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Old 06-23-2012, 11:58 PM   #61
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I'm with you on that Chris, these people are too sick for words...

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Old 06-24-2012, 12:00 AM   #62
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The sad thing is they are prolly all people close to my age. Which makes it even worse cuz now I will get looked down on. It's pathetic. It's amazing how many people are a simple waste of air.

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Old 06-24-2012, 12:05 AM   #63
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Alright I'm off to bed gotta get up at 230 am to drive to greys peak. Going to go hike it in the morning
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Old 06-24-2012, 12:57 AM   #64
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Know three displaced families so far.



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Old 06-24-2012, 04:16 AM   #66
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Know three displaced families so far.
Wow that sucks:/


But in other news if you have to get up at two in the morning to drive to Denver don't work till 10 the night before...
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Old 06-24-2012, 09:41 AM   #67
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Old 06-24-2012, 09:43 AM   #68
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Be extra carful in your rigs until we get some rain. it will be a while probably with heading into the hottest months of the year.
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Old 06-24-2012, 10:11 AM   #69
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Howdy, all.
First, I wanna say how deeply sorrowful I am about these fires.
Yeah, theres the impact on the people....that sux.
There's the effect on the environment (Trees, rivers, sky etc)...that sux.
And there is the effect on the wildlife....critters cant out-run wildfire....that is indescribable.

Last year we burned here in Central Texas. In surveying the damages, afterwards, we encountered dozens of locations where cattle, horses, deer, hogs....crammed into corners trying to escape the fire and died en mass. They seek the protection of the herd...then they try to hide...

Ive worked a lot of unpleasant scenes, but those left the deepest scars on my soul.

Then, a year later, the hawks come back on their migratory route and find everything gone. So there is no habitat to support those who did manage to survive. and they get displaced and that forced increased competition for recources in areas that were uneffected by the fires.

I'm not exactly a tree-hugger...though I will admit to having actually hugged a tree. I dont own any tie-dye... dont have any bongo-drums....and never participated in a protest...but I value natue SO much higher than I do people.

I know folks in Colorado dont like folks from TX. Based on the way some of my fellow Texans behave themselves, I cant blame you. But I can say this. If yall can catch this $H1T-8AG I would gladly wheel my way up there to help clens that sorry m-fer from the human gene-pool...and having seen the results of being flame-broiled...I can think of a few creative techniques that would ALMOST be sufficiently appropriate.

To call this a "crime" would be a joke. The words Tragedy and attrocity have been so over-used that they have lost their weight. I just cant think of a word that can adequately address the situation.

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thanks for your words and support.
Texans I don't mind it's the buttheads no matter the state that we have issue with. respect the land and we welcome all. trash it and we hunt you down.
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Old 06-24-2012, 12:07 PM   #71
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Thanks for your concern. We need to find this guy.
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Displaced family count up to 6. never gonna enjoy phone calls like this. So far all 6 believe their homes are still safe but they honestly have no clue.
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Old 06-24-2012, 11:26 PM   #75
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Idk about you guys but if I look over at the fire I can can the flames from my house. (I live out near falcon)
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Old 06-25-2012, 12:03 AM   #77
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I grew up in falcon.
Real falcon or this fake crap they now call falcon?
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Old 06-25-2012, 12:34 PM   #79
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Yea I use to live out there to moved to the crappy falcon and then lived there my whole life. I loved being out in the middle of no where.
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So it looks like there is another fire on the top of the mountain. Above the Waldo canyon fire. And I'll post a link in a minute about the arsonists. They started a fire up in lake gorge today luckily, they were able to put it out
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So it looks like there is another fire on the top of the mountain. Above the Waldo canyon fire. And I'll post a link in a minute about the arsonists. They started a fire up in lake gorge today luckily, they were able to put it out
http://www.kktv.com/home/headlines/T...tml?mobile=yes


Here you go.

These fu** heads need to be pushed into a fire so we can all watch them go to hell
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Old 06-25-2012, 09:38 PM   #82
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Wow, I just can't fathum why anyone would want to intentionally set fires to our state.
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Getting back to the thread, I'm in for planting day whenever you set it up.

My office window looks out on the Front Range and seeing that Waldo Canyon fire burn all day is making me heart sick. Many coworkers live up in Woodland Park and are "trapped" up there, because they don't want to risk the long drive around to get to the Springs and then get evac orders while they're down here. It really sucks.
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Old 06-26-2012, 01:57 AM   #84
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Getting back to the thread, I'm in for planting day whenever you set it up.

My office window looks out on the Front Range and seeing that Waldo Canyon fire burn all day is making me heart sick. Many coworkers live up in Woodland Park and are "trapped" up there, because they don't want to risk the long drive around to get to the Springs and then get evac orders while they're down here. It really sucks.
Yea it's a real bummer what's going on I can't wait till these jack a**es get caught.

As for the plant and wheel day I would like to do it when every fire in Colorado is out. But with the rate we are at there will be 3 feet of snow on the ground before that happens.
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Wow, I just can't fathum why anyone would want to intentionally set fires to our state.
I'm sure it's some knuckle head tree higher trying to prove some f*ggity point

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