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Wednesday, January 24, 2024

Intriguing MEN IN BLACK Dressed in Different Styles, But in Full-Black Attire!

A Louisiana reader comments on a bizarre sighting that he had while sitting in the parking lot of a local convenience store. He witnessed several 'MIBs,' each dressed differently but in full-black attire.

I recently received the following account:

"Back in 2001, this would be about five weeks before 9-11, I was working on my old B-2000 truck doing a rebuild. Now, at that time I lived on the edge of Bayou Bodko, which is in Bozier Parish, Louisiana. It was kind of out in the country because we had horses and I like to fish and just a real nice place to be back at that time, real nice people.

As I recall I had just finished setting the rings and I was tired and a little hungry, so I went down to the local store, which was like a quarter mile down the road. It was like out of crossroads and a little store. It was the kind of little store that had those big jars on the counter, you know what I mean and they had like eggs and pig knuckles and hot links in them and they had that pink juice. It had just enough scum on the top. So you knew the pickling was still working. You know what I mean. Anyway, quite a few times living out there right on the edge of the bayou, you'd see characters come in with six or eight big old catfish and walk away with a pound of souse and some other foodstuffs. So a really nice kind of place. It was a great place to go on the first day of hunting season. I haven't hunted for years but you know I still like to hang around.

So anyway, I'm sitting there and I ran down to the store to get myself a corn dog and a Yoo-Hoo. And I'm sitting out in my truck or my car because I was working on my truck and all of a sudden, this car pulls up and it's a black Crown Victoria, and I mean, it's one of the full beauties, you know, it had the police bumpers on the front but absolutely otherwise just as black as could be. So I'm sitting there thinking, oh man, you know that's different. So, all of this is during the time it takes you to eat a corn dog and a You-Hoo.

So anyway, the first guy gets out, the driver. I swear to God, this is the traditional 'Man in Black,' average height, white guy, the hat, the shirt, Tommy Lee Jones, right down to the bottom. You know what I mean, and I thought, hmm, my wife and I both, we've always been lifelong UFO followers, since the very late '60s.

Anyway, then all the doors open up. Now, out of the passenger side door comes another guy and this guy's all in black. You know what I mean, black coat, black shirt, black tie, of course the black hat. He had kind of more like Ray Bans on, and right down to the black socks and black shoes. This guy was in black, but otherwise, if you'd have told me the two were brothers, I'd have believed you. You know what I mean. So anyway, then the two in the back get out.

Now the guy in the seat behind the driver. He was dressed, and I have to say, in what you'd call probably the cargo shorts of the day, but they weren't. Nobody wore that kind of stuff back then. But they were like nice jeans shorts, but black, and I said jeans, but I'm not a hundred percent certain it was jeans. But you get my idea, a nice polo shirt, black, black socks, and black shoes, just like German tourists, and of course, sunglasses.

And then here, what I thought was the weirdest thing of all, the guy behind the passenger gets out and he is wearing a full, like top-of-the-line tennis outfit, I mean, like something that back then you would have had to pay good money for. Again, all black. A young, kind of muscular-looking guy. But again, if you just told me all of them were brothers, I had no trouble believing that. But yeah, they wore tighter pants back then, and then black socks, black nice tennis shoes, but all in black. There's not a single lick of color on any of them. And he's wearing a visor, like a tennis visor, but they had like a different kind back then.

You know, this is like, I say, around 2001, and they all go into the store and, honest to God, I didn't know what to say. So I finished my corn dog and I was finishing the last of my Yoo-Hoo, and decided to head on home. I really had no special interest in going in there or seeing how that finished out, but, man, when I got home, the first thing I said to my wife was. You are not gonna believe what I just saw, so anyway, that happened." MG

NOTE: The experiencer stated in his email that I'm a retired USAF Master Sergeant (Cold War and Desert Storm). I also retired from Boeing, and since 2005 I have been a traveling contractor. I am an FAA-licensed Airframe and Powerplant Technician and Inspector, and my last gig was as Director of Quality at a national aviation firm. If you have flown in the last 20 years, you may have trusted me many times without even knowing it.

My wife and I are big fans and regular listeners of my interviews and YouTube shows.

When: Late July, or early August 2001.

Where: Haughton, Louisiana

Outside of a convenience store at a crossroad. Four MIB types arrive and enter. Black Crown Victoria full police rig with dark windows. Each is dressed in completely different variations of the MIB theme.

It's an interesting and intriguing account. I don't believe I have read or heard anything similar. Lon

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Popular shapeshifting creatures in folklore and legend are werewolves and vampires, as well as gods, goddesses, and demons. Lycanthropy is classified as a mental disorder in which the victim believes that they are a wolf or some other nonhuman animal. There are also metamorphs, in which a living being changes into a known or cryptid entity. An example of this phenomenon is when a Navajo native practitioner transforms into a magical being, or Skinwalker, with evil intentions using witchcraft.

While the popular idea of a shapeshifter is of a human being who turns into something else, there are numerous stories about animals that can transform themselves as well.

The following accounts include a mix of supernatural shapeshifters, though some of these examples are not well-known. So relax, listen to the reports, and make your assessment as to the nature of these transformed entities.

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