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Remember the opening of the film "Magnolia"? It starts with some documentary facts -- an owner of the "Greenberryhill Pharmacy" gets killed by the three drifters whose last names were Green, Berry, and Hill; a fellow who decides to commit suicide, jumps from the roof of his building, and gets killed by the bullet fired from the riffle in the same building two stories down, and the shooter is his mother fighting with his father, accidentally discharging the weapon.

Well, here is another one: Zaccarias Moussaoui used the email address that belonged to Nick Berg, well before the recent events took place, and apparently, there is no connection whatsover between these events. Can't find any references on the web -- just heard it on Fox News.
 
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Just in: Berg's encounter with 'terrorist' revealed. I don't know what to think -- maybe there are no things that are unrelated.
 
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It seemed somewhat suspicious to begin with that Berg, a sort-of entrepeneur I suppose with no ties to the Coalition, nor the U.S. government, was roaming around Iraq in the middle of a war. I'm eager to see the reports in the next few weeks, which will undoubtedly uncover more details.

I myself do not think it is a coincedence. There was a reason Berg was in Iraq, and his ties to the Sept. 11 conspirator may have something to do with it.

Or maybe he was working for us the whole time? CIA? Maybe it was no accident that he rubbed shoulders with the Sept. 11 conspirator. Maybe Berg was part of a bigger plan. We'll see.
 
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"He was happy to cooperate, and that was never an issue," he said. He emphasized that the individual was not a friend of his son's or even an acquaintance -- "just a guy sitting next to him on the bus."



So Berg gave his password to a complete stranger on a bus and that stranger gave the password to Moussaoui?
 
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So Berg gave his password to a complete stranger on a bus and that stranger gave the password to Moussaoui?

Yes, that's how I read the article. Some strange coincidences.
 
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Originally posted by Eugene Kononov:
So Berg gave his password to a complete stranger on a bus and that stranger gave the password to Moussaoui?

Yes, that's how I read the article. Some strange coincidences.



Forget strange coincidences. What kind of idiot gives his email password to a complete stranger?
 
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Originally posted by Thomas Paul:


Forget strange coincidences. What kind of idiot gives his email password to a complete stranger?



You would be amazed at what non-techie people will do. Some people's passwords are just ridiculous, they are practiacally non-existant.

I read that Berg was in Iraqi custody and that US had visited him a few times. Iraqi's claim that he was shortly in their custody and then US took over control. Regardless of who is right, why was he in custoday in the first place? There is more to this for sure.
 
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There was a study done where random people were asked for their email and network passwords.
70% of respondents gave out passwords on the promise of a bar of second rate chocolate, 40% didn't need even that and gave their passwords and usernames to perfect strangers without wavering on being asked politely.
 
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Originally posted by Jeroen Wenting:
There was a study done where random people were asked for their email and network passwords.
70% of respondents gave out passwords on the promise of a bar of second rate chocolate, 40% didn't need even that and gave their passwords and usernames to perfect strangers without wavering on being asked politely.



Do you have a link to this study?
 
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Passwords for Chocolate
 
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Hey, that article doesn't say anything about the chocolate being second rate! I mean, I wouldn't give out my password for a bar of Nestle's, but Cadbury's, as pictured in that article?

Maybe as long as I wasn't required to download any unidentified email attachments....
 
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I wonder how the study accounted for people giving bogus information. Seems like a good plan for some free chocolate
 
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Email: phake1@hootmayl.com
Password: phakerPhakyPhake

Now where's my chocolate damnit!!
 
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More mysteries (which became conspiracy theories):

  • The executioner wore a gold ring - forbidden by Islam?
  • The Arabs on video are too fat by Arabic standards, have white hands and Western postures, and seem to be costumed rather than dressed
  • Defense Department was denying that Nick was in their custody
  • A faint Western voice can be heard twice in the final seconds of the video
  • Chairs at Abu Ghraib prison and Nick's char look the same
  • Nick worked in Abu Ghraib
  • Abu Mussab al-Zarqawi may have an artificial leg
  • The sound on tape is out of synch with the image, indicating that it may have been recorded separately

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    What's the bet this turns up on the next Michael Moore film?
     
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