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Used ICBM Silo For Sale, Cheap

By wiredog in MLP
Wed Oct 03, 2001 at 08:42:25 PM EST
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An Atlas ICBM silo is for sale on E-Bay. Place your bids now, because it's only $1.5E6! Includes such amenities as: 1100 gallon hot tub, sauna,3 finished baths, 47 ton garage door, 66,000 lb. bank of batteries, chemical and bioligical air filtration, and more!


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Best use for used ICBM Silo
o House 34%
o Workshop 6%
o High security co-lo for Bubba 17%
o Place to hide from Black Helicopters 32%
o Inoshiro 8%

Votes: 46
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Used ICBM Silo For Sale, Cheap | 6 comments (6 topical, editorial, 0 hidden)
UserFriendly did it first... (4.33 / 3) (#1)
by mcherm on Wed Oct 03, 2001 at 02:04:33 PM EST

Illiad did it best.

-- Michael Chermside
Don't tell anyone... (5.00 / 1) (#2)
by wiredog on Wed Oct 03, 2001 at 02:07:38 PM EST

But that's where I got the link.

If there's a choice between performance and ease of use, Linux will go for performance every time. -- Jerry Pournelle
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T-1 (none / 0) (#3)
by finial on Wed Oct 03, 2001 at 02:46:53 PM EST

Are you sure this isn't Tracy Island? It looks like Thunderbird 1's launch pad.

Missile Silos (4.00 / 2) (#4)
by Neuromancer on Wed Oct 03, 2001 at 03:47:44 PM EST

You know, people use old missile silos for all sorts of great applications like secure server storage n such. I think that a nice remodelled silo with all the comforts wouldn't be too shabby a place to work. Perhaps ala UserFriendly

Here's an old link (none / 0) (#5)
by roystgnr on Wed Oct 03, 2001 at 08:43:30 PM EST

According to Netscape, I bookmarked this one in 1999:

20th Century Castles reconverted missile bases.

Depending on how big the site is and how much work has been done on it, these things run from cheaper than houses up to $2 million. Of course, anyone who really wants to live in an old nuke silo is going to want their own perimeter defense, and you'll probably have install that yourself.

Poll: Black Helicopters? Nope. (4.00 / 1) (#6)
by hardburn on Thu Oct 04, 2001 at 02:08:56 PM EST

I don't think an ICBM silo is at all a good place to hide from black helicopters, or any other government agents. It is very likely that the gov has the complete floor plans to the entire facility in a database somewhere, so they would know every little knok and cranny better then you do (unless, of course, you build your own hiding place and backdoors). Then again, knowing all the hiding places doesn't do them any good against a giant steel door which was designed to survive a nuclear blast :)


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