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UFO Detectors
image Check out these ghost and UFO detectors available from Abate Electronics. They appear not to be a joke. In other words, Abate really will sell you these things. The best part is the warranty: ALL DETECTORS ARE  WARRANTED TO OPERATE AS  DEFINED FOR A PERIOD OF ONE YEAR FROM THE DATE OF PURCHASE. ANY DEVICE WHICH FAILS TO OPERATE FOR THIS PERIOD OF TIME WILL BE REPLACED FREE OF CHARGE, INCLUDING SHIPPING. Okay, so what if your detector fails to detect a UFO as you see one flying overhead? Will they take your word for it that the device malfunctioned? Or are they going to demand proof that you really did see a UFO? (via Milk and Cookies)
Extraterrestrial Life
Posted by The Curator on Mon Jan 31, 2005

They will probably demand proof, you send a photo which they will then claim is fake and the wheel turns round and round.
Posted by Myst  on  Tue Feb 01, 2005  at  01:53 AM
"Electro-Magnetic Field Detector"... Hmmmm! That would be a radio then.
Posted by Peter  in  London  on  Tue Feb 01, 2005  at  09:04 AM
I like the line "When carried in a shirt pocket, a red led is viewable through the top end of the case." Everybody check the cubicles around you to and report back if any of your coworkers are using this product.
Posted by fernando  on  Tue Feb 01, 2005  at  09:57 AM
Who wants to chip in for the $10 schematic? (Not me.)
Posted by Chadds Ford Prefect  on  Tue Feb 01, 2005  at  10:16 AM
I guess the plan is to market UFO detectors to people who have faulty B.S. detectors.
Posted by Big Gary C  in  Dallas, Texas  on  Tue Feb 01, 2005  at  03:26 PM
From the P1-A and P1-B Ghost Detector page:

" can organize group field trips with both teens and adults and explore the many locations that can be found around most all neighborhoods."

I just LOVE organizing "field trips" with teens!

They only want $10 US for the plans for the UFO detectors. I'm tempted here. I wonder if one of the "ingredients" is "orgone"...?
Posted by BugbearSloth  in  earth, 3rd planet, sol system  on  Tue Feb 01, 2005  at  07:26 PM
Posted by WALTER T. ROGERS  on  Thu Aug 16, 2007  at  05:00 PM
I checked the site out - it's as said, if the device stops working they will replace it. You can test the operation of the device by holding it to almost any electronic device-or if you're as stupid as the writer's above, sit and wait for a UFO to fly overhead. The ad writing is corny, true but I don't see any reason why the devices wouldn't work as claimed. Seems to be based on available and straight forward technology. It's well known that UFO's and 'Ghosts' do upset the electromagnetic fields around us. If a device can detect that, what is the skepticism? I think the skepticism is within yourself and not what the device can or cannot do.
Posted by believe  in  new york city  on  Tue Nov 02, 2010  at  12:59 PM
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