It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker.

Please white-list or disable AboveTopSecret.com in your ad-blocking tool.

Thank you.

 

Some features of ATS will be disabled while you continue to use an ad-blocker.

 

Something Really Scary Just Happened to Me

page: 2
3
<< 1    3 >>

log in

join
share:

posted on Dec, 3 2010 @ 08:36 AM
link   
i have always believed this site is looked over by




posted on Dec, 3 2010 @ 01:34 PM
link   
Yes, I go to wikileaks and related websites frequently

I slept in very late this afternoon. Not long after I'd awoken, a strange man came to my door and said he was doing a political survey. He asked what political party, if any, I identified myself with. He asked if there were any causes I participate in, and what those were. He asked if I believe the government should have less powers to regulate and intrude upon the states and indivisuals...and he asked if I think the government should be held accountable for its actions.

I answered his questions and then you know what I said? I told him to tell the federal agency he was working with that they can kiss my fat ass

Anyone else think this was a random event? I f'n dont.



posted on Dec, 3 2010 @ 01:38 PM
link   
THERE'S A BLACK VAN OUTSIDE MY WINDOW! *starts hyperventilating*



posted on Dec, 3 2010 @ 01:47 PM
link   

Originally posted by Nathan-D
THERE'S A BLACK VAN OUTSIDE MY WINDOW! *starts hyperventilating*


If you're going to be sarcastic and insulting, please move on to the next thread. This was very real for me and I was indeed scared. The incident this morning just confirmed my fears.



posted on Dec, 3 2010 @ 01:51 PM
link   

Originally posted by Xavialune
I am in Maine...I live far from the city...I dont have a car...I am a small frail female and I could never defend myself if my life depended on it

To be honest, I'd rather it was the government than someone wanting to commit a burglary :-


Maine? That's great! You guys (and gals) have excellent gun laws! Only one or two states make it easier. Take a class, get your permit, and take control of your defense situation, it's really that simple.
Even simpler if you just want one for at home, you don't even need the permit!
No offense if you're anti-, it's just a suggestion based on my limited knowledge of your situation.
edit on 3-12-2010 by tjack because: I wanted to eliminate gender bias

edit on 3-12-2010 by tjack because: (no reason given)



posted on Dec, 3 2010 @ 03:12 PM
link   

Originally posted by hadriana
You've got criminal elements in govt. looking to choke any opposition.




I agree. Get yourself one of those microphones with a parabolic mirror they use to spy on people and listen from distances.

Point it at the black van and maybe you will hear what is being said inside. You have the means to spy on the spy without them knowing it.

Get a cheap spotting scope and attach a camera for your computer on it. You may get to see who's in it.

There are companies making little things you can track with GPS over the computer. Buy that and rig up an RC car so you can drive under their van and attach that device to their vehicle. You'll know exactly where they call home and their daily route.
edit on 3-12-2010 by Pervius because: spellin



posted on Dec, 3 2010 @ 03:24 PM
link   
well mate, all very good suggestions, but it takes money to purchase these things, money that I just dont have (I'm buried under a mountain of student loan debt)

I'm leaving the country in january, travelling abroad for a while and living in a camper. I cant take a gun with me, so it would be useless at this point to get one..my father has guns in his gun cabinet, but the damn thing is always locked...if theyre supposed to be for protection, I'm really not sure why he keeps them in there just sitting and rotting..

I used to be in rifle club back in high school. I got a bunch of awards for marksmanship... I remember getting letters from the NRA and you know what, I think I'm a member still..I mean I had no idea what it was back then..but it dawned on me it might be one of the reasons I'm being spied on. I'm not pro gun control by any means..I think guns are dangerous and yes they kill people, but I think we have a right to defend ourselves. It all comes down to proper use.

I dont identify with dem or republican parties..I really dont know what kind of political affiliation I would fall under. Perhaps I should ask the people spying on me, they probably have a better idea! maybe I'm a constitutionalist..libertarian? I don't know but do know that I believe in upholding the constitution and if that van was indeed someone spying on me thats completely unconstitutional in my eyes and way out of order.

The visit this morning really disturbed me. Why would someone ask questions like that after the elections are done and over with?
edit on 3-12-2010 by Xavialune because: add stuff



posted on Dec, 3 2010 @ 04:01 PM
link   
A few simple explanations here.

1) It might be someone driving around looking for unsecured Wi-Fi or even secured that they can break so that they can download a number of different things such as Torrents or even more illegal and scary child porn. People drive around looking for Wi-Fi connections all the time.

2) It might be someone checking out homes they could break into. This happens often as well. People drive about looking at homes that would be an easy hit.

Both of these would be on the top of my list of suspicions. You did after all say the police have had other calls about a black van.

Of course, it could be something as simple as another poster mentioned where someone pulled over to make a phone call.

Raist



posted on Dec, 3 2010 @ 04:11 PM
link   
reply to post by Xavialune
 


Your Avatar is creeping me out!

Anyway, the van...not sure about it. Could be people just staking out the area for a possible burglary. Hopefully not though.

So you live in Maine? I used to visit Portland a lot before I moved to Phoenix. I grew up in Massachusetts.



posted on Dec, 3 2010 @ 04:22 PM
link   
reply to post by Xavialune
 


Maybe it was someone pulling over because they were lost. Perhaps they had to check a map or maybe call someone to get to where they were going. I would not worry about it unless you see them again...

On a side note. Where is that avatar from? It's creepy for sure.



posted on Dec, 3 2010 @ 04:28 PM
link   
Okay. I get all the things you guys are bringing up...just a short explaination about where I live though..

I live, as I stated, in an out of the way place miles from the city. I just don't think some random lost person would find their way into our cauldesac checking a map..As for burglaries, I really really hope not. someone looking for internet well..I don't know, maybe? It was really late at night though, it'd gone 3am when I saw it pull up. But the fact remains the van pulled away just as I called the cops. That could be a coincidence, but I really don't think so. Then there is the guy who visited this morning. It all just doesnt add up you know? I'll keep you guys posted if anything else happens..

My avatar is from the german silent film "Metropolis"...one of the guys in the scene is cut off in the avatar though. Its the reaction of the crowd to a woman dancing very riske...I'm really not sure why they have those looks on their faces though lol. The other part of my avatar is my own face..I thought I kind of looked like the ORLY owl


Yes, I am a born and raised Mainer. I've lived in maine my entire life, but I have been fortunate enough to have had a very important event in my life which allowed me to travel all over the country and in europe. I know that I have had an opportunity that not many people my age have had or will ever have...It has opened my eyes a LOT and is indeed one of the reasons I now question everything around me. The unfortunate side effect of this is that I am no longer happy staying in one place and while Maine will always be my home, it just isnt the same.

am going to continue to travel beginning in January..which brings problems for me concerning these recent incidents as I fear maybe they wont let me travel, or will hold me up at the airports, or any number of difficulties.

Anyway, as I said, I'll keep you guys posted.


edit on 3-12-2010 by Xavialune because: add stuff



posted on Dec, 3 2010 @ 04:48 PM
link   
reply to post by Xavialune
 


The guy stopping by could have been working for someone, but I doubt it. I am not trying to scare you or anything just give you some bit of advice and things to watch for.

The voting period is over; I see no reasoning for someone to be asking such questions door to door. Did you watch to see if he went to other doors?

My guess is it is some very bad people staking out houses to do less than savory things. You say you are a small frail woman (at least I swear I read that), and it seemed you were home alone. There was a van in your area late at night. This seems more on the lines of people looking to rob or even harm other people. I suggest you call the cops and explain about the visitor and the van again. Tell them you believe someone might be planning something bad in your area. Ask if they can step up drive bys in your area as well, or maybe you can talk to an investigator who might be looking into the van issue or something.

You say your dad has guns, but they are locked up. Get one while you are still here that is available to you at all times. Tell your dad about the van and the man. There is no reason for the man to be asking those questions aside from maybe a school project (but I am sure that would have been mentioned as they generally are). What you are explaining is classic staking of homes and people for the criminal type.

I am honestly concerned for your wellbeing from what you have said. Screw thinking it is the government, as you said that would be welcome as compared to what you are telling us. I would be very suspicious and have a handgun or shotgun ready at a time like that. I think someone is up to no good. Talk to the police and get some form of protection at least while you are staying in your home. Also, do not make it seem as if you are home alone. Have a TV on (in another room) just low enough to where you can hear voices but not tell what they are saying at the front door. Guard yourself anyway possible.

Raist



posted on Dec, 3 2010 @ 04:57 PM
link   
Yes I did state that I am a small frail female..well ok, maybe not small. I am 5 foot 8 but I have no muscle and I don't know how to defend myself. I dont live home alone...as a matter of fact, a LOT of people live here. My parents, my brother, and his girlfriend. We have 3 dogs..the thing is, I'm the only person awake at that time at night and I am home alone for a short period of time during the day. That is when this person showed up...its a pretty brief period of time that I am alone..maybe a few hours. But thats plenty of time for someone to do something awful.

I just cant get it out of my head about the visit though. If it was someone trying to scope out the house they didnt do a very good job..I didnt let them inside or anything. And to ask strange political affiliation questions like that? Do I think the government should be held accountable?

Just smells really fishy to me..



posted on Dec, 3 2010 @ 05:02 PM
link   
reply to post by Xavialune
 


Someone who knows what they are doing does not need to be let in.
They listen for the voices of others, dogs and their size and aggressiveness, and use your opening the door/garage whatever for a quick view of goings on and things of possible value.

Someone who does this for a “living” does not need a great deal of time to assesses a home and those living within. Even someone who is very good at gathering information of this sort will be able to tell you a lot about you and your home from a very brief visit at your door.

Again, I am not trying to scare you but simply make you aware of what I think is most likely going on. I would mention it to your dad and brother as well.


Raist



posted on Dec, 3 2010 @ 05:17 PM
link   
my front door, when you go in, immediately is a large staircase with walls on each side going up into the house. you cant see anything..but I get what youre saying. Unfortunately my brother is a fat lazy neanderthal who doesn't care about anything but smoking pot and eating. My father thinks I'M stupid and paranoid about things, thus he will probably not do anything either. I'll mention it to him, but this is the reason I didn't wake my parents up when it happened..they never believe me about anything, or at the very least don't take anything I say seriously.

They are your typical american sheeple types. I love them because theyre my parents, but we have absolutely nothing in common and sometimes I feel ashamed of them because of how clueless they are. Something like this happening.. I know immidiately after I mention it exactly what they will say/how they will react. Its really sad..but I will say something nonetheless.



posted on Dec, 3 2010 @ 05:41 PM
link   
Are you involved in any criminal activity?

Are you employed by any government entity?

Do you belong to any secret societies?

If the answer is no to all questions.

You have nothing to be concerned about.

There are too many of us and not enough of them to watch us all.

The majority of the time you are being watched you will never know it.

Rest easy my friend.



posted on Dec, 3 2010 @ 05:46 PM
link   
reply to post by Xavialune
 


Might be someone trying to piggy-back on your Wi-Fi while he does something questionable. People who visit child pornography sites will do that for example.



posted on Dec, 3 2010 @ 05:54 PM
link   
Not sure what part of the country you are in not that it matters, tis the season ya know what I mean. This is the prime time of the year for people to cruise around looking for people that are not at home because of the holidays. And I put stock in that being the case, someone just lookin for an easy pickings. Get yourself a couple of good lights outside your house, and if not possible then get a good bright spotlight and if it happens again shine it around outside, not necessarily at the vehicle but close enough to garner attention to it, all while on the phone with the police. Should keep them from coming back around if thats all they are looking for is an easy place to rob.



posted on Dec, 3 2010 @ 06:28 PM
link   
Honestly it sounds like you have paranoid delusions. It's not normal for humans to be so scared over a black van that stopped in front of their house.

I've had many cars stop in front of my house and I'm not dead yet. I stop on side streets mid driving to light a cig, answer the phone, change a song. It's really not that big of a deal mane



posted on Dec, 3 2010 @ 06:33 PM
link   
youre not hearing what I'm saying. we live in a very rural area. its NOT a place someone just stops to light a cig or change a song.

I am not paranoid delusional. Many others have agreed something fishy might be going on..whether or not thats got anything to do with the government is irrelevant really...but I'm not just being paranoid. Something not right is going on and yes it does scare me.

Like I said, I'd rather it was the government then the more likely possibility of burglars or something similar.
edit on 3-12-2010 by Xavialune because: typo




top topics



 
3
<< 1    3 >>

log in

join