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Old 3rd May 2017, 02:30 PM   #441
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Originally Posted by Northern Lights View Post
No, if I win, he is out $2.5 million since I got 50,000:1 odds. I'm out 50 pounds if I lose.
Oh yeah, I forgot. I also forget the terms. Do you have to produce the footie, or will any ole footie-foo-foo do?
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Old 3rd May 2017, 02:54 PM   #442
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Oh yeah, I forgot. I also forget the terms. Do you have to produce the footie, or will any ole footie-foo-foo do?
Footie needs to recognized by the scientific community for me to win.

Like I said, on life support, but not pulling the plug.
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Originally Posted by LTC8K6 View Post
I bet $1 that if you explain why it has twitched, skeptics will giggle...
I am giggling now.
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Originally Posted by Northern Lights View Post
Footie needs to recognized by the scientific community for me to win.

Like I said, on life support, but not pulling the plug.
Recognized as what, exactly?
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Old 3rd May 2017, 03:58 PM   #445
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Originally Posted by William Parcher View Post
Immune to embarrassment. It simply isn't there.
Quite.

What PBeaton posted was apt. Maybe he is a 'footer that is mocking, but that isn't an argument.

"Social Interaction Impairment". lol.

There's plenty of adventures to be had, with loads of real-life monsters. I'm getting too old for it. Leaving the Great White sharks, Antarctica, outer space, and etc. to the next generation.

I'm a porn star now and have a lot of professional duties to execute.
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Old 4th May 2017, 04:22 PM   #446
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Originally Posted by AlaskaBushPilot View Post
...Near Van Curler's Bar on the Middle Fork of the Chena if you want to look it up...

...People have huge stashes of food, guns, fuel, four-wheelers for trails and jet-skis for the main fork of the river, satellite phones, and fine collections of DVD's like Lonesome Dove - I was introduced to that by this old-timer at one of his cabins...

...So maybe I'm just lying.
I haven't found Van Curler's Bar yet, but you are smack dab in the middle of nowhere. I know Fairbanks isn't outrageously far away, but it's in the middle of nowhere too.

As for Lonesome Dove, one of the best westerns ever and IMO the roles of a lifetime for both Duvall and Jones. Amazing how a 6+ hour movie/show makes you wanna keep on watching. The dialogue can be quite Sorkin/Tarantino-ish, yet McMurtry was around long before they were.

Are you lying?

ETA: Brevity snips only. I always enjoy reading your stuff ABP.

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I haven't found Van Curler's Bar yet, but you are smack dab in the middle of nowhere. I know Fairbanks isn't outrageously far away, but it's in the middle of nowhere too.
Latitude 65.032
Longitude -145.43

That's the airstrip at Van Curler's according to USGS.

Appreciate the moral support. When things are going right out there you think you have the world by the tail and it's so beautiful. Moments later it's disaster and you hate mother nature.

One little slip-up hydroplaning across open water alone. I couldn't get my ski tips up over the ice on the other side and the current was taking my machine into a hole after I rammed into the ice. Times like that you suddenly have the strength of two men and can leap out into icy water. The old man did the same thing when we went back together. I made it, but the water spray killed my engine as I made the other side. He didn't make it, made a different approach after watching me. But the two of us together got his machine up and out of the creek.

There was a guy they called the "Blue Parka Bandit" that hid out in this area. There's a poem about him by a friend of mine. He escaped three times from law enforcement after being caught for robbing gold miners of their poke on the Circle-Fairbanks trail. Maybe I slept in his hideout one night.

The newspapers used some kind of metal sheeting to produce their papers. It's like the negative plate they ink or something. But it makes good siding for mining shacks so you can read stories from near a century ago. See the ads. Women's fashions, lol.
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Old 5th May 2017, 08:53 AM   #448
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Originally Posted by Northern Lights View Post
Want to give me odds on that bet?
You have to put up a box of Good-N-Plenty.
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Someone mentioned some upcoming conferences.

These are always entertaining to read about. Especially when the local paper gets involved.

SALT FORK CONVENTION
http://www.auroraadvocate.com/latest...oot-convention

San Fran Convention
http://www.sfexaminer.com/believers-...ot-conference/

I know there is one coming up in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, but can't find any non-Twitter info about it.
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From San Francisco article...

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But Michael Shermer, founding publisher of “Skeptic” magazine, said it is extremely unlikely that such creatures are Bigfoot.

Shermer, who is not participating in the conference, said bears can walk or stand on their hind legs for much longer periods than most people realize, and some Bigfoot sightings might therefore be cases of witnesses misidentifying ursines.

When it comes to the giant footprints sometimes found in rural and wilderness areas, Shermer said that as snow or frozen mud melts, a footprint left behind by a hiker would tend to expand.
This is the crap we get from professional public skeptics who do it for a living. Sightings are upright bears. No mention of sightings as fabrications by the witness. Footprints are expanded melting snow. No mention of created fakes, which are often made by the person who is presenting them as being "found in the wild".

What is it going to take to get professional skeptics and reporters to talk about fabricated sightings and hoaxed footprints instead of honest mistakes made by folks who venture into the outdoors?
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Old 11th May 2017, 12:55 PM   #451
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From San Francisco article...



This is the crap we get from professional public skeptics who do it for a living. Sightings are upright bears. No mention of sightings as fabrications by the witness. Footprints are expanded melting snow. No mention of created fakes, which are often made by the person who is presenting them as being "found in the wild".

What is it going to take to get professional skeptics and reporters to talk about fabricated sightings and hoaxed footprints instead of honest mistakes made by folks who venture into the outdoors?
It's worse than that. In the S.F. article, it begins with someone allegedly fascinated by hoaxes who becomes a believer: casting the impression of skepticism being the default, giving rise to belief after investigation.

I didn't believe that. So I looked more into the promoter. He grew up in the Northern California Bigfoot hoax milieu and is making a living now at monster promotions of various kinds himself.

In terms of press - which is going to sell deodorant and laundry detergent? "Bridge Trolls do not Exist". "Fairies are Fairy Tales" or Maybe there's a giant primate hiding in the woods?

People with a conscience have a more difficult time calling out liars and frauds. They, on the other hand, have no conscience about calling scientists and skeptics all manner of nasty epithets.
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Footie needs to recognized by the scientific community for me to win.

Like I said, on life support, but not pulling the plug.
Hey NL, when's the big reveal?
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It's gratifying when one of our own strikes out and makes waves beyond our little coffee klatch:
http://www.unexplained-mysteries.com...uman-cryptids/
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They're modern people that were genetically engineered and released across North America and also other parts of the world. They're not any kind of hybrid and their DNA isn't distinguishable from that of modern people through common methods of testing. The most common one by far is what people often call "sasquatch". Variations such as the "dogman", "mothman" and others have also been released in certain locations over the years.

They all possess an extremely paranoid mentality and also a high level of mental awareness. They can easily spot novel objects and situations in their environment and choose to avoid them, but at the same time keep track of them. They also have a strong tendency to avoid people's line of sight, while still remaining territorial in some cases.

The US government is aware of their existence and there are protocols in place to retrieve and cover up physical evidence of them if the situation calls for it.
But wait, there's more:
http://www.unexplained-mysteries.com...iggest-secret/

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Posted December 14, 2016 (edited)

Given the upcoming disclosure on the alien phenomenon, I thought I'd post some of the best information I've gathered from credible contactees, intentional government leaks, government whistleblowers, and talented remote viewers. The information gathered from these sources all support each other to the point where my confidence in it is very high. It may sound somewhat fictional, but it'll all be confirmed in the near future.

As years go by, there are more and more scientific theories supporting the idea that we exist in a multiverse with many different realities all connected at a quantum level. It turns out there's actually a great deal of truth to it. These different realities began forming from the time the big bang occurred. Some these universes are more alike than others with many versions of planet Earth currently in existence. The vast majority of them don't have any biological life. On a few them, life did develop, with the beings that people call the "greys" originating on one of them. It took this species a long time to learn the sciences, but they continually did and at some point they learned how to "tune" into these different realities. On one version of this planet they found a species that showed some promising intelligence. Through genetic engineering and education, they managed to develop this species to the point where they almost became equal to themselves in terms of knowledge and technology . . .
Who knew?
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Through genetic engineering and education, they managed to develop this species to the point where they almost became equal to themselves in terms of knowledge and technology . . .
And they do this for fun and entertainment. We have Beanie Babies and Pokemon. They have Bigfoot. It's mostly for the children but adults can have fun with it too.
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OH my gosh, they really handed it to Ontario.

Well-deserved of course.
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Someone stirred up a genius recently.
http://bigfootforums.com/index.php?/...nking/&page=37
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I'd say that anyone who has ever been in an airliner, looked out the windows, and thought about it knows that the habitat argument is shot to hell before it even starts.

"But most of that is desert!" Inhabited by: coyote, bear, elk, deer, feral horse, burro...and that's just a start on the *large* animals...

My problem is that no "skeptical" argument is based on logic. Just a sampling:

- "Someone would have X by now." That presumes that no one has; and that had someone, we would all know. There's no logical reason to presume that.

- "No fossils." Patently false; there are at least two extinct primate lines of high suspicion. Besides which no scientist would allow this in their own field, knowing that fossilization is fabulously rare, and that what we have found is only *so far.*

- "People hallucinate/mis-identify/lie etc." Assumptions, all of them, and refuted by the volume and consistency of reports. This is invalid. One must prove these things are being done. Or else one has no argument.
Does this person believe what he's typing, or is he BLAARGing? On the surface, I find it hard to fathom who would attempt to advance such facile argumentation, but then again, looking around at the current realpolitik, stupidity is not exactly hard to locate.

It would be nice if such a person would sign up here, but that would take a bit more intellectual courage than is in evidence with these folks.

Nahh, he can't possibly believe this crap.
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Someone stirred up a genius recently.
http://bigfootforums.com/index.php?/...nking/&page=37

Does this person believe what he's typing, or is he BLAARGing? On the surface, I find it hard to fathom who would attempt to advance such facile argumentation, but then again, looking around at the current realpolitik, stupidity is not exactly hard to locate.

It would be nice if such a person would sign up here, but that would take a bit more intellectual courage than is in evidence with these folks.

Nahh, he can't possibly believe this crap.
Oh yeah...he believes every word of it. DWA is a great example of a footer who is firmly in the "it has to be real...look at all the reports!"

There's no way he'd have the balls to come here, meh it would just be like a discussion with OS, except there would lots of capitalized colored words for emphasis....its hilariously pitifully stuff!

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Oh yeah...he believes every word of it. DWA is a great example of a footer who is firmly in the "it has to be real...look at all the reports!"

There's no way he'd have the balls to come here, meh it would just be like a discussion with OS, except there would lots of capitalized colored words for emphasis....its hilariously pitifully stuff!
It's vaguely unsatisfying to think he's just a simpleton with no further game other than "look at the reports." But I guess sometimes a cigar is just a cigar.
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...its hilariously pitifully stuff!
Almost my favorite kind.

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It's vaguely unsatisfying to think he's just a simpleton with no further game other than "look at the reports." But I guess sometimes a cigar is just a cigar.
There's a popular subReddit called r/oddlysatisfying. He's probably a mod there.
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Hey NL, when's the big reveal?
Nothing is scheduled, but we have top men working on it.

https://youtu.be/yoy4_h7Pb3M
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Nothing is scheduled, but we have top men working on it.

https://youtu.be/yoy4_h7Pb3M
Top men? In bigfootery? You're doomed. Top ramen would be more satisfying.
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Here's one for the follies:

COLORADO: HUNTER CLAIMS HE WAS SEXUALLY ASSAULTED BY A SASQUATCH

From the article:
"Darrel Whitaker is convinced that the creature who attacked him was a sasquatch, but the GSPD investigators say it’s more probable that the attacker is simply a particularly large and hairy man."

Funny stuff.

EDIT: I didn't notice, at first, this was from the World News Daily. Isn't that about as reputable as The Enquirer? I'm not really up on rag news sites.

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http://www.snopes.com/2016/01/14/fake-news-sites/
World News Daily Report

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Straddling the line of fake news and the occasional seed of truth is World News Daily Report. By cobbling together misattributed stolen photographs (and often using extant, long-circulating rumors), World News Daily Report has published several viral claims often preying upon readers’ religious beliefs, including hoaxes about a newly-discovered eyewitness account of Jesus’ miracles, an ancient rumor about chariot wheels found at the bottom of the Red Sea, and a very old yarn about the discovery of giant skeletons reworked as the tale of a coverup perpetrated by the Smithsonian Institution. However, World News Daily Report frequently branches out to science-based fakery, including japes about the destruction of the world’s oldest tree and another about the discovery of a Megalodon shark in Pakistan . . .
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The needle has twitched ever so slightly in my favor of winning our bet. My chances are still on life support, but I'm not willing to pull the plug yet. And no, I won't elaborate and yes, I know how this is going to viewed by everyone here.

Stay tuned.
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DWA is a great example of a footer who is firmly in the "it has to be real...look at all the reports!"
He is on a major posting blitz right now.
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He is on a major posting blitz right now.
Someone got to him; he's going out of his *********** mind.
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Someone got to him; he's going out of his *********** mind.
Yup....most likley someone in the real world got his attention....something like "hey you talk that Bigfoot **** at work anymore your fired", now he's just venting where he won't/can't be challenged (kinda like this place) to reaffirm his faith....he's a sad case LOL!
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Yup....most likley someone in the real world got his attention....something like "hey you talk that Bigfoot **** at work anymore your fired", now he's just venting where he won't/can't be challenged (kinda like this place) to reaffirm his faith....he's a sad case LOL!
He certainly has his footie jammies in a bunch. He needs a new tune though; his report-reading mantra seems to be getting old, even with the footers, and that whole bigfoot is virtually proven thing just makes him look even dumber every time he types it. And he types it a lot.

On the plus side, that sasfooty character (and I mean character) has come out of hiding to talk about her backyard footies, in case anyone wants to see what out-and-out bigfoot ********ting looks like.
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The bumping of many seven year old threads is interesting because it allows you to see that nearly everyone has abandoned the BFF. Most have probably abandoned the topic itself. It's a fun myth to play with but then it gets boring.

The arrogance and condescension of that guy is staggering. There's really no way that he could act that way talking about Bigfoot in everyday life so I suspect that he is mostly silent about it away from the web.
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Old 27th May 2017, 07:02 AM   #470
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He certainly has his footie jammies in a bunch. He needs a new tune though; his report-reading mantra seems to be getting old, even with the footers, and that whole bigfoot is virtually proven thing just makes him look even dumber every time he types it. And he types it a lot.

On the plus side, that sasfooty character (and I mean character) has come out of hiding to talk about her backyard footies, in case anyone wants to see what out-and-out bigfoot ********ting looks like.
Sasfooty....she was a trip!
Cigarette smoking, cougar pelt wearing, levitating Bigfoots, all viewed from her deck for years. The most caustic, fourm rule manipulator I've every meet...well maybe there's one challenger LOL!
I've always imagined her as a tremendously lonely outcast, who's only outlet is attention whoring on the web.
It's a great read http://bigfootforums.com/topic/965-b...<br /> page=26

She would get hammered for her baseless claims, I think she submitted some ridicules photo of a hovering Bigfoot at a second story window (her avatar) and an apple that was half eaten by a Bigfoot in a horse pasture.....which of course looked just like this apple

She always stood by her baseless claims with the typical knower/hab arrogance mixed with a little martyrdom that her fellow footers feed into and supported, a few are members of this fourm.

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Old 27th May 2017, 11:38 AM   #471
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Originally Posted by Cervelo View Post
Sasfooty....she was a trip!
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It's a great read http://bigfootforums.com/topic/965-b...br /> page=26
Hilarious - thanks for that trip down Cuckoosville Lane.
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Old 28th May 2017, 01:46 PM   #472
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Those bigfoot must be getting mighty tired hiding from all those campers this Memorial Day weekend.
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Old 29th May 2017, 09:34 AM   #473
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Hilarious - thanks for that trip down Cuckoosville Lane.
That was pretty funny, makes me miss the BFF a bit. I didn't know she was claiming her avatar was a picture of a Bigfoot baby she took, I suppose the Rastafarian monkey avatar she had before was of a Bigfoot that comes to her house to buy weed. I liked the part where she said she had a friend enhance the picture and it revealed the baby's face. Sounds like someone watches too much crime drama shows on TV. I also found it odd that I saw the exact same monkey baby on Nat Geo Wild last night. Normally her troll game is tight, it seems she is getting a little sloppy.
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Old 29th May 2017, 11:10 AM   #474
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It's gratifying when one of our own strikes out and makes waves beyond our little coffee klatch:
http://www.unexplained-mysteries.com...uman-cryptids/


But wait, there's more:
http://www.unexplained-mysteries.com...iggest-secret/



Who knew?
I totally forgot that OS existed, lol.

So much to laugh at in that post, but what got me was this: The most common one by far is what people often call "sasquatch". Variations such as the "dogman", "mothman" and others have also been released in certain locations over the years

Mothman is a type of Bigfoot? You learn something silly every day, and forget something more important because of it, ask Homer Simpson.
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Old 29th May 2017, 11:16 AM   #475
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Originally Posted by Cervelo View Post
Sasfooty....she was a trip!
Cigarette smoking, cougar pelt wearing, levitating Bigfoots, all viewed from her deck for years. The most caustic, fourm rule manipulator I've every meet...well maybe there's one challenger LOL!
I've always imagined her as a tremendously lonely outcast, who's only outlet is attention whoring on the web.
It's a great read http://bigfootforums.com/topic/965-b...<br /> page=26

She would get hammered for her baseless claims, I think she submitted some ridicules photo of a hovering Bigfoot at a second story window (her avatar) and an apple that was half eaten by a Bigfoot in a horse pasture.....which of course looked just like this apple
http://i796.photobucket.com/albums/y...46F037F56D.jpg
She always stood by her baseless claims with the typical knower/hab arrogance mixed with a little martyrdom that her fellow footers feed into and supported, a few are members of this fourm.
Nothing can compare to a guy who used to post on Youtube, and very likely on the BFF under a different name, but his YT name was "Dragonsidheblade."

I remember him being on Blog Radio talking about how he was hit by lightening 3 separate times, frequently spoke, "telepathically", to a female Bigfoot on his land who would leave gifts for him on Mother's day, such as a turtle shell. A 10-foot tall "Bigfoot Chief" who smoked Marlboro reds... and so much more amazingly funny stuff that you'd struggle to contain your bladder-water while reading/listening.

Him and his mate, who I only remember as being called "Billy," who apparently had "bad knees," thus earning him the nickname "Billy with the Bad Knees," used to go out into the wilds of Texas and plant stuffed animals in the bushes, taking pictures of them from a distance and claiming they were baby Bigfoots.

Good times. Bigfootery these days is sorely lacking in that kind of entertainment.
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Old 29th May 2017, 11:19 AM   #476
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Normally her troll game is tight, it seems she is getting a little sloppy.
I don't think any Bigfooter has a solid troll-game, tbh.
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I don't think any Bigfooter has a solid troll-game, tbh.
I think it goes beyond footers....some sort of Internet narcissism or simple attention whoring, this behaviour is seen everyday on this fourm covering numerous absurd claims. This is one of the best responses to the "gamers" I've seen recently.

"It's as if you are a singularly fantastic presence on the planet. I'm skeptical of virtually everything that you say. You talk about yourself all the time here, so the arguments are drawn onto you rather than the object of your claims. It tests the forum guideline of "attack the argument, not the arguer" because you force the argument to be about you based on personal anecdotal experience."

The claim can be as fantastical as alien engineered Bigfoots to I went to the Qutachia mountains but the claim appears to have little to do with the motivation it's just a tactic in some sort of bizarre gotcha game.
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The arrogance and condescension of that guy is staggering. There's really no way that he could act that way talking about Bigfoot in everyday life so I suspect that he is mostly silent about it away from the web.
Still at it.
http://bigfootforums.com/topic/5116-...foots/?page=91
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It seems the least scientific approach imaginable to say something didn't happen when a number of reports say it did and one has no evidence that would lead one to believe the reports are mistaken.

If it is reported...it stands unchallenged, until *one provides evidence* that the report is mistaken, and assumptions don't cut it. This is so fundamental to scientific endeavor that one would not think it necessary to say. But then, look where we are, and think about why.
Out of all the stupid things he has typed --and that is a vast sample size-- this may be the dumbest. This is how bigfooters "think."
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I think that any effort by a subculture to promote a myth as reality is going to include characters with strident arrogance who act like confident know-it-alls. We've seen numerous people like that throughout the history of Bigfootery.

I don't really know how a myth like this stays alive in perpetuity without the crazy blowhards being attracted to the subject like moths to a light.
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I think that any effort by a subculture to promote a myth as reality is going to include characters with strident arrogance who act like confident know-it-alls. We've seen numerous people like that throughout the history of Bigfootery.

I don't really know how a myth like this stays alive in perpetuity without the crazy blowhards being attracted to the subject like moths to a light.
Here's a funny one:
http://bigfootforums.com/topic/52153...nerty/?page=10
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Can't wait to hear all the "rational" explanations of this that are gonna sound so Looneytoonz that maybe I should just pop some corn now.
The buffoon is referring to the glyph on the stump, which another goof attributes to footie, but is an obvious homeless glyph meaning safe camp.
https://www.google.com/search?q=home...=1496356928116

There is another credule posting on the Urban Bigfoot thread who posits footie made a similar glyph in the mud in a Cook County Forest Preserve. Are these folks just ignorant, or are they trying to fool the ignorant? Or both?
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