Relax: the aliens aren't using poisonous space rocks to soften us up in advance of an invasion, after all. Last week, you may recall, a meteorite fell in Peru. Locals who were first on the scene reported feeling ill immediately after contact with the space rock, with symptoms including headaches and nausea. Speculation began …
So, this Luisa Macedo. Did she happen to display any emotion at all? She wasn't outside pointing at people and wailing at the top of her lungs, was she? Did she, by any chance, get spotted loading a bunch of what appears to be giant pea pods into the boot of a military vehicle?
I only ask, as over here in old blighty we've got some pretty strong weed killers. Will I need to stock up?
Enquiring minds need to know!
Swamp Gasses? I heard it came down in some rather arid desert?
Never the less, it seems the crater is now full of water somehow...
They're lucky they didn't get hit by the Martians heat ray.
Well meteroites contain 'a lot' of ICE etc - so perhaps when landing this melted and is now causing the water filled hole?
Dont get me wrong - I'd love Aliens to be present - they might whip the world into some decent activity - other than HDTV and Carbon sodding Footprints! We need a new enemy and short of murdering all PC people - Aliens would be a good focal point - I mean we have Team America to protect us - don't we? :)
I've seen the Andromeda Strain. Remember, don't nuke it or we are all doomed.
They've already taken over key parts of the Peruvian government!! Everyone grab a manual can opener and a base ball bat. The government doesn't want us to know they're in league with these Aliens.
But they've been tricked, the Aliens will harvest our organs in true cult sci-fi fashion!
Anonymous (but reliable) authorities inform me that the affected villagers were treated using a continuous playback of Slim Whitman's greatest hits. Sadly, although their bodies are now nearly healed, the results of this cutting-edge therapy have utterly overwhelmed the local mental health services.
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Do the locals now have a strange scar on the back of their necks? Can they bend their little fingers properly? Have local figures of authority started to die of unexplained cerebral haemorrhages? Has an out-of-town architect recently lost his way on a lonely road, looking for a shortcut that he never found?
'Prolonged exposure can lead to digestive problems, cancer, diabetes, liver disease and thickened skin.'
George W Brush must be suffering from prolonged exposure to arsenic. He's showing that there final symptom. I wonder who's trying to do him in.
What's that coming over the hill?
Is it a monster?
Errr... no, looks like a black helicopter.
I'd better go now....
They've already got the Peruvian Gov't!
Boys and girls, be wary of anyone who has been to Peru recently as it is obvious that the Peruvian government has been infiltrated by the Marshuns!
It doesn't take a Fox Mulder to work this one out...
Dont worry guys the invasion wont last.
The sherriff will try and get everyone to dive into a lake during a storm, in Florida
and then the invasion will end on a cliff hanger and we wont get to find out what happens because some beauracratic Alien, holding the purse strings will say the INVASION is too expensive and cancel it.
I really don't think it is possible to arrive at a conclusive diagnosis of the health problems caused by this `meteorite´without conducting exhaustive anal probing, it's the only thing these people respond to.
I can think of several times where this may be a positive side effect. Mountain biking and roller blading come to mind.
Our bcteria will do them in
Just remember that at the end of the War of the Worlds, the Martians were overcome by bacteria.
Now where's that Anthrax......
Stop calling us geologists boffins!
Anyone fancy a trip to Iscandar
Only takes about a year once you get started. Since the killer meteors have started falling, I expect contact from a benevolent alien to give us engine plans to go meet them and get the cure.
Unfortunately for this theory, meteorites are cold when they reach the Earth.
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