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*Breaking News* Update From Baltic USO Exploration Team

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posted on Jun, 10 2012 @ 06:19 PM
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I used to dive quite a bit - wreck diving and cave diving is inherently -very- dangerous. These guys recover bottles of alcohol.. some of the bottles found while diving are just perfect. The light and temperature often are just right, and those suckers are worth some money. But gold and artifacts and who knows what else - it's a pretty cool thing to do. I honestly don't get while people would get down on them as if they were pirates - some people here act as if treasure hunter is the same thing as a pirate.

I doubt they will be rolling in the funds over the next few days - they are there now, and any "investors" would wait to see what they dig up. They can't keep the cat in the bag forever, we'll soon know. And yes, probably is a natural formation, and if so.. that's fine. Doesn't mean it was a scam, nor that they were trying to oust folks from their hard earned money.




posted on Jun, 10 2012 @ 06:21 PM
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Take a look at the equipment they use. That ship and the submersible are not inexpensive to run and my guess is the submersible, though it may be leased, was over $1 million easily. The diving equipment is commercial grade and also not cheap. Just a helmet alone os several thousand dollars. (I'm an ex-diver and have worn that gear). I would guess we're talking several hundred dollars an hour here. These guys also have a track record of hauling up stuff. After all, they're treasure hunters.

They obviously hope to make some money. It would take quite a bit just to recoup their expenses. The fact that they do is not an indication of a hoax. ATS may be free, but diving with that gear is not. Give 'em a break anbd let's see what they come up with. It's not going to cost you anything, but it will them.



posted on Jun, 10 2012 @ 06:21 PM
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Do you think doing that comes cheap? They better put my 10 grand to good use!
Oh wait, I won't get any return because I donated to a search for a UFO.


Sucker!

Anyway.. fool and their money and all that. I have a feeling anyone who would donate, has the funds to do so without too much worry. If it pays off, great. If not fine too. For some, such gambles are low (or not) yield.. but if you hit it right, you hit it big. I doubt someone sent these guys their last 5k hoping to strike it rich.



posted on Jun, 10 2012 @ 06:25 PM
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It is my opinion that they already know what it it is, yet continue to allude to it being something that they know it isn't, whilst all the time making cryptic statements and trying to drum up money through merchandising the whole thing.

That is my definition of a hoax.

As to your point "who cares"......not me certainly, but this is a discussion forum is it not?


If they knew about it, they found out a couple of days ago. So in your opinion, even though they spent who knows how many thousands already to get to that point, the entire thing is nullified as a hoax if they don't immediately disclose everything they know the moment they find out, and are not allowed to try and generate interest? What.. do you honestly think they are going to sell 1 million t-shirts in the span of a few days?


They went back on good faith imo.. it was no hoax. They perhaps FELT it was a natural formation, but saw a potential for some revenue.. it was mysterious after all. And be honest.. most folks who enjoy that sort of thing, WANTED them to go back. Don't hate on them because they gave people what they wanted.



posted on Jun, 10 2012 @ 06:27 PM
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Originally posted by fleabit

Is the circle something that can be salvaged and which contains monetary value? If the circle is a natural resource, the OX team can not guarantee monetary compensation as it’s located within an economic zone.


I am not sure how this is a scam - that right there would indicate it exists. It would be a scam if it was not real. That right there says that it is real, AND they are not sure what it is. Of course they want to generate interest and money from it. Who wouldn't? All these holier-than-thou folks crack me up. If you ran a salvage operation and found something that has possible great value to it, you would absolutely take advantage of it.


How would we know if it was a "real sonar image"? Do we just take their word for it? Just because some people want to believe its a real image? Even if it IS a real image, how do we know the scale? Maybe its something small, such as a model they put down there.

I think that they have been playing a game and they are just stringing along all the suckers who are so eager to believe, they ASSUME ITS REAL, like "OH, OH, ITS AN ALIEN STARSHIP, RIGHT?"

This really just reminds me so much of the Great Lakes Dive Company hoax, except in this case, it appears there might be a real dive salvage company. At least, that is the "appearance" from what we've seen posted on their website.
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posted on Jun, 10 2012 @ 06:30 PM
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Budget/cost expenditures for this expedition.
Source: Here

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posted on Jun, 10 2012 @ 06:44 PM
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They went back on good faith imo.. it was no hoax. They perhaps FELT it was a natural formation, but saw a potential for some revenue.. it was mysterious after all. And be honest.. most folks who enjoy that sort of thing, WANTED them to go back. Don't hate on them because they gave people what they wanted.


I don't "hate on them" at all....I'm giving my opinion on the whole story, and why I feel they have seized on a "nice little earner" and are milking it for all it's worth.

They know full well there is no space ship down there, but a blind man can see that is what they are alluding to in a very cryptic way, that is why I see this as a hoax.

Would I do the same?.......in a heartbeat!......I am into online marketing after all



posted on Jun, 10 2012 @ 07:10 PM
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Originally posted by fleabit
If they knew about it, they found out a couple of days ago. So in your opinion, even though they spent who knows how many thousands already to get to that point, the entire thing is nullified as a hoax if they don't immediately disclose everything they know the moment they find out, and are not allowed to try and generate interest? What.. do you honestly think they are going to sell 1 million t-shirts in the span of a few days?


They went back on good faith imo.. it was no hoax. They perhaps FELT it was a natural formation, but saw a potential for some revenue.. it was mysterious after all. And be honest.. most folks who enjoy that sort of thing, WANTED them to go back. Don't hate on them because they gave people what they wanted.


They do indeed feel that a natural formation is the most likely possibilty, their leader has already said that ages ago, having discounted a Russian round ship as a candidate. It is the shape that is intriguing them as well as the rest of us, no more no less. If not a natural formation, it could be anything, and would still be interesting.



posted on Jun, 10 2012 @ 07:28 PM
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Thanks for that. I went to the site. The total cost is about 6 million Swedish Kroener, so roughly $1 million. Ratio is about 7:1 but varies. They divide this up among 5 different projects for this summer. So any way you look at it it's an expensive venture to run.



posted on Jun, 10 2012 @ 11:49 PM
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Oh my gosh could it really be. The millennium falcon. Thinking they are waiting to see what kinds of offers they get first from tv and media before they say what it is and show the pics



posted on Jun, 10 2012 @ 11:49 PM
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posted on Jun, 10 2012 @ 11:52 PM
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Originally posted by ironjello
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Oh my gosh could it really be. The millennium falcon. Thinking they are waiting to see what kinds of offers they get first from tv and media before they say what it is and show the pics


Oh hell no, I hope they delay any announcements until after tuesday. I've got a report I need to deliver on the mystery of ufo's on tuesday and that' gonna be totally ruined if the whole secret goes out the day before. LAME.



posted on Jun, 11 2012 @ 12:48 AM
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I cannot really blame them for making a huge hoohah about it, while keeping mum the same time.

After all, Expeditions cost money, lots of money.

I still believe it's some sort of odd geological formation, interesting in it's own right, but not really revolutionary.



posted on Jun, 11 2012 @ 07:23 AM
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Hi people.

Whatever this "object/rock formation/megalitic construction" could be, let´s take into account that this are is submerged TODAY, but not 5 o 6 thousand years ago.

I´ve seen various post of Slayer wich points into that direction.

It could be anything, of course, but it could already be there for a long time. Even before the area becomes a sea. That´s why I put the "megalitic construction" into account.

See ya


pd. Please excuse my awful english. I´m from far south



posted on Jun, 11 2012 @ 08:16 AM
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Here is a slighly enhanced image of the sonar view. I have a tendancy to believe that what can be seen in the view are structures that thousands of years ago were on dry land, probably during or prior to the last ice age. Whatever took place at this location would appear to have happened very slowly, such as a gradual rise in sea levels as the structures appear to be intact.

The area has huge archaeological significance and it is hoped that the dive team will release close up images of the site. I have seen similar structures before but not in images of this planet. As for the large anomaly being some kind of spacecraft, personally I don't think it is but could well be a representation and landing pattern of such a machine that was landscaped into the terrain to appear as such.

The image shown below is a slightly enhanced version of the sonar scan.

Full view is available at 'Direct view' below.

If members would like me to identify some of the anomalous structures I will post an image highlighting them.





Direct view:

i985.photobucket.com...



posted on Jun, 11 2012 @ 08:20 AM
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What a coincidence that there is a military exercise in the area with USA and Russia.
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posted on Jun, 11 2012 @ 09:10 AM
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Originally posted by PrimoUno
What a coincidence that there is a military exercise in the area with USA and Russia.
edit on 11-6-2012 by PrimoUno because: typo


It happens in the same spot every year. So no military being there is normal and expected.



posted on Jun, 11 2012 @ 10:26 AM
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I would say that the military presence there has figured out long ago that it is nothing. They've looked, believe me. This is a cash grab IMO.



posted on Jun, 11 2012 @ 11:05 AM
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I would say that the military presence there has figured out long ago that it is nothing. They've looked, believe me. This is a cash grab IMO.


Cash grab? With all the money they have to put out to do the dive? I am rather doubting that. They will be extremely lucky to break even. I think they are hoping it's some kind of interesting anomaly that will at least result in a documentary. I don't think they are purposely trying to "hoax" anyone.



posted on Jun, 11 2012 @ 11:14 AM
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interesting. they should have kept this hush hush then streamed a live feed of the dive on their facebook page...




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