0966: "Jet Fuel"

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0966: "Jet Fuel"

Postby rwald » Wed Oct 19, 2011 4:56 am UTC

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Title Text: The 'controlled demoliton' theory was concocted by the government to distract us. '9/11 was an inside job' was an inside job!

South Park did it.

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Re: 0966: "Jet Fuel"

Postby ryan7113 » Wed Oct 19, 2011 4:56 am UTC

Is it just me, or does Randall have a fascination with conspiracy theories?
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Re: 0966: "Jet Fuel"

Postby Eutychus » Wed Oct 19, 2011 4:59 am UTC

It was all done on a sound stage anyway.
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Re: 0966: "Jet Fuel"

Postby rwald » Wed Oct 19, 2011 5:00 am UTC

Eutychus wrote:It was all done on a sound stage on the moon anyway.

FTFY.

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Re: 0966: "Jet Fuel"

Postby cr101 » Wed Oct 19, 2011 5:01 am UTC

rwald wrote:
Eutychus wrote:It was all done on a sound stage on Mars anyway.

FTFY.

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Re: 0966: "Jet Fuel"

Postby Icalasari » Wed Oct 19, 2011 5:02 am UTC

Clearly the Lizardmen are a cover for the Illuminati who in turn are a cover for the little green men, who are, in turn, using 9/11 to cover up their mind control contrails!

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Re: 0966: "Jet Fuel"

Postby brakos82 » Wed Oct 19, 2011 5:07 am UTC

this xkcd is an inside job!
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Re: 0966: "Jet Fuel"

Postby cjmcjmcjmcjm » Wed Oct 19, 2011 5:13 am UTC

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Re: 0966: "Jet Fuel"

Postby bhoot » Wed Oct 19, 2011 5:18 am UTC

Mind control agents actually burn at 650 degrees Celsius. Just thought that everybody should know.

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Re: 0966: "Jet Fuel"

Postby A_of_s_t » Wed Oct 19, 2011 5:23 am UTC

Is Randall stuck in 2001 or does he just talk to people who are?
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Re: 0966: "Jet Fuel"

Postby Eternal Density » Wed Oct 19, 2011 5:31 am UTC

"'9/11 was an inside job' was an inside job" was an inside job!

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Re: 0966: "Jet Fuel"

Postby Ideas sleep furiously. » Wed Oct 19, 2011 5:34 am UTC

A_of_s_t wrote:Is Randall stuck in 2001 or does he just talk to people who are?


Sure it's a bit outdated, but it's funny none the less.
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Re: 0966: "Jet Fuel"

Postby Renozuken » Wed Oct 19, 2011 5:46 am UTC

I like to ask them what else they know about metal and jet fuel

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Re: 0966: "Jet Fuel"

Postby KittenKaboodle » Wed Oct 19, 2011 5:55 am UTC

Oh My God, GOMHR, I’ve been thinking about why people keep at the totally ridiculous "controlled demolition" "theories when they are so patently ridiculous, and I realized a possible logical explanation is that the government is starting the stories to make anyone who might reveal the truth look like crackpots.
It seem to be working pretty well, I haven’t seen any “conspiracy” hypothesis that didn’t sound crackpot.

Another possibility is that people are just stupid (and there is a lot more evidence for this) but that isn’t any fun, it’s just depressing.

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Re: 0966: "Jet Fuel"

Postby feenyx » Wed Oct 19, 2011 5:55 am UTC

Is Randall not familiar with the works of Mr. Stone and Mr. Parker?
Their animated show already did the whole "Conspiracy within a Conspiracy" schtick, in an episode entitled Mystery of the Urinal Deuce

Plot summary at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mystery_of_the_Urinal_Deuce

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Re: 0966: "Jet Fuel"

Postby Sockmonkey » Wed Oct 19, 2011 6:05 am UTC

Yeah, it's your standard double bluff. Like how they purposely gave lame sounding denials about alien ships at area 51 so nobody suspects it's just classified experimental aircraft. It was actually worded best in a Spider-man comic I read. "You hide the real lies behind fake lies so your true purpose is never discovered."

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Re: 0966: "Jet Fuel"

Postby jpk » Wed Oct 19, 2011 6:10 am UTC

Sockmonkey wrote:Yeah, it's your standard double bluff. Like how they purposely gave lame sounding denials about alien ships at area 51 so nobody suspects it's just classified experimental aircraft. It was actually worded best in a Spider-man comic I read. "You hide the real lies behind fake lies so your true purpose is never discovered."


"Fake lies"? You mean the conspiracy theories are actually true, and that's why they're so distracting? Very clever...

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Re: 0966: "Jet Fuel"

Postby Sprocket » Wed Oct 19, 2011 6:14 am UTC

Doing, doing doing it wrong wrong, wrong.
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Re: 0966: "Jet Fuel"

Postby swabifyoudare » Wed Oct 19, 2011 6:28 am UTC

I know we're all on the same page here and sorry to be the gooseberry (whatever that actually means....idioms are strange).

But mainly in case you need some ammo:

Jet-A1 burns at 2000 degrees Celsius.
Carbon steel melts to a liquid at 1400 Celsius (yes that low!).
There are stronger steel alloys but they dont build buildings out of them because nobody can afford it, also the towers were the height (sic) of 60s/70s technology when they were built.

The Aluminium (its pronounced AL YOO MIN EEEE UMM ok - see the 'i' there ?) in the plane and exposed steel in the building may have caused additional Thermite reactions which would have caused little spikes up to 2500 Celsius in 'hot spots' if it occurred.

It is a miracle they stayed up for as long as they did! VERY good engineering, amazing actually.

There was also inadequate cladding on the steel because of cost cutting during construction, but personally I dont think it would have made a huge amount of difference (being chauvanistic about modern materials here) - its a 2000 degree fire, what the firefighters call a 'Delta' class fire: you can't put it out with anything conventional because it just vapourises or denatures on the way in, it requires special foams and solids.

And ultimately, why did they fall down?

Because memetically possessed fuckheadsFLEW 100 TON FUCKING AIRLINERS INTO THEM! That's why!

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Re: 0966: "Jet Fuel"

Postby Jared the Great » Wed Oct 19, 2011 6:29 am UTC

Eternal Density wrote:"'9/11 was an inside job' was an inside job" was an inside job!

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I dunno, Conspiraception sounds like an inside job to me...
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Re: 0966: "Jet Fuel"

Postby Dinoguy1000 » Wed Oct 19, 2011 6:29 am UTC

Eternal Density wrote:"'9/11 was an inside job' was an inside job" was an inside job!

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I was going to make a "conception" joke, but it's too similar to your comment. :(
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Re: 0966: "Jet Fuel"

Postby alextrabec » Wed Oct 19, 2011 6:36 am UTC

It's too bad South Park already did this joke! Nice try though.

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Re: 0966: "Jet Fuel"

Postby Azkyroth » Wed Oct 19, 2011 6:38 am UTC

Is Randall stuck in 2001 or does he just talk to people who are?


You don't seriously think the kooks have just gone away, do you?

As conspiracy theories go, "9/11 was an inside job" is one of the dumber ones. It is simply impossible that the Bush administration could have planned and executed the September 11th attack, based on one simple piece of evidence:

It succeeded.

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Re: 0966: "Jet Fuel"

Postby alextrabec » Wed Oct 19, 2011 6:41 am UTC

feenyx wrote:Is Randall not familiar with the works of Mr. Stone and Mr. Parker?
Their animated show already did the whole "Conspiracy within a Conspiracy" schtick, in an episode entitled Mystery of the Urinal Deuce

Plot summary at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mystery_of ... inal_Deuce


I'm glad some one else picked up on this. I was like, yeah Randall, I watch south park too.

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Re: 0966: "Jet Fuel"

Postby alun009 » Wed Oct 19, 2011 6:47 am UTC

This reminds me of a conversation I had a few years ago. I and a friend deduced that there is a metaconspiracy: a body somewhere generating fake conspiracy theories in order to give conspiracy theories a bad name. Thus when a huge and damaging truth leaks out it is lumped in with all the other conspiracy theories and many otherwise intelligent people don't give it a second glance. In fact, reputable intellectuals will recoil from repeating it in case they suffer damage to their reputation.

If true, it is the classiest ideological weapon conservatism has ever invented. I would doff my hat, but then the radio signals would get to my brain and they could control me.

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Re: 0966: "Jet Fuel"

Postby Pfhorrest » Wed Oct 19, 2011 6:51 am UTC

My dad believes that 9/11 was an inside job...

...to distract us from the then-recently revealed existence of extraterrestrial intelligences visiting Earth...

...who are awaiting our spiritual reawakening...

...after the downfall of their Atlantean allies with spiritually advanced technology...

...at the end of the Pleistocene era 12,000 years ago.
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Re: 0966: "Jet Fuel"

Postby karanj » Wed Oct 19, 2011 6:57 am UTC

swabifyoudare wrote:The Aluminium (its pronounced AL YOO MIN EEEE UMM ok - see the 'i' there ?)

For the love of ramen... don't start that. Just have a look at this page to see how many lives the spelling debate has already destroyed: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk:Aluminium/Spelling

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Re: 0966: "Jet Fuel"

Postby derder » Wed Oct 19, 2011 7:02 am UTC

just for the record......

Donald Rumsfeld said one of the planes was shot down.
Tower 7.........
There is no evidence tying Osama Bin Laden or "Al Qaeda" to the attacks.
Hell, other than The Taliban and The (Iraqi) Republican Guard, I've not seen any evidence of there being any broadly organized opposition in Iraq or Afghanistan......

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Re: 0966: "Jet Fuel"

Postby Louis XIV » Wed Oct 19, 2011 7:14 am UTC

Only yesterday I proposed in the "General" Forum to play Flat Earthers and Hollow Earthers out against each other.

Coincidence or conspiracy ? :roll:

(Well, Randall might as well be reading the forum, but that explanation would be too simple...)

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Re: 0966: "Jet Fuel"

Postby po8crg » Wed Oct 19, 2011 7:17 am UTC

Demolition, not demoliton.

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Re: 0966: "Jet Fuel"

Postby Pi is exactly three » Wed Oct 19, 2011 7:26 am UTC

So that's two title-text spelling mistakes in a row - "propoganda" on Monday, "demoliton" today. I will be watching out for Friday's and subsequent errors, because clearly these "highlighted" words are going to somehow form a secret message exposing the REAL conspiracy.
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Re: 0966: "Jet Fuel"

Postby tho74 » Wed Oct 19, 2011 8:23 am UTC

Apropos inside job: Did it ever occur to you that tinfoil hats might cover you from alleged hostile brain control waves from sattelites thousands of kilometeres awas, but otoh forms a nearly parabolic antenna to the whole communication wires and infrastructure below pedestrian lanes just a couple of meters away? And coincidentally only relevant people will be affected, since only they are likely to wear - wait a minute, there is someone knocking at my door, I will write more. later.

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Re: 0966: "Jet Fuel"

Postby vltava » Wed Oct 19, 2011 8:27 am UTC

Propoganda, demoliton - evidence that marriage is degenerative to literacy.

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Re: 0966: "Jet Fuel"

Postby imantodes » Wed Oct 19, 2011 8:30 am UTC

swabifyoudare wrote:The Aluminium (its pronounced AL YOO MIN EEEE UMM ok - see the 'i' there ?) in the plane and exposed steel in the building may have caused additional Thermite reactions which would have caused little spikes up to 2500 Celsius in 'hot spots' if it occurred.


Little known fact: the "i" is silent.

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Re: 0966: "Jet Fuel"

Postby RyanfaeScotland » Wed Oct 19, 2011 8:33 am UTC

feenyx wrote:Is Randall not familiar with the works of Mr. Stone and Mr. Parker?
Their animated show already did the whole "Conspiracy within a Conspiracy" schtick, in an episode entitled Mystery of the Urinal Deuce

Plot summary at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mystery_of_the_Urinal_Deuce


Are you not familiar with the works of rwald?

His first post already did the whole "South Park did it" schtick.

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Re: 0966: "Jet Fuel"

Postby ijuin » Wed Oct 19, 2011 8:55 am UTC

tho74 wrote:Apropos inside job: Did it ever occur to you that tinfoil hats might cover you from alleged hostile brain control waves from sattelites thousands of kilometeres awas, but otoh forms a nearly parabolic antenna to the whole communication wires and infrastructure below pedestrian lanes just a couple of meters away? And coincidentally only relevant people will be affected, since only they are likely to wear - wait a minute, there is someone knocking at my door, I will write more. later.

Brilliant! By making people think that tinfoil hats protect them, they actually make the most concerned people put antennas on their own heads in order to make it easier for the signals to penetrate their brains!

Now, if you really want total insulation from radio and microwaves, what you need is a full-body metallized suit (foil or mylar will do--but you need to be entirely covered except for small breathing vents so that the waves have nowhere to penetrate).

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Re: 0966: "Jet Fuel"

Postby madjo » Wed Oct 19, 2011 9:07 am UTC

The mistyping of the word demolition proves that this comic was an inside job! It's the government that wants to control our minds by the use of keywords cleverly disguised as puns and math-comics.
And they want to know where we are, hence the geohashing idea. It all makes sense! Randal isn't real, he's a figment of the governments imagination!
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Re: 0966: "Jet Fuel"

Postby Evil Midnight Lurker » Wed Oct 19, 2011 9:11 am UTC

Icalasari wrote:Clearly the Lizardmen are a cover for the Illuminati who in turn are a cover for the little green men, who are, in turn, using 9/11 to cover up their mind control contrails!



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Re: 0966: "Jet Fuel"

Postby Lightnix » Wed Oct 19, 2011 9:17 am UTC

I've always been kind of under the impression that conspiracy theorists did 9/11 so that they'd have something to talk about.

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Re: 0966: "Jet Fuel"

Postby TheAztec » Wed Oct 19, 2011 9:22 am UTC

I've never seen the guy on the left before. A new character?


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