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Old 08-16-2014, 05:00 PM
 
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This place seems very strange. Any explanations to the stories and missing people in this article:

News - Brown Mountain Abductions
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Old 08-17-2014, 11:22 AM
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This place seems very strange. Any explanations to the stories and missing people in this article:

News - Brown Mountain Abductions
Reminds me of the cases covered by David Paulides. Many people go missing in and around wilderness areas. Some cases are really strange with victims disappearing only yards away from others. Very possible something is out there that we either don't understand. Aside from that, Many cases are people simply falling down somewhere into a crevice or similar or simply underestimating the size and danger of these areas and getting lost, Then falling to predators or the elements.

I have heard of these lights before and similar, Like the Marfa lights in Texas. Interesting phenomena.
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Old 08-17-2014, 02:33 PM
 
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"More recently October 2011 hundreds of eyewitnesses claim to have seen the lights. Many captured images and video of the event. Over 27 people vacationing in a popular nearby camping area went missing that night. Including 3 police officers."

"These stories have the same theme in common. When the lights are seen people go missing."

I understand when two people went missing, but 27, including 3 police officers?
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Old 08-17-2014, 02:38 PM
 
Location: Greenville, SC
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Like the Marfa lights, most likely explanation I suspect is a milder form of the lights sometimes associated with earthquakes:

Earthquake Lights

For the disappearance part, there's some really wild country in and around Brown Mountain, and a long history of disappearances, not just around that area but in the southern Appalachians in general.

The claim of 27 people disappearing in a single night ... this would have been a story with nationwide coverage, yet I don't recall it or any reports of attempted searches. I don't believe it.
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Old 08-17-2014, 03:17 PM
 
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The first encounter dates back to the Cherokee Indians around the year 1200. According to Indian legend, a great battle was fought between the Cherokee and Catawba Indians near Brown Mountain. The Cherokees believed that the lights were the spirits of Indian maidens who went on searching through the centuries for their loved ones who had died in battle.

Dates back to the Cherokees in 1200? How would anyone know that? There were no Europeans around there until the 1600's. And the Cherokees wouldn't have known what year it was, since the calendar system we have is a European invention. This makes no sense.
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Old 08-18-2014, 08:29 AM
 
Location: Cape Coma Florida
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I understand when two people went missing, but 27, including 3 police officers?
Documentation please.
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Old 08-18-2014, 03:48 PM
 
Location: New Brunswick
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For a similar and equally strange case from Norway, check out the Hessdalen lights.

Hessdalen light - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Project Hessdalen - Homepage
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Old 08-18-2014, 07:33 PM
 
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For a similar and equally strange case from Norway, check out the Hessdalen lights.

Hessdalen light - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Project Hessdalen - Homepage
Could be geologically-related electromagnetic activity. I don't see it as UFO-related.
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Old 08-19-2014, 10:36 AM
 
Location: New Brunswick
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Could be geologically-related electromagnetic activity. I don't see it as UFO-related.
From http://ufohessdalen.blogspot.ca/

"In previous articles I have described how the UFO phenomenon in Hessdalen can be divided into different categories, some of which undoubtedly are solid, metallic objects, while others appear as lights in the sky."
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Old 04-09-2015, 03:22 PM
 
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Yeah I'm thinking that the 27 people in one night, including three police officer's, is a bogus disinformation story in an attempt to discredit anyone passing on the story in order to invalidate actual and very credible occurrences taking place on Brown Mountain. I know for a fact that this kind of thing occurs. There's an interesting although troubling video on YouTube regarding 30,000 people missing/disappearing every year. This number doesn't include runaways, recovered murder victems, or anyone later found. It is an investigation done by retired homicide detective and now MUFON investigator Butch Witkowski. His investigation also covers several cases of human mutilation including autopsy reports and other very credible evidence.
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