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    Bangkok begins to sink

    The first signs that Bangkok is beginning to plummet into a huge swamp-like mess appeared at the Sathorn / Rama 4 junction an hour ago.


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    Sink?

    The broader region has been below or just above sea level for thousands of years.
    We've just fooled ourselves with the built-up physical infrastructure that will come back to haunt.
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    Quote Originally Posted by species
    The first signs that Bangkok is beginning to plummet
    Facts please not hyper exaggeration.
    Since when did a 6 metre hole become Bangkok?

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    ^ Since when did "the first signs" mean the whole thing?

    Quote Originally Posted by Rural Surin View Post
    Sink?

    The broader region has been below or at just above sea level for thousands of years.
    We've just fooled ourselves with the built-up physical infrastructure that will come back to haunt.
    This isn't a static issue, it is an active issue which is getting worse, about which anyone considering living in in a heavy high rise building should be very concerned.

    Floods Show What Lies Ahead for Sinking Bangkok : Discovery News
    The Thai capital, built on swampland, is slowly sinking
    pointing out ironies

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    Quote Originally Posted by species
    The first signs that Bangkok is beginning to plummet into a huge swamp-like mess appeared at the Sathorn / Rama 4 junction an hour ago.
    So all the measured sinking that has been recorded about Bangkok over the last few decades have been dismissed as something else?

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    Still obsessed with the place, eh Smeggers.

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    The real sinking of Bangkok aside. What is new with a hole in the ground?

    I remember quite vivid how a Bangkok taxidriver with me as a passenger almost drove into a similarly sized hole in the ground on some major intersection. Gave the driver (and me) quite a scare as it was night, only dimly lit and completely unmarked, so probably quite new.

    The driver made a careful turn around it and drove on. That must have been in 1974 or 1976.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chairman Mao
    Still obsessed with the place, eh Smeggers.
    Shame he can't come back unless he wants to get locked up for 2 murders.

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    ^ Twat

    One of my wife's homes is 200 metres from and 32 stories above that sinkhole, hence it is of concern.

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    Quote Originally Posted by species View Post
    ^ Twat

    One of my wife's homes is 200 metres from and 32 stories above that sinkhole, hence it is of concern.
    I was talking about Smeg. Are you saying that you are Smeg and are multi-nicking?

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    Quote Originally Posted by species View Post
    ^ Twat

    One of my wife's homes is 200 metres from and 32 stories above that sinkhole, hence it is of concern.
    Which wife is that then?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marmite the Dog
    Are you saying that you are Smeg and are multi-nicking?
    yes and yes

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    Quote Originally Posted by species View Post
    ^ Twat

    One of my wife's homes is 200 metres from and 32 stories above that sinkhole, hence it is of concern.
    Soon to be 200m and 31 stories above!

    I was just reading the "Culture of Fear" thread.

    From the picture it definitely looks like the authorities are looking in to it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by species View Post
    The first signs that Bangkok is beginning to plummet into a huge swamp-like mess appeared at the Sathorn / Rama 4 junction an hour ago.
    Plummet. Yea. Fukkit.



    Is it possible to slowly plummet? Maybe some pompous Britistani twat can enlighten me.


    Wazzat about culture of fear?

    Fvck the Septics.

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    So I'm still wondering if one can plummet slowly.

    I'm nearly fvckin dead, but just can't stop the drive to learn. Pity such a packed-to-the-rafters brain must rot.


    Any offers?

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    No can...cannot...must be quick...

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    Quote Originally Posted by species View Post
    ^ Twat

    One of my wife's homes is 200 metres from and 32 stories UNDER that sinkhole, hence it is of concern.

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