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View Poll Results: Has Earth, or Is Earth being Visited by E.T.s?
Yes, Earth has or is being visited by E.T.s 16 40.00%
NO, Earth has not and isn't being visited by E.T.s 8 20.00%
Don't Know or Don't want to know 3 7.50%
Maybe, i believe in E.T.s! 13 32.50%
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Old 06-30-2009, 11:40 PM
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Default Do You Believe Earth is/has been visited by E.T.s?

I believe it is a possibility, though i has never had a close encounter.
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Old 06-30-2009, 11:44 PM
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No.

But I will be pleasantly surprised if one came down and says to the world "nice to be back."
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Old 07-01-2009, 12:13 AM
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Hell no. Considering the astounding distance between us and everything else beyond our solar system and how incredibly difficult it has been for us just to get to our own lone sattelite, I don't think even the most advanced civilization could simply bee-bop over to our insignificant planet, or would find us interesting enough to do so. If they're that advanced, then they've been where we've been, done what we've done and nothing we do is any surprise to them whatsoever. If you're that far ahead, why bother looking back? It just doesn't make sense, unless they just can't get enough of "I Love Lucy".
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Old 07-01-2009, 12:21 AM
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So MH,

How do you explain all the stories about close encounters. Surely, where there is smoke there must be some fire, no?
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Old 07-01-2009, 12:32 AM
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So MH,

How do you explain all the stories about close encounters. Surely, where there is smoke there must be some fire, no?
Some people lead very colorful fantasy lives. Others, are just plain looney. And smoke is involved allright, and it usually involves a controlled dangerous substance like Marijhuana or Hashish.
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I would think that if a species is curious enough to explore space, they'd be curious enough to take a peek at us too.
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If they're that advanced, then they've been where we've been, done what we've done and nothing we do is any surprise to them whatsoever. If you're that far ahead, why bother looking back? It just doesn't make sense, unless they just can't get enough of "I Love Lucy".
They could sell us in slavery . You're never to advanced to make good money.
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I've considered options, and I really hope that there is E.T. life out there, because otherwise why even bother exploring the cosmos? Once we are able to conquer our planet and live in peace with each other (which will take a very long time), then what? I think for sanity's sake there need to be aliens!
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So MH,

How do you explain all the stories about close encounters. Surely, where there is smoke there must be some fire, no?
I believe some of the people who claim to have experienced these things did, in fact, see something unusual that is not yet explained.

However, it is a breach of logic to jump instantly to the conclusion that just because something flies and is unexplained, that it must therefore be aliens from outer space. It could be any number of other things, including something we haven't yet imagined.
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Old 07-01-2009, 07:24 AM
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It could be any number of other things, including something we haven't yet imagined.
I stay with "Ockham's Razor" on this.
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