Meltdown

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by -=Lurker=-, Mar 12, 2011.

  1. Flinch

    Flinch New Member

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    Nah I'm not scooby. I'v been around since the old site I just hardly ever post on here I mostly just look around. What ever happend to scooby anyways? I'm not worried about the whole inhaling thing. The way it was explained to me was it's around the same amount of exposure as if I were getting a chest x-ray so it's not bad as long as I dont stay out in it for a long period of time.
  2. MSP

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    Yeah, BBC is reporting radiation in Tokyo. Basically we can't trust the Japanese government to report this honestly because they are trying to avert a panic. There are four reactors all within close proximity to one another, and if one melts down it's going to make things very difficult for the other three.

    If it were me, and I were in Tokyo or within a few hundred miles of any of these reactors, I would be preemptively evacuating. "Boss, I'm taking two weeks vacation. ENJOY THE TUMORS!!!"
  3. mistawiskas

    mistawiskas kik n a and takin names

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  4. Goofus Maximus

    Goofus Maximus Too old to be this dumb!

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    One thing is certain: if you want to buy anything with silicon in it, you may want to buy it now, because prices are going to go up up up, due to the disruption of high-tech silicon that Japan is the major supplier for...
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    It wouldn't happen like that. The Coastal/Santa Ana winds and topography are totally different.
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    ninefivezero infinite resolution

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  8. tex

    tex jive turkey

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    huh? like if one melts down, the other three will go "i wanna do that too!" and meltdown?
  9. Goofus Maximus

    Goofus Maximus Too old to be this dumb!

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    Even without making power, there's still the maintenance and security to deal with what's left, such as the storage pools of spent fuel (that don't go anywhere because we STILL don't have a permanent repository, nor reprocessing facilities, for the stuff!) and the radioactive structures themselves.

    More like "I'd like to control things in this building, but the building next to me is EXPLODING! The building on the other side is LEAKING RADIATION, so I have to move around in this bulky suit EVERYWHERE now! That building there IS ON FIRE! As MSP rightly said, it's more difficult.
  10. mistawiskas

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    Not mention that the backup cooling systems have no power to run in any of them. Can't cool them correctly and they melt down.
  11. Torx

    Torx Indigenous Nudist

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    wow, this is getting worse and worse.
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    This is the line for gasoline at one of the smaller cities (40k population) in Japan right now (10AM).

    [video=youtube;--gHBGkJYv0]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=--gHBGkJYv0&feature=player_embedded#at=58[/video]
  14. Goofus Maximus

    Goofus Maximus Too old to be this dumb!

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    In America, there would be hundreds of cars cutting into that line, and blocked intersections for.... blocks... :)
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    Yup and rioting everywhere.
  16. mistawiskas

    mistawiskas kik n a and takin names

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    I hope we never find out.
  17. MSP

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    Uh oh...

  18. Goofus Maximus

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    This is Japan! Where are the radiation resistant ROBOTS?!?!?!?

    The US is calling for a (much) wider evacuation zone than the Japanese "authorities", and the Chinese are even more pissed than usual at Japan right now, over their vague and conflicting information dribbling...
  19. mistawiskas

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    The catz ate em'
    trbl jap6.jpg
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  21. bigwill51534

    bigwill51534 Saint, Church of Ryanism

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    If you guys want some information from the best source regarding this catastrophe, check out this link:

    http://www.nukeworker.com/forum/index.php/topic,26998.0.html

    Many of the people who post on that forum are experts in nuclear power, and a few are actually experts on the exact model and make of nuclear reactor that is being used in Japan. It should give you a good measure of the danger.

    Let me know if you have any questions regarding the abbreviations or what they are talking about. Although I am not trained in this specific nuclear reactor, I have a basic understanding of what is going on and know many of the systems and the processes that are in place.

    ~Will Courtier~
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    Torx Indigenous Nudist

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    Michio laying down the truth. So let's assume he's right, and they end up encasing that shit in concrete. So there's going to be a 30 mile exclusion zone, or thereabouts, that they'll have to abandon? What about the sea water? That shit will flow freely up and down the coast, out to sea, etc, contaminating EVERYTHING.
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    [video=youtube;6JrIYR8jArk]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6JrIYR8jArk[/video]
  25. Tacdriver

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    I'm not sure how tall the fuel rods are so I'm ignorant on this subject. I have one question though......why not inject Liquid Nitrogen every hour or so and then keep dumping water in from a chopper? It seems sorta logical to me.