Ft. Knox


The Ft. Knox episode proves to me that these guys are drama queens and anything they have 'decoded' before is utterly fiction.

First like usual they talk to 'so-called' experts, as usual. But as usual these experts are not only unqualified but, they are crackpots. They ask a waitress for crying out loud, please.

When they approached Ft. Knox on the Highway, they start pointing out an airfield and 'sniper towers'. They comment on not being able to see any soldiers but, if they got close to the gates, troops would pop up, gunships and vehicles would be on them immediatley.

Fact - there is a significan US Army presence at Ft. Knox. It is after all an Active Duty US Army Post with several tenant commands. Is that force there to protect the Gold Depository though? Of course the colocation of the Depository on a US Army Fort is intended to provide security.

First we start with the Armor. Ft. Know used to, key phrase used to up until last year, house 2 significant Armor units. 1 a Cavalry Regiment and 1 a Armored Brigade. Both elements were soley training commands, training both Cavalry and Armor tankers, as well as USMC Tankers. Its important to note that the Armor Training element were located clear on the other side of the Reservation in a huge manuever area and range, miles away with no access at all to the Depository. The Armor Training has since moved to Ft. Benning. The 1st ID also has a Brigade Combat Team as Ft. Knox, could this be the security force? Not at all. As the entire Brigade is currently deployed to Afghanistan until may of 2012.

This being the 3 BCT/1ID, it also has its own organic Rotary Wing Air Combat Element, IE the Airstrip with Apaches, Kiowas and Blackhawks. Their presence there is normal and they come and go with the 3BCT/1ID.

Sniper Towers? Observation Towers are common at many US Military Installations. They usually don't contain Snipers. Snipers being of that Type A personality, dont tent to like being relagated to guarding anything. These towers are likely manned infreuently by MPs or Federal LE or with CCTV elements. If you were to approach the Base Perimeter, you will likely get the same response as you would approaching any other US Military base. It wouldnt include helicopters, tanks or snipers.

The female participant while on the highway starts using her iPhone to to take some video of the depository. The other guys start freaking out, that they are going to be seen. Yeah he is a drama queen.

The icing on the cake for me, at which point I stopped watching was them spotting an SUV coming up behind them. The SUV had tinted windows, a CB antenna and a custom plate with the name Falcon. Yeah they think they are being followed. What a bunch of loons. Obviously theyve never been to Kentucky or else they would know every redneck and their mother has a CB and Custom plate.

This show is *beep*

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here is my issue with this episode, they are clearly leaving the Best Western hotel in E-town off the exit 94 on I-65. Yet when we see them in the van, the Vault is on their left, meaning they came from Louisville instead of E-town. This irritates me cause when they mention coming up on Bullion Avenue, they would reach this coming from E-town before they got to Godman airfield. This show is idiotic and just feeds the fear mongering that keeps the American agenda alive.

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That was the most ridiculous bit of "reality" TV I have ever seen. Why would they even be freaking out on this public highway? They were on this highway with all of these other cars and they were acting like it was some cloak and dagger mission on a secret road and somehow their minds were gonna be read and they were gonna get followed or stopped for some bizarre reason. LMAO

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I half expected them to mention MIB in SVUs

Sláinte I refuse to get into a battle of wits with someone so woefully unarmed





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I know eh?

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I liked how when they were "being followed" when it finally passes, you can clearly see one person in the car, with a baseball hat on, and one of those pine tree shaped air freshners hanging from his rear-view mirror. And continued to act like there was no doubt it was a government entity following them. Because when I think of being tailed, I think it's by one single person under dressed with a threatening, incredibly professional looking air freshner hanging out in the open.

This show should be used strictly for the comedy factor.

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What drove me crazy was...while as remarkable as it was that the waitress' mom supposedly guarded the vault...the Decoded Team did not even ask to speak with her (or what happened to her, i.e., if she was dead). They left open a huge hole.

Also, you would think that after the arrest in the Bohemian Grove episode, they would certainly not be as willing to risk another arrest, however unlikely that was to occur.

Finally, the lawyer berates the gal for taking a video out the window, he seems to not realize that there is a camera team videoing out the car window or in a trailing vehicle.

Oh, and like the Decoded team would be the first civilians in the vault since the 70's. What planet were they on.

What led me to watch this...I had just watched Goldfinger!!

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The icing on the cake for me, at which point I stopped watching was them spotting an SUV coming up behind them. The SUV had tinted windows, a CB antenna and a custom plate with the name Falcon. Yeah they think they are being followed. What a bunch of loons. Obviously theyve never been to Kentucky or else they would know every redneck and their mother has a CB and Custom plate.


I was just watching that, cracked me up. That's nothing though. You ever see that show "UFO Hunters"? They did something stupid like that every episode.

The funniest was an episode where they were going to walk up to some Coast Guard station that supposedly has something to do with UFOs. They're talking a big game as they're walking through the parking lot, shouting "Show us the E.T.'s", even though they weren't actually talking to anybody. As they continue, a helicopter starts to take off from inside the base(not some unmarked thing, a standard Coast Guard helicopter that was plainly marked) and they freak out and take off, saying it's watching them. Cut to one of them giving some testimonial about "What are the odds that a helicopter would take off right then?". Well, when you're walking up to a Coast Guard base, pretty damn good I'd say. In fact, I'd expect it.

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The sad thing is that there is a market for it, people watch it. Not only do they watch it, they eat it up.

You're taking a dump and they call GQ do you pinch it off or finish your business?

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