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Old 24th August 2015, 06:18 AM   #121
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Originally Posted by Resume View Post
Many proponents pimp the PGF as their best evidence, yet few come here to promote or even defend it as of late. Is this indicative of a lack of confidence in the PGF as good evidence, or a lack of confidence in proponents who might defend it?

If the PGF is dying as a symbol, isn't bigfootery terminal as well? It doesn't seem possible on the surface, but . . .
I think you may be touching on something here. Despite the popularity of some TV shows, it seems that bigfoot is dying somewhat. With no new evidence being brought forward, never ending arguments begin to lose steam. There is even a skookum thread necrod over at the BFF. The PGF, in particular, has been discussed ad nauseam. What is really to be gained by tap dancing on the dead horse some more?

Bigfootery is at an evidentiary dead end. No one is really producing anything that even passes the sniff test anymore. The most recent thing I can think of the Dr.Johnny Dagger bone pile thing. The conversation at the BFF is tepid at best around this "discovery".

I have zero interest in discussing the PGF in any detail. But I completely understand those that do, wishing to keep this thread on topic. Whether or not everyone is interested in a thread topic, it is still proper forum rules and decorum to stay on topic.
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Old 24th August 2015, 06:55 AM   #122
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Originally Posted by OntarioSquatch View Post
Patty from Roger's view

http://i.imgur.com/arQ6oH2.jpg
The full sized version http://i.imgur.com/35IE56G.jpg

Patty up close
http://i.imgur.com/nlHDRdP.jpg]

Cibachrome scan from Bill Munns

http://i.imgur.com/jBSsSW1.png


One of the early frames that clearly shows the individual glutes

http://i.imgur.com/gGKnwD6.jpg

Another early frame

http://i1079.photobucket.com/albums/.../notasuit2.jpg

One of the later frames

http://i1079.photobucket.com/albums/...ps03af9703.jpg
And these photos of a man in a hairy suit prove what, exactly?
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Old 24th August 2015, 11:09 AM   #123
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Originally Posted by Monza View Post
So a guy with a dubious past decides to shoot a bigfoot movie. He has a friend dress up in an Indian costume but they don't have a bigfoot costume for this bigfoot movie. Later they are out not far from a logging road in an area frequented by a bigfoot track hoaxer. Without trying, they stumble upon a real bigfoot and shoot a few seconds of footage. When they get back home, the guy parades the film around like PT Barnum complete with an actor portraying his sidekick. The original film is then lost. Attempting to gather more evidence of bigfoot, they guy tries to return to the original location but misses it by 8000 miles.

Seems legit.

That's my understanding as well. It's what made me doubt the whole thing was truthful when I learned about the PGF.
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Old 24th August 2015, 06:27 PM   #124
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Originally Posted by zooterkin View Post
And these photos of a man in a hairy suit prove what, exactly?
That humans enjoy fictional topics.
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Old 25th August 2015, 12:13 AM   #125
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Originally Posted by Drewbot View Post
Patty, Roger and Bob, from the baby in the Woods viewpoint:

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/640...55/runmama.jpg

I love how they took the black image blob over the mouth in the full-frame, and in the Cibachrome, turned it into a smile.
The black image blob is clearly visible in the full frame right over where the imaginary mouth-line is.
I'd genuinely love that picture on a t-shirt!
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Old 26th August 2015, 05:00 AM   #126
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Originally Posted by Gilbert Syndrome View Post
I'd genuinely love that picture on a t-shirt!
This might actually be my next Tshirt design

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Old 26th August 2015, 10:14 AM   #127
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This might actually be my next Tshirt design

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/a/img842/7740/oze4.jpg


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Transferring from the other thread re National Wildlife April-May 1968:

http://bigfootbooksblog.blogspot.com...f-bigfoot.html

http://www.bigfootencounters.com/art...ldlife1968.htm

Patty had 17" tracks and a Wallace Alderfoot is labeled as Patty's track, and compared to a small woman's foot...





Interesting article.

Also says Roger was going on a year long Bluff Creek bigfoot expedition soon.
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Is the Wallace Alderfoot, the one with the crack on the heel, that is visible in some footprints?
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Yes. It also has the double ball behind the big toe.
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Originally Posted by LTC8K6 View Post
Transferring from the other thread re National Wildlife April-May 1968:

Interesting article.
Yes, we discussed it here about 5 years ago including showing that Wallace cast as being from Patty.
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Originally Posted by William Parcher View Post
Yes, we discussed it here about 5 years ago including showing that Wallace cast as being from Patty.
Yeah, but who remembers that except us crusty old timers?
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Ah yes, the good ole days, before the troll infiltration.
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Yes. It also has the double ball behind the big toe.
Which, of coarse, proves bigfoot because it shows idiosyncratic diversity among the species.
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Originally Posted by William Parcher View Post
Yes, we discussed it here about 5 years ago including showing that Wallace cast as being from Patty.
I was on the international space station at that time (it appears) so this may have been discussed before, has there been any thought about a direct Wallace-Patterson connection or maybe even partnership on the PGF? It makes some sense, maybe especially considering how "secret" it appears Wallace had kept his own footprint secret. It's a fact that Patterson wanted to 'create' Bigfoot, why not partner up with the one other guy who's already done it? Honestly I don't remember ever seeing a picture of him, is there any possibility Wallace could have been the guy in the suit? A production assistant? A tack and feed hand? Already in Thailand?
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Old 28th August 2015, 09:39 PM   #136
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Patterson went to meet Wallace.

They did not keep minutes of the meeting, lol.
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Is the Wallace Alderfoot, the one with the crack on the heel, that is visible in some footprints?
The one in the photo is not the cracked heel one. The photo shows a left foot while "crack heel" is a right foot.

This photo also shows that the toes have been modified before the plaster was poured. The classic Wallace Alderfeet have cartoonish square toes, and you can see here that they have been "corrected" before plaster casting.
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Originally Posted by AlaskaBushPilot View Post
Patterson went to meet Wallace.

They did not keep minutes of the meeting, lol.
Patterson and DeAtley went together to meet Wallace. That's gotta be worth adding.
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Long history of hoaxing Bigfoot at Bluff Creek and close vicinity. Here is wonderful stuff from there in 1963...
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Is the Wallace Alderfoot, the one with the crack on the heel, that is visible in some footprints?
Green claimed that the Wallace stomper with the crack in it, was just a copy of a real Bigfoot print...
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I was reviewing Argosy Magazine February 1968 and found this sidebar to the article on the PGF by Ivan Sanderson. It says that P&G measured logs and roots right there on the spot. Again we see an article that shows a Wallace Alderfoot cast as being from Patty. But this one here has a comical baby toe which sticks out all wonky from the ball.

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Originally Posted by William Parcher View Post
I was reviewing Argosy Magazine February 1968 and found this sidebar to the article on the PGF by Ivan Sanderson. It says that P&G measured logs and roots right there on the spot. Again we see an article that shows a Wallace Alderfoot cast as being from Patty. But this one here has a comical baby toe which sticks out all wonky from the ball.

http://i179.photobucket.com/albums/w...ps2s0ept44.png
It looks like someone took an alderfoot, made an impression with it, filled in the toe area, and made new toes farther out, then cast it.

I can still sort of see the original alderfoot toes behind the new ones.
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It looks like someone took an alderfoot, made an impression with it, filled in the toe area, and made new toes farther out, then cast it.

I can still sort of see the original alderfoot toes behind the new ones.
If I understand you correctly then I disagree.

IMO, this started out as the classic double-ball Wallace Alderfoot. If you look at the cast and count the two balls you see that there are no filled in original toes with a new set placed further out. The original toes are modified but not relocated.
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If I understand you correctly then I disagree.

IMO, this started out as the classic double-ball Wallace Alderfoot. If you look at the cast and count the two balls you see that there are no filled in original toes with a new set placed further out. The original toes are modified but not relocated.
I would really like to find another example of pinkyfoot.

I mean, it must have been used more than a few times.
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You mean like a Pinkyfoot trackway? Not a chance!

We both know that Wallace Alderfoot casts with modified toes are almost certainly going to be one-of-a-kinds. When you are manually modifying the toes in the dirt before pouring the plaster - you are not going to do a whole series of those.
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I was on the international space station at that time (it appears) so this may have been discussed before, has there been any thought about a direct Wallace-Patterson connection or maybe even partnership on the PGF? It makes some sense, maybe especially considering how "secret" it appears Wallace had kept his own footprint secret. It's a fact that Patterson wanted to 'create' Bigfoot, why not partner up with the one other guy who's already done it? Honestly I don't remember ever seeing a picture of him, is there any possibility Wallace could have been the guy in the suit? A production assistant? A tack and feed hand? Already in Thailand?
We can only speculate.

What I'm curious about (but will probably never get answers) is the approach and interaction of Patterson and Wallace. Did they freely speak to each other as fellow Bigfoot hoaxers, or did they treat each other as genuine Bigfoot believers (Patterson had already claimed personal encounters) who never engaged in hoaxing, or what?

You want pictures of Ray Wallace? Here are a couple...
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Left to right: Humboldt Standard reporter Bill Chambers, construction worker Ed Schillinger and Ray Wallace. This is October 1958 near Bluff Creek.

Wallace is measuring his own fake footprint.


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You want pictures of Ray Wallace? Here are a couple...
Photo #2 - Jesus cross with dove on that hat? Does the religious wingnut element of bigfootery run deep?
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Originally Posted by William Parcher View Post
We can only speculate.

What I'm curious about (but will probably never get answers) is the approach and interaction of Patterson and Wallace. Did they freely speak to each other as fellow Bigfoot hoaxers, or did they treat each other as genuine Bigfoot believers (Patterson had already claimed personal encounters) who never engaged in hoaxing, or what?

You want pictures of Ray Wallace? Here are a couple...
That's true huh given the one other guy that we know of who knows anything, Bob Gimlin, will never come clean. Being that Gimlin himself has basically denounced everyone else who's ever laid claim to any knowledge of the situation, he'd be foolish to unless he just wants to clear his own conscience. Can't count on that.

As for their potential interaction, I can see a comedic scenario easily happening. They both act like they're "believers" so it's strictly 'just the facts ma'am'. Patterson picks Wallace's brain etc. Then at the end Wallace can only think to himself "what a maroon, there is no Bigfoot." Patterson says thanks for the info and runs. Next thing Wallace knows there's a gawd ****** Bigfoot on his local movie screen.

Actually, I believe they both totally knew each other's game and interacted accordingly (if they did at all). You keep my secret I'll keep yours. Wallace knew that if he gives up Patterson he'd be giving up his own game too. And vice versa. Again, the only other man still alive who knows the truth is neither honest nor talking.

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Left to right: Humboldt Standard reporter Bill Chambers, construction worker Ed Schillinger and Ray Wallace. This is October 1958 near Bluff Creek.

Wallace is measuring his own fake footprint.
I've noticed this in many pictures from that era, there seems to be uber little or no appearance of alarm/cautiousness/wariness in the subjects (in any one picture). They always seem just so happy to be there. These guys appear to be out at night in the woods casting and ogling at a supposed monster ape man's print(s). But they're acting like 'nope nothing to see here folks just some missing plaster of paris'. There's no obvious guns, knives or personal protection of any kind present. Yet they're literally on the trail of a supposed huge man beast with big feet. Not a knife, side arm, nothing? Fearless? Nothing to fear?
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Photo #2 - Jesus cross with dove on that hat? Does the religious wingnut element of bigfootery run deep?
I think you are asking me that because you already know that I have talked about it. Bigfootery seems to me to have strong ties to those who identify themselves as Christians. I don't know if this is simply local culturalism (whereby many people in a certain region identify themselves as Christian and therefore many Bigfoot witnesses around there are likely to be Christian) or if it is more complex than that and that I am seeing a pattern that doesn't really exist as something significant or meaningful. I don't know, but it's hard for me to ignore wholesale all of the people who publicly identify themselves as Christian and were part of classic Bigfootery as well as those now in modern Bigfootery.

I'd be curious to know of the percentage of atheists who say they believe in Bigfoot versus the percentage of self-identified Christians who say they believe in Bigfoot. But then I'm skeptical of public polls on Bigfoot belief mainly because it's potentially another way to play a form of Bigfoot hoax (i.e. tell the poll that you believe that Bigfoot exists when you really don't).

What Wallace appears to me to be wearing is a cap with the Navy anchor on top of the Christian cross.
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I think you are asking me that because you already know that I have talked about it.
Yes that, but I honestly had no idea that it went all the way back to Wallace. I had assumed it to be a more recent phenomenon (should it exist at all).

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What Wallace appears to me to be wearing is a cap with the Navy anchor on top of the Christian cross.
Ah. Still odd, however.
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I've noticed this in many pictures from that era, there seems to be uber little or no appearance of alarm/cautiousness/wariness in the subjects (in any one picture). They always seem just so happy to be there.
It may be that nobody in the photograph actually believes that Bigfoot exists. Or, it may be that the actual existence of Bigfoot is totally besides the point of the myth. Or, something else. Or maybe they somehow already know that Bigfoot won't get near any camera.

"We are here celebrating the great American myth and please hurry up taking the picture because I have to hurry home and say grace with my family before our supper."
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Old 31st August 2015, 07:14 PM   #153
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Yes that, but I honestly had no idea that it went all the way back to Wallace. I had assumed it to be a more recent phenomenon (should it exist at all).
I thought that you had read my past postings on this. But I could still be way off the mark with the association. Shrike, it isn't simply Christianity, it's that classic Bigfootery has ties to Evangelical Christianity which is commonly known as Born Again Christian. Predominantly, these people are Creationists. We may think of this as being a part of the geographic Bible Belt, but I learned that there were (and are) strong enclaves of this well outside of the Bible Belt. Guess what, the Pacific Northwest was and still is a hotbed of Christianity way outside of the Bible Belt.

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Ah. Still odd, however.
I don't think that it is so odd for a Christian Navy veteran to wear such a hat. Maybe it is odd, and that Bigfoot hoaxer Wallace identified with Christianity to such an extent that he liked the mash-up with his Navy service. The American armed forces are said to be strongly tied to Christianity and Bigfootery loves the hell out of military men who are Bigfoot witnesses because, well, because I don't know, maybe they think that these people don't lie about things like Bigfoot or maybe don't lie at all. They also absolutely love law enforcement guys who witness Bigfoot and again there is a strong tie to cops and Christianity and still again that's all about dudes who don't tell lies.

You should see the interview of Al Hodgson (key figure in PGF history) by Steven Streufert where Al rambles on about Jesus and Judgement Day. He brings up and rolls with this in an interview about Bigfoot and the PGF! I posted quotes from that here years ago.

A short list (incomplete because the religion of others in not known). This is Classic Bigfootery in the Pacific Northwest...

Jerry Crew - Evangelical Christian
Al Hodgson - Evangelical Christian
Roger Patterson - Christian (unknown if Evangelical)
Bob Gimlin - Christian (unknown if Evangelical)
Bob Heironimus - Christian (unknown if Evangelical)

Check out this letter written to Roger Patterson in January 1967...

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Dear Mr. Roger Patterson:

I'm writing to you about a true story of what happened in Wildwood Park, in the wooded area of Puyallup, Washington. And was sent to Western State Hospital for it- I'm out now. I gave the Police of Puyallup a taped confession of my horrifying experience, four different times. The first time was at about 2:30 in the morning. I awoke without hearing a noise, knew something evil was outside my tent. I could sense it. As I reached for my rifle and flashlight, the ground shook as it ran away, very fast. I left my Honda bike, pack, tent, and moved next to a roadside.

My second time was at a large clearing, when at just before dusk a very small man-like creature ran around me in a large semi-circle, going into the woods just before a car came into view.
He or it ran bent over, with his arms almost straight down, having extra long arms. He or it was a dirty gray in color. Its run was very fast, and it was light on its feet......

...I worked for the fair city of Puyallup on the Sanitation Dept, part-time for close to two years, before all this happened. As I worked I built myself up after I read a new book by Mr. Ivan Sanderson.
My meeting of these incidents may have been no accident, for I have lived out in the open much of my life. I've learned to be very sneaky, if I wish to be. I've enjoyed camping, and living out of doors, more than living inside. It's my nature, A born woodsman, I've read your interesting new book, "Do Abominable Snowmen of America Really Exist?" and I enjoyed reading it very much. I like the location of St. Helen's Mountain area for the possible area of contact with the Sub-Humans, and perhaps motion pictures. I hope to find out if these creatures are safe or the possible "Destroyers" which the "Bible" says there are in Genesis, Chapter 26. If they came to me once, I am sure they'll come to me again. In the daylight, I hope, so I can get used to their appearance, and study their nature at some distance. It's only a guess, but St. Helen's mountain area may be of a hostile ~, because of past events, etc. It may be that the closer to civilization their area of roaming is the safer ours may be. It's only a guess. But what happens if they become too brave? Because of a possible rifle shot, (to scare) in self-defense, I'm hoping to go into the St. Helen's mountain area, sometime this summer, alone, if I have to. Because of my Christian family, and training, I feel I may be able to live through any ordeal with these Sub-Humans. I don't care to hurt them, or cause alarm to the public, or them. This is the main reason, why I waited for about three years, before contacting people who know what I'm talking about. Thank you for your book.

Sincerely,
Raymond L. Horn
Letters & photo are copyrighted the late Roger Patterson found folded in one of Krantz's library books obtained from a bookstore in Port Townsend, Washington shortly after Grover passed away on 14 February, 2002. --- Bobbie Short
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Christianity etched in stone...


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Caption for the photo in lower left...

"I'LL SUE." vows Ray Wallace of Willow Creek referring to accusations allegedly made by Humboldt sheriffs office that he was the perpetrator of a hoax in the Bigfoot prints found on the upper Bluff Creek road project which his company is constructing. Wallace is a firm believer there is a creature making the sixteen-inch long tracks. He plans to attempt to trap the beast.

Ray Wallace makes hoax Bigfoot tracks.
Sheriff says he hoaxed them.
Wallace says he will sue the Sheriff.

Seems like BLAARGing. Wallace makes the fake tracks and also pretends to believe in the existence of Bigfoot. His own hoaxing would fall on its face if he declared that Bigfoot doesn't exist and that the tracks are faked.


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He claimed to have captured a baby Bigfoot. Seems like BLAARGing.


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Wallace was the best BLAARGER
He even based his alderfoot on a real track...
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Odinn (Gigantofootecus) has calculated Patty's speed at 3.8 MPH over the entire length of the walk.
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Odinn (Gigantofootecus) has calculated Patty's speed at 3.8 MPH over the entire length of the walk.
Maybe the guy in the suit needed to get out of it to take a leak.
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Maybe the guy in the suit needed to get out of it to take a leak.
Patty wuz skerred
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