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Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 1st July 2008, 08:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,663
Posted By Apollo20
I Ratant: I believe you are totally...

I Ratant:

I believe you are totally incorrect in your definition of "chemtrails".

Surely the original notion of a "chemtrail" was that something "chemical" is being sprayed into the atmosphere...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 1st July 2008, 07:41 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 30,478
Posted By Apollo20
Pomeroo: What makes you so sure you have the...

Pomeroo:

What makes you so sure you have the moral high ground here?

I suppose your thinking is totally free from E-motions,... where E stands for Ethnocentric.

Since we have never met, you...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 1st July 2008, 07:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,244
Posted By Apollo20
Galileo: Being banned by a forum - any forum...

Galileo:

Being banned by a forum - any forum - ain't so bad!

Galileo himself, (your namesake!), was "banned" from the Catholic "forum" even though he was correct in his thinking!

It shows...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 1st July 2008, 07:10 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 30,478
Posted By Apollo20
Pomeroo: My work is undebunkable without a...

Pomeroo:

My work is undebunkable without a meta-narrative...

Do you have one?
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 1st July 2008, 07:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,612
Posted By Apollo20
Max: I am speechless!

Max:

I am speechless!
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 1st July 2008, 06:55 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,891
Posted By Apollo20
Sitting here in Canada On Canada Day, ...

Sitting here in Canada

On Canada Day,

This all I have to say:

Canada! What country? What land? What home?

Multicultural Globalism
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 1st July 2008, 06:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,612
Posted By Apollo20
Ah yes, the PENTHOUSE argument, ..... how...

Ah yes, the PENTHOUSE argument, ..... how predictable!

In that case, didn't the collapse take about 6 hours, not 6 seconds?
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 1st July 2008, 06:37 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 30,478
Posted By Apollo20
Pomeroo: You are clearly headed down the...

Pomeroo:

You are clearly headed down the rocky road to solipsism.

Please try to get over yourself!

And remember, all I am saying is:

Bin Laden ............ forgotten (?), ...............
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 1st July 2008, 06:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,663
Posted By Apollo20
The "wager" by Mr. Parky76 is asinine,...

The "wager" by Mr. Parky76 is asinine, ("chemicals inside "chemtrails"", indeed!), as I have amply demonstrated,... so it is a non-issue for me, ......... and by the way, there is no mention of...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 1st July 2008, 12:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,663
Posted By Apollo20
Well since you guys are sure "chemtrails" don't...

Well since you guys are sure "chemtrails" don't exist, how can I prove that the zinc is from something you deny exists?

The point is simply that there is excess zinc in the upper atmosphere...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 1st July 2008, 07:00 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,663
Posted By Apollo20
The "experts" who collected the samples...

The "experts" who collected the samples considered all the obvious sources and concluded that they could not explain the excess zinc.
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 30th June 2008, 07:09 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 30,478
Posted By Apollo20
Pomeroo: Yes, well spotted it is indeed a...

Pomeroo:

Yes, well spotted it is indeed a quote from Dr. Kwame Nkrumah about what is important in analyzing world events; about where we should put our efforts; about how we should try to make a...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 30th June 2008, 07:01 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 30,478
Posted By Apollo20
Pomeroo: In reference to your RedIbis...

Pomeroo:

In reference to your RedIbis comment:

Now this is a totally inexcusable post and totally off-topic.

What has become of you?

What distorted lens are you looking through?
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 30th June 2008, 06:49 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 30,478
Posted By Apollo20
Pomeroo: Seek ye first the political kingdom...

Pomeroo:

Seek ye first the political kingdom and all things shall be added unto you..............

Now who said that?
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 30th June 2008, 06:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,663
Posted By Apollo20
Excess zinc is all we need to discuss.

Excess zinc is all we need to discuss.
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 30th June 2008, 01:48 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 30,478
Posted By Apollo20
The real 9/11 conspiracy....

Pomeroo:

Well, Pomeroo, let’s try to answer your question… I think the FBI fingered Osama bin Laden for 9/11 almost immediately, didn’t they? And Bush, like the all-American cowboy he is, said he...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 30th June 2008, 09:12 AM
Replies: 3,650
Views: 176,254
Posted By Apollo20
Seymour Butz: The source of sulfur in...

Seymour Butz:

The source of sulfur in samples collected from Ground Zero could be determined (in theory at least!) using stable sulfur isotope ratios determined by SIMS (Secondary Ion Mass...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 30th June 2008, 08:36 AM
Replies: 512
Views: 30,478
Posted By Apollo20
boloboffin: Sorry to disillusion you but I...

boloboffin:

Sorry to disillusion you but I think the amount of WTC steel subjected to metallurgical examination by NIST was totally inadequate. I am saying this because it looks like the sample...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 30th June 2008, 07:12 AM
Replies: 3,650
Views: 176,254
Posted By Apollo20
Two points: 1. There is a phenomenon called...

Two points:

1. There is a phenomenon called "metal wastage" in which steels several mm thick are eaten through very rapidly. It is usually caused by hot, highly corrosive, gases or in the presence...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 29th June 2008, 11:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,832
Posted By Apollo20
BenBurch: The core of the 2nd tower did not...

BenBurch:

The core of the 2nd tower did not stand for "several minutes" after the walls and floors had fallen. I believe it was significantly less than one minute...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 28th June 2008, 02:07 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 30,478
Posted By Apollo20
Mackey: This is getting way off topic (and...

Mackey:

This is getting way off topic (and this is after you had the temerity to warn me about staying on topic) ...... but since you raised it I fail to see how you can estimate the size of the...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 28th June 2008, 01:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,663
Posted By Apollo20
But obviously the article's comment about there...

But obviously the article's comment about there being "too much" zinc stands ...........

Dodge duly noted!
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 28th June 2008, 10:59 AM
Replies: 512
Views: 30,478
Posted By Apollo20
Pardalis: According to Mackey: "If you crash...

Pardalis:

According to Mackey: "If you crash a plane into an enormous structure, much of the fuel will be captured, and rather than totally atomize much of it will remain liquid. If you crash a...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 28th June 2008, 10:26 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,663
Posted By Apollo20
TheDaver: Well if you read the article I...

TheDaver:

Well if you read the article I mentioned in my last post, (which was written by authors from NOAA, the University of Denver and Arizona State - not a bunch of "CF goons"), you will find...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 27th June 2008, 06:06 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 30,478
Posted By Apollo20
Et tu Mackey? Pretty similar indeed!

Et tu Mackey?

Pretty similar indeed!
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 26th June 2008, 06:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,663
Posted By Apollo20
parky76: See Aerosol Science and Technology...

parky76:

See Aerosol Science and Technology Vol 38 (4) pages 401 - 409, (2004)

And I claim the $100 prize for pointing this out to you...........
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 26th June 2008, 10:50 AM
Replies: 512
Views: 30,478
Posted By Apollo20
The NIST Report: Tales of Mystery and Imagination (Part III)

To keep on topic I wish to continue an analysis of the extent to which the scientific method has been applied to the study of the collapse of WTC 1, 2 & 7. And because the NIST Report is touted by...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 25th June 2008, 06:31 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 30,478
Posted By Apollo20
I have no idea why NIST used the approach it...

I have no idea why NIST used the approach it used. Those who ask me such questions would do better to ask NIST.

My experience with government agencies is that no one needs to tell them what to do,...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 25th June 2008, 10:54 AM
Replies: 512
Views: 30,478
Posted By Apollo20
Mackey: Might I recommend that you take a...

Mackey:

Might I recommend that you take a look at public domain reports by S. R. Tieszen who appears to be a world authority on jet fuel dispersal in post-crash situations. He has made some videos...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 25th June 2008, 08:52 AM
Replies: 512
Views: 30,478
Posted By Apollo20
Mackey: Since when does a "small droplet" =...

Mackey:

Since when does a "small droplet" = 1 liter?

Since when does a fuel cloud (NIST's words, not mine) drain?

NIST do use the word atomized, which I take to mean aerosolized, what do you...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 25th June 2008, 08:46 AM
Replies: 512
Views: 30,478
Posted By Apollo20
RedIbis: My comments about the NIST Report,...

RedIbis:

My comments about the NIST Report, (and other 9/11 issues), are scattered on JREF and PhysOrg forums (where I post as NEU-FONZE). Max Photon has collected some of my JREF posts on his...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 25th June 2008, 05:47 AM
Replies: 512
Views: 30,478
Posted By Apollo20
Well, very weak responses to my post. Plenty of...

Well, very weak responses to my post. Plenty of "attack the poster" though.

Mackey, are we reading the same report?

Try NCSTAR 1-2B:

"The fuel starts as a continuous fluid ... and ends up...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 24th June 2008, 05:50 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,351
Posted By Apollo20
Niclas: Please be aware that you are casting...

Niclas:

Please be aware that you are casting pearls before ..............

(Well you know Matthew 7, v 6)
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 24th June 2008, 05:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,594
Posted By Apollo20
Blender Head: There are two major Al alloys...

Blender Head:

There are two major Al alloys used in aircraft construction:

Alloy 2024 which contains 1.2 to 1.8 wt. % Mg

Alloy 7075 which contains 2.1 to 2.9 wt. % Mg
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 24th June 2008, 05:38 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 30,478
Posted By Apollo20
Funk de Fino: Please stay on topic....... ...

Funk de Fino:

Please stay on topic.......

To say that the NIST Report has not been refuted is like saying that Joshua 6: 1 - 27, has not been refuted.

Either way, the walls came tumbling...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 24th June 2008, 01:14 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 30,478
Posted By Apollo20
The NIST Report: Tales of Mystery and Imagination (Part II)

To those who suggest that photographs of the 9/11 attack on the WTC and its aftermath constitute the primary physical evidence used by NIST, I would respond with a question about the all-important...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 23rd June 2008, 07:13 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 30,478
Posted By Apollo20
Mikillini: Chemistry is not the problem or...

Mikillini:

Chemistry is not the problem or the answer when the evidence is gone!

In the cosy corners of Nistian orthodoxy the true believers worship at the alter of a "scientific authority"...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 23rd June 2008, 06:38 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 7,228
Posted By Apollo20
Newtons Bit : I think the problem here is...

Newtons Bit :

I think the problem here is Heiwa's use of a compressive energy of 340 kWh. 1 kWh is actually 3.6 MJ, so 340 kWh is 340 x 3.6 MJ = 1224 MJ

However, the work of compression of a...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 23rd June 2008, 06:16 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 30,478
Posted By Apollo20
Mikillini: Actually there is no such thing...

Mikillini:

Actually there is no such thing as "the scientific method of forensics". The word forensic is derived from the word forum, and in today's common parlance simply means data (physical...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 23rd June 2008, 09:09 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 22,944
Posted By Apollo20
Ref: Because you appear to be with the FBI,...

Ref:

Because you appear to be with the FBI, I will admit it is possible you could be correct....

Who wants to argue with a cop?
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 23rd June 2008, 03:45 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,351
Posted By Apollo20
Niclas: Nice post! I have been reading...

Niclas:

Nice post!

I have been reading Jean Baudrillard's "Simulacra and Simulation" as well as "The Spirit of Terrorism". Very interesting stuff!

Most of us watched 9/11 through the filter...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 22nd June 2008, 05:48 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,740
Posted By Apollo20
I haven't read the NIST Report from...

I haven't read the NIST Report from "cover-to-cover", but I have looked at all the pictures!

Nice collection .....

However, the computer generated images, just like the Purdue "movie",...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 22nd June 2008, 05:20 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 30,478
Posted By Apollo20
Max: 9/11 is a mess as far as science is...

Max:

9/11 is a mess as far as science is concerned. The "crime scene" was too large and was, albeit inadvertently, tampered with almost immediately by the rescue and recovery operations.
...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 21st June 2008, 05:57 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 7,228
Posted By Apollo20
Max: And this raises the very interesting...

Max:

And this raises the very interesting question:

Did the perpetrators, whoever they were, expect the impacting aircraft to initiate total (global) collapse of the towers?

My feeling is,...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 21st June 2008, 05:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,715
Posted By Apollo20
R. Mackey: The conservation of angular...

R. Mackey:

The conservation of angular momentum applies specifically to a closed system, which is a system where only internal forces act, and one where there is no interaction with other physical...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 20th June 2008, 05:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,683
Posted By Apollo20
DaN K. StAnLeY: Yes, as I suspected all...

DaN K. StAnLeY:

Yes, as I suspected all along, in your universe everything is under control,

but not in mine ...........
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 20th June 2008, 05:55 AM
Replies: 359
Views: 16,321
Posted By Apollo20
TAM: First of all you say I was ***ED by...

TAM:

First of all you say I was ***ED by "the Nuke Canada people" and thus "wear resentment on my sleeve".

Yes, it's true I was HIRED by OPG ......into a very well paying job and was given...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 19th June 2008, 06:41 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 41,686
Posted By Apollo20
Mr. Skinny: About altering posts... I agree...

Mr. Skinny:

About altering posts... I agree with you .... I believe it's against forum rules!
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 19th June 2008, 06:20 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 16,321
Posted By Apollo20
No TAM: I am speaking of your views of the real...

No TAM: I am speaking of your views of the real problems with CANDU reactors and what I discovered about them. Your ignorance on this topic is duely noted, as is your attempt to distort the...
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 19th June 2008, 05:06 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 16,321
Posted By Apollo20
Oh TAM you are so far off in your views I just...

Oh TAM you are so far off in your views I just can't believe your level of misunderstanding. Please try to read the CNSC documents I have published if you want to improve your level of comprehension...
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