posted on May, 16 2011 @ 11:25 AM
The mystery behind what happened to Proto, and also D.D. remains a true mystery? A conspiracy? MK Ultra? Or just life?
At about 11:00 p.m. last night we finally heard from SO, who made a brief appearance to say;
Originally posted by Epiphron
“This is starting to get very disturbing. No longer is it just anonymous people speculating about conspiracies on the internet anymore. The fact
that several of the more prominent members of this site have had their homes broken into in frighteningly similar fashion (nothing stolen/computer
accessed/bread crumb trail) leads us to believe that there may indeed be a coordinated attack on these members”.
Posted by Skeptic Overlord
“I very much doubt anything of the sort is happening, has happened, or will happen.
Of all the people on ATS who may be a "target," not only would I personally be at the top of the list, but I'm also among the easiest to locate
(given my real name and real-life contact information is associated with the company that owns ATS) for anyone with nefarious intent.
While I haven't had the time to read through this thread, my initial take is that it's a farce. Not sure why yet".
Shortly thereafter the site administrator popped in to the “Living a Charmed Life” thread, he was there long enough to say that “nothing
nefarious is going on with D.D.” and then led us to believe that D.D. himself wants to come in and set the record straight.
Then, as quickly as he appeared, the site administrator, along with the entire thread disappeared. Poof! No explanation, No warning, No thread under
review, just gone, the thread along with every post, and record of such vanished from existence.
Now, I realize the enormous undertaking it must be to monitor this incredible website. I also know that there are going to be some decisions that have
to be made behind closed doors, and we may never know of the tough decisions that had to be made.
With that being said, the Moderators and Administration had 40 pages of insight, over 3 days to monitor, moderate, or otherwise get a handle on the
situation that was spiraling out of control on the “Living a Charmed Life” thread.
Not only is it their responsibility to monitor and moderate the threads, it was specifically called for more than once on the thread. Still, not a
single moderator or administrator showed up until 10:30 p.m. Sunday evening. The thread started turning at about page 6, anyone who was following the
thread could see that, the trained moderators certainly should have.
After page 6, the claims of the OP increased from questionable to bizarre. The whole feel of the thread was becoming very uncomfortable for anyone who
has had the benefit of consuming the almost uncountable contributions made to this web site by the OP. it was truly like watching a slow motion train
wreck, just knowing that when the dust settled there is going to be some casualties, yet, most of us just watched. We watched a trusted member, and
one of the most prolific contributors implode from within.
I am still not sure who caused the most damage, those of us who saw it happening, posted a concern or two, but, generally just let it happen, or,
maybe those that blindly followed, offering “atta boys”, calling others trolls for questioning some of the claims made by the OP. then again,
maybe it was those who followed, but never said a word, just saw it as entertainment.
And, finally there was the moderators and administration who I’m sure had to be aware of what was taking place (if they were not, then that would be
an even sadder state of affairs), and yet, did nothing until 10:30 p.m. when they started to moderate the thread, and believe it or not, remove a post
that fairly laid the blame for letting this get so far out of hand at their doorstep.
The post also reasonably stated that without us the members, this site would not be able to generate the millions it does from advertising fees, and
we deserve to have them step in and straighten out these cryptic accusations, and insure us that everything is ok, we are all safe, and no harm will
come to us, or our families, or our homes, and for the Mods and Administration to remain silent for 40 pages was a slap in the face.
The irony is almost disturbing, that a site that has made its name and reputation, along with the moniker “Deny Ignorance” could just sit back and
allow this to happen.
We may never know what really happened to D.D. or Proto, and its almost certain to be a never ending conspiracy, considering the way it was not
handled, but, when the #1 and #2 contributors to this site, both, just basically disappear, and, lets not forget that another member BDS, who also
happens to be in the top ten, made the claim that his residence has been broken into twice in 2 weeks, and he also allegedly had been left a
deliberate sign, and the administration chooses to act like the powers that be ( which most here can agree do not have our best interest at heart) and
allow a situation to escalate the way it did, offer no explanation, then just wipe away all evidence of such, as if it never happened.
Then maybe, its time we took a long hard look at denying ignorance ourselves.