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    Default Tip of the iceberg... literally!!!!

    Thought I'd share this pic with you all.. it was sent to me by my sister and it took my breath away... it would take a lot of JD to use this up!!!

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    This is awesome! This came from a Rig Manager for Global Marine Drilling in St. Johns, Newfoundland. They actually have to divert the path of these things away from the rig by towing them with ships! In this particular case the water was calm, & the sun was almost directly overhead so that the diver was able to get into the water and click this pic. Clear water huh? They estimated the weight at 300,000,000 tons. And now we know why they say one picture is worth 1000 words...

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    Wow - that is an awesome shot.
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    Icebergs can only move a mile a year! You know what also can? A sloth!
    So you broke down, trying to leave town, I broke down crying on your return. You left me feeling hopeful, I'll never see your face again. You made for a bad lover's liver. You stole all the covers and busted my head. You made me such an asshole, I wish we'd never met. I'm tired of being bored. I'm through with the headaches. Hiding my hands that tremble like earthquakes. Under the table, under the daytime sky, Good Fucking Bye- Good Fucking Bye, Alkaline Trio

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    That's crazy! I can't believe how deep that thing goes into the water. Awesome pic!
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    I hate to be the bearer of bad news....but the picture is not actually real. It's an artists rendering:

    http://www.snopes.com/photos/iceberg.asp

    But the concept and the artwork is still pretty damn amazing.
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    Well blow me sideways .. apologies folks, guess me and my sister have been duped. Thanx for the info evans.
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    That's ok SEA, still a cool pic

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    There are icebergs like that, like the one that sank the Titanic!
    So you broke down, trying to leave town, I broke down crying on your return. You left me feeling hopeful, I'll never see your face again. You made for a bad lover's liver. You stole all the covers and busted my head. You made me such an asshole, I wish we'd never met. I'm tired of being bored. I'm through with the headaches. Hiding my hands that tremble like earthquakes. Under the table, under the daytime sky, Good Fucking Bye- Good Fucking Bye, Alkaline Trio

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    Quote Originally Posted by stilleddiesangel
    Well blow me sideways .. apologies folks, guess me and my sister have been duped. Thanx for the info evans.

    No big deal. I was just mentioning it because I saw the same pic a few years ago and found out it was fake too.

    But like I said before...the artwork and the concept is still pretty freaking cool!! And even though I know it's fake I still get freaked out whenever I see it. Can you imagine swimming UNDER that thing?!? I have a wierd fear of the DEEP OCEAN for some reason. (Yet...I have a great love for sharks...go figure!!) Especially seeing it from that perspective!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by evans5150
    I hate to be the bearer of bad news....but the picture is not actually real. It's an artists rendering:

    http://www.snopes.com/photos/iceberg.asp

    But the concept and the artwork is still pretty damn amazing.
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    That's a really cool pic! Thanks for sharing!
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    Quote Originally Posted by evhslilhottie
    Icebergs can only move a mile a year! You know what also can? A sloth!
    So does VH's next album (I hope not)
    A little more volume in the headphones please.

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    Math nerd alert!!

    Picture may be fake but the concept isn't. Density of ice = 0.9 which means 90% of the iceberg is under water and we only see the top 10% of it. So even though the picture is not real, it is an acurate protrayal.

 

 

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