Originally posted by klatunictobarata
reply to post by the secret web
You are correct: this thread is - and should be - 'immortal' until the culprits are discovered and soundly rebuked by all.
I would rather have our ATS last bastion of sensible thought stay open and refreshed from time to time with updates and commentaries we can trust and
If friendships are lost without weighing the total cost of said loss, then we all are diminished in my opinion.
Which begs the question:
Has anyone gone rogue here on this ATS thread that we all should know about?
Hi Klat..It always helps to have friends in a quest but often you must finish these alone. .Collaboration and agreement among those not even friends
or acquaintances using scientific method verified independently was what earned this baby the tile Hoax..Everything about who was friend or hurt
feelings is qualifies as just that hurt feelings. That certainly is not a good direction to go to because everyone has a differnet level of perception
of what a friend is, including being above suspicion. These things have no place in an investigation or objective inquiry, and oft are use as a tool
by those that understand the usefulness of using friendships as a tool.
So I don't go to a bunch of nice guy for an answer....I turn to analysys like Torvald..I dont know him from Adam or from an Atom..the work stands
independently by itself..Everything can be said to be opinion..but some carry a lot more weight than others and are like his, in fact what turns the
So old friend..lets not go there even though we may be passionate about friendships and others not. though makes good entertainment in someones story
or happy or funny ending. Rogue, silly, shameless, armchair researchers, are all names or titles we were given, and earned too, and we wore them with
smiles..and proudly even..Very predictable in any cause being fought and Very
,to some , useful in steering public perception..to or away
from something ..like the issues,facts and culprits..its in fact the very essence
of Spin Control.
You are correct.imo as well...this thread is The most on topic..and remaine true despite attempts to change the label of Hoax to something else.
Thankfully for beyond the call of duty
efforts of yourself and others here and from afar, we few left in the discussion, steadfastly prevented
it it turning into one of those wishing wells
we see at parks department stores..where passerbyers pitch copper pennies, nickels and
silver..in..and make their wish..
I've waded in some of those..and can say some wishes do come true, if we were to judge by my results, one could very well say..I found The
and it steered me in my approach to the penny pitching in threads..as i look to see who else will wade in like me..will it be copper..or
lots of silver..the threads and forums with lots of silver..are very rare so we treasure this one..
At the end of the day..Perhaps , despite the diffrences betwixt us all, we will earn the humble but personally satisfying title..Treasure Hunters..or
how about just The Good Guys..
Regards always to all
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