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Sat Jun 26, 2021, 11:19 AM

I, for reals, saw a spaceship up close in my backyard.....

100% sober. I just stood there for about 10 seconds on my back deck in awe with my mouth wide open. I couldn't even move. I didn't grab a camera because I didn't want to miss a thing. After about 10-15 seconds it just disappeared, like it came from another dimension or had a cloaking device. I know most of you won't believe me, but people who have had a similar experience will. I know they exist, that wasn't my first or last encounter but it was the most incredible.

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Reply I, for reals, saw a spaceship up close in my backyard..... (Original post)
hookaleft Jun 2021 OP
Name removed Jun 2021 #1
quickesst Jun 2021 #2
hookaleft Jun 2021 #10
Disaffected Jun 2021 #11
quickesst Jun 2021 #14
brush Jun 2021 #20
WhiskeyGrinder Jun 2021 #3
USALiberal Jun 2021 #4
Name removed Jun 2021 #6
USALiberal Jun 2021 #7
cloudbase Jun 2021 #5
hookaleft Jun 2021 #9
Beaverhausen Jun 2021 #8
GoodRaisin Jun 2021 #12
rsdsharp Jun 2021 #13
csziggy Jun 2021 #34
DFW Jun 2021 #15
hookaleft Jun 2021 #16
USALiberal Jun 2021 #17
hookaleft Jun 2021 #18
USALiberal Jun 2021 #19
hookaleft Jun 2021 #21
malaise Jun 2021 #44
hookaleft Jun 2021 #45
malaise Jun 2021 #47
hookaleft Jun 2021 #48
berniesandersmittens Jun 2021 #59
malaise Jun 2021 #60
11 Bravo Jun 2021 #68
malaise Jun 2021 #69
11 Bravo Jun 2021 #70
eShirl Jun 2021 #22
hookaleft Jun 2021 #24
eShirl Jun 2021 #55
leftyladyfrommo Jun 2021 #23
vercetti2021 Jun 2021 #25
Chainfire Jun 2021 #26
hookaleft Jun 2021 #27
Chainfire Jun 2021 #28
oasis Jun 2021 #73
lagomorph777 Jun 2021 #76
Chainfire Jun 2021 #80
USALiberal Jun 2021 #53
USALiberal Jun 2021 #54
hookaleft Jun 2021 #58
USALiberal Jun 2021 #62
brooklynite Jun 2021 #29
Eko Jun 2021 #30
hookaleft Jun 2021 #31
Eko Jun 2021 #41
Eko Jun 2021 #42
hookaleft Jun 2021 #32
Beringia Jun 2021 #33
Towlie Jun 2021 #35
hookaleft Jun 2021 #36
roamer65 Jun 2021 #37
Midnight Writer Jun 2021 #38
SWBTATTReg Jun 2021 #39
Silent3 Jun 2021 #61
SWBTATTReg Jun 2021 #67
Silent3 Jun 2021 #77
SWBTATTReg Jun 2021 #78
Silent3 Jun 2021 #79
SWBTATTReg Jun 2021 #82
Silent3 Jul 2021 #84
SWBTATTReg Jul 2021 #89
Silent3 Jul 2021 #90
onethatcares Jun 2021 #40
FreeState Jun 2021 #43
Beringia Jun 2021 #46
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Beringia Jun 2021 #51
Duppers Jun 2021 #52
Stuart G Jun 2021 #50
onethatcares Jun 2021 #56
DemocraticPatriot Jul 2021 #86
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Duppers Jun 2021 #57
USALiberal Jun 2021 #63
ChrisF1961 Jun 2021 #64
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Polybius Jun 2021 #66
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Response to hookaleft (Original post)

Sat Jun 26, 2021, 11:33 AM

2. I am genuinely curious

You say you did not grab a camera because you did not want to miss a thing. That being the case, can you provide the best description you can of the UFO? I am interested and appreciate any further info on your experience. If I were in your shoes I would make the decision to ignore any responses to ridicule. Ignoring them will eliminate or at the least minimize any control over the discussion.

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Response to quickesst (Reply #2)

Sat Jun 26, 2021, 11:46 AM

10. It was metal and disc shaped and had different colored lights....

That pulsed in the center. Truly amazing.

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Response to hookaleft (Reply #10)

Sat Jun 26, 2021, 11:58 AM

11. I think you are probably

conflating that with a Simpsons episode.

"How to cook for 40 humans".....

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Response to hookaleft (Reply #10)

Sat Jun 26, 2021, 12:20 PM

14. I would say....

.... that since you are they only witness to this experience, some might believe you because of their own experiences, or because of their firm belief that extraterrestrials exist and have visited this planet. On the other hand, I'm sure, as evidenced in this thread, you will receive your fair share of ridicule mostly born by many to elevate their own sense superiority. The best advice I can give to anyone in your situation is to forego any curiosity to detail and make it a priority to grab a camera. Skepticism surrounding your experience is expected, and appropriate, but it does not have to take the form of ridicule.

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Response to hookaleft (Reply #10)

Sat Jun 26, 2021, 12:45 PM

20. How high and long in feet was it? Did it have a canopy to view out of? Did it make a sound?

Any evidence of activity inside of it?

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Response to hookaleft (Original post)

Sat Jun 26, 2021, 11:35 AM

3. Someone who is close to me had a similar experience, many years ago. I trust they saw what they

say they saw.

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Response to hookaleft (Original post)

Sat Jun 26, 2021, 11:36 AM

4. Well, that solves it, aliens are here! Nt

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Response to Name removed (Reply #6)

Sat Jun 26, 2021, 11:40 AM

7. I can turn invisible! Prove I can't! Nt

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Response to hookaleft (Original post)

Sat Jun 26, 2021, 11:38 AM

5. How do you know it wasn't your last? n/t

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Response to cloudbase (Reply #5)

Sat Jun 26, 2021, 11:45 AM

9. Because I saw a translucent cube way up in the sky over

Camp Penelton about 3-4 years ago.

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Response to hookaleft (Original post)

Sat Jun 26, 2021, 11:43 AM

8. I believe you

I had an experience myself.

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Response to hookaleft (Original post)

Sat Jun 26, 2021, 12:07 PM

12. That could explain the Magats

The aliens took over their brains.

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Response to GoodRaisin (Reply #12)

Sat Jun 26, 2021, 12:12 PM

13. Ooh, ooh. "Puppet Masters."

They are certainly slugs.

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Response to rsdsharp (Reply #13)

Sat Jun 26, 2021, 02:48 PM

34. More like the ant-like aliens from "Braindead"



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Response to hookaleft (Original post)

Sat Jun 26, 2021, 12:29 PM

15. From 54 years ago

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Response to DFW (Reply #15)

Sat Jun 26, 2021, 12:30 PM

16. ............

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Response to hookaleft (Original post)

Sat Jun 26, 2021, 12:33 PM

17. So no one else saw this? No traffic cameras? No one recorded it? Nt

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Response to USALiberal (Reply #17)

Sat Jun 26, 2021, 12:36 PM

18. It was directly over my orange grove....

We are off from the beat and path.

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Response to hookaleft (Reply #18)

Sat Jun 26, 2021, 12:38 PM

19. So how high was it? Nt

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Response to USALiberal (Reply #19)

Sat Jun 26, 2021, 12:46 PM

21. Just above the tops of my trees...nt

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Response to hookaleft (Reply #21)

Sat Jun 26, 2021, 07:06 PM

44. How is the herb in your neck of the woods?

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Response to malaise (Reply #44)

Sat Jun 26, 2021, 07:08 PM

45. It is bomb!

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Response to hookaleft (Reply #45)

Sat Jun 26, 2021, 07:16 PM

47. A good brethren who was higher than most kites most of the time once saw a donkey move

The donkey was part of a piece of artwork on a wall. I still laugh when I remember that night - he was as serious as a judge and we were howling with laughter

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Response to malaise (Reply #47)

Sat Jun 26, 2021, 07:20 PM

48. heeeeeeee

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Response to malaise (Reply #47)

Mon Jun 28, 2021, 07:17 PM

59. I once saw a goat standing on a donkey's back.

I was driving and I turned around to make sure I wasn't hallucinating.

This was before phones had cameras.

No one believed me.

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Response to berniesandersmittens (Reply #59)

Mon Jun 28, 2021, 07:20 PM

60. i wonder how he got there

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Response to malaise (Reply #47)

Wed Jun 30, 2021, 05:55 PM

68. The first time I tried mescaline in college ...

the centerfolds that covered the guy's dorm room walls started bleeding.

Upon reflection, I later came to realize that something else had probably been at play.

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Response to 11 Bravo (Reply #68)

Wed Jun 30, 2021, 05:57 PM

69. Damn!

What is mescaline?

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Response to malaise (Reply #69)

Wed Jun 30, 2021, 06:00 PM

70. It's a natural hallucinogen, usually derived from the peyote cactus.

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Response to hookaleft (Original post)

Sat Jun 26, 2021, 01:10 PM

22. why does it automatically have to be a spaceship?

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Response to eShirl (Reply #22)

Sat Jun 26, 2021, 01:14 PM

24. Because it was a disc shaped anomaly that made zero noise....

Was up close and just above my tree line. It wasn't a huge mother ship or anything like that. It was kind of small about the size of a big motor home.

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Response to hookaleft (Reply #24)

Sun Jun 27, 2021, 07:56 AM

55. But why assume that what you saw was a spaceship?

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Response to hookaleft (Original post)

Sat Jun 26, 2021, 01:13 PM

23. I had a friend who swore up and down that one

landed in their yard at their farm out in Kansas.

I also used to work with an x fighter pilot who said he saw one. He tried to chase it but he couldn't keep up.

People are seeing something.

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Response to hookaleft (Original post)

Sat Jun 26, 2021, 01:15 PM

25. Congratulations you're going to see them all the time now

Once you see a UFO it's like you are open to a completely different world and they pop up every now and then because they have tabs on you

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Response to hookaleft (Original post)

Sat Jun 26, 2021, 01:52 PM

26. Have you had any changes in medications lately?

Lonely sailors saw mermaids too.

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Response to Chainfire (Reply #26)

Sat Jun 26, 2021, 01:56 PM

27. Is that all ya got?

I don't give a hoot if you believe me. You mean nothing to me.

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Response to hookaleft (Reply #27)

Sat Jun 26, 2021, 02:00 PM

28. If I believed your story with no evidence

Then I just as well go all the way and believe in stolen elections, Bigfoot, the Easter bunny and God. Fantastic claims require fantastic proof. Where is the beef?

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Response to Chainfire (Reply #28)

Wed Jun 30, 2021, 06:43 PM

73. Some may be offended with your equating Bigfoot/Easter Bunny to God.

Think about it.

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Response to oasis (Reply #73)

Wed Jun 30, 2021, 06:58 PM

76. That's how it went with me. Age 5, it suddenly dawned on me, they were all the same thing.

Just stories.

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Response to oasis (Reply #73)

Wed Jun 30, 2021, 09:26 PM

80. They may, but it is not my problem

I consider each of the myths to be equal.

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Response to hookaleft (Reply #27)

Sun Jun 27, 2021, 07:53 AM

53. Lol

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Response to hookaleft (Reply #27)

Sun Jun 27, 2021, 07:55 AM

54. Weird, you choose NOT to record it! Hmmm

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Response to USALiberal (Reply #54)

Mon Jun 28, 2021, 07:13 PM

58. Neither would you if you were in such awe.

Went out to grab a smoke and there it was. It was only 10-15 seconds.

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Response to hookaleft (Reply #58)

Mon Jun 28, 2021, 07:44 PM

62. So you see an alien spaceship But decide not to record it?? Makes no sense.

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Response to hookaleft (Original post)

Sat Jun 26, 2021, 02:03 PM

29. And you know it was a "spaceship" because.....?

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Response to hookaleft (Original post)

Sat Jun 26, 2021, 02:10 PM

30. How do you know it was a spaceship?

Just curious.

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Response to Eko (Reply #30)

Sat Jun 26, 2021, 02:22 PM

31. Because it looked like something out of a B movie

Seriously though, it was a metal disc and it made ZERO noise and it was so close I could see it clearly.

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Response to hookaleft (Reply #31)

Sat Jun 26, 2021, 06:34 PM

41. That is a metal disc looking thing that made no noise.

You cant really say it was metal though, you can only say it looked like metal. You can paint something wood with a paint that makes it look like its metal. Some plastics look metal as well. So really you saw something that looked like it might be metal that was disc shaped. I'm not arguing with you that you saw something, I just wonder why you jumped to the conclusion it is a spaceship. You said there is a lot of military near you as well, I grew up in one of the largest military towns in the world as well. What kind of military? Navy, Air Force, Marines, Army? Also, since it was over your trees, how far away were those trees and how high above them was it?

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Response to hookaleft (Reply #31)

Sat Jun 26, 2021, 06:49 PM

42. Camp Pendelton then.

So you are close to camp Pendleton, Marines. Marines have weather balloons. Probably some that are more advanced than we know. Thinking about that what do you think is more possible, that you saw something like an advanced weather balloon or something else from the near military base or a space ship?

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Response to Eko (Reply #30)

Sat Jun 26, 2021, 02:27 PM

32. Furthermore....

I live in a county of a ton of military. This was not the first time I have had an incident. This was just the most crazy one.

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Response to hookaleft (Original post)

Sat Jun 26, 2021, 02:45 PM

33. Until people see something themselves or experience it themselves, they can be smugly dismissive

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Response to hookaleft (Original post)

Sat Jun 26, 2021, 02:57 PM

35. I saw one once during an evening when I was in Titusville.




I even marked where I saw it. And yes, after less than a minute it just disappeared.

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Response to Towlie (Reply #35)

Sat Jun 26, 2021, 02:59 PM

36. Cool.

I feel kind of special.

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Response to hookaleft (Original post)

Sat Jun 26, 2021, 03:13 PM

37. U saw a UFO.

I have seen lights I cannot explain, but it does not mean automatically they are extraterrestrial.

I leave them at that...no explanation.

U froze and just watched like I have. Mesmerizing isnít it?

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Response to hookaleft (Original post)

Sat Jun 26, 2021, 04:30 PM

38. Don't let the naysayers get you down.

I once saw something in the sky so extraordinary that I have never told anybody.

Watched it for about ten minutes, in broad daylight, and still couldn't figure it out.

So strange that I don't have the words to describe it.

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Response to hookaleft (Original post)

Sat Jun 26, 2021, 04:59 PM

39. Stick to your guns...you saw what you saw, and no explanation by others who weren't even

there will suffice (but they will offer tons of ridiculous explanations for what you saw anyways, of course).

Like someone said in the trend, this is something that if you saw this for yourself, you would believe. These events happen so quickly, that by the time one realizes that they can get their cameras out (or in some cases, cameras weren't so easily available then) and snap pics of.

There are pics by the way, the ones the military released are just a few of the ones I'm sure that they have scores of, tons of, pictures of such things, taken by highly qualified people, e.g., pilots etc.

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Response to SWBTATTReg (Reply #39)

Mon Jun 28, 2021, 07:44 PM

61. Being adamant that "you saw what you saw" is a terrible attitude...

...not a brave stand against those bad, bad skeptical meanies.

Either seeing things that aren't there, or badly interpreting something that was "real" to some extent (actually produced light, sound, etc) is something that can happen to any human being, and it doesn't make you stupid or crazy.

What isn't so smart, however, is being adamantly certain of interpretations like alien spacecraft. Direct personal experience is not the be-all and end-all of truth. When you look at the issue on a broader scale, intelligent life visiting us from other planets just doesn't rank as a very plausible explanation, no matter how compelling to oneself one's own experiences feel.

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Response to Silent3 (Reply #61)

Wed Jun 30, 2021, 04:32 PM

67. You have your opinion, and I have mine. Period. Get over it. The Pentagon thinks there is

something there.

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Response to SWBTATTReg (Reply #67)

Wed Jun 30, 2021, 07:52 PM

77. They think there's something they can't identify. Period.

That's not support for the opinion that it's alien visitors. Unknown means unknown, not fill-in-the-blank with your fantasies in the meantime.

Get over that.

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Response to Silent3 (Reply #77)

Wed Jun 30, 2021, 08:03 PM

78. I am amazed that people like you, nowhere to be seen when such sightings occur, seem to always have

an opinion of what it's not. Despite not seeing it, despite hearing eyewitness reports, despite sightings on film no less, you still are in the realm of the ignorant, despite grade A witnesses (some whom are pilots no less, far more qualified than you certainly),

And then there is you, still offering your 'opinion' despite not even there or such. Such 3rd party opinions are not even allowed in a court of law, thank god. If it were up to someone like you, bacteria would still be unknown, and part of fantasy land, numerous species being discovered almost on a daily basis would still be undiscovered due to some arcane rule of yours truly, that nothing exists unless you seen it. Ha ha heh. I laugh.

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Response to SWBTATTReg (Reply #78)

Wed Jun 30, 2021, 08:18 PM

79. You're the one claiming that "seeing" is such a be-all and end-all of truth.

It's not personal, anecdotal seeing of things that matters a great deal. It's correlated and systematic observation that leads to deeper truths, and all of those things you speak about like new species be discovered. The scientific process is the difference between actual discoveries and "thar be dragons!".

Whether I've personally seen a thing hasn't got shit to do with it. I've never seen a black hole, yet I think they are almost certainly real. I've never seen the far side of the moon, but I'm pretty sure it's there.

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Response to Silent3 (Reply #79)

Wed Jun 30, 2021, 10:23 PM

82. And yet some in this trend seem to be mocking this person's story. Why? What evidence

is there to refute her story and what she saw? Why? I simply told her to stick to her guns, to stand by her story, which she certainly believes that she saw something and I'm giving her the benefit of the doubt, and believing / supporting her. I certainly didn't bring up aliens or anything of the like.

Don't other DUers deserve this kind of support from other DUers and don't mock, don't make fun of her story instead? I thought DU was better than this. I thought that we all have a safe space to post articles, events, etc. on DU w/o the mocking that goes along w/ this type of reporting that seems to occur w/ these types of stories, believe me, I've seen others mock other DUers when they reported on such things, I don't recall anyone really mocking the pilots when they reported on their encounters, and even filmed them, showed them in action, craft that doesn't even remotely look like anything in our current inventory of military craft, and believe me, I'm no expert on such, but I guarantee you that the pilots encountering these craft are SMEs in ID'ing other craft that they may encounter, a natural part of their jobs flying military craft, and certainly when they encounter something like these craft, they know they are seeing something different.

I tend to believe other DUers that report on something, in a current trend. Usually it's a rehash of other published stories but sometimes we get other stories, other news, that are first hand, and a fellow DUer does deserve our support, not ridicule and mocking, ridiculous explanations like swamp gas, that are often times offered, etc. (don't you think that if it was swamp gas, that they would already know this? The publishers of the stories know this but still went ahead, though that reporting their story was important).

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Response to SWBTATTReg (Reply #82)

Thu Jul 1, 2021, 12:43 AM

84. You seem to misunderstand burden of proof for an extraordinary claim

For something as earth-shattering as real alien visitations to our planet, sincerity isn't enough. Believing in yourself isn't enough. Trusting your own senses isn't warranted.

Yes, you did "simply (tell) her to stick to her guns, to stand by her story", and I still stand by my assertion that that's bad advice. This isn't about personal pride, it's about the nature of reality, and reality doesn't give a damn how certain you are about what you think you've seen. There either are alien visitors to the earth, or there are not.

If what someone believes in is likely to be at odds with reality, then benefit of the doubt is not warranted, and "believing / supporting her" isn't doing anyone a favor. We're talking about adults here, not about children who believe in Santa Claus. Is it true generosity of spirit to actively encourage a responsible adult to indulge in irrational fantasy?

The big picture matters more than personal anecdotes, and the patterns established by personal anecdotes regarding alien visitations are far more in line with what you'd expect from shared delusion than from shared reality.

The word "delusion" might irritate you, and strike you as the thing that demands evidence. Who am I to call someone I don't even know delusional? But if that's your reaction, you're failing to understand how common and normal delusion is among humans. Being a navy pilot or some other type of "serious" and sober-seeming person doesn't change that, as if only crazy, irresponsible folk badly misinterpret personal experiences.

The burden of proof for someone claiming evidence of extraterrestrials, or even ranking extraterrestrials as a high probability while stopping short of a flat-out claim, is far higher than my burden of proof for considering delusion or mistaken interpretation of an experience a far more likely explanation.

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Response to Silent3 (Reply #84)

Thu Jul 1, 2021, 06:03 PM

89. You'll never believe anything, a sad thing. And you're knocking someone who actually saw for

themselves this right in front of their eyes. Why can't you believe this? Are you so stubborn w/ your friends when they tell you something?

It doesn't really matter what you believe anyways. She'll always have that experience knowing that something is out there, something beyond the pale, something that 90% will never see in their lives, and what you believe won't change a thing. I believe her. Thank god.

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Response to SWBTATTReg (Reply #89)

Thu Jul 1, 2021, 10:48 PM

90. What does "believing anything" have to do with happy or sad?

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That you even bring that idea up shows you've lost any concern about facts or reality.

Besides, I clearly believe in lots of things, with varying degrees of certainty. Some ordinary things, some inspiring things. Is there some special class of objects of belief that you'd like to clearly name that one should believe in simply for the happiness benefit of such beliefs, facts and logic and evidence be damned?

One should not believe something simply for the effect that believing that thing has on you.

Yes, this poster will "always have that experience", and nothing about making an unwarranted commitment to interpret the experience as space aliens causes the experience itself to be gained or lost.

I believe her. Thank god.

Why would having a particular belief even be a thing to be thankful for? Why is belief gain, and doubt loss?

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Response to hookaleft (Original post)

Sat Jun 26, 2021, 05:16 PM

40. congratulations

I hope you see them again. I don't carry a camera or a phone everywhere I go either. I think you were very lucky to see this one.

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Response to hookaleft (Original post)

Sat Jun 26, 2021, 07:05 PM

43. I dont believe

In an afterlife or spirits. That being said Iíve seen ghosts and had odd experiences around visiting spirts. So I believe you, but I donít know what to make of it either.

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Response to FreeState (Reply #43)

Sat Jun 26, 2021, 07:10 PM

46. I don't understand, how can you have experiences and yet "don't believe"


Do you think you imagined it all or what.

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Response to Beringia (Reply #46)

Sat Jun 26, 2021, 08:40 PM

49. I just don't know what to make of them

People like to put all sorts of meanings on experiences that donít necessarily match reality. For example one could believe seeing a ghost means there is an afterlife. But life after death doesnít necessarily mean there is a god or anything else.

I lean towards my experiences being caused by stress and or lack of sleep or something I ate. Who knows. I was a sober Mormon kid in college when most of my experiences happened.

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Response to FreeState (Reply #49)

Sat Jun 26, 2021, 10:02 PM

51. Thanks for answering

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Response to FreeState (Reply #43)

Sun Jun 27, 2021, 07:47 AM

52. Wow, same here!

I'm an atheist who has lived in a "haunted" house. Never saw "Charlie" (the name we gave the phenomena) but he/it did some crazy things.

At first I was quite frightened but then the events became so common that I just started talking to Charlie. All 3 of us in the family experienced events: lights being turned off, loud, unexplained noises, shoes disappearing & turning up in another place, inexplicable shadows. The weirdest was when a dish scrubber stood straight up in the dish drainer in plain sight while we were watching! Hubby is a skeptical scientist yet he could not explain it.

Charlie didn't move with us to our new home & I actually kinda miss his stunts. He seemed to have had a sense of humor. And yes, all of this is weird as heck & I don't think sane ppl would believe me. Besides, there must be some logical explanation for what we saw & heard.



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Response to hookaleft (Original post)

Sat Jun 26, 2021, 09:36 PM

50. There are millions of planets in our galaxy...Can you imagine just one of those planets

is 500 years more advanced than us?...Just 500 years?...Could those aliens have created light travel?
Or some other kind of travel around the town?...Think about it...in any possibility. Give it a thought...
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Then think about us talking to someone about what we have accomplished now-- with someone 500 years ago..
(in the late 1500...say 1595...Would they believe the future?..Who would believe this future?...
If you can picture 1595...what will you see?...Think about that one...Then think about 500 years in the
future....See what you see.

Perhaps somewhere out there, there are intelligent life forms...who are 500 years advanced from us...
What would they say, and what would they do with us?....If you cannot imagine that, and the possibilities of that...then what would you say to someone from 1799...Would they believe what was going to be in 1999?...How many would believe...electricity, cars, indoor plumbing, medical advances, killing machines, airplanes, TV., computers...etc...Think about that for a moment...

Then and only then..might you accept that aliens have visited us...Maybe or maybe not...
...........ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE......YES.....ANYTHING...!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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OH.....on that point...Anything is possible...40 years ago...1980....I never thought I would own and
operate a computer......Yes, 1980....Did you imagine you would own and operate a computer and
be communicating across the U.S.A. with it and expressing an opinion with others about the
existence of aliens in the universe.?...Somewhat like talking about ...Star Trek someday being real?

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Response to Stuart G (Reply #50)

Sun Jun 27, 2021, 08:22 AM

56. if there is a civilization 500 yrs advanced

and they stopped in Ohio last night, I think they'd really think there's no intelligent life here.

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Response to Stuart G (Reply #50)

Thu Jul 1, 2021, 02:14 AM

86. I was a fan of the time-traveling tv show "Quantum Leap",

where Al always had his little hand-held computer 'Ziggy'.

And now everyone has their own 'Ziggy'... telephones that are computers.



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Response to DemocraticPatriot (Reply #86)

Thu Jul 1, 2021, 01:29 PM

87. I remember Star Trek...Captain Kirk says, "Beam Me Up Scotty" with a hand held computer...

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Response to hookaleft (Original post)

Mon Jun 28, 2021, 09:26 AM

57. I've seen a huge one.

Others saw it too!

I've always had a FU attitude toward folks who think I'm lying, dumb, or delusional. UFO's have been around for a long time and may one day be generally accepted as fact.

Thanks for posting!

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Response to Duppers (Reply #57)

Mon Jun 28, 2021, 07:45 PM

63. How does the New York Times miss a story like that??

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Response to hookaleft (Original post)

Mon Jun 28, 2021, 07:49 PM

64. Did it look like this?

 

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Response to hookaleft (Original post)

Mon Jun 28, 2021, 08:48 PM

65. I've seen some

But not going to tell the story here, just to be mocked.

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Response to hookaleft (Original post)

Mon Jun 28, 2021, 09:52 PM

66. "I didn't grab a camera because I didn't want to miss a thing"

Everybody brings their phone with them no matter where they go. Why didn't you have it on you?

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Response to Polybius (Reply #66)

Wed Jun 30, 2021, 06:08 PM

71. They said they were on their back deck.

Iím usually out on mine with a drink and/or a book, relaxing, electronic devices left inside. I can see someone bringing their phone with them ďno matter where they go,Ē but I see that as more suited to people with a social media addiction or some sad kind of neediness that makes them think they need to be electronically connected to the world at all times. But, different things for different people, I guess.

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Response to TraceNC (Reply #71)

Thu Jul 1, 2021, 12:37 AM

83. I take it in my backward for emergency purposes

God forbid I fall and become incapacitated, at least Iíd have my phone. Or if Iím getting robbed or something. Also, if I see an animal, so I can take a pic.

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Response to hookaleft (Original post)

Wed Jun 30, 2021, 06:16 PM

72. I once had an experience with an Ouija board

And a sorceress. A real board with a metal eye carved from wood. To this day, I cannot explain what happened, but trust me when I say SOMETHING happened.

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Response to hookaleft (Original post)

Wed Jun 30, 2021, 06:49 PM

74. DeGrasse Tyson and Former CIA Director John Brennan discus UFO

on MSNBC right now on Ari Melber's "The Beat".

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Response to hookaleft (Original post)

Wed Jun 30, 2021, 06:50 PM

75. Do you live in Boca Chica?

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Response to hookaleft (Original post)

Wed Jun 30, 2021, 09:47 PM

81. I see spaceships too. Kind of regularly from my driveway.

Mainly during the day, but sometimes at night.

They are always going up. If I had to guess from somewhere near Cocoa Beach and heading East.

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Response to hookaleft (Original post)

Thu Jul 1, 2021, 01:43 AM

85. It probably came from Uranus.

Been a lot of those lately.

Or maybe now, they're coming for Uranus.

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Response to hookaleft (Original post)

Thu Jul 1, 2021, 01:34 PM

88. I know someone who says they saw one decades ago.

Near an interstate, but between cities, pitch dark around 3am. I figured the bar had closed and he was driving while intoxicated. But that doesn't mean I think the same of you.

DUers are typically open-minded about other people's experiences.

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