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    Stick with me here but... real life Mermen.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wbWVDk68BOI


    Does this have any credibility? Do the people they interview actually excist and not just actors?

    I know it's conspiracy theorizing but, the events described in the "documentary" have occured, the mass beachings of whales and dolphins did happen, the Bloop is a real recording and so on.

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    I always preffered to imagine "the bloop" as some monstrous, all devouring beast, akin to a real life old god underneath our planet.
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    About as much credibility as Ghost Hunters.

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    Just some misborn human.

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    Aha, so it's a mock-umentary then. I did get the feeling that the so-called scientists were, well, acting and reading from a script.

    The Bloop is still interesting though. And these mass beachings are also interesting.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Noomz View Post
    Aha, so it's a mock-umentary then. I did get the feeling that the so-called scientists were, well, acting and reading from a script.

    The Bloop is still interesting though. And these mass beachings are also interesting.
    This is not so much a mockumentary as much as it is an intellectual stimulant (that sound smart enough?).
    Seriously though, this really gets you thinking. The little we do know about the abyssopelagic and hadopelagic layers are already interesting enough, such as fish with advanced photophore (light producing) organs. What would we discover if we put real funding into deep sea exploration? Although at such extreme pressures I can't see any humanoid-like creature surviving, so I think we can rule out mermaids. Or maybe not! That's the beauty of mystery.

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    We know so very little of our own planet that mermaids or animals acquainted with the myth might very well be real. But to believe this documentary is plain stupid. Yes some of it is real, like The Bloop and masstranding of whales and other seacreatures but the Aquatic Ape THeory is just that, a theory.

    It's still fun to speculate in the unknown, especially the deep sea.
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    It's possible that there are intelligent creatures in the ocean, excluding the dolphins and whales. We don't really know enough about the ocean in order to ignore the possibility. It does seem a bit unlikely though, and I highly doubt there's a government coverup for mermaids.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vellerix View Post
    I always preffered to imagine "the bloop" as some monstrous, all devouring beast, akin to a real life old god underneath our planet.
    Yup it's C'thulhu, no doubt.

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    "Animal Planet Mermaids US Navy Cover Up of Intelligent Life Found in Ocean"
    This title is more then enough to make me very skeptic. Even tough we know less of the bottom of the ocean then we know about the surface of the moon
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    >>"A typical cover up of these wonderful beings"
    Sounds as credible as Flat Earth.

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    No. We've absolutely no reason to think that mermen exist.

    It's amazing what kind of crackhead theories people pull out of their asses with absolutely zero evidence backing it other than it'd be cool, when they go about their normal lives demanding reasonable amounts of evidence for everything else.

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    Quote Originally Posted by semaphore View Post
    >>"A typical cover up of these wonderful beings"
    Sounds as credible as Flat Earth.
    Exactly. Whenever you see the words "cover up" you're quite likely dealing with the tinfoil hat community.

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    Quote Originally Posted by semaphore View Post
    >>"A typical cover up of these wonderful beings"
    Sounds as credible as Flat Earth.
    The Earth is flat. I can see forever - you can't explain that.

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    Ive alwaysw been curious as to whether mer people have fish or human genitalia this video didnt help me very much

    The point of the post was not directly said in words, I made the mistake of thinking it was common sense.
    He's making it up as he goes along.

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    Quote Originally Posted by draykorinee View Post
    Ive alwaysw been curious as to whether mer people have fish or human genitalia this video didnt help me very much
    They are imaginary creatures. Im pretty sure you can decide for yourself.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cattaclysmic View Post
    They are imaginary creatures. Im pretty sure you can decide for yourself.
    Okay they have both!

    The point of the post was not directly said in words, I made the mistake of thinking it was common sense.
    He's making it up as he goes along.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cattaclysmic View Post
    The Earth is flat. I can see forever - you can't explain that.
    Sure I can. It's all in your head!!! You're actually staring at the walls of your mental facility!

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    about as much credibility as the loch-ness monster.

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    Mermen does not exist. Seamen on the other hand do.

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