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Old 7th November 2017, 09:21 AM   #1
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Boy from Mars has "confounded scientists"

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...orn-Earth.html

Daily Wail has scraped though the bottom of the barrel now and is delving into the upper mantle.

[comment on the first video on that page] Sorry but my 6 year old niece knows more confounding stuff about space than that [oh wait, is she a Martian too? ]
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Old 7th November 2017, 09:51 AM   #2
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Originally Posted by TX50 View Post
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...orn-Earth.html

Daily Wail has scraped though the bottom of the barrel now and is delving into the upper mantle.

[comment on the first video on that page] Sorry but my 6 year old niece knows more confounding stuff about space than that [oh wait, is she a Martian too? ]
Sounds legit.
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I could read and write by the time I was 2. Perhaps I'm a Martian, too.
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Old 7th November 2017, 10:32 AM   #6
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So, is the daily mail going to fund an expedition to the sphinx armed with giant cotton buds?
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Old 7th November 2017, 10:55 AM   #7
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I had a past life on Omicron Persei 8. I died before seeing the last episode of Single Female Lawyer.
It was okay, but not great. Overall, I'd rate it a C+.
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Unusual to see this sort of woo emanating from Russia.
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At age 3, I turned over my food on the table at Hartwell Farms restaurant in Lincoln, Mass. It was politely requested that I leave and never return.

Later the place burned down.
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Old 7th November 2017, 12:06 PM   #10
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He says that Martians measuring about seven-feet tall still live undergound on the Red Planet and breathe in carbon dioxide.
Well, there's a falsifiable claim.
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Too bad they didn't teach art on Mars; that young man's renderings are more painful to view than mine.
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By the time I was 2, I had conquered Mars. Then I went home, it was nap time.
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At age 3, I turned over my food on the table at Hartwell Farms restaurant in Lincoln, Mass. It was politely requested that I leave and never return.

Later the place burned down.
Damien?
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Obviously it's ridiculous that the "boy" (article says he's 20) is from Mars, but child prodigies being able to read, write, and draw at the age of two almost defies reason. I say almost, because it's certainly possible, but it must take an extreme level of perceptiveness to absorb that level of information at such a young age.
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Obviously it's ridiculous that the "boy" (article says he's 20) is from Mars, but child prodigies being able to read, write, and draw at the age of two almost defies reason. I say almost, because it's certainly possible, but it must take an extreme level of perceptiveness to absorb that level of information at such a young age.
You're assuming the claim is true.
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Obviously it's ridiculous that the "boy" (article says he's 20) is from Mars, but child prodigies being able to read, write, and draw at the age of two almost defies reason. I say almost, because it's certainly possible, but it must take an extreme level of perceptiveness to absorb that level of information at such a young age.
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Any chance of knowing what advance knowledge "confounded scientists"?
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Any chance of knowing what advance knowledge "confounded scientists"?
......that this boy is making stuff up and they are confounded by why the media is paying attention to him?
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As a sign of my great intelligence, I refuse to learn to walk and let myself get carried everywhere until I was five.
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Any chance of knowing what advance knowledge "confounded scientists"?
Seven foot martians.
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Seven foot martians.
The confounding part is they only had 6 legs.
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Originally Posted by TX50 View Post
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...orn-Earth.html

Daily Wail has scraped though the bottom of the barrel now and is delving into the upper mantle.

[comment on the first video on that page] Sorry but my 6 year old niece knows more confounding stuff about space than that [oh wait, is she a Martian too? ]

Wow! What a scoop for the Daily Mail.

I read from the article:

"He says that Martians measuring about seven-feet tall still live undergound on the Red Planet and breathe in carbon dioxide."

These guys must photosynthesis like plants then. If we could learn to do that the CO2 level in the atmosphere would be a good thing.
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Any chance of knowing what advance knowledge "confounded scientists"?
I would imagine most scientists are a little confounded that even the Daily Fail could think this crap was worth publishing.

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As a sign of my great intelligence, I refuse to learn to walk and let myself get carried everywhere until I was five.

And if you had kept a diary detailing that, I'd agree.

Probably get paddled raw when mom and found out, but still... worth it.
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As a sign of my great intelligence, I refuse to learn to walk and let myself get carried everywhere until I was five.
Hah, amateur until I was six I had the magical power to close my eyes thereby making myself invisible to all others!
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He said his first 'word' at 4 months.

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Such advanced eloquence. Martian can be the only logical explanation.
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Daily Wail has scraped though the bottom of the barrel now and is delving into the upper mantle.
Looking to scoop up Daily Express readers or possibly even those perusers of the Star.
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Looking to scoop up Daily Express readers or possibly even those perusers of the Star.
It's more like the stories the Sunday Sport used to run.
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Is that in Martian years or Earth years? A Martian year is 687 Earth-days long.
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At age 3, I turned over my food on the table at Hartwell Farms restaurant in Lincoln, Mass. It was politely requested that I leave and never return.

Later the place burned down.
That's only fair.
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I know Michael Valentine Smith, and he's no Michael Valentine Smith.

BTW, that page wanted to load more junk than than any page I've visited.
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I had a past life on Omicron Persei 8. I died before seeing the last episode of Single Female Lawyer.
Sure it wasn't Ceti Alpha 5? Oh, sorry, that was Khan.... my bad!
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I know Michael Valentine Smith, and he's no Michael Valentine Smith.

BTW, that page wanted to load more junk than than any page I've visited.


I grok that!


ETA: Hah! Now that is funny. "grok" didn't get underlined by Firefox's spell checker!
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Most of the reports from the last day or so are identical. There's a little more information at this forum, who seem to have been following his "progress":

http://projectavalon.net/forum4/show...Boriska-update
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S he is a reincarnated Martian and they are supposed to be immortal?

I can see why 'Scientists' were confounded.
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S he is a reincarnated Martian and they are supposed to be immortal?

I can see why 'Scientists' were confounded.
Not to even mention that if they are immortal, and keep having kids, and then they stop ageing at around 35... then, well.. do I have to explain how this is not going to work?
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Sure it wasn't Ceti Alpha 5? Oh, sorry, that was Khan.... my bad!
Get that Ceti Eel out of your ear.
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Get that Ceti Eel out of your ear.
And put this fish there instead.

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So he's the one. Every so often in history, people way ahead of their time with unexplained knowledge, appear. People like Da Vinci or Einstein. They claim to have origins from outer space or receive messages from another lifeform. History is littered. The lilliad of Homer (that was removed from the bible by Christians) actually explains that God isn't a spiritual being, but was an extra terrestrial.
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