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Rinder & Bennitt in Helicopter Over Super Power Opening!

Discussion in 'General Scientology Discussion' started by TG1, Nov 17, 2013.

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  1. TG1

    TG1 Angelic Poster

    See Tony O's blog ....!!!!

    A helicopter just lifted off carrying former Church of Scientology members Mike Bennitt and Mike Rinder, who are headed for downtown Clearwater to film and report on Scientology’s big Super Power Building opening today.

    Bennitt’s carrying a couple of different cameras for filming and still shots, and after they touch down in a couple of hours, we’ll start posting images here that he brings back.

    In the mean time, we’ve asked Rinder to send us live updates of how the shoot is going, and give us his impression of how many Scientologists are actually in the streets for this event. This should be fun!


    EDIT: Tony O said at 2:15 pm Eastern time:

    "The guys are heading back. Once Mike Bennitt has a chance, he’ll be sending us hi-def photos and VIDEO. We’ll get those up as soon as we can!"

    That means around 4:15 - 4:30 Eastern time today (Sunday, 11-17-2013) he'll be posting new pix and vids at his blog.
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  2. aegerprimo

    aegerprimo Summa Cum Laude

    Holy crap, how exciting! :nailbiting::buzzin:
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  3. Type4_PTS

    Type4_PTS Diamond Invictus SP

    An update from 10 mins ago by Rinder:

  4. Mimsey Borogrove

    Mimsey Borogrove Crusader

    the images are coming in - go see his blog :roflmao: I wonder if David "the Duke" has any SAM's in the ready?

  5. ThetanExterior

    ThetanExterior Gold Meritorious Patron

    There should be a huge sign in the sky, like the Batman symbol, to show the SPs are on the case!
  6. TG1

    TG1 Angelic Poster

    Miscavige just cut the ribbon.

    Only took 15 years and $200 million.
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  7. Type4_PTS

    Type4_PTS Diamond Invictus SP

    In addition to Mike and Mike up in the sky Mark Bunker is also there on the ground. :yes:
  8. TG1

    TG1 Angelic Poster

    If this violates anyone's copyright, I will take it down later, but this looks to be "the money shot" until Rinder and Bennitt get on the ground and publish more pix and vid.

  9. Lermanet_com

    Lermanet_com Gold Meritorious Patron

    edit: changed 1800 to 2100
  10. thewritegoddess

    thewritegoddess Patron with Honors

    Well, I'm guessing that's the shortest Scientology opening ceremony they've ever had! :happydance:
  11. ThetanExterior

    ThetanExterior Gold Meritorious Patron

    I made it 1823. Damn. I'll have to start counting again.:melodramatic:
  12. Type4_PTS

    Type4_PTS Diamond Invictus SP

    Of those counting at the Bunker, the consensus seems to be no greater than 2000-3000 bodies, and that includes staff (and actors).:biggrin:

    This actually seems less than the number of scilons that CoS reports to be living just in Clearwater!

    Maybe others were reluctant to come as they didn't want to get regged within an inch of their lives.
  13. Orglodyte

    Orglodyte Patron with Honors

    Aren't there almost 1000 GAT2 trainees at Flag? Surely they are all at the event ... plus SO ... wow. Public arrivals may be in three figures.
  14. Type4_PTS

    Type4_PTS Diamond Invictus SP

    That's a little disappointing for what is the most important event in the entire universe in decades. :eyeroll:
  15. Dulloldfart

    Dulloldfart Squirrel Extraordinaire

    Au contraire, it might well be over 10% of the entire global population of Scientologists!

  16. Idle Morgue

    Idle Morgue Gold Meritorious Patron

    Mike Rinder is delivering a HUGE BLOW to David Miscavige - THANK YOU MIKE!! Great job and really, just fricken awesome work!!

    Oh David Miscavige...come out come out where ever you are - we are not going away!! No matter where you go there will be an SP out to getcha!!

    Helicopter - fricken brilliant!
  17. TG1

    TG1 Angelic Poster

    And Mike Bennitt ... you are my hero today. So happy you got interested in this work. You're helping a lot. :)

  18. Dave B.

    Dave B. Maximus Ultimus Mostimus

    That's it? That's the number of people they have for the most IMPORTANT event in the history of any universe?

    I've seen more people protest the fact that their lunches are cold at the university in Valparaiso, Chile when I was there in 2007. No BS, really.
  19. Type4_PTS

    Type4_PTS Diamond Invictus SP

    In a report from SP Times:

  20. Wog cameras don't give a true theta image, here's the picture taken with a camera L. Ron Hubbard invented back in 1985