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Old 01-31-2006, 12:49 PM   #1  
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So, maybe I have been living under a rock all this time, but I have only recently heard of this things called chemtrails. From what I have read, it seems that there is a group of people who believe that a contrail should last no more than 5 minutes, and if it does then it is a chemtrail. They seem to believe that the government is spraying chemicals, from some unknown reason.

I saw some pictures of the supposed chemtrails, and they looked like contrails. I personnaly think it is all crap, and just some guys poor understanding of meteorology, and have tried to explain that to some of these people, but they won't hear it, because contrails, by some unknown law, can only last a short time.

Have you guys heard about this stuff, and what are your opinions??

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Old 01-31-2006, 01:07 PM   #2  
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played a golf with one of those tree-hugger types last year who spent the first 5 holes complaining about how the airlines are shortening our life spans. the next 13 holes he decided to complain about how contrails ruin his blue sky and how the EWR traffic makes him suffer day in and day out...

... meanwhile, i spent 18 holes kickin' his ass, taking his money, and demolishing his pride
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If they hate the luxurys that the technologies affords them maybe we should buy them a ticket to a country that contrials would be the less of their worries.
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Old 01-31-2006, 01:56 PM   #4  
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Well, from what it seems, they don't think all contrails are chemtrails, just the ones that last more than 5 minutes.

I can imagine seeing these people sitting in lawn chairs, with tin foil hats on, and a timer, timing each contrail, then when it exccedes 5 minutes they start running and yelling about the government spraying them with chemicals. I kinda feel bad for them.

I thought I was the only one who had to deal with these people.
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I have a good friend,who is probably one of the smartest people I know,He is an aviation genious, He owns/maintains and flys a very impressive collection of aircraft. He introduced me to the world of Warbirds and I look up to him for alot of Knowledge, not all of it Aviation related. He believes wholeheartedly that the government is up to no good with the chemtrails. I have spent some time listening, but I just cant buy into it and I dont have the gumption to tell him he's a bit nuts...Here's some reading for ya...
http://www.anomalies-unlimited.com/Chemtrails.html

http://www.apfn.org/apfn/contrails.htm

http://www.coasttocoastam.com/
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Most of the people that believe this are the same conspiracy theorists that swear there was a second gunman, that we didn't land on the moon, and the "victims" of 9-11 are in the witness protection program because it was an elaborate plot to bring us to war. Oh, the second plane to hit the towers was also a specially modified missile plane painted in a UA scheme. These people also typically like to answer a question with another question.

Yeah... Chemtrails.
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You're fu*king kidding me, right?

Your pilot license should be revoked just for posting this. What sort of chemicals do you put in YOUR fuel tank?

All jet engines make a lot of water as a byproduct of combustion. It's real cold up in the flight levels. Contrails are ice crystals illuminated by sunlight. Depending on altitude, humidity, winds aloft, they could last a long time or not be visible at all. High altitude clouds are also frozen water droplets. Contrails are basically long, narrow clouds.

Some old, old jets might actually produce some real smoke.
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Have you ever seen American Idol and the people who try out for that. If so, you know exactly what kind of people we are dealing with. Who else would have thought such a thing.
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No wait, Maybe that's why gas cost so much these days. Someone has to pay for the chemicals.
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You're fu*king kidding me, right?

Your pilot license should be revoked just for posting this. What sort of chemicals do you put in YOUR fuel tank?

All jet engines make a lot of water as a byproduct of combustion. It's real cold up in the flight levels. Contrails are ice crystals illuminated by sunlight. Depending on altitude, humidity, winds aloft, they could last a long time or not be visible at all. High altitude clouds are also frozen water droplets. Contrails are basically long, narrow clouds.

Some old, old jets might actually produce some real smoke.
LoL, calm down, I don't believe in chemtrails, I had encountered someone who did, and they went on and on, and I was wondering if anyone else heard of this stuff, because it was the first time I had heard about it.

The guy had me watch a video on it, and in the first 4 minutes you could tell that the guy in the video had next to no knowledge on meteorology.
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