26 June 2008

White Van with Flashing Orange Lights

| lemaChet
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So on my way to work this morning, I saw a white van with flashing orange lights around it on william hovell drive.
It looked ab it like a speed camera van, but I couldn’t see the flashy things they have, and the sign on top wasn’t there.

does anyone know what was happening ?

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I was given some good advice on my wedding day to beware of the duck.

Leunig strikes on riotact……

so, does that mean with all the duck sitings, that it is duck season, or are they aliens in disguise?

(the little yellow duck looking thing at the bottom of the screen that looks like a cartoon duck generally gives a quack as Mr Lee walks off the pitch)

Brett Lee is a human. It is presently illegal to eat humans.

Mælinar advises on a professional basis that you should not eat humans. Soylent Green is much better for you, as it has been treated, and impurities removed.

It doesn’t need to quack to be a duck.

I never heard Brett Lee quack after a duck…….

None off one is a duck isn’t it????

No more vino for me

Yes, but what’s that got to do with soy ?

A duck without soy is, quite realistically, just not peking duck, but a soy duck reallistically is quite impossible.

If it didn’t quack, it wasn’t a duck.

Mr Evil,

I saw a sore duck once.

It had just been hit by a “POLICE” speed detection van.

White is the new black. In duck terms, that means its the alien one.

Grumpy Smurf6:07 pm 27 Jun 08

Now you’re all just being silly – back to the point – the van, possibly the RSPCA hit van…

So this hit van was out for the duck (to hit it obviously), so the duck was wearing a hat walking in Barton trying to avoid the van. Unfortunately it got hit and now uses a walking stick, but it’s not so injured so as to be eaten, hence we eat the vegetarian version of the duckless ‘soy duck’.

Not so hard really. But it’s the alien abduction that’s got me – I thought they drove black vans?


what about when the duck appeared?

Now you’r being silly!

so the duck was in the van?

where can I see a tofurky??

I’ve seen a sore duck – at least I think it was a duck.

I saw a recipe for Soy duck once !

Soy duck is for vegetarians. Like tofurky and the like.

There is no such duck as soy duck.

Probably not. Just thought it was worth mentioning!

All well and good, but was it that duck?

Au Luc in Dickson serves soy duck

Deadmandrinking12:31 pm 27 Jun 08

There is only duck, peter.

there was a duck?

I think I ate the duck you speak of…

what duck?

Actually grundy, to be serious, I have seen that duck….

Were the people you speak of wearing pants, a hat or carrying a walking stick ? If so I think I saw one of them in Barton yesterday.

grundy: that was entirely my point in posting it.. most people seem to have realised this 😛

There was this one time, I was at Borobodur and this lady followed me over the entire complex, nagging me to buy a couple of face masks and ramayana dolls.

The entire complex ! That’d be kind of like going to Westfield Belconnen and having a minstrel following me around as I shop. (No, Thumper – before you come up with any funny ideas).

On the topic of the van though, was it the RSPCA hit squad ?

Since everybody has a bee in their bonnet about welfare at the moment, thought the SPCA would be involved at some stage…

Holden Caulfield8:52 am 27 Jun 08

Kind of similar to the OP but has anyone else noticed those totem pole like things near intersections. They have lights on them too, pretty colours they are, not just orange. I don’t think they flash though. I’ll see if I can get a photo of them so we can try and work out what they are.

So sick of these types of articles…

“I saw a duck cross a road yesterday! Has anyone else seen a duck before?”

You don’t do you ?

Absent Diane8:14 am 27 Jun 08

i suspect

Why is it you never seem to have a rocket propelled grenade on you when you need it?

be84 is right. You saw a naked speed van either setting up or packing up.

Come on this is really sad, funny comments but sad to start with.

Did he have a hat or walking stick?

Just one ?

I saw a man once…

Was he walking to his hovel in the middle of the road?

I saw some people wearing pants.

Timberwolf659:04 pm 26 Jun 08

jake555 said :

I saw a man on the street today, walking. At first, I thought I was going crazy. But there he was – walking.

Is it a full moon or something?

You crack me up man!!!

Walking… really ? Whoa !

I saw a man on the street today, walking. At first, I thought I was going crazy. But there he was – walking.

Is it a full moon or something?

It was a speed camera van, they’re fitted with orange flashing lights inside the front and rear windows and act with the vehicles emergency lights, they only ever seem to be activated when setting up or packing up so I’m guessing it’s something for their driver’s safety.

Was it playing ‘Greensleaves’ and selling choc tops?

Was that the one with orange lights inside?

Alien detection squad.

Was it like the white van with orange flashing lights that I saw a few years ago on the Parkway ?

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