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Vuzman on July 03 2019 10:37:18
1) I believe they modeled the visual appearance of the radiation victims on actual photos.
2) It was impossible to contain the news of the disaster, but the Soviet government certainly did try.
3) 31 deaths, sure, but how many got cancer, deformities, or other negative effects?
4) Sure other disasters were worse, but this is more about the potential than the actual outcome. Also, look up 'whataboutism'.
Norlander on July 03 2019 10:41:52
smileysmileysmiley

I'm with Vuzman on this btw
Grizlas on July 03 2019 13:13:28
Well, some facts would be helpful. The article is solely baaed on the testimony of this Robert Gale, who is apparently lying?

I can accept 1 and 2 with some sources.

3 and 4 I completely agree with.
Vuzman on July 03 2019 23:10:14
I don't need sources for 2, I remember it...

I think I misremembered 1. I glanced through the podcast where they talked about this and it was based on research and Lyudmila's own account of what her husband looked like. So, AFAICT, no actual photos.

Anyway, I recommend listening to the companion podcast (just called The Chernobyl Podcast), where the creator of the series details how the series was created, and which liberties they took, and why.
Grizlas on July 04 2019 00:40:52
I barely remember where I was today, so good on you smiley

I listened to several episodes of the podcast - very interesting.
OKJones on July 05 2019 17:16:47
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Vuzman
06/09/2019 21:20
I guess no one has died since then? ¯\_(?)_/¯

Boddin
04/09/2019 12:59
Last login "RIP Rutger Hauer" and like that he was gone.

Torellion
03/09/2019 17:18
Wut?

Boddin
03/09/2019 16:27
RIP Jogvanth or so it seems.

Jogvanth
24/07/2019 21:12
RIP Rutger Hauer

OKJones
08/07/2019 17:12
Tað er mánadagur smiley

Vester
08/07/2019 14:34
"waits for that poke" ;P hrmpf smiley

Vester
06/05/2019 02:36
Komi væntandi upp til føroyar til ólavsøku í ár smiley so um onkur fer at halda ball osfv ;p poke me smiley

Jogvanth
03/05/2019 18:39
RIP Chewbacca - aka Peter Mayhew

Grizlas
29/04/2019 12:43
Our host has been experiencing severe problems, but I guess we're up and running again

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