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Old June 05, 2018, 10:41   #251
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Didn't "regular" size soldiers kill the giant?

"If it bleeds, it dies."-The Predator

But of course, it was a super-soldier who killed it...
the first squad was killed by the giant, and he did get the first man on his pike of the second squad before they woke up .......

fast-foreward ten to twenty plus years, a squad of 15 foot tall super soldiers fully outfitted w/ modern gear and very well trained ........

see my point yet ?

imagine half the squad w/ M134's strapped to a forearm and the other half w/ M2's strapped to a forearm

and how old was this said giant ?
50, 100, 200, 500 years old ????
how capable of intellect / cognitive thought is he ?
or does he always revert to baser instincts ??
could you squeeze a squad of them into a C-130 for fast deployment ?

so many unknowns that need to be factored into just the idea of growing/building giant super soldiers
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Old June 05, 2018, 11:04   #252
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Old June 05, 2018, 16:22   #253
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F*UCK SNOPES !

I refuse to click on anything they have,

they are so far left even commies say they are left
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Old June 05, 2018, 16:32   #254
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F*UCK SNOPES !

I refuse to click on anything they have,

they are so far left even commies say they are left
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Doesn't matter if Snopes is for real or not. Does anyone who has ever had any experience in the military, actually believe they would admit to this account if it was true? Our military has a long history of denying events, attacks, mistakes, etc...having ever taken place.
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Doesn't matter if Snopes is for real or not. Does anyone who has ever had any experience in the military, actually believe they would admit to this account if it was true? Our military has a long history of denying events, attacks, mistakes, etc...having ever taken place.
Well, that is sure true enough. But really, the giant story is just too vague and lacking in any meaningful details to take seriously. Maybe it was just another ol' Yeti.
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Doesn't matter if Snopes is for real or not. Does anyone who has ever had any experience in the military, actually believe they would admit to this account if it was true? Our military has a long history of denying events, attacks, mistakes, etc...having ever taken place.
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Doesn't matter if Snopes is for real or not. Does anyone who has ever had any experience in the military, actually believe they would admit to this account if it was true? Our military has a long history of denying events, attacks, mistakes, etc...having ever taken place.
SOP deny everything
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I read a lot about the Kandahar Giant and have seen most/all the videos. It looks like a fake story. Not a well done fake but a few people put a lot into it. It's really too bad the guys that concocted this story didn't run it past a control group of close friends. They could have cleaned up some of the dialog and made it more believable.

Maybe 'believable' isn't the right word, they could have made the story more 'plausible'. That's all you really need to do, provide just enough to tip the scales into the realm of 'it could have happened but we some kind of physical evidence'.
The evidence part could easily be covered by a story of 'a Marine took some photos and we're trying to get them'
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I read a lot about the Kandahar Giant and have seen most/all the videos. It looks like a fake story. Not a well done fake but a few people put a lot into it. It's really too bad the guys that concocted this story didn't run it past a control group of close friends. They could have cleaned up some of the dialog and made it more believable.

Maybe 'believable' isn't the right word, they could have made the story more 'plausible'. That's all you really need to do, provide just enough to tip the scales into the realm of 'it could have happened but we some kind of physical evidence'.
The evidence part could easily be covered by a story of 'a Marine took some photos and we're trying to get them'

.gov always has plausible deniability covered .....

but you are right that the story could be more plausible,

I just really want to know if the giant is real ..... I can easily figure the weird shit the .gov would do w/ one
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Just seen a utube of texgunner's story of his late night drive with his son in Idaho.
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Old June 22, 2018, 09:21   #262
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Just seen a utube of texgunner's story of his late night drive with his son in Idaho.
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A bit of correction is in order here. It was Mike Minihan's story of his and his son's encounter. I merely brought it up. It is an amazing account and still gives me chills to read.
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Now that you mention it I know you are correct. My bad thank you.
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NEW DELHI: Indian Army on Tuesday claimed that one of its teams spotted mysterious footprints of mythical creature "Yeti" close to Nepal's Makalu Base Camp.
During an expedition, the Mountaineering Expedition team came across mysterious marks measuring 32X15 inches, which the Army believed are of the mythical beast Yeti.
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32x15??? Inches or centimeters?
Inches would be as big as my sister's feet...
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32x15??? Inches or centimeters?
Inches would be as big as my sister's feet...
First one, then the other
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The Yeti sightings have been determined to be misidentified bear sightings.

On a good note, the Nepal Brown bear that's been thought to be extinct for 40 years is still alive.

Also, the DNA results from scat have revealed a bear thought to be extinct 10s of 1,000s of years is still alive. It's some kind of primitive Polar bear.
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Brad Ginn and Madelyn Durand, a couple of Western Kentucky University students, said they were awakened in the middle of the night last weekend during a camping trip to Mammoth Cave by a gun-toting man hellbent on tracking down the legendary creature.

"It was scary to know there was a man out there shooting a gun at nothing," Durand told the Courier Journal on Wednesday of the couple's weekend adventure in the woods.

Bigfoot sightings have been reported hundreds of times across Kentucky since the time of Daniel Boone. What makes Durand and Ginn's story so unforgettable, though, is the randomness of their tale. Neither says they actually saw Bigfoot — and they weren't looking, either.

The couple had been sleeping in a tent early Sunday morning when Durand, 22, woke up Ginn, 24, to tell him that a man and his young son were approaching. When they got to the tent, the man said that his own campsite and tent had been destroyed and that they were in "Bigfoot country."
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Shaky camera footage, dark and out of focus...

Until we're eating Bigfoot sammiches, I not buying it.

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Saw one in the summer of 2005 at a park in southwest Ohio. Very thin, somewhat tall, and very fast. Was not human, was not any known animal I have ever seen before.
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I wonder how the number of big foot sightings corresponds with the level of drug/alcohol (peyote, moonshine, meth ect…) abuse in "X" region. Hmmm...

Throw in a handful of pranksters and mommy's basement dwellers, and we now have enough material to create a cheesy internet television show!
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I wonder how the number of big foot sightings corresponds with the level of drug/alcohol (peyote, moonshine, meth ect…) abuse in "X" region. Hmmm...

Throw in a handful of pranksters and mommy's basement dwellers, and we now have enough material to create a cheesy internet television show!
Must have been some serious vodka on Dyatlov Pass...
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Shaky camera footage, dark and out of focus...

Until we're eating Bigfoot sammiches, I not buying it.

That would get him into the HR office in no time.
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I knew an engineer who saw a bigfoot near lat 36.5955 long -109.5512 just north of round rock, az. He saw it along with most of the crew building a new bridge at that location. He said it came down from the high grounds, cross the new road, and disappear into the desert. He said it was very tall and black and towered over some horses nearby. Broad daylight. He did not like to talk about it because Navajos have a superstition about these things. He was a very modest and steady person and not somebody prone to wild stories. Are usually think most people telling the stores are full of crap but I knew this guy several years and he was not bullshitting me.
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The haunting case of a 77-year-old school teacher mauled to death by an unknown animal in coastal North Carolina is being taken nationwide in the search for answers.

It’s been six months since Brenda Hamilton was attacked while walking her dogs in Beaufort County, and deputies have yet to figure out what exactly is to blame for her killing.

Deputies have speculated it could have been a coyote, wolves or even wild dogs, but DNA evidence has concluded only that the attacker was canine in nature, the sheriff’s office said in a press release.
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Folks 'round these parts had an old saying whenever someone was unaccounted for; "went to shit and the hogs ate him." Lot's of truth to that old sayin' I'd think.
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Wasn't hogs that ate him, at least not round my parts. It was a lion, and the fellow who got himself et was a ranger, "went to shit" part, check.

http://kingsislandghosts.blogspot.co...nds-fatal.html

Lion Country Safari was closed down shortly thereafter. Must be a lesson here, or a meme.
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