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Fringe How Did They Make The Pyramids!?

Loki-In-A-Box

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Well, what I was about to say on the matter has been covered by V3N months ago...If you're to believe my friend who's really into the book of Enoch and stuff, she would tell you that the Annunaki or their children called the Nephilim (Those >30-foot tall fuckers you read about in certain sites) had something to do with it.

I would think it's the cement theory. From what I've read about aliens, I wouldn't think they'd give a shit about where or how we buried or continue to bury our dead (even the rich as fuck important ones), never mind help us to create what is essentially a very large, pointy series of mausolea.
 
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Benji

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Don't shit up my thread, son.
Yo. No-one knows the answer to your shit-ball thread. Jesus has as much grounds as Robocop or anyone else and until the proof comes out you be as well ask: Who invented pocket-fluff?
 

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Ok, so the creation of the pyramids is not what is in question, and i don't see why the other half is. (the perfectly square part and how they align perfectly) But this should be either, the mayans were able to chart the movement of stars for thousands of years in the future. what makes us think that egyptians, and all of their excellence with arithmetic, could design three pyramids that align with stars.
 

53V3N

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Yo. No-one knows the answer to your shit-ball thread. Jesus has as much grounds as Robocop or anyone else and until the proof comes out you be as well ask: Who invented pocket-fluff?
Listen up, junior. I didn't re-open this thread so you could continue to turd it up.

Post on topic or STFU. I'm not going to close threads because you can't act like an adult.

Further disregard of the site rules will end in your departure.
 

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I've never really understood the slavery concept when it came to the construction of the pyramids. The same people that tell us the pyramids were built by slaves are the same "Egyptologists" that have no fucking clue how they were constructed. Not to say that I know how they were made, but the leading Egyptologists couldn't even construct a scaled down pyramid with the methods they claim were used to build the pyramids.

They tried the pulley theory and the slope theory and couldn't even get a pathetic little 12 foot pyramid built out of stones.

Many are still pushing the 'manpower/slope made of sand' theory in which the blocks that were "carved" from the quarry (miles away) were pushed along precious lumber by many men. So many men in fact that they must have been enslaved.

Precious lumber indeed because trees in the region were scarce (non-existent) and were actually quite a commodity brought down the Nile from their neighbors to North and traded. Do you see a lot of trees in all those pictures of the desert? Yeah, me either.

So like, here you have a region that's got no fucking trees and I'm to believe that this scarce resource was used to roll immovable slabs of stone miles on end by slaves? The story just gets better and better. I mean, it might as well be aliens, right?

Or... it could just be Occam's Razor.

I could build a pyramid by myself. You could build a pyramid by yourself. It would take a bit of time but it can be made solo. Granted, I'm not talking about aligning it with the stars and the solstices and making it perfectly square and all that. But as far as the basic construction, you, I, anyone could build one by themselves with nothing more than what was available 10,000 years ago.

What did we have available to us 10,000 years ago? Some wood, some water, and the makings of cement.

1. Take what little, precious wood you've traded your own resources for and build a mold in the shape of a block.

2. Mix the different types of stone you smash from your nearby quarries into a mixture that will solidify when mixed with water.

3. Go down to the Nile river and return with water.

4. Mix your smashed rock with the water into the wooden mold you've constructed and let it set into a block.

5. Remove the wooden mold.

6. Rinse and repeat.

7. Profit.
Wouldn't one of the many scientists who have studied the pyramids over the years have been able to tell the difference between natural sandstone and cement?
 

Benji

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Listen up, junior. I didn't re-open this thread so you could continue to turd it up.

Post on topic or STFU. I'm not going to close threads because you can't act like an adult.

Further disregard of the site rules will end in your departure.

You make a good point, I can see the angle you're going for here.

I read in the 'Chariots of the Gods' that pyramids were built for navigation by Aliens, perhaps the Sumerians who apparently introduced dogs to humanity. Not sure I agree with this as it seems to center around Egypt alone, unless of course we have got the date of the Pyramids wrong and maybe they could have been built waaay before the Egyptians. Back when all land-mass was one (Pangaea) which would kind of make sense, but then again, doesn't.

To be fair I don't think slaves made these, how could they have lifted these blocks to the top without scarring the blocks on the way up. Robocop all the way for me, sorry :)
 

Benji

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Yes. Remarkably I get this part, my brain understands.

How about the part when they need to put the last block on TOP of the pyramid, how do they get it to the TOP without scarring the other blocks? Does one understand the physics involved would have required a device (not an A-frame) to get that last block on TOP. There is no human device on the planet. Unless they started at the top and dug into the sand as they went along. That is the only way they could have done this. The only way!
 

Loki-In-A-Box

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That still brings up the question as to how and why would they spend so much hauling the precious wood most likely needed to build a steady enough ramp to get that up there. Unless they somehow made a type of temporary, manmade sandstone kind of ramp and knocked it down afterwards. :shrug:

If we're going the wacko conspiracy route, I'm going to have to go with giants...And Stonehenge was a giant's campfire pit, the Easter Island statues were giants' sculptures, and the ziggurats of the Mayans and Sumerians were all built by these 30'+ -tall motherfuckers that just so happen to be cannibals and the half-breed descendents of beings not of this world/dimension/plane of existence...If one were to use whatever deductive reasoning there is to be found by basing your beliefs upon the book of Enoch, of course.
 

Benji

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A ramp?

You're kidding me of course. A ramp would raise more questions than answers if my mathematical brain is screwed on correctly. Yes they could have made a ramp, but, they didn't, they couldn't have achieved an angle that would be malleable enough to continually change and support a wooden based roller system that would have been structurally sound to hold these blocks. It would have got stuck at about a 25 degree angle or sunk and crushed the sand ramp. Once in this position we get into the land of hydraulics to abolish this situation. Which they didn't have.

How about a cherry-picker ?
 
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Bullshit, the pyramids don't exist.
But hey, some math is still behind our today comprehension.
Don't get me wrong, but maybe historians miss something about what really happened that day. I mean in their society, actually not their only, at that day. The fact they didn't have guns or cars doesn't mean our ancestors were less civilized and wise than us.
 
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But hey, maybe you're completely right....

The fact that they had toilets and dung beatles means they didn't kill thousands of slaves to worship an ego. Oh wait yes they did. Pyramids are nothing more than churchy things and in 10,000 years when humanity starts again and finds these random monuments they'll be having this exact same argument, on a another parrallel version of wtf.com - how did people in 2013 build Eiffel towers and empire state buildings, its impossible, they didn't have the tech, it must have been aliens which won't be too far away from the truth as Mexicans build most shit around the globe.

We have the shit just like they would have had, even if they all stood on wooden scaffolds and used pulleys to place the pyramids into place, they figuered it out and, well, boom, pyramids are mystifying some of the greatest minds on the planet and it's so bloody important to know why they built them, and especially, how. We need to know this why exactly? Oh that's right, we don't need to know this as we can build them as well and turn them into casino's!

I'm pretty sure Robocop has a role in all this!
 

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I'm pretty sure Robocop has a role in all this!
I'm pretty sure Robocop has no fucking place in this thread, nor do you if you plan on continuing to subtly troll it.

The reason the pyramids are mystifying is not just how they were built, but why. Yes, there was a certain amount of deification involved, but there was also some serious astrological alignment going on. Same reason why the Easter Island heads, places like Chitzen Itza, Stonehenge, etc. - the how is important, but so is the why.
 

Benji

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I'm pretty sure Robocop has no fucking place in this thread, nor do you if you plan on continuing to subtly troll it.

The reason the pyramids are mystifying is not just how they were built, but why. Yes, there was a certain amount of deification involved, but there was also some serious astrological alignment going on. Same reason why the Easter Island heads, places like Chitzen Itza, Stonehenge, etc. - the how is important, but so is the why.
Okay, I apologize for Robocop and Jesus. I'm an excited newbie with no scope to how this place runs.

I completely agree though, it is a fascinating subject to debate and I hope we find out how they managed to build them. What do you mean by astrological alignment. I vaguely remember something about Mars and how they aligned with certain areas on Mars.
 

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Off topic:
Okay, I apologize for Robocop and Jesus. I'm an excited newbie with no scope to how this place runs.
Rules and FAQ (click on them). Read them well, and ask questions when needed, via PM to any moderator. Any forum-specific information is usually noted within the forum's main pages.

On topic:
I completely agree though, it is a fascinating subject to debate and I hope we find out how they managed to build them. What do you mean by astrological alignment. I vaguely remember something about Mars and how they aligned with certain areas on Mars.
The pyramids of Gizeh align pretty much 1-1 to the belt of Orion. No, that's not an MiB reference, it's part of a constellation.

 
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I believe that ancient people were closer to divine beings, better understood the nature of their relationship to the world around them, and may have understood how to manipulate the physical world using the mind (levitation, etc). I also believe there was no difference between the Egyptians and the Mayans. They were the same people.
 
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