I took the family out on the boat. Video.

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  1. eliasbboy

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    A little background quickly. In Indiana, there is a dune called Mt. Baldy. It's huge and very popular, and is swarmed by boaters and beach goers everyday of the year.

    Until last year at least. that was when a six yr old boy fell into a hole and nearly died. It took hours to get him out, and had his father, who was walking just ahead of the boy, not turned his head back at the right moment, he would have just disappeared into thin air. It happened that fast.

    The dune has been closed since as they keep investigating. Geologists cannot figure out why the hole appeared, and have since found more holes, but they appear and disappear in random locations within days.

    Anyhow, we were at the beach yesterday just east of Mt. Baldy. My daughters wanted to go searching for shells and fossils. We found some areas of sand that would sink under your feet a few inches when you stepped, and given the stories of Mt. Baldy it was kinda weird.

    Then we found a bunch of these little hole. Not even an inch in diameter, but definite holes, which is weird for dry sand obviously.

    My dad decided to put a little twig in one to see how deep it went and the thing just disappeared. I then grabbed a blade of grass probably 12-16 inches long, and it disappeared as well.

    For awhile anyway...



    [video=youtube;7FnftcVRysY]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7FnftcVRysY[/video]
     
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    Nice :beer:
     
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    Did you watch the video? I nearly sharted. :jj:
     
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    Terrifying!!
     
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    Did you dig it up?
     
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    Freaky.

    And those are the most Chicago accents I've ever heard!
     
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    That's way past creepy.:snicker:
     
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    Pubic lice?
     
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    :hehe: Love the reactions. Great video. Nice knees
     
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    I told my dad at one point, "Of course you know I have to dig this up now..."

    We tried but I found nothing. The hole split off to the side in a few spots and I was already shoulder deep. :eek:

    I realized as I was laying on my stomach, digging at the very tips of my fingers, that I'd seen this before.

    I told my wife, "You know in scary movies when something horrible shows itself for a second and then disappears, then some moron always goes after it? I'm that moron right now."
     
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    I actually called the Indiana DNR this morning cuz it's been driving me nuts. :jj: They think it may have been a vole or a snake. He wanted to see the video tho. He was laughing as I was telling him.:jj:
     
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    In case anyone thinks wasted the opprtunity, I DEFINITELY did the fake screaming bit while my arm was in the hole as if I was being attacked. I just didn't want the video to be 45 mintues.
     
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    They sound perfectly normal!
     
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    I thought for sure you'd jam one of your pens in that hole.
     
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    :rofl:

    I was waiting for a Syfy channel banner to pop up in the corner of the video at any moment.
     
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    A vole would be a pretty good guess. Looked like it was eating the grass you were sticking in.
     
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    Wtf does any of this have to do with a boat?
     
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    Ant lions.
     
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    why would you take your kids out there?