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Old 2nd December 2021, 08:41 AM   #1
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Since the Media Manipulation Thread is closed I will leave the results of a search I did here.

I went to the GNIS, (Geographic Names Information System), (Here https://edits.nationalmap.gov/apps/g...c/search/names), to search for geographic features in Alaska named Lethbridge. I didn't find any in my search and in fact I didn't find any in the USA at all.

Of course I may have missed something. So I will let other people have at it.
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Old 3rd December 2021, 10:44 AM   #2
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There is no Lethbridge, Alaska: everyone but Bubba accepts this.
Bubba also tried to wriggle out by claiming it could be 'a lethbridge', and hoping that would be some kind of general geographical term for 'a bay or something'.
Nope.
If it's in capitals, then that's the name of a specific place, not of a general place.
Utter failure. Even if there actualy was a Lethbridge, Alaska, it would still make absolutely no difference. The whole idea is crackpot nonsense, and unworthy of further discussion.
(Unless Bubba continues to try to defend it, in which case it gains entertainment value ).
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I guess I missed what this is about, but you have to give credit where credit is due. There is an Alaska.
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Old 3rd December 2021, 10:31 PM   #5
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There is an Alaska.
....are we totally sure about that? I mean a certain poster who is wrong about almost everything seems to think it exists .... doesn't that mean it doesn't?
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I guess I missed what this is about, but you have to give credit where credit is due. There is an Alaska.
It's Alyeska, not 'Alaska' Get with the program!
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Old 4th December 2021, 09:05 AM   #7
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I guess I missed what this is about, but you have to give credit where credit is due. There is an Alaska.
Bubba has part of his conspiracy thinking alleged that there was a Lethbridge in Alaska. When told that so such town or village seemed to exist he then stated it could be a some sort of geographic feature. Using the GNIS I was not able to find any such feature in Alaska or even in the USA.
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Old 4th December 2021, 09:41 AM   #8
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I guess I missed what this is about, but you have to give credit where credit is due. There is an Alaska.
This pretty much sums it up in one post.

Bubba claimed that the Rulers of the Earth have historically amused themselves by naming places that geographically line up with other places of like name. So names like Perth, or Lethbridge lining up proves that they're in charge of everything. Bubba's problem is that the alignments don't work, even when the places named actually exist, proving he hasn't even bothered to check, and has credulously accepted false claims as true. He tried to change map projections, but that still didn't help. He made obtuse references to navigators using "flat earth maps", and refused to answer questions about whether or not he believed the earth to be flat. And he even tried to line up the names of places that don't exist, all the while referencing an unnamed "guy" whom he's refused to identify, but is assuredly really good at this stuff.
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Old 4th December 2021, 10:58 AM   #9
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Ah, Lethbridge is probably on the bottom, accessed by secret passages, accessed only by possessors of the secret code.
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Old 4th December 2021, 11:10 AM   #10
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If you're interested in fairness, draw a line between Lima, Peru and Lima in Ohio in the USA. Then draw a line from there to, say, Great Zimbabwe n then back to Peru. What do you get? That's right, a TRIANGLE! Symbolism, anybody? Mystic shapes? The Bilderburgs laughing their guts out at us? Huh?

I rest Bubba's case.
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Old 4th December 2021, 11:46 AM   #11
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The conspiracy theory seems to have one further detail; the imaginary alignments are claimed to occur on lines which pass through Jerusalem. One suspects this is to indicate that these entirely fabricated alignments would be the work of the you-know-who's, if only they existed.

(The lines, I mean. Not the Jews. They exist, I'm pretty sure.)

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Old 4th December 2021, 12:10 PM   #12
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Slam dunk examples are out there.

Be patient girls
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Old 4th December 2021, 12:20 PM   #13
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There is no Lethbridge, Alaska: everyone but Bubba accepts this.

Not quite right


At one point I said I have not checked it, maybe the guy is wrong about Alaska.

But have it your way if you prefer.
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Old 4th December 2021, 12:23 PM   #14
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Bubba claimed that the Rulers of the Earth have historically amused themselves by naming places that geographically line up with other places of like name.

Right.


...and what would it matter?

Suppose it were confirmed to be so....would Y'all be informed, and if so how?

Why is it as interesting to you all, as it seems to be? What are the ramifications?
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Slam dunk examples are out there.

Be patient girls
What slam dunk where? Patience for what? It should be trivially easy to provide evidence for Lethbridge as a city in Alaska, or as a geographical feature.

Meanwhile, we're still waiting for (snicker) Q, the (snort) Kraken, (guffaw) Donny Depends remaining/returning as president, among others.
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Why is it as interesting to you all, as it seems to be? What are the ramifications?
It's interesting that you are wrong/misinformed/delusional about yet another thing; the ramifications are towards your dismal reliability/credibility.
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Kudos for doing the research, but ... is this interesting at all? I can give a 90% certain estimate of the credibility of ... uh, certain posters' claims, without doing any research at all.

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Old 4th December 2021, 12:54 PM   #18
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Bubba has part of his conspiracy thinking alleged that there was a Lethbridge in Alaska. When told that so such town or village seemed to exist he then stated it could be a some sort of geographic feature. Using the GNIS I was not able to find any such feature in Alaska or even in the USA.


Good work, thanks. I had no interest in looking myself as I was only repeating what I was told ie that it was 'a Lethbridge' in Alaska and not near the line anyway (his raw data, I assumed). Plus I know my awesome associates are often happy to do the legwork.

Is there a way to look up fixed monuments like statues? I'm not saying this is the case, btw, ....with Alaska.

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Old 4th December 2021, 02:25 PM   #19
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To solve the 'Lethbridge' name shortage in America I have sent an email to my city council and in partially the lawyer dude in charge of zoning and naming things. I have suggested that some newly annexed farm land that is being moved from agriculture zoning to become a dog park be named 'Lethbridge'. Its currently name is 'lot 1002a NEE associated with 'East Main street'. It will be about one and half years before a decision gets made based on prior examples.
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An interesting walkback here, isn't it? Basically, it seems to go "I linked to something I thought important, but after finding it's untrue, I disavow any suggestion that I thought it important; but if it had been true, it would be true, and wouldn't you be sorry."

Without actually trying it, I am guessing that if you draw a line across the earth, you will find that it intersects a number of places, and if you are flexible enough to consider that the names Perth and Lethbridge have something significantly in common, and if you simply discard all the lines that did not work, you will find one that works. Ta-daaa! Important magic is seen.

Start in Jerusalem and radiate lines out. Any bets?
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Old 4th December 2021, 03:01 PM   #21
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Serious question

Why are you guys even interested in this topic even one little iota, besides it is another opportunity to bash me...?

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Originally Posted by Bubba View Post
Slam dunk examples are out there.
Oh, sure they are. Just another ten to fifteen years and you'll go from having humiliated yourself to humiliating us. We'll see then. "The guy" will finally get back to you with tons of irrefutable proof.
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Originally Posted by Bubba View Post
Right.


...and what would it matter?

Suppose it were confirmed to be so....would Y'all be informed, and if so how?

Why is it as interesting to you all, as it seems to be? What are the ramifications?
You're being deliberately obtuse. The whole point is that you have made specific claims that have been unequivocally demonstrated to be false. You calling others "pseudo-skeptics" and claiming to have the Truth© is nicely put into perspective by that fact.
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Originally Posted by Bubba View Post
I was only repeating what I was told...
Also Bubba.
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Sounds like you accept "authority" and probably rely on it. Pseudo skeptics are known for that.

I accept no one as authority.
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Also Bubba.
That poster claims he accepts no one as authority but it is clear he is continually gulled by the propaganda he consumes.
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There is absolutely a Lethbridge in Al...

...berta, Canada.
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You're being deliberately obtuse.

No, not deliberate anything . I simply wanna know what it would tell you about "the Rulers of the Earth" (your term) if it were confirmed.


Would it be like 'Oh, they do exist after all' ? What remarks would you make if you saw it is a real thing, practiced by whomever they are. BTW the guy said the French had their own version

I assume that means like the Brits, and in the same era.
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Is this a similar claim to the one that says certain monuments/buildings in certain cities are placed so you can draw a triangle between them?

The monuments/buildings are carefully selected by the person making the claim with the conclusion in mind, of course.
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I assume that means like the Brits, and in the same era.
It's about time someone recognised the true rulers of this planet.
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Could someone who is not Bubba give me the BLUF on this one please? I expect to find in this sub forum lines connecting dots that aren't actually connected but I'm kind of lost on this one. The screams of the tortured logic hear are drowning out any understanding of the topic.
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Originally Posted by Foster Zygote View Post
This pretty much sums it up in one post.

Bubba claimed that the Rulers of the Earth have historically amused themselves by naming places that geographically line up with other places of like name. So names like Perth, or Lethbridge lining up proves that they're in charge of everything. Bubba's problem is that the alignments don't work, even when the places named actually exist, proving he hasn't even bothered to check, and has credulously accepted false claims as true. He tried to change map projections, but that still didn't help. He made obtuse references to navigators using "flat earth maps", and refused to answer questions about whether or not he believed the earth to be flat. And he even tried to line up the names of places that don't exist, all the while referencing an unnamed "guy" whom he's refused to identify, but is assuredly really good at this stuff.
This was back in July. Bubba's first example of this supposedly amazing discovery was the Perth one. When that was shown to be obviously and provably untrue, he promised he'd be back with a better example.
We got the Lethbridges, which turned out to be an even worse example- at least the Perths actually existed.
Bubba- you did say back then that would would contact the author of these claims.
Have you done so?
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Slam dunk examples are out there.

Be patient girls
When has this ever worked?
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No, not deliberate anything . I simply wanna know what it would tell you about "the Rulers of the Earth" (your term) if it were confirmed.


Would it be like 'Oh, they do exist after all' ? What remarks would you make if you saw it is a real thing, practiced by whomever they are. BTW the guy said the French had their own version

I assume that means like the Brits, and in the same era.
The silly old "What would you say if I were right?" question.

What would you say if pigs could fly?

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The silly old "What would you say if I were right?" question.

What would you say if pigs could fly?

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If pigs could fly, perhaps they could spot Lethbridge from the air. Then watch out, you pseudoschleps.

By the way, if I draw a line between my town in Vermont and one in Arizona that has the same name, not only does it refer back to a cataclysmic cinematic event in which the last survivors are seen surfing toward the ruined earth (bonus points for the reference), but the midpoint (with a little latitude in measurement) is Indianapolis, proving, I contend, that Mike Pence is the devil incarnate. It's right there on paper!
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Ah, Lethbridge is probably on the bottom, accessed by secret passages, accessed only by possessors of the secret code.
Nope. It is the code name for the basement of a pizza place in Anchorage. Somebody told me that.
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No, not deliberate anything . I simply wanna know what it would tell you about "the Rulers of the Earth" (your term) if it were confirmed.
What would it tell me if the earth turned out to really be flat? What would it tell me if Elizabeth II turned out to actually be a shape-shifting alien reptile hybrid? What would it mean if Donald J. Trump turned out to actually be the second coming of Jesus?

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Would it be like 'Oh, they do exist after all' ? What remarks would you make if you saw it is a real thing, practiced by whomever they are.
We'll get to that when you reward our patience with actual slam-dunk proof that any of this nonsense is real. Until then it's just like psychic powers and haunted houses, except that you've made concrete predictions that we can plainly see are false.

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BTW the guy said the French had their own version
So "the guy", who is your authority on this, says that the French have another version. Does that mean they have their own system of aligned place names that you haven't shown us, or a contradictory system of alignments.

And who is "the guy", Bubba? Do you even know his name? Does he even exist?

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I assume that means like the Brits, and in the same era.
Adding more actors that you haven't presented any evidence for doesn't strengthen a nonexistent argument.
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Since it's been demonstrated by multiple posters (including myself) that there is no Lethbridge AK, and it has never been established that a Lethbridge is a geographical feature of some sort, this thread is dead unless or until "the guy" speaks to the poster who made the above assertions.
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Since it's been demonstrated by multiple posters (including myself) that there is no Lethbridge AK, and it has never been established that a Lethbridge is a geographical feature of some sort, this thread is dead unless or until "the guy" speaks to the poster who made the above assertions.
I guess we'll just have to be patient.
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Originally Posted by Resume View Post
Since it's been demonstrated by multiple posters (including myself) that there is no Lethbridge AK, and it has never been established that a Lethbridge is a geographical feature of some sort, this thread is dead unless or until "the guy" speaks to the poster who made the above assertions.
It being Sunday and me being bored, I idly investigoogled the Lethbridge thingy. Not that there is much to work with beyond some unidentified guy. Put that in google and see what happens, LOL. Amusingly, there is a Martyn Lethbridge who is an anesthetist and lives in Perth, AU and a Lefty Lethbridge who is a telecoms manager in Perth, AU.

Easy to join the dots when one can simply make up the dots.

Anyhoo, I did get a lead on the lines on a map nonsense. It appears to originate from a French Canadian crackpot, which explains Bubba's French connection. Not giving any more right now since I am not sure this is "the guy" yet. Not going to hurry either, since the whole notion is trivially daft.

Of course, Bubba could simply provide a reference, but he wont. Likely because he knows that logic and reason would descend on the notion like a ton of bricks in short order.

What is getting under my skin about this is the simple fact that I know I have happened across this crackpot idea before, over 30 years ago. It was a nonsense idea then and it remains a nonsense idea now. It might have been the whole ley lines craziness or something related.

I will come back to it next time I am bored, but I wouldn't hold your collective breath. It does not rank high on the priority list.
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