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Wait...Wha???

Post by MPMalloy » Fri Sep 14, 2018 1:04 pm

From RSOE EDIS - Emergency & Disaster Information, via an email.

I've been getting this email for a while & it has been cut & dried disaster info.....When Suddenly....
SPS-20180914-64638-USA - Serious public security incident - USA - North-America

Posted: 13 Sep 2018 09:41 PM PDT

Something is amiss in the state of New Mexico, and the chain of mysterious events has all the hallmarks of a sci-fi plot. The state's Sunspot Solar Observatory, home to one of the largest active solar telescopes in the world, was shut down last Friday and all personnel evacuated. The FBI were on the scene almost immediately. Employees and the public have been indefinitely banned from the premises, and the observatory's website now reads: "TEMPORARILY CLOSED". No one seems to know what is going on - not even the local sheriff, who sent his deputies onto the scene only to find absolutely no ...
Anybody else heard anything?

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Post by majorhavoc » Fri Sep 14, 2018 1:21 pm

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nat ... 302594002/
Authorities are staying quiet about that mysterious solar observatory evacuation in New Mexico
Attach no significance to the linked stories about UFOs and alien abductions. I'm sure that's just a mischievous USAToday editor having some fun with the idea of "related coverage". Nothing to see here people. Move along.
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Re: Wait...Wha???

Post by MPMalloy » Fri Sep 14, 2018 1:45 pm

Email sent. Here is the Wikipedia page on the Observatory: Sunspot Solar Observatory

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Post by NT2C » Fri Sep 14, 2018 2:38 pm

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What is going on in NM?

Post by Old_Man » Fri Sep 14, 2018 2:46 pm

Bit strange... I’m leaning towards a ‘Black Mesa/ Half Life’ event https://www.popularmechanics.com/space/ ... servatory/

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Re: Wait...Wha???

Post by Stercutus » Fri Sep 14, 2018 2:50 pm

I am thinking aliens would be a much larger circus. This reeks more of someone doing something really bad and getting caught doing whatever the bad thing was.

For walking. talking, aliens I fully expect end of days chaos. And that from the government. God only knows what regular people will do.
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Re: Wait...Wha???

Post by MPMalloy » Fri Sep 14, 2018 3:23 pm

Since I may not survive a HL2 event, everyone can call bids on my preps. :clownshoes:

From Alamogrodo Daily News: Sunspot Observatory closed due to security issue
From KVIA: National Solar Observatory, USPS office in Sunspot, NM evacuated for 'safety reasons'

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Post by MacWa77ace » Fri Sep 14, 2018 3:53 pm

I heard about it, the radio station I listen to on the way into work this morning read that story in their weird news bit they do. Usually its a naked guy bitten by a gator, or dumb crook calling 911 to say someone stole his stolen getaway car or other underreported stories.

They didn't report anything new. But apparently the security thing was a week ago IIRC. They did speculate a 1st contact or Aliens.

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Post by Beowolf » Fri Sep 14, 2018 4:38 pm

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Post by flybynight » Fri Sep 14, 2018 7:08 pm

Can't be aliens . They didn't call everyone

As of now I bet you got me wrong

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Post by raptor » Sun Sep 16, 2018 12:31 pm

It is more likely someone found asbestos or toxic mold.
That or someone sent them some "moon dust" to verify.
Often times the reality is pretty mundane.

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Post by NT2C » Sun Sep 16, 2018 1:24 pm

raptor wrote:
Sun Sep 16, 2018 12:31 pm
It is more likely someone found asbestos or toxic mold.
That or someone sent them some "moon dust" to verify.
Often times the reality is pretty mundane.
FBI would not be involved in asbestos or mold issues on the site. The secrecy surrounding the whole thing implies "National Security" has been invoked. Since the personnel involved have not been sequestered, and this is far from the only scientific research facility studying the sun I doubt it has anything to do with the site's mission or what it may have seen/discovered. I'd speculate then that it's something about the site's location, but that's as far as my brain wants to take it on just two cups of coffee and 6 hours sleep.
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Post by Stercutus » Sun Sep 16, 2018 2:17 pm

raptor wrote:
Sun Sep 16, 2018 12:31 pm
It is more likely someone found asbestos or toxic mold.
That or someone sent them some "moon dust" to verify.
Often times the reality is pretty mundane.
Their website claims a "management issue". Asbestos or mold would have been announced likely.
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Re: Wait...Wha???

Post by flybynight » Sun Sep 16, 2018 5:41 pm

Stercutus wrote:
Sun Sep 16, 2018 2:17 pm
raptor wrote:
Sun Sep 16, 2018 12:31 pm
It is more likely someone found asbestos or toxic mold.
That or someone sent them some "moon dust" to verify.
Often times the reality is pretty mundane.
Their website claims a "management issue". Asbestos or mold would have been announced likely.
AHAA Someone got caught with their hand in the Sun jar.
As of now I bet you got me wrong

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Post by Stercutus » Mon Sep 17, 2018 5:16 am

flybynight wrote:
Sun Sep 16, 2018 5:41 pm
Stercutus wrote:
Sun Sep 16, 2018 2:17 pm
raptor wrote:
Sun Sep 16, 2018 12:31 pm
It is more likely someone found asbestos or toxic mold.
That or someone sent them some "moon dust" to verify.
Often times the reality is pretty mundane.
Their website claims a "management issue". Asbestos or mold would have been announced likely.
AHAA Someone got caught with their hand in the Sun jar.
I am thinking hijinks related to foreign nationals and White Sands.

A theft or embezzlement is another thing that would likely be announced.
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Re: Wait...Wha???

Post by MPMalloy » Mon Sep 17, 2018 5:41 am

Stercutus wrote:
Mon Sep 17, 2018 5:16 am
flybynight wrote:
Sun Sep 16, 2018 5:41 pm
Stercutus wrote:
Sun Sep 16, 2018 2:17 pm
raptor wrote:
Sun Sep 16, 2018 12:31 pm
It is more likely someone found asbestos or toxic mold. That or someone sent them some "moon dust" to verify. Often times the reality is pretty mundane.
Their website claims a "management issue". Asbestos or mold would have been announced likely.
AHAA Someone got caught with their hand in the Sun jar.
I am thinking hijinks related to foreign nationals and White Sands. A theft or embezzlement is another thing that would likely be announced.
Would theft or embezzlement call for an evacuation?

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Post by Stercutus » Mon Sep 17, 2018 8:58 am

Maybe, depends upon what is missing. If it was classified equipment or information that was stolen they might empty the facility to look for it and prevent further thefts.

But it has been too long for that.
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Post by raptor » Mon Sep 17, 2018 9:19 am

Maybe sommebody's stole asbestos or mold and in the process spread it around. Again IMO this is a much more likely scenario than extraterrestrials from the sun. :mrgreen:

A suggested reason is its proximity to a military base and its view thereof. Sounds more like espionoge is a higher probability event.

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Post by NT2C » Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:07 pm

Annnnnd... it's back.

https://www.npr.org/2018/09/17/64880450 ... paign=news

Cover up or truth? Does it matter?
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Re: Wait...Wha???

Post by Stercutus » Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:13 pm

Let's get this out of the way: Scientists say that aliens were not involved.
I guess aliens is back on the table then. No more certain proof of a conspiracy than straight up denial. :clap:
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Post by NT2C » Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:25 pm

Stercutus wrote:
Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:13 pm
Let's get this out of the way: Scientists say that aliens were not involved.
I guess aliens is back on the table then. No more certain proof of a conspiracy than straight up denial. :clap:
Well, it's been my experience that the media almost invariably gets it wrong. So if they swear it isn't aliens, it's aliens.

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Re: Wait...Wha???

Post by MPMalloy » Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:55 pm

NT2C wrote:
Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:25 pm
Stercutus wrote:
Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:13 pm
Let's get this out of the way: Scientists say that aliens were not involved.
I guess aliens is back on the table then. No more certain proof of a conspiracy than straight up denial. :clap:
Well, it's been my experience that the media almost invariably gets it wrong. So if they swear it isn't aliens, it's aliens.

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NT, you rock that tinfoil!

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Re: Wait...Wha???

Post by NT2C » Mon Sep 17, 2018 5:04 pm

MPMalloy wrote:
Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:55 pm
NT2C wrote:
Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:25 pm
Stercutus wrote:
Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:13 pm
Let's get this out of the way: Scientists say that aliens were not involved.
I guess aliens is back on the table then. No more certain proof of a conspiracy than straight up denial. :clap:
Well, it's been my experience that the media almost invariably gets it wrong. So if they swear it isn't aliens, it's aliens.

(does this tinfoil make my hair look too big?)
NT, you rock that tinfoil!
If I ever form another rock band the name is gonna be Tinfoil Fedora.
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Re: Wait...Wha???

Post by flybynight » Mon Sep 17, 2018 7:08 pm

No aliens were involved with the closing of the observatory... thank you
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