Places where bodies just lay in the open

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Places where bodies just lay in the open

Postby Bouncy Castle » Thu Oct 24, 2013 12:36 pm

Since it is nearly Halloween....

http://www.cracked.com/article_20574_6- ... -open.html

Fascinating.
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Re: Places where bodies just lay in the open

Postby Ghost » Thu Oct 24, 2013 12:43 pm

I was reading this yesterday
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Re: Places where bodies just lay in the open

Postby Tonyblack » Thu Oct 24, 2013 2:41 pm

I'm reminded of Nation.
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Re: Places where bodies just lay in the open

Postby KnightOfFewWords » Thu Oct 24, 2013 4:08 pm

I was expecting Everest to top the list, about 1 in 25 attempts to reach the summit result in death. All the other places on the list were new to me.

Tonyblack wrote:I'm reminded of Nation.


I wonder if the smoked corpses were a direct inspiration? It mentions that some bodies are put away in caves, and the frames look suspiciously like thrones.
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Re: Places where bodies just lay in the open

Postby Ghost » Thu Oct 24, 2013 4:22 pm

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I forgot to post this but when I was on my hols I brought this it from from a artist in Bournemouth
and it was explained to me that this was a painting of a I think a Inca mummy
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Re: Places where bodies just lay in the open

Postby Catch-up » Thu Oct 24, 2013 5:29 pm

I didn't get past the first picture in that article. :shock:
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Re: Places where bodies just lay in the open

Postby raptornx01 » Thu Oct 24, 2013 9:04 pm

I was expecting one of those Cadaver farms where they study human decomposition.

still and interesting read.
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Re: Places where bodies just lay in the open

Postby high eight » Fri Oct 25, 2013 3:07 am

St Leonards church, Hythe, Kent is quite a 'bony' place: -

http://www.stleonardschurchhythekent.org/History/HouseofBones.html

On the subject of Everest, there has been talk recently of an expedition to remove as many of the bodies as possible. Not Mallory, I hope. He belongs up there.
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