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PostPosted: Wed May 01, 2019 8:21 am    Post subject: UFO is now called UAP Reply with quote

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Chris Mellon, a former Pentagon intelligence official and ex-staffer on the Senate Intelligence Committee, said establishing a more formal means of reporting what the military now calls "unexplained aerial phenomena" — rather than "unidentified flying objects" — would be a “sea change.”

https://www.politico.com/story/2019/04/23/us-navy-guidelines-reporting-ufos-1375290
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PostPosted: Wed May 01, 2019 6:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Makes great sense to me! Many "UFO" sightings in the past indeed turned out to be phenomena that were not flying objects at all. I think it is a more suitable more broad and open-minded label.
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PostPosted: Wed May 01, 2019 6:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Not very inclusive though, what about non-flying objects, that - due to the light or whatever - appear to be flying.

What have you got against non-flying objects, that - due to the light or whatever - appear to be flying ?
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PostPosted: Wed May 01, 2019 7:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

BonezTheGoon wrote:
Makes great sense to me! Many "UFO" sightings in the past indeed turned out to be phenomena that were not flying objects at all. I think it is a more suitable more broad and open-minded label.
yes but UAO (unidentified arial object) would do the same by changing just one letter. anyway it is good that they now again accept sighting reports. who knows what drones fly in the sky or what meteorological phenomenons can be seen and analyzed.

never the less i will call the sightings still UFO as i am not bound to Pentagon orders. you better learn your newspeak :P
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PostPosted: Thu May 02, 2019 3:58 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

They should just call them WTFs.

"Yeah, I'd like to report a WTF..."
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PostPosted: Thu May 02, 2019 5:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

wswartzendruber wrote:
They should just call them WTFs.

"Yeah, I'd like to report a WTF..."


I'm even MORE OK with this approach! It assumes NOTHING!!!
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PostPosted: Thu May 02, 2019 5:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

John-Boy wrote:
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What have you got against non-flying objects, that - due to the light or whatever - appear to be flying ?


Nothing.

I have no problem with non-flying objects that appear to be flying.

I think that reporting them as Unidentified FLYING Objects is erroneous.

I'm saying it is my opinion that jumping to assumptions based on observation without sufficient investigation is bad. That's what I have a problem with -- poor assumptions. I was applauding that the new classification was MORE inclusive of non-flying unidentified phenomena.

Better worded this time?
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PostPosted: Thu May 02, 2019 5:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

BonezTheGoon wrote:
Better worded this time?


I'll check with the diversity police and report back.
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PostPosted: Thu May 02, 2019 6:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

wswartzendruber wrote:
They should just call them WTFs.

"Yeah, I'd like to report a WTF..."
lol. but still it does not cover all the issues you might find in space. it must be something incredible that you see to say WTF. what about less incredible but still interesting events. That is where you need a new term: WTI (Well That's Interesting). I hope Pentagon is reading this as we have now a brainstorm going on here that might be useful.
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PostPosted: Fri May 03, 2019 8:55 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

You Ass Pipe.
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PostPosted: Sun May 05, 2019 7:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

ohhhhh!! i just updated my knowledge here :lol:
thanks for posting.
best regards!!
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PostPosted: Wed May 29, 2019 12:13 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Navy pilots spot UFO off the coast of Jacksonville, Florida
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PostPosted: Wed May 29, 2019 9:50 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

It's a misnomer anyways, since they do not fly - they oscillate in between dimensions.
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PostPosted: Wed May 29, 2019 11:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Dr.Willy wrote:
It's a misnomer anyways, since they do not fly - they oscillate in between dimensions.
please let me know where you have this quote from. I have heard it in a music track i can find no more.
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found the track :)
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PostPosted: Wed May 29, 2019 4:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Dr.Willy wrote:
It's a misnomer anyways, since they do not fly - they oscillate in between dimensions.


<3 TIP reference FTW
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 02, 2019 5:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Shouldn't they be called Freedom Shapes?
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