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Old 14th August 2022, 12:19 PM   #1201
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One important aspect here, in relation to any supposed alien visitation, is that type of drive requires a gaseous medium in which to operate. This severely limits your travel opportunities through interstellar space, to say the least.
Right, that was the original point out I was addressing. I pointed out that ion drives in an atmosphere would be based on different techniques than those used in space.
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Old 14th August 2022, 01:49 PM   #1202
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Right, that was the original point out I was addressing. I pointed out that ion drives in an atmosphere would be based on different techniques than those used in space.

Okay. I see that now. Sometimes the quagmire of certain posts (not yours) can impact my initial interpretation of others down the line. Keep me straight.

ETA: That's because there is too much homo sapien in me to prevent the natural course of human errors. I'll be sure to ask for a double dose of alien DNA upon my next abduction.

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Old 14th August 2022, 01:52 PM   #1203
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That has a certain je ne sais quoi, but I don’t know what it means.
"I seed all winds." Saw that 1.6 generations ago on a reproduction of an old French ad poster for a literary journal. The expression (actually w/ vent singular, but I said it was a long time ago) is colloquial in France; look it up in good old P'tit LaRousse. The image frequently associated with it is of a late Belle …poque fairy maid blowing on a ripe dandelion head, metaphorically spreading the umbrellas of knowledge to all the world. The version I saw featured her with a luscious O! mouth and delicate little headlights.

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Old 14th August 2022, 02:38 PM   #1204
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Okay. I see that now. Sometimes the quagmire of certain posts (not yours) can impact my initial interpretation of others down the line. Keep me straight.
No problem. This particular tangent has been buried at least twice now.
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Old 14th August 2022, 02:58 PM   #1205
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No problem. This particular tangent has been buried at least twice now.

Now if we could just get the OP to stay in that same grave. I will cede the refusal to die a natural death could be evidence for immortality.
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Old 14th August 2022, 03:00 PM   #1206
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Now if we could just get the OP to stay in that same grave. I will cede the refusal to die a natural death could be evidence for immortality.
Hmmm... wonder what the lifespan of a typical alien is?
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Old 14th August 2022, 03:46 PM   #1207
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Hmmm... wonder what the lifespan of a typical alien is?
Don't know, but bats are remarkably long-lived for their size. I'm not suggesting bats and aliens are literally the same thing, only that some folk have trouble telling them apart.
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Old 14th August 2022, 03:50 PM   #1208
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They are everywhere. There is no escape. Our intrepid and knowledgeable OP has advised us to be very afraid.
I'm more afraid of the skeeters. They really do dig their probes in!
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Old 14th August 2022, 07:56 PM   #1209
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I'm not sure if you're joking? We've gone over this a hundred times. The last light is literally his light. He even provided pictures of it and admitted that the shadows match the ones cast by his light.

There was a routine automatic test of the circuit after the power outage, and some of the lights came on for a moment.

His response is that he is the smartest, and he knows that there was no way for the lights to come back for a moment.
My bad, must have missed that post, I only came to this after it was 20+ pages so i skipped a few.

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That light comes on briefly just after the flash of the aborted mains reconnection. The shadows it casts on the plant pots seem to match the shadows present when the lights are on before the power cut, though it's very much dimmer.

I infer it's one of the existing lights, which receives just enough energy into its power supply from the attempt to reinstate the mains that the energy discharges as a low intensity glow from the light.

The OP showed us a picture of an LED light fitting under the eaves of his house, pointing directly down so far as I could see, out of shot to the left from the camera's viewpoint. That seems to be the perfect candidate.
OK, well then seems pretty well covered then, I don't really see anything else unusual that needs a better explanantion than 'aliens'
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Old 14th August 2022, 08:43 PM   #1210
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Nice to see a bunch of ignorant people come up with an ignorant explanation to keep you feeling safe and sound out night

Your fear and ridicule and is pathetic anything but accept the truth only an idiot thinks that's my bulb or a power out a bunch of old skeptica who can't see clearly giving bad explanations lmao

This is just one huge orgy, metaphorically speaking

I'm signing out this is too uneducated too stupid and too blind you're all cleary too old to see the the video properly
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Old 14th August 2022, 09:29 PM   #1211
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NOW we've done it! We've got the poor child to stutter.

Or, maybe that's an eventuality for all abductionists.*




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Old 14th August 2022, 09:48 PM   #1212
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Originally Posted by cjdelphi View Post
Nice to see a bunch of ignorant people come up with an ignorant explanation to keep you feeling safe and sound out night

Your fear and ridicule and is pathetic anything but accept the truth only an idiot thinks that's my bulb or a power out a bunch of old skeptica who can't see clearly giving bad explanations lmao

This is just one huge orgy, metaphorically speaking

I'm signing out this is too uneducated too stupid and too blind you're all cleary too old to see the the video properly
I actually age-regressed under hypnosis just so I could view the video through the eyes of a seven year old, back when my favorite TV show was "UFO" (cause I liked Straker's car) and this video looks just as unconvincing to my 7 yr old self.

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Old 14th August 2022, 10:03 PM   #1213
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Originally Posted by cjdelphi View Post
Nice to see a bunch of ignorant people come up with an ignorant explanation to keep you feeling safe and sound out night
There's nothing nice about ignorant people coming up with ignorant (albeit highly imaginative) explanations of perfectly mundane and understandable occurrences in order to make themselves feel special and superior. The fact that so many people can emotionally invest in obviously preposterous beliefs to this extent does not make me feel safe and sound, it makes me fear for the future of humanity. This particular preposterous belief may be harmless, but many others are not.
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Old 14th August 2022, 10:22 PM   #1214
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There's nothing nice about ignorant people coming up with ignorant (albeit highly imaginative) explanations of perfectly mundane and understandable occurrences in order to make themselves feel special and superior. The fact that so many people can emotionally invest in obviously preposterous beliefs to this extent does not make me feel safe and sound, it makes me fear for the future of humanity. This particular preposterous belief may be harmless, but many others are not.
That is very true, although in this case I am not sure it is a simple case of poor reasoning skills or narcissistic behavior; the OP's behavior here exhibits more than a few classic symptoms of schizophrenia. I do hope he has the support of family or friends.
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Old 14th August 2022, 11:39 PM   #1215
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Old 15th August 2022, 12:58 AM   #1216
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Well it was a flounce long on "you're all poopy heads" and short on defending "aliens dunnit" so I think there's a chance daylight is beginning to break through.
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Old 15th August 2022, 01:18 AM   #1217
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Originally Posted by cjdelphi View Post
you're all cleary too old to see the the video properly

cjdelphi seems very concerned about Presbyopia.

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What's your age? Do have glasses to see close up? .

I wonder why.

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But you might be right, I'm 41 and my close up vision is not what it was, it's still good but I'm losing the ability to read almost microscopic part numbers from surface mount chips these days
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Old 15th August 2022, 02:02 AM   #1218
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Originally Posted by cjdelphi View Post
Nice to see a bunch of ignorant people come up with an ignorant explanation to keep you feeling safe and sound out night

Your fear and ridicule and is pathetic anything but accept the truth only an idiot thinks that's my bulb or a power out a bunch of old skeptica who can't see clearly giving bad explanations lmao

This is just one huge orgy, metaphorically speaking

I'm signing out this is too uneducated too stupid and too blind you're all cleary too old to see the the video properly
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Old 15th August 2022, 02:28 AM   #1219
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cjdelphi seems very concerned about Presbyopia.









I wonder why.
When I couldn't read the text on tiny surface mount components any more I got several pairs of +3 reading glasses off eBay for pennies. It's not flying saucer science.
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Old 15th August 2022, 07:14 AM   #1220
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Originally Posted by cjdelphi View Post
Nice to see a bunch of ignorant people come up with an ignorant explanation to keep you feeling safe and sound out night

Your fear and ridicule and is pathetic anything but accept the truth only an idiot thinks that's my bulb or a power out a bunch of old skeptica who can't see clearly giving bad explanations lmao

This is just one huge orgy, metaphorically speaking

I'm signing out this is too uneducated too stupid and too blind you're all cleary too old to see the the video properly
Well then, ...

If this is the case, then publish your data elsewhere and see what happens then.

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Well then, ...

If this is the case, then publish your data elsewhere and see what happens then.

Needs to strike a balance, to find a place that eagerly accepts aliens walk among us, yet not so unhinged they insist Australia is a round-earther hoax.
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Well then, ...

If this is the case, then publish your data elsewhere and see what happens then.

Oh it's been posted elsewhere all right.

About 6 or 7 other forums. All ends up the same way though.
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Well then, ...

If this is the case, then publish your data elsewhere and see what happens then.


If only he hadnít allowed the original data to be recorded over.
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Oh it's been posted elsewhere all right.

About 6 or 7 other forums. All ends up the same way though.
Thanks much for the additional data.

And your additional data just goes to show that even if someone is able to distribute his crap information over a wide audience, then that someone has still nothing but distribute crap information.
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Oh it's been posted elsewhere all right.

About 6 or 7 other forums. All ends up the same way though.
What? Folk picked him up on details he didn't understand? Folk resorted to mockery and ridicule? I'm shocked! Shocked, I tell you!
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Now I'm curious again. If he spammed the same material on so many sites, surely we can't be the only place where someone pointed out his other video has even worse timestamp jitters than his "aliens" one. On reflection he didn't act surprised when that news came out.

My recollection is he just ignored it, except that early on he said something about maybe copying the aliens video directly off the card whereas the others used some app that comes with the camera and which uploads stuff to a server in China then sends you the video file.

That smells a bit of "I know the story has big holes in it but dammit I'm telling it anyway".
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I never really understood his insistence on the ďion driveĒ thing. An ion drive works by hurling ions out at great speed, in a collimated beam, to provide thrust. If a spaceship is hovering over the ground using an ion drive, itís throwing out enough ions to provide thrust equal to its weight. Thatís literally what a rocket is.

Rockets can use compressed nitrogen, water (like the fun pump-up water rocket toys), combustion products (i.e., the vast majority of rockets), charged particles (like ion drives), plasma (like VASIMR), or anything else that throws stuff in the opposite of the direction you want to go. If you mount Ma Deuce in the back of your spaceship and pull the trigger, you would have the Fifty Caliber Machine Gun Drive.

Ion drives are low-thrust and high-efficiency by nature, and are excellent for interplanetary applications that can accommodate leisurely maneuvers. You could build something to let you maneuver down near the ground, but it would be as inconspicuous as Thor whirling Mjolnir to smite his homicidal elder sister. And it would make a mess of anything it was hovering over.

Thatís the inescapable physical nature of how it works. Ion drives arenít magic, which is why I suggested to the OP that he invoke something like antigravity, which could accommodate his observations rather than contradict them. But he wasnít willing to learn. Pity.
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He was unironically prescriptive about the technologies he had decided his advanced aliens would use while berating us for not grasping how far beyond our imagining their technology would be. That was funny.
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Plus of course the corollary that he felt he could eliminate all known causes as they are not known to cause that specific audio glitch in cheap recorders, therefore the explanation had to be something whose properties are utterly unknown except that it definitely causes that sound.

It rather made me wish I had somehow kept a library of all the ticks, clicks, buzzes, echoes, zaps, squeaks, hoots etc I've tried to stop audio devices making over the years. Alas not.
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My favourite was the responses the OP got on Eletrician Talk.
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My favourite was the responses the OP got on Eletrician Talk.
Do you think he mighht have started to get the message that he is talking a load of old bollocks?
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Do you think he mighht have started to get the message that he is talking a load of old bollocks?
Oh God, no. He'll never see disagreement with his beliefs as anything other than evidence of the extent of the coverup. He'd gone way too far down the rabbit hole long before we met him.
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I never really understood his insistence on the ďion driveĒ thing. An ion drive works by hurling ions out at great speed, in a collimated beam, to provide thrust. If a spaceship is hovering over the ground using an ion drive, itís throwing out enough ions to provide thrust equal to its weight. Thatís literally what a rocket is.

Rockets can use compressed nitrogen, water (like the fun pump-up water rocket toys), combustion products (i.e., the vast majority of rockets), charged particles (like ion drives), plasma (like VASIMR), or anything else that throws stuff in the opposite of the direction you want to go. If you mount Ma Deuce in the back of your spaceship and pull the trigger, you would have the Fifty Caliber Machine Gun Drive.

Ion drives are low-thrust and high-efficiency by nature, and are excellent for interplanetary applications that can accommodate leisurely maneuvers. You could build something to let you maneuver down near the ground, but it would be as inconspicuous as Thor whirling Mjolnir to smite his homicidal elder sister. And it would make a mess of anything it was hovering over.

Thatís the inescapable physical nature of how it works. Ion drives arenít magic, which is why I suggested to the OP that he invoke something like antigravity, which could accommodate his observations rather than contradict them. But he wasnít willing to learn. Pity.
Posted, we presume, from your usual position of utter ignorance. I mean, what are you, a rocket scientist or something?
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OP did mention he was honing his argument from our responses so maybe next round he does suggest antigravity drive or suspension of some sort.

It won't stop whomever the next lucky forum is from slowly destroying his case as he slowly reveals details.

I am always amazed at the ability of this crew to make claims touch reality. Also in the way the MA brings out our creative writing skills.
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My favourite was the responses the OP got on Eletrician Talk.
Oh dear. That's rather sad. He talked it up here as if the electricians he'd found agreed with him. They were steadfastly taking the piss.
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My favourite was the responses the OP got on Eletrician Talk.

That is very funny. The complete ridicule he received there makes his time here a comparative "safe space".
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That is very funny. The complete ridicule he received there makes his time here a comparative "safe space".
I see that. Look at how many pages he lasted here because people actually engaged with the nonsense instead of just mocking it.
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I see that. Look at how many pages he lasted here because people actually engaged with the nonsense instead of just mocking it.
Turns out we're actually quite nice*.

Who'da thunkit?



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My favourite was the responses the OP got on Eletrician Talk.
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Oh dear. That's rather sad. He talked it up here as if the electricians he'd found agreed with him. They were steadfastly taking the piss.

He actually linked to it.

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