A day like today...

Discussion in 'The Eutrophic Zone' started by xcaret, Sep 19, 2017.

  1. xcaret

    xcaret Supporting Member

    ...in 1985 I woke up to the violent moving of the earth. Just came home and my wife has the news that an earthquake hit today Mexico City and for many people who lived that terrifying experience over three decades ago, brings back saddening memories...
     
  2. MolaMola

    MolaMola Supporting Member

    Yikes! Did I hear right that there is also activity of Popocat├ępetl volcano? What an experience for you Mario. Take care - I know how powerful memories can be. Strange to have strong hurricanes and earthquakes at the same time
     
  3. Bruce Spiegelman

    Bruce Spiegelman Supporting Member

    Disasters and bad news come in threes. Hurricanes, earthquakes and Trump.
     
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  4. DEATH BY SNU SNU

    DEATH BY SNU SNU Supporting Member

    We have family in Mexico and their homes were damaged from the quake, hoping you and yours are safe through this tough time
    we say, building can always be rebuilt...
     
  5. kinetic

    kinetic Webmaster

    So insane. I remember the bigger one we had in the bay area in 1989. I wasn't affected directly at all by it, but the population around the bay area definitely was.

    We should all probably take some time to put together some emergency kits / go-bags, and tie all our furniture down.

    I'm planning on putting a backpack together of everything I would need. Plus probably should save out a few 5 gallon jugs of RO water as well (easy to make since most of us have RO/DI systems). I've heard that to survive 3 days, each person should have access to 5 gallons of water. Something like that. I'd look it up.
     
  6. Flagg37

    Flagg37 Officer at large

    I remember loma prieta in '89. They was the biggest one I've ever felt.
     
  7. Gablami

    Gablami Supporting Member

    I've got about 65g of RODI in the side yard and another 30 under the house. Might not have food (besides fish pellets) but I've got water!


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  8. xcaret

    xcaret Supporting Member

    I lived both, 1985 in Mexico and 1989 in San Francisco... memories can't go away.
     
  9. kinetic

    kinetic Webmaster

    damn! that's quite the shakers you've been through.
     
  10. DEATH BY SNU SNU

    DEATH BY SNU SNU Supporting Member

    I know whose house to raid when the Zombie Apocalypse hits us!
     
  11. RandyC

    RandyC Guest

    You have fish? Achilles tang on a stake?
     
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  12. roostertech

    roostertech reef noob

    You have all those frozen mysis too! And let's not forget the nori.
     
  13. Gablami

    Gablami Supporting Member

    I would eat nori and mysis before I eat my achilles. Now I'm imagining all the different ways to prepare mysis...


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  14. Bruce Spiegelman

    Bruce Spiegelman Supporting Member

    I'm imagining all the ways to prepare your Achilles. Yumm....
     
  15. Gablami

    Gablami Supporting Member

    Forget the zombies, gonna have to fight you and Randy off my achilles.


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  16. Vhuang168

    Vhuang168 Supporting Member

    Simple salt and pepper on the grill would be tasty!
     
  17. Bruce Spiegelman

    Bruce Spiegelman Supporting Member

    I prefer a Cajun seasoning actually. Spice his pet up!
     
  18. DEATH BY SNU SNU

    DEATH BY SNU SNU Supporting Member

    <----- Tapatio FTW!
     
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  19. Vhuang168

    Vhuang168 Supporting Member

    Blackened!?!

    I missed the Loma Preata by a few months. I did get to see the collapsed section of I80. Very scary to think that I could have been on it when it collapsed.
     
  20. Bruce Spiegelman

    Bruce Spiegelman Supporting Member

    No -- blackened is an abomination by Chef Prudhomme that somehow convinced the country that blackened spices were Cajun staples. They are not. I prefer a good mix of true Cajun seasonings.
     

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