1 Minute After The Christchurch Earthquake

Submitted by: heyinwalla 6 years ago in

Damn, this was one crappy quake. Hope if any I-A-Bers know anyone over there, they"re OK.
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Female 255
Oh dude that last building`s my college :(
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Male 3,915
wow...New Zealand looks nice even after an earthquake!
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Female 178
i live in the SF bay area but my uncle n aunt live in Christchurch, their house was completely destroyed.
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Male 103
yo IAB it`s gonna be us (sf bay area) next. i`ll def flip my camera on and capture it for y`all. all the best to those kiwis.
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Male 3,364
"Where the hell was everyone going?"

An establishment that serves mighty strong drinks is where I`d be going. Been through several earthquakes. They suck.
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Male 6,694
What a mess. Hope they dont get any bad weather.
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Male 405
:(
Reminds me of cloverfield a little.
And New Zealand accents are awesome.
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Male 1,108
I was in a small earthquake once. It woke me up from my slumber, that was about it.

Hope ya guys get better down there soon.
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Female 98
Damn, Wish I was back home in NZ and could get down to Christchurch and help out.. :(
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Male 12,138
I just got off a game of Black Ops on xbox live, playing with some of my Kiwi buddies. There was one American in the party who was telling us that the Christchurch `quake was nothing, they had one back in the 90s in California which was like, 9.3. The reason it was so big was that it was actually down in the earth`s mantle, and his uncle was working on a military base at the time, and the quake literally caused the whole base to be swallowed up by the earth, there`s nothing there anymore. Oh, and the San Andreas fault split open, by like, 60 feet. So the Kiwis should suck it up, they don`t know sh*t about earthquakes.

Sad thing is, I`m pretty sure he wasn`t even trolling. He believed that shiz.

One more reason to be careful out there online: There`s no IQ test required.
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Female 14
@Notorious
I guess it is because we are such a small country and everyone knows somebody affected by the quake - dead, missing, homeless, or otherwise.
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Female 1,236
After the Northridge quake (California) the apts. across the street from me just pancaked & collapsed. People, who didn`t even all speak the same language, found the gas main & started trying to turn it off, others started sifting for survivors, & still others started bringing blankets, towels, water, etc.. No discussion, just doing. I`m sure the people of Christchurch are pulling together to help each other, & I pray that all the missing are found. F*ck eathquakes in their nasty seismic asses.
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Male 483
jaykray, that`s EXACTLY what I thought!
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Male 362
Some pretty level-headed people it seems. Can`t let it get to you like everything is over like a lot of other earthquake victims I`ve seen lately.
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Male 32
i hope it wont hold back the world cup.
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Male 626
Where the hell was everyone going? They were all walking in the same direction.
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Male 93
The moment he went outside it reminded me so much of Cloverfield.
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Male 97
I`ve heard from my friends in Timaru of around 100 confirmed dead and 300+ still missing. :(
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Male 12
@notorious
A disaster does not need a significant loss of life to qualify, it can just be from a large amount of physical damage to buildings and structures.
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Male 72
@SethDog

I`ve been to India (Im indian, and I have family + a house there) and got stuck there during landslides. Our car almost went over the edge and one 6-7 cars up did. 300 people died, I knew 2 of them, but it didnt get on the news. Of course I feel bad people died, but its not a catastrophe. This stuff happens all the time all over the world, the story is only a "heartbreaking" as the media wants to make it

@Shappy

Notorious1994

why, do I know you from a clan or online?
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Male 25,416
So many hygiene products in the bathroom
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Male 757
notorious, whats your psn?
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Male 768
@LazyMe484 Its much worse than it looks.. There are lots of iconic buildings that are demolished and homes ruined. There are worse pictures out there than shown in this particular video. In our country of only 4.2 million people it will cost over 17 billion dollars in damages.

@notorious - you are a dick, a disaster is a disaster no matter how many people lose there lives. Wait until some poo like this happens in your town, I will bet your balls that you will be calling it a disaster then.
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Male 142
I was waiting for Cloverfield to walk out from behind one of the buildings.
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Male 10,440
Oh 100 deaths, well that`s more serious of course.

It looks like just the older buildings took damage.
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Female 1,427
@notorious: you realize that there`s still an estimated 300 people trapped in the wreckage?

I get what you`re saying, but still....
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Male 10,440
Doesn`t look that bad...
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Male 72
@Gerry1of1

They need to repopulate man, dont go tempting them any other way :P
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Male 72
Eh, call me a dick, my heart isnt broken

Over 100 people died, but I`ll bet you on that same day twice that number died regardless of the quake

A DISASTER is when the death rate spikes into the thousands, like the quakes in pakistan or that tsunami

This is unfortunate, but calm down, its not apocalyptic
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Male 15,510
0:01 - 0:29

Thats the typical look of my place after a weekend hanging with my friends
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Male 295
Dang it, I wish I could find the video that appeared in Chilean news last week. There was a five-or-six-point-something earthquake in a big town near where the nine-point-whatever earthquake was last year...
The video showed everything moving around, and then these two guys just resting on a wall, being cool, not caring at all.
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Male 153
@Sathon

I am sure Gerry1of1 is a good guy and feels for the victims of the tragedy he just sees the silver lining of things.
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Male 248
Over 100 people died, fyi. Just something for people like Gerry1of1 to think about.
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Male 3,061
when i saw the guy walk up with the beer hunter shirt, it felt like an awesome movie was about to kick off. kinda like shaun of the dead meets road trip with a sprinkle of the hangover.

get well soon new zealand
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Male 2,440
Fûckin` earthquakes.
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Male 2,841
That sucks...
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Female 455
Poor Christchurch...
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Male 38,507

Was it just me, or were there an unusually high number of hot guys walking around Christchurch?

I`m moving to Christchurch.


Oh, and the earthquake looked bad, too.
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Male 1,256
Man, what a tragedy. That being said, this looked like it could`ve been an alternate context for Cloverfield.
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Female 4
Link: 1 Minute After The Christchurch Earthquake [Rate Link] - Damn, this was one crappy quake. Hope if any I-A-Bers know anyone over there, they`re OK.
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