Odd, surreal or weird things you have seen in your day to day life

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  1. Otis

    Otis Well-Known Member

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    Just dropped the missus off at work and saw three ducks just sitting outside Wetherspoons on the grass, surrounded by empty beer bottles.

    Then, as soon as I started my journey back I saw a fox just nonchalantly stroll across a foot bridge.
     
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    Who are u Dr Doolittle
     
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    A bloke eat a whole cooked chicken at the Ricoh before kick off (early Ricoh days 2006 ish) it was about 2:15pm and he knawed it to a pristine carcass took him about 25 minutes but I couldn’t take my eyes off it!
     
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    A two headed dog in Laos.
     
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  5. Otis

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    Yeah. They do have really hard drugs in Asia don't they and you never quite know what you are smoking.
     
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    I recall many years ago, I was at work and my boss sent me out to pick up a load of keys that had been cut by a little hardware store just down the road.

    So, went in and this bloke was at the counter. He must have been in his 50's at least and I said I had come to pick up a load of keys.

    He looked at me slightly puzzled for a second or two and then replied 'Ah, it must have been my dad.' I wondered to myself just how old must his dad be and how he would still be working at his age.

    The bloke goes off and lo and behold a few seconds later this much older bloke appears. My guess would be he was 70 -75.

    I said the same thing to him, that I had come to pick up a bunch of keys, to which he replied to my astonishment 'Oh, that must have been my dad!'

    A few seconds later out comes this guy who was clearly in his 90's.

    Surreal.
     
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    close thread.
     
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    in a shopping area of Boulder, Colorado, I once saw a bloke sitting on a bench wearing a lampshade on his head.
     
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    I think I know that shop. Its called Lockit & Son & Son.
    & Son
     
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    That was a different shop where Bob Lockit had three sons. The one Otis described was S.E.Curit and son, and grandson and great grandson
     
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    Legends Day corporate hospitality no sign of any owners or Tim fisher. Well worth the money brilliant to see so many great players.
     
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    Magical hills in Ireland. There’s a few hills in Ireland where if you park your car on the hill out of gear and with no hand brake applied your car appears to roll up hill. Some will tell you it’s a magnetic hill and the car is being pulled up the hill. I believe that the truth is it is an optical illusion.
     
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    Also, a monkey riding a motorbike, whilst wearing a helmet and smoking a cigarette in Indonesia.

    Both true stories.
     
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    On my way home from work one day there was a clear blue sky with a fantastic lenticular cloud.
    I wish I could have photographed it, but I was driving on a highway.
     
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    Once on a visit to Lichfield saw a family of young ducklings cross a road on front of some cars....followed by mummy duck running (literally) after them clearly very angry and worried. Clearly very unimpressed by their lack of road etiquette. It was all very nonchalant how they just waddled over this road in line and everything stopped for them. Quite funny actually.

    Picture a mum chasing after her young baby as he walks towards a road and it was very similar.
     
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    Travelling from Cov -Rugby on the A45 about an hour ago and a hearse shot past me, doing at least 80. Never seen one go faster than 20 before !
     
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    We went to a restaurant once and when we looked at the dessert menu following our meal it read something like this.

    New York Vanilla Cheescake (may contain nuts)

    Strawberry Gateau with Chantilly Cream (may contain nuts)

    Raspberry Rum Baba (may contain nuts)

    Fruit Strudel and Custard (may contain nuts)

    Profiteroles with Toffee Sauce (may contain nuts)

    Nut Surprise


    I know it is kind of obvious, but the only thing on the menu that didn't say it contained nuts was the Nut Surprise.

    Just seemed so odd looking at the menu.
     
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    Maybe that was the surprise? ;)
     
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    It was just the chefs bollocks in whipped cream.
     
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    I also recall going to a house party a few years back.

    It was quite a small affair and quite a laid-back one too.

    All was going quite serenely when suddenly we heard a commotion outside. Someone was shouting and seemingly having a row with someone in the garden.

    I said I would check it out went out to the garden and there was my mate Big Mick really shouting at someone aggressively, with first clenched. He had a renowned quick temper and was a very big bloke, so I was a little concerned.

    It was too dark to see who he was rowing with, so I moved a little closer.

    He was really threatening. 'You what!! What did you just say to me? 'I'll knock you stone dead!'

    'You what? Come on then! Come on then! 'No-one talks to me like that, you twat.'

    He was saying a name but I couldn't quite catch it, so moved even closer to see who else was there. Got right up to him and there was no-one else there at all, not a soul.

    He was actually having a row with a gaden hedge.

    The name he was saying was 'Hedge.' He was talking to the hedge as if it was a person.

    'You what! What did you just say, Hedge?' 'Come on then! Come on, Hedge! Come on, Hedge, you bastard! No-one talks to me like that. You bastard! Go on, say that again Hedge and I will smash your lights out.'

    He then proceeded to beat the shit out of this hedge and I had to drag him away.

    Cut to ribbons he was.
     
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    must have been a 'box' hedge
     
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    No, pretty sure it was a privet hedge if my memory serves me right.
     
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    yew might be mistaken
     
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    Pretty sure it wasn't operation yewtree.
     
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    Not surreal as such, more ironic I suppose, Paloma Faith covering 'Make your own kind of Music' ....
     
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    I had a similar experience at a house party. When everyone had fallen asleep a friend of mine could be heard downstairs having a conversation with himself which escalated to a row and then eventually a proper fight. Had some kind of split personality, Norman Bates thing going on.

    Should really have had the lad sectioned in hindsight.
     
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    Was his name Big Mick by any chance?
     
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    which one?
     
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    Michael?
     
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    I misread that and thought it was a HORSE doing 80
     
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    It wasn't Geoff Hearse was it?
     
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    Wish it was, it would of been less embarrassing ! Must of been a young employee taking the works motor home and was running late to pick his new girlfriend up.
     
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    Saw a car driving in Russia laden exactly the same as this.

    I took a picture, but unfortunately cannot find it, but it was exactly the same. Only space free of apples was the drivers seat.

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    Way home from a night out needed a crap , so went into this garden and shit on the lawn.Trouble was when I got home I couldn't find my keys so I traced my steps to this garden and felt around for a turd so I could find keys ...i couldnt find the turd. Just then a bloke opened the door and asked me if I was the twat who shit on his tortoise
     
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