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Strange Flying Object


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  • #332225
    @joyce
    Participant

    I have been searching trying to figure out what a strange flying object I witnessed might be with no luck. I was outside in the middle of the night standing in my driveway smoking. I looked towards the back of my house and a bluish-white light of a rod-shaped object about 4 inches long came flying by. It passed about a foot over my head making no sound. I watched it fly down my driveway across the street and maneuver around the side of my neighbors house out of sight as if someone was steering it. It wasn’t a bug because the bluish-white light retained its brightness throughout the entire flight. I’ve always wondered what it was and if it was some alien craft. I’m hoping someone has an idea.

    #332228
    @lausten
    Keymaster

    Were there any drugs involved?

    #332229
    @joyce
    Participant

    None at all other than nicotine from my cigarette lol.

    #332235

    A neighbor’s drone perhaps?

    #332236
    @joyce
    Participant

    I thought about that but if it was a drone who would be flying it past midnight? It also was smart enough to fly around the side of the house about 10 feet off the ground, bypass my husband’s work trailer and zip around my neighbor’s side of the house making sharp angles. It wasn’t flying that high into the air maybe 10 feet and it was traveling relatively fast. Its shape looked small and tubular with a bluish-white light. I thought drones were larger but then, I’m no expert.

    #332237

     

    #332238

    Keep your phone with you and be ready to record.   Good luck.

    #332333
    @timb
    Participant

    It is not occurring to me, why someone would be operating a drone that glows at night, except for fun.

    Any grown kids in your area who might have access to such a high tech drone toy?

    #332338
    @joyce
    Participant

    My thoughts exactly. I’m no drone expert but this definitely didn’t seem like a drone in my opinion. The low flight pattern it took was too complicated, its speed seemed too fast, it was so small and where I live makes it a bit more difficult for a drone. No kids and you’d have to be a flying expert to miss everything it did. Oh well, I guess it’s just a mystery in my life lol.

    #332395
    @timb
    Participant

    I suppose they can make drones that pilot themselves to some extent, nowadays.

    But otherwise, could it have been some sort of luminescent flying organism?

    #332407
    @joyce
    Participant

    Perhaps there are some high tech drones that are that small, tubular and wingless. The light didn’t seem like it could be a bug. It was so close to me flying by and the bluish-white light kept the same intensity as I watched it fly about 60 yards across to the neighbor’s house and disappear. It made no sound at all. Who knows I guess it will remain a mystery.

    #332450
    @timb
    Participant

    C’mon.  Didn’t you read Nancy Drew stories as a girl?

    A mystery is just a neon sign that flashes “Figure me out!”.

    #333038
    @widdershins
    Participant

    If you didn’t gather enough information to figure it out yourself then I don’t know what you think I can do with your second hand account.  If you’re thinking it’s something “otherworldly”, though, all UFOs ever spotted fall into exactly 2 categories.  Those categories are “identified as something mundane” or “still unknown”.  The fact that it’s a true dichotomy is very telling.

    #334964
    @believer
    Blocked

    Actually, there is a differentiation between UFO reports and UFOs per se, and both have more than 2 categories. Using the Hynek/Vallee system, UFO reports can fall into one of 20 categories. UFOs per se, can fall into a variety of categories based largely on shape, the most common being spheres, disks, triangles, and cylinders.

    #334965
    @believer
    Blocked

    @joyce Strange things happen whether they make sense to skeptics or not. You experienced something like that, and there are many others who have experienced similar things, including myself. If we are to attempt to be objective about such experiences, then it would be unfair to offhandedly dismiss possible explanations that fit the description of the experience. What you saw could have been some as of yet unidentified species of glowing insect, maybe a large luminous dragonfly, or one that got a luminous coating on it somehow. I ran across one UFO report that turned out to be an owl that had gotten covered in some sort of substance that made it glow. Or it could have been some prototype mini-drone developed by ( who knows ). Lastly, as much as the skeptics roll their eyes, it could have even been some kind of mini alien probe. Whatever the case, cool story. Thanks for sharing.

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