Talk:Building collapses in Manhattan

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The Blitz[edit]

Include quotes as quotes and do not interpret. There was no mentioning of "The Blitz" in the sources. Moreover, from the quote "It sounded like a bombing would sound, like the bombing of London in World War Two." it is clear that the person talking does not know what "The Blitz" would sound like. Why inlcude such a BS statement anyway? --vonbergm 22:11, 10 July 2006 (UTC)

The Blitz remark was made by CNN's Larry King : "There was one huge boom. ... It sounded like a bombing would sound, like the bombing of London in World War Two." --Jambalaya 22:57, 10 July 2006 (UTC)

Title[edit]

I think the title needs some work. Central-ish - is is central or not? Collapes/explodes - which is it? Also the probably not terroism - there's nothing in the article that suggests it is (in fact all the information in the article is saying it isn't).

I suggest something like New York City building collapses in explosion; Gas leak suspected. R2b2 22:23, 10 July 2006 (UTC)

I hope I didn't break any rules here, but I renamed it to a very consise "Building collapses in Manhattan" --Jambalaya 22:39, 10 July 2006 (UTC)

I have not seen any rules broken. It is best for titles to be short, sweet, and too the point. The detail is for the article. Be bold ~ clearthought 23:16, 10 July 2006 (UTC)

Coincidence?[edit]

[1] Likely; but with USGOV's spin&censorship machine; we'll never know for sure. Some media are reporting them together [2][3]. Neutralizer 04:21, 11 July 2006 (UTC)

I suspect gas leakes aren't all that uncommon, given how much gas is used and how much piping there must be (Especially the old stuff), two explosions close to each other aren't that surprising. I suspect at least two others happened that didn't get reported outside police blotters. 68.39.174.238 17:22, 11 July 2006 (UTC)
Yes, I think you're right. Neutralizer 18:10, 11 July 2006 (UTC)