A visual digest of my research 2012- 2017

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A visual digest of my research 2012- 2017

Unread post by paulmcleod67 » Tue Aug 15, 2017 4:37 pm

On Thursday 17.8.2017 I'm embarking on a road trip from Tivoli to Roma to film a bunch of sites that interest me and also to conduct a couple of witness interviews from a few people that have sent me e-mails over the last couple of months.

Although we all have our own take and experiences on this topic my interest was really sparked after the incident near West Wylalong in 2012.
This was a huge shock and quite an eye opener both for myself and for my fiancee.

Prior to West Wyalong I was working on a career as a non fiction, research based author and had managed to get two books (well one and a half anyway)
into the public arena. I have always tried to be as direct and as honest with my work as an individuals perspective combined with the evidence at hand would allow.

Since finding this site (thanks again for bringing it all into being Dean) I've tried to pick as many brains as I could on the topic and also to try and absorb as much as I could
from the various opinions and experiences broadly archived on the BBS forum.

Consequently over the last couple of years and as things have developed on the board, subject matter has become a bit fragmented posted here and there.

I just wanted to provide a visual digest covering "MY" personal experiences and where (with the input of everyone that post here) the research is at today.
Now I understand the various critiques from members on this board ( which I have come to appreciate) and although we may not agree on what constitutes as real and what is seen as paradoilia I hope we can at least see a middle ground in that the images are...if nothing else interesting?
This space will also serve as a place for me to reference and link to what I have experienced when the need arises, either from questions raised or general synchronicity of topics raised.

I hope you find the graphics and the theories expressed interesting.

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Unread post by paulmcleod67 » Tue Aug 15, 2017 4:41 pm

Part two of image study compilation.
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Unread post by paulmcleod67 » Tue Aug 15, 2017 5:09 pm

Tenuous and speculative, hypothetical model of impact tectonics dealing with the Wallace line limitation, to a pre Sapiens hominoid arriving in Australia.

Working on the idea that the Yowie is an extremely ancient case of parallel evolution and along with many other assumptions, that the current understanding of earths tectonic history and mechanics is not completely understood .

Yes I know I'm moving mountains to fit my assumptions....This is just my hypothetical model of what I'm calling "Impact crustal displacement" .

So please don't stone me to death for theorizing.


So far 2017 as at September has been a busy and ( from my perspective), productive eight months since I relocated from Sydney to
Queensland in order to better understand this to[pic.

I hope that I've at least provided some enjoyable posts on this BBS?
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Unread post by paulmcleod67 » Wed Aug 16, 2017 4:59 am

GETTING AROUND THE WALLACE LINE

Antarctica ice free: A New idea concerning the Oronteus Finaeus map of 1532.

Oronteus Finaeus himself admitted he had not charted the original source map cartographies, whilst assembling his maps of the world, rather he had compiled together and copied a group of much older, fragmented maps. These older maps were also themselves copied from even older source maps.

This method of reproducing old maps by hand, relaying on the accuracy of another person’s work, may have led to reproduction errors by the successive line of copying map makers.

This seems apparent on the Oronteus Finaeus map. On first glance the map seems hardly accurate, until one considers the remarkable sight of Antarctica mapped in an ice free state. This was an impossibility for a map dated as geologically recent as 1532.

On further study I noticed a few other strange features on other half of the map concerning the seas around "Terra Australis" which I believe is shown still joined to Australia. At least two partially depicted continents, (whilst accurate) have been copied back to front and in one case mirrored.

Once the mistakes are noticed and corrected, it's possible to reconstruct a geographical jigsaw that may confirm an astounding set of ideas. Australia and the Antarctic may have shared a land mass that stretched into what is now modern day Papua New Guinea.

If this is true it must have been documented originally by a people that had known the land in an ice free state. Thus migration into Australia from Antarctica would have been possible until relatively recent, geologically speaking.

If so what would prevent an earlier species of hominoid entering onto lands that have since become an isolated continent, there to evolve divergent from a world scattered species into what we call a Yowie, into what the Americans call Bigfoot, into what the Russian’s call the Almas and the Tibetan’s call Yeti, and so on around the world.

If impact tectonics can be applied with enough kinetic force, in place of Hapgood’s polar ice build up, surely the entire planets dry surfaces would have been set alight then swept into the boiling seas? There would be almost nothing left of the soil layer world wide.

A virtual total extinction of life and a bio clock reset for any surviving organisms.

The trick is discerning when this may have happened, indeed if it even occurred at all?
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Unread post by ChrisV » Thu Aug 17, 2017 8:31 am

Paul....
So much too look at and so much work put in.
Its a lot to take in....

Some interesting images there. Ive been following your research here for a while now. Some I have found a stretch but a lot of it has merit...again its hard to conclude anything in this field.

keep up the good work

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Unread post by Searcher » Thu Aug 17, 2017 10:45 am

Paul,

As a fellow crypto enthusiast looking in, I can clearly see you are putting in the hard yards with your investigations.

Looking again at photographs of those rips and deep scratches on your body as a result of that personal encounter, I can fully understand your determination to succeed.

Maybe you will become the lucky one who finally finds some definitive evidence of this ridiculously elusive creature.

If the result is substantial (not a fleeting glimpse) super sharp and undeniable 4k UHD daylight video footage then so much the better. That has to be the holy grail of Yowie and Bigfoot research. And I do appreciate the amount of good fortune involved in obtaining it. So Paul, I wish you lots of luck in your endeavours!

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Unread post by Simon M » Thu Aug 17, 2017 11:32 am

I think your Wallace Line ideas have merit. As far as planet-wide extinction events go, I think many scientists overstate this concept. It's difficult to believe that everything gets killed off, even if mass-extinctions occur (for whatever reason), and history shows us that life has a way of enduring despite the harshest of conditions.

I agree that there are aspects of our evolutionary past we have absolutely no idea about. Anyone wanting to find things out has to speculate out of sheer necessity. There's no reason to think the Yowie is a member of the human lineage, and yes convergent evolution seems like a reasonable explanation to me as well.

Keep going. All of it is interesting.

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Unread post by paulmcleod67 » Wed Aug 30, 2017 2:59 pm

I've spent hundreds of hours searching through TROVE's historical newspaper digital collection, looking for YOWIE related stories with a date range between 1780- 1959

Here are some of the less known newspaper items as well as most of all the classics.


https://youtu.be/G3Sy3Yhik8o

Check out these famous and not so famous artists impressions of witness sighting accounts
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Unread post by paulmcleod67 » Wed Aug 30, 2017 3:09 pm

The full Bombala Anthropoid image.

So big I had to section stitch it together.
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Unread post by paulmcleod67 » Thu Aug 31, 2017 9:09 am

Just noticed this video frame taken from a trip to Victoria falls about a month ago.

We heard a definite female "whoop" walking to the falls and we were alone there on a week day.
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Unread post by paulmcleod67 » Thu Aug 31, 2017 9:15 am

Make that "QUEEN MARY FALLS" not Victoria falls as stated above ( DOH).

Here is the video I shot that day with the Whoop clearly audible


https://youtu.be/2FwCEjuYk_4

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Unread post by paulmcleod67 » Thu Aug 31, 2017 9:44 am

CORRECTED IMAGE LABEL
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paulmcleod67 wrote:The full Bombala Anthropoid image.

So big I had to section stitch it together.
Yeah thats an excellent image and one of the best imo. Looks to be on a beach. Funny that...
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paulmcleod67 wrote:CORRECTED IMAGE LABEL
I see a very blurry, indistinct blown-up image of rocks, foliage and dark shadows, and that's about all.

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paulmcleod67 wrote:Make that "QUEEN MARY FALLS" not Victoria falls as stated above ( DOH).

Here is the video I shot that day with the Whoop clearly audible


https://youtu.be/2FwCEjuYk_4
I'm far from being an expert on bird calls, but that high pitched sound was clearly one.

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Unread post by paulmcleod67 » Thu Aug 31, 2017 10:27 pm

My latest crops from the footage...gave me chills doing them.
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I see a blurred out sitting dog? (eek)

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Kezza wrote:I see a blurred out sitting dog? (eek)
The upright posture was done by rotating the image and cropping it. The actual position of the "anomaly...Ill call it" was leaning into the gorge from the left embankment.

Here is the video link.

https://youtu.be/1a2BuTJu4Yg

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Grasping at straws on that one.

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paulmcleod67 wrote:My latest crops from the footage...gave me chills doing them.
Tree stump. (claps)
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Wolf wrote:
paulmcleod67 wrote:My latest crops from the footage...gave me chills doing them.
Tree stump. (claps)

Here's a cleaned up version of the stump matey....sit down take a load off.

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... as above
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Unread post by paulmcleod67 » Tue Sep 12, 2017 5:49 pm

Are there certain types of paranormal activity that can be attributed to the behavior of yowies rather than ghosts?
Things like strange screams in the night, knocking on walls, windows and doors late at night at semi isolated homes.

Pine mountain is one such location with a history of the paranormal that goes back decades if not longer.

https://www.qt.com.au/news/ghosts-of-ag ... y/1218715/

"Pine Mountain and Districts Historical Society president Len Mahon and secretary Elaine Peet responded to councillor
David Pahlke's call for supernatural tales with a story that has haunted them since childhood.

Mr Mahon and Ms Peet recalled all the spooky details about Bluestone Betty on a journey back into the now defunct
Pine Mountain Congregational Cemetery.

Picking his way through lantana and thick scrub, Mr Mahon explained the truth behind the urban myth.
"Betty's real name was Elizabeth Cox and she was buried here in 1883," Mr Mahon said.
"She was 76 when she died, and she was the first person laid to rest in the cemetery."
Ms Peet said Betty began haunting the corner and cemetery soon after her burial.
"We know it was her (Elizabeth Cox) because the sightings started soon after she was buried, and people recognised her," Ms Peet said.

"Over the years, many people reported seeing a woman standing on the corner in a long dress."
Ms Peet remembered the stories resurfacing when she was attending the local primary school.
"In my era, Arthur Hill drove around the corner in a truck and saw her standing on the roadside," Ms Peet said.

"We used to ride our horses past here on the way to school, and they always used to shy away and walk sideways, so we had to go the back way.
"They just wouldn't walk past the corner; there was something about it that made them uneasy."
Mr Mahon's sister Christine Ryan said she and her contemporaries never actually saw the ghost "but always felt her presence".
Ms Peet has been frightened by Bluestone Betty on numerous occasions in her adulthood.

"I used to work as a night duty nurse in Ipswich, and I'd be on my way home when I'd run into mist on Bluestone Corner and get the
fright of my life," Ms Peet said.

"I've run my car off the road five times on the corner, because the mist rising in tendrils looks exactly like Betty standing there."
Despite all the shocks it caused, the spirit of the 19th century grandmother was apparently a harmless ghost.
"I like to think of her as a protector of the cemetery, and we always respected her," Ms Peet said
Historical society research reveals Betty had much to protect.

Records show she was joined in the cemetery by three infant grandchildren - a granddaughter who died in 1884, and grandsons who died in 1887 and 1894 - all aged just one year old. Cr Pahlke said Betty's story was part of local history.
"I'm fascinated by urban myths and I want to preserve these stories for years to come, he said."


Being located almost walking distance from my place, I set out at midnight to an area near Pine mountain that is sided by running creeks
and is thickly forested. I was nowhere near the cemetery when I managed to capture some pretty remarkable eyeshine on camera.

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A recent image I played with, taken from the show "The Lowe Files".
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paulmcleod67 wrote:
Being located almost walking distance from my place, I set out at midnight to an area near Pine mountain that is sided by running creeks
and is thickly forested. I was nowhere near the cemetery when I managed to capture some pretty remarkable eyeshine on camera.
If a Bogan Bush Ape (or two) was standing there wandering what the f... is this puny human doin out here at night?... he would have left tracks, crushed grass, etc (especially being so dry). Did you look? (detective)

EVERY animal leaves sign of its presence, you just have to look carefully for it, Even a small stick broken a certain way can show where something heavy was standing. If you're patient you can start to see others. Without walking into it and disturbing it all think of where it HAD to be standing- extremely close going by the width between the eyes! (scared)

... which in my opinion may be caused by reflection off something on the leaves on the small tree, visible in the daylight view... possibly even a couple of insects enjoying the night on their favourite twig.

Very promising spot by the way, plenty of water. Have you gone into it in depth, crisscrossing it and looking for flattened areas that may indicate a regular presence?
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Unread post by hillbilly » Tue Sep 26, 2017 1:24 pm

I really enjoy seeing the pics and reading the reports. Please forgive my ignorance, but why have the pics showing scratches on human arms and torso? I read your report from West Wyalong encounter and I don't recall a mention of a physical hands on attack. It mainly included sounds, shadows and stones thrown.

I do not understand the process of "cleaning up" or enhancing a blurry picture. If someone took a picture of a blurry tree stump or a blurry rock, could it be enhanced to look like a Yowie?

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Unread post by paulmcleod67 » Tue Sep 26, 2017 1:49 pm

I was interested in getting the sighting details as correct as my shredded nerves would allow at the time. My fiancee Mylene was far worse. I have a medical report which I will make public when Mylene isn't so sensitive about the privacy thing. Hell in 2012 I knew almost nothing on the subject. I have absorbed more research material now in 2017 than I did researching the Holt book over ten years.

The report I wrote has a couple of typo mistakes for instance I state that a rock hit my left foot when in fact it was the right foot.
I went through night sweats just from the adrenaline hit my body produced just recalling or thinking about that night.
I still have a pricked hair follicle reaction, writing this.

I was a grunt and not even my first serious frontal decent abseil caused a similar spike. To my mind it's the first real fight or flight instinctual chemical reaction I've ever felt.

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Unread post by hillbilly » Tue Sep 26, 2017 6:24 pm

Why would you post a medical report? I certainly don't need to see one. It will repeat your injury description as given to the medical examiner.
I really would like to know the reason behind the body scratches? And someone's learned opinion behind cleaning up a stump photo to look like an ape?

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hillbilly wrote: I really would like to know the reason behind the body scratches? And someone's learned opinion behind cleaning up a stump photo to look like an ape?
As a professional cartoonist I see funny cartoon faces everywhere I look... shadows, clouds, random patterns in timber.

So in my 'learned opinion' I believe people will find whatever it is they wish to see in any indistinct image. Any 'clean-up' is likely to only lend credence to this sub-conscious, or perhaps conscious, bias and result in even more self-convincing 'evidence'.... dangerous indeed to the objectivity in any 'scientific' approach to this subject in particular.
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Unread post by hillbilly » Wed Sep 27, 2017 7:07 am

Thanks Wolf. I tend to agree there. The enhanced stump type pics can and will be made to be whatever the camera man has decided. So to remain credible, the less "clean up" the better.

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