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Originally posted by kozmo
There are two distinct ways to address this post The first, and probably most obvious is the pornographic approach. let's just say that there are all kinds of websites that already address people choking on "Rods". There is facialabuse.com or gaggirls.com or deepthroat.com etc... THIS site DOES NOT address those types of problems! She should have a conversation with her boyfriend about this problem.
On the other hand, if you are discussing the phenomenon called "Rods" as flying entities, then I can assure you that your friend DID NOT choke on one as they are completely debunked.
en.wikipedia.org...(cryptozoology)" target="_blank" class="postlink">Wikipedia link to debunked rods
www.amsky.com..." target="_blank" class="postlink">Debunked Rods
www.opendb.com..." target="_blank" class="postlink">More Rods Debunked
www.opendb.com..." target="_blank" class="postlink">Rods are Insects!
www.opendb.com..." target="_blank" class="postlink">Rods Explained!
I could on and on for hours with links like these! I have a friend who is a cinematographer who has shown me dozens of "Rods" on film that are nothing more than insects (I once believed that they were real as well!). I have seen the truth and the light - why are others not seeing this?
Originally posted by kozmo
Some people can't take a joke! LAME! Believe what you want brokenvisage, I could care less. They are BUGS - insects. Simple insects caught on film. Nothing more, nothing less. And if I desire to post "immature asshat" jokes on this forum, I will do exactly that - despite you!
After lilstening to my friend explain how digital movies are processed (frame rates etc...) I am now convinced that these are insects. He has shown me film of common honey bees appearing as "rods", houseflies appearing as "Rods" and even hummingbirds appearing as "rods". What is interesting is that the faster the insect, the longer the rod. Hmmmmmmm...
I will employ Occums Razor on this one and assume that the simplest explaination is the most likely explaination - especially since I have had a PROFESSIONAL not only explain it to me, but demonstrate it firsthand!
Again, I am so sorry that you lack a sense of humor.
Originally posted by BrokenVisage
You can go and happily slit your wrists on Occams Razor for this subject if you want, but from what I've seen some of these rods SIMPLY CAN'T be incests in my eyes. Like I postulated, many of these might in fact be so, but I'm not ready to call this theory debunked because YOU know a PROFESSIONAL who knows about digital film. Show me what he showed you, where is the evidence? If you were really interested in these things and came across a PROFESSIONAL demonstration of bugs being rods, where are the clips that sold you?
I honestly don't mean to ruffle feathers here, but I just don't appreciate a skeptic coming across as comical when trying to argue their side, then acting like you're in a stupor because people haven't seen what has probably only been shown to you and you alone.
Originally posted by TheOne1989
revelmonk and crowpruit you are both wrong and anybody else who thinks these rods exist. And yes they already have been discredited unless i wouldnt have said that. those pictures you posted have already been explained. just go to wikipedia and type in rods and you'll get your answer. its somthing to dowith the camera and yes they are grasshoppers and other insects. Cmon use logic if this thing were real it would defy physics. how can somthing with no wings fly at speeds impossible to see with the naked eye. Its because there not real and it sounds so dumb.