Mysterious Lego Man Washes Ashore In Florida

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On October 25th, Jeff Hindman was walking along Florida's Siesta Key Beach when he saw what appeared to be a rather large marine animal washed ashore. However, when the Sarasota resident got closer, he realized that it was not an animal in distress, but a giant Lego Man!

At first he thought the 100 pound, eight-feet tall castaway, that had the strange message 'No Real Than You Are', inscribed on its green shirt, was an advertisement gimmick for a new Legoland that is scheduled to open in the area. However, officials of the amusement park claimed they had nothing to do with the Lego Man and did not even want him, since he is not made from genuine Lego pieces!

Upon closer examination they found the name of Dutch artist Ego Leonard, written on the back. When a local newspaper tried to contact the artist via e-mail to see whether he was responsible for the masterpiece, they received a rather cryptic e-mail reply, which read 'I am glad I crossed over. Nice weather here and friendly people. I think I'm gonnna stay here for a while'.

Since this did not give them any answers, officials took Lego Man in custody and are currently storing him at the Sarasota police property room where he will remain for a maximum of 90 days in case, an owner emerges. If not, Jeff Hindman will become the proud owner of this fiberglass man - At least for a short time, until he can sell it on eBay.

This is not the first time one of these mysterious figures has washed up on beach shores. In 2007 and 2008, two similar figures were found on the shores of The Netherlandsand England respectively. The only difference was the color of their shirts! As it now stands, no one knows where these toy figures are swimming in from or where they will show up next - So be sure to keep an eye out the next time you are on the beach!

Resources: huffingtonpost.com, scholastic.com, dscdiscovery.com

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1334 Comments
  • iron_19
    iron_19Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 8:43 am
    for all we know he could be a robot come to counquer the world
    • sillyman
      sillymanThursday, April 8, 2021 at 1:12 pm
      i love legos 🧍👩‍❤️‍💋‍👩
      • snowy_starzz
        snowy_starzzWednesday, March 10, 2021 at 7:07 am
        And I thought scary videos were scary but now this, now this is kinda creepy...no offense lego man...
        • kittylover111
          kittylover111Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 6:20 am
          that's kinda funny and interesting.
          • theplay
            theplayMonday, February 8, 2021 at 7:11 am
            Why Why Florida have cool coincidences.
            • acornyo101
              acornyo101Thursday, January 7, 2021 at 5:27 am
              Why is it always Florida that gets the cool coincidences.
              • coolkid77
                coolkid77Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 1:36 pm
                ok so... i live in florida, yet, HOW HAVE I NOT HEARD OF THIS YET?!
                • spykitten
                  spykittenMonday, March 9, 2020 at 10:41 am
                  OK that is really weird.
                  • sansscott
                    sansscottThursday, January 9, 2020 at 10:08 am
                    but its florida i mean come on
                    • cacafyti-156884714822
                      cacafyti-156884714822Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 10:00 am
                      That Realy wierd OK