3 Gorges Dam

Discussion in 'General' started by GRH, Jul 30, 2020.

  1. OGs750

    OGs750 Well-Known Member

    That's photoshopped.
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  2. 90kacoupe

    90kacoupe Novice seeking Help

    That picture does look like issues with Satellite imaging, not the shifting of a damn in my opinion, but we shall see. Hopefully it holds!
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  3. ChemGuy

    ChemGuy Harden The F%@# Up!

    add in some HK protesters to help with early strength and some mongols to help plasticize it and you have the perfect mix.
  4. rabbit73

    rabbit73 Scheiße

  5. Motofun352

    Motofun352 Well-Known Member

    My Oh MY, you youngsters never heard the Phil jokes?
  6. thrak410

    thrak410 My member is well known

  7. OGs750

    OGs750 Well-Known Member

    Yeah, I saw the article and I'm not going to espouse the fake news narrative because it not out of the realm of possibility that the dam is failing, but I think that image needs more scrutiny. There's no way a concrete section that large would be able to support abrupt discontinuities like that without failing. Like @90kacoupe mentioned, it could be a satellite imaging issue and not intentionally doctored.
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  8. Sabre699

    Sabre699 Wait...hold my beer.

  9. BHP41

    BHP41 Well-Known Member

    You guys do realize that Google Maps isn’t updated daily

    On another note. If the CCP is telling you not to panic. It’s time to panic.
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  10. motion

    motion RockyMountainMotos.com

    I doubt a satellite/airplane image would split and stitch the dam into 3 sections...
  11. OGs750

    OGs750 Well-Known Member

    So you're saying that there's a sharp change in the water color naturally? I'm not saying that the dam isn't failing, but that image isn't accurate.
  12. bored&stroked

    bored&stroked Disclaimer: Can't spell

    If that image was current then wheres all the discharge streams shown in all the current on site pictures?
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  13. wiggeywackyo

    wiggeywackyo Well-Known Member

    That's likely a stitching error from at least one commercial satellite, maybe a lens aberration, or just straight Photoshop. There's no way the dam could absorb a displacement of 10-15 feet in a single place like that without being catastrophic.

    What's interesting to me is that seemingly no major American outlets are reporting on this story.
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  14. Motofun352

    Motofun352 Well-Known Member

    This is why I miss the dungeon^:eek:
  15. britx303

    britx303 Struggling stoic.......

    Is this the same dam Guy Martin was at?
  16. tzrider

    tzrider CZrider

    Right now it's supermarket tabloids only (Really: Daily Mail, The Sun, etc.), along with the alien abduction and hamster-eating-man stories.
  17. sdg

    sdg *


    Is this a goddamn?
  18. ChemGuy

    ChemGuy Harden The F%@# Up!

    Breaking news.....Chine Desperately Seeking Help to ID this Man last seen near the 3 Gorges Dam!!!

  19. bored&stroked

    bored&stroked Disclaimer: Can't spell

    Nobody cares about China and everyone expected this when they built it.
  20. prm

    prm Well-Known Member

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