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There was a bit on the news tonight showing Trump in a convoy at night in the UK tranny vans
and our police escorts lots of vehicles, likely what you saw.
 

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This military-related webpage:

https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zo...a-new-mysterious-and-sinister-looking-vehicle

... specifically addresses the vehicle you quite likely saw. There are multiple photos of it on the webpage, so please let us know if it's the same one you saw.
I'd say no. In my memory it was shaped more like one of the big square bodied trucks, but I only got a short glimpse of it. I was behind a van waiting at traffic lights for the convoy to pass so didn't get a long look. Once it had, we followed it on the road but that truck was too far ahead to get another look.

Also, my impression is that the dome was a lighter colour. Bear in mind it was nighttime when I saw it. Maybe he has a new version.
 

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No doubt, you had already searched said jewelry box numerous times whilst hunting for the lost earrings?
Yup! Pretty sure it was the very first place I looked too! I can't NOT have looked because the box was so obvious there on my dressing table. I only looked in there again after already ordering another pair because I was so vexed at their disappearance and couldn't believe I couldn't find them.
 

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According to Trish's dailymail link, the Don's car is

a heavily modified £1.1million Cadillac with 5in-thick bulletproof windows.

Encased in ballistic armour and weighing around nine tons, it contains a sealed cabin with an independent oxygen supply and bags of blood matching the president's type in case of a medical emergency.

Should anyone grab the door handles without authorisation, a 120-volt shock can be delivered at the flick of a switch. The car can also emit tear gas and flood the road with nails or an oil slick.
Very James Bond villain.
 

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I'd say no. In my memory it was shaped more like one of the big square bodied trucks, but I only got a short glimpse of it. I was behind a van waiting at traffic lights for the convoy to pass so didn't get a long look. Once it had, we followed it on the road but that truck was too far ahead to get another look.

Also, my impression is that the dome was a lighter colour. Bear in mind it was nighttime when I saw it. Maybe he has a new version.
Did the one you saw look more like the photo in the Wikipedia article about this "Roadrunner" dedicated comm vehicle?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WHCA_Roadrunner

If the vehicle wasn't an American full-sized SUV it may well have been a similar security-related UK vehicle escorting the motorocade.
 

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I'd say no. In my memory it was shaped more like one of the big square bodied trucks, but I only got a short glimpse of it. I was behind a van waiting at traffic lights for the convoy to pass so didn't get a long look. Once it had, we followed it on the road but that truck was too far ahead to get another look.

Also, my impression is that the dome was a lighter colour. Bear in mind it was nighttime when I saw it. Maybe he has a new version.
Could it be the hazmat car that you're talking about? I found this link on the BBC website discussing the vehicles the man is hanging round with!
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/amp/uk-48219557
 

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And the cruelest thing a man can do is leave his damn stuff all over the soddin' place, especially if some of it is his partners/mother's stuff borrowed without permission!

AAARRRGGGHHHH!

Sollywos x
I'm pretty tidy and organized, but the occasional thing I do leave out for some reason gets "tidied" away with an awful lot of eye rolling, never to be seen again. This by someone who covers every (and I do mean every) bit of horizontal surface in the house with her stuff.
I raise your AAARRRGGGHHHH! with a AAAAAAAARRRRRRRGGGGGHHHH!!!!
 

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Did the one you saw look more like the photo in the Wikipedia article about this "Roadrunner" dedicated comm vehicle?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WHCA_Roadrunner

If the vehicle wasn't an American full-sized SUV it may well have been a similar security-related UK vehicle escorting the motorocade.
I don't think that was it. My impression is that it had a chunky SUV front end with a more square/cube shaped body, more like this:



This isn't it, just the shape. The dome I remember as larger but lower than this:



However, as I said, I only got a very short look at it - I had a van in front of me so only saw it for probably a matter of a few seconds. We know that eyewitness reports are notoriously unreliable & I don't exclude myself from this. It's most likely that it was one of the ones in your thedrive link. There were certainly cube shaped vehicles in the convoy & it's quite possible I conflated them with the more big black SUV ones.
 

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It looks like satellite communications, from looking at the pics that Trish71 posted
 

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I'm pretty tidy and organized, but the occasional thing I do leave out for some reason gets "tidied" away with an awful lot of eye rolling, never to be seen again. This by someone who covers every (and I do mean every) bit of horizontal surface in the house with her stuff.
I raise your AAARRRGGGHHHH! with a AAAAAAAARRRRRRRGGGGGHHHH!!!!
Ah but my aaarrrggghhh had been toned down out of politeness for the rest of the members on here. If I'd written is as felt, it would have run to ZILLIONS of pages so there!

Joking aside let's just commiserate with each other in our mutual irritation. It's not as if I'm that tidy myself it's just that my piles of stuff are not to be messed with!

Sollywos x
 

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It looks like satellite communications, from looking at the pics that Trish71 posted
Yes I'm assuming that's it. I'm thinking that must be the least environmentally friendly 3 day excursion undertaken by anyone ever. There were 3 Chinooks + assorted other helicopters buzzing around yesterday to add to it.
 

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Ah but my aaarrrggghhh had been toned down out of politeness for the rest of the members on here. If I'd written is as felt, it would have run to ZILLIONS of pages so there!

Joking aside let's just commiserate with each other in our mutual irritation. It's not as if I'm that tidy myself it's just that my piles of stuff are not to be messed with!

Sollywos x
I HATE people touching my property and everyone at work knows it. Stuff is safe at our depot and we leave bikes unlocked and coats on pegs etc. so my clobber is strewn around the place, and a few weeks ago I forgot to close a zip on my work bag. People gathered round and uum'd and aah'd for a bit until some brave soul offered to zip it up, with everyone else as witnesses. It was a full fortnight before anyone dare tell me!
 

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I HATE people touching my property and everyone at work knows it. Stuff is safe at our depot and we leave bikes unlocked and coats on pegs etc. so my clobber is strewn around the place, and a few weeks ago I forgot to close a zip on my work bag. People gathered round and uum'd and aah'd for a bit until some brave soul offered to zip it up, with everyone else as witnesses. It was a full fortnight before anyone dare tell me!
Thanks for giving me something to laugh about this morning! I suspect that there are loads of things that my son is not owning up to! Lots of things have gone missing, he denies all knowledge of course but his face tells a different story!

Sollywos x

Sollywos x
 

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Still doesn't explain where my missing knickers are!! I'm down to 4 bloody pairs again and at this rate it'll save me a small fortune if I go commando!!

:violin:
Must admit, I was so shocked to find my missing necklace, i couldn't have been any more surprised if your pants'd been in there too!
 

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Still doesn't explain where my missing knickers are!! I'm down to 4 bloody pairs again and at this rate it'll save me a small fortune if I go commando!!

:violin:
I went to the lauderette and i always check the drums in both washers and dryers, well, when i get home i had a huge pair of knickers that were definately not mine, as for socks, well, i lost one, so i trotted back to the launderette and asked if a loan sock had showed up, she went in the back and came out with a see thro bag that was about 3ft high, i said i'll pass lol
 
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