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UPDATE: Mysterious Metal Monolith Discovered Deep In The Desert

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by Torren61, Nov 24, 2020.

  1. Torren61

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    Yeah. I meant to type that. You're probably thinking I'm kidding because, well, I do kid a lot. But, here's the article: (Pics in the link at the bottom)

    "(CNN)What started as routine wildlife assistance took an extraterrestrial turn for Utah's Department of Public Safety after officers stumbled upon a mysterious monolith in the middle of rural Utah.

    Officers from the Utah Department of Public Safety's Aero Bureau were flying by helicopter last Wednesday, helping the Division of Wildlife Resources count bighorn sheep in southeastern Utah, when they spotted something that seemed right out of "2001: A Space Odyssey."
    "One of the biologists ... spotted it, and we just happened to fly directly over the top of it," pilot Bret Hutchings told CNN affiliate KSL. "He was like, 'Whoa, whoa, whoa, turn around, turn around!' And I was like, 'What.' And he's like, 'There's this thing back there -- we've got to go look at it!'"

    And there it was -- in the middle of the red rock was a shiny, silver metal monolith sticking out of the ground. Hutchings guessed it was "between 10 and 12 feet high." It didn't look like it was randomly dropped to the ground, he told KSL, but rather it looked like it had been planted.

    "We were kind of joking around that if one of us suddenly disappears, then the rest of us make a run for it," Hutchings said.
    Still, Hutchings said he thinks it was most likely placed there by an artist rather than an alien.
    "I'm assuming it's some new wave artist or something or, you know, somebody that was a big ("2001: A Space Odyssey") fan," he said, referencing a scene in the 1968 film where a black monolith appears.
    Still, it is illegal to install structures or art without authorization on public lands "no matter what planet you're from," said Utah DPS in a statement released Monday.
    The location of the monolith is not being disclosed, and it is not yet clear who -- or what -- put the monolith there, DPS said.
    As of Monday, the Bureau of Land Management will be deciding whether further investigation is needed."

    https://www.cnn.com/2020/11/23/us/utah-monolith-trnd/index.html
     
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    "Except for a single very powerful radio emission aimed at Jupiter, the four-million year old black monolith has remained completely inert. Its origin and purpose are still a total mystery."
     
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    Lol, how cool would it be if THIS was the beginning of the big reveal?
     
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    Ahh .... the things uni students get up to.
     
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    That's a 10:04, big daddy little boy reads you 5x5, you have unidentified alien artifact sitting in the sand, , no tracks , no tire marks , AAA STICKER ON THE BUMPER ,
    PLEASE REPEAT LAST TRANSMISSION, YOUR BREAKING UP PLEASE REPEAT...
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    Exactly.

    But funny none the less.
     
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    might be a charge station for 4x4 EV's... did they check it for plugs?...o_O
     
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    from the Independent....

    "If the monolith is an art installation, it won't be the first time a pop culture reference is built miles away from civilization.
    Last year, German-Namibian artist Max Siendentopf constructed an art installation consisting of seven white pillars, an mp3 player, and seven speakers.
    The art installation was built in the middle of the Namib Desert in Namibia and plays the Toto song "Africa" on repeat.

    The artist refused to give the exact location of the piece, saying it is "like a treasure that only the most loyal of Toto fans can find."

    lucky the helicopter guys didn't pee on the MMM, it might have started playing Who's Next on repeat...:twisted::lol:
     
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    Spookily, it seems to have caused your avatar to spontaneously change...
     
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    Hi.

    "...discovers mysterious metal monolith..."

    Well, the secret archaeologist in me contents if it's metal, ain't nothing lithic about it...

    Pax/
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    Whatever it is it’s pretty cool
     
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    Maybe it’s a workout station ??? 1DB06A2A-3C6C-4A0B-934C-46CFC6A260DD.png
     
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    I thought of doing something like this 30 years ago. Create sculptures and place them in very remote place, with the help of a few friends. I knew immediately when I saw the video what was going on.
     
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