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National test of the EAS.

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by Zombie Runner, Oct 27, 2011.

  1. Oct 27, 2011 at 10:28 AM
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    Zombie Runner [OP] Are these black helicopters for me?

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    http://www.snopes.com/radiotv/tv/eas.asp


    any thoughts on this?

    pretty interesting and the fact that 40,000 troops are being brought back from Iraq around the same time.

    also its one year to the day of the next election.
     
  2. Oct 27, 2011 at 10:33 AM
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    What do the troops have to do with it?? It takes more than 3.5 mins to get 40K people anywhere....
     
  3. Oct 27, 2011 at 10:35 AM
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    Zombie Runner [OP] Are these black helicopters for me?

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    they are already on their way back. no? I just thought that was an interesting
    coincidence
     
  4. Oct 27, 2011 at 10:37 AM
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    They are co-incidental...but I wouldn't really call them a plausable connection to anything...It's like saying it's a coincidence that I'm eating a sammich while jets fly around my house.
     
  5. Oct 27, 2011 at 10:45 AM
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    your probably right and that might not have anything to do with it at all.

    My wife is a radio dj and she was talking to me about it. once a month whoever is on air has to actually program their station to run the EAS. this test will be run by the government by a central point. the local station will have no control of what happens...kinda weird.


    also in the snopes article it says the the TV broadcast may or may not say "this is a test".
     
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