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ET's flown home – chased off by the internet?

  1. Apr 2, 2006 #1

    Ivan Seeking

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    I had to post this.

    http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,6-2111848,00.html

    So I did a little check on the National UFO reporting center's database.
    http://www.ufocenter.com/

    Year Reports
    2006 [to date] 448
    2005 3999
    2004 3829
    2003 3363
    2002 2954
    2001 2817
    2000 2420
    1999 2301
    1998 1420
    1997 980
    1996 674
    1995 1122
    1994 274
    1993 214
    1992 169
    1990 150
    1989 161
    1988 152
    1987 129
    1986 135
    ...

    Or, try a google of "UFO Reports" - 269,000 hits. So even if the reporting rate has decreased for any particular UFO group, the number of groups tracking this has increased tremendously since the advent of the internet.

    I guess the author hasn't talked with the half dozen cops who chased a UFO all around Highland Illinois a few years ago. But I do think that the internet has helped to show that the 90-95% of all reports that we have always known to be explainable, are just that. The only surprise seems to be for the debunkers.
     
    Last edited: Apr 3, 2006
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  3. Apr 2, 2006 #2
    Make that 981 I saw a UFO in that year but never reported just told few friends.But I didn't report or anything
     
  4. Apr 3, 2006 #3

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    The interesting thing is that although only 1:20 to 1:10 reports turn out to be interesting, for decades surveys have shown that only about 1:10 people report [what they believe to be] UFO sighthings.
     
  5. Apr 6, 2006 #4

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    http://www.fftimes.com/index.php/6/2006-04-06/24991
     
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