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(Daily Star)   The Taliban have finally done it with their destructive behavior, they've now drawn the wrath of aliens   (dailystar.co.uk) divider line 90
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2014-05-08 03:45:18 PM  
Calling in a favor....

images.nymag.com
 
2014-05-08 03:49:50 PM  

Headso: interesting thread, surprised by the number of people trying to explain this as something other than a neat little bit of video editing.


It probably is video editing, but it's fun to guess what non anomalous object could do the same thing.
 
2014-05-08 03:55:22 PM  

big pig peaches: They should have put in a longer delay between the explosions and the sound.


This.
 
2014-05-08 03:56:00 PM  

Gsm136: Complete fake
Exhibit A


That's clearly not the same video. In the one that you posted, the vehicle is on the right of the frame, and in the UFO video, it's on the left. The technology does not exist to just flip video like that. It was a subtle difference, but I have an experienced eye and was able to spot it. Don't feel too bad that you missed it.
 
2014-05-08 04:02:56 PM  
So... The NATO guys decided to let the XCOM project have some target practice on the Taliban?  That was nice of them.   Needs more gattling laser.
 
2014-05-08 04:04:10 PM  

Evil Mackerel: I'm thinking it's more like a C-130.


They have hovering c-130's now?
 
2014-05-08 04:09:21 PM  
إقامة, نحن أصدقائك
 
2014-05-08 04:11:39 PM  

washington-babylon: Evil Mackerel: I'm thinking it's more like a C-130.

They have hovering c-130's now?


I was doing hovering C-130's on my TRS-80 Color in 1985.
Taking off and landing, not so much but I could make it hover!
 
2014-05-08 04:12:31 PM  

jbrooks544: Also, it looks more like Iraq, as how often do we have tasks dove up to a Taliban camp in Afghanistan?


Did you just have a stroke?
 
2014-05-08 04:19:37 PM  
If you look closely, you'll see a Malaysian Airlines logo.
 
2014-05-08 04:20:26 PM  
Looks like a pretty typical airstrike with something edited onto the footage.

I suspect that a military grunt would have a slightly stronger reaction to watching a multi-billion dollar ultra-classified aircraft in action than just "Dayam!"

Also... create massively secret attack aircraft, paint it black... attack during the day?
 
2014-05-08 04:23:37 PM  
How is it possible to still get fuzzy videos from phones, that are all HD quality recording?  Answer:  FAKE.
 
2014-05-08 04:31:06 PM  

mod3072: Gsm136: Complete fake
Exhibit A

That's clearly not the same video. In the one that you posted, the vehicle is on the right of the frame, and in the UFO video, it's on the left. The technology does not exist to just flip video like that. It was a subtle difference, but I have an experienced eye and was able to spot it. Don't feel too bad that you missed it.


Well, it COULD be flipped, but then the explosion would occur in reverse. It would look like the explosion was smothered and stopped.

Duh.
 
2014-05-08 04:33:11 PM  
Real
 
2014-05-08 04:34:43 PM  

Lando Lincoln: It's about goddamn time the aliens do something useful. Other than give us velcro and semiconductors.


Hey, do you have ANY idea how many goddamn cattle there are on your planet?  Xlorq's got us working 17 hour shifts, and we're still falling behind our mutilation quotas.  Freekin' nightmare, I tell ya.  Ever clean cow blood out from your vestigial gills?  Have you?  The stink is the worst part...it never comes out.
 
2014-05-08 04:37:35 PM  
The new experimental military stealth dirigible that the U.S. have been working on for over a decade or the wrath of Allah , you decide!
 
2014-05-08 04:39:28 PM  
FAKE
 
2014-05-08 04:46:10 PM  
www.pyche.net
 
2014-05-08 04:51:53 PM  

LesserEvil: mod3072: Gsm136: Complete fake
Exhibit A

That's clearly not the same video. In the one that you posted, the vehicle is on the right of the frame, and in the UFO video, it's on the left. The technology does not exist to just flip video like that. It was a subtle difference, but I have an experienced eye and was able to spot it. Don't feel too bad that you missed it.

Well, it COULD be flipped, but then the explosion would occur in reverse. It would look like the explosion was smothered and stopped.

Duh.


Maybe the flipped it and played it backwards?
Except I didn't hear any subliminal messages...
 
2014-05-08 04:54:48 PM  
Looks like the Taliban got a harsh lesson on how effective the Marines ...er... aliens can be with their "Urban Renewal Program"
 
2014-05-08 05:02:48 PM  

Headso: interesting thread, surprised by the number of people trying to explain this as something other than a neat little bit of video editing.


So this.

I'm simultaneously amazed and depressed that enough people (a) thought it was important enough to call this video out as fake lest people be suckered into thinking it's fur realz, and (b) that anyone at all would click the video with a critical mindset prepared to earnestly see if this video of alien spacecraft was legit or not.

/or, Poe's Law strikes again
//would much prefer that
 
2014-05-08 05:18:00 PM  

Anayalator: or


I dunno about the UFO validity but man, that is so cool. Made me say it out loud.
 
2014-05-08 05:47:07 PM  
Others have labelled the whole thing as a well-crafted fake.

Yep, I'm going with that.
 
2014-05-08 05:54:08 PM  
You can hear some personnel watching the attack and commenting on the explosions, but no "WTF is that thing"  nor is the cameraman too interested in continuing shooting to see the UFO after the smoke clears.
 
2014-05-08 06:07:49 PM  
I thought it looked like an F35, and that can hover, can't it?

Or a harrier, but I thought those were out of service now...
 
2014-05-08 06:29:24 PM  
Since the soldiers have no reaction to the "UFO" but react to the attack, my guess is that it wasn't there.  Someone likely took a real video of munitions hitting a target, then used CGI to put the "UFO" in the video.
 
2014-05-08 06:42:59 PM  

gu1tarjohn: Since the soldiers have no reaction to the "UFO" but react to the attack, my guess is that it wasn't there.  Someone likely took a real video of munitions hitting a target, then used CGI to put the "UFO" in the video.


Their lack of reaction is proof that the military has known about UFOs for a a long time!

static.tvtropes.org
 
2014-05-08 06:52:28 PM  

BenJammin: You can hear some personnel watching the attack and commenting on the explosions, but no "WTF is that thing"  nor is the cameraman too interested in continuing shooting to see the UFO after the smoke clears.


MK Ultra CIA infantry troops are familiar with the level of military hardw+++++++++++++++++++++++++
 
2014-05-08 10:16:51 PM  
Were you there?
 
2014-05-08 10:25:28 PM  

gu1tarjohn: Since the soldiers have no reaction to the "UFO" but react to the attack, my guess is that it wasn't there.  Someone likely took a real video of munitions hitting a target, then used CGI to put the "UFO" in the video.


Ya think?
 
2014-05-08 10:29:48 PM  
img.fark.net
 
2014-05-08 10:53:24 PM  
I sure hope nobody watches the video Gsm136 linked before offering their insipid theories as to what type of military aircraft or drone that might be, because that'd be a real downer.
 
2014-05-08 11:00:54 PM  
Strange.......they didn't mention that the spacecraft was being flown by Bigfoot and the illegitimate son of Hitler and Mamie Eisenhower........the Daily Star is really slipping.
 
2014-05-09 12:05:32 AM  

Loadmaster: Others have labelled the whole thing as a well-crafted fake.

Yep, I'm going with that.


I disagree. Its not well crafted.
 
2014-05-09 12:13:18 AM  
depletedcranium.com
 
2014-05-09 12:44:17 AM  
This is fake, of course. Here is the original video.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8oTjTufJnXI

No joking
 
2014-05-09 03:52:49 AM  

Fark like a Barsoomian: [ladypersonality.ro image 277x352] [www.corbisimages.com image 320x480][pastmist.files.wordpress.com image 500x375] [upload.wikimedia.org image 220x280]
Ah yes, the traditional "Afghan UFO"


Oh crap!  Woody Harrelson turned!
 
2014-05-09 08:02:18 AM  
i1150.photobucket.com
 
2014-05-09 01:09:01 PM  
F to the A to the K to the E

lol not one Marine with a "hey WTF is that?" comment? Oh yeah, and pixels.
 
2014-05-09 06:10:39 PM  

BigNumber12: Looks like a pretty typical airstrike with something edited onto the footage.

I suspect that a military grunt would have a slightly stronger reaction to watching a multi-billion dollar ultra-classified aircraft in action than just "Dayam!"

Also... create massively secret attack aircraft, paint it black... attack during the day?


Nah, "dayam" is just fine. Maybe even rub one out while I watch. Then I would drink a "rip it" and eat some beef jerky.
 
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