Guy Hottel FBI UFO Document
Posted: 25 March 2013 10:07 PM   [ Ignore ]
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Does anybody know if the Guy Hottel UFO document has been debunked? It comes straight from the FBI Website.

Basically I was reading an article the top 4 best UFO documents and the Guy Hottel document was number one.

Here’s an image version of the FBI PDF

Is it for real? It says aliens were found.

I’m sure if it was for real they wouldn’t have released it but still it seems odd.

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Posted: 26 March 2013 04:08 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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It doesn’t say aliens were found. It says according to Mr [name blacked out] informant…

The document does not relay any actual facts, just one person’s account. There is no corroborative evidence or any indication that the physical evidence referred to was seen by anyone else.

The final sentence sums up the matter saying ‘no further evaluation was attempted ... concerning the above’

In 1947 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kenneth_Arnold claimed to have seen saucer like craft and he is likely to have been the insipration for others to ‘see’ more saucers. 

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Posted: 26 March 2013 04:19 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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Exactly. It is not saying ‘This is what happened’, it is saying ‘this person says this is what happened’. It has precisely as much weight as any other sighting, but it was recorded because they took things a bit more seriously back in 1950. After all, a UFO might actually turn out to be some sort of Soviet spy balloon or aircraft…Even with that, I’m willing to bet whatever person was taking down the report was rolling their eyes and nodding, “Yes.. sure thing sir.. we’ll get right on it.. Yes, we’ll see about turning off the radar so the little green men can go home..”

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Posted: 26 March 2013 04:30 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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Also, as R noted, before about the 50s or so, most UFOs were ‘cigar-shaped’, often with ‘towers’ on one or both ends. Occupants were often very hairy, though ‘small’ remained a factor.

The modern ‘Grays’ as a concept came around right at the same time as Close Encounters came out… funny that.

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1: Extraordinary claims require extraordinary proof. If it does what it says, you should have no problem with this.
2: What proof will you accept that you are wrong? You ask us to change our mind, but we cannot change yours?
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4. Personal testamonials are not proof.

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