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Message 1224041 - Posted: 27 Apr 2012, 19:15:02 UTC
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Message 1224047 - Posted: 27 Apr 2012, 19:27:15 UTC - in response to Message 1224041.

I am trying to post a picture of what I am trying to describe. Can anyone tell me how?

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Message 1224063 - Posted: 27 Apr 2012, 20:06:21 UTC - in response to Message 1224047.

Upload it to Photobucket and then select the Bulletin board image code and paste it in to your post.

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Message 1224168 - Posted: 28 Apr 2012, 1:24:12 UTC

I've had some similar results. I assumed it turned out to be man made.

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Message 1224183 - Posted: 28 Apr 2012, 1:48:02 UTC - in response to Message 1224168.

the 3 green lines are the screensaver showing you what it thinks is a triplet
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Message 1224754 - Posted: 29 Apr 2012, 4:16:51 UTC - in response to Message 1224041.

I get those exact bars all the time, is it really inference.

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Message 1224912 - Posted: 29 Apr 2012, 14:57:14 UTC - in response to Message 1224754.
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no just read my previous post. also radio interference from earth would block out whole sections of the graph. This does not look anything like radio interference
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Message 1229488 - Posted: 9 May 2012, 11:07:04 UTC

I was looking tonight and once again I had these same green peaks or triplets in my results.

It happens so often and for so many different signals it seems a little odd.

I am thinking it is not interference but maybe a signature of something natural.

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Message 1229668 - Posted: 9 May 2012, 19:06:55 UTC - in response to Message 1229488.

It's not unusual. The MB app only checks for triplet "fit" The NTPKR will eventually determine if the triplets are valid candidates.
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Message 1229953 - Posted: 10 May 2012, 10:47:50 UTC
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bah here they are saying there are 9 millions of these triplets so far ...
http://setiathome.berkeley.edu/sci_status.html

so it s very common
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Message 1230463 - Posted: 11 May 2012, 9:41:05 UTC

So it is common but nobody has an explanation for it.

Suggestions for what it is?


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Message 1230485 - Posted: 11 May 2012, 12:14:22 UTC - in response to Message 1230463.

for what? is "it" a triplet? yes we have explanations if you'd have asked that type if signal.

A triplet search is one of several tests done on a WU. Gaussians, Triplets, and pulses are all looked for in the WU's. You may notice from time to time that you'll get a single green line which indicates a Pulse has potentially been found
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Message 1234429 - Posted: 21 May 2012, 8:05:46 UTC

Today I had a triplet that was firmly in the green, this triplet was very strong.

I got pretty excited it seemed to defiantly be 'something'.

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Message 1234477 - Posted: 21 May 2012, 12:15:36 UTC - in response to Message 1234429.

there are reasons most of us choose to not use the screen saver.

The first is the average user uses an LCD screen which doesn't have that much potential at having burn in on the screen

Second is most of us just turn off the monitor if we walk away.

3rd is it slows down the average WU process by 1-2%

the fourth is seti@home processes a lot of WU's. so we are unlikely to actually see something significant by watching the screen.

See how much data they receive every day.

You 1 triplet in a pile of 800,000+ has to be sifted through the NTPKr to determine if it fits the definition of a triplet then it has to have repeated results at the same spot in the sky. I hope you found ET but after 13 years I think we need to keep looking.
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Message 1234961 - Posted: 22 May 2012, 8:28:58 UTC

Yea but I really love the screen saver.. it makes me happy.

I like the feeling like I am Jodie Foster receiving a message on my deskstop

You can't hold that against me can you? : )

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Message 1235012 - Posted: 22 May 2012, 12:17:53 UTC - in response to Message 1234961.

No, no I can't you're to far away and I know how you blue aliens are... hold the screen saver against you and the next thing I know I'm waking up in a crop circle with my pants down and apparent anal probing done to me... no thanks
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Message 1235204 - Posted: 23 May 2012, 0:16:21 UTC

Im vacating my room in the Bionic total exclusion ward ( thats the one next the guy working on cold fusion with nothing but lemons, tin foil and coloured string as reactants)

As a gesture of good will Im willing to recommend Blue alien as the next resident. Trust me in a bundle of fun in there

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Message 1236844 - Posted: 26 May 2012, 0:24:09 UTC - in response to Message 1235012.

lol, I will save my probe for LATER!

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Message 1236873 - Posted: 26 May 2012, 1:54:09 UTC - in response to Message 1236844.

Yikes
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Message 1237953 - Posted: 27 May 2012, 11:03:56 UTC

Oooer Missus ....

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