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View Poll Results: Which City is most Likely to be Destroyed by Natural Disaster, or Man-made Disaster
New York 14 12.73%
Los Angeles 43 39.09%
Chicago 2 1.82%
Houston 7 6.36%
Philadelphia 1 0.91%
Phoenix 6 5.45%
San Antonio 1 0.91%
San Diego 3 2.73%
Dallas 0 0%
San Jose 3 2.73%
Boston 0 0%
Fresno 2 1.82%
Oklahoma City 21 19.09%
Minneapolis 2 1.82%
New Orleans 34 30.91%
Tyler, Tx 3 2.73%
Denver 1 0.91%
San Francisco 32 29.09%
Las Vegas 3 2.73%
Hawaii 9 8.18%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 110. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 05-15-2014, 04:11 PM
 
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Yeah, OKC is definitely exposed to a lot of potential natural disasters but I just don't think any one of them has the capability of truly decimating the entire city, even an F5 tornado.
An F1 Sooner can wipe that trailer park from the map in a second. F2, F3, and the whole state could go *poof*. In other news, earthquake warnings in Oklahoma.... A prolonged dust bowl can kill a city while most hurricane ravaged cities in modern times have bounced back.
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Old 05-15-2014, 09:53 PM
 
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Tyler is around 96,000 people so why is it even mention with cities of half of a million lmao?????
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Old 05-17-2014, 10:06 PM
 
Location: Bel Air, California
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after checking my charts and graphs, I can say with 1000% accuracy that the US City in the bulls-eye of the next monumental disaster (Boll Weevil Plague) is Teaneck, New Jersey...consider yourselves duly warned.
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Old 05-17-2014, 11:54 PM
 
Location: Old East Dallas
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You must not have read the whole thread. I mention fire in my first post:

"Oklahoma City: tornado alley, prairie fires, drought, dust bowl, softball sized hail, Sooners. Like fellow trailer parks, the place is a disaster magnet."

When taking all the original criteria from first post into consideration, Oklahoma City is the answer.
No, I saw your reply. I wasn't really referring to your comment.
I'm just surprised more people don't see dangers other than Hurricanes .

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"I think...the explosive potential of those tanks... Lightning will strike one of them every now and then and they have some explosive potential... Those tanks have been there for years and... hundreds... of lightning strikes, I think... they're ... explosive potential will be ...more concerned with an environmental impact...

... Get treatment soon its not too late.
Yes, Houston with those lightning strikes and those Oil and Gas things all over the place
are a risk. YOu took the words right out of my mouth, Mr Jack.

That's why I voted Houston as a risk.
I'm glad I live here, where it's SAFE. !

Which doctor do you recommend, and have they cured you yet ?

thanx for the concern !
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Old 05-18-2014, 12:04 AM
 
Location: Somewhere below Mason/Dixon
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Two large US cities have been destroyed in our history. San Francisco in 1906, and New Orleans in 2005. Both cities were rebuilt in the same hazard zones, so both are likely to face the same fate again. Other towns with the sword of damaclese hanging over them would be LA, and Seattle. Earthquakes and tsunamis are not the friend of the west coast.
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Old 05-18-2014, 02:41 PM
 
Location: Los Angeles, CA
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I vote NYC because I feel that neither the people or the infrastructure is ready for another 'Sandy.'

Other considerations:
San Francisco: ticking time bomb for a major earthquake. Ditto LA, but IIRC San Francisco is more at risk.
Chicago & Dallas: high risk of a downtown tornado occurring.
Miami: high risk of another 'Andrew' happening, but is likely more prepared than it ever was before.
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Old 05-22-2014, 02:31 PM
 
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Manhattan rises to an elevation of 265 feet, an elevation greater than the entire Florida Peninsula south of Lake Okeechobee.

Again, global warming = a giant lie by corporations trying to get rich.
How is global warming a giant lie for corporations to get rich? Reverse psychology so we will all go out and buy F350's to commute to work? WTF
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Old 05-22-2014, 04:51 PM
 
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Tyler, TX? Hawaii? No Florida cities?

I think you should stop adding polls to your threads.
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Old 05-22-2014, 05:39 PM
 
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How is global warming a giant lie for corporations to get rich?
Ever hear of a Toyota Prius? Ever seen a windmill?

Global warming is a scam. In fact the Earth's temps have been flat for a decade and a half!
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Old 05-22-2014, 06:20 PM
 
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In this thread some weirdo thinks a decade and a half is a significant measurement of time in regards to the topic.
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