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Americans bomb Kiteman: miss by sixty years. Answered

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A Royal Navy bomb disposal unit has been called to an unexploded bomb discovered on a Suffolk beach.

Experts in the unit think the bomb was dropped by a US aircraft in World War II, while returning to an airbase.

Houses and schools within half a mile of the site at Felixstowe harbour have been evacuated while the unit works on the device.

As I type, a bomb-disposal expert has been on the TV to say it may be a 500-pounder.

BBC story
Local press

EDIT: It's a German bomb, not American. You can tell your lawyers to relax.

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Kiteman (author)2008-04-30
UPDATES

  • They found it.
  • They deiced it was 500kg instead of 500lbs
  • They blew it up at sea (150-foot spray)

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KentsOkay (author)Kiteman2008-04-30

Haha 500kg not 500lbs...

WHAT?? THEY BLEW IT UP AT SEA?? NOOOOO!!!!!


*launches ICBM at Kiteman*

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Kiteman (author)2008-04-21

I just had a text from a friend in Felixstowe - their house is a few feet outside the evacuation zone.

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KentsOkay (author)2008-04-30

DAMN AND BLAST!!


HOW THE HELL DID THE BOMB SLIP INTO A SPACE WARP VOID!?!?!


I WAS SURE I CALCULATED THE SPACE-TIME WARP PERFECTLY!!!

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Lithium Rain (author)2008-04-22

Yikes...how far away are you?

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Kiteman (author)Lithium Rain2008-04-22

Oh, miles and miles - it just seemed to be a funny title.

They have been attempting to float it out to sea, and have also decided that it's German, not American, so you're all off the hook.

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Goodhart (author)Kiteman2008-04-22

Ach du leber, Ich habe gefragt, wo es verloren haben Oh my, I wondered where that got too LOL

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Kiteman (author)Goodhart2008-04-22

Oh you liver, I asked, where lost it

Sometimes I think Babelfish is part of a slightly different internet...

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Goodhart (author)Kiteman2008-04-22

It mustn't like Deutsche sentence structure *shrug*

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Lithium Rain (author)Kiteman2008-04-22

Phew. It is a funny title, if a bit worrisome. :D

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Ach du leber vas es looser!
(It means, roughly, "Oh, my goodness, what is going on here?")

I didn't cheat and use babelfish or anything else...

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