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Message 1252608 - Posted: 28 Jun 2012, 12:39:39 UTC

One of the reasons why I don't like fundamentalist religious organisation is for things like this.

Loch Ness Monster real in biology textbook

The truth about the photograph used in the Biology book refered to can be seen in Loch Ness Monster, Surgeon's Photograph

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Message 1252747 - Posted: 28 Jun 2012, 17:40:54 UTC - in response to Message 1252608.

One has to wonder if apathy or ingnorance was in place to allow such ignorance to be introduced to students as science
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Message 1252752 - Posted: 28 Jun 2012, 17:43:35 UTC

Actually I am quite sure that there is "something" in Loch Ness but I don't know what it is. It is up to 750 Feet deep in places and is a freshwater lake. Some people think that it is a Plesiosaurus that somehow are still breeding in the Loch, which does seem a bit unlikely. The Loch is landlocked and the Plesiosaurus were saltwater creatures.

Visual encounters I can dismiss altogether, but there have been some scientific sonar results for a large mass moving at depth. I'll keep an open mind.

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Message 1252785 - Posted: 28 Jun 2012, 18:25:44 UTC - in response to Message 1252752.

How many times have surveys of the lake found zip. radar is pretty accurate and not one blip that couldnt be explained. I think its a bunch of hooey.
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Message 1252862 - Posted: 28 Jun 2012, 21:08:59 UTC

Most people do Skil. Sonar is different from radar. There is definitely something there, but we can't seem to find out what is is.

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Message 1252867 - Posted: 28 Jun 2012, 21:18:10 UTC - in response to Message 1252862.

Correct me if I'm wrong Chris, but I seem to recall the navy doing an extensive sonar scan of the lake.
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Message 1252871 - Posted: 28 Jun 2012, 21:20:55 UTC - in response to Message 1252862.

Send ID down there <g>


Most people do Skil. Sonar is different from radar. There is definitely something there, but we can't seem to find out what is is.

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Message 1252872 - Posted: 28 Jun 2012, 21:21:50 UTC - in response to Message 1252871.

naw, the numbers are not large enough... :)
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Message 1252874 - Posted: 28 Jun 2012, 21:23:14 UTC

Yes they did, and found something as well, but I can't find a link to it. There is something unexplained in that loch ....

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Message 1252883 - Posted: 28 Jun 2012, 21:35:08 UTC - in response to Message 1252874.

yes, its called hundreds of people looking for something that isn't there
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Message 1252891 - Posted: 28 Jun 2012, 21:42:15 UTC

Oh Gawd, it's turning into one of those threads again ....

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I'm not fussed one way or another whether there is or there isn't anything in Loch Ness. I really don't give an tinkers cuss one way or the other. I happen to think there is, but I couldn't care less if there isn't.

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Message 1252908 - Posted: 28 Jun 2012, 21:52:59 UTC - in response to Message 1252891.

though teaching the presense of an animal yet to be actually verifiably photographed or found is a bit of hookum. You may as we teach about the yeti and sasquatch as far as that goes
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Message 1252912 - Posted: 28 Jun 2012, 21:58:55 UTC

They may or not exist, my thoughts ate the same as with Loch Ness. But I agree that kids being taught that they factually do exist without evidence is wrong.


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Message 1252917 - Posted: 28 Jun 2012, 22:14:19 UTC - in response to Message 1252891.

Oh Gawd, it's turning into one of those threads again ....

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I'm not fussed one way or another whether there is or there isn't anything in Loch Ness. I really don't give an tinkers cuss one way or the other. I happen to think there is, but I couldn't care less if there isn't.

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Message 1252943 - Posted: 28 Jun 2012, 22:53:09 UTC - in response to Message 1252883.

yes, its called hundreds of people looking for something that isn't there


I bet Robert Ballard didn't think that what "something large" showed up on the sonar just before he found the Titanic. So far I can't see any reference to a "Loch Ness Monster" when sonar was mentioned.

Don't forget that naval personnel are not dumbo's & modern sonar is pretty damned efficient.
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Message 1252984 - Posted: 29 Jun 2012, 0:08:06 UTC - in response to Message 1252943.

yes, its called hundreds of people looking for something that isn't there


I bet Robert Ballard didn't think that what "something large" showed up on the sonar just before he found the Titanic. So far I can't see any reference to a "Loch Ness Monster" when sonar was mentioned.

Don't forget that naval personnel are not dumbo's & modern sonar is pretty damned efficient.


http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/3096839.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/scotland/highlands_and_islands/6618995.stm
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I think you'll find it's a bit more complicated than that ...

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Message 1253140 - Posted: 29 Jun 2012, 9:32:20 UTC

Good links Bobby. Seems that I must be mistaken then. Oh well :-)

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Message 1253169 - Posted: 29 Jun 2012, 12:36:29 UTC - in response to Message 1253140.

Good links Bobby. Seems that I must be mistaken then. Oh well :-)


no you're not mistaken - the naval sonar survey did take place & they detected something - no one said anything about "Nessie" - Neither did Chris or I.


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Message 1253314 - Posted: 29 Jun 2012, 18:51:40 UTC

If anybody does find anything down there, excepting frogs, gimme a nudge. Until then I'll leave it as it is.

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Message 1253466 - Posted: 29 Jun 2012, 22:35:31 UTC - in response to Message 1253314.

What, you don't believe the reports of pins with angels on them down there? Oh yea of little faith.

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