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Old 10-08-2007, 06:32 PM
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Dayum!!!

What the heck is that?
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Old 10-08-2007, 07:22 PM
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Good lord, that's got to be a couple hundred feet high or more.
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Haven't you guys seen any of those Godzilla movies?
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You mean that ain't real?
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Old 10-08-2007, 08:04 PM
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Of course it's REAL!!! Can't you see the guy surfing it?
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boatommy - 10/8/2007 8:04 PM

Of course it's REAL!!! Can't you see the guy surfing it?
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I meant Godzilla. That's him inside that wave ain't it?
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Old 10-08-2007, 08:20 PM
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a sad product of global warming.....



























Thought I's get this thread going!
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Old 10-08-2007, 09:05 PM
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I heard global warming is gonna kill Godzilla. That's just plain wrong as he's got to be on the endangered feces list by now.
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Old 10-08-2007, 09:33 PM
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A friend sent it to me. I just emailed him and asked where he got it, but I believe its either real, a typhoon hitting Taiwan,
or Al Gore did a belly flop in the hotel pool.
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If it's real, I would LOVE to be standing there hearing the sound that makes.
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Old 10-09-2007, 09:43 AM
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I have been in bigger waves then that in my 17 foot aquasport. It is a super dry ride even in 30 foot seas.
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Old 10-09-2007, 02:55 PM
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I just got an email back from the guy who sent me that. He says it came from a reputable Norwegian newspaper he follows online every day ( He's from Norway). he sent me another, not as dramatic, from the same source:
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Old 10-09-2007, 04:00 PM
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I dunno Gringo, that first one looks a bit photoshopish to me. The second is realistic and would be scary enough for most folks.
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I blew up the pic and saw a Fountain racing up the back of the wave........seriously.
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Old 10-09-2007, 04:11 PM
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nah, the guy went out in his 22 ft. Panga for those photos..

It looked photoshopped to me, too. Thats why I asked him about it. He says he lifted it from a norwegian newspaper he follows, and that they are reliable. Thats all I know.

I have seen similar photos of waves smashing over lighthouses off the coast of France, but this is supposedly recent typhoon photos.
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Old 10-09-2007, 04:16 PM
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Wax the boards boys, surf's up
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Old 10-09-2007, 04:33 PM
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Wow, man, I found it. That photo is real,
Check it out:

http://www.cnn.com/2007/WORLD/asiapc....ap/index.html
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Old 10-09-2007, 08:02 PM
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Yep, that's obviously the real McCoy. Then again, CNN does tend to exaggerate certain things. Musta been a Republican surge behind that wave.

Never would have thought it though. After I looked at it some more, it looked more like an explosion of some sort. Must be a reef or sandbar there to make that thing explode like that.
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Old 10-09-2007, 08:44 PM
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I tried to find Nanfangaou harbor on Google Earth, but couldnt, yet. I know its in the NE corner of Taiwan. Ilan county. There are some big rocks there off the coast.
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