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    Giant Spiral appears over norway.

    As the title reads, a giant spiral appeared over Norway yesterday, or this morning i believe. Reminds me of halflife 2. Probably has to do with the large hadron collider opening up a portal to hell, but thats just my personal opinion...

    "It consisted initially of a green beam of light similar in colour to the aurora with a mysterious rotating spiral at one end,"
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    That's...different. I wonder what it is.

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    Wow, that's awesome.

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    Yeah, I heard about this too. Pretty eerie stuff!

    A quick YouTube search led to these two short videos that show it pretty well:





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    Mystery indeed



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    Might be a rocket spinning out of control, or some such...

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    I think the rocket explanation is solid. Its something falling on a curved path. The blue/green corkscrew is the path viewed from gradual 3/4 perpspective and any one who sees the 2D spiral pattern is viewing it from a perpendicular angle.

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    UZUMAKI!! D:

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    This is what happens when you abuse the Photoshop Twirl filter. Seriously though; that's a very impressive sight!

    EDIT: Whoa, seeing it in motion (AsaB's post) is even more eerie. Was it spinning the whole time??

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    I can only assume the Norwegian government did the right thing and assembled a tactical reconnaissance team lead by Kurt Russell and sent them in

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    Regardless of portals to hell, LHCs and falling rockets, this is VERY intriguing.
    I ahve always dreamed I would be one the people alive and present to witness some momentous change in our world. This could lead to something, if it is what I hope it is.

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    Unique sight indeed. It looks like a rocket, but! Perhaps it's a small part of a comet that got separated after an impact in space, and started swirling around until its inevitable contact with the Earth's atmosphere, and then it evaporated. Eugh, but probably not.

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    Amusing, but it still must be said...



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    Man, obama is landing here tomorrow, and the russians are making our skies weird.. What's next? The zombie apocalypse?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Slash View Post
    Man, obama is landing here tomorrow, and the russians are making our skies weird.. What's next? The zombie apocalypse?
    actually, its Valhalla opening its doors to unleash the spirits of the great warriors back upon the world to fight alongside the Valkyrie and Norse gods. Expect to see all sorts of weird mythical creatures such as gnomes and fae showing up with swords made of hitherto unknown metals and bestowing them upon heroes yet unknown.

    ...or else the sky god decided to goatsie Norway.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Slash View Post
    Man, obama is landing here tomorrow, and the russians are making our skies weird.. What's next? The zombie apocalypse?
    That would be a Christmas miracle. I wish for a zombie apocalypse every year, but it never comes.

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    Looks like a missile launch. They look nice (unless you're in their way). In this case I think the long exposure smoothed the edges a bit to give that impressive spiral look.





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    Quote Originally Posted by Slash View Post
    Man, obama is landing here tomorrow, and the russians are making our skies weird.. What's next? The zombie apocalypse?
    Something that looks like a portal to hell opening...obama visiting soon after...

    coincidence? i don't think so...

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    Russia is denying involvement, big surprise =p

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    Most likely it's a Russian rocket that ended up out of control, but the funny thing is that we're getting both confirmation and denials about that from Russia....

    Edit: The thing about the denials and confirmations, no idea if that's on any newssites abroad, is that we were warned about a missile launch from a Russian submarine, but that the Russians now say that it didn't happen according to plan - as in it wasn't launched. Experts say it looks like a missile that's either been selfdestructing or taken down by other means by the Russians after they lost control of it - it had some weird movement going on.



    Anyway, I just wanted to post THIS LINK - which is to a newsite in Norwegian, but has a nice set of images at the top there (and a video or two but I don't know if you guys can see that if outside Norway). The photos are taken from quite a distance away from each other, so it's been HUGE... And VERY visible.

    Here's some of them, uploaded with the right names of the photographers...

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    ion cannon malfunction :o


    pretty amazing, time to listen to the glitch mob and prepare for the apocolypse!

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    Is this Jebus extracting revenge on those pesky Norwegians for (unintentionally/inadvertently) spawning a Satanic cultural uprising?

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    It seems that it's pretty much confirmed now that it's the Russian submarine «Dmitry Donskoi» (1976), a Typhon Class submarine - one of the biggest ever built and the only one left in its class to still be used - that's sent up a missile that's called a Bulava missile. It's a missile meant to carry up to ten nuclear warheads, have a range of 8000 kilometers, are the maritime counterpart to Topol-M missile which is an intercontinental ballistic missile, and are meant to be launched from the Borei class of submarines.

    This was supposedly the thirteenth test, of which nine has gone bad, and therefore it's a kind of a touchy subject for the Russians, as it's a part of renewing it's old arsenal. So they're not willingly to admit anything at the moment, but's kind of an open secret now.

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    The latest in plume technology?

    Or perhaps hell's angels being cast down.

    Or the newly installed lunar rocket defence system?



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    During the infancy of the US and Soviet space programs the US spent millions of dollars to develop a pen that could write in space. The Soviets simply used a pencil.

    US rockets fly correctly though.

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    Its clearly Bifrost

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    It must be aliens trying to hypnotize the Norwegians.


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    Yeah, the russians are apparently admitting that it was one of their rockets now... no aliens yet, just Obama...

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