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#16    Rafterman

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Posted 26 March 2013 - 10:48 PM

Bullet, pffttt.

That's CLEARLY an impact mark from a turbo laser.

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Posted 26 March 2013 - 11:31 PM

The source for this is s8int.com, a site that has... well, very loose standard for evidence.

I have read about the neanderthal skull before, there's a good analysis here by an actual archaeologist, always a plus.

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Posted 27 March 2013 - 12:21 AM

View PostCollateral Damage, on 25 March 2013 - 10:57 PM, said:

Are you referring to the Kabbalah? I've searched "Kabbal" and Kabbalah is what appeared linked to wiki. I'm quite curious as to what this is.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kabbalah


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Posted 27 March 2013 - 02:10 AM

Does it say the age of the skull? Aurochs died out in 1627, maybe it could have been shot, although the age of the skull may rule that out.


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Posted 27 March 2013 - 02:20 AM

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I mention the auroch first because of a possible objection that can be raised. If it is indeed a bullet hole, perhaps the skeleton was shot many, many years after the animals’ death. The problem here is that the auroch survived the wound and lived long enough for unmistakable calcification to appear at the site of the injury.



The auroch survived a bullet to the head? Really? And survived long enough to recover afterwords?

This is an image of a skull struck by a ballista, a Roman weapon:
http://wattsunique.c...stle-skull1.jpg
Note that the hole doesn't have any of the resulting cracks the article assures you would be present.


Also, I still really hate how this new text box works. Fool thing messes with any coding I try to put in, just click the dang link.

Edited by ShadowSot, 27 March 2013 - 02:25 AM.

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Posted 27 March 2013 - 03:47 AM

View PostCrimsonKing, on 26 March 2013 - 12:29 AM, said:

Was just a guess  haha  :tu:

I do not think it was a bad guess to be honest. The odds might well be very high, but that does not mean it cannot happen, we are talking about quite a number of inhabitants on this planet, and a long time period and a known phenomena. Meteorites often enter the atmosphere at up to 20 times the speed of a bullet. That should assist with odds?

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Posted 27 March 2013 - 03:49 AM

View PostRafterman, on 26 March 2013 - 10:48 PM, said:

Bullet, pffttt.

That's CLEARLY an impact mark from a turbo laser.

EXACTLY Like the ones Aliens use to soften rocks so they can get nice straight lines at Megalithic sites!

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Posted 27 March 2013 - 03:52 AM

View Postpsyche101, on 27 March 2013 - 03:47 AM, said:

I do not think it was a bad guess to be honest. The odds might well be very high, but that does not mean it cannot happen, we are talking about quite a number of inhabitants on this planet, and a long time period and a known phenomena. Meteorites often enter the atmosphere at up to 20 times the speed of a bullet. That should assist with odds?

Just given the circumstances and the time period,seemed more reasonable than a bullet.Who knows though,maybe it was AA with guns!  :o   :lol:

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Posted 27 March 2013 - 04:09 AM

Totally spit balling here, I'd guess the auroch got into a fight with another bull, where it got pierced in the head. It survived the injury and it healed over.

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Posted 27 March 2013 - 05:09 PM

A bullet moving fast enough to punch through cleanly would probably damage the inside of the skull opposite the puncture, or even blow it away. So IF the skull is complete and undamaged on the other side, I'd say no bullet.





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