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You bring up very good points. Here are my thoughts on the subject, based on facts. This is what we know:

1) Some circles are undoubtedly hoaxes;

2) Some circles were clearly constructed by humans (like bikers) and witnessed by others during construction;

3) According to anecdotal evidence, some other intricate circles appeared mysteriously out of nowhere in the middle of the night, in well-populated rural areas, and no one witnessed any lights in the fields, sometimes within hours. Keep in mind that the evidence is anecdotal. The believers call them "eye-witness reports," but the fact is that the witnesses are reporting that they did not witness anything.

4) According to some reports, some soil samples exhibit inexplicable microwave residue, and brittle stalks that would break if bent by a human hand or mechanical device are actually bent with strange 'nodules' at the bending point;

To jump from these facts to Alien intervention theories requires a leap of faith, or a preconceived idea looking for evidence to support it, not the other way around. Very similar to Von Daniken, who went looking for selective evidence to support his theories all over the world, or the Bush administration to support their fabricated 'evidence' to 'prove' WMDs in Iraq. These are simply a few features that cannot be explained by some scientists, or folk-knowledge.

Anything inexplicable in earlier times was attributed to Mithras, then Jehovah, then God, and sometimes Satan. Witches were burned at the stake for inexplicable phenomena. Now that Gods and Demons are out of fashion, we have latched on to Aliens.

Then we have the curious fact of these circles being concentrated around a few townships in England.

What is the advice that Sherlock Holmes would give? "When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth."

Ergo, there is a small band of humans living in England, possessing a technique or technology that is not recognizable to the few scientists studying these phenomena, who pass on these secrets from father to son in a generational fashion for reasons unknown to the rest of us.

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Why are most Crop Circles in England? 225 Deep1 02-Aug-09 08:51
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 161 SphinxGirl 02-Aug-09 12:13
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 118 Titus Livius 02-Aug-09 15:10
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 134 Jal Phoenix 02-Aug-09 16:16
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 141 gaylenb 02-Aug-09 16:21
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 125 K_Asp 02-Aug-09 17:20
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 144 Anomalies 03-Aug-09 14:45
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 143 equestrian 02-Aug-09 18:57
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 154 paxton 02-Aug-09 21:58
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 124 Jal Phoenix 03-Aug-09 05:32
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 158 paxton 03-Aug-09 08:46
I would say you haven't... 125 Anomalies 03-Aug-09 19:03
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 126 papalou 13-Aug-09 01:46
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 129 Richard Fusniak 13-Aug-09 13:33
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 152 R and M 13-Aug-09 13:55
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 141 Richard Fusniak 13-Aug-09 14:35
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 136 The Kwuda 13-Aug-09 14:44
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 113 R and M 14-Aug-09 03:30
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 110 papalou 15-Aug-09 19:00
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 155 Richard Fusniak 15-Aug-09 20:13
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 112 papalou 16-Aug-09 03:57
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 184 papalou 16-Aug-09 04:19
Moderator Caution 141 JonnyMcA 15-Aug-09 21:18
Re: Moderator Caution 131 papalou 16-Aug-09 03:59
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 134 Anomalies 17-Aug-09 17:43
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 147 Richard Fusniak 17-Aug-09 20:59
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 100 martinpescatore 13-Aug-09 07:07
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 164 papalou 15-Aug-09 19:05
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 132 Nebankh 03-Aug-09 00:12
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 148 R and M 03-Aug-09 04:31
WHAT? 134 Deep1 03-Aug-09 05:48
Re: WHAT? 143 R and M 04-Aug-09 04:31
Re: WHAT? 146 R and M 04-Aug-09 04:44
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 142 Me 04-Aug-09 01:23
Re: The Rense crop circle 133 Nebankh 04-Aug-09 01:29
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 126 equestrian 04-Aug-09 03:26
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 137 spitfire888 04-Aug-09 02:09
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 147 drone-note 04-Aug-09 14:52
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 118 Deep1 04-Aug-09 16:22
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 140 drone-note 04-Aug-09 16:39
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 151 dmatherly 04-Aug-09 18:09
They are all over the world 142 debraregypt 05-Aug-09 01:52
good point 150 equestrian 05-Aug-09 03:15
Re: good point 144 Anomalies 05-Aug-09 14:19
Re: They are all over the world 142 paxton 05-Aug-09 12:58
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 139 Pete Vanderzwet 05-Aug-09 07:15
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 123 R and M 05-Aug-09 10:02
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 145 Anomalies 05-Aug-09 14:07
sooo shallow 145 equestrian 05-Aug-09 15:51
Re: sooo shallow 151 Pete Vanderzwet 05-Aug-09 19:04
Re: sooo shallow 144 gaylenb 05-Aug-09 20:26
Yellow Card to Eq 110 equestrian 06-Aug-09 03:30
Re: Yellow Card to Eq 148 Pete Vanderzwet 06-Aug-09 08:07
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 141 poster72 05-Aug-09 16:31
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 140 equestrian 05-Aug-09 16:42
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 146 gaylenb 05-Aug-09 16:50
The Skeptic's Gang... 140 equestrian 05-Aug-09 17:18
For the Skeptic's Gang... 144 Anomalies 05-Aug-09 18:16
Re: For the Skeptic's Gang... 111 poster72 06-Aug-09 20:18
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 150 poster72 05-Aug-09 17:40
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 135 Anomalies 05-Aug-09 19:07
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 154 paxton 05-Aug-09 16:52
Like this,poster72? 138 hut 05-Aug-09 18:06
Re: Like this,poster72? 112 Pete Vanderzwet 05-Aug-09 19:59
Re: Like this,poster72? 115 gaylenb 05-Aug-09 20:30
Re: Like this,poster72? 119 Pete Vanderzwet 05-Aug-09 20:35
Re: Like this,poster72? 143 R and M 06-Aug-09 04:45
Re: Like this,poster72? 122 gaylenb 05-Aug-09 20:28
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 100 R and M 06-Aug-09 04:20
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 127 Anomalies 05-Aug-09 17:12
concentration 136 lukehancock 05-Aug-09 19:44
History 182 s-d.adrain 13-Aug-09 07:28
Interesting Youtube video on crop circles Milo and Deep1 144 spitfire888 13-Aug-09 07:13
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 152 iroquois warrior 15-Aug-09 21:41
A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 148 Deep1 17-Aug-09 18:20
Re: A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 141 paxton 17-Aug-09 19:27
Re: A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 134 Deep1 17-Aug-09 19:42
Re: A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 129 spitfire888 17-Aug-09 20:34
Re: A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 160 paxton 18-Aug-09 15:48
Re: A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 143 Richard Fusniak 18-Aug-09 16:53
Re: A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 156 paxton 18-Aug-09 19:43
Re: A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 123 Richard Fusniak 18-Aug-09 19:51
Re: A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 127 paxton 18-Aug-09 21:05
Re: A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 131 Richard Fusniak 18-Aug-09 22:19
Re: A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 153 paxton 18-Aug-09 23:18
Re: A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 143 Richard Fusniak 19-Aug-09 06:30
Re: A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 147 R and M 19-Aug-09 07:59
Re: A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 106 Richard Fusniak 19-Aug-09 08:59
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 141 spitfire888 16-Aug-09 19:31
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 142 Anomalies 17-Aug-09 17:49


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