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I use all kinds of different standards when deciding what to keep. There are scads of rooftop designs and logos, for example, but they have to have that 'something extra' to make the grade.
The 'momentary' scenes — the spots that are only interesting because of the precise timing — are kind of dicey. I don't especially like the idea that a number of my spots are going to suddenly be toast with the next image update, but some of them are just too cool or mysterious or bizarre to pass up. A good example is 'Earthquake Epicenter?':
You have to admit, if we're reading that right, that's a helluva piece of timing.
It's also tough deciding which category some of them go in. Is a huge mechanical gear smack dab in the middle of an English field a 'design' — or merely 'odd'?
One indication that I did my damnedest to steer clear of any UFO/alien connection is that I put a number of 'mysterious' ground markings in the 'Geometric' area, rather than 'Oddities', much less the ever-popular 'Proof That Aliens Once Visited Us' category. My feeling is that human beings are odd enough. They don't need any extraterrestrial help to carve bizarre designs in mountainsides and desert floors.
Of all the YouTube tours, my favorite spot is that partially-done airport around the mysterious Area ("What are they covering up?!") 51 in Nevada:
Half the time you'll see it titled 'UFO Runway' or "Alien Landing Strip?".
Aliens use their futuristic space warp drive to fly halfway across the galaxy to visit us — and they need a runway to land on??