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Re: Mystery Shrouds Giant Floating Orb - Ledger

From: Don Ledger <dledger@ns.sympatico.ca>
Date: Sat, 15 Jun 2002 22:23:35 -0300
Fwd Date: Sun, 16 Jun 2002 13:17:22 -0400
Subject: Re: Mystery Shrouds Giant Floating Orb - Ledger

 >From: Bill Weber <scpackfan@hotmail.com>
 >To: ufoupdates@virtuallystrange.net
 >Date: Sat, 15 Jun 2002 10:05:47 -0500
 >Subject: Re: Mystery Shrouds Giant Floating Orb

 >>From: David Acres <dacres@austarnet.com.au>
 >>To: <ufoupdates@virtuallystrange.net>
 >>Subject: Re: Mystery Shrouds Giant Floating Orb - Acres
 >>Date: Sat, 15 Jun 2002 17:04:48 +1000

 >>>From: Mac Tonnies <macbot@yahoo.com>
 >>>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <ufoupdates@virtuallystrange.net>
 >>>Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2002 17:42:12 -0700 (PDT)
 >>>Subject: Re: Mystery Shrouds Giant Floating Orb

 >>>>From: Stig Agermose <stig.agermose@privat.dk>
 >>>>To: ufoupdates@virtuallystrange.net
 >>>>Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2002 03:19:57 +0200
 >>>>Subject: Mystery Shrouds Giant Floating Orb


 >>>I don't like the line in this story about taking it to the scrap
 >>>yard. Here's this strange object no one can identify ... and
 >>>they're going to throw it out? It's a safe bet this thing is
 >>>perfectly terrestrial, but I'd still like to know what it is
 >>>before scrapping it.

 >>Alarm bells went off in my head too Mac! What a bizarre thing to
 >>do IMHO!

 >I live and work in this community, and I swim at this beach
 >[Isle Of Palms, South Carolina]. I wasn't a witness to this
 >floating ball, however. I can assure you that _nothing_ descibed
 >in this article - I can readily imagine a volunteer fireman
 >kicking it like one would kick a tire on a propsective used car
 >- even loading it into the back of a truck and riding around
 >with it until it split in half - is in any way bizarre given the
 >relaxed attitude of this area (and Don Ledger can attest to this).

 >My guess is that it some sort of floatation ball used by some of
 >the bigger fishing rigs off the coast. But if it _was_ the real
 >thing, I can't see anyone around these parts treating it with
 >any more reverence. <g>

Hi Bill,

I got pretty relaxed there myself on several occasions, if
memory serves. Are we sure this wasn't a draft beer container
that washed up on the beach? Or some sort of exotic Gripple



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