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What's the difference?  ???
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Re: What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #1 on: 03/03/2008 22:00:07 »
One is a film, the other is a geologic event?
 

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Re: What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #2 on: 03/03/2008 22:07:24 »
Oh dear.
 

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Re: What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #3 on: 03/03/2008 23:24:40 »
Oh I got the DT blues……..

I made my way down
To the tough side of town
Stopped at Joe’s Bar & Grill
Jes wanted some of the thrill
Beer and Wild Turkey
Time to be thirsty
Barmaid sure be busty
Makes me hot ‘n lusteeeee

Oh I got the DT blues……
Them tremors sure make me shake
Like standing in that big ‘quake
Oh I got the DT blues……

Empty bottle dun led
To another woman’s bed
Man that’s a rancid stink
Need me another drink
Looking for hair ‘o the dog
To git me outa this fog
Findin me an MD
To be checkin for VD

Oh I got the DT blues……
Them tremors sure make me shake
Like standing in that big ‘quake
Oh I got the DT blues……
 

(had access to a computer for a few minutes today)
 

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Re: What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #4 on: 04/03/2008 00:55:10 »
Let's hear it to for the Blues! (Way to go Bass)

Technically, my good doctor, I guess there is no difference, just a matter of scale and/or distance from the epicenter.

(Gee, Thanks, Exodus. GREAT help with this one - glad that you're here. At least we will not be bored to death by dumb questions - OH, I didn't mean that, Eth.)
« Last Edit: 04/03/2008 15:59:43 by JimBob »
 

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Re: What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #5 on: 04/03/2008 13:42:47 »
Thank you, JimBob - and grrrrrrr  [:(!]
 

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Re: What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #6 on: 04/03/2008 14:20:47 »
Perhaps I should say that earth tremors have other causes as well, such as the vicissitudes of old age - lazy bowels, nervous tremors, falling from one's zimmer frame, all sorts of tremors of this nature. Perhaps that is what you are experiencing, Doctor.
 

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Re: What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #7 on: 04/03/2008 14:30:24 »
 

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Re: What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #8 on: 04/03/2008 14:37:39 »
Have you thought of seeing a therapist? You seem to be quite angry these days.
 

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Re: What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #9 on: 04/03/2008 14:59:20 »
My trusty cudgel is a lot cheaper than therapy
 

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Re: What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #10 on: 05/03/2008 00:04:07 »
I get tremors after a rather heavy night on the pop.
 

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Re: What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #11 on: 05/03/2008 01:25:33 »
Delirium tremors, err, that is tremens?
 

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Re: What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #12 on: 05/03/2008 01:39:02 »
A thought (yes, I occasionally have one, Eth) ...

Gawd, we geologist are a rowdy lot, aren't we?
 

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Re: What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #13 on: 05/03/2008 07:35:02 »
A thought (yes, I occasionally have one, Eth) ...

Gawd, we geologist are a rowdy lot, aren't we?

I hear no voices raised in dissent.
 

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Re: What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #14 on: 05/03/2008 07:36:25 »
Is the geologists' motto "Geologists do it Gneissly"?
 

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Re: What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #15 on: 05/03/2008 15:48:31 »
No, it is "Geologist have HUGE rocks."
 

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Re: What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #16 on: 05/03/2008 22:30:25 »
No, it is "Geologist have HUGE rocks."



 

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Re: What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #17 on: 05/03/2008 23:13:37 »
Is the geologists' motto "Geologists do it Gneissly"?
Isn't Gneissly a place in Wales?
 

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Re: What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #18 on: 05/03/2008 23:14:17 »
Gelogists will rock your world.
 

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Re: What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #19 on: 05/03/2008 23:15:08 »
One is a film, the other is a geologic event?
I think you will find they are both films.
 

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Re: What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #20 on: 05/03/2008 23:16:44 »
They certainly make your bedrock! especially if it involves cummingtonite!
 

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Re: What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #21 on: 05/03/2008 23:18:14 »
Perhaps I should say that earth tremors have other causes as well, such as the vicissitudes of old age - lazy bowels, nervous tremors, falling from one's zimmer frame, all sorts of tremors of this nature. Perhaps that is what you are experiencing, Doctor.
I see you are using your new vocabulary well. My work is done.
 

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Re: What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #22 on: 05/03/2008 23:20:14 »
One is a film, the other is a geologic event?
I think you will find they are both films.

Ah, well thats where you're not quite 100% correct... now you see TremorS was a film in about 1990 starring Kevin Bacon, i believe the other film you are referring to was Earthquake, released in 1974... now thats singular, not the plural EarthquakeS shown in the title.
 

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Re: What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #23 on: 05/03/2008 23:23:02 »
Exodus, I'm ignoring your boistrous behaviour. Remember I am a lady and all that dirty, dirt and rock talk is making me blush.

Anyway, what's an S between friends.
 

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Re: What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #24 on: 05/03/2008 23:25:48 »
Exodus, I'm ignoring your boistrous behaviour. Remember I am a lady and all that dirty, dirt and rock talk is making me blush.

Anyway, what's an S between friends.

good... i enjoy making people blush! ha
 

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