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Old 03-03-2006, 05:07 PM   #1
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Default Hurricane Katrina

I was recently (The week of February 6) in Mississippi, the place that was probally struck the hardest from Hurricane Katrina. ( Yes! There was another place besides New Orleans that was struck) I took several pictures but only now have i had that much time to upload them, THESE ARE ONLY A FEW OF THEM, I HAVE OVER 500 PICS, I JUST HAVE NOT HAD ENOUGH TIME TO UPLOAD THEM ALL...

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Old 03-03-2006, 05:11 PM   #2
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That is pretty sad.

Just out of curiosity, why did you go there?
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wow, that looks pretty harsh. now i really understand all those news stories. i feel bad. what was it like going there? wow that must have been some experience. it would be hard for me to go there and see all that. i especially like the sign about father time. i should save that picture...
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Old 03-03-2006, 05:16 PM   #4
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I don't understand why the news ONLY focuses on New Orleans. What, as if the other millions of people who got hurt don't deserve to be seen? Wow...I hate our news broadcats, completely stupid and irrelavent half the time.
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Old 03-03-2006, 05:36 PM   #5
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i was there with my church trying to help rebuild, right now i have to go out to eat with my friends, i will tell yall all about it, when i get home...
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Old 03-03-2006, 05:42 PM   #6
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Not saying its right, just giving an answer. They focused on New Orleans because;

a: they were below sea level and had the most people actually THERE during it.
b: because it was the most densely populated city affected by hurricane katrina.
c: It got hit by the eye of the storm, the most furocious part of the storm, and the wall thrashed and thrashed before weakening and moving on. (for those of you who think the eye is the calm part, it is, but the eyewall {the outer edge of the eye} is where the speeds are at.)
d: New Orleans is a very popular place, Its like new york, L.A., Miami, Everyone knows of it. So thats where theyre going to focus their media. For instance, when Ivan, Dennis, Opal, Andrew, All of these bad hurricanes that affected santa rosa county so harshly and barely affected our surrounding counties, everyone focused on pensacola (escambia county) because its what you would consider a city, not like santa rosa which is all small townish (in appearance atleast)

I know My Mom and Dad's Friends (who are firefighters) had to go over there like right after it, They said that it was horrible, you could smell all of the dead bodies and everything. I was glad I didn't go, but it is very sad. Whenever we get hurricanes here everyone leaves and theres only like 10 - 25 reported deaths. But man... they had no warning, it was supposed to go to us, but it turned to them. =\

I guess thats what ya get for praying something wont come to you, instead of praying itll get weaker. It had to go somewhere, eh? =\
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Old 03-03-2006, 06:00 PM   #7
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God, thats not nice. Not at all.

All those cars...

and that TFT monitor! God. And that CD. I like to attention to detail.

Thats not nice though
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Actually New Oreleans had a HUGE warning of the storm, yet they failed to react accordingly. I mean, I know it sounds mean, but, "it's their own fault." The city could have done lots of things to help protect themselves, but, no one did anythign about it. And look at the consequences. Devastating.
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Old 03-03-2006, 06:30 PM   #9
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Yeah, I might sound idiot or so, but, did you took the comps and such to home or what?
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LHUSER, always thinking of recycling.
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Well see dude, (you gotta tell me your name so i dont have to call you dude, its hard to call someone dude and be speaking seriously) What seems like "alot of warning" isn't really, you have to think through the mind of the people there.

I dont know if youve ever experienced a hurricane but I have, you sit there, watching the tv, weeks of watching, all during the season (then you still have to be on your toes before and after) "is it coming to us? is it going to veer right? oh its going left? strengthening? weakening?"

Then if you it is going to hit, you have to board up windows (Where do you get wood when everyone in town is fighting each other over it), then when you decide to leave (with a supercat 5 like that that would be your decision) Gas is scarce days and before the storm hits the gulf, you gotta take money with you to find a place to stay, you dont wanna leave your animals, gotta think about where youll go, traffic can be backed up to your front door.

with (what was it? maybe 5 days warning? (they thought it was going to turn towards us for a long time remember)) they simply didnt have time to board up, get gas, pack up, find a place to go, get food,

most of the time they had to stay there on the side of the road, as people were steadily passing them and wait for their families. its really no ones fault, its just a disaster, irregular and unpredictable changes in weather conditions
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Yeah, I might sound idiot or so, but, did you took the comps and such to home or what?
no i left them there, because, i could get in trouble for looting, also that is the exact same monitor i have, that is why i took a picture of it...

another thing, someone earlier asked what it was like, well put it this way, i have always videographed and photographed all of my life, and at the end of the day with most of my videos, i was satisfied, but this i just could not capture on film (or the digital picture) YOU JUST HAD TO BE THERE, AND HAVE THE 360° PANORAMIC AROUND YOU, IT WAS JUST OVERWHELMING...
ANOTHER THING I NOTICED WAS THE FACT THAT MOST OF THE PEOPLE AT THE TOWN I WAS IN (PASS CHRISTIAN, MS) WERE GREATFUL FOR FEMA INSTEAD OF BITCHING ABOUT THEM, NEW ORLEANS GOT MOST OF THE ATTENTION ALSO BECAUSE THEY CONSTANTLY BITCHED ON TV.

IN REPLY TO PARADOX, THE EYE ACTUALLY PASSED MORE THRU THIS TOWN THAN NEW ORLEANS, JUST THE EDGE OF THE EYE HIT NEW ORLEANS, THE EYE ACTUALLY HIT THIS TOWN HEAD ON...
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with (what was it? maybe 5 days warning? (they thought it was going to turn towards us for a long time remember)) they simply didnt have time to board up, get gas, pack up, find a place to go, get food,
Well they had 100's of school busses lined up, but the ignorent hard-headed fools down there did not want to get out, i tell you one thing, i live in North Carolina, and we are real prone to hurricanes, and if the scientists and meteorologists are on TV saying that they place is going to flood and we need to get out or we could die, im geting the F*** ou

HERE IS A VIDEO I PUT TOGETHER, PLEASE WATCH, AND REMEMBER ALL OF THIS VIDEO WAS TAKEN IN EARLY FEBRUARY...
http://www.thepaul.net/video/miss.html

PLEASE LET ME KNOW WHAT YOU THINK
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I lived in Guam for years. Hurriances here are NOTHING compared ot there. Cat 5s and 4s aren't uncommon. They get slapped by them 2 to 3 times a YEAR. Not once 2 to 3. BUt you know what. No one evacs. The houses are built for it. Every building is reinforced concrete. Everyone has genertors, everyone knews wtf to do and not to play around. But if they were in the path of katrine in the 9th ward. They wouldn't of stuck around. They wouldn't figured out a way to get OUT. Nd in New Orleans they use the excuse bush just wants to kill a bunch of black poeple and america is racist so they don't help them. Thats not true. Even if bush is a racist it'd be plotical sucidice to not help them. Which he did. BUt its the states job to protect its poeple from situtions like this. Not the national. Like expecting the UN to deal with homeland secuity threats.
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God, bet it was scary. Reminds me on War Of The Worlds, except without the big scary machines.
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Old 03-04-2006, 08:23 AM   #15
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That is sad. I never actually seen something like this.

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Hehe! (Most chances is that they won't work due to flooding)
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so what do yall think of my movie...

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Old 03-04-2006, 09:10 AM   #17
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Thisthing makes me remind of Mitch. You know, the hurricane that destroyed and killed everything?
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so is anyone going to comment on the movie...
please just watch it i spent alot of time putting it together...
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It's nicely done, may I say
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thank you, anybody else?
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