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Postby toucana on September 17th, 2018, 6:43 pm 

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♫ ♫ It’s raining, it’s pouring, the old man's snoring ♫ ♫

A sinister recording of a children’s nursery rhyme being played repetitively late at night tormented a woman for over a year before investigators solved the mystery.

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/nursery-rhyme-late-night-mystery-loudspeaker-ipswich-alarm-spiders-a8541746.html

Alice Randle was one of several residents who heard the creepy rendition of “It’s raining, it’s pouring, the old man’s snoring” coming from somewhere outside their homes on the outskirts of Ipswich.

Sometimes the tune played just once at 2am or 4am, but other times it repeated over and over again for hours.

“It’s sung by what sounds like a very young child,” she told The Independent. “It’s very haunting, people have said it’s like something out of Freddie Krueger.”

Council inspectors found the child’s voice was being played through a loudspeaker on a warehouse a few hundred yards away on the Farthing Road industrial estate.
The sound is only supposed to act as a deterrent for opportunistic thieves that come onto our property, and it is designed only to be heard by people on our private land” said the site owners.

“We are now aware of the problem – the motion sensors were being triggered by spiders crawling across the lenses of our cameras and it looks like we’ve had it turned up too loudly.”

Spiders and other insects are said to be responsible for 30 per cent of false burglar alarms, according to a survey of homeowners by the charity Which? earlier this year.
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Re: Creepy Crawly

Postby Braininvat on September 17th, 2018, 6:57 pm 

What kind of mind chooses a children's nursery rhyme as a warning to burglars? Heh.
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Re: Creepy Crawly

Postby toucana on September 17th, 2018, 7:23 pm 

Heard the story about the burglar who is inside a pitch-dark house ?

He suddenly hears a thin screeechy voice say “Jesus is watching you !”

Very startled, he turns on a light, and sees a parrot in a cage glareing balefully at him - “Jesus is watching You !” it squawks once more.

“WTF !” swears the burglar, “Who are you ?”

“Jonah” replies the parrot.

“What kind of idiot would call a parrot Jonah ?” mutters the burglar.

“The same kind of idiot who calls their Rottweiler Jesus” replies the parrot.
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