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3rd right foot washes up on BC beach

  1. Mar 4, 2008 #1
    A cop says it's "usual" & I can't say I disagree. I wouldn't be surprised if there actually is foul play somehow.

    http://www.canada.com/victoriatimes...=d83cf5c8-437d-4586-8289-a763ee0b5738&k=58864
     
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  3. Mar 5, 2008 #2
    But the Fat Man said it's such a peaceful place! Nobody needs guns and you all keep your front doors unlocked!
     
  4. Mar 5, 2008 #3

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    It's rather hard to imagine a scenario NOT involving foul play that would result in a bunch of right feet washing ashore, unless Canada has a lot of one-legged boaters hopping around.
     
  5. Mar 5, 2008 #4

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    Maybe a medical waste company has found a disposal method that's cheaper than incineration?
     
  6. Mar 5, 2008 #5

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    They were all wearing sneakers?
     
  7. Mar 5, 2008 #6

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    Could be a really fussy shark. More likely some foul play going on.
     
  8. Mar 5, 2008 #7

    lisab

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    Yeah, good point. Probably not a medical-waste-and-sneaker disposal company.
     
  9. Mar 5, 2008 #8
    Since when did sharks become picky eaters?
     
  10. Mar 5, 2008 #9

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    That area is home to the world's largest octopus - the Pacific Octopus. They ARE picky eaters, and do not like sneakers. Especially Nike. :smile:
     
  11. Mar 5, 2008 #10
    It dosent say if they are male or female feet, thats interesting. I'm sure DNA testing is well on the way, but you can learn a lot about a person by their feet.
     
  12. Mar 5, 2008 #11

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    Two were wearing size 12 men's sneakers.
     
  13. Mar 5, 2008 #12

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    It's also interesting that a serial killer would attack men; most unfortunately take advantage of the difference in strength between men and women.

    Many serial killers are narcissists, though, so I can totally believe that one would "plant" these feet in order to become "famous" in the media.

    - Warren
     
  14. Mar 5, 2008 #13

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    It's true that women end up victims of serial killers more often then men, but I don't think that's because of the strength advantage. I think it's deep, strongly held misogyny.

    I believe that because very often, the serial killer sexually assaults his victims as part of the attack, and misogyny is the root cause of rape.
     
  15. Mar 5, 2008 #14
    If they didn't before, they do now.
     
  16. Mar 5, 2008 #15

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    Maybe there is a psycho med student at the UW School of Medicine. There was one at CMDNJ who stole a left hand from a cadaver and mailed it to his ex-girlfriend.

    Other than getting him expelled, I don't see what that accomplished....
     
  17. Mar 5, 2008 #16

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    Wait. This means the perpetrator, if there is one, now has at least three left feet.

    If he wants to play one-upmanship, he can say he has three left feet. When somebody laughs, he can go over to a desk and say, "And I keep them here". When some foolish person calls him on it, he can open the drawer, and voila! One quick trip to jail. (He failed to think about the last part.)
     
  18. Mar 5, 2008 #17

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    She probably complained that he never gave her a hand.
     
  19. Mar 5, 2008 #18
    Police should focus their attention on suspects who don't like dancing. Maybe they can ask the public to submit information on people with two left feet.
     
  20. Mar 5, 2008 #19
    A possibility that just crossed my mind........ What if the left foot is encased in concrete? But that doesn't explain why other parts aren't washing ashore.
     
  21. Mar 5, 2008 #20
    It's not mine, I have both, just checked.

    How bizarre. Maybe someone has some sort of mutilation fetish? Or could just be your run of the mill psycho.
     
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