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It really does make you wonder.....

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Itsallaguess
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It really does make you wonder.....

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Postby Itsallaguess » October 21st, 2019, 6:55 pm

where they'd come out......

and what state they'd be in if they did so.....

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-englan ... -plug-hole

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Re: It really does make you wonder.....

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Postby AsleepInYorkshire » October 21st, 2019, 7:07 pm

Itsallaguess wrote:where they'd come out......

and what state they'd be in if they did so.....

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-englan ... -plug-hole

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Err ... text to right of video

Overflow water goes down the hole into a tunnel and eventually flows into the river below the dam ;)

No mention of how well the average human male body would fair under such circumstances though.

AiY

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Re: It really does make you wonder.....

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Postby swill453 » October 21st, 2019, 7:08 pm

I think it's safer than it looks at first glance. The water seems to go through openings under the rim, rather than over the top of the rim.

So even if they were right next to it they might just bounce off it.

Scott.

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Re: It really does make you wonder.....

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Postby Itsallaguess » October 21st, 2019, 7:14 pm

AsleepInYorkshire wrote:
Overflow water goes down the hole into a tunnel and eventually flows into the river below the dam..


Well that might well be the official story, but it looks like there's at least two people who have their suspicions about that, and wholly intend to find out the truth of the matter....

Just imagine where we'd be without that type of innate curiosity....

I wish them God Speed!

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Re: It really does make you wonder.....

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Postby UncleEbenezer » October 21st, 2019, 8:01 pm

Could you catch a glimpse of Great A'Tuin if you dangle over the edge?

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Re: It really does make you wonder.....

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Postby stewamax » October 21st, 2019, 8:43 pm

It does look remarkably like a cosmologist's impression of a black hole where space-time is warped to a point!

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Re: It really does make you wonder.....

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Postby kiloran » October 21st, 2019, 8:49 pm

stewamax wrote:It does look remarkably like a cosmologist's impression of a black hole where space-time is warped to a point!

Nah. It's a wormhole to another universe. Or maybe Burnley.

--kiloran

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Re: It really does make you wonder.....

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Postby AleisterCrowley » October 21st, 2019, 9:23 pm

It's a metaphor for Brexit. Or an allegory. Or something.

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Re: It really does make you wonder.....

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Postby staffordian » October 22nd, 2019, 10:31 pm

Here's an interesting look at it...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PSnWsGbDoxE


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