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Offline AKIron

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« Reply #120 on: February 04, 2023, 04:15:13 PM »
I'm guessing they wanted up to date details on where the dogs of war are waiting. Seeing them up close may instill caution.
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« Reply #121 on: February 04, 2023, 05:00:54 PM »
The government got some cool pics before they shot it down.

https://imgur.com/gallery/wzl9SNs

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« Reply #122 on: February 04, 2023, 05:12:35 PM »
Full story on this will be cool. It’s sounding like we had a connection to it in some way and we’re either intercepting or jamming signals.
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Re: Spy ballons.
« Reply #123 on: February 04, 2023, 05:35:46 PM »
Let me simplify it for you so you don't have to squirm so hard.

No, you don't have any evidence there were weapons on board that balloon.

You tried every other way to phrase it than that.

I was pretty obvious to me that he wasn't claiming there were weapons on board, rather that "what happens IF such a "benign" balloon shows up with weapons on it". 

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So much for your "open skies" approach when a weapon disguised as a surveillance craft shows up.

Elementary school level grammar comprehension should make it obvious that the word "shows" is referring to a future event.


The USN should probably have a good chance at recovering a lot of the equipment, the water is apparently only 50 feet deep in the area where the debris field is located. 

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« Reply #124 on: February 04, 2023, 05:42:21 PM »
Provocation, intelligence gathering, or?

Almost a certainty it was no accident as China claimed.
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« Reply #125 on: February 04, 2023, 05:46:25 PM »
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« Reply #126 on: February 04, 2023, 06:10:28 PM »
I was pretty obvious to me that he wasn't claiming there were weapons on board, rather that "what happens IF such a "benign" balloon shows up with weapons on it". 

That's not how I read it.  If so, then I apologize. 

Of course when asked the question, "Do you have any evidence that there were weapons on that balloon?"  The straight forward honest answer would have been, "No, I don't have any evidence that there were weapons on board that balloon."

Elementary school level grammar comprehension should make it obvious that the word "shows" is referring to a future event.

I disagree.  There is nothing in that wording that would preclude this being one of those events where a benign looking surveillance balloon shows up that is really a weapon.

"So I'm sitting in my apartment, and my girlfriend shows up with two of her hot friends."  Is that referring so some future event?

Perhaps you need to brush up on elementary school level grammar comprehension.


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« Reply #127 on: February 04, 2023, 06:17:28 PM »
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"So I'm sitting in my apartment, and my girlfriend shows up with two of her hot friends."  Is that referring so some future event?

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« Reply #128 on: February 04, 2023, 06:21:38 PM »
Only if you're lucky.



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« Reply #129 on: February 04, 2023, 07:26:29 PM »
That's not how I read it.  If so, then I apologize. 

Of course when asked the question, "Do you have any evidence that there were weapons on that balloon?"  The straight forward honest answer would have been, "No, I don't have any evidence that there were weapons on board that balloon."

I disagree.  There is nothing in that wording that would preclude this being one of those events where a benign looking surveillance balloon shows up that is really a weapon.

"So I'm sitting in my apartment, and my girlfriend shows up with two of her hot friends."  Is that referring so some future event?

Perhaps you need to brush up on elementary school level grammar comprehension.

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« Reply #130 on: February 04, 2023, 07:27:47 PM »
I was pretty obvious to me that he wasn't claiming there were weapons on board, rather that "what happens IF such a "benign" balloon shows up with weapons on it". 

Elementary school level grammar comprehension should make it obvious that the word "shows" is referring to a future event.


The USN should probably have a good chance at recovering a lot of the equipment, the water is apparently only 50 feet deep in the area where the debris field is located.

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« Reply #131 on: February 04, 2023, 08:29:45 PM »
Thanks Gman, I just got tired of trying.

You got a little on your chin there.
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« Reply #132 on: February 04, 2023, 08:52:22 PM »
You got a little on your chin there.

Classy.   
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« Reply #133 on: February 04, 2023, 09:25:30 PM »
It think it’s time to put this one to bed anyway!  :D

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« Reply #134 on: February 04, 2023, 09:29:20 PM »
Let’s not forget… :lol
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