Miami Beach condo collapse

Mordhaus says...

They do have codes, Florida actually has some of the strictest building codes in the country. The building was actually being worked on and updated to meet additional local hurricane codes at the time of the collapse.

Every state has to meet the codes established by the ICC or one of the organizations that existed separately before they merged. The only city to ignore these codes and go completely by their own code is Chicago.

At the municipal level, the city can add more building codes to meet specific local hazards or weather. Miami/Dade has very strict hurricane codes that need to be met.

I suspect that we will find that the fault in this lies with the building owner failing to meet code or maintenance updates in a timely manner, as well as the fact that the building experienced subsidence in the amount of 12 cm between 1993 and 1999. This is not that unusual in structures built on barrier islands and it ceased sinking in 1999.

newtboy said:

Good thing they don't have those pesky liberal building regulations and code enforcement there in Florida.

Kanye West still misunderstands the fish stick joke

Kanye West still misunderstands the fish stick joke

luxintenebris jokingly says...

Kane should try fish sticks. If he Trident, he might become a Sea Queen lover. Or move from Mrs. Paul's to Gordon's.

[c'mon! that's a pearl necklace compared to the saltiness of the so. park gag!]

General Mark Milley hits back at uproar over critical race..

luxintenebris says...

"What is it that caused thousands of people to assault this building and tried to overturn the Constitution of the United States of America. What caused that? I want to find out."

So do I.

Personally, find the fear of ideas more dangerous than ideas themselves.

scientia potentia est.

This is an Euler's Disk

BSR says...

I would be interested to see what would happen just before the disk stopped and suddenly there was no gravity. Even though it sounds like it's spinning faster I'm sure it's just because the edge of the disk is just closer to the mirror.

Suddenly without gravity would the energy cause the disk to rotate making it look like a ball floating in space or would it wobble and take off in one direction?

Could this even be done in space?

Are there any mathematicians in the audience tonight?

Are four questions in a row too much?

Miami Beach condo collapse

BSR says...


All alone or in twos
The ones who really love you
Walk up and down outside the wall
Some hand in hand
And some gather together in bands
The bleeding hearts and the artists
Make their stand


Walked out this morning
Don't believe what I saw
Hundred billion bottles
Washed up on the shore
Seems I'm not alone at being alone
Hundred billion castaways
Looking for a home


If you could swap places with just one of those that are suffering loss, would you?

eric3579 said:


i so easily overlooked that this a terrible tragedy with potentially lots of human suffering and loss

I've No More F***s To Give

BSR says...

Yeah, I'm free, free fallin'
Oh! Free fallin'
Now I'm free fallin'
Free fallin'
(Free fallin', now I'm free fallin')
And I'm free
(Free fallin', now I'm free fallin')
Oh, free fallin'
(Free fallin', now I'm free fallin')

Miami Beach condo collapse

I've No More F***s To Give

Zawash says...

Lyrics and chords:
'I’ve No More Fucks To Give' By Thomas Benjamin Wild Esq

(Uke tuning GCEA)

Intro - Bb C7 F7 Bb

Verse 1

I’ve tried, tried, tried
And I’ve tried even more
I’ve Cried, Cried, Cried
And I can’t recall what for
I’ve pressed, I’ve pushed, I’ve yelled, I’ve begged
In hope of some success

But the inevitable fact is that
It never will impress

Chorus 1

I’ve no more fucks to give,
My fucks have runneth dry,
I’ve tried to go fuck shopping
But there’s no fucks left to buy

I’ve no more fucks to give,
Though more fucks I’ve tried to get,
I’m over my fuck budget and
I’m now in fucking debt

Verse 2
I strive, strive, strive
To get everything done
I’ve played by all the rules
But I’ve very rarely won,
I’ve smiled, I’ve charmed, I’ve wooed
I’ve laughed,
Alas to no avail
I’ve run round like a moron,
To unequivocally fail!

Chorus 2
I’ve no more fucks to give,
My fuck fuse has just blown,
I’ve been hunting for my fucks all day,
But they’ve upped and fucked off home,
I’ve no more fucks to give,
My fuck rations are depleted,
I’ve rallied my fuck army but
It’s been fucking defeated!


Eb Bb
The effort has just not been worth
F7 Bb Bb7
The time or the expense
D7 Gm7
I’ve exhausted all my energy
C7 F7
For minimal recompense
Eb Bb
The complete lack of acknowledgement
F7 Bb Bb7
Has now begun to gall
And I’ve come to realise that I
Don’t give a fuck at all!

Chorus 3
I’ve no more fucks to give,
My fucks have flown away,
My fucks are now so fucked off
They’ve refused to fucking stay!
I’ve no more fucks to give,
My fucks have gone insane
They’ve come back round and passed me
While they’re fucking off again!

Chorus 4
I’ve no more fucks to give,
My fucks have all dissolved,
I’ve planned many projects
But my fucks won’t be involved!
I’ve no more fucks to give,
My fucks have all been spent,
They’ve fucked off from the building
And I don’t know where they went!

E Bb
I’ve no more fucks to give,
F7 Bb Bb7
I’ve no more fucks to give,
I’ve no more fucks,
I’ve no more fucks,
F7 Bb F7 Bb
I’ve no more fucks to give!

Rick and Morty S5:E1

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newtboy says...

The court ruled that they found "there is uncontroverted evidence that respondent (Giuliani) communicated demonstrably false and misleading statements to courts, lawmakers, and the public at large in his capacity as lawyer for former president Donald J Trump and the Trump campaign in connection with Trump's failed effort at reelection in 2020."

They explained the false statements bolstered Giuliani's false narrative that there was widespread fraud and that the 2020 election was "stolen" from his client.

Now disbarred indefinitely for perjury, and facing criminal charges on multiple separate federal and state crimes, all for Trump who didn't even pay him for sacrificing his own livelihood and reputation on the alter of Diaper Don. Gonna be hilarious when he requests a public defender....THAT'S SOCIALISM!!!

Miami Beach condo collapse

Miami Beach condo collapse

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All I Do Is Dick Around... with Cats

noims says...

In light of Edgar Wright doing a film about Sparks I thought I'd *promote my favourite song of theirs (not that I know many).

Plus I'm quite the fan of dicking around (in a lazy way as per the song, not an unfaithful one).

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