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Mermaids, jackalopes and a one-eyed pig
Posted: 03 February 2006 06:55 AM   [ Ignore ]
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http://heritage.scotsman.com/myths.cfm?id=118392006

“IF YOU walk into most people’s living rooms you’d expect to find a sofa, a television, maybe a few magazines and cushions. When you walk into the front room of Gordon Rutter’s Edinburgh flat, the sofa’s there, but squeezed between his one-eyed pig, his feejee mermaid, his skull collection and of course

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Posted: 03 February 2006 02:47 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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Wow, sounds like a fun guy to have a drink with!!1

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Posted: 03 February 2006 02:48 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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Provded he doesn’t decide to add you to his collection.

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Posted: 03 February 2006 05:19 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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Oh, I think a visit to this guy is in order… if there happened to be a Museum of Hoaxes tour group that happened to be in Edinburgh.

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Posted: 03 February 2006 06:28 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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Maybe Boo could arrange something, provided she doesn’t decide to keep him all to herself.

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Posted: 03 February 2006 10:10 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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Edinburgh is the greatest city!  Wish I could go visit again.

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Posted: 03 February 2006 11:15 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]
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Do you think this is the same guy?
http://www.geocities.com/Area51/Lair/8148/

He lists an email address. I could send him an email to say hello.

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Posted: 03 February 2006 11:21 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 7 ]
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Sounds as though it could be the same guy, Alex.

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Posted: 04 February 2006 03:26 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 8 ]
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oooh, we could get a private tour, plus we’d have safety in numbers, no embalming for us.

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Posted: 06 February 2006 05:52 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 9 ]
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*sigh*
How did I manage to miss this topic?

This guy sounds very, very cool. And local, too!
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Posted: 06 February 2006 02:15 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 10 ]
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What the heck is wrong with that PIG??????

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Posted: 06 February 2006 02:18 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 11 ]
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It’s a cyclops pig.

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