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21166 clicks; posted to Main » on 12 Dec 2003 at 10:58 AM (13 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2003-12-12 09:54:07 AM  
Enjoy those video tapes while you can...bwahahahaha!
2003-12-12 09:54:12 AM  
i thought it felt like I was losing weight.
2003-12-12 09:58:26 AM  
Filters cut off the rest of the title :
"Earth's magnetic force dropping 1% each year. Your compass wants lead."

I'm so funny.
2003-12-12 10:00:44 AM  
So when can I expect to be flung off into space?
2003-12-12 10:11:48 AM  
Mmmm... Radiation.
Insta-tans for all!!!
2003-12-12 10:13:40 AM  
"That can lead to significant but temporary losses of atmospheric ozone, he said."

See!! I told you it wasn't my fleet of SUV's!!
2003-12-12 10:28:10 AM  
If this keeps up, I should be able to dunk a basketball next year.
2003-12-12 10:40:44 AM  
Here is a good FAQ for all your Geomagnetic questions. Actually, a reversal is suppose to be very cool in terms of brilliant aurorae displays.
2003-12-12 10:54:47 AM  
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"Our power is weakening!"
2003-12-12 11:01:34 AM  
run you motherfarkers run!!!!
2003-12-12 11:02:32 AM  
Someone once said I was light in the loafers, but now I understand.
2003-12-12 11:02:33 AM  
It's overdue a flip.
2003-12-12 11:02:39 AM  
I saw a TV show about this a couple of weeks ago. It is predicted that we are in for a magnetic field reversal, not the end of the world.
2003-12-12 11:03:34 AM  
we are all going to die
2003-12-12 11:03:54 AM  
OK, so what's Al Gore going to do about it?
2003-12-12 11:04:35 AM  
Your compass wants lead

Lead is not magnetic.

However, some people have magnetic personalities.
2003-12-12 11:04:58 AM  
Two questions: How is Bush doing this and how will Halliburton profit from it?
2003-12-12 11:05:24 AM  
Michael Jackson's pants are dropping, among other things.
2003-12-12 11:06:16 AM  
So when I run for President I will be Pro-Gravity and take it in a landslide.
2003-12-12 11:06:40 AM  
When did the retard convention hit town? It says the strength of the magnetic field is decreasing, not gravity.

/here comes the science
2003-12-12 11:06:47 AM  
Hell yeah, i hate dropping things to the ceiling.
2003-12-12 11:06:50 AM  
the sky is falling
the sky is falling
2003-12-12 11:07:30 AM  
As a result, satellites in low-Earth orbit are left vulnerable to that radiation as they pass over the region, known as the South Atlantic anomaly.

I bet Geordi and Data could whip up a fix for this. They get crazy-go-nuts on anomalies.

2003-12-12 11:07:50 AM  

Oh, wait, 1,500-2000 years... never mind. I don't care anymore.
2003-12-12 11:08:05 AM  
Earth's magnetic force dropping

Someone should have told that interior decorator from Hong Kong. I guess he didn't get the memo.
2003-12-12 11:08:07 AM  
Better make sure you have your compass updated before Y4K.
2003-12-12 11:09:06 AM  
Come to think about, when I drop my car keys, they seem to hit the floor a little slower.
2003-12-12 11:09:08 AM  
the end is near
2003-12-12 11:09:14 AM  
hey, i saw something about this on pbs a few weeks ago. they said at best, the poles could shift. at worst, the field will disappear and the earth will dry up like mars and everyone will die....

2003-12-12 11:09:44 AM  
I bet its all of those Nikken theraputic pads
2003-12-12 11:10:31 AM  
Think we got it bad...what about this poor sucker. No super powers for jou!

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2003-12-12 11:10:38 AM  
Does this mean Santa is moving to the South Pole?
2003-12-12 11:11:18 AM  
I wish it was the gravitational field, I'd love to fly over a building with a leaping bound.
2003-12-12 11:11:27 AM  
Hey Uh Jack... thats called Gravity
2003-12-12 11:13:30 AM  
I blame Bush. No, Clinton. No, Ashcroft. Dammit, someone's at fault here.
2003-12-12 11:13:31 AM  

/the world is going to hell now where's my handbasket
2003-12-12 11:14:21 AM  

Cool, this means with all the harmful rays getting through, in about 2,000 years every person on earth will mutate into an X-Man. So that means my offspring will be farking a Dr. Jean Grey ? Lucky bastard !

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2003-12-12 11:14:31 AM  
The magnetic poles are beginning to reverse. Happy times.
2003-12-12 11:14:38 AM  

I thought people of FARK were smarter than that.
2003-12-12 11:14:47 AM  
When magnetic fields are outlawed, only outlaws will...

Oh, fark it.
2003-12-12 11:14:53 AM  
i blame George Lucas.
Stupid Jedi's and thier force.
2003-12-12 11:15:09 AM  
We have to stop using computers RIGHT NOW!!!

Everybody log off RIGHT NOW!!!

Stupid people! Can't you see you're hurting the magnetosphere? How much proof do you need before you change your self-destructive behavior?!?! Every keystroke is killing us! Every minute you spend surfing for port is just another mouse-click away from a fiery solar wind holocaust! Quit it! QUIT IT!! QUIT IT NOW!!!!!
2003-12-12 11:15:31 AM  
You weaken the field with your lack of faith.

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2003-12-12 11:15:37 AM  
no wonder one of Santa's little female elves was examining my pole!
2003-12-12 11:15:47 AM  
The SCARY tag on this article is the equivalent to:


Who gives a sh*t? The prediction is 2,000 years from now.
2003-12-12 11:15:59 AM  
Wow, it's amazing how many people do not know the difference between a magnetic field and a gravitational field. Didn't any of you people get past middle school?
2003-12-12 11:16:24 AM  
All you people with the "light in the loafers" jokes and "I will be able to dunk" crap... Uhhh.. You do realize that magnetism and gravity are not the same thing, right? I mean, you can't be that stupid... wait a minute... this is fark.

Anyway, lesson in physics: We are not held to the earth by magnetism but by gravity, two completely different forces that have nothing to do with each other in this case.

/that is all
2003-12-12 11:16:25 AM  
I can already feel the bad effects, for example, the movie "Core".
2003-12-12 11:16:41 AM  
and actually thought I was losing weight....
2003-12-12 11:16:55 AM  

Best comment yet...

Be careful though, you're on Fark. You can't believe in Santa or Baby Jeebus on Fark or you'll start a flame war.
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