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Is There a Drone Flying Around the Harlem Building Collapse?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by JaysDMC, Mar 12, 2014.

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    Re: Is There a Drone Flying Around the Harlem Building Colla

    The press needs to stop calling them drones and so do we.
     
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    Re: Is There a Drone Flying Around the Harlem Building Colla


    yeah I agree as mines never been hooked up to the borg collective !!! :lol:

    Drone is like a media buzzword to instill fear and paranoia
     
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    Re: Is There a Drone Flying Around the Harlem Building Colla

    When I hear the word drone, I picture an unmanned aircraft with missiles.
     
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    Re: Is There a Drone Flying Around the Harlem Building Colla

    easy enough , just start deleting post that use that word .
     
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    Re: Is There a Drone Flying Around the Harlem Building Colla

    Adam could easily add "Drone" to the phpBB word filter list and replace it with something else if needed.
     
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    Re: Is There a Drone Flying Around the Harlem Building Colla

    You guys know I just copied and pasted the title from Giz, right?

    I'm with you all on the "drone" thing...
     
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    Re: Is There a Drone Flying Around the Harlem Building Colla

    I'm the same that when I hear the word drone I think unmanned military spy plane but the fact remains the term is more wide spread with the popularity of these devices we are flying. Even Wikipedia called them drones.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unmanned_aerial_vehicle
     
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    Re: Is There a Drone Flying Around the Harlem Building Colla

    I'm afraid the genie is out of the bottle, so to speak, and we will be stuck with the term "drone" from now on when referencing a remotely piloted aircraft. It is just much simpler to say and more recognizable than most other but more accurate terms.
    I wonder what they did with the pilot of the "unmanned aerial vehicle"? They forced him to land it supposedly, did they press charges? Confiscate his video or gear? Turn him over to the FAA? :|
     
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    Re: Is There a Drone Flying Around the Harlem Building Colla

    For that to happen, we need to come up with an alternative word that's just as short and descriptive.
     
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