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maquiladora
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(04-25-2012, 12:30 AM)
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This should more than make up for that rocket embarrassment....

North Korea could carry out an underground test of a nuclear weapon as early as Tuesday night as the North's reclusive leadership dramatically tries to up the stakes with the U.S. and the West, U.S. officials told NBC News.

U.S. officials say North Korea may already have an arsenal between 12 and a "few dozen" far more advanced weapons, many more than generally believed.

The officials couldn't be specific on a date for the test, but they told NBC News they were "100 percent" certain there would be a nuclear test within the next two weeks or "at any time."

U.S. and South Korean intelligence agencies have been monitoring test preparations at P'unggye-yok, the North Korean test site near the Chinese border, for the past several weeks. As new evidence of tunneling emerged, officials began to see Army Day celebrations scheduled for Wednesday (Tuesday night in the U.S.) as a possible date for the test.

http://openchannel.msnbc.msn.com/_ne...day-night?lite

I guess the first we'll know about it is when we see a quake on here?

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquak.../10/125_40.php
lethial
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(04-25-2012, 12:32 AM)
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I wonder if they're using a three stage bottle rocket this time.
Pollux
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(04-25-2012, 12:32 AM)
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Ignis Fatuus
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(04-25-2012, 12:32 AM)
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Good luck with that, Kim.
twinturbo2
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(04-25-2012, 12:32 AM)
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Originally Posted by lethial

I wonder if they're using a three stage bottle rocket this time.

First reply nails it.
Dynamite Shikoku
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(04-25-2012, 12:33 AM)
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Ok. Use them all up.
Ferrio
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(04-25-2012, 12:33 AM)
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Like a kid with a M80 about to blow his hand off.
Nappuccino
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(04-25-2012, 12:33 AM)
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And thus, North Korea was no more
loosus
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(04-25-2012, 12:34 AM)

Originally Posted by zmoney

"I wants to push da but'on."
Forkball
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(04-25-2012, 12:34 AM)
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Future headline: North Korean nuclear test failed last night
Clydefrog
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(04-25-2012, 12:38 AM)
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Nappuccino
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(04-25-2012, 12:39 AM)
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Originally Posted by loosus

"I wants to push da but'on."

"Can I eat the bomb?"
Full Recovery
(04-25-2012, 12:40 AM)
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I would not be surprised if they blew themselves up.
FelixOrion
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(04-25-2012, 12:40 AM)
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75% chance its a dud and then the fuck themselves up.

5% chance it successfully detonates.

20% chance Kim Il-Sung eats the nuke.
entrement
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(04-25-2012, 12:40 AM)
Feeding starving citizens or pursuing strategically unnecessary nuclear weapons? Tough call, right.
maquiladora
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(04-25-2012, 12:41 AM)
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Originally Posted by Nappuccino

"Can I eat the bomb?"



Obligatory.
loosus
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(04-25-2012, 12:41 AM)

Originally Posted by Nappuccino

"Can I eat the bomb?"

"Of course you can, Kim Jong Lu Hao Hao. You can have anything you want so long as you don't share with the peasants!"
ZZMitch
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(04-25-2012, 12:41 AM)
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Originally Posted by entrement

Citizen starving or pursuing strategically unnecessary nuclear weapons? Tough call, right.

Successful test = food and aid from the US

That is probably what they are hoping for.
Raxus
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(04-25-2012, 12:42 AM)
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I looked for the Kim Jong-un Bombing things tumblr and came up, disappointingly, empty.

Wonk wonk.
Last edited by Raxus; 04-25-2012 at 12:44 AM.
Randolph Freelander
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(04-25-2012, 12:42 AM)
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You are on the way to destruction. You have no chance to survive make your time.
Pollux
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(04-25-2012, 12:42 AM)
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Originally Posted by lethial

I wonder if they're using a three stage bottle rocket this time.

Originally Posted by Forkball

Future headline: North Korean nuclear test failed last night

Originally Posted by Nappuccino

"Can I eat the bomb?"

Blair
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(04-25-2012, 12:44 AM)
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The shit i'm going to take later will probably be more noteworthy.
RBH
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(04-25-2012, 12:44 AM)
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lethial
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(04-25-2012, 12:44 AM)
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Originally Posted by Blair

The shit i'm going to take later will probably be more noteworthy.

Let us know.
SUPREME1
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(04-25-2012, 12:45 AM)
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They've detonated a nuclear weapon before, so not sure if you guys really expect it to fail.

But either way, fuck that regime for starving their people in order to prop up their army.

It's a failed state and should be allowed to collapse. It's just a shame there are real lives who will perish en masse if we were to pull food aid.

I also wonder how ling this game will continue of them acting out for attention and the world reacting by providing them food and fuel.

What has NK contributed to the world besides weapons know how and a few memes?
Heel
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(04-25-2012, 12:46 AM)
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Originally Posted by Clydefrog

Flying_Phoenix
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(04-25-2012, 12:47 AM)
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Originally Posted by Blair

The shit i'm going to take later will probably be more noteworthy.

DOBERMAN INC
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(04-25-2012, 12:48 AM)
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New North Korean Nuclear Test Site Imagery

http://www.globalsecurity.org/wmd/wo...unggye-yok.htm
loosus
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(04-25-2012, 12:51 AM)
I wonder why the top brass in North Korea's government have not learned anything significant from their travels to other countries. I mean, leaders sit pretty even in the most de-centralized countries.
PBalfredo
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(04-25-2012, 12:53 AM)
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Somebody tell me again why China is totally okay with their crazy-ass neighbors?
kylej
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(04-25-2012, 12:55 AM)
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Originally Posted by PBalfredo

Somebody tell me again why China is totally okay with their crazy-ass neighbors?

Because if North Korea collapses, China will be the one dealing with millions of refugees. Better to keep people controlled and out of your hair.
ezrarh
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(04-25-2012, 12:55 AM)
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With any luck, it will fail and detonate somewhere where all their military leaders are.
MrCunningham
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(04-25-2012, 01:01 AM)
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I still remember when North Korea was considered a nuclear threat under the rule of Kim Jong-il. But under Kim Jong-un's rule... well... not so much.

Though I do realize that Kim Jong-un probably has no authority over their military at all, and is most likely just a figurehead placed there to continue on Kim Il-sung's legacy.
Last edited by MrCunningham; 04-25-2012 at 01:04 AM.
evilromero
(04-25-2012, 01:03 AM)
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I would like to watch this live.
arab
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(04-25-2012, 01:03 AM)
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we all know kim jong un has a thing for yellow cake...
SUPREME1
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(04-25-2012, 01:03 AM)
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Originally Posted by PBalfredo

Somebody tell me again why China is totally okay with their crazy-ass neighbors?

Originally Posted by kylej

Because if North Korea collapses, China will be the one dealing with millions of refugees. Better to keep people controlled and out of your hair.



Also because South Korea is a very advanced and successful democracy. They don't want 1 billion+ Chinese folks getting any crazy ideas.
Ignis Fatuus
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(04-25-2012, 01:04 AM)
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Originally Posted by RBH

The entire food reserves of Best Korea!
Baraka in the White House
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(04-25-2012, 01:05 AM)
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So the rocket fucked up and now they're gonna try a nuke?
jaxword
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(04-25-2012, 01:07 AM)
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Originally Posted by PBalfredo

Somebody tell me again why China is totally okay with their crazy-ass neighbors?

China's spies probably already know it's a dud.
maquiladora
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(04-25-2012, 01:12 AM)
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Originally Posted by evilromero

I would like to watch this live.

Since it's happening inside a mountain it would look like this, not very exciting.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x3F3R...tailpage#t=14s
SirChained
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(04-25-2012, 01:13 AM)

Originally Posted by ZZMitch

Successful test = food and aid from the US

That is probably what they are hoping for.

You've never heard of North Korea have you?
TheNatural
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(04-25-2012, 01:15 AM)
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Originally Posted by PBalfredo

Somebody tell me again why China is totally okay with their crazy-ass neighbors?

Real knows real, batshit knows batshit, and the oppressing civil liberties superduo sticks together.

Ever wonder why in almost all international affairs it's always US-Japan-UK-France-Germany on one side and on the other it's some combo of China-Russia-NK-Muslim theocracy countries? It's no coinscidence.
Mgoblue201
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(04-25-2012, 01:21 AM)
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Originally Posted by maquiladora

Since it's happening inside a mountain it would look like this, not very exciting.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x3F3R...tailpage#t=14s

I was hoping that it would look more like this:

RELAYER
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(04-25-2012, 01:21 AM)
Fuck em, let them have them.
For the starving citizens, the botched nuclear explosions will be sweet release.
Funky Papa
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(04-25-2012, 01:22 AM)
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I am terrified.
neoism
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(04-25-2012, 01:25 AM)
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Originally Posted by RBH

no really sure.. but is this the son... Is he as mean as his DAD.
Little Old Man
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(04-25-2012, 01:27 AM)
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We shall call it the Alan Parsons Project!

Grakl
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(04-25-2012, 01:28 AM)
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Originally Posted by neoism

no really sure.. but is this the son... Is he as mean as his DAD.

It's his son. No idea if he's as 'mean' as his dad, but probably.
shanshan310
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(04-25-2012, 01:28 AM)
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Tuesday night ended about 5 hours ago Korean time, fyi. Its Wednesday morning.
Tawney Bomb
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(04-25-2012, 01:28 AM)
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So….there is no way we're taking this as a threat, right? I mean c'mon.

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