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Nessie News
I believe it's now officially confirmed that I'm an idiot. I run a website called the Museum of Hoaxes, and yet I fall for an obvious hoax. Back on July 17 I trumpeted the news that a fossil of a sea serpent had been found on the shores of Loch Ness, and that it wasn't a hoax. What was I thinking? Of course it was a hoax. I believed it because I thought it was perfectly reasonable for someone to find a plesiosaur skeleton. But to find one on the shores of Loch Ness should have raised all kinds of alarm bells. Now researchers who have had a chance to examine the fossil say that it was likely planted there. Thankfully visitors to this site are much more intelligent than I am, and one of them named Cal pointed out to me a few days ago that the fossil probably was bogus.
In other Nessie News, a team from the BBC has done sonar tests to officially determine that there is no monster in Loch Ness, which, of course, will not convince any of the believers.
Categories: Cryptozoology
Posted by The Curator on Wed Jul 30, 2003
this BBC "proving" the loch ness monster is not real proves NOTHING! it was probably a hoax. do I smell a swiss spaghetti harvest AGAIN! what liars BBC are I beilieve in nessie and some hoaxed fancy pance expidition dosent mean diddily squat. ~sincerly a beileiver vampire
Posted by beiliever  on  Mon Sep 18, 2006  at  05:32 PM
Actually project Deepscan found 3 large moving anomolies. But no one ever tells you that along with 'oh no the BBC disproved it'
Posted by Jenni  on  Mon May 07, 2007  at  06:15 PM
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