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Shell Beau Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 10:22 AM
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15. Well this was 1988 and supposedly the last death
caused by the Alaskan mudflats. They have much better ways now to prevent this from happening. I don't remember all that they did, but it seemed they tried everything. But today I think there are much better methods!
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  -Science sinks the myth of a slow death in quicksand Hobarticus  Sep-29-05 08:54 AM   #0 
  - Damn! There goes my favorite Ann Coulter fantasy:  LaraMN   Sep-29-05 09:00 AM   #1 
  - Can't jump through a plate glass window, either.  alarcojon   Sep-29-05 09:20 AM   #7 
     - I hate reality. eom  LaraMN   Sep-29-05 09:22 AM   #8 
        - I'm one of those people you hate to go to the movies with  alarcojon   Sep-29-05 09:35 AM   #9 
           - Most of my family is like this...  LynzM   Sep-29-05 02:12 PM   #22 
  - So basically you have to live forever in the sand???  Shell Beau   Sep-29-05 09:01 AM   #2 
  - OMG!!! That's like something out of a horror movie!  Hobarticus   Sep-29-05 09:04 AM   #3 
  - I am trying to find the story right now! I remember  Shell Beau   Sep-29-05 09:09 AM   #5 
  - Here is some of it. It was hard to find!  Shell Beau   Sep-29-05 09:36 AM   #10 
     - that is absolutely ghastly  Zuni   Sep-29-05 09:40 AM   #11 
     - Is today the day for ghost terms?  Shell Beau   Sep-29-05 09:57 AM   #12 
     - That is horrible  ComerPerro   Sep-29-05 02:06 PM   #18 
  - Seems like they could have brought in a back hoe or something and  qnr   Sep-29-05 10:13 AM   #14 
  - Well this was 1988 and supposedly the last death  Shell Beau   Sep-29-05 10:22 AM   #15 
     - I've heard that one of the reasons it's near impossible to  Sugar Smack   Sep-29-05 11:38 AM   #17 
  - I saw that! It freaked me out!  swimboy   Sep-29-05 11:32 AM   #16 
     - I thought I was the only one who saw it! Wasn't that  Shell Beau   Sep-29-05 02:11 PM   #20 
        - Yeh, those re-enactment things always have happy endings. That's  swimboy   Sep-29-05 09:55 PM   #25 
  - Uhm, that death sounds pretty slow and actually worse  Vash the Stampede   Sep-29-05 09:07 AM   #4 
  - oh, now you;ll tell me there are no ROUS either  northzax   Sep-29-05 09:12 AM   #6 
  - ROUSes?  LynzM   Sep-29-05 02:13 PM   #23 
  - The one method of saving someone based on this situation is a jetty pump  bleedingheart   Sep-29-05 10:05 AM   #13 
  - Oh, thanks. I'm going to have nightmares for weeks.  chaska   Sep-29-05 02:10 PM   #19 
  - You mean the following doesn't accurately reflect reality?:  darkblue   Sep-29-05 02:11 PM   #21 
  - Don't thrash, get body horizontal before you sink further and 'swim' ...  fleabert   Sep-29-05 02:23 PM   #24 
  - Oh, that was debunked years ago  Rabrrrrrr   Sep-29-05 09:56 PM   #26 
  - Having been in quicksand many times, it is easy to get very stuck  EstimatedProphet   Sep-29-05 10:04 PM   #27 
  - They tested this on Mythbusters.  tuvor   Sep-29-05 10:17 PM   #28 
  - Oh yeah?? But what about INTELLIGENT DESIGN, Mr. SmartyPartyPants!  Whoa_Nelly   Sep-29-05 10:35 PM   #29 
  - Proving INTELLIGENT DESIGN and quicksand!!  Whoa_Nelly   Sep-29-05 10:59 PM   #31 
  - Not to mention Gilligan's Island. n/t  RevCheesehead   Sep-29-05 10:37 PM   #30 
  - didn't you expect  KT2000   Sep-30-05 01:10 AM   #32 

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