What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?

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What's the difference?  [???]
« Last Edit: 08/03/2008 07:19:52 by paul.fr »
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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)
Old enough to have a grandson
Slow enough to study rocks
Thirsty enough to find a pub

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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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« 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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Re: What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #25 on: 05/03/2008 23:30:20 »
I find a slap around the face often reddens cheeks.
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Re: What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #26 on: 05/03/2008 23:36:42 »
I find a slap around the face often reddens cheeks.

Ah but that would ruin such a perfect evening that we've had...

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Re: What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #27 on: 05/03/2008 23:41:33 »
What, an evening looking at your knobbly rocks.....far from perfect.
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Re: What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #28 on: 05/03/2008 23:53:27 »
As you've not answered I presume you have gone to bed, alone.
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Re: What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #29 on: 06/03/2008 01:06:03 »
And I doubt she is a lady, Exodus. Carries on like a ....
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Re: What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #30 on: 06/03/2008 13:16:16 »
Ignore the beasts Doc. I think I have the answer to your original question. If you live in an earthquake zone you will feel slight movements from time to time. The first time I felt this in Tokyo I was stood on a station. I felt a slight vibration in the ground and looked around expecting to see trains. There were none. I asked one of my students about this and he said that it was just the Earth sighing. How poetic is that? I've also heard someone else describe it as the devil farting but I think that was a geologist (no peotry there!) Anyway most westerner refered to these slight vibrations as tremors. When a big Earthquake was on the way the frequency of these tremors increased. An Earthquake is when you switch off all the utilities, hide under the table and hope you come out alive. 
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Re: What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #31 on: 06/03/2008 20:23:36 »
But these tremors are due to small earthquakes.
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Re: What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #32 on: 06/03/2008 20:35:43 »
I'm a woman, I know the difference between tremors and full blown ones.
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« Reply #33 on: 06/03/2008 22:02:21 »
I could answer with an analogy regarding females pertinent to this but I am too refined ...
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« Reply #34 on: 06/03/2008 22:45:08 »
I could answer with an analogy regarding females pertinent to this but I am too refined ...

Refined? I thought you were crude.
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« Reply #35 on: 06/03/2008 23:27:20 »
It just shows how far removed from gentry and refinement you are. We blue bloods are so different mongrel commoners such a you, Lady, you just cannot understand our ways.
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« Reply #36 on: 06/03/2008 23:32:19 »
It just shows how far removed from gentry and refinement you are. We blue bloods are so different you mongrel commoners such a you just cannot understand our ways.

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Re: What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #37 on: 06/03/2008 23:48:27 »
As you've not answered I presume you have gone to bed, alone.

i'm fending them off with a shi*ty stick.

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Re: What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #38 on: 07/03/2008 07:39:38 »
Ohhhh... you swearedified!  [:0]
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Re: What's the difference between Tremors & earthquakes?
« Reply #39 on: 07/03/2008 16:42:47 »
What do you expect, all geologist are rowdy, as stated above or somewhere in this section in the past few days.


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« Reply #40 on: 07/03/2008 18:55:34 »
I tried to define JimBob as a small feline beginning with P, but it said that I had swearified too. I don't understand what it thought I was trying to say but what I meant was big softy.

My son tried to write the phrase 'wet water' on a forum but it said he had sweared too. I think the computer has a dirty mind. This last one is hard to spot.   
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« Reply #41 on: 07/03/2008 21:23:04 »
In the US that word has demeaning, rather crude connotation. Probably why it is on the "naughty" list.
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« Reply #42 on: 07/03/2008 21:53:55 »
On my site I can censor whatever words I want and replace them with anything. The possibilities are endless!

I can even call functions depending on what word is entered. I use that to keep track of how many times members swear and if they transgress too much I can send them an automatic warning or even bar them without having to lift a finger.

Pretty clever, huh!  [^]
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« Reply #43 on: 08/03/2008 00:47:34 »
I doubt it is clever - you don't know how to configure the "banned words" function. Just because it is there doesn't mean it is used by you.
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« Reply #44 on: 08/03/2008 07:55:56 »
I doubt it is clever - you don't know how to configure the "banned words" function. Just because it is there doesn't mean it is used by you.


Not so. I'm in the process of re-designing and re-coding the entire site. The censor routine was there but it was very limited. I re-wrote it and added the code to save info to the database and issue the warnings/bans. It will be in my next update.
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« Reply #45 on: 08/03/2008 11:28:54 »
ooooooowa! aren't you smart.
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« Reply #46 on: 08/03/2008 16:49:44 »
An no humility
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« Reply #48 on: 08/03/2008 18:15:30 »
An no humility

Humility is something that happens to other people.
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« Reply #49 on: 08/03/2008 23:17:54 »
Ah, animals, considering themselves people.
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