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# 249403 9-May-2019 12:24
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Anyone see the first episode? its a 5 part docudrama covering Chernobyl. Riveting stuff.  Cast is pretty incredible too. 





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  # 2233645 9-May-2019 13:04
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I'm going to watch it. I've read Chernobyl Notebook by Grigoriy Medvedev whom I assume you will see in the series at some point as he was intimately involved in the disaster.




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  # 2233667 9-May-2019 13:19
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Apparently it attracts 20,000 tourists a year and there are radioactive rave parties held even though it has been declared unsafe for humans for the next 24,000 years; Chernobyl has become a ☢ radioactive ☢ rave scene and stag do venture





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# 2233670 9-May-2019 13:23
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Myself and @sbiddle @scottjpalmer did the Chernobyl Tour and it was fantastic, No OSH requirements on that tour


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  # 2233673 9-May-2019 13:31
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Linux:

 

Myself and @sbiddle @scottjpalmer did the Chernobyl Tour and it was fantastic, No OSH requirements on that tour

 

 

"and as an added bonus we don't need the bathroom lights on to clean the teeth anymore!" :P


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  # 2233674 9-May-2019 13:32
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Linux:

 

Myself and @sbiddle @scottjpalmer did the Chernobyl Tour and it was fantastic, No OSH requirements on that tour

 

 

Only OSH requirement was no jandals.

 

 


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  # 2233676 9-May-2019 13:33
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Linux:

 

Myself and @sbiddle @scottjpalmer did the Chernobyl Tour and it was fantastic, No OSH requirements on that tour

 

Oh well you will be able to light 🔆☢ up your own coffin now 🤢





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  # 2233701 9-May-2019 14:10
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Is there anywhere someone without Sky/HBO could watch this at the moment?


 
 
 
 


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  # 2233762 9-May-2019 14:52
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I had a similar question regarding Game of Thrones. I had to content myself with imagining I was sailing across the Narrow Sea, to a bay, where the pirates are.




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  # 2233780 9-May-2019 15:36
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Myself and @sbiddle @scottjpalmer did the Chernobyl Tour and it was fantastic, No OSH requirements on that tour



You have a poor memory! We were requested to wear long sleeves/pants, we carried geiger counters, we had to pass through (ancient) radiation detectors on leaving the zone, people are only allowed in the zone for a certain period of time, etc etc

Old man memory or radiation damaged memory?

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  # 2233781 9-May-2019 15:40
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Subscribed to HBO via Hulu to watch. I couldn't find any local sources for streaming.

 

The show it's self can be summed up in one word.

 

'Wow'

 

The darkness (of the story) of this show is scary on a new level.

 

Lie upon lie upon lie. Let's bury our heads in the sand.

 

'Russia does not have global nuclear catastrophes'  

 

This is a 'must' watch.

 

10/10


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  # 2233850 9-May-2019 16:50
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Linux: Myself and @sbiddle @scottjpalmer did the Chernobyl Tour and it was fantastic, No OSH requirements on that tour 


You have a poor memory! We were requested to wear long sleeves/pants, we carried geiger counters, we had to pass through (ancient) radiation detectors on leaving the zone, people are only allowed in the zone for a certain period of time, etc etc

Old man memory or radiation damaged memory?

 

Both 😅


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Watched via Skygo/On Demand. Its ok. I rewatched Zero Hour's doco and there seems to have been some HBO dramatic license taken.

 

 


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  # 2235538 12-May-2019 18:22
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Is there anywhere someone without Sky/HBO could watch this at the moment?

 

 

Same. Had our regular Family BBQ, this doco came up, its on Neon, as Neon has HBO. I don't have Neon, but I'm not averse to subscribing, if it has one to two things I'd like. I've seen posts here saying its rubbish or saying its good. 

 

Sky/HBO? Its on Sky? I've been out, sorry if it's obvious.


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Watched via Skygo/On Demand. Its ok. I rewatched Zero Hour's doco and there seems to have been some HBO dramatic license taken.

 

 

 

 

Tks, you've answered my question, its on Sky, not just Neon (where I heard its on)

 

If a true story is dramatised, there will always be dramatic license taken, and to me thats ok, as ling as its not overly false. Did you feel it was overdone? For me, extra liberties are ok, but just to a point.


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  # 2235609 12-May-2019 21:18
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Anyone see the first episode? its a 5 part docudrama covering Chernobyl. Riveting stuff.  Cast is pretty incredible too. 

 

 

I watched it it some freaky stuff and its not a horror

 

the workers keep saying the core has gone and the boss keeps saying nothing is wrong they are wrong the core is fine 

 

and the fire dept is putting the fire out and parts of the core is just sitting next to them

 

and the big cover up

 

 


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