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Offline Kage

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Old TV reception phenomenon
« on: September 27, 2019, 1057 UTC »
Many TV repairmen from times past have a story many of them have experienced along with some ordinary TV viewers while alone where when tuning the rabbit ears and touching the antenna just right they would see the usual signals of distant stations go out of sync.

Once in a great while through the rolling signals they would see a fuzzy or oddly distorted colored live video of themselves, or even childhood memories or family events that would roll up the screen only for a moment that could never quite be tuned in before it would vanish to static. Only problem is there were never any video cameras or recorders in the room and the image seemed to come from a position in the room or past event where no camera could possibly be.

Most people who have noticed this phenomenon would refuse to tell anyone about it in fear others would think they've gone crazy and often couldn't shake the creepy feeling that something unexplainable is watching them while they watch it.
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Re: Old TV reception phenomenon
« Reply #1 on: September 27, 2019, 1236 UTC »
The human brain is perhaps the best image recognition system on the planet. It is so good that it can even see images when there aren't any, just noise.
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Re: Old TV reception phenomenon
« Reply #2 on: September 27, 2019, 2201 UTC »
You're going to love the movie Frequency.
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Re: Old TV reception phenomenon
« Reply #3 on: September 27, 2019, 2322 UTC »
One of best places to retrieve early human remains is in caves/sinkholes below where leopards stash their prey high up in the trees today. When the leopard got through with what it wanted, smaller meat eaters and the wind sent the remains into the pit. In one summer season a team in Kenya studied a series of these holes. Something along the lines of 70-80% of skulls found in the holes were hominid, with classic fang punctures in them.

It's safer to imagine you see that leopard in the dark and turn around, than to ignore it, keep tromping on and become leopard chow.

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Re: Old TV reception phenomenon
« Reply #4 on: October 02, 2019, 1840 UTC »
You're going to love the movie Frequency.

The above was sarcasm, no movies about HAM radio are good. Well, mebbe this one is kinda good;
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xYQ1f5o_XCY
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