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Old 02 December 2008, 05:54 AM
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Remember that UL about the scientists of whatever country drilling for oil or whatever and breaking through to hell?

Someone on Deviant Art linked to this site with video and made the statement they thought that this might be the basis.

All my googling has turned up just this site, really, as the most comprehensive.

http://www.englishrussia.com/?p=1830

Anyone have any input? Reminds me of Centralia, PA
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Old 02 December 2008, 10:01 AM
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I think the hole you're thinking of is this project that took place on the Kola peninsula. There is a link the the Well to Hell UL in the article.
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Old 02 December 2008, 12:45 PM
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Then there's this report:

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Super Deep Hole in Kola opens Way into Hell

Scientific workers boring opening deeply deeply into the crust of Earth report they revealed tunnel into hell. "It astonishes," says Professor Flexi Dzerkov, leader of project. "From the sounds emanating from the opening, which we through a powerful microphone selected and magnified there is no doubt we have penetrated infernal regions." The artificially loudened sounds resemble the moans of terror, of torture, and agony. But what makes it sure that hell is the source of sounds is that also audible is an infinitely repeated Muzak version of "Girl from Ipanema."
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Old 02 December 2008, 01:34 PM
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But what makes it sure that hell is the source of sounds is that also audible is an infinitely repeated Muzak version of "Girl from Ipanema."
Yup. That's hell.
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Old 02 December 2008, 07:07 PM
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I'm sure I read about drilling and accidentally finding/hearing Hell. But I'm also sure I read it in the Weekly World News. http://www.weeklyworldnews.com/headl...ole-into-hell/
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Old 04 December 2008, 02:01 AM
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I first heard this UL more than 15 years ago. The drilling in Siberia supposedly took place in the late 1970s or early 1980s. It was said that the scientists doing the drilling lowered microphones into the deep hole once they hit a levels of 20,000 feet with temperatures exceeding 1800 degrees Fahrenheit.

First of all, why would they lower any microphones into the hole? What sounds did they hope to pick up? If these Russian scientists were atheists, and therefore did not believe in "hell," then they certainly did not anticipate hearing the wailing of the tormented souls of dead unrepentant sinners.

Nevertheless, this story was circulated by fundamentalist Christians--beginning with Paul Crouch on his TBN television show--for years before it was finally debunked.

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Old 04 December 2008, 02:09 AM
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. . . First of all, why would they lower any microphones into the hole? What sounds did they hope to pick up? . . .
As a w.a.g., might it be a variant of seismic echolocation in a search for oil? As I understand it, they'll detonate explosives, or otherwise induce vibrations into the earth, and spread out listening devices, to get a 3-D image of the geology of an area. Having a series of mikes at varying depth might enhance the accuracy or resolution of the image.

Or, y'know, it was renegade revanchist religionists hoping to topple the evil empire and return the land to the former rulership of the Tsar/Nobles/Priests in service to Christ, returning the masses to serfdom. Cool, huh?

Silas
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