Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate This Thread
Hop To
#4489072 - 09/11/19 10:56 AM September 11,2001  
Joined: Jun 2001
Posts: 4,895
rwatson Online content
Senior Member
rwatson  Online Content
Senior Member

Joined: Jun 2001
Posts: 4,895
New Concord, Ohio
Today marks the 18th anniversary of 9/11....Like the Kennedy assassination some of us remember exactly where we were when we heard the news Both events changed our world and us..At 8:46 I'll take a pause


Russ
Semper Fi
Inline advert (2nd and 3rd post)

#4489088 - 09/11/19 12:51 PM Re: September 11,2001 [Re: rwatson]  
Joined: Apr 2001
Posts: 6,662
bones Offline
Hotshot
bones  Offline
Hotshot

Joined: Apr 2001
Posts: 6,662
Earth
S!

v6,
boNes


"Also, I would prefer a back seater over the extra gas any day. I would have 80 pounds of flesh to eat and a pair of glasses to start a fire." --F/A-18 Hornet pilot
#4489091 - 09/11/19 01:07 PM Re: September 11,2001 [Re: rwatson]  
Joined: Mar 2001
Posts: 15,963
Nixer Offline
Scaliwag and Survivor
Nixer  Offline
Scaliwag and Survivor
Veteran

Joined: Mar 2001
Posts: 15,963
Living with the Trees
I'll never forget!


Defund NPR!
It's a publicly funded leftist garbage dispenser

Let them eat cheap Ice Cream!
The Strumpet of San Francisco and unofficial excrement inventory specialist

"There's a sucker born every minute."
Phineas Taylor Barnum

#4489093 - 09/11/19 01:19 PM Re: September 11,2001 [Re: rwatson]  
Joined: Jun 2001
Posts: 4,895
rwatson Online content
Senior Member
rwatson  Online Content
Senior Member

Joined: Jun 2001
Posts: 4,895
New Concord, Ohio
I agree Nixer it's best we don't ever forget


Russ
Semper Fi
#4489097 - 09/11/19 01:26 PM Re: September 11,2001 [Re: rwatson]  
Joined: Apr 2001
Posts: 111,756
PanzerMeyer Online centaurian
Pro-Consul of Florida
PanzerMeyer  Online Centaurian
Pro-Consul of Florida
King Crimson - SimHQ's Top Poster

Joined: Apr 2001
Posts: 111,756
Miami, FL USA
Never forget but it pains me to say that I can tell this tragic event has already began to fade into memory for the general public.


“Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And if you gaze long enough into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you.”
#4489099 - 09/11/19 01:35 PM Re: September 11,2001 [Re: rwatson]  
Joined: Jun 2001
Posts: 4,895
rwatson Online content
Senior Member
rwatson  Online Content
Senior Member

Joined: Jun 2001
Posts: 4,895
New Concord, Ohio
I agree PM..I watched a bit of news this morning and they just had a small segment on it..But as they say “Those who don't know history are doomed to repeat it.”


Russ
Semper Fi
#4489110 - 09/11/19 02:46 PM Re: September 11,2001 [Re: rwatson]  
Joined: Aug 2013
Posts: 390
wormfood Offline
Member
wormfood  Offline
Member

Joined: Aug 2013
Posts: 390
Minnesota
Originally Posted by rwatson
I agree PM..I watched a bit of news this morning and they just had a small segment on it..But as they say “Those who don't know history are doomed to repeat it.”

But those who know history are doomed to watch in horror as everyone else repeats it.

#4489115 - 09/11/19 02:54 PM Re: September 11,2001 [Re: wormfood]  
Joined: Jun 2001
Posts: 4,895
rwatson Online content
Senior Member
rwatson  Online Content
Senior Member

Joined: Jun 2001
Posts: 4,895
New Concord, Ohio
Originally Posted by wormfood
Originally Posted by rwatson
I agree PM..I watched a bit of news this morning and they just had a small segment on it..But as they say “Those who don't know history are doomed to repeat it.”

But those who know history are doomed to watch in horror as everyone else repeats it.


Watching in horror is optional you don't have to watch..By forgetting history we may allow it to happen..We learn from history and if we are lucky we won't let the bad parts happen again..Heads in the sand won't make it go away


Russ
Semper Fi
#4489165 - 09/11/19 07:32 PM Re: September 11,2001 [Re: rwatson]  
Joined: Apr 2006
Posts: 2,185
BD-123 Online content
Old Scroat
BD-123  Online Content
Old Scroat
Member

Joined: Apr 2006
Posts: 2,185
Naunton Beauchamp Worcestershi...
I'm not American, but I get a shock watching an old film or somesuch and the Twin Towers come into view.
Glad to see that the 'real time' posts are archived here.



#4489170 - 09/11/19 08:14 PM Re: September 11,2001 [Re: BD-123]  
Joined: Mar 2001
Posts: 15,963
Nixer Offline
Scaliwag and Survivor
Nixer  Offline
Scaliwag and Survivor
Veteran

Joined: Mar 2001
Posts: 15,963
Living with the Trees
Originally Posted by BD-123
I'm not American, but I get a shock watching an old film or somesuch and the Twin Towers come into view.
Glad to see that the 'real time' posts are archived here.


Link Please?


Defund NPR!
It's a publicly funded leftist garbage dispenser

Let them eat cheap Ice Cream!
The Strumpet of San Francisco and unofficial excrement inventory specialist

"There's a sucker born every minute."
Phineas Taylor Barnum

#4489173 - 09/11/19 09:01 PM Re: September 11,2001 [Re: rwatson]  
Joined: Apr 2013
Posts: 1,551
Blade_Meister Offline
Member
Blade_Meister  Offline
Member

Joined: Apr 2013
Posts: 1,551
Atlanta, GA, USA
Never forget. I am concerned we as a Nation are falling asleep and letting our destruction come from within our own political system.
More and more of our elected officials are not doing anything to safeguard and uplift the USA, but rather seem to want to tear it apart, give it away and make it unpleasant to live here. Make America Great Again.

S!Blade <><

#4489175 - 09/11/19 09:53 PM Re: September 11,2001 [Re: rwatson]  
Joined: May 2002
Posts: 6,228
Tarnsman Offline
Hotshot
Tarnsman  Offline
Hotshot

Joined: May 2002
Posts: 6,228
USA
Never forget.
S!

#4489177 - 09/11/19 10:23 PM Re: September 11,2001 [Re: rwatson]  
Joined: Apr 2013
Posts: 1,122
Zamzow Offline
Member
Zamzow  Offline
Member

Joined: Apr 2013
Posts: 1,122
Other than dementia I don't see how anyone who was at least of adult age that day COULD ever forget - well, at least not any US resident...

I had a weird moment today - the first TV footage I saw was at a towing company I was doing a work delivery to (first knowledge was from car radio). Couldn't find anyone, they were all in an office around a TV...

I just recently got a route type of job and ended up driving by that place today, hadn't seen it maybe 2002. Weird.

#4489187 - 09/12/19 12:34 AM Re: September 11,2001 [Re: rwatson]  
Joined: Dec 2000
Posts: 4,955
WOLF257 Offline
Professional Cynic
WOLF257  Offline
Professional Cynic
Senior Member

Joined: Dec 2000
Posts: 4,955
Alabama
S!

#4489195 - 09/12/19 02:15 AM Re: September 11,2001 [Re: rwatson]  
Joined: Mar 2011
Posts: 2,034
cichlidfan Offline
Member
cichlidfan  Offline
Member

Joined: Mar 2011
Posts: 2,034
Woodbridge, VA, USA
Could never forget. I was a just a few miles away and felt the rumble from the Pentagon. At the time I had no idea what had happened and then caught the news on the radio.


ASUS ROG Maximus VIII Hero, i7-6700K, Noctua NH-D14 Cooler, Crucial 32GB DDR4 2133, Samsung 950 Pro NVMe 256GB, Samsung EVO 250GB & 500GB SSD, 2TB Caviar Black, Zotac GTX 1080 AMP! Extreme 8GB, Corsair HX1000i, Phillips BDM4065UC 40" 4k monitor, VX2258 TouchScreen, TIR 5 w/ProClip, TM Warthog, VKB Gladiator Pro, Saitek X56, et. al., MFG Crosswind Pedals #1199, VolairSim Pit, Rift CV1
#4489198 - 09/12/19 02:31 AM Re: September 11,2001 [Re: rwatson]  
Joined: Jun 2005
Posts: 2,121
Sluggish Controls Offline
Member
Sluggish Controls  Offline
Member

Joined: Jun 2005
Posts: 2,121
Hong Kong
S!
Can’t forget, and don’t want to.

Slug


"Major Burns isn't saying much of anything, Sir. I think he's formulating the answer..." - Radar - M*A*S*H
#4489203 - 09/12/19 02:59 AM Re: September 11,2001 [Re: rwatson]  
Joined: Apr 2015
Posts: 9,589
F4UDash4 Offline
Hotshot
F4UDash4  Offline
Hotshot

Joined: Apr 2015
Posts: 9,589
SC
Was watching one of the "as it happened" type programs tonight. Brought back much of the anger and grief I felt that day. Seeing the firemen heading into the towers was heart breaking. A large group were headed to the north tower even after the south tower had collapsed. They looked like men headed to certain death, the look on their faces is unforgettable. Fortunately, if the timeline was correctly preserved in what I saw, the north tower collapsed before that particular group of brave souls got to it.

God rest them and comfort those left behind.


“Together, let us take up the challenge to reawaken America's religious and moral heart, recognizing that a deep and abiding faith in God is the rock upon which this great Nation was founded.” - Ronald Reagan, May 4, 1982

Moderated by  RacerGT 

Quick Search
Recent Articles
Support SimHQ

If you shop on Amazon use this Amazon link to support SimHQ
.
Social


Recent Topics
Citizenship in more than one country
by PanzerMeyer. 08/11/20 02:04 PM
Going Under the Knife
by FishTaco. 08/11/20 03:45 AM
Looks like they made a Blade_RJ simulator
by Crane Hunter. 08/09/20 02:52 AM
F1 2018 FREE
by Red2112. 08/07/20 09:43 PM
When you think you are unlucky.....remember this
by Blade_RJ. 08/06/20 05:41 PM
August 6th, 1945, 75 years later.
by NoFlyBoy. 08/04/20 07:49 PM
Massive Blast in Beirut
by KRT_Bong. 08/04/20 05:22 PM
So who was the better singer?
by PanzerMeyer. 08/04/20 02:41 PM
Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire (DARE)
by KraziKanuK. 07/31/20 09:51 PM
Copyright 1997-2016, SimHQ Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0