Easter Island Statues

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  1. Matt308

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    Am I the only person on the planet that didn't know these statues actually have bodies????
     

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    News to me!
     
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    Jan likes his Gingerslaps:) Seriously though, I never knew they had bodies. Makes one wonder how much manpower was needed to carve those things and then lift them into position.
     
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    I never knew! Is this who the Terra-cota Army were marching out to do battle with?
     
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    News to me too Matt! Just makes them even more impressive!
     
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    Agree with all. Must have been a heck of a job to dig 'em in !
     
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    Good post Matt. I remember watching a documentary on how they thought the heads were moved. Just moving the heads were very labor intensive. Might have to make another documentary.

    Geo
     
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    I almost didn't post this thread. I looked very carefully to see if this was Photoshopped. But my BS detector was only at about 25% so I wagered a good thrashing by you guys vs not posting it. I'm still flummoxed.
     
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    If so, they would have lost miserably! Hah! :lol: Good one, Njaco!
     
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    From what I've heard you liked to be slapped and called Mary Ann. Back on your knees Lucky... :lol:
     
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    As long as its not slapped and called Captain! :lol:
     
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    Wow, news to me as well.


    All lucky needs now is a tattoo that says welcome aboard.....
     
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    That is so cool!
    One more twist in the weirdness tail.
    There are so many mysteries out there, not talking about the "Bermuda triangle" type of foolishness, but real existing puzzles.
    Stonehenge, that would have required (theoreticaly) every person on the British isles to devote every waking hour for ten years to the construction.
    Machu picchu, and hundreds of other structures of giant stone that were made so precisely that a piece of paper cannot be inserted between them.
    And possibly the most intriguing of all, the Coral Castle in Florida. Built just in the last century by a 98lb. consumptive, this has to be seen to be believed.
     
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    WOW! Who'd a thunk it?
     
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    Damn that is interesting. Great post! Thanks Matt!
     
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    I knew you would get it! :)
     
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