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Old 11-24-20, 09:03 AM
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Time to 'fess up' whoever did this

Did someone travel to Utah lately and engage in a little mischievous activity while there?

https://www.cnn.com/style/article/ut...rnd/index.html

Its either a fan of "2001:A Space Odessey" or of the band The Who.
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Old 11-24-20, 09:24 AM
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I saw that could be gang related

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Old 11-24-20, 09:40 AM
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I was disappointed after reading the title of the article. I was hoping for something epically large, but instead it looks like a section of A/C duct.
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I too was hoping for a large black monolith a'la 2001. Loved the comment that one of the guys made... "So if either of us were to suddenly disappear, the other was gonna run like heck."
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Old 11-24-20, 06:56 PM
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Old 11-24-20, 06:59 PM
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Lt. Nick Street, a spokesman for the Department of Public Safety said the authorities were confident that “it’s somebody’s art installation, or an attempt at that.”

He said the monolith appeared to be made of stainless steel, put together “with human-made rivets” and embedded into the rock, though how deep was a mystery.

“Somebody took the time to use some type of concrete-cutting tool or something to really dig down, almost in the exact shape of the object, and embed it really well,” he said. “It’s odd. There are roads close by, but to haul the materials to cut into the rock, and haul the metal, which is taller than 12 feet in sections — to do all that in that remote spot is definitely interesting.”
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Old 11-24-20, 06:59 PM
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Originally Posted by bikecrate View Post
I was disappointed after reading the title of the article. I was hoping for something epically large, but instead it looks like a section of A/C duct.
I have a section of AC-HVAC duct, 12" diameter, that I need to get rid of. Unfortunately, Utah is 900 miles away.
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Old 11-24-20, 07:27 PM
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They're now saying this visible piece is the very top of an enormous and deliberately buried obelisk. Initial carbon dating puts it somewhere between 35 and 40,000 years old. And it's now emitting such a high frequency piercing sound that no one dare get close enough to find out more...
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Old 11-25-20, 10:50 AM
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They're now saying this visible piece is the very top of an enormous and deliberately buried obelisk. Initial carbon dating puts it somewhere between 35 and 40,000 years old. And it's now emitting such a high frequency piercing sound that no one dare get close enough to find out more...
... so COVID was sprayed by these inter galactic crop dusters and then climate disruptions are accentuated by alien HAARPists and now homing beacons began the upbeams ................... get ready for the 2nd or 3rd or 4th or 5th coming and I don't think it's going to be the jesus this time
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Don't we have folks here from Utah? They found the thing on Google Earth, so we have the coordinates. Looks like a fun ride, BLM land.

I wonder (a) if there are more scattered about in remote places, and (b) how long before the viral/social campaign related to this pops up. There has to be something, right?
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Old 11-25-20, 03:44 PM
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Some people went looking through Google Earth, and discovered that it was installed some time between 8/2015 and 8/2016.
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Old 11-27-20, 12:13 AM
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"Deliberately buried..." [Nervous laughter]


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Old 11-27-20, 12:21 AM
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Apparently the culprits were caught by a surveillance camera.


Not sure who they are.
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Old 11-27-20, 12:30 AM
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For a much more interesting story about something accidentally buried, read this:

https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2...dinosaurs-died

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tanis_(fossil_site)
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Old 11-27-20, 04:58 PM
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Old 11-30-20, 08:59 AM
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Its Gone!

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world...rtan-ntp-feeds

My guess - IT was a communications device used by aliens living underground, and they retracted it to prevent discovery
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Or it simply went back to the mothership.
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It was inevitable. Good riddance.
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So, it was an alien erection sticking out of the sand?
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I heard the monolith broadcast the software update to the Dominion voting machines. Since it has disappeared, that theory cannot be disproven.
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crazy crazy! fun story
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It is now in Romania, so perhaps on world tour.
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One of these dumb things cropped up in California this weekend and was promptly knocked over by some live-streaming bonkers racists who were apparently concerned about illegal space aliens who they worry don't share their values

https://www.vice.com/en/article/qjpj...o-space-aliens
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