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Have You Ever Thought Nuclear Armageddon Had Just Begun?

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posted on Jul, 11 2014 @ 04:16 PM
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As the title suggests, has any set of circumstances caused you to believe a nuclear war had just begun?

I have a few of these stories. But here's my favorite:

I had called my mother at work. At the time, she lived on the other side of the country from me. We were just having a casual chat, when she said:

"What is that light--"

Click. The phone went dead.

I immediately phoned her back. Busy. Now I was calling the reception desk at her office. It was never busy. And for a few moments real concern set in. No, it couldn't. Could it? She said something about a light. Had it finally happened? Had it?

Of course, it hadn't. The receptionist had stepped away from her desk without asking anyone to cover. And my mother's concern about a light? Well, this is what I would have heard had the phone not gone dead:

"What is that light-green scarf doing on my filing cabinet?"

And in the middle of that sentence she reached to retrieve it, and she pulled the phone cord out of the wall. So not nuclear war at all ... just some careless co-workers and poorly secured phone cord. But, for a few seconds, I thought ... maybe ....

Share your moments of nuclear panic.




posted on Jul, 11 2014 @ 04:29 PM
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Every time there is news that there is a problem at Fukushima.



posted on Jul, 11 2014 @ 04:37 PM
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I had an experience once that was not really nuclear, but I thought we were getting bombed and the S had in fact HTF.

I live in Ohio and it was dead of winter really 2000's with couple of feet of snow on the ground. We had a very out of place, strange, intense electrical storm come through one night and woke me out of a dead sleep. The lighting was so close and the frequency was was like 2 to 4 secs between strikes that the thunder was not rolling but more of a loud pop or bang.

I hit the floor, looked out the window seen the flashes in the snow and was on my way down into the basement and hunkered down in like 3 secs flat. After my panic attack i realized what was going on I felt like a huge idiot.





posted on Jul, 11 2014 @ 04:37 PM
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No. One time I thought I was dead. I still wonder sometimes.



posted on Jul, 11 2014 @ 04:59 PM
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May 18, 1980 the sky became ominously dark, with a grey-green color. The air was very heavy, and it rapidly progressed to full-blown dusk, though it wasn't quite noon yet. Mount St. Helens had erupted, and by morning my car was covered with a thick layer of ash- as well as the ground, roof tops and everything else in sight. It looked like a grey snowstorm had come through!

When my young son suggested that St.Helens blew, I told him not to be silly, then I went inside to turn the news on and find out what was happening.

Silly me.

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posted on Jul, 11 2014 @ 05:07 PM
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I grew up living in fear of nuclear war breaking out in the 1980s. The air raid sirens gave me the chills every time. Now watching Israel pummel the Gaza Strip I fear it could be the catalyst for WW3. Whilst I blame both sides for the conflict, the Israeli "settlements" in the Occupied lands must be torn down and draw back to its boarders or at least the majority of it. And Jerusalem should be made an Open City or a state of it's own on a par with Vatican State for example.



posted on Jul, 11 2014 @ 05:13 PM
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I've had a few dreams.....

Since the US didn't exactly tell it's citizens or even most military members that North Korea went nuclear, I would not expect much news of nuclear war in the middle east to make it to the American people.....



posted on Jul, 11 2014 @ 05:16 PM
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originally posted by: jrod
I've had a few dreams.....

Since the US didn't exactly tell it's citizens or even most military members that North Korea went nuclear, I would not expect much news of nuclear war in the middle east to make it to the American people.....


Right..i forgot , the US also banned it's people from having access to the Internet.

en.wikipedia.org...



posted on Jul, 11 2014 @ 05:18 PM
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originally posted by: nugget1
May 18, 1980 the sky became ominously dark, with a grey-green color. The air was very heavy, and it rapidly progressed to full-blown dusk, though it wasn't quite noon yet. Mount St. Helens had erupted, and by morning my car was covered with a thick layer of ash- as well as the ground, roof tops and everything else in sight. It looked like a grey snowstorm had come through!

When my young son suggested that St.Helens blew, I told him not to be silly, then I went inside to turn the news on and find out what was happening.

Silly me.


I lived in that part of the world back then. Just a little lad I was. But, as I recall, we got the news of the eruption before any ash hit us. So no time for little Moresby to entertain any nuclear panic.

I recall some friends of my parents who were in a more remote area telling their story. They too jumped to nuclear war as the first explanation.



posted on Jul, 11 2014 @ 05:20 PM
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Just every time I walked around Detroit.

I'm not even kidding, that city might have been hit by a nuke at some point.



posted on Jul, 11 2014 @ 05:23 PM
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a reply to: Moresby

He is praying for one




posted on Jul, 11 2014 @ 05:42 PM
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a reply to: opethPA

When NK detonated their first nuke, it did not make headlines in the US. Despite being well known now, few Americans are aware that they are now a 'nuclear' country.

It is not difficult to keep the masses in the dark.
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posted on Jul, 11 2014 @ 06:02 PM
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a reply to: alldaylong

If a nuke ever drops I hope it lands on Morrissey first.



posted on Jul, 11 2014 @ 06:05 PM
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a reply to: Moresby

I have seen someone that did





posted on Jul, 11 2014 @ 06:10 PM
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I was working in my apartment in Edinburgh, when there was this strange intensely bright shimmering light that suddenly appeared and creating shadows all around the room. Looked out my window and there was a welder repairing a cast iron staircase on the apartments across the street.



posted on Jul, 11 2014 @ 06:12 PM
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We live in a neighborhood that has few street lights, and there have been times when the electricity fails suddenly deep in the night ... that you think almost, almost that there might have been an EMP.



posted on Jul, 11 2014 @ 09:16 PM
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After 9/11, my aunt was watching some movie (I lived with my grandparents for a time) and there was screaming...as it was still summer, my window was open and i thought there were people on our road. Next one was a year later, when i woke up at 3am to a loud noise and lights...turned out to be a tractor harvesting corn.

The one event that sticks out in my mind though was 94-95, i was outside playing at my grandma's house, when suddenly i heard a thundering noise. I look up and coming from the west were 7 0r 8 Apache helicopters in formation, flying east towards Milwaukee (my area tends to get a lot of air traffic). And i'm watching, and i believe i followed them from the neighbor's house to the vacant field on the other side. I think the bosnia thing was going on at that time, so that's one explanation



posted on Jul, 11 2014 @ 09:36 PM
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Yes several times lol quick bright lights thru the curtains get me every time jump up look haha guess I'm kinda skittish and the poster who said theyv had dreams, its was 1 particular vivid long dream I had about ww3 breaking out that brought me to this very website...



posted on Jul, 11 2014 @ 11:41 PM
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This story was told to me by a friend...







He and his squad are out on bivouac, full military gear. Camp, move during the day, camp, repeat. One day, they see the mushroom cloud rise up over the trees and everyone just stops.




"Oh #."

They immediately put on their gas masks, gloves, and ponchos. He pulls out the map and compass, locates the nearest town and signals in that direction. They quick march out of the woods.


The town is completely deserted.

Not a single car anywhere.

There is a growing sense of foreboding.

They head to the Sheriff's station. Maybe there is a working radio in there.

When they enter, lock-and-loaded, gas masks and all they scare the hell out of a sheriff who is kicked back with his feet up on the desk watching TV.

The sheriff explains to them that Mount Saint Helens has just erupted.

They are almost giddy with relief.


Mike Grouchy
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posted on Jul, 12 2014 @ 06:24 AM
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I and about 7 other friends were having a few drinks in my back yard (Phoenix, AZ) when "R" says "What are those lights??" This took place late January 2011.

The sun was getting ready to set and the sky was mostly clear as we all look up in response to R's statement. What we saw we still have no idea how to explain or what in the world it was.

There were 4 very bright lights, moving horizontally in unison toward the East, fairly slowly. Then all four stop and remain stationary for about a minute or so. After this is when the panic set it. The lights appeared to begin falling and each one then start shooting out what appeared to be light pods, multiple from each main star. But, the pods come out green, blue, red and yellow, multicolored. This was quite obviously not some sort of fire-work or flare being soo high up and so intensely foreign in nearly every aspect. There this was though and as it continued, more pods were disperse from each parent pod shot out from the main lights.

For a moment, I was certain that the main lights were missiles carrying multiple nuclear warheads and was shooting them out (my idea on how nukes are actually delivered these days is pretty skewed admittedly) and that for sure we were all going to be dead in moments. I remember looking around me, everyone was silent, eyes glued to the sky. Time felt like it had stopped. I looked over at my buddy C and said "Looks like this is it" and he gave me the most haunting look. We didn't know what to do, there was nothing I could do but accept that this may be it and continue watching. It was a very strange feeling of conflicting motives, I wanted to run but I knew there was no point. I was overwhelmed by a feeling after that realization that this could not be it. We cannot die, here, now. Maybe a last minute subconscious defense mechanism allowing me to maintain, not sure but I did all I could do. Sat back down and watched.

All the pods eventually appeared to fall into the horizon to the north and the four main lights disappeared faster than any of us could notice. There was absolutely nothing on the news, I've seen no reports of it, I haven't heard another person say anything about it but it happened and took up a good part of the sky while being such an other-worldly display. Anyone out at that time should have noticed it which is why it's soooo bizarre that those with me are the only ones I know to have seen it.

For a few moments during this, we were all certain that it was all over. Totally helpless but too look around at other confused and doomed faces.







 
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