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Oil Rig Tornado Photo Hoax

Postby hoax-slayer » Tue Jun 03, 2008 10:45 pm

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Email claims that an attached photograph shows a large tornado and spectacular lightning strike alongside an oil rig in Texas.

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Re: Oil Rig Tornado Photo Hoax

Postby rockingmtranch » Tue Jun 03, 2008 11:39 pm

Yep. Hardly looks real actually. Some people :huh:
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Re: Oil Rig Tornado Photo Hoax

Postby hoax-slayer » Wed Jun 04, 2008 3:22 am

Yes, some people will believe pretty much anything. Then there is the other end of the scale. There seems to be an increasing number of self proclaimed photoshop experts who will label *any* unusual picture as "photoshopped".. :rotf:

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Re: Oil Rig Tornado Photo Hoax

Postby JeanInMontana » Wed Jun 04, 2008 8:18 am

There was some amazing class 5 tornado footage on the news last night from a bank security camera.
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Re: Oil Rig Tornado Photo Hoax

Postby hoax-slayer » Wed Jun 04, 2008 4:07 pm

Yes, that footage was even on TV news here in Australia.

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Re: Oil Rig Tornado Photo Hoax

Postby tinaincal » Thu Jun 05, 2008 8:53 am

That photo, even though not real, gives me a wierd eerie feeling :ahhh: :shock:
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Re: Oil Rig Tornado Photo Hoax

Postby hoax-slayer » Thu Jun 05, 2008 9:11 pm

Yes, its a great image, even if it is manipulated!


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