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Re: Debunk it!
« Reply #75 on: February 25, 2017, 02:20:05 PM »
Artificial: an artifact: an object crafted by some creature to serve that creature's purpose. Like like a car or a pencil or a termite mound.
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Re: Debunk it!
« Reply #76 on: February 25, 2017, 02:33:59 PM »
Artificial: an artifact: an object crafted by some creature to serve that creature's purpose. Like like a car or a pencil or a termite mound.

Then to your question, yes.
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Re: Debunk it!
« Reply #77 on: February 25, 2017, 02:42:48 PM »
Did the object have mass?

Did the object belong to one of you?

Did it fall out of a tree?

Was it capable of flight?

Had you seen this specific object (not one like it but that one) before?

Was the object larger than your friend's vehicle?
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Re: Debunk it!
« Reply #78 on: February 25, 2017, 06:24:27 PM »
Can you be more specific about the description of what you thought the object was when you first saw it?
For example, did you first think alien or Bigfoot or chupacabra?
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Re: Debunk it!
« Reply #79 on: February 25, 2017, 06:58:12 PM »
Can you be more specific about the description of what you thought the object was when you first saw it?
For example, did you first think alien or Bigfoot or chupacabra?

I thought it was a spacecraft landing.

I have decided to not answer so many questions from a person at a time (to encourage participation of others), so I'll pick your first one, red:

Did the object have mass?

Yes.
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Re: Debunk it!
« Reply #80 on: February 25, 2017, 07:06:44 PM »
Were you able to drive over it after you realized what it was?

Did you have to drive around it in order to continue.
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Re: Debunk it!
« Reply #81 on: February 25, 2017, 07:09:13 PM »
Were you able to drive over it after you realized what it was?

No.
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Re: Debunk it!
« Reply #82 on: February 25, 2017, 07:25:07 PM »
Can you be more specific about the description of what you thought the object was when you first saw it?
For example, did you first think alien or Bigfoot or chupacabra?

I thought it was a spacecraft landing.

I have decided to not answer so many questions from a person at a time (to encourage participation of others), so I'll pick your first one, red:

Did the object have mass?

Yes.

I would not enjoy this game on such terms. Certainly all may benefit from the answers no matter who asked the question.
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Re: Debunk it!
« Reply #83 on: February 25, 2017, 09:30:23 PM »
Can you be more specific about the description of what you thought the object was when you first saw it?
For example, did you first think alien or Bigfoot or chupacabra?

I thought it was a spacecraft landing.

I have decided to not answer so many questions from a person at a time (to encourage participation of others), so I'll pick your first one, red:

Did the object have mass?

Yes.

I would not enjoy this game on such terms. Certainly all may benefit from the answers no matter who asked the question.

Management will consider this complaint, but their opinion was that a single poster posting 5 questions per post might discourage (or just preempt) participation by others.
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Re: Debunk it!
« Reply #84 on: February 26, 2017, 04:26:18 AM »
In what way is a termite mound not natural?

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Re: Debunk it!
« Reply #85 on: February 26, 2017, 08:56:09 AM »
I didn't say it wasn't natural. I said it was an artifact.

I also consider the artifacts of humanity to be natural.

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Re: Debunk it!
« Reply #86 on: February 26, 2017, 11:16:15 AM »
Was the object capable, or at one time capable, of flight?

[I don't think it's an unreasonable restriction, DI, Red.
Shall we say limit of three questions? Not necessarily per post, but per player, before receiving an answer. ]
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Re: Debunk it!
« Reply #87 on: February 26, 2017, 12:12:59 PM »
Was the object capable, or at one time capable, of flight?

Nope.

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[I don't think it's an unreasonable restriction, DI, Red.
Shall we say limit of three questions? Not necessarily per post, but per player, before receiving an answer. ]

Thanks for your two cents here. I didn't mean to try to create a rule, just to slow that particular roll until more people could partake.
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