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    Google map mystery of giant lines spotted by satellite in Gobi desert (in China)

    Google Maps satellite spots bizarre structures in Chinese desert | Mail Online

    [QUOTEA Google Maps satellite has spotted a series of bizarre structures during a sweep of the Gobi desert in China.

    The internet is buzzing with theories about what their purpose is, with suggestions ranging from giant QR readers to practise targets for military satellites.

    To add to the intrigue, they are located on the borders of Gansu province and Xinjiang in northwestern China - an area that the superpower uses to build military, space and nuclear equipment.[/QUOTE]

    In fact, some of the sites are less than 100 miles from Jiuquan, where China’s space programme headquarters and launch pads can be found.
    Some internet users have been trying to overlay one of the strange structures on to various U.S. city maps, worried that there may be a sinister military purpose behind them.

    Others have pointed out that if China wanted to attack a U.S. city, it doesn’t need a practise map in the desert.

    Sooner or later, the world is headed for a very dark place, and China will probably be the one to start it.

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    Re: Google map mystery of giant lines spotted by satellite in Gobi desert (in China)

    OMG! They're drawing lines in the sand!!! We better attack them ASAP or we'll all be killed by the evil that is RED CHINA!



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    Re: Google map mystery of giant lines spotted by satellite in Gobi desert (in China)

    Quote Originally Posted by Tettsuo View Post
    OMG! They're drawing lines in the sand!!! We better attack them ASAP or we'll all be killed by the evil that is RED CHINA!



    Aren't you tired of being scared?
    LOL, yeah, ok.

    Nazi Germany, Napolean's France, Stalin's Russia, Polpot, Ho Chi Minh.......they were all just kidding.

    Nice sense of history, you have. Of course, liberals seem to all think history began the day they were born.

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    Re: Google map mystery of giant lines spotted by satellite in Gobi desert (in China)

    Quote Originally Posted by Erod View Post
    LOL, yeah, ok.

    Nazi Germany, Napolean's France, Stalin's Russia, Polpot, Ho Chi Minh.......they were all just kidding.

    Nice sense of history, you have. Of course, liberals seem to all think history began the day they were born.
    All of whom gave us actual reasons to be concerned. Drawing lines in the sand is not a reason for concern.
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    Re: Google map mystery of giant lines spotted by satellite in Gobi desert (in China)

    Cyan runways are deadly! Not to mention the crazy-paving signals to their Taikonauts
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    Re: Google map mystery of giant lines spotted by satellite in Gobi desert (in China)

    So, we just keep an eye on it.
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    Re: Google map mystery of giant lines spotted by satellite in Gobi desert (in China)

    Americans and American policymakers SHOULD be concerned about China from a purely pragmatic perspective. But telling us that we should be afraid of lines in the desert is pure idiocy and is nothing more than fear-mongering on your part. As the article points out, the worst thing the Chinese can do to us is to launch a nuke. They don't need lines in the desert to do that.

    And, if a Google maps satellite can spot this, doesn't it stand to reason that our defense/intel satellites have seen the same thing?
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    Re: Google map mystery of giant lines spotted by satellite in Gobi desert (in China)

    Comparing lines in the sand or potential buildings to Nazi Germany and Polpot seems a bit extreme.

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    Re: Google map mystery of giant lines spotted by satellite in Gobi desert (in China)

    I think it is pretty obvious what is going on here. The Chinese have contacted an alien race of super beings and have followed their arcane directions for providing them the necessary landing pad for their planned occupation.

    I wouldn't worry too much. The Chinese don't want to be our cruel overlords, but just their bureaucrats.
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    Re: Google map mystery of giant lines spotted by satellite in Gobi desert (in China)

    Quote Originally Posted by StillBallin75 View Post
    Americans and American policymakers SHOULD be concerned about China from a purely pragmatic perspective. But telling us that we should be afraid of lines in the desert is pure idiocy and is nothing more than fear-mongering on your part. As the article points out, the worst thing the Chinese can do to us is to launch a nuke. They don't need lines in the desert to do that.
    Quote Originally Posted by muciti View Post
    Comparing lines in the sand or potential buildings to Nazi Germany and Polpot seems a bit extreme.
    Which is why we turn this on them. eye-of-sauron_0.jpg
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