posted on Apr, 7 2014 @ 10:58 PM
I will say that the involvement of Todd Standing has absolutely ruined the show for me. I really admire Les Stroud, and think he is sincere in his
mission, while I believe that the former person has perpetrated numerous hoaxes in the past. I will say that I believe the majority of people in the
bigfoot community, those "in the know," also agree with me. All it takes is looking at this man's "evidence." Clearly fake. Definitely nothing
unique about it at all. Well, the shots of a supposed bigfoot head, one with a blinking eye, are somewhat novel when compared with typical hoaxes, but
they are obviously not real, considering there is absolutely zero movement...aside from the blinking eye, which moves incredibly slow and looks like a
bad attempt at using animatronics.
I don't think any of this has been proven to be a hoax, as that is quite difficult to do with any evidence, so I am just giving my opinion, which is
aligned with the opinions of others who have been around the community for a while. I will admit I haven't watched the show, if it is even out yet,
although I probably will catch it on TV at some point, so I cannot attest to the methods they will use.
I estimate that the chances of capturing a bigfoot on film using the methods as seen on the show "Finding Bigfoot" are infinitesimally minute,
mainly because of the nature of these animals in general. Like my sighting, most take luck, being in the right place at the right time, and that is
what occurs in the majority of sightings worldwide. It makes sense when you figure the number of researchers out looking for bigfoot is quite small,
so the odds of any one of them having a sighting is relatively low. But with the rest of the population, where any number of millions of people can
have a sighting, the odds go way up.
So random people will have more sightings than actual researchers. So going out searching for bigfoot, using any method, is still not going to prove
fruitful very often. It is my opinion however that one can increase their odds substantially by purposefully placing themselves in specific locations
and scenarios, although there will always be an essence of randomness to the whole thing. But simply traipsing through the woods is not likely to get
it done, as the majority of the time the animals will flee.
If you were to analyze the thousands of sighting reports one thing would become obvious fairly quickly...That is that the majority of sightings occur
because the sasquatch doesn't realize the person is there. If they know you are heading in their direction, they seem to do one of two things: either
they will flee, which is the usual course of action in my opinion, or they will hide behind something, or in thick brush, and will remain virtually
motionless. It is incredibly difficult to see one of these animals, or anything of an earth-toned color, when it remains absolutely still against a
background which it blends in with. People could easily walk within feet of a bigfoot and not realize it. I don't know how often this occurs, but
I'm sure it has happened sometimes in the past, and will continue to happen in the future.
So I have yet to see their methods on this particular television show, but unless they are approaching the problem in a novel way, I would not expect
them to get much in the way of results. And remember, for the network airing this program it is all about ratings, not finding bigfoot. Actually
finding bigfoot could actually hurt their ratings, as the entire premise for the show would be gone, lol.