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#31    jaylemurph

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Posted 06 May 2008 - 08:56 PM

NeoGenesis on May 6 2008, 02:49 PM, said:

Do you have a better statement on the events that have taken place at the Bermuda-triangle.


More to the point, do you have any actual evidence of anything out of the ordinary in that area, or do you just depend on the murky common perception of the area?

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Posted 06 May 2008 - 09:01 PM

Another theory is that there is a gas vault/leak under the B.T, and that the power from the engines blew the boats up!!!

Im not so sure as to how that can explain the missing planes??

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Posted 06 May 2008 - 09:35 PM

"I lived inside the Bermuda triangle for ten years and nothing ever happened to me."

Said the frog growing out of my butt.  grin2.gif

No, really, I did live in the triangle for ten years, but the frog has never spoken.  

Not out loud, anyway.  whistling2.gif

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Posted 07 May 2008 - 09:09 PM

I read Berlitz's book in the 70s during one of the Bermuda Triangle "fads".  I've also read Kusche's book, in which he claims to "solve" the mystery.  Kusche overreaches a bit, he fails to resolve several of the incidents ascribed to the Triangle.  Nonetheless, Kusche does show that a lot of the Triangle mystery is a result of sensationalism and bad research.

I think that there are some mysteries in the Triangle area, just like there are in every part of the world.  But I tend to look at theories based on UFOs or Atlantean Death Rays as far-fetched.


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Posted 08 May 2008 - 02:43 AM

Callum-Da-Grouch on May 6 2008, 02:01 PM, said:

Another theory is that there is a gas vault/leak under the B.T, and that the power from the engines blew the boats up!!!

While a gaseous eruption under a boat can lead to catastrophic loss of buoyancy, I don't see how that would translate to an engine blowing up a boat.

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Im not so sure as to how that can explain the missing planes??

As for the planes, an introduction of methane gas into the air intake would cut out the engines and thusly lead to a crash into the ocean.

The planes aren't actually missing...they just haven't been found yet. Lots of ocean to search...and very little resources to do it with.


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Posted 08 May 2008 - 05:47 AM

They had a program on this i think it was the Discovery channel.

Some theorize there is a black hole which sucks in all electrical/magnetic things in that area and that there is a White hole in the Dragons sea ( i think that whats its called) of the coast of japan.

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Posted 08 May 2008 - 02:29 PM

Dowisetrepla on May 7 2008, 10:09 PM, said:

I read Berlitz's book in the 70s during one of the Bermuda Triangle "fads".  I've also read Kusche's book, in which he claims to "solve" the mystery.  Kusche overreaches a bit, he fails to resolve several of the incidents ascribed to the Triangle.  Nonetheless, Kusche does show that a lot of the Triangle mystery is a result of sensationalism and bad research.

I think that there are some mysteries in the Triangle area, just like there are in every part of the world.  But I tend to look at theories based on UFOs or Atlantean Death Rays as far-fetched.

Berlitz's book was full of down right lies. He moved events to suit his idea despite them not being anywhere near the Bermuda triangle.

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Posted 08 May 2008 - 02:32 PM

Mostar on May 8 2008, 06:47 AM, said:

They had a program on this i think it was the Discovery channel.

Some theorize there is a black hole which sucks in all electrical/magnetic things in that area and that there is a White hole in the Dragons sea ( i think that whats its called) of the coast of japan.

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This is why documentaries have nothing to do with science. Neither of these places have an unusual amount of disappearances or crashes or sinking.

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Posted 08 May 2008 - 03:57 PM

Mostar on May 8 2008, 12:47 AM, said:

They had a program on this i think it was the Discovery channel.

Some theorize there is a black hole which sucks in all electrical/magnetic things in that area and that there is a White hole in the Dragons sea ( i think that whats its called) of the coast of japan.

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Very subtle for a black hole, then, as it hasn't completely consumed everything around it.

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Posted 08 May 2008 - 06:03 PM

Dowisetrepla on May 7 2008, 05:09 PM, said:

Kusche overreaches a bit, he fails to resolve several of the incidents ascribed to the Triangle.

While I don't have my copy of Kusche's book in front of me, I'll agree (by memory) that you're right--he does write about some cases that he doesn't solve.

But what's important is why he doesn't/can't solve them, and the biggest reason is lack of information. The Mary Celeste is one, even though it was nowhere near the Triangle. I recall Kusche "giving up the ghost" on that case, calling it a true maritime mystery.

Still and all, even if it's a true mystery, there's no reason to ascribe black holes, aliens, or other supernatural explanations to it, and that is one of Kusche's main points. The Triangle is a manufactured mystery.


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Posted 09 May 2008 - 03:28 AM

Yes. Kusche is far from perfect.  His treatment of the MaryCeleste for example.  He includes it, even though the events occurred far from the recgnized boundaries of the Triangle.  His excuse is "those writing about the Triangle frequently mention it...".  And, of course, he can't reach a conclusive answer to that mystery.

Overall however, his book is a very useful antidote to the more factually suspect works on the subject.



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Posted 18 July 2008 - 03:17 PM

Blind Atrocity on May 5 2008, 10:15 PM, said:

It's also said that the Bermuda Triangle and The Dragon's Triangle are the only two places where magnetic north and north are the same.


what and where is the dragons triangle?


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Posted 18 July 2008 - 04:11 PM

Theunexplained on Jul 18 2008, 04:17 PM, said:

what and where is the dragons triangle?

It is another BS idea for an area with out anything unusal happening there and nothing to back it up.
It is the Devils Sea in Japan btw and the Japanese (like the Bermudan's) don't consider the area to be odd at all, nor do any insurance companies, airlines, shipping companies etc.

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