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RE: Lightning Video

Original poster: "Anthony R. Mollner" <penny831@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

Maybe it is but what's the point? Why would any one make a video like that
in the first place?

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Sent: Friday, January 05, 2007 3:20 PM
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Subject: RE: Lightning Video

Original poster: "alfred erpel" <alfred@xxxxxxxxx>

Gomez, all,

         You are right on.  This is a lesson in critical thinking.  I agree
with your analysis.  The video is a phony.


Al Erpel

 > A lot of things about this video are suspicious, not least of
 > which is the suspicious-looking "spark" itself.
 > Why was someone video taping this guy working on his bike in
 > the first place?  He doesn't appear to be doing any
 > instruction, and whoever is holding the camera isn't talking
 > to him, and the camera operator _never_says_anything to the
 > guy, even after he has just apparently been injured.  Does
 > that seem likely?
 > The camera doesn't get put down either - whoever is running
 > it keeps filming his friend / subject, despite the fact that
 > he's supposedly just had the crap knocked out of him.  Who
 > would do that and why?
 > And isn't it amazing that the "spark" just happened to be
 > almost perfectly centered in the shot at the beginning?  When
 > you stop and think about this video, and watch it a few
 > times, it begins to seem very unlikely to have played out
 > that way in real life.
 > Don't believe everything you see on the internet.
 >   - B(G)L