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#141 PainBrush

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Posted 21 February 2009 - 05:52 AM

If it's genuine: wow! :blink:
But it could be a fake (*) . I've searched on the websites of several local newspapers and haven't found any mention of this giant snake.

Well being a long-time amateur (meaning it's for 'love' , not 'money') - herpetologist , I'm aware of several long-standing ( for the past few decades ) - offers of cash reward ( from herpetologists , breeders , scientists , zoos , or animal-show/performers ) - for giant boinae or pythonidae . If you have a snake over 25 foot long - you'll be in the news & a few books , probably on a few t.v. shows also . But , if you ever see a snake 30 foot long or more - take that little jump out of the helicopter , dive into the stream , or climb whatever tree necessary , - it'll be more than worth it . A snake 30 foot or more will make you a guaranteed cool-millionaire before the end of the tax-year .


(*) - It's a fake .

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Posted 21 February 2009 - 07:04 AM

I think I read about this snake a few days ago...isnt it the one they say might have weighed 2,500 freaking pounds!?
That would make it just about the size of the one Conan killed in the first arnold flick
somebody said it was longer than a bus

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Posted 21 February 2009 - 07:18 AM

If it's genuine: wow! :blink:
But it could be a fake (*) . I've searched on the websites of several local newspapers and haven't found any mention of this giant snake.

Well being a long-time amateur (meaning it's for 'love' , not 'money') - herpetologist , I'm aware of several long-standing ( for the past few decades ) - offers of cash reward ( from herpetologists , breeders , scientists , zoos , or animal-show/performers ) - for giant boinae or pythonidae . If you have a snake over 25 foot long - you'll be in the news & a few books , probably on a few t.v. shows also . But , if you ever see a snake 30 foot long or more - take that little jump out of the helicopter , dive into the stream , or climb whatever tree necessary , - it'll be more than worth it . A snake 30 foot or more will make you a guaranteed cool-millionaire before the end of the tax-year .


(*) - It's a fake .


Quite right, PB. B) If y'all look at the various articles rebutting/refuting the pic, there's little doubt that this is all a fraud. Cool if it's true, but it just doesn't look that way. :)

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Posted 21 February 2009 - 07:24 AM

I think I read about this snake a few days ago...isnt it the one they say might have weighed 2,500 freaking pounds!?
That would make it just about the size of the one Conan killed in the first arnold flick
somebody said it was longer than a bus


REH scholar Steve Trout talks about it on the TC blog here: http://www.thecimmerian.com/?p=3119

:) The size of that serpent makes it about half the size of Satha (in "TSC") or the one described in The Queen of the Black Coast. :)

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Posted 11 March 2009 - 05:15 PM

Oh No!!! It will eat your soul!!!!
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Posted 12 March 2009 - 01:01 AM

Think you not of that gargantuan hand in which it sits? :blink:

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Posted 12 March 2009 - 03:26 AM

Oh No!!! It will eat your soul!!!!
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i used to carry 1 in my thong... to scare my friends on the beach...
but the poor little blobby kept falling out and got trampled by volleyball players...

...octo-poosy was fun while it lasted... :lol:
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Posted 12 March 2009 - 09:33 AM

Awww... how cute! :rolleyes:
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Posted 25 March 2009 - 07:57 AM

Don't know why I never posted a picture of this cute little baby cthulhu before . Or maybe I did , but I just can't remember........, don't know where this picture came from , so familiar , yet so strange & far away , or maybe some other dimension , aaagghh , my mind , it hurts......
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Posted 21 September 2009 - 01:06 AM

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Posted 21 September 2009 - 06:08 AM

IMO, a sloth that had been in the water for awhile.
My gut tells me that the kids made up a good part of the story.
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Posted 21 September 2009 - 07:36 AM

Yes, and they obviously shaved it. Just like those students in Scotland who found a particularly large seal, caught it and shaved it and said it was Nessie. Also took a short while to debunk.

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Posted 22 September 2009 - 11:14 AM

Yeah, it looks like a sloth to me by the shape of the head and neck, also the sloth's distinctive claws can be seen on the left hand/paw. Some of the people on that site are claiming that it's a turtle without a shell, hilarious, obviously the only turtles they've seen are Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. :lol:
It is freaky looking though and I can understand imaginations going wild when it was found.

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This reminds me of reports of a kangaroo/wallaby on the loose around Cardiff a few years ago that turned out to be a fox with mange and a broken leg.

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Posted 27 September 2009 - 05:33 AM

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Okay folks , get ahold of yourselves , it's NOT a monster . Now stand back , all of you - give me some room to work , I'm a trained herpetologist dammit !!....
it has nipples , some mighty fine fully-developed nipples , therefore NO -it is NOT a reptile or amphibian , and so it's no shell-less turtle you foolish civilians . Nor , however is it a mammal either , and so not a bald sloth or a shaved seal . THAT my friends ,...... I hate to inform you , .....is a Mudokon ! Now please , someone turn on my nitrous-oxide tank and hand me a spatula.....

Edited by PainBrush, 27 September 2009 - 05:38 AM.

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Posted 09 January 2010 - 09:20 PM

Aquatic wackiness...

http://www.underwate..._id=73961081450

http://www.underwate..._id=91015267043

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Posted 18 February 2010 - 07:21 PM

Big fish:


http://news.bbc.co.u...000/8501251.stm

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Posted 23 February 2010 - 04:52 PM

The Popobawa of Zanzibar is one of the more interesting entries in the Cryptozoology files. It is described as resembling a dwarf or goblin, with a single eye like a Cyclops, pointed ears and giant bat like wings. It is often invisible, but gives off an acrid smell that reveals its presence. Its speciality is raping men while they sleep in there beds. This Zanzibar man raper also seems to enjoy politics, as it usually makes an increased appearance around the time of elections.


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Posted 31 March 2010 - 09:51 PM

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Posted 01 April 2010 - 12:43 AM

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Posted 23 April 2011 - 09:10 AM

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Who does this sound like, if not the Servants of Bit-Yakin???
-They have mutated to monsterous proportions; even larger than men.
-They feed on corpses that come to them on rivers from funerals.
-They've developed a taste for live human flesh.

Apparently it's GIANT MAN-EATING CATFISH that have grown large and aggressive from gorging on human meat from river funerals...and from fresh prey.

Obviously this sucks for the people who get dragged underwater.
But how crazy is it that Howard imagined a monster that would one day become a reality?

There are a lot of articles on this. This one just had some good pictures.