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Couple report 'Bigfoot' sighting in New Jersey

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Dejarma
8 minutes ago, Podo said:

 or had some evidence of their misdeeds or somesuch.

well no one's going to have real solid job done evidence of the existence of BF IMO- so weeding out a few liers is the best folk are going to get i recon ;) oh what fun

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Piney
On 5/17/2018 at 6:59 PM, Dejarma said:

well no one's going to have real solid job done evidence of the existence of BF IMO- so weeding out a few liers is the best folk are going to get i recon ;) oh what fun

That's all I did for 35 years. Find bear tracks, BS or the one joker in the Capa's monkey suit who wanted to be shot by a hunter. 

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Faustus
13 hours ago, Piney said:

That's all I did for 35 years. Find bear tracks, BS or the one joker in the Capa's monkey suit who wanted to be shot by a hunter. 

This is actually a really good way to get shot.  There are guys out in ghillie suits with sniper rifles trying to bag one, so you hoax at your own risk these days.  I've always thought how stupid some these hoaxers must be.  If they only knew some of the people I know....serious hunters that are trying to put a specimen on the table they would think twice.  Although most of these guys have seen the real thing at least once, so they would probably recognize some idiot in a suit.  

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Dejarma
3 minutes ago, Faustus said:

Although most of these guys have seen the real thing at least once, so they would probably recognize some idiot in a suit.  

not very good shots then?

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Faustus
Posted (edited)
4 hours ago, Dejarma said:

not very good shots then?

Snarky and smug.  I bet you would sh** your pants if I took you with me into some of these areas.  Not easy to get a good shot in deciduous jungle.  Piney knows how thick the bush can be I'm sure.  Trying to set a good blind, and get a clear shot on something so far superior to you in their domain is almost impossible.  He is in his own living room.  You are completely outmatched, outwitted in every way.  They travel in family groups, troops.  Whatever, I'm not here to convince you of anything.  It really cracks me up that many of you here have never even wandered into a forest by accident, yet you act as if you are an expert on everything in it.  :lol:

 

Go ahead an parse out each sentence that you want me to submit evidence of.  Let the pile on commence.  Who cares?  I know what I know, no need to have your stamp of authenticity on it.  Good Night Irene.

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Piney
11 hours ago, Faustus said:

This is actually a really good way to get shot.  There are guys out in ghillie suits with sniper rifles trying to bag one, so you hoax at your own risk these days.  I've always thought how stupid some these hoaxers must be.  If they only knew some of the people I know....serious hunters that are trying to put a specimen on the table they would think twice.  Although most of these guys have seen the real thing at least once, so they would probably recognize some idiot in a suit.  

I was watching a group who had wandered into Ocean Spray property for about 2 days. I knew they were armed but I only saw one wearing a sidearm. I was more watching out for a female cougar which I didn't want to see shot or even discovered because many of the locals saw her as a "mascot". I screwed up and made some noise and about 10 rounds was thrown in my direction. I radioed the rangers who came and busted them. They found a Win. 700 mag in their truck. 

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Dejarma
11 hours ago, Faustus said:

It really cracks me up that many of you here have never even wandered into a forest by accident, yet you act as if you are an expert on everything in it.  :lol:

how many 'experts of the forest' believe BF exists?  Could you put forward a percentage? Have a guess if you want because i'd assume there hasn't been a survey...just out of interest

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Trelane
20 hours ago, Faustus said:

It really cracks me up that many of you here have never even wandered into a forest by accident, yet you act as if you are an expert on everything in it.  :lol:

 

 

I do not make any claim to be an expert. I have gone on extensive hunting/ hiking expeditions for more than 30 years though. I have had the fortune to have been to some very remote and absolutely wonderful areas in both Canada and the U.S. Additionally, I have spent my fair time of work related "camping"  domestically and abroad during my 24 year Army career.

During all of those various outings I have never, ever seen or heard anything that falls under the BF umbrella of interest.

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Piney
32 minutes ago, Trelane said:

I do not make any claim to be an expert. I have gone on extensive hunting/ hiking expeditions for more than 30 years though. I have had the fortune to have been to some very remote and absolutely wonderful areas in both Canada and the U.S. Additionally, I have spent my fair time of work related "camping"  domestically and abroad during my 24 year Army career.

During all of those various outings I have never, ever seen or heard anything that falls under the BF umbrella of interest.

If you think about it. Nobody at Ft. Lewis has ever reported a Bigfoot. That says something in itself......

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Trelane
33 minutes ago, Piney said:

If you think about it. Nobody at Ft. Lewis has ever reported a Bigfoot. That says something in itself......

Not during my time stationed there and not from anyone I ever knew from there.

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Goddess of the Mist

Seen a black bear standing straight up - they are taller than people think, and probably stand up on two legs more often than people think.  Something I would definitely take into account.  Althought I did see a Yeti or something when I was a kid, so...who knows?

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Piney
7 hours ago, Trelane said:

Not during my time stationed there and not from anyone I ever knew from there.

Well, if one the Gold Company guys ghosted one, they probably wouldn't of reported it. Just chalked it up as bushmeat and ate it. :lol:

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Nightsoul
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I mean, anything’s possible. If Bigfoot does exist, it could be an undiscovered species which explains why people apparently see them in so many areas. I also heard about people dressing in Bigfoot suits while in the woods. On that TV show “Finding Bigfoot” the Bigfoot they had on camera clearly looked fake, though the sound affects sounded real. 

 

But I agree, sometimes people see things that may look like Bigfoot, and that’s what they immediately think to. Remember that news article about people in California mountains seeing the yeti? 

 

A few years ago I was hiking through the reservation with a couple of people and we saw Bigfoot. We thought it was a bear at first, then a dog,  but then we decided it was Bigfoot. (Not, this is just a joke. What I’m trying to say is sometimes people see something that might look like Bigfoot - let’s say a bear - and then make it into something bigger so it attracts more attention. Usually they actually think that’s what they saw even though it probably wasn’t.)

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