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Old 07-14-2017, 01:17 PM
krondys krondys is offline
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Originally Posted by Flyer View Post
You take a phenomenon that is quite rare, and when it does occur, is very often terrifying; and you think that there should be lots of videos of it?


When somebody sees ball lightning, it's a mighty good bet that they've never seen it before in their lives. If they're not petrified with terror, they'll be busy trying to figure out just what exactly the thing is. If they're too frightened for that, then they'll be too frightened to even think about recording it.
Yes, much like your UFO idea above... paranormal activity claims seem to have really died down since nearly EVERYBODY has a high-quality camera with them at all times. If these things were even half as common as claimed 30+ years ago, evidence should be mounting wildly now. Instead, we get... nothing.

If ball lightning happens, even rarely, SOMEBODY will catch it on video at some point. Until then, we have the always-sketchy eyewitness reports as the best evidence, which is not super useful.