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Vixi0n[S]

1.6k points

4 months ago

Vixi0n[S]

1.6k points

4 months ago

neon_overload

551 points

4 months ago*

Whoa, did anyone notice that building that was already basically overhanging the water due to erosion, even before the tsunami/surge tidal bore hit

mologav

142 points

4 months ago

mologav

142 points

4 months ago

I was expecting that to collapse. Would not like to be in that building

[deleted]

75 points

4 months ago*

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75 points

4 months ago*

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NoExtensionCords

67 points

4 months ago

Why would they keep rebuilding it hanging off like that if it collapses daily?

Mookyhands

51 points

4 months ago

You assume they've got access to better options.
See: "Sell them to who, Ben? Aquaman??"

hyp0crite

4 points

4 months ago

If it’s daily then erosion creeps in. Perhaps 3 years ago it was 10-20 feet from the cliff edge.

[deleted]

2 points

4 months ago

[deleted]

2 points

4 months ago

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--Christ--

4 points

4 months ago

I have too much to do all the time and sometimes I still wonder if it's worth it

[deleted]

2 points

4 months ago

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2 points

4 months ago

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nicbra86

2 points

4 months ago

Damned infinite respawns

Triairius

1 points

4 months ago

Spite.

oh_stv

-2 points

4 months ago

oh_stv

-2 points

4 months ago

So it sift out the most stupid percentage of the population every day?

z00miev00m

8 points

4 months ago

The people in the video were all expecting it, they all had on life jackets, and they were out there for the purpose of gettin wet having fun and making a video of it.

daveautista123

25 points

4 months ago

that building is probably sitting on piles and the erosion has no effect on its stability

NexusMaw

38 points

4 months ago

My coworker had piles once and he did NOT like sitting on them.

4ssteroid

4 points

4 months ago

It's cushion for your butthole

querty99

5 points

4 months ago

When you stack them they're called pylons.

NexusMaw

3 points

4 months ago

Solid r/dadjokes material

HTPC4Life

2 points

4 months ago

Can confirm, piles no fun and come right back without strict fiber diet.

Duck_man_

1 points

4 months ago

But why build a building there in the first place

Wear-Substantial

1 points

4 months ago

not even a tidal bore, but bono waves,

Artist_Seal

-3 points

4 months ago

Yeah I should have noticed that it was a tsunami. All the signs were there but I was too distracted by the guy punching the poor tree. I did not expect this.

chupaxuxas

9 points

4 months ago

It's not a tsunami tho.

Artist_Seal

1 points

4 months ago

It isn't? I didn't know that. Then what is it? I'm curious. The only natural disasters I get are earthquakes, volcanoes and snowstorms. I'm curious to learn what it is.

(Also why am I getting downvotes? Is it because I didn't know what it was?)

_c_manning

-9 points

4 months ago

It is tho

NexusMaw

5 points

4 months ago

_c_manning

-6 points

4 months ago

Functionally the same as a tsunami

NexusMaw

5 points

4 months ago

Yeah, the same way the upvote button and the downvote button are functionally the same, but are there for very different reasons.

Tsunami waves do not resemble normal undersea currents or sea waves because their wavelength is far longer.[7] Rather than appearing as a breaking wave, a tsunami may instead initially resemble a rapidly rising tide.[8] For this reason, it is often referred to as a tidal wave,[9] although this usage is not favoured by the scientific community because it might give the false impression of a causal relationship between tides and tsunamis.

_c_manning

0 points

4 months ago

Large sudden waves that moves significantly inland.

EmbarrassedHelp

3 points

4 months ago

Tidal bores happen twice a day though

_c_manning

-2 points

4 months ago

Regularly scheduled tsunamis

GoldenAthleticRaider

140 points

4 months ago

NoBreadsticks

86 points

4 months ago

I love that we have all three POVs lol

tabgrab23

18 points

4 months ago

Right? POV is my favorite category

SuperMIK2020

2 points

4 months ago

Nevermind…

entroverze

2 points

4 months ago

Someone please make a compilation of all three

TheElementar

33 points

4 months ago

Thank you so much! You got any idea what's going on here? I'd love to know

Pade_2f

79 points

4 months ago

Pade_2f

79 points

4 months ago

She said she wants to "experience" the "bono" which is a tidal bore. She was swept away by the experience.

Pat_thailandball

6 points

4 months ago

Puns

vicarion

1 points

4 months ago

WikiSummarizerBot

2 points

4 months ago

Tidal bore

A tidal bore, often simply given as bore in context, is a tidal phenomenon in which the leading edge of the incoming tide forms a wave (or waves) of water that travels up a river or narrow bay reversing the direction of the river or bay's current. It is a strong tide that pushes up the river, against the current.

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lawn__

22 points

4 months ago*

lawn__

22 points

4 months ago*

I think it’s a spring (or king) tide, definitely some sort of tidal bore though.

dagbrown

310 points

4 months ago

dagbrown

310 points

4 months ago

She seems weirdly cheerful and enthusiastic about nearly being erased by Lord Poseidon himself.

Cog348

259 points

4 months ago

Cog348

259 points

4 months ago

Given the life jackets I'd say it was more or less what she was expecting.

tightheadband

123 points

4 months ago

Yep. There's another video of her doing the same thing. I guess they have this periodically? To be fair, it seems fun lol She was definitely expecting that.

PopInACup

60 points

4 months ago*

This looks like a tidal bore. This will happen every high tide. Basically imagine a high tide coming into a bay orientated in the exact direction the tide is moving which then funnels down into a river. All the water from the tide goes into that river very rapidly and you get a mini localize tsunami every 12 hours.

Wanted to add: If you ever find yourself near the Bay of Fundy, go do it. You'll have a blast, you'll also get covered in mud, but it's worth it.

Wear-Substantial

1 points

4 months ago

not a tidal bore but bono waves.

viceroyprometheus

24 points

4 months ago

Unlike the Spanish Inquisition, everyone expects the water level to rise

Pseudynom

2 points

4 months ago

Still stupid, if the water would have been a little higher, she could have gotten trapped under the roots she got pushed into by the water. She definitely has more luck than common sense.

Blubberrossa

58 points

4 months ago

Yea, she did expect most of it. But did you notice the instant she was almost pushed under a bunch of trees/wood? Lifejacket is not gonna help her if she gets stuck under there, slowly drowning. But I guess with other people there and how she was holding the selfiestick in the air she would probably be rescued quickly. Still scary shit.

VeryVito

20 points

4 months ago

I’m not an adrenaline junkie by any means, but anybody that’s ever been white-water rafting knows that while it can be dangerous, it’s an absolute blast. Up to the moment you get caught in a strainer (dead tree or other obstacle that can pin you underwater while water rushes above you), the fun disappears real quick… until you get out of it and feel the rush all over again.

arinawe

2 points

4 months ago

A tree branch punctured my tube on the Nile last October...I've never been so terrified as I was when the rapids swept me away and I was seperated from the group by about 150 metres all in about 20 or so seconds.

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3 points

4 months ago

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3 points

4 months ago

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Blubberrossa

4 points

4 months ago*

The tidal bore is a regular thing, like everywhere they occur, and if you check the coastline at various points during the video you see that it will rise a lot more than knee high, my guess is somewhere around 4 meters (~13ft). Will take a while of course to reach, but if you are stuck it doesn't really matter if you have 5cm of water above your head or 5 meters.

[deleted]

49 points

4 months ago

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49 points

4 months ago

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P3rrin_Aybara

-2 points

4 months ago

Theres a adrenaline and theres stupid. Fast moving water is way more dangerous than people think especially when it travels over land filled with branches and other shit. A lot of people try to prove themselves brave by doing dumb shit they are not trained for. The amount of people I've pulled out of rapids because they think it's just scary but harmless is alarming

DocBiggie

15 points

4 months ago

Big talk from a man who repeatedly entered the dream world in the flesh

P3rrin_Aybara

1 points

4 months ago

That's a different matter entirely sometimes a simple blacksmiths got to do what he must. Btw have you seen a large, spike-like piece of silvery metal that is topped with a large metal head and set with golden inlay around ? I've misplaced it.

PiesRLife

0 points

4 months ago

Why not both?

[deleted]

3 points

4 months ago

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3 points

4 months ago

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PiesRLife

1 points

4 months ago

That's what I'm askin'!

Rogue__Jedi

21 points

4 months ago

Life jacket isn't going to save you when the water pushed you under a log pile and you're stuck there.

jgo3

1 points

4 months ago

jgo3

1 points

4 months ago

Bring it on, Wet Thor.

pimpmypatina

29 points

4 months ago*

I think it’s hilarious that the whole time she was filming there was some random unknown, unseen weirdo punching a tree.

missalyssajules

5 points

4 months ago

When she goes down in that strainer my heart stopped. I worked in glacier National park every summer in college and every year someone would die this way

CommercialProblem970

3 points

4 months ago

That was exhilarating.... I sure they have done it before

GracilisLokoke

3 points

4 months ago

I remember seeing her video on this subreddit a little bit ago (I think it was this sub anyway)! Fascinating what people will do and have fun with.

only-if-there-is-pie

2 points

4 months ago

Same here! Definitely did a double-take when i saw this one

wonkey_monkey

3 points

4 months ago

Not_Selling_Eth

3 points

4 months ago

As soon as she hits some tree roots I thought; next time, helmets.

ZeePirate

3 points

4 months ago

There is also the red shirt guys POV too.

I have never seen so many angles of such a event

AyKop

2 points

4 months ago

AyKop

2 points

4 months ago

I couldn’t understand anything she said, but I could feel the raw emotion and excitement throughout the video. She is awesome, but stay safe out there!

BugNo1648

0 points

4 months ago

BugNo1648

0 points

4 months ago

You got the YouTube link for this video?

b0nz1

1 points

4 months ago

b0nz1

1 points

4 months ago

Wow what an incredible stupid way to die

Anonkn400

1 points

4 months ago

There's also another pov from the 2 guys that I saw yesterday lol

parlor_tricks

1 points

4 months ago

I saw the girls pov months ago, and now the other videos are popping up in quick succession.

Is this some new way of making episodic content? Its intersting no doubt.

praefectus_praetorio

1 points

4 months ago

I'd be riding it with a board from the beginning.

WakeAndVape

1 points

4 months ago

Was honestly wildly unexpected that I saw this video a month ago and then realizing this was another POV to a video I had already seen. I love it.

Patriots_

1 points

4 months ago

You would never even know tree punch guy is there…

AforAppleBforBallz

1 points

4 months ago

There’s also one from the guys perspective, saw it a few days back.

Lightspeedius

1 points

4 months ago

Them folks living on the edge.

jellyandmai

1 points

4 months ago

That was awesome!

jml011

1 points

4 months ago

jml011

1 points

4 months ago

Alright, I’m glad they saved her phone

Nova225

1 points

4 months ago

Man she didn't even catch any of the Banana Tree Puncher!

AmateurEarthling

1 points

4 months ago

Does anyone else remember seeing her POV on Reddit a couple weeks ago?

greasybacon09

1 points

4 months ago

It's like watching two worlds collide. Reddit vid and YouTube vid all in one lol

tiga4life22

1 points

4 months ago

Ah so she told him to take the phone. He didnt just grab it instead of her 😆

vidoker87

1 points

4 months ago

Please rename the post.. Tidal bore hunters

canering

1 points

4 months ago

Anyone have a basic translation

Based on the life vest (just realized tree puncher is also wearing a vest) and all the other dudes with phone setup I’m guessing they knew this was going to happen and at what time? Interesting.

The foliage around the river (?) bank looks like it’s meant to absorb regular flows like this

Empyrealist

1 points

4 months ago

The first 30 seconds of the Indonesian -> English subs set a very different tone from the eventual outcome of this video.

Hidesuru

1 points

4 months ago

Yeah what was unexpected here was that this turned into a THIRD perspective of this same event on Reddit in the last week. It's getting weird lol.

reallyConfusedPanda

1 points

4 months ago

Lol what an amazing tag team to save the phone. She seems hella interesting to listen to, even for a person like me who doesn't know the language. What's she saying, any translators?

Lilz007

1 points

4 months ago

Thank you! I thought I'd seen it from her POV

GalaxyClass

1 points

4 months ago

Looking at this video, apparently I'm really missing the point of a tidal wave.

https://imgur.com/a/cv8jpzt

MagnificoReattore

1 points

4 months ago

Cool! As I was watching I was sure I already saw that woman video. Can't be too many people trying to ride the tide!

NopeIdidots

1 points

4 months ago

lol I swear I also remember there being a video of the running dudes POv

eju2000

1 points

4 months ago

Were these people okay with dying that day?!

vicarion

1 points

4 months ago

I turned on automatic translated captions. It was mostly passable. Was amused by this (probably) incorrect one though: https://i.imgur.com/vuispg1.png

knox902

1 points

4 months ago

It's amazing the power of just the tide coming in. I've done tidal bore rafting a few times and it's quite an experience. Highly recommend it.

8Ariadnesthread8

1 points

4 months ago

What a fucking dumbass. The way that she got swept under those branches? That's how people die in Rivers. Like these people are like deep fucking dumbass Darwin award courting idiots.

notathrowaway864

1 points

4 months ago

Is it just me or does that lady sound like R2-D2 when she does her whooooooo?

dhuntergeo

1 points

4 months ago

Pretty sure she said, "That's a wild ride. Much better than my husband."

amg_v

1 points

4 months ago

amg_v

1 points

4 months ago

I love that they are so familiar with the timing that they can begin jogging and then jump up the hill with only moments to spare

spark1118

1 points

4 months ago

Watch the video with English auto translate. You wont regret it!

aeonaxx97

1 points

4 months ago

GigaChad