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If you see a mushroom cloud DO run (but only for 30 minutes):Why itís better to run away from nuclea
Daily Mail ^ | 11:59 EST, 18 January 2014

Posted on 01/19/2014 9:30:36 AM PST by BenLurkin

Should you be in the unfortunate position of being in the area when a nuclear bomb explodes, new research suggests rather than 'sheltering in place' as many emergency programs insist, your best bet for survival might be to run away from the blast.

Sheltering in place is not always the best survival strategy after a nuclear detonation. If you can reach higher quality shelter in less than 30 minutes, you should go for it.

If out in the open, you need to find any shelter at all as quickly as possible.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


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KEYWORDS: fallout; nuclear; nuclearbomb; nuclearexplosion
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If you can reach higher quality shelter in less than 30 minutes

That's a BIG if!

1 posted on 01/19/2014 9:30:36 AM PST by BenLurkin
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To: BenLurkin

It all sounds good, but when everyone would get on the road “to run away”, there would be such huge traffic jam, that nobody could get to anywhere anyway.


2 posted on 01/19/2014 9:35:04 AM PST by Innovative ("Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." -- Vince Lombardi)
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To: BenLurkin

I’m going to be totally amazed if 10 years passes and no nukes have been used in anger. I say “10 years” but I feel like 1 or 2 is the real likelihood. Our masters are getting us ready for this event.


3 posted on 01/19/2014 9:35:12 AM PST by ClearCase_guy (Anti-Complacency League! Baby!)
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To: BenLurkin

that half-hour might be better spent reviewing your bucket list and/or “putting your affairs in order”, as they say.


4 posted on 01/19/2014 9:35:16 AM PST by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: ClearCase_guy

Yup.


5 posted on 01/19/2014 9:35:54 AM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: BenLurkin

if you are in the blast area wait until the initial shock wave passes THEN run away as fast as possible to get out of the radioactive fallout.

But go perpendiclular to the prevailing winds to get out of the fallout.

If the winds are going east, do not go east WITH? the wind, even if that is directly away from the blast area- go south THEN east


6 posted on 01/19/2014 9:36:15 AM PST by Mr. K (If you like your constitution, you can keep it...Period.)
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To: ClearCase_guy

there was a weard story on the internet about some military commanders actually stopping obama from detonating 3 nukes last year


7 posted on 01/19/2014 9:37:29 AM PST by Mr. K (If you like your constitution, you can keep it...Period.)
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To: ClearCase_guy

2 to 4 might be closer.


8 posted on 01/19/2014 9:37:42 AM PST by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: BenLurkin

Analyzing wind direction and traveling up wind might keep you alive if you are very lucky


9 posted on 01/19/2014 9:37:59 AM PST by Zathras
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To: Mr. K

Or better yet, don’t live in an area where a nuclear blast is likely.


10 posted on 01/19/2014 9:39:39 AM PST by Hardastarboard (The question of our age is whether a majority of Americans can and will vote us all into slavery.)
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To: Zathras

You would have to know wind direction at all levels. You might be traveling against the wind and away from the cloud but the wind at 50,000 feet might be carrying fallout right to where you’re heading.


11 posted on 01/19/2014 9:40:27 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Mr. K

Interesting.
Do you have a link?


12 posted on 01/19/2014 9:41:44 AM PST by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: BenLurkin

I’m stickin’.


13 posted on 01/19/2014 9:41:59 AM PST by onedoug
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To: BenLurkin

If near a nuke I’d get out perpendicular to the wind. Staying only means extreme exposure to radiation.


14 posted on 01/19/2014 9:43:56 AM PST by CodeToad (When ignorance rules a person's decision they are resorting to superstition.)
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To: BenLurkin

If you are upwind of the blast run further upwind.

If downwind run at a right angle to the wind, away from directly downwind.

Good luck.

You’re going to need it.


15 posted on 01/19/2014 9:46:17 AM PST by null and void (We need to shake this snowglobe up.)
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To: BenLurkin; TADSLOS; Norm Lenhart; Mr. K

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C2Pt-LnQ2po&t=2m45s

16 posted on 01/19/2014 9:47:05 AM PST by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.- Sarah Palin)
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To: cripplecreek
You would have to know wind direction at all levels. You might be traveling against the wind and away from the cloud but the wind at 50,000 feet might be carrying fallout right to where you’re heading.

Yes.

Look up and live.


17 posted on 01/19/2014 9:48:16 AM PST by null and void (We need to shake this snowglobe up.)
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To: BenLurkin

If new world order’s leadership was all tried and convicted, we would not be hearing scare tactics propaganda.


18 posted on 01/19/2014 9:54:04 AM PST by PieterCasparzen (We have to fix things ourselves)
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To: Hardastarboard
Or better yet, don’t live in an area where a nuclear blast is likely.

RAT land is ground zero. Big urban centers. I don't recommend areas with big holes in the ground for ICBMs either.

19 posted on 01/19/2014 9:58:52 AM PST by immadashell (The inmates are running the asylum.)
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To: ClearCase_guy

You’re right. The United States is going to get hit hard, I’m afraid.


20 posted on 01/19/2014 9:58:59 AM PST by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: bmwcyle

I am going with 1-2. Election are about 2 1/2 years away.


21 posted on 01/19/2014 10:00:00 AM PST by staytrue
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To: staytrue

False Flags with these sheep don’t have need nukes but you could be right.


22 posted on 01/19/2014 10:01:54 AM PST by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: BenLurkin

I question the timing of this article. Is the government expecting something? Planning something?


23 posted on 01/19/2014 10:02:48 AM PST by Flick Lives (Got a problem with the government? Have a complaint. Get a free IRS audit!)
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To: BenLurkin

Upwind. Get upwind. If you aren’t caught by the blast wave or worse, direct neutron/induced gamma, or thermal pulse your greatest danger is all the horrific crud being carried up with the fireball. When it starts to come back down, be long gone.


24 posted on 01/19/2014 10:04:41 AM PST by Chainmail (A simple rule of life: if you can be blamed, you're responsible.)
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To: BenLurkin

You step on your poncho, lift the other end above your head and fall backwards.


25 posted on 01/19/2014 10:07:46 AM PST by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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To: BenLurkin

Not that I’m prepared either, gas masks would be essential.

The idea is that internal isotopes inhaled as dust are likely going to kill you faster than ambient gamma. If you are within a few miles of the blast, at ground or above, the gamma will kill you anyway.


26 posted on 01/19/2014 10:08:03 AM PST by cicero2k
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To: Mr. K

Jim Garrow’s car was tampered with—interesting interview, although with people FR doesn’t like listed. Please share this.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o2g5j7aGA1o

posted Jan 4, 2014

(remember Benghazi Barry’s new bunker?)


27 posted on 01/19/2014 10:11:15 AM PST by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: BenLurkin

Breathe through a particulate filter mask, shower & change clothes once you are out of the fallout umbrella (if you are walking, do so UNDER an ordinary rain umbrella) and then consume only sealed, protected food & drink.

If you are protected from the initial thermal & blast wave (which cause the most casualties, NOT the radiation) & have the equivalent of 3 feet of moist earth between you & the detonation to absorb the gamma ray burst, you will survive the bomb.... maybe not the chaotic aftermath, but that’s a human problem, not a nuclear radiation problem.


28 posted on 01/19/2014 10:13:59 AM PST by BwanaNdege
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To: BenLurkin

WHAT SHELTERS!!!

All the ‘Civil Defense’ shelters in most of America’s cities have been dismantled!!

In this day and age, with such an effective local resopnse team for everyday actions, I would advise to stand there, and ‘watch the ball’. It would be more kind.

I say this not as just one of many in this nation, but as a survivor of the Cold War, and a GI Brat when that fathead New York Yankee first string choice Castro allowed IRBM’s to be installed on his Communist island.


29 posted on 01/19/2014 10:17:38 AM PST by Terry L Smith
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To: BenLurkin

There are some standard rules you should follow.

1) The first thing you will see is a very bright flash. If you have the presence of mind to count, do so, because that can be extremely valuable information to have in the near future. You should hit the dirt, because there is soon to be a blast wave with flying objects at a high rate of speed. And if you are on the ground you are less likely to be hit by them. When the blast wave hits, stop counting.

2) Do not look at the pretty mushroom cloud. Your inclination is to stare at it, which you must not do. You want to get behind dirt, concrete, anything thick and dense until the mushroom cloud is pretty much over. This is because that burning cloud is also emitting a LOT of radiation.

3) Now you want to go to someplace, hopefully underground, as soon as possible. Be advised, you will have to stay there for a minimum of two weeks until the fallout has decayed enough for you to leave.

4) Whether you are above ground or underground in a building, you want to be near the wall furthest away from the detonation. Dense thick walls and distance are your friends.

5) No, those aren’t flesh eating zombies. Those are people with severe burns and radiation poisoning. They will desperately want to get to water. They are the first group to die, after those who were instantly killed.

The next group are those who got a big dose of radiation and are facing organ failure. Lesser numbers of people will die of various things until about a month after the detonation, when many people’s immune systems will temporarily shut down, making them very susceptible to disease.


30 posted on 01/19/2014 10:21:34 AM PST by yefragetuwrabrumuy (There Is Still A Very Hot War On Terror, Just Not On The MSM. Rantburg.com)
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To: Innovative
IIRC , The TV movie called The Day After c. 1984 depicted EMP, all the cars were stuck with alternators fritzed.
31 posted on 01/19/2014 10:25:44 AM PST by gusopol3
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To: BenLurkin

Bad knees, I’ll take the gamma rays and hope for turning into the Hulk or the Thing.


32 posted on 01/19/2014 10:26:30 AM PST by 12th_Monkey (One man one vote is a big fail, when the "one" man is an idiot.)
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To: BenLurkin

St. Peter: “Welcome! Sit down and catch your breath. There’s no hurry...”


33 posted on 01/19/2014 10:28:30 AM PST by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: cripplecreek
You would have to know wind direction at all levels.

You could call for the latest met message. (Said the former Redleg)

34 posted on 01/19/2014 10:29:56 AM PST by Chuckster (The longer I live the less I care about what you think.)
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To: Innovative

Most people will be texting and/or looking at their phones wondering why you’re honking for them to get out of the left lane.


35 posted on 01/19/2014 10:30:46 AM PST by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad and lived with his parents .)
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To: BenLurkin

http://www.dnatube.com/video/5239/The-First-British-Hydrogen-Bomb-in-England


36 posted on 01/19/2014 10:31:04 AM PST by cynwoody
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To: Mr. K

Don’t know that this will be the topic tonight at 9:00pm Central time, but this is the guy who interviewed Garrow on Dec. 22, 2013. Had me glued to my seat. Now, Garrow’s car has been tampered with.

http://thecommonsenseshow.com/2014/01/19/russian-motivations-for-attacking-the-united-states/


37 posted on 01/19/2014 10:34:46 AM PST by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

Gives Me something to look forward Too.
thanks


38 posted on 01/19/2014 10:36:10 AM PST by Big Red Badger ( - William Diamonds Drum - can You Hear it G man?)
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To: Chuckster; cripplecreek

http://hint.fm/wind/


39 posted on 01/19/2014 10:38:17 AM PST by B4Ranch (Name your illness, do a Google & YouTube search with "hydrogen peroxide". Do it and be surprised.)
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To: BenLurkin
I'm not sure I will be able to see a mushroom cloud over DC from where I am, but I look forward to it anyway.
40 posted on 01/19/2014 10:44:57 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (Who knew that one day professional wrestling would be less fake than professional journalism?)
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To: BenLurkin

Assuming it isn’t a neutron weapon, if you survive the initial blast relatively unscathed, it seems to me you are likely to do okay.


41 posted on 01/19/2014 10:46:16 AM PST by fso301
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To: Flick Lives

I question the timing of this article. Is the government expecting something? Planning something?


A new and improved super bunker was completed under the White House last year.


42 posted on 01/19/2014 10:52:43 AM PST by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: laplata

CIA remote viewers seeing an nuclear exchange perhaps? Or is it the ‘looming comet impact’?


43 posted on 01/19/2014 10:54:04 AM PST by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: BenLurkin

If you live in Northern Virginia and see a blast to the east, you may want to do a jig..


44 posted on 01/19/2014 10:54:35 AM PST by ArtDodger
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To: Innovative

The EMP should toast most modern electronic cars. If you have a pre -1965, you might just have to dodge the stalled cars.


45 posted on 01/19/2014 10:55:45 AM PST by PAR35
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To: ClearCase_guy

The planet oligarchs who run world-wide finance are preparing the reset. Even they know that saddling the grand children of our times with the trillions in debt will not be acceptable and debts would be cancelled by governments smart enough to start their own financing. Self sufficiency in food and fuel (as the US is now capable of) bodes poorly for the finance oligarchs who wield power by debt accumulation.


46 posted on 01/19/2014 10:57:36 AM PST by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: MHGinTN

Probably both plus anticipated civil unrest/economic collapse.


47 posted on 01/19/2014 11:10:58 AM PST by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: MHGinTN
My '55 chevy ain't just because I like classic cars.

CC

48 posted on 01/19/2014 11:11:51 AM PST by Celtic Conservative (tease not the dragon for thou art crunchy when roasted and taste good with ketchup)
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To: MHGinTN

Obama is wrecking everything and putting us in great danger on every level so we should be prepared. Obama is the anti-Christ enabler and making sure things are so screwed up that the anti-Christ will be welcomed to “save us”.


49 posted on 01/19/2014 11:20:25 AM PST by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: laplata

Could be! Having republicants as the political opposition to the democrips doesn’t bode well for this dying Republic, either.


50 posted on 01/19/2014 11:22:16 AM PST by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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