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Titanic II to be built in China , owned by Aussie

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by tongix, Apr 30, 2012.

  1. tongix

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    HollowHead Firm member

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    Glad to see he'll make the rudder bigger. On a more serious note, wouldn't a completely accruate Edwardian steamship be cool today? HH
     
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  3. Mister_Beefy

    Mister_Beefy Legal & Proper

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    isn't it bad luck to name your boat after a previous one that sunk?
     
  4. AK_Stick

    AK_Stick AAAMAD

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    Once you start talking boats, and digging a bit, you'll find that nearly everything involving a boat is bad luck.
     
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    Peace Warrior Am Yisrael Chai CLM

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    The first titanic was named after a false god or something just as foolish. No problem in having two of 'em.

    ETA: OTOH, renaming a boat, especially if it's a Navy boat/ship, is considered some seriously bad ju-ju, but having the same name as a previous one is fine (e.g., the Enterprise).
     
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    Notice they are welding not riveting the structure; a good idea.

    The original ship’s rivets were defective and given some of the bogus fasteners China sells all you would need is an iceberg.
     
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    What could possibly go wrong with that idea? :upeyes:
     
  8. Bill Keith

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    The boat will be loaded with frsh WalMart product
     
  9. tongix

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    Elite asian billionaires would probably be on that ship the likes of the first Titanic illfated voyage.
     
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    :rofl:

    I always say that it is best to have a friend with a boat than have a boat for your friends.
     
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    Jingling? Sounds like a ghetto nickname.
     
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    Made in China. I smell failure already
     
  14. Glock30Eric

    Glock30Eric .45 ACP

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    I was wondering about this: Will they keep the titanic's watertight system which it had sunk her?
     
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    food for though

    titanic had five- six "watertight" compartments flooded

    Costa Concordia had three "watertight" compartment flooded, had the ship not grounded it would have rolled over and sank
     
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    So is the computer you typed this message on or at least most components of it.
     
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    MtBaldy Obie Wan, RIP

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    Don't think the Chinese junk made for Walmart is the best they can do. China has a huge yacht and ship building industry and their products can be first rate. As long as he has people right there supervising the construction the Titanic II could be a very nice ship.
     
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    Technically, the titanic's watertight isn't a watertight because the ocean got in all watertights from the front. If they had secured watertights then the titanic would probably still around here.
     
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    I saw a DVD movie at Kmart the other day titled this................and I thought no shipbuilder in the world would name another ship that.