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Invisible Crowd
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Background
Type Phenomena
Continent Europe
Country Unknown
One-Time? Yes
Theories  · Ghosts
 · Hallucination

The Invisible Crowd was an auditory phenomenon encountered by a Fortean Times message board user named "celticmick" in his own home. While watching television, the witness reported hearing what sounded like the crowd of a football stadium. Muting the television to better hear the phenomenon, he could hear that the "crowd" was chanting in what appeared to be Arabic.

Description[]

The phenomenon was described as the sound of a large crowd (at least 100-150 people) chanting in a sing-song manner, in a language described as sounding like Arabic. The phenomenon was described as "too ‘enveloping’ to be from a car or vehicle stereo, it seemed to have clarity and depth and it made the hairs on the back of my neck stand up."

Possible Explanations[]

There are several explanations as to what the phenomenon could be. Theories include:

  • A ghostly presence
  • An auditory hallucination

Trivia[]

  • This story was first told in a thread on the Fortean Times message board: here.
  • The user sent a text to a friend who lived closer to the apparent source of the noise, but he heard nothing.
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