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KansDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-06-08 04:41 PM
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71. Just like with global warming, they will say this kind of thing happens in cycles.
We just happen to be entering the "cut cable" cycle, then, after a few years, we will enter the "mend cable" cycle.

Nothing to worry just part of the cycle!
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  -Fifth cable cut Paint It Black  Feb-06-08 09:55 AM   #0 
  - maybe surfing for porn got out of control in the ME.  ileus   Feb-06-08 09:57 AM   #1 
  - How is it possible that there is nothing in the MSM?  Done   Feb-06-08 09:57 AM   #2 
  - It's all just coincidence...  redqueen   Feb-06-08 09:59 AM   #3 
  - Just like with global warming, they will say this kind of thing happens in cycles.  KansDem   Feb-06-08 04:41 PM   #71 
  - American Idol, Britney Spears, the Super Bowl  Paint It Black   Feb-06-08 10:00 AM   #4 
  - Nobody gives a crap about what happens to Iran's telecom grid.  Selatius   Feb-06-08 10:03 AM   #10 
  - ...  Squatch   Feb-06-08 10:05 AM   # 
     - Heh, I should go back and re-edit that. n/t  Selatius   Feb-06-08 10:07 AM   #14 
  - Why do you think?  shance   Feb-06-08 03:47 PM   #66 
  - What the Hell is going on?  blogslut   Feb-06-08 10:00 AM   #5 
  - 5th time's a charm  mikelgb   Feb-06-08 10:00 AM   #6 
  - For the umpteen time. Internet Traffic Report is not reliable  CabalPowered   Feb-06-08 10:01 AM   #7 
  - For Real?........better pass this along to Russ Feingold.  yourout   Feb-06-08 10:01 AM   #8 
  - can we call it sabotage yet  ixion   Feb-06-08 10:02 AM   #9 
  - No, not yet. Because that would mean we would have to suggest some sort of conspiracy.  TheWatcher   Feb-06-08 03:00 PM   #65 
  - submarine - but whose?  donsu   Feb-06-08 10:03 AM   #11 
  - Didn't the Iranian government ban public ownership of satellite dishes?  Squatch   Feb-06-08 10:04 AM   #12 
  - for crying out loud -- Iran has not completely lost internet connectivity  onenote   Feb-06-08 10:05 AM   #13 
  - Whether they have or not... do you think all those cables being cut  redqueen   Feb-06-08 10:10 AM   #16 
  - It certainly seems odd. Beyond that, I'd just be guessing  onenote   Feb-06-08 10:29 AM   #28 
     - Well I wouldn't make that leap, either...  redqueen   Feb-06-08 10:53 AM   #36 
        - I updated my OP to reflect that  Paint It Black   Feb-06-08 10:56 AM   #38 
  - Remember, I'm just virtually here.  Pacifist Patriot   Feb-06-08 10:14 AM   #19 
  - Yes, you are correct. Sharks live underwater.  DCKit   Feb-06-08 10:57 AM   #39 
  - Here all night folks, don't forget to tip your waiter.  Pacifist Patriot   Feb-06-08 11:38 AM   #47 
  - I bet that UFO freaks and cryptozoologists are having a field day with this  Paint It Black   Feb-06-08 11:00 AM   #40 
  - Thanks - saved me the trouble  Greyskye   Feb-06-08 11:01 AM   #41 
  - We're next I guess. n/t  live love laugh   Feb-06-08 10:08 AM   #15 
  - Watch the headline. Iran is not without internet connectivity.  Pacifist Patriot   Feb-06-08 10:13 AM   #17 
  - Just reporting what the headline said - but I'll change the OP headline  Paint It Black   Feb-06-08 10:16 AM   #20 
     - I meant the article.  Pacifist Patriot   Feb-06-08 10:28 AM   #26 
  - Sounds like "they" are getting all their ducks in a row.  TheGoldenRule   Feb-06-08 10:13 AM   #18 
  - Uh, how many US Navy ships are off the coast of Iran now?  sinkingfeeling   Feb-06-08 10:16 AM   #21 
  - US Nav ships  Thothmes   Feb-06-08 07:22 PM   #73 
  - Are you sure the entire country is down? I can access the Iranian Ministry of Science website.  LeftCoast   Feb-06-08 10:18 AM   #22 
  - The entire country may not be down - but it's still highly suspicious  Paint It Black   Feb-06-08 10:24 AM   #24 
  - Agreed. Five cables is beyond suspicious.  LeftCoast   Feb-06-08 10:25 AM   #25 
  - How frequent are submarine cable breaks?  jberryhill   Feb-06-08 11:21 AM   #44 
     - Couple a year, in general  NeedleCast   Feb-06-08 01:52 PM   #61 
        - You'd say that based on what?  jberryhill   Feb-06-08 07:22 PM   #72 
  - maybe a cache or something  madokie   Feb-06-08 10:48 AM   #34 
     - Iran is fine, for now..  CabalPowered   Feb-06-08 10:51 AM   #35 
  - Tentacles of the Evil Satan  formercia   Feb-06-08 10:22 AM   #23 
  - WTF?!?!  Oregonian   Feb-06-08 10:29 AM   #27 
  - USS Jimmy Carter at work  davepc   Feb-06-08 10:33 AM   #29 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-06-08 10:40 AM   #30 
  - Who said a fucking thing about "evil Jews"?  Paint It Black   Feb-06-08 10:43 AM   #32 
  - 'the hell?  redqueen   Feb-06-08 10:54 AM   #37 
  - USS Jimmy iz n ur oceans pwning yer cables  mrbluto   Feb-06-08 10:41 AM   #31 
  - I got a very earnest "it was an undersea earthquake" treatment.  DCKit   Feb-06-08 11:07 AM   #42 
     - No shit  Paint It Black   Feb-06-08 11:15 AM   #43 
     - Where do they use that meme?  mrbluto   Feb-06-08 04:33 PM   #70 
  - as I was saying yesterday I'm getting as worried as I was during the Cuban missile crises  madokie   Feb-06-08 10:46 AM   #33 
  - I'll join you  Elspeth   Feb-06-08 11:29 AM   #45 
     - It is a bit troubling especially while most of america is involved  blues90   Feb-06-08 12:54 PM   #48 
        - I just think they're going to get their Iran war  Elspeth   Feb-06-08 02:23 PM   #63 
        - yes, we are very distracted now from what's going on out there.  alyce douglas   Feb-06-08 02:23 PM   #64 
  - Iran has several subs, I wonder if they were near those breaks. n/t  CK_John   Feb-06-08 11:37 AM   #46 
  - They're rarely operational  NeedleCast   Feb-06-08 01:00 PM   #49 
  - Iran is cutting off its communication links?  endarkenment   Feb-06-08 01:27 PM   #57 
  - OK, who cut the cable? Open a damn window will ya?  originalpckelly   Feb-06-08 01:01 PM   #50 
  - Why?  NeedleCast   Feb-06-08 01:05 PM   #51 
  - Are the cables literally being severed?  Bornaginhooligan   Feb-06-08 01:06 PM   #52 
  - it looks like the first three  NeedleCast   Feb-06-08 01:10 PM   #53 
  - Yeah, but how do we know the repeater boxes....  Bornaginhooligan   Feb-06-08 01:14 PM   #54 
     - Newer Cables (like the first two, at a minimum)  NeedleCast   Feb-06-08 01:20 PM   #55 
        - Right, but it wasn't the copper cables that failed in the power grids either.  Bornaginhooligan   Feb-06-08 01:24 PM   #56 
           - It's a good question  NeedleCast   Feb-06-08 01:38 PM   #59 
  - In the case of the Dubai cable, I  igil   Feb-06-08 01:29 PM   #58 
     - That would indicate to me  NeedleCast   Feb-06-08 01:40 PM   #60 
  - If our own government wanted to cut a country off from internet access,  Marr   Feb-06-08 02:07 PM   #62 
  - Crack heads.  D__S   Feb-06-08 03:58 PM   #67 
  - not these cables  NeedleCast   Feb-06-08 04:15 PM   #69 
     - The optical fibers are inside of copper cladding....  jberryhill   Feb-06-08 07:25 PM   #74 
  - Please read the comments.  ElboRuum   Feb-06-08 04:12 PM   #68 

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