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1 posted on 12/19/2012 8:31:49 AM PST by Hojczyk
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To: Hojczyk

Movie rights????


2 posted on 12/19/2012 8:35:09 AM PST by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: Hojczyk

Those are men with a very large set.


3 posted on 12/19/2012 8:35:57 AM PST by AppyPappy (You never see a masscre at a gun show.)
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To: Hojczyk
At least 17 people were killed when inmates tried to escape from a prison in northern Mexico Tuesday, firing guns at guard towers and running through tunnels below the facility. The dead included 11 inmates and six guards, Durango state public safety officials said in a statement.
4 posted on 12/19/2012 8:37:12 AM PST by Berlin_Freeper
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To: Hojczyk

Guess they knew not to use granny knots.


5 posted on 12/19/2012 8:39:27 AM PST by LibWhacker
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To: Hojczyk

Would have loved to fire up that sheet ladder and see how fast they could climb back up.


6 posted on 12/19/2012 8:42:16 AM PST by IMR 4350
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To: Hojczyk

15 stories at, say, 12.5 feet per story, and allowing for the loss of usable length due to the knots at either end of the sheet, would require something on the order of 40 bed sheets to construct a rope of that length.

now, the question; how did the guards (public employee union members, no doubt) manage to NOT notice 40 bedsheets being gathered, collected in one place, and/or missing?

or were they just paid off?


9 posted on 12/19/2012 8:48:05 AM PST by JohnBrowdie (http://forum.stink-eye.net)
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To: Hojczyk
But there is no need to fear bringing GITMO prisoners to the US....
14 posted on 12/19/2012 8:53:41 AM PST by fungoking (Tis a pleasure to live in the Ozarks)
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To: Hojczyk

Outlaw sheets it’s the liberal way.


17 posted on 12/19/2012 9:04:20 AM PST by Vaduz
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To: Hojczyk; Travis McGee

this same thing was attempted from unit 7 North at Manhattan MCC...the federal holding joint down near the Brooklyn bridge in 1992

3 Chinese Tongs cut through the brick wall and steel to the outside with dental floss and comet powder

they tied sheets together too

each floor at MCC is around 4 floors so it was around 28-30 floors up

they were spotted by a taxi driver and apprehended after they hit the street on Park Row


18 posted on 12/19/2012 9:17:18 AM PST by wardaddy (fwanna know how my kin felt during Reconstruction in Mississippi, you fixin to find out firsthand)
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To: Hojczyk

Were they employees of Barclays or Goldman Sachs?


19 posted on 12/19/2012 9:30:14 AM PST by sergeantdave (The FBI has declared war on the Marine Corps)
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To: Hojczyk

Rappelling doesn’t seem to be the best choice of words for reporting accuracy, I doubt that they were doing what most of us think of when we use the word “rappelling”.


20 posted on 12/19/2012 9:30:14 AM PST by ansel12 (Romney--guns not for recreation or self-defense"sole purpose of hunting down and killing people".)
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To: Hojczyk

One of the bank robbers had gotten away with some 560K and of that, only 60K has been recovered.


21 posted on 12/19/2012 9:43:11 AM PST by AllAmericanGirl44 (Fluck this adminstration of misfits.)
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To: Hojczyk

They rappelled down the building from the 15th floor.

could be seen dangling from a window of the Metropolitan Correctional Center approximately 20 stories above the ground.

Which is it? 15 or 20 Stories?


22 posted on 12/19/2012 9:50:36 AM PST by BradtotheBone (Moderate Democrat - A politician whose voting record leans left and whose vote can be bought.)
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To: Hojczyk

I doubt they ‘rappelled’ on the knotted sheets.

I have used carabineer brakes, figure ‘8’s, hot seats and more but never on a knotted rope!
A hot seat rap with knots on vertical would very time consuming.

Most likely they climbed knot to knot.

Never having used bead sheets , I wonder how much stretch? Like an old length of Goldline.


24 posted on 12/19/2012 10:12:08 AM PST by DUMBGRUNT (The best is the enemy of the good!)
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You’ve gotta know that these guys are likely to head someplace warm since it’s winter, and that they will do whatever it takes to survive. They’ve already robbed banks, and made a dramatic escape from that prison. That means that nobody is safe until they are caught.

I’ve already lost a relative due to this type of situation and just because you might live a thousand or two miles away, does NOT mean you are safe.

So, pay attention to your surroundings, don’t travel alone in your car if you can help it and if you do, make sure your doors are locked so someone can’t just jump in and hold you at gun point.

Plan as best you can in advance so that if you are car jacked, to smash into something HARD, fast and furious. You could get hurt doing so, you might even die, but chances are if you don’t do it, you will be killed anyway later when you aren’t needed any more.

They will be desperate for transportation, cash/credit cards, food, guns, places to sleep. Anybody in their path is a likely victim.

Get a good look at their pix, memorize them, and pay attention, be safe.

Don’t leave valuables inside your car.


26 posted on 12/19/2012 10:25:01 AM PST by PrairieLady2
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To: Hojczyk

Ban bed sheets. Bed sheet control now.

Oh, yeah, and raise taxes.


30 posted on 12/19/2012 10:38:27 AM PST by DPMD
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