From: Kathy Kasten <catraja.nul> Date: Sat, 16 Apr 2011 19:50:26 +0000 Archived: Sun, 17 Apr 2011 07:29:12 -0400 Subject: Re: UFO Sightings In Waikato Skies >From: William Sawers <orka1.nul> >To: <post.nul> >Date: Sat, 16 Apr 2011 13:28:20 +1000 >Subject: Re: UFO Sightings In Waikato Skies >>From: Kathy Kasten <catraja.nul> >>To: <post.nul> >>Date: Thu, 14 Apr 2011 18:42:54 +0000 >>Subject: Re: UFO Sightings In Waikato Skies >>>From: Geoff Blackmore <geoff_184.nul> >>>To: post.nul >>>Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2011 01:53:30 +1200 >>>Subject: UFO Sightings In Waikato Skies >>>Source: Waikato Times - NZ >>>http://tinyurl.com/3wbd85a >>>14/04/2011 >>>UFO Sightings In Waikato Skies >>>By Ben Stanley >>>Strange lights have been illuminating Waikato skies and some >>>residents are pinning it on UFO activity. But astronomers say >>>more mundane meteors or man-made objects are to blame. >>>North Hamilton man Adrian Kilpatrick is convinced he and his >>>wife Kathryn saw a unidentified flying object above his >>>Woodridge home last Saturday night. >>>When he first saw it, at around 6.30pm, Mr Kilpatrick, a long- >>>time believer in UFOs, thought it was a light plane coming into >>>land. >>I am glad that some background information on the observer of >>this event is provided by the news report. The case reported >>above shows that the observer had a predisposition to calling >>anything he can't identify under the misnomer _UFO_, in this >>case meaning an ET craft. Maybe its time to lose the category >>_UFO_ with its totally loaded meaning and opt for something that >>really means the observer cannot identify what they are seeing. >Do I take it you mean any observer labelled by the media as a >"long time believer," brings you to the conclusion the term >"UFO" should become superfluous because it had the innuendo of, >"Flying Saucer" or "ET"? Yes. >I felt Mr Kilpatrick's explanation, reported, was quite adequate. I was not questioning the reporter's term. >It gave the object he saw, height >and direction and description, >which is somewhat more than many >other "Sky Things" (STs) >the media report. I am stating that everybody now thinks in terms of ET craft whenever the term UFO is stated. I am simply saying UFO no longer means Unidentified Flying Object but ET craft. So, I think it is time to say what is meant. >It more than likely has a natural explanation, but I think there >are many other acronyms for "stuff in the sky" (S.I.T.S.), like >U.A.P.s and RUFOs even. _Stuff in the the sky_ would end up having the the same meaning as UFOs. I like unidentified air planes (UAP). >I'll leave it to others more enlightened than I to give us some >more appropriate terms so we can categorise what we do or do not >see in the sky. Ah, but William, we get to define what we mean because we are the ones discussing the subject. Listen to 'Strange Days... Indeed' - The PodCast At: http://www.virtuallystrange.net/ufo/sdi/program/ These contents above are copyright of the author and UFO UpDates - Toronto. They may not be reproduced without the express permission of both parties and are intended for educational use only.
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