690: Semicontrolled Demolition

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(There's no explanation either, but it'd be a shame to let the rest go to waste.)
 
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| date      = January 18, 2010
 
| date      = January 18, 2010
 
| title    = Semicontrolled Demolition
 
| title    = Semicontrolled Demolition
| image    = semicontrolled demolition.png
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| image    = semicontrolled_demolition.png
 
| titletext = I believe the truth always lies halfway between the most extreme claims.
 
| titletext = I believe the truth always lies halfway between the most extreme claims.
 
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==Explanation==
 
==Explanation==
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The {{w|World Trade Center}} towers were destroyed on September 11, 2001 (Using American date notation that's 9/11). The attack allegedly was supposed to be two simultaneous planes colliding with both the north and south towers. What ended up happening was plane 1 hit the north tower at 8:46 am. There is no video footage of the plane colliding with the building because it was unexpected. The second plane hit the south tower a little less than 20 minutes later. There is [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7KYE4zViAAg&t=11m44s video footage] of that happening. In the investigation following many questions were raised that didn't seem to get a satisfactory answer. Many people, calling themselves {{w|9/11 Truthers}} began to claim that the whole thing was a government conspiracy.
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[[Randall]] proposes a compromise theory to make all people happy. Since we have no video proof that a plane manned by terrorists flew into the north tower, that was a government conspiracy. It just so happened that the government decided to demolish the north tower on the same day that terrorists had set to demolish the south tower.
  
 
==Transcript==
 
==Transcript==
[Cueball is holding up a pointer to a screen with an image of the World Trade Center towers mid-disaster.]
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:[Cueball is holding up a pointer to a screen with an image of the World Trade Center towers mid-disaster.]
 
:Cueball: Based on my analysis, I believe the government faked the plane crash and demolished the WTC north tower with explosives.
 
:Cueball: Based on my analysis, I believe the government faked the plane crash and demolished the WTC north tower with explosives.
 
:Cueball: The south tower, in a simultaneous but unrelated plot, was brought down by actual terrorists.
 
:Cueball: The south tower, in a simultaneous but unrelated plot, was brought down by actual terrorists.

Revision as of 06:29, 4 April 2013

Semicontrolled Demolition
I believe the truth always lies halfway between the most extreme claims.
Title text: I believe the truth always lies halfway between the most extreme claims.

Explanation

The World Trade Center towers were destroyed on September 11, 2001 (Using American date notation that's 9/11). The attack allegedly was supposed to be two simultaneous planes colliding with both the north and south towers. What ended up happening was plane 1 hit the north tower at 8:46 am. There is no video footage of the plane colliding with the building because it was unexpected. The second plane hit the south tower a little less than 20 minutes later. There is video footage of that happening. In the investigation following many questions were raised that didn't seem to get a satisfactory answer. Many people, calling themselves 9/11 Truthers began to claim that the whole thing was a government conspiracy.

Randall proposes a compromise theory to make all people happy. Since we have no video proof that a plane manned by terrorists flew into the north tower, that was a government conspiracy. It just so happened that the government decided to demolish the north tower on the same day that terrorists had set to demolish the south tower.

Transcript

[Cueball is holding up a pointer to a screen with an image of the World Trade Center towers mid-disaster.]
Cueball: Based on my analysis, I believe the government faked the plane crash and demolished the WTC north tower with explosives.
Cueball: The south tower, in a simultaneous but unrelated plot, was brought down by actual terrorists.
The 9/11 truthers responded poorly to my compromise theory.
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Discussion

Sorry haven't posted before so probably doing this in the wrong way. The description says there's no video footage of the first plane, but there's a video taken of firefighters checking man hole covers who caught it. It's on you tube, but I didn't think it was right to post the link.

Edit: on second look I see a link has been put to second impact, so no reason not to post link to first:

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86.150.177.79 09:58, 5 April 2013 (UTC) Bob

Thanks for your input, and you're right! I corrected that in the explanation.
You only "did this in the wrong way" in that you should have edited directly the explanation Face-wink.svg. As on most wikis, the general motto here is Be bold: don't hesitate, just do it!
Thanks again - Cos (talk) 10:30, 5 April 2013 (UTC)



Is it just me or is the bottom part of it blanked out for everyone? http://xkcd.com/690/ 203.104.11.12 12:26, 8 April 2013 (UTC)

It seems as if it is censored. 203.104.11.11 05:52, 9 April 2013 (UTC)
Just you! MR (talk) 02:19, 4 May 2013 (UTC)MR

Unless an incomplete shows a specific lack, and I can't find one myself, I will delete the incomplete tag. Anonymous. 00:27, 11 January 2014 (UTC)

The incomplete tag is back. --Dgbrt (talk) 20:50, 11 January 2014 (UTC)

Why was mention of the firefighter video removed/reverted and it states again that “there is no video of a plane flying into the north tower”? STEN (talk) 12:45, 4 March 2014 (UTC)
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