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Re: Where were you on September 11, 2001?
« Reply #240 on: September 11, 2014, 03:39:34 PM »
I know, I listened to the recordings. Not sure why that makes the fact that they knew so early not interesting
???

Someone on board confirming its an hijacking - how smart do you have to be to know it's a hijacking?
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Re: Where were you on September 11, 2001?
« Reply #241 on: September 11, 2014, 03:44:00 PM »
???

Someone on board confirming its an hijacking - how smart do you have to be to know it's a hijacking?
Agreed. Even a meshugener would know that.

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Re: Where were you on September 11, 2001?
« Reply #242 on: September 11, 2014, 03:45:26 PM »
Someone on board confirming its an hijacking - how smart do you have to be to know it's a hijacking?
You're taking Ergel's post out of context.
the interesting part is not they managed to figure it out. Read what he wrote again (without your added emphasis.) The interesting part is that they actually knew the whole time, meanwhile everyone else was running around like chickens without a head and there was tons of misinformation all over the place.

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Re: Where were you on September 11, 2001?
« Reply #243 on: September 11, 2014, 03:46:53 PM »
You're taking Ergel's post out of context.
the interesting part is not they managed to figure it out. Read what he wrote again (without your added emphasis.) The interesting part is that they actually knew the whole time meanwhile everyone else was running around like chickens without a head and there was tons of misinformation all over the place.
Ding Ding Ding.
Where did I say they were so smart for figuring it out?
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Re: Where were you on September 11, 2001?
« Reply #244 on: September 11, 2014, 03:50:06 PM »
You're taking Ergel's post out of context.
the interesting part is not they managed to figure it out. Read what he wrote again (without your added emphasis.) The interesting part is that they actually knew the whole time, meanwhile everyone else was running around like chickens without a head and there was tons of misinformation all over the place.
Ding Ding Ding.
Where did I say they were so smart for figuring it out?

So basically you're saying that it's interesting that you didn't know.

Am I nuts?
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Re: Where were you on September 11, 2001?
« Reply #245 on: September 11, 2014, 03:50:37 PM »
You're taking Ergel's post out of context.
the interesting part is not they managed to figure it out. Read what he wrote again (without your added emphasis.) The interesting part is that they actually knew the whole time, meanwhile everyone else was running around like chickens without a head and there was tons of misinformation all over the place.
Isn't that how it always goes ? The people in the know- know everything & everyone else just guesses. The news people & the rest of us didn't speak to the FA's.

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Re: Where were you on September 11, 2001?
« Reply #246 on: September 11, 2014, 04:22:21 PM »
So basically you're saying that it's interesting that you didn't know.

Am I nuts?
I found it to be an interesting tidbit of information that I didn't know (and I assume most people didn't know as well).
I had largely assumed that fighter jets were delayed from being scrambled, etc. because no one really knew the planes were hijacked at such an early stage.
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Re: Where were you on September 11, 2001?
« Reply #247 on: September 11, 2014, 04:22:49 PM »
Isn't that how it always goes ? The people in the know- know everything & everyone else just guesses. The news people & the rest of us didn't speak to the FA's.
Correct. I was unaware that the FA had gotten through to anybody
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Re: Where were you on September 11, 2001?
« Reply #248 on: September 11, 2014, 04:28:56 PM »
I found it to be an interesting tidbit of information that I didn't know (and I assume most people didn't know as well).
I had largely assumed that fighter jets were delayed from being scrambled, etc. because no one really knew the planes were hijacked at such an early stage.
Yeah, I found it interesting that fighters were scrambled, they just couldn't find the plane on time.

Although the truth is the jets probably wouldn't have stopped the attack even if they found AA11, no one dreamed they would crash it into a building so they wouldn't have shot it down....
« Last Edit: September 11, 2014, 04:32:07 PM by Achas Veachas »
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Re: Where were you on September 11, 2001?
« Reply #249 on: September 11, 2014, 04:47:02 PM »
Yeah, I found it interesting that fighters were scrambled, they just couldn't find the plane on time.

Although the truth is the jets probably wouldn't have stopped the attack even if they found AA11, no one dreamed they would crash it into a building so they wouldn't have shot it down....
They had orders to do so (or at least got told they'll most probably get permission to shoot if the 'guy" doesn't cooperate.
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Re: Where were you on September 11, 2001?
« Reply #250 on: September 11, 2014, 04:48:55 PM »
They had orders to do so (or at least got told they'll most probably get permission to shoot if the 'guy" doesn't cooperate.
That was way later, after 3 of the planes crashed already...
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Re: Where were you on September 11, 2001?
« Reply #251 on: September 11, 2014, 04:56:22 PM »
They had orders to do so (or at least got told they'll most probably get permission to shoot if the 'guy" doesn't cooperate.
That seemed like it was a couple of hours later by the time they got those orders
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Re: Where were you on September 11, 2001?
« Reply #252 on: September 11, 2014, 05:13:36 PM »
Watch United 93 for a compelling and emotional play by play of the days events.
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Re: Where were you on September 11, 2001?
« Reply #253 on: September 11, 2014, 05:19:08 PM »
Watch United 93 for a compelling and emotional play by play of the days events.
Saw that one. Didn't like the ending. Not much is known about what went on there other than Todd Beamer talking to his wife.

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Re: Where were you on September 11, 2001?
« Reply #254 on: September 11, 2014, 05:43:36 PM »
Watch United 93 for a compelling and emotional play by play of the days events.
Where can I watch it free?
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