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Old 22nd March 2015, 07:01 PM   #1881
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Originally Posted by Northern Lights View Post
Awesome. Is DNA testing now available free of charge?
There doesn't seem to be any money shortage regarding bigfoot as far as I can tell.

Plenty of dough is being thrown at bigfoot.
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2 prints, same midtarsal crock..., I mean break?
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Old 22nd March 2015, 07:40 PM   #1882
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Paying to have Bigfoot DNA tested should be a better bet than the lottery. If Bigfoot exists, you would be choosing a winning ticket every time. Being covered with thick dark hair from head-to-toe it should be shedding hairs everywhere it goes. How can it sit down without leaving hairs behind?

Winter should be an easy time to gather Bigfoot DNA. You've got the obvious gigantic humanlike footprints in the snow and DNA should be available with biological material being easy to see. The snow would make hair, feces and urine easy to find. If Bigfoot exists, the snow trackways could be followed for miles with ample opportunities to collect DNA.

But let's talk PGF in this thread.
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Old 22nd March 2015, 09:04 PM   #1883
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Yes, please. No shortage of threads to yak DNA, general existence, non-PGF Bigfoot stuff.

The left foot cast neither matches Patty nor the plaster pour cast...





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Old 22nd March 2015, 09:25 PM   #1884
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Originally Posted by kitakaze View Post
Yes, please. No shortage of threads to yak DNA, general existence, non-PGF Bigfoot stuff.

The left foot cast neither matches Patty nor the plaster pour cast...

http://i172.photobucket.com/albums/w...ast-Comp1A.jpg

http://i1137.photobucket.com/albums/...igsweats14.jpg

http://www.bigfootencounters.com/images/0_track.gif

That's because the pour scene depicts the right foot cast, not the left.

Look here for more details.
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Old 22nd March 2015, 10:53 PM   #1885
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Originally Posted by William Parcher View Post
Paying to have Bigfoot DNA tested should be a better bet than the lottery. If Bigfoot exists, you would be choosing a winning ticket every time. Being covered with thick dark hair from head-to-toe it should be shedding hairs everywhere it goes. How can it sit down without leaving hairs behind?

Winter should be an easy time to gather Bigfoot DNA. You've got the obvious gigantic humanlike footprints in the snow and DNA should be available with biological material being easy to see. The snow would make hair, feces and urine easy to find. If Bigfoot exists, the snow trackways could be followed for miles with ample opportunities to collect DNA.

But let's talk PGF in this thread.
The plaster could contain Patty's preserved skin cells...
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Old 23rd March 2015, 10:18 AM   #1886
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Originally Posted by Cervelo View Post
Guys guys first thing is there's no way to estimate the weight of anything unless you are on site dealing with the exact same soil conditions.
The dead giveaway that your dealing with a faked track is the toe configuration. No foot that's spent a lifetime outdoors is going to display the little piggies in a row configuration.
http://i796.photobucket.com/albums/y...436188DA20.jpg
Good point.

I've always wondered why hoaxers hoax human-like giant feet instead of more apelike or transitional (think Shipton's yeti track) type tracks.
If we look at Rant Mullins, we find that tracks may date back to the 1920s. This was long before "Bigfoot" came on the scene. My guess is that the early pranksters were just creating Giant tracks for fun, or may have based their idea on so-called Sasquatch stories of giant Indians.

The Wallace hoax tracks, based on the Giant human format (he knew Mullins), came on the scene in the decade of the public's interest in the yeti at its most intense. Green converted Indian legends of giant, hairy hypnotic Indians into a more yeti-like creature (drawing on Roe and Ostman, who also yetied up the Sasquatch), and brought his ideas to Northern California with the Crew incident.

The linkage of fake Giant tracks, the yeti, and "Bigfoot" is the reason why we have a lot of early talk about "America's Abominable Snowman" from Sanderson and Patterson and others, especially journalists. And it may be why Patterson's film subject really looks more like the 50s idea of a yeti than the (up to that time) idea of a Sasquatch. Since the yeti was alleged to be more like a gorilla (although bipedal), we can see that Patterson was comfortable in using a modified gorilla suit, with sagittal crest and all, for his film subject.
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