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Railroader's UFO Collision: CSX?

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Posted by Anonymous on Wednesday, May 24, 2006 12:25 PM
Uhh huh,

A southerner wakes up in a cheap motel room with a hangover and a bleeding rectum, feeling cheap, he concocts a "we were abducted by aliens and got probed" cover story to avoid embarrassing questions, and all that differs here is that the "victim" is a railroader. [:D]
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Posted by wallyworld on Wednesday, May 24, 2006 12:37 PM
Vito could have used that rationale in the last Sopranos episode- Tony comon ..Whaada bout it-it was them___aliens!

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Posted by vsmith on Wednesday, May 24, 2006 1:02 PM
QUOTE: Originally posted by TheAntiGates

Uhh huh,

A southerner wakes up in a cheap motel room with a hangover and a bleeding rectum, feeling cheap, he concocts a "we were abducted by aliens and got probed" cover story to avoid embarrassing questions, and all that differs here is that the "victim" is a railroader. [:D]


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A: Both circle Uranus looking for Klingons!




Running for cover......

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Posted by Anonymous on Wednesday, May 24, 2006 1:54 PM
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Posted by PBenham on Wednesday, May 24, 2006 4:20 PM
NYUK,NYUK,NYUK. Some guys will try anything to explain away a delay that is slightly ,shall we say...[alien][%-)][;)] Now, they might have operated on the subdivision known as-[alien] the Twilight Zone.[(-D][:-,]
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Posted by bnsfkline on Wednesday, May 24, 2006 4:35 PM
The second was a typo, it was 287, not 187
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Posted by oskar on Wednesday, May 24, 2006 4:43 PM
CSX 234 and CSX 287 are still in service if any of you are wondering.




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Posted by paulstecyna21 on Wednesday, May 24, 2006 5:10 PM
can anyone provide a link or pictures that shows that the engines were damaged?
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Posted by espeefoamer on Wednesday, May 24, 2006 5:27 PM
Maybe ALF was piloting that craft!
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Posted by vsmith on Wednesday, May 24, 2006 6:03 PM
QUOTE: Originally posted by paulstecyna21

can anyone provide a link or pictures that shows that the engines were damaged?


Pictures, how do you get pictures if these engines are currently switching cars in Area 51[alien]

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Posted by vsmith on Wednesday, May 24, 2006 6:05 PM
QUOTE: Originally posted by oskar

CSX 234 and CSX 287 are still in service if any of you are wondering.




kevin


And I'll bet $1 theres no evidence that either of them have ever been damaged and repaired in the places described[;)]

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Posted by Anonymous on Wednesday, May 24, 2006 6:41 PM
QUOTE: Originally posted by vsmith



And I'll bet $1 theres no evidence that either of them have ever been damaged and repaired in the places described[;)]


Dang! they musta sanitized the shop records to eliminate all traces...


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Posted by wallyworld on Wednesday, May 24, 2006 7:03 PM
I wonder if they "sanitized' the shop workers as well.

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Posted by Anonymous on Wednesday, May 24, 2006 9:16 PM
QUOTE: Originally posted by wallyworld

I wonder if they "sanitized' the shop workers as well.


Probably not, afterall look at how they neglect their bridges.
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Posted by Anonymous on Wednesday, May 24, 2006 9:31 PM
All your base belong to us. Now assimilate!
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Posted by paulstecyna21 on Thursday, May 25, 2006 6:08 AM
what i mean about the pictures is that did the conductor or engineer have a camera to get pitures of the cars and engines?
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Posted by Murphy Siding on Thursday, May 25, 2006 7:36 AM
I just heard from a reliable source that CSX is merging with some alien railroad. Honest![;)]

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Posted by Anonymous on Thursday, May 25, 2006 8:04 AM
Those boys in the Air Force are just out for a bit of funnin'.
Seriously, it used to be a fun pastime for USAF pilots at night to drop down to treetop level over a railroad. When a train came along moving in the opposite direction, the pilots would flip on their landing lights and watch the engineers panic.....

Those dang kids in their big toys used to practice bombing and strafing tactics over I-10 outside of Tucson. I remember well being surprised by the high speed shadow of an A-10 zipping by overhead... miles from the runway at Davis-Monthan AFB.

There might be some fact between them thar lights in the sky... but no USAF pilot in his right mind is going to step forward and tell his CO he was the culprit.
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Posted by Ham549 on Thursday, May 25, 2006 9:54 AM
He shut off his lights? I thought it was comon to dim them not turn them off.
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Posted by vsmith on Thursday, May 25, 2006 10:07 AM
QUOTE: Originally posted by TheAntiGates

QUOTE: Originally posted by vsmith



And I'll bet $1 theres no evidence that either of them have ever been damaged and repaired in the places described[;)]


Dang! they musta sanitized the shop records to eliminate all traces...





Yeah, and those repair welds look so good they could easily be mistaken for the original factory welds, and look at the job they did on the rust and grime, like this engines never been in an accident or out of service at all. [;)]

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Posted by chad thomas on Thursday, May 25, 2006 10:26 AM
QUOTE: Originally posted by Murphy Siding

I just heard from a reliable source that CSX is merging with some alien railroad. Honest![;)]


So then after the UP gets involved in the merger will they finaly change there name?
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Posted by Murphy Siding on Thursday, May 25, 2006 11:37 AM
QUOTE: Originally posted by chad thomas

QUOTE: Originally posted by Murphy Siding

I just heard from a reliable source that CSX is merging with some alien railroad. Honest![;)]


So then after the UP gets involved in the merger will they finaly change there name?
Union Galactic Transportation....[;)]

Well.........I have heard of locomotives from that *other* railroad refered to as *Darth Vaders*, so in a sense, we should have seen this coming![:p]

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Posted by chad thomas on Thursday, May 25, 2006 11:45 AM
QUOTE: Originally posted by Murphy Siding

QUOTE: Originally posted by chad thomas

QUOTE: Originally posted by Murphy Siding

I just heard from a reliable source that CSX is merging with some alien railroad. Honest![;)]


So then after the UP gets involved in the merger will they finaly change there name?
Union Galactic Transportation....[;)]

Well.........I have heard of locomotives from that *other* railroad refered to as *Darth Vaders*, so in a sense, we should have seen this coming![:p]


Who would have guess the real reason for the Star Wars had its roots in the railroads of earth.[;)]
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Posted by samfp1943 on Thursday, May 25, 2006 12:11 PM
QUOTE: Originally posted by chad thomas

Mabee our first contact with extraterrestrial beings will be a lawsuit against the railroad because of there UFO getting hit at a grade crossing.


[alien][alien]...If memory serves me correctly, some time in the last year there was a post by?? [poss: BNSFKline??] about a BNSF freight over around Mt Vernon,Il that had an encounter with an alien space ship..possibly this is a trend? Maybe a change in crew mandated on-job wear is needed: steel toe shoes, safety glases, orange vests and aluminum foil hats?[:D][:D][:D]
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Posted by Anonymous on Thursday, May 25, 2006 3:50 PM
I smell a conspiracy


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Posted by chad thomas on Thursday, May 25, 2006 4:03 PM
QUOTE: Originally posted by TheAntiGates

I smell a conspiracy





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Posted by zardoz on Thursday, May 25, 2006 4:19 PM
QUOTE: Originally posted by TheAntiGates

I smell a conspiracy



[(-D][(-D][(-D]That's a classic!
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Posted by germanium on Thursday, May 25, 2006 5:50 PM
I expect they were hit by a still-frozen pizza from the Depot Diner.
Will CW own up ?????????
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Posted by Ham549 on Thursday, May 25, 2006 8:39 PM
Wht would the guys watch get fryed but the locomotives computers come back online?
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Posted by youngengineer on Thursday, May 25, 2006 8:53 PM
without the fried watch you couldnt prove the story, and since he had just bought the watch he didnt want his wife to know he took it into the shower. I know that the story seems far-fetched but the watch sealed the deal for me, and the locomotives, well you know they have sheilding built in, from all the left over nuclear reactor control rooms that werent built, due to environmentalism so you know GE just used those sheilded electronics in the locomotives.

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