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Old 03-13-2011, 02:18 PM   #31
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Impossible to drive coast to coast in one day. 24 hours.
Especially when my Jeep will be sporting its new 2000 lb quarter inch steel, lead-lined hard top Im now fabricating in my garage. Back to work! I'll post pics when I'm in Florida and chronicle my "how I out-ran a nuclear cloud in my TJ" story. My gas bill is gonna suck.

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Impossible to drive coast to coast in one day. 24 hours.
No it's not. If David Goggins can run over a hundred miles in 19 hours than a human can haul a** from one coast to the other.
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Especially when my Jeep will be sporting its new 2000 lb quarter inch steel, lead-lined hard top Im now fabricating in my garage. Back to work! I'll post pics when I'm in Florida and chronicle my "how I out-ran a nuclear cloud in my TJ" story. My gas bill is gonna suck.
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No it's not. If David Goggins can run over a hundred miles in 19 hours than a human can haul a** from one coast to the other.
Math not your thing is it. 3000 miles in 24 hours is 125 mph. No Jeep Wrangler can do that.
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Math not your thing is it. 3000 miles in 24 hours is 125 mph. No Jeep Wrangler can do that.
Depends on the start and finish locations. San Diego to Panama City is roughly 2,122 miles (per Mapquest). That looks to be an average of about 88.5 mph. Doable, with no traffic or cops. Not in a Wrangler though!
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Maybe it's just me but I think mother nature is fighting back. When a person gets sick your body gets a fever to fight off the infection and I feel like we are an infection to earth with all of our pollution and littering and what not. Earth has started fighting back, trying to kill off the infection or at least get it under control. I feel deeply for the Japanese. I have friends from college from Japan and they are in my prayers.
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It's funny how everyone becomes scientists when the earth coughs once in a while. But I feel deeply for the people over there and I hope that everything becomes under control and they can start to rebuild.

They said that the reactors are stable now so that is a good thing as well. I will keep them in my prayers and I hope all is well.

What is crazy to think about is how a island no bigger then the West Coast states in a line, uses 55 nuclear powerplants to create their power. Insane.
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It's funny how everyone becomes scientists when the earth coughs once in a while. But I feel deeply for the people over there and I hope that everything becomes under control and they can start to rebuild.

They said that the reactors are stable now so that is a good thing as well. I will keep them in my prayers and I hope all is well.

What is crazy to think about is how a island no bigger then the West Coast states in a line, uses 55 nuclear powerplants to create their power. Insane.


That is one butt load of electricity isn't it?
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That was the plan until I did the math and realized I would run out of money/gas on the outskirts of Texas. So I scrapped the original plan and I'm contemplating re-inforced concrete.

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Maybe it's just me but I think mother nature is fighting back. When a person gets sick your body gets a fever to fight off the infection and I feel like we are an infection to earth with all of our pollution and littering and what not. Earth has started fighting back, trying to kill off the infection or at least get it under control. I feel deeply for the Japanese. I have friends from college from Japan and they are in my prayers.


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Nope, thats a George Carlin skit.
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Nope, thats a George Carlin skit.
So Al got it from George Carlin?
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I don't know who got it from who. I just know that it's VERY similar to a Carlin skit. Did Gore say that also?
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Math not your thing is it. 3000 miles in 24 hours is 125 mph. No Jeep Wrangler can do that.
Still made a point.
Humans cam do a lot more than they think they can. And I'm good with geometry, trig and physics. All have value to me.
And no point in going to Florida.... Head for the hills.... Mountains are safe havens
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Depends on the start and finish locations. San Diego to Panama City is roughly 2,122 miles (per Mapquest). That looks to be an average of about 88.5 mph. Doable, with no traffic or cops. Not in a Wrangler though!
Drive along the coast.
Avoid hills. But my days aren't normal days. I'm an insomniac, meaning I can keep going lot longer than a person without it. Bit preferably, I'd use an enduro bike or street bike.
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That was the plan until I did the math and realized I would run out of money/gas on the outskirts of Texas. So I scrapped the original plan and I'm contemplating re-inforced concrete.

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I don't know who got it from who. I just know that it's VERY similar to a Carlin skit. Did Gore say that also?
Carlin was being sarcastic, but Gore was serious when he said, "The Earth has a fever and just like when your child has a fever, maybe that's a warning of something seriously wrong," Gore said on "Good Morning America".
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For those concerned with the Nuclear Power Plants and how they are coping may find the following link useful. The media and TV presenters are reporting on a technology they know nothing about and therefore speculate into what is actually happening. The report in the link provided is an account from industry experts and therefore is closer to the truth and not drafted from speculation.

Battle to stabilise earthquake reactors

In the above link is a diagram of a typical Boiling Water Reactor (BWR). In the diagram you can see the Reactor Pressure Vessel. Surrounding that is a concrete shield/enclosure. This is the primary containment. Surrounding the primary containment is the secondary containment (the outer building). It is this outer structure that suffered from the explosion leaving the primary containment intact. An operation carried out in order to protect the reactor pressure vessel. Protecting the Reactor Pressure vessel will keep the reactor core safe and prevent large scale radioactive material from entering the environement.
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The power of the quake move the island of Japan 13ft. closer to the USA. And its sank about 2ft lower than before. Thats insane.


Oh and btw...if you add ... 9.11.01 + 3.10.11= 12.21.12 (the supposed end of the world). Got that in a text message today.

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