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    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-44692813

    Incredible story really.
    Survived for days in the caves.
    Now have to wait for months for water level to fall or learn how to dive in caves.
    12 year old's diving in caves for the first time sounds near impossible.
    Hope it works out. Surely must be another way.

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    The idea of waiting for the rain water to recede seems risker. How is it there's enough air in the cabin to breath for months on end?

    The water way out is so small it is not possible to even wear scuba tanks. Nightmare situation.
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    Discussion on this subject yesterday

    Quote Originally Posted by woman next to me (yesterday)
    It's only and hour and half, why can't they just put a mask on and then lead them out?
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    Cave diving is about the most dangerous thing you can do. It'll take ages to teach them to do it
    Quote Originally Posted by woman next to me (yesterday)
    Yes but, as a mother, you know, you just want them out
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    Quote Originally Posted by saptastic View Post
    Hope it works out.
    One isn't so sure. If those Chilean miners are anything to go by, then the poor bastards are going to get dragged to Old Trafford as soon as they're out.

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    I missed the start of this - so how did they get that far in to start with?

    Assume it wasnt flooded when they went it? Surely, some negligence here taking kids into a cave that could flood?
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    At least they're not stuck in there with MF.
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    Quote Originally Posted by psychocandy View Post
    I missed the start of this - so how did they get that far in to start with?

    Assume it wasnt flooded when they went it? Surely, some negligence here taking kids into a cave that could flood?
    I think you'll find that 'ealth and safety isn't as rigorous in Thailand.

    Putting aside the question of whether it is sensible for a single adult to take 12 badly equipped children deep into a cave complex, the great news is they've been found and hopefully will be rescued as quickly as possible.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PhiltheGreek View Post
    One isn't so sure. If those Chilean miners are anything to go by, then the poor bastards are going to get dragged to Old Trafford as soon as they're out.
    Cheaper than a season ticket - even if you throw in a few prawn sandwiches!

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    At least they're not stuck in there with MF.
    He'd have eaten the poor sods!
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    Quote Originally Posted by psychocandy View Post
    I missed the start of this - so how did they get that far in to start with?

    Assume it wasnt flooded when they went it? Surely, some negligence here taking kids into a cave that could flood?
    They went in just as it started to rain.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GreenMirror View Post
    They went in just as it started to rain.
    So the adult in charge was a ******* idiot.
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