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RESmonkey

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I'm watching this right now.

edit = How the hell would one know what planet and what star system a craft came from?

humanoid alien?



Faillllll..>!!!
 

Judgement

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Haven't you seen the movie Independence Day?

Do yourself a favor and rent this Michael Moore documentary.
 

manowar821

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Things that we deserve to know about completely, but assholes are keeping from us. Aside from that over-generalizing obvious truth, I haven't the slightest clue.
 
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Bob Lazar had Majestic 12 (38 levels above top secret) clearance. Check out the picture of his badge and scan of his W2 on his wikipedia page.
 

mundane

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Truman: "Whistlin dixy! I want this sent to Area 51 for study!"
General: "But Sir! That's where we're building our fake moon landing set."
Truman: "Then we'll have to really land on the moon. Invent NASA and tell them to get off their fannies!"
 
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Originally posted by: mundane
Truman: "Whistlin dixy! I want this sent to Area 51 for study!"
General: "But Sir! That's where we're building our fake moon landing set."
Truman: "Then we'll have to really land on the moon. Invent NASA and tell them to get off their fannies!"
The President's gaging on my gas bladder, I'm so honored!
 

Vette73

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Originally posted by: Printer Bandit
Bob Lazar had Majestic 12 (38 levels above top secret) clearance. Check out the picture of his badge and scan of his W2 on his wikipedia page.
You are joking right. There is no level above TS, i know i have TS clearance and work for the Gov in DC.

Oh and heres what the FBI did when they thought soemone was runnign around with TS papers that were marked Majestic 12...

Majestic12
 

Josh

Lifer
Mar 20, 2000
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Originally posted by: Marlin1975
Originally posted by: Printer Bandit
Bob Lazar had Majestic 12 (38 levels above top secret) clearance. Check out the picture of his badge and scan of his W2 on his wikipedia page.
You are joking right. There is no level above TS, i know i have TS clearance and work for the Gov in DC.

Oh and heres what the FBI did when they thought soemone was runnign around with TS papers that were marked Majestic 12...

Majestic12
That just sounds silly. "38 levels above top secret" :laugh:

And Marlin what's a top secret security badge/card look like ...:camera:'s please - and could you go into Area 51?
 

pontifex

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Originally posted by: Acanthus
The last thing i read about it said that it is believed to be largely shut down.

"activity" has dramatically gone down since the 80s.
thats what they want you to think... /cue x-files music
 

Vette73

Lifer
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Originally posted by: Josh
Originally posted by: Marlin1975
Originally posted by: Printer Bandit
Bob Lazar had Majestic 12 (38 levels above top secret) clearance. Check out the picture of his badge and scan of his W2 on his wikipedia page.
You are joking right. There is no level above TS, i know i have TS clearance and work for the Gov in DC.

Oh and heres what the FBI did when they thought soemone was runnign around with TS papers that were marked Majestic 12...

Majestic12
That just sounds silly. "38 levels above top secret" :laugh:

And Marlin what's a top secret security badge/card look like ...:camera:'s please - and could you go into Area 51?

Just like any other. There are numbers on it. Mine has a large S3 which is TS. S2 secret and so forth. Just walk near any gov office and look at their badge. All look the same and we now have a little chip on it with our info.
And no I can't go anywhere. Just because you have TS does not mean everything is for your eyes. And if its not for your eyes and/or has anything to do with your job DS will be all over you. I can;t just walk into C.Rices office and sit at her desk when she is out. I could not even get that far.
Tv/Movies make it sound like having TS means you can do, see, and go anywhere in the Gov. But that is not the case. Gettign TS is a pain I can tell you that. And if you lose your clearance you lose your job. So having it can be a hegative as we have got rid of people by getting their clerance revoked.
 

jjones

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Originally posted by: Printer Bandit
Bob Lazar had Majestic 12 (38 levels above top secret) clearance.
lol, did he know the secret handshake and have the decoder ring too?

 

shiner

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Originally posted by: Printer Bandit
Bob Lazar had Majestic 12 (38 levels above top secret) clearance. Check out the picture of his badge and scan of his W2 on his wikipedia page.

Lower the Cone of Silence
 

Safeway

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Originally posted by: Marlin1975
Originally posted by: Josh
Originally posted by: Marlin1975
Originally posted by: Printer Bandit
Bob Lazar had Majestic 12 (38 levels above top secret) clearance. Check out the picture of his badge and scan of his W2 on his wikipedia page.
You are joking right. There is no level above TS, i know i have TS clearance and work for the Gov in DC.

Oh and heres what the FBI did when they thought soemone was runnign around with TS papers that were marked Majestic 12...

Majestic12
That just sounds silly. "38 levels above top secret" :laugh:

And Marlin what's a top secret security badge/card look like ...:camera:'s please - and could you go into Area 51?

Just like any other. There are numbers on it. Mine has a large S3 which is TS. S2 secret and so forth. Just walk near any gov office and look at their badge. All look the same and we now have a little chip on it with our info.
And no I can't go anywhere. Just because you have TS does not mean everything is for your eyes. And if its not for your eyes and/or has anything to do with your job DS will be all over you. I can;t just walk into C.Rices office and sit at her desk when she is out. I could not even get that far.
Tv/Movies make it sound like having TS means you can do, see, and go anywhere in the Gov. But that is not the case. Gettign TS is a pain I can tell you that. And if you lose your clearance you lose your job. So having it can be a hegative as we have got rid of people by getting their clerance revoked.
Then why are you talking so openly about your clearance? Isn't that a good way to lose your clearance, and thus, your job?
 

Josh

Lifer
Mar 20, 2000
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Originally posted by: Safeway
Originally posted by: Marlin1975
Originally posted by: Josh
Originally posted by: Marlin1975
Originally posted by: Printer Bandit
Bob Lazar had Majestic 12 (38 levels above top secret) clearance. Check out the picture of his badge and scan of his W2 on his wikipedia page.
You are joking right. There is no level above TS, i know i have TS clearance and work for the Gov in DC.

Oh and heres what the FBI did when they thought soemone was runnign around with TS papers that were marked Majestic 12...

Majestic12
That just sounds silly. "38 levels above top secret" :laugh:

And Marlin what's a top secret security badge/card look like ...:camera:'s please - and could you go into Area 51?

Just like any other. There are numbers on it. Mine has a large S3 which is TS. S2 secret and so forth. Just walk near any gov office and look at their badge. All look the same and we now have a little chip on it with our info.
And no I can't go anywhere. Just because you have TS does not mean everything is for your eyes. And if its not for your eyes and/or has anything to do with your job DS will be all over you. I can;t just walk into C.Rices office and sit at her desk when she is out. I could not even get that far.
Tv/Movies make it sound like having TS means you can do, see, and go anywhere in the Gov. But that is not the case. Gettign TS is a pain I can tell you that. And if you lose your clearance you lose your job. So having it can be a hegative as we have got rid of people by getting their clerance revoked.
Then why are you talking so openly about your clearance? Isn't that a good way to lose your clearance, and thus, your job?
I still want pics of badge
 

Safeway

Lifer
Jun 22, 2004
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Originally posted by: Josh
Originally posted by: Safeway
Originally posted by: Marlin1975
Originally posted by: Josh
Originally posted by: Marlin1975
Originally posted by: Printer Bandit
Bob Lazar had Majestic 12 (38 levels above top secret) clearance. Check out the picture of his badge and scan of his W2 on his wikipedia page.
You are joking right. There is no level above TS, i know i have TS clearance and work for the Gov in DC.

Oh and heres what the FBI did when they thought soemone was runnign around with TS papers that were marked Majestic 12...

Majestic12
That just sounds silly. "38 levels above top secret" :laugh:

And Marlin what's a top secret security badge/card look like ...:camera:'s please - and could you go into Area 51?

Just like any other. There are numbers on it. Mine has a large S3 which is TS. S2 secret and so forth. Just walk near any gov office and look at their badge. All look the same and we now have a little chip on it with our info.
And no I can't go anywhere. Just because you have TS does not mean everything is for your eyes. And if its not for your eyes and/or has anything to do with your job DS will be all over you. I can;t just walk into C.Rices office and sit at her desk when she is out. I could not even get that far.
Tv/Movies make it sound like having TS means you can do, see, and go anywhere in the Gov. But that is not the case. Gettign TS is a pain I can tell you that. And if you lose your clearance you lose your job. So having it can be a hegative as we have got rid of people by getting their clerance revoked.
Then why are you talking so openly about your clearance? Isn't that a good way to lose your clearance, and thus, your job?
I still want pics of badge
Yea, not sure I believe someone talking so openly about TS clearance. One of my family members recently went from SWAT to Secret Service, and he hardly talks to family about it. I highly doubt a TS clearance government employee would rave about it on AnandTech.
 

Danman

Lifer
Nov 9, 1999
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Originally posted by: Josh
Originally posted by: Marlin1975
Originally posted by: Printer Bandit
Bob Lazar had Majestic 12 (38 levels above top secret) clearance. Check out the picture of his badge and scan of his W2 on his wikipedia page.
You are joking right. There is no level above TS, i know i have TS clearance and work for the Gov in DC.

Oh and heres what the FBI did when they thought soemone was runnign around with TS papers that were marked Majestic 12...

Majestic12
That just sounds silly. "38 levels above top secret" :laugh:

And Marlin what's a top secret security badge/card look like ...:camera:'s please - and could you go into Area 51?
Haha, there isn't a uniform TS badge. Basically, there's a system that keeps track of everyone's clearance and where they are assigned to. Like Marlin said, there isn't anything over TS. There's compartments that you can be assigned if you have the need to know, but that's it.

 

Danman

Lifer
Nov 9, 1999
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Originally posted by: Safeway
Originally posted by: Josh
Originally posted by: Safeway
Originally posted by: Marlin1975
Originally posted by: Josh
Originally posted by: Marlin1975
Originally posted by: Printer Bandit
Bob Lazar had Majestic 12 (38 levels above top secret) clearance. Check out the picture of his badge and scan of his W2 on his wikipedia page.
You are joking right. There is no level above TS, i know i have TS clearance and work for the Gov in DC.

Oh and heres what the FBI did when they thought soemone was runnign around with TS papers that were marked Majestic 12...

Majestic12
That just sounds silly. "38 levels above top secret" :laugh:

And Marlin what's a top secret security badge/card look like ...:camera:'s please - and could you go into Area 51?

Just like any other. There are numbers on it. Mine has a large S3 which is TS. S2 secret and so forth. Just walk near any gov office and look at their badge. All look the same and we now have a little chip on it with our info.
And no I can't go anywhere. Just because you have TS does not mean everything is for your eyes. And if its not for your eyes and/or has anything to do with your job DS will be all over you. I can;t just walk into C.Rices office and sit at her desk when she is out. I could not even get that far.
Tv/Movies make it sound like having TS means you can do, see, and go anywhere in the Gov. But that is not the case. Gettign TS is a pain I can tell you that. And if you lose your clearance you lose your job. So having it can be a hegative as we have got rid of people by getting their clerance revoked.
Then why are you talking so openly about your clearance? Isn't that a good way to lose your clearance, and thus, your job?
I still want pics of badge
Yea, not sure I believe someone talking so openly about TS clearance. One of my family members recently went from SWAT to Secret Service, and he hardly talks to family about it. I highly doubt a TS clearance government employee would rave about it on AnandTech.
This is all public, unclassified knowledge. You can infer several things from the statements that are made here, but we aren't providing anyone with classified information.

BTW, I currently have a TS/SCI clearance. Also, I haven't seen Marlin's badge before, we had different colors to specify clearance level. I believe different locations/directorates do it differently.
 

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