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12135 clicks; posted to Main » on 10 Jan 2002 at 7:43 PM (15 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2002-01-10 07:46:38 PM  
that's very strange indeed
2002-01-10 07:47:11 PM  
post before the second post and after the post of null value
2002-01-10 07:47:35 PM  
crap. oh well... seems to me like threadfall. get the dragonriders!
2002-01-10 07:48:39 PM  
X-Files, anyone?
2002-01-10 07:50:30 PM  
lightswitch: I thought the same thing. McCaffrey on the brain...
2002-01-10 07:51:47 PM  
Damn Beatles
2002-01-10 07:52:02 PM  
2002-01-10 07:54:59 PM  
Sally Struthers' pants exploded.
2002-01-10 07:55:48 PM  
Big hairy deal. If it ain't fish, frogs, or stones fall'n', don't wake me up.
2002-01-10 07:55:57 PM  
For some odd reason though, they fall from outer space.
2002-01-10 07:57:15 PM  
I couldn't get the video. Did I miss anything?
2002-01-10 07:59:48 PM  
Give me a break. Next thing you know this spring, when the trees start producing pollen, and people come out to their cars and find them covered in fine yellow powder, they'll be calling 911 to report an Anthrax attack. Idiots.
2002-01-10 08:01:33 PM  
I found a sticky white substance on my bedsheets this morning, called 999(UK), got laughed at, cried.
2002-01-10 08:02:59 PM  
Hytes Xian: Not really. it was so small you could hardly see it. All it is, is that a group of small bugs that uses fine thread to travel from tree to tree passed through the area. The thread is similar to that of a spider and pieces of it where falling out of the sky.
2002-01-10 08:12:21 PM  
less than an inch or almost invisible to the naked eye, which is it? most insects are less than an inch is kinda big to base your size comparison on, I mean ants are less than an inch and you can see them... award winning journalism there....
2002-01-10 08:12:29 PM  
Damn. The Donald Forbes knows his shiat.
2002-01-10 08:15:00 PM  
"Psocids are tiny insects less that 1 inch long that are commonly called barklice or webspinners. They are almost invisible to the naked eye, and fairly common in Florida."

either they are a lot less than an inch long or the eyesight of people in florida is much worse than the national norm. BTW several kinds of spiders do this as well. anyone remember Charlotte's web?
2002-01-10 08:19:36 PM  
Its what yasmine bleeth sees everytime she well you know...
2002-01-10 08:20:23 PM  
Usually when 911 gets a phone call about strange objects it involves lots of x-rays and shows up on the web.
2002-01-10 08:21:06 PM  
i think it had something to do with this guy:
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2002-01-10 08:25:00 PM  
Aww man! I thought the Kanamits had finally arrived on Earth.... Turns out to be just psocids....
2002-01-10 08:28:28 PM  
I looked it up. These bugs are a LOT less than one inch long. They're about 1mm long, which explains the "almost invisible to the naked eye" part.

Maybe an inch is the smallest unit of measurement the writer has heard of.
2002-01-10 08:28:42 PM  
Is it any surprize that the "problem" was noticed by Floridians? They can't even figure out how to freaking vote!
They have bad eye sight. They have a lot of cataracs down there me thinks. Probably a lot of rincolns too!
2002-01-10 08:36:01 PM  
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Errr I think I have seen this before...
2002-01-10 08:37:10 PM  
Kinda reminds me of the "flying rods" people are always apparently seeing.
2002-01-10 08:38:28 PM  
oh hey kentucky bob, weren't you quoted in USA Today? congrats
2002-01-10 08:38:55 PM  
OMG! there's this strange green stuff all around my house! i better call 911! if it gets any closer im gonna shoot it!
2002-01-10 08:40:59 PM  
Are you sure it wasn't just Lucy and her diamonds?
2002-01-10 08:42:17 PM  
TY MunzoMan, twas weird seeing my quote.
2002-01-10 08:49:02 PM  
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2002-01-10 08:56:49 PM  
This is actually a test promotion for the new Spiderman movie. They'll cover the whole country with these just before the movie open. Very clever ad.
2002-01-10 09:00:56 PM  
Man this reminds me of a book I read once. Some kind of attack, killed off all women, or something. Cover was white and blue. Dropped white strands from the sky.

(back to drinking)
2002-01-10 09:10:14 PM  
people flooded 911 with reports of this shiat? What the fark is wrong with people these days? I'm ashamed to live in such a stupid society.
2002-01-10 09:22:52 PM  
something can be less than an inch long, or even about an inch long, and invisible to the naked eye
a sperm of a tse tse fly is like... 3 inches long
obviously, it's invisible to the naked eye...
i might be thinking of a different fly and a different length
but my point, be it complete hearsay and conjecture, still stands.
and as lionel hutz would say, those are "kinds" of evidence
2002-01-10 09:27:07 PM  
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2002-01-10 09:28:16 PM  
so wait, krinkle, you saying that tse tse flies are impregnating florida with their sperm? that's gotta suck, damn bastards
2002-01-10 09:28:49 PM  
can't top what happened to me at a friends house a few years back.. we were all toking up..4 of us.. and all of a sudden a couple hundred little black insects dropped from his ceiling.. they looked like lil silkworms ,but jet black.. well since we were all farked up we each assumed we were hallucinating.. but then realized we all saw it.. to test the theory i took out a lighter and held it under a patch of the things and the patch reacted.. and we all saw them move in the same place at the same time.. and then... they vanished... 5 years now and i still remember it crystal of the strangest damn things that's ever happened in my life..not the strangest by far .but close... u can all say yeah right bs all u want.. but it's the (insert your god here)'s honest truth..
2002-01-10 09:35:04 PM  
Dapharmer I had a similar experience. However I'm not willing to go into detail about it.

Now, a couple of weeks from now, after kids have picked flowers for their parents that these little things fell on to, and pods have started growing, and your friends have lost their emotion and sense of humor, and "Amazing Grace" is replaced with some vulcanized P. Diddy shiat, don't come crying to me.
2002-01-10 09:35:48 PM  
Dapharmer: Dude like they just wanted a hit man and you go and burn their asses. Dude that's just wrong man.
2002-01-10 09:37:31 PM  
Common in florida, but the dumbasses call 911 to report a regular event from regular common bugs, geeks.

That is all.
2002-01-10 09:41:07 PM  
Just seems strange that nobody has noticed this before and they had to dial 911 and its a big news story for some reason.
2002-01-10 09:41:54 PM  
permafrost.. would u be willing to email me the story.. we've been looking for an explanation for years... dude it's freaky shiat to have to have happen to if it was just me alone i would have immediately thought i was just hallucinating ..but how do 4 people see the same frikken hallucination at the same we're left with 2 options.. it was some kind of ghost trying to fark with us...or 2 ..shiat is just really farked up in this world..
2002-01-10 09:53:09 PM  
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2002-01-10 09:56:35 PM  
I live in that county (Brevard) and I didn't notice anything funny about them other than there were a lot.

2002-01-10 10:07:52 PM  
The old men have a secret pact betwixt them all.  Be afraid when the
pubes are next.
2002-01-10 10:10:55 PM  
Dapharmer: I see swarms of those bugs every summer in my grandmother's back yard. They hover over the pool sometimes. Swarming termites I guess:
2002-01-10 10:13:07 PM  
nah man.. they weren't swarming.. they dropped down from the ceiling and after i held the lighter up they like retracted back to the cieling and promptly vanished....nothing on floor nothing on ceiling nothing on us.. one of my friends is gonna try draw them and i'll post the picture in a future thread or something.....
2002-01-10 10:13:14 PM  
It's a sign from DAVE!!!!!!!!!! Order me up a #Double cheese value meal, BIGGIE SIZED! Open late............Wooo Hooo
2002-01-10 10:15:07 PM  
I feel like vomiting on somebody
2002-01-10 10:16:23 PM  
We are here to protect you.

Pushing is the answer.

Pushing will protect you from the Terrible Secret of Space.

'Aiieee, hideous space bugs!'
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