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Tyy1907
26th August 2014, 18:02
http://www.earthfiles.com/news.php?ID=2227&category=Environment

I clicked on one of the images to enlarge and it totally crashed safari on me. Twice. Weirdness.

seeker/reader
26th August 2014, 18:30
Bizarre looking "face" on that creature. Not what one would expect for a gnome. Goggles and mask maybe or is that its actual face?

Also interesting that he says they have Sasquatch activity on that same property. Maybe there is a portal present at that location.?

giovonni
26th August 2014, 18:46
I clicked on one of the images to enlarge and it totally crashed safari on me. Twice. Weirdness.

Linda's site is well known for diligently prohibiting any copying of material, that she holds copyright exclusivity with ...

here's a good one for you though ... ;)

https://fbcdn-sphotos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xpf1/t1.0-9/10304354_716996098362281_6728652130147102052_n.jpg

jake gittes
26th August 2014, 19:09
Looks like a bird on a branch to me. Or maybe it's just a Travelocity marketing campaign.

#3 looks like the close-up of an owl.

Tyy1907
26th August 2014, 19:57
I clicked on one of the images to enlarge and it totally crashed safari on me. Twice. Weirdness.

Linda's site is well known for diligently prohibiting any copying of material, that she holds copyright exclusivity with ...

here's a good one for you though ... ;)

https://fbcdn-sphotos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xpf1/t1.0-9/10304354_716996098362281_6728652130147102052_n.jpg

Yeah that closeup, what is it zoomed in on?

GrnEggsNHam
27th August 2014, 17:21
Looks like a bird on a branch to me. Or maybe it's just a Travelocity marketing campaign.

First Impressions:
I would have to disagree. It looks to me like this "thing", as it has yet to be identified, is in the background of the images. While the tree branch and leaves are in the foreground. Estimating the size by scaling based on the objects in the background, i would estimate 3.5-4 feet tall, hunched over. Looking at the time stamps it's obvious the 2nd picture was taken just before the internal clock moved to the next digit. Thus displaying the same time stamp but actually being .9 seconds after the first picture. We have what I would identify as a bipedal creature moving at an inhuman speed.

Appearance:
Looks to be wearing "garments" of a sort and perhaps custom fitted to it's physiology. Appears to be 2 different sections or pieces. Has 2 appendages contacting the ground with a bipedal gait, leaning forward. The hunched gait appears to be compensating for a large mass on the left of it. There appears to be another appendage on the upper section and we can speculate that there are a pair of these. I do believe there is a 5th appendage or something hanging off the lower section. i speculate that sunlight is reflecting off the material of the upper section in images 2 and 3 resulting in the color change. This is apparent in image 2 as only the very top(some are saying this is a white puff ball on the top of a hat...) of the upper section is displaying the color change. In image 3 as the "thing" moves further into the sunlight more material is reflecting and you can see more color change.

Speed:
Without access to the location and other dimensions of the space this would be a very poor estimation. I also don't know how the camera's sensors work and a quick internet search didn't provide that information. This is just a theory but, I believe that this "thing" moves at such a high speed that the sensors of this camera would not be triggered. If they were triggered the mechanism is not fast enough and by the time the frame is captured the "thing" has moved out of it. This image would be seen as a false positive by the user. Keeping that in mind I have surmised the following. In image 1 the "thing" is barely in the frame and appears to be heading in the direction to exit the frame. However in image 2 we see the "thing" has changed it's heading. I posit that when image 1 was captured the "thing" was pivoting to change direction and had to reduce it's speed. If it had continued in the same direction we surely would not have had images 2 and 3, and most likely not image 1 either.

Classification:
It was difficult for me to describe this "thing" without using human characteristics. That being said it really does appear humanoid to me, however more information can easily change my opinion.

Selene
27th August 2014, 18:23
Here is a screenshot of the enlarged "creature" image:

http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d200/Selenewho/Gnomeif_zpsb46b4a37.jpg (http://s35.photobucket.com/user/Selenewho/media/Gnomeif_zpsb46b4a37.jpg.html)

And if that's isn't a gnome - I'd sure like to know what it is....:rolleyes:

Cheers,

Selene

giovonni
27th August 2014, 18:30
;)


I clicked on one of the images to enlarge and it totally crashed safari on me. Twice. Weirdness.

Linda's site is well known for diligently prohibiting any copying of material, that she holds copyright exclusivity with ...

here's a good one for you though ... ;)

https://fbcdn-sphotos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xpf1/t1.0-9/10304354_716996098362281_6728652130147102052_n.jpg

Yeah that closeup, what is it zoomed in on?

i can assure you it is not an owl ... ;)

Atlas
27th August 2014, 20:45
I made this animation of the gnome:

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/44908464/avalon/clips/Gnome.gif
Notice ^ the mushroom on the lower left corner... :confused:

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I like horsegoo (http://disinfo.com/2014/08/living-gnome-spotted-pennsylvania/)'s explanation:


It's a white-tailed deer running down the trail. How nobody has considered the most likely animal to be captured by a game camera on a trail in Pennsylvania boggles my mind. I hope these two photos side by side will be the end of the debate.

http://a.disquscdn.com/uploads/mediaembed/images/1253/8540/original.jpg

Hervé
27th August 2014, 21:32
[...]
Notice ^ the mushroom on the lower left corner... :confused:

[...]

Mushroom or moth/butterfly?

It seems to be around but starts in the shadow of the "gnome."

My first impression was someone on stilts... but a deer sure has skinny long limbs...

Atlas
27th August 2014, 21:47
[...]
Notice ^ the mushroom on the lower left corner... :confused:

Mushroom or moth/butterfly?

Thanks Amzer Zo, yes I can see it now.

Here are the links to the 3 photos:

Gnome 1 (http://www.earthfiles.com/images/news/G/Gnome200large.jpg) - July 2, 2014, at 7:38:18 AM.
Gnome 2 (http://www.earthfiles.com/images/news/G/Gnome201large.jpg) - July 2, 2014, also at 7:38:18 AM
Gnome 3 (http://www.earthfiles.com/images/news/G/GnomeProfileHatWhiteBallLARGE.jpg) - July 2, 2014, at 7:38:20 AM

Robin
27th August 2014, 22:06
It's a white-tailed deer running down the trail. How nobody has considered the most likely animal to be captured by a game camera on a trail in Pennsylvania boggles my mind. I hope these two photos side by side will be the end of the debate.

http://a.disquscdn.com/uploads/mediaembed/images/1253/8540/original.jpg


Here is a photo of a White-tailed deer that better resembles the coloration in the game camera's photo, as a supplement to buares's observation. White-tailed deer come in a variety of colors that reflect different hues depending on their location to the sun. It is speculated that White-tailed deer throw up their tail as a way to alert other deer in the area of a threat and/or to confuse predators.

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Atlas
27th August 2014, 22:14
Thanks a lot SamwiseTheBrave, I was wondering about the red color.

Robin
27th August 2014, 22:20
Thanks a lot SamwiseTheBrave, I was wondering about the red color.

It could also be the case that the deer (if that was indeed what was in the photo) was red because it has been wounded. Perhaps it was shot by a hunter in a non-vital area (hind-quarters), which explains the red coloration on the rear-end as well as the blurriness in the photo due to the erratic behavior of the injured and confused deer. I'd rather not post photos of injured, bloody deer on Avalon, but I think that the sight can be easily imagined...

13th Warrior
28th August 2014, 01:27
Whitetail deer have a reddish hue to their summer coats...their winter coat is the grayish brown color.

seeker/reader
28th August 2014, 01:32
Does a deer have eyes on its @ss??? I just don't see it. No pun intended.

Robin
28th August 2014, 01:35
Does a deer have eyes on its @ss??? I just don't see it. No pun intended.

No, but they have an a**hole on their a**, and when in motion, the hole could blur making it seem as if there were two holes. ;)

13th Warrior
28th August 2014, 01:36
Does a deer have eyes on its @ss??? I just don't see it. No pun intended.

It does indeed have a "brown eye" in that very location...

"He who would pun would pick a pocket"

13th Warrior
28th August 2014, 01:40
Does a deer have eyes on its @ss??? I just don't see it. No pun intended.

No, but they have an a**hole on their a**, and when in motion, the hole could blur making it seem as if there were two holes. ;)

A doe (female deer) has two orifices located at the posterior.

seeker/reader
28th August 2014, 01:43
If you read the Earthfiles article it says that there was an eyewitness sighting of a gnome at a nearby state park, seen by a couple of people while they were in the parking lot near the woods. They got a good view of the creature. So this, along with the property owner saying there is Sasquatch activity on his property also, may indicate that his trail-cam did indeed capture a gnome rather than the @ss end of a deer.

Oh, I know, it is just a weather balloon. :rolleyes: :pound: Move along, nothing to see here.

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Does a deer have eyes on its @ss??? I just don't see it. No pun intended.

No, but they have an a**hole on their a**, and when in motion, the hole could blur making it seem as if there were two holes. ;)

A doe (female deer) has two orifices located at the posterior.

Horizontal orifices???? The photo has horizontal looking eyes.

13th Warrior
28th August 2014, 01:52
If you read the Earthfiles article it says that there was an eyewitness sighting of a gnome at a nearby state park, seen by a couple of people while they were in the parking lot near the woods. They got a good view of the creature. So this, along with the property owner saying there is Sasquatch activity on his property also, may indicate that his trail-cam did indeed capture a gnome rather than the @ss end of a deer.

Oh, I know, it is just a weather balloon. :rolleyes: :pound: Move along, nothing to see here.

¤=[Post Update]=¤




Does a deer have eyes on its @ss??? I just don't see it. No pun intended.

No, but they have an a**hole on their a**, and when in motion, the hole could blur making it seem as if there were two holes. ;)

A doe (female deer) has two orifices located at the posterior.

Horizontal orifices???? The photo has horizontal looking eyes.

A "flagging" deer with trot with bounding side to side motion with the pelvis rotating from vertical to horizontal.

Atlas
28th August 2014, 10:37
Does a deer have eyes on its @ss???

I agree with ForteanOrg (http://www.abovetopsecret.com/forum/thread1029423/pg4#pid18346422), if you take a closer look, you will notice that these are no eyes:


The "eyes" are pareidolia - a trick of the mind. Our brains simply assume eyes when we see two more or less eye-shaped forms that are somewhat in the right position. The (for the viewer) left "eye" seems to be a bud and looks somewhat like an eyesocket with the right part missing. The right "eye" is a leaf.

You can check it for yourself by simply loading picture #1 and picture # 2 in your favourite graphics program and switch back and forth: to your astonishment you'll see the "eyes" remain stationary whilst the critter moves

Hervé
28th August 2014, 11:17
If one takes a look at the lower right corner of the high-resolution pictures:

http://www.earthfiles.com/news.php?ID=2227&category=Environment... one sees the same purplish color exhibited by the "gnome":


http://a.disquscdn.com/uploads/mediaembed/images/1253/8540/original.jpg


... which leads me to conclude that these colors are chromatographic artifacts of the video camera and/or software used during sunrise time when video cameras usually have a hard time adjusting for contrast, brightness, saturation, white balance, etc... and playing with the latter in your favorite picture processing program, one gets a better idea of whose *ss one is looking at :)

Zaya
28th August 2014, 14:44
If you cover the "eyes" with your pinky (this just started feeling weird to type, all things considered.... lol) it does indeed look like a deer mid-run...

Tyy1907
29th August 2014, 05:15
I have a problem with the skinny legs. I'm leaning toward deer now as well. Funny there were no pictures when it was on the left side ofthe camera as it obviously ran from left to right.

That's why this forum rocks. You guys get er done!