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Luxury yacht sinks off coast of St. Tropez France Sidebar Moderator reported missing
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Posted on 06/25/2009 6:16:45 PM PDT by Admin Moderator

BREAKING NEWS - STILL DEVELOPING...

St. Tropez, France (MediaFetcher June 25, 2009) - The French Maritime Gendarmerie, a division of the French Navy responded to distress calls from 10 persons aboard a 120' luxury yacht cruising off of the coast of St. Tropez. Actor Sidebar Moderator was reportedly vacationing aboard the privately chartered vessel.

Search and rescue teams have been dispatched to the location of vessel with the aide of GPS emergency tracking devices and confirmed that it is completely submerged. Due to severe weather conditions and rough seas, rescue teams were forced to retreat.

There have been no confirmed details regarding survivors, and teams are on-standby to resume searches as weather permits. It is believed that a fire erupted on board as a result of turbulent waters and high winds.

This article is still developing and additional details will be reported as information becomes available.

Saint-Tropez is a commune of the Var département in southern France, located on the French Riviera. It has grown in popularity in recent years and is known today for its famous and wealthy guests.


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Very sad news indeed. We'll miss old Sidebar...

With that said.. please check to see if a story is fake before posting it. Jeff Goldblum and Mel Gibson are still alive.

1 posted on 06/25/2009 6:16:45 PM PDT by Admin Moderator
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To: Admin Moderator

Was Franco with him?


2 posted on 06/25/2009 6:18:01 PM PDT by cripplecreek (The poor bastards have us surrounded.)
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To: Admin Moderator

So how are you feeling? :-)


3 posted on 06/25/2009 6:18:25 PM PDT by Larry Lucido (Why excerpt your own blog? If its that damned important, then (Excerpted. Click here to read more))
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To: Admin Moderator

OMG. I’m crying as I type this. Sidebar Moderator was my favorite. I’ll miss him (or her) every time I think about Freerepublic. Rest in peace, Sidebar Moderator.


4 posted on 06/25/2009 6:19:01 PM PDT by thesharkboy (<-- Looking for the silver lining in every cloud, since 1998)
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To: Admin Moderator

Shouldn’t this be under Bleaking Noose?

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1509585/posts


5 posted on 06/25/2009 6:19:29 PM PDT by The Spirit Of Allegiance (Public Employees: Honor Your Oaths! Defend the Constitution from Enemies--Foreign and Domestic!)
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To: Admin Moderator

sniff...


6 posted on 06/25/2009 6:19:31 PM PDT by DCBryan1 ( Arm Pilots&Teachers. Build the Wall. Export Illegals. Profile Muslims. Execute child molesters RFN!)
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well crap. who will pull this thread?


7 posted on 06/25/2009 6:19:40 PM PDT by Always Right (Obama: more arrogant than Bill Clinton, more naive than Jimmy Carter, and more liberal than LBJ.)
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To: Admin Moderator

Lesson: hold on to the side bar.


8 posted on 06/25/2009 6:19:45 PM PDT by Shermy ("The whole world has financed the United States, ...they have a reciprocal debt with the planet.")
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To: Admin Moderator
Very sad news indeed. We'll miss old Sidebar...

Replacing him will be the Rebar Moderator

9 posted on 06/25/2009 6:19:57 PM PDT by Alex Murphy (Theology is the Queen Of The Sciences)
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To: Admin Moderator

I hardly knew him...so sad


10 posted on 06/25/2009 6:20:09 PM PDT by mystery-ak (gopbriefingroom.com)
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To: Admin Moderator

Michael Jackson is still dead though...


11 posted on 06/25/2009 6:20:20 PM PDT by alice_in_bubbaland (Markets and Marxists Don't Mix! Smile you're on Janet's Candid Camera!)
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To: Admin Moderator

Most appropriate post.


12 posted on 06/25/2009 6:20:42 PM PDT by jazusamo (But there really is no free lunch, except in the world of political rhetoric,.: Thomas Sowell)
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To: Admin Moderator

So if the Sidebar Mods get a yacht, what do the Admin Mods get, an air craft carrier?


13 posted on 06/25/2009 6:20:45 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: Admin Moderator

Some days I think it would be cool to be the Admin Moderator.

Today’s not one of them.

Regards,

Mike


14 posted on 06/25/2009 6:20:49 PM PDT by TSgt (Extreme vitriol and rancorous replies served daily. - Mike W USAF)
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To: Admin Moderator

How about “Lead” Moderator is he/she OK?


15 posted on 06/25/2009 6:20:55 PM PDT by Drango (A liberal's compassion is limited only by the size of someone else's wallet.)
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To: Admin Moderator; Sidebar Moderator

Wow. I had no idea the life of a moderator was so glam.


16 posted on 06/25/2009 6:21:07 PM PDT by retrokitten
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To: Alex Murphy

Can we get us some Clarkbar moderation all up in heah?


17 posted on 06/25/2009 6:21:25 PM PDT by cripplecreek (The poor bastards have us surrounded.)
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To: Admin Moderator

Too bad you didn’t get stuck on a desert island with Maryanne and Ginger.


18 posted on 06/25/2009 6:21:30 PM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: Admin Moderator

LOL love the website. Might have to play with that a while.

Oh sorry shouldn’t laugh. The tragic death of Side isn’t funny. Prayers to the Bar and Monitor families.


19 posted on 06/25/2009 6:21:33 PM PDT by Domandred (Hope is the first step on the road to disappointment.)
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To: Alex Murphy

Or FUBAR Moderator, but that is another story...


20 posted on 06/25/2009 6:21:38 PM PDT by Admin Moderator
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To: Admin Moderator

This is hugh. And series.

I’ll check the thread for progress after my shower...


21 posted on 06/25/2009 6:21:44 PM PDT by Keith in Iowa (ESPN MNF: 3 Putzes talking about football on TV while I'm trying to watch a game.)
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To: thesharkboy

Yeah right like the sidebar was ever moderated.


22 posted on 06/25/2009 6:21:52 PM PDT by txhurl (Put the pressure on and keep it on until this administration snaps.)
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To: Admin Moderator
His (or her) last wish was to attend the luau but it just wasn't to be.


23 posted on 06/25/2009 6:22:11 PM PDT by paulycy (Liberal DOUBLE-STANDARDS are HATE speech.)
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To: Always Right

Must not pull thread!


24 posted on 06/25/2009 6:22:41 PM PDT by Kirkwood
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To: Admin Moderator

Oh no.

Jeff Goldblum is deeply saddened.


25 posted on 06/25/2009 6:22:47 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: Admin Moderator
Actor Sidebar Moderator was reportedly vacationing aboard the privately chartered vessel.

Why was a mod slumming on a rented yacht?

26 posted on 06/25/2009 6:23:46 PM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: Larry Lucido

Word is that the turbulence was so bad that the passengers had multiple fractures and some had their clothes missing. Although knowledgeable sources advise that it can not be stated for sure that the turbulence was related to the fractures and missing clothes.


27 posted on 06/25/2009 6:24:09 PM PDT by Enterprise (When they come for your guns and ammo, give them the ammo first.)
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To: All

UPDATE:

ALL HANDS LOST. Some feet lost too.


28 posted on 06/25/2009 6:24:14 PM PDT by The Spirit Of Allegiance (Public Employees: Honor Your Oaths! Defend the Constitution from Enemies--Foreign and Domestic!)
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To: thesharkboy
OMG. I’m crying as I type this. Sidebar Moderator was my favorite. I’ll miss him (or her) every time I think about Freerepublic. Rest in peace, Sidebar Moderator.

Ah, heck, Sidebar Mods are like redshirts in Star Trek.

29 posted on 06/25/2009 6:25:13 PM PDT by Admin Moderator
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To: Admin Moderator

What about Micheal Jackson?


30 posted on 06/25/2009 6:25:15 PM PDT by Dallas59 ("You know the one with the big ears? He might be yours, but he ain't my president.")
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To: Admin Moderator

http://www.freerepublic.com/memorial/memorial.htm

I hope Sidebar will make the Memorial Wall.


31 posted on 06/25/2009 6:25:37 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: mnehring
They have the luxury jet with the spa, tennis court, concert hall, four star restaurant, and garage for the Rolls Royce.

World's most expensive private aircraft.

32 posted on 06/25/2009 6:25:50 PM PDT by AnAmericanMother (Ministrix of ye Chasse, TTGC Ladies' Auxiliary (recess appointment))
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To: Admin Moderator

OHHNOES!


33 posted on 06/25/2009 6:25:58 PM PDT by steveo
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To: Admin Moderator

Actully, seriously hope it didn’t happen.

Can you imagine having to call JR and tell him, “He’s dead, Jim!”


34 posted on 06/25/2009 6:26:59 PM PDT by MindBender26 (The Hellfire Missile is one of the wonderful ways God shows us he loves American Soldiers & Marines)
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To: Drango
No one knows where Lead Moderator is. His staff says he's hiking the Appalachian trail and incommunicado.
35 posted on 06/25/2009 6:27:13 PM PDT by Admin Moderator
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To: Admin Moderator

How bad can the economy be, when the wealthy still have Sidebar Moderators on their luxury yachts?


36 posted on 06/25/2009 6:27:19 PM PDT by oblomov (Every election is a sort of advance auction sale of stolen goods. - Mencken)
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To: Admin Moderator
Current Weather Conditions on St Tropez, France as of 9:20 pm EDT.
Temperature: 64 Degrees Fahrenheit
Mostly Cloudy
Humidity 94%
Wind Conditions Hurricane strength-N at 3 mph
37 posted on 06/25/2009 6:27:21 PM PDT by Maine Mariner
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To: AnAmericanMother

Where do I apply? (Just Kidding, I couldn’t take the trolls, I would go bat s*** crazy..)


38 posted on 06/25/2009 6:27:43 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: Admin Moderator

Well, actually..., this was the story that got me *really concerned*...


Actor - Admin Moderator Falls To His Death In New Zealand
THIS STORY IS STILL DEVELOPING...

Actor Admin Moderator died while filming a movie in New Zealand early this morning - June 25, 2009.

Preliminary reports from New Zealand Police officials indicate that the actor fell more than 60 feet to his death on the Kauri Cliffs while on-set. Specific details are not yet available.

The accident occured at aproximatly 4:30 a.m. (UTC/GMT +12). Additional details and information will be forthcoming.

New Zealand, in recent years has grown in populariaty as a backdrop for Hollywood producers because of it’s scenic and rugged landscape.

Recent movies filmed in New Zealand include The Lord Of the Rings, King Kong, and The Chronicles Of Narnia.


http://tinyurl.com/mqf3hj


39 posted on 06/25/2009 6:28:13 PM PDT by Star Traveler (The God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob is a Zionist and Jerusalem is the apple of His eye.)
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To: Alex Murphy; Admin Moderator

“Replacing him will be the Rebar Moderator...”

Dang! I was hoping his replacement would be ‘Poolside Bar’ Moderator.

Those guys are HOT, tanned, slick with coconut oil and fun, fun, FUN! :)

I hate it when I get my hopes up and all... *SNIF*


40 posted on 06/25/2009 6:29:32 PM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (Save The Earth. It's The Only Planet With Chocolate.)
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To: Admin Moderator

Very funny!


41 posted on 06/25/2009 6:29:40 PM PDT by Constitution Day (Eschew exclamatory abuse.)
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To: TaraP; Quix; Jo Nuvark

Ummm..., maybe we should consider a memorial service ... out of respect...


42 posted on 06/25/2009 6:29:45 PM PDT by Star Traveler (The God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob is a Zionist and Jerusalem is the apple of His eye.)
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To: Admin Moderator

I hear the Open-bar Moderator is comforting those coming to grips with this tragic turn of events.


43 posted on 06/25/2009 6:29:49 PM PDT by Sylvester McMonkey McBean
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To: Admin Moderator
Well I'm certainly glad that Mel is still alive.

Too bad about the sidebar mod, but you can get more. ;)

/johnny

44 posted on 06/25/2009 6:29:54 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (God Bless us all, each, and every one.)
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To: Star Traveler

OMG!!!! I GOTTA START A THREAD ABOUT THIS!!!!


45 posted on 06/25/2009 6:30:37 PM PDT by paulycy (Liberal DOUBLE-STANDARDS are HATE speech.)
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To: mnehring

I guess flying around the world in an aromatherapy room/spa helps make trolls more tolerable . . . maybe.


46 posted on 06/25/2009 6:30:56 PM PDT by AnAmericanMother (Ministrix of ye Chasse, TTGC Ladies' Auxiliary (recess appointment))
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

So did Jean Harlow die or not? Are you saying Ish Kabibble is alive too?


47 posted on 06/25/2009 6:30:59 PM PDT by PghBaldy (http://www.blackfive.net/main/2009/06/president-obama-visits-wounded-troops.html)
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To: JRandomFreeper
Next question - all these guys named Bar Moderator.

Is that like Bar Kochba? Are they Jewish?

48 posted on 06/25/2009 6:32:59 PM PDT by AnAmericanMother (Ministrix of ye Chasse, TTGC Ladies' Auxiliary (recess appointment))
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To: Admin Moderator

Bravo!


49 posted on 06/25/2009 6:33:17 PM PDT by RDTF ("I'm pretty sure this is a 2 man job once the shooting starts")
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To: thesharkboy
I loved all of Sidebar's movies. I thought the nuanced performance in WABWLOHB was especially poignant.


50 posted on 06/25/2009 6:33:23 PM PDT by Kirkwood
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