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    Thumbs up HEY! LET'S BUY A PLANE AND RE-ENACT 9/11

    Entrepreneur raising $1.5 million so he can buy a plane and re-enact 9/11

    An American businessman now living in Taiwan announced plans to raise $1.5 million in order to fund what he calls a ‘recreation’ of the 9/11 attack in New York City, Jezebel reported.

    “If you doubt anything about 9/11, we want to blast this to smithereens,” Paul Salo said in a video posted from Taiwan, where he now resides. “Or, we want to prove you completely right.”

    Salo’s online fundraiser, he said, will use the money to buy “a 747 or equivalent aircraft that’s about to go out of service” and “a building that’s about to be torn down in the countryside” and crash the plane into the building at 500 miles an hour.

    “We probably will find out that it was a similar physics as what happened on 9/11, OK? I believe that actually 9/11, some guys flew airplanes in there,” he says in the video. “But at the same time, hey, I’m no dummy. Maybe it’s not true. I want to find out too. I want to fly that sucker in there. We’re going to find out exactly what happens when something goes 500 miles an hour into a building full of fuel.”

    According to Salo’s campaign page, anyone who contributes $5,000 to his project will get a “front row seat” for the collision, as well as a recording of it by what he describes as “top notch cinematographers.”

    “Streaming video from the plane, the building and full inspections before and after,” he promises on the site. “You will see it all. And meet like minded folk. It will be an epic event however it turns out.”

    He also insisted on the site that he does not wish to disrespect the people who died during the attacks.

    “We all have belief in the official line somewhere between black and white on each extreme. We are not a team of tin foil hats. Of truthers. We just want to see it,” he wrote. “And, as I said, let what happens happen. Either way, you’ll be there either online or off and can participate on some level.”

    Watch Salo’s video announcement regarding the campaign, as posted online, below.



    http://www.rawstory.com/2016/05/we-w...11-recreation/

    September 11th Redux

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    I guess that's one way to waste 1.5 million and prove to the world that your the king of the Tin Foil hat people. There is no way in hell you could recreate every aspect of that crash. There are way too many variables.
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    Commercial Jet impact into building.

    Destruction of several floors

    Floors above damaged floors pancake down

    Building collapses



    Plane + Building + gravity = what happened


    I'll take only a million bucks even steven for that information, a savings of $500,000!

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    He should be on that plane so he can fully experience what happened.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Greenpaw View Post
    Commercial Jet impact into building.

    Destruction of several floors

    Floors above damaged floors pancake down

    Building collapses



    Plane + Building + gravity = what happened


    I'll take only a million bucks even steven for that information, a savings of $500,000!
    I did a paper in college on this. It took somewhere around an hour or two of real basic researching to debunk the whole secondary explosive/jet fuel can't melt steel theories. I'd also gladly offer my google and wikipedia skills, plus 2 hours of my time for a chunk of that change.

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    God y'all, haven't you all figured out that 9/11 was nothing more than a hologram? It didn't happen.

    Plus, all major U.S. Airlines carry missiles underneath the fuselage. Do you think those are engine pylons that hold the weight of the engines? Think again.

    On a related note, my wife and I just purchased our tickets on the original Titanic. There has always been this vicious rumor that it sank, but it really didn't. We plan on sailing around part of the world, at least to the edge, because the earth is flat.
    I'll take pictures and share in our adventure.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Hurricane Halen View Post
    God y'all, haven't you all figured out that 9/11 was nothing more than a hologram? It didn't happen.

    Plus, all major U.S. Airlines carry missiles underneath the fuselage. Do you think those are engine pylons that hold the weight of the engines? Think again.

    On a related note, my wife and I just purchased our tickets on the original Titanic. There has always been this vicious rumor that it sank, but it really didn't. We plan on sailing around part of the world, at least to the edge, because the earth is flat.
    I'll take pictures and share in our adventure.



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    An American businessman now living in Taiwan
    That's Bangkok in the video which is in Thailand. You'd think the reporters could at least get the country right.

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    Quote Originally Posted by VH122 View Post
    Was that you and wifey recording that Mike Tyson fight with your iPhone?
    iPhones aren't real. It was a beta cam.

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    Please, sir, if you're reading this, please please donate that money instead to any homeless or starving people around the world.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Van Squalen View Post
    Please, sir, if you're reading this, please please donate that money instead to any homeless or starving people around the world.
    Or 9/11 victim's families

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    This is just a bad idea.
    I'm just here.

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    I read this story in the paper the other day, and thought it was a bit much.
    Then again, there are those who'd like to witness the outcome. I personally think the $$$ would be better spent it other ways, for various reasons.

    Not to mention the fact that (as has been pointed out^^^) there are so many variables and differences between such a "test" and the actual 9/11 events, that this proposed spectacle would likely raise more questions than answers. Much like 9/11 itself...
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    Although it is a interesting subject to pull off, there are a couple of things that don't jell with me. This guy seems like a child wanting to knock down a his lego set for the enjoyment of it. 2. There have been numerous studies on what actually happened during this entire day, regarding the Boeing 757 and 767's, the buildings themselves, the damage brought forth to each structure and what caused them to actually collapse. Many scientific types, not only in physics, but computers, structural engineering, etc, were able to reconstruct this event using super computers, special effect graphics and the science behind it all. And with that, came many videos that are readily available on YT.

    My problem with this all, other than the fact this guys over excitement about the project, is that it's gonna open old wounds for a shit load of people. I believe, for the most part, people, (esp those who actually lost love ones), have found some type of closure and have moved on with their lives. Not that any one of any of us will ever forget this day, but time has pasted. To hash this all out again just for the shit and giggles of it all and the super cool video, just seems a bit pointless and wasteful. Those of us who aren't bat shit crazy....we know what happened on 9/11 and I believe we understand the consequences of what transpired.
    I just don't see it as a good idea and pretty much pointless.

    Can we re-sink the Titanic next? Or maybe, blow up a mock space shuttle?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hurricane Halen View Post
    Although it is a interesting subject to pull off, there are a couple of things that don't jell with me. This guy seems like a child wanting to knock down a his lego set for the enjoyment of it. 2. There have been numerous studies on what actually happened during this entire day, regarding the Boeing 757 and 767's, the buildings themselves, the damage brought forth to each structure and what caused them to actually collapse. Many scientific types, not only in physics, but computers, structural engineering, etc, were able to reconstruct this event using super computers, special effect graphics and the science behind it all. And with that, came many videos that are readily available on YT.

    My problem with this all, other than the fact this guys over excitement about the project, is that it's gonna open old wounds for a shit load of people. I believe, for the most part, people, (esp those who actually lost love ones), have found some type of closure and have moved on with their lives. Not that any one of any of us will ever forget this day, but time has pasted. To hash this all out again just for the shit and giggles of it all and the super cool video, just seems a bit pointless and wasteful. Those of us who aren't bat shit crazy....we know what happened on 9/11 and I believe we understand the consequences of what transpired.
    I just don't see it as a good idea and pretty much pointless.

    Can we re-sink the Titanic next? Or maybe, blow up a mock space shuttle?

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