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Strange things you've seen

Discussion in 'TRIBE Main Forum' started by vench, Mar 31, 2002.

  1. vench

    vench TRIBE Promoter

    The other day I was driving up Bathurst between Highway 7 and Carrville (16th Ave) and what do I see driving next to me? A man driving with a parrot sitting on his shoulder. At first I wasn't sure what I saw, I mean, I knew I saw something, but as I got up next to him - THE BIRD! Does anyone else find this a little strange? I've had my dogs in my car before, I've seen cats in cars but a parrot just sitting on the guys shoulder? I thought it was strange.

    And then today, my sister and I were driving along 16th Avenue and saw some kid walking backwards, not just for a few steps, but we watched him for as long as we could and he was walking backwards like he was in some sort of bizzaro world.

    I find these things strange.

  2. air-bag

    air-bag TRIBE Member

    hey vench i live on bathurst and carville

    I saw an even stranger thing the other day... a bus!!
    considering that they have a rather interesting schedule, i.e. approximately twice a month, It was indeed a spectacle!
  3. vench

    vench TRIBE Promoter

    indeed. The bus schedule and running times of the buses in Richmond Hill fucking suck. When I used to ahve to take the bus and I called for the times of when they would be arriving, the woman made it sound like I was asking her to come pick me up.
    It got so bad that I started walking everywhere, to work and to Hillcrest - and I live at Bathurst and Major Mack.

  4. Guest

    Guest Guest

    tonight when I was driving on the DVP I saw a crazy car accident.
    Some car was driving pretty close behind me in the left lane. At one point I just happened to look up at my rear view mirror, just has I did he swerved sharply to the right then back to the left right in to the median. He then swirved across thee lanes of traffic, hitting every car on the way, and then slammed into the gaurd rail.

    I watched the entire thinh unfold in my rearview mirror.
  5. vench

    vench TRIBE Promoter

    what time and where on the DVP did this happen?

  6. Nesta

    Nesta TRIBE Member

    that's why i love maple. the ttc runs every 1/2 hour from the community centre at major mac and keele to the downsview station. when i first moved up here, i found it odd that the ttc runs north/south on keele as oppose to the vaughn transit.
  7. Guest

    Guest Guest

    It was at 12:50am and was a few km north ob the bloor exit.
  8. 0Mango0

    0Mango0 TRIBE Member

    strange things that i've seen hmmmm

    d.code aka TYLER M.

    nuf said

  9. Plato

    Plato TRIBE Member

    ^^^HEY YOU'RE B ACK!

    where did you dissapear too?

  10. Karim

    Karim TRIBE Member

    I used to walk backwards all the time. Only into a strong wind though. It was a trick I picked up in grade 3, having strong cold wind hit the back of your head, is alot more comfy then it hitting your face.

    :confused: <---- Am I wierd?
  11. vench

    vench TRIBE Promoter

    not at all, I did the same thing when I was a young lad. But it wasn't windy yesterday and this kid had to have been at least 15-16 years old.

    The parrot was the best though.

  12. Fir3start3r

    Fir3start3r TRIBE Member

    When I used to live downtown I was walking to work and saw this ragged guy yelling and screaming at 'something'...
    People were walking by, but leaving about 5 ft. radius around him after noticing he was upset at his.....invisible dog... :eek:

    The other one would be while I was at the World's Biggest Book store. Some friends and I just came from McDonald's on Yonge and we were debating the word, "Voluptuous" and what it actually meant.
    While there, we got sidetracked to the magazine section.
    At the end of the mag. rag row was some guy in track pants wackin' off to a dirty mag like no one was around! :eek:
    All the black guys were running around like little girls laughin' their ass off lol :D
    I kinda moved to the next section....
  13. janiecakes

    janiecakes TRIBE Member

    i think i may have already told this story, but i was at wellesley station a couple of months ago and i was walking towards the platform exit. i passed this guy sitting on a bench with a dog on his lap, and as i passed him my friend said 'are you serious?' in response to something i said. the guy thought he was talking to him, so he goes 'yes i'm serious! THIS IS THE BEST DOG I EVER HAD!'

    we were like 'okey dokey then' and stopped to pet the dog. it was kinda weird because it wasn't really responding much to the petting, and the fur was kinda bristly and stuff, so when i saw my friend get a weird look on his face we left. once we were about 5 feet away, he goes 'that wasn't a dog, that was a fucking FOX!'


    the guy had a fucking fox on the goddamn subway platform!


  14. BreakzBroad

    BreakzBroad TRIBE Member

    well in my crazy drunken/ baked state lastnight, walking home from one of those stupid bar nights n hamilton.......

    me and my friend tanya were walking down the street smoking a joint, and a car drove by very very slowly, and then we heard whistling and 'hey sexxy- where are u 2 going?'.....so we look in the car and it was 2 FUCKIN' DRAGQUEENS!!!!!!!!! bwahahahaha :D

  15. Undercover Police making a drug bust at the Burger King on Yonge near Wellesley, while I was eating my food. Happened last thursday. Kinda surreal. Then it got even stranger when a half dozen more cops headed upstairs to bust some of the people who were probably dealing.

    From the Ministry of what was strange, was that it really didn't register with me as to what was going on. I was just watching, sucking back on my Coke.

    Prime Minister Highsteppa
  16. Plato

    Plato TRIBE Member

    once riding the ttc there was an asian woman with a camera hidden in her purse, every now and then she woudl take it out and take pictures. she took one of me, i saw a slight flash of light and turned to see her pull the camera down from her face and slide it slyly into her purse. then at the following stop she took a picture of people moving in and out of the doors.

    what she hadnt counted on was me having a camera though.


    there she is, trying to be discreet, in the pink pants & blue coat.

    after snapping this she quickly turned in my direction looking to see who h ad taken the picture. she didnt turn fast enough to see me and my friend liz with the camera hidden between us.

    heh heh.

    she still has my soul probably, but i have hers :p

  17. MoFo

    MoFo TRIBE Member

    I was taking photos in the bathroom of the Harvey's on Wellesley of a soiled pair of underwear I saw hanging off a urinal (I do strange photography btw).

    I washed my hands (just cuz) and a guy comes in and enters the stall. Then another guy comes in and enters the same stall. I SO wanted to take a pic of their two legs at that point but I was afraid that they'd hear my shutter. I thought, "ew, sex in Harvey's?" But I heard a rustling of a bag and then it dawned on me: DRUG DEAL!

    So I hurried out of the bathroom but the guys were exiting at the same time and they were following me out the Harvey's. I turned to see the manager coming towards us and I thought, "OH GOD, they're gonna arrest me too cuz they'll think I was involved!" I ran out of Harvey's SO fast.
  18. Plato

    Plato TRIBE Member

    [cue nub's sketchy k & mcdonalds bathroom story]

  19. KiX

    KiX TRIBE Member

    Thats probably what the drug dealers were doing too.

  20. I thought you snorted coke, not sucked it.

    I'm so out of touch in my old age.

    From the Ministry of those crazy kids.

    Prime Minister Highsteppa
  21. MoFo

    MoFo TRIBE Member

    Oh, and last week I was sitting on the subway in a forward going seat. As I was watching people board the train, I noticed a 13 year old weird-looking girl holding a leash. It took her quite a while to get this animal on the train (which I couldn't see since it was below the train window). She finally got on the train and stood at the door.

    I still couldn't see the animal but I looked around at all the horrified reactions and people laughing.

    She walked past the door barriers and then I saw that was a tiny bunny rabbit on a velvet, crystal-studded cat leash!
    She lead this thing around on a leash ALL the way to the other end of the train which took her at least 15 minutes. Then the idiot girl took the rabbit off the leash and let it roam around.

    We got to Yonge Station and she didn't pick it up or put it on the leash. She just let it hop over by the door where everyone was boarding. I was gonna smack her, I swear. I already hate how humans think they have superiority over animal species but this girl was a fucking dolt who needed to be drop-kicked.

    Please don't ever put your rabbit on a leash and take it for a wal please? It might get its head crushed by a businesswoman's briefcase for God's sake!
  22. Plato

    Plato TRIBE Member

    ^^^awww thats cute! :)

    i wish i had a bunny, but it'd probably end up with the same fate my last bunny ended up with when i was about 4 years old.

    my mom hated it and cooked it and made me eat it.

    the doctors said it woudl cause brain problems :)

    i like stories.

    p[l]a+0 <--curling up into fetal position
  23. vench

    vench TRIBE Promoter

    This reminded me of when I used to work at Blockbuster. One night while I was working, I just happened to be behind the desk loafing (as usual) and I see a guy get out of a cab in the parking lot and walk to a parked car. A man gets out of the parked car and they start talking. From what I could see it looked like they exchanged something but at that point, I wasn't sure. After this "exchange" I soon got my answer. Right after whatever they had switched hands, four cop cars came rushing in and surrounded the two guys. Just like James said in his B.K story, it was surreal. They threw the guy (who got out of the cab) on the hood and the other guy (nothing happened to him) just walked away and was talking to the cops (I assumed he was undercover). It took all of about 10-15 minutes, but seemed like it lasted forever.

    Oh yeah, we also had a customer who smoked crack in one of our bathrooms, we knew but most of the people at the store were scared of him and were afraid to do anything about it. The thing about this guy was, you could tell he smoked something but he wasn't all ragged and shit, he dressed okay (sometimes....).

  24. *tranner*

    *tranner* TRIBE Member

    Yesterday afternoon I saw some kid MCing to some silent jungle on Queen Street in front of Active Surplus. He was jumping all around and looked really into it, and everyone looked really confused as to what the hell he was yabbering about but I just smiled. Actually I fellt like yelling RELOAD!

    I love the city, you'd never see funny shit like that in Oakville.
    Last edited: Mar 31, 2002
  25. quantumdj

    quantumdj TRIBE Member

    Where have you been? We missed you. :)

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