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simplybill
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"an eight-foot winged creature with a forehead horn that cast a beam of light"

I drive by Van Meter while on my way to the big city (Des Moines) to run errands. When it comes to crypto-creatures, it just doesn't get any better than this!

http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/2015/07/01/van-meter-remembers-1903-visit-from-winged-monster/29583469/

 

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6 minutes ago, simplybill said:

"an eight-foot winged creature with a forehead horn that cast a beam of light"

I drive by Van Meter while on my way to the big city (Des Moines) to run errands. When it comes to crypto-creatures, it just doesn't get any better than this!

http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/2015/07/01/van-meter-remembers-1903-visit-from-winged-monster/29583469/

Damn laser pterodactyls. Always burning our corn.

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The article is mostly about the 'psychology' of unusual sightings. This quote was interesting to me (though it is a rather broad statement):

"People with tendencies toward depression, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or disassociation are more prone to see UFOs or creatures, his research shows, and the encounters can be harmful."

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1 hour ago, Carnoferox said:

"Laser pterodactyls."

One of the more interesting evolutionary anomalies!

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11 hours ago, simplybill said:

The article is mostly about the 'psychology' of unusual sightings. This quote was interesting to me (though it is a rather broad statement):

"People with tendencies toward depression, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or disassociation are more prone to see UFOs or creatures, his research shows, and the encounters can be harmful."

I have attention deficit Hyperactivity disorder and I never see these kind of things. Life is unfair.  :cry:

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44 minutes ago, Gingitsune said:

I have attention deficit Hyperactivity disorder and I never see these kind of things. Life is unfair.  :cry:

Haha - I was thinking the same thing, Gingitsune. I should have a whole family of Bigfoots living in my basement!

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