In two days, it will be the two year anniversary of the 7 July 2005 London bombings. I thought there should be a thread in remembrance. I was on another networking site (I won't mention the name) and there was a topic about it. I didn't believe them at first, so I looked it up on the news sites. Once I confirmed it was true I was in shock. I love London. I love England and the fact that someone detonated bombs in the subway station just upset me. When I was studying in London I took the tube from Surbinton, Surrey to downtown London via Waterloo Station. The bombings occurred in King's Cross Station, but they could have easily been in Waterloo. I think I felt the same way about this as I did during 9/11. After 9/11 everywhere you went you saw an American flag. You also saw a lot of red, white and blue and slogans like God Bless America or Proud to be an American. You never saw the Union Jack or Rule Britannia all over the place after the London bombings. People mourned their dead, tended to the wounded and moved on with their lives with this sense of quiet dignity. I'm not saying one way is more superior to the other, I'm just saying it was an interesting contrast. And it's scary because close to the two year anniversary of these bombings, London is on a high terror alert due to discovered car bombs. I just thank God the police stopped it before anything tragic happened.