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Originally posted by Jimjolnir
I live in a little town called Waterfall in Durban, South Africa. The following is something myself and at least two others experienced around 3 hours ago now.
Between 12:00PM and 12:30PM today, 21 Feb, my Mom and I were talking in the kitchen when something strange happened. For a split second everything went dark. Outside as well as in. The electricity, the sun, all light dissapeared! It is a cloudless, sunny, summer day. I don't want to speculate to much but it was as if we jumped dimensions. We both looked outside and then at each other.
I asked my Mom, "Did you see that?"
she said, "Yes! What the (expletive) was that?!"
I don't know if it is relevant, but a plane was flying overhead.
I followed my Mom outside, the plane went so fast that it was gone before we could catch a glimpse.
(I just went to confirm things with my Mom, my aunt just arrived, she says she experienced the same thing at the same time. She lives over the hill from us, almost from where the plane would have flown. It came from the north.)
My mom and I both felt a little funny, our eyes and stomach especially. Nothing crazy, almost a little faint. That lasted a few seconds. strange.
In addition to this story, I experienced the same thing when I was 14, 10 years ago. I was in standard 7 and in a second floor classroom, sitting at a table with 5 other people. The same thing happened.
Everything went dark. We looked up at eachother and the question arose, "did you see that?". Some say they just blinked, others swore, like me and my friend Ross, that we hadn't. I looked around and I thought other students noticed it too. A lot of them were looking around. I asked a lot of them about it after class, some say they experienced it while others weren't sure, or were sure they had blinked.
This happened again about a week or two later (if memory serves me well). After a recess period while lining up before going back to class, my friend Ross and I were talking and we both experienced a black out.
So, I've experienced this outside as well as in and with multiple witnesses and I, and others, have no clue as to what can cause this.
If anyone as any leads on what this could be, or how it happens, it would be appreciated.
If anyone has experienced a black out like this, or something you find similar, or that could contribute to the topic please post your experiences/information.
Please no flaming, trolling, off-topic posting... we know this is burdensome, even in a vauge topic such as what I've posted above.
Thanx and happy posting
*my first thread, I apologise if it sucks, or has been covered already. I tried searching and googling with no luck. Delete if need be. I'm a noob if this is in the wrong forum, or could be in a better one please move it. Thanks to MODS for taking care of us noob flock
Originally posted by Wertdagf
reply to post by kevinunknown
there would be more people that saw it if it was real surely. unless it was in the UV and him and his freind were one of the few who could even notice.... other than the animals lol.
i cant say what i want to even if im not serious?
Originally posted by Bun-G
When I say a powercut im just joking. It was like someone standing at a light switch ... light off/light on. for like .010seconds.
If it was me on my own that saw it then i'd of thought my mind was playing tricks on me. but I wasn't the only person who saw it.
I thought it was strange is all.
Originally posted by spikey
reply to post by Bun-G
The only thing i can think of which might explain this, apart from a cloud passing by or an aircraft/bird etc, would be something large in space, briefly transiting the line of sight between the sun and the Earth, causing a very fleeting solar eclipse.
If the object was large enough, and positioned in the correct distance between Earth and the sun, then it may have been that.
Quite what the 'object' may be is another question entirely!
Sky went dark for about 6 seconds.. Im in u.k England in a place called Shinewater which is within Eastbourne.. It is now about 9.20am and relativity bright, and the sky just went dark around this area, like night time dark, but no stars or clouds just pitch black...Quite a few people saw this so i'm not hallucinating...My neighbour believes it was a sudden eclipse but wouldn't that make everywhere else dark?
Originally posted by kevinunknown
I did suggest it may be the result of a neurological condition, that and a lie are the only logical explanations. However remember his friend also experienced it so it makes the later, a lie, the most likely explanation.