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Valiant Dancer
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Posted - 07/26/2005 :  12:01:08  Show Profile  Visit Valiant Dancer's Homepage Send Valiant Dancer a Private Message
Well, maybe.

http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20050726/sc_nm/odd_canada_sasquatch_dc

University of Alberta is testing some hair samples collected in Teslin, Yukon to see if they are Bison, Bear, or something else.

Teslin may not like the expected results, but it could be interesting.

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BigPapaSmurf
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Posted - 07/26/2005 :  12:30:23   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send BigPapaSmurf a Private Message
Im sure the scientist will be paid off as usual to lie about it not being bigfoot hair.

"...things I have neither seen nor experienced nor heard tell of from anybody else; things, what is more, that do not in fact exist and could not ever exist at all. So my readers must not believe a word I say." -Lucian on his book True History

"...They accept such things on faith alone, without any evidence. So if a fraudulent and cunning person who knows how to take advantage of a situation comes among them, he can make himself rich in a short time." -Lucian critical of early Christians c.166 AD From his book, De Morte Peregrini
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GeeMack
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USA
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Posted - 07/26/2005 :  13:04:17   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send GeeMack a Private Message
Well, since there hasn't yet been an official Canadian government acknowledgment of the existence of bigfoot, if the report says this is a bear or bison it will just serve as more proof of a cover-up. And since the US government has yet to acknowledge that such a creature lives here, too, it looks like we have the makings of an international conspiracy. Oh, the humanity!
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Ricky
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Posted - 07/26/2005 :  14:03:29   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Send Ricky an AOL message Send Ricky a Private Message
Don't you guys see what is really going on here? The entire thing is a fabrication. There are no samples, no DNA. The entire thing is just a conspiracy to make us think that there is a conspiracy about Bigfoot. Don't you see how perfect it works? It has all of us focusing on the conspiracy about Bigfoot, and no one sees that the entire thing just distracts us from the real conspiracies.

Why continue? Because we must. Because we have the call. Because it is nobler to fight for rationality without winning than to give up in the face of continued defeats. Because whatever true progress humanity makes is through the rationality of the occasional individual and because any one individual we may win for the cause may do more for humanity than a hundred thousand who hug their superstitions to their breast.
- Isaac Asimov
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Trish
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Posted - 07/26/2005 :  19:40:44   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send Trish a Private Message
No, no Ricky. Bigfoot is the conspiracy behind all other conspiracies. He's the head of the illuminati. Every sighting is a message to others about other conspiracies. I just haven't finished connecting the dots yet. Well, if I disappear and come back different, call it re-education, K?

...no one has ever found a 4.5 billion year old stone artifact (at the right geological stratum) with the words "Made by God."
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"Say what you will about the sweet miracle of unquestioning faith. I consider the capacity for it terrifying and vile!"
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Dave W.
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Posted - 07/26/2005 :  20:05:58   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Dave W.'s Homepage Send Dave W. a Private Message
quote:
Originally posted by Ricky

Don't you guys see what is really going on here? The entire thing is a fabrication. There are no samples, no DNA. The entire thing is just a conspiracy to make us think that there is a conspiracy about Bigfoot. Don't you see how perfect it works? It has all of us focusing on the conspiracy about Bigfoot, and no one sees that the entire thing just distracts us from the real conspiracies.
Damn, Ricky, it's even worse than that! There is no DNA, because there is no DNA. The idea that DNA exists is what's wrong!

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Valiant Dancer
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Posted - 07/27/2005 :  06:38:51   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Valiant Dancer's Homepage Send Valiant Dancer a Private Message
quote:
Originally posted by Trish

No, no Ricky. Bigfoot is the conspiracy behind all other conspiracies. He's the head of the illuminati. Every sighting is a message to others about other conspiracies. I just haven't finished connecting the dots yet. Well, if I disappear and come back different, call it re-education, K?



Trish is right, I remember it from the time I was abducted by the Bigfoot aliens. I was sitting right next to Elvis.

They said...... erp...........


There is no conspiracy. These are not the droids I am looking for......

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Siberia
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Posted - 07/27/2005 :  06:40:03   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Siberia's Homepage  Send Siberia an AOL message  Send Siberia a Yahoo! Message Send Siberia a Private Message
quote:
Originally posted by Dave W.

quote:
Originally posted by Ricky

Don't you guys see what is really going on here? The entire thing is a fabrication. There are no samples, no DNA. The entire thing is just a conspiracy to make us think that there is a conspiracy about Bigfoot. Don't you see how perfect it works? It has all of us focusing on the conspiracy about Bigfoot, and no one sees that the entire thing just distracts us from the real conspiracies.
Damn, Ricky, it's even worse than that! There is no DNA, because there is no DNA. The idea that DNA exists is what's wrong!


Therefore, we were all made by God out of mud and the evilutionists are lying to steal your immortal soul! Oh my!

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Ricky
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Posted - 07/27/2005 :  14:07:28   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Send Ricky an AOL message Send Ricky a Private Message
quote:
Originally posted by Dave W.

quote:
Originally posted by Ricky

Don't you guys see what is really going on here? The entire thing is a fabrication. There are no samples, no DNA. The entire thing is just a conspiracy to make us think that there is a conspiracy about Bigfoot. Don't you see how perfect it works? It has all of us focusing on the conspiracy about Bigfoot, and no one sees that the entire thing just distracts us from the real conspiracies.
Damn, Ricky, it's even worse than that! There is no DNA, because there is no DNA. The idea that DNA exists is what's wrong!



Are you saying I wasted an hour of my life trying to extract the DNA out of a (I think) potatoe, while the thing doesn't even exist? Damn bio teachers, they must be in on it too.

Why continue? Because we must. Because we have the call. Because it is nobler to fight for rationality without winning than to give up in the face of continued defeats. Because whatever true progress humanity makes is through the rationality of the occasional individual and because any one individual we may win for the cause may do more for humanity than a hundred thousand who hug their superstitions to their breast.
- Isaac Asimov
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Hawks
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Canada
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Posted - 07/27/2005 :  14:32:12   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Hawks's Homepage Send Hawks a Private Message
quote:
Are you saying I wasted an hour of my life trying to extract the DNA out of a (I think) potatoe, while the thing doesn't even exist? Damn bio teachers, they must be in on it too.

I'm quite sure potatoes exist. I even have potato mash the other night (can't say that I saw any DNA, though). Saying that, if you only THOUGHT it was a potato, then maybe it didn't exist.

METHINKS IT IS LIKE A WEASEL
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filthy
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Posted - 07/28/2005 :  14:10:03   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send filthy a Private Message
Predictably:
quote:
July 28, 2005 - The hair sample found in Teslin, Yukon did not come from the elusive sasquatch, but rather from a bison.

"The DNA profile of the hair sample we received from the Yukon earlier this week clearly matches reference DNA profiles from North American bison, Bison bison," said Dr. David Coltman, a wildlife geneticist in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Alberta.

The tuft of coarse brown hair was sent to the U of A July 18 after Coltman offered to conduct DNA testing. The sample has undergone rigorous analysis, including using a chemical solution to separate the DNA material from the hair shaft. The gene sequences were then studied and compared to known sequences of other animals.

<yawn>


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Dave W.
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Posted - 07/28/2005 :  17:18:25   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Dave W.'s Homepage Send Dave W. a Private Message
But DNA doesn't exist. It's all a fake!

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filthy
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Posted - 07/28/2005 :  18:28:17   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send filthy a Private Message
quote:
Originally posted by Dave W.

But DNA doesn't exist. It's all a fake!

So's a bison. What's your point?


"What luck for rulers that men do not think." -- Adolf Hitler (1889 - 1945)

"If only we could impeach on the basis of criminal stupidity, 90% of the Rethuglicans and half of the Democrats would be thrown out of office." ~~ P.Z. Myres


"The default position of human nature is to punch the other guy in the face and take his stuff." ~~ Dude

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Siberia
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Brazil
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Posted - 07/28/2005 :  18:37:52   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Siberia's Homepage  Send Siberia an AOL message  Send Siberia a Yahoo! Message Send Siberia a Private Message
quote:
Originally posted by filthy

quote:
Originally posted by Dave W.

But DNA doesn't exist. It's all a fake!

So's a bison. What's your point?




In fact, the whole world doesn't exist. It is just a very clever machination created by the Holy IPU.

"Why are you afraid of something you're not even sure exists?"
- The Kovenant, Via Negativa

"People who don't like their beliefs being laughed at shouldn't have such funny beliefs."
-- unknown
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Valiant Dancer
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Posted - 07/29/2005 :  06:40:48   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Valiant Dancer's Homepage Send Valiant Dancer a Private Message
quote:
Originally posted by Siberia

quote:
Originally posted by filthy

quote:
Originally posted by Dave W.

But DNA doesn't exist. It's all a fake!

So's a bison. What's your point?




In fact, the whole world doesn't exist. It is just a very clever machination created by the Holy IPU.



Not so loud. The oppressive followers of the Great Hypnotoad will hear you. PBUHH.

Cthulhu/Asmodeus when you're tired of voting for the lesser of two evils

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filthy
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Posted - 07/29/2005 :  07:02:40   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send filthy a Private Message
Surrender to the benovelent will of the Hypnotoad, and your DNA will as that of the noble Sasquatch!


"What luck for rulers that men do not think." -- Adolf Hitler (1889 - 1945)

"If only we could impeach on the basis of criminal stupidity, 90% of the Rethuglicans and half of the Democrats would be thrown out of office." ~~ P.Z. Myres


"The default position of human nature is to punch the other guy in the face and take his stuff." ~~ Dude

Brother Boot Knife of Warm Humanitarianism,

and Crypto-Communist!

Edited by - filthy on 07/29/2005 07:04:25
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