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27. I'm open to other evidence anytime. <G> There is a place for imagination
Sat Mar 15, 2014, 11:27 PM
Mar 2014

that leads to a solution, but these are more like entertainment, and no one seems to be self-questioning how much
their thinking is impacted by the constant barrage of info feeding them fear 24x7.

They need to figure out how they hell they find a 777 that may have gone down in the ocean somewhere. If that's what the searchers are faced with, we might not see any sign of this plane for months, or even a couple of years, Even the so-called satellite confirmations are one day being interpreted to say the plane turned and flew across the Straights, the next they say it went out over the Indian Ocean, which means it didn't turn. OR it turned more than the very deliberate description of the route and the two turns they at first tried to portray it as having taken.

There are perhaps a half dozen planes in the nearer area that have disappeared and never been found, so there may need to be new technology applied if they can't narrow the search area a bit more.

Today I hear it ran for 7 hours, but the last I read it would not have had fuel for that time.

The problem is those who are left behind deserve this to be a still solemn sort of thing instead of an exercise for every bad scenario someone can spitball into the public sphere. But most of all they deserve everyone to be looking, and with the focus on finding the plane. When the story telling distracts from that it needs to stop.

I read somewhere a scientist said what you most likely hear if it is really a new discovery is not "Eureka" but "That's funny...".

So I welcome surprise

Can't they just use "find my i-phone"? OffWithTheirHeads Mar 2014 #1
"It's 2016, and this is Nightline. Tonight we speak with the survivors of a plane that was pirated jtuck004 Mar 2014 #2
This message was self-deleted by its author sulphurdunn Mar 2014 #5
A four hour circle wouldn't be much smaller than the USA Fumesucker Mar 2014 #7
I know. Huge. And they shouldn't stop looking for other clues, but everyone in jtuck004 Mar 2014 #10
Hypothesis not theory. (I realize it was the headline and not you.) n/t Gore1FL Mar 2014 #3
That's a lot of corpses to deal with if you just want a plane. Barack_America Mar 2014 #4
The only reason I can think of sulphurdunn Mar 2014 #6
Could they come up with a more complicated plan? They have money, probably some of it ours, jtuck004 Mar 2014 #11
Thanks. I feel more confident sulphurdunn Mar 2014 #12
I hate to say people are wrong, because things do happen, but on the list of jtuck004 Mar 2014 #13
Of course, sulphurdunn Mar 2014 #19
That would be the way. I would go one step further - I would steal one empty of people jtuck004 Mar 2014 #22
It would be hard not to have sulphurdunn Mar 2014 #24
If they wanted to steal a 777 there are dozens of easier ways. jtuck004 Mar 2014 #25
Well, your argument sulphurdunn Mar 2014 #26
I'm open to other evidence anytime. <G> There is a place for imagination jtuck004 Mar 2014 #27
I am fine with the "accident" theory till I get to the part about multiple course changes.. EX500rider Mar 2014 #30
You are correct. All the theories have holes. And the more complex, the more holes. jtuck004 Mar 2014 #31
I'm with you on that. The idea of some terrorist group hijacking and taking a plane to some penultimate Mar 2014 #14
I don't think pirates are impossible or not worth at least considering. I just think the more jtuck004 Mar 2014 #16
What possible group would claim responsibility? seveneyes Mar 2014 #28
Beats me. sulphurdunn Mar 2014 #29
A little dark humor: Vietnam CraigsList Ad ManiacJoe Mar 2014 #8
Clever... and dark. nt JudyM Mar 2014 #9
heheheh lol penultimate Mar 2014 #15
While a lot of people may not find that funny Reter Mar 2014 #17
I'M pretty sure this dark humor may not be to far from the truth. sarcasmo Mar 2014 #21
Nice, but wrong country. jsr Mar 2014 #23
The turn PATRICK Mar 2014 #18
The guys with stolen passports were from? sarcasmo Mar 2014 #20
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