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« on: 13/08/2008 21:08:11 »
This is supposed to have occurred not too far from me.
http://www.ktvu.com/news/17174989/detail.html
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News story

http://www.searchingforbigfoot.com/
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The people making the claim, but the site was crashing when I tried to visit.

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It’s more than 7-feet tall. Weighs over 500 pounds and walked upright -- three "Bigfoot" seekers, including a Redwood City man, Wednesday claimed they have proof that they have found the body of the elusive creature in the wilds of Georgia.
And on Friday, at a news conference in Palo Alto, they say they will present DNA evidence to prove the carcass of “Rickmat” is that of a bigfoot.
Matthew Whitton and Rick Dyer, Georgia residents who lead Bigfoot-tracking expeditions, say they found the body of what appears to be a Bigfoot in the woods of northern Georgia and will join local Bigfoot researcher Tom Biscardi at the news conference, according to Robert Barrows, who is publicizing the event.
Among the creatures's other physical characteristics of the body -- according to the hunters website -- http://www.searchingforbigfoot.com/ -- were flat feet similar to human feet. Its footprint is 16 ¾ inches long and the length from palm to tip of the middle finger is 11 ½ inches long.


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An image I was able to track down.


 

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« Reply #1 on: 13/08/2008 23:01:32 »
Let's wait for the DNA results (if they are actually happening and if they're being conducted by reputable scientists)
 

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« Reply #2 on: 14/08/2008 00:30:15 »
I was actually thinking "they" should check the missing persons rosters. 
Being a native Georgian, I can testify that it would not be the first time a redneck became too drunk to find his way out of the beer cooler.
 

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« Reply #3 on: 14/08/2008 08:08:30 »
I was actually thinking "they" should check the missing persons rosters. 
Being a native Georgian, I can testify that it would not be the first time a redneck became too drunk to find his way out of the beer cooler.

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To be honest, to me it looks like a tatty old gorilla suit thrown into a box.
 

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« Reply #4 on: 14/08/2008 08:23:22 »
How is DNA going to prove anything? It's not like we have a great deal of bigfoot DNA to compare it to.
 

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« Reply #5 on: 14/08/2008 08:40:41 »
Ben - although, obviously, it wouldn't identify the creature as a bigfoot (as you say, we don't know what bigfoot DNA looks like), it can surely eliminate other possibilities such as an escaped gorilla.
 

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« Reply #6 on: 14/08/2008 09:05:43 »
True.  It'll be interesting to find out though.  It does look like a gorilla suit and some ketchup. I suspect, if it were a genuine find, they would have handed it over to a university by now.
 

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« Reply #7 on: 14/08/2008 09:46:35 »
Or at least published a better photo; not 1 of it scrunched up in a box where it's impossible to see it properly.
 

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« Reply #8 on: 14/08/2008 16:33:34 »
Our local news is ignoring it.  Which does not bode well given that I've seen stories about the many flavors of Kool-Aid broadcast  on the local news.

"Biscardi, a veteran Bigfoot tracker who said he went to Georgia to view the find..."
Wouldn't a veteran Bigfoot tracker be one who excels in not finding a bigfoot?
 

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« Reply #9 on: 14/08/2008 17:27:41 »

Wouldn't a veteran Bigfoot tracker be one who excels in not finding a bigfoot?

That would make sense.
 

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« Reply #10 on: 14/08/2008 22:40:01 »
He lives here by me too!!!

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« Reply #11 on: 14/08/2008 23:27:11 »
That is hilarious. Nice wigs!  :D
 

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« Reply #12 on: 14/08/2008 23:43:11 »
Yes , I thought it was quite funny when it was sent to me!
 

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« Reply #13 on: 15/08/2008 00:00:16 »
I won't believe a word of it until I've read about it in the FT (Fortean Times)
 

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« Reply #14 on: 15/08/2008 01:06:12 »
The unraveling begins:

The two men who claim to have found Bigfoot have admitted to filming a hoax video with a fake scientist, but they still claim they have a real Bigfoot corpse in the freezer and will reveal all at a press conference...."We still have a corpse," he adds later.
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The hoax video--nice choice of music, btw.


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« Last Edit: 15/08/2008 01:09:41 by AllenG »
 

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« Reply #15 on: 15/08/2008 04:42:47 »
Thats crazy stuff! But around here where I live Big Foot is a real legend... I am just a few miles from Willow Creek.. he has been a legend all my life showing up supposedly two years before I did in this world.. at least the sightings! Well who knows?
 

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« Reply #16 on: 15/08/2008 21:10:34 »
CNN just had the "press conference" such as it was.
The whole thing is an obvious sham, could have been done with much better flair too.
 

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« Reply #17 on: 15/08/2008 22:09:41 »
Had a friend sneak into the press conference, here is the first image, more to come.

 

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« Reply #18 on: 16/08/2008 00:59:07 »
Quote from: Carbonlife
This is the "additional photographic evidence" they produced. I couldn't get them so I took a picture of someone else's pictures. Note that the pictures they printed were web-resolution pictures that were blown up, so they were slightly pixelated and no better than what you see on the web. The first picture shows a close-up of Bigfoot's mouth, the teeth are in the middle and the tongue is sticking out to the left. The bottom picture shows a live Bigfoot walking in the woods.

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« Reply #19 on: 16/08/2008 01:38:24 »
  Sorry Allen Your picture was not showing so I fixed it!
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« Reply #20 on: 16/08/2008 03:00:10 »
  Sorry Allen Your picture was not showing so I fixed it!
My server is fakakta.  It happens way too often, usually hitting refresh will get them to post.
 

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« Reply #21 on: 16/08/2008 03:16:23 »
Quote from: carbonlife
OK, here's the complete report on the Bigfoot Press Conference.

This guy was out on the street holding a sign that said "Honk 4 Bigfoot" and "Palo Alto Loves Bigfoot."  He was a friendly guy but a little strange.  He was carrying two scanners and a slick Yaesu "ham" radio that mounted to his handlebars.  The lady on the left was a serious Bigfoot conspiracy theorist.  She felt that the media was suppressing the evidence and was asking the guy if he seriously believed in Bigfoot.


So the local NBC, ABC, and CBS affiliates all showed up.  I saw the local Fox affiliate inside as well.


I didn't get in until about 30 minutes into the press conference, and people were asking serious questions like they actually had a body and actually spotted a living bigfoot.  Five minutes later someone asked "Is this a hoax?"  I can't believe it took 35 minutes before someone asked that question.

There was no shortage of cameras and serious news people there.  I asked a guy with an ABC News credential: "Why are you guys taking this seriously?"  He had this complex look that said "My journalistic integrity makes me appalled," but then he grumbled half-heartedly "Well, it's entertaining."


This is Tom Biscardi producing two additional images documenting his "proof."  I think all three guys took questions.  Descriptions are further below.


At the end he said he would pass out copies of the two additional photographs.  There was a crush of people trying to get the pics.  Biscardi was making people show their credentials so I couldn't get them.


After the press conference, Bigfoot got on his knees while someone interviewed him on camera, and the question I heard was: "What's on your iPod?"


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« Last Edit: 16/08/2008 03:42:10 by AllenG »
 

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« Reply #22 on: 17/08/2008 02:46:57 »
  Sorry Allen Your picture was not showing so I fixed it!
My server is fakakta.  It happens way too often, usually hitting refresh will get them to post.

Don't be sorry.. Hee hee hee.. LOL And I thought I fixed it I just reposted it and it fixed itself because it was refreshed! LOL.. I forgot about your server.. I remember you told us that before... sorry a brain Fart at my age is not so uncommon!
 

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« Reply #23 on: 17/08/2008 05:11:04 »
  Sorry Allen Your picture was not showing so I fixed it!
My server is fakakta.  It happens way too often, usually hitting refresh will get them to post.


Don't be sorry.. Hee hee hee.. LOL And I thought I fixed it I just reposted it and it fixed itself because it was refreshed! LOL.. I forgot about your server.. I remember you told us that before... sorry a brain Fart at my age is not so uncommon!

I'm not too far behind you myself, and my brain has been windy for some time now.
 

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