Go Back   Great Lakes 4x4. The largest offroad forum in the Midwest > General 4x4 Stuff > The Pub
GL4x4 Live! GL4x4 Casino

The Pub A friendly forum where everybody is nice, and will answer any questions you have about life.







Search
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old April 15th, 2013, 03:28 PM   #21
hondadirtracer
Commercial Pilot
 
hondadirtracer's Avatar
 
Join Date: 02-25-08
Location: Kalamazoo, Michigan
Posts: 2,051
iTrader: (10)
It was a North Korean spy.
hondadirtracer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 15th, 2013, 03:29 PM   #22
Ebs
Senior Member
 
Join Date: 11-06-05
Location: MI
Posts: 3,323
iTrader: (8)
Crazy.

Hoping for the best.






Ebs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 15th, 2013, 03:30 PM   #23
JohnnyJ
Low Range Drifter
 
JohnnyJ's Avatar
 
Join Date: 11-09-05
Location: Hartland, MI
Posts: 5,926
iTrader: (37)
This is odd. Seems strange to set off explosions late into the race. I wonder if security becomes more relaxed after the winners get done and the nut jobs took advantage.

Prayers go out to the wounded and killed. Very sad day.

A friend of a friend was running out there. I saw a fb post this morning reminding everybody to root for him. Hopefully he was out of the area. Per his bib # and tracking info, he should have been.
__________________
Neither Skinny Nor Pretty DEAK Racing 4517 Ultra 4 Mod Class Rig
Barn sale! Check out what's left!
Surviving Project Car Hell - We have all been there
JohnnyJ is online now   Reply With Quote
Old April 15th, 2013, 03:31 PM   #24
kickstand
sHaMoNe!
 
kickstand's Avatar
 
Join Date: 09-20-06
Location: fenton
Posts: 30,106
iTrader: (46)
Quote:
Originally Posted by jeepfreak81 View Post
WTF, how is that appropriate here? That is a douchebag comment even for this place.
How are any of his comments appropriate? He's about as relevant as the shit I took this morning.
kickstand is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 15th, 2013, 03:32 PM   #25
JohnnyJ
Low Range Drifter
 
JohnnyJ's Avatar
 
Join Date: 11-09-05
Location: Hartland, MI
Posts: 5,926
iTrader: (37)
Quote:
Originally Posted by kickstand View Post
How are any of his comments appropriate? He's about as relevant as the shit I took this morning.
Even that's optimistic.
__________________
Neither Skinny Nor Pretty DEAK Racing 4517 Ultra 4 Mod Class Rig
Barn sale! Check out what's left!
Surviving Project Car Hell - We have all been there
JohnnyJ is online now   Reply With Quote
Old April 15th, 2013, 03:32 PM   #26
jeepfreak81
81 inches of fun
 
jeepfreak81's Avatar
 
Join Date: 11-10-05
Location: Lennon, Mi
Posts: 12,061
iTrader: (21)
Send a message via AIM to jeepfreak81 Send a message via MSN to jeepfreak81 Send a message via Yahoo to jeepfreak81
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ebs View Post
Crazy.

Hoping for the best.






Based on those pictures I am thinking suicide bombers with vests, but just a guess based on the 2 larger splatter spots

Hopefully the 2 reported dead are just the bombers.

Prayers to anyone injured and their families.
jeepfreak81 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 15th, 2013, 03:32 PM   #27
Chiefwoohaw
Pokerob is my B*tch!
 
Chiefwoohaw's Avatar
 
Join Date: 11-06-05
Location: Cincinnati, OH
Posts: 11,502
iTrader: (7)
Proof that exercise does kill.


Bad part it was at 4:09ish which means it was just normal joes running at that time
Chiefwoohaw is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 15th, 2013, 03:33 PM   #28
kickstand
sHaMoNe!
 
kickstand's Avatar
 
Join Date: 09-20-06
Location: fenton
Posts: 30,106
iTrader: (46)
Quote:
Originally Posted by JohnnyJ View Post
Even that's optimistic.
I was just thinking, my regularity and bowl movements are actually more relevant thatn anything Deerbowtie has ever posted.

This is the first i have heard of this, i'll reserve my comment until I learn more about what happened. Sad for all involved.
kickstand is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 15th, 2013, 03:33 PM   #29
bbaXJ
Yooper In Training
 
bbaXJ's Avatar
 
Join Date: 03-29-06
Location: Fowlertucky, MI
Posts: 4,441
iTrader: (59)
Send a message via AIM to bbaXJ
Quote:
Originally Posted by jhnyquest View Post
Wtf. Seeing reports of 2 dead 23 wounded.
I hope yours is closer to correct than mine. I have no confirmation of what I posted, but the info was given to me from a generally reliable source.....unless you're a Democrat, than anything he says about you is probably twisted into something horrible. He's a bit crazy in the political spectrum.
bbaXJ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 15th, 2013, 03:40 PM   #30
Chiefwoohaw
Pokerob is my B*tch!
 
Chiefwoohaw's Avatar
 
Join Date: 11-06-05
Location: Cincinnati, OH
Posts: 11,502
iTrader: (7)
See the pick with the guy whos lower leg is blown off?

Why wait till the 4 hour mark? Why not do it when the finish line was packed? That's what I don't get.
Chiefwoohaw is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 15th, 2013, 03:50 PM   #31
MusKegon_ZJ_gurl
Senior Member
 
MusKegon_ZJ_gurl's Avatar
 
Join Date: 05-10-08
Location: 49442
Posts: 15,226
iTrader: (5)
ABC news is reporting 2 dead 30 to 40 injured
__________________
Associate Membership Secretary/Membership Secretary
Great Lakes Four Wheel Drive Association
Support The Sport!

We must all go through a rite of passage and it must be physical, it must be painful, and it must leave a mark.
MusKegon_ZJ_gurl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 15th, 2013, 03:53 PM   #32
bbaXJ
Yooper In Training
 
bbaXJ's Avatar
 
Join Date: 03-29-06
Location: Fowlertucky, MI
Posts: 4,441
iTrader: (59)
Send a message via AIM to bbaXJ
Quote:
Originally Posted by Chiefwoohaw View Post
See the pick with the guy whos lower leg is blown off?
No I don't. I see a guy on the ground with someone blocking the view of his legs, that doesn't mean they aren't there.
bbaXJ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 15th, 2013, 04:00 PM   #33
Ebs
Senior Member
 
Join Date: 11-06-05
Location: MI
Posts: 3,323
iTrader: (8)
Edit: I believe the reported numbers in this article are incorrect, comparing to the majority of other media reports.


http://www.nypost.com/p/news/nationa...wASg0RQfVsH1yI

Quote:
12 dead, nearly 50 injured after 2 explosions rock Boston Marathon, suspect identified and being guarded in hospital

Two explosions shattered the euphoria of the Boston Marathon finish line on Monday, sending authorities out on the course to carry off the injured while the stragglers in the 26.2-mile trek from Hopkinton were rerouted away from the smoking site of the blasts.

A federal law-enforcement source confirmed to The Post there are at least 12 dead and nearly 50 injured. Fox News reported that Massachusetts General Hospital was treating 10 people with amputated limbs and all operating rooms were on hold.

Authorities have a identified a suspect, who is currently being guarded in a Boston hospital with shrapnel wounds.

Law-enforcement sources said at least the first explosion occurred in the lobby of the Fairmont Hotel.

PHOTOS: EXPLOSIONS ROCK BOSTON MARATHON

"There were two bombs that exploded near the finish line in today's Boston Marathon," The Boston Marathon's official Facebook page read. "We are working with law enforcement to understand what exactly has happened."

According to reports, authorities in Boston found two more explosive devices that had not gone off and police were dismantling them. The airspace above the city was ordered cleared as well.

Police confirmed a third explosion at JFK Library in Boston. It was unclear if the explosion was linked to the two earlier ones that took place at the Marathon.

President Obama was briefed about the incident shortly after the explosions occured.

Obama called Boston mayor Tom Menino and Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick to express his concern fot those that were injured and make clear that his administration is ready to provide needed support as they respond to this incident.

Gov. Patrick released a statement this afternoon.

“This is a horrific day in Boston. My thoughts and prayers are with those who have been injured. I have been in touch with the President, Mayor Menino and our public safety leaders. Our focus is on making sure that the area around Copley Square is safe and secured. I am asking everyone to stay away from Copley Square and let the first responders do their jobs.”

The after-effects from the explosions reverberated across the nation, including in New York City.

“This changes everything [in New York],’’ one source told The Post. “Everyone’s on high alert. Our marathon was canceled in November. Who knows if that changed someone’s plans?’’

The NYPD has ramped up its anti-terror efforts at landmarks and other potential terrorist targets “to make sure there’s no nonsense going on here,’’ a law-enforcement source said.

Officers are scouring live feed from surveillance videos throughout the city to monitor possible events, the source said.

NYPD Deputy Commissioner Paul Browne said that the NYPD has deployed its Critical Response Vehicles as well until more about the explosion is learned.

The FDNY says their units have also been advised to use elevated caution due to the explosions.

Relatives of the victims of December’s school massacre in Newtown, Conn. were among those attending the race finish at a VIP area. It was not known of any of the relatives were among the casualties.

A White House official said President Obama was getting updates on the apparent bombing.

Competitors and race organizers were crying as they fled the chaos. Bloody spectators were being carried to the medical tent that had been set up to care for fatigued runners.

"There are a lot of people down," said one man, whose bib No. 17528 identified him as Frank Deruyter of North Carolina. He was not injured, but marathon workers were carrying one woman, who did not appear to be a runner, to the medical area as blood gushed from her leg. A Boston police officer was wheeled from the course with a leg injury that was bleeding.

About three hours after the winners crossed the line, there was a loud explosion on the north side of Boylston Street, just before the photo bridge that marks the finish line. Another thunderous explosion could be heard a few seconds later.

Runner Laura McLean of Toronto said she heard two explosions outside the medical tent.

Cherie Falgoust was waiting for her husband, who was running the race.

''I was expecting my husband any minute," she said. "I don't know what this building is ... it just blew. Just a big bomb, a loud boom, and then glass everywhere. Something hit my head. I don't know what it was. I just ducked."

About half of the runners -- virutally all the elite competitors -- had completed the course when the twin explosions went off.

It created a mad rush of bystanders, who frantically dashed away from the scene. Moments later, first reporters ran to the wounded, as their blood stained the Boston pavement.

Smoke filled the previously crystal-clear sky and the sounds of sirens rang for blocks.

Last edited by Ebs; April 15th, 2013 at 04:26 PM.
Ebs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 15th, 2013, 04:13 PM   #34
bigbchevy
missmrgreenagain
 
bigbchevy's Avatar
 
Join Date: 09-15-07
Location: fenton /hartland mi
Posts: 17,455
iTrader: (155)
Quote:
Originally Posted by deerebowtie View Post
must be nice to have monday's off work.
You are a piece of shit!
__________________
H.o.r.e
(mr.green)So you are calling CC a liar?? Not a nice way to treat your bitch.
tube bending and gear installs pm me for info! gears installed for $150 and up per axle.
bigbchevy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 15th, 2013, 04:15 PM   #35
chadcooper55
expert jeep disassembler
 
chadcooper55's Avatar
 
Join Date: 08-28-08
Location: kent city mi
Posts: 7,943
iTrader: (19)
Quote:
Originally Posted by bigbchevy View Post
you are a piece of shit!
x2
__________________
I hate being bipolar, its great!

jeep turned buggy now back to jeep
http://www.greatlakes4x4.com/showthread.php?t=175584
chadcooper55 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 15th, 2013, 04:21 PM   #36
Skooter_Built
Fuck talk, Duck walk!
 
Skooter_Built's Avatar
 
Join Date: 11-05-05
Location: Whitelake, MI
Posts: 14,293
iTrader: (26)
More proof of how deadly running actually is.


prayers to the dead and injured
__________________
I'm the man in White.

If you want peace, prepare for war!

Forgiveness is between them and God. It's my job to arrange the meeting.
Skooter_Built is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 15th, 2013, 04:28 PM   #37
bbaXJ
Yooper In Training
 
bbaXJ's Avatar
 
Join Date: 03-29-06
Location: Fowlertucky, MI
Posts: 4,441
iTrader: (59)
Send a message via AIM to bbaXJ
Quote:
Originally Posted by bigbchevy View Post
You are a piece of shit!
Somebody had to fill stevo's fat fucking shoes......though I could do just fine without asshats like that.
bbaXJ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 15th, 2013, 04:43 PM   #38
SS
Sexing your Nancy, Dale!
 
SS's Avatar
 
Join Date: 12-12-05
Location: Arlen, TX
Posts: 10,341
iTrader: (13)
The "person of interest" under guard at the hospital is... wait for it... A Saudi national!!!! IMAGINE THAT!!!


http://www.nypost.com/p/news/nationa...9uC2PDGIjYBalO
__________________
-Jeremy



Sticks and stones may break my bones but hollow points expand on impact.
SS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 15th, 2013, 04:45 PM   #39
SS
Sexing your Nancy, Dale!
 
SS's Avatar
 
Join Date: 12-12-05
Location: Arlen, TX
Posts: 10,341
iTrader: (13)
__________________
-Jeremy



Sticks and stones may break my bones but hollow points expand on impact.
SS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 15th, 2013, 04:51 PM   #40
zjkid
Senior Member
 
zjkid's Avatar
 
Join Date: 04-18-07
Location: EL
Posts: 3,928
iTrader: (2)
Quote:
Originally Posted by SS View Post
The "person of interest" under guard at the hospital is... wait for it... A Saudi national!!!! IMAGINE THAT!!!


http://www.nypost.com/p/news/nationa...9uC2PDGIjYBalO
Yeah but thats the NYPost and Boston PD is saying that's not true.

CNN analyst really classy suggesting right wing groups caused the bombing.
zjkid is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply
Great Lakes 4x4. The largest offroad forum in the Midwest > General 4x4 Stuff > The Pub
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:36 AM.


Powered by: vBulletin, Copyright 2000 - 2012, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2005 - 2012 Cracker Enterprises - Powered by Linux
vB Ad Management by =RedTyger=
Page generated in 0.23587 seconds with 53 queries