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RUMMYisFROSTED Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-28-11 05:03 PM
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4. "A Child Tripped And Skinned It's Knee!"
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  -Danish family's sailboat hijacked in Indian Ocean Rage for Order  Feb-28-11 04:56 PM   #0 
  - Oh, no. Children.  cbayer   Feb-28-11 05:01 PM   #1 
  - Would Bibles Would Make the Pirates More Deadly? nt  Mojeoux   Feb-28-11 05:01 PM   #2 
  - No, but it would make the family less deserving of sympathy  Rage for Order   Feb-28-11 05:05 PM   #6 
  - One of DUs lesser moments.  joshcryer   Feb-28-11 05:22 PM   #8 
  - You are correct.  emilyg   Feb-28-11 06:31 PM   #9 
  - It would certainly make the captors more likely to do harm. n/t  Chemical Bill   Mar-01-11 08:34 PM   #30 
  - a better use of our long edurance drones would be  Demonaut   Feb-28-11 05:02 PM   #3 
  - "A Child Tripped And Skinned It's Knee!"  RUMMYisFROSTED   Feb-28-11 05:03 PM   #4 
  - I hope the Danes have a liberal stance on ransom payments.  Sonoman   Feb-28-11 05:04 PM   #5 
  - US senator seeks tough anti-piracy measures  cbayer   Feb-28-11 05:16 PM   #7 
  - If they dressed like old time pirates, they would get better press...  IamK   Feb-28-11 07:54 PM   #10 
  - Why do people keep sailing through these waters?  WatsonT   Feb-28-11 08:15 PM   #11 
  - Because the only other way to get from one side to the other is to go around the Southern  cbayer   Feb-28-11 08:18 PM   #12 
  - It's a small private sail boat  WatsonT   Feb-28-11 08:26 PM   #13 
     - They are most likely making a circumnavigation that will take several years.  cbayer   Feb-28-11 08:39 PM   #14 
     - It isn't business  WatsonT   Feb-28-11 08:43 PM   #16 
     - It's travel and international waters should be protected from piracy with no exceptions.  cbayer   Feb-28-11 08:57 PM   #22 
        - The entire world should be free of crime and violence  WatsonT   Feb-28-11 09:05 PM   #25 
           - International waters are an entirely different situation and always have been.  cbayer   Feb-28-11 09:14 PM   #26 
              - And apparently falls well short of that  WatsonT   Feb-28-11 09:23 PM   #27 
     - That was my thought, too. Only the hardcore speed runners go the southern ocean route.  joshcryer   Feb-28-11 08:44 PM   #17 
     - Do you have specifications on the boat?  joshcryer   Feb-28-11 08:39 PM   #15 
        - Just what the story said  WatsonT   Feb-28-11 08:44 PM   #18 
        - We'll have to see if names are released to see if they had a float plan posted somewhere.  joshcryer   Feb-28-11 08:52 PM   #19 
           - Still I would consider  WatsonT   Feb-28-11 08:55 PM   #21 
              - People are not frequently murdered. The murders last week were the first for many years.  cbayer   Feb-28-11 09:01 PM   #23 
                 - It seems all too likely that I will never get the chance to meet this family  WatsonT   Feb-28-11 09:03 PM   #24 
        - They haven't released any specifics on the boat, but I would guess 40 to 50 foot.  cbayer   Feb-28-11 08:54 PM   #20 
  - People generally don't get how big "those waters" are at this point  Posteritatis   Mar-01-11 04:13 AM   #28 
  - Update: Somali pirates says Danish hostages will be killed if attempt is made to rescue them  cbayer   Mar-01-11 11:20 AM   #29 

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