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2001-12-24 12:27:41 AM  
2001-12-24 12:30:42 AM  
.....and peace on earth for all.
2001-12-24 12:32:09 AM  
Well it's good to see that we're actually LOOKING for attacks now -- the only way to stop these things is to obviously keep your guard. I'm glad to see that our nations are doing something to protect us over having a thumb up our asses -- rather pleased :-)
2001-12-24 12:33:17 AM  
20 tons?

Gonna be a lot of dissappointed arab nutjobs walking around with holes in their shoes...
2001-12-24 12:34:29 AM  
20 tonnes?!
sounds like they want to blow up all of london, not just SITES..
2001-12-24 12:35:17 AM  
hahaha i just thought it would sux if some guy had all that explosives and rubbed his feet on the carpet and.. er.. n/m
2001-12-24 12:36:09 AM  

Your mission 007.......
2001-12-24 12:36:55 AM  
Well lets hope they don't kkep trying or we may just lose Harmonia,Rei & Goatman264...my goodness they may even go against the terrorists over this...lol
2001-12-24 12:37:01 AM  
see also: HERO tag.
2001-12-24 12:37:20 AM  
Damn, that would have been a helluva boom. Hopefully we'll make it through the big Christmas weekend without an incident.
2001-12-24 12:37:42 AM  
Holy shiat... How many thousands of tons of explosives? That could have done some serious damage...

Rei, Harmonia, and others take note: They hate the UK too.
2001-12-24 12:37:50 AM  
DAMN. well I hope the rest of Europe like Germany, and France (yea right). Realize the problems and start to do something here, I dont think we're killing enough of these assholes.
2001-12-24 12:38:07 AM  
20 TONNES ????? Geez.....thats a BIG shoe!!!!
2001-12-24 12:39:25 AM  
Whoops, thought it said something totally different. Damn. Sorry. Thousands of tons? What was I smoking?
2001-12-24 12:41:11 AM  
Did the article say if they found anything?
2001-12-24 12:41:27 AM  
And do you think that it is a coincidense that the ship is formed like a giant shoe? I think not!
2001-12-24 12:42:02 AM  
yes... they found 20 tonnes of explosives...
2001-12-24 12:43:27 AM  
Good, maybe now the farking Brit Trolls on the board will wise up and realize the arab muslim problem has to be dealt with. These people will attack anyone who is infidel and have no regard for human life, they are a disease that has to be eliminated.
2001-12-24 12:46:17 AM  
BSCavalier: Is it still safe to make the assumption that you are referring to individuals involved in terrorism, or are you actually speaking of muslims as a whole?
2001-12-24 12:46:33 AM  
Something like that. lol
2001-12-24 12:49:36 AM  
BTW, that's a massive joint!
2001-12-24 12:49:52 AM  
still being searched, are thought to, who think,
Looks like nothing has been found at this time.
2001-12-24 12:55:27 AM  
Damn, that sucks. Maybe they were just planning a really big fireworks show?
2001-12-24 12:58:16 AM  
What tipped them off ?

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2001-12-24 01:02:06 AM  
I'm with you. The article is not clear at all on whether the explosive was actually found.
Cleverly dubious for inflammatory effect, no doubt.
2001-12-24 01:02:28 AM  
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2001-12-24 01:12:38 AM  
Packaging: 25kg bulk drums

Trade price: £15/kg ex-works UK

Stock level: Small stock held. Large quantities (500kg plus) available to order, delivery approximately 90 days.

Blowing up london: Priceless
2001-12-24 01:19:02 AM  
REI and Harmonia will find some way to justify this.
2001-12-24 01:22:11 AM  
Of course they will...lol...but their is no justification for this attempt or the successfull attempts on the WTC...this has got to be stopped!!!!
2001-12-24 01:33:21 AM  
Ozzie_Pride :""Well lets hope they don't kkep trying or we may just lose Harmonia,Rei & Goatman264...my goodness they may even go against the terrorists over this...lol""

hey OZZIE...funny thing, I thought of that cock smoker Harmonia too....just too bad they weren't headed to his place....wonder what he has to say about this..."they weren't going after London or the UK...just American sites in London" (harmonia speakin)
2001-12-24 01:34:57 AM  
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2001-12-24 01:37:24 AM  
I don't like wars either but when something has to be done to end this sort of shiat then I do see reason in it...as for all the English people that have commented that America is wrong for what they are doing then I hope when they read this they will retract everything they have evr said.
On that note I must leave as it is Christmas Evening here in Australia and I must go and do the santa shiat...lol
2001-12-24 01:39:22 AM  
audioink, MI6 actually does exist, it even has a building. I remember seeing a headline that a bunch of IRA jackasses shot a rocket at it.
2001-12-24 01:39:32 AM  
20 tonnes is a lot of c4.
A LOT!!!
2001-12-24 01:49:35 AM  
I don't think 10 Downing Street looks right, there. I think we should relocate it...say, to somewhere on the moon...
2001-12-24 01:52:44 AM  
exactly babe....if the US hadn't gone to Afghanistan to oust the Taliban and get Osama Bin cocksmoker.....things would get worst....now slowly they'll all get caught as they get more and more dumber.....trying to pull off sh.it like that
2001-12-24 01:56:18 AM  
"They were acting on information from MI6 agents in the Middle East who think explosives were loaded at Yemen or Djibouti by supporters of Osama bin Laden.".....

oh yeah, that area of the map is being watched like a farkin hawk I bet.

all in all, thats a cool story...the bastards got caught before they could kill thousands more in the UK.

Merry Chrismas all....I'm gone
2001-12-24 01:57:16 AM  
Harmonia and Rei, whoever are entitled to their opinions. I don't agree with them all the time but their voices represent a valued dissent. Disagree all you ant, troll them, argue and debate them, call them names, whatever but their value is the same as yours. The simple fact we allow and protect dissent speaks of an intelligence and value system these crud bombers don't even have a clue. I believe they want to kill us all because of what we represent. I hope there are many more of these happy endings.
2001-12-24 01:59:22 AM  
1 kilo of C-4 is enough to cut through a steel I-beam aprox 1 inch thick, no problem.

20 farking tonnes?

I bet these bastards were going to drop the London bridge.
And still have enough left over to those destroy the Chunnel entrances. And then blow down 2 walls of Buckingham palace. And still have enough left over for twenty or thirty car bombs. And then not know what to do with the rest.

20 farking tonnes?

Visualise 10 double decker busses, packed top and bottom with C-4.

20 farking tonnes.
2001-12-24 02:08:30 AM  
yeahhh, isn't there a tunnel that goes under the English Channel to France ??? that would have gotten ugly.

I hope they find more evidence about this aboard that ship...like targets (or Osama)...must have follow up on this !!
2001-12-24 02:09:11 AM  
10 double decker busses, packed top and bottom with C-4.
Having worked for the Port of Houston and the sheer size involved and the obvious lack of stealth and sheer visability to move that kind of volume makes you wonder if this could have been a commercial shipment? I wonder who owns the ship or who brokers it?
2001-12-24 02:16:08 AM  
"Along with 20 tons of explosives, we also found 100 tons worth of crack...oh wait, im sorry, that's sugar.'
2001-12-24 02:31:28 AM  
A very misleading article. This stip was detained because I was reported to have the explosives, but none have yet to be found. I don't really know how somebody would come accross 20 tons of C4 without sparking some attention....

I can't even get a kilo.... ;-(
2001-12-24 02:32:20 AM  
i meant ship -
2001-12-24 02:42:13 AM  

Making a rough estimate, about 10-15 20 foot shipping containers would carry it.

And commercial shipments of that amount would need special permits and government approval. The Hazmat paperwork and the separation requirements would be a total bear. I really doubt this might be an undocumented or "lost the paperwork" type of oversight.
2001-12-24 02:48:25 AM  
According to the BBC, they've been searching the ship for three days but haven't found anything.

BBC Story

According to Scotland Yard "[A] full security search of the ship has been completed and no noxious or dangerous substances have been found aboard the vessel."
2001-12-24 03:04:32 AM  
Whoever wrote this article must have spent quite a bit of time making sure that it gave a completely false impression of the actual situation.
2001-12-24 03:04:42 AM  
Thanks for the story HappyFunBall

Better safe than sorry. Seems with the shoe bomber and Lockerbie still in our memory, the terrorists appear to attack during the holidays.

One of the news channels reported that the shoe bomber made some kind of "just wait and see whats going to happen" comment.
My generation lived with the bomb, the present generation has to live with bomber. Sad times.
2001-12-24 03:07:44 AM  
Learn to love the bomb.
2001-12-24 03:09:56 AM  
let's think good things over the xmas break, let's give love to our security and cops... they will be working hard.

usa #1.
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