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Post by Sea Skimmer » 2003-04-07 02:22am

US forces also just blew up a 30-foot high statue of Saddam inside the city. Amazing to hear the explosion of such a thing thousands of miles away…
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Post by Crayz9000 » 2003-04-07 02:29am

Sea Skimmer wrote:US forces also just blew up a 30-foot high statue of Saddam inside the city. Amazing to hear the explosion of such a thing thousands of miles away…
Over the digital feed, it looked like they hit it with a phaser :)
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Post by Sea Skimmer » 2003-04-07 02:31am

Crayz9000 wrote:
Over the digital feed, it looked like they hit it with a phaser :)
Don't insult the Iraqi people by suggesting they'd build something so flimsily a phaser would blow it.

What channel was that BTW?
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Post by Crayz9000 » 2003-04-07 02:34am

Sea Skimmer wrote:Don't insult the Iraqi people by suggesting they'd build something so flimsily a phaser would blow it.

What channel was that BTW?
Fox News.

And I wasn't implying that the Iraqis would build a paper-mache statue of Saddam. But due to motion handling problems in the video codec, there was an initial frizz on the edges and the center of the statue disappeared.

If the US Army built a phaser cannon, anyway, at least they'd do it right.
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