Making money off the conspiracy theory

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littlebum2002

Making money off the conspiracy theory
« on: April 28, 2008, 10:40:27 AM »
OK, I read the FAQ, and it states that about 12 people in the whole world are in on a conspiracy to convince others the world is round to make money. OK, I can go along with that.

However, it still does not state HOW they make money. SO far, their business model look ssomewhat like this:

1. Spend billions convincing people the earth is round.
2. ???
3. Profit


What exactly is phase 2 again?

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Re: Making money off the conspiracy theory
« Reply #1 on: April 28, 2008, 11:14:18 AM »
I'll save you some time:

Money NOT spent on going into space = money spent elsewhere. Also, it can't be proven.

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Re: Making money off the conspiracy theory
« Reply #2 on: April 28, 2008, 11:16:50 AM »
NASA's game plan:

1. Get trillions in funding from the government
2. Spend maybe a couple billion faking a space program
3. profit!

Fixed.  See how logical it is?
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Re: Making money off the conspiracy theory
« Reply #3 on: April 28, 2008, 12:01:56 PM »
I'm so adjective, I verb nouns!

Re: Making money off the conspiracy theory
« Reply #4 on: April 28, 2008, 12:08:34 PM »
I'm so adjective, I verb nouns!

Hey, me too! Wait...is this a mad lib? If so, I want to play.
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Re: Making money off the conspiracy theory
« Reply #6 on: April 28, 2008, 03:49:03 PM »
NASA's game plan:

1. Get trillions in funding from the government
2. Spend maybe a couple billion faking a space program
3. profit!

Fixed.  See how logical it is?

well then why did people believe the earth was round before NASA came along?

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Re: Making money off the conspiracy theory
« Reply #7 on: April 28, 2008, 04:07:03 PM »
My pet theory is the Bavarian Globe Makers Guild...
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Re: Making money off the conspiracy theory
« Reply #8 on: April 28, 2008, 04:14:07 PM »
my great great great great great uncle was a bavarian globe maker

I know all their secrets

the mostly revolved around hookers and debts not that the earth is flat

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Re: Making money off the conspiracy theory
« Reply #9 on: April 28, 2008, 04:23:02 PM »
NASA's game plan:

1. Get trillions in funding from the government
2. Spend maybe a couple billion faking a space program
3. profit!

Fixed.  See how logical it is?

well then why did people believe the earth was round before NASA came along?

It was a hypothesis that was treated as fact before it even had a chance of being disproven.
Where did you educate the biology, in toulet?

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Re: Making money off the conspiracy theory
« Reply #10 on: April 28, 2008, 07:13:05 PM »
NASA's game plan:

1. Get trillions in funding from the government
2. Spend maybe a couple billion faking a space program
3. profit!

Fixed.  See how logical it is?

Have you guys seen NASA's budget lately?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NASA_budget

Have you seen the military's budget?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Military_budget_of_the_United_States

Sorry, but the conspiracy picked the wrong industry to make the big bucks.
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Re: Making money off the conspiracy theory
« Reply #11 on: April 28, 2008, 07:14:55 PM »
Yeah, 17 billion dollars for the year is so not worth it.  ::)
Where did you educate the biology, in toulet?

Re: Making money off the conspiracy theory
« Reply #12 on: April 28, 2008, 07:36:45 PM »
Yeah, 17 billion dollars for the year is so not worth it.  ::)
no its not

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Re: Making money off the conspiracy theory
« Reply #13 on: April 28, 2008, 07:47:53 PM »
NASA's game plan:

1. Get trillions in funding from the government
2. Spend maybe a couple billion faking a space program
3. profit!

Fixed.  See how logical it is?

well then why did people believe the earth was round before NASA came along?

Careful observation of the world around them.

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Re: Making money off the conspiracy theory
« Reply #14 on: April 28, 2008, 08:11:30 PM »
Yeah, 17 billion dollars for the year is so not worth it.  ::)

As opposed to $439 billion for defense...
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Re: Making money off the conspiracy theory
« Reply #15 on: April 28, 2008, 08:43:24 PM »
Yeah, 17 billion dollars for the year is so not worth it.  ::)

As opposed to $439 billion for defense...

Unfortunately, that money seems tied up, unless the Iraq War is all a conspiracy as well...
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Re: Making money off the conspiracy theory
« Reply #16 on: April 28, 2008, 08:43:47 PM »
Sorry, but the conspiracy picked the wrong industry to make the big bucks.

You don't think the conspirators in the defense industry already have that covered? There's plenty of money for all kinds of conspiracies here.

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Re: Making money off the conspiracy theory
« Reply #17 on: April 28, 2008, 08:54:39 PM »
The conspiracy has no ground to stand on. I've yet to see a shred of evidence. There isn't even a crazy guy out there pretending he used to work for this crazy conspiracy like the Alien theories have. They don't even have books from paranoid guys saying "omg the government put shit in my brian because I knew the world was flat."

The conspiracy doesn't need the earth to be flat. The flat earth needs the conspiracy.
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Re: Making money off the conspiracy theory
« Reply #18 on: April 28, 2008, 09:39:27 PM »
The conspiracy has no ground to stand on. I've yet to see a shred of evidence. There isn't even a crazy guy out there pretending he used to work for this crazy conspiracy like the Alien theories have. They don't even have books from paranoid guys saying "omg the government put shit in my brian because I knew the world was flat."

The conspiracy doesn't need the earth to be flat. The flat earth needs the conspiracy.

That's because UFO crazies are out for attention, and former conspirators in a real conspiracy would be killed. Like Rodney Marks after he found the ice wall. Or James Cook. Or Charles Clerke who BOTH mysteriously died on their way back from the 3rd Cook expedition. I suspect they found the ice wall as well...
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Re: Making money off the conspiracy theory
« Reply #19 on: April 29, 2008, 05:55:09 AM »
My instincts tell me that the conspiracy has its fingers in quite a few pies.  I'm sure thats not the only way they are making money or gaining power - ignoring whatever is beyond the icewall.
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Re: Making money off the conspiracy theory
« Reply #20 on: April 29, 2008, 07:17:14 AM »
I'm making it my life's ambition to find evidence of the conspiracy.
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Re: Making money off the conspiracy theory
« Reply #21 on: April 29, 2008, 08:26:40 AM »
I'm making it my life's ambition to find evidence of the conspiracy.

Godspeed, and be careful.
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Re: Making money off the conspiracy theory
« Reply #22 on: April 29, 2008, 08:42:04 AM »
If I ever stop posting, you'll know they got me


And hopefully if I ever stop posting, you'll come rescue me, right?
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Re: Making money off the conspiracy theory
« Reply #23 on: April 29, 2008, 09:02:26 AM »
Yeah, 17 billion dollars for the year is so not worth it.  ::)

As opposed to $439 billion for defense...

Unfortunately, that money seems tied up, unless the Iraq War is all a conspiracy as well...

That $439 billion does not include Iraq, which is an unrelated oil based conspiracy.
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Re: Making money off the conspiracy theory
« Reply #24 on: April 29, 2008, 09:46:01 AM »
The oil conspiracy sucks, unless the oil companies are just trying to piss people off with gas prices. Er, I'm sorry... petrol::)

Anyway you're right. Space is not a money market.

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Re: Making money off the conspiracy theory
« Reply #25 on: April 29, 2008, 10:22:53 AM »
If I ever stop posting, you'll know they got me


And hopefully if I ever stop posting, you'll come rescue me, right?
But of course.
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Re: Making money off the conspiracy theory
« Reply #26 on: April 29, 2008, 11:32:15 AM »
The oil conspiracy sucks, unless the oil companies are just trying to piss people off with gas prices. Er, I'm sorry... petrol::)

Anyway you're right. Space is not a money market.

I don't understand why Americalanders call it gas, cos well, its not a gas  :-\
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Re: Making money off the conspiracy theory
« Reply #27 on: April 29, 2008, 11:33:25 AM »
If I ever stop posting, you'll know they got me


And hopefully if I ever stop posting, you'll come rescue me, right?
But of course.

Good. Make sure you recue me in a really cool stylee so that they can make a film about it afterwards
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Re: Making money off the conspiracy theory
« Reply #28 on: April 29, 2008, 12:34:19 PM »
If I ever stop posting, you'll know they got me


And hopefully if I ever stop posting, you'll come rescue me, right?
But of course.

Good. Make sure you recue me in a really cool stylee so that they can make a film about it afterwards

If for some reason username could not rescue you and I were to rescue you, I would hope they had dangled you above a volcano, then I would jump off of the rim of the volcano, grab on to the rope you were hanging from , untie you (being sure to keep a good grip of your wrist and the rope), then kick my legs to start swinging until I was swinging far enough to jump back to the rim of the volcano. If they did not hang you over a volcano I would rescue you from whatever they did, then hang you over a volcano and do what I explained above.

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Re: Making money off the conspiracy theory
« Reply #29 on: April 29, 2008, 12:40:41 PM »
thanks...
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