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Men being rescued from Chilean mine

Discussion in 'The OT' started by phrelin, Oct 13, 2010.

  1. AntAltMike

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    There was a movie I saw a long time ago from the late 1940s or early 1950s where there was a mining disaster and some local promoter or newsman would up fanagling control of the rescue operation and persuaded the rescue team to try drilling a new shaft instead of reopening the collapsed one even though knowledgeable people thought that the latter alternative would be faster, and I think they were too late and the trapped miners died.
     
  2. yosoyellobo

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    He is out now.
     
  3. Chris Blount

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    He didn't seem very happy. Something is going on.
     
  4. James Long

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    Someone was there playing kissyface ... so I suppose there is some forgiveness.
    The person was identified as "spouse". The reporter said he wanted both there when he came up.
     
  5. yosoyellobo

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    I think that was his mistress. His wife did not show up.
     
  6. Chris Blount

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    That's what I was thinking. She looked way too happy to have him back.
     
  7. James Long

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    I'm only reporting what TV Chile gave her as a title (unless CNN mistranslated it).
     
  8. yosoyellobo

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    Mining is one of two job that I could never see myself doing. The other one is working on skyscrapers.
     
  9. James Long

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    I blinked ... #24 is up. They are getting good at this.
    3 in 80 minutes ... one every 26 minutes.
     
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    Last of the miners Luis Urzua on his way. God speed.
     
  12. Earl Bonovich

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    And they are all now rescued..... amazing... just amazing
     
  13. Davenlr

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    Been watching it live for the past 24 hours (except for a little sleep and work). Its fantastic.
     
  14. RAD

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    Dripping...
    Just keeping fingers crossed that the five rescuers down there also make it back up with any problems.
     
  15. Earl Bonovich

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    Very true...

    but from what they were saying during the day... "Crews" are going to be going down to do investigations on what happened...

    Film crews to record their space for documentary purposes and others.
     
  16. Davenlr

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    Still a rough way to get into the guiness book of world records :)
     
  17. yosoyellobo

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    Somethings you will always remember. This is one of those events.
     
  18. yosoyellobo

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    One that we hope will never be broken.
     
  19. scooper

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    Now just the 5 rescue workers to come up !
     
  20. Cholly

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    I can't help but wonder how the last rescuer will come up, as he has to do everything for himself,putting on monitor, closing the capsule door, cll the surface to tell them to lift. Amazing.
     

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