Time capsule my a$$.

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Someone had the brilliant idea to bury a car 50 years ago in Tulsa Oklahoma. Take a look at this (http://www.buriedcar.com/photo_gallery.asp) gallery. Cool huh?


Well, they started digging it up this week and what did they find. You decide. Clicky! (http://www.tulsachevys.com/Images/buriedcar/index.html)

posted by  vwhobo

Cool, I guess. Better than most time capsules. Although I don't really get your "you decide" part, but the first page wouldn't load right, so I guess I'm missing something.

Anyways, something similiar happened near me:

posted by  giant016

I heard about this...it's pretty interesting...I would have dug the stuff up like 2 months after burying it :laughing:

Wait...what happened to the car? Is it covered with a plastic bag or is that rust? lqtm

posted by  chris_knows

Oh wow...yeah I heard about that. Apparently whoever got closest to guessing the correct population of Tulsa 50 years ago would win the car...but would the microfilm they recored the guesses on even be salvageable now?

And how hard could it be to make a watertight container?

posted by  jedimario

Oh $h!t!!! you just remindedme I buried a time capsule in my back yard! :laughing:


(couldn't see the album :-( )

posted by  MakeItRain

does anyone remember that volvo competition where volvo buried one of thier xc90's suv for the previous pirates of the carribean release? did anyone find that???

posted by  True_Brit

Apparently, nobody did, so they're doing it again. Here's (http://thehunt07.spaces.live.com/) their blog.

posted by  chris_knows

Yeah, I remember that well. Not too sur how to take this one thoug, lol.

posted by  Cliffy

I remember reading about this a few months ago. Who ended up winning it?

posted by  StiMan

i remember reading about this. the only thing i saw in the second album was a little part of the left taillight in the last pix...either rusted to hell or really dirty

posted by  newyorker

http://kotv.com/newsimages/640/cda2f85c-d7b6-42a2-aaa4-7c551f8240fe.jpg

http://buriedcar.com/photo_galleries/june_15th_unveiling/images/img_0494.jp g

pics where on another forum, figured id update this thread. looks to me though, theres a little water damage....:ohcrap:

posted by  adamc44

It's just a little rusty, it's still good, it's still good!

posted by  GreekWarrior

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