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Ellis Dee
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Nuclear missile arming code was 00000000

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Today I found out that during the height of the Cold War, the US military put such an emphasis on a rapid response to an attack on American soil, that to minimize any foreseeable delay in launching a nuclear missile, for nearly two decades they intentionally set the launch codes at every silo in the US to 8 zeroes.


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Teddy Ruxpin
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re: Nuclear missile arming code was 00000000
In Soviet Russia, missiles take nine zeros to launch. Suck it capitalist pigs.


TbirdSpur2010
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BayouBandit24
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re: Nuclear missile arming code was 00000000
If I was dicking around I would type all zeros in first


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re: Nuclear missile arming code was 00000000
that's the kind of thing an idiot would have on his luggage!


UL-SabanRival
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re: Nuclear missile arming code was 00000000
Just like my luggage.

ETA: Hey!


LSUAlum2001
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re: Nuclear missile arming code was 00000000
00000000?

It's what an idiot uses on his luggage.


flyAU
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re: Nuclear missile arming code was 00000000
My dad was stationed in one of those bunkers. I will verify this. (unless it was in one of those break open card thingys that no one ever had to really use)


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rantfan
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re: Nuclear missile arming code was 00000000
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It's what an idiot uses on his luggage.




Luggage has launch codes?


CtotheVrzrbck
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re: Nuclear missile arming code was 00000000
So that's why United is always delaying my luggage when I fly.


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Starchild
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re: Nuclear missile arming code was 00000000
Solid reference


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tigerpimpbot
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re: Nuclear missile arming code was 00000000
1234567890 would have been waaaay too difficult.


Bestbank Tiger
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re: Nuclear missile arming code was 00000000
Well, the final destruct sequence for the Enterprise was "000 Destruct 0".

It's kind of clever. I don't think too many people would have tried a string of zeroes if they were going after a high security target.


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Teddy Ruxpin
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re: Nuclear missile arming code was 00000000
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It's what an idiot uses on his luggage.


That's amazing! I have the same combination on my luggage!


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IonaTiger
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that's the kind of thing an idiot would have on his luggage!


Solid "Spaceballs" quote.


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Tiger4Ever
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Posted by UL-SabanRival Just like my luggage. ETA: Hey!


Your post isn't stamped as being edited.

Fuxking liar
This post was edited on 12/3 at 8:41 pm


ScubaTiger
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re: Nuclear missile arming code was 00000000
After serving 7 years in Minuteman missile squadrons, I call BS on this article.


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Catman88
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re: Nuclear missile arming code was 00000000
Then Solviet Russia would be slower to the punch then wouldn't they??


Hopeful Doc
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re: Nuclear missile arming code was 00000000
I just have to doubt it, sadly. I don't want to.


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Hopeful Doc
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Posted by Catman88 Then Solviet Russia would be slower to the punch then wouldn't they??

Not if their keyboards are faster.


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