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Old 10-12-2010, 09:52 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Chile beggins the rescue of the trapped miners

After the long month underground, the trapped miners are finally set to be free:
Chile starts rescue of miners - USATODAY.com
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Old 10-12-2010, 10:04 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Chile beggins the rescue of the trapped miners

They're WOLFs. Anyone who played WOLF 12 on EVG knows it.
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Old 10-12-2010, 10:05 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Re: Chile beggins the rescue of the trapped miners

I have no idea what you are talking about.
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Old 10-12-2010, 10:05 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Re: Chile beggins the rescue of the trapped miners

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I have no idea what you are talking about.
Did you play WOLF 12 on EVG?
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Old 10-12-2010, 10:10 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Re: Chile beggins the rescue of the trapped miners

No.

But can I get an explination?
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Re: Chile beggins the rescue of the trapped miners

Wolf is the game that we were trying to start up. That is the 12th time played on EVG.
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Re: Chile beggins the rescue of the trapped miners

That doesn't explain anything.
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Re: Chile beggins the rescue of the trapped miners

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No.
Well then you don't knows it.
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Old 10-12-2010, 10:27 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Re: Chile beggins the rescue of the trapped miners

That's why I'd like an explination.
Can't be too hard to explain.
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Re: Chile beggins the rescue of the trapped miners

WOLF 12 was about a group of workers who were trapped in a mine. One mischievous American spirit turned a few people into wolves. Humans lost.
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Re: Chile beggins the rescue of the trapped miners

Now it makes sense.
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Re: Chile beggins the rescue of the trapped miners

DN hosted. It was fun.
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Old 10-12-2010, 11:04 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Re: Chile beggins the rescue of the trapped miners

I'll take your for it.
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Old 10-12-2010, 11:28 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Re: Chile beggins the rescue of the trapped miners

At least they're alive, unlike the past mine collapse
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Old 10-12-2010, 11:54 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Re: Chile beggins the rescue of the trapped miners

I am glad they are getting out. It really says something about these guys that they were able to stay calm and last this long without seeing sunlight.

I was also impressed with the fact that they are not fighting over who gets to get out first, but rather last. Must be a tight team.
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Re: Chile beggins the rescue of the trapped miners

Holy smokes!!! I remember hearing about that a while ago...I thought that was taken care of a long time ago. Did they dig the hole to get them out with shovels?
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Re: Chile beggins the rescue of the trapped miners

Was this the case where the used a Little automated drill to drill to the surface to let them know they were down there?
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Re: Chile beggins the rescue of the trapped miners

Yes they used a little drill at first.
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Re: Chile beggins the rescue of the trapped miners

I heard that these guys were fighting about who gets to leave last for a while.
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Re: Chile beggins the rescue of the trapped miners

Im glad these guys are getting out. Ive been following this story since it started and they were originaly progecting a rescue around Christmas. Im glad they are so far ahead of that schedule.

The rescures and crew on site also did an AMAZING job of keeping supplies going up and down to the miners. They kept there spirits up and made sure they were in good health until they could get them out.

There are also some crazy stories coming out about some of the miners...one of them proposed to his girlfriend via video confrence, anotherones wife found out he was cheating on his wife and has a girl on the side....(he'll probably be the last to come out lol) but its been cool learning about some of there lives.

Im glad that so far everything has been smooth and there are 18 of the 33 out of the mine so far. Prayers up to make sure they all get out ok (which it looks like will be the case)!
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Re: Chile beggins the rescue of the trapped miners

Simply an amazing story really. My prayers have been going out to them for awhile now.
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Re: Chile beggins the rescue of the trapped miners

I think they've got thirty out right now, thirty-one is riding up.
I'd hate the ride out of there, the capsule is about as wide as their shoulders, that ride must suck. But being trapped in a mine for sixty-some days is probably worse. I'm just glad that they are finally getting out.
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Re: Chile beggins the rescue of the trapped miners

Yeah, I'd rather be in a claustrophobic rescue tube for a bit over being trapped in a cavern any day.
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Re: Chile beggins the rescue of the trapped miners

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Holy smokes!!! I remember hearing about that a while ago...I thought that was taken care of a long time ago. Did they dig the hole to get them out with shovels?
When this first happened they knew it was gonna take quite a long time. I don't remember ever hearing why but it seemed weird. I know if it was in the US with tons of media coverage that number would've been slashed in half and we'd see non stop coverage.

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AMAZING job of keeping supplies going up and down to the miners.
Yeah like those cigarettes they sent down! I don't really care but it seemed strange to let them smoke in that environment with hardly any ventilation.
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Re: Chile beggins the rescue of the trapped miners

Yeah, well, it's still something the Chileans can be proud of.
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