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South Pacific Island 'proven not to exist'

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#16    WolvenHeart7

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Posted 24 November 2012 - 09:02 PM

It's one of those giant fish that look like islands but move around all the time.. :-*

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Posted 24 November 2012 - 09:34 PM

Looks like someone squished a bug but instead of cleaning it off the map just called it an island thinking, meh, no one will ever go there...

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Posted 25 November 2012 - 09:40 AM

Yes,but its on google earth too . When did google earth come out...about 2006 ? I'm not sure ,but that allegedly sees what's there now. Or relatively close to present time.
That makes no sense ,if its not there ,which again proves,google earth is manipulated for reasons unknown .

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Posted 25 November 2012 - 09:54 PM

Could it simply be a shallow reef that appears from time to time?

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Posted 25 November 2012 - 10:01 PM

View PostRafterman, on 25 November 2012 - 09:54 PM, said:

Could it simply be a shallow reef that appears from time to time?

That's what I was thinking, that it's actually an atoll that has since sunk.

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 07:19 AM

View PostLava_Lady, on 25 November 2012 - 10:01 PM, said:

That's what I was thinking, that it's actually an atoll that has since sunk.
i wondered this too.


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Posted 26 November 2012 - 12:27 PM

From the article: "The world is a constantly changing place, the Google spokesman told AFP, "and keeping on top of these changes is a never-ending endeavour'.

I'm thinking that a change from land to 1400m deep ocean would have taken slightly longer than Google has been around...

View PostLava_Lady, on 25 November 2012 - 10:01 PM, said:

That's what I was thinking, that it's actually an atoll that has since sunk.
1400m deep apparently...

Edited by Timonthy, 26 November 2012 - 12:31 PM.

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 09:11 PM

The worst case scenario is it could be that island of rubbish that's floating around out there.


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Posted 27 November 2012 - 03:29 AM

View PostCRIPTIC CHAMELEON, on 26 November 2012 - 09:11 PM, said:

The worst case scenario is it could be that island of rubbish that's floating around out there.
What if it's an island of floating dead human bodies? Or Cthulhu? Or a giant school of some kind of human eating animal?

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 02:36 PM

View PostTimonthy, on 27 November 2012 - 03:29 AM, said:

What if it's an island of floating dead human bodies? Or Cthulhu? Or a giant school of some kind of human eating animal?

Perhaps even Cthulhu's dildo?

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 04:11 AM

I'm pretty sure that's the island Oceanic Airlines Flight 815 crashed on. :yes:


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Posted 28 November 2012 - 04:33 AM

View PostDavid-C, on 28 November 2012 - 04:11 AM, said:

I'm pretty sure that's the island Oceanic Airlines Flight 815 crashed on. :yes:

You looked serious when you said that (then I saw the nodding smiley-face). From memory, was that Castaway?

Note to self: NEVER fly Oceanic!

After thought: I was going to say that this was sort of like Pluto's demotion from a planet, but at least Pluto wasn't voted into non-existance.

Edited by Likely Guy, 28 November 2012 - 04:40 AM.


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Posted 28 November 2012 - 04:58 AM

So that is where Pi was!  I knew the tiger story was true.

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 05:00 AM

View PostLikely Guy, on 28 November 2012 - 04:33 AM, said:

You looked serious when you said that (then I saw the nodding smiley-face). From memory, was that Castaway?

Note to self: NEVER fly Oceanic!

After thought: I was going to say that this was sort of like Pluto's demotion from a planet, but at least Pluto wasn't voted into non-existance.

Not Castaway. It's from Lost the television series. I miss that show.


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Posted 28 November 2012 - 09:38 PM

View PostNikkiAidyn, on 24 November 2012 - 09:02 PM, said:

It's one of those giant fish that look like islands but move around all the time.. :-*
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