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UK's UFO unit says it will shred ex-X files
AP via Yahoo ^ | 2/28/10

Posted on 02/28/2010 7:27:31 AM PST by ZGuy

Britain's defense ministry says it will shred records of UFO sightings after a huge rise in the number of reports submitted by the public.

The Ministry of Defense said Sunday that new reports will be thrown out after 30 days, rather than kept on file.

It means details of the sightings will be exempt from freedom of information laws that have allowed campaigners to force Britain's government to disclose details of apparent UFO encounters.

The ministry had 634 reports of UFO sightings in 2009, the highest total since 1978 when the public submitted 750.

In December, Britain scrapped a phone line and e-mail account for the public to report details of UFO activity.

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1 posted on 02/28/2010 7:27:31 AM PST by ZGuy
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To: ZGuy
In light of this, I'd predict that these events will be logged privately.

Realistically, though, I'd have to say that if space aliens really are visiting our planet, they certainly would've contacted me by now.

2 posted on 02/28/2010 7:32:01 AM PST by davisfh ( Islam is a very serious mental and social illness)
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To: ZGuy

After determining that a high percentage of sightings originated at the University of East Anglia’s climate center.


3 posted on 02/28/2010 7:32:54 AM PST by sodpoodle (Despair - Man's surrender. Laughter - God's redemption.)
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To: ZGuy

UK/UFO ping


4 posted on 02/28/2010 7:45:01 AM PST by gleeaikin
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To: ZGuy

This is good, because there is probably a lot of private medical information there, with all of those free rectal exams they were giving out.


5 posted on 02/28/2010 7:50:47 AM PST by Vince Ferrer
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To: sodpoodle

I was going to recommend they call in the warmist to assist in the shredding, they’re experienced at disposing of unwanted data.


6 posted on 02/28/2010 7:54:25 AM PST by SouthTexas (Exterminate the rats!)
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To: davisfh

>> they certainly would’ve contacted me by now.

Just because you ignore us doesn’t mean we’re not trying.


7 posted on 02/28/2010 7:57:01 AM PST by Gene Eric (Your Hope has been redistributed. Here's your Change.)
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To: Quix

*ping*


8 posted on 02/28/2010 11:01:08 AM PST by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Amber Lamps !"~~)
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To: davisfh
if space aliens really are visiting our planet, they certainly would've contacted me by now

They tried but thanks to your caller-id, you inadvertently screened them out........and you thought they were telemarketers.

9 posted on 02/28/2010 11:07:07 AM PST by Hot Tabasco (My boomerang won't come back)
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To: ZGuy

It's nice to see my plan coming together.

10 posted on 02/28/2010 11:10:17 AM PST by stormer
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To: Hot Tabasco

Dang!! Why didn’t I think of that. That accounts for all those strange numbers that pop-up on caller ID and that I don’t answer.


11 posted on 02/28/2010 3:53:57 PM PST by davisfh ( Islam is a very serious mental and social illness)
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