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(NPR)   Massive landslide at a jade mine in Myanmar has killed at least 162 people   (npr.org) divider line
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2020-07-03 1:51:35 AM  
Mortal Kombat Trilogy - All JADE Fatalities
Youtube RKgEFf133dU


Man that's a lot of people, even for Jade.
 
2020-07-03 4:10:24 AM  
Again?
 
2020-07-03 4:30:28 AM  
Again?
 
2020-07-03 4:33:36 AM  
Again?
/What again?
 
2020-07-03 4:34:12 AM  
"Reuters says the victims were mostly "jade pickers" - people who sift through tailings to scavenge small bits of the semi-precious stone"

I'm guessing we're never going to find out the ages of the victims...
 
2020-07-03 4:38:03 AM  
Jade Warrior - Minnamoto's Dream
Youtube 63CrzkMzAw8
Jade Warrior.  Old school prog rock.  My favourite.
 
2020-07-03 4:40:39 AM  
didnt i just read this?
 
2020-07-03 4:41:19 AM  
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/aisle seat
 
2020-07-03 4:44:20 AM  

AngryDragon: "Reuters says the victims were mostly "jade pickers" - people who sift through tailings to scavenge small bits of the semi-precious stone"

I'm guessing we're never going to find out the ages of the victims...


I'd say that's set in stone.
 
2020-07-03 4:51:41 AM  

some_beer_drinker: didnt i just read this?


You'd remember if you drank less!

*runs away sobbing*
 
2020-07-03 5:10:16 AM  
😔
 
2020-07-03 5:17:43 AM  

Tom Marvolo Bombadil: [Fark user image 665x375]
/aisle seat


Agrees:
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You there, on the motorbike! Sell me one of your melons!
 
2020-07-03 5:25:36 AM  

Maturin: Again?


puffy999: Again?


hoodiowithtudio: Again?
/What again?


some_beer_drinker: didnt i just read this?



Sounds like Farkers have done this so much that they've become unenthusiastic about it.
 
2020-07-03 5:35:45 AM  

Monkeyfark Ridiculous: Maturin: Again?

puffy999: Again?

hoodiowithtudio: Again?
/What again?

some_beer_drinker: didnt i just read this?


Sounds like Farkers have done this so much that they've become unenthusiastic about it.


TBF I was trying to start a trend.
 
2020-07-03 6:05:55 AM  
So...Texans were right to be worried about Jade Mine.
 
2020-07-03 6:26:02 AM  
i was thinking it was like some safety BS but looking at the vid....
holy crap thats like a entire mountain craping out into the river(lake?)
 
2020-07-03 6:32:57 AM  
162 dead, but this is Fark, so lets see who is jaded enough to make a joke.
 
2020-07-03 6:33:54 AM  
Dinosaurs - Baby: "Not the mama!" and "AGAIN!"
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2020-07-03 6:34:55 AM  
I'd feel sympathy, but I'm so jaded.
 
2020-07-03 6:44:34 AM  
Welp. I felt bad making a joke when TFA concerns a disaster -- is it better or worse that no one got it?
 
2020-07-03 6:49:41 AM  
That's how the other half lives, folks.
That's where your shiny goodies come from, and how they are obtained.
 
2020-07-03 7:05:50 AM  

Resident Muslim: 162 dead, but this is Fark, so lets see who is jaded enough to make a joke.


Hay mine your own business
 
2020-07-03 7:07:32 AM  

jso2897: That's how the other half lives, folks.
That's where your shiny goodies come from, and how they are obtained.


Yep.
Just like coal.
Which is still the electricity in my city. Which is so odd. Didn't know that.
 
2020-07-03 7:17:09 AM  

Resident Muslim: 162 dead, but this is Fark, so lets see who is jaded enough to make a joke.


I'm sorry if it rubyed you the wrong way that people make jokes when others die, mon.
 
2020-07-03 7:36:26 AM  
shave and a haircut?
 
2020-07-03 7:39:25 AM  

MythDragon: Resident Muslim: 162 dead, but this is Fark, so lets see who is jaded enough to make a joke.

I'm sorry if it rubyed you the wrong way that people make jokes when others die, mon.


It's beryl insensitive of you to write that schist.
 
Xai [TotalFark] [BareFark]
2020-07-03 7:48:40 AM  
I think we need to export better quality cameras to these countries. I guess potato is better than no video though.
 
2020-07-03 7:54:11 AM  

Resident Muslim: 162 dead, but this is Fark, so lets see who is jaded enough to make a joke.


Finally, a "jaded" post!

/Now for the CSI version
 
2020-07-03 7:56:32 AM  
This gem passed through yesterday.  Fleetwood Mac not present for comments
 
2020-07-03 7:59:38 AM  

jso2897: That's how the other half lives, folks.
That's where your shiny goodies come from, and how they are obtained.


Yep.
 
2020-07-03 8:21:39 AM  

MythDragon: Resident Muslim: 162 dead, but this is Fark, so lets see who is jaded enough to make a joke.

I'm sorry if it rubyed you the wrong way that people make jokes when others die, mon.


Y'all are stone cold.
 
2020-07-03 8:29:04 AM  
Well, time makes you bolder
even if those children won't get older...


/yes, I'm going to Hell. :P
 
2020-07-03 8:29:59 AM  
That's gonna leave some folks pretty jaded, ya know?
 
2020-07-03 8:31:11 AM  

Resident Muslim: 162 dead, but this is Fark, so lets see who is jaded enough to make a joke.


Made the joke, then saw this.

/do I win?
//what did I win?
 
Xai [TotalFark] [BareFark]
2020-07-03 8:38:43 AM  

johnny_vegas: jso2897: That's how the other half lives, folks.
That's where your shiny goodies come from, and how they are obtained.

Yep.


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Call me crazy but i think the source of labor might be the least of your concerns there...
 
2020-07-03 8:42:40 AM  
"It's just Chinamine, Jade."
 
2020-07-03 9:17:19 AM  
In Canada jade miners are just childish


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2020-07-03 9:23:25 AM  
Keep the plantings


On that hill


Or one hundred sixty


People you'll kill


Burma Jade


/I'm sorry... this is tragic, but the joke was just waiting
 
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