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100 Years Ago Today

Discussion in 'Off-topic Zone' started by Hostile, Apr 10, 2012.

  1. Hostile

    Hostile The Duke

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    The Titanic set sail from England to New York. 5 Days later...we got a movie with Leonardo DiCaprio.

    Hard to believe even after all these years.
     
  2. Alumni2k11

    Alumni2k11 Old Dominion University (Class of 2011)

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  3. kristie

    kristie Well-Known Member

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    yeah.
     
  4. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

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    The good news is they learned from their mistakes in design and safety after that. The bad news is 1500 people paid the price. Those people in the lower decks never had a prayer.
     
  5. trickblue

    trickblue Not Old School...Old Testament...

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    Watching the PBS documentary while I'm up here on business in Spokane...

    GOOD stuff...
     
  6. kristie

    kristie Well-Known Member

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    i went to high school with a guy who was big into learning about the titanic. i would say he was obsessed in a sense. he knew so much about it.
     
  7. CanadianCowboysFan

    CanadianCowboysFan Lightning Rod

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    cheapo owner skimped out on the rivets,
     
  8. burmafrd

    burmafrd Benched

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    typical remark of the ill informed

    The rivets were the standard at that time

    What was NOT known was that in sub freezing temperatures they became brittle.

    Of course YOU would ignore the fact that hundreds of ships sailed with the same kind of rivets without incident.
     
  9. Sam I Am

    Sam I Am Unfriendly and Aloof!

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    You mean the Titanic was real??!?!?! :muttley:
     

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