View Full Version : I'm de-lightful, are you?
07-16-2002, 06:01 PM
Me and my son walk around our neighborhood in the evening. Twice, we have walked by a street light, and its gone out when we walked by, only to go back on again after we've passed.
Has this happened to any of you?
07-16-2002, 07:00 PM
Back in my college days there was this one women I used to hang with. I swear that it must have happened to us a dozen times with six or seven different street lights. It was a running joke with us.
07-16-2002, 07:06 PM
Reverse motion detector lights?
07-16-2002, 08:24 PM
The Master's take on it. (http://www.straightdope.com/classics/a4_047.html)
07-16-2002, 10:44 PM
I enjoyed Cecil's article on this subject and immediately directed it to a friend of mine when I chanced upon it a month or so ago. You see, much like hajario, we have a running gag about it. I have no clue why it happens, but its uncanny how often streetlights turn off in the presence of this guy. I'm talking a flawless representation of the "light turns off as he approaches, turns on after he has passed" phenomena.
07-17-2002, 01:32 AM
07-18-2002, 05:41 AM
My light never goes out.
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