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"Mystery mushroom" which leaves Xi'an villagers befuddled turns out to be artificial vajayjay
shanghaiist ^ | Xi'an Up Close

Posted on 06/19/2012 7:37:05 PM PDT by Pride_of_the_Bluegrass

Xi'an Up Close 《西安零距离》, an investigative journalism programme which airs on Xi'an TV, has become a national laughing stock after airing a report on June 17 on a "mystery mushroom" which was discovered by villagers in a rural part of the city. Residents of the Liucunbu village on the outskirts of the capital of the Shaanxi province say they came across a strange fungi-like object as they hit bedrock while drilling a new well. The perplexed villagers decided to call up their local TV station for help, which sent intrepid reporter Ye Yunfeng to their sleepy little hamlet to get down to the bottom of things. One villager who was there during the fateful discovery of the unidentified object tells the reporter, "When we dug down to about 80m deep, we fished out this long, fleshy object. It's got a nose and an eye, but we have no idea what it is!" "Even our 80-year-old neighbour here says he has never seen anything like this before," he adds.

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TOPICS: Agriculture; Food; Health/Medicine; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: china; mushroom; oddities; wtf

1 posted on 06/19/2012 7:37:10 PM PDT by Pride_of_the_Bluegrass
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To: Pride_of_the_Bluegrass

Please let no one write a play called ‘The Vajayjay Monologues’. Please!


2 posted on 06/19/2012 7:42:57 PM PDT by Ken H (v)
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To: Ken H

Where will they send that poor reporter ?


3 posted on 06/19/2012 7:50:06 PM PDT by molson209
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To: Pride_of_the_Bluegrass

Thanks for a good laugh. :)


4 posted on 06/19/2012 7:52:18 PM PDT by Roger_Wildcat
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To: Pride_of_the_Bluegrass

If it left them befuddled, it sure makes you wonder how there ever got to be so many of them.


5 posted on 06/19/2012 7:55:50 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Pride_of_the_Bluegrass

This is sure to be pulled LOL


6 posted on 06/19/2012 8:02:22 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Definitely not a ping.


7 posted on 06/19/2012 8:30:49 PM PDT by To Hell With Poverty (Ephesians 6:12 becomes more real to me with each news cycle.)
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To: To Hell With Poverty

Pinged an earlier posting, or I’d definitely ping it.


8 posted on 06/19/2012 8:35:25 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Pride_of_the_Bluegrass
we fished out this long, fleshy object. It's got a nose and an eye, but we have no idea what it is!"

ROFL.

9 posted on 06/19/2012 11:17:40 PM PDT by SIDENET ("If that's your best, your best won't do." -Dee Snider)
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To: Pride_of_the_Bluegrass

Lol, Living in a rural village in Texas, I wouldn’t have known what that thing was either. Texans residing in the large Town of Austin, probably would have known what it was.


10 posted on 06/19/2012 11:48:42 PM PDT by sockmonkey (I will vote for Romney to get Obama out of the White House..)
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To: Pride_of_the_Bluegrass
The actual broadcast is on you tube. It is so funny! They really thought they had a mythical mushroom.
11 posted on 06/20/2012 12:14:12 AM PDT by stlnative
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To: Pride_of_the_Bluegrass

Here is the original video report from the news broadcast about the mystery mushroom...

http://youtu.be/Yia27nBTgfk


12 posted on 06/20/2012 12:19:28 AM PDT by stlnative
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sorry - should have clicked the link. I read this earlier today on Yahoo News but the video was not attached to that report. I just assumed it was not attached to this one.


13 posted on 06/20/2012 12:27:44 AM PDT by stlnative
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To: Pride_of_the_Bluegrass

Hmmm, I thought Oriental ones went sideways.


14 posted on 06/20/2012 3:19:00 AM PDT by eCSMaster (Conservative patriots, Rise up!)
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To: sockmonkey
Texans residing in the large Town of Austin, probably would have known what it was.

There is a special term for Citizens of the Republic of Texas who reside in the large Town of Austin: "expats".

15 posted on 06/20/2012 3:38:38 AM PDT by Erasmus (Zwischen des Teufels und des tiefen, blauen Meers)
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To: Pride_of_the_Bluegrass

Has anyone asked how this got down into the ground where they were digging a well? Seems like a little deep to be burying your trash.


16 posted on 06/20/2012 5:12:15 AM PDT by Vermont Lt (I just hate our government. All of them. Republican and Democrat.)
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To: Vermont Lt
"Has anyone asked how this got down into the ground where they were digging a well? Seems like a little deep to be burying your trash."

Ancient aliens?
17 posted on 06/20/2012 5:21:42 AM PDT by ocean
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To: ocean

I just have this image of a little Chinese guy standing in the corner thinking “How freakin’ deep do I have to bury something so no one finds it....?”


18 posted on 06/20/2012 11:41:16 AM PDT by Vermont Lt (I just hate our government. All of them. Republican and Democrat.)
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