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Old Apr 10, 2003, 09:47 PM   #1
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"666" in "2001: A Space Odyssey"

I haven't read any of the posts on here and I don't care to. But I would like to forward my own theory about the movie "2001: A Space Odyssey," and that is that Stanley Kubrick encoded the number 666 into the movie in several different ways.

I should point out that Stanley Kubrick was reported to have died 666 days before the first day of the year 2001. And also, in the year 2001, the World Trade Center was destroyed in five events--two airplane crashes and three building collapses--that have an average time of day of 11:06 AM, which is 666 minutes into the day. (The times of day that are used are taken from the Washington Post newspaper.)

Was Staley Kubrick trying to say that the year 2001 would be the year of "666"? If so, how did he know? And why did he die on the day that he did?

Houston, you have a problem.

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Updated assessment of the movie "2001: A Space Odyssey," in summary
12-22-2002, by Mark Seely

In case thou hasn't heard by now, the late(?) movie director Stanley Kubrick filled his movie "2001: A Space Odyssey" with the number 666. The U.S. government agency NASA from the beginning praised this movie, and they have not retracted their endorsement of it.

To summarize the occurrences of 666 in the movie:

1) The "monoliths" in the movie appear for 666 seconds. The time between the first appearance and final disappearance of each of the four "monoliths'," the four times added together, is 666 seconds.

2) The number of camera shots starting from "The Dawn of Man" (the first shot after the opening credits) to "The End" (the last shot of the closing credits) is 666.

3) The running time of the movie is 666 in two different ways. The running time of the film in seconds, from the beginning of the "Overture" to the end of the "Exit Music" (total exhibition time), is equal to the number of moon orbits contained in 666 years (8903). The running time of the film in seconds, from the beginning of the MGM lion logo to the fade-out of the story, is equal to the number of moon phases contained in 666 years (8237). Everything before and after the movie proper, that is, the "Overture," end credits, and "Exit Music" times, adds up to 666 seconds.

4) For an "added bonus," the director Stanley Kubrick was reported to have died 666 days before the year 2001, on March 7, 1999.

So now we know where both Hollywood and the U.S. government stand: firmly behind "666." And that explains a lot.

And that is one of the evidences for why I do not support the U.S. government in any thing, war, peace, or otherwise.

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For further reading:

The 1968 Movie "2001: A Space Odyssey" May Have Been a Prediction about the Events of September 11, 2001, And It May Have Cost the Movie Director, Stanley Kubrick, His Life
http://www.geocities.com/markamooky/2001_and_911.html
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Old Apr 11, 2003, 02:03 AM   #2
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Re: "666" in "2001: A Space Odyssey"

*spooky monolith music from 2001* And one day a guy came to tell to Mr Kubrick when he would die and that he should cut monolith scenes shorter (in Kubrick's original version they are 2359 seconds long and they end with happy samba tunes). Mr Kubrick thought about that for a long time. He didn't want to waste any film material and he didin't want to die. He wanted (surprise!) to live!


Why did I got the same feeling about this as I got from Paul McCartney clone?
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Old Apr 26, 2003, 09:37 AM   #3
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Re: "666" in "2001: A Space Odyssey"

I don't know about these "number coincidence" conspiracy theories. I remember after September 11, there was a theory that surfaced, stating all the weird correlations between the number 11 during the attacks (date, flight number, twin towers shaped like the number, etc). It just seems to be observations made by people with too much time on their hands, desperately seeking some kind of underlying pattern for bad things that happen.
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Old Apr 30, 2003, 03:17 PM   #4
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You haven't added anything to the discussion.
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Old Apr 30, 2003, 03:22 PM   #5
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Re: "666" in "2001: A Space Odyssey"

By the way, my website has moved to here:

"The 1968 Movie "2001: A Space Odyssey" May Have Been a Prediction about the Events of September 11, 2001, And It May Have Cost the Movie Director, Stanley Kubrick, His Life"
http://www.angelfire.com/moon/busta/
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Old May 1, 2003, 03:16 PM   #6
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Re: "666" in "2001: A Space Odyssey"

You, sir, are -EDITED- with far too much time on your hands

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Old May 2, 2003, 06:39 AM   #7
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Re: "666" in "2001: A Space Odyssey"

Hmmm.
I looked at this thread for exactly 666 seconds less than it took me to write a 666 word essay on the 666th day of my school life. That essay was about the number 666. At the time there were 666 people in the school that had seen "2001", and all 666 had failed to notice any indication that 666 was so prevalent throughout the film.


Furthermore, and this really freaks me out somewhat - IT'S BOLLOX!


Enjoy the film, for f**k's sake - not the 666 possible conspiracies that have probably been connected with it - of which 666 less than 666 that have been proven 666% accurate.

Go figure
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Old May 8, 2003, 12:44 PM   #8
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Re: "666" in "2001: A Space Odyssey"

What a stupid thread. Where do you come up with this theory of yours markseely?
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Old Jun 28, 2003, 04:10 AM   #9
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I know that you are simply following the directions of your masters to stop any public discussion of the number 666, but I ask, why don't you disown your masters instead?
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Old Jun 28, 2003, 11:28 AM   #10
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Re: "666" in "2001: A Space Odyssey"

Which Masters, the Masters of Puppets or the Masters of the Universe?

If you want to publicly discuss the 'occult' significance of the number 666, well there's no stopping you. Or us, if we were really interested. Go to the Pilet's Mess and set up a thread there, if you like.

But at the end of the day, I belive that Man created numbers, so they don't have much power in my mind. Numerology was never my field, but I'm sure I'd change my mind if I ever bothered to read a book on it.
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Old Jul 26, 2003, 07:38 AM   #11
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Re: "666" in "2001: A Space Odyssey"

MARK SEELY!!! THIS IS YOUR MASTER!!!!


Why have you disowned me? --- I asked you nicely to stop talking about 666. I don't care if people know about it, I'm just SICK OF HEARING YOU DRONE ON ABOUT IT!! Me and your mother would want to go out and see a show with you, but you were always upstairs clipping up the newspaper with a magic marker and a calculator, looking for sixhundred and sixty six ways to answer the daily crossword puzzle, or counting your footsteps on the way to the post office to mail your 666 letters to all 666 addresses with the number "666" in them, or watching wheel of fortune trying to count the pegs on the wheel to see if it's sixhundred sixty six like you suspect. Then you just ran off one day. We were highly disappointed by this. I write you this on the 666'th day of your absesnse, (as I'm sure you've taken carefull note of already) Just come home son, TO YOUR MASTER!!!!

(And your mother asked me to add, that she misses you, and loves you.)
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Old Aug 2, 2003, 02:22 PM   #12
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Shut up, CIA.
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Old Aug 13, 2003, 11:16 PM   #13
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Re: "666" in "2001: A Space Odyssey"

Were watching you punk... so be carefull, cause we have the Hubble Telescope pointed right up your ass!

This is just paranoia. Can you yourself prove these things?Probably not. I'm sure if some one came up with a whole bunch crap and numbers proving that some old fart in the Himalayas is going to be the cause of the Antichrist you and every one else that believes this nonsence will be the first to kill yourselves.


Are you wearing a foil hat as your are reading this too?

Besides the whole 666 stuff is bull****... It's the rule of 5 you really have to look out for

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Old Aug 14, 2003, 07:14 PM   #14
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Re: "666" in "2001: A Space Odyssey"

This numerology thing just relies on the law of truly large numbers.

Read it up in The Skeptic's Dictionary:
http://www.skepdic.com/lawofnumbers.html

Here an excerpt dealing with the 9/11 attacks and the number 11:

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Geller's Mysterious Number 11

The date of the attack: 9/11 - 9 + 1 + 1 = 11

*September 11th is the 254th day of the year: 2+5+4 = 11

*After September 11th there are 111 days left to the end of the year.

*119 is the area code to Iraq/Iran. 1 + 1 + 9 = 11 (reverse the numbers and you have the date) [not true: Iran's country code is 98 (9+8=17), Iraq's is 964 (9+6+4= 19)]

*Twin Towers - standing side by side, looks like
the number 11

*The first plane to hit the towers was Flight 11 by
*American Airlines or AA - A=1st letter in alphabet so we have again 11:11

*State of New York - The 11th State added to the Union

*New York City - 11 Letters

*The USS Enterprise is in the gulf during the attack; its ship number is 65N 6+5=11

*Afghanistan - 11 Letters

*The Pentagon - 11 Letters

*Ramzi Yousef - 11 Letters (convicted or orchestrating the attack on the WTC in 1993)

*Flight 11 - 92 on board - 9 + 2 = 11

*Flight 77 - 65 on board - 6 + 5 = 11

*The # of story is 110 (2x) 110 - 110 Remember that the zero "0" is not a number, so we have 11:11

*The house where they believed to have lived had # 10001 again don't count the zero.....

Names that have eleven letters
*Air Force One, *George W. Bush, *Bill Clinton, *Saudi Arabia, *ww terrorism, *Colin Powell U.S. Secretary of State

*Remembrance day is November 11....

*November is also the 11th month

*Mohamed Atta, the pilot that crashed into the World Trade Centre.

*Skyscrapers, American Airlines AA = 11

Geller also claimed that "there will be more information coming in" and urged readers to e-mail him with more findings of this kind. Geller also wrote: "I would encourage everyone to send out this message to all your family, friends or business acquaintances and try to put this in the right perspective."

Let me try to put this in the right perspective.

Accumulating more findings like these coincidences between the number 11 and other things should be easy, since there are countless items that can be made to relate in some fashion to the number 11 (or 12, 13, or just about any other number or word). E.g. the country code for Pakistan is 92 (9+2=11), a Boeing 757 holds about 11,000 gallons of fuel and the wingspan is 155 feet (1+5+5=11), Nostradamus and Billy Graham have 11 letters, any word with 8 letters just put 'the' in front of it; any word with 9 letters, just put 'ww' or any two-letter word in front of it, any word with 10 letters, just put 'a' in front of it or add an s to the end of it, etc. It is especially easy to do this since there is no specific guide before we begin our hunt for amazing facts as to what will and what won't count as being relevant. We have a nearly boundless array of items that could count as hits. Unfortunately for Geller and others who are impressed by these hits, there is also an even larger array of items that could count as misses. Geller doesn't see them because he isn't looking for them.

If we start hunting for items that seem relevant but don't fit the pattern, we will soon see that there is nothing special about Geller's list or the number 11. Only by focusing on anything that we can fit to our belief and ignoring everything that doesn't fit (confirmation bias) can we make these coincidences seem meaningful.

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Now, go ahead and draw your own conclusions...
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Old Aug 18, 2003, 08:09 PM   #15
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No way!

Right now I´m running to get my copy of the movie, with a pen, a sheet of paper, and a chronomether...
... I´ll prove you wrong!!!
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