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georger

Oct 8, 2012, 11:50 PM
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What the buck? I checked the reviews on the Motel Puyallup, where Bernie was tormented, and discovered that the limits of being cheap, truly knows no bounds. He wasn’t trying to lie, he was likely in the primary stages of anaphylactic shock. Bernie was probably forced to sit in a fourth generation chair, which had been thoroughly covered with male protein stains and a myriad of, yet to be identified, secretions from the several thousand previous, big sweaty, beer drinking and farting, truck drivers who waylaid a couple local strumpets in enchanting Puyallup.

Moldy peanuts, druggies and shouting matches are but a few of the delights awaiting a weary traveler. That and the heat of a camera’s light focused on the pitiful figure of an old man outnumbered by five to one. I guess if your goal is humiliation and belittlement, then a crack whore infested motif, matters little. Bernie is the most senior of senior citizens and you may not agree with him, but there’s no reason to pick on him as he may be someone’s grandfather. Another one came home to roost on you didn’t it? There’s a sound reason some struggle with thinking downstream when they shout something from the highest hilltop. It is why you appear to view things in a vacuum (Marla’s mother won’t back up her story so it is false/ Lyle won’t back up Kenny’s story so it is irrelevant), (It’s not YOUR job to check out what Lyle said on the radio/ It IS YOUR job to check out what Marla’s brother said) and select the version which compliments that moment. Then comes another day and you are in full contradiction mode and quibbling on every point. It is repetitive, just like the 40 plus times you screamed how Bernie (an 80 plus year old man) is a liar and crook.

For RobertMBlevins to constantly gloat about what ‘he’ did to Bernie is disturbing. Is there concern for Bernie’s treatment and his advanced years? Of course not, so strange for someone with ‘manners’ (read: not).

You assume a lot for someone who was not there, and did not participate in the interview. I received a detailed report about it from the producers, and spoke to the film crew. They were VERY nice to Bernie, as a matter of fact. I may check with Marisa Kagan to see if he was paid their standard $2,500 to appear...an amount he was offered, plus a chauffeur for a trip of 115 miles each way. Since Bernie sent flowers and a teddy bear to one of the producers down in LA afterward, I would say he was happy with the way they treated him. I wonder if he told his live-in girlfriend about that...

As far as Marla and her family, it wasn't just her brother who didn't back her story. Same thing with mother and sister, and they were in attendance as well. Unless you are saying you actually BELIEVE her story, and if so...you should go on the record with that.

Lyle's radio interview: Asked and answered. At least you could come up with something NEW. It doesn't matter in the slightest bit whether Lyle ever said he didn't think his brother was the hijacker. He was living halfway across the country and to my best recollection, Kenny never told him he was the hijacker. So, excuse me...but HOW EXACTLY would Lyle know the truth one way or another? You've dodged that question more than a few times because it's convenient. And what's good for the goose is good for the gander. If Lyle had said he DID think his brother was the hijacker, does that make it true? LOL. I think not.

Funny how the only logical choices you see, are
those you allow. Hannity and Himmler were good
that way too. The Jailhouse logic of thugs and
subprime property sellers and loan makers.

Actually your choices don't count. Who reviews his
own books or actions, except in Court, if he takes
the stand? Isn't that how the feud between you and
the Amazon book reviewer got started on another
website? You are always attacking somebody over
something. You seem to spend every day doing that.

It's almost as if nobody's else's opinions matter
if they don;t agree (or comply) with yours. You are
a very outspoken editorialist on a number of
websites and forums, since you joined and started
promoting Adventure Books. Your reputation and
theirs is now joined. No escaping that!

You keep saying I have never met you! Who in hell
are you here and on other websites where its all the
same with you?

And what lofty credentials inspire or condone you
to all of these "opinions" and "statements of
socalled fact", in behalf of exactly WHO ?

You keep bringing up "hard questions" -= there are
a few.

The issue may not be Geestman at all, but you.
YOU are the one with the Kenny story that got
Decoded going@! Without you there was no
program - yes? They surely were not suddenly
deciding to do a program for the public based on
Gray's little story clear back in 2007! ???

Without RobertMBlevins there would have been no
Decoded Kenny Christiansen story - right?

So put the horse before your cart for a change,
instead of behind it pushing, before trying to
sell it ? Lets see if the wheels on the cart work!


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MeyerLouie

Oct 8, 2012, 11:54 PM
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My first RESPONSE upon understanding what my husband told me in the hospital in March of 1995 was to pick up the phone regardless of the time of day or night and CALL THE FBI. Note Duane told me 'I'm Dan Coooper in March of 1995, but I did NOT know who Dan Coooper was until May of 1996.

I remember that night like it was yesterday. It was late evening and I decide to read. I usually fell asleep with a book in my hands in bed...with the lights on.
Well, you know the rest or the story - needless to say I did NOT sleep that night until I was totally emotionally exhausted.

Perhaps this is what MAKES Duane's story or Jo's story (as some like to call it) have more validity. Yet, the FBI has made more mistakes than Carters' got farter starters. Sure later (much later) I did entertain the idea of a book and movie - BUT in the long run I made the decisions.

Book - I told the story before - I canceled my "arrangement" with the writer after 3 pages of NON truths. The writers have to show sensationalism regardless of what the truths might be. This would not be until I went public in 2000.

The only other thing I have consider was the option thing regarding a movie - again this was not until after 2000. I did take measrures to protect my legal rights.

There were several others who contacted me, but the 2 above are the only ones I actually went into any detail with. There was one JT claimed I asked to do a book - but I have the original emails from my contact with her and they do NOT say ONE thing about wanting her to do a book.
I was simply contacting her out of respect for a very dear friend of mine who contacted her on my behalf.

Somehow she mistook the communication as my wanting her to do a book. I was QUICK to let her know I did not think a WOMAN would be who I would want to do the book if I ever allowed one to be done and I wanted to see what the FBI was going to do. I felt that until the FBI acknowledged Duane was Cooper that there was no story. Yet, I knew I needed to make some kind of preparation "just encase".

The vultures were circling....yet, I kept holding out. Then in 2007 along comes Blevins with Christansen and the Marla with DL. I am glad I held out and continued to fight my battle with research and the help of this thread.

All of that was right after I went public - until then the only communications I had were with friends and family and the FBI (active and retired)and JT and Doug Pasternak as he was the pivitol that helped me go public and question the investigation of the FBI. I had made contacts trying to get help with the investigation - and sometimes that led to unwanted contacts which I quickly dismissed or checked out.

The FBI sent me a letter in 1998, but I preservered and kept calling them and finding family members and when the FBI flagrantly lied to me on the phone in March of 2000 - that did it and I went public.

Five (5) yrs after I contacted the FBI I finally went public. Blevins, Porteous, Gray and Marla - couldn't get wait for the FBI to run with their STORY and that is why their STORY is just that - A STORY!

Have I accomplished my GOAL?
You THINK? I expect all of you will have opinions about that, but don't get too complacent or you might get caught with your drawers down or is this just the same old repeat we see and hear every yr about this time.

NOW, 377 - that is a REAL TEASE!
You guys have come to expect the TEASES with the fall of the first leaves each yr - haven't you?
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Jo, I'm sorry, I still haven't got past Carter's farter starters. That's a hoot, cracks me up. MeyerLouie


skyjack71

Oct 8, 2012, 11:55 PM
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It doesn't matter in the slightest bit whether Lyle ever said he didn't think his brother was the hijacker. He was living halfway across the country and to my best recollection, Kenny never told him he was the hijacker. So, excuse me...but HOW EXACTLY would Lyle know the truth one way or another? You've dodged that question more than a few times because it's convenient. And what's good for the goose is good for the gander. If Lyle had said he DID think his brother was the hijacker, does that make it true? And would you now be saying that this proves Kenny was the hijacker? LOL. I think not.


UnimpressedYou are wrong in your thinking on this Blevins. Since it was Lyle's letter written to a movie producer that somehow ended up on Porteous desk - it is IMPORTANT what Lyle's intentions were and why it took an Unsolved Mystery program for him to 'think' his brother was Cooper.

Remember the story about Christiansen was built on what Lyle started. You have to look at Lyle's motive and NOT get so defensive. Yes, you did a lot of research and questioned his contacts, but NOT other associations which has been pointed out before.

Christiansen's world was NOT just in WA...he traveled a lot...and he had friends within that circle. Those 2 women saw $$ signs and that is why Geestman was upset. What they did was what a lot of people would do if they did NOT know all of the suspects presented and that others were much more viable than Kenny.

A writer contacts family and friends of a suspect - and they start thinking - WHAT IF? Both of those lady from their photos seemed up in age. The heavier set woman whose name you concealed - was that the daughter or the mother? The other woman was pictured next to a group of photos - that woman looked younger than the heavy set one.

I have NOT read your book (do not read on line) and have not wanted to allow myself outside of my focus of my own suspect, please assist me to understand which one is which.

Was the heavier set woman the mother who lived in Twisp? Do Not Know in my mind why this I am even asking this at this time.
Which one of the women rode the horses? Mother or Daughter and which is which?


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MeyerLouie

Oct 9, 2012, 12:05 AM
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Yeah! What SHE said!

You might not agree with her, but why pick on a lady who is old enough to be almost anyone's mother on this thread?


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Hey Blevins, this is one of stupidest, most disrespectful things you've said yet here. For one thing, it's just not true -- take the time since 11/24/71, add 20 or so years, and that total is not too far behind Jo's age. That does not make her old enough to be anyone's mother here. Pathetic Blevins.....really pathetic! MeyerLouie


georger

Oct 9, 2012, 12:06 AM
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What the buck? ).

Exactly! Like a deer in the headlights.
When I finally saw the Decoded program, for a
minute, well longer than a minute, I wasnt sure who
was 'Geestman' and who was 'Blevins'! I had taken a
call and then turned back to the progrtam in
progress...

There was this droll saggy pale looking fellow with
little to say, looked depressed like somebody who
hadnt slept for three days or was ill, ... and I
thought "That's Geestman under pressure" !

Fuck me!

Turned out it was RobertMBlevins!
NOT what I expected at all. When Geestman
appeared he was older but 20 times more
animated and alive than "the low talking corpse".

The program became something of a farce, from
that point on .... and continues to be a farce with
Blevins "the weakest link".

I must be missing something - ?

The medical file?

Like a deer in the headlights - at Arial later -
attached.


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377  (F 666)

Oct 9, 2012, 12:14 AM
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Jo wrote
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Secrets - I am so tired of SECRETS

Surely you jest. You Jo, are the undisputed queen of secrets, teases, selective and partial disclosures. I still enjoy your participation though. You set the forum standard for unswerving focus and tenacity. Duane could not have chosen a better advocate.

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skyjack71

Oct 9, 2012, 12:23 AM
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Yeah! What SHE said!

You might not agree with her, but why pick on a lady who is old enough to be almost anyone's mother on this thread?


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Hey Blevins, this is one of stupidest, most disrespectful things you've said yet here. For one thing, it's just not true -- take the time since 11/24/71, add 20 or so years, and that total is not too far behind Jo's age. That does not make her old enough to be anyone's mother here. Pathetic Blevins.....really pathetic! MeyerLouie


LaughSlyWinkWell I am old enough to be anyones mother if they are under 57 yrs of age. I have gray hair and wear it in a bun on the back of my head (for real).

How old is Blevins?

UnsureAS for adding only 20 yrs - I wish!

Duane was born in 1924.

He was 70 when he died...he had not turned 71.

Duane was 17 yrs older than I was.

How many tab have you guys pulled tonight - hey it is NOT Friday, yet!


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RobertMBlevins

Oct 9, 2012, 12:29 AM
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Usual stuff from Georger...my responses. (Although I don't know why I bother sometimes)

Quote:
'Funny how the only logical choices you see, are those you allow. Hannity and Himmler were good
that way too. The Jailhouse logic of thugs and
subprime property sellers and loan makers...'

Stop comparing me with a Republican right-wing nut or Hitler's second-hand man, if you please. I'm a vet, and a Democrat, and I do nice things for young readers. You got a lot of nerve saying that.

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'Actually your choices don't count. Who reviews his own books or actions, except in Court, if he takes the stand? Isn't that how the feud between you and the Amazon book reviewer got started on another website? You are always attacking somebody over something. You seem to spend every day doing that...'

I don't 'attack'. I question. And that is allowed. YOU are the one with the attacks. They are many and legend. As far as Brent Butler, he was a jerk and everything I wrote about him is true. Seeing the comments over at Regina's article once, Butler seems rather tame now, I admit.

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'It's almost as if nobody's else's opinions matter
if they don;t agree (or comply) with yours. You are
a very outspoken editorialist on a number of
websites and forums, since you joined and started
promoting Adventure Books. Your reputation and
theirs is now joined. No escaping that!...'

Other peoples' opinions DO matter. But there's a difference between opinions and just being an outright jerk. Some people get personal, so yes...I have a tendency to blow them off a bit. Fact Check on the Rest: I co-founded AB, I have ONE editorial column. And yes, you could say that after five years of the Newsvine column and maybe ten years on AB, we are 'joined'. (*laughs*) Why do you bring up AB when you keep jabbering on about promotion?

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'You keep saying I have never met you! Who in hell are you here and on other websites where its all the same with you?...'

Because you haven't met me. What other websites? Oh, you mean Newsvine. Almost five hundred articles, I think maybe four or five are about Cooper or the book since March of 2007.

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'And what lofty credentials inspire or condone you to all of these "opinions" and "statements of
socalled fact", in behalf of exactly WHO ?...'

You'll have to be more specific. Is there a question in there? The 'in behalf of who' is up there near my picture. It's called a NAME.

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'You keep bringing up "hard questions" -= there are a few. The issue may not be Geestman at all, but you. YOU are the one with the Kenny story that got Decoded going@! Without you there was no
program - yes? They surely were not suddenly
deciding to do a program for the public based on
Gray's little story clear back in 2007! ???

Without RobertMBlevins there would have been no
Decoded Kenny Christiansen story - right?

So put the horse before your cart for a change,
instead of behind it pushing, before trying to
sell it ? Lets see if the wheels on the cart work!...'

Fact Check: Yes, I was probably responsible for the idea behind that episode of Decoded. Because of the book. Like it's my fault the show was made. They called me, not the other way around. You are too funny, I swear. Do you realize how silly that sounds? LOL. Okay...I never should have investigated KC or done the book with Porteous so YOU wouldn't be burdened with watching the program. I mean that is the funniest thing ever.

And the next time you compare me to Heinrich Himmler, a guy who was head of the Nazi SS and responsible for the deaths of millions of people, I WILL complain about it.


skyjack71

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Jo wrote
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Secrets - I am so tired of SECRETS

Surely you jest. You Jo, are the undisputed queen of secrets, teases, selective and partial disclosures. I still enjoy your participation though. You set the forum standard for unswerving focus and tenacity. Duane could not have chosen a better advocate.

377

Patience!
NOT something I am known for...but an art one has to have to succeed in any endeavor.

Truthful!
Well, a little white lie to keep from hurting someone's feelings, but really do not even do that well. They can usually see right through me....so I usually just change the subject.

Secrets! Don't have many of those - I tell everything I know "most of the time". But, know how to the keep the important secrets.

Teases or disclosure! You have NO idea how my mind works - I am completely unpredictable,

Temper!
Short.

Focus!
Well Smile if I could find a pair of OLD Lady frames I might be in focus. All one finds are tiny little frames unsuitable for a tri-focal and a nose piece designed for those perky young girls with the perky noses and not an old crooked lopsided nose that has supported glass since age 12.

Couldn't resist that one
Good Night.


georger

Oct 9, 2012, 1:58 AM
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Fact Check: Yes, I was probably responsible for the idea behind that episode of Decoded. Because of the book. Like it's my fault the show was made. They called me, not the other way around. You are too funny, I swear. Do you realize how silly that sounds? LOL. Okay...I never should have investigated KC or done the book with Porteous so YOU wouldn't be burdened with watching the program. I mean that is the funniest thing ever.

"If I'd observed all the rules, I'd never have got anywhere..."

Marilyn Monroe


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Yes, lets do the fact checking. You are the one who
has been stirring the waters for years on KC, filling
every possible niche with it, ad nauseum. Trying to
convince and pressure everyone (anyone) to accept
KC as DB Cooper, then when it all failed turning
Fence Rider saying ... "I cant prove ....".

Just like your recent bold headline at Newsvine:
"Who Will Win the Presidential Debates - Romney or
Obama?". And your conclusion after wordy prose -
" It could go either way. "

That is news? For Newsvine?

You have turned being a fence rider with nothing
into a loud-boisterous low art ... you think fit for
public consumption. Always ending here with: ""If
I'd observed all the rules, I'd never have got
anywhere..." ... which adds further confidence in
your mission for Humanity and yourself.

And if that doesnt work then just insult someone
and threaten retaliation -

That's inspiring.

That's my conclusion.

You are just milking empty space, which nature
allows, like some temporary vortex in water. And
apparently after all of these months that is all you
have to show for your efforts.. along with a sagging
popularity and reputation.

"If I'd observed all the rules, I'd never have got
anywhere..." is your claim to meaninglessness.
Citing Marilyn Monroe a trageic figure, as if you have
permission, since you apparently see yourself in her
life. Dont you see this is presumptuous and sick?
Or is it simply for affect trying to score with the weak
minded ?


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RobertMBlevins

Oct 9, 2012, 2:16 AM
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Don't pick on Marilyn Monroe. She was a nice girl.

Since you insist on referring to my latest Newsvine article, or the debate article (yeah, it could have gone either way, and it went to Romney) I feel justified in posting the content.

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'Mitt Romney wants to drop another two trillion taxpayer dollars on the DOD that they aren't even requesting. Where will those dollars go? Who will provide them? Low and middle-income Americans? The rich certainly won't - they are already paying for Romney's campaign. More importantly, how many young American lives will be sacrificed to justify these taxpayer dollars? You can't spend over two thousand BILLION dollars building things for war without using those things. Under a Romney adminstration, you could expect an escalation of American militarism around the world. We do have allies, and they support the USA, but only when we're sensible.

Working Americans gave their lives and labor to make America what it is now, such as it is. We're not perfect, and maybe not the Best Country in the World anymore, but with good leadership we're headed in the right direction. Barack Obama has done a man's job getting us this far with all of the stones tossed his way.

Some folks want to trash Social Security, Medicaid, and issue our seniors 'vouchers' for Medicare in order to help fund more bullets and bombs. We have ENOUGH bullets and bombs. There are more important things than wars, weapons, and death. Rebuilding America for example, and educating our kids for the present century. Don't buy into the politics of hate, racism, or negativity.

It's time for Americans to take a stand.'

There are certain things I stand for. And I'm not afraid to say what they are. But that's just me. Smile


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georger

Oct 9, 2012, 3:52 AM
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Don't pick on Marilyn Monroe. She was a nice girl.

It's time for Americans to take a stand.'

There are certain things I stand for. And I'm not afraid to say what they are. But that's just me. Smile
You didnt know Marilyn Monroe. You may have read
a little about her, but you did not know her.

But as you say, that's just you.

"Into The Blast: The TRUE Story of D. B. Cooper by Robert M Blevins"

Marilyn Monroe ~ DB Cooper ~ next icon


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Farflung

Oct 9, 2012, 9:09 AM
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In one of the most acute example of disregarding the downstream effect of what he says, RobertMBlevins scolds:

You assume a lot for someone who was not there….”

Yes, that is correct, I was NOT there, and furthermore never made the claim or hinted that I was in the crack whore infested Motel Puyallup.

Then RobertMBlevins buttresses his blunt point with:

I received a detailed report about it…”

Why would you need a detailed report if YOU were there? This makes is look like YOU were not there and therefore didn’t participate in the interview either. What could your point possibly be on this subject? That you state that I wasn’t there when I made no indication that I was in attendance versus your lack of being there? This is the typical logic used to make some point which was never in question.

Since you weren’t there and have a ‘special report’, are you inferring that you haven’t made any assumptions? Like the report is accurate? Guess you forgot about the Dan Cooper comics report. How could it have possibly taken hours and hours to get Bernie to answer three questions?

Common sense would indicate there was nothing natural or spontaneous about such an ‘interview’ and they kept poor, little, frail Bernie there until he finally said what they wanted to hear, truth be damned. At minimum I question the protocol of an hours long, ambush style, interrogation of a senior citizen, and the possible value of the heavily edited end result. You watched too much TV and believe that third degree slap downs and various deprivations are actually legitimate approaches. But you did get what YOU wanted which matched a pre-selected outcome. There is NO reason for these interviews which take hours unless there is resistance and the same question is asked multiple times.

You say Bernie sat there for an hour not saying anything? Really? Well it takes two, or more, to sit and say nothing. Why would this production crew silently sit and stare at Bernie for an hour? The only reason is because they were intimidating him, who sits silently for an hour staring at an old man?

But people like RobertMBlevins think there is an inherent quality in multiple hour interviews which should have been scheduled for little more than fifteen or twenty minutes. This has all the earmarks of an amateurish production staffed with understudies of the Marquis de Sade. Garbage in, garbage out; just like the ‘report’.


Robert99

Oct 9, 2012, 9:25 AM
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As of a couple of minutes ago, the countdown is in progress for a 6:30 AM Mountain Daylight Time (5:30 AM Pacific Daylight Time) launch of the balloon.

It will then probably take an hour or so to get to 120,000 feet.

The Red Bull web page (http://www.redbullstratos.com) is active now but not showing pictures of the preparation.

If no problems are encountered, my guess (I haven't crunched the numbers) is that Baumgartner will get very, very close to Mach 1.

But it remains to be seen if he can actually exceed Mach 1. It's that wave drag matter. Hopefully, everything will go well and we will have an answer to the above question in about 10 hours from now.

Robert99

Baumgartner is now "dressed" and the balloon is being prepared for a 11:15 AM MDT (10:15 AM PDT) launch.

Robert99


Farflung

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Why RobertMBlevins keeps using logic that will turn ‘full on Jackie Chan’ and roundhouse kick him is an utter mystery to me.

I wonder what he would do if he found a magic lamp?
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georger

Oct 9, 2012, 12:05 PM
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Why RobertMBlevins keeps using logic that will turn ‘full on Jackie Chan’ and roundhouse kick him is an utter mystery to me.

I wonder what he would do if he found a magic lamp?

It's 'backyard psychology' on my part, but, I think he
has found his 'magic lamp(s)'. They are:

(a) Housecleaning gig.
(b) Adventure Books Publishing of Seattle.
(c) Newsvine and the Internet.
(d) DB Cooper and the Internet.
(e) a few personal relationships.

and he's rubbing them for all they are worth, as much as he can.

"That's just the way I am", he says.

It's a pretty good gig, as gigs go. It supplies the
minimal requirements for survival, with a little fun
and recognition along the way.

A lot of people do far worse! Some people are the
lamps getting rubbed? It all depends of whose ox
is getting gored and eaten.

And most people don't find any of this interesting!
ShockedLaugh Only a few people want to know
what the three armed hairy woman at the carnival is
really like - and how many languages she speaks.
Mr. Blevins is fascinating in that respect, to some.
Other than that, he's probbaly just as normal as the
next person.

Except the hairy woman at the circus isn't writing
books titled: Into the Blast: The TRUE story of DB
Cooper. The hairy woman is probably practicing her
viola, to play her part in her community Christmas
performance of Bach. I may go to hear her! I may
not shave for a month or comb my hair to fit in ...

Blevins will probably write an 'article' about this - !
Laugh


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skyjack71

Oct 9, 2012, 6:37 PM
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All of these post which are quickly deleted?

I only came here tonight to make one post. As I have told you guys before I have NOT told everything I know.

Yrs ago an attorney contacted me out of the N.E. When I found that Tina had family in that area by way of this thread, I thought perhaps the attorney was connected. He and I exchanged a few emails. He originally told me his was contacting me was on behalf of a client who thought he or she might have known Cooper. Be aware that I am trying to be very careful how I word this post.

I shared with him what I knew about Weber, but he stayed silent about his client. He did discuss his contacts with me with his client (all I have is his word).

When I suggested he make arrangements for this client and I to meet and talk to each other. He made a weak response, but nothing ever transpired. I offered to go to the person and keep the meeting completely secret - just so the two of us could be reassured we had covered the ground needed...as it appeared there was someone else besides myself in this position - never ending unanswered question about the past.

The client of the attorney is elderly and does NOT live too far from me, but I never received an answer to my quest to meet the other person. This person supposedly resides in an area Duane was known to frequent, but he claimed there was no connection between Duane and his clients suspect.

Since I need to put everything I have in front of the FBI and if the attorney is monitoring this thread I need to know if he took the information to the FBI, but I want to talk to him again. If there is any connections between his suspect and Weber I need to know this.

I realize that Attorney/Client privilege does NOT allow him to disclose who his client is or was.
But, I am wondering if that Client/Attorney privilege extends to the FBI also.


georger

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All of these post which are quickly deleted?

I only came here tonight to make one post. As I have told you guys before I have NOT told everything I know.

Yrs ago an attorney contacted me out of the N.E. When I found that Tina had family in that area by way of this thread, I thought perhaps the attorney was connected. He and I exchanged a few emails. He originally told me his was contacting me was on behalf of a client who thought he or she might have known Cooper. Be aware that I am trying to be very careful how I word this post.

I shared with him what I knew about Weber, but he stayed silent about his client. He did discuss his contacts with me with his client (all I have is his word).

When I suggested he make arrangements for this client and I to meet and talk to each other. He made a weak response, but nothing ever transpired. I offered to go to the person and keep the meeting completely secret - just so the two of us could be reassured we had covered the ground needed...as it appeared there was someone else besides myself in this position - never ending unanswered question about the past.

The client of the attorney is elderly and does NOT live too far from me, but I never received an answer to my quest to meet the other person. This person supposedly resides in an area Duane was known to frequent, but he claimed there was no connection between Duane and his clients suspect.

Since I need to put everything I have in front of the FBI and if the attorney is monitoring this thread I need to know if he took the information to the FBI, but I want to talk to him again. If there is any connections between his suspect and Weber I need to know this.

I realize that Attorney/Client privilege does NOT allow him to disclose who his client is or was.
But, I am wondering if that Client/Attorney privilege extends to the FBI also.

Jo you have mail - sorry for the late reply.
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RobertMBlevins

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Farflung says in part:

Quote:
'Why would you need a detailed report if YOU were there? This makes is look like YOU were not there and therefore didn’t participate in the interview either...'

I explained everything on this a few pages back. The producers asked me if I wanted to listen in on the interview. I said no. The crew was afraid that if I were in the same room with Geestman that he wouldn't be cooperative. (Turned out not to matter) Later, producers Pete Berg and Marisa Kagan filled me in on what happened via emails. I also got a few other details from the cast of the show. They are Facebook friends.

In a nutshell, it went like this:

They would ask a question and the cameras would roll. Bernie would sit there and say nothing. Cut. Let's try that again. More nothing. Another question. Same thing.

This went on for a total of about three hours. They got about five minutes of film they could actually use. Kagan said later that Geestman didn't realize until he arrived that the cast had already discussed the best questions to ask. (Yes, I suggested a few of those questions) Geestman seemed surprised by most of them.

Georger says in part:

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'It's 'backyard psychology' on my part, but, I think he has found his 'magic lamp(s)'. They are:

(a) Housecleaning gig.
(b) Adventure Books Publishing of Seattle.
(c) Newsvine and the Internet.
(d) DB Cooper and the Internet.
(e) a few personal relationships.

and he's rubbing them for all they are worth, as much as he can...'

Right. Only a couple of our cleaning customers are even aware AB of Seattle exists, and none of them care about the Cooper case. You really have a fixation on our cleaning business. You mention it a lot. Why do we do it? Okay, I will be upfront on that just this once. We work maybe six hours a day, four or five days a week, no weekends, we take vacations when we wish, and it pays really, really good. The Christmas tip checks we receive equal more than we made in the previous month. We can't be laid off. If someone stops service, we select another customer from the waiting list. We never HAD a recession here, even at its worst we were extremely busy. I could go on.

'DB Cooper and the Internet'. Well, gee...that's real specific. I see posts all over the place with 'Georger' attached to them...mostly on Cooper articles. (Yeah, I know...you didn't actually post the nastier comments. They just stole your username.) I believe you, but you should see some of them. Very colorful, but not something I would want MY name associated with on the internet.

'Personal relationships?' Woo-hoo! Which ones? Who the heck are you? The Dictator of Who Can Be in My Life and Who I Can Speak To?


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georger

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This went on for a total of about three hours. They
got about five minutes of film they could actually
use. Kagan said later that Geestman didn't realize
until he arrived that the cast had already discussed
the best questions to ask. (Yes, I suggested a few
of those questions) Geestman seemed surprised by
most of them.

"If I'd observed all the rules, I'd never have got anywhere..."
Marilyn Monroe


Crazy
Maybe Geestman was surprised at the questions,
because it was the craziest damned thing he'd ever
heard ?

Sometimes ordinary explanations are the truth ?

As opposed to extra-ordinary explanations not
even Einstein could think up?

Yes. You've told us how your mother compared you
to Einstein - please don't go over that again!

You see, youve detailed numerous times your
process or the Decoded staff's process in all of this,
from your point of view, the interview, transportation,
ammenities, et cetera. Your conclusions/bias from
the interviews conducted with Geestman.

What you haven;t said "one word" about, is anything
from Geestman's point of view. Do you have any
insight into that ?

You have said Geestman basically sat silent for
three hours. Did he ask for a drink or take out
a 'chaw' and slipped it between his lips, ask to go
to the bathroom ? Ask for a cigar? A better chair?
Ask to get up and walk around? Talk about the
weather? Talk about "that woman"? Surely he did
and said something ???

What did he say later, if anything?


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RobertMBlevins

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Edit: The Red Bull Guys have a good 2:25 video that appears now instead of the black screen. Turn up your speakers first before clicking on the link. It's pretty cool.

Georger comments:

Quote:
'Maybe Geestman was surprised at the questions, because it was the craziest damned thing he'd ever heard ?'

No. He had already requested six copies of Blast and received them in the mail. He knew what was being alleged, and why. Marisa Kagan told him everything anyway, i.e. Christiansen was being investigated for Cooper, and that he (Geestman) was suspected as being an accomplice. She said this after she sent him the pictures of he and Kenny together.

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'Sometimes ordinary explanations are the truth?'

Sure. If he HAD any explanations. The crew thought the whole scene was bizarre. He just SITS THERE and says nothing. And he drove all the way down from Port Angeles. Both parties (History Channel and Geestman) already knew he had been caught in a few lies. And about the phone call to his sister. I always point to the only important thing that came out of his appearance: He says Kenny could be the hijacker. But he was WITH Kenny at the time of the hijacking. Why did he say that? If Kenny wasn't the hijacker, he would KNOW that...because he was WITH Kenny. It's a simple point, but I think it's important.

Quote:
'As opposed to extra-ordinary explanations not even Einstein could think up?

Yes. You've told us how your mother compared you
to Einstein - please don't go over that again!'

My mother has never compared me to Einstein. And what 'extra-ordinary explanations' do you mean? If Kenny and Bernie pulled off the crime, we don't think it was all that complicated. I don't see any sense in going over all that again. Everyone knows our theory on it already.

Quote:
'You see, youve detailed numerous times your process or the Decoded staff's process in all of this, from your point of view, the interview, transportation, ammenities, et cetera. Your conclusions/bias from the interviews conducted with Geestman.

What you haven;t said "one word" about, is anything
from Geestman's point of view. Do you have any
insight into that?...'

Only two basic things. Geestman's lies when I interviewed him in Port Angeles, and his saying on Decoded that Kenny could be the hijacker. I only interviewed him the one time, early on in the investigation. Until I checked his story later, I didn't even consider him a suspect. He was consistent on the lies - all of them were an attempt to distance himself from any possible involvement in the hijacking, or any involvement in Kenny's financial transactions between April and October of 1972. We have his ass dead to rights on these lies. They are PROVEN. Foss Tugs, the documention on the house purchase, the testimony from his own sister about the 5K loan. And others.

Quote:
'You have said Geestman basically sat silent for three hours. Did he ask for a drink or take out
a 'chaw' and slipped it between his lips, ask to go
to the bathroom ? Ask for a cigar? A better chair?
Ask to get up and walk around? Talk about the
weather? Talk about "that woman"? Surely he did
and said something ???

What did he say later, if anything?...'

Crew and cast said he just SAT THERE. The director would say cut. They would try again. No response. They were very patient with him. He got lunch, that's all I know. He hasn't said a word since, although his sister's family called me about six weeks ago after seeing the show and reading Blast and confirmed Bernie was both a liar and a crook...and that his sister stands by her testimony for Blast.

I don't know if it matters, but Geestman has children in the Seattle area. Any of them, or Geestman himself, could get us to stop publishing the book and taking down the DB Cooper Info Page from our website simply by having a lawyer call us and threaten a suit. They haven't done so. I've sometimes wondered why.

Just in case anyone gets any ideas about that...I would call OUR lawyer if such a thing happened, and see where we stand before taking any action. And to tell you the truth, I've entertained the idea that it might not be so bad to go to court with Bernie. He would have to answer certain questions he ducked for Decoded. You know...

Quote:
'Luuuuucy! You got some 'splainin' to do!'


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Farflung

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For some strange reason this video reminds me of this thread:

http://www.bing.com/...8c68e3f0%7C%7C%7C%7C

Funny though, I can’t quite put my finger on why; perhaps it will come to me.


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