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Neurosis
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USA
675 Posts

Posted - 02/18/2007 :  22:59:14  Show Profile  Send Neurosis an AOL message Send Neurosis a Private Message
Wow...... all I can say is wow.....

http://www.joanocean.com/sasquatch.html

This is probably the most retarded thing I have ever read that was serious.

Facts! Pssh, you can prove anything even remotely true with facts.
- Homer Simpson

[God] is an infinite nothing from nowhere with less power over our universe than the secretary of agriculture.
- Prof. Frink

Lisa: Yes, but wouldn't you rather know the truth than to delude yourself for happiness?
Marge: Well... um.... [goes outside to jump on tampoline with Homer.]

Kil
Evil Skeptic

USA
13457 Posts

Posted - 02/19/2007 :  01:17:27   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Kil's Homepage  Send Kil an AOL message  Send Kil a Yahoo! Message Send Kil a Private Message
Amazing!

Uncertainty may make you uncomfortable. Certainty makes you ridiculous.

Why not question something for a change?

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HalfMooner
Dingaling

Philippines
15831 Posts

Posted - 02/19/2007 :  03:55:17   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send HalfMooner a Private Message
I'm certainly amazed. I'm amazed that there are apparently people out there that will eat up such lying crap and fake footprints.


Biology is just physics that has begun to smell bad.” —HalfMooner
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filthy
SFN Die Hard

USA
14408 Posts

Posted - 02/19/2007 :  06:01:37   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send filthy a Private Message
Wonderful! Simply wonderful! What an excellent story! I laughed, I cried, I speculated upon what these folks smoke and if they would share it with me.

Bigfoot is very generous. He gave Wonder Water Woman a marvelous rock.



Unfortunatly, she doesn't seem to know that the real gift is inside the rock. Being as it's quartz, it could have a bit of gold in it, and she should pound it into powder at once, then put a bit of mercury through it and retrive the valuable gold dust.




"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


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leoofno
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USA
346 Posts

Posted - 02/19/2007 :  06:48:01   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send leoofno a Private Message
Even a belief in "orbs".

This is a quote from the article. It appears next to a picture taken at a campfire where many "orbs" can be seen:
"That night, and every night, there were many Orbs around the fire as well. The Orb photos on this page, are the real thing, and although it looks as if I am pointing at the Orbs in the photos, I actually did not see them until the pictures were developed. Wow! I get another Star for seeing things I don't know I am seeing!" (bolding mine)

Simply amazing.

Lets see:
(smoke + ash) + flash = (light reflected off out-of-focus dust/ash)
Nah, couldn't be.

"If you're not terrified, you're not paying attention." Eric Alterman
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McQ
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USA
258 Posts

Posted - 02/19/2007 :  08:21:36   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send McQ a Private Message
I love the teleportation abilities of not only Sasquatch, but dolphins and whales!!! She's "seen" dolphins disappear. I wonder if their disappearance has anything to do with them possibly diving deeper than she could or swimming beyond the limit of visibility of the water?

How do people like this actually manage to function on a daily basis?

Elvis didn't do no drugs!
--Penn Gillette
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Chippewa
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USA
1496 Posts

Posted - 02/19/2007 :  10:13:42   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Chippewa's Homepage Send Chippewa a Private Message
She writes:
quote:
I left some food on the picnic table near the cabin as a gift to the Sasquatch.

and...
quote:
...we put our left over food from yesterday into the fire - tomatoes, potatoes, macaroni salad and even the styrofoam plate. They would smell all of that and know it was humans.) For some forest residents of the animal species this fire would represent a sign to stay away, to avoid the human species. But to the Sasquatch with their curiosity and their willingness to respond to our thoughts and words, our fire welcomed them and they came close.

Yeah, them - and the bears! This Chippewa says: Sure, the forrest can be mysterious but don't go in there all foggy headed and leave food around or you might have uninvited guests.
(Also, who would want to burn Styrofoam? P.U.)



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HalfMooner
Dingaling

Philippines
15831 Posts

Posted - 02/19/2007 :  14:10:52   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send HalfMooner a Private Message
quote:
Originally posted by McQ

I love the teleportation abilities of not only Sasquatch, but dolphins and whales!!! She's "seen" dolphins disappear. I wonder if their disappearance has anything to do with them possibly diving deeper than she could or swimming beyond the limit of visibility of the water?

How do people like this actually manage to function on a daily basis?

I think she manages to fuction on a daily basis because she is on the supply end of fakery, not on the consumer side. To me, making those fake footprint casts pretty much required a conscious effort to deceive. So I don't take any of her comments about her beliefs seriously. She's just making up shit and promoting lies. Must have a book coming or something to sell.


Biology is just physics that has begun to smell bad.” —HalfMooner
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Neurosis
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USA
675 Posts

Posted - 02/19/2007 :  14:23:59   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Send Neurosis an AOL message Send Neurosis a Private Message
quote:
Originally posted by leoofno

Even a belief in "orbs".

This is a quote from the article. It appears next to a picture taken at a campfire where many "orbs" can be seen:
"That night, and every night, there were many Orbs around the fire as well. The Orb photos on this page, are the real thing, and although it looks as if I am pointing at the Orbs in the photos, I actually did not see them until the pictures were developed. Wow! I get another Star for seeing things I don't know I am seeing!" (bolding mine)

Simply amazing.

Lets see:
(smoke + ash) + flash = (light reflected off out-of-focus dust/ash)
Nah, couldn't be.




I had a guy show me a photo of him grilling with 'orbs' in it! LOL!

Facts! Pssh, you can prove anything even remotely true with facts.
- Homer Simpson

[God] is an infinite nothing from nowhere with less power over our universe than the secretary of agriculture.
- Prof. Frink

Lisa: Yes, but wouldn't you rather know the truth than to delude yourself for happiness?
Marge: Well... um.... [goes outside to jump on tampoline with Homer.]
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Neurosis
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USA
675 Posts

Posted - 02/19/2007 :  14:26:40   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Send Neurosis an AOL message Send Neurosis a Private Message
quote:
Originally posted by HalfMooner

quote:
Originally posted by McQ

I love the teleportation abilities of not only Sasquatch, but dolphins and whales!!! She's "seen" dolphins disappear. I wonder if their disappearance has anything to do with them possibly diving deeper than she could or swimming beyond the limit of visibility of the water?

How do people like this actually manage to function on a daily basis?

I think she manages to fuction on a daily basis because she is on the supply end of fakery, not on the consumer side. To me, making those fake footprint casts pretty much required a conscious effort to deceive. So I don't take any of her comments about her beliefs seriously. She's just making up shit and promoting lies. Must have a book coming or something to sell.




That would only explain the notebook paper note! What? Do the sasquach have a paper mill under ground?!

Facts! Pssh, you can prove anything even remotely true with facts.
- Homer Simpson

[God] is an infinite nothing from nowhere with less power over our universe than the secretary of agriculture.
- Prof. Frink

Lisa: Yes, but wouldn't you rather know the truth than to delude yourself for happiness?
Marge: Well... um.... [goes outside to jump on tampoline with Homer.]
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Dude
SFN Die Hard

USA
6891 Posts

Posted - 02/19/2007 :  16:48:31   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send Dude a Private Message
Mentally ill people are often ammusing.


Ignorance is preferable to error; and he is less remote from the truth who believes nothing, than he who believes what is wrong.
-- Thomas Jefferson

"god :: the last refuge of a man with no answers and no argument." - G. Carlin

Hope, n.
The handmaiden of desperation; the opiate of despair; the illegible signpost on the road to perdition. ~~ da filth
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JohnOAS
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Australia
800 Posts

Posted - 02/19/2007 :  20:49:02   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit JohnOAS's Homepage Send JohnOAS a Private Message
quote:
The Sasquatch seem willing to announce their presence in whatever way is possible -- except for the obvious one of making an outright appearance.


That web site appears to be sane in every way possible, except for outright sanity.


John's just this guy, you know.
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Neurosis
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USA
675 Posts

Posted - 02/19/2007 :  22:30:55   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Send Neurosis an AOL message Send Neurosis a Private Message
quote:
Originally posted by JohnOAS

quote:
The Sasquatch seem willing to announce their presence in whatever way is possible -- except for the obvious one of making an outright appearance.


That web site appears to be sane in every way possible, except for outright sanity.





What?

Facts! Pssh, you can prove anything even remotely true with facts.
- Homer Simpson

[God] is an infinite nothing from nowhere with less power over our universe than the secretary of agriculture.
- Prof. Frink

Lisa: Yes, but wouldn't you rather know the truth than to delude yourself for happiness?
Marge: Well... um.... [goes outside to jump on tampoline with Homer.]
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beskeptigal
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USA
3834 Posts

Posted - 02/20/2007 :  01:00:50   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send beskeptigal a Private Message
This rivals Nancy Lieder and her Planet X.



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HalfMooner
Dingaling

Philippines
15831 Posts

Posted - 02/20/2007 :  04:24:08   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send HalfMooner a Private Message
One thing did occur to me: Maybe the lady is as credulously crazy as she sounds, and it was her hubby who has been creating the "evidence" to either humor her, entertain himself, or both.


Biology is just physics that has begun to smell bad.” —HalfMooner
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filthy
SFN Die Hard

USA
14408 Posts

Posted - 02/20/2007 :  04:33:48   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send filthy a Private Message
quote:
Originally posted by Dude

Mentally ill people are often ammusing.



I don't think that our Joan is mentally ill. I think she & friends are just having some fun with True Believers (tm). And being perhaps a believer herself, she made up her story as she wishes it could be, complete with, heh, evidence.



Years ago, I had a friend who was something of a minor, commercial rock hound. He would hunt for geods to saw open and anything that could be polished. He had various equipment for this, including a large diamond saw, tumblers, and buffing wheels. He would sell his now very pretty rocks at craft fairs and the like. The above pictures look for all the world like a polished section sawn from an agate. Keith used to cut them, grind and polish them, glue a piece of felt to one side, and sell them as coasters. He did pretty well with them, along with his other stuff. These days, you can buy similiar 'most anywhere.

I note that the closeup is not particulary well focused.

Sooo, what we have here is, essentally, a spoof. A complicated and rather soggy spoof, but a spoof none the less. I found it highly enjoyable.




"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!

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