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(Some Guy)   Holy Grail may be in Canada. Indiana Jones called in   ( ) divider line
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28013 clicks; posted to Main » on 28 Dec 2004 at 10:38 PM (12 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2004-12-28 05:29:11 PM  
aha! the last place anyone would think to look!
2004-12-28 06:32:28 PM  
The blink tag, unfortunately, lives on.
2004-12-28 07:10:26 PM  
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I hope they choose...wisely.
2004-12-28 07:40:28 PM  
"A Grrrrail?"

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2004-12-28 08:00:14 PM  
Hmmm, some joke about it being guarded by a lumberjack wearing womens clothes and a killer bunny is forming but not quite complete... Someone find the punchline for me...
2004-12-28 09:17:48 PM  
There was an article about this in Rolling Stone.
2004-12-28 10:16:27 PM  
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Holy what now?
2004-12-28 10:43:30 PM  
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They might find it here
2004-12-28 10:43:41 PM  
The web site is very colorful, therefore it MUST be true!
2004-12-28 10:44:24 PM  
He chose... poorly, eh?
2004-12-28 10:45:42 PM  
My bullshiat alarm is going off.
2004-12-28 10:45:48 PM  
Since hockey is in a lockout, what other way can Canada get in the news?

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2004-12-28 10:48:19 PM  
Does this mean that Canadians are descendants of Jesus?

/Dan Brown

Mmmmm Granville Island Maple Cream Ale... Good stuff!
2004-12-28 10:48:21 PM  
Oh, and by the by there is no Grail!
2004-12-28 10:48:50 PM  
Excavation of the Pit has never been successful because of the booby traps which were set to protect it. In the mid-1860s, while excavating at the 90 feet level, the treasure hunters encountered soggy ground. This was not too surprising because the Pit was only 500 feet from the coast line and high tide of the ocean was about at the 32 foot level. At 93 feet the wetness was more pronounced. At 98 feet they struck an extra hard surface. They took the rest of day off and the next morning found that the shaft of the Pit was filled with sea water to the 32 foot level. We now know that the miners had inadvertently opened a series of channels to the beach which had been installed as a booby trap to protect the treasure.

erm... wait... let me get this straight.

500 feet from the ocean, someone dug a 98 foot deep tunnel... they later went home for the night, and traps are the only reason they could come up with as to why it filled up with water?
2004-12-28 10:49:50 PM  
I've been reading about Oak Island since I was a kid (29 now), and in all the stories some things are constant, like the booby traps and the strange engravings. The current issue, as I understand it, is that there've been so many excavations that the location of the original money pit is now forgotten / lost. Any bets on what's actually down there?
2004-12-28 10:50:12 PM  
so...the article doesn't actually say anything about any grail. rtfa submitter?

/Holy Blood, Holy Grail
2004-12-28 10:50:42 PM  
holy grehl
2004-12-28 10:51:11 PM  
Link is Farked!
2004-12-28 10:51:39 PM  
Tin foil hat on everyone!
2004-12-28 10:52:05 PM  
"It belongs in a museum!"
2004-12-28 10:52:46 PM  
I'm originally from NS and I can say for certain that there is in fact an Oak Island and it has a booby-trapped pit which has been poked at for quite some time.
That website really makes it look like some sort of crackpot conspiracy or something...
2004-12-28 10:53:04 PM  
This is definitely not new. And was there even a mention of the grail?

I know I've seen countless discovery channel shows on this pit. I thought Pirates dug it? It's cool as hell, and yes, it fills up because of tunnels dug to the shore, which are very long. I think they even found a skeleton in it.

I'm sure someone less lazy than me can link to much better sites about this.
2004-12-28 10:53:45 PM  
the sacred feminine IS the Grail!!

2004-12-28 10:53:52 PM  
by the by? Link does not work either.
2004-12-28 10:54:01 PM  
This news is older than the HTML style used on that webpage.
2004-12-28 10:54:59 PM  
sure there's no killer rabbit down there?

/less than nothing
2004-12-28 10:55:55 PM  
At the bottom of the page:

Author's note: There is a lot more to this story, including the story of a sister Oak Island in the Bay of Fundy (on the other side of Nova Scotia). When we present the extension to the Oak Island Mystery we shall discuss clues to suggest that what is contained in the Treasure Pit may be none other than the Holy Grail. Stay tuned... we will get to this story later.

/sucker born every minute
2004-12-28 10:56:04 PM  
any reason why forty is represented by six symbols?
2004-12-28 10:56:06 PM  
There are few books speculating about Oak Island, Sir Robert the Bruce, Leonardo DaVinci and the Templars etc...
Interesting reading of the Indiana Jones adventure type, but hardly more than that.

For the interested.
2004-12-28 10:57:27 PM  
dumb. next.
2004-12-28 10:57:34 PM  
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Holy Grail, Batman!
2004-12-28 10:58:22 PM  
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2004-12-28 10:58:51 PM  
What this article doesn't mention is that some fool hypothesized that the Knights Templar might have fled to there, and they were acknowledged as skilled engineers. In any case, whoever built this thing knew what they were doing.

That it was built over 220 years ago and we STILL haven't gotten to the bottom, is just silly.

Furthermore, Nee!
2004-12-28 10:59:31 PM  
Silly wabbit. Everyone who is anyone knows that the Holy Grail resides in the Phantom's treasure cave.
2004-12-28 11:00:52 PM  
2004-12-28 11:01:20 PM  
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"It's ours! Hands off."
2004-12-28 11:01:56 PM  
This is no time for love Dr. Jones!
/had to be said
2004-12-28 11:06:55 PM  
Gopher321: My hero!
2004-12-28 11:07:06 PM  
Grail found within this message:
2004-12-28 11:07:46 PM  
Jimmy Hoffa's down there.
2004-12-28 11:10:22 PM  
2004-12-28 11:10:28 PM  

I've been reading about Oak Island since I was a kid (29 now), and in all the stories some things are constant, like the booby traps and the strange engravings. The current issue, as I understand it, is that there've been so many excavations that the location of the original money pit is now forgotten / lost. Any bets on what's actually down there?

Another pit. :)
2004-12-28 11:11:44 PM  
Obviously, the tunnel requires the correct 5 letter password.

2004-12-28 11:15:25 PM  

Just make sure you give it in latin!
2004-12-28 11:15:33 PM  
Holy cow, one simple line at teh bottom stating the holy grail. Well it might be in my butt, lets make a website dedicated to the treasures that may or may not be in my ass.
2004-12-28 11:16:23 PM  
Obviously, the continents have shifted around a bit since the days of the Old Ones. Imagine the surprise of the first divers to reach the bottom of the Pit and gaze full upon Cthulu's Left Nut. A simple inquisitive kick, and the end of the world is upon us.
2004-12-28 11:16:36 PM  
we've been to the deepest trench in the world. we've went to the moon (although some disagree). we've gone to the north pole, south pole and the most remote locations on earth. We have laid cable across the great oceans, but yet no one cannot dig a freakin' 200ft deep hole?

Furthermore, BAD ZOOT.
2004-12-28 11:16:42 PM  
Biggie Thang:

Hey, Biggie Thang....c'mere

2004-12-28 11:17:32 PM  
Oak Island has fascinated me since I was a little boy.

Too bad that I researched it, and found out the whole story is a crock of shiat.

It's better when you're 11.
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