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2 fans cited in Kokomo hum

  1. Sep 22, 2003 #1

    Ivan Seeking

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    http://www.indystar.com/print/articles/3/076174-1153-009.html
     
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  3. Sep 23, 2003 #2

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    Interesting. Is that frequency too low as to not affect mastoid air cells causing dizziness, imbalance etc.? The reason I ask this is these sx's were not included - but nausea was. These often go hand-in-hand.
     
  4. Sep 24, 2003 #3
    I found this story to be a disappointment. I thought it was going to be about two Beach Boys fans who were given tickets for disturbing the peace by humming "Kokomo".
     
  5. Sep 25, 2003 #4

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    Zooby, I don't think you have the right stuff for investigating unusual phenomena. This option was way down on my list.

    And we still have the Taos hum to figure out.
    http://www.eskimo.com/~billb/hum/hum.html

    There are some similar claims elsewhere.
    In the end, we may still find your hummer.
     
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  6. Sep 25, 2003 #5

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    This was some of the best information that I could find.

    p 7 of 70

    p 57/58 of 70

    http://www.princeton.edu/~globsec/publications/pdf/9_3altmann.pdf
     
  7. Sep 28, 2003 #6
    I'm not completely sure from your response you got the joke. The above must be read in conjunction with the thread title: Two fans cited in Kokomo hum.
     
  8. Sep 28, 2003 #7
    I have actually thought about this quite a bit since I first heard of it and it is one of the few strange phenomena that somehow fails to pique my interest. I get to a certain point in my speculation and then am overcome with boredom. I guess it lacks the shock value of cattle mutilations or alien abduction to spur me on.
     
  9. Sep 29, 2003 #8

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    This option was way down on my list
    way, way, way, way, way, way, way down.

    In the end, we may still find your hummer.

    I don't know about you, but in my world a hummer could be many things. :wink:
     
  10. Sep 29, 2003 #9

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    Just another check mark on my "potential mysteries to be solved" list.
     
  11. Sep 29, 2003 #10
    It is clear from your response that I did not get your joke. What do you mean by "this option"? I did not present an option.


    I am not aware I was looking for a hummer.

    One who hums, the"HUMVEE"(military vehicle) or the sexual "hummer". These are all the hummer's I can think of. Are there others?
     
  12. Sep 29, 2003 #11

    Ivan Seeking

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    That two Beach Boys fans who were given tickets for disturbing the peace by humming "Kokomo" were the explanation.

    Well, it seemed funny at the time.
     
  13. Sep 29, 2003 #12
    You did miss the joke! I was not presenting that as an option. The humor lay in pretending to jump to the conclusion the thread title "Two fans cited in Kokomo hum" was going to be a story about Two fans
    (that is: persons who are especially fond of, as opposed to machines for moving air) of the Beach Boys who were cited (that is given tickets for committing a misdemeanor, not: "specified") in Kokomo hum ( for humming the Beach Boys 1980s hit "Cocomo" in some way that disturbed the peace so that giving them a ticket seem warranted.) I was not, you see, offering the expanation that the Kokomo hum was being caused by these two fans humming. In my humorous response to the thread title I wasn't addressing the cause of the kokomo hum at all. I was pointing out that the title could have been about a completely different situation and I was pretending disapointment that it wasn't.

    Yeah, I know how you feel.
     
  14. Sep 29, 2003 #13
    I'm worried that I'm not more concerned about it, especially since one of the suspected causes is government ELF signals used to communicate with submarines.
     
  15. Sep 29, 2003 #14

    Ivan Seeking

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    Hence the need to find your hummer; in this case, a Cocomo hummer who is a Beach Boys fan not located in Kokomo. I suspected that this may actually be the cause of the Taos hum. I hear the BBs are big in Taos.
     
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