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  1. #1
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    Global Incident Map

    I've never seen this before until my dad just sent this to me. I thought it was very interesting and a bit alarming.

    http://www.globalincidentmap.com/home.php

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    Alarming, I'll agree! It all seems so vague until you see it mapped out.

    Thanks for the link.

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    That is a great find. It's freaky but good information.

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    I hate to say that it is cool, but it is. Thanks for sharing that map.
    Karma can change life like the swish of a horse's tail...Buddha

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    Looks like it is safer to live below the equator!
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    This one is even better (IMO ), it's off of the global page: http://amberalerts.globalincidentmap.com/home.php

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    well if someone wasn't paranoid before, they are now....great info though

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    I'm not sure how reasonable this comparison is. In the US several of the things listed are total non events, such as a "7-11 in FL evacuated for a suspicious package" or "suspicious white powder found in CA" or "service disrupted at NY subway station - police on scene"...but nothing has come of any of those incidents.

    However, the only incident listed on the entire continent of Africa is for militants attacking a natural gas facility.

    In South America, one of the three reports is for someone being killed at a political rally.

    Do you really think the reporting is equal?

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    I keep this map on my desktop to be able to click and view when I want and noticed that they are adding gang and illegal alien activity. Lots of the reports on the map never even make the news.

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    Thanks for posting the link to the map. What an interesting find. I just grabbed one of my daughter's and showed her the map. What a great (yet frightening) teaching tool that everyone can use.


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    rather lame, imo

    Quote Originally Posted by angelmom View Post
    Do you really think the reporting is equal?
    That site looks like a marketing gimmick to me.

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    Very interesting - puts alot of things in perspective. Thanks for sharing!



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