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Author Topic: Daily Dose of Doom Thread  (Read 158751 times)

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Re: Daily Dose of Doom Thread
« Reply #701 on: October 04, 2022, 07:33:52 AM »
https://nypost.com/2022/10/03/putin-deploys-worlds-largest-submarine-nuclear-convoy/

Measuring more than 600 feet in length, the Belgorod is the largest submarine in the world. It is capable of carrying “doomsday” Poseidon nuclear torpedo drones, which, according to Russia, could trigger 1,600-foot nuclear tsunamis that would inundate coastal cities from hundreds of miles away and render them uninhabitable for decades.

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Re: Daily Dose of Doom Thread
« Reply #703 on: October 04, 2022, 11:02:35 AM »
https://nypost.com/2022/10/03/putin-deploys-worlds-largest-submarine-nuclear-convoy/

Measuring more than 600 feet in length, the Belgorod is the largest submarine in the world. It is capable of carrying “doomsday” Poseidon nuclear torpedo drones, which, according to Russia, could trigger 1,600-foot nuclear tsunamis that would inundate coastal cities from hundreds of miles away and render them uninhabitable for decades.

In the past 30 years, I'm sure that the US has spent an ungodly amount of money (at least I hope they have) that allows them to track adversarial submarines.  Not to mention some sort of countermeasure system to eliminate ICBMs.  They're probably not going to show the tech until it needs to be used though.   ;)

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Re: Daily Dose of Doom Thread
« Reply #704 on: October 04, 2022, 11:30:39 AM »
In the past 30 years, I'm sure that the US has spent an ungodly amount of money (at least I hope they have) that allows them to track adversarial submarines.  Not to mention some sort of countermeasure system to eliminate ICBMs.  They're probably not going to show the tech until it needs to be used though.   ;)

We have capabilities the public should never know about beforehand.
This week in 1986 the Soviets lost a nuclear armed sub near Bermuda in 18,000 feet of water. Years later they discovered that someone had salvaged the warheads and reactors thought to be impossible to retrieve.https://www.popularmechanics.com/military/navy-ships/a41499800/soviet-nuclear-submarine-sank-in-bermuda/

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Re: Daily Dose of Doom Thread
« Reply #705 on: October 04, 2022, 01:38:28 PM »
I get, this thread is all about hyperbole, but I'm shocked the butter shortage hasn't been mentioned here.  Serious doom.

https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/economy/butter-shortage-just-before-thanksgiving


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Re: Daily Dose of Doom Thread
« Reply #706 on: October 04, 2022, 02:43:37 PM »
We have capabilities the public should never know about beforehand.
This week in 1986 the Soviets lost a nuclear armed sub near Bermuda in 18,000 feet of water. Years later they discovered that someone had salvaged the warheads and reactors thought to be impossible to retrieve.https://www.popularmechanics.com/military/navy-ships/a41499800/soviet-nuclear-submarine-sank-in-bermuda/

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Re: Daily Dose of Doom Thread
« Reply #707 on: October 04, 2022, 03:37:47 PM »
Red October

Some things in here don't react well to bullets

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Re: Daily Dose of Doom Thread
« Reply #708 on: October 04, 2022, 04:00:32 PM »
I get, this thread is all about hyperbole, but I'm shocked the butter shortage hasn't been mentioned here.  Serious doom.

https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/economy/butter-shortage-just-before-thanksgiving

Good grief.

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Re: Daily Dose of Doom Thread
« Reply #709 on: October 05, 2022, 08:29:59 AM »
I get, this thread is all about hyperbole, but I'm shocked the butter shortage hasn't been mentioned here.  Serious doom.

https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/economy/butter-shortage-just-before-thanksgiving

You can freeze butter. Start hoarding now.
Have some patience, FFS.

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Re: Daily Dose of Doom Thread
« Reply #710 on: October 05, 2022, 08:48:59 AM »
Yep.  No margarine for error.
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Re: Daily Dose of Doom Thread
« Reply #711 on: October 05, 2022, 09:59:38 AM »
It will be shortening the Thanksgiving Day menu; that's for sure.
Have some patience, FFS.

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Re: Daily Dose of Doom Thread
« Reply #712 on: October 05, 2022, 10:14:33 AM »
I get, this thread is all about hyperbole, but I'm shocked the butter shortage hasn't been mentioned here.  Serious doom.

https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/economy/butter-shortage-just-before-thanksgiving
Arteries everywhere are rejoicing.

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Re: Daily Dose of Doom Thread
« Reply #713 on: October 05, 2022, 10:17:21 AM »
Smoke em if you got em.

https://www.vice.com/en/article/93aqep/google-deepmind-researcher-co-authors-paper-saying-ai-will-eliminate-humanity
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Re: Daily Dose of Doom Thread
« Reply #714 on: October 05, 2022, 11:19:08 AM »
It will be shortening the Thanksgiving Day menu; that's for sure.
Well played.
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Re: Daily Dose of Doom Thread
« Reply #715 on: October 12, 2022, 08:14:34 PM »

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Re: Daily Dose of Doom Thread
« Reply #716 on: October 12, 2022, 08:58:31 PM »
I get, this thread is all about hyperbole, but I'm shocked the butter shortage hasn't been mentioned here.  Serious doom.

https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/economy/butter-shortage-just-before-thanksgiving

Slacker bovines? Quiet quitter cows?
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Re: Daily Dose of Doom Thread
« Reply #719 on: October 28, 2022, 09:17:27 AM »
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Re: Daily Dose of Doom Thread
« Reply #720 on: October 30, 2022, 12:14:04 PM »
A suspension bridge collapsed in India with hundreds of people on it.  Absolutely horrific situation. 

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Re: Daily Dose of Doom Thread
« Reply #724 on: November 17, 2022, 01:51:51 PM »
If you think for one second that I am comparing the USA to China you have bumped your hard.