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    http://tvnz.co.nz/world-news/russian...r-soon-4267863


    Ruusian scientists are predicting we'll have contact with aliens sometime in the next 20 years.

    They also predict that the aliens will look like us, only different.

    I predict that people that read Mad magazine when they were young won't take the opinions of a man named Finkelstein all that seriously.
    We don't know how lucky we are....

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    i predict they will look like republicans but won't be as dangerous

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    there were always here, occasionally a child is born who doesn't belong, they're martians.

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    Quote Originally Posted by seanz View Post
    http://tvnz.co.nz/world-news/russian...r-soon-4267863


    They also predict that the aliens will look like us, only different.
    I think they are already here, there are alot that look like us..........and are real different.






    I just wanna know if they will have tin foil hats too?
    did I really say that out loud.........

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    I think "they" have been here all along, or at least for much of human history. People ask why they don't land on some statehouse lawn? I don't have an answer, except to suggest their agenda is different than we are able to imagine.
    So many questions, so little time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ishmael View Post
    I think "they" have been here all along, or at least for much of human history.


    Ok, fess up Jack............what planet you from
    did I really say that out loud.........

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    I've already been to Las Vegas--no need to wait.

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    http://www.aliencrossing.com/alien-e...religious-art/

    Jack,

    Funny you should ask. I was born in a small town outside Cleveland, Ohio, I've even got a notarized birth certificate to prove it! So I'm an earthling. Yet I've always been a bit of a spacey guy. Learning differential calculus in highschool was a pain the ass. I've forgotten most of it. Learning comparative anatomy, evolution, in college was a joy. Digging in to both the model and the preserved animals was fascinating. I remember a lot of that. I got good enough at it that I was a TA for a couple of semesters. That model made sense in tangible ways calculus never did. I admire people who are facile with math.

    Enough about me, how are you doing? Still on the road, or have you found a corner to camp in?

    Do open the link I posted. It's pretty interesting re the issue of visitation.
    Last edited by ishmael; 06-27-2011 at 09:27 PM.
    So many questions, so little time.

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    The distances are just too large for space travel out side of the solar system.
    The nearest star will take you 4 years traveling at 671 Million Miles per hour (light speed)
    Just think about it, travelling at 671 Million Miles per hour.
    Those speeds are just not possible.

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    "The distances are just too large for space travel out side of the solar system.
    The nearest star will take you 4 years traveling at 671 Million Miles per hour (light speed)
    Just think about it, travelling at 671 Million Miles per hour.
    Those speeds are just not possible".

    Still working in Newton/Einstein physics, eh? You do realize that some of the modern theorists in physics, reputable people, are talking about bending, folding, space time. They haven't worked out the pragmatics of how to do it, but they are thinking in those terms mathematically.
    So many questions, so little time.

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    Bending, folding or warping space time is fund to talk about but it just will not work.
    The energy requirements, can living tissue withstand the effects, can the universe withstand the effects.

    PS Leave Newton alone or I will throw an apple at you.

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    "Bending, folding or warping space time is fund to talk about but it just will not work."

    My understanding of these matters is peripheral, at best. Yet people have been saying "That couldn't possibly work" since before we invented the wheel. How can you possibly know what will and will not work?
    So many questions, so little time.

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    Obviously you guys have never observed teenaged girls. The aliens are already among us. I have witnessed this invasion at the domiciles of friends and relatives. Fortunately they are assimilated once they realize resistance is futile.
    Brute force and ignorance, all in one bulky and unappealing package

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    2031?

    Au contraire. I've been knowing women my whole life!
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    My oldest brother knows a guy who says he was beamed aboard by aliens. They are both convinced that aliens are watching over us and won't allow us to destroy ourselves. Bro' of mine has been into flying saucers since he was a child. I think he is an alien transplant, kind of like a cuckoo in the nest...

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    Quote Originally Posted by ishmael View Post
    ...Einstein physics, eh?
    Einsteins theory of general relativity includes bending space time, and it has been verified to occur naturally in the universe.

    If and when contact does happen it's likely to be a radio broadcast, either similar to the ones we've been sending out for decades now, or something more purposeful, like the now defunct SETI program.
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    Quote Originally Posted by genglandoh View Post
    Bending, folding or warping space time is fund to talk about but it just will not work.
    ...
    That's what they said about air conditioning.

    Then, Willis Haviland Carrier bent Boyle's Law around an air compressor, et voila!

    The key is the equation, and how to bend it to one's will.

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    Was it Fred Hoyle who said that the universe was not just queerer than we imagine, it's queerer than we can imagine?

    I would suspect there may very well have been, or possibly may still be, civilizations that have mastered warping space and time. To them we'd be ants, maybe even microbes. Why bother hassling us?

    BTW, no, I don't think anybody has been by just yet to say hi.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gerarddm View Post
    Was it Fred Hoyle who said that the universe was not just queerer than we imagine, it's queerer than we can imagine?

    I would suspect there may very well have been, or possibly may still be, civilizations that have mastered warping space and time. To them we'd be ants, maybe even microbes. Why bother hassling us?

    BTW, no, I don't think anybody has been by just yet to say hi.
    That reminds me of something I heard Neil Degrasse Tyson say with regards to cosmic perspective, and as luck would have it, I've found a clip.



    Quote Originally Posted by J.B.S. Haldane
    I have no doubt that in reality the future will be vastly more surprising than anything I can imagine. Now my own suspicion is that the Universe is not only queerer than we suppose, but queerer than we can suppose.
    I cheated and googled it...
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    Just because you can imagine something does not mean you can do it.

    I am still waiting for my flying car and anti gravity boots.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gerarddm View Post
    Was it Fred Hoyle who said that the universe was not just queerer than we imagine, it's queerer than we can imagine?

    I would suspect there may very well have been, or possibly may still be, civilizations that have mastered warping space and time. To them we'd be ants, maybe even microbes. Why bother hassling us?

    BTW, no, I don't think anybody has been by just yet to say hi.
    Well SOMEBODY just flew past in a tour bus, how do you explain that??
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    Quote Originally Posted by isla View Post
    Well SOMEBODY just flew past in a tour bus, how do you explain that??
    The aliens think we're stupid and are chucking rocks at us?
    We don't know how lucky we are....

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    Quote Originally Posted by seanz View Post
    The aliens think we're stupid and are chucking rocks at us?
    I do believe their target is Christchurch. Hmmm largest concentration of stupidity, perhaps?
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    Read Bud Hopkin's book, "Intruders". It's a bit old in the genre, but worth a look.

    I've never had experience with this phenomenon. Nothing I could calculate and quantify. But other, credible people, have.

    It's bloody weird, from what I've read. It's also not easy to dismiss as fantasy, because many people have experienced it.
    So many questions, so little time.

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    I had this pet squirrel when I was a kid ... but I guess this has nothing to do with squirrels, huh?

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    Quote Originally Posted by botebum View Post
    I had this pet squirrel when I was a kid ... but I guess this has nothing to do with squirrels, huh?

    Doug
    It could, if they were squirrels from another planet.

    Paul Krugman once wrote a paper on the possibilities of interstellar trade. Seems like the time horizons were a problem, but then, he was only extrapolating from known physics. Once I've got my rocket pants on, all bets are off.

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Bigfella View Post
    I do believe their target is Christchurch. Hmmm largest concentration of stupidity, perhaps?
    I wonder if hitting Chch with an asteroid the size of a bus would be an improvement? Or would it just give the insurance companies an 'out'? It's certainly be easier to 'zone'....."Red zone", hit by an asteroid, "Green zone", not hit by an asteroid, "Brown zone", almost hit by an asteroid.....simple.
    We don't know how lucky we are....

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    Quote Originally Posted by botebum View Post
    I had this pet squirrel when I was a kid ... but I guess this has nothing to do with squirrels, huh?

    Doug
    named "Rocky" right?

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    Don't know about the bus but I saw some obvious aliens on a tram one day. Of course they said they came from Texas but you only had to listen to their strange language to know that was wrong. Learnt their english from watching old westerns transmitted in the 50's on TV I expect.

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    You earthlings are wierd!

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    I will take a bet it won't happen.

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    Quote Originally Posted by genglandoh View Post
    Bending, folding or warping space time is fund to talk about but it just will not work.
    The energy requirements, can living tissue withstand the effects, can the universe withstand the effects.

    PS Leave Newton alone or I will throw an apple at you.

    Well lets add in multiple dimensions to the mix. It is entirely possible they are here among us if we follow that line.
    I just would not be so sure to say impossible considering how many before you said things were impossible that we now see everyday.

    All my years flying I did see things that could not readily be explained but I am still on the fence when it comes to aliens. Looking forward to some serious Borg Sex when they get here though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by skuthorp View Post
    Don't know about the bus but I saw some obvious aliens on a tram one day. Of course they said they came from Texas but you only had to listen to their strange language to know that was wrong. Learnt their english from watching old westerns transmitted in the 50's on TV I expect.
    are they responsible for the slide guitar becoming part of both the Texan and the Hawaiian cultures? Charley Ho and the Maui Playboys?

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    Kinky Friedman and The Texas Jewboys, remember them? "git the biscuits in the oven and yer buns in the bed". LOL.
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