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2013-08-16 09:55:35 AM
It is right next to Area 50, where twinkies are made. Everyone knows that.
 
2013-08-16 09:56:43 AM
So now that they've admitted this exists, can we assume they've moved all the good stuff up to Alaska under the HARP array?
 
2013-08-16 09:57:43 AM
It's like the GPS satellites - they've built something better in which to hide their alien technology, so now they are turning Area 51 over to New Mexico for a tourist attraction.
 
2013-08-16 09:58:20 AM
NEWSFLASH!!

Water...... <wait for it>........ is WET!
 
2013-08-16 09:59:35 AM
oh good. I'm glad I can finally believe that Area 51 exists.
 
2013-08-16 09:59:50 AM

Lucky LaRue: It's like the GPS satellites - they've built something better in which to hide their alien technology, so now they are turning Area 51 over to New Mexico for a tourist attraction.


/ tinfoil hat on

This is exactly correct, and the louder they try to deny it, the more they prove it exists.

/ doff tinfoil hat
 
2013-08-16 10:00:36 AM
Yet, nobody is saying a word about Areas 52 through 81!!!
 
2013-08-16 10:01:54 AM

DonkeyDixon: So now that they've admitted this exists, can we assume they've moved all the good stuff up to Alaska under the HARP array?


Pretty much this
 
2013-08-16 10:01:59 AM

MyRandomName: It is right next to Area 50, where twinkies are made. Everyone knows that.


Actually, it's just to the left of Area 52. I was on my way to Area 52 once, made a wrong turn, and there it was. The government swore me to secrecy, but dammit, a man can only hold these things inside for so long.
 
2013-08-16 10:02:13 AM

Lucky LaRue: It's like the GPS satellites - they've built something better in which to hide their alien technology, so now they are turning Area 51 over to New Mexico for a tourist attraction.


Nevada is going to be pissed.
 
2013-08-16 10:05:44 AM
I thought we've always acknowledged that "Area 51" exists, just not all the secret stuff that goes on there.
 
2013-08-16 10:05:53 AM
They are just releasing this information to distract us from the real conspiracy. North Dakota doesn't exist! Wake up sheeple!
 
2013-08-16 10:07:07 AM

Prey4reign: Yet, nobody is saying a word about Areas 52 through 81!!!


Rare aerial photograph of Area 52:
images1.wikia.nocookie.net
 
2013-08-16 10:07:41 AM
I thought they released sat pics of Area 51 more then 10 years ago. I remember sitting with the family watching the news and it was a big enough story that they showed the actual shots of Area 51. Was neat to see.
 
2013-08-16 10:08:27 AM

Prey4reign: Yet, nobody is saying a word about Areas 52 through 81!!!


They greet you with punch and pie at those areas. They don't even have locks on their doors.

As for Area 51, I think they would rather people believe there's alien shiat going down there as opposed to whatever it is they're really up to.
 
2013-08-16 10:10:34 AM
I'd like to see a President get in office and just let out all the secrets up to 2005.  It'd be good for PR and give the nation big ole' confidence woody.
 
2013-08-16 10:11:30 AM

Lucky LaRue: It's like the GPS satellites - they've built something better in which to hide their alien technology, so now they are turning Area 51 over to New Mexico for a tourist attraction.


Is Nevada okay with this? With Area 51 actually being located in north of Las Vegas and all, I don't think Nevada would be willing to be giving up one of their popular tourists attractions to another state.
 
2013-08-16 10:13:19 AM

Lucky LaRue: It's like the GPS satellites - they've built something better in which to hide their alien technology, so now they are turning Area 51 over to New Mexico for a tourist attraction.


Everyone knows they built an alien base under the new Denver Intl., Airport.
 
2013-08-16 10:13:28 AM
Does this mean that Area 51 is still a thing?
 
2013-08-16 10:14:25 AM
of course it exists. we've ALL known it was there.
Heck, I even had a pal who worked there as security

so the gub'mint tells you something you already know
and you say
 I trust you now..SO much
 
2013-08-16 10:19:18 AM
i.imgur.com
 
2013-08-16 10:20:31 AM
Well, now I refuse to believe it.
 
2013-08-16 10:21:53 AM
Just be careful heading up to Nellis - they'll shell you once you get off the road. The trick, you see, is all in the timing. Head left along the cliff until you hit the chain link fence, then you're good.
 
2013-08-16 10:24:12 AM

Mugato: Prey4reign: Yet, nobody is saying a word about Areas 52 through 81!!!

They greet you with punch and pie at those areas. They don't even have locks on their doors.

As for Area 51, I think they would rather people believe there's alien shiat going down there as opposed to whatever it is they're really up to.


you know they probably don't even have the best minds working on stuff in area 51. the best minds, the people who develop the stuff that truly changes the world... some math phd with an actuary and a lawyer dreaming up the next way to sell securitized debt for some holding company.
 
2013-08-16 10:24:55 AM

kbronsito: They are just releasing this information to distract us from the real conspiracy. North Dakota doesn't exist! Wake up sheeple!


you just shut your mouth, NoDak is a figment of imagination! There are no jobs here, no oil, nothing but wheat and wind; that is if it existed at all.
 
2013-08-16 10:27:22 AM

Makh: Well, now I refuse to believe it.


Ha! Ha! Internets for you. All the tubes are yours.
 
2013-08-16 10:29:46 AM
Or have they gotten to YOU too!
 
2013-08-16 10:30:18 AM
I thought we always knew there was an area 51? What with the fenced off area people weren't allowed to cross and all?
 
2013-08-16 10:32:23 AM
I think I heard about this 10 or 20 years ago.
 
2013-08-16 10:34:16 AM
CSB

Got bored in college, so I decided to take a trip out west on I-10 as far as I could go and come back in about 6 days by myself (this incidentally was a very interesting, and dangerous thing to do -at least the way I did it).

Went through Area 51 when I realized I was close to it. Middle of the night as I was getting out of the area, the whole sky lit up almost as bright as day with a bunch of weird noises. -Kinda freaky really.

Then as I'm driving down the freeway I see this white silhouette in the middle of the road. -Odd shaped, like the pics you see of aliens. As I approached (was going rather fast), it just stood there.

I wasn't about to slow down to talk to E.T. without knowing if it was friendly, so I kept my speed up. The last second as I'm about to pass it, it turns it head (apparently it was facing away from me at the time).

I narrowly missed it. It almost hit my side mirror.

It was a deer.

/end CSB
 
2013-08-16 10:34:58 AM

yves0010: I thought they released sat pics of Area 51 more then 10 years ago. I remember sitting with the family watching the news and it was a big enough story that they showed the actual shots of Area 51. Was neat to see.


I think those pictures were from russian satalites IIRC.

By now they moved all the good stuf to area 52.
 
2013-08-16 10:35:43 AM

DubtodaIll: I'd like to see a President get in office and just let out all the secrets up to 2005.  It'd be good for PR and give the nation big ole' confidence woody.


In 2000, the Peruvian press got a hold of the video tapes made of government officials getting bribed by their intelligence director. For about a year or so, they showed a different video each night of some corrupt a-hole getting paid off. Everyone knew stuff like this happened, but it was a different thing to see it taking place. My favorite ones were the clips where the more "honest" farkers would turn down the stack of bills because taking it would be wrong but then either renegotiated their salary, requested a job for a wife or child or asked for some sort of schoolarship for their kids instead. It was some of the best reality tv ever. You had video and audio of kickbacks for everything from contracts to votes in the legislature.

the videos were actually all given to a special independent group that included civil society and the church and they picked them out to hand to the press. Only the bribe videos were released. But the videos were actually classified into two categories crimes and sins. Apparently the intelligence director also ran a brothel and taped prominent peruvians. those videos were apparently never released to the public and may have been destroyed.

But after the initial rage about corruption wore off, no one in Peru ever did anything to address it and now everyone is back to getting paid off. They only thing that changed is that people are probably a little more carful about getting taped.
 
2013-08-16 10:42:54 AM

Gabrielmot: CSB
Got bored in college, so I decided to take a trip out west on I-10 as far as I could go and come back in about 6 days by myself (this incidentally was a very interesting, and dangerous thing to do -at least the way I did it).
Went through Area 51 when I realized I was close to it. Middle of the night as I was getting out of the area, the whole sky lit up almost as bright as day with a bunch of weird noises. -Kinda freaky really.
Then as I'm driving down the freeway I see this white silhouette in the middle of the road. -Odd shaped, like the pics you see of aliens. As I approached (was going rather fast), it just stood there.
I wasn't about to slow down to talk to E.T. without knowing if it was friendly, so I kept my speed up. The last second as I'm about to pass it, it turns it head (apparently it was facing away from me at the time).
I narrowly missed it. It almost hit my side mirror.
It was a deer.
/end CSB


That's what it wanted you to think.
 
2013-08-16 10:47:55 AM

kbronsito: DubtodaIll: I'd like to see a President get in office and just let out all the secrets up to 2005.  It'd be good for PR and give the nation big ole' confidence woody.

In 2000, the Peruvian press got a hold of the video tapes made of government officials getting bribed by their intelligence director. For about a year or so, they showed a different video each night of some corrupt a-hole getting paid off. Everyone knew stuff like this happened, but it was a different thing to see it taking place. My favorite ones were the clips where the more "honest" farkers would turn down the stack of bills because taking it would be wrong but then either renegotiated their salary, requested a job for a wife or child or asked for some sort of schoolarship for their kids instead. It was some of the best reality tv ever. You had video and audio of kickbacks for everything from contracts to votes in the legislature.

the videos were actually all given to a special independent group that included civil society and the church and they picked them out to hand to the press. Only the bribe videos were released. But the videos were actually classified into two categories crimes and sins. Apparently the intelligence director also ran a brothel and taped prominent peruvians. those videos were apparently never released to the public and may have been destroyed.

But after the initial rage about corruption wore off, no one in Peru ever did anything to address it and now everyone is back to getting paid off. They only thing that changed is that people are probably a little more carful about getting taped.


I'm not talking about corruption, I'm talking about technological advances that aren't currently public.
 
2013-08-16 10:51:48 AM
www.theawl.com

You know, we go, we kinda, kick back and listen to some tunes and, er, watch the air show.
 
2013-08-16 10:56:02 AM

Gabrielmot: CSB

Got bored in college, so I decided to take a trip out west on I-10 as far as I could go and come back in about 6 days by myself (this incidentally was a very interesting, and dangerous thing to do -at least the way I did it).

Went through Area 51 when I realized I was close to it. Middle of the night as I was getting out of the area, the whole sky lit up almost as bright as day with a bunch of weird noises. -Kinda freaky really.

Then as I'm driving down the freeway I see this white silhouette in the middle of the road. -Odd shaped, like the pics you see of aliens. As I approached (was going rather fast), it just stood there.

I wasn't about to slow down to talk to E.T. without knowing if it was friendly, so I kept my speed up. The last second as I'm about to pass it, it turns it head (apparently it was facing away from me at the time).

I narrowly missed it. It almost hit my side mirror.

It was a deer.

/end CSB


That must not be the same I-10 I'm thinking of. Had you said US-6, well then OK...but I-10 doesn't go anywhere near Area 51, much less Nevada.
 
2013-08-16 11:00:55 AM

Towermonkey: Just be careful heading up to Nellis - they'll shell you once you get off the road. The trick, you see, is all in the timing. Head left along the cliff until you hit the chain link fence, then you're good.


www.metagalacticllamas.com
 
2013-08-16 11:01:58 AM
Crap story bro time:

weemonkey: Lucky LaRue: It's like the GPS satellites - they've built something better in which to hide their alien technology, so now they are turning Area 51 over to New Mexico for a tourist attraction.

Is Nevada okay with this? With Area 51 actually being located in north of Las Vegas and all, I don't think Nevada would be willing to be giving up one of their popular tourists attractions to another state.


It can't be that popular, because the drive is a pain in the ass.

I dragged my not-yet-wife there about 20 years ago when we visited Vegas, because I don't gamble and I needed to do something interesting.  It was probably around 1994 or 1995, because 1) Nevada hadn't named SR 375 "The Extraterrestrial Highway" yet, and 2) "The X-Files" soundtrack had not yet been released.

I played a mix CD I'd made for the trip, which included music from "The X-Files" and some tracks I'd ripped from the "X-COM: UFO Defense" game disc.  The music was necessary because my then-girlfriend was mad that I was taking her on a wild goose chase in the desert so she wasn't interested in conversation, and there's no interesting scenery.

We drove past "the black mailbox" to stop at the Little A'Le'Inn in Rachel, then backtracked and intruded onto the grounds of Area 51.

Took a picture of me by the scary government sign.

www.oliverrobinson.net
This is not my picture, I grabbed it from GIS.  Most of the pics you'll find will feature the SUV on that hill in the background.

They were there in the early 90's too, but back then they drove white Jeep Grand Cherokees, and they travelled in pairs.  They know you're coming, because even if they didn't have 24-hour electronic surveillance of the access roads, they would be able to see the plume of dust kicked up by your car from miles away.

If you drive past the sign, they come roaring down that hill, yelling on loudspeakers that you're trespassing on a secure government facility, you'll be detained, you'll be fined, you'll be shot.

At this point, my wife freaked out and practically grabbed the steering wheel to turn us around.  I complied.

So... what I got out of my "adventure" was a several hour boring drive, a few minutes of actual sightseeing of a sign and and some more desert, no UFO sightings, and an angry girlfriend who's in no mood to make anything happen in Vegas that should stay in Vegas.

It was still totally worth it.  Yes, I am a nerd.
 
2013-08-16 11:08:30 AM
I think it's amazing that people really think that a gov't that can't pull of a simple burglary at a Hotel, can't keep a blowjob from the chubby intern down the hall on the downlow and can't even plant WMDs in Iraq are capable of covering up an alien invasion/cooperative.
 
2013-08-16 11:12:46 AM
So they had a U-1 and a U-3. Then decided on U-2 for the new plane. That makes sense.
 
2013-08-16 11:14:07 AM

Mugato: I think it's amazing that people really think that a gov't that can't pull of a simple burglary at a Hotel, can't keep a blowjob from the chubby intern down the hall on the downlow and can't even plant WMDs in Iraq are capable of covering up an alien invasion/cooperative.


That's because politics is populated by politicians.  Operations like Area 51 are operated by the best of us.
 
2013-08-16 11:21:34 AM

groppet: yves0010: I thought they released sat pics of Area 51 more then 10 years ago. I remember sitting with the family watching the news and it was a big enough story that they showed the actual shots of Area 51. Was neat to see.

I think those pictures were from russian satalites IIRC.

By now they moved all the good stuf to area 52.


Which makes the secret employee flights there really funny. Those people probably are in charge of ordering toilet paper for govt office buildings, and spend 99% of the day doing nothing.
 
2013-08-16 11:31:27 AM

Cybernetic: MyRandomName: It is right next to Area 50, where twinkies are made. Everyone knows that.

Actually, it's just to the left of Area 52. I was on my way to Area 52 once, made a wrong turn, and there it was. The government swore me to secrecy, but dammit, a man can only hold these things inside for so long.


You should have taken that left turn at Albuquerque.
 
2013-08-16 11:38:27 AM
Oh come on, everyone knows it really where they store all that sunlight they've been saving up ever since forcing us to adopt Daylight Savings Time. The real question is, what do they plan on doing with it???
 
2013-08-16 11:39:00 AM
Remember hearing about former workers at A-51 who wanted to sue the Gov't because of all the toxic chemicals they worked with and are now really sick. It didn't exist so they couldn't sue.
So this could get interesting.
 
2013-08-16 11:44:16 AM

Mugato: I think it's amazing that people really think that a gov't that can't pull of a simple burglary at a Hotel, can't keep a blowjob from the chubby intern down the hall on the downlow and can't even plant WMDs in Iraq are capable of covering up an alien invasion/cooperative.


Watergate and blowjob gate were screw ups of the regular government. The alien conspiracy is being run by the shadow government, which is way more efficient.
 
2013-08-16 11:57:08 AM
BTW Area 52 is the Tonopah Test Range, also restricted space but not as restricted as Area 51. Like it's known what goes on there and who runs it all.
 
2013-08-16 12:00:31 PM
And here's another facility out in the middle of nowhere that's pretty well locked down, though a handful of details of what goes on there are known http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dugway_Proving_Ground
 
2013-08-16 12:10:14 PM

offmymeds: Cybernetic: MyRandomName: It is right next to Area 50, where twinkies are made. Everyone knows that.

Actually, it's just to the left of Area 52. I was on my way to Area 52 once, made a wrong turn, and there it was. The government swore me to secrecy, but dammit, a man can only hold these things inside for so long.

You should have taken that left turn at Albuquerque.


I did that very thing once, before driving down to Las Cruces.  Saw some mysterious lights in the sky.  I - well I just can't remember what happened after that, see. ('They' made me promise.)
 
2013-08-16 12:31:26 PM

Click Click D'oh: Lucky LaRue: It's like the GPS satellites - they've built something better in which to hide their alien technology, so now they are turning Area 51 over to New Mexico for a tourist attraction.

Nevada is going to be pissed.


^This^

Any longtime Art Bell fan will tell you that the spooky stuff was moved out to another base called S-4 to the north and the other secret base in the Australian outback.
 
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