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(Yahoo)   Indian sage: "I dreamed there was lots of gold under this ruined palace." Indian government: "Let's dig for it"   (news.yahoo.com) divider line 70
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2013-10-15 03:19:06 PM
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2013-10-15 03:26:11 PM
Or he knows its there and has been stealing from it, but his conscience got the better of him and now he wants to put it to a good use without anyone suspecting him of pilfering and looting stuff?

That's what I'd do, except without the conscience, and the letting people know in any way.
 
2013-10-15 03:48:16 PM
I dreamed that a beauty queen was forced to marry me, and together we brought peace to the world. Care to help me test this one out India?
 
2013-10-15 03:48:55 PM
Sounds like a better plan than what the US has in place for its economy...
 
2013-10-15 03:49:08 PM
Discovery channel should be all over this.
 
2013-10-15 03:49:12 PM
When I think of Indian Sage:

lh5.ggpht.com
 
2013-10-15 03:49:28 PM
Thank you, Yogi, but the gold is under another palace.
 
2013-10-15 03:50:54 PM

Carn: Discovery channel should be all over this.


Native Americans looting Native American stuff, should be a great run.
 
2013-10-15 03:51:08 PM

nytmare: Thank you, Yogi, but the gold is under another palace.


THANKS FOR THAT!
 
2013-10-15 03:52:25 PM

pedobearapproved: Carn: Discovery channel should be all over this.

Native Americans looting Native American stuff, should be a great run.


or is it the other type of Indian....just change the name and place, leave the snarky sentiment the same.
 
2013-10-15 03:55:25 PM
Government foolishly acting upon the the predictions/advice of a holy man? Populace obsessed with buying gold at the detriment of the economy/their own personal savings?

Should I be worried that you could have theoretically played "US or India?" with this story?
 
2013-10-15 03:58:04 PM

pedobearapproved: Carn: Discovery channel should be all over this.

Native Americans looting Native American stuff, should be a great run.


Dots not feathers. You know Indians from India, not Indians from Indiana.
 
2013-10-15 03:59:36 PM
I thought Indian sage was a plant.
 
2013-10-15 04:00:22 PM
cdn.pitchfork.com
Not the sage you're looking for.
 
2013-10-15 04:00:56 PM

Slaves2Darkness: pedobearapproved: Carn: Discovery channel should be all over this.

Native Americans looting Native American stuff, should be a great run.

Dots not feathers. You know Indians from India, not Indians from Indiana.


I live in Indiana and all the people I know claiming to be Indians are obese white people
 
2013-10-15 04:01:37 PM

Slaves2Darkness: Dots not feathers.


Quickie-Mart, not casino.
 
2013-10-15 04:02:38 PM
Haven't they read The Alchemist? The treasure is actually buried under where he was when he had the dream.
 
2013-10-15 04:02:54 PM
Wow, I thought the whole 'digging for gold based on a "vision"' thing was weird, then I found THIS out:

Not all Hindu leaders are so keen to put bullion into the Reserve Bank of India's vaults. Temples sitting on about half as much gold as in Fort Knox are resisting efforts by the central bank to audit their holdings.
Indians buy as much as 2.3 tons of gold, on average, every day - the weight of a small elephant - and what they don't give to the gods is mostly hoarded.

WTF is WRONG with those people?
 
2013-10-15 04:04:47 PM

Mikey1969: Wow, I thought the whole 'digging for gold based on a "vision"' thing was weird, then I found THIS out:

Not all Hindu leaders are so keen to put bullion into the Reserve Bank of India's vaults. Temples sitting on about half as much gold as in Fort Knox are resisting efforts by the central bank to audit their holdings.
Indians buy as much as 2.3 tons of gold, on average, every day - the weight of a small elephant - and what they don't give to the gods is mostly hoarded.

WTF is WRONG with those people?


Is gold really useful for anything but hoarding?
 
2013-10-15 04:05:33 PM

pedobearapproved: pedobearapproved: Carn: Discovery channel should be all over this.

Native Americans looting Native American stuff, should be a great run.

or is it the other type of Indian....just change the name and place, leave the snarky sentiment the same.


Well they've got shows in South America now too so either side of the globe should be fine.
 
2013-10-15 04:05:44 PM
the Rothschild satanic family cabal is deliberately collapsing all of the fiat paper (debt) based economies on the earth in order to force the rfid implant!
 
2013-10-15 04:06:25 PM

pedobearapproved: .just change the name and place, leave the snarky sentiment the same.


Just move the headstones.

Dot heads aren't the brightest people. They have been trampling themselves for centuries in the land of the black pagoda at religious festivals.

We're talking about people that think some people are "untouchable" and let cows roam the streets.
Purifying themselves in the  Ganges, which supports little life other than parasites.
 
2013-10-15 04:07:05 PM
nineteenth-century ruler, Rao Ram Bux Singh

Wow, they had porn stars then?
 
2013-10-15 04:10:13 PM

ransack.: Mikey1969: Wow, I thought the whole 'digging for gold based on a "vision"' thing was weird, then I found THIS out:

Not all Hindu leaders are so keen to put bullion into the Reserve Bank of India's vaults. Temples sitting on about half as much gold as in Fort Knox are resisting efforts by the central bank to audit their holdings.
Indians buy as much as 2.3 tons of gold, on average, every day - the weight of a small elephant - and what they don't give to the gods is mostly hoarded.

WTF is WRONG with those people?

Is gold really useful for anything but hoarding?


I'm sure Glenn Beck will weigh in on this any moment now...
 
2013-10-15 04:13:10 PM
No gold, but lots of parsley, rosemary and thyme
 
2013-10-15 04:13:38 PM
Indian sage : "How am I going to get a basement dug here?"
 
2013-10-15 04:14:49 PM

ransack.: Is gold really useful for anything but hoarding?


Yes, actually. It has some very nice optical properties at the nanoscale, which can be REALLY USEFUL for a lot of things (including medical applications). Also we like gold in nanophysics because gold nanospheres/rods/etc don't farking OXIDIZE NEAR INSTANTLY like the silver rods/spheres do.

/Which is why these gold hoarders IRK ME
 
2013-10-15 04:16:26 PM

Felgraf: ransack.: Is gold really useful for anything but hoarding?

Yes, actually. It has some very nice optical properties at the nanoscale, which can be REALLY USEFUL for a lot of things (including medical applications). Also we like gold in nanophysics because gold nanospheres/rods/etc don't farking OXIDIZE NEAR INSTANTLY like the silver rods/spheres do.

/Which is why these gold hoarders IRK ME


Yeah yeah yeah

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That's what you really mean.
 
2013-10-15 04:20:38 PM

fredsnake: the Rothschild satanic family cabal is deliberately collapsing all of the fiat paper (debt) based economies on the earth in order to force the rfid implant!


About time too they were supposed to get to that already
 
2013-10-15 04:22:18 PM

Quantum Apostrophe: Felgraf: ransack.: Is gold really useful for anything but hoarding?

Yes, actually. It has some very nice optical properties at the nanoscale, which can be REALLY USEFUL for a lot of things (including medical applications). Also we like gold in nanophysics because gold nanospheres/rods/etc don't farking OXIDIZE NEAR INSTANTLY like the silver rods/spheres do.

/Which is why these gold hoarders IRK ME

Yeah yeah yeah

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That's what you really mean.


No,w hat I mean is things like gold nanospheres. Gold has a nice, strong plasmon resonance in the red/infrared range.

So I mean these guys: ej.iop.org
I just recently got the hang of gold nanorod synthesis. I'm pleased it only took me about two tries to tune it to the size I wanted.
 
2013-10-15 04:25:18 PM

Felgraf: ransack.: Is gold really useful for anything but hoarding?

Yes, actually. It has some very nice optical properties at the nanoscale, which can be REALLY USEFUL for a lot of things (including medical applications). Also we like gold in nanophysics because gold nanospheres/rods/etc don't farking OXIDIZE NEAR INSTANTLY like the silver rods/spheres do.

/Which is why these gold hoarders IRK ME


Because the gold used for nanoscale research is soooo expensive.
 
2013-10-15 04:26:03 PM
What an amazing coincidence!  I dreamt the same thing!  And I dreamt that they gave me a 20% finder's fee!
 
2013-10-15 04:28:39 PM

Russ1642: Felgraf: ransack.: Is gold really useful for anything but hoarding?

Yes, actually. It has some very nice optical properties at the nanoscale, which can be REALLY USEFUL for a lot of things (including medical applications). Also we like gold in nanophysics because gold nanospheres/rods/etc don't farking OXIDIZE NEAR INSTANTLY like the silver rods/spheres do.

/Which is why these gold hoarders IRK ME

Because the gold used for nanoscale research is soooo expensive.


It's not super-expensive, but the price of gold getting driven up DOES drive the cost of the gold salts (or the cost of gold pellets for the evaporator) up. And given that the sequester has COMPLETELY FARKED a lot of grant funding...
 
2013-10-15 04:28:45 PM

ransack.: Is gold really useful for anything but hoarding?


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2013-10-15 04:33:10 PM
And these people have the Bomb.
 
2013-10-15 04:33:53 PM

Felgraf: I just recently got the hang of gold nanorod synthesis.


Does that help with the ladies? "Yeah it's a nanorod, but it's gold!"
 
2013-10-15 04:38:58 PM

Quantum Apostrophe: Felgraf: I just recently got the hang of gold nanorod synthesis.

Does that help with the ladies? "Yeah it's a nanorod, but it's gold!"


Hah. I have not tried nanophysics based pickuplines.

It would be fun to try, but I doubt my fiance would approve...
 
2013-10-15 04:48:23 PM
As bizarre as this story sounds, I am not surprised at all, having lived in India for some time. Another guru/charlatan,  Sai Baba, fooled millions his whole life, and still has a posthumous following, despite the fact that your average 10-year-old should have been able to have seen through his cheesy parlor tricks.

BBC and other news organizations did quite a number of documentaries debunking all of Sai Baba's 'miracles', and it didn't matter; people continued giving him millions and millions.

Point is, if all this guru manages to do is send some government workers on a wild goose chase, that's a pretty small inconvenience compared to some of the other shenanigans these dudes have pulled.
 
2013-10-15 04:51:30 PM
Wrong subby. They did not say "Let's dig for it." They said "Let's do the needful."
 
2013-10-15 04:53:39 PM

ransack.: Mikey1969: Wow, I thought the whole 'digging for gold based on a "vision"' thing was weird, then I found THIS out:

Not all Hindu leaders are so keen to put bullion into the Reserve Bank of India's vaults. Temples sitting on about half as much gold as in Fort Knox are resisting efforts by the central bank to audit their holdings.
Indians buy as much as 2.3 tons of gold, on average, every day - the weight of a small elephant - and what they don't give to the gods is mostly hoarded.

WTF is WRONG with those people?

Is gold really useful for anything but hoarding?


well.... to be fair. a proper Indian wedding has much of the food wrapped in gold and silver foil and you are supposed to eat it.
 
2013-10-15 04:55:37 PM
A new picture of the Indian sage, also known as a Yogi, has been released:

3.bp.blogspot.com
 
2013-10-15 04:57:28 PM
I came to make a Moist VonLipwig reference, but damned if it ain't the first thing I see.
 
2013-10-15 05:02:39 PM

Felgraf: Hah. I have not tried nanophysics based pickuplines.


So, um, what's the dividing line between nanophysics and chemistry? Or is that The Word Which Must Not Be Uttered?
 
2013-10-15 05:04:20 PM

ransack.: Is gold really useful for anything but hoarding?


I'm not sure it's good for that. If it really did hit the fan people would be looking for food and shelter. Gold in and of its self produces none of this. It's a shiny piece of metal that is too weak to make into a weapon or shelter. I mean we would have to get back to "love/belonging" on Maslow's hierarchy of needs before gold became important again.

That's why I only respect preppers that are stock piling booze to barter with, these are people who have thought things out a bit. Cause when the dust settles on the brave new world people are going to be looking to get all farked up.

Gold is good on the commodities market.
 
2013-10-15 05:22:31 PM

The Stealth Hippopotamus: ransack.: Is gold really useful for anything but hoarding?

I'm not sure it's good for that. If it really did hit the fan people would be looking for food and shelter. Gold in and of its self produces none of this. It's a shiny piece of metal that is too weak to make into a weapon or shelter. I mean we would have to get back to "love/belonging" on Maslow's hierarchy of needs before gold became important again.

That's why I only respect preppers that are stock piling booze to barter with, these are people who have thought things out a bit. Cause when the dust settles on the brave new world people are going to be looking to get all farked up.

Gold is good on the commodities market.


and smokes
and dope


and lots and lots of guns to defend yourself.

in fact. skip the booze and smokes and dope and just use the guns to steal that from other people.
 
2013-10-15 05:22:35 PM

Glitchwerks: ransack.: Is gold really useful for anything but hoarding?

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mmm..Mclaren
 
2013-10-15 05:35:15 PM
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2013-10-15 05:37:52 PM
It would be better if they invested in a monorail!
 
2013-10-15 05:46:42 PM

Creoena: Wrong subby. They did not say "Let's dig for it." They said "Let's do the needful."


Thread over, you win.
 
2013-10-15 05:59:47 PM

Mikey1969: Wow, I thought the whole 'digging for gold based on a "vision"' thing was weird, then I found THIS out:

Not all Hindu leaders are so keen to put bullion into the Reserve Bank of India's vaults. Temples sitting on about half as much gold as in Fort Knox are resisting efforts by the central bank to audit their holdings.
Indians buy as much as 2.3 tons of gold, on average, every day - the weight of a small elephant - and what they don't give to the gods is mostly hoarded.

WTF is WRONG with those people?


Now you see why healthcare.gov failed to launch...
 
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