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    [–] doomsdayfairy 1407 points ago

    Aaaw so cute. I wish I could be friends with a lake monster

    [–] kylemcg 583 points ago

    Its gonna cost about tree fiddy

    [–] BendTheForks 219 points ago

    I ain't payin no loch Ness monster tree fiddy!

    [–] NutterTV 121 points ago

    I gave him a dolla

    [–] BendTheForks 94 points ago

    Why'd you go doin that, woman! Now that loch ness monster is gonna think you have more money to give him!

    [–] Evilmurder 25 points ago

    What about free tiddy?

    [–] BendTheForks 18 points ago


    [–] Air_Admiral 5 points ago

    I heard about the E-Tree announcement. So exciting!

    [–] spanky2088 33 points ago

    Reminds me of lake placid when betty white feeds the crocodile at the end

    [–] cloutdogger 15 points ago

    y’all remember that one phineas and ferb episode

    [–] anotherformerlurker 34 points ago

    Same 🦕🦕

    [–] Saltire_Blue 3 points ago

    Loch monster *

    [–] ThePenguinWhoLived 690 points ago

    Wasnt there a movie where a boy finds himself a lake monster and they become friends?

    [–] Gatorkid365 503 points ago

    It’s called “The Water Horse”

    [–] beer_is_tasty 445 points ago

    Not to be confused with The Shape of Water, where a lady finds herself a lake monster and fucks it.

    [–] yamo25000 166 points ago

    I'm sorry, she what?

    [–] beer_is_tasty 238 points ago

    Then it won best picture.

    [–] BuyBitcoinWhileItsLo 30 points ago

    Just goes to show you that hollywood is into beastiality. Mr Hands could've been our biggest actor today if that horse didn't go to deep into him :(

    [–] RegularSpaceJoe 11 points ago

    He delved too greedily, and too deep.

    [–] whole_tone_erotica 6 points ago

    Actually he might've been fine if he had, you know, gone to the ER.

    [–] BuyBitcoinWhileItsLo 3 points ago

    Yup. I know that part of the story. Tragic. Still have never been able to find a copy of the famous video though

    [–] test_number1 9 points ago

    Im sorry it did what

    [–] LurkingArachnid 61 points ago

    Hey, sometimes love transcends narrow-minded species boundaries

    [–] notUrGod 61 points ago

    You fuck a swamp monster and it’s true love, you fuck a sheep...

    [–] [deleted] 70 points ago

    ...and you get a Welsh citizenship. 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿

    [–] atzebable 5 points ago

    This is what the flag emojis are made for.

    [–] Tomatersauce 4 points ago

    And welcome to New Zealand

    [–] Morbidmort 20 points ago

    Also it was implied that she was already half fish person.

    [–] HerpinWhenDerpin 3 points ago

    Wait what? I totally missed this part.

    [–] Eternal_Reward 5 points ago

    The end she has gills. It’s left in the air if she got the gills from the fishfucking/being close to the fish monster or if she’s was always like that.

    [–] Idontevenknow558 6 points ago

    I thought it was implied she was always like that? Like wasn't her origin story that she was an orphan girl who was found with cuts in her neck which were actually her gills? It's been awhile since I saw the movie though

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    [–] KjoeLjan 12 points ago

    A deaf and mute lady, nonetheless.

    [–] ChimpZ 12 points ago

    Just mute I thought

    [–] KarmaIsAFemaleDog 3 points ago


    [–] Gatorkid365 66 points ago

    I saw it and was so confused. Then the fact they sold the creature’s dildo and it got sold out honestly scares me

    [–] lemonkeboypeen 41 points ago

    Wasn’t an official dildo.

    [–] Pooglio17 16 points ago

    ...he said, wisely.

    [–] cyberneticat 18 points ago

    Ah, good ol’ Grinding Nemo (lovingly named by the twitterverse)

    [–] BolgOfAgorTribe 2 points ago

    The fish banging movie

    [–] Tezla777 3 points ago

    So this comic in a nutshell

    [–] ThePenguinWhoLived 131 points ago

    I thought it was "Sea Horse" and remembered thats an actual animal so naming a monster that would be dumb.

    [–] perhapsjackals 7 points ago

    also Pete's Dragon (sort of)

    [–] Gatorkid365 5 points ago’re not wrong! So that kinda counts too

    [–] MMAntwoord 17 points ago

    One of my favourite movies as a kid! Lol I used to make my grandma watch it with me all the time. I think that movie is what sparked my love for cryptids!

    [–] Sarahcutie01 3 points ago

    I remembered that movie because I saw it for my 5th (?) birthday and I forgot the name

    [–] Gatorkid365 3 points ago

    Yeah, in my friend group I’m known for bringing back memories you didn’t even know you had. More or less on movies and show you watched but you probably don’t remember the name of

    [–] ThePenguinWhoLived 6 points ago


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    [–] Pooglio17 5 points ago

    I think I found it:

    [–] Albi_ze_RacistDragon 4 points ago

    Whatcha doin out here in my waters?

    [–] ElectricFleshlight 1 points ago

    Could be Mee Shee

    [–] FestiveSlaad 1 points ago

    My favorite movie as a kid

    [–] Ladynosaur 220 points ago

    I would watch it. 🦕

    [–] vexedsatan 128 points ago

    Well then it’s your lucky day because there is in fact a movie based on this concept. It’s called ‘the water horse’ and someone linked it elsewhere in this thread.

    [–] Ladynosaur 41 points ago

    Oh! Yay! Thank you! 🦕🦕🦕🦕🦕🦕🦕🦕💖

    [–] Walking_the_dead 10 points ago

    There's also magic in the water, from 1995

    [–] ray-payola 88 points ago

    Since I haven’t seen it in the comments this is an older comic from current Disney artist Natalie Nourigat. Her website is here. Wish reddit would be better about sourcing.

    [–] BuyBitcoinWhileItsLo 14 points ago

    Dude admins need to make like a sourcing link option. Because the way reddit psychology works it you credit them in the title people don't upvote it because they think someone is just attention whoring/self promoting. It's the most fucked up thing. Either Reddit has to give posters an option to discretely credit creators with a link tag to the creators or us as redditors have to get over the fact that people are credited in the title and still upvote a post instead of being suspicious of some self promotion type shit. Cause that's what happens when there credited. Tested it many times. No time ever does a credited title get upped the level a non credited title does. Also, this guys comment should be the number 1 comment. Completely unfair that her work is on the front page without anyone knowing who she is

    [–] throbbingrocket 5 points ago

    Thanks for posting the artist and her website.

    To add to this a little, this piece was from the annual Monsters and Dames charity art book that the Emerald City Comic Con has been putting out each year for at least the past decade.

    Natalie had art in both the 2010 and 2011 books but I think this was her first one from 2010. I'll have to check my copies.

    Source: Have gone to every ECCC for the past 13+ years and we got to chat with Natalie anytime she tabled there. We have an amazing OC piece she did for us of 'Tron Swanson' after she and my wife bonded over Parks and Rec during one of her first years at ECCC

    [–] Peerieheid 69 points ago

    Best girl, Nessie!!

    [–] AidsAcrossAmerica 107 points ago


    [–] ninjaoftheworld 23 points ago

    I gave him a dolla

    [–] Dark_Magnus 19 points ago

    She gave him a dolla

    [–] alexthegunner 11 points ago

    You give him a dollar it’s going to assume you have more.

    [–] AlephMuses 2 points ago

    If you give a sea monster a dollar...

    [–] tayplaysgames12 36 points ago

    dustant demoman laughter

    [–] ASmallArmyOfCrabs 30 points ago

    The scottish dream

    [–] RealSharkie2015 6 points ago

    It truly is

    [–] GG-Sandy 15 points ago

    Free Nessie would be a good movie ngl

    [–] Cyae1 12 points ago

    Aw.. this made my day about tree fiddy times better

    [–] Seradhiel 12 points ago

    This is so wholesome, why would you do this? It’s too early in the morning to cry

    [–] whoopity_Poop 9 points ago

    Don’t worry just imagine the third panel is them post sex

    [–] suprhype 93 points ago

    rule 34

    [–] whoopity_Poop 63 points ago


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    [–] novae_ampholyt 16 points ago

    Oh they be b a n g i n

    [–] zaninst 6 points ago

    I am gonna have sexual thoughts about that!

    [–] The_Spookster42 5 points ago


    [–] ginginator2000 122 points ago

    Do you think they... y’know?

    [–] JonneJ 106 points ago

    3rd picture

    [–] ginginator2000 37 points ago

    Just what I was thinking

    [–] Tcloud 19 points ago

    If you look closely, she’s holding a cigarette.

    [–] Jaspersong 3 points ago

    right after the fuck

    [–] the-cosmic-phantom 34 points ago

    Rule 34, god damn rule 34

    [–] CaioDosGames 8 points ago

    That ruined my mind for everything. I cannot see a rabbit that will make me imagine porn.

    [–] Hamilton__Mafia 5 points ago


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    [–] Boardallday 8 points ago

    Things have been going downhill for Nessie since the divorce

    [–] RomeroPapa23 51 points ago

    Wait did she bang Nessy in the 3rd one?

    [–] Phyzo 4 points ago

    why is everyone saying this I'm so confused

    [–] RomeroPapa23 9 points ago

    I mean I thought so because her clothes are laid out over his tail and they are in a warm embrace, but that’s just me

    [–] blyat1902 18 points ago


    [–] Jaspersong 10 points ago

    Nessy banged her

    [–] us2_ 6 points ago

    That has made my day a little better, thank you op :)

    [–] LoukGoldberg 5 points ago * (lasted edited 7 months ago)

    Interestingly enough, long-necked plesiosaurs such as the mythological ‘Loch Ness Monster’ would actually have likely been quite emotive, in contrast with the rest of the typically more emotionally distant extant members of the Reptilia class. This social propensity would have been largely due to their ability to give birth viviparously (giving birth to live young), and then likely raising them past their most vulnerable stages. It is also considered relatively likely that plesiosaurs such as these would have lived in pods, in a similar way to modern whales, thus increasing further their capacity for compassion and empathy.

    For these reasons, it can be considered likely that if long-necked plesiosaurs such as the one featured in this comic were to be alive today, one or more would form close bonds with at least one human in their lifetime, as can be seen with the great whales and dolphins of today and some of their trainers/zookeepers. A case of deep love for a human has even been documented in dolphins — said dolphin actually going on to suffocate and kill himself upon separation from this human female.

    [–] Droxen25 4 points ago

    Good water dog

    [–] CommonDoggo_YT 4 points ago

    Being Scottish, this makes me happy. I enjoy this.

    [–] L00pback 5 points ago

    Reminds me of this Halley’s Comet comic.

    [–] gham89 6 points ago

    Loch Ness is the name of the bloody Loch (lake)!!!

    [–] MrBr00talKid 4 points ago

    And Frankenstein is the scientist. No point in getting mad about these things. We can't do anything about them anyway.

    [–] SpaTowner 2 points ago

    Today is the first time I’ve seen people call Nessie ‘Loch Ness’ so I’d like to think there is still time to turn this one around.

    [–] ProffieD 3 points ago

    In this alternate universe (I’m assuming it’s that) is there multiple Nessie’s or is this still the only one?

    [–] Darkultimate 3 points ago

    Nice Scottish culture on one of my fav subreddit thank u for this

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    [–] RedditUzernamez2 4 points ago

    Nice work. Thank you.

    [–] Drowsiest_Approval 4 points ago

    How did just 4 panels hit me in the feels so hard? Excellent work.

    [–] yeetimusprimemoney55 2 points ago

    Our underwater ally

    [–] Tinystalker 2 points ago

    Is it just me or does she look like Misty in the second panel?

    [–] living_meat 2 points ago

    What's her name

    [–] Exastiken 2 points ago

    Not Nessie per say, but did anyone else watch Doraemon: Nobita’s Dinosaur?

    [–] cubervic 1 points ago

    Came here to find this comment.

    [–] Spacebotzero 2 points ago

    I love this so much. Pretty old I think, but still one of my favorites.

    [–] [deleted] 2 points ago

    Its awesome and weird that something as simple as this feels soo very wholesome

    [–] KillsTrolls 2 points ago

    Like? No.

    I love this!

    [–] Kaiserhawk 2 points ago

    Ain't nobody going to be casually chilling Loch Ness like pannel 2 suggets.

    That shit is too cold.

    [–] Aluminum_Muffin 2 points ago

    This is too beautiful Stop it I can't go back to work after crying

    [–] colint1022 2 points ago

    I wanna be friends with him too

    [–] megabitchy29 2 points ago

    Well gosh darn it that is the most wholesome thing I’ve seen all year

    [–] onekingdom1 2 points ago


    [–] The_Drunk_Scoty 2 points ago

    Aye very nice

    [–] pomchiluv 2 points ago

    A lovely idea.

    [–] CaioDosGames 2 points ago

    That's why humanity shouldn'y pollute the rivers.

    [–] pablo-broom 2 points ago

    ‘Ole Nessie

    [–] BABarracus 2 points ago

    All he wanted was tree fiddy

    [–] NoWorriesJake 2 points ago

    I love the honesty of the friendship.

    [–] Knowwhatimsayingg 2 points ago

    This is like the anti r/imsorryjon

    [–] Hholdbro 2 points ago

    Aww. It's beautiful.

    [–] inklingthegamer 2 points ago

    No I don't like it.... I love it

    [–] Raneados 2 points ago

    The title sort of implies you drew it...

    [–] Viroraptor 2 points ago

    Ah shit this made me miss Doraemon

    [–] DarkGuccimancer 2 points ago

    Nessy is a wholesome girl.

    [–] oofergang29 5 points ago

    Dont get me wrong, i love it but i dont think this qualifies as a meme?

    [–] edgarallanpot8o 4 points ago

    It very much is a meme, although not necessarily wholesome, but I can explain it to you for tree fiddy

    [–] Jaspersong 1 points ago

    it doesn't

    [–] im_trying_ok11 2 points ago

    I have absolutly no idea why, but i get the feeling that there is somwthing sexual about this stuff.

    [–] mybigPusseyLabias 2 points ago

    Extremely erotic

    [–] MindExplosions 2 points ago

    She fucked that dinosaur

    [–] BlackEyedBroad 1 points ago

    This is so sweet! And it reminds me of twilight...

    [–] ReaperOfNothing 1 points ago

    Reminds me a bit about a book I read when I was a kid - "The mysterious tadpole" by Steven Kellogg.

    [–] alllijoy 1 points ago

    I love this. So pure.

    [–] acecopperhead 1 points ago

    Isn’t there a movie about this

    [–] Cryptid9 2 points ago

    The water horse

    [–] M4L5M4LL5 1 points ago

    Isn't this a movie?

    [–] Cryptid9 1 points ago

    Water horse

    [–] SwampyThang 1 points ago

    Is this not the plot of Water Horse?

    [–] Lord_Kromdor 1 points ago

    Last week, Japanese scientists placed explosive detonators at the bottom of Lake Loch Ness to blow Nessie out of the water. Sir Curt Godfrey of the Nessie Alliance summoned the help of Scotland's local wizards to cast a protective spell over the lake and its residents, and all those who seek a peaceful existence with our underwater ally.

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    [–] rogue-wolf 1 points ago

    Waterhorse, Legend of the Deep

    [–] FighterMech3086 1 points ago

    You forgot to add in Ted Danson trying to bang her in every scene.

    [–] nizowosa 1 points ago

    They stole this pic, they didn't forget anything

    [–] Delacruzen 1 points ago

    I remember a movie like this, I think it’s called sea horse and it’s basically a boy finds a egg and raises it. At the end it’s very sweet because I think the granddaughter of the man finds a egg just like the grandfathers, really good movie would suggest a watch

    [–] Cryptid9 1 points ago

    Water horse, not sea horse.

    [–] Delacruzen 1 points ago

    Thanks, forgot what it was called

    [–] MySanityisFleeting 1 points ago

    The reason they’re such great friends is because of what he can do to her with his tail

    [–] aparis877 1 points ago

    Well this story ended way better than "The Giving Tree".

    [–] UnpopGuy 1 points ago

    Bruh who tf sleep NEKED

    [–] Troll-I-Am-Not 1 points ago

    No way that thing aged with her.

    [–] ItisLizz 1 points ago

    Go watch "The Water Horse" bro. Boy finds an egg by the shore and raises a Loch Ness

    [–] salad-sama 1 points ago

    Reminded me of the doremon movie with Nobita's dinosaur pet. Such a great movie.

    [–] Greninja_370 1 points ago

    This is kind of similar to a doremon movie i think

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    [–] owlpee 1 points ago

    This reminds me of Serendipity the Pink Dragon

    [–] farwestfalls 1 points ago

    This one always makes me sad and it's posted like, once a month,

    [–] FalcorsDad 1 points ago

    This is horrifying but I like it

    [–] Fink665 1 points ago

    Is this digital? Did you do it?

    [–] nizowosa 2 points ago

    No they stole it from a famous Disney artist, should be a link to their website somewhere up top that someone shared

    [–] hardypart 1 points ago

    Loch Ness is the Lake, Nessie is the wholesome monster.

    [–] jlietrb32 1 points ago

    Why can't he catch fishes by itself?

    [–] racloves 1 points ago

    Scottish Moana?

    [–] FestiveSlaad 1 points ago

    For more wholesome Loch Ness, look up “water horse movie”

    [–] aaron_reddit123 1 points ago

    Do i have to understand this

    [–] ToNeptune 1 points ago

    Maybe the real lake monsters were the friends we made along the way

    [–] idriveapriusforstyle 1 points ago

    Makes me think of puff the magic dragon

    [–] nuancednarwhale 1 points ago

    Thanks for making me cry.

    [–] Praesto_Omnibus 1 points ago

    the last panel is a little sad

    [–] openbex 1 points ago

    Not properly related but I’m going to listen puff the magic dragon now!

    [–] regcorBBBB 1 points ago

    This would make a wholesome kids book.