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Some ACTUAL proof about this flat earth nonsense

 
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Some ACTUAL proof about this flat earth nonsense
I keep opening these threads from nitwits that claim to have "proof" the earth is flat, then they point to an article written by someone else or some picture taken by somebody 5,000 miles away and calling that "proof". I don't know if they are stupider for posting it or I am stupider for opening it, but anyway...

If you *really* think the earth is flat (or round for that matter), don't take anyone else's word for it, believe some math you can't understand, or trust a picture that could have been photoshoped. Just check for yourself.

I did.

You will need an iphone, a weather type hot air balloon, and some time. Just Google the parts if you can't figure it out from there.

Sent MY phone up into space with MY air balloon and saw the videos *I* created with my own eyes.

Spoiler alert - the earth is round.

But like I said, don't take my word for it. Go send up your own balloon and see for your damn self. Until you do that, stop posting your crap.

And THAT should be the end of THAT.
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Pics please
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Pics please
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The point is that, if you are a flat earth tard, you should do EXACTLY as the OP says, find out for yourself instead of just being a faithful tard.
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epiclol
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would going to the the top of some of the taller building in the world be high enough to see the curvature of the earth?
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would going to the the top of some of the taller building in the world be high enough to see the curvature of the earth?
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Yes. Trump tower is 40,000 ft tall.
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Actually, no. I'm a pilot and I've never seen the curvature. But here's a simple yet powerful experiment anyone can do; especially, if you live on the coast and have land mass on the other side that you can see with binoculars or a telescope.

I'm retired in Mexico. From my beach house I can see the other side of Baja California. There is a mountain peak 1,200 ft in height. The distance between that mountain on the other side of the ocean is 82 miles.

Grab a calculator:

82 miles squared x 8 inches = 53,792 divided by 12 = 4,483.

4,483 minus 1,200 (mountain peak) = 3,283.

Science proves that the mountain peak should be hidden below 3,283 feet of curvature. It is impossible for me to see that from my vantage point if the earth is a ball.

I am trying to debunk flat earthers but either our planet is much much bigger than it is or it's not round.

Go with the evidence and not with the brainwashing and cognitive dissonance. There is no reason to insult if all you're doing is scientifically finding the truth.
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OP can you provide a link to materials needed for this experiment, you have to make this as simple as possible for the Flat Tards
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Actually, no. I'm a pilot and I've never seen the curvature. But here's a simple yet powerful experiment anyone can do; especially, if you live on the coast and have land mass on the other side that you can see with binoculars or a telescope.

I'm retired in Mexico. From my beach house I can see the other side of Baja California. There is a mountain peak 1,200 ft in height. The distance between that mountain on the other side of the ocean is 82 miles.

Grab a calculator:

82 miles squared x 8 inches = 53,792 divided by 12 = 4,483.

4,483 minus 1,200 (mountain peak) = 3,283.

Science proves that the mountain peak should be hidden below 3,283 feet of curvature. It is impossible for me to see that from my vantage point if the earth is a ball.

I am trying to debunk flat earthers but either our planet is much much bigger than it is or it's not round.

Go with the evidence and not with the brainwashing and cognitive dissonance. There is no reason to insult if all you're doing is scientifically finding the truth.
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your maths are all sort of no
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Actually, no. I'm a pilot and I've never seen the curvature. But here's a simple yet powerful experiment anyone can do; especially, if you live on the coast and have land mass on the other side that you can see with binoculars or a telescope.

I'm retired in Mexico. From my beach house I can see the other side of Baja California. There is a mountain peak 1,200 ft in height. The distance between that mountain on the other side of the ocean is 82 miles.

Grab a calculator:

82 miles squared x 8 inches = 53,792 divided by 12 = 4,483.

4,483 minus 1,200 (mountain peak) = 3,283.

Science proves that the mountain peak should be hidden below 3,283 feet of curvature. It is impossible for me to see that from my vantage point if the earth is a ball.

I am trying to debunk flat earthers but either our planet is much much bigger than it is or it's not round.

Go with the evidence and not with the brainwashing and cognitive dissonance. There is no reason to insult if all you're doing is scientifically finding the truth.
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your maths are all sort of no
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Assuming his observation is at sea level plus his height his math is correct.
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You can easily prove the earth is not rotating by waiting till night-time, and standing with a Tree or Building in between your view of the stars. Take one step to the left, then one step to the right and notice how much the stars move in relation to the Tree/Building.

If the earth were spinning 1000 mph, you would notice the stars moving much more than they did when you took a single step.
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Just need a big marble and big flat surface lol.
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Hit and run OP
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Pics please
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The point is that, if you are a flat earth tard, you should do EXACTLY as the OP says, find out for yourself instead of just being a faithful tard.
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Is that what you did? Check for yourself instead of swallowing everything that you've been spoon-fed? HOW exactly did you check?
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Re: Some ACTUAL proof about this flat earth nonsense
Actually, no. I'm a pilot and I've never seen the curvature. But here's a simple yet powerful experiment anyone can do; especially, if you live on the coast and have land mass on the other side that you can see with binoculars or a telescope.

I'm retired in Mexico. From my beach house I can see the other side of Baja California. There is a mountain peak 1,200 ft in height. The distance between that mountain on the other side of the ocean is 82 miles.

Grab a calculator:

82 miles squared x 8 inches = 53,792 divided by 12 = 4,483.

4,483 minus 1,200 (mountain peak) = 3,283.

Science proves that the mountain peak should be hidden below 3,283 feet of curvature. It is impossible for me to see that from my vantage point if the earth is a ball.

I am trying to debunk flat earthers but either our planet is much much bigger than it is or it's not round.

Go with the evidence and not with the brainwashing and cognitive dissonance. There is no reason to insult if all you're doing is scientifically finding the truth.
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Could you explain why you "squared" the miles and then multiplied by 8 inches?
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Actually, no. I'm a pilot and I've never seen the curvature. But here's a simple yet powerful experiment anyone can do; especially, if you live on the coast and have land mass on the other side that you can see with binoculars or a telescope.

I'm retired in Mexico. From my beach house I can see the other side of Baja California. There is a mountain peak 1,200 ft in height. The distance between that mountain on the other side of the ocean is 82 miles.

Grab a calculator:

82 miles squared x 8 inches = 53,792 divided by 12 = 4,483.

4,483 minus 1,200 (mountain peak) = 3,283.

Science proves that the mountain peak should be hidden below 3,283 feet of curvature. It is impossible for me to see that from my vantage point if the earth is a ball.

I am trying to debunk flat earthers but either our planet is much much bigger than it is or it's not round.

Go with the evidence and not with the brainwashing and cognitive dissonance. There is no reason to insult if all you're doing is scientifically finding the truth.
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Could you explain why you "squared" the miles and then multiplied by 8 inches?
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There are 43,2960 feet in 82 miles... where do you get the 53,792 from?
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Actually, no. I'm a pilot and I've never seen the curvature. But here's a simple yet powerful experiment anyone can do; especially, if you live on the coast and have land mass on the other side that you can see with binoculars or a telescope.

I'm retired in Mexico. From my beach house I can see the other side of Baja California. There is a mountain peak 1,200 ft in height. The distance between that mountain on the other side of the ocean is 82 miles.

Grab a calculator:

82 miles squared x 8 inches = 53,792 divided by 12 = 4,483.

4,483 minus 1,200 (mountain peak) = 3,283.

Science proves that the mountain peak should be hidden below 3,283 feet of curvature. It is impossible for me to see that from my vantage point if the earth is a ball.

I am trying to debunk flat earthers but either our planet is much much bigger than it is or it's not round.

Go with the evidence and not with the brainwashing and cognitive dissonance. There is no reason to insult if all you're doing is scientifically finding the truth.
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Could you explain why you "squared" the miles and then multiplied by 8 inches?
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There are 43,2960 feet in 82 miles... where do you get the 53,792 from?
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Excuse me- 432,960 feet
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Actually, no. I'm a pilot and I've never seen the curvature. But here's a simple yet powerful experiment anyone can do; especially, if you live on the coast and have land mass on the other side that you can see with binoculars or a telescope.

I'm retired in Mexico. From my beach house I can see the other side of Baja California. There is a mountain peak 1,200 ft in height. The distance between that mountain on the other side of the ocean is 82 miles.

Grab a calculator:

82 miles squared x 8 inches = 53,792 divided by 12 = 4,483.

4,483 minus 1,200 (mountain peak) = 3,283.

Science proves that the mountain peak should be hidden below 3,283 feet of curvature. It is impossible for me to see that from my vantage point if the earth is a ball.

I am trying to debunk flat earthers but either our planet is much much bigger than it is or it's not round.

Go with the evidence and not with the brainwashing and cognitive dissonance. There is no reason to insult if all you're doing is scientifically finding the truth.
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Or the curvature estimates are off or the earth isn't perfectly round.
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Actually, no. I'm a pilot and I've never seen the curvature. But here's a simple yet powerful experiment anyone can do; especially, if you live on the coast and have land mass on the other side that you can see with binoculars or a telescope.

I'm retired in Mexico. From my beach house I can see the other side of Baja California. There is a mountain peak 1,200 ft in height. The distance between that mountain on the other side of the ocean is 82 miles.

Grab a calculator:

82 miles squared x 8 inches = 53,792 divided by 12 = 4,483.

4,483 minus 1,200 (mountain peak) = 3,283.

Science proves that the mountain peak should be hidden below 3,283 feet of curvature. It is impossible for me to see that from my vantage point if the earth is a ball.

I am trying to debunk flat earthers but either our planet is much much bigger than it is or it's not round.

Go with the evidence and not with the brainwashing and cognitive dissonance. There is no reason to insult if all you're doing is scientifically finding the truth.
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Could you explain why you "squared" the miles and then multiplied by 8 inches?
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There are 43,2960 feet in 82 miles... where do you get the 53,792 from?
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Excuse me- 432,960 feet
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Seems to jibe pretty close to this- Could you post a pic of the peak OP to verify your observation?

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Actually, no. I'm a pilot and I've never seen the curvature. But here's a simple yet powerful experiment anyone can do; especially, if you live on the coast and have land mass on the other side that you can see with binoculars or a telescope.

I'm retired in Mexico. From my beach house I can see the other side of Baja California. There is a mountain peak 1,200 ft in height. The distance between that mountain on the other side of the ocean is 82 miles.

Grab a calculator:

82 miles squared x 8 inches = 53,792 divided by 12 = 4,483.

4,483 minus 1,200 (mountain peak) = 3,283.

Science proves that the mountain peak should be hidden below 3,283 feet of curvature. It is impossible for me to see that from my vantage point if the earth is a ball.

I am trying to debunk flat earthers but either our planet is much much bigger than it is or it's not round.

Go with the evidence and not with the brainwashing and cognitive dissonance. There is no reason to insult if all you're doing is scientifically finding the truth.
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your maths are all sort of no
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Assuming his observation is at sea level plus his height his math is correct.
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Care to debunk the math? The formula is given to us by measuring the circumference of our plane(t). Instead of saying no, offer a valid rebuttal.
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Actually, no. I'm a pilot and I've never seen the curvature. But here's a simple yet powerful experiment anyone can do; especially, if you live on the coast and have land mass on the other side that you can see with binoculars or a telescope.

I'm retired in Mexico. From my beach house I can see the other side of Baja California. There is a mountain peak 1,200 ft in height. The distance between that mountain on the other side of the ocean is 82 miles.

Grab a calculator:

82 miles squared x 8 inches = 53,792 divided by 12 = 4,483.

4,483 minus 1,200 (mountain peak) = 3,283.

Science proves that the mountain peak should be hidden below 3,283 feet of curvature. It is impossible for me to see that from my vantage point if the earth is a ball.

I am trying to debunk flat earthers but either our planet is much much bigger than it is or it's not round.

Go with the evidence and not with the brainwashing and cognitive dissonance. There is no reason to insult if all you're doing is scientifically finding the truth.
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your maths are all sort of no
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Assuming his observation is at sea level plus his height his math is correct.
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Yes, beach house = sea level.
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Actually, no. I'm a pilot and I've never seen the curvature. But here's a simple yet powerful experiment anyone can do; especially, if you live on the coast and have land mass on the other side that you can see with binoculars or a telescope.

I'm retired in Mexico. From my beach house I can see the other side of Baja California. There is a mountain peak 1,200 ft in height. The distance between that mountain on the other side of the ocean is 82 miles.

Grab a calculator:

82 miles squared x 8 inches = 53,792 divided by 12 = 4,483.

4,483 minus 1,200 (mountain peak) = 3,283.

Science proves that the mountain peak should be hidden below 3,283 feet of curvature. It is impossible for me to see that from my vantage point if the earth is a ball.

I am trying to debunk flat earthers but either our planet is much much bigger than it is or it's not round.

Go with the evidence and not with the brainwashing and cognitive dissonance. There is no reason to insult if all you're doing is scientifically finding the truth.
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Could you explain why you "squared" the miles and then multiplied by 8 inches?
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8 inches... but then the next drop is already starting out on a down curve... and by the time you get 1/4 way around the planet, your mile is a negative rise with no run and therefore it dont drop 8 inches per mile, but each successive mile has more drop.

by the time you drop 1/8 of the way around the circumference, you have the same negative rise as run.
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Actually, no. I'm a pilot and I've never seen the curvature. But here's a simple yet powerful experiment anyone can do; especially, if you live on the coast and have land mass on the other side that you can see with binoculars or a telescope.

I'm retired in Mexico. From my beach house I can see the other side of Baja California. There is a mountain peak 1,200 ft in height. The distance between that mountain on the other side of the ocean is 82 miles.

Grab a calculator:

82 miles squared x 8 inches = 53,792 divided by 12 = 4,483.

4,483 minus 1,200 (mountain peak) = 3,283.

Science proves that the mountain peak should be hidden below 3,283 feet of curvature. It is impossible for me to see that from my vantage point if the earth is a ball.

I am trying to debunk flat earthers but either our planet is much much bigger than it is or it's not round.

Go with the evidence and not with the brainwashing and cognitive dissonance. There is no reason to insult if all you're doing is scientifically finding the truth.
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Could you explain why you "squared" the miles and then multiplied by 8 inches?
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Because that is the correct mathematical formula:

Miles squared x 8 inches divided by 12 = Distance in feet.
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Actually, no. I'm a pilot and I've never seen the curvature. But here's a simple yet powerful experiment anyone can do; especially, if you live on the coast and have land mass on the other side that you can see with binoculars or a telescope.

I'm retired in Mexico. From my beach house I can see the other side of Baja California. There is a mountain peak 1,200 ft in height. The distance between that mountain on the other side of the ocean is 82 miles.

Grab a calculator:

82 miles squared x 8 inches = 53,792 divided by 12 = 4,483.

4,483 minus 1,200 (mountain peak) = 3,283.

Science proves that the mountain peak should be hidden below 3,283 feet of curvature. It is impossible for me to see that from my vantage point if the earth is a ball.

I am trying to debunk flat earthers but either our planet is much much bigger than it is or it's not round.

Go with the evidence and not with the brainwashing and cognitive dissonance. There is no reason to insult if all you're doing is scientifically finding the truth.
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Or the curvature estimates are off or the earth isn't perfectly round.
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i can't tell if you're being serious.

of course the earth isn't perfectly round. that's why it's called an estimate....
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I keep opening these threads from nitwits that claim to have "proof" the earth is flat, then they point to an article written by someone else or some picture taken by somebody 5,000 miles away and calling that "proof". I don't know if they are stupider for posting it or I am stupider for opening it, but anyway...

If you *really* think the earth is flat (or round for that matter), don't take anyone else's word for it, believe some math you can't understand, or trust a picture that could have been photoshoped. Just check for yourself.

I did.

You will need an iphone, a weather type hot air balloon, and some time. Just Google the parts if you can't figure it out from there.

Sent MY phone up into space with MY air balloon and saw the videos *I* created with my own eyes.

Spoiler alert - the earth is round.

But like I said, don't take my word for it. Go send up your own balloon and see for your damn self. Until you do that, stop posting your crap.

And THAT should be the end of THAT.
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Actually, no. I'm a pilot and I've never seen the curvature. But here's a simple yet powerful experiment anyone can do; especially, if you live on the coast and have land mass on the other side that you can see with binoculars or a telescope.

I'm retired in Mexico. From my beach house I can see the other side of Baja California. There is a mountain peak 1,200 ft in height. The distance between that mountain on the other side of the ocean is 82 miles.

Grab a calculator:

82 miles squared x 8 inches = 53,792 divided by 12 = 4,483.

4,483 minus 1,200 (mountain peak) = 3,283.

Science proves that the mountain peak should be hidden below 3,283 feet of curvature. It is impossible for me to see that from my vantage point if the earth is a ball.

I am trying to debunk flat earthers but either our planet is much much bigger than it is or it's not round.

Go with the evidence and not with the brainwashing and cognitive dissonance. There is no reason to insult if all you're doing is scientifically finding the truth.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 61636882


Could you explain why you "squared" the miles and then multiplied by 8 inches?
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There are 43,2960 feet in 82 miles... where do you get the 53,792 from?
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Excuse me- 432,960 feet
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That is the total for the multiplication of 82 miles squared x 8 inches = 53,792. Then divide the latter figure by 12 to get to the distance in feet. Very simple. If we live on a ball this fact is impossible to debunk. Debunkers, save the insults and bring your science.
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Actually, no. I'm a pilot and I've never seen the curvature. But here's a simple yet powerful experiment anyone can do; especially, if you live on the coast and have land mass on the other side that you can see with binoculars or a telescope.

I'm retired in Mexico. From my beach house I can see the other side of Baja California. There is a mountain peak 1,200 ft in height. The distance between that mountain on the other side of the ocean is 82 miles.

Grab a calculator:

82 miles squared x 8 inches = 53,792 divided by 12 = 4,483.

4,483 minus 1,200 (mountain peak) = 3,283.

Science proves that the mountain peak should be hidden below 3,283 feet of curvature. It is impossible for me to see that from my vantage point if the earth is a ball.

I am trying to debunk flat earthers but either our planet is much much bigger than it is or it's not round.

Go with the evidence and not with the brainwashing and cognitive dissonance. There is no reason to insult if all you're doing is scientifically finding the truth.
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Could you explain why you "squared" the miles and then multiplied by 8 inches?
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8 inches... but then the next drop is already starting out on a down curve... and by the time you get 1/4 way around the planet, your mile is a negative rise with no run and therefore it dont drop 8 inches per mile, but each successive mile has more drop.

by the time you drop 1/8 of the way around the circumference, you have the same negative rise as run.
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I am trying to debunk flat earthers but either our planet is much much bigger than it is or it's not round.

Go with the evidence and not with the brainwashing and cognitive dissonance. There is no reason to insult if all you're doing is scientifically finding the truth.
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My new theory is it is flat and curved.

It's in a disc like the UN map, but it has a slight curve towards the edges.

Like this, hidden in plain sight

[link to mentalfloss.com]
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I keep opening these threads from nitwits that claim to have "proof" the earth is flat, then they point to an article written by someone else or some picture taken by somebody 5,000 miles away and calling that "proof". I don't know if they are stupider for posting it or I am stupider for opening it, but anyway...

If you *really* think the earth is flat (or round for that matter), don't take anyone else's word for it, believe some math you can't understand, or trust a picture that could have been photoshoped. Just check for yourself.

I did.

You will need an iphone, a weather type hot air balloon, and some time. Just Google the parts if you can't figure it out from there.

Sent MY phone up into space with MY air balloon and saw the videos *I* created with my own eyes.

Spoiler alert - the earth is round.

But like I said, don't take my word for it. Go send up your own balloon and see for your damn self. Until you do that, stop posting your crap.

And THAT should be the end of THAT.
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UMMMM... Can someone please help me find my iPhone.. it was heading up and west the last time I saw it.... Thank you
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05/05/2017 03:10 PM
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Re: Some ACTUAL proof about this flat earth nonsense
I keep opening these threads from nitwits that claim to have "proof" the earth is flat, then they point to an article written by someone else or some picture taken by somebody 5,000 miles away and calling that "proof". I don't know if they are stupider for posting it or I am stupider for opening it, but anyway...

If you *really* think the earth is flat (or round for that matter), don't take anyone else's word for it, believe some math you can't understand, or trust a picture that could have been photoshoped. Just check for yourself.

I did.

You will need an iphone, a weather type hot air balloon, and some time. Just Google the parts if you can't figure it out from there.

Sent MY phone up into space with MY air balloon and saw the videos *I* created with my own eyes.

Spoiler alert - the earth is round.

But like I said, don't take my word for it. Go send up your own balloon and see for your damn self. Until you do that, stop posting your crap.

And THAT should be the end of THAT.
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People have done this up to 80 k ft and higher.

It's shown to still be flat that high up.
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05/05/2017 03:13 PM
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Re: Some ACTUAL proof about this flat earth nonsense
The earth is mostly water. have you ever seen a flat raindrop? Have you ever seen a flat raindrop on a waxy leaf? No...





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