Remember the missing boeing?
March 18, 2002 6:52 AM   Subscribe

Remember the missing boeing? Well, the man behind that revelation has now come out with a book that will blow all previous conspiracy theories out of the water. (and by conspiracy theories i don't mean 9/11 - but also who shot JFK, etc). Interesting way to get rich.
posted by dabitch (18 comments total)
This is just plain nonsense. The Pentagon released photos that clearly showed the plane hitting the building. I twas also made clear in mainstream media that the CIA had an office in the Trade Towersl Finally, if the plane did not hit the building, where did it go?
posted by Postroad at 6:55 AM on March 18, 2002

Never before has the credibility of an entire published work come under scrutiny thanks to the eyewitness testimony of an elderly Reston woman in the Pentagon City Mall parking lot on her way to buy some flip flops for her grandchildren's trip to the Outer Banks.
posted by machaus at 7:01 AM on March 18, 2002

Ahhh. Another private sector tax levied on stupid people.
posted by plaino at 7:04 AM on March 18, 2002

How much press are we going to give this crackpot and his unfounded theories? If we're going to promote someone whose grip on sanity is tenuous, my vote is for the TimeCube guy.
posted by rcade at 7:04 AM on March 18, 2002

If we're going to promote someone whose grip on sanity is tenuous, my vote is for the TimeCube guy.

Oh man, that link is positively priceless. Great laugh to start the week.
posted by MidasMulligan at 7:59 AM on March 18, 2002

What, rcade - do you worship cubeless world and 1 corner god??? IGNORING TIME CUBE IS EVIL.
posted by iconomy at 8:10 AM on March 18, 2002

Heres a nifty snopes page on the Pentagon:

posted by Keen at 8:24 AM on March 18, 2002

I must know more about this timecube.

posted by Frasermoo at 8:38 AM on March 18, 2002

Conspiracy theories are fun to play with. I happen to enjoy reading about the flat earth society and how they allegedly believe the world is not round, astronauts never landed on the moon, and Copernicus was the worst thing that ever happened to humanity. I get a kick out of stupid evil idiots like that. They're good for a laugh. However, although many of the JFK assassination theorists flew off the handle at the slightest provocation, they perpetually signalled alarms which warranted more serious investigation. Sometimes conspiracy theories can lead to truth, but unfortunately they have to take the scenic route, and once the truth is uncovered, some people get to the point where they can no longer tell what's real and what's not.

About the TimeCube Guy, I'd rather promote most anyone else's tenuous grip on sanity than this guy. I don't mind crackpots but I do mind intolerant bigotry. I read down to the phrase, "Interracial marriage is stupid and evil" and decided not to give the stupid evil idiot another nanosecond of time on my computer monitor. The concept of racial purity weakens a gene pool; it doesn't protect it. At the moment I can think of nothing more evil or stupid than bigotry. Besides, last night I met a delicious woman from Peru with skin like chocolate milk, an accented voice that melted the ears off my head and a dazzling white smile which burned my retinae. If crackpot insane people like TimeCube Guy had their way, she and I wouldn't have had such a wonderful evening.
posted by ZachsMind at 8:41 AM on March 18, 2002

Aaaah, the timecube guy gets all the press. May I remind you of David Allan's Time Interval Metrology Enterprise, a new unified theory including Egg Resonance and Gravitational Diallel-line Quantum Transitions?
posted by rodii at 8:50 AM on March 18, 2002

I think if TimeCube Guy had his way, we'd all be driving scooters that ran on soda pop shouting wOOt wOOt as a greeting.
posted by Frasermoo at 8:50 AM on March 18, 2002

Missing Boeing? I don't remember that at all...
posted by DragonBoy at 8:53 AM on March 18, 2002

Earlier here at the photos show plane hitting the pentagon, some didn't see a plane. And before tha post, there was the did it really happen in a thread. As Colchef pointed out in the first link, conspiracy theorists, start your engines, and it seems thats precisly what they di (dang he must write fast). Brilliant snopes link, he's good at being on top.
posted by dabitch at 9:01 AM on March 18, 2002

At the moment I can think of nothing more evil or stupid than bigotry.

Anally raping an infant? Forcing a person to eat the flesh from his mother's face? Nerve gassing a preschool? Calling Holocaust survivors and pretending to be their lost loved ones? Voting Republican?
posted by Doug at 11:16 AM on March 18, 2002

an excellant rebuttal to this silly conspiracy shite.
posted by Mick at 12:01 PM on March 18, 2002

posted by ParisParamus at 2:26 PM on March 18, 2002

Mais bien sur, Paris.
posted by dlewis at 3:19 PM on March 18, 2002

or is it affichage double? In case no one has never ever used this term in fran├žais, I will usurp the role usually played by the Academie Fran├žaise and decree that DOUBLE AFFICHAGE is the correct one.

Actually, Google suggests the term exists, used primarily for posting prices in francs and euros pre 1/1/02
posted by ParisParamus at 8:15 PM on March 18, 2002

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