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Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 26th May 2012, 09:57 PM
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Posted By Obviousman
Jesus wept - this thread is still going?

Jesus wept - this thread is still going?
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 16th February 2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 166
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Posted By Obviousman
"Moon Hoax" was never heard of in Australia until...

"Moon Hoax" was never heard of in Australia until the advent of the internet. Just like that lie that Percy / Bennett promulgated, that people in Australia saw that coke bottle; it never happened.
...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 11th February 2012, 11:13 PM
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Views: 98,463
Posted By Obviousman
Just reading the OP and thinking about some...

Just reading the OP and thinking about some upcoming travel made me see a parallel to the way truthers 'see' things in quite ordinary events.

I travel to the US annually for business. I normally...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 10th February 2012, 06:12 PM
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Views: 26,676
Posted By Obviousman
:talk008:

:talk008:
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 10th February 2012, 06:04 PM
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Views: 26,676
Posted By Obviousman
The original concept for the Saturn began life as...

The original concept for the Saturn began life as a heavy lift vehicle for atomic weaponry, but that was quickly shelved as warhead weight reduced and lift capability improved. The concept was...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 4th February 2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 10,081
Posted By Obviousman
I believe that there is life "out there" and that...

I believe that there is life "out there" and that UFOs might have visited our planet, but I have not seen anything that I can point to and call proof. Like Mulder, I want to believe.

The other is...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 29th January 2012, 11:44 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 90,795
Posted By Obviousman
I agree. That is why my involvement - despite...

I agree. That is why my involvement - despite being the OP - has been minimal.
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 26th January 2012, 09:21 PM
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Views: 90,795
Posted By Obviousman
So you think it is attention seeking, not really...

So you think it is attention seeking, not really believing his position and with no ulterior motives?
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 24th January 2012, 11:59 PM
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Views: 90,795
Posted By Obviousman
Cl1mh4224rd has it exactly right.

Cl1mh4224rd has it exactly right.
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 22nd January 2012, 02:41 AM
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Posted By Obviousman
But Jim Fetzer holds views which "mainstream" CTs...

But Jim Fetzer holds views which "mainstream" CTs seem to shy away from. As pointed out, some think this is to try and discredit CTs, either in a particular belief (e.g. 9-11) or in general.

I can...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 22nd January 2012, 02:05 AM
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Posted By Obviousman
Well, if I understand your argument, you are...

Well, if I understand your argument, you are saying he is not unusual, that many CTs hold "extreme' views in a variety of CTs?
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 22nd January 2012, 12:58 AM
Replies: 609
Views: 90,795
Posted By Obviousman
It's that he seems to continuously take the more...

It's that he seems to continuously take the more extreme view. We all know people who may believe in a conspiracy theory of some type. We may even believe a particular one ourselves. You'll normally...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 21st January 2012, 11:46 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 90,795
Posted By Obviousman
Jim Fetzer & Conspiracies

Many of us would be aware of Jim Fetzer and the fact he believes in a lot (all?) of conspiracies: JFK, 9-11, Moon Hoax to name just a few. By iteself, that is not particularly strange, but what is...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 11th January 2012, 03:51 PM
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Views: 4,059
Posted By Obviousman
2, 15, 18 and 20. Yes, I realise that 2 is...

2, 15, 18 and 20.

Yes, I realise that 2 is from our troll but it is important - IMHO - to acknowledge they are not just a troll but a stupid troll.
Forum: JREF 9th January 2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 35,402
Posted By Obviousman
Well, you're sort of unique... (ducks from...

Well, you're sort of unique...

(ducks from incoming)
Forum: JREF 6th January 2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 35,402
Posted By Obviousman
In my case, I am not "mad about this"; I simply...

In my case, I am not "mad about this"; I simply thought I would add my opinion, giving feedback to the JREF regarding what happened.

I'm not going to be storming the Reichstag, calling for...
Forum: JREF 6th January 2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 35,402
Posted By Obviousman
+ 1.

+ 1.
Forum: JREF 31st December 2011, 11:09 PM
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Views: 35,402
Posted By Obviousman
1. I don't know if Flim Flam is available on...

1. I don't know if Flim Flam is available on Kindle but I can lend you my copy next time in back in Perth.

2. I have no idea what Jeff Wagg's job description was.

3. I can't be bothered to...
Forum: JREF 31st December 2011, 09:44 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 35,402
Posted By Obviousman
Ah! Thank you, but I was referring to anything of...

Ah! Thank you, but I was referring to anything of a fund-raising nature to attend TAM, etc. For instance, The Skeptic Zone are trying raise funds to send Maynard to go to TAM; if the JREF has...
Forum: JREF 31st December 2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 35,402
Posted By Obviousman
My 2c I agree. I donate to...

My 2c



I agree. I donate to organisations when I can and wish to. The repeated requests have had the opposite effect on me; I won't consider donating to the JREF as a general cause this year.
...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 28th December 2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 9,184
Views: 699,818
Posted By Obviousman
LOL! Let's not forget why they called Gemini the...

LOL! Let's not forget why they called Gemini the 'Gusmobile' and the inclusion of the 'Stafford bump' with later Geminis!
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 28th December 2011, 03:06 PM
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Posted By Obviousman
Regarding the story of women and Project Mercury,...

Regarding the story of women and Project Mercury, I would recommend reading "Promised the Moon" by Stephanie Nolen (http://www.stephanienolen.com/moon.htm).
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 22nd December 2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,969
Posted By Obviousman
That's a fair call; I don't know the CEP of the...

That's a fair call; I don't know the CEP of the Taepo Dong 2. I'll see if it is available anywhere online.

It'd be a little funny with respect to Australia. Normally you don't worry too much about...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 20th December 2011, 01:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,969
Posted By Obviousman
Good god, you really don't know anything about...

Good god, you really don't know anything about Australian defence doctrine, do you?
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 20th December 2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,969
Posted By Obviousman
The DPRK's Taepo Dong 2 missile probably has the...

The DPRK's Taepo Dong 2 missile probably has the range to hit the northern part of Australia. Depending on the configuration and payload, it would have a probable range up to 10,000 km.
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 19th December 2011, 02:42 PM
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Views: 5,969
Posted By Obviousman
Oooh, I like that one.

Oooh, I like that one.
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 18th December 2011, 11:33 PM
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Posted By Obviousman
:D

:D
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 18th December 2011, 10:27 PM
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Posted By Obviousman
I got shut down at BAUT for suggesting one: ...

I got shut down at BAUT for suggesting one:

http://www.bautforum.com/showthread.php/125755-Kim-Jong-Il-dead-killed-in-a-coup-led-by-his-son

My theory isn't even that far-fetched, just baseless....
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 18th December 2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 9,184
Views: 699,818
Posted By Obviousman
I'm sorry, but has anyone pointed out that some...

I'm sorry, but has anyone pointed out that some aircraft like the SR-71 used a star tracker to update their inertial guidance platforms?

By the way, is Patrick qualified in astronavigation?
...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 4th November 2011, 06:27 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,845
Posted By Obviousman
Far too many deserving to choose from. 1, 2,...

Far too many deserving to choose from.

1, 2, 8, 11, 13 and 20.
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 4th October 2011, 05:31 PM
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Views: 699,818
Posted By Obviousman
That's why I put him on ignore. I'd prefer not to...

That's why I put him on ignore. I'd prefer not to waste more of my time.
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 3rd October 2011, 01:42 AM
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Views: 699,818
Posted By Obviousman
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 2nd October 2011, 11:42 PM
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Views: 699,818
Posted By Obviousman
I can see ignore threads but how do ignore a...

I can see ignore threads but how do ignore a poster?
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 30th September 2011, 04:13 PM
Replies: 9,184
Views: 699,818
Posted By Obviousman
You've obviously never undergone any simulator...

You've obviously never undergone any simulator training. They put you through all types of scenarios and failures, often multiple or one after the other. We call it beasting.

Real life, where...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 30th September 2011, 04:50 AM
Replies: 9,184
Views: 699,818
Posted By Obviousman
Nope - it's more gish-galloping and misdirection.

Nope - it's more gish-galloping and misdirection.
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 29th September 2011, 12:24 AM
Replies: 9,184
Views: 699,818
Posted By Obviousman
The Primary Guidance, Navigation & Control System...

The Primary Guidance, Navigation & Control System (PGNCS, more commonly abbreviated to PGNS and pronounced "pings") was designed to be able to deal with a fairly high workload. It would be able to...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 28th September 2011, 02:09 AM
Replies: 9,184
Views: 699,818
Posted By Obviousman
This is what one controller said about the...

This is what one controller said about the claims:

"You're right,the simulations were good but far from being perfect and they always required some kluges that Pete Klapach or others had to fix...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 28th September 2011, 12:13 AM
Replies: 9,184
Views: 699,818
Posted By Obviousman
And those very same controllers say that the sims...

And those very same controllers say that the sims were realistic but they could tell the difference between a sim and the real thing.

(Some even said the real thing was easier!)
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 27th September 2011, 12:49 AM
Replies: 9,184
Views: 699,818
Posted By Obviousman
Another inaccuracy. I find it pointless to try...

Another inaccuracy. I find it pointless to try and discuss the matter with someone who distorts, omits and ignores facts.
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 25th September 2011, 04:23 AM
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Views: 699,818
Posted By Obviousman
Please don't try and change the subject; you...

Please don't try and change the subject; you quoted sources where problems were raised, but then ignore where those problems were solved.

To maintain a premise, when you know there are answers...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 25th September 2011, 02:55 AM
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Posted By Obviousman
You still ignore the solutions found to problems...

You still ignore the solutions found to problems you pose, Patrick.

Why do you ignore those answers?
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 25th September 2011, 12:54 AM
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Posted By Obviousman
Except, Patrick, you fail to mention how they...

Except, Patrick, you fail to mention how they solved the navigation error problem.

I think that is called cherry picking.
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 24th September 2011, 10:15 PM
Replies: 9,184
Views: 699,818
Posted By Obviousman
For a general overview, I would also recommend...

For a general overview, I would also recommend the series of books by Colin Burgess and Francis French:

Into That Silent Sea
In the Shadow of the Moon
Footprints in the Dust

For technical...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 23rd September 2011, 11:58 PM
Replies: 9,184
Views: 699,818
Posted By Obviousman
Burrows does not claim NASA is...

Burrows does not claim NASA is military-controlled. In DEEP BLACK he notes the close relationship, the questions arising when a civilian asset gather information of military significance, that some...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 23rd September 2011, 01:40 AM
Replies: 9,184
Views: 699,818
Posted By Obviousman
I've got pretty much every Apollo book... except...

I've got pretty much every Apollo book... except that. Sorry.
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 23rd September 2011, 12:04 AM
Replies: 9,184
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Posted By Obviousman
No, it could be hovered. They landed in P66. This...

No, it could be hovered. They landed in P66. This allowed them to increase / decrease / null the vertical descent rate, as well control the horizontal movement of the LM by use of the hand...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 17th September 2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 9,184
Views: 699,818
Posted By Obviousman
I'm waiting for that one, too.

I'm waiting for that one, too.
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 17th September 2011, 06:04 PM
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Posted By Obviousman
Correct.

Correct.
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 17th September 2011, 01:57 AM
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Posted By Obviousman
Sorry, but has P1000 provided any documentation...

Sorry, but has P1000 provided any documentation from NASA or the space sciences community, written prior to Apollo, that considered bowel movements as a major impediment to lunar exploration?
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 16th September 2011, 01:55 AM
Replies: 9,184
Views: 699,818
Posted By Obviousman
What - a hoaxer lied? Who ever heard of such a...

What - a hoaxer lied? Who ever heard of such a thing!
[/sarcasm]
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