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strangest thing you have ever seen

Post by wee drop o' bush » Fri Jun 10, 2011 4:56 am

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Meat N' Taters wrote:I guess tonight qualifies. I was fishing a local creek, and kept hearing strange voices and noises from the woods nearby. There were no people around, nor any reason to believe people would be in that patch of woods at that time. I would hear indistinct shouting, and a sound like someone hitting a cowbell. The air seemed to get...thicker around sundown. Very creepy. I am still a little on edge.
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Re: strangest thing you have ever seen

Post by Fletch » Fri Jun 10, 2011 6:20 am

On three separate occasions whilst strolling about town today, a girl smiled at me :shock:
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Post by wee drop o' bush » Fri Jun 10, 2011 6:22 am

Fletch wrote:On three separate occasions whilst strolling about town today, a girl smiled at me :shock:
Here's another :D
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Re: strangest thing you have ever seen

Post by Fletch » Fri Jun 10, 2011 6:41 am

Did I wake up in an alternate reality today? :?

Cheers wee drop o' bush :lol:
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Re: strangest thing you have ever seen

Post by Zombie Joey » Sun Jun 12, 2011 10:18 pm

This may not be the strangest thing ever but it's probably one the the most infuriating wheelchair stories in the vein of what TheLastRifleMan wrote about.

There's a rather portly woman, I'd guess she's somewhere in the 300+ pound range, who drives her motorized wheelchair all over town. Now we know that these kind of chairs are not made for people this heavy. This isn't really a unique story but the lady pulls around her 300+ pound daughter who is in a manual wheelchair. I hear they've gone through several wheelchairs because of this.

Ever watch Tosh.0? There's a video of some people doing the same thing.

NSFW.

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Now for the upsetting part. I know some people that are foster parents. One day they get this 10 year old boy who has autism. He's covered in this horrible rash all over his body. It turns out the rash was really flea bites.

I guess you see where this is going. His mom was the lady I mentioned earlier. She was too fat to chase after her kid so when she did catch him she would literally chain him to the front porch so he wouldn't run off. She was also a drunk and would beat him. And she made no attempt to get any sort of treatment for her son's autism.

The foster parents I know had him less than a year and he had made huge improvements just by being in a stable environment.

The daughter wound up getting her own electric wheelchair. Now her and her mom go to various churches and beg for food and other handouts.
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Re: strangest thing you have ever seen

Post by callista » Mon Jun 13, 2011 12:16 am

Wow... I was all set to get irate for you bashing her for being fat, but if she treats a ten year old kid that badly, bash away; the fat is irrelevant.

BTW, bariatric mobility scooters exist; they just cost more. Maybe her insurance wouldn't cover it.
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Re: strangest thing you have ever seen

Post by coyotebc » Mon Jun 13, 2011 1:12 am

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Re: strangest thing you have ever seen

Post by Meat N' Taters » Mon Jun 13, 2011 10:13 am

Saw a lady opening up a hamburger, squirting on a packet of ketchup or mustard, then consuming it. All while driving her soccer-mom SUV at 70 mph. I was impress.

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Re: strangest thing you have ever seen

Post by Fletch » Mon Jun 13, 2011 12:01 pm

I saw a couple of guys on motor scooters riding parrelel, with their wives on the back with one wife holding a child and the other woman feeding the child...... with chopsticks, at speed on the yangao highway. And not a one of them was wearing a helmet.

I see random crap like that daily, my favourite was a grandmother feeding her grandson (of about eleven by the goddamn way) on the metro/subway/tube/underground. Normally not so bad but she was feeding the kid satay which come on pointy pointy sticks, point first into his mouth on a line which is rough to say the least, lots of bumps and sudden stops. Hilarity almost ensued, but sadly they departed before anything interesting could occur.
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Re: strangest thing you have ever seen

Post by T-Boon » Mon Jun 13, 2011 12:21 pm

This is pretty high on my list !

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Re: strangest thing you have ever seen

Post by dynomike » Wed Jul 27, 2011 9:41 pm

I was sound asleep once when I was awakened to something tugging at my feet. I suddenly felt two large hands grab my ankles and try to pull me out of bed. I started to struggle, but my body wouldn't respond. I felt myself dragged halfway down the bed when it suddenly stopped. I then felt myself breathing... in my head. Somehow I could feel my chest heaving up and down in my face. I wasn't sure if I was dreaming or what, but let me tell you, it's a weird feeling to feel your face rise and fall. I eventually truly woke up. To this day, I'm not sure if it was a dream or if something was trying to take my soul away.

In October, 2007, my grandfather died. He was 85 and had several strokes over the years. He was severely paralyzed and could hardly speak. The only thing he could do was say a couple of words and laugh. For an old, paralyzed man, he had a roar of a laugh.

Three days after his funeral, at around 2 am, I hear something in my living room. It starts really low, then gets louder and louder. I realize that I can hear my grandfather laughing in the living room. My wife wakes up and hears it too. After 1 minute, the laughing just stops. The same thing happened the next night at 2 am. Proof of life after death? I dunno, you tell me...
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Re: strangest thing you have ever seen

Post by Robertsteel » Thu Jul 28, 2011 1:47 am

I saw an unidentified object in heaven I doubt is an alien, when I was 16 years old

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Re: strangest thing you have ever seen

Post by Boromokot » Thu Jul 28, 2011 7:36 pm

dynomike wrote:I was sound asleep once when I was awakened to something tugging at my feet. I suddenly felt two large hands grab my ankles and try to pull me out of bed. I started to struggle, but my body wouldn't respond. I felt myself dragged halfway down the bed when it suddenly stopped. I then felt myself breathing... in my head. Somehow I could feel my chest heaving up and down in my face. I wasn't sure if I was dreaming or what, but let me tell you, it's a weird feeling to feel your face rise and fall. I eventually truly woke up. To this day, I'm not sure if it was a dream or if something was trying to take my soul away.

In October, 2007, my grandfather died. He was 85 and had several strokes over the years. He was severely paralyzed and could hardly speak. The only thing he could do was say a couple of words and laugh. For an old, paralyzed man, he had a roar of a laugh.

Three days after his funeral, at around 2 am, I hear something in my living room. It starts really low, then gets louder and louder. I realize that I can hear my grandfather laughing in the living room. My wife wakes up and hears it too. After 1 minute, the laughing just stops. The same thing happened the next night at 2 am. Proof of life after death? I dunno, you tell me...

The first part sounds like sleep paralysis. That stuff can get pretty realistic and scary

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Re: strangest thing you have ever seen

Post by taskforce71 » Sat Jul 30, 2011 11:56 pm

Fletch wrote:On three separate occasions whilst strolling about town today, a girl smiled at me :shock:
Does this count: once an older woman glanced at me three times and smiled. She was a major MILF!

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Re: strangest thing you have ever seen

Post by Towanda » Sun Jul 31, 2011 7:13 pm

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Post by RickOShea » Sun Jul 31, 2011 8:54 pm

I've been on a few strange power outage calls:

We found a full grown emu laying across all three lines of a three-phase circuit about 40' off the ground.

Once, we found a nice five pound mullet fish on top of a power transformer on a 35' pole.

Another time, my partner and I were riding out the lines. I was driving while he was glassing the lines trying to spot the cause of the outage. He saw what he described as a bunch of small black garbage bags hanging off a section of the power line that crossed a plowed field.

The "garbage bags" were actually a dozen dead crows hanging upside-down from the power line. When we got closer, we saw about two dozen more crows laying on the ground. They all roosted on the same stretch of line at the same time and their combined weight pushed the top "energized" wire down into the neutral/return wire.
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Re: strangest thing you have ever seen

Post by MonsterZero » Mon Aug 01, 2011 3:09 pm

RickOShea wrote:I've been on a few strange power outage calls:

We found a full grown emu laying across all three lines of a three-phase circuit about 40' off the ground.

Once, we found a nice five pound mullet fish on top of a power transformer on a 35' pole.

Another time, my partner and I were riding out the lines. I was driving while he was glassing the lines trying to spot the cause of the outage. He saw what he described as a bunch of small black garbage bags hanging off a section of the power line that crossed a plowed field.

The "garbage bags" were actually a dozen dead crows hanging upside-down from the power line. When we got closer, we saw about two dozen more crows laying on the ground. They all roosted on the same stretch of line at the same time and their combined weight pushed the top "energized" wire down into the neutral/return wire.
First read through I saw 'cows,' not 'crows.' :lol:
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Re: strangest thing you have ever seen

Post by vampire847 » Wed Aug 03, 2011 3:14 am

I saw a man on a motorcycle taking a turn onto an on ramp to the highway while texting with both hands on his phone

Now this one I didn't see but I was home alone making myself ramen in the kitchen and from bout 9 foot away on top of the microwave a ceramic bowl my sister made flew off and hit me.

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Re: strangest thing you have ever seen

Post by Gaston » Thu Aug 04, 2011 1:08 am

crypto wrote:A meth-head walking down the street buttfingering his tweaking girlfriend (who wasnt wearing pants) in broad daylight.

Still not as fucked up as an albino bigfoot though.

Yes, yes it is, unless the bigfoot had a tweaked out bigfoot girlfriend and was doing the same. Which brings the question, does a Bigfoot do drugs? If so, where does he get them?

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Re: strangest thing you have ever seen

Post by Artiz » Wed Aug 10, 2011 6:17 pm

taskforce71 wrote:
Fletch wrote:On three separate occasions whilst strolling about town today, a girl smiled at me :shock:
Does this count: once an older woman glanced at me three times and smiled. She was a major MILF!
It counts if you didn't smile back and...

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Post by hotsauce » Wed Aug 10, 2011 7:43 pm

I saw a goat poop on an old russian land mine and boom fresh gyro's. :D
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Re: strangest thing you have ever seen

Post by wagdhead » Wed Aug 10, 2011 8:34 pm

Driving down a back road I came up on a car driving very slow. I could not see into the rear windows because they were covered by something. As I got closer it realixed the back window had newspapers taped to it, and that a small rectangle had been cut out inline with the rearview mirror. The road widened, and I went to pass the car. The rear passenger windows were also covered, and when I tried to look at the driver. He began screaming at me and blocking the drivers side window with a map. I noticed he was wearing latex gloves, and dark glasses. After I passed him I started taking down his plate # (need to work on my reading in the mirror skills). He began swerving and I could tell he was screaming louder. I called 911 and reported what I saw. I saw blue lights in my rearview as I kept on trucking. I really wanted to stay and find out what was going on, but I figured the police would have enough to deal with.
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Re: strangest thing you have ever seen

Post by M.C.L.C » Wed Aug 10, 2011 8:45 pm

I was in my yard one time and i looked down at some ants that were on a paver and i shit you not there was a larger ant trapped on its back, with smaller ants (two per leg) holding it down. It reminded me of that part in Gullivers Travels where the lilliputians tie him to the ground.

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Re: strangest thing you have ever seen

Post by theclockwork » Thu Aug 11, 2011 11:52 am

MonsterZero wrote:
RickOShea wrote:I've been on a few strange power outage calls:

We found a full grown emu laying across all three lines of a three-phase circuit about 40' off the ground.

Once, we found a nice five pound mullet fish on top of a power transformer on a 35' pole.

Another time, my partner and I were riding out the lines. I was driving while he was glassing the lines trying to spot the cause of the outage. He saw what he described as a bunch of small black garbage bags hanging off a section of the power line that crossed a plowed field.

The "garbage bags" were actually a dozen dead crows hanging upside-down from the power line. When we got closer, we saw about two dozen more crows laying on the ground. They all roosted on the same stretch of line at the same time and their combined weight pushed the top "energized" wire down into the neutral/return wire.
First read through I saw 'cows,' not 'crows.' :lol:
I had the same issue, really threw me.
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