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Old 01-28-2018, 10:45 AM
 
Location: Maine
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There is also the more recent occasion when I believe it was John Kerry, or Al Gore, saying there was something dangerous in Antarctica.
Yes. It is a desert stuck in eternal deep freeze. Quite dangerous.
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Old 01-28-2018, 01:25 PM
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Location: Brooklyn,NY
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Yes. It is a desert stuck in eternal deep freeze. Quite dangerous.
Maybe not so eternal. Scientists have said some of the ice is melting. Not too far fetched that an ancient bacteria or invasive species may lurk, though it's remote. The melting can have repercussions on the environment at large.
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Old 01-28-2018, 01:35 PM
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Location: Cody, WY
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This is a pretty far stretch from the fact that his location of death was mentioned in the obituary. It is easy to twist any fact to fit what you want if your standards are so low. BBC - Future - The enduring appeal of conspiracy theories
Guess who owns BBC.
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Old 01-28-2018, 03:01 PM
 
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Guess who owns BBC.
Wait, so the BBC is hiding the "truth" from the public?
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Old 01-28-2018, 04:40 PM
 
Location: In the basket
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All I know is I wish I could move there.
The one place on the planet where I wouldn't have to worry about development or over population in my lifetime.
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Old 01-28-2018, 09:41 PM
 
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All I know is I wish I could move there.
The one place on the planet where I wouldn't have to worry about development or over population in my lifetime.
You'd want to pack your woolies. Average temps at the McMurdo Station during the cold season is about -17.3F and can drop down to lows of -21.1F. If you opt for the Vosok Station, temps can drop down to an average low of -96.4F. Even the high temps are usually sub-zero there. Still, no need to worry about over population on the continent any time soon, apart from the penguins. Other than that, watch out for The Thing.
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Old 01-28-2018, 10:26 PM
 
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I can deal with -17 no problem.
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Old 01-28-2018, 11:06 PM
 
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I'm not saying that he definitely died in an institution, but I am saying that the government could have easily arranged both his death and his supposed place of death.
They can arrange that for me or you, too.
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Old Yesterday, 09:19 AM
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Location: Brooklyn,NY
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You'd want to pack your woolies. Average temps at the McMurdo Station during the cold season is about -17.3F and can drop down to lows of -21.1F. If you opt for the Vosok Station, temps can drop down to an average low of -96.4F. Even the high temps are usually sub-zero there. Still, no need to worry about over population on the continent any time soon, apart from the penguins. Other than that, watch out for The Thing.
Yes. The Thing is scary. It could copy people or even animals perfectly.

"How long were you alone with that dog......?"
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Old Yesterday, 11:36 AM
 
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Yes. The Thing is scary. It could copy people or even animals perfectly.

"How long were you alone with that dog......?"
That's right. There's a risk it could get loose and infect the entire world. What happened in Antarctica is all documented, but kept under wraps to avoid global panic!
Here's more of the leaked classified dialogue.
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Palmer: "Childs, happens all the time, man. They're falling out of the skies like flies. Government knows all about it, right, Mac?"

Palmer: "Childs, Childs... Chariots of the Gods, man. They practically own South America. I mean, they taught the Incas everything they know." [takes a hit off a joint]

Childs: "So how's this mf wake up after thousands of years in the ice?"

Bennings: "And how can it look like a dog?"

MacReady: "I don't know how. 'Cause it's different than us, see? 'Cause it's from outer space. What do you want from me? Ask him!" [motions to Blair]
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