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Mermaids????

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by GRIMLET, May 29, 2012.

  1. GRIMLET

    GRIMLET Deceased

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    Anyone catch the special last night on mermaids? It featured prior NOAA biologists who claim to have had proof of mermaids. They also claim a huge international cover up and seizure of all their evidence. They claim the US Navy does soundings which disorient and beach the creatures. One was supposedly found on the beach in Washington. There is even a phone camera video. It looks cheesy to me.


    I am Android illiterate so please excuse the lack of a link. If anyone would Google it and post it, that would be great.

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    Not quite the mermaids they were talking about last night.

    This one even spoke of strange spears in a shark as if they were some kind of tribe.
    The show was a docufiction. Which means it has some fictionalized parts.
    They give pretty good testimony.

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    They exist, but not how most stories portray them.
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    Another interesting example but still not so much like the ones on Animal Planet.
     
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    Now we are getting closer to the mermaid conspiracy.

    Ever notice, the more air time he got the more hair in the air he got?
     
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    Mermaids: yes.
    My Little Pony: no.
     
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    So I'm guessing you didn't catch the disclaimer at the beginning of the episode pointing out it was a work of fiction?
     
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    No I didn't. Its classified on wiki as a docufiction. A documentary with fictional elements.

    The website
    Godlikeproductions.com
    has a following for the mermaids and other creatures alleged to exist.

    Does anyone here think it "could" be true. It seems we are finding new things in the deep sea more often now.
     
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    Before I'm catagorized as "That crazy underground iguana, alien, mermaid, yeti guy" I don't believe in it. Its just a conversational what if topic.
     
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    I think there was a mermaid somewhere in the Hatfield-McCoy ruckus............
     
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    America's current political situation is proof you can convince a lot of people that the ridiculous COULD be true.

    Giant squid, yes
    Undiscovered variations on existing species, yes.

    "Mermaids" = "Balanced Budget" Works of fiction.
     
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    A little known piece of history is that JFK was really a mermaid slayer. That's what he really did during the war. It has all been covered up, just like they covered up Abe Lincoln's vampire slaying...
     
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    I looked up that "bloop" sound they reference in that show. They talked like it was made by a mermaid. There really was a mysterious sound recorded in 1997, they do believe it was made by a living creature. They left out the part where they think it was too loud to be a whale, several times louder than a blue whale. Hell of a set of pipes for something human size.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bloop
     
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    The little I watched was unimpressive. The "security camera" footage looked fake, the cell phone video was worse than the Blair Witch Project and used very low end special effects, and the overly dramatic disguised voice and shadowed Navy informant was almost a Monty Python skit.

    That Vince guy who sells Shamwow! towels is more convincing.

    If it were not presented as a documentary I would not bat an eye at it, but the way it was marketed I thought it was going to be a more fact based, historical look at mermaids in nautical history. Maybe it was just me, but 20 min of it had me feeling like I was watching Alien Autopsy.
     
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