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Discussion in 'General' started by motion, Jul 22, 2022.

  1. motion

    motion Nihilistic Member

    Don't have a photo, but things are rockin and rollin here in Taipei. Hanging out on the street outside my hotel with aftershock after aftershock rolling in.
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  2. brex

    brex Well-Known Member

    What you're feeling are explosions from the directed energy weapon China is using on Taiwan right now.
    I have videos and documents to prove it.
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  3. tzrider

    tzrider CZrider

    Hope you're ok. Getting some wild pictures from the media now.

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  4. auminer

    auminer Renaissance Redneck

    Earthquakes scare the $#!+ outta me, but I would like to feel a 6 or 7 just once, just to see what it's like.
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  5. Sabre699

    Sabre699 Wait...hold my beer.

  6. motion

    motion Nihilistic Member

    All good here in Taipei. It was super strong and scared the $hit out of me, although I've been thru several in California. Typical debris in the streets and I saw one building on fire about an hour after the main quake.
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  7. Dan Dubeau

    Dan Dubeau Well-Known Member

    About 8-9 years ago I felt one at home. Thought it was a truck passing by as it shook the house a bit for about 4-5 seconds, but later found out it was an earthquake a few hundred km away (near Ottawa). Makes you feel pretty small in the grand scheme of things. I would absolutely NOT want to experience one in a large city setting.
  8. pickled egg

    pickled egg There is no “try”

    Maine isn’t known for being tectonically active, but I know of at least four earthquakes that happened there while growing up. Never felt one of them.

    First time I was ever in El Ayyy, I was walking into one of the offices of the company I worked for, and as soon as I got through the doors everyone was chattering and asked me if I felt that.

    Felt what?

    Apparently while I was walking in, there was an earthquake, and again I didn’t feel a damn thing.

    Guess I didn’t come equipped with a seismograph.
  9. stickboy274

    stickboy274 Stick-a-licious Tire Dude

    You're so shaky already that you can't tell.
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  10. Sabre699

    Sabre699 Wait...hold my beer.

    @pickled richter
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  11. Banditracer

    Banditracer Dogs - because people suck

    I'm near a fault line, I've felt several over the years including the Ottawa one. We had one a couple months ago where the epicenter was about 5 miles from me. It was only a 2 point something but we definitely felt it.
  12. Rdrace42

    Rdrace42 Almost Cheddar

    I remember one when I lived in Illinois. Apparently, it was the New Madrid fault that shifted (look it up), but that's down in St. Louis, and I was North of Chicago.
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  13. 27

    27 Well-Known Member

    the sensor/antenna is your penis…. :Poke::crackup:

    I feel everything:D
  14. 27

    27 Well-Known Member

    Mid 80s was one that could be felt in the Midwest… I remember that one…
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  15. pickled egg

    pickled egg There is no “try”

    Now it makes sense.

    Since you have a denser concentration of nerve endings due to the diminished area, yours naturally would be more sensitive. :Poke: :crackup:
  16. pickled egg

    pickled egg There is no “try”

    The history of that area is fascinating. Lots of crazy shit with the Mississippi running northward after a massive heave.
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  17. 27

    27 Well-Known Member

    I was guessing a micro penis or you’re all penis response:D

    thanks for being there for the ribbing as expected man :crackup:

    my favorite aunt who I named Mean Jean as a toddler had this auntie joke… you’d tell her to “kiss my ass” she’d say “mark the spot because you’re all ass!” I miss the grumpy old lady :)
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  18. Rdrace42

    Rdrace42 Almost Cheddar

    That would explain why I can't feel anything anymore.....:(
  19. A. Barrister

    A. Barrister Well-Known Member

    Someday that New Madrid fault is going to really let loose. Probably close to the time that Yellowstone decides to erupt.
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  20. Cooter!

    Cooter! Sarcasm level: Maximum

    If Yellowstone goes off in our lifetime, it would be the best to be directly on top of it when it does:eek:
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