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The mythical 'Toyol' - in a bottle ?

Posted on Friday, 24 February, 2006 | Comment icon 25 comments | News tip by: Pendekar Timur

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"Is the toyol – long regarded as a mythical supernatural creature – for real? Hundreds of visitors who thronged the state museum here think so as they scrutinised a figurine kept in a bottle that was on display there."

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Comment icon #16 Posted by Prawus on 25 February, 2006, 20:40
Lock the doors, shut the windows, start recording, open the jar
Comment icon #17 Posted by The Doctor on 25 February, 2006, 21:40
Why wouldn't they open it? A shrivelled up monkey corpse isn't going to do anything! and anyhoo I would think they would have to take it out to determine what it actually is.
Comment icon #18 Posted by Leliel on 25 February, 2006, 21:41
Why wouldn't they open it? A shrivelled up monkey corpse isn't going to do anything! and anyhoo I would think they would have to take it out to determine what it actually is. the monkey wont do anything, but the onions will!
Comment icon #19 Posted by Sanjuro on 26 February, 2006, 9:42
Dead monkey + old onions, thats quite dangerous.
Comment icon #20 Posted by Unpro on 27 February, 2006, 1:55
lol, the 'bomoh' or shaman as would call it, actually did opened the bottle before giving it to the museum. He read some 'mantera' and found out that the thingy can still actually moved (it is said then when u throw away thse things to the sea, most of it will die off), reclosed the lid and gave it to the museum. Latest rumor has it that the museum had cast away the bottle back into the sea, cause they were afraid of anything bad that can happen (funny u know, muslims, pray 5 times a day to only one God, are actually becoming afraid of this toyol, which is nearing to what is called as 'syirik'... [More]
Comment icon #21 Posted by Mad Manfred on 27 February, 2006, 14:57
Open it. Shove a sygrine in it. Analyze the sample. They'll discover one of three things: 1 - It's a swollen, or slightly deformed human fetus thats been preserved in a jar for a couple centuries. 2 - It's a fetus of a primate of some already discovered species. 3 - It's a hoax.
Comment icon #22 Posted by Unpro on 2 March, 2006, 7:53
yeah, I got pics. Search for 'toyol' in the picture albums, under ghost and spirit.
Comment icon #23 Posted by White Wolf on 4 March, 2006, 4:36
Oh good god man, it's a fetus of sorts. Beware, the fetus toyol might come to life and attack... I can just see it now, killer fetus on the lose "He's bad, he's black, and he wants his stem cells back.. the fetus from hell! coming to a theater near you." oh yeah and this But beware that all it takes is for you to miss one meal and it'll go delirious and certain death will befall the owner. Oh... so this is where they got the idea for Grimmlins the movie.
Comment icon #24 Posted by predator755 on 16 December, 2007, 5:28
Oh man! Go ahead and open the darn thing! Just have some preasure suits, a locked down security room, and a few guards with .357 magnum revolvers loaded with snakeshot. Everything will be fine!... until the little bugger gets one of the guns blasts em all Experiment 626 style. Bwahahaha!
Comment icon #25 Posted by macddt on 16 December, 2007, 6:11
Thanks for the post SaRuMaN , I've never heard of Toyals before

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