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Racho Wrote:
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> [www.youtube.com]
>
> Hi Audrey
>
> I'm at the 32:27 min mark of this vid and what
> strikes me as very odd is this photo...if one is
> going to extract a column from rock, you wouldn't
> finish it in situ ie: the walls of where the rock
> 'column' was removed wouldn't be sort of refined
> or polished in the shape of a column but would be
> squared off and finished w curve later. y/n?
> Hammer and chiseled in this way? Wouldn't it be
> much simpler (considering what this guy went thru
> to carve a baby elephant with modern tungsten
> chisel)
> [www.youtube.com] ) to
> simply remove in a haphazard manner and finish
> later? ...obviously my logic is correct but simply
> trying to give some perspective of how odd this
> one simple picture is and I understand that you
> also get this. ;)
>
> Given how long and arduous the baby elephant
> creation was...if others watch these vids, it
> should be easily understood/recognized just how
> much labour would have had to been
> endured/employed in order to create all of the
> stonework demonstrated in these vids. It took
> Ronald Rae ( an artist btw) many months- and he
> really didn't remove that much material- in order
> to arrive at his granite work of art.
> Meanwhile...we have caverns of removed material
> and stucco'd walls in the Crete labyrinth. Bronze
> chisels guys...really?
>
> Corps...want to take a crack at introducing some
> other form of 'logic' which keeps all of this work
> within normal orthodox explanations?
Enigma's need
> to be solved but...none of this is logical given
> the tools we are supposed to believe achieved
> same. Armies of skilled people working with hand
> held chisels?
>
> The cut marks that are displayed, shortly after
> the above min mark...considering the effort to cut
> mm's with the saws we are supposed to believe did
> this...seems just too stupid to believe this is
> what accomplished the work. Was every person in
> society focused on banging away at hard rock?
> Without modern cranes, we couldn't accomplish
> Baalbek temple. Even if they built contraptions to
> lift the rock 50+ feet up, to be placed on these
> massive columns, the question which enters my mind
> is always...how did they remove the ropes from the
> final resting position?
>
> Just as a matter of interest...can you imagine the
> skill level of creating this simple dome that is
> in Syria?
>
> [www.youtube.com]
> 11:22 min mark. Heavy as hell and yet so
> skillfully placed so as to remain in place to this
> very day. I often wonder what in hell happened to
> decimate these ancient places? Barring
> explosives...even sledgehammers would take a long
> time to accomplish this destruction. Always looks
> like massive catastrophic event.


Hi Racho

I would be happy to give it a shot but a few things first:

1. What video at 32:27? The first one top new posted vlad007? shows a half drill hole no column. Alternately the subject of OP vid only goes to 32.24?

2. I don't know how many times I need to emphasise I DO NOT think all stone workings are correctly described by orthodox archaeology.
There are many, many enigma's all over the world.

However, IMHO, these folk do themselves harm or detract from their objective by; including workings that can easily have rational modern day explanations (more when you advise the correct time stamp); AND including things that clearly have been photo shopped; or not showing the full honest picture (eg 1:51 of the OP vid shows clearly there is a wide open entrance to the claimed "cave").

Pls check your timestamp ? or better post the screenshot?

Cheers

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Subject Views Written By Posted
No other explanation ...high tech 1755 Racho 11-Nov-17 21:39
sorry to all...but at the 21 min mark and a few minutes after 362 Racho 11-Nov-17 22:08
another cave ...more oddities 55 Racho 16-Jan-20 22:12
Re: another cave ...similar thing in China 41 forumfan 18-Jan-20 14:12
Re: No other explanation ...high tech 429 D-Archer 12-Nov-17 08:57
Re: No other explanation ...high tech 386 Thanos5150 12-Nov-17 17:31
Not megalithic 466 Racho 14-Nov-17 06:40
Re: Not megalithic 293 Audrey 14-Nov-17 18:08
Re: Not megalithic 314 Jon Ellison 14-Nov-17 20:33
Re: Not megalithic 213 Audrey 14-Nov-17 21:56
Re: Not megalithic 231 Jon Ellison 14-Nov-17 22:23
Re: Not megalithic 237 Audrey 14-Nov-17 22:49
Re: Not megalithic 209 Jon Ellison 14-Nov-17 23:33
Re: Not megalithic 291 Audrey 15-Nov-17 01:49
Re: Not megalithic 398 Jon Ellison 15-Nov-17 07:35
Re: Not megalithic 224 Audrey 15-Nov-17 22:23
Re: Not megalithic 287 Racho 27-Nov-17 01:46
Re: Not megalithic 265 Corpuscles 27-Nov-17 02:28
Re: Not megalithic 300 Racho 27-Nov-17 02:52
Stone Spheres Are Natural Formations 180 Barbelo 27-Nov-17 05:37
I think the point is proven 224 Racho 27-Nov-17 06:04
Re: I think the point is proven ; 249 Barbelo 27-Nov-17 11:02
dismissive 158 Racho 27-Nov-17 16:48
Re: I think the point is proven 174 Origyptian 27-Nov-17 15:36
Let's learn about the science/realities associated with cutting stone 204 Racho 27-Nov-17 06:41
Re: Not megalithic 180 Origyptian 27-Nov-17 06:50
I Second That 266 Barbelo 27-Nov-17 20:52
wow...talk about being unhinged/triggered 213 Racho 27-Nov-17 23:26
Re: wow...talk about being unhinged/triggered 211 Corpuscles 27-Nov-17 23:46
Re: wow...talk about being unhinged/triggered 250 Barbelo 28-Nov-17 00:00
you start... 274 Racho 28-Nov-17 03:53
Re: you start... 269 Barbelo 28-Nov-17 05:15
Re: I Second That 290 Audrey 28-Nov-17 01:43
Wacko or Crackpot? 313 Barbelo 28-Nov-17 02:30
Re: Wacko or Crackpot? 241 Corpuscles 28-Nov-17 02:49
Re: Wacko or Crackpot? 269 Audrey 28-Nov-17 03:38
Re: Wacko or Crackpot? 340 Barbelo 28-Nov-17 05:23
Re: Not megalithic 190 Corpuscles 27-Nov-17 20:03
Re: Not megalithic 284 Audrey 28-Nov-17 00:11
Re: Not megalithic 330 Corpuscles 28-Nov-17 00:55
Re: Not megalithic 243 Audrey 28-Nov-17 02:02
Re: Not megalithic 352 Warwick 29-Nov-17 21:08
Re: Not megalithic 250 Origyptian 15-Nov-17 22:38
Re: Not megalithic 220 Jon Ellison 15-Nov-17 23:10
Re: Not megalithic 208 Jon Ellison 15-Nov-17 23:32
Re: Not megalithic 318 Origyptian 16-Nov-17 02:47
Re: Not megalithic 254 Origyptian 16-Nov-17 02:43
Re: Not megalithic 329 Origyptian 14-Nov-17 21:58
Re: Not megalithic 270 Jon Ellison 14-Nov-17 22:14
Re: Not megalithic 240 Origyptian 14-Nov-17 22:38
Re: Not megalithic 224 Thanos5150 14-Nov-17 22:55
Re: Not megalithic 295 Thanos5150 14-Nov-17 23:02
Re: Not megalithic 200 Audrey 14-Nov-17 23:46
Re: Not megalithic 284 Corpuscles 15-Nov-17 00:09
Re: Not megalithic 289 Audrey 15-Nov-17 01:15
Re: Not megalithic 312 Thanos5150 15-Nov-17 00:26
Re: Not megalithic 260 Corpuscles 14-Nov-17 22:47
Re: Not megalithic 270 Warwick 15-Nov-17 02:47
Re: Not megalithic 292 Audrey 15-Nov-17 04:06
Re: Not megalithic 216 Warwick 18-Nov-17 00:59
Re: Not megalithic 300 Racho 15-Nov-17 06:26
Re: Not megalithic 317 Warwick 18-Nov-17 01:01
Re: No other explanation ...high tech 368 Origyptian 12-Nov-17 14:37
Re: No other explanation ...high tech 393 Corpuscles 12-Nov-17 17:48
There Has Never Been Solid Ground 325 cladking 12-Nov-17 19:10
Re: There Has Never Been Solid Ground 296 Corpuscles 12-Nov-17 20:06
Re: There Has Never Been Solid Ground 303 cladking 12-Nov-17 20:55
Re: There Has Never Been Solid Ground!!!!!!!!!!! 282 Corpuscles 12-Nov-17 21:26
Re: There Has Never Been Solid Ground!!!!!!!!!!! 325 cladking 12-Nov-17 21:42
Facinating 298 Warwick 14-Nov-17 20:23
Re: Facinating 265 cladking 14-Nov-17 21:33
Re: Facinating 292 Warwick 15-Nov-17 02:51


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