FantasySharks.com

There are two types of Fantasy Football Owners: Sharks and Chum, which are you?
It is currently Wed 09.02.2015, 09:58

All times are UTC - 5 hours




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 9 posts ] 
Author Message
PostPosted: Fri 03.09.2012, 14:46 
Offline
Great White Shark
Great White Shark
User avatar

Joined Sun Aug 30, 2009
Sand$ 9,582.96
Posts 8650
Location Somewhere between the Principality of Sealand and Migrate, KY
ne.gif
This title could have easily been an article in the Onion...

http://www.ksee24.com/news/local/Pacifi ... 86793.html

Quote:
Pacific Island Nation Considers Packing Up, Moving

By Erik Hayden, TIME

Kiribati Island
March 9, 2012 Updated Mar 9, 2012 at 10:56 AM PST

The government of Kiribati has no shortage of ambitious ideas to combat the threat of rising tides that could sink the country. Including packing up and moving somewhere else.

Reports say the nation’s cabinet is reviewing options to migrate citizens to a 6,000 acre, $9.6 million dollar Fijian island, located more than 1,000 miles away.

The plan reportedly still needs to be approved by the country’s parliament before it moves forward. “We’re trying to secure the future of our people,” said President Anote Tong. “The international community needs to be addressing this problem more.”

Kiribati’s leaders had also considered building a man-made island with a $2 billion estimated price tag or outfitting their island with sea walls, according to the U.K.’s The Independent. Migrating to the Fijian island was said to be a “last resort” move by President Tong.

“This is the last resort, there’s no way out of this one,” Tong said, according to The Telegraph. “Our people will have to move as the tides have reached our homes and villages.”

_________________
Image


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
PostPosted: Fri 03.09.2012, 15:31 
Offline
Supreme Megalodon
Supreme Megalodon
User avatar

Joined Sun Sep 11, 2005
Sand$ 41,014.32
Posts 42121
Location Rock Hill, SC
car.gif
Great, now the image of a bunch of guys singing an Eagles tune is haunting me.

We came from Polynesia,
One tiny Island
Where the threat of old world tidal waves hang
heavy in the air
We packed our hopes and dreams
like some refugees
Just as our fathers came across the sea

_________________
34-17/ 29-7 / 34-13 / 27-17 / 31-17

2010 & 2011 Baseball National Champs

Cause if my eyes don't deceive me, there's something goin' wrong around here.


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
PostPosted: Fri 03.09.2012, 16:40 
Offline
Supreme Megalodon
Supreme Megalodon
User avatar

Joined Tue Sep 6, 2005
Sand$ 134,331.76
Posts 33681
Location where the red furn grows
min.gif
Image

_________________
"This whole world would be successful if everybody stopped quitting." - Evander Holyfield


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
PostPosted: Fri 03.09.2012, 16:42 
Offline
Supreme Megalodon
Supreme Megalodon
User avatar

Joined Fri Nov 14, 2003
Sand$ 2,971.02
Posts 26573
Location North Carolina
dal.gif
birddog wrote:
Image



:lol: :lol: :lol:

_________________
“If you are lucky in life, a man will come through your life that makes a difference. We had a rocky relationship, but I am glad I met him as I know I am better for knowing Tom Landry."
― Hollywood Henderson


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
PostPosted: Fri 03.09.2012, 16:48 
Offline
Moderatorbaiter
User avatar

Joined Sun Jul 10, 2005
Sand$ 5,933.44
Posts 24328
Location Aggieland
dal.gif
I could use a weekend island.

Image

Image


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
PostPosted: Fri 03.09.2012, 17:09 
Offline
Megalodon
Megalodon
User avatar

Joined Mon Sep 30, 2002
Sand$ 12,524.62
Posts 24927
Location Shadows and Dust
atl.gif
And we think we have it bad :lol:


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
PostPosted: Fri 03.09.2012, 17:13 
Offline
Moderatorbaiter
User avatar

Joined Sun Jul 10, 2005
Sand$ 5,933.44
Posts 24328
Location Aggieland
dal.gif
So this island is the Florida of the Pacific Ocean.


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
PostPosted: Fri 03.09.2012, 18:06 
Offline
Supreme Megalodon
Supreme Megalodon
User avatar

Joined Wed Oct 26, 2005
Sand$ 27,408.34
Posts 33774
Location We're opera mad in Camelot
chi.gif
But global warming is no problem.... I read it right here.

_________________
What about beans?


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
PostPosted: Fri 03.09.2012, 18:34 
Offline
Megalodon
Megalodon
User avatar

Joined Sat Nov 15, 2003
Sand$ 34,420.70
Posts 11436
Location Sweet Virginia Breeze
sf.gif
StoneCutter wrote:
I could use a weekend island.

This one is a bit closer...
Image
http://www.zillow.com/homedetails/E-Sis ... 9176_zpid/

_________________
Image
Image


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 9 posts ] 

All times are UTC - 5 hours


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: countrycruiser, DaKlute, jesteva and 4 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum

Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group