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Old 16th April 2021, 02:57 PM   #1
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Defense Department confirms leaked video of unidentified aerial phenomena is real

CNN)The Defense Department has confirmed that leaked photos and video of "unidentified aerial phenomena" taken in 2019 are indeed legitimate images of unexplained objects.

https://www.cnn.com/2021/04/15/polit...ent/index.html
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Old 16th April 2021, 02:59 PM   #2
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There's already a thread in which these were actually explained.
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Old 16th April 2021, 03:55 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by theprestige View Post
There's already a thread in which these were actually explained.
I've seen at least one critical analysis vid too which did an excellent job months ago. But this news release is brand spanking new. Perhaps the Defense Department should be made aware of the thread..

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Old 17th April 2021, 01:37 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by theprestige View Post
There's already a thread in which these were actually explained.
And these 'new' ones will be too, once they are properly analyzed.


'Disco ball' put into space from NZ
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A highly reflective sphere has been placed in orbit by a New Zealand-launched rocket.

Akin to a giant "disco ball", the object should be visible to the naked eye as it sweeps across a twilight sky...

The Humanity Star is a geodesic sphere constructed from carbon fibre with 65 highly reflective panels.

Circling the Earth every 90 minutes, it should be most visible in the darkened sky when the setting or rising sun shines up from below the horizon to catch the spinning ball's surface...

This is not the first time an object has been launched purely for its reflective properties.

The US artist Trevor Paglen is currently working on a future sculpture in space that would take the form of a giant diamond balloon. Again, it would be visible to the naked eye down on Earth.
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Old 17th April 2021, 04:28 AM   #5
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Unexplained objects are unexplained.
Fascinating.
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Old 17th April 2021, 04:40 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by theprestige View Post
There's already a thread in which these were actually explained.
This one?

If so, may I suggest merging? The OP here seems a bit thin to discuss.

The videos are "real" sure, but what does that actually imply?

Not extraterrestrials. There's almost always a mundane explanation.
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Old 17th April 2021, 06:20 AM   #7
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Originally Posted by Puppycow View Post
This one?

If so, may I suggest merging? The OP here seems a bit thin to discuss.

The videos are "real" sure, but what does that actually imply?

Not extraterrestrials. There's almost always a mundane explanation.
I leave it up to members if they want to argue over it again.
With this article it's back to being a mystery and mysteries are asking to be demystified. That is intriguing. I am intrigued by this too. "US intelligence agencies have been directed to give unclassified reports about UAP’s to Congress in June"

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Old 17th April 2021, 07:21 AM   #8
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Wait.....is that an (out of focus) slice of pizza?
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Old 17th April 2021, 08:23 AM   #9
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Originally Posted by Steve001 View Post
CNN)The Defense Department has confirmed that leaked photos and video of "unidentified aerial phenomena" taken in 2019 are indeed legitimate images of unexplained objects.
The Navy confirmed that the videos are real. They didn't confirm that the objects in the videos are legitimately unexplained.
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Old 17th April 2021, 08:27 AM   #10
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I leave it up to members if they want to argue over it again.
With this article it's back to being a mystery and mysteries are asking to be demystified. That is intriguing. I am intrigued by this too. "US intelligence agencies have been directed to give unclassified reports about UAPís to Congress in June"
Not everything picked up by every camera ever will be positively identified. This doesn't mean that they're actually intriguing mysteries. 99% of them are going to be planes, birds, imaging anomalies, and other mundane things. 1% are going to be interesting military stuff that the military isn't going to talk about and probably won't even acknowledge.

CNN is pretending there's an intriguing mystery here so that they can attract eyeballs.
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Wait.....is that an (out of focus) slice of pizza?
No, it's one of those Evil Cabal spaceships that transports the children to the vampire base on Mars.
They're shaped like a slice of pizza so they can be easily recognised as belonging to paedophiles.
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Originally Posted by Steve001 View Post
CNN)The Defense Department has confirmed that leaked photos and video of "unidentified aerial phenomena" taken in 2019 are indeed legitimate images of unexplained objects.

https://www.cnn.com/2021/04/15/polit...ent/index.html
No they said. "As we have said before, to maintain operations security and to avoid disclosing information that may be useful to potential adversaries, DOD does not discuss publicly the details of either the observations or the examinations of reported incursions into our training ranges or designated airspace, including those incursions initially designated as UAP,"

I other words "We never comment on these thing because the fruit loops start weeing their pants in excitement. 99% of the time we know what it was 1% of the time we are not sure but narrow it down to 2 or 3 possibilities. Aliens are never one of those possibilities."
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They probably don't care what the froot loops think. Let them think it's aliens if they want. The actual explanations, assuming they've figured it out, may be classified.

That doesn't always mean they know. The Swedish Navy believed for many years that the sound of fish farts was Soviet submarines. They finally figured it out, after 15 years, by asking marine biologists if they could identify the noise.

So, I don't know whether the military actually has it figured out, but either way, they aren't commenting.
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No they said. "As we have said before, to maintain operations security and to avoid disclosing information that may be useful to potential adversaries, DOD does not discuss publicly the details of either the observations or the examinations of reported incursions into our training ranges or designated airspace, including those incursions initially designated as UAP,"

I other words "We never comment on these thing because the fruit loops start weeing their pants in excitement. 99% of the time we know what it was 1% of the time we are not sure but narrow it down to 2 or 3 possibilities. Aliens are never one of those possibilities."
I am certain you are assuming you think I think it is aliens. I do not have any factual information to assume anything and neither do you.
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Originally Posted by Steve001 View Post
I am certain you are assuming you think I think it is aliens. I do not have any factual information to assume anything and neither do you.
No, I have lots of factial information. There are birds, planes, balloons, camera malfunctions and quirks, sun light effects, clouds,. There is positive evidence for all these. There is no evidence anywhere of aliens. There is no evidence anywhere of flying teapots. It is therefore safe to assume that it is not aliens or flying teapots.
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Old Yesterday, 08:39 AM   #16
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No, I have lots of factial information. There are birds, planes, balloons, camera malfunctions and quirks, sun light effects, clouds,. There is positive evidence for all these. There is no evidence anywhere of aliens. There is no evidence anywhere of flying teapots. It is therefore safe to assume that it is not aliens or flying teapots.
I was right. You did assume incorrectly. You are correct though.
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I am certain you are assuming you think I think it is aliens. I do not have any factual information to assume anything and neither do you.
I'm assuming you think it's something interesting and newsworthy. I just can't figure out why.

As far as I can tell, it's just the same old clickbait shenanigans. Publishing inane non-stories as if there might actually be something novel or important going on.

What do you think makes this story more significant than the usual reporting on UFOs?
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Originally Posted by Lothian View Post
No they said. "As we have said before, to maintain operations security and to avoid disclosing information that may be useful to potential adversaries, DOD does not discuss publicly the details of either the observations or the examinations of reported incursions into our training ranges or designated airspace, including those incursions initially designated as UAP,"

I other words "We never comment on these thing because the fruit loops start weeing their pants in excitement. 99% of the time we know what it was 1% of the time we are not sure but narrow it down to 2 or 3 possibilities. Aliens are never one of those possibilities."
Also, enemy surveillance is one of those possibilities, so they especially can't talk about it.
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