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Old February 27 2013, 08:41 PM   #16
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No, I see that, what I'm saying is that there's nothing defining about it that would cause anyone to question anything about it's purported existence. Your friend's imagination may just be a little too active.

There are two reasonable explanations that I can give right off the bat:

1) The object was there and your friend just missed it. It's quite common to notice things in photos one doesn't notice in the moment because a photo is a static image, allowing the brain time to process everything in the picture.

2) It's a manipulated image, which is very easy, and very possible to do. Because of the blurry and poor quality of the image, making a fake image and embedding it becomes even easier, and honestly, for a cell phone image, it's of absurdly poor quality, which suggests tampering as well.
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Old February 27 2013, 08:41 PM   #17
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I still don't get what I'm supposed to be seeing other than a giant phallus pointing the way.
I don't quite get it as well. But it more or less correspond to a figure. You can see an arm and a leg and dark hair. And it is naked and hence the color.

I am not sure about the photo myself. That is why i wanted a second opinion.
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Old February 27 2013, 09:36 PM   #18
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Re: Is this a Hoax ?

Are we supposed to be seeing a person in the background? I can kind of get a figure if I squint. Looks like a simple case of pareidolia. I was already skeptical just reading your post, without even looking at the picture, and here's why:
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According to him, he had not seen anything behind the workers when taking the photo.
That pretty much tells you right there that the phenomenon is going to be an artifact of photography, either what we have in this case, which is an artifact of converting 3D into 2D in a very blurry way, and then letting natural human pattern-seeking take over, or something like flash artifacts, which are what cause "ghost orbs" and streaks of light in pictures.
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Old February 27 2013, 09:38 PM   #19
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Oh, I think I see it now.





The only hoax here is that your friend got you to post a grainy picture of some piece of equipment on a wall in a warehouse and seriously question whether it was a ghost or not.
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Old February 27 2013, 09:41 PM   #20
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Old February 27 2013, 09:41 PM   #21
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What exactly is it I'm supposed to be seeing other than two guys sleep sitting on each other?
Love. That's what.
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Old February 27 2013, 09:45 PM   #22
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Old February 27 2013, 09:46 PM   #23
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It's obviously a ghost. Any scientist with a degree in Ghostology and Spookyonomy will tell you that.
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Old February 27 2013, 10:06 PM   #24
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Oh, Locutus, I so love you.
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Old February 28 2013, 12:05 AM   #25
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1) The object was there and your friend just missed it. It's quite common to notice things in photos one doesn't notice in the moment because a photo is a static image, allowing the brain time to process everything in the picture.
On closer observation I see things looking like a vent, two specks of light, and some fixture -perhaps a light switch. Possibly seen through an open door.

2) It's a manipulated image, which is very easy, and very possible to do. Because of the blurry and poor quality of the image, making a fake image and embedding it becomes even easier, and honestly, for a cell phone image, it's of absurdly poor quality, which suggests tampering as well.
Even then it's a nice job... It's got so many 'crappy camera' artifacts that it's either real or someone went through a lot of trouble to make it look so
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Old February 28 2013, 12:39 AM   #26
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Oh hey, that was me. Sorry for crashing your photo.
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Old February 28 2013, 12:47 AM   #27
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http://i1323.photobucket.com/albums/...g?t=1361996594

A friend of mine, who works as a supervisor, had taken this photo of contract workers who were sleeping when they were supposed to be working. When he viewed the photo on his smartphone, he saw something behind the sleeping workers. According to him, he had not seen anything behind the workers when taking the photo.

I am not sure about the photo. The suspicious image is right behind the ladder which is behind the sleeping workers.

Is this a Hoax ?
Not sure. Can you provide another image for comparison, from same PoV, without the two sleeping guys?
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Old February 28 2013, 01:27 AM   #28
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Indeed. The latent homosexuality is throwing off my P.K.E. readings.
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Old February 28 2013, 01:44 AM   #29
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Indeed. The latent homosexuality is throwing off my P.K.E. readings.
Just don't cross the streams.
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Old February 28 2013, 03:12 AM   #30
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This isn't a screamer, isn't it? I needed years of therapy for one of those things...
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