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Having recently been to NOLA, I agree. He also left out that one all-important fact that like half the city is below sea level, and it's on the damn coast. Because who needs ground to stand on if it rains? Much of that city just shouldn't exist.

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4 hours ago, Unruly said:

Having recently been to NOLA, I agree. He also left out that one all-important fact that like half the city is below sea level, and it's on the damn coast. Because who needs ground to stand on if it rains? Much of that city just shouldn't exist.

And it doesn't help that the Mississippi River keeps bringing tons of silt downriver to be deposited on the subterranean flood plain at the mouth of the river, the accumulated weight of which is slowly causing the entire surrounding area to sink.

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4 hours ago, Glitterwolf said:

Pfft amateurs!

Half my country lies below sea level!

 

 Y'know, it finally just occurred to me - that's why they wore wooden shoes... So when the floods came, they'd float.

 

 

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