ITT we share our 9/11 and World Trade Center stories (not working today) (srs)

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  1. Satori Brah

    Satori Brah Well-Known Member

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    For some reason it hit me that tomorrow is 9/11 and I haven't really thought about it until now :facepalm:

    I used to go to the WTC every day. I would take the 1/9 subway from there. I spent New year's Eve 1993 at the Window on the World on the top of the North Tower. We were with another couple and I remember not being able to find a cab anywhere to get back uptown. I was engaged to that girl, btw :jj: didn't work out, never married her...oh well anyway.

    They had a cool bar outside called Moran's during the summer right on the water. I think it was at 4 WTC. It was great on Thursday's. Good food too. I took Brazilian Jiu Jitsu at Marco Santos' school at Park place right across the street from the WTC for a few years.

    I remember once being up in an office on the 100 or so floor and looking out the window. The view of Manhattan from there was stunning. Really.

    I have some good WTC pics I might post ITT tomorrow.

    I lost one friend from college on 9/11. RIP buddy.

    Anyone else want to share their 9/11 or WTC stories ITT?
     
  2. HAL

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    That's a good story
     
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    Too soon.
     
  4. Satori Brah

    Satori Brah Well-Known Member

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    nah not really....just random jumbled Ambien thoughts
     
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    Popeye Saavedra Well-Known Member

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    I slept through it. When I woke up and went to work I had heard on the radio that the World Trade Center was gone and was like wtf?
     
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    SIPAWITZ Bialy Whore Banned User

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    Lost four close friends

    I'll post their pictures tomorrow

    Thanks for this thread
     
  7. Satori Brah

    Satori Brah Well-Known Member

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    I was on my way to a dentist appt, listening to Howard. He mentioned that a plane just hit the WTC so I turned around and went home. Watched the whole thing on the news while listening to Howard.
     
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    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

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    I have a pretty weird story about 9/11 even though I was in Chicago at the time. Its too long to type from my phone. Have a great night.
     
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    Howard seriously impressed the fuck out of me that day.
     
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    SIPAWITZ Bialy Whore Banned User

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    I was sitting on the toilet (swear to God) and my wife said, " hey a plane just hit the world trade center"

    As soon as I got in front of the tv, I thought of Clemintine Fumando and James ladley who worked for Cantor Fitzgerald
     
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    tell it tomorrow brah
     
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    Satori Brah Well-Known Member

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    jfc......those poor people at Cantor
     
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    I knew it wasnt an accident right from the git go, when the 2nd plane hit I told my wife, the kids are staying home from school today
     
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    yep me too. I remember the first WTC terrorist attack
     
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    SIPAWITZ Bialy Whore Banned User

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    My other two friends that died were firemen....I was so overwhelmed with grief I flew back to New York for a month to attend each service
     
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    I have some amazing pictures of some collateral damage inside other buildings also. Unfortunatly I can't share those either since they were taken at a place of employment.
     
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    Its pretty weird. Kinda altered my entire career path.
     
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    My fiance (later husband) and I were driving to Queens to run a promotional event. One of my friends called to tell me what was going on, in the very early stages. We thought it probably was not a big deal. A few minutes later, rescue vehicles from the town next to mine raced past me-- but we were already 30 miles past home. That was my first hint that this was something really bad.

    I had newsradio on but switched over to Howard to see what he had to say about what was happening. Everyone was still laughing and talking--about how Howard could have banged Pam Anderson one particular night. And I realized that they did not know yet. It was such a carefree moment and I thought how that was probably going to be the final thought in the world as they once knew it.
     
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    I taped a show tonight called 9/10 the final hours, suppose to be a new spin on 9/11

    We have all seen them all, so I hope this brings a new perspective