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How did the Tsimtsum (boat) sink?

 

rebecca m #204835
Oct 08, 2011 6:10 PM

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How did the Tsimtsum (boat) sink?

did it get hit by something or what really happened to the boat?

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Aslan
Oct 08, 2011 6:19 PM

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An unexplained event causes the Tsimtsum to sink, and Pi is the only human to make it onto the lifeboat and survive.

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lishon j #316515
Apr 20, 2013 10:49 AM

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The crew probably was drunk then they did something to mess up th controls,or they just weren't good sailors most, but likely the first answer.
 

maria 2 #329249
Jun 17, 2013 2:43 PM

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No!!!! It's because there was a storm and the boat wasn't too resistant!!
 

charlie m #335635
Sep 07, 2013 5:21 PM

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Pi had left the water tight door open when he went for his late night walk around deck, and the wave swamped the lower compartments

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