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Re: Filer's Files #45 - 2002

From: Larry Hatch <larry.nul>
Date: Thu, 07 Nov 2002 01:30:39 -0800
Archived: Thu, 07 Nov 2002 12:55:25 -0400
Subject: Re: Filer's Files #45 - 2002


>From: Bob Young <YoungBob2.nul>
>To: ufoupdates.nul
>Date: Wed, 6 Nov 2002 18:02:47 EST
>Subject: Re: Filer's Files #45 - 2002

>>From: George A. Filer <Majorstar.nul>
>>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <ufoupdates.nul>
>>Date: Wed, 6 Nov 2002 14:25:31 EST
>>Subject: Filer's Files #45 - 2002

><snip>

>>PENNSYLVANIA UFOs SPOTTED USING BEAMS OF LIGHT

>>NARBERTH -- The witness was on his back porch talking to a
>>friend on October 8, 2002, and they were looking at the night
>>sky on a clear night, like they often do. Then it happened, for
>>about two to three seconds a fireball streaked across the sky,
>>from east to west, and disappeared. The witnesses report, "I
>>continued to gaze up when I saw what appeared to be a dim star
>>slowly moving." It suddenly got brighter and brighter until it
>>was a bright star. It then turned west and dimmed, as though it
>>was thundering back into space. The witness said, "I have seen
>>many UFO's, just keep looking up!"

>George:

>As the witness looks up, he obviously sees many shooting stars
>and Iridium satellites.

>Can you list the things that were done by whomever collected
>this "UFO" report to rule out the really obvious?


- - - - -

Hello George, Bob:

If I can add another little peeve of my own:

When a disc is seen, the headings in the weekly newsletters -
Filers, Roundup - are something like "Disk over X-Place".

If its a triangle or maybe a cylinder, the header says that.

So, _why_ are fireballs, nite-lites etc. called "UFOs"?
For example: "PENNSYLVANIA UFOS SPOTTED..."

Whats wrong with "Fireballs (or Night-lights) Seen in PA"?

This would save readers _so_ much time and eyestrain! They could
scan past those reports looking for something more interesting.

Its gotten to the point that I don't even read articles that
start out "UFO seen in Xxxxx" any more. 9 times out of 10 its a
nite lite or fireball. I think its something of a disservice
not to warn readers, right up top, that they are straining their
eyes for nite-lites and fireballs. Time is precious.


Best wishes

- Larry Hatch

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