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#16    Lilly

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Posted 04 August 2011 - 11:49 AM

The description kind of sounds a bit like Beluga whales?...except for the getting out of the water and walking around part...whales obviously don't do that.

I dunno...maybe over consumption of saki could be a contributing factor. :unsure2:

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Posted 04 August 2011 - 01:10 PM

A couple of those look like melting ice bergs, the ones that aren't artist impressions.

I checked WIki, which does have a mention but only links back to the same page from the OP.

Also says this under the discussion part of the page:

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No evidence that anyone has ever seen one

So far, all that has been provided as references are a link to the same blog, and a forum post by someone named "Ningen" on a topic that dosen't relate to these so called cryptids. There isn't a single piece of evidence beyond one obviously CGI video, and a few faked photographs on some blogs and forums. If an actual Reference beyond internet rumor is not found, this page will be deleted.

I wonder if it's something like Slenderman.

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Posted 04 August 2011 - 01:36 PM

View PostSaru, on 04 August 2011 - 09:44 AM, said:

If its a sea creature why would it need legs, what would it accomplish on land ?

That second artist's impression is quite bizarre - imagine seeing that come out of the water and waddle towards you..

I wouldnt worry....it looks  'armless ' enough...:)


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Posted 04 August 2011 - 07:41 PM

Never heard of a Ninigen lol there a bit funny looking

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Posted 04 August 2011 - 07:45 PM

View PostLilly, on 04 August 2011 - 11:49 AM, said:

The description kind of sounds a bit like Beluga whales?...except for the getting out of the water and walking around part...whales obviously don't do that.

I was thinking that at first too, but the Ningen accounts come from the Antarctic, the far south.  Belugas only live in the far north, so that can't be it.  Unless someone wants to suggest some Belugas managed to swim to the other side of the planet assuredly passing through warm waters far exceeding their normal temperature tolerance.   :wacko:


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Posted 20 September 2012 - 08:04 PM

View PostSaru, on 04 August 2011 - 09:44 AM, said:

If its a sea creature why would it need legs, what would it accomplish on land ?

That second artist's impression is quite bizarre - imagine seeing that come out of the water and waddle towards you..

That picture looks like a depressed tooth. What happens to teeth when they decay away.


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Posted 21 September 2012 - 02:22 AM

Very interesting read, but I do believe that entire thing was proven to be a hoax or viral marketing. I very much like the concept, and the artist's renderings are really neat, though. And as for the Google Maps image, while that anomaly is there in the 2002 image, looking at it from a broader perspective and comparing it to the 2011 image, it becomes clear that the anomaly is nothing more than waves breaking on a reef.


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Posted 21 September 2012 - 06:54 AM

I saw the title,and I said...Japanese sea people in the Antarctic ?
ohhh,come now,Japanese fishermen don't drink a lot . Impossible ...



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Posted 21 September 2012 - 09:40 AM

It Does Look Rather Scary Tho :unsure2:

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Posted 22 September 2012 - 06:05 AM

TBH, I think these Nignen are a more likely-to-exist-form of Mermaids.

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Posted 22 September 2012 - 06:09 AM

Probably a hoax... or perhaps drunk frost giants swimming around in the sea. Just my two cents.

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Posted 23 September 2012 - 10:37 PM

View PostWearer of Hats, on 30 July 2011 - 09:37 PM, said:

So THAT'S what they're going to be "researching" now that they seem to finally be bowing to international pressure to stop whaling scientific research of whales.

I thought they never stopped whaling the season just ended.

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Posted 25 September 2012 - 04:37 AM

Well that was certainly......interesting :huh:   My favorite part was where it said ".....while no solid evidence of Ningens' existence has been found...blah blah blah"

More unconfirmed eyewitness accounts of creatures that seem pretty unlikely to me, that there is no biological reason for.   Look at the shape of most swimming creatures.  Torpedo like...lacking floppy humanoid appendages. Now I'm not an evolutionary biologist and I honestly hate invoking the "E" word anywhere around here - lest Harsh_Patel come by and jack the thread.  At any rate....there is just no reason for creatures living in the ocean open, looking like those.  They'd die out because of their inefficient design.

And hell, I'll go out on a limb on the other side of the tree and say why would God - in his/her almighty wisdom create wierd people-looking creatures and stick them out in the ocean where nobody but drunk Japanese fishermen would ever see them?  I just don't buy it.  The website can say that the Japanese government is covering the whole thing up - because hey, when governments cover things up, the whole point is that there isn't any evidence.  You can claim any ridonkulous thing you want and claim the government is covering it up and then pat yourself on the back because you don't have to prove it.  Fringies will flock to your door and Buy your book!

Anyway..my vote - highly unlikely.....almost as much as Hellboy.


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Posted 25 September 2012 - 03:47 PM

Whatever the heck it is, it does look kinda creepy :unsure2:


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Posted 29 September 2012 - 09:40 AM

There's been an albino sperm whale seen recently. The footage of the front fins looked a good fit imo.

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