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Tue Dec 18, 2012, 11:51 PM

The Wreckage of the Deepwater Horizon is Emitting a Mysterious Substance Into the Gulf of Mexico

Ever since it exploded on April 20, 2010 killing 11 crew members BP's Deepwater Horizon oil rig has been a rotting carcass submerged in the Gulf of Mexico. In related news, the Coast Guard announced tonight that a mysterious substance is leaking from the wreckage and nobody knows what it is:

An "unidentified substance inconsistent with oil" is emitting from several areas of BP's Deepwater Horizon rig wreckage, but no sources of leaking oil were identified. That's according to the Coast Guard, which oversaw BP's recent week-long mission to inspect the undersea wells and wreckage from the 2010 explosion.


Though you would hope that any issues with the Deepwater Horizon would end right there, that's not the case. "Oil sheens" have been spotted around the spot of the rig, but no one knows what's causing those either. The Coast Guard is hoping that the two issues are connected, but won't know until lab tests on the unknown leakage are completed.

But, hey, maybe it's a coincidence. What could be causing oil slicks around an abandoned, decaying exploded oil rig? Could be anything. The Gulf's three-eyed fish must be loving their new permanent neighbor.

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JaneyVee Dec 2012 OP
OffWithTheirHeads Dec 2012 #1
geomon666 Dec 2012 #2
OffWithTheirHeads Dec 2012 #5
progressoid Dec 2012 #6
Barack_America Dec 2012 #3
Myrina Dec 2012 #9
tuvor Dec 2012 #4
n2doc Dec 2012 #7
HappyMe Dec 2012 #8

Response to JaneyVee (Original post)

Wed Dec 19, 2012, 12:04 AM

1. Couldn't be oil! Must be Unicorn piss.

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Response to OffWithTheirHeads (Reply #1)

Wed Dec 19, 2012, 12:09 AM

2. If it was unicorn piss...

the fish would drink it and shit out Skittles.

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Response to geomon666 (Reply #2)

Wed Dec 19, 2012, 01:11 AM

5. Oh! I thought it was glitter.

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Response to OffWithTheirHeads (Reply #1)

Wed Dec 19, 2012, 01:21 AM

6. NARWALS!!

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Response to JaneyVee (Original post)

Wed Dec 19, 2012, 12:10 AM

3. This can only mean one thing...

...ZOMBIES.

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Response to Barack_America (Reply #3)

Wed Dec 19, 2012, 12:05 PM

9. My thought exactly!!

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Response to JaneyVee (Original post)

Wed Dec 19, 2012, 12:31 AM

4. Link, please and thanks. n/t

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Response to JaneyVee (Original post)

Wed Dec 19, 2012, 11:39 AM

7. Corexit? n/t

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Response to JaneyVee (Original post)

Wed Dec 19, 2012, 12:03 PM

8. If it isn't oil,

then what is it? Soup?

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