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04-01-2007, 11:15 PM
Noted British astronomer Patrick Moore announced on the radio in 1976 that at 9:47 am, a once-in-a-lifetime astronomical event, in which Pluto would pass behind Jupiter, would cause a gravitational alignment that would reduce the Earth's gravity. Moore told listeners that if they jumped in the air at the exact moment of the planetary alignment, they would experience a floating sensation. Hundreds of people called in to report feeling the sensation.
04-02-2007, 07:15 AM
It's amazing what the power of suggestion can do...
04-02-2007, 08:28 AM
The best one I heard was where Burger King put out on the radio that they were offering "for a limited time only" a left-handed Whopper, where the condiments were rotated 180 degrees so the left-handed person could enjoy the onion and tomato better. They actually had people call local BK's to ask if they were going to carry them. :rolleyes:
04-02-2007, 08:43 AM
"War of the Worlds" comes to mind.
Good story Mike.
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