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Old 09-01-2013, 08:55 AM   #521
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Town freaks out about an alien invasion being broadcast over the radio. This is not a repeat from 1938.
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Old 09-05-2013, 04:05 AM   #522
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SpecOp Ninjas Among Us.
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Old 09-06-2013, 02:49 PM   #523
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The aliens have come for our water. Alert Marc Singer.

20,000 gallons of water were stolen from a water tank at a school in Humboldt County, CA, forcing the school to close for lack of running water. This left comes a month after another 20,000 gallons of water was stolen from a different community.

http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-...umboldt-county

Apparently the alien ship or shuttle has a capacity of only 20,000 gallons at a time. That's about the cargo capacity of the Classic Traveller Type S scout ship. It could be the Vilani. So beware -- they look like humans. Anyone could be a Vilani mole.
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Old 09-06-2013, 07:44 PM   #524
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Only at the end of the article, as an afterthought, is the most likely reason for stealing water mentioned. Marijuana growing where legal gather of such large amounts would likely alert authorities to hanky panky.
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Old 09-06-2013, 08:22 PM   #525
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The aliens have come for our water. 20,000 gallons of water were stolen ... That's about the cargo capacity of the Classic Traveller Type S scout ship. It could be the Vilani.
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Marijuana growing where legal gather of such large amounts would likely alert authorities to hanky panky.
So, we're looking for drug dealing, possibly intoxicated Vilani?
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Old 09-07-2013, 05:50 AM   #526
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Ground squirrels threaten nuclear missile silos.

I see two possibilities: a) these are super-squirrels afected by the radiation, or b) China is breeding supoer-squirrels to destroy the U.S. missile program.
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Old 09-07-2013, 05:53 AM   #527
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Ground squirrels threaten nuclear missile silos.

I see two possibilities: a) these are super-squirrels afected by the radiation, or b) China is breeding supoer-squirrels to destroy the U.S. missile program.
Nah, just EU-produced squirrel bioshells carrying gremlin cyberswarms. Waiting until the Americans feel safe and used to squirrels digging nearby.
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Old 09-07-2013, 09:45 AM   #528
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these are super-squirrels afected by the radiation
From the article:

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they initially tested steel fabric (similar to steel wool) and a metal chain-link mesh, but they were no match for the squirrels. They just tore through steel fabric, with their claws and ever-growing incisors, and squeezed right through the chain-link mesh,
Mutant squirrels swarms with Armor Divisor and Biting Strength.

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Old 09-07-2013, 01:05 PM   #529
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So they need Holy Hand Grenades in Montana ... ?
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Old 09-07-2013, 01:20 PM   #530
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Love the picture at the top of the article, though. Have you ever seen anything so menacingly cute? :-)
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