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Old 01.02.2012, 14:45
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Re: Air raid sirens

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Old 01.02.2012, 14:46
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Re: Air raid sirens

They keep going off here too... freaking out! 13:45 They're going to wake my baby!!!
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Old 01.02.2012, 14:46
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Re: Air raid sirens

Yeah I have been hearing them for the last hour or so...Where I am from 5 minutes is normally enough...I too have never heard them before now.
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Old 01.02.2012, 14:47
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Re: Air raid sirens

Sirens work in the Innerschweiz. Now to check out my bomb shelter.
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Re: Air raid sirens

If I was more organised I would rob a bank. Now would be the ideal time ....
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Old 01.02.2012, 14:48
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Re: Air raid sirens

Shoulda been in the States in the 50s... This ain`t much. We had bomb shelter salesmen visit. Something about "we will bury you" shook people up more than sirens.

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Old 01.02.2012, 14:49
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Re: Wednesday [1.2.2012] is Switzerland's Siren test day - do not get scared ;-)

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In the next few days anyone living within 20 Km of an atomic power station will find a DIY "Run for the hills" kit in their post box. A checklist on how to behave, a plastic map, and some more iodine tablets.

I suppose after the Japanese accident we can't be too careful.
I totally want one of these! But for a zombie attack. Checklist on how to behave, plastic map, cross bow
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Old 01.02.2012, 14:52
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Shoulda been in the States in the 50s... This ain`t much.
aw sh*t, October '62 ( showing my age ) we were having air raid drills in school every 3 minutes... duck and cover.
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Old 01.02.2012, 14:54
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I`m not old, I just play one on TV.
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aw sh*t, October '62 ( showing my age ) we were having air raid drills in school every 3 minutes... duck and cover.
They had schools back then?
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Old 01.02.2012, 14:56
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They had schools back then?
don't you remember?.. thats where I met your mother AND aunt betsy... down in the tunnels on one of the air raid drills... it used to get awfully dark down there.
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Re: Wednesday [1.2.2012] is Switzerland's Siren test day - do not get scared ;-)

started around 13.30 in 8304
I am on the roof
they put the siren because of our lovely Main Coon litter box
it is a stink bomb
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don't you remember?.. thats where I met your mother AND aunt betsy... down in the tunnels on one of the air raid drills... it used to get awfully dark down there.
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If I was more organised I would rob a bank. Now would be the ideal time ....
Thanks for giving me the ideal alibi...

So it's just a warning then? So I can remove the duct tape from my window panes?
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Old 01.02.2012, 14:59
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Re: Air raid sirens

Just heard them in Geneva. Luckily i read the EF and was warned. Otherwise....

Otherwise i would have done nothing. Im just too lazy that early in the morning
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Old 01.02.2012, 15:00
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tunnels... drills...
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Re: Wednesday [1.2.2012] is Switzerland's Siren test day - do not get scared ;-)

And alarming that siren test was...Until I finally read that this was only a test
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Old 01.02.2012, 15:02
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Re: Air raid sirens

It makes me think of Silent Hill and the guy with the triangle head and huge knife! Freaks me out!
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Old 01.02.2012, 15:04
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Just heard them in Geneva. Luckily i read the EF and was warned. Otherwise....

Otherwise i would have done nothing. Im just too lazy that early in the morning
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Old 01.02.2012, 15:04
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Re: Air raid sirens

As usual, didn't hear a thing here. I'm at the airport. Surely this would be one of the first locations targeted in case of an actual raid?
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