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Old April 11 2013, 05:12 AM   #16
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Re: US Navy installing laser on ship to shoot down drones!

Well, that's kinda what I meant. It's relatively easy to smuggle drugs and Mexicans into the country, primarily because Americans secretly LIKE drugs and Mexicans and most of the time we just look the other way.

Americans aren't so crazy about bombs, though. You could probably get one past the dockworkers if you disguised your nuclear warhead as two Mexican immigrants with giant bag of pot, but the moment those Mexicans fail to speak anything other than Korean and are way too cranky to be cannabis users, that's going to raise suspicion.
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Old April 11 2013, 08:49 AM   #17
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Re: US Navy installing laser on ship to shoot down drones!

I'm not talking about terrorists driving a van with a multiton warhead around.

I'm talking loading one into a standard 20' or 40' container, fill it up with some otherwise inconspicious merchandise and then have it loaded and shipped.

If i had the bomb in my warehouse it would be the easiest thing for me to do it though i'd be fucked once the thing goes off and they start to track the trail where it came from (but i wouldn't care being a cold hearted fanatic that i might get caught). The only thing you could do to discover the bomb then is to open the sealed (with a standard, high quality metal bolt) container and inspect it.

It would also be easy to put in any shipping adress i'd want including Washington D.C. or any capital in the world.. unless the container is inspected no one will know the true content until it's opened at the destination and the security seal bolt destroyed with a bolt cutter.

As i said the trickiest thing would be getting it to a warehouse where it can be shipped off without raising suspicion and that i believe would be very hard to do for countries like North Korea who are under increased surveillance.

The whole thing though would fit far better in some B actionmovie with a faded action star (or some A lister who just wants the paycheck and isn't too concerned how he gets it).
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Old April 11 2013, 04:53 PM   #18
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USS Ponce -- seriously? I'm guessing it's named for Juan Ponce de Leon, and not a pimp or an effeminate man.
I was just about to comment on the ship's name myself...
Never heard of that meaning for "Ponce" before. Looking it up, it looks like it's slang in the UK, but not in the US. I'm guessing you two are from the UK, in which case I might mention something about an aircraft of yours named "Nimrod".
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Old April 12 2013, 08:25 AM   #19
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USS Ponce -- seriously? I'm guessing it's named for Juan Ponce de Leon, and not a pimp or an effeminate man.
I was just about to comment on the ship's name myself...
Never heard of that meaning for "Ponce" before. Looking it up, it looks like it's slang in the UK, but not in the US. I'm guessing you two are from the UK, in which case I might mention something about an aircraft of yours named "Nimrod".
The biblical king who rebelled against god and built the Tower of Babel. The aircraft was probably nearly as expensive.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hawker_Siddeley_Nimrod

I never knew it had a bomb bay. It could carry nuclear depth charges.
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Old April 13 2013, 08:15 AM   #20
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USS Ponce -- seriously? I'm guessing it's named for Juan Ponce de Leon, and not a pimp or an effeminate man.
I was just about to comment on the ship's name myself...
Never heard of that meaning for "Ponce" before. Looking it up, it looks like it's slang in the UK, but not in the US. I'm guessing you two are from the UK, in which case I might mention something about an aircraft of yours named "Nimrod".
No, but I do watch, listen and discuss a lot of British stuff so I don't know if I get it from that or what. I never actually heard the pimp meaning though.
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