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Old 01-13-2010, 06:55 AM   #51
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It depends. If there is direct flame in a portion of a steel beam in a very hot fire, it can melt. There are lots of methods of structural failure.
I've got a pic someplace of a train rail that was involved in a trestle-fire. It's buckled and bent like a noodle - the fire didn't even destroy the trestle, just damaged it.
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Old 01-14-2010, 06:57 AM   #52
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Anyone see the one last night? Some bonehead going on about failing power grids in 2012, government building underground cities and every other end 'o the world as we know it scenario you can think of and all Jesse could do is sit there with the ol' deer in the headlights look and say "Really?????"....yeah, no sh*t Jess!!

I think "jumping the shark" is the term I'm looking for here.....
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Old 01-14-2010, 10:33 AM   #53
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Anyone see the one last night? Some bonehead going on about failing power grids in 2012, government building underground cities and every other end 'o the world as we know it scenario you can think of and all Jesse could do is sit there with the ol' deer in the headlights look and say "Really?????"....yeah, no sh*t Jess!!

I think "jumping the shark" is the term I'm looking for here.....
What? We didn't get enough if that shyt for Y2K? LOL!
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