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FBI urges police to watch for people with almanacs
12-30-2013, 02:00 PM #1
JayRodney ⓐⓛⓘⓔⓝ
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Quote:Amid heightened indications that al Qaeda operatives may be planning catastrophic attacks in the United States, the FBI is warning police about a new potential tool for terrorism: almanacs.

An FBI intelligence bulletin sent to law enforcement agencies last week warned that "terrorist operatives may rely on almanacs to assist with target selection and pre-operational planning"

The warning came as a surprise to purveyors of almanacs, which range from statistical tomes listing the tallest buildings and the longest bridges to folksy journals including planetary charts and apple pie recipes.
Read more: sfgate.com

damned.gif I can't believe this is not satire. Well, at least the war on drugs is going well. coffeetime.gif

12-30-2013, 02:04 PM #2
Octo Mother Superior
Posts:41,169 Threads:1,536 Joined:Feb 2011

I have an almanac featuring medieval women in art and my dad has a farmer's almanac. uhoh.gif


Or rather women in medieval art. lol
12-30-2013, 02:09 PM #3
JayRodney ⓐⓛⓘⓔⓝ
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agent_smith.gif Boy, just wait till they get their hands on that metadata!

12-30-2013, 02:56 PM #4
UniqueStranger Art in my heart
Posts:15,019 Threads:442 Joined:Jun 2012
Shouldn't the FBI then be studying the data from almanacs to determine where they may strike next - to be one step ahead of them. wtf2.gif
12-30-2013, 03:27 PM #5
j browsing Member
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are the terroists gonna play trivia??blink.gif

"when life gives you lemons..throw them at someone"...Grumpy Cat good.png
12-30-2013, 04:24 PM #6
yankees skier
Posts:5,093 Threads:215 Joined:Feb 2011
:gash: I get the Farmers Almanac every year. uhoh.gif

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12-30-2013, 05:57 PM #7
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Printed almanacs make it difficult to rewrite history. I've been predicting their demise for some time now.



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