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Tweet - Hazardous materials released at Institute for Genomic Biology. Escape area if safe to do so
Twitter ^ | 8:16 PM - 28 May 12 | Illini-Alert

Posted on 05/29/2012 7:59:43 PM PDT by DogByte6RER

Hazardous materials released at Institute for Genomic Biology. Escape area if safe to do so. Otherwise seek shelter.

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Aw, d@mn, here we go again. I'm going after this one first ..

1 posted on 05/29/2012 7:59:54 PM PDT by DogByte6RER
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To: DogByte6RER
Isn't that in Raccoon City and ran by the Umbrella Corporation?
2 posted on 05/29/2012 8:01:51 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: DogByte6RER

The movie “The Stand” comes to mind. ;-)


3 posted on 05/29/2012 8:03:59 PM PDT by doc1019 (Romney will never get my vote!)
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To: DogByte6RER

This incident will be reported to a system that I am responsible for.


4 posted on 05/29/2012 8:05:30 PM PDT by Lazamataz (People who resort to Godwin's Law are just like Hitler.)
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To: DogByte6RER

It begins!


5 posted on 05/29/2012 8:09:55 PM PDT by Mr. Peabody
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To: DogByte6RER
Andromeda Strain?


6 posted on 05/29/2012 8:10:31 PM PDT by HangnJudge
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To: DogByte6RER

Just released a few my own bad self


7 posted on 05/29/2012 8:11:16 PM PDT by 12chachacha
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To: Lazamataz
Maybe not...

http://www.news-gazette.com/news/courts-police-and-fire/2012-05-29/shelf-collapse-prompts-hazmat-call-institute-genomic-biology.

8 posted on 05/29/2012 8:12:43 PM PDT by Errant
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To: Errant

If these chemicals were sitting in Gallon bottles on a shelf in a storage closet, I seriously doubt that we have an “Andromeda Strain” scenario...


9 posted on 05/29/2012 8:19:30 PM PDT by BwanaNdege (Man has often lost his way, but modern man has lost his address - Gilbert K. Chesterton)
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To: Mr. Peabody
It begins!


10 posted on 05/29/2012 8:24:39 PM PDT by HangnJudge
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To: Errant
I remember a cooling line blowing n a unit we used to manufacture where i worked it was little more than a bit of glycol the company decided they needed to call in a haz-mat team to clean up it cost a fortune and a hefty fine too 2 guys got doused with it and didn't hurt them a bit ...

Then there was the thermometers placed in a box for storage and subsequently had another box set on top of them they broke once again haz-mat was called another hefty fine when the box could have been wrapped in a haz blanket and disposed of properly they put themselves out of buisiness just by existing the company was perpetually in panic mode every time some sneezed too loud

It was comical at times to watch the overlords sweat it out over everyday things that happened in an air conditioning shop !

11 posted on 05/29/2012 8:30:58 PM PDT by ATOMIC_PUNK (Any man may make a mistake ; none but a fool will persist in it . { Latin proverb })
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To: DogByte6RER

Soilent Green is People


12 posted on 05/29/2012 8:32:44 PM PDT by ATOMIC_PUNK (Any man may make a mistake ; none but a fool will persist in it . { Latin proverb })
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To: BwanaNdege

Some of the comments at the link are pretty funny. lol


13 posted on 05/29/2012 8:33:00 PM PDT by Errant
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To: Lazamataz

You drive the RV here to the Hill Country full of local freeps when the shtf rubber meets the road :(


14 posted on 05/29/2012 8:35:43 PM PDT by txhurl (AB would vote for Scott Walker.)
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To: ATOMIC_PUNK
We had some phenol dry out once and had to call EOD to remove and detonate it.

Oh, and a drainage pipe broke and was discovered after about 50 liters of out of date, disposed of human blood flooded the area.

And someone filled the autoclave with petri dishes to be destroyed and I accidentally opened it, thinking it was my stuff inside, cooling down. I was sick for two weeks after inhaling the vapors.

15 posted on 05/29/2012 8:44:08 PM PDT by Errant
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To: DogByte6RER

Other than a vague sense of Illinoiity does this tweet have a geography?


16 posted on 05/29/2012 8:44:48 PM PDT by posterchild
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To: BwanaNdege

Unidentified sources report that they were experimenting recombinant DNA, using samples taken from Michael Moore, Julianne Malveaux, Debbie Wasserman-Schulz, a newly discovered virus they got from Courtney Love.


17 posted on 05/29/2012 8:45:16 PM PDT by tacticalogic ("Oh, bother!" said Pooh, as he chambered his last round.)
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To: DogByte6RER

Are the rest of allowed to have a clue where this is?

Or is this whole thread just some inside joke I should stay out of?


18 posted on 05/29/2012 8:47:24 PM PDT by Nik Naym (It's not my fault... I have compulsive smartass disorder.)
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To: tacticalogic
Unidentified sources report that they were experimenting recombinant DNA, using samples taken from Michael Moore, Julianne Malveaux, Debbie Wasserman-Schulz, a newly discovered virus they got from Courtney Love.

What could possibly go worng?

19 posted on 05/29/2012 8:49:04 PM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: HangnJudge

This is from the good version.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wajIliPFHk4&t=6m32s


20 posted on 05/29/2012 8:50:05 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy
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To: Lazamataz

This does not surprise me.


21 posted on 05/29/2012 8:50:15 PM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: Nik Naym

Looking around, it appears to be at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne.


22 posted on 05/29/2012 8:54:23 PM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: Nik Naym

University of Illinois.


23 posted on 05/29/2012 8:57:51 PM PDT by Harmless Teddy Bear (Migrating elephant herds react badly to flaming motor homes and dry ice doesn't repel killer bees)
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To: Smokin' Joe
What could possibly go worng?

Unconfirmed field reports are it isn't that bad. It's fast-moving, but relatively easy to track. It smells bad and never shuts up.

24 posted on 05/29/2012 8:58:30 PM PDT by tacticalogic ("Oh, bother!" said Pooh, as he chambered his last round.)
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To: Lazamataz

Somehow that doesn’t make me feel any better, dude.


25 posted on 05/29/2012 8:59:45 PM PDT by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: ATOMIC_PUNK
Although it doesn't smell as bad as Soylent Brown.
26 posted on 05/29/2012 9:02:25 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: posterchild
Since the tweet was a day ago, I'd have to assume either a major part of the United States is a hazmat area, or it was just a minor spill and some idjiot decided that it'd be really cool if there was an automated warning to send out to people in the event of a disaster, not realizing it would go off for any normal lab accident.
27 posted on 05/29/2012 9:05:13 PM PDT by kingu (Everything starts with slashing the size and scope of the federal government.)
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To: ATOMIC_PUNK
Once upon a time, back before people were quite so paranoid my company had a group of us cleaning out the junk room which had flooded.

This room had been used to store stuff since the 1940's and there were all kinds of things in there, some of them kind of cool. But one thing I will always remember is the crumbling cardboard box that someone was getting ready to throw on the burn pile before noticing the faded printing on it. That crumbling box held about five pounds of cyanide powder.

It was put down carefully and we called the plant manager who came and took charge of it. He double bagged it, told us to go shower and change our jumpsuits and that was that.

I wonder how many reams of paperwork would need to be filled out now days.

28 posted on 05/29/2012 9:12:20 PM PDT by Harmless Teddy Bear (Migrating elephant herds react badly to flaming motor homes and dry ice doesn't repel killer bees)
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To: ATOMIC_PUNK
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29 posted on 05/29/2012 9:48:18 PM PDT by DogByte6RER ("Loose lips sink ships")
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To: Lurker

It should. I am the very best at what I do.


30 posted on 05/29/2012 10:52:53 PM PDT by Lazamataz (People who resort to Godwin's Law are just like Hitler.)
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To: Lazamataz

We are so freeping screwed.....


31 posted on 05/29/2012 10:56:02 PM PDT by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: ATOMIC_PUNK

I used to work at the Trojan Nuclear Plant in Oregon. We never had any incident such as you relate, but there was a rather odd incident in Portland, fifty miles away, and Trojan got roped into it.

Someone found an abandonned van loaded up with radio isotopes. Of course those police in Portland were certain we folks as Trojan had something to do with this! Who else but a nuclear power plant would let those radioactive materials get loose on an unsuspecting public!

We had no idea where the isotopes could have come from, though someone did suggest contacting the Oregon Health Sciences University, up on Pill Hill.

Yeah, they were missing a van. The driver was later found at home, sleeping off a drunk.


32 posted on 05/29/2012 10:56:02 PM PDT by SatinDoll (NO FOREIGN NATIONALS AS OUR PRESIDENT)
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To: txhurl
"You drive the RV here to the Hill Country full of local freeps."

This should be written so that it is understandable only to those of us with the Freep Decoder Script. Are you sure we need a bunch of Yankee tourists here with million dollar RVs and no food or gasoline for their generators?

33 posted on 05/30/2012 4:29:25 AM PDT by norwaypinesavage (Galileo: In science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of one individual)
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To: DogByte6RER
I called dibs on the BFG-9000.


34 posted on 05/30/2012 6:35:56 AM PDT by JRios1968 (I'm guttery and trashy, with a hint of lemon. - Laz)
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To: Lazamataz

Cool! We may have crossed paths in our work, Laz. That is all I am sayin’. :)


35 posted on 05/30/2012 7:34:35 AM PDT by SaraJohnson
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