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Way To Work Better Info Into UFO Documentaries?

From: Eleanor White <ewraven1.nul>
Date: Sat, 10 May 2008 16:47:26 -0400
Archived: Sun, 11 May 2008 07:41:36 -0400
Subject: Way To Work Better Info Into UFO Documentaries?


OK, so over the years, I've heard that, and correct me if I'm
wrong, documentary producers can't work good quality multi-
witness physical trace cases into their documentaries because I
just don't understand how the documentary business works.

Or that limbo lighting and Twilight Zone style music can't be
gotten rid of because I just don't understand how the
documentary business works.

Or that the ufologists can never be given the chance to rebut
the debunkers, having the last say, because I just don't
understand how the documentary business works.

(Or that ufologists can't influence what goes into the finished
product because there are always huge numbers of probably less
qualified 'experts' willing to go on and say sensational,
speculative stuff. That is easy to believe!)

Is that about how it is?

How about this idea: Select some item of information, maybe a
highly corroborated multi-witness daylight case, physical trace
case, or even one or two titles of readily available best case
books, and repeat a simple dialogue, or maybe just a book title
and author, endlessly throughout the documentary _subliminally_.

The current most-favoured subliminal method I'm aware of, used
with some proclaimed success in department stores to reduce
shoplifting, started out being called "Silent Sound."

Previously, "time slice" subliminals were all the rage, but I've
seen it claimed that because "Silent Sound" (or its more recent
enhancements) is continuous, it is more effective than the time
slice variety.

"Silent Sound", an early patent being U.S. 5,159,703 takes
speech, uses a piece of equipment akin to a telephone voice
changer, pushes the speech up near the upper limit of average
human hearing, so that at most, the listener to a normal sound
track might hear a trace of a high ringing sound.

More recent patents describe a system where the loudness level
of the normal sound track is monitored, and the volume of the
"Silent Sound" adjusted accordingly, so the listener would have
to be really alert to hear anything unusual.

Such systems are commercially available. The usual range of
frequencies used are between 14,500 and 16,000 Hertz, from what
I've read. That is well within the capability of today's average
TV set, even if attenuated slightly in lower cost units.

Now if a documentary producer is so heavily blocked from even
giving the ufologist the last word, but does really want to see
some of the better information conveyed to the viewers, this
would seem like a do-able way to accomplish that.


Eleanor White



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