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(Space.com)   Pentagon continues the cover up. Says most UFOs are "Chinese drones"   (space.com) divider line
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2022-11-06 9:38:54 PM  
Of course the Pentagon is lying. We all know these are not Chinese drones.

They're streetlights.
 
2022-11-06 10:07:40 PM  

Cafe Threads: Of course the Pentagon is lying. We all know these are not Chinese drones.

They're streetlights.


off to a strong start. all you morans should be happy they are denying it too.

i am not satisfied with this 'explanation'.
 
2022-11-06 10:10:29 PM  
The simplest explanation is often the correct one.
 
2022-11-06 10:13:31 PM  
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We all know it's gas in the atmosphere
 
2022-11-06 10:16:23 PM  
98% of all UFO witnesses are marijuana-users with cataracts.
 
2022-11-06 10:17:02 PM  
What, was the obvious tag on vacation?
 
2022-11-06 10:17:57 PM  

Cafe Threads: Of course the Pentagon is lying. We all know these are not Chinese drones.

They're streetlights.


I have been probed they are real..... they look like well cucumbers..

Damn inquisitive vegans are going destroy society as we know it and it to be the death of us all one day.

Have a burger! Do not give n ... ahhahh   never give innn.....


/a carrot made this post
 
2022-11-06 10:18:04 PM  
I didn't read the article but, if I were to see something and throw a blanket over it (or shoot it out of the sky or whatever), and it turned out to be someone's drone, am I going to get in trouble?
 
2022-11-06 10:20:00 PM  

AstroJesus: 98% of all UFO witnesses are marijuana-users with cataracts.


does that include hundreds of navy and airforce pilots? how about radar guys, and whole ships of navey personnel?
 
2022-11-06 10:20:29 PM  

KRSESQ: The simplest explanation is often the correct one.


Except that "Chinese drones" implies a level of technical sophistication we haven't seen anywhere.

The US has some very sophisticated drones, but I don't think they can match the performance and behavior of the ones that have tagged along fleet ships and fighter aircraft the way these things have. Why would the Chinese be able to do this? It feels like this tech is 30~40 years ahead of what the US could field, and the Chinese haven't shown any more prowess than the Russians in terms of air power technology (that is to say, stuck in the 1980s).
 
2022-11-06 10:20:45 PM  
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2022-11-06 10:22:35 PM  
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interested
 
2022-11-06 10:23:24 PM  
Rather than lie, why not just continue to use the national security excuse? The high speed  thing in that video cited in the article is not an "optical illusion".
 
2022-11-06 10:23:38 PM  
Why do so many UFO conspiracists also seem to have so much sympathy for fascism?
 
2022-11-06 10:25:48 PM  
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2022-11-06 10:26:45 PM  
KRSESQ:

Sorry mang....gotta do it:

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2022-11-06 10:27:36 PM  
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2022-11-06 10:27:37 PM  
so they are claiming China is violating US airspace? weird flex but ok
 
2022-11-06 10:28:01 PM  

assalon5: Cafe Threads: Of course the Pentagon is lying. We all know these are not Chinese drones.

They're streetlights.

I have been probed they are real..... they look like well cucumbers..

Damn inquisitive vegans are going destroy society as we know it and it to be the death of us all one day.

Have a burger! Do not give n ... ahhahh   never give innn.....


/a carrot made this Weeners they came for the cows ...

 
2022-11-06 10:29:11 PM  

some_beer_drinker: AstroJesus: 98% of all UFO witnesses are marijuana-users with cataracts.

does that include hundreds of navy and airforce pilots? how about radar guys, and whole ships of navey personnel?


Those are the two percent. The aliens are everywhere.
 
2022-11-06 10:29:20 PM  

some_beer_drinker: AstroJesus: 98% of all UFO witnesses are marijuana-users with cataracts.

does that include hundreds of navy and airforce pilots? how about radar guys, and whole ships of navey personnel?


Those navey personnel: Are they involved in navel operations?
 
2022-11-06 10:29:47 PM  

some_beer_drinker: AstroJesus: 98% of all UFO witnesses are marijuana-users with cataracts.

does that include hundreds of navy and airforce pilots? how about radar guys, and whole ships of navey personnel?


An entire U.S. Navy ship full of people once started a war because they were firing at themselves as they circled in the dark and thought they were under attack. Another one shot down a civilian airliner full of people because it was "threatening" them by climbing out after takeoff from a civilian airport.
 
2022-11-06 10:30:12 PM  
Wait, you're telling me that in an era when remote controlled drones with lights that aren't easy to hear from a distance just may be mistaken for UFOs by idiots...?
 
2022-11-06 10:30:56 PM  

Cokezeroinacan: Why do so many UFO conspiracists also seem to have so much sympathy for fascism?


wtf are you talking about? that is ridiculous
 
2022-11-06 10:31:07 PM  
Streetlights are made in China.
 
2022-11-06 10:31:46 PM  
JFC
From Subby's and the article's headline: "...most UFOs are 'Chinese drones'..."

From TFA text: "...most alleged UAP encounters could not be conclusively explained."

The truth may be out there, but whatever it is most people won't be able to discern it.
 
2022-11-06 10:32:55 PM  

Iczer: Wait, you're telling me that in an era when remote controlled drones with lights that aren't easy to hear from a distance just may be mistaken for UFOs by idiots...?


hundreds of miles out at sea? by professionals?  and why are fleets of them dropping out of orbit, and descending to sea level in seconds....not drones. at least, not made by humans.
 
2022-11-06 10:35:29 PM  

Tentacle: so they are claiming China is violating US airspace? weird flex but ok


Scenario one: people are stupid and misinterpret common events. Congress: yawn.
Scenario two: those are Chinese military drones. Congress: Here, take the money, take all the money, so you can keep us safe from those sneaky Chinese military drones.
 
2022-11-06 10:35:31 PM  

some_beer_drinker: Iczer: Wait, you're telling me that in an era when remote controlled drones with lights that aren't easy to hear from a distance just may be mistaken for UFOs by idiots...?

hundreds of miles out at sea? by professionals?  and why are fleets of them dropping out of orbit, and descending to sea level in seconds....not drones. at least, not made by humans.


Dude...anything we're seeing is homemade.  The distances are just too great.
 
2022-11-06 10:36:27 PM  

SBinRR: some_beer_drinker: AstroJesus: 98% of all UFO witnesses are marijuana-users with cataracts.

does that include hundreds of navy and airforce pilots? how about radar guys, and whole ships of navey personnel?

Those navey personnel: Are they involved in navel operations?


proof reading is not strong with me. forgive my typo
 
2022-11-06 10:39:17 PM  

some_beer_drinker: Iczer: Wait, you're telling me that in an era when remote controlled drones with lights that aren't easy to hear from a distance just may be mistaken for UFOs by idiots...?

hundreds of miles out at sea? by professionals?  and why are fleets of them dropping out of orbit, and descending to sea level in seconds....not drones. at least, not made by humans.


literally NO ONE, no matter how professional, can tell how far away a pinpoint light is, or how fast it is going.
 
2022-11-06 10:39:32 PM  
Once again, people, the U stands for 'unidentified'. One you try to identify it, it's just an FO.
 
2022-11-06 10:40:04 PM  
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Chinese drones are the new weather balloons.
 
2022-11-06 10:41:41 PM  

haknudsen: some_beer_drinker: Iczer: Wait, you're telling me that in an era when remote controlled drones with lights that aren't easy to hear from a distance just may be mistaken for UFOs by idiots...?

hundreds of miles out at sea? by professionals?  and why are fleets of them dropping out of orbit, and descending to sea level in seconds....not drones. at least, not made by humans.

literally NO ONE, no matter how professional, can tell how far away a pinpoint light is, or how fast it is going.


radar guys can. so can pilots with onboard sensors.

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everyone should know about this. especially you ignorant farkers. go on, tell me commander fravor is full of shiat. and this is just one incident.
 
2022-11-06 10:41:47 PM  
OooEEEooo
 
2022-11-06 10:42:24 PM  

some_beer_drinker: Iczer: Wait, you're telling me that in an era when remote controlled drones with lights that aren't easy to hear from a distance just may be mistaken for UFOs by idiots...?

hundreds of miles out at sea? by professionals?  and why are fleets of them dropping out of orbit, and descending to sea level in seconds....not drones. at least, not made by humans.


The alien fleets have already invaded. Stay in your basement. Your government will rescue you when it's your turn to be probed ... *** carrier lost***
 
2022-11-06 10:43:35 PM  
If what I saw being tailed by two jets near the Wellton Hills in Arizona a decade and a half ago was a Chinese drone, we should all learn how to hand sew ladies' undergarments so they have a reason to keep up around.  Robots will take all the other jobs.
 
2022-11-06 10:44:30 PM  

cyberspacedout: Once again, people, the U stands for 'unidentified'. One you try to identify it, it's just an FO.


FO:NV rocked!


Seriously, loved that game.
 
2022-11-06 10:46:06 PM  

cyberspacedout: Once again, people, the U stands for 'unidentified'. One you try to identify it, it's just an FO.


I flew in a UFO once... and then ATC reminded me to turn on my transponder.
Woops!!
 
2022-11-06 10:50:26 PM  

almejita: I didn't read the article but, if I were to see something and throw a blanket over it (or shoot it out of the sky or whatever), and it turned out to be someone's drone, am I going to get in trouble?


Depends.
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2022-11-06 10:54:42 PM  

some_beer_drinker: haknudsen: some_beer_drinker: Iczer: Wait, you're telling me that in an era when remote controlled drones with lights that aren't easy to hear from a distance just may be mistaken for UFOs by idiots...?

hundreds of miles out at sea? by professionals?  and why are fleets of them dropping out of orbit, and descending to sea level in seconds....not drones. at least, not made by humans.

literally NO ONE, no matter how professional, can tell how far away a pinpoint light is, or how fast it is going.

radar guys can. so can pilots with onboard sensors.

[Youtube-video https://www.youtube.com/embed/Eco2s3-0zsQ]

everyone should know about this. especially you ignorant farkers. go on, tell me commander fravor is full of shiat. and this is just one incident.


Dude...OK...look, people make mistakes.  You can't believe anyone 100 percent of the time, if you get my drift.  If you told me you saw, and were %100 sure you saw bigfoot...I would have to think you were mistaken or were delusional...because there's no such thing as bigfoot.  The same goes for beings from another planet.  It's just not possible.  For aliens, the distances are too great; for bigfoot there are no fossils.  These are things that can't be overcome, no matter if people make mistakes in identifying them.  They are just not possible.
 
2022-11-06 10:58:30 PM  

almejita: some_beer_drinker: haknudsen: some_beer_drinker: Iczer: Wait, you're telling me that in an era when remote controlled drones with lights that aren't easy to hear from a distance just may be mistaken for UFOs by idiots...?

hundreds of miles out at sea? by professionals?  and why are fleets of them dropping out of orbit, and descending to sea level in seconds....not drones. at least, not made by humans.

literally NO ONE, no matter how professional, can tell how far away a pinpoint light is, or how fast it is going.

radar guys can. so can pilots with onboard sensors.

[Youtube-video https://www.youtube.com/embed/Eco2s3-0zsQ]

everyone should know about this. especially you ignorant farkers. go on, tell me commander fravor is full of shiat. and this is just one incident.

Dude...OK...look, people make mistakes.  You can't believe anyone 100 percent of the time, if you get my drift.  If you told me you saw, and were %100 sure you saw bigfoot...I would have to think you were mistaken or were delusional...because there's no such thing as bigfoot.  The same goes for beings from another planet.  It's just not possible.  For aliens, the distances are too great; for bigfoot there are no fossils.  These are things that can't be overcome, no matter if people make mistakes in identifying them.  They are just not possible.


just watch the thing. then tell me that. tip of the iceberg.
 
2022-11-06 11:01:21 PM  
almejita:
Dude...OK...look, people make mistakes.  You can't believe anyone 100 percent of the time, if you get my drift.  If you told me you saw, and were %100 sure you saw bigfoot...I would have to think you were mistaken or were delusional...because there's no such thing as bigfoot.  The same goes for beings from another planet.  It's just not possible.  For aliens, the distances are too great; for bigfoot there are no fossils.  These are things that can't be overcome, no matter if people make mistakes in identifying them.  They are just not possible.

Exactly this.  We aren't getting alien visitors, because our part of the galaxy is currently dead, the odds of us being visited by something half a million years old is just as close to impossible as can be.  It's more likely we missed a giant cave full of dinosaurs than aliens are farking doing flybys of our planet right now.  Did they ever visit, over the hundreds of millions of years life has been here?  Maybe.  But it's looking like intelligent life is rare, or very fleeting, like comes and goes over thousands of years, like a flash in the night.  We might be the first spacefaring race in our part of the galaxy, as unlikely as it seems, we should seriously consider that possibility.
 
2022-11-06 11:03:51 PM  
Why was the TV show called UFO when they knew exactly what the alien spaceships were
 
2022-11-06 11:05:20 PM  

some_beer_drinker: almejita: some_beer_drinker: haknudsen: some_beer_drinker: Iczer: Wait, you're telling me that in an era when remote controlled drones with lights that aren't easy to hear from a distance just may be mistaken for UFOs by idiots...?

hundreds of miles out at sea? by professionals?  and why are fleets of them dropping out of orbit, and descending to sea level in seconds....not drones. at least, not made by humans.

literally NO ONE, no matter how professional, can tell how far away a pinpoint light is, or how fast it is going.

radar guys can. so can pilots with onboard sensors.

[Youtube-video https://www.youtube.com/embed/Eco2s3-0zsQ]

everyone should know about this. especially you ignorant farkers. go on, tell me commander fravor is full of shiat. and this is just one incident.

Dude...OK...look, people make mistakes.  You can't believe anyone 100 percent of the time, if you get my drift.  If you told me you saw, and were %100 sure you saw bigfoot...I would have to think you were mistaken or were delusional...because there's no such thing as bigfoot.  The same goes for beings from another planet.  It's just not possible.  For aliens, the distances are too great; for bigfoot there are no fossils.  These are things that can't be overcome, no matter if people make mistakes in identifying them.  They are just not possible.

just watch the thing. then tell me that. tip of the iceberg.


You lost your cred when you linked to a Rogan video.
 
2022-11-06 11:05:44 PM  
Something something fifteen minutes later you're a streetlight again.
 
2022-11-06 11:06:38 PM  
OK... but how did China reverse-engineer the streetlight xenotechnology incorporated into their drones, hmmmm?

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2022-11-06 11:06:56 PM  

KRSESQ: The simplest explanation is often the correct one.


Swamp gas from Uranus sounds pretty simple.
 
2022-11-06 11:08:41 PM  

MaudlinMutantMollusk: OooEEEooo


That's the start of the Doctor Who intro, so...
 
2022-11-06 11:10:07 PM  

LesserEvil: KRSESQ: The simplest explanation is often the correct one.

Except that "Chinese drones" implies a level of technical sophistication we haven't seen anywhere.

The US has some very sophisticated drones, but I don't think they can match the performance and behavior of the ones that have tagged along fleet ships and fighter aircraft the way these things have. Why would the Chinese be able to do this? It feels like this tech is 30~40 years ahead of what the US could field, and the Chinese haven't shown any more prowess than the Russians in terms of air power technology (that is to say, stuck in the 1980s).


The world didn't know the Stealthhawk existed until we lost one snagging Osama. Pretty sure the F111 was kept under wraps until long after it was operational. I'm confident military tech exists decades ahead of what we expect.
 
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