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Nuclear attack warning for Hawaii- false !?!

As a friend from Calif wrote to me ' this is so fuc*ed up' - indeed

http://nbcnews.to/2FBbhku
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Re: Nuclear attack warning for Hawaï - false !?!

Let’s hope someone was sitting on Trump to stop him ordering a counter strike.
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Re: Nuclear attack warning for Hawaï - false !?!

It took 38 massively long minutes for the message to be sent that it was an error.

Can you imagine how those 38 minutes would feel like for parents- doctors, hospital staff, school teachers ???
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Re: Nuclear attack warning for Hawaï - false !?!

That anyone would believe such nonsense boggles the mind.

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Re: Nuclear attack warning for Hawaï - false !?!

Seems to me that the Americans are being hyped up for war. If you read some of the publications you see things like: "How North Korea would nuke America" or: This is what North Korea would launch at America" Things like that, totally rubbish for you and me but for the generic dumbed down American it´s a 100% real threat.
Are those in charge so desperate for a real war? You know one with tanks and artillery and navy boots on the ground and army of one and F35 swoosh-bangs and Rah Rah, USA,USA!
A war that America could actually win?

I talked with some friends in the US a while back and they are simply unable to comprehend that we in Europe are totally Meh when it comes to North Korea and Afghanistan and Iraq and Iran etc.
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Re: Nuclear attack warning for Hawaï - false !?!

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It took 38 massively long minutes for the message to be sent that it was an error.

Can you imagine how those 38 minutes would feel like for parents- doctors, hospital staff, school teachers ???
Translation: “it could have been me!”
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Re: Nuclear attack warning for Hawaï - false !?!

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That anyone would believe such nonsense boggles the mind.

Tom

http://www.newsweek.com/hawaii-knows...-attack-640074


Remember the song "Es gibt kein bier auf Hawai"

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Re: Nuclear attack warning for Hawaï - false !?!

Lots of comments saying 'ah well, it was worth it- making people think about what they would do- make sure they tell the kids where emergency supplies are, ensuring people discuss strategy in case, etc.

so Slammer, I think you've got it.

How any parent could not panic, when such an 'official warning' with the 'thisis NOT a drill comment' ... is beyond me. And some even find it funny and just another excuse to have a go. Despicable ****s.

Anyone who read Newsweek today- about a nuclear attack from NK taking just 20 minutes - would have totally panicked wondering if it could be true.
Laugh Tom and others - laugh indeed- so again ****s.
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Re: Nuclear attack warning for Hawaï - false !?!

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That anyone would believe such nonsense boggles the mind.

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From what I read plenty did. Why shouldn't they?
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Let’s hope someone was sitting on Trump to stop him ordering a counter strike.
Hopefully Trump just blows NK off the map once and for all.
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Re: Nuclear attack warning for Hawaï - false !?!

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Hopefully Trump just blows NK off the map once and for all.
Really?

You realize the impact of that?
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Re: Nuclear attack warning for Hawaï - false !?!

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Hopefully Trump just blows NK off the map once and for all.
Why? Because some admin bod fooked up with the panic button in Hawaii??
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Re: Nuclear attack warning for Hawaï - false !?!

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It took 38 massively long minutes for the message to be sent that it was an error.

Can you imagine how those 38 minutes would feel like for parents- doctors, hospital staff, school teachers ???

CNN just confirmed the 35 minutes

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Re: Nuclear attack warning for Hawaï - false !?!

Human errors happen. To cash in on it with all this overhyped sensationalism is annoying. The responsible dude spoke on TV right away to explain, how honorable of him.
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Re: Nuclear attack warning for Hawaï - false !?!

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Human errors happen. To cash in on it with all this overhyped sensationalism is annoying. The responsible dude spoke on TV right away to explain, how honorable of him.
Explain "cash in on it".
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Re: Nuclear attack warning for Hawaï - false !?!

'Cash in' - really

Warning and advice on what do to was also interrupted TV programmes.
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Re: Nuclear attack warning for Hawaï - false !?!

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/o...113-story.html
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Re: Nuclear attack warning for Hawaï - false !?!

[Hysterical comment]!!!??!!



[Rude words about people who refuse to get hysterical]!!!??!!!!?!!!
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Re: Nuclear attack warning for Hawaï - false !?!

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Lots of comments saying 'ah well, it was worth it- making people think about what they would do- make sure they tell the kids where emergency supplies are, ensuring people discuss strategy in case, etc.

so Slammer, I think you've got it.

How any parent could not panic, when such an 'official warning' with the 'thisis NOT a drill comment' ... is beyond me. And some even find it funny and just another excuse to have a go. Despicable ****s.

Anyone who read Newsweek today- about a nuclear attack from NK taking just 20 minutes - would have totally panicked wondering if it could be true.
Laugh Tom and others - laugh indeed- so again ****s.
A good parent does not panic!

I agree with MC: Human errors happen. In this case, I guess rather once too often.

All this hysterics now is out of place imo. It's these Americans who are into war but please not on our grounds. So they shout "shoot them, shoot them before they get here". And to some here it's the adrenalin, oh so exciting from afar, isn't it

Millions of people live with the daily threat of being attacked any moment. What's so special about this case?! Once you start being oh so concerned about all the other populaces we can talk again.
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Re: Nuclear attack warning for Hawaï - false !?!

The guy speaking was so calm that one would almost think it was a legit test of the emergency warning system.

But what do I know...we only used to drill every 6 months.
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