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Chernobyl the TV Series

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Looks crazy as f%$#. 

Thought I'd share this alongside another thread about 40 year old subs 13 miles up the road from us.  

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Cade

The Tokaimura accident in Japan in 1999 is another infamous one.

The hospital pictures of the two men that died, Hisashi Ouchi and Masato Shinihara, are not for the faint of heart so I'll let you all look it up yourselves rather than posting a link.

 

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rudi must stay

Looks very good

 

As an aside the wee Irish chap Barry Keoghan is worth looking up, anything half decent right now he's in it

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Dannie Boy

It will get glowing reviews no doubt.

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Tazio

I worked on a project a few years ago that had lots of direct transcripts from interviews with the firefighters and emergency workers that were trying to deal with it. Lots of very brave men that went in knowing they would die, if not at the time then soon afterwards. 

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luckyBatistuta
1 hour ago, Dannie Boy said:

It will get glowing reviews no doubt.

 

:isee:

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luckyBatistuta
Posted (edited)

That’s looks brilliant, can’t wait to watch it. It instantly made me think of another film I’d watched which was really good.

 

Definitely recommend watching this…

 

 

Edited by luckyBatistuta

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Salad Fingers

Looks good. The Discovery Channel documentary on it about ten years ago is still up there with the best I have seen. 

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Cade

And in other news, the Saudis are ready to on-line their first nuclear reactor.

They have refused to sign up to all treaties and monitoring which would prevent them enriching uranium for weapons.

Oh joy.

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Normthebarman

My missus was a wee girl in East Germany when this happened. She said that they weren't told about it at the time, but everyone remembers that there was an abundance of fruit and veg available around then. Basically, the Russians sent all their shitty, spoiled, glowing food to the rest of the Warsaw Pact countries. It wasn't until a wee while later, when the East German people found out about the explosion, that they put 2+2 together. 

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Ray Gin

5 episode miniseries, not a movie. Looks decent.

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Ferris Bueller
17 hours ago, Dannie Boy said:

It will get glowing reviews no doubt.

Stop it you 🙂

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Tazio

Like the old joke about why you should never wear russian underwear.

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The Comedian
Posted (edited)
3 hours ago, Normthebarman said:

My missus was a wee girl in East Germany when this happened. She said that they weren't told about it at the time, but everyone remembers that there was an abundance of fruit and veg available around then. Basically, the Russians sent all their shitty, spoiled, glowing food to the rest of the Warsaw Pact countries. It wasn't until a wee while later, when the East German people found out about the explosion, that they put 2+2 together. 

 

It was exposed by a Swedish weather station I think? If the reactor next door went up Europe was in big trouble and the seeping into the water table under the reactor would have been devastating also, hence the bus loads of miners to tunnel underneath and set concrete. I think the incident even created a new compound never seen by man before.

 

Such a fascinating story to me so I'm really looking forward to this. I wonder if they'll show you the two men who were vaporised by the reactor explosion? A cause of death that likely hadn't happened before or will again.

Edited by The Comedian

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Tazio
30 minutes ago, The Comedian said:

I wonder if they'll show you the two men who were vaporised by the reactor explosion? A cause of death that likely hadn't happened before or will again.

 

People were vaporised in Hiroshima and left just their shadows burnt into the walls next to them. 

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The Mighty Thor

The story of the 'liquidators' is incredible. 

Bravery and virtual suicide. 

That mini series looks superb

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Cygnet

That’s why the don’t wear Y Fronts in Northern Ukraine. Chernobyl fallout. 

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Debut 4

Remember reading an article years ago. A journalist started off at the end of the exclusion zone and was escorted in and around by military assistance.

 

I can’t remember the mileage but it was really eerie from the pictures he took of abandoned towns, vehicles etc....just left where they were stopped and told to evacuate.

 

An abandoned fairground was the most eerie. 

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The Comedian
2 hours ago, Tazio said:

 

People were vaporised in Hiroshima and left just their shadows burnt into the walls next to them. 

 

A nuclear bomb rather than reactor explosion, fair enough though.

 

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luckyBatistuta
4 hours ago, Debut 4 said:

Remember reading an article years ago. A journalist started off at the end of the exclusion zone and was escorted in and around by military assistance.

 

I can’t remember the mileage but it was really eerie from the pictures he took of abandoned towns, vehicles etc....just left where they were stopped and told to evacuate.

 

An abandoned fairground was the most eerie. 

 

 

Been there, you never played CoD?

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Irufushi
On 03/04/2019 at 21:50, Cade said:

The Tokaimura accident in Japan in 1999 is another infamous one.

The hospital pictures of the two men that died, Hisashi Ouchi and Masato Shinihara, are not for the faint of heart so I'll let you all look it up yourselves rather than posting a link.

 

 

 

Had a wee read about this. 83 days he survived for, deary me, he must’ve been in the most extreme pain. 

 

After a week he seemingly said “I can’t take anymore, I’m not a guinea pig” grim! 

 

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jack D and coke
On 03/04/2019 at 21:50, Cade said:

The Tokaimura accident in Japan in 1999 is another infamous one.

The hospital pictures of the two men that died, Hisashi Ouchi and Masato Shinihara, are not for the faint of heart so I'll let you all look it up yourselves rather than posting a link.

 

Fark me...

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Cade
Posted (edited)

The controversy around the Tokaimura incident was that the doctors knew he had zero chance of survival but kept him alive as long as they could to see what would happen and how radiation actually kills people.

So yes, he was used as a guinea pig, nothing but a lab experiment.

Edited by Cade

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Ray Gin
9 hours ago, luckyBatistuta said:

 

 

Been there, you never played CoD?

 

 

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Tazio

I remember seeing a website about a young woman that used to explore the area when it was still shut off on her motorbike and take photos. 

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jumpship

Brings it home. 

 

And knowing there's 40 year old rusting nuclear submarines 13 miles up the road. 

It's great to know we are Westminster's dumping ground. 

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luckyBatistuta
5 hours ago, jack D and coke said:

Fark me...

 

Knew you’d have a look, not doing it, I’m a big woos

 

4 hours ago, Ray Gin said:

 

 

 

Developers did a great job recreating that. Loved going around it in my ghillie suit.

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Ray Gin
Posted (edited)
5 hours ago, jack D and coke said:

Fark me...

 

The guy in the hospital bed  :wow: 

 

 

Obliterated DNA. :eek:

Edited by Ray Gin

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i8hibsh

Thought this was going to be about Miss West Lothian 2019.

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jack D and coke
31 minutes ago, luckyBatistuta said:

 

Knew you’d have a look, not doing it, I’m a big woos

 

 

Developers did a great job recreating that. Loved going around it in my ghillie suit.

Brilliant level that eh. I downloaded COD4 remastered free as part of PS+ this month mate. 

 

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jack D and coke
31 minutes ago, Ray Gin said:

 

The guy in the hospital bed  :wow: 

 

 

Obliterated DNA. :eek:

Really like something out a horror movie that. That poor fella...🙈

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luckyBatistuta
16 minutes ago, jack D and coke said:

Brilliant level that eh. I downloaded COD4 remastered free as part of PS+ this month mate. 

 

 

Yas, never knew that was on, off to download it :thumb:

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luckyBatistuta
29 minutes ago, jack D and coke said:

Brilliant level that eh. I downloaded COD4 remastered free as part of PS+ this month mate. 

 

 

Just checked, it was free in March. Although I would have to get a PS+ account :lol:  My PS+ account finished in January, yet I’ve been playing online loads since then without updating it?

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jack D and coke
19 minutes ago, luckyBatistuta said:

 

Yas, never knew that was on, off to download it :thumb:

 

4 minutes ago, luckyBatistuta said:

 

Just checked, it was free in March. Although I would have to get a PS+ account :lol:  My PS+ account finished in January, yet I’ve been playing online loads since then without updating it?

No so good mate. 

Look out for a wee WhatsApp later of the melted guy from the disaster later. 

:groundhog:

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Irufushi
4 minutes ago, jack D and coke said:

 

No so good mate. 

Look out for a wee WhatsApp later of the melted guy from the disaster later. 

:groundhog:

 

:pleasing:do it

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luckyBatistuta
7 minutes ago, jack D and coke said:

 

No so good mate. 

Look out for a wee WhatsApp later of the melted guy from the disaster later. 

:groundhog:

 

Ffs :facepalm:  Need to learn to keep my mouth shut in future.

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luckyBatistuta
7 minutes ago, Irufushi said:

 

:pleasing:do it

 

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Thunderstruck

If the trailer is any guide, it will be a good drama but science will not feature to any great degree.

 

“Three trillion Uranium atoms, behaving like bullets,  penetrating steel, concrete and flesh”. 

 

Maybe things have changed since “Physics is Fun” was taught in schools.  

 

 

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JackLadd
Posted (edited)

We all owe a huge debt to those men. A thermonuclear explosion was narrowly averted that would have rendered most of Europe uninhabitable. I remember reading the father of the Klitschko brothers was one of the helicopter pilots who dropped the men on the reactor. He succumbed to cancer some years ago.

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Brighton Jambo
23 hours ago, Irufushi said:

 

 

Had a wee read about this. 83 days he survived for, deary me, he must’ve been in the most extreme pain. 

 

After a week he seemingly said “I can’t take anymore, I’m not a guinea pig” grim! 

 

I just read that too it was horrifying.  Why didn’t the let the poor guy just go peacefully.  

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jumpship

Starts tomorrow on Sky Atlantic 21:00

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Sooperstar
33 minutes ago, jumpship said:

Starts tomorrow on Sky Atlantic 21:00

Or 2am if you are that way inclined. Should be available on demand after that.

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Jambothump
On 05/04/2019 at 08:19, Tazio said:

I remember seeing a website about a young woman that used to explore the area when it was still shut off on her motorbike and take photos. 

I saw that too, iirc she supported herself by selling WWII relics she found ? in eastern Europe ?

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trotter

They organize tours to Pripyat now. You can only spend something like 6 hours there before you use up an entire years worth of background radiation exposure. 

 

Im sure I read somewhere that the COD developers actually did it in order to make the game as accurate as possible. Now THAT is commitment to the cause. 

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jumpship

Just watched first episode on-demand. 

 

It's a tough watch.

 

 what the hell convinced us (humans) to make something so f-ing dangerous and deadly. 

 

Cant believe that sh#t is only 13 miles up the road from Tynecastle.  

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Cade

That was really tense and unsettling.

Excellent television.

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Carl Fredrickson

Watching it just now. Grim but compulsive. 

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Ferris Bueller

Really fancy this but I am pretty sure you can't get Atlantic on virgin .

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jack D and coke

It’s up on certain apks and kodi if anybody has them. 

Decent first episode. 

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Tazio
10 hours ago, Ferris Bueller said:

Really fancy this but I am pretty sure you can't get Atlantic on virgin .

Wait until all the episodes are up and get a Now TV seven day free trial and watch it all in a week. 

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