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Re: More Revelations On Kreskin's Stunt - Maccabee

From: Bruce Maccabee <brumac@compuserve.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2002 13:05:31 -0400
Fwd Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2002 22:03:17 -0400
Subject: Re: More Revelations On Kreskin's Stunt - Maccabee


 >From: Stig Agermose <stig.agermose@privat.dk>
 >To: ufoupdates@virtuallystrange.net
 >Date: Thu, 13 Jun 2002 15:20:21 +0200
 >Subject: More Revelations On Kreskin's Stunt


 >Source: Alan Boyle's 'Cosmic Log' on MSNBC,

 >http://www.msnbc.com/news/750150.asp?cp1=3D1

 >Go to the page for audio link and photo of the debased Kreskin!

 >Stig

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 >"We amassed a crowd last night... I took about a thousand
 >witnesses. Literally using the power of suggestion, I created
 >such an expectancy that 41 people very strongly hallucinated
 >UFOs in the sky," he told me. You can hear him explain it
 >himself in this audio clip [link] from KVBC-TV in Las Vegas.

 >Kreskin also said that a TV crew caught a glimpse of a greenish
 >glow in the sky just after 11 p.m. =97 and although he doesn=92t think
 >the glow marked an alien visitation, he nonetheless claims that
 >the glimpse could qualify as "the largest sighting in history,
 >because thousands of people saw it on TV."

 >The bottom line is that Kreskin believes he delivered on his
 >self- fulfilling prophecy, even though there was nothing
 >substantial to the "sightings."

 >"I think I keep my money, and I'll be able to eat," he said.
 >Note to self: Watch out for the fine print when you're betting
 >against the Amazing Kreskin. What do you think? [Link]

I think Kreskin is a crock... and he still has to prove that his
created "sighting" is the "largest sighting in history". As
proof of this he uses that fact that it was shown on TV. and
"thousands" of people saw it.

Well, guess what: that was not the first sighting to be shown on
TV. During the 'Bubba' flap in Gulf Breeze (1990-1992) there
were several times when TV crews filmed/videotaped Bubba.

Many of those sightings were witnessed by dozens of people and
shown on TV later.   It is my recollection, however, that at
least once and maybe twice the TV was live.

One of the TV tabloid shows of 11 years ago - A Current Affair -
had a reporter down in GB to see what was going on, to laugh at
the witnesses, if possible, and entertain the audience at the
expense of the GB witnesses. However, she became a witness.  How
many millions (not thousands) of people saw that TV show?

The ABC network featured a Bubba sighting in the early spring of
    1992 (note sure of date)  in a TV show on "weird stuff."  How
many millions of people saw that? A Japanese news crew in late
spring of 1991 videotaped Bubba.  How many millions saw that TV
footage?

Bottom line:  Kreskin has not proved his claim, that the Largest
sighting in history would occur at his whim.

(Note:  Fatima may have been the sighting with the largest
number of on-site witnesses.)




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