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Old 9th April 2014, 09:14 AM   #281
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Originally Posted by Northern Lights View Post
I'm not talking about making a report to your friendly neighborhood BFRO or SRA site, I'm talking about telling your poker buddies or the members of your church. If you actually think that folks don't get ridiculed, then try it yourself. Do your own experiment and see what it's like. Create a new user on this site and post something and see how it's accepted.
You will be banned.
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Old 9th April 2014, 09:46 AM   #282
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^^ This site is not the same thing as your poker buddies or the members of your church. Not a very apt comparison.

I think the rewards for lying about bigfoot don't come from your poker buddies or your church members. They come from the bigfoot community. And the liars know this. Finding Bigfoot ( as alluded to by Shrike) shows us that there is not really a shortage of folks looking to talk lay claim to a bigfoot sighting. This is done weekly on national tv and in front of a town hall full of community members. Some of whom must surely be church members or maybe even poker buddies.

No, I do not buy the noble martyrdom of the poor bigfoot witness who just needs to unburden the soul to the ridicule of the world. That is BS.
Hmm, I must be doing it wrong because I'm obviously missing out on these rewards you speak of.
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Old 9th April 2014, 09:48 AM   #283
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You will be banned.
Curses! You've stumbled across my evil plan to trick all the members of the JREF forum into being banned and I will be able to take over the world. And I would have gotten away with it if it we're for you meddling kids!

Seriously though. Wasn't trying to get anyone in trouble. Just trying to make a point. Sorry.
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Old 9th April 2014, 11:24 AM   #284
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Hmm, I must be doing it wrong because I'm obviously missing out on these rewards you speak of.

Really? You're a member at the BFF as well as here. You don't find that having your own sighting is a valuable currency there? It certainly is from what I can tell. You belong to a bigfoot org, SRA I believe, I can't imagine your alleged sighting goes over poorly with that lot either.
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Old 9th April 2014, 12:43 PM   #285
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Really? You're a member at the BFF as well as here. You don't find that having your own sighting is a valuable currency there? It certainly is from what I can tell. You belong to a bigfoot org, SRA I believe, I can't imagine your alleged sighting goes over poorly with that lot either.
No, it's doesn't go over poorly, but it doesn't do anything for me either. The BFF is a just another faceless forum with a wide variety of personalities and opinions, just like here.

The SRA is different because it's a group of people I have come to know over the years but my story doesn't hold me in a higher regard than those who haven't had experiences.

The currency, as you call it, in the community does not come from a sighting, because that is usually random and ephemeral. It does come to those with the brass monkeys that go out into the field to learn as much as possible about these enigmas.
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The currency, as you call it, in the community does not come from a sighting, because that is usually random and ephemeral. It does come to those with the brass monkeys that go out into the field to learn as much as possible about these enigmas.
This is self-congratulation of course. And I suppose you'll garner kudos from your fellow researchers as well.

I would like to know what you're learning about these enigmas. Specifically, what sort of knowledge are you gaining about something that's never been reliably observed? Anywhere. It's all campfire story and no monkey as far as that goes. Further, the brass monkeys seemingly belong to those who blatantly go on and on about "boogers" and "Big Reds" and bigfoot junior jumping on the trampoline. Takes big ones to try and pass this crap off.

What sort of brass monkeys do you need to camp on someone's second-growth back 120?

ETA: Sorry if this seems a little harsh but the brass monkey field work bit is overdone in the bigfoot community.

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Old 9th April 2014, 01:15 PM   #287
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NL, don't you feel any personal responsibility to inform law enforcement that there are 9 foot apes in the woods? There could have been people killed or kidnapped by them. That is a major creature and surely lethal.

The authorities could find the lair of the Bigfoots and see if they killed or captured any people. It seems irresponsible to not relentlessly petition authorities to acknowledge and to act.
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Old 9th April 2014, 01:58 PM   #288
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NL, don't you feel any personal responsibility to inform law enforcement that there are 9 foot apes in the woods? There could have been people killed or kidnapped by them. That is a major creature and surely lethal.

The authorities could find the lair of the Bigfoots and see if they killed or captured any people. It seems irresponsible to not relentlessly petition authorities to acknowledge and to act.
I thought we had gotten past the condescension and belittlement, guess I was wrong.
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Old 9th April 2014, 02:13 PM   #289
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So no call to the police.

If you saw a tiger would you call the police?
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Old 9th April 2014, 02:24 PM   #290
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Originally Posted by William Parcher View Post
NL, don't you feel any personal responsibility to inform law enforcement that there are 9 foot apes in the woods? There could have been people killed or kidnapped by them. That is a major creature and surely lethal.

The authorities could find the lair of the Bigfoots and see if they killed or captured any people. It seems irresponsible to not relentlessly petition authorities to acknowledge and to act.
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I thought we had gotten past the condescension and belittlement, guess I was wrong.
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So no call to the police.

If you saw a tiger would you call the police?
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Old 9th April 2014, 03:14 PM   #291
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It does come to those with the brass monkeys that go out into the field to learn as much as possible about these enigmas.
Assuming "brass monkeys" is slang for testicles and "testicles" is slang for some approximation of manliness, then you have just contradicted yourself and illustrated my point. Your willingness to participate in bigfootery makes you more of a man in the eyes of your social set, i.e., the SRA, then the people who do not share in that game. What greater ego-stroke could there be for a man than to be thought of as extra-manly?
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Assuming "brass monkeys" is slang for testicles and "testicles" is slang for some approximation of manliness, then you have just contradicted yourself and illustrated my point. Your willingness to participate in bigfootery makes you more of a man in the eyes of your social set, i.e., the SRA, then the people who do not share in that game. What greater ego-stroke could there be for a man than to be thought of as extra-manly?
I just want to know what he's learning about a creature he's only seen (allegedly) via a sketchy thermal.

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Old 9th April 2014, 03:26 PM   #293
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Assuming "brass monkeys" is slang for testicles and "testicles" is slang for some approximation of manliness, then you have just contradicted yourself and illustrated my point. Your willingness to participate in bigfootery makes you more of a man in the eyes of your social set, i.e., the SRA, then the people who do not share in that game. What greater ego-stroke could there be for a man than to be thought of as extra-manly?
Most importantly - Northern Lights has this illusion about himself!
Talk about stroking your own ego!
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Old 9th April 2014, 06:41 PM   #294
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I can't think of anything more tedious and boring than sitting out in the woods waiting on something to happen. The fact that you expect bigfoot would predispose you to interpreting bigfoot with every pine cone falling from a tree, every fox call, every woodpecker knocking on wood.....there just comes a time when you have to question, "Where's the poop?" I mean has anyone ever claimed to hear a bigfoot fart? If they eat that much vegetation it's bound to happen.
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Old 9th April 2014, 08:14 PM   #295
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Hmm, I must be doing it wrong because I'm obviously missing out on these rewards you speak of.

Maybe because your stories are lame-o. Come on, dude. They need to be juicy. Anybody can tell yarns about blobby whatsamajiggers and feeling faint. Work in some infrasound zapping, glowing red eyes, pig throwing, rock attacks and stuff. Bared fangs and roaring always goes over well. To stand out from the also rans you gotta have some action.
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Old 10th April 2014, 08:54 AM   #297
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I just want to know what he's learning about a creature he's only seen (allegedly) via a sketchy thermal.
Let me guess how this will transpire. I will say something like "we know they store food for the winter." and you'll say "how do you know that?" and I'll say "because we've found a cache of corn in a densely wooded region that was almost 6 feet high", and you'll say "BS", and round and round we'll go. Sound about right?

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Most importantly - Northern Lights has this illusion about himself!
Talk about stroking your own ego!
Guilty as charged.

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Maybe because your stories are lame-o. Come on, dude. They need to be juicy. Anybody can tell yarns about blobby whatsamajiggers and feeling faint. Work in some infrasound zapping, glowing red eyes, pig throwing, rock attacks and stuff. Bared fangs and roaring always goes over well. To stand out from the also rans you gotta have some action.
I guess if I were making this stuff up, then it would be more titillating, but just passing along what I have witnessed.
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Game, set, and match to William Parcher.

Go forth and lie no more Northern Lights.
Hmmm, not sure why I was declared a liar and loser. Haven't been lying and didn't know we were playing a game.
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Old 10th April 2014, 09:03 AM   #299
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"because we've found a cache of corn in a densely wooded region that was almost 6 feet high"
Look for poop full of undigested dried corn and it will lead you to a malnourished Bigfoot. Look for his private lair too because it will be very close to his dried corn pantry.


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I guess if I were making this stuff up, then it would be more titillating, but just passing along what I have witnessed.
If Roger Patterson was making it up he would have made it more titillating by telling people he tracked Patty for 3.5 miles when he didn't actually do that. So I guess you are right.
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So no call to the police.

If you saw a tiger would you call the police?
Sorry about being a bit snippy with post 288, was dealing with some personal stuff last night.

No, I didn't call the police but we have been in contact with our local DNR officer and have had many conversations as to why we're out there and what we are doing. They are mildly amused but have only asked to be informed when we intend to be in the area and have no interest in our findings.

Regarding the tiger, not sure what I would do if I saw one. I would probably call 911.
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Let me guess how this will transpire. I will say something like "we know they store food for the winter." and you'll say "how do you know that?" and I'll say "because we've found a cache of corn in a densely wooded region that was almost 6 feet high", and you'll say "BS", and round and round we'll go. Sound about right?
No, I'd say someone was caching corn to bait deer. Or to make shine.

When I was very young, some of my friends would steal corn from a small truck farm in the Chicago suburbs. They'd cache it in a small woods we called "Little Michigan" and find that it went to rot quickly.

And how about some homeless hobos, or just plain ordinary bums?

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Or red squirrels?
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Regarding the tiger, not sure what I would do if I saw one. I would probably call 911.
Calling the police would result in the tiger eventually being found. Calling the police will do the same for Bigfoot.

Bigfooters seem to try everything except the one thing that ought to work very well to get a Bigfoot. They never call the police!
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Imagine the resources that law enforcement has at their disposal to capture or contain a 9 foot ape. They are going to have that thing and all of its children in a matter of hours.
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Should be a well-defined trail leading to a food cache, which would mean foot prints. And scat, (does a bigfoot **** in the woods? Of course, where else would it?) and hair.
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How about a picture of a 6 foot tall pile of corn to start??? Does the SRA have game cams??? Seems like a perfect place for a clear picture. Or do they just cache it and never come back? Maybe get one of those "electronic perimeter thingys "like Josh Gates on Destination Truth. Once it goes off, the SRA can close in. Or just call in Josh.

"didn't know we were playing a game." I guess we have to agree to disagree on this one.
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How about a picture of a 6 foot tall pile of corn to start??? Does the SRA have game cams??? Seems like a perfect place for a clear picture. Or do they just cache it and never come back? Maybe get one of those "electronic perimeter thingys "like Josh Gates on Destination Truth. Once it goes off, the SRA can close in. Or just call in Josh.

"didn't know we were playing a game." I guess we have to agree to disagree on this one.
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The 9 foot apes live close to a farm and are stealing great quantities of corn? Again if you or the farmer get the police involved Bigfoot will be confirmed to exist and the stealing will be stopped quickly.

That's a huge pile of corn and the 9 footers must have made a lot of trips back and forth to where they stole it from.
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Assuming "brass monkeys" is slang for testicles and "testicles" is slang for some approximation of manliness, then you have just contradicted yourself and illustrated my point. Your willingness to participate in bigfootery makes you more of a man in the eyes of your social set, i.e., the SRA, then the people who do not share in that game. What greater ego-stroke could there be for a man than to be thought of as extra-manly?

That means that bigfoot field researchers are triple nutters!
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This is what a 9 footer looks like. John Cartwright also insisted that he saw one of these and he never called the police either. Now we have them in Minnesota and claims of stealing corn. No police called.

You really have to question the judgment of such a person and ask if this person is safe to have around. Not reporting such a creature to law enforcement sorta makes you a menace to society.




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So NL, you've seen these 9 footers twice with thermal goggles. All you (or your buddies) have to do is call the police and then hand them the goggles. "See there it is just like I said. A 9 foot apeman beast."

The cop is going to see it too and he'll make a call or two. They won't need your goggles because they and SWAT have even better ones. They might put a chopper up with FLIR.

The 9 footer would be in custody (dead or alive) before sunrise. If any others are around they will get those too.
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Ah yes, but that's exactly why they don't make reports to the police, they don't want bigfoot harmed or killed.
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NL,

You might want to remind the landowner that deer-baiting is illegal in MN:
http://files.dnr.state.mn.us/rlp/reg.../full_regs.pdf
Page 71, specifically.
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Northern Lights, I have to say that I'm rather more skeptical of sightings from organized bigfoot group events, because the possibility of hoaxing is increased by a huge amount. The rubes are carefully disarmed ("no kill" donchaknow), and any clown can jump out from behind a bush to provide a thermal for you (a thermal is just the new blobsquatch... you don't get enough detail to distinguish between any shape that's roughly humanoid). What a joke.

I know that's all you've got, but I'm sorry, you've got nothing. If you exclude shaking down the rubes, no other bigfoot event has anything, either.

The number of sightings in these areas only make it more ridiculous. If you're not in on this scam, I can only encourage you to stop being a victim.
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Let me guess how this will transpire. I will say something like "we know they store food for the winter." and you'll say "how do you know that?" and I'll say "because we've found a cache of corn in a densely wooded region that was almost 6 feet high", and you'll say "BS", and round and round we'll go. Sound about right?
And rightfully so. How do you know how the corn got there if you didn't see who or what put it there? Maybe it was aliens storing corn for the long trip home.
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I just thought of a money making opportunity for NL. He could mix himself up a batch of shine from his cache of corn. He could call it Monkeyshine Moonshine.

No charge, NL.

Since no one has completely dismissed your corn cache story, but merely come up with explanations for it, and recommendations as to what might be done with it, I guess your brief career as a psychic is over.
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Let me guess how this will transpire. I will say something like "we know they store food for the winter." and you'll say "how do you know that?" and I'll say "because we've found a cache of corn in a densely wooded region that was almost 6 feet high", and you'll say "BS", and round and round we'll go. Sound about right?

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Originally Posted by William Parcher View Post
...You really have to question the judgment of such a person and ask if this person is safe to have around. Not reporting such a creature to law enforcement sorta makes you a menace to society.
So funny because it's so true.

"Whatta you in for?"
"90 days for not calling 1-800-BIGFOOT."
"Cool."

I would also say that particular Bigfoot/man comparison graphic shows the absurdity so well as to literally prove in itself (using The Notion of Obviousness) there's no way on Earth an actual beast like that truly exists. And as further solid, scientific proof of that (using the Meldrum Method™), I don't remember reading any Bigfoot reports where the first thing the "witness" did after seeing one was **** HIS PANTS! 'Cause if they're encountering real live beasts like that one, there's a lot of people ******** their pants first thing.
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Originally Posted by Northern Lights View Post
...I guess if I were making this stuff up, then it would be more titillating, but just passing along what I have witnessed.

Well, it's not much and pretty boring. You should witness more. I like Drew's suggestion... tool use. That's cool. But, take it up a notch. I reckon you should witness bigfoot brandishing a chainsaw. Bam! Now, there's a bigfoot encounter. You gotta have your life in the balance, dude.
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If there were an adult male gorilla stealing your corn, you'd call the police.

The police would investigate, and call some experts from the local zoo or university.

They would all go out there, and since you are telling the truth, it would be readily apparent that there is indeed a gorilla loose in the woods. There would be no doubt just from the tracks and other sign.

Since a gorilla wandering around the woods is dangerous, particularly one that has learned to get food from people, a great effort would be made to capture the gorilla.

It would be captured and taken care of, of course.
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Originally Posted by William Parcher View Post
So NL, you've seen these 9 footers twice with thermal goggles. All you (or your buddies) have to do is call the police and then hand them the goggles. "See there it is just like I said. A 9 foot apeman beast."

The cop is going to see it too and he'll make a call or two. They won't need your goggles because they and SWAT have even better ones. They might put a chopper up with FLIR.

The 9 footer would be in custody (dead or alive) before sunrise. If any others are around they will get those too.
In reality, wouldn`t the police answering the phone say they dont have the manpower and resources for such stuff, then politely dismiss you, hangup, then giggle with their fellow officers how some guy one pickle short called in about seeing a giant bigfoot?
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