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Old 05-23-2018, 10:25 AM   #1831
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Welcome to Killer (pop. 618).

In South-Western Germany, you can really find a village with the name Killer.

It lies in the Killertal (Killer Valley), and you can find there the remains of the old Burg Killer (Killer Castle), seat of the Herren von Killer (Masters / Lords of Killer).

In Killer, you can also find Germany's only whip museum.

Also, the town sign is stolen rather often.

I am not making this up.

https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Killer_(Burladingen)

So, if you need a background for your sneering super villain, this would be the place where he could come from. "I vill keep ze family tradition alive!"
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Old 05-24-2018, 01:06 AM   #1832
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You don't have to read entire pages of text if you don't want to though. Sure, you may catch a word or two if it suddenly gets in your face.
But it really depends on how we're defining the specifics of mind-reading.

A valid thought. Normal telepathy is something you use when you want to communicate that way.

However, Mind-Reading (Always On) or Mind-Reading (Reflexive) would have the problem. Esp. if AoE as well....
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Old 05-24-2018, 02:22 AM   #1833
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Cuban intelligence testing "psychogenic" weapons on American diplomats:


Mass hysteria may explain 'sonic attacks' in Cuba, say top neurologists
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It's getting worse! Tourists now targeted for nefarious communist ends.

Americans who visited Cuba reporting similar symptoms suffered by US diplomats
Definitely commies.

US Government employee hears 'abnormal' sound in China, then develops minor brain injury

A United States Government employee in southern China has reported suffering from "abnormal" sounds and pressure leading to a mild brain injury, the US embassy said recalling similar experiences among American diplomats in Cuba.

It's interesting if there is a psyho-sonic weapon being used, but what's the point in tipping your hand that you have such toys by just targeting random US diplomats?
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Old 05-24-2018, 02:32 AM   #1834
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Because it's absurd and serves no purpose. It poisons the well of belief so no one considers that explanation for when high value targets are hit.
(Adjusts aluminum foil hat.)
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Old 05-24-2018, 03:04 AM   #1835
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Almanac of Tasmanian settler folk magic

200-year-old almanac of sacred charms and folk remedies offers insight into history of magic in Australia
It turns out Mr Allison, who came from England, was what was known as a "cunning man", a practitioner of folk magic and medicine.

"There's folk remedies for a wide range of ailments, which indicates that he was operating as a cunning man," Mr Morrison said
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Old 05-24-2018, 02:10 PM   #1836
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what's the point in tipping your hand that you have such toys by just targeting random US diplomats?
To at a minimum foment distrust and animosity between the US, FSU, and China to reawaken the Cold War, and perhaps to provoke a hot war. The scheming mastermind isn't tipping their hand, because they're not Russia or China. They're being framed.

The real villain could be a weapons manufacturer dismayed at the lack of profitability since the good ole days. Or they might just need the superpower pieces removed from the chessboard before the rest of their plans can be put into motion. Or they might be hoping to remove all or most of humanity -- who, after all, are responsible for all of Earth's ecological problems, and on a planetary scale, even the nuclear destruction of human so-called "civilization" is limited and brief. Gaia made them do it.

And the diplomats aren't random. They're the ones that didn't sign on to Hillary's post-election plan for world domination. After all, the Secretary of State is in the best position to have access to US diplomats to properly poison them or prime their physiology to suffer from the new -- US -- weapon.
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Old 05-25-2018, 11:26 PM   #1837
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And the diplomats aren't random. They're the ones that didn't sign on to Hillary's post-election plan for world domination. After all, the Secretary of State is in the best position to have access to US diplomats to properly poison them or prime their physiology to suffer from the new -- US -- weapon.
At this point, I'd just like to say I hope nobody from FOX News reads this thread. That is all.
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Old 05-26-2018, 01:51 PM   #1838
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So they've got a "wolf-like" creature but are running the DNA to try to figure out what the species is...

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-44243644
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Old 05-26-2018, 11:25 PM   #1839
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So they've got a "wolf-like" creature but are running the DNA to try to figure out what the species is...

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-44243644
In Colorado there have been reports of wolf-coyote hybrids for a few years now.
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Old 05-27-2018, 12:02 AM   #1840
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In Colorado there have been reports of wolf-coyote hybrids for a few years now.
That's just cover for the werewolves.
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