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Old October 16 2012, 12:53 AM   #631
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^ Yep.
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Old October 16 2012, 12:57 AM   #632
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That's pretty hilarious.
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Old October 16 2012, 12:59 AM   #633
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So the building itself was the shelter? Not pointing to some underground lead lined bunker?
They all have basements, but I don't know how protected they actually are. These are relics of the 50s, when instructional videos taught people to duck and cover under their schooldesks in case of a nuclear attack.
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Old October 16 2012, 01:00 AM   #634
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I've never seen that here, though this country tends to pull down it's old signs compared to the US so maybe they just got rid of them.
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Old October 16 2012, 03:47 AM   #635
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Guess where I went today.

Pier 86?
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Old October 16 2012, 06:49 AM   #636
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HOLY CRAP! are you a mutant? ._.
I think so. My other lower had three roots!
Does this mean you are gonna get crazy, tooth related superpowers and a marvel spinoff?
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Old October 16 2012, 03:47 PM   #637
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Guess where I went today.

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Yup! The Intrepid Museum is pretty awesome.
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Old October 17 2012, 05:16 AM   #638
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Guess where I went today.

Pier 86?
Yup! The Intrepid Museum is pretty awesome.
I must get there one of these days.
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Old October 17 2012, 06:11 AM   #639
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Guess where I went today.

Kewl beans! I wanna go, too!
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Old October 17 2012, 06:20 AM   #640
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Yup! The Intrepid Museum is pretty awesome.
Looks like fun, we could see the Intrepid from the hotel room in Time Square, but there was no way to include it in the short visit this summer.

I'm hoping to do more business in NY later in the year, I'll have to make the stop there then.
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Old October 19 2012, 12:18 AM   #642
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Had some professional pictures done today. Here's one:



Aren't my lungs pretty?
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Old October 19 2012, 12:39 AM   #643
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So the building itself was the shelter? Not pointing to some underground lead lined bunker?
My church's shelter is in the basement- I've seen it. It's somewhat deep down...but there is a window at one end. Kinda defeated the purpose.

I need to ask the building manager to let me in and take photos. It's sort of funny to look at these now. The Civil Defense stuff (water, crackers, Geiger counters) is long gone, though.

The fallout shelters were really designed more for people not likely to be in an immediate target area, like my town (Fredericksburg, Virginia). We'd still get fallout if a bomb was dropped on Quantico Marine Corps Base.

I don't remember if I posted these photos from my trip to Louisville this summer- I went to Mega Caverns, a lime quarry that was turned into a fallout shelter around the time of the Cuban Missile Crisis. It had a capacity of 50,000 people!









That last photo is a display of what life would have been like in the caverns after a nuclear war. It was CREEPY. And I'm not talking about the mannequins- the darkness, the dripping water from underground springs, the chill...*shudder* I think I would have rather died in the blast, thank you very much. And another thing- the shelter would only have been useful if a bomb was dropped on Fort Knox. If it had been Louisville, they would have been fucked. The caverns are deep, but not that deep! (End of history lesson. )
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Old October 19 2012, 12:45 AM   #644
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So the building itself was the shelter? Not pointing to some underground lead lined bunker?
My church's shelter is in the basement- I've seen it. It's somewhat deep down...but there is a window at one end. Kinda defeated the purpose.

I need to ask the building manager to let me in and take photos. It's sort of funny to look at these now. The Civil Defense stuff (water, crackers, Geiger counters) is long gone, though.
Most schools I went to were build in the sixties and seventies and therefore had these strange kind of basements (usually used for youth-clubs actually) and one house down the street where I live, there was a shelter, until they dismantled it a year or two ago, but that was the WW2-kind... no good as a fall-out shelter for WW3! I now wish I had taken a few pictures of it.
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Old October 19 2012, 12:50 AM   #645
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Had some professional pictures done today. Here's one:



Aren't my lungs pretty?

Nice and clear!

Are you sick of medical facilities by now? It seems like your days must feel like one long medical junket punctuated with work and sleep. Yikes!
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