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Comment: I have a really good rumor for you guys that I heard. I don't think it's
true. This it what the rumor is: If in your computer you enter the airflight
number (Supposedly Q33NY, Cap sensitive), in the font "Wingdings" then you
will see a plane hitting two towers, with a skull next to it. I did this
myself and it worked. I would like to check with you guys to see if you know
if Q33NY is the airflight number or has ANYTHING at all to do with the 911
attacks.

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Comment: There are some truly sick people out there, but sometimes we overreact
a bit. True, there are many Arab people in our country, but most of them do
not agree with what happened September 11th. I want to post a very important
message to all:

No matter what race, what religion, what beliefs, please do not join the
bandwagon. There are so many people that are being cruel to Afghan people
because of what their country has done. Please do not join their numbers.
This devastates people.


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Comment: The war begin with the falls of wtc but you don't know anything about
it.

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Comment: The war begin with the falls of wtc but you don't know anything about
it.

Well, I know CNN isn't always as up-to-date as one would hope. But I wouldn't say they know nothing.

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Comment: The war begin with the falls of wtc but you don't know anything about
it.

Falls of WTC? Is that in Canada?

What on Earth was this in comment to???


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Falls of WTC? Is that in Canada?

What on Earth was this in comment to???


I'm assuming the Nostradumbass fake prophecy.

Sister "still thinks he's some moron spouting verbiage" Ray

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Comment: I know it takes awhile to reserch a rumor but I can't wait to see if
the one I sent was false or true! Mine was the Budwiser Retailiates!

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Comment: I know it takes awhile to reserch a rumor but I can't wait to see if
the one I sent was false or true! Mine was the Budwiser Retailiates!


Let me guess. Either the Budweiser frogs have been sent in to aid the Northern Alliance or Budweiser is now air dropping beer over Afghanistan

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Let me guess. ....or Budweiser is now air dropping beer over Afghanistan

[Thwack]


Well, that's one way to get people on your side.

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Comment: I know it takes awhile to reserch a rumor but I can't wait to see if
the one I sent was false or true! Mine was the Budwiser Retailiates!


And lo, three brothers named Wiser came from the East Coast on their camels (all named Joe). Skip brought gold, Zeke brought franken-scents (smells like hotdogs) and Bud brought Myrrh-iah Carey's Christmas CD. Of course, on 12/26 Mary took it all back to the store for credit. When the brothers learned of this they vowed "Not next year!" The Enquirer headline read: Bud Wiser Retaliates.

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Comment: There are some truly sick people out there, but sometimes we overreact
a bit. True, there are many Arab people in our country, but most of them do
not agree with what happened September 11th. I want to post a very important
message to all:

No matter what race, what religion, what beliefs, please do not join the
bandwagon. There are so many people that are being cruel to Afghan people
because of what their country has done. Please do not join their numbers.
This devastates people.


I agree with this person.


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Living in a cave is no excuse. You can look at a virtual rendering of the caves online.
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Comment: This is an outrage. He is a horrible person to be even considered
being man of the year. NY Mayor Rudolph Guliani should be Time's Man of the
Year. He did far more than Bin Laden.


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Comment: This is an outrage. He is a horrible person to be even considered
being man of the year. NY Mayor Rudolph Guliani should be Time's Man of the
Year. He did far more than Bin Laden.


Yeah. Just like Bush should really be president, rather than that Gore guy!

J "I'm not saying who I voted for, and after a point I stopped caring who would win; just needed something appropriate for emphasis" ay


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Comment: This is an outrage. He is a horrible person to be even considered
being man of the year. NY Mayor Rudolph Guliani should be Time's Man of the
Year. He did far more than Bin Laden.



I wonder if this guy would like to make a bet with me on the outcome of the 2001 World Series? I'm going to go out on a limb and back Arizona...

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Comment: I hope those two sick little fuckers get put in jail


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Comment: I hope those two sick little fuckers get put in jail


I don't think you can be punished for the same crime twice. Just a hunch.


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Comment: I hope those two sick little fuckers get put in jail


Whoever wrote this is over 10 years behind the times...


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Comment: Thank you for explaining that the Blair Witch Project was just a
movie, not real.

As a father of two young boys 2yrs and 6yrs, I really felt for the families
involved in this movie.

I kept raking my brain to think of possible clues the police may have over
looked in the investigation eg analysing the ashes from the foundations of the
house where the bag was found. I was just searching the web to submit this
suggestion when I came across your site.

I think it is 'EXTREMELY SICK' to cash in on people's honest emotions in an
effort to make money. Through this type of deceptive film making, the actors
and producers have successfully further lowered acceptable behaviour and moral
standards in our community, specific to the film industry.

They are making money through successfully conning the general public that
three students were actually murdered (or worse) in the woods. It may be considered smart to be able to do this while making large sums of money but I
think it should be considered highly illegal, a form of misrepresentation of
facts and events to the detrument of the general public.

I'm really pissed off now that I know this film is bull...


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Really was a victim of the multi-media campaign wasn't he.
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They are making money through successfully conning the general public that
three students were actually murdered (or worse) in the woods...

Of course, since you fell for it, everyone else must have, too.

BR "Airhead appearant" 48


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Welcome to the boards, BR48!

It's safe to visit the SLC forum at the moment, as there isn't currently a newbie initiation going on...

ROBERT "nothing to see here, move along" BAK


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Comment: Thank you so much for clearing up the whole tourist-picture thing. You
know which one I'm talking about? Well, I was a little unsure of the answer to
that until I read your article thing. Thanks again for clearing it up. XOXO

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...successfully conning the general public that three students were actually murdered (or worse) in the woods.

When it's all said and done, once you're dead, how much worse can it actually get?


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When it's all said and done, once you're dead, how much worse can it actually get?

The killer could slander your name all over the place as well.

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The killer could slander your name all over the place as well.

Other bad things they could do:

  • Burn your house
  • steal your car
  • Drink your liquor from an old fruit jar

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Comment: I've heard a rumor about kids who were dropping pennies off the World
Trade Towers and one of them hit a man on the street below and put him into a
coma....

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THAT's what that guy was doing when his picture was taken!

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Comment: "Canadian radio commentator Gordon Sinclair delivered a stirring,
pro-American editorial in 1973. "

Do you know that this speech has been making the rounds via internet since the
Sept 11 attacks on the US? What is interesting is that it is being represented
as RECENT comments made by a Canadian journalist in response to the 9/11
attacks.


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Comment: "Canadian radio commentator Gordon Sinclair delivered a stirring,
pro-American editorial in 1973. "

Do you know that this speech has been making the rounds via internet since the
Sept 11 attacks on the US? What is interesting is that it is being represented
as RECENT comments made by a Canadian journalist in response to the 9/11
attacks.


NO WAY! I HAD NO IDEA!!!!!!

Actually, although I don't think I was e-mailed it (I've scared most of my crap-e-mail-writing contacts away from me.) I do remember seeing it posted... and posted... and POSTED all over my dorm, once again, as if it was recent.

J "Forwarded e-mails have no dates. Wonder why..." ay


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Comment: I've heard a rumor about kids who were dropping pennies off the World
Trade Towers and one of them hit a man on the street below and put him into a
coma....

This sounds like a question for Alchemy, or one of the other smart guys here.

Will a penny reach terminal velocity falling from a height of 1000 feet? (from the 86th floor observatory) Since this is a real world example, you do have to take some sort of wind resistance into account.

Then, what sort of force would be generated by whatever velocity it reaches times the mass of the penny? (See, I know the terms, just not the actual equations!) Enough to put someone into a coma?

And if you pick up this penny, will it bring you luck? (Or does that depend on whether it's heads or tails?)

IMightBe "penny for your thoughts" Giant


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This sounds like a question for Alchemy, or one of the other smart guys here.

Think hail stones and you have your answer.

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Unfortunately, they don't list what assumptions they make in the calculations (is it tumbling, falling on edge, falling flat, etc).

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Comment: What do you know about the photographs (one by CNN, one by AP) of the
supposed Satan faces in the smoke at the WTC tragedy? Can you verify their
authenticity? Thanks. (If you have not seen these photographs, I can send
them.)

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Comment: What do you know about the photographs (one by CNN, one by AP) of the
supposed Satan faces in the smoke at the WTC tragedy? Can you verify their
authenticity? Thanks. (If you have not seen these photographs, I can send
them.)

You mean THESE PICTURES?????

PT "Yer pal, Satan" Vroman

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