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Old 07-07-2014, 04:13 PM   #280
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Originally Posted by trixie View Post
These people from Heavens Gate thought they had one behind Hale Bopp comet:

Guy from the cult, Rio Dangelo - a bit odd.
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The adherents, between the ages of 26 and 72, are believed to have died in 3 groups over 3 successive days(= 6+7 = 13), with remaining participants cleaning up after each prior group's deaths..15 members died on March 24, 15 more on March 25, and nine on March 26. Leader Applewhite was the third to last member to die; two women remained after him and were the only ones found without bags over their heads. Among the dead was Thomas Nichols, brother of the actress Nichelle Nichols, who is best known for her role as Uhura in the original Star Trek television series...

Originally Posted by lightgiver View Post

Important human migrations occurred in the Pacific in prehistoric times..Long-distance trade developed all along the coast from Mozambique to Japan. Trade, and therefore knowledge, extended to the Indonesian Islands but apparently not Australia..The scene shifts to San Francisco, where an unmarried couple, Goodman and Palmer purchase an expensive 19th-century polychrome house in the exclusive Pacific Heights neighborhood.. They rent 1 of the building's 2 first-floor apartments to the Watanabes, a kindly Japanese couple who have no children. Not long after, Hayes visits to view the remaining vacant unit and immediately expresses a desire to move in..Hayes arrives unannounced one morning and shuts himself into the apartment.. When Drake finally makes an attempt to enter Hayes' apartment, he finds that the locks have been changed..Due to the effects of plate tectonics, the Pacific Ocean is currently shrinking by roughly an inch per year (2–3 cm/yr) on 3 sides, roughly averaging 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) a year.. By contrast, the Atlantic Ocean is increasing in size..As the Pacific straddles the 180th meridian, the West Pacific (or western Pacific, near Asia) is in the Eastern Hemisphere, while East Pacific (or eastern Pacific, near the Americas) is in the Western Hemisphere.. Cathcart was not superstitious, but he did believe in omens,now they were multiplying like hobgoblins..and he sat right back down behind his desk and made a cryptic notation on his memorandum pad to look into the whole suspicious business of the Yossarians right away. He wrote his reminder to himself in a heavy and decisive hand, amplifying it sharply with a series of coded punctuation marks and underlining the whole message twice...
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