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Old 12-18-2012, 04:31 PM
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I've been inside of Site R! It was in connection with a renovation contract our company was doing there. It's pretty claustrophobic, but impressive.
I did a couple of years inside there (enlisted active duty Air Force, working a computer programming job for one of the tenant organizations there).

What I remember the most was how 100-pound chunks of tunnel ceiling were prone to drop off and fall with a rather scary crash onto the tunnel floor. Since the tunnel was something like 30' tall, it was quite the fall, and since the chunks (and the entire mountain's core) was made of some amazingly dense green granite, the impact was pretty impressive.

One chunk dropped onto the interior roadway from the surface port to the facility while our bus* was approaching. Good brakes saved the day.

*Yeah, they ran a shuttle bus from the surface to the facility. Otherwise, it was like a 3/4 mile walk.

So, yeah. If the end of the world causes those chunks to fall out of the ceiling more than usual, I'll take my chances on the surface.
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Old 12-18-2012, 06:15 PM
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Come to Vegas, we'll set you up with all you need. If you need transportation to the Bunny Ranch we've got that too.

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Old 12-18-2012, 07:35 PM
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I think I'll try here.
Ironic, since they caused the apocalypse.

Going to. I meant going to. In fact, forget I said anything.
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Old 12-18-2012, 07:39 PM
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Which of you takes cheques? Or checks?

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Yes.
PM me, and I will disclose my guaranteed end-of-the-world-safe location for a mere $10,000.
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BAH!

Overpriced chiseler!

Ignore him.

Now, me, I'll give you the exact same quality information, for a mere $5,000!

Think of it! 50% off!
And I'll throw in a bagel!

That bagel sure does sound good, doesn't it?

Then buy your end-of-the-World information from me: Bosda!
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Old 12-18-2012, 07:51 PM
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Earth being destroyed to make room for a hyperspace bypass? A handful of peanuts, a towel and a good thumb.
And some beer to cushion your system.

Somewhere like Palm Valley in the Northern Territory of Australia would be my choice.
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Old 12-18-2012, 09:42 PM
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Need answer fast?

I can't believe no one asked this yet.
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Old 12-19-2012, 09:24 AM
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Well, if the OP finds a place, he shouldn't forget to make a trip to Costco for this.
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Old 12-19-2012, 09:46 AM
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Wait-a-minute

If its the end of the "world".....

And every point on Earth is within this "world".........
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Old 12-19-2012, 03:18 PM
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Seriously, if you have found your hideaway, you need to haul ass and get there YESTERDAY. Better take more than just a couple of SlimJims and a sport bottle of water, too!


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Old 12-19-2012, 09:00 PM
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If you can survive it anywhere on Earth, it is clearly not the end of the world.
This. Seriously, there are dictionaries online that you can access for free.
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Old 12-19-2012, 09:04 PM
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I just got a new flashlight, so I'm all set. Bring it on!
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Old 12-19-2012, 09:12 PM
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Considering it's going to be December 21 in Australia about 16 hours earlier than in New York, just keep an eye on the News in Australia.

If we start sinking into the ocean or become over run with Zombies you have 16 hours to load your guns and get your floaties on.
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Old 12-19-2012, 09:32 PM
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West Virginia wouldn't be a bad place to bug out. It's a state forgotten by the other 49, there's nothing there, it's fairly isolated and lots of hidey holes in the hollers.
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Old 12-19-2012, 11:28 PM
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Depends on how the world ends.
I heard it will go with a whimper, contrary to expectations.

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'm not willing to meekly surrender to the Reaper even in a disaster.
Do not go gentle into that good night.
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Old 12-19-2012, 11:35 PM
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West Virginia wouldn't be a bad place to bug out. It's a state forgotten by the other 49, there's nothing there, it's fairly isolated and lots of hidey holes in the hollers.
There is a documentary about West Virginia, it is called "Deliverance". Unless you like to "Squeal like a pig" stay far far away.

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Old 12-20-2012, 02:32 AM
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West Virginia wouldn't be a bad place to bug out. It's a state forgotten by the other 49, there's nothing there, it's fairly isolated and lots of hidey holes in the hollers.
It's well known that WV is the site where the "important" figures of government (and others) will be evacuated to in the event of a national catastrophe.
Therefore WV=Target.
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Old 12-22-2012, 03:01 AM
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I'm surprised about all these posts claiming that people would choose to see out the end of days in North America. As far as I know, this seems like the most likely epicentre for the apocalypse, in the form of an overdue eruption of yellowstone park. Or have I got it wrong, geologists? Are there other semi-dormant mega volcanoes that could plunge the planet into years of ashy darkness?
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Old 12-22-2012, 06:35 AM
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Here in France, there's a village (Bugarath) currently crowded by people who hope to survive the end of the world on december 21, since for some reason a mountain situated there will supposedly be safe.


Are there similar "end of the world-proof" places in the USA or, for that matter, in other countries?
At this point, it would seem safe to say that the answer to your question is "yes".
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Old 12-22-2012, 02:18 PM
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