Undertoad Monday May 23 12:31 PM
5/23/2005: Train collision in India
Troubleshooter Monday May 23 02:19 PM
Careful, next thing you know you'll be accused of saying that there culture is inferior to ours.
capnhowdy Monday May 23 03:15 PM
Although their culture IS inferior to ours, this image reminds me of a familiar scene I see regularly here at home (in reference to government funded jobs). 77 people present and only 7 working.
xoxoxoBruce Monday May 23 08:56 PM
Must not be worried about a fire breaking out.
Bruce 9012 Monday May 23 10:23 PM
Looks about the same as when the train is moving.
Saknussem Tuesday May 24 01:29 AM
Damn kids . . .see what happens when you "train surf"?
Catwoman Tuesday May 24 05:21 AM
You don't know what was happening when the photo was taken. Maybe they were told to stand back. Maybe the trains were unstable (hello! they'd just collided!) and to send more people down there would imbalance it even more, and then there'd be more people to save.
CzinZumerzet Tuesday May 24 09:53 AM
Just a thought. Possibly their culture is different from yours, not better or worse or special, just different.
Catwoman Tuesday May 24 09:56 AM
I don't understand the word 'culture'. I understand 'humanity' and 'common sense' though. Any 'culture' that doesn't have this base nature at its root IS worse than a culture that does. Western culture IS worse than many. I don't know any Indians.
Undertoad Tuesday May 24 10:24 AM
I'm sure their culture is better in some ways and worse in many more.
mrnoodle Tuesday May 24 10:28 AM
I thought they did that because it traditionally hangs outside and rots and has fly eggs all over it, so they spice to cover the taste of the spoilage.
Happy Monkey Tuesday May 24 10:50 AM
That's why spices have historically been such a valuable commodity - no refrigeration. It's also why food gets blander the further north you go.
xoxoxoBruce Tuesday May 24 08:37 PM
Iceland makes wonderful blander pie.
capnhowdy Tuesday May 24 09:50 PM
Careful, next thing you know you'll be accused of saying that there culture is inferior to ours
capnhowdy Tuesday May 24 09:56 PM
I came away unscathed............
xoxoxoBruce Wednesday May 25 03:30 AM
Iszatso? Wait till you go to the QuickyMart.
LCanal Thursday May 26 05:25 AM
I don't know what all the fuss was about. It's only one train wreck and only 17 dead. My Indian colleague who sits next to me said 17 dead probably didn’t even make the news in India. As they have at least one a week if not more.