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Discussion in 'BBS Hangout' started by KingCheetah, Jul 10, 2022.

  1. Xerobull

    Xerobull You son of a b!tch! I'm in!

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    Ever notice that Standing Around and Watching Things is a big pastime over there in Asia?
     
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  2. KingCheetah

    KingCheetah Contributing Member

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  3. Xerobull

    Xerobull You son of a b!tch! I'm in!

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    We generally don't look at 'slow', man-made disasters, but this one is massively terrible and needs more attention.

     
  4. KingCheetah

    KingCheetah Contributing Member

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    'Rogue Wave' in The North Pacific Confirmed as Most Extreme on Record

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    For centuries, rogue waves were considered nothing but nautical folklore. It wasn't until 1995 that myth became fact. On the first day of the new year, a nearly 26-meter-high wave (85 feet) suddenly struck an oil-drilling platform roughly 160 kilometers (100 miles) off the coast of Norway.

    At the time, the so-called Draupner wave defied all previous models scientists had put together.

    Since then, dozens more rogue waves have been recorded (some even in lakes), and while the one that surfaced near Ucluelet, Vancouver Island was not the tallest, its relative size compared to the waves around it was unprecedented.

    "Proportionally, the Ucluelet wave is likely the most extreme rogue wave ever recorded," explained physicist Johannes Gemmrich from the University of Victoria in 2022.



    https://www.sciencealert.com/extrem...h-pacific-confirmed-as-most-extreme-on-record
     
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  5. Buck Turgidson

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    Can we surf it?
     
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  7. Xerobull

    Xerobull You son of a b!tch! I'm in!

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    GOAT

     
  8. Buck Turgidson

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    Spicoli > Bodhi
     
  9. Xerobull

    Xerobull You son of a b!tch! I'm in!

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    [​IMG]
     
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  10. KingCheetah

    KingCheetah Contributing Member

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  11. CrazyJoeDavola

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    Dude..............
     
  12. Slyonebluejay

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    JKL from SpongeBob is the only person who can teach you how to surf a rogue wave
     
  13. B-Bob

    B-Bob "94-year-old self-described dreamer"

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    I hope people actually watch the embedded animation -- keeps surprising as it goes along.
     
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  14. boomboom

    boomboom I GOT '99 PROBLEMS
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    It creates a 'rogue hole' trough before the wave which is wild to visualize.
     
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  16. Buck Turgidson

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    Spicoli:

    makes the star player mad enough to win the big game
    brings pizza to class
    makes peace with Mr. Hand
    rocks the prom

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    Bodhi:

    Robs banks, murders people
    hooks up with tank girl
    gives away tank girl
    threatens to kill tank girl
    gets outsmarted by Keanu Reeves and Gary Busey (this is hard to do!)
    Dies



    Team Spicoli all the way.
     
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    Did somebody say rogue wave? There's only one man left who could surf that rogue wave. The other one in the pic is no longer with us. These two were so good they could ride in parallel no problem.

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  18. Buck Turgidson

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    Possibly the worst cgi scene ever.

    I love it.

     
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  19. Zboy

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    It’s actually real. They used poor lighting because of the budget.
     
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  20. boomboom

    boomboom I GOT '99 PROBLEMS
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    Dammit...there's no proof he died. No proof. No body. No nothin'. He's alive. You know it. I know it. Long live Bodhi!
     
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