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#4399348 - 01/11/18 03:16 AM California Is Sinking ...So Fast That It's Sinking 2" Per Month in Some Places  
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#4399356 - 01/11/18 06:13 AM Re: California Is Sinking ...So Fast That It's Sinking 2" Per Month in Some Places [Re: Haggart]  
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Not fast enough.


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#4399359 - 01/11/18 06:51 AM Re: California Is Sinking ...So Fast That It's Sinking 2" Per Month in Some Places [Re: Haggart]  
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Nah, they just THINK they’re sinking.
Give them some chips and tacos and it should return to normal by morning.


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#4399371 - 01/11/18 11:35 AM Re: California Is Sinking ...So Fast That It's Sinking 2" Per Month in Some Places [Re: Haggart]  
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So I see Lex Luthor's diabolical plan will finally come to fruition eventually.


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#4399376 - 01/11/18 11:54 AM Re: California Is Sinking ...So Fast That It's Sinking 2" Per Month in Some Places [Re: Haggart]  
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Last I heard they didn't have enough water. So some flooding seems to be acceptable? wink

#4399377 - 01/11/18 11:56 AM Re: California Is Sinking ...So Fast That It's Sinking 2" Per Month in Some Places [Re: RSColonel_131st]  
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Originally Posted by RSColonel_131st
Last I heard they didn't have enough water. )



That's what happens when you have almost 40 million people living in a State where large areas of the State consists of desert and semi-arid areas.

Last edited by PanzerMeyer; 01/11/18 12:16 PM.

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#4399382 - 01/11/18 12:43 PM Re: California Is Sinking ...So Fast That It's Sinking 2" Per Month in Some Places [Re: Haggart]  
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Ah yes, the people. That's the problem... it's the added weight of all those additional people flowing in from south of the border!

#4399388 - 01/11/18 02:38 PM Re: California Is Sinking ...So Fast That It's Sinking 2" Per Month in Some Places [Re: Haggart]  
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It’s all those people stomping around that is pounding it lower.


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#4399389 - 01/11/18 02:52 PM Re: California Is Sinking ...So Fast That It's Sinking 2" Per Month in Some Places [Re: PanzerMeyer]  
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Originally Posted by PanzerMeyer
So I see Lex Luthor's diabolical plan will finally come to fruition eventually.


The stroke of genius was entering into a partnership with Cobra and getting access to their Weather Dominator.


The opinions of this poster are largely based on facts and portray a possible version of the actual events.

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#4399394 - 01/11/18 03:14 PM Re: California Is Sinking ...So Fast That It's Sinking 2" Per Month in Some Places [Re: Haggart]  
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I have to say our bunch here has really become civilized those last years.

No one has yet asked how to speed up the process.

#4399395 - 01/11/18 03:28 PM Re: California Is Sinking ...So Fast That It's Sinking 2" Per Month in Some Places [Re: Haggart]  
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#4399400 - 01/11/18 04:05 PM Re: California Is Sinking ...So Fast That It's Sinking 2" Per Month in Some Places [Re: Haggart]  
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No wonder they think the world is warming up... every two inches they fall gets them a step closer to hell! wink

#4399592 - 01/12/18 06:32 PM Re: California Is Sinking ...So Fast That It's Sinking 2" Per Month in Some Places [Re: Haggart]  
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#4399596 - 01/12/18 06:46 PM Re: California Is Sinking ...So Fast That It's Sinking 2" Per Month in Some Places [Re: RSColonel_131st]  
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Originally Posted by RSColonel_131st
I have to say our bunch here has really become civilized those last years.

No one has yet asked how to speed up the process.


You missed this, I guess:

Originally Posted by Mad Max
Not fast enough.


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#4399639 - 01/12/18 09:00 PM Re: California Is Sinking ...So Fast That It's Sinking 2" Per Month in Some Places [Re: Haggart]  
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Well Ken, he wasn't trying to speed it up, at least wink

#4399643 - 01/12/18 09:17 PM Re: California Is Sinking ...So Fast That It's Sinking 2" Per Month in Some Places [Re: Haggart]  
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OK, point taken smile

BTW, that video is over 2 years old and I haven't heard much about it lately, so it maybe it wasn't the crisis they made it out to be.


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#4399691 - 01/13/18 02:29 AM Re: California Is Sinking ...So Fast That It's Sinking 2" Per Month in Some Places [Re: Arthonon]  
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Originally Posted by Arthonon
OK, point taken smile

BTW, that video is over 2 years old and I haven't heard much about it lately, so it maybe it wasn't the crisis they made it out to be.


Isn't that true of a lot of news stories these days? I think the Inquirer must have bought ALL the news outlets secretly.


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#4399699 - 01/13/18 03:33 AM Re: California Is Sinking ...So Fast That It's Sinking 2" Per Month in Some Places [Re: Haggart]  
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take a look at the photo on the left ...notice the height of the land in 1925 vs 1977

https://ca.water.usgs.gov/land_subsidence/


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#4399712 - 01/13/18 07:14 AM Re: California Is Sinking ...So Fast That It's Sinking 2" Per Month in Some Places [Re: Haggart]  
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Actually its the sinking of the wallet contents that is felt here more acutely than anything else., but.

Originally Posted by TheEagles

Hotel California.. you can check out any time you like.. but you can never leave!"


Its really true.
When it has for example daytime forecast here tomorrow: 77 ~ 86 ℉ / 25 ~ 30 ℃ and sunny, in the dead of winter, its hard to leave!
(Well, if one is not in a fire / floods zone)

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#4399714 - 01/13/18 07:50 AM Re: California Is Sinking ...So Fast That It's Sinking 2" Per Month in Some Places [Re: PanzerMeyer]  
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Originally Posted by PanzerMeyer
That's what happens when you have almost 40 million people living in a State where large areas of the State consists of desert and semi-arid areas.


It's also what happens when the state refuses to upgrade the state's infrastructure. Our water storage capacity hasn't been seriously upgrade since the 80s.

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