1. Mick West

    Mick West Administrator Staff Member

    Tic Tac Nimitz.

    The image was first used in connection with the Nimitz incident in this 2015 article:
    https://fightersweep.com/1460/x-files-edition/ http://archive.is/YU5Tl

    It was used in the original "To The Stars" presentation by Chris Mellon

    The image was also used today by George Knapp in a piece on LasVegasNow

    However this "UFO" image is in fact of a mylar party balloon. It comes from this Rense.com page dated 2005:

    This object, and the described motion, is a perfect match for a mylar party balloon in the shape of a "1", a common digit in party celebrations.
    Last edited: Jan 17, 2018
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  2. NobleOne

    NobleOne Member

    What do you think Mick, considering those people are close or near your age, are those people scammers? Do they or someone among them know this is a scam since such "UFO" cases with mylar baloons are already debunked before across the internet? Why are those people doing that and who pays for this fraud? And what's next, a wedding lantern?

    Or maybe just an alien invasion. :)
  3. Mick West

    Mick West Administrator Staff Member

    I think the use of that image was a mistake. They are just not very good at investigating.
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  4. Mick West

    Mick West Administrator Staff Member

    Some coverage from the Express:
    Note they copied a type there: "shame" should have been "shape", which I have since corrected.
  5. Hevach

    Hevach Senior Member

    There's a special humor in making a typo in the word typo when talking about a typo.:D
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  6. Clouds Givemethewillies

    Clouds Givemethewillies Active Member

    4. Skitt’s Law
    Expressed as "any post correcting an error in another post will contain at least one error itself" or "the likelihood of an error in a post is directly proportional to the embarrassment it will cause the poster."
  7. John West

    John West New Member

    To the stars derp derp, is a conspiracy in its self. Thanks for the good work you do Mr West. Truth is truth always.
  8. Trailblazer

    Trailblazer Moderator Staff Member

    I saw my own UFO this morning while waiting for my train.

    When I first spotted it, it was pretty nearby, so easy to tell what it was, even on a phone photo:


    But as it drifted away it became a bit more mysterious:



    Last shot, through the train window (with reflections and passing bird)


    This balloon was pink, so looked a bit less spaceship-like than the silver ones.
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    Trailblazer Moderator Staff Member

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