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Date:         Fri, 2 Feb 2001 14:51:48 -0800
Reply-To:     Ray Angell <angellr@UCS.ORST.EDU>
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         Ray Angell <angellr@UCS.ORST.EDU>
Organization: Network for Education and Research in Oregon
Subject:      Re: Lawn Chair Man Walters
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Yes, and here's another link (do a google search, its amazing).

http://www.snopes2.com/spoons/noose/balloon.html

Have a great weekend!

Ray Angell Eastern Oregon Ag. Research Center Burns, Oregon

Charles_S_Patridge@prodigy.net wrote:

> Stan, > > Apparently there is some truth to this after all: > > http://DarwinAwards.com/stupid/stupid1997-11.html?email > > Regards, > Charles Patridge > > In article <3A7B08A8.53FC3588@de.state.az.us>, > "Stanley A. Gorodenski" <vvgsgor@DE.STATE.AZ.US> wrote: > > After reading the article, and thinking about it some more, I am > > beginning to doubt this is a true story. Consider the maximum > distance > > such an object could be at and still be able to distinguish it as a > > person on a lawn chair - with a gun. Maybe no more than 4-5 city > > blocks? A plane at 16,000 feet would litterally zip by so fast at > this > > close range that the pilot could not possibly see this kind of detail. > > Also, the after turbulance of the plane passing so close could > possibly > > tear apart the balloons and everything. > > > > Stan > > > > -- > Charles Patridge - PDPC, Ltd. > 172 Monce Road - Burlington, CT 06013 USA > Phone: 860-673-9278 or 860-675-9026 > Email: Charles_S_Patridge@prodigy.net - Web: www.sconsig.com > > Sent via Deja.com > http://www.deja.com/


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