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Old 08-15-2013, 09:03 AM   #46
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A few years ago after watching the 'Tom Johnson' segment again, I searched around and found that a used Mac Quadra 950 usually went for well under 50 USD. Of course a machine is never worth a human life regardless of price, but it certainly made Heather Uffelman's murder seem all the more outrageously senseless.
I believe I read an article about the murder that said a 3rd party (school or company, can't remember which) set up the meeting between "Tom Johnson" and the couple, and that they did not run any sort of background check on the guy. If I'm remembering correctly, they would need to be held somewhat responsible too.
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Egswanso, your picture is freaking me out just a little bit!

I've noticed with some of the episodes that many of the people just looked OLD! I guess it was the styles at the time, or maybe once these people became parents they thought they'd better look like "parents", but my GOD, some of the people interviewed are 30 and look 50! I can think of tons of segments where I am watching the people and thinking "OMG, at the time, that person was younger than ME??? They look old enough to be my father/mother!".
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LOL! I have often thought myself that people did look older 20 or 30 years ago.
I think the last 20-25 years we've seen a fairly large societal shift toward superficiality (definately so in the media). Things like Botox, Cosmetic Surgery, Fitness Gyms, and Health Food Stores were much more uncommon back then.
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I think the last 20-25 years we've seen a fairly large societal shift toward superficiality (definately so in the media). Things like Botox, Cosmetic Surgery, Fitness Gyms, and Health Food Stores were much more uncommon back then.
Wholeheartedly agree. I think if I see one more diabetes or Debbie Boone's Lifestyle Lift commercial, I will puke.
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Segments of UM that I don't feel aged well:

-Gayle Delano, mostly because of the Howard Johnson's used in the
story. There are only two Howard Johnson's restaurants left in the nation, whereas when Gayle Delano disappeared,
that restaurant was still fairly prevalent. (The HJ she disappeared from is not one of the HJs to survive).

-The Weinstock Medicaid fraud and coin scam stories. These are great
stories, but seeing NYC from the late 1980s and early 1990s looks so
out-of-date since the city has gone from crime and decay 25 years ago
to a tourist hotspot of relative peace today.

-Stanley Grezyck (SIC) story from Rome, NY. All the cars look old, and
when you see the Mobil station in the background (when the lady is
being chased by the bad guys) showing gas at $1 and change, it really
looks dated.
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^Howard Johnson hotels are still going strong though. There's over 1,000 still around. One of them right near me as a matter of fact.
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Segments of UM that I don't feel aged well:


-Stanley Grezyck (SIC) story from Rome, NY. All the cars look old, and
when you see the Mobil station in the background (when the lady is
being chased by the bad guys) showing gas at $1 and change, it really
looks dated.
If only gas was still at that price today
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UM the dark dante segment with his huge computer is certainly out of date.

Off Topic: anyone ever notice in the 80s there were tons of films that had to do with the future? - I mean I remember for awhile it seemed we were fed a daily diet of robots, computer related films etc....and then all of the sudden it just sort of stopped. I remember a few months ago having a conversation with a friend of mine and just asking out loud why these types of films/tv shows etc just seemed to vanish overnight...

his response: "Well someone figured out that the future was pretty much going to suck so they stopped making films about it."

Yes. We are less than 18 months away from 2015. I only have one question: Where's my Hoverboard?
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A few years ago after watching the 'Tom Johnson' segment again, I searched around and found that a used Mac Quadra 950 usually went for well under 50 USD. Of course a machine is never worth a human life regardless of price, but it certainly made Heather Uffelman's murder seem all the more outrageously senseless.

But the Quadra 950 is over 20 years old now, so of course it will not have any real value.


Obviously, nothing is worth a human life. Tom Johnson's despicable crime is among the most heinous ever featured on UM.
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Exactly. I don't blame her for what she did. Plus the childhood friend was convinced it was Anastasia. I actually thought she was the real deal after viewing the segment for the first time. Have to admit, I was disappointed when the update said she wasn't the real deal.

And I do remember the Nostradamus-esque episode with someone saying Hussein would be the cause/start of WWIII. WRONG!

Cars, I can't believe I'm saying this (we seldom agree on UM cases), but I agree 100% on the Anna Anderson thing I, too, watched that segment and thought she was the real deal. BTW, have you seen the "In Search of" episode on Anna Anderson. It used to be posted on the forbidden site, I haven't searched for it on YT for a while, but it used to be there. Though outdated, the In Search of episodes (hosted by Leonard Nimoy) are awesome. I especially enjoy the Jimmy Hoffa one and the Hindenburg one.
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Though outdated, the In Search of episodes (hosted by Leonard Nimoy) are awesome. I especially enjoy the Jimmy Hoffa one and the Hindenburg one.
The Coral Castle segment has to be my favorite. That creepy ISO music coupled with Nimoy's narration...
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^Howard Johnson hotels are still going strong though. There's over 1,000 still around. One of them right near me as a matter of fact.
There's one in my mom's hometown, which is a few miles from where I grew up myself. Been there forever. I clearly remember the restaurant there when it was in operation too--a friend of our family used to frequently get coffee at "the HoJo" before he went off for work.
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Cars, I can't believe I'm saying this (we seldom agree on UM cases), but I agree 100% on the Anna Anderson thing I, too, watched that segment and thought she was the real deal. BTW, have you seen the "In Search of" episode on Anna Anderson. It used to be posted on the forbidden site, I haven't searched for it on YT for a while, but it used to be there. Though outdated, the In Search of episodes (hosted by Leonard Nimoy) are awesome. I especially enjoy the Jimmy Hoffa one and the Hindenburg one.
I don't remember disagreeing a lot with you on cases, but I haven't seen the "In Search Of..." episode, but I'll search the forbidden site and try to see if it's still up there. That show was almost as creepy as UM.
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I don't remember disagreeing a lot with you on cases, but I haven't seen the "In Search Of..." episode, but I'll search the forbidden site and try to see if it's still up there. That show was almost as creepy as UM.

Yoo-2b is great. There are also episodes of Masterminds. The one on Steve Hadley (The Disappearing Man) and Crazy Eddie's are great (I also like the one on counterfeit autographs but I forget the title of it). Hadley's case is obviously presented in more detail on Masterminds (because of the time allotment) than it was on UM. The reenactment is good, too. It gives good detail about how Hadley was able to position himself in a management position for a short time so he could pull off the heist. It also gives more detail on the police search for him.
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I was about 18 when Geraldo did the live Al Capone's vault thing on TV. I was naive and actually believed they knew there was something in there or else they wouldn't have made such a big TV production out of it.

Blah, what a let down that was.

And now, he's tweeted a nearly nekkid bathroom mirror selfie.... at 70 years old! OMG!
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-Stanley Grezyck (SIC) story from Rome, NY. All the cars look old, and
when you see the Mobil station in the background (when the lady is
being chased by the bad guys) showing gas at $1 and change, it really
looks dated.
It was supposed to look a little dated even back then. Stanley was murdered in 1976 and the UM segment was recorded and aired in 1990. All those cars were brought in to make it look like it was the 70's and I think it worked out rather well.

The gas sign in the background as Amy Scott is being chased by the suspected killers was probably a 1990 gas price, if I had to guess. UM usually went into impressively accurate detail when shooting reenactments but I don't think they would change a gas sign that you see for no more than 2 seconds.
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