Author: The Croppie

Finding the Hidden Land Art is Anything But a Victory

The crop circle world is always a hotbed of bickering, conflict and general silliness. Whereas things used to be a battle about how individuals thought crop circles were made, 2019 has seen a collective of land artists attempt to control who sees their work. Their methodology is simple; they withhold the location of their new creations from all but one photographer. He, in turn, releases his footage through YouTube and a website run on behalf of the group of artists. Accompanying the videos are comments and social media posts directing personal abuse at the Crop Circle Connector and certain...

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The End of the ‘Crabwood Deception’? Probably Not

Despite nobody in the world of art even being remotely interested, the art world is apparently rejoicing at Colin Andrews’s claim that the iconic 2002 Crabwood crop circle was a commissioned job paid for by Touchstone Pictures/Disney. If you’re not familiar with the formation in question, it’s better known as the ‘alien pizza delivery man’. It features a grey extraterrestrial holding a binary disc that contains the message Beware the bearers of FALSE gifts & their BROKEN PROMISES. Much PAIN but still time. BELIEVE. There is GOOD out there. We OPpose DECEPTION. Conduit CLOSING. According to the statement put...

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2019 Circles: Belmore Lane, Owslebury, Hampshire

Reported: 11 June 2019 Location: Belmore Lane, Owslebury, Hampshire Lead photograph by Nick Bull Another Hampshire circle, this one rather unusual and curiously reminiscent of a chocolate orange. In a delightfully pleasant  and touching twist, the farming family owning the field were far from angry about what had appeared in their barley. All photographs on this page by Nick...

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Acceptance: Be A Happy Circle Maker

The life of a crop circle maker doesn’t have to be miserable, depressing and full of self-pity because everyone else is apparently doing it better or getting rich. Learn to be happy and release the tension with this guide to happy circle making. Lead image by Fanclub...

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About

Croppie:
(noun)
A person with an interest in the crop circle phenomenon. Such individuals may be of varying belief, sanity and intelligence.

The Croppie:
The Croppie was established in 2015 to cover all aspects of the crop circle phenomenon occurring across Britain. This includes new formations, circles history, conspiracies and related culture.