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Mysterious figure in a gas mask and cloak

le loyon gas mask military uniform woodland thick cloak

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 11 September 2013 - 10:02 PM

A mysterious person has been photographed for the first time after apparently wandering around a patch of woodland for the past 10 years.

The figure, who is known as 'Le Loyon' and has been called Switzerland's answer to the Loch Ness Monster, wears a military uniform and a thick cloak, with a gas mask covering his or her face.

While he does not seem to be obviously aggressive or dangerous, police are hoping to speak to Le Loyon in an effort to encourage him to be less threatening.

http://www.dailymail...-TEN-YEARS.html

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Posted 11 September 2013 - 10:21 PM

Thats interesting, I wonder why hes been walking around that same route for 10 years

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Posted 11 September 2013 - 10:34 PM

I really hope their reason is

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Posted 11 September 2013 - 10:36 PM

Creepy story, but if he walks the same route everyday then why is it so hard for the police to find him?


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Posted 11 September 2013 - 10:37 PM

The cops are a bit slow on the uptake if they are just asking to speak to this person ten years into this.
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Posted 11 September 2013 - 11:17 PM

This is one of those "is this really a story?" stories.


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Posted 11 September 2013 - 11:39 PM

He could be a homeless recluse living in the woods. It's his choice of clothing that's spooking everyone especially the gas mask which is an unusual thing to walk about in unless he's trying to hide his face for some reason. I'm saying 'he' but the article also states they don't know if the person is a 'he' or a 'she'.

I'm not too convinced by the photograph either, there's something not right about it apart from it being blurry, The figure doesn't seem to be standing on the ground, it's like it's been added later. Does anyone else think the picture looks odd?

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Posted 12 September 2013 - 01:46 AM

Come to NYC, we've got nuts like that by the bucketload.

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Posted 12 September 2013 - 05:34 AM

The use of the word "creature" in the article is leading. I got the impression this was thought of as a person (albeit disturbed or frightening) from the locals.


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Posted 12 September 2013 - 12:32 PM

The first season of the latest Doctor Who had a really creepy two part episode called "The Empty Child" involving kids in gas masks. Maybe it's a TV extra that got lost. It's been about five years, he could have walked to Switzerland by now, lol. Per the episode, he is best avoided.


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Posted 12 September 2013 - 12:37 PM

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Posted 12 September 2013 - 12:44 PM

Its a shame he causes such fear among people, he seems to be just minding his own business.

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Posted 12 September 2013 - 01:03 PM

If he walks the same route everyday, why do the police or anyone need to even try to hunt/track him down? Just wait on his route and he will come to them.


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Posted 12 September 2013 - 01:49 PM

If the person stared at the photographer, why not take the picture from the front?  I think the photo is out of focus on purpose.  But, then, this is in the Daily Mail.


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Posted 12 September 2013 - 02:21 PM

View Postmoonshadow60, on 12 September 2013 - 01:49 PM, said:

But, then, this is in the Daily Mail.
I don't think this a Daily Mail article as such.

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However, last month Le Matin published what is believed to be the first ever photograph of the figure

http://www.lematin.c.../story/25650014

There it is if anyone can translate.

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