Planes Crash Into World Trade Center!!!!

The funniest/most important/most useful threads posted on The DVD Forums, archived for eternity.

Postby Guest 8086 » Thu Sep 13, 2001 1:47 pm

anyone else listening to the police scanner today?

I just heard somthing about a paint bomb?
Guest 8086
Member
 
Posts: 1398
Joined: Thu May 17, 2001 4:00 am

Postby Guest 366 » Thu Sep 13, 2001 1:50 pm

Originally posted by ColdFusion
I'm getting impatient whenever a channel hasn't a news bulletin of some kind so here I am!


I have this in the corner of my monitor, used it the entire day yesterday also....it's a LIVE video stream from ABC NEWS and catch up over at New York Times.
Guest 366
 
Posts: 899
Joined: Tue Jun 06, 2000 4:00 am
Location: ...graveyard at Midnight!

Postby Guest 8086 » Thu Sep 13, 2001 1:50 pm

coldfusion try accesing it through
the file menu in realplayer
thats how I got mine working
Guest 8086
Member
 
Posts: 1398
Joined: Thu May 17, 2001 4:00 am

Postby Guest 1311 » Thu Sep 13, 2001 1:51 pm

Published 13 September 01 at 13:23

'Hundreds of buildings damaged' in lower Manhattan



It is being reported that rescue efforts in New York are being hampered by fears of further collapses among "hundreds" of damaged buildings in the area around the devastated World Trade Centre.

At least 12 buildings surrounding the site are severely damaged and at risk of collapse.

Fire officials said that the nine-storey high 5 World Trade Centre building and the Millennium Hilton Hotel were in danger of collapsing.

The fall of another unidentified 20-storey high building is also expected imminently.




URL
Guest 1311
 
Posts: 641
Joined: Thu Oct 05, 2000 4:00 am
Location: Forest of Dean, England

Postby Guest 3497 » Thu Sep 13, 2001 1:51 pm

Originally posted by Just Call Me Wanda
In 50 years this thread will be seen as a valueable historical document - just think this is an interesting point...


Yeah, maybe it will. In which case, can I just say Hi to my Grandkids! :D
Guest 3497
Member
 
Posts: 16
Joined: Tue Mar 06, 2001 5:00 am
Location: Coventry

Postby Guest 825 » Thu Sep 13, 2001 1:54 pm

Silent Bob - thanks! That's very good. :) Alas, some news!

kippa - Tried that but it doesn't work, I'll give it another go and then stick with ABC news.
Guest 825
Member
 
Posts: 111
Joined: Mon Aug 14, 2000 4:00 am

Postby Guest 8086 » Thu Sep 13, 2001 1:56 pm

BTW what is it with everyone complaining about the speed of the net?
mine seems the same as usual (but maybe thats somthing to do with a certain version of windows?)
Guest 8086
Member
 
Posts: 1398
Joined: Thu May 17, 2001 4:00 am

Postby Guest 1311 » Thu Sep 13, 2001 2:00 pm

U.S. planes attack southern Iraq, destroy houses




BAGHDAD, Sep 13, 2001 (Kyodo via COMTEX) -- U.S. and British planes attacked Iraq's Wassit Province, about 170 kilometers south of Baghdad, on Thursday, destroying a number of houses, the official Iraqi News Agency said.
In a brief report from the area, the agency said the planes "haphazardly fired" air-to-surface missiles on villages in the province.

The report did not mention any casualties.



Seems like the US & UK can't wait :mad:

URL

Although, considering the source ??
Guest 1311
 
Posts: 641
Joined: Thu Oct 05, 2000 4:00 am
Location: Forest of Dean, England

Postby Guest 2889 » Thu Sep 13, 2001 2:01 pm

Well, I finally read all of this thread. It took me most of the evening at work, too. It is a fascinating (and scary) thread with all the rumors, theories, threats, accusations, fears and compassion running into each other.

The only opinion I can give is: Why can't we be nice to each other? How hard IS it?

Must go now. Next shift just arriving. Catch the late news when I get home (I got True Lies in the mail today and I keep wishing the terrorists were green or purple)
Guest 2889
 
Posts: 103
Joined: Thu Feb 01, 2001 5:00 am
Location: Melbourne, Australia

Postby Guest 825 » Thu Sep 13, 2001 2:01 pm

Everything seems OK to me too and the NYPD channel is working now. :) Apparently, 80% of the net is down due to the destruction of many servers/hard disks / etc from yesterday's incidents.

My Mum was just telling me that Hotels have increased their prices enormously around the WTC and places where people have been affected or planes diverted to! This is an outrage! How can they be so cold? :mad: As a result people are letting people stay in their homes in spare bedrooms or something.
Guest 825
Member
 
Posts: 111
Joined: Mon Aug 14, 2000 4:00 am

Postby Guest 825 » Thu Sep 13, 2001 2:04 pm

Originally posted by satin

Seems like the US & UK can't wait :mad:


This isn't related as US and UK planes regularly patrol no-fly zones in Iraq and surrounding regions. Planes are downed and civilian buildings (with nearly all the time someone getting killed) bombed all the time.
Guest 825
Member
 
Posts: 111
Joined: Mon Aug 14, 2000 4:00 am

Postby pythons » Thu Sep 13, 2001 2:08 pm

Originally posted by satin


Seems like the US & UK can't wait :mad:

URL

Although, considering the source ??


Is this for real or is it propeganda?
User avatar
pythons
 
Posts: 1390
Joined: Wed Nov 01, 2000 5:00 am

Postby Guest 1396 » Thu Sep 13, 2001 2:10 pm

The volume of bomb scares coming through on the NYPD channel over the last twentyfour hours has been amazing :O Is this a jumpy police force or a large number of sick trouble-makers :mad: Both, I imagine...

And yes, the first few pages of this thread make interesting reading.....
Guest 1396
 
Posts: 370
Joined: Sat Oct 14, 2000 4:00 am
Location: London

Postby Guest 1396 » Thu Sep 13, 2001 2:12 pm

Ummm looks like someone copied this to the Removed Threads forum when i wasnt looking :D
Guest 1396
 
Posts: 370
Joined: Sat Oct 14, 2000 4:00 am
Location: London

Postby Guest » Sun Sep 01, 2002 4:30 pm

Originally posted by Sputnik
Ummm looks like someone copied this to the Removed Threads forum when i wasnt looking :D


Which was extremely handy actually :D

Go all the way back to the top!

(this will be the longest ever "bump" of a thread I think...)
User avatar
Guest
 

Postby Guest » Sun Sep 01, 2002 4:33 pm

Phew - that was a strain on my almighty powers :shocker:

I am locking this thread, so it is not used for discussion, but merely so people can refresh their memories of those horrid moments.

This thread has been put back up at the request of many, many forum members.

edit - As a lot of people are downloading the thread in its entirity (which will put a big additional strain on our main server) I have archived the entire thread (including any graphics) and put the whole lot into a zip file for download. The file is 2Mb in size.
I have set the views to 100 replies per page which brings the thread down to 14 pages in size.
User avatar
Guest
 

Postby ColinP » Fri Sep 02, 2011 8:15 pm

As we're now just over a week from the tenth anniversary, I thought it would be worth bumping this thread to make it easier to find as I'm sure a lot of people will be interesting to read how history unfolded on that day.
<b>ColinP</b>, <i>Administrator</i>
[size=-2]The Digital Fix | Tweals[/size]
User avatar
ColinP
 
Posts: 18877
Joined: Mon Mar 20, 2000 12:00 pm
Location: Somewhere out there

Previous

Return to DVD Forums Gold

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest