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Mayan 'apocalypse' crop circle appears at Silbury Hill
telegraph ^ | 08 Jul 2009

Posted on 07/11/2009 6:05:15 PM PDT by dennisw

A 350ft crop circle of an ancient Mayan symbol, said to be a sign of an impending apocalypse, has appeared next to Silbury Hill in Wiltshire.

The giant pattern - thought to represent a traditional Mayan head-dress - appeared next to the tallest prehistoric man-made mound in Europe last week.

Members of the crop circle community believe the mystic symbol is a signal of the end of the 5,126-year Mayan 'Long Count' calendar on December 21, 2012.

Karen Alexander, a crop circle enthusiast, said: "This is one of the most interesting crop circles I have ever seen. It is definitely a Mayan symbol and we are sure it is linked to the Mayan calendar, which ends in 2012.

"It appears to be a warning about the world coming to an end when the calendar does. For the ancient Maya, reaching the end of a cycle was a momentous event, so we are taking this crop circle very seriously as an indicator of a possibly huge event in 2012."

Last month a 400-foot crop circle depicting a phoenix rising from the flames appeared in a barley field in Yatesbury near Devizes, Wiltshire.

Crop circle theorists believe the patterns are created by UFOs during nocturnal visits, or caused by natural phenomena such as unusual forms of lightning striking the earth.

(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: History; Miscellaneous; Religion; Science; UFO's
KEYWORDS: apocalypse; belongsinreligion; belongsinweirdstuff; cropcircle; endtimes; england; greatbritain; mayan; nonscience; thisisnotscience
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1 posted on 07/11/2009 6:05:15 PM PDT by dennisw
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Mayan-themed crop circle: Mayan 'apocalypse' crop circle appears at Silbury Hill
This is it and one account says this is a humming bird?
2 posted on 07/11/2009 6:06:57 PM PDT by dennisw (Free Republic is an island in a sea of zombies)
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To: dennisw

Why do the Brits get all the good crop circles? Rarely do any appear in the USA ...


3 posted on 07/11/2009 6:07:11 PM PDT by Ken522
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To: dennisw

4 posted on 07/11/2009 6:07:57 PM PDT by jakerobins ( NO)
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To: Ken522
Why do the Brits get all the good crop circles?

Lot of creative schoolboys with excess time on their hands and insufficient adult supervision.

5 posted on 07/11/2009 6:10:04 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: Ken522

Do they know where they come from? What is the most popular theory? Just wondering.


6 posted on 07/11/2009 6:10:50 PM PDT by PatriotGirl827 (Pray for the United States of America!)
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To: dennisw

I don’t see how something that nice could be a prank.


7 posted on 07/11/2009 6:13:04 PM PDT by omega4179 (Anti Obamaphile)
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To: PatriotGirl827

Creative people, at night. Ignoring the “alien creation” mythology, the creations themselves are very impressive.


8 posted on 07/11/2009 6:13:46 PM PDT by Psycho_Bunny (ALSO SPRACH ZEROTHUSTRA)
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To: dennisw

Some turkey thinks that’s a hummingbird?


9 posted on 07/11/2009 6:15:13 PM PDT by null and void (We are now in day 172 of our national holiday from reality.)
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To: dennisw

the aliens had better stop it before the insult the Muslims that live in the UK...


10 posted on 07/11/2009 6:15:30 PM PDT by BCW (http://babylonscovertwar.com)
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To: omega4179
I'm with you...no way that could have been created by folks on the ground.

Too perfect for union labor!

11 posted on 07/11/2009 6:15:52 PM PDT by SonOfDarkSkies (Obama: "Enough about me, let's talk about you...what do you think of me?")
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To: Ken522

The Brits know that crop circles are good money. It makes extra money on top of selling the crop.

Now how could I get my driveway to reflect the image of the Virgin Mary? I guess I better first build a good fence for the crowd control and ticket sales.


12 posted on 07/11/2009 6:16:34 PM PDT by jonrick46 (The Obama Administration is a blueprint for Fabian Socialism.)
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To: Ken522
Why do the Brits get all the good crop circles? Rarely do any appear in the USA ...

Because our farmers have shotguns and chase the hippie artists off their land.

13 posted on 07/11/2009 6:17:53 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: PatriotGirl827
Do they know where they come from? What is the most popular theory? Just wondering.

There is a whole underground group of artists who do this, kind of like graffiti tagging..

14 posted on 07/11/2009 6:18:54 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: dennisw

All I see is trespassing and the destruction of a farmer’s hard work by a “crop circle artist.” Aka a person who has no respect for the ownership and property of others.


15 posted on 07/11/2009 6:20:05 PM PDT by Hound of the Baskervilles ("Nonsense in the intellect draws evil after it." C.S. Lewis)
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To: PatriotGirl827

Here is the group I mentioned in the previous post.
http://www.circlemakers.org


16 posted on 07/11/2009 6:20:28 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: dennisw

17 posted on 07/11/2009 6:20:28 PM PDT by john in springfield (One has to belong to the intelligentsia to believe such things.No ordinary man could be such a fool.)
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To: PatriotGirl827
These crop circles, I imagine, are made by entrepreneurs who the farmers pay to make them. Then the farmers charge the curious UFO believers access to the property for pictures and the thrill.
18 posted on 07/11/2009 6:20:37 PM PDT by jonrick46 (The Obama Administration is a blueprint for Fabian Socialism.)
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To: omega4179

It’s just done by people who use other people’s private property as their personal artists canvas. It it wrong and immoral unless they get the owners permission first. Jerks is what they are.


19 posted on 07/11/2009 6:22:03 PM PDT by Hound of the Baskervilles ("Nonsense in the intellect draws evil after it." C.S. Lewis)
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To: omega4179

I don’t see how something that nice could be a prank......

It’s 350 wide. I don’t see how this can be made at night by pranksters. It’s probably UFOs or something like that


20 posted on 07/11/2009 6:22:29 PM PDT by dennisw (Free Republic is an island in a sea of zombies)
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To: mnehring

Why don’t you email them and see if they are taking credit?


21 posted on 07/11/2009 6:23:43 PM PDT by dennisw (Free Republic is an island in a sea of zombies)
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To: dennisw

See the group in post #16, they have a pretty scientific and advanced system going to make these.


22 posted on 07/11/2009 6:24:13 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: mnehring

Well, at least we Yanks have better duck blinds (thanks to the farmers who let us put pit and coffin blinds on their land).

One autumn, I went “wildfowling” (the Brit name for waterfowl hunting) in the UK and we didn’t have squat to hind behind.


23 posted on 07/11/2009 6:24:16 PM PDT by 12Gauge687 (Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice)
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To: Hound of the Baskervilles

But how do you make something so intricate on foot at night?? I know you can make a circle with a string from a central point but this hummingbird is complicated.


24 posted on 07/11/2009 6:24:26 PM PDT by omega4179 (Anti Obamaphile)
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To: dennisw

It doesn’t line up with the parallel lines in the fields. It’s a prank.


25 posted on 07/11/2009 6:25:56 PM PDT by rfp1234
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To: Ken522

The Brits seem to be getting all, or most, of the interesting UFO sightings, also. Why? The Shadow knows.........


26 posted on 07/11/2009 6:27:03 PM PDT by Elsiejay
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To: hinckley buzzard

Exceedingly artistically creative schoolboys, I’d say.


27 posted on 07/11/2009 6:28:22 PM PDT by Elsiejay
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To: omega4179
Such things are done by a whole team of people working from a master blueprint.

"Initially I was quite willing to believe that many of the circles were of non-human origin [be it a plasma vortex or some type of paranormal entity], and I was initially skeptical of Doug and Dave's 1991 confession in Today newspaper. But events such as the Crop Circle Making competition of 1992 initiated by Rupert Sheldrake, and Jim Schnabel's book Round in Circles helped convince me that it was indeed possible to create complex man made formations overnight. The main catalyst for me was meeting Rod. We decided to formalise a group committing the necessary time, money and energy that allowed us to see just how far we could push the envelope in terms of the scale and complexity of the formations we created. The possibility of creating an artifact that may well be interpreted as being of non-human origin was an intriguing proposition."

28 posted on 07/11/2009 6:29:58 PM PDT by john in springfield (One has to belong to the intelligentsia to believe such things.No ordinary man could be such a fool.)
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To: null and void

As portrayed in Mayan symbolic art, one presumes.


29 posted on 07/11/2009 6:30:29 PM PDT by Elsiejay
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To: mnehring

YOU NEED to check out their site. They make crap and they do it during daylight hours

Drill down and look at the photos-—>> http://www.circlemakers.org/exhibit_a.html

I don’t see them taking credit for anything really nice and large


30 posted on 07/11/2009 6:33:14 PM PDT by dennisw (Free Republic is an island in a sea of zombies)
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To: Ken522
Why do the Brits get all the good crop circles? Rarely do any appear in the USA ...

Sarah

31 posted on 07/11/2009 6:34:03 PM PDT by Bi-ped Carbon Unit (Don't Tread On Me)
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32 posted on 07/11/2009 6:34:25 PM PDT by BenLurkin ("A new Dark Ages made all the more terrible and prolonged by the sinister powers of science.")
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To: dennisw

That’s wierd. My kids and I are watching El Dorado as we speak.


33 posted on 07/11/2009 6:35:33 PM PDT by autumnraine (You can't fix stupid, but you can vote it out)
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To: dennisw; mikrofon; martin_fierro; JoeProBono

Mayan Anglo clue?


34 posted on 07/11/2009 6:36:39 PM PDT by Charles Henrickson (I Know Why the Staged Burst Stinks.)
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To: dennisw

Actually, I thought a few of those examples were nearly as artistic and/ or difficult to make as the new Mayan one. Not quite, but in the same league.


35 posted on 07/11/2009 6:38:21 PM PDT by john in springfield (One has to belong to the intelligentsia to believe such things.No ordinary man could be such a fool.)
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To: Charles Henrickson
Absolutely............
36 posted on 07/11/2009 6:38:38 PM PDT by BenLurkin ("A new Dark Ages made all the more terrible and prolonged by the sinister powers of science.")
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To: Charles Henrickson

37 posted on 07/11/2009 6:41:07 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: john in springfield
Actually, I thought a few of those examples were nearly as artistic and/ or difficult to make as the new Mayan one. Not quite, but in the same league.

MADE DURING DAYTIME!
I thought they were dumb and crude especially the question mark
Anyways I can't find them taking credit for any crop circle on the scale of this Mayan one
I have them down as hitchhiking parasites and publicity hounds

38 posted on 07/11/2009 6:45:01 PM PDT by dennisw (Free Republic is an island in a sea of zombies)
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To: dennisw

Why isn’t the surrounding field around the impression ever trampled or damaged. How do these ‘hippies’ get in there to do this? A flying carpet or something?

I’m not saying all this phenomena is unexplainable, but some sure get my attention.


39 posted on 07/11/2009 7:14:23 PM PDT by smellmygunpowder
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To: Elsiejay
Yeah, but it still looks a lot more like a turkey than a humming bird.


40 posted on 07/11/2009 7:19:19 PM PDT by null and void (We are now in day 172 of our national holiday from reality.)
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To: Ken522
What we lack in crop circles, we make up for in Corn Mazes (or, if you prefer, Maize Mazes):


41 posted on 07/11/2009 7:27:47 PM PDT by green pastures
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To: smellmygunpowder

Things that make you go “hmmmm.....”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tEMnuXqfGYc

“Contact”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_KoR2t-iM9k&feature=related


42 posted on 07/11/2009 7:31:23 PM PDT by silverleaf (Save the earth. It's the only planet with chocolate!)
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To: BenLurkin

awwwwwww looks like my Benjamin........


43 posted on 07/11/2009 7:44:07 PM PDT by MissDairyGoodnessVT (Mac Conchradha - "Skeagh mac en chroe"- Skaghvicencrowe)
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To: dennisw
Were we looking at the same page? I didn't see a question mark anywhere, and don't know how you could call any of these dumb or crude:


44 posted on 07/11/2009 9:49:33 PM PDT by john in springfield (One has to belong to the intelligentsia to believe such things.No ordinary man could be such a fool.)
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To: dennisw

All of those also look to be really large, as evidenced by the size of the trees in the photos.


45 posted on 07/11/2009 9:50:54 PM PDT by john in springfield (One has to belong to the intelligentsia to believe such things.No ordinary man could be such a fool.)
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To: john in springfield

The photos you posted come from here——>>> http://www.circlemakers.org/totc2007.html

The “circlemakers” are not claiming to have made them. They are simply showing you 2007’s best crop circles. Those are impressive crop circles


46 posted on 07/12/2009 4:25:31 AM PDT by dennisw (Free Republic is an island in a sea of zombies)
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To: john in springfield

HERE IS what these idiots do claim—>>> http://www.circlemakers.org/nike.html

Go here http://www.circlemakers.org/exhibit_a.html and you will find more of their low grade work. I remind you they are not claiming to have many any of the best of 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2005. They are simply commenting


47 posted on 07/12/2009 4:30:29 AM PDT by dennisw (Free Republic is an island in a sea of zombies)
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nice workmanship. These guys doing this work don’t get any credit for their work.


48 posted on 07/12/2009 12:12:59 PM PDT by Steve Van Doorn (*in my best Eric cartman voice* 'I love you guys')
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To: Bi-ped Carbon Unit
is that a photo shop or real 'crop circle'

i would be surprised if it was a real one. Modern artists don't usually like works of art.

49 posted on 07/12/2009 12:16:47 PM PDT by Steve Van Doorn (*in my best Eric cartman voice* 'I love you guys')
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To: mnehring
Do they know where they come from? What is the most popular theory? Just wondering.

There is a whole underground group of artists who do this, kind of like graffiti tagging..

Crop circle theorists believe the patterns are created by UFOs during nocturnal visits,

...Unidentified Foot Operatives...

50 posted on 07/12/2009 12:40:48 PM PDT by Dust in the Wind (Mid July = Days of sun fried dirt...)
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