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    The Sky is Falling! Guess the Time and Place!

    So apparently, a satellite will fall from the heavens and crash on earth at some point on Friday. But the mystery is where will it hit. It also makes me wonder if my insurance will cover it if it hits my house, but that is another thread.
    http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/technolo...tellite-crash/

    So, here is the throw down. Name the area using lat long and time you think it will crash.



    My guess is 22.998852,160.927734 at 2:15 PM (EST)
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    Well debris is supposed to fall over a 500 mile area, so naming THE place??? I'll just say it would be funny if it landed in Area 51 @ high noon.
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    in that case, the point will be the center of a 250 mile radius.
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    26.035808,-79.009781

    Although I doubt we will find it... things just seem to disappear around there... at 9:22am
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    I believe that 86% of the 150 pieces will have a 75% chance ff falling into a body of water...........

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    Pat Robertson's house at his dinner time on Friday. Just hoping...

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    Quote Originally posted by Zoning Goddess View post
    Pat Robertson's house at his dinner time on Friday. Just hoping...
    I second that. Will that atone for my sins or his?
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    Off-topic:
    Anyone else here old enough to remember playing Skylab is Falling?
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    Quote Originally posted by SGB View post
    Off-topic:
    Anyone else here old enough to remember playing Skylab is Falling?
    Yep, sure do.
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    Quote Originally posted by Planit View post
    Yep, sure do.
    Same here, I think it partially fell in the Aussie desert.
    Last edited by Whose Yur Planner; 22 Sep 2011 at 3:30 PM.
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    Quote Originally posted by Whose Yur Planner View post
    Same here, I think it partially fell in the Assie desert.
    Would that be near Uranus?
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    Quote Originally posted by ofos View post
    Would that be near Uranus?
    Alright smartAssie, I fixed it, ok.
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    I hope it hits my house, it burns down (but after I move my wine collection to safety), and my insurance company pays up. With the insurance check, I'd buy a nicer, foreclosed home at a lower price with a lower interest rate with a view of the bay with a bigger pool with a little something left over to buy the little lady a nice gift.

    That's what I hope.



    Latest story reports it's late. It must be owned by Delta Airlines.

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    Quote Originally posted by Zoning Goddess View post
    Pat Robertson's house at his dinner time on Friday. Just hoping...
    I guess I lose unless Pat dines "fashionably late".

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    Quote Originally posted by RichmondJake View post
    I hope it hits my house, it burns down (but after I move my wine collection to safety), and my insurance company pays up. With the insurance check, I'd buy a nicer, foreclosed home at a lower price with a lower interest rate with a view of the bay with a bigger pool with a little something left over to buy the little lady a nice gift.

    That's what I hope.



    Latest story reports it's late. It must be owned by Delta Airlines.
    And no White Tiled Floor!
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