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Re: Crop Circles Discussion

From: Don Ledger <dledger.nul>
Date: Thu, 23 Aug 2007 01:53:50 -0300
Archived: Fri, 24 Aug 2007 08:07:59 -0400
Subject: Re: Crop Circles Discussion

>From: Paul Scott Anderson <paulscottanderson.nul>
>To: ufoupdates.nul
>Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2007 08:07:35 -0700
>Subject: Re: Crop Circles Discussion

>>From: Don Ledger <dledger.nul>
>>To: ufoupdates.nul
>>Date: Mon, 20 Aug 2007 13:28:24 -0300
>>Subject: Re: Crop Circles Discussion

>I also answered this in a previous post.

This is one of those cases where I answered one of your e-mails
when a few moments later your answers to a previous question
arrived a short time later. Sorry for the miox-up.

>>Perhaps some of the older UFO trace cases with swirled grasses
>>might have had some root in a weather phenomenon as suggested by
>>John Rimmer-but it's a stretch and not scientifically
>>supportable- but those "saucer" nets as they are known, with
>>depressions, weight related evidence and burn evidence are not
>>good candidates for weather phenomenon. Ted Phillips has over
>>800 of these cases he's investigated. he's the expert in that

>Again, you are confusing two different things. The 'saucer
>nests' are different from classic crop circles.

>What I've said, is that there are other older crop circle cases
>of _flattened_ and _swirled_ circles and/or rings, with _no_
>weight or burn evidence.

>You are the one assuming that what I refer to as crop circles
>are all just landing trace cases.

>I am well familiar with Ted Phillips and his excellent work.
>And when I first met him several years ago, he expressed a
>genuine interest in discussing and comparing the two phenomena,
>unlike yourself...

Answered in a later email.

>Re not scientifically supportable, have you ever read any of
>Terence Meaden's work? Have you even heard of him?

No I haven't, and he likely hasn't heard of me either.

Don Ledger

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