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Originally posted by XxZenTruthxX
I would have to agree that for most people telling others about UFO sightings can be a complicated process. Generally speaking most people will tend to jump to conclusions about you and what you saw, believe, drug use, etc.. but that is where I do think you did the right thing by providing your information to MUFON. They do have a good training procedure for investigators, and time can be short for them when comprising corroborating information for reports while still fresh in the memory of witnesses, and from what you've described it does appear you and several others may have seen something unidentified. What it could of been is always open to speculation. Unfortunately, this is where you have to decide for yourself what your next course of action should be. Let it go as something conventional and forget about it, or keep asking question. I'm here to hopefully find others interested in finding the truth and you're more then welcome to do the same. Oh and in case you were wondering I have seen some stuff in the sky I can't easily explain either, so I'll continue my search until I find my own answers.
Originally posted by seagull
Sure. Now whether or not they think I'm sane afterwords is another thing entirely .
Seriously though, I have told people about my various encounters with the unknown... The responses are generally spread out between "You're nuts, and should be locked up" to "Cool, when are you leaving, and can I come?", though usually a bit less extreme than either one of those...
Originally posted by NomDeGuerre
I had never paid much heed to the whole UFO phenomenom until a few months ago, in fact I put it down to tin foil hat wearing, conspiracy, new age hippy types getting carried away. But then I saw something I just couldn't explain, and, perhaps due to my own previous preconceptions, I found it hard to tell any of my friends about it for fear of being ridiculed.
I live on the west coast of Ireland, in a very remote area. I spent most of my youth hiking and camping in the mountains, sleeping under the stars and I am very familiar with the night sky. I've seen meteor showers, comets, ISS etc. Also, with a huge number of transatlantic flights flying over my head every day, I know what an airplane looks like. What I saw on this particular night baffled me, and I actually found it disconcerting. I saw a bright light, seemed to be very high, moving northwards at extremely high speed, then stop dead, disappear, reappear in the same spot 5 seconds later, and then continue northwards until it was out of sight. I have no idea what it was, but it freaked me out. I registered here within a couple of days just to see if anyone else had similar stories to tell.
This is the first time I've ever told this to anyone.