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Old 09-02-2010, 15:17
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Easter Island is not a mystery.

The heads were erected by long-dead locals who were into ancestor worship. That's all.
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Old 09-02-2010, 15:24
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It's a computer graphic overlay - is that really weird?
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Old 09-02-2010, 16:15
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http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi...ne_carcass.jpg

Sea Monster or manky old whale carcass ?

A 3 ton pile of flesh washed up at St Augustine USA in the early 1900s and still keeping marine biologists guessing .

There's a resemblance to Robert Maxwell, but I think he was accounted for ............
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Old 09-02-2010, 16:25
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Easter Island is not a mystery.

The heads were erected by long-dead locals who were into ancestor worship. That's all.
It's still very interesting, but, agreed, not really a mystery any more.

The Richey Edwards thing really captured my imagination as a teenage Manics fan. To begin with, I was fairly sure that he was dead, but now, having found out how easy it can be to disappear and change your identity, I'm not sure. He may well be alive and well living abroad somewhere, perhaps with a loving partner and children for all we know.

I used to think he'd thrown himself off the Severn Bridge, but I now know it has CCTV cameras all along it (both bridges did then) and he would have been spotted.
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Old 10-02-2010, 00:07
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I am also a Manics fan, and do find Richey's disappearance fascinating, but it also seems terribly sad as his sister has had to go view a large number of bodies apparently in case one of them is Richey.

One of my mysteries is Menwith Hill or rather what goes on there.

Talking of criminal mysteries, I read this on the BBC news website, http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/m...er/8505435.stm
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Old 10-02-2010, 00:50
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I love unsolved mysteries so will have to read the whole thread! I was disappointed recently when I came across some weird fossils but read that they were fakes
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Old 10-02-2010, 01:55
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Meag apologies but 606 posts!!! It's too much to read back.

Has anyone posted about the Bold Street in Liverpool 'time shift' anomalies yet?

I can't post any links but was wondering if anyone had any personal/direct accounts or experiences
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Old 10-02-2010, 02:04
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I think about Hillsborough a lot, don't think that counts as a mystery, but I wonder about the specific chain if events.
I think about it alot too but more about the chain of events afterwards. I have vivid memories of watching it on the tv and many people were traumatised watching it. The men and boys who were crushed and survived were traumatised as were those who lost their relatives.

Isn't it strange thenm if memory serves me correctly, that the only people to have got compensation for their trauma (despite the claims from all the categories of people I mention above) were the police.

Very interesting, twisting and turning court case with a very baffling result.
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Old 10-02-2010, 02:06
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Meag apologies but 606 posts!!! It's too much to read back.

Has anyone posted about the Bold Street in Liverpool 'time shift' anomalies yet?

I can't post any links but was wondering if anyone had any personal/direct accounts or experiences
This site tells about Bold Street

http://icliverpool.icnetwork.co.uk/0...0061-13572570/
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Old 10-02-2010, 02:15
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I think about it alot too but more about the chain of events afterwards. I have vivid memories of watching it on the tv and many people were traumatised watching it. The men and boys who were crushed and survived were traumatised as were those who lost their relatives.

Isn't it strange thenm if memory serves me correctly, that the only people to have got compensation for their trauma (despite the claims from all the categories of people I mention above) were the police.

Very interesting, twisting and turning court case with a very baffling result.
I know soooo many people affected by that Lozza, it was unbearable at the time, and still resonates now.
Oh Mag thanks loads, I can't open links on this comp, but I think it's one I've seen before. It fascinates me
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Old 10-02-2010, 02:22
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Not sure if anyone has mentioned the fact that many people are convinced that Elvis faked his own death ?
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Old 10-02-2010, 02:29
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Not sure if anyone has mentioned the fact that many people are convinced that Elvis faked his own death ?
There's a guy works down the chip shop swears his Elvis but he's a liar and I'm not sure about ....
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Old 10-02-2010, 02:35
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The mystery of the lost bogeys.
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Old 10-02-2010, 02:37
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The mystery of the lost bogeys.
They're down the side of the sofa, shhhh don't tell everyone
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Old 10-02-2010, 02:40
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The mystery of the lost bogeys.
That's why the seats in the House of Commons are green.
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Old 10-02-2010, 02:41
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The Voynich Manuscript. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voynich_manuscript
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Old 10-02-2010, 02:50
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For want of a better analogy, was that the Esperanto type text? Constructed language... can't rememebr much more about it.
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Old 10-02-2010, 09:59
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For want of a better analogy, was that the Esperanto type text? Constructed language... can't rememebr much more about it.
That's the one, it's been examined by lot's of code breakers and hasn't ever been translated.
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Old 10-02-2010, 10:02
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Not sure if has been mentioned here already -Stone Henge who built it and what was it used for ?.
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Old 10-02-2010, 10:41
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That's the one, it's been examined by lot's of code breakers and hasn't ever been translated.
The Cawood Sword is one of the best Viking swords ever found and has an untranslatable inscription on it.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cawood_sword
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Old 10-02-2010, 11:21
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For a quick overview use wiki, but for a more in depth look the crime libary is brilliant.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amber_Hagerman
http://www.trutv.com/library/crime/n...agerman/4.html
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bible_John
http://www.trutv.com/library/crime/s...e_john/14.html

http://www.trutv.com/library/crime/s...atz/index.html
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Old 10-02-2010, 13:45
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remember seeing a programme with a really creepy reconstruction about this one
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cleveland_Torso_Murderer

and always thought this one was an unknown mysterious murder until just rereading it on wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fanny_Adams
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Old 10-02-2010, 13:53
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This one has always baffled me. So cool


This is mad!
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Old 10-02-2010, 15:07
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Old 10-02-2010, 15:16
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I haven't skimmed through them all, but 624 pages of mysteries that have happened in the world.
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