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shieneehead
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Re: Someone died? [Re: wabid]
      #1738587 - 07/14/17 11:39 AM (76.118.155.71)

I think a 500$ dollar fine could justify having more frequent patrolling and be a source of revenue!

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Carol_HillAdministrator
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Re: Someone died? [Re: shieneehead]
      #1738589 - 07/14/17 11:49 AM (47.192.5.2)

...and then tourists would whine that they were being gouged by the government!!

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Rbailey
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Re: Someone died? [Re: Speebs]
      #1738593 - 07/14/17 12:05 PM (128.113.133.15)

Quote:

Speebs said:
Toxic compounds formed by Oxidation or burning of benzene in jet engine?
Benzene + oxygen goes to carbon dioxide and water vapor.
C6H6 + (15/2)O2 ----> 6CO2 + 3H2O
Never realized that carbon dioxide and water vapor were toxic chemicals. From an environmental chemist.




1. Jet fuel is not benzene.
2. Fuel combustion in an engine is not complete - you don't get to equilibrium. Various decomposition intermediates and side products are produced.
From another chemist.


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SXMBND
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Re: Someone died? [Re: Rbailey]
      #1738600 - 07/14/17 01:05 PM (75.143.19.148)

You can't legislate common sense. I have no sympathy for those that choose to break the rules ...... they must suffer the consequence. We don't need a whole bunch of new rules and restrictions to protect these people from themselves. I really don't care if they continue ........it's their choice.

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boucharda
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Re: Someone died? [Re: SXMBND]
      #1738609 - 07/14/17 02:04 PM (24.147.127.229)

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You can't legislate common sense.




Correct...even though MANY attempts are made to try and protect people from themselves


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MotownTim
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Re: Someone died? [Re: SXMBND]
      #1738626 - 07/14/17 05:52 PM (24.128.232.95)

It was only a matter of time before another person was badly hurt. You are standing behind a rocket ship taking off. I saw one guy with a large piece of sharp glass embedded in his eye. I'm sure he lost it. He's probably doing Arrow shirt commercials now.

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SXMDeepBleu
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Re: Someone died? [Re: Rbailey]
      #1738629 - 07/14/17 06:56 PM (47.157.93.134)

Quote:

Rbailey said:
Quote:

Speebs said:
Toxic compounds formed by Oxidation or burning of benzene in jet engine?
Benzene + oxygen goes to carbon dioxide and water vapor.
C6H6 + (15/2)O2 ----> 6CO2 + 3H2O
Never realized that carbon dioxide and water vapor were toxic chemicals. From an environmental chemist.




1. Jet fuel is not benzene.
2. Fuel combustion in an engine is not complete - you don't get to equilibrium. Various decomposition intermediates and side products are produced.
From another chemist.




This is fine, correct me if you must. Give yourself a star.


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RICKnGRACE_LI_NY
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Re: Someone died? [Re: SXMDeepBleu]
      #1738640 - 07/14/17 09:27 PM (201.220.15.82)

First trip to SXM 1993. Age 41. Had to try it. Not from the fence. From the beach but directly behind jet blast. Couple seconds in my thoughts to myself were "What an effin moronic thing to do"

Sadly people ignore signs. They have seen the video and have a WTF moment and give it a try. This incident, sadly, had a tragic ending. Will it stop anyone? My guess is no.

It's part of the "GreaterFool" theory. For every incident, there is a greater fool who thinks that nothing bad can happen to them.

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Carol_HillAdministrator
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Re: Someone died? [Re: RICKnGRACE_LI_NY]
      #1738658 - 07/15/17 08:04 AM (107.77.253.8)

I have never done it, never had any interest in doing it. A friend of mine did it a couple of years ago, from the beach, and got blown into the water. No injuries, but I don't think she wanted to do it again....

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bluejacket
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Re: Someone died? [Re: Carol_Hill]
      #1738661 - 07/15/17 08:20 AM (98.100.17.210)

Interest brief on the issue.


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