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 Post subject: The horror IX
PostPosted: Tue Feb 01, 2011 5:42 pm 
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Cyclone roars toward Australia's flooded north

The big island off the coast of Papua New Guinea girds for the worst, with the help of an AP locator map showing where the storm won't land:


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 Post subject: Re: The horror IX
PostPosted: Tue Feb 01, 2011 8:01 pm 
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You don't understand. The map is intended to tell us where the story was written, so we can better identify with the reporter.


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 Post subject: Re: The horror IX
PostPosted: Tue Feb 01, 2011 9:06 pm 
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I thought it was just a weather balloon.


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 Post subject: Re: The horror IX
PostPosted: Wed Feb 02, 2011 7:58 am 
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It was actually written in Wollongong. The reporter couldn't spell that, so he datelined it Sydney.


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