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"Inert" pretty makes it military but it's painted the wrong color. Should be green if it's one of ours.

I can't tell how big it is and I'm not sure it is a sea mine. it's an oddity,.
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Rob Lister wrote: Tue Apr 06, 2021 9:05 am "Inert" pretty makes it military but it's painted the wrong color. Should be green if it's one of ours.

I can't tell how big it is and I'm not sure it is a sea mine. it's an oddity,.
Maybe it was in the water so long the green got washed off it? :P

According to this story (with more pictures), it's about four feet diameter:

https://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/fl ... story.html
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What is the purpose of it, if it is inert? An exercise in finding devices of that shape?
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Witness wrote: Tue Apr 06, 2021 3:42 am
A possible military explosive device washed ashore on a Florida beach

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https://edition.cnn.com/2021/04/04/us/n ... index.html

Now really ed, look after your stuff!
A mine. Interesting.
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gnome wrote: Tue Apr 06, 2021 11:09 am What is the purpose of it, if it is inert? An exercise in finding devices of that shape?
Deploying them maybe. It is also inert until it's "ert". Maybe they are shipped that way to a depot wherein they are armed and "erted", as we call it here in Fla.
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2021 hurricane forecast: 17 storms, 8 hurricanes, 4 major ones

Get ready for another busy hurricane season in 2021.

The first major forecast of the season calls for 17 named storms, eight hurricanes and four major hurricanes, according to Colorado State University research scientist Phil Klotzbach, one of the world’s top hurricane forecasters.

It is the sixth year in a row that what forecasters call an above-average season has been predicted for the Atlantic. The 30-year average is 12 named storms and six hurricanes.

This year there is a 69 percent chance that a major hurricane will make landfall in the U.S., according to the Colorado State University forecast.

There is a 45 percent chance one could strike Florida or the east coast, and a 44 percent of landfall anywhere from the Florida Panhandle to Texas along the Gulf Coast.

Hurricane season starts June 1, peaks in September and ends Nov. 30. But in recent years storms have formed before and after that traditional window.
https://www.tampabay.com/hurricane/2021 ... ajor-ones/

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Does CSU predict well? last year is a good example. I should check out their misses and hits.
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You think thats a joke?
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Lake Ed has a new spokesperson.
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Rob Lister wrote: Tue Apr 06, 2021 9:05 am "Inert" pretty makes it military but it's painted the wrong color. Should be green if it's one of ours.

I can't tell how big it is and I'm not sure it is a sea mine. it's an oddity,.
It's a sea target mine, and it is one of yours.

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ed wrote: Sat Apr 10, 2021 12:22 pm You think thats a joke?
Not at all… by local customs.

E. g.: Florida woman who claimed to be Harry Potter killed judge in hit-and-run, officials say.

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The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.
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Witness wrote: Sun Apr 11, 2021 11:05 pm
Spoiler:
ed wrote: Sat Apr 10, 2021 12:22 pm You think thats a joke?
Not at all… by local customs.

E. g.: Florida woman who claimed to be Harry Potter killed judge in hit-and-run, officials say.

:roll:
Snape remained jailed on Sunday on $60,000 bond. The Palm Beach county public defender’s office has a policy of not speaking about its cases.

For a hit-and-run which killed a federal judge and injured a child, that bond seems really low.
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Its Harry though
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Florida Man Who Posed as Immigration Lawyer Gets 20-Year Sentence

Elvis Harold Reyes filed hundreds of fraudulent applications, collecting $411,000 that he spent on himself and his girlfriend, prosecutors said.

A Florida man who posed as an immigration lawyer, filing hundreds of fraudulent asylum applications and collecting more than $411,000 from unwitting clients, has been sentenced to more than 20 years in prison, federal prosecutors said.

The man, Elvis Harold Reyes, 56, of Brandon, Fla., pleaded guilty in December to charges of mail fraud and aggravated identity theft, and was sentenced on Monday to serve 20 years and nine months, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Florida said in a statement.

From 2016 to 2019, Mr. Reyes, who owned and operated a Christian nonprofit group called EHR Ministries Inc., portrayed himself as an immigration lawyer even though he was not licensed as one, according to court documents. A website for the ministry says it helps prepare immigration documents and applications, provides “wedding ceremony services” and caters “to those that are away from any home church.”

Prosecutors said Mr. Reyes sought out undocumented immigrants in the Tampa area who were originally from Spanish-speaking countries and were seeking Florida driver’s licenses and work authorization. Clients retained and paid Mr. Reyes to represent them on immigration-related matters before U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and other agencies, prosecutors said.

He charged about $5,000 for his services, according to court documents.
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/15/us/e ... ation.html