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Old 26th October 2014, 08:15 AM   #1721
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Originally Posted by tsig View Post
The title hasn't helped, who knows what "The Munns Report" is about, a better title would be "Bigfoot Exposed:The Naked Truth".
You're right. Like Paulides with the 911 books, he's not willing to actually say, "This is a Bigfoot."

I don't know why he wouldn't go the extra inch and just call the book, "Proof of Bigfoot," "Science Proves Bigfoot," "Bigfoot is Real," or something that might generate a little buzz rather than sound like an 80s cute-comedy knock-off in your grocery store's "previously viewed" DVD bin.
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Old 26th October 2014, 08:37 AM   #1722
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I'd love to see the Mythbusters take on the PGF.

They have a penchant for trying more than just one method. Their determination could lead to very interesting results, from costume design to camera experiments. Add to the fact that we now know where the film site is and it could make for a great BF episode.
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Old 26th October 2014, 03:50 PM   #1723
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I think I remember the Mythbusters being asked to do a Bigfoot episode by a few people who had emailed them regarding potential episode themes. I remember the MB's reply was gently dismissive of the idea of it, they gave a few reasons but I don't remember anything specific. AFAIK, the PGF wasn't directly mentioned, though.
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Old 26th October 2014, 05:02 PM   #1724
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Then I guess the 'Mystery' of the PGF continues.

Unless you were born with a pair of eyes and a modicum of common sense
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Old 26th October 2014, 05:46 PM   #1725
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The irony of making "another PGF Bigfoot costume" is that you'd accidentally over engineer it and revise the problem areas so that they look more natural and more convincing. The problem there is that although you have made a costume that looks more like a "real Bigfoot" with no weird bulging, no subduction, and properly placed breasts that really do flop around like mammary glands you have not replicated Patty which of course is a real Bigfoot.

Back in the day, only a minority of the public believed that Patterson did not pull a hoax and that they really saw a Bigfoot captured on film in Northern California in the fall of 1967. If you somehow made an identical or even better version could you then expect the majority of the general population to think that it wasn't a hoax?

None of the refutations of the PGF nor the critical review of the impossible timeline and certainly not the serial lies of Roger Patterson have had any effect on the small and steadfast fringe belief that the PGF is a film of a real Bigfoot and is not a hoax of any kind.

If you thought that Bigfoot belief was nave and maybe simpleton thinking, well it's actually worse than that.
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Old 29th October 2014, 08:14 AM   #1726
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A 1994 Report detailing the area around the Klamath River, based around the Yurok tribe reservation. Much history of the Trapping, Logging, Mining and Conflict of the direct area around Bluff Creek.

Note: Despite the heavy exploitation of the people, resources and land of the area, no Bigfoot is mentioned in the report, or Bigfoot body recovered.

http://www.yuroktribe.org/department...istory1994.pdf
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Old 29th October 2014, 01:20 PM   #1727
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Originally Posted by Drewbot View Post
A 1994 Report detailing the area around the Klamath River, based around the Yurok tribe reservation. Much history of the Trapping, Logging, Mining and Conflict of the direct area around Bluff Creek.

Note: Despite the heavy exploitation of the people, resources and land of the area, no Bigfoot is mentioned in the report, or Bigfoot body recovered.

http://www.yuroktribe.org/department...istory1994.pdf
It certainly puts the lie to the phony framing of Patterson coming out of some desolate unexplored wilderness - bigfoot escaped attention by the Indians, Russians, miners, loggers, fishermen - pretty much everyone until the 1950's.
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Old 29th October 2014, 03:56 PM   #1728
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Originally Posted by AlaskaBushPilot View Post
It certainly puts the lie to the phony framing of Patterson coming out of some desolate unexplored wilderness - bigfoot escaped attention by the Indians, Russians, miners, loggers, fishermen - pretty much everyone until the 1950's.
But, but, but...it's a well established excuse fact that unless you are actually looking for sasquatches - you won't see them or their tracks.
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Old 29th October 2014, 09:28 PM   #1729
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Indeed, why is it that you must define your "expedition" as a hunt for bigfoot before you start? Why does nobody ever see a bigfoot if they are out looking for elk or pine martens or whatever? Many of the most vocal footers seem to suggest that they spend all their spare time in the woods looking for bigfoot and bigfoot evidence. The sheer number of bigfoot clubs/organizations with websites and blogs should have produced MANY bodies and parts thereof by now. They are just as effective in their hunts as the tv show Finding Bigfoot is.
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Old 30th October 2014, 07:11 AM   #1730
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Originally Posted by mustbeso View Post
Indeed, why is it that you must define your "expedition" as a hunt for bigfoot before you start? Why does nobody ever see a bigfoot if they are out looking for elk or pine martens or whatever? Many of the most vocal footers seem to suggest that they spend all their spare time in the woods looking for bigfoot and bigfoot evidence. The sheer number of bigfoot clubs/organizations with websites and blogs should have produced MANY bodies and parts thereof by now. They are just as effective in their hunts as the tv show Finding Bigfoot is.
For Suburban Habitat footers a field expedition consists of swilling beer out of a cooler in the back yard while roasting animals caught at the local supermarket over a charcoal or gas fire.
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Old 30th October 2014, 09:47 AM   #1731
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Wow, I have done that! I just didn't know what to call it. Thanks
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Old 30th October 2014, 12:24 PM   #1732
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So who got the free Munns Book from Northern Lights?

What is the verdict, oh neutral observer person, who got the free book?
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Old 30th October 2014, 01:06 PM   #1733
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So who got the free Munns Book from Northern Lights?

What is the verdict, oh neutral observer person, who got the free book?
I sent it to ArchieGoodwin.
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ArchieGoodwin is about to experience an AntiClimax.

I apologize if he is a member of this board.
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