Sinkhole!

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  1. Streck

    Streck <B><FONT COLOR="#FF0000">QED</B></FONT> Veteran

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    http://www.ordena.com/digg/sinkhole.html

    Not so much "sinkhole" as "portal to Stygian horrors."

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  2. Phy

    Phy I want... ROOM SERVICE!!

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    Aaagh! HELLMOUTH!!
     
  3. flamepanther

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    Holy bloody fuck!:eek: 
     
  4. Cloud Strife

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    HOLY SHIT!:eek:  (no pun intended)
     
  5. Seth Buzzard

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    Wow, that's a good one.
     
  6. Star Sabre James

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    That is just insane. I am amazed after seeing that there were not more deaths.
     
  7. Lance Halberd

    Lance Halberd oh hai

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    "Recent rains and an underground sewage flow from a ruptured main," is, naturally, florid bureacratic double-talk for "tunnelling antediluvian behemoths the likes of which have not been seen for eons but have now awoken to reclaim the planet."
     
  8. pscoop

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    Sweet jesus that is one big-ass hole. It "swallowed" a dozen homes!?!

    There I fixed it. Just doing my part.
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  9. butz

    butz slippery when wet

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    That is a really big hole ... I'm suddenly very concerned about whats under my house.
     
  10. Lance Halberd

    Lance Halberd oh hai

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    Ancient Indian burial ground?
     
  11. butz

    butz slippery when wet

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    Unless they buried their dead in the middle of a huge swamp, at least that one is pretty unlikely.
     
  12. Lance Halberd

    Lance Halberd oh hai

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    Ancient Swamp Thing burial ground?
     
  13. RandomFerret

    RandomFerret Fuzzy Forever

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    "Did you hear him land?"
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    "OH GOD I WANT TO DIE FOREVER"
     
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    When a hole that big opens up in your town, it's time to move the hell away.

    How does a ruptured sewer line carve out a 330 ft. deep hole? SHENANIGANS!
     
  15. Doctor Ingenious

    Doctor Ingenious Doctorate in Ingeniology

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    That's pretty freaky.
     
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    Boardwise There are no strings on me Super Mod

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    Whoa...

    All it needs is a huge monster and Mole Man and we have a publicity shot for the next FF film.
     
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    Close enough?

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    Yeah, I think it'd be about time to get the fuck out of Dodge.

    As for the cause of the sinkhole, water flowing with enough force around an underground utility can erode the fill material around the structure. I would imagine, though, that some type of natural subterranean void already existed, and that the ruptured main/heavy rain only exacerbated an already deteriorated situation.
     
  19. Bendimus Prime

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    ALL HAIL THE RETURN OF CTHULHU!
     
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    I nearly crapped my pants in shock when I saw that this morning.
     

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