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Parker CA Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-24-11 03:48 PM
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1. True hero right there. nt
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  -German tourist hailed a hero as he sailed into gunfire to save 30 lives. snagglepuss  Jul-24-11 03:47 PM   #0 
  - True hero right there. nt  Parker CA   Jul-24-11 03:48 PM   #1 
  - Here's his pix. He had binoculars & thank goodness was able to help.  KittyWampus   Jul-24-11 05:47 PM   #26 
     - a true hero  libmom74   Jul-26-11 02:20 AM   #48 
  - Agreed  whatwasthequestion   Jul-24-11 03:56 PM   #2 
  - Obviously better than the Norwegian police, who have penance to pay.  Faygo Kid   Jul-24-11 04:02 PM   #3 
  - What the fuck do you know about it?  Lars77   Jul-24-11 04:06 PM   #4 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-24-11 04:31 PM   #7 
  - It's likely that i know someone, i will give them your regards. nt  Lars77   Jul-24-11 04:33 PM   #8 
  - You don't think there were literally dozens of 911 calls from the people on the island?  lunatica   Jul-24-11 04:38 PM   #10 
  - It's about a 45-50 minute drive to get there from Oslo.  Lars77   Jul-24-11 04:42 PM   #12 
  - it's about 20- 25 miles. they must drive slow in norway.  indurancevile   Jul-24-11 10:14 PM   #32 
     - We do. Theres no motorway. Maybe it could be done in 35 minutes,  Lars77   Jul-25-11 06:33 AM   #36 
        - if there's no motorway what do they drive on?  indurancevile   Jul-25-11 02:57 PM   #41 
           - Roads?  immoderate   Jul-25-11 03:18 PM   #42 
           - except there is 15 km of freeway from oslo to sandvika, then 3-4 lanes with barrier between  indurancevile   Jul-26-11 02:02 AM   #46 
           - wow. nt  Lars77   Jul-25-11 03:33 PM   #44 
  - They could not - they didn't have boats  malaise   Jul-24-11 05:20 PM   #22 
     - There were heroic people using at least two boats to evacuate people from the island.  Lasher   Jul-25-11 12:29 PM   #37 
  - It is now common practice for terrorists to attack several targets to create  snagglepuss   Jul-24-11 04:41 PM   #11 
  - Now look here.  Lars77   Jul-24-11 04:54 PM   #14 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-24-11 05:13 PM   #18 
  - :(  uppityperson   Jul-24-11 05:15 PM   #19 
  - Sorry, im just getting too emotional. I'm gonna take a break.  Lars77   Jul-24-11 05:17 PM   #20 
     - There are always hindsight armchair participants.  uppityperson   Jul-24-11 05:20 PM   #21 
  - I apologize for jumping on the police situation  lunatica   Jul-24-11 05:42 PM   #24 
  - I'm sorry too, discussion forums are for discussion. nt  Lars77   Jul-24-11 05:43 PM   #25 
     - I'm so sorry for what happened in your country  sabrina 1   Jul-24-11 10:06 PM   #31 
  - My heart goes out to you and yours. Thank you for taking....  Zookeeper   Jul-24-11 05:52 PM   #27 
  - There are too many people here that think that Norway is just like the police state we are,  RC   Jul-24-11 06:51 PM   #29 
  - All if feel is hurt and love for Norway and her people. I am sure  roguevalley   Jul-24-11 07:30 PM   #30 
  - I can understand how you feel, Lars  Art_from_Ark   Jul-24-11 10:28 PM   #33 
  - Dear Lars, thank you for your courage and compassion  librechik   Jul-25-11 01:04 PM   #40 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-24-11 05:12 PM   #17 
  - Every time we have an incident we have monday morning  nadinbrzezinski   Jul-26-11 02:15 AM   #47 
  - self delete  rhett o rick   Jul-24-11 11:12 PM   #35 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-24-11 05:10 PM   #16 
  - Likely the Norwegian police weren't sure what to do. They aren't hardened like NYPD.  Selatius   Jul-24-11 05:24 PM   #23 
  - Heads will roll?  Dappleganger   Jul-24-11 10:33 PM   #34 
  - I imagine many of us pretend we're clever enough to have absolute knowledge...  LanternWaste   Jul-25-11 12:58 PM   #38 
  - When you travel to a remote area, you can't complain when the police aren't there in 5 minutes.  Xithras   Jul-25-11 12:59 PM   #39 
  - Also of note, the compassion of those rescued even as they were in danger  suffragette   Jul-24-11 04:07 PM   #5 
  - k&r  Liberal_in_LA   Jul-24-11 04:11 PM   #6 
  - Oh, that restores some faith in mankind, just knowing this...  hlthe2b   Jul-24-11 04:36 PM   #9 
  - Good man. n/t  EFerrari   Jul-24-11 04:52 PM   #13 
  - Wow! Great story. Thanks for sharing it.  cbayer   Jul-24-11 05:01 PM   #15 
  - I'm sure more heroic stories will come out as other locals also responded  snagglepuss   Jul-24-11 06:19 PM   #28 
  - kick  Blue_Tires   Jul-25-11 03:29 PM   #43 
  - K & R - thanks for the link.  Raksha   Jul-25-11 03:47 PM   #45 

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