Skip to comments.Mysterious Crop Circle Spotted in Salinas
Posted on 12/31/2013 9:35:46 AM PST by nickcarraway
Is it the work of aliens or practical jokers? An unusual creation has popped up on a farm just south of the Bay Area.
A giant crop circle has appeared on Chualar farm in Salinas, Calif.
Aerial photographer Julie Belanger spotted the crop circle as she was flying over the valley Monday morning.
Belanger took the photo you see here as well as this raw video.
"It was beautiful. Quite beautiful," Belanger told NBC affiliate KSBW. "I believe it's possible that aliens exist, but I don't know if they would bother making a crop circle to give us a message."
Its more likely that its all part of publicity stunt. According to MontereyHerald.com, guards from a South Bay security company were on hand Monday morning on behalf of their client, whose identity they could not reveal.
Adding to the mystery is this YouTube video posted today by user Cannot Say of a couple of friends stumbling upon the crop circle before sunrise.
Looks like an old Intel Pentium chip.
“Aerial photographer Julie Belanger spotted the crop circle as she was flying over the valley Monday morning.”
Just by absolute coincidence, of course.
Cute. A circuit board of some kind. This one will be outed.
Translation: “ Model the female internment camps after this pattern....”
It’s comical that the path of entry (at the bottom of the circle) is so clear from this aerial shot, and yet there are still going to be nutjobs who buy into this utter BS.
Translation: Model the female internment camps after this pattern....
Just because it looks like a microwave oven?
Crop circles do fascinate me. Plenty of them are hoaxes. Most are really not explainable. The real key is in how the plants lay down. Secondary is the complexity, though when the two are put together, some of these things are just baffling.
Gay or Google.
I told those guys to never come back to this solar system. Looks like I’d better pull the old star cruiser out of the garage and warm her up.
Within the realm of possibilities here I see some very intelligent and creative person designing a small tractor like machine with an implement that would lay down the crop to create this effect. The controls for this tractor would be computer and/or precision GPS.
This is not science fiction here. There are many agricultural implements out there now for doing real work such as GPS guided full size tractors and combines. There are so may technological advances in farming it is truly unbelievable. When we bought a CaseIH tractor in 2005 this technology was there, where the salesman said a farmer could cultivate a field from his home using a computer and GPS guided tractor. The salesman could have been BS’ing me in part, but that company did sell GPS guided devices for controlling Case tractors for precision work.
pretty amateurish compared to the ones in England
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a super-secret field team from Intel and Apple did it..
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For the most part, all elements of the circle are connected, making it easy to see the path taken by the crop circlists. However, a few parts—the three circles around the edge, the equals signs—seem to not be connected to the rest of the circle. Maybe it is just the angle of the photo. I’m curious how the the non-connected parts were made (if they are truly non-connected).
This could not have been done without the help of ancient astronauts. And probably bigfoot.
The circles I’m interested in are not where the crops were laid down. I’m talking about the ones where, if the stalks were steel rebar, it looks like someone melted them just above ground level and they bent. It is the condition of the individual plants in the crop circle that tell the story about the whole circles origin and the relevance of any message it may contain.
This is the attribute of the individual plants in the crop circles I find relevant. Anything else, regardless of accuracy and complexity, is man made.
Also, the circles pre-date 2005 by decades.
Ditto all those cattle mutilations from back in the 70s.
Crop circles are just a bunch of useless students from where ever. Although the angle of the pressed stocks are curious as to why none are broken. But then they are students.
As if an hyper-intelligent alien entity that can travel the expanses of space and possibly time would bother to make designs in cornfields and nothing else? Please. The movie, "Signs" was fun, but again the invading aliens would give such notice? What a crock.
I cannot say.
OK, where were you last night?
“Crop circles do fascinate me. Plenty of them are hoaxes....”
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I gave my 11YO son a “best of” DVD of Ancient Aliens for Christmas. I’ve been driving him crazy since then by proclaiming “Can’t explain it? Must be Aliens!”
“Plenty of them are hoaxes. Most are really not explainable”
Do you believe that professional wrestling is real too?
Pro wrestling IS real. I saw it on TV.
*** The real key is in how the plants lay down.***
No problem. We did the same in 1956 with alfalfa fields in Farmington NM.
And in Arkansas, a common storm can blow down a whole field of corn without breaking a stalk. It just leans them over.
Things like this are so common many people simply cannot believe it and have to come up with really weird ideas.
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Do you believe that professional wrestling is real too?
I confess that I never studied it much. This site has some interesting info refuting the “paranormally bent” stems:
I blame Bobby McGee.
He was looking for his home, and I guess he found it.
If they are hoaxes how could there be pictures, huh?
Has anyone actually been caught making these things? I’m just asking.
Nice tag line. Coincidence? I think not!
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