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#1    keninsc

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Posted 16 February 2013 - 01:20 AM

Ketchum will be on Sunday night February 17, if anyone wants to catch it.


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Posted 16 February 2013 - 02:32 AM

Great! I'll host the DNA Coming Out party.

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Posted 16 February 2013 - 02:39 AM

Well, the show isn't known for asking tough questions, so my guess is she's going to be allowed to give "her side" of the story. However, she did specifically state back in November the paper was under peer review, turns out is wasn't and never was apparently and she published via a vanity press. Which simply means she paid a printer to print it up for her, It is true that many a good theoretical paper has begun life that way, however when you're charging people to see it........well, that just don't look good.

Still, I think I'd love to hear what she has to say about it, should be good for a laugh or two.


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Posted 16 February 2013 - 03:42 AM

Does CtC allow phone-in questioning?

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Posted 16 February 2013 - 03:57 AM

Yes they do, I don't know if they be doing that with her. I suspect that with all the controversy..........which isn't so much controversy as it is BS. They might forego telephone questions for her.

However!!!! I see no reason you can't email them your questions. Maybe, just maybe, they'll include it in the show.

I also know you can hook up with the show via Skype. I know George loves technology and I think he's got his own issues with all the BS going on lately in the Bigfoot community. So, please, hook them up with questions.

Edited by keninsc, 16 February 2013 - 03:59 AM.


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Posted 16 February 2013 - 05:07 AM

View Postkeninsc, on 16 February 2013 - 03:57 AM, said:

Yes they do, I don't know if they be doing that with her. I suspect that with all the controversy..........which isn't so much controversy as it is BS. They might forego telephone questions for her.

They'd miss some likely very interesting exchanges. I can see them taking questions, and if it gets too iffy, Noory would direct the attention away and move on. If no caller exchanges, the only discussion would be her giving her spiel, and George being patronizing. That's how it always is.

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Posted 16 February 2013 - 05:20 AM

View Post_Only, on 16 February 2013 - 05:07 AM, said:

They'd miss some likely very interesting exchanges. I can see them taking questions, and if it gets too iffy, Noory would direct the attention away and move on. If no caller exchanges, the only discussion would be her giving her spiel, and George being patronizing. That's how it always is.

I get where you're coming from on that but George isn't known for confrontation on his show. Although with all the stuff going on about Ketchum and her report I don't see how he can avoid asking about it. Thing is he'll probably ask something like, "Dr. Ketchum, would you like a address any of the criticism about your report since it's release?" And she say something which doesn't address anything and that will be the end of it. I love AMCTC, but there are times I wish it would be just a bit more objective.

I don't know if that's the right word or not, but just a bit more questioning.

Edited by keninsc, 16 February 2013 - 05:22 AM.


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Posted 16 February 2013 - 12:51 PM

Well that just adds to her credibility.....

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Posted 16 February 2013 - 01:58 PM

Just found this nice article, about the DeNovo Journal of Science, set up on February 4th, by Ketchum, to "publish" their work and pretend it peer reviewed, however, there is no indication it ever was.
Read the below article, very interesting.

http://www.the-scien...ot-DNA-is-Bunk/

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Posted 16 February 2013 - 06:03 PM

View PostTheSearcher, on 16 February 2013 - 01:58 PM, said:

Just found this nice article, about the DeNovo Journal of Science, set up on February 4th, by Ketchum, to "publish" their work and pretend it peer reviewed, however, there is no indication it ever was.
Read the below article, very interesting.

http://www.the-scien...ot-DNA-is-Bunk/

DeNovo "Accelerating Science"

Now, anyone who wants to believe this stuff has a "scientific" journal to reference.

I can see one or two involved, but who are all the scientists? (authors) she's spoken of associated with this DNA Study? There is a list on the journal's website.

"Anything submitted to DeNovo Publishing should not be published elsewhere." Now there is a foregone conclusion!

http://www.denovojournal.com/
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Posted 17 February 2013 - 01:18 AM

I would rather get that colonoscopy I've been avoiding than listen to either one of those nut jobs.

I'm sure she is going to demonize real science and play on the already existing multitude of conspiracy theories in the crypto community. This chick is a total looser and so is anyone that believes anything that comes out of her mouth, or her DNA tests.


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Posted 17 February 2013 - 01:48 AM

View Postevancj, on 17 February 2013 - 01:18 AM, said:

I would rather get that colonoscopy I've been avoiding than listen to either one of those nut jobs.

I'm sure she is going to demonize real science and play on the already existing multitude of conspiracy theories in the crypto community. This chick is a total looser and so is anyone that believes anything that comes out of her mouth, or her DNA tests.

At least with the colonoscopy you know what you're getting, with Ketchum once you face down you just never know what's going in.

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Posted 17 February 2013 - 03:47 AM

Well, listening to her will definitely be like a virtual colonoscopy...

butt, wanna hear her anyway...

Edited by QuiteContrary, 17 February 2013 - 03:48 AM.

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Posted 17 February 2013 - 04:44 AM

I'm the same way, it's just one of those things that I just wanna hear what she has to say about it. I think it's all bogus but then I just gotta watch it for some crazy reason.


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Posted 17 February 2013 - 04:55 AM

I wish that she had an established and respected team of scientists assisting her. It would give her results more heft. Her current findings seem to be a bit fuzzy, and some openminded mainstream geneticists could answer some questions about the exact species mentioned in her findings. I hope that someone like Jeff Meldrum gets involved in this.

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