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Old 01-15-2018, 02:58 PM
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Some might see it that way while others may not. .

In any case, I don't know if it necessarily qualifies him as "ignorant" as we're not in the position to know what he knew...or didn't know... based upon his actions alone.
Caddy, he knew his life potentially could be over in a few minutes.
Ignorance is never an excuse........it's about getting ones priorities in place before the inevitable.

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Old 01-15-2018, 03:08 PM
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How many times have all of us chosen the wrong menu item on our computers? I don't think the guy is ignorant. I think he wasn't giving his full attention when he initiated the test. There need to be better safeguards put in place to prevent this type of unintended actions to occur.

Around 8:05 a.m., the Hawaii emergency employee initiated the internal test, according to a timeline released by the state. From a drop-down menu on a computer program, he saw two options: “Test missile alert” and “Missile alert.” He was supposed to choose the former; as much of the world now knows, he chose the latter, an initiation of a real-life missile alert.

“In this case, the operator selected the wrong menu option,” HEMA spokesman Richard Rapoza told The Washington Post on Sunday.
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I don’t see it as ignorance; I saw it as a choice. He saved that bottle of whiskey for a special occasion. The end of the world could certainly qualify.
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How many times have all of us chosen the wrong menu item on our computers? I don't think the guy is ignorant. I think he wasn't giving his full attention when he initiated the test. There need to be better safeguards put in place to prevent this type of unintended actions to occur.

Around 8:05 a.m., the Hawaii emergency employee initiated the internal test, according to a timeline released by the state. From a drop-down menu on a computer program, he saw two options: “Test missile alert” and “Missile alert.” He was supposed to choose the former; as much of the world now knows, he chose the latter, an initiation of a real-life missile alert.

“In this case, the operator selected the wrong menu option,” HEMA spokesman Richard Rapoza told The Washington Post on Sunday.
Jim......please READ PRIOR POSTS as I am not calling that employee ignorant.

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Old 01-15-2018, 03:26 PM
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I don’t see it as ignorance; I saw it as a choice. He saved that bottle of whiskey for a special occasion. The end of the world could certainly qualify.
I call it ignorance. That's right everyone has a free will and makes their own choice.........their decision, left, right, up, down, right or wrong, good or evil. Your CHOICE!

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Sorry, I do not mean survival, I mean FUTURE.............and that's why I would Pray!

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do you know how many times I've 'prayed' while taking a drink ?

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Caddy, he knew his life potentially could be over in a few minutes.
Ignorance is never an excuse........it's about getting ones priorities in place before the inevitable.

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you do realize priorities differ don't you ?
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Call me ignorant and pass the whiskey, time for me to move on...
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do you know how many times I've 'prayed' while taking a drink ?



you do realize priorities differ don't you ?
We are only talking about the catastrophic ending of ones sudden and immediate life ending priorities...........and that is your choice.

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We are only talking about the catastrophic ending of ones sudden and immediate life ending priorities...........and that is your choice.

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Roger ......... I'll drink to that !
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