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Conspiracy Theories
« on: February 11, 2006, 01:08:58 AM »
Okay, so I've been thinking...Provo seems like a safe place. Seeeeeeems, but we know what's really happening, don't we?

I mean, look at the Provocity towers. Now, I know I've pointed this out before, but none of you took me seriously. I mean, Peter Parker, Pleazzzzz. No, I think it's much more sinister than that. And I will find out the secret behind those towers or bust.

And has anyone noticed those sinister offices above Gold's Gym in Orem? You can tell there are people there (shadows...if you're smart like me you can detect the smallest detail), but supposedly they can only see you? Just why are they there? What's going on?

Or...or...those flashing lights in the distance, or that fleet of helicopters that flew over us today.

So, it just makes me wonder.  Just what ARE they hiding?

Has anyone else noticed anything mysterious going on besides this...or have you been fooled by the facade of 'normalcy' in this town too?  I don't blame you. Because the truth, it's much harder to face.
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Re: Conspiracy Theories
« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2006, 01:17:53 AM »
You should write a book about it.
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Re: Conspiracy Theories
« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2006, 08:30:37 PM »
I just might do that. Someone has to bust the action.
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Re: Conspiracy Theories
« Reply #3 on: February 11, 2006, 08:51:56 PM »
I worked as a building security guard on campus for a year and a half. I could tell you stories...

But it's been a while. I'll have to think and see if I can remember some of them. Some are not very nice. Some funny. And I've been to some of the more inaccessible parts of campus. Like, I've been on nearly every rooftop on campus, including the Bensen Building, the HFAC, the Wilk, the Crabtree, and of course Kimball Tower.

I worked mostly to patrol the construction sites, including the Heleman Halls dorms, the law school Library, and the Eyring Science Center (now that was cool to watch being gutted and re-vamped).

And yes, I've been in the underground pipes. They aren't all that cool, you know.

I must say it was quite a power trip to have keys that could get one anywhere on campus....
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Re: Conspiracy Theories
« Reply #4 on: February 12, 2006, 06:51:53 PM »
Tell me about the pipes!
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Re: Conspiracy Theories
« Reply #5 on: February 13, 2006, 12:47:43 AM »
If you do a Provo conspiracy book, make sure to talk about Rex E. Lee's brain kept alive in the top of the life science building.
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Re: Conspiracy Theories
« Reply #6 on: February 13, 2006, 03:18:43 AM »
There's also the catacombs beneath the BYU Football Stadium where millions in art, fossils and artifacts are kept.
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Re: Conspiracy Theories
« Reply #7 on: February 13, 2006, 09:46:07 AM »
I'll bet Leonardo da Vinci knew all about the Provo conspiracies and coded references to them in his artwork.

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Re: Conspiracy Theories
« Reply #8 on: February 13, 2006, 10:46:31 AM »
I swear the following is true, because it happened to me.

For a church history class at BYU, I did a report on the Urim and Thummim.  One of the sources I used was Lucy Mack Smith's history, in which she described something Joseph had told her about the Urim and Thummim.  (It's been a few years, so I don't recall exactly what it was.)  I had to access that book through the BYU Library's rare books collection, which meant I couldn't take it from the room.

Anyway, after I had finished the research and was writing the paper, I decided I needed to double-check something in that book.  So I went back to the rare books collection and requested the book.  I was given a different edition of the book -- and the passage about the Urim and Thummim was missing.

Obviously, there was a conspiracy to keep me from writing that paper, but I bravely wrote it anyway.
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Re: Conspiracy Theories
« Reply #9 on: February 13, 2006, 11:25:50 AM »
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There's also the catacombs beneath the BYU Football Stadium where millions in art, fossils and artifacts are kept.


Um, I thought the fossils were kept in a locked shed under the west bleachers? That's where I saw them, anyway. The coolest assortment of fossils is the back room of the dinosaur museum (across from the stadium), where literally shelves and shelves of cool stuff are sorted and prepped to be cleaned.

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Tell me about the pipes!

OK, you're walking on campus in the winter, snow everywhere, but there are parts of the sidewalks and lawn that are melted away? That's where the underground pipes run. There are access points all throughout campus, but the easiest one for me to get to was the one under the Eyring Science Center because it was easy to see when they were gutting it during rennovation (this was in '96, I believe).  The tunnels themselves aren't very big. I'm 5'9" and I had to crouch a little to walk in them. The pipes in the tunnels are about 3' in diameter and run criss-cross across campus. You can walk from the Crabtree to the Fieldhouse in them--but the police officers didn't recommend it because you could run into a patch of the tunnels where the air was really low and you could pass out. But one of the other security officers made it his goal to walk all the tunnels and he did. It just wasn't something I was interested in. They were dirty, dark and creepy.

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If you do a Provo conspiracy book, make sure to talk about Rex E. Lee's brain kept alive in the top of the life science building.

You mean the top floor of the Kimball Tower. That's where they have the animal labs. You can't get to it via the elevators, you have to have a key. Seriously. Been there.
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Re: Conspiracy Theories
« Reply #10 on: February 13, 2006, 11:33:04 AM »
Where do they keep the secret coded Da Vinci art?

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« Reply #11 on: February 13, 2006, 03:13:17 PM »
In the sub-basement of the MOA, of course!  ::)
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Re: Conspiracy Theories
« Reply #12 on: February 13, 2006, 03:20:16 PM »
That's too obvious. I think you're hiding the truth.

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Re: Conspiracy Theories
« Reply #13 on: February 13, 2006, 09:14:18 PM »
I've been in the secret rooms in the HFAC. I did early morning janitorial at four in the morning...and some of those rooms are CREEPY! We climbed over the theaters to get to the roof (had to check on the pigeon traps or something, I'm sure something legit, uh...), and we found the trap doors under the stages.

I made it my goal to check out every nick and cranny, besides polishing my shiny red shoes with every cleaner we had.  We would vacuum some of the theaters and our boss would throw paper at us from the secret rooms to the side...we didn't figure it out where it was coming from for awhile...but I guess that was all part of the conspiracy. Either that or ghosts, because we all know the HFAC is haunted...
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« Reply #14 on: February 14, 2006, 11:12:34 AM »
Yeah, I wasn't able to spend much time in the HFAC or MOA (other than during the Chinese exhibit) because that's a whole different building security division. It would have been fun, though.
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