Chernobyl -sky Atlantic

Discussion in 'SMB' started by hefty em, Apr 26, 2019.

  1. Silkyces

    Silkyces Full Back

  2. Lexingtongue

    Lexingtongue Striker

    Not in the same building as the ruined one, though. If I remember correctly, there were four operational and a few more nearing completion at the explosion.
  3. SAFC 2012

    SAFC 2012 Striker

    Just watched it there. Class
  4. Botchie

    Botchie Winger

    Still remarkable though considering that type of reactor had been deemed unfit for purpose. I suppose the problem is that they can't just completely cut of the power supply.
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  5. Wullhawar

    Wullhawar Goalkeeper

    Yeah sorry I meant having actual Russians and subtitles would have been better. You’ll see what I mean when you watch it but the bloke in the ‘strategy’ room just made it seem ridiculous
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  6. Football Dinosaur

    Football Dinosaur Central Defender

    I disagree it was the "death of stalin" scenes that brought a little comic relief
  7. Maxnormal

    Maxnormal Midfield

    That was fucking grim that. Terrifying.
  8. I'm Spartacus

    I'm Spartacus Winger

    I posted a link earlier about a witness to it all who survived, it would have been better if the bloke playing him spoke Russian instead of Yorkshire or some shit. I still enjoyed it like...
  9. hullmackem

    hullmackem Striker

    Grim stuff, even the mission in Call of Duty was depressingly realistic.
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  10. The Great MES

    The Great MES Winger

    What's the name of that actor with squeeky voice and the black curly hair? I've seen him in something before
  11. silas80

    silas80 Winger

    "50,000 people used to live here... now it's a ghost town"
  12. Two million voices

    Two million voices Central Defender

    Wow, that absolutely superb mind. Gripped from start to finish.

    This fella?

    Con O'Neill - IMDb
    Last edited: May 9, 2019
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  13. Hank Scorpio

    Hank Scorpio Midfield

    Good watch
  14. Roker Mackem

    Roker Mackem Striker

    Careful... chernobyl fall out
  15. Best level ever, but nivver shoot the wild dog :)
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  16. Dave Herbal

    Dave Herbal Striker

    Just watching it. Jesus fucking christ. I’m a scientist but I learnt at school how nuclear reactors work and what can go wrong. Those poor bastards.
  17. Kevj

    Kevj Striker

    We were 7 years old when this happened. I’ve got a kid that age now. Imagine if it had been the worst case scenario and fall out polluted the UK. I’m not belittling the people who were affected by this by any means.

    We are but ants on this rock.
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  18. TravellingMackem

    TravellingMackem Full Back

    Fallout did get this far, increased background radiation levels around 370%, which has remained constant since

    The reactor itself isn’t inherently unsafe. It is the operational mode that it was under during the time of the accident that’s the problem. The supervisor was right to state that you can’t have an explosion in a nuclear core, as this can’t happen unless there is water within the core which would normally be impossible. Except the safety tests that they were running at the time combined with the valve positions caused an increase in core temperature which caused pipe damage which caused a water leak and hence a steam explosion due to the hyper-heating of the water as it entered the core.

    The reactor operates under the same principles as all English reactors, only difference is that ours has “computer says no” type blocks to prevent operators accidentally stacking unsafe modes on top of each other. Whereas the Chernobyl reactor has the opportunity to override this and hence can be fully operator driven.
    Last edited: May 11, 2019
  19. Pants

    Pants Winger

    I'm no expert like, but when there's a geet wass explosion at the reactor and a magic blue light starts shooting up into the heavens - run like fvck!
  20. Bear

    Bear Striker

    They're doing a series on Middlesbrough next

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