The Flat Earth Society

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  1. 9520575

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    This was a fun Sunday read. High quality thread.
     
  2. Teleplayer

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    Or a pair of Piers.

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    "Look at those sun rays reflected off of the dome. I know they're reflected off of a dome because of the circular spots." Is that how this FE proof stuff works?

     
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    By jove, I think you've got it!
     
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    Due to hit tonight!
     
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    It's gonna be tough to beat that Kinkaid painting....
     
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    TGP MOY 2016 has privileges.
     
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    Now i'm thinking of that damn Billy Ocean song.

    No more love on the run...
     
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    I can't tell if this thread is an epic troll job or not but at this point I don't really care. It's fantastic either way.

    For the record I think the earth is generally spherical in shape, enjoys fishing, backgammon and long walks on the beach.
     
  11. russ6100

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    Now we're sharing the same screen,
     
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    Anybody hungry for a piece of Earth?

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    Funny, a lot of us are sharing that same dream.

    Edit: Russ beat me to it and was funnier, dammit.
     
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    Frankee Wartime Consigliere

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    Payback is a bitch.
     
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    Bro, you should close your account and start over. All credibility is lost. Would not sell to or buy from you. Are you aware of Kepler's laws of planetary motion? Do some research r^3/t^2 is a universal constant that has been indisputably verified many times over and describes every orbit in existence even on the molecular level. It's high school math, btw.
     
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    ...that has artificially created tides, for some reason.
     
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    Did you narrate this? In another post you wrote "all of the sudden", which stood out to me, and the narrater here used the same phrase. Just curious.
     
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    It's hard to take someone who refers to himself as an "ism" seriously... :facepalm
     
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    I'm sorry man. It was me.
    I bought a bunch of ATGs online, run 'em in parallel in my back yard. Trying to teach myself to surf...
     
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    Apparently, the spheroid nature of bubbles is another conspiracy we need to dive into, as those "bubbles" look pretty chunky to me.

    The guy in the video suggests that particulate matter (like ice) would be expected to fall into orbit with the ship, but that would only occur if the particles were released with no ejection force. Anything that comes loose when that door opens (like ice in the seal, perhaps) is going to have a trajectory to it caused by its being dislodged from the seal. In the absence of substantial friction, those particles will leave the surface of the ship with a constant velocity dictated by the force exerted on them by the opening of the door. Problem solved.
     
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    And the confidence inspiring reverse numerology at the end for the win!

    Everyone should scrub through this video to the 7:00 minute mark (or stop around 6:00 for some biblical references if you are so inclined). Priceless.
     
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