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Is the Jersey Devilís range increasing ?

Posted on Friday, 24 October, 2008 | Comment icon 8 comments


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"New Jerseyís pine barrens might qualify as the strangest stretch of woods in the world."

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Comment icon #1 Posted by exiledangel on 24 October, 2008, 20:58
could be a griffin*hopeful*
Comment icon #2 Posted by PhoenixBird88 on 24 October, 2008, 21:33
Maybe the Jersey Devil is one of those winged horse things from Harry Potter, and only certain people can see them...
Comment icon #3 Posted by lordstanley on 25 October, 2008, 6:20
It was me hahahahaha mwahahahahah ha mwah hahah
Comment icon #4 Posted by Piney on 30 November, 2008, 22:17
The Jersey Devil legend was a hoax written by Ben Franklin in 1732 in his 'Pennsylvania Gazette'. It was meant to be a parody, and mock witch hunts. In 1735 it was published as fact in the 'London Gentleman's Gazette'. Lapiche edit: and we never called the Pine Barrens 'Place of the Dragon'. We called it 'Mahkiirac Alowii' which means 'Big Thicket'.
Comment icon #5 Posted by Werewolf_Genesis on 26 May, 2009, 21:46
The Jersey Devil legend was a hoax written by Ben Franklin in 1732 in his 'Pennsylvania Gazette'. It was meant to be a parody, and mock witch hunts. In 1735 it was published as fact in the 'London Gentleman's Gazette'. Lapiche edit: and we never called the Pine Barrens 'Place of the Dragon'. We called it 'Mahkiirac Alowii' which means 'Big Thicket'. I was flipping through forum posts, bored at work...and I tried to follow this up. Don't suppose you can source this, Piney? I went through The Gazette, and 1732 doesnt appear to have a mention of JD Pennsylvania Gazette, Jan 3-Dec 30
Comment icon #6 Posted by kreestar on 30 September, 2009, 17:33
http://forums.njpinebarrens.com/showthread.php?p=67755 http://www.aclink.org/HISTORY/mainpages/jerseydevil3.asp From what I can gather, the stories of the Jersey Devil are related to Ben Franklin because they started after he wrote a fictitious story about a witchcraft trial; he did not write the stories himself about the JD. This site also explains: http://bunnyfunkitchen.blogspot.com/2009/06/new-jersey-devil-and-you-perfect.html
Comment icon #7 Posted by Spend on 2 October, 2009, 9:42
there's a thread going on in the crypto section at the mo but it basically boils down to jersey devil the only cryptid not to feature on youtube p.s. links dead
Comment icon #8 Posted by Kacen on 4 October, 2009, 5:39
I wasn't even aware that people were still seeing that thing. I thought the mass "confirmed" sightings really stopped around 1910. `Course depending on where a "strange, winged creature" in general is sighted people will call it different things unless someone really gets specific about appearances. If a strange winged creature is seen in New Jersey it's the Jersey Devil, if it's in West Virginia it's Mothman, if it's in the Philippines it's the Aswang, etc. I can tell you one thing: I've lived in this state all my life and I've never seen any Jersey Devil, though I don't live near the Pine Ba... [More]


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