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Old 18.10.2013, 10:06
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Happy Eathquake day

On this day 1356 Basel was flattened by the largest earthquake ever recorded in Europe.
I wonder if we are due for another one...?
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Old 18.10.2013, 11:42
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Re: Happy Eathquake day

There is a fault line somewhere nearby apparently the height difference is about 7m
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Old 18.10.2013, 11:46
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Re: Happy Eathquake day

All the geothermal drilling has stopped, so the stresses are no longer being relieved...

run for the hills!
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Old 18.10.2013, 12:33
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Re: Happy Eathquake day

gheh, I thought it was an announcement that you'd be firing up "the pig" to take it for a ride on this beautiful day..
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Old 18.10.2013, 12:56
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Re: Happy Eathquake day

We always celebrate this in Zurich
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Old 18.10.2013, 13:01
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gheh, I thought it was an announcement that you'd be firing up "the pig" to take it for a ride on this beautiful day..
Just getting the rags on for a ride out.
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Old 18.10.2013, 14:22
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Re: Happy Eathquake day

Didn't you know....in 1356 was when fracking was invented.
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Old 18.10.2013, 16:26
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We always celebrate this in Zurich
I have to mark this in my calendar
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We always celebrate this in Zurich
But to be more humane, I would be in favour of giving Basel to Germany, in exchange against Konstanz and Friedrichshafen
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