08   May-19-10 09:06 AM   #11 
  - So what? Just wait a few more days...  CLANG   May-19-10 09:12 AM   #13 
  - yes  joanmj   May-19-10 09:22 AM   #15 
  - IN A RELATED STORY... gators to change name to TARHEELS  happygoluckytoyou   May-19-10 09:29 AM   #16 
  - I'd think BP either rigged the test or put other tar balls out there.  Festivito   May-19-10 09:32 AM   #18 
  - There are tar balls everywhere  jberryhill   May-19-10 10:30 AM   #26 
     - However they still come from off shore or on shore oil rigs I see.  superconnected   May-19-10 12:00 PM   #34 
     - Yes, from rigs and spills of all kinds  jberryhill   May-19-10 03:23 PM   #38 
     - Thank you. So, it comes from OTHER oil wells that leak.  Festivito   May-20-10 07:45 AM   #51 
  - Oh good. Nothing to worry about then.  gtar100   May-19-10 09:36 AM   #19 
  - A bunch of oil rigs were lost or damaged during Katrina,  Grey   May-19-10 09:57 AM   #21 
  - My response: so what else is BP hiding from us?  caseymoz   May-19-10 10:11 AM   #22 
  - yuh... just a coincidence  fascisthunter   May-19-10 10:19 AM   #23 
  - 2009 - "Tarballs A Common Sight On La Jolla Shores"  jberryhill   May-19-10 10:30 AM   #25 
  - that can't be true  Bill McBlueState   May-19-10 11:45 AM   #30 
  - Coast Guard is contradicting itself...  salazarmms   May-19-10 11:57 AM   #32 
  - So where did these tar balls come from? No I don't believe them.  superconnected   May-19-10 11:57 AM   #33 
  - I read somewhere...  kirby   May-19-10 02:38 PM   #37 
  - So where'd they come from? Mars?  DebbieCDC   May-19-10 05:27 PM   #45 
     - Denial - not just a river in Egypt  Nihil   May-20-10 05:22 AM   #50 
 

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