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aliensdidit
2011-Oct-08, 12:41 AM
When browsing the internet I came across a really creepy thing on the Internet called Ong's hat that tells the real story of renegade scientist opening portals to other dimensions and other creepy things like that. Here is a link to the so called Incunabula papars. http://greylodge.org/

Its been going on since the late 1980s and that there is an actual ghost town called Ong's hat. also various sources contradict to whether its real or fiction, anybody heard of this?

Swift
2011-Oct-08, 03:41 AM
aliensdidit,

Just because something is on the Internet, why do you begin to think it is true? Do you believe everything anyone says? Do you think every book ever written is true? So someone created a website and put a bunch of nonsense on it, why do you find that convincing of anything?

Middenrat
2011-Oct-08, 03:59 AM
One day, when I want to lose a few more IQ points, I'll click through one of aliens's links, just for the buzz.
(Not wishing to be rude, but Lord knows what nasties lurk on these whack sites. Beware.)

Van Rijn
2011-Oct-08, 08:36 AM
From

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ong%27s_Hat



Ong's Hat was one of the earliest internet-based secret history conspiracy theories created as a piece of collaborative fiction (aka Incunabula) by four core individuals, although the membership propagating the tale changed over time.

The threads of the story can be traced back as far as the 1980s on bulletin board systems, old xerox mail art networks and early zines. The aim was to create a fictional story line, and embed it in various media cultures to establish backstory. It may have started as an in-joke, or the first alternate reality game, a work of transmedia storytelling or as a memetic experiment, to see how far the meme could spread or a combination of all of the above.[1] The story eventually used print, radio, television and digital mediums (CD ROM, DVD, Internet, BBS) in its dissemination.

and for those who missed the connection, the "David Anderson" of the other thread is a character in Ong's Hat.

aliensdidit
2011-Oct-08, 03:46 PM
You said that David Anderson was the registered owner of websites relating to Ong's hat. But I have not been able to find it yet.

Nut some people do believe that the whole thing is based in truth, such as this web page: http://miriadic.wikia.com/wiki/Incunabula_Papers. Also taking into account that actual scientistis were interviewed about this such as Nick Herbet and a mysterious Emory Cranston.

http://www.thing.net/~grist/golpub/golmag/gol6/mediak.txt
http://www.scribd.com/doc/21239489/Ong-s-Hat-Emory-Cranston-Strange

People like Nichols are also mentioned

Garrison
2011-Oct-08, 04:00 PM
aliensdidit all the links you posted appear to be part of the game/meme/story.

aliensdidit
2011-Oct-08, 04:39 PM
Well, I would like to think all of this is part of some well done fiction, but I don't think all of it is connected. I had never heared of things like ARGs or memes until now.

Garrison
2011-Oct-08, 06:44 PM
Well, I would like to think all of this is part of some well done fiction, but I don't think all of it is connected. I had never heared of things like ARGs or memes until now.

Well if you knew nothing about them until they were brought here on what basis can you reject the idea? Look into ARG's and you'll see that the material is a pretty good match. if you still choose to reject this explanation then the onus is on you to prove that there is something more here.

Paul Beardsley
2011-Oct-08, 06:56 PM
I'm shocked by the lack of media coverage concerning the manned mission to Titan. If I hadn't caught an episode of Eureka, I wouldn't know about it at all!

Van Rijn
2011-Oct-08, 09:42 PM
You said that David Anderson was the registered owner of websites relating to Ong's hat.
But I have not been able to find it yet.


I said that David Anderson was a character in Ong's Hat. Websites with faked information that you linked to in your other thread are registered to a "David Anderson," as you can easily verify. That is an obvious continuation or shout out to the Ong's Hat ARG, no more mysterious than writing a story that refers to the Necronomicon, or that has a vampire named "Count Dracula."

Van Rijn
2011-Oct-08, 09:51 PM
Well, I would like to think all of this is part of some well done fiction, but I don't think all of it is connected. I had never heared of things like ARGs or memes until now.

Yet here you said:


Ok, I came across a few post that think this David Anderson may be part of an ARG, maybe one called Ong's Hat, apparently there is a character in there called David Anderson:


So you seemed to already be familiar with the term "ARG" and you mentioned yourself that David Anderson was a character in the Ong's Hat ARG.

aliensdidit
2011-Oct-09, 01:58 AM
I just said that I have only heared about ARGS recently (last week), but its easy to understand what it means. Even though one of the characters in it is called Anderson, there is no evidence that David is part of it. The only connection I can make is from the book Transylvania sunrise, where I found a pdf. page that explains the book in much more detail and talks about the role of David Anderson:

http://www.sovereignmindmagazine.com/Transylvanian%20Sunrise%20Emerges.pdf

That is the only connection I am making.

captain swoop
2011-Oct-10, 02:49 PM
I don't see anything here that falls within the rules of the Conspiracy Forum. I am closing the thread.

aliensdidit As far as I can see this is close to Spamming web links, you have done it over 2 threads now both of them with what appears to me to be a common theme.. Do not start any more on this subject.

Take some time to read the rules for posting to the board and also the advice for Conspiracy Posters, both linked at the bottom of this post.
IF you want to discuss in this forum then keep it to Space and Astronomy based subjects.