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Old 02-06-2012, 2:43pm   #21
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realistically, the water isn't ever more that 13,000 years old.

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the water of the lake is continually freezing and being carried away by the motion of the Antarctic ice sheet, while being replaced by water melting from other parts of the ice sheet in these high pressure conditions. This resulted in an estimate that the entire volume of the lake is frozen and removed every 13,300 years—its effective mean residence time.
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Something fishy is happening, I don't think that team of Russian scientist is the same ones that left, they've been replaced.


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Oh, they're the same bodies, just now inhabited with a parasitic alien which controls them which, once they return to Mother Russia, will start infecting the world
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I wonder what they're gonna find down there?
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They should bottle the water and sell it....
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Old 02-06-2012, 3:00pm   #25
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They should bottle the water and sell it....
Oh they will tell you that they are...but the water will still taste very similar to tap water for some strange reason.
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Extreme Ice Fishing
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I'm for taking samples from the lake to the LHC and firing that puppy up on 12/21/12.
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WHAT IS THE WORST THAT COULD HAPPEN??

Famous last words like a mofo....
Usually preceded by "Here... Hold my beer".
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Old 02-06-2012, 3:28pm   #29
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realistically, the water isn't ever more that 13,000 years old.
SPOILER ALERT!!!!
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Old 02-06-2012, 3:50pm   #30
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Must have been one hell of a drill bit!
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Old 02-06-2012, 4:13pm   #31
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Hmmm, I didn't realize they had lost contact with the drilling team.



But, they're drilling down into a highly pressurized lake, with the weight of 3000 meters of ice on top of it. WHAT IS THE WORST THAT COULD HAPPEN??
I'm thinking giant ice volcano....
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Old 02-06-2012, 5:27pm   #32
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I'm thinking giant ice volcano....
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a whole colony of frozen (soon to thaw) killer attack cormorants ....and boy are they pissed about one of their own being eaten....
Damn! I can't wait to peep that mofo on SyFy Channel's movie of the week!
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realistically, the water isn't ever more that 13,000 years old.
But whatever is living in the water has been genetically isolated from the rest of the planet for 25 million years.

Presumably mutating and waiting... waiting.... waiting.... for The Day.
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Old 02-07-2012, 7:54am   #36
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But whatever is living in the water has been genetically isolated from the rest of the planet for 25 million years.

Presumably mutating and waiting... waiting.... waiting.... for The Day.
no problem; we'll just re-activate Ultraman...




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Bumbles. I bet they find the Bumble.

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Bumbles. I bet they find the Bumble.



Or the Wampa Ice Creature.
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Or the Wampa Ice Creature.
Nah, he's Canadian.....
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Old 02-07-2012, 8:23am   #40
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Nah, he's Canadian.....

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