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I-17 Desert Snowman

Post by paulhubbard » Jul 01 2013 1:11 pm

Wondering if anyone knows if this is "The Ghost of Construction Projects Past" on the southbound side of I-17 climbing out of the Verde Valley? Next time by I'm going to slow down to get a better shot of it.
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Post by outdoor_lover » Jul 01 2013 1:15 pm

@paulhubbard
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Post by kingsnake » Jul 01 2013 1:19 pm

It's obviously Big Foot.
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Post by beterarcher » Jul 01 2013 1:29 pm

kingsnake wrote:It's obviously Big Foot.
the other Preston?
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Post by kingsnake » Jul 01 2013 1:35 pm

Possibly. But I can't say more. Somebody contact SyFy channel to investigate ...
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Post by Alston_Neal » Jul 01 2013 2:03 pm

@paulhubbard
Did you just randomly point the camera out the window and catch this?
If not then you knew it was there already.
That being said, you said you would stop and check it out next time....but why?
Because you know it's there and you don't have to stop because you've already stopped once when you put it there.
I rest my case.... :sl:
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Post by PLC92084 » Jul 01 2013 2:08 pm

@Alston Neal
Two days wasn't enough...

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Post by Alston_Neal » Jul 01 2013 2:14 pm

PLC92084 wrote:@Alston Neal
Two days wasn't enough...
:sl: Yes I do believe my suspension from posting has ended and I will do my level best to act in an adult and mature manner.
In other words I will not fall prey to any of you and go down the road to ruin... ;)
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Re: I-17 Desert Snowman

Post by PLC92084 » Jul 01 2013 2:17 pm

@Alston Neal
Hard to go down a road you've (apparently) been parked on most of your life... As long as you hike on it, you're probably safe !!

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Post by The_Eagle » Jul 01 2013 3:14 pm

@paulhubbard
I caught it out of the corner of my eye while driving past it on Saturday. Mentioned it to Joe and he thought I was crazy. Thanks for the picture!
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Post by chumley » Jul 01 2013 3:21 pm

coanbru wrote:he thought I was crazy
Not sure what this thread has to do with that.
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Post by paulhubbard » Jul 01 2013 4:47 pm

Alston Neal wrote:Did you just randomly point the camera out the window and catch this?
If not then you knew it was there already.
No, it was not a random picture, but we were going ~60mph
I saw it two weeks ago out of the corner of my eye and wasn't exactly sure where it was, so I was lucky to catch it at all!
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Post by azbackpackr » Jul 01 2013 4:55 pm

coanbru wrote:@paulhubbard
I caught it out of the corner of my eye while driving past it on Saturday. Mentioned it to Joe and he thought I was crazy. Thanks for the picture!
Just because the snowman is real does NOT mean that Joe is wrong. That is faulty logic. You probably are crazy.
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Re: I-17 Desert Snowman

Post by PatrickL » Jul 01 2013 9:41 pm

This guy/gal has been there for years. He/she was wearing a high-visibility vest for quite some time, but he/she took it off a while back.

You must have a quick reaction time because you only get a couple seconds to look at it if you're going the speed limit. Just remember the 4000ft sign and you'll see it every time.

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