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Skinwalker

by Crispy

It seems that this Monday night Jesse Ventura's show on True TV will do one on the Skinwalker ranch.

Apparently the ranch has been closed up sine the book was written, and the DOD and some others have had an ongoing investigation there.

His show is usually pretty darn silly, but I have read they caught some interesting video.

Just a FYI for anyone who has read the book.

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Good read...

by Monster Hunter

some maybe over the top a bit but interesting...

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Not sure

by Crispy

http://www.skinwalkerranch.org/

Who runs this site, but they were in on the Ventura filming there. Some interesting stuff to look at anyway.

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Anyone want to lose weight?

by Rob Anderson

Give me a holler and can help you. Besides working @ Walmart I am a HERBALIFE distributor. Let me know. I lost 36lbs.

Posted on Nov 29, 2012, 3:48 PM
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Herbalife

by Terry

has been around since the 80's. It seems to work for a lot of folks however the ingredients, such as soy, are controversial and there are concerns.

t.

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Half breeds?...

by Monster Hunter

Must get their size from the dad which IMO should be taken into consideration since Monsters have been reported as being 8 ft.+...unless of course there were nephilims back in the day...

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Re: Half breeds?...

by Sasquatchms

assuming nephilium can be scientifically proven..

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maybe

by DonDon

Gigantopithicas raped a cavewoman or something LOL Could very well be, I mean look at ole Rick. He's hairy and the monsters love him LOL

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More likely

by Crispy

A spider monkey and a Leprechaun......(giggles)

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BWAAAA HAHAH

by DonDon

you getting warm anyhow hehe

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I guess you guys are,,,

by SAsquatcher

Trying to be funny huh?

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It's a hobbit and an Orangutan,,,,

by SAsquatcher

Get it right dudes,,lol.

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And on the other end of the spectrum,,,,

by SAsquatcher

Take a look at Don,,,he's,,,,well he's Don.

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And on the other end of the spectrum,,,,there's inbreeding.

by SAsquatcher

Take a look at Don,,,he's,,,,well he's Don.


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There are a couple of folks,,,

by SAsquatcher

That are trying to quit smoking.
I know this is not bigfoot related but I would like for you to see this video just the same.
This is just meant to be an encouragement to those who wish to quit and to dispell some of the myths surrounding that decision.


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Here is the link

by SAsquatcher

I guess it didn't make it onto the top post.
Let's try again.
http://m.youtube.com/#/watch?v=0TL2Vh7goJc


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Sasquatch DNA at Last!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

by David J. Kaplan, Ph.D

Bigfoot DNA Sequenced In Upcoming Genetics Study
NOVEMBER 26, 2012
Five-Year Genome Study At DNA Diagnostics Yields Evidence of Homo sapiens/Unknown Hominin Hybrid Species in North America
Dallas, TX (PRWEB) November 24, 2012
A team of scientists can verify that their 5-year long DNA study, currently under peer-review, confirms the existence of a novel hominin hybrid species, commonly called Bigfoot or Sasquatch, living in North America. Researchers extensive DNA sequencing suggests that the legendary Sasquatch is a human relative that arose approximately 15,000 years ago as a hybrid cross of modern Homo sapiens with an unknown primate species.
The study was conducted by a team of experts in genetics, forensics, imaging and pathology, led by Dr. Melba S. Ketchum of Nacogdoches, TX. In response to recent interest in the study, Dr. Ketchum can confirm that her team has sequenced 3 complete Sasquatch nuclear genomes and determined the species is a human hybrid:
Our study has sequenced 20 whole mitochondrial genomes and utilized next generation sequencing to obtain 3 whole nuclear genomes from purported Sasquatch samples. The genome sequencing shows that Sasquatch mtDNA is identical to modern Homo sapiens, but Sasquatch nuDNA is a novel, unknown hominin related to Homo sapiens and other primate species. Our data indicate that the North American Sasquatch is a hybrid species, the result of males of an unknown hominin species crossing with female Homo sapiens.
Hominins are members of the taxonomic grouping Hominini, which includes all members of the genus Homo. Genetic testing has already ruled out Homo neanderthalis and the Denisova hominin as contributors to Sasquatch mtDNA or nuDNA. The male progenitor that contributed the unknown sequence to this hybrid is unique as its DNA is more distantly removed from humans than other recently discovered hominins like the Denisovan individual, explains Ketchum.
Sasquatch nuclear DNA is incredibly novel and not at all what we had expected. While it has human nuclear DNA within its genome, there are also distinctly non-human, non-archaic hominin, and non-ape sequences. We describe it as a mosaic of human and novel non-human sequence. Further study is needed and is ongoing to better characterize and understand Sasquatch nuclear DNA.
Ketchum is a veterinarian whose professional experience includes 27 years of research in genetics, including forensics. Early in her career she also practiced veterinary medicine, anid she has previously been published as a participant in mapping the equine genome. She began testing the DNA of purported Sasquatch hair samples 5 years ago.
Ketchum calls on public officials and law enforcement to immediately recognize the Sasquatch as an indigenous people:
Genetically, the Sasquatch are a human hybrid with unambiguously modern human maternal ancestry. Government at all levels must recognize them as an indigenous people and immediately protect their human and Constitutional rights against those who would see in their physical and cultural differences a license to hunt, trap, or kill them.
Full details of the study will be presented in the near future when the study manuscript publishes.
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Dr. Ketchum is available for interview or to answer further questions about the Sasquatch genome study and associated research on novel contemporary hominins at media(at)dnadiagnostics(dot)com
Robin Lynne
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Sourcehttp://news.yahoo.com/bigfoot-dna-sequenced-upcoming-genetics-study-181025122.html


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I am suspicious

by woodswatcher


and I have the medical and veterinary laboratory credentials to back it.

what other laboratories have verified and repeated these results and what controls have been used?

too many holes in this story.

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Falling apart

by Crispy

As I type

http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/sideshow/scientist-claims-sequenced-bigfoot-dna-190947582.html

Sorry folks, but just more BS.

Hmm, who said this would just be more BS.........

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Re: Falling apart

by SasquatchMS

can be a bit decieveing, the media is controlled by the govt you know, they took the most unlikly positive source and are using that against the paper, where reality is that they had the Sierra Kills meat slice, as well as the monster quest dna , also hair and blood samples that had available sequencable DNA, this paper yes will probably get killed off,...but it wont be because it didnt have substance, just as i have always know the govt knows about these things and they will do anything to keep it in the realm of fantasy to the general public ...thats why if you look next few days the major outlets of news will be pushing the blueberry muffin thing alot

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Well it was a nice thought anyways.

by SAsquatcher

Anybody know a better geneticist to submit stuff to?
What is really upsetting is knowing for a fact that they are out there and hoping that there will be evidence provided so you can rub people's noses in the fact that they threw so many accusations in your face.
Just a little vindication would be nice and all this type of crap does is add fuel to their fire.

You people out there wishing you could have a sighting,,be careful what you wish for!


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sorry, but...

by hogue34

i know i willopen a can of worms here and probably get blasted but i have to say this...why are we so qucik to throw the BS flag or cry foul on any possible evidience? most of us have bno scientific background, we just go on our own beliefs and experiences....sight, smell, or in my case sound. I think the whole scope of Bigfoot would be better off if we just worked togehter instead of bashing one another. I hope this DNA proves to be true...it would shut up alot of people...on both sides of the fence so to speak. Thank you for letting me voice my opinion.

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If you have followed

by Crispy

This tale since the beginning, you will understand that there was never anything here of substance.


I throw the BS flag only when there is actual BS.

Believe what you want, but these people are frauds.

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i have....

by hogue34

....followed from the beginning.

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DNA...we've had our leg pulled many times...

by Monster Hunter

But this would be a first for a geneticist to pull our leg...if indeed that is what's going on...

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I think

by Crispy

Her credentials are suspect at this point as well, Jim.

There also seems to be a lot of questions regarding her center, in which she seems to be the only employee. I think she is more like a VET then a genetics expert.


Once you state you are in constant contact via telepathy........well......I feel bad for all who have fallen for this, but the story has been screwball since the beginning.

And according to the news article, the samples were not from the 2 dead ones shot by a bear poacher (as was the original story), nor is it from 40 hairs collected from around the country (as was the press release, but from a single blueberry bagel left in someones back yard.

Yeah.

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related stuff

by Crispy

"I have a curious mind and I'm a renegade, and I'm not a PhD, that's probably most of it. I'm old enough that I predate the latest trends in molecular biology. I had to learn it that hard way - from scratch."

http://bigfootevidence.blogspot.com/2011/11/david-paulides-and-dr-melba-ketchums.html

The BFRO has the bodies....

http://robertlindsay.wordpress.com/category/genetics/

Ketchums Texas lab didnt do all of the testing. She said 13 labs at universities, state-run forensive labs and private-sector facilities were involved in the process, which included blind studies and repeatability on most of it. She said the labs tested 109 samples of all kinds hair, tissue, blood and saliva.

And all of them had the same results, Paulides said. If someone pooh-poohs it, they either havent read (the study) or they just refuse to believe it.

And all of them had the same results, Paulides said. If someone pooh-poohs it, they either havent read (the study) or they just refuse to believe it.

http://www.yakimaherald.com/search/557851-8/sasquatch-does-dna-say-its-human

http://www.click2houston.com/news/Does-Bigfoot-have-human-DNA/-/1735978/17568802/-/5pkab/-/index.html

Watch her eyes.

She is not a DNA expert.

She is not a geneticist.

She is a Veterinarian.

Now there are hundreds of samples, all tested at undisclosed facilities, and all come up exactly the same. Give me a break.

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Plus she as stated...

by Terry

that she has walked among her bigfoot friends or something to that effect. That did it for me from the very beginning. The word flake keeps nudging me.

t.

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T...I'm not sure she said she walked amongst Monsters...

by Monster Hunter

But what I read was she observed Monsters...

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Squatchy in them woods

by Crispy

They are playful with her........

http://bigfootevidence.blogspot.com/2012/04/dr-melba-ketchum-shares-photo-of-sticks.html


Monday, April 23, 2012
Dr. Melba Ketchum Shares Photo Of Sticks, Says Sasquatches Are Playful

Check out the photo above. We already know what you're asking: "What is it?"

My friends, what you're looking at are known as "stick structures". Bigfoot researchers believe these unusual stick formations are left behind by sasquatches. Some say it's possible that these sticks could be used as markers. Others believe that the sticks are some kind of intelligent message or symbol.

The photo above was posted by Dr. Melba Ketchum on her Facebook page. She's the person in charge of the purported Bigfoot DNA study (currently in peer-review). According to Ketchum, she has seen a few Bigfoots on this property, up to an "entire family of 5".

Here's what she wrote about the photo:

Thought you guys might like to see the interesting stick structure I found when I was out of state this weekend. The base on which the sticks were laid were two broken cedars that were growing beside each other. This was not naturally made. I found a number of very interesting structures besides this one. The Sasquatches were playful to say the least and I saw an entire family of 5. I never get tired of that. Left me some huge footprints for the next morning also. This post is for the enjoyment of those that like this page. It has nothing to do with the paper but I hope you that have seen these types of structures will enjoy the photo. Sorry it was a little dark as it was already dusk when I found it. Maybe some computer genius will lighten it and re-post it.
[...]

Sasquatch are known to make unusual stick formations in the woods. This is a great example of an unusual one. This area is remote and it would take someone with hands to make it and it is also an area that is not open to the public. Those that have a lot of contact with Sasquatch or read a lot about them will recognize this. For the novices, welcome to the indescribable world of Sasquatch!
[...]

I do this for my own enjoyment. I know they exist because of their DNA and also because I have seen them. I have nothing to prove so I would rather see and interact with them without a camera than to not see them. I don't care if people believe it or not. It is just enjoyable to me. I am very thankful that they trust me enough to come out. Of course I have always had a good relationship with many species so I think that they know I am harmless. happy.gif
[...]

Most species can tell if you are a friend or a foe. Dogs, cats, horses, cows or any other animal can "sense" your presence if they want to.
[...]

There are a lot of people that see them easily like I do. Most just will not discuss it for fear of ridicule. I already have had a lot of criticism just doing the paper so I really do not care what people think or say or if they believe it or not...I will reiterate, I do this for my own enjoyment. The paper is serious but this adventure in learning about them is just for me. happy.gif

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That's...

by Terry

what I was referring to. Thanks Crispy!

t.

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Not sure what to make of it

by DonDon

Maybe she did see that family of 5 squatches, maybe she didn't. I kinda doubt it though but who knows. Stranger things have happened. Maybe she'll remember to take a frigging camera next time LOL

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BS Flag

by woodswatcher

I'm a Clinical Laboratory Scientist and Laboratory Director/Owner with the professional creditials to back up anything I say. Like others have said, if you have followed the story from the get go you would start to smell a problem. There has never been any consistancy and the drama behind the lab has been documented thoroughly.

This is not a major laboratory like the laboratories I would work weekly. The lab in question is no Univ Cal@ Davis or Univ of Chicago. If they want to make an arrangement with TVMDL in Texas to provide proficiency QC and confirmation of results- I'll start to listen.

The good Dr in question to my knowledge has provided no peer review or lateral study to other laboratories for confirmation. If I am wrong I apologize, but I have heard nothing to the contrary. but until numerous other labs can confirm findings and lay off the NO KILL propaganda I can't even distinguish it. I laughed out loud when one of the first things published was a NO KILL STANCE on something that has never been brought in as a dead carcass to the local spit and wittle for display to the locals.

I've been in the field for over 20 years now and can attest that just because you have an MD, DO, DVM or any other medical creditials doesn't make you an authority.



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Re: BS Flag

by Versatile

Wow! She is out there.

http://robertlindsay.wordpress.com/

http://www.cryptomundo.com/bigfoot-report/erickson-project-news-5/

http://www.bigfootlunchclub.com/2012/04/melba-ketchum-has-history-of-failing-to.html

Details such as these:

1. Dr. Melba Ketchum's company is apparently not very good at doing DNA analyses of horses or cats, let alone "Sasquatch."

2. Her company's website claims that "The staff at DNA Diagnostics, Inc. also has published research on a continuing basis since 1988." But a search of relevant peer reviewed journals dealing with genetics and/or genetic testing can find not a single research report published by anyone associated with the company, to include Dr. Ketchum herself.

3. The same website says that she "is a past three-term Chairperson of the International Society for Animal Genetics Equine Genetics Standing Committee." Yet reviewing the biannual reports of that committee going back as far as 2006 can find no mention of her participation let alone leadership. This is also true regarding their committees on dogs and cats.

4. The same website claims that "Staff members at DNA Diagnostics have been accepted in court as experts in human and animal forensic DNA testing both by Frye hearing and by challenge in court for the prosecution and the defense and in criminal and civil cases as well as cases filed in Federal Court." Ignoring that the only "staff member" identified by the site is Ketchum, no such cases or testimony can be found in comprehensive online searches. A single case can be found where Dr. Ketchum was among a number of defendants who lost a patent infringment case back in February 2010.

5. The same website is such an amateurish mess that it even includes major headings that link to blank pages.

6. The curriculum vitae of "Dr." Ketchum is so thin that it is not even clear what degrees she might possess, or where she got them from. She does however seem to have managed to get a couple of TV show spots as some sort of "Bigfoot expert," something she appears to be fishing for more of.

7. Other than in credulous references to "bigfoot" Dr. Ketchum's online presence is essentially nonexistent.


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Dr Ketchum explains...

by Monster Hunter

http://www.click2houston.com/news/Does-Bigfoot-have-human-DNA/-/1735978/17568802/-/5pkab/-/index.html

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Sadly, as said many times before...

by hogue34

...a body or a clear, close-up photo or video will only prove what we all already believe.
The sad part about that, when it does happen, all of our doubters will then scour the woods driving them more into hiding and, i hope not, extinction.

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What I think

by Crispy

is she accepted the samples at the beginning for the $$, as it looks as though her DNA lab is not exactly bringing in the bucks.

When word got out she was accepting them, all the others brought her their samples.

I think this all has gained her lab some needed publicity, and has backed her into the proverbial corner.

She has likely been balking at releasing the data, as it likely comes out as human/ human contaminated at best. But folks want answers that sent her samples....so she tells them what they want to hear, and promises it will be out in a scientific journal - - just have to be patient and stay quite.

Igor didn't stay silent, as he was very happy to be told what he wanted to hear.

And now we have this chaos of conflicting statements and stories.

She is clearly loony. She stutters and stumbles through her answers, constantly batting her eyes when she speaks.

It is never the original crime, but the ensuing coverup that takes everyone down.

I think she is probably looking for a way out of this self created mess right about now.

My opinion anyway.



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There ya go!

by SAsquatcher

Maybe some folks can just wait now to actually READ the article before proceeding to the crucifixion with hammer and nail in hand.
Should just be a few weeks according to her.

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To sum it all up.

by SAsquatcher

Igor got a little excited over what Melba was showing and released prematurely,,,hey guys get over it,,it happens to the best of us.
Roflmao!!!

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I paid DNA diagnoscics for 2 veriSNP tests. They still have not done the tests after almost 6 months.
I used DNA diagnostics 3 years ago for 2 of my dogs to get the VeriSNP test. It was completed with in 8 weeks, and I got my test results. So I wanted to use them again with another pair of dogs. In January 2012 I sent in 2 sets of Dog DNA samples for the VeriSNP test (Both Swabs and whiskers of 2 dogs)to be completed as soon as they received a total of 25 dogs to test. I also supplied 2 $40 bank certified checks equaling in $80. I helped recruit more than enough dogs to run the tests and even had enough people send in samples that they ran out of the 40-50 tests they had left on hand. I was informed that this would be the last set of VeriSNP tests they would run since the cost for them to get their tests had gone up and was no longer economical to keep the test going.

I waited and watched the facebook groups which we recruited from in order to keep up on how many dogs we had send in samples and to see who got their tests back. I saw on one of these groups that two people from the dog registry were able to convince them to keep the test available but to keep costs down DNA diagnostics would require a higher number of dogs before they would order more tests. This test is a great tool for breeders so I was glad to see that they were going to continue the VeriSNP testing after our batch was completed.

It was about in April that I saw posted on Facebook that DNA diagnostics had changed management, and that was the delay in getting our tests ran. From there it was 1 excuse after another. I started to call to check on my samples and every time I would get someone, the answer I would get is "I will check and call you back". They would never call me back. From there it escalated to all of us that sent in Samples. And a few weeks ago one of us finally got an answer by e-mail that they would not run our samples till they got something like 160+ samples in, changing their tune from the original of 25 dogs and going to the deal that was made to continue the testing after all the current samples were run and they ran out of tests.

It is now August 2012 and still no one answers the phone, which is disconnected, emails, and the website is "under construction", and I still have not received my test results or a refund. THis Company took our money and ran!!


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Just this claim

by Crispy

http://en-maktoob.news.yahoo.com/bigfoot-had-sex-human-females-15-000-years-074618451.html

Bigfoot had sex with human females 15,000 years ago

Should disqualify her.

We can't even find proof that people, let alone apes, where here 15,000 years ago.

And that statement goes on a lot of assumptions that have never been proven.

Like that apes and people can even create kiddies.

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back in the late 1800s there was

by DonDon

supposidly a half breed as well. One that was trained to do tings around the house and someone had sex with it and created a half breed. It was in the paper so it has to be true, right? LOL

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No DonDon,

by Grumpy

that's 'Only if it's on the internet is it true' Everyone know anything posted anywhere on the internet is true since they said so..................

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Sorry Bob

by DonDon

It was an old newspaper article with a pic from WAYYY BACK

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I should also specify

by Crispy

15,000 years ago in North America they still don't think there were people here. Let alone them mating with monkeys.

But anyone who looks at some DNA and then comes up with that is loony tunes anyways.

Just wanted to clarify.

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Paleo Indians

by Lone Wolf

Arrived earlier than 15,000 years ago as described by most scientists these days.
Other studies have cited dates as early as 23,000 years ago.

New discoveries at a Central Texas archaeological site by a Texas A&M University-led research team prove that people lived in the region far earlier as much as 2,500 years earlier than previously believed, rewriting what anthropologists know about when the first inhabitants arrived in North America. That pushes the arrival date back to about 15,500 years ago.

Read more at:http://phys.org/news/2011-03-paleo-indians-north-america-earlier-thought.html#jCp

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I have read

by Crispy

Studies that say 35,000 in an area in South America. But they never survive peer review, and the estimates get recalculated.

The oldest I know of that has survived peer review and is accepted it 13,000 some odd on the Oregon Coast. I am not saying 15,000 or older isn't probable. Just it is still in the proof finding, convince the committee part of things. I would not be surprised if eventually it turns out folks were here 40,000 years ago.

But I think it is genetically impossible for apes and humans to mate. And I think it is very suspect that from looking at a DNA sample, one would give a definite time frame for such an event to happen.

But it is a free country.







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This is a interesting topic

by Crispy

http://tamutimes.tamu.edu/tag/mastodon/

According to this, what they published only goes back 13,800. Which would mean that is what the peer review agreed on. The 15,000 year date I think is probably his suspicion but not enough evidence to prove it yet.

I could be wrong, but everything seems to be a copy of that one article, until you go to the University sites. And there the date is 13,800. So, there you go.



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Not everyone agrees though

by Crispy


Some anthropologists say that the Clovis first theory went out of style years ago, and that this study only puts the nail in the Clovis coffin.
Others are skeptical about this present finding, noting that OSL dating is less reliable than radiocarbon dating and that the sites deposits are potentially problematic because theyre located on an old floodplain and could have been transported by water.



http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/80beats/2011/03/25/new-archeology-find-buries-theory-on-first-americans-re-opening-a-gaping-mystery/#.ULuGsobu47p

Such is the slow movement of science

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There's more to the half breed story than a newspaper article (see link)

by MikeInNC

The first half of this almost 2-hour video deals with evolution and BF.

Towards the end of the first half, the half-breed story is discussed, and a photo of the exhumed skull is shown.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pe6DN1OoxjE

-Mike in NC

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the MH dna results

by SasquatchMS

you claimed it came back as primate, i was reading about all this Ketchum snazz and a scientist was questioning the methods she used and brought up some very unique and specific points about DNA sequencing..im not calling in question ketchums crap, but rather yalls "primate" results because judging by this statement:

"What method was employed to sequence the DNA? Some have interesting quirks.

Which gene(s) were sequenced, i.e., which genes did you use to decide the Bigfoot relationship to humans?

The statement was made that the mitochondrial genome is identical to human, but the nuclear DNA is distinct. Moreover, a 15,000 year divergence point is estimated. This is quite contrary to expectations. Usually, the genes in a mitochondrion will yield a faster evolutionary clock than the nuclear genes (higher mutation rate), that is partially why mitochondrial genes are used for the rapid identification of species. It seems odd that the mitochondria sequence would be invariant. This requires an explanation.

How deep was the sequencing of the genes in question? To get at infrequent mutations, one must have gone over the same DNA multiple times to reach an accurate consensus. A single pass sequence will have many errors in it and comparisons based on it may inflate the apparent evolutionary distances. This is vital because Bigfoot and human sequences will be (apparently) VERY closely related. To get a feel for the challenges of working with closely-related species, search the work of Svante Paabo with Neanderthal DNA on PubMed.

Are the gene(s) you used for the Bigfoot-human comparisons protein coding? Would the sequence changes you found in the homologous genes yield amino acid codons that are synonymous (no amino acid change), substitutions (new amino acids) or nonsense (protein chain terminated)? This can help one decide whether or not the new sequence makes sense or contains deletions/insertions and other errors.

What was the nature of the sample from which DNA was obtained? Had it been exposed to the elements? How do you know it is from Bigfoot? If the sample is degraded, DNA sequences will likely exhibit alterations.

How did they avoid contamination with authentic human DNA?" END QUOTE.

as you can see the person asking question a ,Tyler A. Kokjohn, Ph.D., Professor of Microbiology at Midwestern University, has brought to my attention that regarding DNA sequencing results could vary depending on the methods used and how can you be so sure your results of "primate" were indeed legit when there are variables upon variables when whoever did your sequencing could have picked the "wrong" gene or protein or segment of DNA...point im trying to make...how can you be so sure? Belief should be reserved for religion only, and i dont think having a firm belief in an aspect of science and the potential propogation and existance of a species (whatever it is) is a very wise thing.


thats all the science and philosophy i got today...just came to my head all this whilst reading. peace



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DNA or lack of...

by Monster Hunter

The blood grouping came back as the same grouping as the great apes...

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Weekend trip

by DonDon

I got a message the first of last week from a fella that said they'd seen a smallish squatch going into an old trailer so we headed over to check things out. This is in central Mississippi and very near a swampy bottom. On the way to talk with the guy, we stopped by a small local state park to see about camping there in the future and I tell you, every time I talk to one of these people that are over the parks, I come back with something. He was very receptive to the bigfoot idea and then went on to tell me about a panther that has been coming through the camping grounds lately. It's a very nice small state park and we will be over to camp soon.

We arrived at the guys house for our initial talk and he's a very nice fella who has had something going on for years near his house. We talked about a couple of local legends that I had heard of and he even filled me in on a couple more that I didn't know about. I'm checking those out as well. The entire are near his house is not much more than swamps and low pasture land. You go down this road to get to that road, then hang a right and go here, then there. It's way back out in the country where most houses are atleast a 1/2 mile apart.

Nessa and I are going to get with another fella that's in our area that can get ahold to some thermal cameras and try to go check it out at night. We have to get some more permission to get onto some of the other properties though. I don't want to just sit on a road and listen, I want to get out in the thickets and do some major scouting.

Over all, it's a very good area with lots of animals for a food source, the man is honest and it's in an area that I know has activity.

Knew we Smelled something LOL

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Think this could be a food source during hunting season?

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Here's a few pics of the surrounding areas.

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Excellent Don...

by Monster Hunter

Sounds like you may have found yourself a hot spot...

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Thanks jim

by DonDon

I already had several from the area, this just ads fuel to the fire

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Yes indeedy.

by SAsquatcher

Mississippi is full of monsters.

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Nice!

by Crispy

And readable! LOL

Sounds like a good area......

Panthers....Up there at Mammoth Caves near Bolling Green KY the had signs posted that state there are no panthers in the area.....however if you camp there they told you to be careful, as there have been reports of panthers there....

Have fun out there!

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Great photos!

by Terry

It's neat to see what that part of the country looks like.

t.

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Nice report Don!!

by D. Fisher

Hope the area will bear some positive results for your time and effort.


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Man,that's

by MissippiMike

some PRIME looking forest area for sure! Likely looking candidate! Bienville?

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not Bienville but not to far away

by DonDon

less than an hour

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Wish I could go

by MississippiMike

with you and Tim but I gotta work all wkend!

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One of Jim's photos compared with MN Iceman.

by SAsquatcher

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Ill have a writeup n some pics monday

by DonDon

We went n checked out an area n takked to a witness friday. Pretty neat place. i love talkung to game wardens and park nanagers. I almist always get reports from them

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Cool!

by SAsquatcher

Looking forward to it.

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Not sure what you said, "BUT" .......

by D. Fisher

Looking forward to your report, Don Don.

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I pretty much hate that cell phone I have

by DonDOn

when getting online, it doesn't let me go back and do any editing without an act of congress. LOL

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I believe that I would,,,

by SAsquatcher

Either upgrade or post from another source.
I know this ain't English class but geez Louise,,lol.

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Ordered my a new Iphone4S today

by DonDon

It'll be in tomorrow.

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They also

by Crispy

have that damn auto correct spell thing which gives me fits.

My thoughts are scattered enough, I don't need a smart phone to make me sound any dumber!

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Halleluyer

by SAsquatcher

Now watch out for autocorrect.

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LOL Darrel. n/t...

by Okiebear

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What the heck is this??? (link to YouTube video)

by MikeInNC

Sound legit? Sound familiar? Your thoughts?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wTsdbKUwenI&feature=g-high-rec

-Mike in NC

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The only...

by Terry

thing I can think of is hounds on a chase and the sound is distorted by distance and terrain. Some dogs can have distintive voices. Still, when I think of the sound of hounds in the distance where I hunt, it doesn't sound right.

t.

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Yeah..

by EasTexSteve

Sounds like dogs barking.


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Re: What the heck is this??? (link to YouTube video)

by Big D

All I hear is dogs, but then again I did not listen to the whole 14:57. I stopped at 7:30. Anyone else got anything different?

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Bigfoot DNA

by anaconda



NEWS FLASH: "Bigfoot DNA sequenced in upcoming Genetics study...

http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/943177

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Re: Bigfoot DNA

by Big D

It will be interesting to see if members of the "main stream" scientific community accept this report as scientifically relevant. It will also be interesting to see if these creatures become a protected species. Time will tell I suppose.

Big D

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Because of the " unknown" factor.

by SAsquatcher

Upon examining things I still say that it. Is going to take a body to link it all to.
This is a huge piece of the puzzle, but not the entire puzzle itself, but this ( if proven accurate) should make the scientific community take more notice.

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it does not take a body

by SasquatchMs

about 700 species of fish, squid, crustacean, and mollosk have been verified by the scientific comunity based on video evidence alone ( deep dives , pacific continental shelf expeditions, you know like all those weird things: examples ;http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DWwOjEyFwm0 or http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fh9cXOiOVzo The second video is just a slideshow, but regarding methods of some of the animals listed I found it interested that no specimins were taken because it was theorized that their populations are so few that scientists considered it dangerous to reduce even an individual in the population because some ecosystems are so small and closed.

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I think the key here

by Crispy

Is that they were filmed by scientific expeditions, who were out looking for new critters.

Billy Bob's trail cam pictures won't do it.

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Agreed

by SAsquatcher

Which is why I hope that all this stirs up some members of the scientific to petition their sponsors for an expedition.

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Re: Bigfoot DNA

by Versatile

I have seen other talk about this. Read post #18.

http://www.city-data.com/forum/politics-other-controversies/1740196-scientist-confirm-through-dna-sasquatch-hair-2.html

One does not need to by an expert to detect psuedoscientific bullsh*t. One need only be able to think critically and pay attention to the details. What details you might ask?

Details such as these:

1. Dr. Melba Ketchum's company is apparently not very good at doing DNA analyses of horses or cats, let alone "Sasquatch."

2. Her company's website claims that "The staff at DNA Diagnostics, Inc. also has published research on a continuing basis since 1988." But a search of relevant peer reviewed journals dealing with genetics and/or genetic testing can find not a single research report published by anyone associated with the company, to include Dr. Ketchum herself.

3. The same website says that she "is a past three-term Chairperson of the International Society for Animal Genetics Equine Genetics Standing Committee." Yet reviewing the biannual reports of that committee going back as far as 2006 can find no mention of her participation let alone leadership. This is also true regarding their committees on dogs and cats.

4. The same website claims that "Staff members at DNA Diagnostics have been accepted in court as experts in human and animal forensic DNA testing both by Frye hearing and by challenge in court for the prosecution and the defense and in criminal and civil cases as well as cases filed in Federal Court." Ignoring that the only "staff member" identified by the site is Ketchum, no such cases or testimony can be found in comprehensive online searches. A single case can be found where Dr. Ketchum was among a number of defendants who lost a patent infringment case back in February 2010.

5. The same website is such an amateurish mess that it even includes major headings that link to blank pages.

6. The curriculum vitae of "Dr." Ketchum is so thin that it is not even clear what degrees she might possess, or where she got them from. She does however seem to have managed to get a couple of TV show spots as some sort of "Bigfoot expert," something she appears to be fishing for more of.

7. Other than in credulous references to "bigfoot" Dr. Ketchum's online presence is essentially nonexistent.



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$10 Million Bigfoot Bounty Backs New Show

by SAsquatcher

http://news.discovery.com/animals/10-million-bigfoot-bounty-announced-121026.html?utm_medium=referral&utm_source=pulsenews#mkcpgn=rssnws1

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I'm all in...

by Monster Hunter

Instead of toting cameras I'm toting a rifle...bad knees and all...

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Seems appropriate.

by SAsquatcher

Being that you go by the name of "Monster Hunter".


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I'm not sure that I buy it.

by SAsquatcher

Here is an article posted up by Dr Igor Burtsev regarding Dr Melba Ketchums work on Sasquatch DNA.


Urgent!

The DNA analysis of the Bigfoot/Sasquatch specimen conducted by Dr. Melba Ketchum the head of DNA Diagnostics, Timpson, TX, USA has been over!
Team of American scientists led by Dr. Melba Ketchum for five years has analyzed 109 purported samples of such creatures. The study has sequenced DNA of a novel North American hominin, commonly called Bigfoot or Sasquatch.
There were a large number of laboratories associated with this study including academic, private and government laboratories in which blind testing was utilized to avoid prejudice in testing. Great time and care was taken in the forensic laboratories to assure no contamination occurred with any of the samples utilized in this study.
After 5 years of this study the scientists can finally answer the question of what sasquatch really is. It is human like us only different, a hybrid of a human with unknown species. Early field research shows that the Bigfoot/Sasquatches are massively intelligent which has enabled them to avoid detection to a large extent. They are different than us, however human nonetheless.
The hybridization event could not have occurred more than 15000 years ago according to the mitochondrial data in some samples. Origin of this hominin was probably Middle Eastern/Eastern Europe and Europe originally though other geographic areas are not excluded.
The manuscript associated with this study has been submitted to a scientific reviewed magazine.
For years people have refused to believe they exist. Now that we know that they are real, it is up to us to protect them from those that would hunt or try to capture them for research or for sport. They should be left alone to live as they live now. After all, they are our relatives.
At this time, analysis of the Sasquatch genomes is still ongoing. Further data will be presented in the future following this original study. Additionally, analysis of various hair samples purportedly from Siberian Wildman are being tested in an effort to determine if relatedness exists between the Sasquatch and Russian Wildman.
Dr. Igor Burtsev,
Head of International Center of Hominology,
Moscow, Russia +7(916)812-6253
inhomin@yandex.ru

My assistant in the USA, Megan Wheeler: sasquatchdna@gmail.com



Here is Melba Ketchums reply.

It is unfortunate that the partial summary of our data was released in this manner, however, I will be making a formal response in the next few days. Even though Igor Burtsev released this, it was not Dr. Burtsev's fault.


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Thanks for sharing Rick...

by Monster Hunter

Interesting read but to be honest I thought there would be more verifiable facts concerning its human or animal background...kind of like its almost this but kind of like that with something we don't know what the heck it is...

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Dr Ketchum's OFFICIAL response/ statement.

by SAsquatcher


Below is our official response:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

BIGFOOT DNA SEQUENCED IN UPCOMING GENETICS STUDY

Five-Year Genome Study Yields Evidence of Homo sapiens/Unknown Hominin Hybrid Species in North America

Contact: Robin Lynne, media@dnadiagnostics.com, 231.622.5362

DALLAS, Nov. 24--A team of scientists can verify that their 5-year long DNA study, currently under peer-review, confirms the existence of a novel hominin hybrid species, commonly called Bigfoot or Sasquatch, living in North America. Researchers extensive DNA sequencing suggests that the legendary Sasquatch is a human relative that arose approximately 15,000 years ago as a hybrid cross of modern Homo sapiens with an unknown primate species.

The study was conducted by a team of experts in genetics, forensics, imaging and pathology, led by Dr. Melba S. Ketchum of Nacogdoches, TX. In response to recent interest in the study, Dr. Ketchum can confirm that her team has sequenced 3 complete Sasquatch nuclear genomes and determined the species is a human hybrid:

Our study has sequenced 20 whole mitochondrial genomes and utilized next generation sequencing to obtain 3 whole nuclear genomes from purported Sasquatch samples. The genome sequencing shows that Sasquatch mtDNA is identical to modern Homo sapiens, but Sasquatch nuDNA is a novel, unknown hominin related to Homo sapiens and other primate species. Our data indicate that the North American Sasquatch is a hybrid species, the result of males of an unknown hominin species crossing with female Homo sapiens.

Hominins are members of the taxonomic grouping Hominini, which includes all members of the genus Homo. Genetic testing has already ruled out Homo neanderthalis and the Denisova hominin as contributors to Sasquatch mtDNA or nuDNA. The male progenitor that contributed the unknown sequence to this hybrid is unique as its DNA is more distantly removed from humans than other recently discovered hominins like the Denisovan individual, explains Ketchum.

Sasquatch nuclear DNA is incredibly novel and not at all what we had expected. While it has human nuclear DNA within its genome, there are also distinctly non-human, non-archaic hominin, and non-ape sequences. We describe it as a mosaic of human and novel non-human sequence. Further study is needed and is ongoing to better characterize and understand Sasquatch nuclear DNA.

Ketchum is a veterinarian whose professional experience includes 27 years of research in genetics, including forensics. Early in her career she also practiced veterinary medicine, and she has previously been published as a participant in mapping the equine genome. She began testing the DNA of purported Sasquatch hair samples 5 years ago.

Ketchum calls on public officials and law enforcement to immediately recognize the Sasquatch as an indigenous people:

Genetically, the Sasquatch are a human hybrid with unambiguously modern human maternal ancestry. Government at all levels must recognize them as an indigenous people and immediately protect their human and Constitutional rights against those who would see in their physical and cultural differences a license to hunt, trap, or kill them.

Full details of the study will be presented in the near future when the study manuscript publishes.


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I was amazed

by Crispy

When I saw this flash across the bottom screen as "breaking News" on every single TV news show.

Oh wait, that didn't happen.

Because this will not change anything, and she has proven herself to bit a bit on the eccentric side.

And there is nothing wrong with being eccentric. Just no one takes you seriously when you are saying you have proof that Bigfoot not only exists, but has human nuclear DNA, and should be recognized as an Indigenous whatever.

If this makes it through peer review. Then we will see what if anything happens.

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I'm hopeful.

by SAsquatcher

As far as I know, she was doing some testing for some of our members as well, so I think she is on the up and up.
We know that they are out there so every piece of evidence cannot be bogus even though we are extremely critical at times (Which is not necessarily a bad thing) but it is for certain going to be proven beyond a shadow of a doubt some day, maybe this is the day?
Yes, I still believe that it's gonna take a body, but DNA is a piece of a body anyways.
You cannot get DNA off of a Gnome or a Fairy or an Elf or a Hobbit or the Easter Bunny, but this is a real being/creature and whatever it is has left it's genetic fingerprint, that says that it is real.


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DNA

by Crispy

There has been plenty already.

It comes back unknown primate.

As this will likely do as well.

And absolutely nothing changes.

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There has been some testing but

by DonDon

Onky on a single sample here and there. Theres never.been this many tested like this. I can only hope it passes the PEER and.gets pyblished. It may not solve the.mystery but may be enough for it to be taken seriously enough for some kind of large grant where someone could afford the right equipmant to get the real proof.

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Don't get your hopes up

by Crispy

Every couple of years there is Earth shattering news.

That turns out to be nothing but hype.

Common sense seems to go on vacation whenever someone brings up DNA.



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you got a point there man

by DonDon

but this is the first time that it's been done like this. I've long thought about them comparing multiple samples but no one has done it til now

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"All we have

by Terry

at the moment is a press release. No paper, no science to look at, no peer review. Just some words. They mean nothing until such time as her findings are allowed a proper and thorough study."

t.

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So is a Chimp a human hy-brid?

by Crispy

http://www.answersingenesis.org/articles/tj/v17/n1/dna

Or are we hybrids of Chimps? Or of apes, for that matter? How could something be a human hybrid if we are all in the same evolutionary tree? Someone has some 'splaining to do!

Since the beginning this story has had more hype than substance. Igor goes around Ketchem to release not the findings, but a PR about the findings, and what I assume he thinks they prove.

Then Ketchem is forced to put out a statement that clarifies what Igor released, yet does not explain the findings either.

Why?

Because it is probably still not final.

And just maybe, there is not a consensus. And just maybe they didn't agree that they found anything unusual.

Now I hear that they tested 40 hair samples.

I thought it was tissue from 2 dead ones shot by a bear poacher.

Hey, did he ever get in trouble for poaching? I don't think he did. Why? Because the whole story was crap. Fish and Game don't play with poachers, they toss them in the klink.

So far, nothing that has been released about this tale has panned out to be accurate. I see no reason to view this any differently

But Christmas is coming.........



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Anyone doing any "Black Friday" camping?...

by Monster Hunter

Are the deals really that good?...I did get an email from a camera company advertising Black Friday deals...probably were good deals but what was on sale...I don't use ...

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Heck no.

by Okiebear

But there were fools that started camping on Monday outside of Best Buy here.

OB


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The Bigfoot Sound recordings

by Versatile

http://www.bigfootsounds.com/experts-point-of-view/r-scott-nelson/

R. Scott Nelson

Scott Nelson Crypto-Linguist

Retired from the U.S. Navy as a Crypto-Linguist with over 30 years experience in Foreign Language and Linguistics, including the collection, transcription, analysis and reporting of voice communications.

He is a two time graduate of the U.S. Navy Cryptologic Voice Transcription School (Russian and Spanish) and has logged thousands of hours of voice transcription in his target languages as well as in Persian. He is currently teaching Russian, Spanish, Persian, Philosophy and Comparative Religions at Wentworth College in Missouri.

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Outstanding qualifications...

by Monster Hunter

Unknown language from what some believe to be a mythical animal will certainly be a challenge...maybe more then he thinks...

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Porn at MC...

by Monster Hunter



[linked image]

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LMBO, Man, I could really

by DonDon

Jack up that pic with Barry and Rick's faces BBWAAA HAHAHA Question it, who'd be in front? AHHH HAHAHA

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Been there and done that.

by SAsquatcher

I already have a photoshopped version of that with your face definitely in front and a little word balloon like in the comic strips.
I won't tell you who is in back though, and I'll never publish it,,,,unless,,,BWAHAAAAAA?

Happy Turkey day.

Rick.

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Re: Porn at MC...

by yooper bf

At least they were wearing masks to hide their identity!

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True...

by Monster Hunter

I definitely didn't recognize either of them...

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Now that would really be a picture everybody should see...

by Nellie

instead of coons it's a couple of monsters instead. That's kinda funny when you think about it...the only really clear picture of a bigfoot besides Patty's could be a porn pic of monsters on a trail cam. LOL happy.gif

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Actually,,,,

by SAsquatcher

I took a report from a very credible elderly gentleman who witnessed 2 monsters ,shall we say, consumating their relationship, in the area of Padre Island Texas.
No pictures involved though, the individual was more concerned with fleeing the scene than shooting monster porn,,lol.

I will be working on that report to get it posted up, funny how things hit in a timely fashion as I just got that report very recently.

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You sure...

by RubyRed

he didn't see a couple of frisky high school hairies frolicking in the dunes? Padre Island has very little ground cover, although the water is gorgeous when the jellyfish aren't have a field day.

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I think he was,,,

by SAsquatcher

On the mainland side.

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It's completely out of control down there.......

by Timberghost

[IMG][linked image][/IMG]

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How many times

by Crispy

Have I told you, ya can't give DonDon any liquor in the woods......me either for that matter .....

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glad you added yo name but theres one more

by DonDon

Name you need to add. Barry lol

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You will

by Crispy

See Bear again before I do.

Probably leave your sillybutt up in the tree this time....

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bwaaaa haha

by dondon

Now dats funny

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Let me be the first to say,,,,

by SAsquatcher

Happy Thanksgiving weekend everyone.
This is a time for us all to count our blessings and be grateful for the things we have in our life and not dwell on what we don't.
Time to let go of the hurts and mistakes of the past and press on to a more optimistic future.

Take care and God bless and try not to eat too much turkey,,lol.
Rick T.

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Re: Let me be the first to say,,,,

by Big D

Thanks SAsquatcher.

I echo his sentiments. May each of you feel as blessed as you actually are!!! Cause if you are anything like me, you are blessed far beyond what you deserve. MH, I wish you an especially Happy Thanksgiving, cause if your family is anything like mine, getting in line for food with two healthy legs is dangerous, heaven only knows how it will be fighting for position with two new ones happy.gif

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Happy Thanksgiving...

by Monster Hunter

Looking forward to seeing family and friends... May God Bless us all...

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Thankful

by SquatchMAN

I am Thankful the the Monster Hunter is back with new knees and doing good.I am also thankful of all the neat stuff I own and home and my Dog and THIS board with a lot of really cool people on it.I am hoping to meet a lot of you in person. Happy Thanksgiving to ALL of you.God Bless this board and every one on it.
Danny Sears

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Thanks for the kind words Danny...

by Monster Hunter

IMO you can't find better folks then our members and forum members...respectful of each other and tolerant of me...one day we will share a camp fire...

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Happy Thanksgiving to everybody! n/t

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Someone must be first...

by RubyRed

Thank you for your good wishes and for being the first one to do so. May Turkey Day be great for you and yours.

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I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving!

by Nellie

This Thanksgiving I'm giving thanks that my son is alive and well after going through the car accident that we did. My son had someone of a higher power watching over him that day.

I feel grateful for finding this site and the MB with all of it's lovely members and friends who believe as strongly about bigfoot creatures as I do...you all are wonderful.
MH, I'm thankful you got your poor ole knees fixed and that you will feel better now since you quit smoking.


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How are you coming along Jim?

by SAsquatcher

Are you getting used to those new knees yet?
My doctor said that I am a prime candidate for the same procedure so I am understandably curious, mine is for a different reason though, to correct the problem that makes me so pigeon toed.
Walking that way over the years has taken a toll on my knees so the doc said that I might as well look into getting them both done.


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New Knees...

by Monster Hunter

Should have done this a few years back Rick...it's been three weeks today...I can walk without my walker though slowly...drive my jeep and get around pretty darn good...My goal...walk without a crutch in 6 to 8 weeks...

Something about your knees...they'll let you know when it's time to replace them...I did both so I wouldn't have several down times and hurting is hurting so no big deal if one hurts or both...

First few days you'll not know or care what planet you're on and yes they'll get you up to walk the afternoon after the surgery...I could walk a bit but the next day I couldn't do anything...not one step without falling...Therapy...you have to do the therapy and exercise...walk, stretch and walk some more...I have a stationary bike coming in today or tomorrow so I'll spend a few hours a day traveling the wide open spaces of my living room......you have to do the therapy...you can bend your knees are they will...you don't want them bending which hurts...I worked on bending...hurts but it has to be done...only cussed one therapist...

Stay on top of the pain with the drugs...don't start hurting then try and catch up...I'm gradually cutting back...instead of every four hours I do six hours...should be drug free in a few weeks...

Hard part for me...I quit smoking...so far so good...21 days and counting but smoking is a terrible hard habit to break...

I may not be able to climb up in one of my deer stands before season ends but I'll be able to walk to it...





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When I blew up

by Crispy

They told me with great authority that I would never have full range of motion in my arms again, and possibly my legs as well.

They sent me home with a big bottle of morphine.

And while I could not feel any pain with the morphine, I also could not do anything.

So I stopped taking them after a couple of days, and started to really work on stretching and movement.

And it hurt a lot. OK, more than a lot.

The morphine had me so goofed up I could not keep my balance. And not that I haven't spent a lot of good money to get that same effect..........I always enjoyed having my balance back in the morning.....

Persistence pays off. And they always send you home with really good pain killers!



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The will to over come...

by Monster Hunter

Good for you Scott...

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And good for YOU MH that you quit smoking...

by Nellie

I commend you. You da man! happy.gif

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Blew up

by Grumpy

Scott, the story of you cartwheeling through the air, as told by your neighbor, is still vivid in my old memory banks......

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Mine too!

by Crispy

It isn't often that one becomes a human skyrocket....LOL

Anyway, the point of the story wasn't to relive past excitement...but to stress how important keeping up on the therapy is.

And if they tell you that you'll never do something again, make it your goal to prove them wrong! It helps with the pain if you have an attitude about it!

LOL

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Not trying to pry but,,,,

by SAsquatcher

Is that the reason for the nickname " Crispy"?


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Smoking...

by Okiebear

Jim this is the best news for your health. Proud of you, keep it up!

Barry


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Best thing I ever did!

by SAsquatcher

Been quit almost 6 years now and I smoked heavy, 2 packs a day plus, of the Marlboro cowboy killer 100's.
Just trying to give you a word of encouragement, not toot my own horn just saying that it CAN be done and I feel a LOT better since I did.
But you have to tell yourself that the first one that you pick up will be your downfall and not even allow yourself one.
Also keeping hard candy around helps.

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But I don't like candy Rick...

by Monster Hunter

And I'm attempting to lose 30 pounds...I can handle it...

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Deer Jerkey then.

by SAsquatcher

Candy was just what helped me, and my Dad when he quit.
Just trying to help.

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Jerky...good idea...

by Monster Hunter

I'll try without any substitute...I have one of those e-cigarets but can't find the charger but decided I would tough it out only using the patch... So far so good but I haven't been hemmed up around smokers yet...

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21 days and counting...

by Monster Hunter

I'm doing good so far and I feel as if I can quit smoking there's not any habit that can't be conquered...

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You will do it Jim.

by SAsquatcher

You are a strong individual and strong minded and also very wise.


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IF Silver Fox can quit, you can, too.

by RubyRed

It will be two years that Silver quit smoking on May 1st! The plus side--his clothing smells much better, he feels healthier and he sleeps better (with minimum snooring) at night now than ever before. We are in the process of fixing his bad teeth caused by smoking.

Keep the faith, MH! We salute you!
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" Finding Bigfoot "

by Monster Hunter

I'm not a fan but my two grandsons, 3 & 4 years old sure are...one thing Finding Bigfoot has done are have folks who have had a sighting or weird experience submit a report to our web site...either Monsters are everywhere or folks with imaginations are...I think it's a combination of both...

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I think,,,,,

by SAsquatcher

You're right.
I also think that there are a whole lot of sightings that people don't report for fear of ridicule but I think that maybe that show is taking some of the edge off of that.
With all of the town hall meetings that they conduct and all of the hands that get raised, any fair minded person has to admit that there has to be something to all of this to get responses like that.
I am not particularly a fan either, but they are doing some good in raising awareness.

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Re: I think,,,,,

by scott from philly

I dont even have a problem with the disco balls and laser light stuff they did.....my problem is you are scaring away every kind of critter for miles trapsing around with a camera crew, and that crap they wear when walking at night......
they need to do it similar to what les does on survivorman, film it themselves.....serious, and without playing to camera as they do....I know it is all for ratings and $$$, and general public knows nothing compared to people in here, but can wish they would make an effort, like stay in one area more than 3 days.....like 3 weeks/3 months

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You hit the nail on the head.

by SAsquatcher

I have always thought that 1 or 2 nights is not long enough to get a good idea of just what all is out there.
If you spend a week or so in an active area ( day and night) I think that your chances will go up radically!
These animals don't just move by night, just ask anybody that has had a daytime sighting.

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Let me amend that.

by SAsquatcher

If you spend a week or so conducting a " proper" investigation, ( not including a bunch of whooping and hollering) in an active area just doing normal stuff ( tree knocking optional) then your chances of a sighting MAY go up.

Like anything else there are factors involved and I am certainly no expert by any means, but I do know that the more time that you are willing to put into anything, the better the results.

I know that Timberghosts lives in a hot area but there are times that the monsters are on a different side of the mountain, or sometimes they are just quiet.
You can't just pick a night or 2 out of a hat and expect results, you have to research it and find out what time of year they are most active, where their favorite hangouts are and when they are hanging out there and try to figure out why.
It can be exhausting but it can also be rewarding.

I know personally from my own experiences I have been in some areas and nine out of ten times nothing happened, but that tenth time I would get screamed at or eye shine or something, and that ( to me) made the other 9 times worth while.

Patience and tenacity, that's what it takes.



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Re: I think,,,,,

by scott from philly

anything less is just blind luck.....I think in my case, my grandfather had seen them in places i did for years, never said anything, and wanted me to see them....did, and sometimes wish I hadnt


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Season 3

by Crispy

Looks just like season 2, which looked just like season 1.

After season 1 MM complained there would be no season 2 if he didn't get more control.

After season 2 MM complained there would be no season 3 if he didn't get more control.

I think he likes being on TV.

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That it has Jim

by DonDon

and from a couple that I've read OMG, some folks need to lay off the bottle before they fill out the report LMBO

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i like that one guy...

by Sasquatchms

he was a psychologist that suggested that humans naturally hallucinate these things...and im thinking...ok i know to a degree the mind can do anything,see monsters in shadows for example..however like...how ignorant!!.. I hate the show btw, cant stand it...biggest bs ever..and supposedly by the teasers of the later episodes in the season they do "dna" stuff..which as we all know will just as usual come back as "unknown" or something..and i wish they'd picked a more attractive skeptic lesbian.

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A body, a body, a body.

by SAsquatcher

That is what it's gonna take.
Anything else is just milking ratings.
I hear them use terms like" we are gonna prove Sasquatches are in the area" but first we need to prove that they exist.
Thermal pics and nv video and still photos " prove" nothing, nada, zip, zilch, zero.
Sorry but that is just the harsh reality of it.

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Finding Self Respect

by Rich Daniels

There is no limit to the depth MM will stoop to in order to draw attention to himself...from charging people hundreds of dollars to go with his group for two days only to find nothing...claiming he can "call them in" whenever he wants...to this shallow, formulaic show. My wife couldn't understand why I watch the show with regularity when my comments about it were so negative all the time...I told her that I watch to learn what not to do and that there is no harm in it since we've never been a Nielsen family.

BTW, has anyone noticed that at every critical juncture where they stand to get a clear image or a real piece of evidence, something goes wrong with all that fancy equipment or Bobo makes some mistake that blows the opportunity? Coincidence or conspiracy?

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Ole MM is a trip

by DonDon

self absorbed, arrogant, runs his own folks off with his attitude, just does what he wants without thinking about others.

I do know a couple folks that went on one of his expeditions a few years ago and they slipped off their own way for abit. As they were away from the group, they ran across one of Matts guys hoaxing wood knocks. They saw the guy doing it and when they caught back up with everyone the folks were asking them if they heard the wood knocks. LOL OOPSY

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I was told...

by Monster Hunter

Finding Bigfoot went to Toledo Bend near Zwolle, LA... Locals knew where they were and responded back to their calls...

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Re: I was told...

by Big D

From the way it appears on the show, everyone in the room knows where they are going to be "investigating". In my opinion, this almost completely invalidates anything that they hear while doing a night investigation. If you have a room with 100 people in it, it is an almost certainty that there will be at least one practical joker( or a 1% chance) in the room who will do what he/she does best when no one is looking (but when millions of people are listening). . . Did you hear that? happy.gif

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I wish they would get some REAL action.

by SAsquatcher

MM wouldn't have lasted 5 minutes at MC back in the day when it was smokin hot.
Matt and Bobo would have run over each other getting out of the woods, and Ranae would be shall we say a bit less skeptical!

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the first episodes

by Cochise

were interesting due to the fact it was all new. Their ideas and procedures seemed good at the time. Now I don't watch it. I hate the drama they try to invent. I hate the same old walk in the woods routine. The eye witness now and then are the best part of the show. Too redundit for me with their formate.

years ago I inquired to be part of a group in Florida. When I was told how $ much I quickly declined. I thought if anyone got paid it should be me. I don't want to sound arrogant, but I thought I knew the area better than they did, and my "woods" experience was better than theirs.

I don't like the show or the people period.



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Group expeditions should be free!

by SAsquatcher

Aside from what food you bring and what gas it takes you to get there.
Anything else is just exploitation!


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Had a male student I've subbed for in the past

by RubyRed

walk up to me at Travis High School Monday to excitedly share that he now watches "Finding Bigfoot." He shared that he thinks it's an interesting program. So, the kids are watching for sure.
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I'll betcha that,,,,

by SAsquatcher

That makes for some good topics of conversation in the classroom.


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Yep, sure does

by RubyRed

I'm up front with students and explain how I've never for sure seen BF but have friends who have had bona fide experiences with the critter. Some of them will then ask IF what they see on "FBF" is accurate and in response, I've told them if you wish truth and accuracy, talk to the researchers/investigators WHO HAVE found real evidence or have had unhoaxed sightings. Then I say those folks are NOT on any silly t.v. shows.

I explain, if you want to find out if Bigfoot is real, head for the woods of East Texas BUT don't go hunting for BF alone or unarmed...and the rest of them may research the internet. I always share the GCBRO web site and say, start your internet research with the best site I know. Kids ask great questions and very rarely are they skeptical or rude about the discussion.

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hey Timber!!

by travellor

Hello everyone...just wondering what the action is like in SE Oklahoma lately?? Had anything interesting happen??

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If you don't know...

by Terry

about Timberghost's website you should check it out!

http://z3.invisionfree.com/Kiamichi_Giants/index.php?

t.

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I can't log on

by RubyRed

to Timber's site sad.gif but it sure looks great.


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Ruby...

by Timberghost

You have to register before you can log in...

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Hey I registered

by MissippiMike

but still was unable to log in, maybe it takes a while to get processed?

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I had to validate....

by Timberghost

You should be good to go now...

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Thanks man! n/t

by MS Mike



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Tried it

by RubyRed

but no go. It said I already have an account but I don't remember IF it's under RubyRed or SWarren. And as for the password...CRS prevents me from remembering that, too. Any more suggestions? I sure do wish I could log onto your site as it seems to be a great one.

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thanks Terry

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Something I can't seem to shake...

by Monster Hunter

Several months back Jake, Doug and I did a little late night snooping... Jake using the thermal was about thirty feet behind us when he asked where was Doug...Doug was to my left standing next to me...Jake in thermal saw something he thought was Doug walking to my right back into the tree line...whatever this was was only feet from us...Doug is about 6'1" and about 190 pounds...none of us heard anything throughout the night but we did get a few distance hits on the thermal...

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That's downright CREEPY!

by SAsquatcher

It's one thing for the monsters to come in and act like monsters, that's expected.
But to come in under the cover of darkness and mingle amongst the group,,,sheesh!

Like we have always said,, they are some smart, slick and stealthy,suckers!

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That's what bothers me...

by Monster Hunter

That big, that close, no sound even when it walked away...several folks I know, including myself, will tell you...something just ain't right about these Boogers...all good hunters know there aren't any game animals we can't successfully hunt..Monsters...darn near impossible...

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That always bothered me too

by Lhofa

I have had them get right next to me at times without anyone noticing until the creature gets startled by something. For a while I thought it was only me losing my hearing. But it's more. There Is something not right about these things! But I can't definitely explain what is going on.

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Like every other...

by Terry

creature in this world of ours it can only be because of stealth and or the ability to blend in to its environment. There isn't any other explanation imho.

t.

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Anonymous Posters

by Moderator

Lets remember to enter your user name when posting, there have been several lately who are forgetting to do this.

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New knees..

by Monster Hunter

So far so good.. Thanks for the prayers and well wishes...pain killers are nice but kind of hard to stay focused more then a few minutes at a time...should be chasing the Monsters in a few months and it will be nice to be able to walk a few miles without the agony of the knees killing me...



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Great to see you back MH...

by Nellie

we all missed you. Hang in there and heal up...and then WATCH OUT! monsters because here comes trouble. happy.gif

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Welcome Back!!!!! n/t

by Grumpy

n/t

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Glad ta see ya back

by Squatchman

I hope all is well.The board gets kinda quiet without you.You are most definitely missed.

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Re: New knees..

by cochise

Good to see your'e back. Rest up, then give them hell !

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Welcome back my friend...

by Anonymous

Stay strong and do the physical therapy all the way through...and you will be chasing the monsters in no time.

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Recover

by Lhofa

Recover well.

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Wish you a speedy recovery!!! n/t

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cant wait to see you

by dondon

Lead the charge chasing after a monster Jim. Took both of mine bou 7-8 years to totally heal after i strained both the acls dancing of all things. Lol.

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I have seen

by Crispy

How you "look" when you are dancing....LOL

No wonder them knees got hurt!

Thank God you have a designated driver.............LMAO !

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LOL

by DonDon

is pretty sad but least I'm up on the dance floor

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Welcome back!

by MissippiMike

I practiced Orthopedic Nursing before I got out of the profession and I know that can be a long road back. Isn't always but it can be. Hope and pray yours is really a good one!

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Welcome Back Jim.

by SAsquatcher

I hope that you are able to get back up and around ASAP.
I know that being down has to be driving you nuts, you are an outdoors type and being cooped up doesn't seem to be your cup of tea.
God bless and speedy recovery.

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Re: New knees..

by Big D

Hang in there brother. Recovery is going to hurt, I'm sure of it, but remember "pain is just the weakness leaving the body". I know that sounds like a corny statement, but it really is the truth. You will back up and out in no time at all. I know you will whoop this thing!

Big D

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I'm pretty hard headed Big D...

by Monster Hunter

I can stand the pain while working out but after a hard work out...pain pill & ice or I stiffen up like a fire poker...Wednesday...worked out and had an appointment to remove the staples...took a pain pill at 8 AM...therapy from 11 to 12...about 1 I reached in my jacket pocket...pain pills are not there...fell out in my daughters car with my wife picking me up...set in my wife's office for about an hour...so stiff I couldn't stand up without help...had to use a wheel chair at my next appointment...finally a pain pill at 4 PM...Jake drives me home about a half hour drive...by the time I got home I was pain free...the wonderful world of drugs...never have major surgery and misplace your pain pills...

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Re: I'm pretty hard headed Big D...

by Big D

"Better living through chemisrty" is a commom saying in my line of work. I'm glad you are able to get some relief with the meds. Hang in there and get better soon. I look forward to roaming around with you the next time I see you. Heck, taking a walk with you and Grumpy at the same time would be like walking on a football field with Bear Bryant and Vince Lombardi! I don't think it could get any better as far as experience and knowledge are concerned.

Big D

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Red Haired Giants

by Grumpy

M K Davis discusses the red haired giants of Lovelock Cave


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8XnUiGjUpE0

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Cool stuff N/T.

by SAsquatcher

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Any news on MH? Is he out of the hospital yet?...n/t

by Nellie



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Monster Hunter

by Grumpy

Haven't talked with him yet but he has been home recovering for two days now, since he bit the bullet and had both knees done at the same time his recovery will be longer. I'm sure once he is able he will post and let everyone know the gory details.......

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Betting the nurses

by DonDon

are happy LOL

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And he hasn't

by Grumpy

had a smoke since he went into the hospital..... I hope it lasts!!!!! After smoking for 40 years I know how hard it is to quit...


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Hope so

by Crispy

He's going to need them lungs clear to keep up with them new legs!

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That'll be good.

by SAsquatcher

Two new knees and gets his wind back,,,monsters BEWARE!

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Thanks Grumpy on the update on MH

by Nellie

I'm glad he's home and I'm sure he is too. You're right about the smokes...I hope he can stay away from them. Smoking isn't good for the healing process.

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Not to mention,,,

by SAsquatcher

Not very good for the ol' lungs when he is chasing down monsters.

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Monster hunter's progress

by Grumpy

Had a long talk with monster hunter this morning and he's doing as well as could be expected after double knee replacement surgery. Is progressing with physical therapy and trying to adapt to not being able to get out of his normal chairs once he sits in them, sitting is easy getting out is impossible!!! He said as soon as he can find a higher chair to sit at his computer table he will be back with us and thanks everyone for all their prayers and best wishes.... He appreciates your concern for him and his recovery.

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Old article

by Craig33

I remember reading an account of a reporter going into nw wilderness for several weeks and encountering Bigfoot and living among several before leaving. I saw it on this site, can someone point me to it?

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Re: Old article

by Craig33

I believe it was around the time you guys posted accounts of the first or second big hunt? Maybe 1999 or 2000? I could be off. I have been gone from the site for a long time.

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Alaska Sighting,anyone seen this one?

by Squatchman

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c9HfJAmTbao&feature=results_video

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Old video - generally thought to be hoax (guy in ghillie suit) N/T

by Anonymous



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Just for the record,,,

by SAsquatcher

Ghillie suit, plain as day.

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Hypothetical question.

by SAsquatcher

You are camping, you have a .44 magnum under your pillow, you wake up in the middle of the night and hear something huge outside of your tent and the moon outlines it perfectly, it is a Bigfoot and it is rubbing it's hand across your tent.
You know exactly where it is, do you shoot at it?


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Hypothetical question

by Grumpy

IMO that is no different than what is referred to as a Brush Shot, where inexperienced hunters shoot at noise without seeing/positively identifying their intended target. And you have no idea how many of his/her family is also there waiting for a snack or left overs.

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I agree Bob.

by SAsquatcher

Unless that sucker is trying to rip the canvas ( or vinyl) open to try and get at you, I say hold off until you SEE what it is that you are shooting at.
That is why I like at least a pop up camper, you can put a little more than a thin layer of canvas between yourself and whatever is out there,( wolves, coyotes, bears, or what have you).
Never shoot at shadows or sound, always be SURE of your target.
Remember, once you send that bullet out there, nothing in the world can pull it back!


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No way am I taking that Shot

by Go200mph

Shadows don't make the monster, and it could be your good friend, brother, etc who knows you are camping, looking for Bigfoot, there to play a trick on you. Any gun advocating individual will always tell you to make sure of your shot and seeing something as a shadow doesn't meet that criteria. Now if that shadow becomes violent towards you and begins attacking you and you become fearful of your life, at least in Florida, the law protects you. Since, even if it turns out to be a human, you have the right to protect yourself.

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Re: Hypothetical question.

by sasquatchms

id shoot directly out the top of the tent to scare whatever it was off...the bullet once reaching its maximum altitude would then fall at terminal velocity back to earth not hurting a thing happy.gif

addendum: A free-falling object achieves its terminal velocity when the downward force of gravity (FG) equals the buoyancy/resistance force of drag (Fd). This causes the net force on the object to be zero, resulting in an acceleration of zero.[1]

As the object accelerates (usually downwards due to gravity), the drag force acting on the object increases, causing the acceleration to decrease. At a particular speed, the drag force produced will equal the object's weight . At this point the object ceases to accelerate altogether and continues falling at a constant speed called terminal velocity (also called settling velocity). An object moving downward with greater than terminal velocity (for example because it was thrown downwards or it fell from a thinner part of the atmosphere or it changed shape) will slow down until it reaches terminal velocity


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Agreed

by Rich D

Rounds don't get discharged unless there is real need and adequate certainty of the target. Besides, with a .44 magnum you might not remember if you fired six shots or only five (Gratuitous Dirty Harry reference).

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Print found

by DF

Found this impressive print at the local Wal-Mart, it did taste authentic! Dadgum monsters are every where. LOL
[IMG][linked image][/IMG]

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Removal of email address prior to posting

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Everyone remember to remove your email address prior to posting unless you want the World to know it!!!!!

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Cautionary Tale

by Rich Daniels

Anyone headed to the Four Corners area (where New Mexico, Colorado, Utah and Arizona border) please contact me before you leave. My investigation there a few weeks ago resulted in my walking up on a pot grow and getting shot at over a dozen times! The Feds forbade me to share any information about the incicent until my deposition was officially entered into evidence, which happened yesterday.

When you go out, please please please be careful and watchful for more than just monsters! I will gladly share the location of the small valley I stumbled into with anyone intending to work that area.

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people still grow pot?

by woodswatcher


thats odd,

outdoor Pot went out of style in Oklahoma a decade ago.I thought everyone grew Pot indoors now.

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You'd Be Surprised

by Rich D

It's actually more widespread here in New Mexico than you'd think. I'm told that it's the fifth major field found here this calendar year. My problem is that I have only been here a couple of years and don't have established research areas like most of you have been able to identify. Although it appears that Darrell and I will be combining our efforts in the near future in an area of recent activity. Just don't take it for granted that an unfamiliar area has only the usual hazards...this was an eye-opener for me.

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Garden of the Month!

by Mr. Phelps

A few years back, myself and another member were scouting this island in the Atchafalaya River Basin. We were following up on a report by two fishermen having a sighting in this area. The report was several months old when it got to us, but we did find what looked like an old bedding area very near the location. Having tied the boat down we were walking a ridgeline when we stumbled on four of five very nice marijuana plants cultivated along the ridge! This was small time stuff, and I dont think we were in danger, of course it would have been a hell of a shoot out, but just goes to show you what you may find in the woods!

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Let me see if I understand this...

by RubyRed

the Bigfoot(s) are now growing their own pot to smoke? That's amazing. Just funnin' with you, Mr. Phelps (and I couldn't help myself). I'm not surprised by this. As the economy (and our country as a whole) continues on the down-slide, I fully expect that this kind of activity as well as Moonshining will become VERY popular. That part about BF was stretching it, of course. wink.gif

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You folks

by Crispy

Haven't been in Northern CA or Oregon lately, have you? LOL

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Sweetie-Pie, Crispy

by RubyRed

Ole Silver Fox and I AIN'T been anywhere since our last vaca to Tennessee in 2005 and we sure do hate the fact. We truly miss getting away from hot, steamy Texas in the summer and heading up to a cooler clime. There's nothing better than getting in the ole SUV and hitting the road around noonish. IF driving a far piece, that meant we'd be on the road long after dark when the BF sometimes cross the roads.

Oh, well, maybe one day in the future. Seven years is a long time to go without taking a 7-10 day trip to see our beautiful country.
sad.gif

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I think i have seen this suit on you tube

by Versatile

Doesn't take much cash to be a hoaxer.

http://kansascity.craigslist.org/for/3388789055.html

qjjt2-3388789055@sale.craigslist.org

I have for sale a Gorilla suit. Im asking $80 but negotiable.

[IMG][linked image][/IMG]

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has anyone seen it

by bill

I am in the Sparta cookeville area of tennessee. the other night my dog started to growl and went to the big glass doors going to the deck, which is just off my bedroom. out about 50 yards was this thing that i thought was someone going to come up the drive and as i fully woke up relized this was some kind of animal. tall, stalky, and looked like he was wearing a fur coat. I have a yard light so am I nuts or is their others out there that has seen this to not just here any where?

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by Moderator

I removed your email prior to posting. Please file a report with GCBRO on our main web site at gcbro.com. And yes these creatures do exist!!! LOL

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Cookville

by Crispy

Been through there many times. Butts up against some might fine country where I have gone looking before.

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That is where,,,

by SAsquatcher

Mary Green lives.
I went up to Standing Stone park with her and a friend and something threw a rock down the hill in my direction.
We were the only vehicle there.


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Standing Stone

by Crispy

Is a cool place

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anyone see this yet?

by scott from philly

http://www.grindtv.com/outdoor/blog/39929/hikers+take+flight+when+what+they+thought+was+a+bear+resembles+bigfoot/

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Hoax N/T

by Lone Wolf

*

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Was just gonna post that

by DonDon

Not sure what to make of it but it's got some real wide shoulders. I wish they'd have kept the camera on it for just a couple more seconds so I coulda seen how it walked more

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Too hairy

by Crispy

To be DonDon.

I am curious on why everyone always runs away when the "See".............

I mean, when you run away from your dog, what does it do?

When you run away from a bear, what does it do?

And since it is pretty common knowledge that not only will animals chase after people who run from them....animals run much faster and I think nearly always catch the person. If it is you dog it is fun.

Animals like to run away from people who do not run away from them.



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I do agree with cha on the running away deal

by DonDon

but not everyone has your cajones Bro. I still have a vivid memory of that night when you were screaming at the Monster LOL

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Fear

by Crispy

Makes a guy do crazy things....LOL

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BWAAA HAHAHAAHA

by DonDon

AMEN BROTHA.

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Monster Hunter Update

by Grumpy

Monster Hunter hopes to be out of the Hospital and back home sometime mid to end of next week.

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Good deal.

by SAsquatcher

He'll be running and tackling the monsters in no time.


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Re: Monster Hunter Update

by Big D

Great news.

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Knee Pictures

by Grumpy

Monster Hunter won't be wearing shorts for awhile!!!!!

[IMG][linked image][/IMG]


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Ouch

by SAsquatcher

That hurts to think about!

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Re: Knee Pictures

by Versatile

Is that what you call KNEEZLES?

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Get well soon

by Lhofa

You have my full sympathy!

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Looks like the top of my head.

by Jim Keegan

Long time ago....galaxy far, far away.

The overpass won.

8 years ago it got torn down.

I'm still here.

Hang in there Grumpy..it get's worst!

Bo

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You might be a redneck if,,,,,,

by SAsquatcher

"You might be a redneck if you schedule your knee replacement in the Wal-Mart
parking lot".
Hurry back home Jim.

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mr jim

by shirley

hey mr jim just wanted to let u know we all are praying for you and hope you have a speedy recovery, were trying to keep up with stuff , have some new pic for u, this time i used my camera instead of the phone will call u soon, good luck with the new knees and will talk to u soon

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New tenative Discharge date

by Grumpy

Monster Hunter advises that his tentative discharge date from the hospital is Friday...or not until he can out run the Nurses on his floor........

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Spike TV offering 10 million for proof of Bigfoot.

by Doug Murdoch

http://insidetv.ew.com/2012/10/25/10-million-bigfoot/

Here's a quick 10 million for you BF hunters out there to make.



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As I recall this was posted awhile ago

by Grumpy

and we discussed it's time to stay out of the woods with all the idiots who will be out there............

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Where?

by Doug Murdoch

I checked pages down, but never seen it.

As a longtime hunter, this might be the ideal opportunity to scare one into your gun sight. Only a body will do once and for all to prove BFs existence.

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Where

by Grumpy

It may have been in one of the GCBRO hunt crew group emails between friends, but we have discussed it somewhere.......

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If you read it all

by Crispy

They state that this is simply a publicity stunt. So I doubt they have any intention of paying out the $$$.

Devil is always in the details.

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I've re-read...

by Doug Murdoch


I've re-read it again and I don't see that. Its even underwritten by Lloyds of London. They see it as a safe bet no one will come up with a body. Even Bobbi Short, everyone knows her, says its legitimate.


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I've re-read

by Grumpy

Doug, your missing the main reason this was posted by them... To promote their TV show and the hunt is 'Not' open to anyone but only the teams on the show and we all know they Will be controlled just like those on finding BF and the other reality shows.. Real research is boring so they spice it up to please those watching the TV series..... Real Researchers take this for the joke it is and ignore these idiot's who have never spend a day in the field without a film crew for protection.

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Read here

by Crispy

"The $10 million is, of course, a publicity stunt. "

http://news.discovery.com/animals/10-million-bigfoot-bounty-announced-121026.html

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Just like

by Grumpy

when the film crew of Finding Bigfoot responds to calls and wood knocks and the flunkies don't even know they are being had.............

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Yeti hair samples test positive for.......Yeti !! (w/ link)

by MikeInNC

Opinions?

http://www.news.com.au/travel/news/so-the-yeti-does-exist-scientists-say-so/story-e6frfq80-1226507133971

-MikeInNC

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Without a control sample

by Lone Wolf

which does not exist, DNA hair tests are worthless.

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Re: Without a control sample

by SasquatchMs

they may have a control..there surley is a database of hair samples in universities and private collections over there to test against...but my 2 cents is lately only stupid fluff BF pieces have come outta russia, it may just be their gag and laugh over there if they release something like this mainstream..

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Re: Without a control sample

by Bid D

I would not say it is worthless. It may not be able to tell you what it is but it can tell you what it ain't, and that is 99% of the battle.

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It's difficult believing...

by Terry

anything that comes out of Russia.

t.

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You got that right.!!

by Doug Murdoch

There's plenty of hoaxers in this field, the longer you get into it. You sure can't believe everyone or everything said or read.

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Just in from Russia

by Grumpy

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2225276/Yeti-latest-Russian-scientists-say-DNA-tests-hair-samples-existence-man-like-mammal.html

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Everyone please....

by Timberghost

Keep the Monster Hunter in your thoughts and prayers today. He's going through double knee replacement right now so let's wish him success and a speedy recovery. It'll be sweet to hit the woods with him again once he's back up and running....

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Monster Hunter

by Grumpy

Yes he is and we all hope everything went well, I have thought about him several times today and am sure he'll be out hiking with new bionic knees real soon.

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DOUBLE KNEE?

by woodswatcher

crap...
wow...

he'll need all the canes he can handle for a while.

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Dang...............

by Okiebear

we should have purchased him a bell so he can ring it when he needs anything. I'm certain his family would appreciate it... wink.gif Knowing Jim he has already thought of this....lol.......


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Wish you the best MH...

by DF

Know a woman who had both knees replaced 17 years ago...said she would do it all again if she had to.

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This is how

by Crispy

Steve Austin got started.......The Bionic Monster Hunter in the making.

He will have to give the monsters a head start now......

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Don't be down long...

by Circlewalker

I'll be praying for you my friend.

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Break a leg !

by MikeInNC

(You know what I mean) happy.gifhappy.gifhappy.gif


Get well soon!!

-MikeInNC

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Monster!

by Mr. Phelps

Our last visit showed me how bad his knees were, and he was looking forward to the surgery! God's speed to my friend and a quick recovery!

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by MissippiMike

Godspeed in your recovery my friend! Will send up some prayers for you.

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Good luck Jim!!! n/t

by ken3030



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like the 6 million dollar man, but more like 35K man n/t :)

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Re: Everyone please....

by Big D

Praying for you brother!

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Speedy Recovery

by Florida Redneck

I hope Jim's surgery went smoothly and his recovery will be quick.

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Best of LUCK to you

by Squatchman

Get Well Soon.I sure hope this does the trick for you(getting your knees in good shape).


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I heard that...

by Terry

they inserted one of those little exploratory medical cameras before the operation and the photos came out blurry! wink.gif

Speedy recovery and good luck from Canada!

t.

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Absolutely

by SAsquatcher

Our prayers are with him!

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Sho got em from me

by DonDon

maybe this'll hook the olde boy up

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Monster Hunter's awake and alive....

by Grumpy

Got an email from him around 0317hrs this morning, he was having trouble sleeping and was drinking coffee... guess he needed a caffeine boost before walking to the store for smokes.....LOL Take care old friend and don't do to much to soon!!!!

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I just called him........

by Ken3030

he is doing good. His spirits are good, his CRS is a little worse with the drugs in his system tho. LOL

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CRS???

by Grumpy

Ken that was really nice of you to blame it on the drugs....... LOL We all know better.

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LMAO n\t

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Re: Everyone please....

by Versatile

Double knees. Wow! You are in my prayers. Take care. I knew a guy that got doubles at age 75 and he was thrilled as to how his life changed.

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I wonder?

by Timberghost

I wonder if they cut that chord while they had him in surgery?


You know, the one that runs from his a$$hole to his eyeballs that gave him such a $hitty outlook on life?

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I wonder?

by Grumpy

Doctors are not allowed to use cable cutters in OR, they are to hard to sterilize with all the lubricant need to operate smoothly......

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I wonder?

by Grumpy

We are safe Timber, it will be weeks before he can chase us........ LOL We just better not close our eye's or fall asleep the next time we get together in the woods......

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JIm was complaining...

by Terry

about the pain this morning to his doctor. The doc said, I gave you pain medicine, have you been following the label? Jim said yes, it says keep tightly closed!

t.

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LOL,,,

by SAsquatcher

He only used it one time too, the second time it said "Do not use if seal is broken" so he threw them away,,lol.

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LOL n/t

by Terry



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Now that's

by MissippiMike

funny, I don't care who ya are!

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Prayers and thoughts

by RubyRed

are coming your way. You are SO gonna love your two brand-new knees. There will be some post-op pain and some rehab but then, BF watch out the Monster Hunter will be back on the trail...happy.gif

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Now MH has extra time to review his monster videos now... :)

by Nellie

Happy Halloween MH and everyone aboard the MB! Pretty soon MH will be stalking and chasing those pesky monsters like he's never done before! Get well soon MH!

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Sorry to hear that

by Rob Anderson

Weneed you out there hunting theb\big furries.

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Have you ever found something looking for something else...

by Monster Hunter

Found some old pictures I took before MC was turned into an oil patch...hard to believe the changes...Sadea was a young pup, I could still get around and Jake was a young whipper snapper...amazing how time flies...

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MH

by MissippiMike

Jim, please send me an email, I need to ask you a couple of things , not sure where I placed ur email addy, so much junk around here it's embarrassing.

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jimlansdale@gmail.com

by Monster Hunter

N/T

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MH, remember to look closely at your old pics for a possible hidden monster

by Nellie

in them. I wonder how long they have been hanging out at MC before you discovered them?

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Video...MK Davis...

by Monster Hunter

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2np-Kh3Hgxg

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UGH

by SasquatchMS

the problems w/ sub par video recording devices!!! infuriating to me...poor MK trying to turn **** into a sandwich with the footage collections of his, I mean he is without a doubt one of the best analysis guys and video editing/clarifying folks around but geez...i just wish i could get within 100 yards of a rascal sasquatch w/ my rig.

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Trail...

by Monster Hunter

This picture was taken a while back...this trail leads from the pond behind Ms. Shirley's home to the old cabin at Ms. Francis home...and no...if these ladies visited they more then likely would drive or walk the road...never would they walk through the pine thicket, not in the picture, back and forth...

[linked image]

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That looks like a well used trail

by Nellie

the ladies would be afraid to walk that even on a nice sunny day like the type of day in the picture? If this trail is highly used do you have a camera set up nearby aimed at it?

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Yes I had several game cams stationed on and around...

by Monster Hunter

plus many other trails...they quit using them and started walking in the pine thickets where there are many trails...I had a game cam stationed at a trail they walked coming out of some pines into the back of Ms. Francis property...something leaned a stick up against the camera...put game cameras all through the thickets and around the home...some success but for the work and time involved every picture from a game cam that has a Monster I have probably 150 hours labor involved...so the way I figure it...gas to get back and forth plus 20 bucks an hour for labor plus 6 game cams the pictures cost me about 5200 dollars over a two year period...plus another 16 to 1700 hundred for the video system...and hundreds of hours watching recorded video...damn...I kind of wish you hadn't asked...I really hadn't thought about expense until you brought it up...LOL...

Instead of eating a bologna sandwich I could have been eating steak...

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Wow, some expense!

by MissippiMike

And I just saw an awesome new Harley that for just a wee bit more could have been purchased for that price...almost! Gets expensive. I haven't tallied up what I spend on the hobby but I'll bet it is more than I initially think!

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Sorry about that MH....I didn't mean to make you feel bad

by Nellie

If you ever get a really great shot of a monster with one of your cameras I'll buy you a big juicy steak dinner! happy.gif


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That's a

by DonDon

superhighway right there

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They were like that throughout the property until...

by Monster Hunter

I started hanging game cameras and the video system...

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You think they

by Cochise

are watching you setting up the cameras?
I was wondering what it might be that tips them off. Allot of hard work just to get a couple of picks. Monster Hunter you are a determined man, wish I could be there helping you. Good luck!

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I pray that everyone stays safe during this storm

by Nellie

it sounds pretty bad for the folks up north...thank goodness it missed Florida. We sure have had many days of windy weather because of it. I hope people heed warnings and take care.
Btw...I wonder if we'll hear of more Bigfoot reports afterward. Monsters on the run!

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Hurricane's...

by Monster Hunter

I've talked to a few men who toughed it out during hurricane's in South East Texas...they said never again...they told me they thought they were going to die...relentless rain and wind for 24 hours...

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This one

by Crispy

Looks like the Mother of all Hurricanes. It could make the aftermath of Katrina look like a practice mission. They expect it to hit a cold front and have all H3ll break loose.

There is a lot to be said for having a survival bag with food and water. Everyone thinks you are nuts, until this happens and they want what you stored up.

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We're heading...

by Terry

into the hunt camp for a ten day deer hunt. We can only get there by trail and then by boat. The storm will just be angry rain and wind by the time it gets here but it still means a whole day in a rain suit and trying to keep equipment dry. I'm not complaining though. It's a heck of a better circumstance than those folks on the coast have to endure. Wishing them the best!

t.

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Good luck with your hunt T.....

by Monster Hunter

I along with many pray for the folks in harms way of the hurricane...

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Thanks!

by Terry

Hope to hear a good report on your knee surgery when I get back.

t.

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No more sniping at us...

by Monster Hunter

I hope you don't think you're that damn smart that I don't know what you're attempting to do...no more or I'll ban your axx...and you know exactly who you are...I've had enough...

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My shipping address

by M.K.Davis

3296 Old Benton Rd. Benton Ms. 39039

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Im sure J Mike?..

by Monster Hunter

Will mail them ASAP...you should have them by the end of the week...

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MK Davis...Monsters Junk?...

by Monster Hunter

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=52vhmTeMbu4

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Linky no worky n/t

by Timberghost

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What I'd like to see from MK

by Timberghost

Is the interview he did with Gimlin a few years back. How about it MK?

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Mk didn't video the Gimlin interview but...

by Monster Hunter

He did video Al Hodgson and took miles of video of scenery of his trips to the PNW...last I heard he loaned it to J Mike several years back and he hasn't received it back yet...

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Video

by Grumpy

What!!!! Sounds like J better get a box in the mail soon to MK so he can repost what Michael asked to see....

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Hasn't got it back?

by Timberghost

So THAT's who it is.. MK told me someone had his stuff and ignored him when he asked for it back...He didn't say who at the time. That's been SEVERAL years ago.
What about it JMichael? Wanna give MK his stuff back?

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I just spoke with MK...He headed down to J Mike's...

by Monster Hunter

To get his belongings...after getting about half way there J Mike called and told him not to come...MK also told me he has emailed J Mike many times and all he gets is a pissy axx auto response...apparently J Mike ain't giving MK his belongings back...and I always thought they were good friends...ain't that a hell of a note when a friend turns you around?...

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Dam!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

by Grumpy

I've known MK a long time and that doesn't sound good, I wonder why "J" isn't returning his video's???? Telling him not to come to get them sounds like he no longer has them for whatever reason.....

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Maybe he did lose them but...

by Monster Hunter

At least call the man or email him if you did...everyone makes mistakes, misplaces or loses something of importance but man up and tell the man...hopefully J Mike locates MK's belongings and returns them...

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Maybe he did lose them but

by Grumpy

I hope your right Jim and they turn up, MK has put a lot of time, work and effort into all those video(s) and shared most for all of us to enjoy....

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MK has traveled thousands of miles...

by Monster Hunter

to get that video...it's his not J Mikes...I find it baffling that a man will not correspond with a man but yet then again I find it even more baffling for keeping another mans work...what's up with that?...

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Maybe J Mike will chime in on the thread...

by Monster Hunter

It would be interesting to know why he hasn't returned MKs videos...always two sides to every story...

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MK's Videos

by J

Yes I do have some of MK's older mini-dv discs. I have not received any request for them in years. He did want to come get them once but I was going to be out and I asked him not to come because I wouldn't be here. The tapes were in a box in the back of a closet where i had put them up. I got them out after he had asked about them. I didn't hear back from him after that.
MK is on my facebook and here, there is ample ways he can get in touch with me. Send me an address and I'll ship the tapes.
I'm not holding anything from him, though at the time the tapes were not loaned to me, they were given to me because MK said he was "getting out of the bigfoot thing". He is welcome to them back, I have no need for them.
J

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Atta boy J MikE...

by Monster Hunter

I knew you were a man of your word and a stand up kind of guy...

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I'll just be d@mned

by Timberghost

The man spends THOUSANDS to get that stuff, travels thousands of miles, puts in countless hours, loans it to a man that's supposed to be a friend and can't get it back?
Where I come from that's not good at all if you wanna remain friends...

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Why?

by Mr. Phelps

Why in the heck would someone do something like that?

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Worked for me Timber...

by Monster Hunter

Maybe you got a haint in your computer...I hear they're going around...

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Me too Jim.

by SAsquatcher

Maybe the monsters are prancing with his connection.

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Not prancing,,,

by SAsquatcher

Pranking,,lol.
Dad gum autocorrect!

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Up here we call it...

by Terry

too much beer!

t.

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Is that why...

by RubyRed

I had to reconnect our laptop to the internet today and trouble-shoot the problem until I restored connectivity. Ole Silver Fox is not (bless his heart) as agile on the computer as I am and he may have pressed the wrong button or so he said. I was ready to blame it on the weather...so haints may be behind it. That's as good an explanation as any.

happy.gif

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I know how that Monster feels and

by Okiebear

it's no wonder he throws his leg way up over the barb wire fence. wink.gif

OB



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LMAO...so you know why...

by Monster Hunter

Must have the same problem Barry...LOL

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First walk sequence...MK Davis...

by Monster Hunter


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=byZ7i-M70lk&feature=youtu.be

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Did anyone watch the video?...

by Monster Hunter

I find it interesting that the first sequence of filming Patty makes it to the tree line...

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Re: Did anyone watch the video?...

by SasquatchMS

i was blown away when i saw this a couple weeks ago, AMAZING footage and stabilization...it was like watching a whole new PG film imo. wonderful stuff ole' MK does.

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M.K.'s videos

by Big D

I think he should approach one of the major networks with his footage. YouTube is just not the media outlet for such compelling evidence. The clips could easily be marketed as the most intriguing evidence to the authenticity of the films every presented. With the recent rising interest in all matters Bigfoot, I believe millions would watch. If an individual watches the entire sequence of videos that M.K. has, they will be hard-pressed to dismiss the footage as fake. I know it is not a corpse, but it is the next best thing. If a picture is worth a 1000 words, these videos should be worth at least a few million. Hey, innocence only has to be proven beyond a reasonable doubt within the criminal justice system, and anyone with a brain cannot watch these clips and say that they are "beyond a reasonable doubt" fake. I'm just saying! I believe in you M.K., and so do several others on this forum. Think about it.

V/R

Big D

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I talked to a producer about that Big D...

by Monster Hunter

They're not interested in the Patterson footage one way or the other...they want real time feet on the ground sensationalism...they want folks who pick up coyote crap and make asinine statements of what it could be and of course the wood knocks, maybe a vocal and a lot of..."did you hear that?"...they want excitement and the folks to be on the edge of their seats with anticipation of actually seeing a BF that unfortunately never shows up...

It's a money game with them making the money...nothing wrong in making a buck but these basxxxx don't believe in sharing the wealth...

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Re: I talked to a producer about that Big D...

by Big D

Maybe the members of GCBRO should begin the process of making a documentary. Sure, it may take two or three years to get enough footage to make a two hour show, but I believe with the talents of the individuals involved in the group coupled with the numerous areas throughout the U.S. that the GCBRO has access to, a pretty darn good film could be made that may have the potential to net the group some money to purchase equipment and to cover other expenses. Who knows MH, you might even be a movie star:-)

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documentary

by SasquatchMS

i've been in the pre stages of actually doing such, and i want to feature members of the GCBRO, im talking yes 2 hr feature length, outings, interviews, the whole 9 yards, and ideas or concepts wanted to be included shoot me an email, id like to do it up super legit, ive got the hardware and time to shoot it and make it look really damn good and epic, i want to make a beautiful artful and scientific documentary thats not been done yet > happy.gif

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Something I didn't notice in the black eyed picture...

by Monster Hunter

On the left hand side of the picture it looks like a chimpanzee squatting down...what I see...is an arm with this whatever it is facing the black eyed thing...

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Here's one Ms. Francis took with the digital...

by Monster Hunter

She still hasn't figured out the zoom but when she sees something moving around in her back yard she'll take a picture...I've attached a couple here...first appears there might be something...second is later in the day that shows there is nothing there...but I do know shadows play tricks but I can't remember seeing anything in that area I thought was a Monster and I've been there many times at all different hours of the day...

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pics

by Cochise

Monster Hunter, the 2nd photo is much clearer. Maybe if you can down size the first one with the critters in view, it would be easier to see them.

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Here it is again......

by Monster Hunter

The sun is not helping the picture at all...it appears it was taken around 10 AM from what I can tell...I enhanced the picture a bit but there is just so much I can do with limited soft ware...she many have moved the camera while taking the picture since it is not focused...I have the camera set to self focus...

BTW...the Monsters she sees during the day come through periodically between 10 and noon...

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wow

by Cochise

I see it. I am sure it is something ! Day time sightings are not all to common. They must feel pretty comfortable. Maybe offer them a beer or ice tea. happy.gif

Do they ever show aggression?

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RE.Wow

by Crispy

Look at the size of that pumpkin!!! Now that is impressive!

Looks like two Monsters back there.



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That's what I see as well Scott...

by Monster Hunter

Just inside the tree line...before I started snooping around down there they walked across the open part of her yard...maybe its my after shave they don't like...

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From my perspective...

by Monster Hunter

That's a couple of Monsters...Ms. Francis has walked out in her yard amongst them taking pictures...I know what I have seen...I know what I see in their pictures even though some are not just right...it's easy to talk about pictures that are blurry, Monsters back in a tree line but there is a certain fear factor that occurs after a sighting...most wouldn't even think to take a picture until after the fact...

The picture Ms. Shirley sent to me...she said she smelled a horrid stench...heard some limbs breaking and then saw the beast...she text me telling me every hair on her body stood up but she still took the picture...

Ms. Francis is now more cautious of walking out to them after I showed her several in the shrubs next to her while taking a picture of three...I don't want them to be scared to death but be reasonable remembering this is indeed a wild something...anything is possible and I don't want anything happening to anyone...so far I know of no one that has been attacked by a Monster and I don't want to hear or read about a person being physically attacked...

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Monsters move when Monsters want to move...

by Monster Hunter

day or night...I'm sure when the weather is hot here or anywhere during the day they move more at night...I use to feed during the hot months at MC...boogers would follow me around at times...probably more so then thought...

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Re: Here it is again......

by SasquatchMs

does she want picture for evidence like to show to the world or just pictures to send to you to assess the situation? ive got a movie film camera , the same type of camera used to shoot major movies and commercials and music videos, it also does still photos, i mean waht are the chances of being able to camp out there for like 2 or 3 weeks and actually get some decent 100% footage of these things? Hell you know I dont wanna shoot one w/ a gun. just pics , films...whats the hold up on that?

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We do have a plan...

by Monster Hunter

My problem...The distance between us and my obligations...I could stay there for any length of time but I would need help with my kennel...dog pens to clean...dogs to feed and water...if they could go without food, water and wade sxxx for a month I'd go down and stay...we do have video cameras going at all times...we also have camcorders, digital cameras...not the best by all means but enough quality to film or take pictures of Monsters...

Appreciate the offer but we'll just keep on plugging...

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MH, this may sound stupid but...

by Nellie

if you believe they were taking the fried chicken you were leaving before ...how about leaving some up on that gas tank with the camera aimed that way. The gas tank seems like it's sitting more out in the open than the shed. I just find it hard to believe these critters are a lot smarter than we humans and we can't trick(or treat) them into being videoed or captured on a trail cam. Very aggravating! I applaud all your efforts!

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Fried chicken on the gas tank...

by Monster Hunter

I'd be feeding the dogs Nellie that's why I used the old cooler trailer...last time I left the large box...no pictures...could be the game camera malfunctioning...BTW...I did have a video camera pointed where you could plainly see the trailer...nothing that I could see...

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Dang MH...it just sounds so frustrating...

by Nellie

there has just got to be a way to get a better video or picture of these monsters. If trying to bait them is out then what would tempt them to show themselves out in the open for a cheesecake shot?

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I refuse to get frustrated knowing...

by Monster Hunter

from years of fooling with the Monsters you have to persevere and be patient...when I first started with a game camera years back I thought it would be easy and at times I was frustrated...now...what happens...happens...but I'm still eager to see if anything is caught on any of the cameras...more times then not I'm disappointed...I stay disappointed quite a bit fooling with the Monsters...

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Hang in there MH...

by Nellie

I know some day you WILL BE REWARDED for your efforts. And every one on the MB hangs on too! I can only wait for that day. happy.gif

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That's right Nellie.

by SAsquatcher

I believe that Jim is gonna be the one to get good video from down there.
He and the ladies have got some pretty good stuff already and I think that once he gets these new knees installed, he is gonna take to them like never before.

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Here is another video...

by anaconda

For me, the give-away is that the camera WAITS expectantly
for the arrival of the Sasquatch or whatever it is.
Opinions?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ivsQFdMiazY&feature=youtu.be

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Re: Here is another video...

by Ken3030

Looks like the same costume he used in the other two sasquatch videos he has up. LOL

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Unbelievable...

by Monster Hunter

Those folks have a BF costume...

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Re: Here is another video...

by Big D

This is not even a good fake and I hope his mother does not watch this and hear his trashy mouth.

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Ms. Francis did use the digital camera I loaned her...

by Monster Hunter

Obviously older since we haven't had any frost since last winter...I really don't know what these impressions are from and she can't remember...by looking at the picture it appears it was taken close to the house...

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To me....

by Timberghost

They both look three toed...left and right

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That's what I see as well Timber...

by Monster Hunter

looks like a three toed track...a couple of them...

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A pair of...

by Terry

shoes left outside over night? There should be a trackway leading to and away if it were in fact prints.

t.

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A pair of shoes left outside during the winter months?...

by Monster Hunter

Have you ever done that T?...if I have I can't remember...

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Winter

by Terry

Ha, I forgot that's what you in the South call winter. I was thinking along the lines of a night of frost after a nice day. We get frosty nights like that here starting the third week of Sept. By the middle of Dec. were usually up to our knees in snow.

t.

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I can't remember the last frost here T...

by Monster Hunter

But I do know I've been mowing grass since February...that's a first for me...usually we have enough winter that goes through March to April...

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Why so clear?

by Doug Murdoch

One would have to really beg the question why is this photo so clear and the BF photo below so blurry? Why does she not use this same camera to get clear shots? I hope her intent is not to deceive.

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I began the thread saying Ms. Francis used the digital camera...

by Monster Hunter

Ms. Shirley has been using her cell phone to take pictures which is handy but the picture quality is not up to par...she told me this morning she would start using her digital camera...Ms. Francis has been using a $5 dollar 35mm walmart film camera which is darn near as bad as a cell phone when it comes to picture quality but the picture can be enhanced with out losing as much as with a digital...the developing solution these folks used is old therefore the tint and white specks...

I loaned Ms. Francis a digital camera with zoom that she is now using...I hope...Last time down I swapped SD cards with her...so far I haven't seen anything in her pictures other then the tracks but I haven't given them the proper time as of yet...

Two different ladies, two different homes within several hundred yards or less of each other...they are good friends spend time together drinking coffee and doing what ladies do...but they are sincere when it comes to Monsters...they know what to look for and spot items most who call themselves researchers over look...

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Re: I began the thread saying Ms. Francis used the digital camera...

by Versatile

I an on board with Grumpy on using video instead of a camera. Sure would be great if you could get either lady to wear a ball cap mounted video camera.Another good idea that costs money.

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a researchers dream

by cochise

It sure sounds like the monsters are very comfortable, relaxed, hanging around this area. It is a researchers dream come true. Monster Hunter, have these critters displayed any aggression toward these ladies?

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Some aggression...

by Monster Hunter

Growling and hitting the house...Ms. Shirley's back screen door was heavily damaged...at times they'll hear them raising hexx...usually around midnight if I remember correctly...

Ms Francis had some five or six month old pups...one late afternoon they were raising sand in the small field littered with pine trees...I walked out there...when I got to where the pups were they took off going to the old barn...I didn't see anything though I scoured that area well...two weeks later those pups were missing and I know a person couldn't catch them...I wormed and inoculated these pups with Ms. Francis being the only one who could hem them up long enough to catch...Ms. Shirley has lost a dog or two...and some chickens, guineas and ducks...Jake found a neatly stack of chicken feathers behind the pond and I found where something plucked a guinea and neatly stacked the feathers...

Ms. Shirley and a friend came home one night from the store...something in the pine thicket started growling...it got louder and more menacing before the ladies could get in the house...scared them so bad Ms. Shirley either left her keys in the door or broke a key off trying to get in the house...

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aggressive monsters

by cochise

I'm thinking they are not too scared of anything. Damn I wish I could go with you. We could set up some trip flares, bang flares, and sit with pepper spray.

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Doug you complain about wise crack remarks...

by Monster Hunter

But you leave yourself wide open to have your hand slapped...

You wrote:

"I hope her intent is not to deceive."

Had you monitored our forum for the last few years you would know these ladies have no intentions of deceiving you or anyone else...Is Doug Murdoch your real name or is it your intent to deceive us here?...do you live within the USA?...a state would be okay to mention?...what we know about you is what you've told us...any person can claim anything without folks personally knowing who they are...please send me an email to verify who you are at...

jimlansdale@gmail.com

Your post is fine other then the last sentence...that's accusatory...I have personally been researching investigating this area for several years...I know all involved and trust them...these people are more then contacts...they're friends...

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Re: Doug you complain about wise crack remarks...

by SasquatchMS

playing devils advocate: MH , if your friends w/ these ladies and have developed some relationship in any sense, then thats grounds for bias in terms of information brought to you by them...i mean..i dont trust anyone..and thats the smartest thing to do in science..

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I'm not a scientist...

by Monster Hunter

And I have witnessed many times what they claim to have heard, seen and the most important thing...taken pictures of...I make friends with all my contacts dropping by from time to time to check in...I would much rather have folks glad to see me then say..."oh crap"...there's that damn Monster hunter...

I do understand many people believe science plays a roll, though small, in this mythical beast...but I could care less what any scientist thinks of me...how I do my research and investigations...not one has donated one thin dime...everything, like darn near all of us, operate out of our own pockets...

I may be biased towards these folks to some degree but not as far as gathering evidence...good folks who every researcher needs to find and associate with...

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yep you found the place

by cochise

to hunt these boogers. I like your attitude. You're not trying to get noticed and attention. How many times were you on TV? I made the news channels 3 or 4 times and numerous newspapers. Not for hunting monsters though. Hell they even called me a hero. happy.gif

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I hunt because I want answers...

by Monster Hunter

I've been on TV but have turned down offers...me showing and telling someone behind a camera for free is not what I'm into...pay me the right money so I can hang with the Monsters I'm interested...not interested at all in news papers...these hicker nuts write down what you say and when you finally read what they print they make you out as a lunatic wondering the woods for a creature that doesn't exist...

I've been called a lot of names by folks in this community but I guarantee "hero" didn't come out of their mouths...LOL...and life goes on...

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You have

by Cochise

a great sense of humor too. It sounds extremely intersting what you have accomplished. Thanks for all the info. It certainly takes my mind off of me!

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Speaking of money...

by Terry

Spike TV just announced they are offering 10 million bucks for proof that bf exists. I think they're gonna do a show. It's probably just a promotional gimmick but it's a good incentive for every lunatic to hit the bush armed.

t.

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dangerous

by Cochise

It will risky walking around. Think about hunters that get shot wearing blaze orange. Not a good idea to offer big $$ bucks without rules.

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Re: Speaking of money...

by Big D

There you go M.K. With your technical expertise, video evidence, first hand interview knowledge, and the research support of the fine people of the G.C.B.R.O., everyone could have a merrier Christmas this year happy.gif Heck, if nothing else, Spike may provide financial support to purchase the cutting edge equipment that would certainly help in the search for the creatures as well as a promise for a healthy pay day in exchange for the exclusive rights for the proof WHEN it is collected. Just because this research has never paid off doesn't mean it can't. Hey, maybe even MH can get him some new knees!!!

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New knees...

by Monster Hunter

Tuesday morning...hopefully will be back walking around in a few months without falling...

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Good for you!

by Crispy

I'll wait til you heal up and are hitting the brush before I come back down. That way you will experience what the rest of us call "Keeping up with Grumpy" first hand.......

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Looking forward to your visit Scott...

by Monster Hunter

All the group would enjoy seeing you...

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Good for you

by Grumpy

Scott, after my bout with radiation and age I'm not what I used to be and never will be again....... Jim will probably out hike me with his new knee's....... He may even be bionic with today's medical advancements!!!!! Getting old sucks....

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Getting old

by Crispy

Does suck large rocks. And I am fighting it for as long as possible.

I can't imagine keeping up with a "radiated" Grumpy would be any easier. Although you might glow a nice green after dark now, making headlamps unnecessary, and making it easier to keep track of where you are!

If the world as we know is still here in Spring........

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New Knees

by Terry

Good luck with that Jim. It's always scarey getting stuff like that done but anyone I know who did it is happy they did. The good thing too is, it's a long way from the heart!

t.

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Thanks T...

by Monster Hunter

It is time to have something done...now is that time...

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My prayers will be with you MH for you on Tuesday

by Nellie

I pray your knee surgery will be successful and your healing time will be short. God bless you.happy.gif

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Thanks Nellie...

by Monster Hunter

Hopefully in a few months I'll be able to get around without stumbling and falling down...

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What proof is...

by Monster Hunter

A corpse and then it could be argued it's not a Bigfoot...No money will change hands...just like any other television network...your work, evidence and knowledge for the carrot dangling in front of the horse...

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