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The Goatman

By Viergacht
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My most-stolen image.

This is a local cryptid, sort of like Bigfoot but goatier. Supposedly he was a scientist who experimented on goats, and in an epic instance of karmic backlash somehow his experiments backfired and turned him into a half-goat monstrosity. Understandably unhappy with his situation in life, he's been killing pets and haunting lover's lanes in PG county since the late 70's.

Photoshop Elements, stock photos and a lot of free time.
This was done for the 'fake cryptid' contest over on io9.com. Didn't win, but that's OK, the winning chop was pretty darn cute.
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K0M3T's avatar

Ah, so you're the one who made this image! I'll remember that.

Viergacht's avatar
Yep, although I regret not watermarking it.
voncikama's avatar
I see that picture on one of Markipayer (i dont know how is his canal call)video
Viergacht's avatar
Ugh, people steal this all the damn time.
voncikama's avatar
OlgaH-SteelClaw1's avatar
Now i know who should i blame for al those  "DEMonS ExiST wE HavE pR00F WE'RE All D00mEd"  tv-shows on REN-TV
zoroark1234's avatar
so this is fake ok. still might be out there you never know
R4DIO-HAZARD's avatar
It's already written on the description that it's fake lel. Didn't you read it?



''Photoshop Elements, stock photos and a lot of free time.
This was done for the 'fake cryptid' contest over on io9.com. Didn't win, but that's OK, the winning chop was pretty darn cute.''
Pony-Mike's avatar
Excellently illustrated, and the beginning to an epic story.
xX-Strangeness-Xx's avatar
"woah man slow d- wait is that goat cheese? U SICK BASTARD" - The Goat Man, 1970
wdfarmer's avatar
Those eyes are disturbing as hell!  Well done.
KenTheNekomata's avatar
I don't understand why their prefered as Shapeshifting.
dlambeaut's avatar
So, did you do this manip? Well, I've seen it circulating on the internet, even on youtube... Maybe that's a signal it's a pretty cool one! :thumbsup:
Viergacht's avatar
Yep, I see it all over the place too - it only bugs me when people slap their own watermark on it. Can't do much about it, tho.
Mythical-Legend's avatar
Spagoosten's avatar
i ate this human
KenTheNekomata's avatar
What's a goatman?
How is it a shapeshifter?
Badgercheese1994's avatar
This is fake! It wouldn't be 87 degrees at 5 AM! :p
cooki3wolf3's avatar
I live in nm and in the summer it will get there
Viergacht's avatar
Well yeah it's totally fake, but it can be that hot depending on where you live. 
Badgercheese1994's avatar
Not really. I live in Texas, one of the hottest states, and at 5 AM even in the dead of summer its usually in the 70s. 5 AM is the coolest time of day so it wouldn't make sense for it to be 87. :P
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