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Old 14th August 2017, 04:57 AM   #1
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Prediction for the coming Eclipse:

"U.F.O's"...
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Old 14th August 2017, 05:20 AM   #2
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What is the prediction?
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What is the prediction?
A statement intended to describe future events, but that's not important right now.

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A statement intended to describe future events, but that's not important right now.

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Surely you must be joking.

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"O.K"...
UFO's in Oklahoma?

In Jim Ross's voice: "It's a slobberknocker!"

I personally predict Bigfoot, or Dogman, or Wolfman, or Goatman, depending on your preferred mental state.
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It will get dark in certain parts of the country.
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Old 14th August 2017, 06:44 AM   #10
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What is the prediction?
That there will be multiple sightings...video footage, pictures, multiple witnesses, from across the path of the eclipse.
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Old 14th August 2017, 06:49 AM   #11
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A statement intended to describe future events, but that's not important right now.

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Questions- Are you a skeptic?

Do you claim there is no evidence for the existence of E.T.'s?

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Look skyward during the eclipse (with protective eyewear), and your camera...
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It makes sense that the aliens use the cover of eclipses as opportunities to perform their customary activities undetected. In that case we should expect some mutilated cattle, disconcerted pilots, unexplained scorch marks, messages of peace delivered via unreliable witnesses, and maybe a few abductions/probings.

I suspect that "missing time" experiences will be particularly common, especially among people waiting for hours for totality with their coolers full of adult beverages during the heat of midday.

Thanks for the warning!
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Originally Posted by King of the Americas View Post
Do you claim there is no evidence for the existence of E.T.'s?
There's more evidence for the existence of an E.T. sequel locked away in Drew Barrymore's closet than there is for any actual E.T.'s
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Originally Posted by King of the Americas View Post
That there will be multiple sightings...video footage, pictures, multiple witnesses, from across the path of the eclipse.
But why?
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In that case we should expect some mutilated cattle,
El Chupacabra.

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disconcerted pilots,
Mothman

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unexplained scorch marks,
The Devil's footprints

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messages of peace delivered via unreliable witnesses,
Jesus

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and maybe a few abductions/probings.
the CIA.
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But why?
As with other such nonsense, why the hell not? Something to do, innit?
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Old 14th August 2017, 07:04 AM   #17
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But why?
Governments use the remote nature of small sightings to dismiss them.

If E.T's 'wanted' to be known they'd take the stage when many people are all looking skyward, as to bypass government denial...just a hunch.

Sightings increase with astronomical events.
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Originally Posted by King of the Americas View Post
Governments use the remote nature of small sightings to dismiss them.

If E.T's 'wanted' to be known they'd take the stage when many people are all looking skyward, as to bypass government denial...just a hunch.

Sightings increase with astronomical events.
Assuming you believe even 20% of this lark, then UFO's appear every other week, and don't seem to mind whether they're "known" about or not.

"Bypass government denial?" Is this something they're aware of? Fascinating.
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He may have a point. In a culture where more and more people are buying into staggering stupidity like the flat earth movement, I'm sure there will be drooling troglodytes who will insist that they see all sorts of fantastic things. Why struggle to understand something genuinely amazing that doesn't really have anything to do with you when you can wish into being something that makes you feel especially important and gifted?
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Originally Posted by Foster Zygote View Post
He may have a point. In a culture where more and more people are buying into staggering stupidity like the flat earth movement, I'm sure there will be drooling troglodytes who will insist that they see all sorts of fantastic things. Why struggle to understand something genuinely amazing that doesn't really have anything to do with you when you can wish into being something that makes you feel especially important and gifted?
No doubt, it doesn't take much to get the maroons out in in full force.
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Assuming you believe even 20% of this lark, then UFO's appear every other week, and don't seem to mind whether they're "known" about or not.

"Bypass government denial?" Is this something they're aware of? Fascinating.
Well, I have seen "star-like objects move with a constant velocity and make right angle turns."

I surmise these were non-human piloted vehicles of some sort.

That said, I do not believe in aliens, but rather a pre-modern civilization capable of space flight, that escaped earth's last great cataclysm, 'into the heavens.'
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Governments use the remote nature of small sightings to dismiss them.

If E.T's 'wanted' to be known they'd take the stage when many people are all looking skyward, as to bypass government denial...just a hunch.

Sightings increase with astronomical events.
If they wanted to be known, they could just show up in any major city. Or a sporting event. Or anywhere with lots of people. During the day.

The idea that they would wait for an eclipse if the wanted to be known is ridiculous.
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It makes sense that the aliens use the cover of eclipses as opportunities to perform their customary activities undetected. In that case we should expect some mutilated cattle, disconcerted pilots, unexplained scorch marks, messages of peace delivered via unreliable witnesses, and maybe a few abductions/probings.

I suspect that "missing time" experiences will be particularly common, especially among people waiting for hours for totality with their coolers full of adult beverages during the heat of midday.

Thanks for the warning!
Peer skyward during the eclipse if you seek evidence.

If not remain in the dark.
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U.F.O.s are a bit of a stretch. More likely the eclipse will trigger the coming out of a new breed of mutant superhumans, the next stage in human evolution.
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As with other such nonsense, why the hell not? Something to do, innit?
Exactly.
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U.F.O.s are a bit of a stretch. More likely the eclipse will trigger the coming out of a new breed of mutant superhumans, the next stage in human evolution.
*I call white feathery wings, or the ability to teleport!
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Originally Posted by King of the Americas View Post
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Do you claim there is no evidence for the existence of E.T.'s?

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Yes. Because there is no evidence. Were actual evidence to be produced it would not be an issue.

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Look skyward during the eclipse (with protective eyewear), and your camera...
To see...what, exactly? Planet X? Nibiru? The Anunaki on short finals?
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If they wanted to be known, they could just show up in any major city. Or a sporting event. Or anywhere with lots of people. During the day.

The idea that they would wait for an eclipse if the wanted to be known is ridiculous.
I'm thinking opening ceremonies at the Olympics...
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Well, I have seen "star-like objects move with a constant velocity and make right angle turns."

I surmise these were non-human piloted vehicles of some sort.

That said, I do not believe in aliens, but rather a pre-modern civilization capable of space flight, that escaped earth's last great cataclysm, 'into the heavens.'
The evidence for all of this is surely lacking, though, right?

We can speculate until the cows (or Nerfs, if you're Star Wars enclined) come home, but it's just that, speculation.

Speculation doesn't amount to much.
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If they wanted to be known, they could just show up in any major city. Or a sporting event. Or anywhere with lots of people. During the day.

The idea that they would wait for an eclipse if the wanted to be known is ridiculous.
Yeah, but the chances of someone seeing something that they can pretend is a UFO during an eclipse is far greater than the chance of an actual UFO ever dropping down in London. This is how the believers keep believing.
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U.F.O.s are a bit of a stretch. More likely the eclipse will trigger the coming out of a new breed of mutant superhumans, the next stage in human evolution.
That's right! The CHUDS will run wild in the darkness! I hadn't thought about that.
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Well, I have seen "star-like objects move with a constant velocity and make right angle turns."
No. You have seen no such thing.

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I surmise these were non-human piloted vehicles of some sort.
You simply made that up on the basis of fat air.

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That said, I do not believe in aliens, but rather a pre-modern civilization capable of space flight, that escaped earth's last great cataclysm, 'into the heavens.'
And you made that up out of whole cloth also.
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That's right! The CHUDS will run wild in the darkness! I hadn't thought about that.
Where's John Goodman when you need him?
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The evidence for all of this is surely lacking, though, right?

We can speculate until the cows (or Nerfs, if you're Star Wars enclined) come home, but it's just that, speculation.

Speculation doesn't amount to much.
It took 'us' less than 100 years to go from Kitty Hawk to Armstrong on the moon. How long have humans been on the earth in this form?

Actual 'Aliens' from another world would find us far too barbaric to mess with, not to mention no warp drive...

The mostly likely conclusion to what I saw was 'advance earth technology,' unknown to me.
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It took 'us' less than 100 years to go from Kitty Hawk to Armstrong on the moon. How long have humans been on the earth in this form?

Actual 'Aliens' from another world would find us far too barbaric to mess with, not to mention no warp drive...

The mostly likely conclusion to what I saw was 'advance earth technology,' unknown to me.
That displays a total disregard for science and logic, not to mention common sense.

This is the kind of fast-food thinking that brought us such hilarious shows as Ancient Aliens.

Do you also view Stonehenge and the Egyptian pyramids as being out of the realms of human ability?

We also went from the Commodore to X-Box One in a relatively short amount of time. I wonder whether that was brought about by alien technology, too.
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Actual 'Aliens' from another world would find us far too barbaric to mess with, not to mention no warp drive...
You might as well speculate that they'd be put off by our taste in music, it holds about as much ground as what you speculated.

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The mostly likely conclusion to what I saw was 'advance earth technology,' unknown to me.
Or:

a) You were mistaken.

b) You were drunk.

c) You're telling porky pies.
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a pre-modern civilization capable of space flight, that escaped earth's last great cataclysm, 'into the heavens.'
Gasp. Do you mean the....the.....ATLANTIANS? Holy moly, now it all makes sense.

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Gasp. Do you mean the....the.....ATLANTIANS? Holy moly, now it all makes sense.
No wonder they took Namor the Submariner off the air all those years ago, the gubnmint didn't want anyone getting too close to the troof.
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KotA, do "UFO"s appear every time there is a solar eclipse? There have been 17 solar eclipses since 2010, with the 18th due next week - so why aren't we groaning under the weight of footage of these UFOs taken from these eclipses? Not just shaky camera-phone footage, but from all the news cameras that record eclipses.

What is special for these UFOs about the solar eclipse next week that wasn't special about any previous eclipse?

Do you expect these UFOs to appear during lunar eclipses too?
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Old 14th August 2017, 08:38 AM   #40
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Originally Posted by King of the Americas View Post
Questions- Are you a skeptic?

Do you claim there is no evidence for the existence of E.T.'s?
Do you like movies about gladiators?

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Me: So what you're saying is that, if the load carrying ability of the lower structure is reduced to the point where it can no longer support the load above it, it will collapse without a jolt, right?

Tony Szamboti: That is right
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