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Chitter Chatter => General Discussion => Topic started by: Monsters For Sale on August 05, 2020, 08:14:20 AM

Title: Beirut Explosion
Post by: Monsters For Sale on August 05, 2020, 08:14:20 AM
Because of the fire, many cameras were pointed at the buildings when the explosion happened:

      https://youtu.be/WVV9wBBBx5E

They lost the whole damned port.  Poor people, their hospitals were already full because of all the COVID-19 cases.
     

Here is a live camera on what is happening today:

      https://youtu.be/xubAPzeFba4


Reminds me of the 1947 Texas City harbor explosion.
Title: Re: Beirut Explosion
Post by: Sir Masksalot on August 05, 2020, 08:12:50 PM
Now is a good time to count our blessings while the world around us convulses with calamity.
Title: Re: Beirut Explosion
Post by: elisecoen on August 31, 2020, 02:05:52 AM
The explosion had the force of at least 500 tons of TNT. The estimate was based on the widespread destruction, said the source, who has experience with military explosives. The blast caused carnage over a 6-mile radius and was felt more than 100 miles away. This issue has really proved that the world is not really as safe as you could expect and the explosion should not pass without accountability.
Title: Re: Beirut Explosion
Post by: Mike Scott on August 31, 2020, 02:23:25 AM
Welcome to the UMA, elisecoen !  :)
Title: Re: Beirut Explosion
Post by: Hepcat on September 02, 2020, 09:42:08 AM
Somehow I suspect that elisecoen is a one-and-done drive-by shooting type of poster.

Eli Cohen - Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eli_Cohen)

 :(
Title: Re: Beirut Explosion
Post by: Monsters For Sale on October 02, 2020, 01:44:38 PM
Somehow I suspect that elisecoen is a one-and-done drive-by shooting type of poster.

Eli Cohen - Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eli_Cohen)

 :(

Looks like you were right.

Still, the point he made was valid.  There are so many more dangerous chemical plants situated too close areas of population.  Likewise storage facilities that warehouse huge quantities of hazardous materials and trains hauling volatile liquids and gases through the middle of towns.  Things are bound to happen from time to time.

No political point.  Just hard to handle the large amounts of risky materials modern society has come to depend on.
Title: Re: Beirut Explosion
Post by: Mike Scott on October 02, 2020, 05:55:02 PM
Somehow I suspect that elisecoen is a one-and-done drive-by shooting type of poster.

Eli Cohen - Wikipedia

But her name isn't "Eli", it's "Elise".
Title: Re: Beirut Explosion
Post by: Hepcat on October 02, 2020, 11:24:32 PM
Looks like you were right.

Still, the point he made was valid.

I agree. Her/his point is valid.

Nonetheless, joining this forum specifically to make a point unrelated to monsters does not constitute good faith behaviour in my book. I actually suspect that she/he is an employee of one of these troll farms financed by some government to sway public opinion.

She/he could of course prove me wrong by adding some good content to this board over the next few months but I'm not holding my breath.

 :-\

Title: Re: Beirut Explosion
Post by: Mike Scott on October 03, 2020, 12:15:08 AM
I actually suspect that she/he is an employee of one of these troll farms financed by some government to sway public opinion.

You wouldn't think anybody would bother with this place when they could get a much better result from some place like Face Book.
Title: Re: Beirut Explosion
Post by: Hepcat on October 17, 2020, 08:18:04 AM
I suspect that elisecoen was doing drive-by shooting in multiple places wherever he/she could.

 >:(