Tell me about a random unsolved mystery in your life....

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RevoltingPeasant Tue 15-Apr-14 21:23:34

....inspired by the intriguing threads thread!

Does anyone have a mini-mystery, or a story they want to know the end to? We can all supply improbable answers grin

Here's mine....

DH and I go for a walk around the block most nights before bed <life on the edge>. Almost every night, at a particular point in the neighbouring street, there is an 'offering' of baked goods in the road.

Sometimes it is bread rolls. Sometimes, baguette. Once, about 8-9 Mr Kipling's Bakewell tarts. Just lying there in the road.

At first we thought it was for hedgehogs, but then the cakes? And in the road?? confused

What's your unsolved mystery?

GrimbleGrog Tue 15-Apr-14 21:25:37

Are the baked goods laid in the road or have they been tossed over a fence/hedge?

crispyporkbelly Tue 15-Apr-14 21:27:08

Maybe as a kind of rememberance for someone who's passed?

RevoltingPeasant Tue 15-Apr-14 21:33:29

Nope, just scattered there.

I would love to think that when I am dead, someone will regularly tip biscuits and bread rolls into a suburban street in my memory grin

GrimbleGrog Tue 15-Apr-14 21:34:33

But are they upright and placed, or tumbled about? (I have no reason for asking this beyond curiosity)

Interesting. Have you ever eaten any of them? What if it's raining?!
Am quite distressed at the thought of soggy cakes shockgrin

My mystery is that about ten years ago, when I was a student, I bought a hamster and whilst I bought all the necessary things I needed to keep it, I couldn't afford any 'luxuries' like toys or treats etc. A few weeks later, I received a big parcel sent anonymously full of toys and other hamster related goodies. All friends and family denied sending it, and looked as surprised as I felt when I told them. Still nobody has owned up to it!

Lj8893 Tue 15-Apr-14 21:38:55

When I was about 14 I recieved an anonymous valentines card in the post. All my family swore blind it wasent them and didn't know who it was. Nobody else would have known my address including postcode. Bizarre.

RevoltingPeasant Tue 15-Apr-14 21:41:30

Ooh those are both lovely mysteries! Do you suspect anyone?

Baked goods all tumbled about, like they have dropped out of someone's bag. I have never eaten anything because I am too ashamed in front of DH

once, when out for a walk, I found a whole dead chicken, feathers still intact in the middle of the path, no visible blood or animal bite marks, just there, dead on the path. About ten feet further down the path, there was half a rampant rabbit dildo. I have never worked out why either of those things were on the path or if they were somehow connected

evelynj Tue 15-Apr-14 21:42:32

Hmmm, interesting about the baked goods. If it's every night practically, I'd be sorely tempted to take a day off & hide out to see what's happening.

About a year ago we got a vase from m&s that we hadn't ordered. They didn't respond to an email query I sent about it.

Once I had a red rose left on my car at work car park. 99.9% sue I didn't have any admirers!

Also, there is a particular electric lines that all the birds line up on most days. There are about 25 different electric lines all in the same bit so why do they always go on the same one? There's about 20-60 odd of them all in a row. Every time. See them I sing 'like a bird on a wire' in my head.

MamaPain Tue 15-Apr-14 21:42:35

Whats wrong with you? After a week I would have staked out the scene or at least done some re-con and worked out what time period they appear.

I now need to know why they are there too. Get on it OP.

My life is a mystery...

Hassled Tue 15-Apr-14 21:46:07

When we kept chickens, one of them did actually cross the road. We never found out why, but it made us laugh for about 10 years. That's our mystery.

When I was 15, I lost my house keys. Mum got me some new ones cut, but I was gutted as I had a very distinctive keyring on them that I really liked.

4 years later, I was living in my own place and working 20 miles away in a pizza place. One night, I was locking up at work and on the worktop in the kitchen was a bunch of keys. With a very distinctive keyring! I took them and tried them in my parents' front door, and they were the keys I'd lost 4 years previously!

I was, at the time, wearing a uniform I didn't possess before starting this job, driving a car which I obviously didn't have at 15, and not living in the house anymore. None of my colleagues had a clue where the keys had come from; no one admitted to putting them there. Complete mystery and I've never managed to work it out!

GrimbleGrog Tue 15-Apr-14 21:49:08

I think someone works in a bakers or something and these are the day's leftovers. He/she doesn't know how to say "no thanks" and so takes the lot, with profuse thanks, waits 'till they're down the road then rummages through the bag and discards the unwanteds.
You need to check whether the baked goods are all from the same place/shop/whatever, is there packaging about?

cafesociety Tue 15-Apr-14 21:50:32

I once had a garage door which was broken and I was too broke to get it fixed. I went to open it one day [it opened lopsidedly, with difficulty] and it was ok, done, fixed! I asked a friend I was close to at the time of she'd sorted it, she denied it....

I would like to know exactly how many half brothers I have, it's 7 or 8 I think. But fear I shall never know. It will remain a mystery.

Mrswellyboot Tue 15-Apr-14 21:52:06

Juliet that is unreal

I was trying for a baby and was saying a particular prayer to Our Lady. A novena for nine days. On the first day I was going into town and a woman came up to me a gave me a medal of Our Lady. Nine months later and a little DS.

I haven't told anyone in real life except dh.

MrCadburysParrotSaysKerno Tue 15-Apr-14 21:54:46

Why someone would pinch a black leather purse with an unusual silver bottle charm on it from me at Exeter Services last July and not do the decent thing and hand it in somewhere when they opened it to find that it only contained 3 packets of tablets which I desperately needed. I would love to know what made you act like such a jerk.

RevoltingPeasant Tue 15-Apr-14 21:55:01

Juliet wow that is weird! Do you have any theories? That would freak me out!

The chicken and rabbit....hmmmm! Voodoo rite? Swingers gone wrong?

But the chicken xing the road is fab grin

spookyskeleton Tue 15-Apr-14 21:55:51

juliet that is so freaky shock shock

NurseyWursey Tue 15-Apr-14 21:56:28

I can't believe I'm sharing this. I have NEVER EVER told anyone this in my life but I will share now and hopefully people will have some input.

When I was in high school we went to a trip to france and stayed in a hostel.
When I woke up I went to the toilet, and noticed there was a brown mark at the bottom of my pj pants.
I looked in my bed, and found a ball of poo. It looked like human poo.
I checked my bum, my trousers, knickers etc and no marks.

How did the poo get into my bed.

I genuinely have no ideas! It freaked me out, I can tell you!

RevoltingPeasant Tue 15-Apr-14 21:56:50

Cadbury sad

Once someone stole my DSis's glasses from her at a service station when I was taking care of her. I was 12 and she was 2. I got in such trouble. Who steals a toddler's glasses ffs?

RevoltingPeasant Tue 15-Apr-14 21:57:32

The poo troll......? It's real?

Oh my god! There's somebody round my way that does the same thing!

I usually walk my dog at 8am every morning and I always go down this wee lane where there is ALWAYS snacks on the pavement! Crumpets, scones, sandwiches, you name it! This is funny that I'm not the only one that has experienced this! grin

NurseyWursey Tue 15-Apr-14 21:58:52

revolting I swear it happened. I've never told anyone ever because I was so embarrassed in case they thought I crapped myself! I had to swiftly put it in loo roll and change the sheets because I was sharing a room blush

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