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2013-09-03 07:14:20 PM

LavenderWolf: Stop being gullible.


Stop being so hostile.

I grew up in New Mexico, and I have heard this with my own ears.

I don't think it's aliens or other kooky conspiracy stuff, but it is definitely real.
 
2013-09-03 07:14:22 PM
Having lived near railroad tracks as a kid, my very first thought was the sound is most likely a train going over poorly maintained tracks. Sure enough if you look up Terrace, BC in Google Earth there's a large railyard right in the middle of town.
 
2013-09-03 07:14:44 PM

LavenderWolf: Funny that you heard that sound...

Which is a farking movie sound effect, and this video is a hoax. You idiot.


Here's a recording of the sound I heard.
 
2013-09-03 07:16:14 PM

LavenderWolf: truchaos: I know it sounds like bullshiat but I heard the same sound in Gambrills Maryland last year.  It was accompanied by a very intense low frequency vibration that literally made the air pressure feel like it was modulating very rapidly.  The only way I can describe it was while I was hearing the sound, it was like I was inside a subwoofer speaker but the sound definitely was coming from the sky.

I stopped an looked all around there was nothing close within 100 yards but the post office.  The sound pressure was very high and I've never heard anything like it in my life.  I felt it in my body as much as I heard it.

My brother insists I was hoaxed but I'm an engineer and for the life of me I cannot figure out how that could have been possible based on the shear energy of the sound and how far way I was from anything that could have made it.  It was clearly coming from directly overhead but I saw nothing.

The only thing I can figure is that it's caused by some weird atmospheric phenomenon or possibly some interaction of the atmosphere and a solar wind or flare.  .


/ Not the submitter.

Funny that you heard that sound...

Which is a farking movie sound effect, and this video is a hoax. You idiot.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=08yk_AQvGMk


You can show that something is a hoax without insulting people. It's really easy. Just say "Nah it's a hoax, here's a link." Then you can link your source. It's easy. If you feel the need to add insults, than you're the one with a bigger problem.
 
2013-09-03 07:17:08 PM
"It seemed to be coming from the sky or underground"

Well that narrows it down.
 
2013-09-03 07:19:14 PM

Lachwen: I love how the article describes it as a "low-level hum," then you play the video and are subjected to the strident screech of metal on metal.


Sounded to me like a dump truck door being dragged slowly on a road. Kind of like nails on a chalkboard.
 
2013-09-03 07:23:42 PM
basementrejects.com
 
2013-09-03 07:24:53 PM
akihabarablues.com

Do you hear that hum? Is that just me?
 
2013-09-03 07:25:14 PM
I hope there are no more postings on this thread.  LavenderWolf already definitively solved the entire mystery by calling everyone who thought they heard this noise, an "idiot".

Case closed.
 
2013-09-03 07:25:55 PM
I'm amazed that my neigbouring town has made it to Fark. Yeah, everyone was going nuts last week talking about the noise, wondering what it was. I still don't think we know for sure but I don't think the world's ending just yet.

/I live 60km away, didn't hear a thing.
 
2013-09-03 07:26:04 PM

LavenderWolf: Funny that you heard that sound...

Which is a farking movie sound effect, and this video is a hoax. You idiot.


People make fake UFO videos too, in a poor attempt to discredit videos no one can explain.
 
2013-09-03 07:27:17 PM

truchaos: LavenderWolf: Funny that you heard that sound...

Which is a farking movie sound effect, and this video is a hoax. You idiot.

Here's a recording of the sound I heard.


The linked video sounds the same to me as a bunch that went around a year or so ago. The sounds are from the movie Red State, which is probably why he's so upset that anyone thinks they're real.
 
2013-09-03 07:27:18 PM

SmackLT: [4.bp.blogspot.com image 300x225]
Found it


Laughter OL!
 
2013-09-03 07:28:44 PM
Really?  As the video shows it's very windy.  Sounds very much like an acoustic effect generated by the blowing wind over some part of the geography.  And exactly why is this baffling?
 
2013-09-03 07:29:08 PM
Toward the end it sounded like a very drunk saxophone player.
 
2013-09-03 07:29:23 PM

SirEattonHogg: I hope there are no more postings on this thread.  LavenderWolf already definitively solved the entire mystery by calling everyone who thought they heard this noise, an "idiot".

Case closed.


Damned right.

A few specific cases are well documented. If you hear one of those, you know already what it is, or at least what to attribute it to.

There have been literally thousands of these videos popping up with the same stolen sound effects from Red State and War of the Worlds. Exactly like in the video from OP.

TL;DR: If you actually heard a big booming noise, I'd put $50 on there being documentation on it. If you see a video titled "STRANGE SOUNDS HEARD ALL OVER CANADA" it's a farking fake.
 
2013-09-03 07:30:24 PM

Godscrack: LavenderWolf: Funny that you heard that sound...

Which is a farking movie sound effect, and this video is a hoax. You idiot.

People make fake UFO videos too, in a poor attempt to discredit videos no one can explain.


Really? That's your explanation for UFO fakery? That it's an attempt to discredit the "real" UFOs?

/I would really love to live in a world as interesting as the world you live in.
 
2013-09-03 07:31:44 PM

picturescrazy: truchaos: LavenderWolf: Funny that you heard that sound...

Which is a farking movie sound effect, and this video is a hoax. You idiot.

Here's a recording of the sound I heard.

The linked video sounds the same to me as a bunch that went around a year or so ago. The sounds are from the movie Red State, which is probably why he's so upset that anyone thinks they're real.


It's not just that it's this one video. I browse reddit's videos subreddit a lot, and it has come up seriously no less than 30 times in the last week.

The big givaway really SHOULD be the identical audio, but most people are just too stupid.
 
2013-09-03 07:32:30 PM

Godscrack: LavenderWolf: Funny that you heard that sound...

Which is a farking movie sound effect, and this video is a hoax. You idiot.

People make fake UFO videos too, in a poor attempt to discredit videos no one can explain.


This is absolutely true.  People who know the real videos aren't fake will fake videos that look not real enough to show people that the videos that are real might look real but are faker than the faked fakes but are actually real, which is what they don't want you to believe.
 
2013-09-03 07:34:48 PM
The article says a local claimed it was someone grinding down a road grader blade.  My dad worked with graders for fifteen years, I've been in the shop and have heard this sound countless times. Iif you listen to the hum, you can even hear the skip off the blade a bit, it's were the sound goes from steady to the won won won wooon, Anyone who has been in an active metal shop knows the sound.
 
2013-09-03 07:35:43 PM

Godscrack: [imageshack.us image 460x539]

It's just one of her neighbors cranking Dazed And Confused.


Oh fark,, that's funny.
 
2013-09-03 07:36:18 PM

Louisiana_Sitar_Club: Godscrack: LavenderWolf: Funny that you heard that sound...

Which is a farking movie sound effect, and this video is a hoax. You idiot.

People make fake UFO videos too, in a poor attempt to discredit videos no one can explain.

This is absolutely true.  People who know the real videos aren't fake will fake videos that look not real enough to show people that the videos that are real might look real but are faker than the faked fakes but are actually real, which is what they don't want you to believe.


OK. That was funny.
 
2013-09-03 07:36:26 PM

MrHappyRotter: I'm 97.4% sure it was aliens.  I assume there is a 2.6% chance it wasn't, considering this happened in Canadia, it might've been a herd of meese.


'Sup, you old reprobate. We all miss you around that place. Doulos is back.

On-topic, because I have to be, that hum was abviously man-made by power tools. I've made it myself on occasion, but I politely shut my garage door when running the Dremel, and thus stay out of the news.
 
2013-09-03 07:37:19 PM
Geoff Leventhall, a noise and vibration consultant who has advised the government on the issue, says that we will not know the cause for many years: "It's been a mystery for 40 years so it may we issull remain one for a lot longer."

Career day must be a biatch these days...
 
2013-09-03 07:38:54 PM
www.stfimages.com

/ does she have a spot that gets her hot ?
 
2013-09-03 07:38:58 PM

Darkrover2: Geoff Leventhall, a noise and vibration consultant who has advised the government on the issue, says that we will not know the cause for many years: "It's been a mystery for 40 years so it may we issull remain one for a lot longer."

Career day must be a biatch these days...


Most music majors need to find real jobs at some point.
 
2013-09-03 07:38:58 PM
This doesn't sound "Low pitched " to me. Am I missing something?

/winds in the wires?
 
2013-09-03 07:39:10 PM
25.media.tumblr.com

shagratrecords.com
 
2013-09-03 07:39:24 PM

Lady Indica: truchaos: I know it sounds like bullshiat but I heard the same sound in Gambrills Maryland last year.  It was accompanied by a very intense low frequency vibration that literally made the air pressure feel like it was modulating very rapidly.  The only way I can describe it was while I was hearing the sound, it was like I was inside a subwoofer speaker but the sound definitely was coming from the sky.

I stopped an looked all around there was nothing close within 100 yards but the post office.  The sound pressure was very high and I've never heard anything like it in my life.  I felt it in my body as much as I heard it.

My brother insists I was hoaxed but I'm an engineer and for the life of me I cannot figure out how that could have been possible based on the shear energy of the sound and how far way I was from anything that could have made it.  It was clearly coming from directly overhead but I saw nothing.

The only thing I can figure is that it's caused by some weird atmospheric phenomenon or possibly some interaction of the atmosphere and a solar wind or flare.  .


/ Not the submitter.

When I was a kid in southern CA we had the same thing in the mornings, and it would vibrate and make that same eerie sound. As a kid...I honestly thought it was the radio waves going through the house, that's what I made sense of it. My mother could hear it most of the time as well, and she didn't know what it was. My dad left for work early and never (AFAIK) heard it. We'd hear it...I want to say twice a month, my recollection is a lot more often than that, but ...child memory, impossible to say.

I would love to know what it was though. And if it was of a frequency that perhaps older people can't hear or something.


Here's what I know about hearing: I can hear not only the Mosquito (a buzzing sound that only teenagers supposedly can hear), I can hear much, much higher pitches than that. As in, the sound of an older TV being turned on. Some people have a  huge range. It's entirely possible that some people--TFA says two percent of people--have a low range, and thus hear something that makes a lot of low-level noise, but exists on the same range as the Mosquito.

/Can't listen since I don't have earbuds, but hopefully my range is high-pitched enough so I can't hear the Hum
//Unlikely
///On the other hand, those of us who read  Island of the Aunts can just imagine the Kraken is healing the ocean...
 
2013-09-03 07:39:42 PM

Louisiana_Sitar_Club: Godscrack: LavenderWolf: Funny that you heard that sound...

Which is a farking movie sound effect, and this video is a hoax. You idiot.

People make fake UFO videos too, in a poor attempt to discredit videos no one can explain.

This is absolutely true.  People who know the real videos aren't fake will fake videos that look not real enough to show people that the videos that are real might look real but are faker than the faked fakes but are actually real, which is what they don't want you to believe.


I'm not high (yet), but hot damn, I'm confused. I'll come back in an hour.
 
2013-09-03 07:40:04 PM

LavenderWolf: SirEattonHogg: I hope there are no more postings on this thread.  LavenderWolf already definitively solved the entire mystery by calling everyone who thought they heard this noise, an "idiot".

Case closed.

Damned right.

A few specific cases are well documented. If you hear one of those, you know already what it is, or at least what to attribute it to.

There have been literally thousands of these videos popping up with the same stolen sound effects from Red State and War of the Worlds. Exactly like in the video from OP.

TL;DR: If you actually heard a big booming noise, I'd put $50 on there being documentation on it. If you see a video titled "STRANGE SOUNDS HEARD ALL OVER CANADA" it's a farking fake.



Except that the rest of the town said the sound happened, and the mayor even explained it away, acknowledging it existed.

This one seems to be a real sound being recorded, not a faked video. Whether or not the source of the sound is a grinder echoing across the whole town, or some weird spooky unknown thing is another question. Nobody at TFA or in the town have questioned or challenged the video, though, and in fact have backed it up.
 
2013-09-03 07:40:12 PM
LavenderWolf:   Damned right.

A few specific cases are well documented. If you hear one of those, you know already what it is, or at least what to attribute it to.

There have been literally thousands of these videos popping up with the same stolen sound effects from Red State and War of the Worlds. Exactly like in the video from OP.



Okay, you've definetly peaked my curiousity.   I find conspiracy theories interesting and heard about this one but if the debunking is done well, I like to hear about it.  I don't think its aliens or secret weapons of course, but I figured it might be some industrial process.
 
2013-09-03 07:41:40 PM

LavenderWolf: The big givaway really SHOULD be the identical audio, but most people are just too stupid.


LavenderWolf: /I would really love to live in a world as interesting as the world you live in.


LavenderWolf: TL;DR: If you actually heard a big booming noise, I'd put $50 on there being documentation on it. If you see a video titled "STRANGE SOUNDS HEARD ALL OVER CANADA" it's a farking fake.


LavenderWolf: Someone created the sounds in a studio. Stop being gullible.


LavenderWolf: Funny that you heard that sound...

Which is a farking movie sound effect, and this video is a hoax. You idiot.


LavenderWolf: They're farking fake, you idiot.

/I have a serious hate on for conspiracy tards
// http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=08yk_AQvGMk
///Dumber than a bag of hammers if you believe this tripe.


Dude you need to seriously:

1.  get a life
2.  mellow the fark out
3.  get laid
 
2013-09-03 07:42:58 PM

Lady Indica: truchaos: I know it sounds like bullshiat but I heard the same sound in Gambrills Maryland last year.  It was accompanied by a very intense low frequency vibration that literally made the air pressure feel like it was modulating very rapidly.  The only way I can describe it was while I was hearing the sound, it was like I was inside a subwoofer speaker but the sound definitely was coming from the sky.

I stopped an looked all around there was nothing close within 100 yards but the post office.  The sound pressure was very high and I've never heard anything like it in my life.  I felt it in my body as much as I heard it.

My brother insists I was hoaxed but I'm an engineer and for the life of me I cannot figure out how that could have been possible based on the shear energy of the sound and how far way I was from anything that could have made it.  It was clearly coming from directly overhead but I saw nothing.

The only thing I can figure is that it's caused by some weird atmospheric phenomenon or possibly some interaction of the atmosphere and a solar wind or flare.  .


/ Not the submitter.

When I was a kid in southern CA we had the same thing in the mornings, and it would vibrate and make that same eerie sound. As a kid...I honestly thought it was the radio waves going through the house, that's what I made sense of it. My mother could hear it most of the time as well, and she didn't know what it was. My dad left for work early and never (AFAIK) heard it. We'd hear it...I want to say twice a month, my recollection is a lot more often than that, but ...child memory, impossible to say.

I would love to know what it was though. And if it was of a frequency that perhaps older people can't hear or something.




Diesel engine.

Oh, these hum like a motherfarker.
www.mojurepublic.com
 
2013-09-03 07:44:29 PM
Sounds like machinery.   Or dragging very large furniture across a wood or concrete floor.
 
2013-09-03 07:44:34 PM
Judging by the state of my underwear...I'd say it was the brown note.
 
2013-09-03 07:44:37 PM
sorry, no street view. but I do love science and how you can echo out an open buildings doors and annoy the neighbors by grinding out a few chords on with the old grinder on a large chunk of heavy gauge steel..

terrace bc works yard


/Low hums can be attributed to electrical sources or very very slow sub-ground movement(molemen).
 
2013-09-03 07:45:02 PM
My bad that was me after eating a couple gut budgets from Moes with casa sauce. Musta bounced off the atmosphere and came back down. I definitely recognize those squeekers
 
2013-09-03 07:45:12 PM
media.bladezone.com
 
2013-09-03 07:45:12 PM

johnny_vegas: LavenderWolf: The big givaway really SHOULD be the identical audio, but most people are just too stupid.

LavenderWolf: /I would really love to live in a world as interesting as the world you live in.

LavenderWolf: TL;DR: If you actually heard a big booming noise, I'd put $50 on there being documentation on it. If you see a video titled "STRANGE SOUNDS HEARD ALL OVER CANADA" it's a farking fake.

LavenderWolf: Someone created the sounds in a studio. Stop being gullible.

LavenderWolf: Funny that you heard that sound...

Which is a farking movie sound effect, and this video is a hoax. You idiot.

LavenderWolf: They're farking fake, you idiot.

/I have a serious hate on for conspiracy tards
// http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=08yk_AQvGMk
///Dumber than a bag of hammers if you believe this tripe.

Dude you need to seriously:

1.  get a life
2.  mellow the fark out
3.  get laid


Hard to do any of that when laid up with an injury. But I'll take that advice under consideration.
 
2013-09-03 07:46:54 PM
"Gut busters"

//this auto correct is missing me fog
 
2013-09-03 07:47:19 PM
FTFA: Alisa Thompson claims it was a city worker grinding down a blade on a grader.

Please to ask what means this thank you so much? Is youthmism for small children school sex, no?
 
2013-09-03 07:47:40 PM

PsiChick: I can hear much, much higher pitches than that. As in, the sound of an older TV being turned on.


I very much remember that sound.  I doubt I could hear it now (and have no 1970's TV to test on)... but yeah.
 
2013-09-03 07:50:56 PM
upload.wikimedia.org
 
2013-09-03 07:53:08 PM

LavenderWolf: ourbigdumbmouth: As a dude that follows conspiracies and paranormal "news" as interesting topics, I thought the general theory was these Hums were deep Sonar experiments.

Or

Stealth Blimps

They're farking fake, you idiot.

/I have a serious hate on for conspiracy tards
// http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=08yk_AQvGMk
///Dumber than a bag of hammers if you believe this tripe.


Yeah... But this one doesn't have any of the sounds from the video you linked. No bird. No squeak.  So you're trying to debunk with the wrong debunking video.

Not everything strange is a hoax. Some things are just misunderstandings.
 
2013-09-03 07:54:17 PM

Louisiana_Sitar_Club: This is absolutely true.  People who know the real videos aren't fake will fake videos that look not real enough to show people that the videos that are real might look real but are faker than the faked fakes but are actually real, which is what they don't want you to believe.


And a bunch of people starting with a couple brits stamped down many fields of grain in complex patterns with boards and twine to cover up the actual spaceships that were creating such patterns.  Even the shooters don't know who killed Kennedy!  It was Marilyn!  The syph made his head blow up and a bone fragment hit Connelly.

/Riddlewrappedinamysteryinsideanenigma
 
2013-09-03 07:55:04 PM

Louisiana_Sitar_Club: This is absolutely true. People who know the real videos aren't fake will fake videos that look not real enough to show people that the videos that are real might look real but are faker than the faked fakes but are actually real, which is what they don't want you to believe.


www.morethings.com
 
2013-09-03 07:58:36 PM

SirEattonHogg: LavenderWolf:   Damned right.

A few specific cases are well documented. If you hear one of those, you know already what it is, or at least what to attribute it to.

There have been literally thousands of these videos popping up with the same stolen sound effects from Red State and War of the Worlds. Exactly like in the video from OP.


Okay, you've definetly peaked piqued my curiousity.   I find conspiracy theories interesting and heard about this one but if the debunking is done well, I like to hear about it.  I don't think its aliens or secret weapons of course, but I figured it might be some industrial process.


There. FTFY.
 
2013-09-03 07:59:12 PM

downstairs: PsiChick: I can hear much, much higher pitches than that. As in, the sound of an older TV being turned on.

I very much remember that sound.  I doubt I could hear it now (and have no 1970's TV to test on)... but yeah.


Try turning on your modern one and sitting a bit closer. It's quieter, but the sound is still there.

/Turn on music and it drowns it out, though
//I love music
 
2013-09-03 08:05:25 PM
I was going to say, it sounds like a ship's metal hull scraping against another hull or a rock. I've heard that up close when a tanker rubbed another ship while empty and that was pretty goddamn loud and intense.

Alternatively, it could be the sound of anguish of all the tea partiers that boehner supports the Prez on something. Either way.

Also, lavendarwolf: was your injury to your soul? Seriously stop being a dick.
 
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