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Many people report that street lights shut of with a high degree of regularity when they pass by them. Are you one of them? Are you a SLIder? (SLI stands for street light (or lamp) interference.) Some think it is a genuine psychic effect while others contend it's just coincidence with faulty street lights. Share your thoughts and experiences. Share Your Experiences

Wow!

I had never heard of SLI until a few minutes ago. I have thought forever the lights did this because of me...but of course Never told a sole!!! My hubby has mentioned it many times but I pretend I don't notice. Hmmmm...so do I tell him about this? There so many other odd things too. I was part of a highly visible & publisized sighting as a baby. Hubby always makes jokes about it.
—Guest Cinderella

happens regularly

i notice street lights turning off as i drive past and stop below them, not always and didnt pay much attention at first, figured it was my headlight glare or something acting on the photosensor. but then it kept happening, too often to be a coincidence and really never thought it happened to anyone else so thats kinda cool, less alienated! i came up these theories; headlight scenario may be simpliest (ahkams razor) but only in a basis of lack of science regarding "paranormal energies" which could possibly explain just as simply,(?). 2nd; some form of energy percievable by photosensor emitted by an "aura" or something, intensity or frequency, again no hard science. beyond that is religious so anybodys guess.
—Guest john b

How bizzare!!!

I first witnessed this phenomenon when I was stoned over 15 years ago. After a smoke I used to walk home down a street lined with street lamps. There was one specific light that used to go out every time without fail. I put this down to smoking weed and paranoia. However, I quit drugs over 10 years ago but frequently experience SLIding with street lighting at random times/places, there is no pattern but defiantly no question in the event. I do believe in the whole mental state thing, I find that if my mind wanders and I dwell on a subject BOOM out goes a light! Wierd or what? Also another couple of trends I have noticed on this forum which I can relate to are... Close bereavement and blood group of B+( everyone seems to be O but thought it was worth a mention if anyone was studying this subject anymore) I'm happy to chat with anyone who requires further info. Hopefully someone might provide an answer someday!
—Guest Tosh White

How bizzare!!!

I first witnessed this phenomenon when I was stoned over 15 years ago. After a smoke I used to walk home down a street lined with street lamps. There was one specific light that used to go out every time without fail. I put this down to smoking weed and paranoia. However, I quit drugs over 10 years ago but frequently experience SLIding with street lighting at random times/places, there is no pattern but defiantly no question in the event. I do believe in the whole mental state thing, I find that if my mind wanders and I dwell on a subject BOOM out goes a light! Wierd or what? Also another couple of trends I have noticed on this forum which I can relate to are... Close bereavement and blood group of B+( everyone seems to be O but thought it was worth a mention if anyone was studying this subject anymore) I'm happy to chat with anyone who requires further info. Hopefully someone might provide an answer someday!
—Guest Tosh White

I don't drive.

I do not drive but I often walk around at night and I usually avoid walking along the main streets as the lights always turn of as I walk passed them then they turn back on as I distance myself from them. This scares me just a little as the only time I have seen this before is always when something bad is happening in horror films. I have noticed this happening for a few years now and it isn't just limited to the town I live in. At first I thought my town had poor electricals and that my weight on the footpath might be affecting the light somehow but then I noticed it didn't happen to other people and not only that but it happened no matter where I was. I have noticed the lights I walk passed at night turn on and off more violently or more calmly depending on my mood or mental state. I understand people have theories about certain car lights reflecting into streetlight sensors and things but would anyone be able to explain how I affect the lights on foot?
—Guest Mr Mackay

Streetlights turning on/off while near

I noticed several years back that the streetlights turn on or off, or both, while I'm near them. I just thought my mind was playing tricks on me until one night I drove down a major interstate highway and for about a mile or so nearly every light went out as I approached and the ones that were already out, they came on. This happens all over the big city that I lived in at the time and still happens to this day, just not as often, but I live in a completely different city and in a neighboring state now. I have shown my friends but they aren't with me everytime I go out and therefore just think I'm mistaken. My boyfriend is with me enough to see and believe the same thing I do. I wish I understood how and why this happens and I'm very happy to learn that I'm not alone. TO SUSAN, WHO POSTED ABOVE: I also have O- blood type. Coincidence?
—Guest Jessica M.

What?

having a hard time with this.I'm just a normal person right.I'm not some messed up human.Any way i probably am.I affect the street light, certain electronics positively and negatively. plus the addition of other paranormal abilities. It's nice to know you're not alone. One question,if we;re so special what is our purpose for being here.why were we manipulated like this.
—Guest Kevin

Street lights and radio

It always happen to me, everytine i walk pass by the street light its either blinking or complete shut off. And when i pass a radio all i hear is static but when im 8-10feet away its completely clear. And my blood type is O., im scared. Sometimes i hear statics from all gadgets. Its hard for me to use phone by calling. That's why i'd rather have someone to text me or video call me...
—Guest Eli

SLI

I have experienced this most of my adult life! I am 41 and first remember lights going out when I was in my early teens! My wife has joked about this for years! It happens mostly when I am upset, angry or tired! My twin brother and Father experience the same thing !
—Guest Chris j

Lights going off and ON

Since the 1970's I've had street lights go off (the same as those posting before me). It got to be a fun game to see how many would turn off on a night-time drive. Then I got a job many years later that had me going into many parking garages and I did a lot of traveling by car with co-workers. We soon discovered that lights that were out would come on when I approached. And lights that were on in the day would go out. We even experimented by watching a light from afar for a long time to make sure it wasn't faulty. Then every time I got near it the light would change from either on to off or off to on!
—Guest Freaky Lights

I've broke a few light bulbs w/ my mind

Hello, I was reading about this topic because I've actually blew 3 light bulbs that I can completely attribute to my emotional state, the 3 times it happened I was very upset, crying & throwing a tantrum, it made me realized about my physic powers and the negative effects of anger and grief. Stay positive!
—Guest AnaKi

Same

The street light outside my house goes off sometimes and when I walk near it comes on. Or the other way around. I'm not crazy, my friends have witnessed it. I'll stand under it and it'll shut off. I'm on the web looking for answers because just minutes ago I turned it on after noticing how dark it was in my front yard. I went outside, walked to the post and put my hand on it. I stared up at the light and it slowly went back to it's orange yellow glow. If anyone witnessed that, I probably looked very odd. I wish I knew what this meant because I'm the only one who has affected it
—Guest Allison

people who affect electronics

some legends say that we are decendants of extra terestrials or angels and that is why we can do these and other things. I am glad that whatver we are, there are others like us and it is good to hear their stories. One Step Beyond documented genetic memories years ago and other fascinating things. I hate to see when people fear or hate us just because we are different.
—Guest cara

Electronics go out, and come back on.

I just began noticing some strange phenomena around me lately. Whenever I'm out and about I usually have anywhere from 2-5 streetlights go out as I approach them, my television will turn off and then on again, and my body movement and sometimes stress levels interfere with radio signals. Not to mention light bulbs are constantly popping out in my room.
—Guest Joshua

God skysign.electical bodymachinepower

i have when i was 7-9 rarely used this lamplight to bridge electric from the outlet cause i liked the wierd feeling it had to my fingers. this is the 3rd post, and last, for now. but another wierd thing, about shooting stars. or ufos whatever that flash i see is. 220 am 2 nights ago, im looking north toward my house but up, and im there like 20 mins waiting to see something shoot, maybe bursting ufo through the atmosphere:P idk, i was thinking to god, and thinking why about the mysteries and confusion. and that i wanted to see more light in the sky. well i wait and wait, no answer, and i think im just crazy and what if all this is bs, then at the thought of complete falseness, i saw it, shoot diagnally from my 6:30 to my 1:10 and i check maps and that was directly south to north. coincidence or God? or just a species thats having a great laugh at me for my intelligence :P terrible to see it that way. But thats why mercy exists because your no good if you dont have the chance to become
—Guest devin

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