+ Post New Thread
Results 1 to 11 of 11
Jokes/Interweb Things Thread, EARTHQUAKE: READ TEXT FIRST, IT REALLY PUTS LIFE IN PERSPECTIVE in Fun Stuff; Not often I send these types of things out but with the earthquake last night it really makes you think... ...
  1. #1

    mattx's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Posts
    9,229
    Thank Post
    1,056
    Thanked 1,066 Times in 623 Posts
    Rep Power
    739

    EARTHQUAKE: READ TEXT FIRST, IT REALLY PUTS LIFE IN PERSPECTIVE

    Not often I send these types of things out but with the earthquake last night it really makes you think...

    With all the news on TV lately about the hurricanes that America is experiencing, the typhoons in China, flooding in Switzerland and recent mud slides in South America, we shouldn't forget that the UK has its share of devastating natural disasters too.

    Attached is a photo illustrating the damage caused to my home from the earthquake that occurred last night.

    It really makes you cherish what you have, and reminds us not to take things for granted.

    Do take care of yourself and be safe.



    >>>>>>> Page down for the photo illustrating the damage caused to my home from the earthquake that occurred last night. <<<<<<<<<































  2. #2

    webman's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2005
    Location
    North East England
    Posts
    8,374
    Thank Post
    625
    Thanked 951 Times in 653 Posts
    Blog Entries
    2
    Rep Power
    318
    I hope the decking is OK.

  3. #3

    beeswax's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2005
    Location
    England
    Posts
    2,284
    Thank Post
    285
    Thanked 225 Times in 153 Posts
    Rep Power
    130
    Ouch! Are you insured?

  4. #4


    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    UK
    Posts
    5,135
    Thank Post
    1,307
    Thanked 808 Times in 513 Posts
    Rep Power
    632
    You think that's bad, I had a picture fall off the wall. It activated the rainguage sensor on our weather station.

  5. #5

    elsiegee40's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    Kent
    Posts
    10,064
    Thank Post
    1,681
    Thanked 2,022 Times in 1,496 Posts
    Rep Power
    673
    That photo's got to be worth a double-page EXCLUSIVE in one of the red-tops mattx!

  6. #6

    john's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Location
    London
    Posts
    10,439
    Thank Post
    1,468
    Thanked 1,035 Times in 908 Posts
    Rep Power
    299
    I had an avalance here due to it





    The avalance was my carefully organised paperwork on my desk

  7. #7

    GrumbleDook's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2005
    Location
    Gosport, Hampshire
    Posts
    9,881
    Thank Post
    1,316
    Thanked 1,738 Times in 1,087 Posts
    Blog Entries
    19
    Rep Power
    563
    My wife nudged me and told me to stop farting.

    *sigh*

  8. #8

    tech_guy's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Location
    That little bit in the middle of Little Old England
    Posts
    8,106
    Thank Post
    1,901
    Thanked 1,340 Times in 739 Posts
    Blog Entries
    3
    Rep Power
    394
    Never imagined you'd be a man with decking, Matt.....

  9. #9

    mattx's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Posts
    9,229
    Thank Post
    1,056
    Thanked 1,066 Times in 623 Posts
    Rep Power
    739
    Quote Originally Posted by tech_guy View Post
    Never imagined you'd be a man with decking, Matt.....
    Oh yeah, I've got a huge deck, the wife just loves sitting on it.
    Sometimes her friends come over, they love sitting on it too.

  10. #10

    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    Middle-Wales
    Posts
    368
    Thank Post
    2
    Thanked 4 Times in 4 Posts
    Rep Power
    14
    The worst one I heard was a bloke had spent about 4 years restoring a '71 Hillman Avenger, only to have his chimney collapse over it

  11. #11

    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Barnsley south yorkshire
    Posts
    145
    Thank Post
    2
    Thanked 10 Times in 3 Posts
    Rep Power
    16
    A lad from up here in barnsley was asleep in his attic bedroom when the chimney came though the roof and landed on him breaking his pelvis, but i think that was the only major injury

SHARE:
+ Post New Thread

Similar Threads

  1. Cant read recorded DVD's?
    By chalkwellstu in forum Hardware
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 13th December 2007, 09:57 AM
  2. Second Life?
    By Robunta in forum Blue Skies
    Replies: 47
    Last Post: 11th July 2007, 09:32 AM
  3. Replies: 5
    Last Post: 11th April 2007, 12:16 PM
  4. Read all about it!!!
    By GrumbleDook in forum Thin Client and Virtual Machines
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 14th March 2007, 11:03 PM

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •