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The Australian Miners are free

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by unbasslichkeit, May 8, 2006.


  1. MJ5150

    MJ5150 Supporting Member

    Apr 12, 2001
    Olympia, WA
    Aww man, I paid $1.25 for mine this morning.

    :D

    -Mike
     
  2. SnoMan

    SnoMan Words Words Words

    Jan 27, 2001
    Charleston, WV
    Rock on
     
  3. Marlat

    Marlat

    Sep 17, 2002
    London UK
    Aparently when they were stuck down there they sent iPod's down loaded with the James Taylor Quartets "A Few Useful Tips For Living Underground" :D
     
  4. Petebass

    Petebass

    Dec 22, 2002
    QLD Australia
    This has been an amazing story, particularly the good humour and positive nature displayed by the trapped miners. I'm actually looking forward to hearing them tell their story, They came across as very down to earth (no pun intended) and genuinely funny guys.
     
  5. Correlli

    Correlli

    Apr 2, 2004
    New Zealand
    Good one!

    I can't wait to hear their story too.
     
  6. They are now automatically worth over $1m each to the media for the sale of their story. This should go a long way to help them support their families, as both have resigned from the mining industry (not surprising).

    At least, the $1m price tag for their story is money well spent and we won't have to endure the endless paparazzi photo's of Tom and Katie in next week's fluff mags.
     
  7. Thank God they got out OK. :hyper:

    This is a much better ending than the one in West Virginia in January.

    Mike
     

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