False incoming missile alert in Hawaii

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  1. 100JH

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    Since that was sent out on a Saturday morning at breakfast time in Hawaii odds are extremely high that it was triggered from an individual's smartphone while he was sitting in a local coffee shop while waiting for his spam and eggs.
     
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    Your avatar is quite appropriate for this thread.
     
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    Someone in the Pac missile command group needs to be sent home to watch Fail Safe.
    This is how wars begin.
     
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    FIFY
     
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    Real fear real terror.
    I hope this is not something new.
     
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    True dat. More likely since it was one of those overpaidstateworkers he'd decided to blow the big bucks on kimchi fried rice. :banana
     
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    First: how the **** does this even happen? Second: would it, in the event of a real attack make a lick of difference to issue a warning? How long does it take an icbm to travel the distance, and what useful responses do the authorities hope citizens have time to undertake?
     
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    Assuming it was a mistake, I'm concerned that the test message didn't have language signaling that it was a test.
     
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    I wonder if there will be an abnormally high number of births in Hawaii this October.
     
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    It specifically stated that it wasn't a drill. Seems like something more than a test gone wrong.
     
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    False missile alarms, battle ships running into other ships, we got some serious problems.
     
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    G*d help us all if somebody attacks us, especially today
     
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    Better to have a false alarm than a sneak attack.
     
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