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House explosion nearby last night

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  1. DarkHand

    DarkHand Senior Member VIP

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    So there was an [​IMG] earth-shattering kaboom last night, sounded like a nearby lightning strike but triple the intensity. I thought it might have been a sonic boom. Then I found this article in the morning:

    Explosion levels Long Grove home, no immediate reports of injuries

    It was at least 4 miles away and it rattled the entire house. Amazingly our son didn't wake up! He wakes up if you creak the floorboards but he stays asleep for a natural gas explosion that shakes the whole house like an earthquake. Go figure. :)

    Turns out it was a big empty mansion in a natural gas explosion... Sounds like an insurance fraud thing to me.
     
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    E_SolSi Member of the 20 nut club Moderator VIP

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    excellent use of Marvin
    and i agree on the ins fraud

    when i was in about 4th or 5th grade a house a few miles from me blew up (it was ins fraud) blew the whole roof off in one piece and it landed in the neighbors yard
     
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    BigJ I'm just about that action Boss. VIP

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    I bet you cook on electric.
     
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    yup. and my house is still standing :)
     
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    BigJ I'm just about that action Boss. VIP

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    I'm glad you still drive a horse to work everyday. I don't remember the last time a horse exploded or caught fire on the side of the road.
     
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    and then theres this gem:
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    I wish i had a horse....



    brakes probably suck though
     
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    probably also tend to push in the corners and are horrible in the snow
     
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    Actually, Budweiser has sold me on horses being good in the snow.
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