2nd Rare Oarfish Found in SoCal

2nd Rare Oarfish Found in SoCal

There are 25 comments on the NBC Chicago story from Oct 22, 2013, titled 2nd Rare Oarfish Found in SoCal. In it, NBC Chicago reports that:

San Diegans can't stop talking about the mysterious oarfish that washed ashore. What scientists are saying about the rare encounter.

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“....VETS”

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#21 Oct 23, 2013
bet there is a fisherman who lost his oars

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#22 Oct 25, 2013
Always Wary wrote:
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This article was interesting too :)
"According to Japanese mythology, the oarfish is a messenger from the dragon god of the sea. In concordance with the messenger theme, in the two years preceding the Tohoku earthquake in March 2011, an unusual number of oarfish stranded themselves on the coastal beaches of Japan. The Japan Times on March 6, 2010, reported that in folklore the fish comes to the beach as an omen of an earthquake."
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/10...
Video of live one
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =lvRqqwBoyx8XX
No wonder you are Always Wary.~laughs~
Now you have me Wary. Not that I wasn't before reading this post of yours.

Been real quiet on the faults out your way. That makes me nervous.

So, if I have a wish today. Would be. Beached Oarfish tell lies.

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#23 Oct 25, 2013
DC tells it like it is wrote:
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No wonder you are Always Wary.~laughs~
Now you have me Wary. Not that I wasn't before reading this post of yours.
Been real quiet on the faults out your way. That makes me nervous.
So, if I have a wish today. Would be. Beached Oarfish tell lies.
The belief that California will crack off and fall into the ocean is incorrect, Los Angles is moving norhtward, to become neighbors with San Fransisco, eventually (could take a million years)....:)

We have new legislation enacted for an early warning system, unfunded so pointless.

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#24 Oct 25, 2013
Always Wary wrote:
<quoted text>The belief that California will crack off and fall into the ocean is incorrect, Los Angles is moving norhtward, to become neighbors with San Fransisco, eventually (could take a million years)....:)
We have new legislation enacted for an early warning system, unfunded so pointless.
Yeah, I know.

But...OMG! What? Will that make y'all SoNorcal? Is so valley of your lot.

;0}~

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#25 Oct 25, 2013
Always Wary wrote:
<quoted text>The belief that California will crack off and fall into the ocean is incorrect, Los Angles is moving norhtward, to become neighbors with San Fransisco, eventually (could take a million years)....:)
We have new legislation enacted for an early warning system, unfunded so pointless.
TO HELP: The San Andreas Fault System, which crosses California from the Salton Sea in the south to Cape Mendocino in the north, is the boundary between the Pacific Plate and North American Plate. The Pacific Plate is moving northwest with respect to the North American Plate at approximately 46 millimeters per year (the rate your fingernails grow). The strike-slip earthquakes on the San Andreas Fault are a result of this plate motion. The plates are moving horizontally past one another, so California is not going to fall into the ocean. However, Los Angeles and San Francisco will one day be adjacent to one another!

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