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Minnesota Bigfoot

Postby idoubtit » Fri Dec 18, 2009 11:46 pm

Why has this obvious hoax gotten so much coverage?

http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/trail-cam-snaps-pic-sasquatch-figure/story?id=9331595
http://www.livescience.com/strangenews/091216-bigfoot-occams-razor.html
http://www.merseysideskeptics.org.uk/2009/12/bigfoot-on-tour/

It's just so silly.

Mad Skeptic's was the best
http://www.themadskeptic.com/2009/12/all-bigfoot-all-time.html

I really like when people take on Loren. He irks me. He corrects my grammar and then censors my next post on Cryptomundo. That pisses me off.

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Re: Minnesota Bigfoot

Postby busterggi » Sat Dec 19, 2009 1:40 pm

The media needs a break from covering health care reform.

This was that break.

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Re: Minnesota Bigfoot

Postby Chachacha » Sat Dec 19, 2009 3:17 pm

Speaking of woo.... :mrgreen: ... here's an interesting idea: http://www.themadskeptic.com/2009/07/ps ... scoop.html

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Re: Minnesota Bigfoot

Postby idoubtit » Sat Dec 19, 2009 3:39 pm

That's interesting. I thought Google SideWiki would catch on for the same sort of purpose but it hasn't yet.

I'm afraid I don't have time to be surfing the web just to comment on sites but I would like this sort of consumer-based commentary to catch on. Of course, there is the danger we would be overwhelmed by the sheer numbers of TBs.

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Re: Minnesota Bigfoot

Postby Chachacha » Sat Dec 19, 2009 4:40 pm

idoubtit wrote:That's interesting. I thought Google SideWiki would catch on for the same sort of purpose but it hasn't yet.

I'm afraid I don't have time to be surfing the web just to comment on sites but I would like this sort of consumer-based commentary to catch on. Of course, there is the danger we would be overwhelmed by the sheer numbers of TBs.



I agree. I rarely go to woo-sites, unless I want to check my understanding of a woo-lief, but other members here do, and they may like the WOT option. :)

Rachel Maddow (MSNBC Commentator) is on a mission to identify the people who are behind hundreds of corporate-funded pseudo-grassroots websites, I wonder if they'd qualify as woo-sites under the WOT criteria?


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