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georger

Oct 4, 2012, 11:02 PM
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In reply to:
I don't usually double-post, but I've been giving thought again to holding a DB Cooper Whatever Thing at the Auburn Avenue Theatre next August.

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Blevins, how many times are you going to do the it's-on-again, it's-off-again routine? Don't get pissed, throw a temper tantrum, and threaten to quit when things (like the tentative agenda) don't go your way. It's a broken record, like most of your posts. MeyerLouie

Says he doesn't double post. He usually quintuple
posts - CoolLaughUnsure

Since I dont see his shit any more except when
people reply to his "shit" his most often posted
words on internet posts everywhere are:

stupid
hate
personal
its personal with ...
you didnt ...
lie

Guy seems very obsessed or something.

I wonder why he bothers. LaughShocked


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georger

Oct 4, 2012, 11:08 PM
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Skyjack 71 says:

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'PRESENT your SUSPECT!
The thread admitted in the majority Kenney was not Cooper. WHERE ARE your arguments that the suspect I present - WAS not Cooper?'

Insufficient evidence. And you didn't answer the simple questions I asked back there a couple of posts.

INSUFFIENT INFORMATION TO UNDERSTAND THE QUESTION.

DID YOU VIEW THE LAST PHOTO OF WEBER I PRESENTED TO THE THREAD? HAS THE FBI VIEWED THAT PHOTO OF WEBER? HAS THE FBI OR THE WITNESSES VIEWED THE PHOTOS OF WEBER THE FBI DID NOT ASK ME FOR A PHOTO OF WEBER (THE SUPPOSEDLY USED ONLY THE OLD FILE PHOTO THEY HAD)UNTIL 2000.

THOSE I MADE AVAILABLE ON THIS THREAD OF RECENT - HAS ANY OF THE WITNESSES SEEN THOSE PHOTO - OF COURSE NOT AND THEY WON'T IF THE FBI DOES NOT CONTACT THEM.

Is Frankenblev after you now? Crazy
Funny.

I guess he's run out of easy victims.. Cool

He always picks on the weak and harmless.
Must have a perversion of something.
Gray was right about that guy!
Gray knew something!

He's taking you on to save you! Crazy
(and be a hero!)


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RobertMBlevins

Oct 5, 2012, 12:07 AM
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The only stupid people are the ones who don't learn from their mistakes. Give it up on your phony 'I speak for Geoff Gray' quotes. Your credibility is completely gone.

What happened to your 'delete me from your browser' stuff? I thought this was my lucky day when you said that.

If I'm obsessed with anything, it's probably helping kids in our local schools, getting the poorer ones books to read, and making true authors out of the ones I can.

That's pretty much it. You, on the other hand, spend most of your time inventing new insults about people you haven't even met. I'm sorry your life is so unsatisfied that you have to do these things to bolster it a bit. Negativity exudes from you like a bad smell.

But that is a personal problem, and no concern of mine.

Instead of cat photos, you get Camping Pictures this time.


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Farflung

Oct 5, 2012, 8:23 AM
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Skyjack71 SHOUTS with typical self righteous indignation:

PRESENT your SUSPECT!

Here’s the problem with the inferred ownership of a suspect. NO ONE can own the DB Cooper story any more than one can own any piece of history. YOU can, and do own, a massive piece of fiction you have mindlessly cobbled together which no one is interested in reading about.

The FBI isn’t committing all these acts of collusion, obstruction of justice and whatever other felonies you constantly accuse them of perpetrating. You jump to that conclusion because they won’t do what YOU demand by ‘confronting’ them. Gee, the FBI ignores you because they are incompetent or corrupt instead of you simply being an unpleasant person, who they evade like any sane and rational individual would.

‘My’ suspect is contained within the long held laws of physics and observable, therefore measurable parameters. Like the probable ellipse which contains the flight track of 305, with a probability deep into the 97th percentile, instead of some Sasquatch based fantasy, crafted with nothing more than force of will. Some people would be humiliated by the suggestion of an electronic men’s girdle which receives navigation signals for example. But ignorance being bliss, shelters one from the sting of ridicule typically associated with unicorns or Elvis sightings at Burger Kings.

I can accept that Cooper lived, and I can accept Cooper was killed at the same time. Yes, if there is information which supports both, then until some compelling and verified data proves something else, the condition remains static. I save a lot of energy not having to put ‘MY’ suspect in every conceivable situation via fabrication and false witness.

What ‘MY’ suspect can’t do is engage in time travel or change geography any more than he could inseminate several of the mother’s who have children that comment on this thread. That alone, should qualify one for admittance to a state sponsored laughing academy.

I will continue to cross-check and validate any data which is presented with faux authority no matter how utterly absurd it is on the surface, and endlessly repeated. I do this since fantasy doesn’t have source material because it is always crap made up from wishful thinking and repetitive publication. Everyone should welcome having their data verified, just like Kenny was getting his height nailed down with a varied and collaborative effort, till someone had a tantrum. It’s good to try and think downstream once and a while. But you won’t.

There are plenty of people out there that are more than willing to say exactly what you want to hear. Typically for some price, be it money or dignity, you will pay. Some people were NOT saying what you wanted to hear, causing you to crow and complain how “other suspects” need to be discussed in typical passive aggressive steering. When challenged that you merely suffered from butthurt because Duane wasn’t mentioned, you pulled out the ever reliable denial card and put the spot light on your mind numbingly, repetitive mention of Duane, and enjoyed the push back that it richly deserves.

In a delightfully ironic response to my comment about your endless quibbling, you masterfully answered seven (7) binary, yes/no questions asked by RobertMBlevins with typical quibbling. Not a single YES or NO; simply exquisite in timing and the sheer state of oblivion in which it must have been crafted. Priceless.


Farflung

Oct 5, 2012, 8:53 AM
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Skyjack71 continues to steer the conversation with:


“WHERE ARE your arguments that the suspect I present - WAS not Cooper?”


By the “suspect YOU present” do you mean Duane? Because that’s so smooth how you infer Duane without actually typing Duane. Is Duane one of the ‘other suspects’ YOU wanted to discuss? No, you already denied trying to steer or manipulate the thread to talking about Duane.

Since YOU wanted to discuss ‘other suspects’ AND wasn’t using that as a foil to mean Duane, I can’t and won’t comment since we are now dedicated to discussing ‘other suspects’ as YOU demanded. Think downstream!


RobertMBlevins

Oct 5, 2012, 12:24 PM
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For the record: I haven't completely dismissed the idea that Duane Weber could have been Cooper. But like others, I just want to see/touch/taste a bit of real evidence about it. And then have the right (as others do to me regularly, LOL) to slap that evidence around like a red-haired stepchild. To explore it, turn it over and see the back, to verify it as possibly valid. Smile

Logic dictates the following: If KC can't be proven to be the guy who did it, then perhaps it's someone else.

I've also had another, totally unrelated thought lately. It's possible the Seattle FBI is withholding one or two key points about the hijacking, or the hijacker himself, in order to qualify any future suspect who becomes a SERIOUS suspect. The only hole in that logic is why they weren't able to use such withholding to eliminate Uncle LD Cooper right away. It remains a mystery to me how the hell they swallowed Marla's story so quickly and went public with it.

Later, it was discovered even Marla's own family refused to back that story. Then a potential publisher dropped her. She still has a cute derriere, though. Smile


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Farflung

Oct 5, 2012, 12:47 PM
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RobertMBlevins writes as if his hands are guided by some cosmic force with a huge sense of humor:


Logic dictates the following: If KC can't be proven to be the guy who did it, then perhaps it's someone else.”



I can say with one hundred percent certainty

(100%)

O-N-E H-U-N-D-R-E-D P-E-R-C-E-N-T

Logic does NOT dictate any such thing!!!! Oh, mah gawwwwwwwwd!!!!!!!

Try and follow along:

If KC can’t be proven to be the guy who did it,

THEN (insert incredulous, slap yourself pause)……

Perhaps (PERHAPS!!!! (as in just maybe)) it’s someone else.

I need a drink.


377  (F 666)

Oct 5, 2012, 1:00 PM
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Belvins wrote:
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It remains a mystery to me how the hell they swallowed Marla's story so quickly and went public with it.

Did the FBI really swallow it or did Marla merely claim that the FBI really swallowed it?

Maybe Ayn Dietrich got a little carried away in speaking with a foreign journalist. That doesnt mean that the FBI really thought LDC was DBC.
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... June 2011 when PIO Ayn Dietrich told British journalist Alex Hannaford that the Bureau had its “most promising lead” in nearly forty years. Hannaford published that tidbit in the London Sunday Telegraph on Saturday, July 30, and the news exploded on the wire services.

Quote:
"With any lead our first step is to assess how credible it is," said Sandalo Dietrich, spokeswoman for the FBI's Seattle office, where the Cooper evidence is kept. "Having this come through another law enforcement [agency], having looked it over when we got it - it seems pretty interesting."

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The FBI, which has chased more than 1,000 leads over the years and checked out countless names, revealed earlier this week "a promising lead" had led them to a man who had died about 10 years ago. The bureau said it has been investigating the lead for more than a year while cautioning that a major break in the case wasn't imminent.

Marla said:
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“He (Eng) told me that he will be closing down the case after the findings are reported regardless of whether they find a match or not,” she said.

Marla also said
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In an exclusive interview with the Mountain News on December 1, Marla further declared that Mr. Eng had also told her he is “convinced” her uncle is DB Cooper.

In Cooper matters where the facts are scrambled, Bruce Smith usually sorts them out. Witness his masterful job investigating the ownership of the Cooper chutes.

So I'll defer to Bruce as to how much the FBI really swallowed Marla's story. What say you Bruce?

BTW here is a nice photo of Tom K and Marla: http://themountainnewswa.net/...l-close-case-shortly

I wonder what Marla is up to now? She sure lit things up for a while.

377


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georger

Oct 5, 2012, 1:36 PM
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RobertMBlevins writes as if his hands are guided by some cosmic force with a huge sense of humor:


Logic dictates the following: If KC can't be proven to be the guy who did it, then perhaps it's someone else.”



I can say with one hundred percent certainty

(100%)

O-N-E H-U-N-D-R-E-D P-E-R-C-E-N-T

Logic does NOT dictate any such thing!!!! Oh, mah gawwwwwwwwd!!!!!!!

Try and follow along:

If KC can’t be proven to be the guy who did it,

THEN (insert incredulous, slap yourself pause)……

Perhaps (PERHAPS!!!! (as in just maybe)) it’s someone else.

I need a drink.

Did the person actually say that!!! ???

Logic dictates the following: If KC can't be proven to be the guy who did it, then perhaps it's someone else.”

q CDR-0.5 = very mild dementia
q CDR-1 = mild
q CDR-2 = moderate
q CDR-3 = severe


Farflung

Oct 5, 2012, 1:39 PM
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The word?


http://www.youtube.com/...&feature=related


Perhaps, just perhaps.
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georger

Oct 5, 2012, 1:40 PM
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Belvins wrote:
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It remains a mystery to me how the hell they swallowed Marla's story so quickly and went public with it.

Did the FBI really swallow it or did Marla merely claim that the FBI really swallowed it?

Maybe Ayn Dietrich got a little carried away in speaking with a foreign journalist. That doesnt mean that the FBI really thought LDC was DBC.
Quote:
... June 2011 when PIO Ayn Dietrich told British journalist Alex Hannaford that the Bureau had its “most promising lead” in nearly forty years. Hannaford published that tidbit in the London Sunday Telegraph on Saturday, July 30, and the news exploded on the wire services.

Quote:
"With any lead our first step is to assess how credible it is," said Sandalo Dietrich, spokeswoman for the FBI's Seattle office, where the Cooper evidence is kept. "Having this come through another law enforcement [agency], having looked it over when we got it - it seems pretty interesting."

Quote:
The FBI, which has chased more than 1,000 leads over the years and checked out countless names, revealed earlier this week "a promising lead" had led them to a man who had died about 10 years ago. The bureau said it has been investigating the lead for more than a year while cautioning that a major break in the case wasn't imminent.

Marla said:
Quote:
“He (Eng) told me that he will be closing down the case after the findings are reported regardless of whether they find a match or not,” she said.

Marla also said
Quote:
In an exclusive interview with the Mountain News on December 1, Marla further declared that Mr. Eng had also told her he is “convinced” her uncle is DB Cooper.

In Cooper matters where the facts are scrambled, Bruce Smith usually sorts them out. Witness his masterful job investigating the ownership of the Cooper chutes.

So I'll defer to Bruce as to how much the FBI really swallowed Marla's story. What say you Bruce?

BTW here is a nice photo of Tom K and Marla: http://themountainnewswa.net/...l-close-case-shortly

I wonder what Marla is up to now? She sure lit things up for a while.

377


I agree. Was kind of bad when the AB TROLL drove
her off ... if you had the choice today of Marla
versus The Troll, who would you take?

Marla could be here posting pics of her campouts,
instead!

So much for hindsight -

Crazy


377  (F 666)

Oct 5, 2012, 1:46 PM
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Georger wrote (about Marla?)
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So much for hindsight -

Good one G!

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Robert99

Oct 5, 2012, 2:07 PM
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To change the subject to something that apparently has little to do with this web page, Felix Baumgartner is scheduled to go for his 120,000 foot jump early Monday morning (October 8th), weather permitting.

It has been announced that this will be shown live. Apparently it is going to be streamed live on the Red Bull Stratos web page.

Robert99


RobertMBlevins

Oct 5, 2012, 2:32 PM
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Georger: Time to check into the Reality Hotel. Marla is only a step or two above Bob Knoss' version of events. I interviewed her, and I also know Hannaford, with whom I did an interview at a coffee shop in Burien, WA.

Marla isn't refusing to post at DZ because of me. It's the same situation as Galen Cook's:

It's because she doesn't like answering the tough questions, or facing people who know quite a bit about the details of the Cooper case. I am NOT counting myself in that group, by the way. But there are people here who are very familiar with the case and who would shoot her story full of holes in very short order. This is not an 'attack' on either Cook or Marla. It's a simple fact.

The biggest problem I have with Marla's story is this: She claimed her family was together at Thanksgiving, yet NONE of them will verify even ONE detail on her version of events. Not one. And that is a bad thing. Her sister is a no-comment, her mother would not confirm the comics, the supposed accident, or anything else. (Mother only says that 'years later I thought maybe LD could be Cooper') And her brother actually made a NEGATIVE comment about Marla's story on Marla's own Facebook page. And they were all there at the house in Sisters, OR on that particular Thanksgiving.

This does not generate confidence in her story, which by the way has changed a few times along the way. I don't think you would enjoy Marla's posts very much if she started insisting her story was true, no matter if it fit the known facts or not.

At one point, before I interviewed Marla, I tried to help her by suggesting that she get other members of her family to back her up on her version of events. She rejected this for one reason or another. She was a big waste of everyones' time: The media, the public, her former publisher, Cooper investigators, and the Seattle FBI.

As far as her claims that Eng was dropping the case (this was said 13 months ago) the Seattle FBI has NOT dropped the case, and there is no confirmation that Eng actually told Marla he was convinced LD was the hijacker. If you combine that with her full-of-holes story, it's obvious that those statements are probably inaccurate.

FYI: I have to watch this Edge of Space jump by Felix Baumgartner. You can find everything HERE.


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377  (F 666)

Oct 5, 2012, 2:35 PM
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Cool.

It's all about the life support gear, so pray for no malfunctions. Red Bull has spent millions and bought the every best engineering and equipment designed to insure Felix's survival.

Nick Piantanida tried several times to do this jump on a budget and died trying. http://artofmanliness.com/...magnificent-failure/

Its brutal up at those altitudes. You lose O2 or pressure and it's over very fast. Your blood literally boils if your pressure suit fails.

377


mrshutter45

Oct 5, 2012, 2:35 PM
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Ok.....lets go over the last few pages shall we?

KC is not Cooper
Weber is not Cooper
Blevins is not liked too much around here
Marla is still working on her book (not confirmed) still birth issues LD & Dewey to hurdle over!!
BK might be in a Sh$t load of trouble
Farf needs a drink (right behind ya)

Nutshell Cool Film at 11 Cool


georger

Oct 5, 2012, 2:46 PM
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Farf needs a drink (right behind ya)

Nutshell Cool Film at 11 Cool
drink (right behind ya
and moi)


377  (F 666)

Oct 5, 2012, 2:52 PM
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Blevins wrote about Marla
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She was a big waste of everyones' time: The media, the public, her former publisher, Cooper investigators, and the Seattle FBI.

I dont count my time with Marla as wasted.

We had some detailed conversations about 1970s vintage CB walkie talkies, a subject dear to her heart and mine.

Does it get any better than that? Wink

Breaker Breaker, looking for that Tail Dragger in Oregon (see below)

377
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RobertMBlevins

Oct 5, 2012, 2:55 PM
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Joe Kittinger is The Man, IMHO...being The Guy With the Record. And he's assisting the Red Bull effort:

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'Now almost 82 years old, Kittinger has not still not retired to a life of golf and prune juice. In fact, in a way his life has come full circle. He is a member of the Red Bull Stratos project which for over three years has been working on a mission to get Felix Baumgartner to break the speed of sound by having him jump from 23 miles up. Kittinger is advising Felix on how to do what no other man has been able to in half a century-break his record for the longest, loneliest leap...'

Hope he doesn't fall TOO fast. I don't think he has a heat shield. Cool

377: I'm sure Marla has some positive assets. I've seen her pictures. I only meant that her basically unsupported claims were a waste of time on a lot of folks in the Cooper case.

Haven't used a CB in years. My handle when I did was Viking. CB isn't dead, either. Like disco, it still has a lot of fans.


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mrshutter45

Oct 5, 2012, 3:01 PM
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Blevins wrote about Marla
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She was a big waste of everyones' time: The media, the public, her former publisher, Cooper investigators, and the Seattle FBI.

I dont count my time with Marla as wasted.

We had some detailed conversations about 1970s vintage CB walkie talkies, a subject dear to her heart and mine.

Does it get any better than that? Wink

Breaker Breaker, looking for that Tail Dragger in Oregon (see below)

377

I remember those cards they were called wallpaper, you would typically hang them on the wall around your station Cool


mrshutter45

Oct 5, 2012, 3:04 PM
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Joe Kittinger is The Man, IMHO...being The Guy With the Record. And he's assisting the Red Bull effort:

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'Now almost 82 years old, Kittinger has not still not retired to a life of golf and prune juice. In fact, in a way his life has come full circle. He is a member of the Red Bull Stratos project which for over three years has been working on a mission to get Felix Baumgartner to break the speed of sound by having him jump from 23 miles up. Kittinger is advising Felix on how to do what no other man has been able to in half a century-break his record for the longest, loneliest leap...'

Hope he doesn't fall TOO fast. I don't think he has a heat shield. Cool

377: I'm sure Marla has some positive assets. I've seen her pictures. I only meant that her basically unsupported claims were a waste of time on a lot of folks in the Cooper case.

Haven't used a CB in years. My handle when I did was Viking. CB isn't dead, either. Like disco, it still has a lot of fans.

I was the Blue Max and when I would shoot skip I used unit 305 down in South Florida wav'n Hello........


377  (F 666)

Oct 5, 2012, 3:07 PM
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Joe Kittinger is The Man, IMHO...being The Guy With the Record. And he's assisting the Red Bull effort:

Indeed he is. I met him once, nice guy with a lot of aviation experience beyond the balloon feat. Joe is revered in the jumper community, an Original Gangsta.
I stupidly forgot to have Joe sign my logbook.

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RobertMBlevins

Oct 5, 2012, 3:12 PM
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The word?


http://www.youtube.com/...&feature=related


Perhaps, just perhaps.

If you're going to post up a link to Surfin' Bird by the Trashmen...do the one that's BEST. Cool You are talking about one of my favorite songs.


MeyerLouie

Oct 5, 2012, 3:46 PM
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In reply to:
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I don't usually double-post, but I've been giving thought again to holding a DB Cooper Whatever Thing at the Auburn Avenue Theatre next August.

Now...I know a lot of you out there in ThreadLand gave me the 3rd-degree because I canceled that idea last year for Auburn Days. But here's the deal: ALMOST NO ONE WAS INTERESTED. I put up a webpage on it for six months, and got TWO EMAILS.

That's right. So I canceled the idea. Anyone with a grain of sense would have done the same. However, with the proper support I might be willing to entertain this for the second weekend of August 2013. But I have to see some REAL interest or forget it.

The Ave seats 250, has a huge pull-down screen, and a big stage for panel discussions. AB always fronts the free refreshments at the Snack Counter. Gayla passes them out. Most people think we hired her for the day, when in reality she's The Prez. Not of everything. Just AB. (*laughs*)

One of the things I want to do is collaborate with a couple of different people on a short film that covers everything truly known about the hijacking, and all the known suspects. I mean ALL of them, the ones at WIKI, even if they've been eliminated. I have great equipment and Wondershare. It can be done. I could organize this to actually work, but not with negativity and certainly not without cooperation.

People don't want to hear that Ken Christiansen might be the hijacker, not by itself. They want to hear the entire DB Cooper story from all sides, all suspects, all angles. And that includes the Seattle FBI and their efforts to solve the case.

There are some benefits to participating. For example, core organizers will get a free box seat and lunch at Emerald Downs, a photo op, minor TV on a cable sports channel, and you can see the horses up close and maybe do some betting on the races. The main event is the Pioneer Queen race, held by Auburn Days and the track co-operatively. Anyone on the Auburn Days committee gets the royal treatment. As chairman for the Auburn Theatre event each year, I'm allowed to name a limited number of folks to attend Pioneer Queen.

Trust me, this is a fun thing. I won fourteen bucks above what I paid for parking, although you can park free if you're willing to walk. And walk.

This is something which cannot be done by just one person, or even the AB staff. It is much bigger than me, or anyone in this office. I see it more as a Northwest thing. Smile

There will already be something next year guaranteed to pack the house. AB is working with the Auburn School District on our Young Writers' Project. Three kids will be signed to contracts/royalty agreements for the best three books subbed. Two will be published for Kindle, the first place winner for Kindle and six/nine paperback. Top three will be announced in the media before the event...but not the order of the winners. That will be done at the theatre. Exact time during that Saturday is still not set. Doing something for kids always brings a crowd. And why not? It's a nice thing.

Blevins, how many times are you going to do the it's-on-again, it's-off-again routine? Don't get pissed, throw a temper tantrum, and threaten to quit when things (like the tentative agenda) don't go your way. It's a broken record, like most of your posts. MeyerLouie

Is that so? Guess you must have skipped over this part of my post on that:

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'...I know a lot of you out there in ThreadLand gave me the 3rd-degree because I canceled that idea last year for Auburn Days. But here's the deal: ALMOST NO ONE WAS INTERESTED. I put up a webpage on it for six months, and got TWO EMAILS...'

THAT'S why it was canceled. Did you think I was going to pay the added expenses involved, go through months of organizing, and then no one wanted to participate? The alternate event at the theatre was a big success. By the way, it's posts like yours (see: negative) that were partly to blame.

Maybe I didn't explain myself sufficiently the last time. The theatre event is a part of Auburn Days. I am on the Auburn Days committee and I co-chair this theatre event. This means the city allows me to do whatever I wish at the theatre for the weekend. My co-chair does the Sunday stuff, I do Saturday. But this also comes with responsibilities, and the biggest one is to present to Auburn Days' Head Honcho Connie Henke an event for the theatre that people will actually attend, and/or participate. If there is no interest, then I have to decide on something else. If anyone around this place is interested my email is adventurebooksofseattleAT G frickin' mail Dot Com. Connie has told me that besides the theatre and the city employees to help us, that we might actually get a budget this time, too.

On a less smart-ass note, I have a few thoughts on what might work. A quick list:

Cooper-type parachute/money bag/briefcase demo, done by someone with access to similar items, i.e. a visual on how the skyjacker popped a chute, cut cords, and probably put together the whole jump package.

Short film about all the known suspects. Even the ones out on the edge.

Invite Geoff Gray.

Invite Himmelsbach. (although I hear he charges a fee)

Invite the retired agent who helped interview the witnesses in Seattle. (Still lives in Seattle)

Slideshow on KC. What the heck.

Dona Elliot has told me she would be willing to load up a van and bring Cooper items from Ariel and sell them from tables in the lobby. But she won't come if the program isn't solid. It's a long trip and a lot of hauling. But she's willing.

Invite the Bobby Dayton book folks. They live not far from Auburn.

Panel discussion with questions from the audience.

Now you're getting somewhere Blevins, talking about what might be on a symposium agenda. That's a step in the right direction. In addition, I would suggest asking for a demo of the flight simulation that one of our colleagues has been working on lately.

Blevins, are you getting more bold these days? Your posts these past few weeks have a "I ain't takin' no shit off anybody" kind of tone. No more Mr. Nice Guy. The change is good... I think I like it.
MeyerLouie


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Blevins, are you getting more bold these days? Your posts these past few weeks have a "I ain't takin' no shit off anybody" kind of tone. No more Mr. Nice Guy. The change is good... I think I like it.
MeyerLouie
Clipped all of the bullshit above.
So far all you have delivered is promises.

Tongue


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