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Old 07-04-2018, 01:38 PM   #1
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Boys from Thai soccer team..

Surprised that there hasn't been a mention here..

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/thailan...ay-2018-07-04/

They actually expect them to swim out?! Jeez !


"The team is trapped about 2.5 miles from the entrance to the cave. To get out they would need to navigate through areas that require full climbing gear, several flooded sections, parts too narrow to wear a scuba tank, and a nearly 100-foot underwater dive. It's a difficult task for even the most experienced divers, let alone a group of boys who don't know how to swim."

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Old 07-04-2018, 01:44 PM   #2
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Praying they get these kids out. Reports saying they could be there for 3-4 months. What an ordeal.
Reminds me of the trapped Chilean miners, but this time it's children 😥
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Old 07-04-2018, 02:04 PM   #3
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Honest question.


Why the hell did they navigate 2.5 miles into a cave?
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Old 07-04-2018, 02:10 PM   #4
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Why the hell did they navigate 2.5 miles into a cave?
There's talk of bringing up criminal charges against the coach.
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Old 07-04-2018, 02:18 PM   #5
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Honest question.


Why the hell did they navigate 2.5 miles into a cave?

This was what I was wondering. Of course I hope for a good outcome and it appears that will happen.


With only knowing a few of the details on the surface it makes me mad. What the hell was the coach thinking. From the little I know they were exploring the cave when rains came and started flooding. That forced them to move deeper in.



My questions


Is the coach an experienced cave explorer or whatever it is called?
Was this part of their original outing plan to go into the cave?


I may not be the brightest bulb on the tree but it is inconceivable to me that if I were in charge of 13 or 14 boys that I would take them in to a cave to explore.



I don't really know the specifics so it is unfair to convict the coach just yet but the whole thing stinks!!
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Old 07-04-2018, 05:07 PM   #6
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Horrible situation.
Those kids must be scared to death.
It can't be healthy to be there for a week, let alone months.

Possibly creating anew entrance from another spot?
They are pumping out water, but more rain predicted.

This thing has got to investigated - something very wrong happened here.
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Old 07-04-2018, 07:13 PM   #7
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Why the hell did they navigate 2.5 miles into a cave?
Exactly what I said while watching the report. So the wife explained it to me. It seems that dumbass coach took them into the cave a short distance and rising water from the torrential storm drove them further and further into the cave. She's questioned his intelligence to put it mildly.
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Old 07-04-2018, 07:39 PM   #8
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The parents of those kids will have his head in a noose !
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Old 07-04-2018, 08:59 PM   #9
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It is called a spelunker.
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Old 07-04-2018, 11:55 PM   #10
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It is called a spelunker.
We had a spelunking club in high school back in the day, best H.S. club I was ever in. Nothing like crawling through a hole in the earth you could barely fit through and wind up in a cave room the size of small gymnasium.

Hope those kids make it out safely.
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rescue worker dies

http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/...Kz&ocid=HPCDHP
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Old 07-06-2018, 08:10 AM   #12
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That out to put the kaibosh on the idea of the kids swimming out. Jeeez! As it is, all it would take is one of them to panic and they all could die.

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That out to put the kaibosh on the idea of the kids swimming out. Jeeez! As it is, all it would take is one of them to panic and they all could die.
The plan is to sedate the children during any rescue attempt to prevent panic attacks
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I have a panic attack just reading about it!
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Old 07-06-2018, 10:43 AM   #15
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What is stopping a full blown no holds barred effort to get these kids out? Send in the United States Armed Forces. Fly in hordes of equipment and men to pump that place dry and reshape the terrain to prevent rain runoff from re-filling it. It would be some great PR for everyone that hates us.

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