Large submerging object in the River Thames

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  1. Tiny Turnip
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    the British media is giving this widespread coverage currently. Thoughts?

    Video here: (and widely available)

    Thames Monster?

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  2. Jamie Kennedy
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    I think it's just a very muddy tide rip.
     
  3. PAR
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    Yeah, that's Helga, Nessie's 3rd cousin, once removed and she's always had a thing about mud, at least in her last movie.
     
  4. gonzo
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    The Greenwich Yacht Club is right there. That is the pet monster. Everybody knows that. You can sit at the club house, drink a beer, and see it come up for treats.
     
  5. Poida
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    What do you do? Throw children to it?

    Poida
     
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    The unruly ones. Keeps the noise down.
     
  7. Rurudyne
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    Didn't this already feature in a Pertwee episode involving those shape changing aliens?
     
  8. kach22i
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    That has to be one very lost whale.
     
  9. Rurudyne
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    Michael Moore went swimming in the Thames?
     
  10. valvebounce
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    More than likely a very large "Richard the third"
     
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    The 'Brexit' campaign trail.......;)
     
  12. valvebounce
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    Most certainly SS.
    I'm on another site which is pretty well as large as this one,
    and 99% are for out.
     
  13. valvebounce
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    I hope he's had his injections
     
  14. valvebounce
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    Bit of advice off you SS if you don't mind?
    I've got a pretty lightweight 14ft family speedboat,it can be lifted off the trailer rollers at the stern and bow with a little effort.
    I reckon it weighs about a third of the weight or a bit less than a 15ft Seahog

    I'm thinking of putting a 3.3 Evinrude on it as an auxiliary,do you think it would cope in the sea?The main motor is an 18hp Evinrude.
    The 3.3 has it's own fuel tank incorporated and starts very easily.
    I have a 5hp Yamaha and a 6hp Evinrude,but I think the 6hp would be a bit overkill.
     

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    Monster

    Loch Ness needed a new scenery and relocated to its new home...
     
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