Archaeologists Discover "Gate to Hell"

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  1. Gahars
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    It's the common movie cliche - archaeologists go poking around sites not meant for the world of man and inevitably unearth some sort of horror upon themselves. Team members die. Maybe there's a risque sex scene somewhere down the line; depends on how bad the studio wants that R rating.

    But that's only pretend, right? Just for the moving pictures and the occasional novel or video game adaptation, right?

    Well...
    [​IMG] Discovery News

    Alright, so there wasn't a creepy monster or space alien, but "lethal vapors" is close enough in my book. And if we count sparrows as part of the team, it meets all the requirements.

    Sadly, I can't find any confirmation that about the whole risque sex scene business. Consider that a bust.

    Of course, this isn't a literal, physical gate to the underworld - as far as we know, no such thing exists (Hades gonna hate). Still, it's absolutely a great cultural find, and hopefully it'll give us a better understanding of Ancient Greek society. Plus, "Archaeologists Discover 'Gate to Hell'" makes for a great headline.

    Still no word on that Stairway to Heaven, though. I'll get back to you on that one.
     
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    So The Undertaker's house has been found. (I know lame joke, but..)
     
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    Someone tell Buffy they found another hellmouth.
     
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    I hope there's nothing with huge guts down there.
     
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    Actually, you can find the Stairway to Heaven on O'ahu, but it's closed right now, and illegal to hike. People still do, though.
     
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    Archaeologist: At last! We have stumbled upon what looks to be the entrance to hell itself!
    Bystander: erm...sir?
    Archaeologist: these entrances have been both feared and searched for for millennia!
    Bystander: sir...?
    Archaeologist: yeey, what terrible secrets wait inside? Will we be able to find a crew brave enough to face its monstrosities?
    Bystander: erm...excuse me...?
    Archaeologist: for this sight is something mankind has yet to fathom and understand. Will it be wise to meddle inside, stir up what is better left unmeddled with?
    Bystander: hey, now...will you please listen to me?
    Archaeologist: yet as it is my job as archaeologist, I MUST find out what these ancient relics mean, find out the evil culture that dwells within and uncover their hideous knowledge.
    Bystander: HEY JACKASS!!!!
    Archaeologist: fear not, brave man. I have ventured far and awide. I shall not unleash horrible plagues of unknown terrors upon the world by...
    Bystander: WE ALREADY KNOW ALL OF THIS!!!
    Archaeologist: wait..what?
    Bystander: that's the tax collector's office.
     
  15. Clydefrosch

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    it makes for a great headline, however, hades isnt hell, at least not for the greek back then. hades is simply afterlife, their version of heaven would be the olymp I guess, but nobody gets in there. Their version of hell was... tartarus?
     
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    if you really want to see the opening to the gates of hell ....google 'blue waffle

    SPOILS!
     
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    Actually a specific part of Hades was meant to be heaven and another part hell. I can't remember what the heaven part was called though. Olympus is just where the gods chill out, no more and no less. I think there was also a somewhat neutral part that was neither really good nor really bad.
     
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    This is what we have nukes for.
     
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    Earth?
    leave it to dante, nukes are meant for imagination
     
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    was the gate in a hand basket? :creep: