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Offline DmonSlyr

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Re: Spy ballons.
« Reply #30 on: February 03, 2023, 09:06:15 PM »
This happened, though it doesn't appear to have hit the "balloon" Seems like a warning shot to the aliens to hurry it up.

Could be fake.

https://twitter.com/mmttreasures/status/1621661908205195265

« Last Edit: February 03, 2023, 09:16:28 PM by DmonSlyr »
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Re: Spy ballons.
« Reply #31 on: February 03, 2023, 09:06:55 PM »
He doesn't care about any of that nonsense as long as he gets his check every month.

Thanks for the update. Meanwhile on planet Earth…
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Re: Spy ballons.
« Reply #32 on: February 03, 2023, 09:08:21 PM »
This happened, though it doesn't appear to have hit the "balloon" Seems like a warning shot to the aliens to hurry it up.


https://twitter.com/mmttreasures/status/1621661908205195265

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Re: Spy ballons.
« Reply #33 on: February 03, 2023, 09:15:01 PM »
This happened, though it doesn't appear to have hit the "balloon" Seems like a warning shot to the aliens to hurry it up.


https://twitter.com/mmttreasures/status/1621661908205195265
Not even close to where the balloon was. It is moving at about 110mph and is now east of the Mississippi River



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Re: Spy ballons.
« Reply #34 on: February 03, 2023, 09:16:17 PM »
Yeah I've been digging thru and does appear to be fake possibly.
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Re: Spy ballons.
« Reply #35 on: February 03, 2023, 09:28:00 PM »
Thanks for the update. Meanwhile on planet Earth…

Many do the same thing?
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Re: Spy ballons.
« Reply #36 on: February 03, 2023, 10:17:35 PM »
2nd Balloon spotted over Latin America.



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Re: Spy ballons.
« Reply #37 on: February 03, 2023, 10:35:48 PM »
why would we assume these balloons are harmless?
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Re: Spy ballons.
« Reply #38 on: February 03, 2023, 11:16:13 PM »
why would we assume these balloons are harmless?

I hardly think anyone that matters is not taking it seriously but instead some are upset they aren’t acting on a knee jerk reaction.
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Re: Spy ballons.
« Reply #39 on: February 03, 2023, 11:56:20 PM »
I hardly think anyone that matters is not taking it seriously but instead some are upset they aren’t acting on a knee jerk reaction.

I agree, just as others are downplaying it as no big deal.  Correct? 
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« Reply #40 on: February 04, 2023, 12:11:29 AM »
I'm not saying it should have been shot down. Just wondering why it's automatically being assumed that it's harmless.

I also think that it's probably not a simple task to shoot one down. 
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Re: Spy ballons.
« Reply #41 on: February 04, 2023, 04:36:29 AM »
He doesn't care about any of that nonsense as long as he gets his check every month.

where can I get that free money you guys are always talking about?

you dont want me to ho, dont point your plane at me.

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Re: Spy ballons.
« Reply #42 on: February 04, 2023, 08:24:52 AM »
Big enough to be manned?

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Re: Spy ballons.
« Reply #43 on: February 04, 2023, 08:32:35 AM »
Lets send a satellite tied to a huge balloon over China and do to theirs what they do to ours...

It's a test and they are getting the results they hoped for...

Zero backbone for direct conflict...if we could just send the weapons to another country that could confront China about this for us ....

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Re: Spy ballons.
« Reply #44 on: February 04, 2023, 08:45:45 AM »
I also think that it's probably not a simple task to shoot one down.

F-15s had the capability to shoot down space satellites in 1985.

Surely an F-22 can put a couple 20 mike mike rounds into a balloon the size of 3 busses.
There must also be a flyable computer available for Nefarious to do FSO. So he doesn't keep talking about it for eight and a half hours on Friday night!