Author: The Croppie

2016 Predictions

Recent crop circle history seems to have developed a habit of repeating itself. With this in mind The Croppie boldly predicts the following to occur between February and September 2016: Some very bad circles One thing that’s guaranteed: there will be some shocking crop circles. Everyone has to start somewhere, though, and this can be forgiven. However, that doesn’t mean they won’t make their way onto this site! Andrew Pyrka’s book to remain locked up We’ve been promised croppie Andrew Pyrka’s book for what must be around five years now. Initially titled ‘Interacting With the Crop Circle Phenomenon’, it...

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July 2014: Cherington Crop Circle

On 27 July 2014 the usually circles shy county of Gloucestershire received a crop circle with the craziest lay seen in more than a decade. At Parkes Hill Plantation, near the small village of Cherington, farmer Henry Arden was alerted to the circle by the presence of a helicopter. ‘I went up there and found the circle,’ Arden told the Daily Mail. ‘I didn’t really want hordes of people trampling over our finest milling wheat. I was so angry about it I was really rude to some people. However, I’ve grown to love it for various reasons.’ According to...

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Secret Circles

A 1989 BBC West documentary discussing the theories behind the crop circles. Broadcast during the phenomenon’s golden years this programme provides a genuine insight into the beliefs, doubts and assumptions made by croppies of the era. Features Professor Heinz Wolff of the cult Great Egg Race television show. Enlarge the videos by double clicking on them and selecting ‘full...

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Why Wouldn’t You? #1

Why would anyone go to the effort of staying up all night and making a crop circle? Perhaps it is something to do with the Wiltshire landscape, an arena that is as beautiful in winter as it is midsummer. The photographs on this page are by Ben Cremin and are reproduced under a Creative Commons licence. Please take the time to visit his Flickr page and view his other...

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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 name of a little known website that was launched in 2015 to cover all aspects of croppiedom. At the end of the year ownership of the site changed hands.

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