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    • raptorman
    • By raptorman 3rd Oct 08, 8:32 AM
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    FREE BBC Nuclear Bomb Script
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    • 3rd Oct 08, 8:32 AM
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    FREE BBC Nuclear Bomb Script 3rd Oct 08 at 8:32 AM
    Just released from the National archives is the script
    which was prepared by the BBC in the 1970's to be read out in
    the event of a Nuclear attack.

    The .pdf is available here...
    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/7648042.stm


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  • jumblejack
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    • 3rd Oct 08, 11:35 AM
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    • 3rd Oct 08, 11:35 AM
    Very interesting news item, thanks!
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    • 3rd Oct 08, 2:34 PM
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    • 3rd Oct 08, 2:34 PM
    Yes - v. interesting - thanks!
  • Doh_The_BartMan
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    • 3rd Oct 08, 2:36 PM
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    • 3rd Oct 08, 2:36 PM
    Complete with a spelling mistake, although I'm guessing if you've just entered the beginning of the end of the world, it may not be your highest priority lol.

    Good post, thanks.
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    • Farway
    • By Farway 3rd Oct 08, 2:44 PM
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    • 3rd Oct 08, 2:44 PM
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    • 3rd Oct 08, 2:44 PM
    Complete with a spelling mistake, although I'm guessing if you've just entered the beginning of the end of the world, it may not be your highest priority lol.

    Good post, thanks.
    Originally posted by Doh_The_BartMan
    Is it me? I can't see any spelling mistakes, do you care enough to indicate where?
  • Doh_The_BartMan
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    • 3rd Oct 08, 2:59 PM
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    • 3rd Oct 08, 2:59 PM
    Is it me? I can't see any spelling mistakes, do you care enough to indicate where?
    Originally posted by Farway
    Looks like Aunty Beeb has corrected it since I first viewed it this morning.

    Original pdf stated "you can't see it, you can't fell it".

    Sorry, just my obsessive compulsive traits rearing their ugly head again. :rolleyes:
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    • SomethingWitty
    • By SomethingWitty 8th Oct 08, 1:06 PM
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    • 8th Oct 08, 1:06 PM
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    • 8th Oct 08, 1:06 PM
    Nice One! Cheers
    • UnlikelyButTrue
    • By UnlikelyButTrue 8th Oct 08, 1:06 PM
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    • 8th Oct 08, 1:06 PM
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    • 8th Oct 08, 1:06 PM
    thanks for this o/p- i used it as the basis for my 6th form drama group to improvise with- they were still acting 45 minutes later- absolutely brilliant!
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  • deard69
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    • 8th Oct 08, 1:37 PM
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    • 8th Oct 08, 1:37 PM
    Tis, interesting, i'd imagine if they did a new one, it would take two weeks to read it out, what with all the different languages.
  • Siant_Albanite
    Tis, interesting, i'd imagine if they did a new one, it would take two weeks to read it out, what with all the different languages.
    Originally posted by deard69
    And not to mention the usual blatant advert for an up coming episode of 'Strictly come dancing' as per usual on the Beeb!
    • vixki
    • By vixki 28th Nov 10, 1:39 PM
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    Wow, v. interesting! Thanks!
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    Thank you
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    • By Queenriderbrekke 19th Feb 12, 11:53 PM
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    Reminds me of When the Wind blows a deeply moving film x
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    direct link

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/bsp/hi/pdfs/03_10_08nuclearattack.pdf
    • cardiffforthefacup
    • By cardiffforthefacup 20th Feb 12, 5:12 PM
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    how sad, brings back the time which was so depressing to live in
  • college mum
    Thanks - perfect timing
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    • Baz@rr
    • By Baz@rr 20th Feb 12, 8:44 PM
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    Wow, what a fascinating insight, and oddly chilling, too.
  • earthlysparky
    Wonder if they have done one for the zombie apocalypse?
    • jbrockwell5081
    • By jbrockwell5081 23rd Feb 12, 9:22 AM
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    Very interesting; thank you very much
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