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Title: 5th human foot found in BC's Georgia strait?
Post by: imaginary friend on June 18, 2008, 04:28:50 PM
For the 5th time in 11 months, a human foot has been found floating in the Georgia strait, which is the body of water between Vancouver Island and the rest of British Columbia. No bodies to go with 'em, just feet.

3 words: what-the-fuck?????????????

Theories?

discuss

jdfu!
Title: Re: 5th human foot found in BC's Georgia strait?
Post by: Beth on June 18, 2008, 04:36:00 PM
UURGH that's horrid. Seriously? yeesh grizzly.

Maybe it has something to do with The Mob.
Title: Re: 5th human foot found in BC's Georgia strait?
Post by: yosmark on June 18, 2008, 08:05:10 PM
A psycho-ultra-smart-killer is around the place and will make history as the feet cuter!
Title: Re: 5th human foot found in BC's Georgia strait?
Post by: 85283-071 on June 18, 2008, 08:28:25 PM
We don't know that there have been murders.
Title: Re: 5th human foot found in BC's Georgia strait?
Post by: RatsRGods on June 18, 2008, 08:31:14 PM
Hm.. that's just a typical find on a Saturday afternoon at the beach here in Cleveland.
Title: Re: 5th human foot found in BC's Georgia strait?
Post by: Laurie on June 18, 2008, 08:47:27 PM
ewwwwwwwwwwwwww
Title: Re: 5th human foot found in BC's Georgia strait?
Post by: 85283-071 on June 18, 2008, 08:56:05 PM
Time for a pedicure!

(http://fredericksburg.com/News/FLS/2007/022007/02132007/lo213foot1.jpg)
Title: Re: 5th human foot found in BC's Georgia strait?
Post by: colordeaf on June 18, 2008, 08:56:33 PM
They're up to the 6th foot now. :puke:
EWWWWWWW at the picture of the foot.

There seems to be no evidence they were severed with tools...
Title: Re: 5th human foot found in BC's Georgia strait?
Post by: Pope Totalfrog on June 18, 2008, 11:01:54 PM
I am thinking it is the remains of a snuff/foot porn ring operating on a yacht in international waters. The yacht sank and now all the dead feet are washing to shore. 
Title: Re: 5th human foot found in BC's Georgia strait?
Post by: imaginary friend on June 18, 2008, 11:15:04 PM
They're up to the 6th foot now. :puke:
EWWWWWWW at the picture of the foot.

There seems to be no evidence they were severed with tools...

You mean...they were chewed off? :o

jdfu!
Title: Re: 5th human foot found in BC's Georgia strait?
Post by: colordeaf on June 18, 2008, 11:23:24 PM
They're up to the 6th foot now. :puke:
EWWWWWWW at the picture of the foot.

There seems to be no evidence they were severed with tools...

You mean...they were chewed off? :o

jdfu!

No no, natural decomposition.
Title: Re: 5th human foot found in BC's Georgia strait?
Post by: 85283-071 on June 19, 2008, 12:11:43 AM
You'd think the odds would be against a six to zero ratio of feet to other body parts.
Title: Re: 5th human foot found in BC's Georgia strait?
Post by: Kenny Wisdom on June 19, 2008, 04:21:20 AM
It's just part of a promotion.

Two more are scheduled to turn up, with a wedding dress.
Title: Re: 5th human foot found in BC's Georgia strait?
Post by: guuurrrrrllltakeiteasy on June 19, 2008, 06:02:21 PM
that's soooooooo cool!! kidding. ew. not really.
Title: Re: 5th human foot found in BC's Georgia strait?
Post by: Pope Totalfrog on June 19, 2008, 06:09:02 PM
The sixth foot was a hoax.....

http://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5gwpc_LGEQvTbEkIxMOReKY8CyA9gD91DD7T82
Title: Re: 5th human foot found in BC's Georgia strait?
Post by: CeeGBee on June 19, 2008, 09:19:03 PM
Has anyone asked that Green River fellow about this?
Title: Re: 5th human foot found in BC's Georgia strait?
Post by: CaffeinatedCassadie on June 20, 2008, 07:25:05 AM
Mmm.. it's all me! I am a cannibal and eat every part of the body but the feet. Humans are yummy!
Just kidding..

Thats strange, yet really cool...
Title: Re: 5th human foot found in BC's Georgia strait?
Post by: Pope Totalfrog on June 20, 2008, 07:27:39 AM
Mmm.. it's all me! I am a cannibal and eat every part of the body but the feet. Humans are yummy!

Didn't your mother tell you that there are poor starving children in some random country who don't even have a single, solitary toe for their supper.
Title: Re: 5th human foot found in BC's Georgia strait?
Post by: Johnny on June 22, 2008, 11:21:09 AM
clearly it's the canadian mob.




 :puke:
Title: Re: 5th human foot found in BC's Georgia strait?
Post by: JennieJ on June 22, 2008, 11:23:51 AM
UURGH that's horrid. Seriously? yeesh grizzly.

Maybe it has something to do with The Mob.

I approve of your avitar :)
Title: Re: 5th human foot found in BC's Georgia strait?
Post by: ~*johanna*~ on June 22, 2008, 02:51:37 PM
Hmm, sounds like an X-File. :coolsmiley:


sorry. *nerd moment*
Title: Re: 5th human foot found in BC's Georgia strait?
Post by: CaffeinatedCassadie on June 22, 2008, 03:52:17 PM
Mmm.. it's all me! I am a cannibal and eat every part of the body but the feet. Humans are yummy!

Didn't your mother tell you that there are poor starving children in some random country who don't even have a single, solitary toe for their supper.
I son't have a mother! I am the spawn of SATAN!!!  >:D
Title: Re: 5th human foot found in BC's Georgia strait?
Post by: RatsRGods on June 22, 2008, 04:14:18 PM
Has anyone asked that Green River fellow about this?

He's been in prison since 2001 I believe.
Title: Re: 5th human foot found in BC's Georgia strait?
Post by: 85283-071 on June 22, 2008, 05:00:43 PM
Hmm, sounds like an X-File. :coolsmiley:


sorry. *nerd moment*

Only nerds watched X-Files?
Title: Re: 5th human foot found in BC's Georgia strait?
Post by: CeeGBee on June 22, 2008, 05:04:43 PM
Has anyone asked that Green River fellow about this?

He's been in prison since 2001 I believe.
Ok...  and his wife just got around to cleaning that freezer in the garage...

Sounds about right.
Title: Re: 5th human foot found in BC's Georgia strait?
Post by: ~*johanna*~ on June 28, 2008, 02:00:30 PM
Hmm, sounds like an X-File. :coolsmiley:


sorry. *nerd moment*

Only nerds watched X-Files?

It was a joke.

But I'm a nerd for X Files. Just like I'm a nerd for certain musicians and such. Meaning, I can't get enough of them! lol.
Title: Re: 5th human foot found in BC's Georgia strait?
Post by: 85283-071 on June 28, 2008, 04:00:10 PM
Enthusiast. Fan.

Nerds immerse themselves in a variety of activities that displace social interaction and development. X-Files was actually pop-culture.
Title: Re: 5th human foot found in BC's Georgia strait?
Post by: Kovacs on June 29, 2008, 03:47:03 AM
What you are defining I call a "geek". I see nerds as just passionate, not necessarily anti-social. They get stereotyped into specific genres, but there are definitely sports nerds and NASCAR nerds.  :)
Title: Re: 5th human foot found in BC's Georgia strait?
Post by: CeeGBee on June 29, 2008, 11:17:18 AM
A geek is a "sideshow freak" (and I suppose, by extension, anyone) who specializes in eating non-food things.
Title: Re: 5th human foot found in BC's Georgia strait?
Post by: 85283-071 on June 30, 2008, 01:47:20 AM
What you are defining I call a "geek". I see nerds as just passionate, not necessarily anti-social. They get stereotyped into specific genres, but there are definitely sports nerds and NASCAR nerds.  :)

I am seeing this as reversed. In the past, I saw them as both meaning the same thing, but terms like "beer geek" and a host of other hobby specific geek terms have changed the connotation.
Title: Re: 5th human foot found in BC's Georgia strait?
Post by: angryinch on June 30, 2008, 03:25:48 AM
Time for a pedicure!

(http://fredericksburg.com/News/FLS/2007/022007/02132007/lo213foot1.jpg)

NOM NOM NOM
Title: Re: 5th human foot found in BC's Georgia strait?
Post by: The Great Ma Chao on July 04, 2008, 04:06:24 AM
That is fucking disturbing.
Title: Re: 5th human foot found in BC's Georgia strait?
Post by: 85283-071 on July 04, 2008, 02:37:04 PM
I like that it has now been secured as the page toper!
Title: Re: 5th human foot found in BC's Georgia strait?
Post by: ~*johanna*~ on July 09, 2008, 01:28:31 AM
lol. I love how a simple comment from me has ballooned into a discussion of what "nerd" and "geek" means. O0
Title: Re: 5th human foot found in BC's Georgia strait?
Post by: imaginary friend on July 20, 2008, 02:06:32 AM
One foot has been identified as belonging to a man suffering from depression who vanished a year ago. Name withheld on request of family...

jdfu!
Title: Re: 5th human foot found in BC's Georgia strait?
Post by: CeeGBee on July 20, 2008, 12:39:23 PM
I heard a report that the police forensics folks think they're the feet of people who died
accidentally (fell in the water and drowned or something), and as the body decomposed
in the water, the foot ("feet" in one case) were kept afloat by the athletic shoes that all
of these found-feet have in common.  After that, the current caught them, and the only
reason they're finding so many in this one place is that people in that area, who would
otherwise have simply ignored an old sneaker floating past, now haul the shoe into the boat.

Apparently there's no sign that the feet were forcibly or mechanically separated from their
respective ankles, so the forensic scientists think they simply rotted off.  (Mmmm, tasty!)
Title: Re: 5th human foot found in BC's Georgia strait?
Post by: ___ampersand on July 20, 2008, 03:04:30 PM
If toenails start getting into my drinking water, I'm going to be one cranky bitch.
Title: Re: 5th human foot found in BC's Georgia strait?
Post by: malcontent on July 20, 2008, 03:23:34 PM
It's just part of a promotion.

Two more are scheduled to turn up, with a wedding dress.

I don't get it..... like usual. You're too clever for me.


I find the odds of just feet washing up and them not being severed on purpose hard to believe. It might be used as an excuse as to curb panic in BC. I wish I found one of those feet. I'd definitely take pictures. It is just my luck this happens on the other side of the country.
Title: Re: 5th human foot found in BC's Georgia strait?
Post by: imaginary friend on July 20, 2008, 06:11:56 PM
Lake Ontario gets pwned again!

jdfu!
Title: Re: 5th human foot found in BC's Georgia strait?
Post by: CeeGBee on July 20, 2008, 07:36:13 PM
I find the odds of just feet washing up and them not being severed on purpose hard to believe. It might be used as an excuse as to curb panic in BC. I wish I found one of those feet. I'd definitely take pictures. It is just my luck this happens on the other side of the country.
Actually, while I don't necessarily accept that explanation unquestioningly, that part at least makes sense...

With apologies for the gross-factor:
When a person drowns, their body floats for a while because of gases produced during the decomposition
process in the abdomen.  Once those spaces are too rotted to hold the gas in, the body sinks.  Most of the
things people wear and carry will also sink, if not immediately, after a while in the water when they become
thoroughly waterlogged.  Most athletic shoes, however, usually have a rubbery, non-degradable sole, with
lots of buoyant foam cushioning.  Thus, the person drowns, bloats, floats, sinks, then rots on the bottom.
After a while, they start to fall apart, and their shoes float to the surface, possibly taking the foot with.
Go to any river near any city, and you can probably find a number of sneakers that are either floating or
that have washed ashore.  in most places, no one but the trash man gives 'em a second glance.
Title: Re: 5th human foot found in BC's Georgia strait?
Post by: malcontent on July 21, 2008, 12:55:41 AM
With apologies for the gross-factor:
When a person drowns, their body floats for a while because of gases produced during the decomposition
process in the abdomen.  Once those spaces are too rotted to hold the gas in, the body sinks.  Most of the
things people wear and carry will also sink, if not immediately, after a while in the water when they become
thoroughly waterlogged.  Most athletic shoes, however, usually have a rubbery, non-degradable sole, with
lots of buoyant foam cushioning.  Thus, the person drowns, bloats, floats, sinks, then rots on the bottom.
After a while, they start to fall apart, and their shoes float to the surface, possibly taking the foot with.
Go to any river near any city, and you can probably find a number of sneakers that are either floating or
that have washed ashore.  in most places, no one but the trash man gives 'em a second glance.


I know all that... I'm saying the odds of six different feet showing up all around the same time by sheer coincidence is very small. I just find it hard to fathom. If one or even two washed up... ok... 6? 6!
Title: Re: 5th human foot found in BC's Georgia strait?
Post by: CeeGBee on July 21, 2008, 12:46:08 PM
....but who knows how many feet have washed up anywhere, but nobody bothered to
fish what appeared to be no more than old sneakers out of the water?

There in the Georgia Strait, people have started looking for shoes floating by...
Title: Re: 5th human foot found in BC's Georgia strait?
Post by: malcontent on July 21, 2008, 02:10:05 PM
It is just not probable in my opinion....
Title: Re: 5th human foot found in BC's Georgia strait?
Post by: Kovacs on July 21, 2008, 06:58:16 PM
I subscribe to Cee's theory and newsletter.


...mainly because I'm visiting Vancouver in a few weeks.
Title: Re: 5th human foot found in BC's Georgia strait?
Post by: ___ampersand on July 22, 2008, 02:50:40 AM
I subscribe to Cee's theory and newsletter.


...mainly because I'm visiting Vancouver in a few weeks.
you will be so close... and yet so far away.
Title: Re: 5th human foot found in BC's Georgia strait?
Post by: Deborah on July 22, 2008, 07:55:11 PM
I was reading this and got into conversation with a friend about it and he told me about the case of this child who was found in the river thames in 2001, so we looked up some articles.

three articles about a young boy found in the river thames in 2001:


http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2002/jun/02/ukcrime.paulharris

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adam_%28unsolved_Thames_murder_case%29

http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/news/article-19328071-details/%27Child+sacrifices+in+London%27/article.do



I think they found a woman in glasgow who had something to do with this in 2002.



Title: Re: 5th human foot found in BC's Georgia strait?
Post by: 85283-071 on July 22, 2008, 08:52:11 PM
Hm. I've seen sneakers on the beach plenty of times... with something organic looking sticking out of them. I have actually spoken of the apparent phenomenon of conch housing themselves in hijacked sneakers. Looking back, that didn't make as much sense as feet. I suppose I would have figured it out (one way or another) if I'd applied a recipe I learned years later.

CONCH FRITTERS

Serving Size : 5   


     1/2           Cup Celery -- chopped
     1/2       Medium Yellow Onion -- chopped
     1/4       Medium Green Bell Pepper -- chopped
     1/2         pound Conch Meat -- ground
  1              whole Egg
  1              Each Egg White
  2        Tablespoons Milk
     1/4   tablespoon White Wine
     1/4   tablespoon Tabasco Sauce
  1          Teaspoon Worcestershire Sauce
  6        Tablespoons Flour
     1/3           cup Italian bread crumbs
     1/4         ounce Granulated Sugar
  1          Teaspoon Baking powder
     1/4     teaspoon Salt
     1/8     teaspoon Cayenne pepper
     1/4   tablespoon White pepper
     1/3     Teaspoon Italian Seasoning
  2        Tablespoons Parmesan Cheese -- grated

Mix all ingredients together in mixer with paddle. Or mix by hand.

Put all ingredients in before turning on...do not overmix...do not undermix

Refrigerate for 2 hours. Deep Fry at 350 F. Use ice cream scoop, do not make too big.
They will be fairly dark in color when they are done.