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Klaatu_Nicto #1061 Posted Dec 12 2018 - 08:58

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Virgin Galactic to attempt flight to space this week
https://spacenews.co...pace-this-week/


Voyager 2 enters interstellar space
https://spacenews.co...rstellar-space/

 

China going to dark side of the Moon in mysterious mission
https://www.independ...a-a8666181.html

 

 

 

 

 

Newly-Released MKUltra Docs: The CIA Made Remote-Controlled Dogs With Brain Surgery
https://www.zerohedg...s-brain-surgery


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Gothraul #1062 Posted Dec 13 2018 - 03:27

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Interesting how sea level rose 30 feet in a 24 hour period and the world went into a 1200 year freeze, not very many people can imagine just how devastating a .75 mile mountain of iron moving at 12 miles per second can do let alone the dynamics of the impact such as vaporizing cubic miles of ice in seconds. 

 


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GeorgePreddy #1063 Posted Dec 13 2018 - 04:51

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View PostAllegra, on Dec 11 2018 - 00:01, said:

George

 

You’re a remarkable person – seriously. For someone who is as fastidious with the English language as your good self, I would have thought your need to be precise, would be mandatory and yet you initially posted (#1047): ‘So… until your “sky is falling” predictions’ and then when your error was highlighted, you post: ‘They’re predictions that you seem to express an agreement with’?

 

<Shakes head>

 

Of course I agree with them, otherwise I wouldn’t have used them. Now why would I possibly have more faith in either Llyods of London or NASA against your ‘feelz’? Hmm?

 

As an apparent former pilot, I like the ‘old saw’ you have given. A form of deference is certainly one that’s important, providing a person has earned it.

 

The link - and I again post it just for you: http://forum.worldof...2#entry11515472 - was done to show that anyone can indeed make pronouncements and claim what they are saying is factual :sceptic: – but really friend, did Coleman publish a single peer-reviewed paper pertaining to climate change science? (Oh, BTW, that’s a rhetorical question in case you go madly scrambling in an attempt to find out the answer)

 

As for the statement: ‘I'm pretty, pretty, pretty sure I know volumes more about aviation than the average non-pilot’, I believe that you do George – and I sincerely mean that. As you’ve pointed out, the aviation industry would indeed be ecstatic about the carbon emissions, but they would also be happy with numerous other issues that cut into their profits – none of which are going away – at least in the foreseeable future.

 

And finally your statement: “Clmate change” is a part of our world and has been with our world from day one, the ‘global warming” scare is a specific type of claimed climate change which is very debatable.

 

Well George, apart from the typo, the repetition and the fact that something is either debatable or not, not very debatable – it doesn’t add anything to the sentence (man, did you actually do any proofing here?) I get the gist of your sentiment though it’s very poorly expressed.

 

To be honest, I think I’d rather listen to the 97% of actively publishing climate scientists who believe that climate change is a concern – more-so than 3% who either don’t publish peer-reviewed documents; who make fundamental flaws in their arguments or are apparently simply lobbyists for the coal and oil industries.

 

But keep on plugging friend, I’m sure the guys ‘down the boteco’ will eat it up.

 

NOTE: Just for future reference George - though I'm sure you're aware of it - people can't use the forum quote feature properly, if you simply paste your responses as done above. :)

 

Edit: Nice save George, you amended your spelling..but after I took the screen shot.

 

Cheers

 

 

Well... other than where you said:

"George

 

You’re a remarkable person – seriously."

 

The above reply was just a whole lotta nuthin'.

 

So, here's my reply:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Allegra #1064 Posted Dec 13 2018 - 05:09

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View PostGeorgePreddy, on Dec 12 2018 - 22:51, said:

 

Well... other than where you said:

"George

 

You’re a remarkable person – seriously."

 

The above reply was just a whole lotta nuthin'.

 

So, here's my reply:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oh George. 

 

Really? 

 

You silly sausage - and you're up at almost 2:00am Sao Paulo time just reply to me.

 

I'm seriously flattered.

 

Cheers



TheManFromKekistan #1065 Posted Dec 14 2018 - 12:18

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View PostGothraul, on Dec 12 2018 - 21:27, said:

Interesting how sea level rose 30 feet in a 24 hour period and the world went into a 1200 year freeze, not very many people can imagine just how devastating a .75 mile mountain of iron moving at 12 miles per second can do let alone the dynamics of the impact such as vaporizing cubic miles of ice in seconds. 

 

 

The Tunguska event is probably the closest we have come to something like this in recent memory. That big one that burned up in the shallow approach a few years back would have been devastating if it had punched directly down instead of the long path through the upper atmosphere that eventually burned it up. Even then the shockwave did some pretty impressive pressure damage even from miles up.

 



Klaatu_Nicto #1066 Posted Dec 14 2018 - 21:18

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View PostGothraul, on Dec 12 2018 - 18:27, said:

Interesting how sea level rose 30 feet in a 24 hour period and the world went into a 1200 year freeze, not very many people can imagine just how devastating a .75 mile mountain of iron moving at 12 miles per second can do let alone the dynamics of the impact such as vaporizing cubic miles of ice in seconds. 

 

 

Good video. A couple minutes into it and I'm thinking of this video.

 

 

 

When consensus and group think collide with reality. 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Klaatu_Nicto #1067 Posted Dec 14 2018 - 21:39

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First geoengineering experiment to dim the sun on track for 2019
The Stratospheric Controlled Perturbation Experiment (SCoPEx) will inject calcium carbonate particles high above the earth in an attempt to reflect some of the sun's rays back into space.
https://www.dezeen.c...ing-experiment/

 

First sun-dimming experiment will test a way to cool Earth
https://www.nature.c...586-018-07533-4

 
 

 

November brought record cold, snow and ice. Arctic sea ice volume gain was the largest on record and North American snow cover was the largest on record. Afternoon temperatures in the US were fourth coldest on record.

 


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Could America's "Deep Underground Seismic Scar" Be Re-Awakening?
https://www.zerohedg...be-re-awakening


Naples supervolcano showing 'signs' of possible 'Vesuvian-style eruption'
https://www.express....-Mount-Vesuvius

 




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TheManFromKekistan #1070 Posted Dec 17 2018 - 14:07

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After all the pearl clutching over the end of net neutrality the verdict is in.. :bajan:

 

https://www.washingt...ernet-is-faster



GeorgePreddy #1071 Posted Dec 17 2018 - 16:19

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View PostAllegra, on Dec 13 2018 - 01:09, said:

 

Oh George. 

 

Really? 

 

You silly sausage - and you're up at almost 2:00am Sao Paulo time just reply to me.

 

I'm seriously flattered.

 

Cheers

 

I'm a night owl... sue me.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



tod914 #1072 Posted Dec 17 2018 - 17:14

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View PostGeorgePreddy, on Dec 17 2018 - 10:19, said:

 

I'm a night owl... sue me.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Better send.,..

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Allegra #1073 Posted Dec 17 2018 - 20:24

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View PostGeorgePreddy, on Dec 17 2018 - 10:19, said:

 

I'm a night owl... sue me.

 

 

Friend - no wish to sue you at all, but gee, your 'wife' sure is a patient woman. 

 

Your 'marriage' certainly must have an amazing strength because there are plenty of partnerships that would not stand the continual late nights / early mornings that you seem to put it through.

 

LOL.

 

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Klaatu_Nicto #1074 Posted Dec 17 2018 - 22:31

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View PostAllegra, on Dec 17 2018 - 11:24, said:

 

Friend - no wish to sue you at all, but gee, your 'wife' sure is a patient woman. 

 

Your 'marriage' certainly must have an amazing strength because there are plenty of partnerships that would not stand the continual late nights / early mornings that you seem to put it through.

 

LOL.

 

Cheers

 

What Would You Do in the Middle of the Night?
Biphasic sleeping is exactly what it sounds like — two-phased sleep. Instead of monophasic sleeping, which is sleeping in one big unbroken block of time, biphasic sleeping is broken up into two chunks of time.
https://www.lewrockw...e-of-the-night/


Is “8 Uninterrupted Hours a Night” Flawed Conventional Wisdom?
The first segment of biphasic sleep was called “first sleep” or “deep sleep,” while the second was called “second sleep” or “morning sleep.” Numerous records of these terms persist throughout preindustrial European archival writings, while the concept of two sleeps is common in traditional cultures across the globe.
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Klaatu_Nicto #1075 Posted Dec 17 2018 - 22:55

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I watch a very interesting show late last night on the Smithsonian channel.

 

King Tut died at the age of 19, long before he was expected to die.

 

In ancient Egypt when tombs were built for individuals years before their death there was a difference between tombs built for men and women. After entering you turned left if it was a man's tomb or your turned right if it was woman's tomb. In King Tut's tomb you turn right.

 

King Tut's tomb is the only tomb found that has mold on the walls and you need moisture in the air for mold to grow. Some speculate that the tomb was sealed before the paint had dried which would indicate 1; this was a hastily prepared burial and 2; this tomb was not built for King Tut. 

 

 

I was lucky enough to see King Tut's death mask with my own eyes in the 1970s and now you have an opportunity to see it too. 

 

https://theupsider.c...g-tut-tour/8414

 

 

 

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A real mans man. :B

 

https://www.youtube....h?v=IqEWjeAa-P4



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View PostGothraul, on Dec 12 2018 - 20:27, said:

Interesting how sea level rose 30 feet in a 24 hour period and the world went into a 1200 year freeze, not very many people can imagine just how devastating a .75 mile mountain of iron moving at 12 miles per second can do let alone the dynamics of the impact such as vaporizing cubic miles of ice in seconds. 

 

 

^ This guy's channel is extremely good.  He also has a good series of videos on how the lost city of Atlantis has very likely been found.  Yes, people claim that all the time, but the evidence presented is so overwhelming I wouldn't be surprised if it's soon accepted by historians as actually being Atlantis.

Klaatu_Nicto #1078 Posted Dec 20 2018 - 20:18

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China and Russia band together on controversial heating experiments to modify the atmosphere
https://www.scmp.com...ing-experiments


Newfound Object Is the Farthest Solar System Body Ever Spotted
https://www.space.co...-discovery.html


Saturn is losing its rings quicker than expected, NASA warns
https://www.cnn.com/...intl/index.html

 

 

 


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View PostAllegra, on Dec 17 2018 - 16:24, said:

 

Friend - no wish to sue you at all, but gee, your 'wife' sure is a patient woman. 

 

Your 'marriage' certainly must have an amazing strength because there are plenty of partnerships that would not stand the continual late nights / early mornings that you seem to put it through.

 

LOL.

 

Cheers

 

Not sure what your fixation with my wife and my marriage connotes. My marriage is quite strong, but I don't understand why you are so concerned about it.

 

My wife is not what I would characterize as a patient person... rather, energetic would be a better description.

 

She rises early and is a perky morning person.

 

I rise late... when you see a post from me at 7 AM EST, it is already 10 AM here.

 

We watch some TV in the early evening and when she falls asleep early (because she arose early), I go and play tanks until 1 or 2 AM (10 or 11 EST).

 

Why does that seem so strange to you ?   Are you having a bit of being henpecked in your own life perhaps ?

 

 

 

 

 

 



Allegra #1080 Posted Dec 21 2018 - 06:33

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View PostGeorgePreddy, on Dec 20 2018 - 16:34, said:

 

Not sure what your fixation with my wife and my marriage connotes. My marriage is quite strong, but I don't understand why you are so concerned about it.

 

My wife is not what I would characterize as a patient person... rather, energetic would be a better description.

 

She rises early and is a perky morning person.

 

I rise late... when you see a post from me at 7 AM EST, it is already 10 AM here.

 

We watch some TV in the early evening and when she falls asleep early (because she arose early), I go and play tanks until 1 or 2 AM (10 or 11 EST).

 

Why does that seem so strange to you ?   Are you having a bit of being henpecked in your own life perhaps ?

When I read your post, I was like: 

 

However, I then thought about it a little more: 

 

which was closely followed by:

 

before I officially gave your post a: 

 

But seriously Sparkie

 

Let’s have a look at the persona that is GeorgePreddy in World of Tanks.

 

You’re a prodigious forum poster with a definite point of view that doesn’t appear to waiver. Now, while some players may have reservations about certain aspects of the game, you most certainly don’t. Good for you, friend.

 

You’re a unicum in terms of WN8 and a super unicum with your ‘recents’ – admittedly the average tier is 3.87, but still…

 

You’ve regaled the forum with your exploits as a former pilot, owning a plane and being married to a wonderful woman who apparently speaks a number of languages.

 

I would suggest the question you should actually be asking is: ‘who wouldn’t be fascinated by your life?’

 

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