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Forum topic by TopamaxSurvivor posted 06-24-2010 09:03 PM 2018 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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06-24-2010 09:03 PM

Topic tags/keywords: joke humor bp oil spill

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence


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#1 posted 06-24-2010 09:10 PM

LOL!!

-- Ohh mann...pancakes and boobies...I'll bet that's what Heaven is like! ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣

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#2 posted 06-24-2010 10:54 PM

Ha ha ha

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#3 posted 06-24-2010 11:12 PM

I don’t find that funny at all in fact quite disturbing. Oh wait, that’s why I like it. I can see the news release tomorrow, PLAYTEX STOCKS SORE, mechanics everywhere uses tampons to plug leaks.

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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#4 posted 06-25-2010 01:42 AM

What’s disturbing is our governments statement that BP will pay, yet BP states that they will simply pull the plug on shareholder payments until it is paid for. Um, who is paying for it? Oh, I guess BP shouldn’t need to, they only made a few million dollars this week.

-- Power tools put us ahead of the monkeys

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#5 posted 06-25-2010 02:59 AM

Naw, BP is high-tech. They’d be using a crate of I-Pads!

Much less funny is the emerging story of how BP managed this well starting weeks prior to the oh sh*t! moment. This is a link to a letter Congress sent to Tony Hayward prior to his most recent testimony:

http://energycommerce.house.gov/documents/20100614/Hayward.BP.2010.6.14.pdf

Its already pretty clear that BP made a sequence of increasingly reckless decisions that were based on wishful thinking and contrary to the clear and compelling body of engineering practices and analyses indicating that what they were in the process of doing was a very bad idea.

-- Greg D.

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#6 posted 06-25-2010 03:29 AM

I didn’t intend for this to get serious, but it is, very!!!!!!!! Today on the radio they were talking about possible outcomes. Seems they used substandard casing along with their other faulty equipment and short cuts. This thing could be permanent :-(( if they are not careful. Seems there is a salt deposit containing it. If that gets disolved, it could turn into a 500 square mile leak!! :-(

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#7 posted 06-25-2010 05:02 AM

Very good…

-- Rick

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