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biggiesmalls  [Member]
12/20/2010 11:42:38 PM EST
Does it mean anything when people replace their regular house lights by the driveway with a red or green lighbulb? There's a house in my neighborhood that has a red light sometimes and a green light other times. Don't say it's Christmas because this has been going on since July. But I figure it's code for something. Could it be drug related or a whore house thing?
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338winmag  [Team Member]
12/21/2010 3:50:17 AM EST
Sometimes you live in the red light district.

That's my guess.
noobshooter  [Team Member]
12/21/2010 3:52:28 AM EST
maybe your neighbor is just indecisive
Plumbata  [Team Member]
12/21/2010 4:32:23 AM EST
My kids when they were little had maybe a dozen colors of lightbulbs. They liked to randomly switch the things around, use color combinations, etc.

The living room actually looks kind of neat under orange light.
mm38  [Team Member]
12/21/2010 4:41:31 AM EST
mexican

Red, white and green are the colors of their flag. I have some neighbors that do all 3 colors on their houses.



mm
microsuck1  [Team Member]
12/21/2010 5:07:03 AM EST
Put one up in your house too. See who shows up.
Lokicola  [Member]
12/21/2010 5:29:12 AM EST
Seriously, drug dealing. I know it sounds weird but popular houses tend to get busy and the dealer probably started that little trick to keep his house quite during certain hours.
joemama74  [Member]
12/21/2010 5:38:16 AM EST
Pool Party?
Dustin1911  [Member]
12/21/2010 5:53:47 AM EST
Maybe red and green bulbs went on clearance after Christmas last year?
brazos609  [Team Member]
12/21/2010 5:59:15 AM EST
Green=in stock
Red=sold out

Don't you shop online?
lroy  [Member]
12/21/2010 7:07:05 AM EST
I was woundering the samething. There are houses around me that have green lights for the porch light.
TxSgt1911  [Team Member]
12/21/2010 9:30:00 AM EST
Originally Posted By brazos609:
Green=in stock
Red=sold out

Don't you shop online?


Blue = blue light special?
jspek  [Member]
12/21/2010 9:37:23 AM EST
green bulb,drugs present
red bulb,no drugs
StealthCRF  [Team Member]
12/21/2010 6:46:12 PM EST
Guess they've never heard that regular bulbs also have two settings? on.... and off.
yumbeef  [Team Member]
12/21/2010 7:02:34 PM EST
Originally Posted By mm38:
mexican

Red, white and green are the colors of their flag. I have some neighbors that do all 3 colors on their houses.
mm

that makes sense. one of my neighbors has the red and green thing going on, and they happen to be brown.
5pins  [Member]
12/21/2010 7:26:31 PM EST
Roxanne, you don't have to put on the red light
Those days are over
You don't have to sell your body to the night.
fadedsun  [Team Member]
12/21/2010 7:55:06 PM EST
Originally Posted By yumbeef:
Originally Posted By mm38:
mexican

Red, white and green are the colors of their flag. I have some neighbors that do all 3 colors on their houses.
mm

that makes sense. one of my neighbors has the red and green thing going on, and they happen to be brown.


This is the time of year you bust out the INS and Border patrol shirts and vehicle decals.


CopM4  [Member]
12/22/2010 8:42:33 AM EST
Dope .......
treemydawg  [Team Member]
12/22/2010 11:11:31 AM EST
Red on the left green on the right side of the diveway? They are in to boating or were navy they set it up for port and starboard.
AR-10er  [Member]
12/23/2010 8:20:14 AM EST
Your neighbor is color blind
CopM4  [Member]
12/23/2010 12:40:06 PM EST
SouthEndXGF  [Team Member]
12/23/2010 1:02:59 PM EST
Green Light = Go
Red Light = Stop.

OP needs moar drivers ed classes.








ok, the drug thing sounds most likely.
mm38  [Team Member]
12/23/2010 1:18:42 PM EST
Originally Posted By SouthEndXGF:
Green Light = Go
Red Light = Stop.

OP needs moar drivers ed classes.








ok, the drug thing sounds most likely.




So....yellow means go very fast?


mm
SouthEndXGF  [Team Member]
12/23/2010 2:00:49 PM EST

Originally Posted By mm38:
Originally Posted By SouthEndXGF:
Green Light = Go
Red Light = Stop.

OP needs moar drivers ed classes.








ok, the drug thing sounds most likely.




So....yellow means go very fast?


mm

Sounds reasonable.
Octopus5alive  [Team Member]
12/23/2010 2:47:29 PM EST
When I lived in Lubbock, we kept a green bulb in our porch light, as did the other brothers of our fraternity, because our colors where green and white...so there is that...

Kinda lame, looking back now.
biggiesmalls  [Member]
12/23/2010 7:02:50 PM EST
Here are some pics to show you what I'm talking about...

Day time



Night time


The drug thing seems the most likely, followed by maybe the boating/navy thing (please explain further) or the color blind thing (explain too please).
itsARanchrifle  [Team Member]
12/24/2010 4:06:19 AM EST
I put a green bulb in for Christmas.
No one has stopped by yet.
Bishop3  [Member]
12/24/2010 6:41:33 AM EST
Politely, ask your neighbor what occasion are the red and green lights for. That your curiosity will be satisfied.
brazos609  [Team Member]
12/24/2010 8:40:19 AM EST
That looks like the unit on one side has grren lights and the other unit has red lights.
beachhair234  [Member]
12/24/2010 10:50:53 AM EST
I'd put my life's savings on boating. You see, according to USCG Navigation Rules red lights are to be on your boat's port (left) side while green lights are to be on your boat's starboard (right) side. Looks like the red lights are on the left side of the house and green lights are on the right side.

Pink Panther says this case is closed.
rogue007  [Member]
12/24/2010 3:23:24 PM EST
Green light was usually for weed...........
Bonr  [Member]
12/26/2010 10:50:24 AM EST
Nosmik  [Member]
12/26/2010 2:07:24 PM EST
Or maybe to mess with the neighbors.
hkmp5s  [Team Member]
12/26/2010 2:28:57 PM EST

Originally Posted By jspek:
green bulb,drugs present
red bulb,no drugs

And if their's a bunch of red and blue lights flashing on top of some cars it means their having a going out of business sale.
PDrevlt  [Member]
12/26/2010 7:40:33 PM EST
I'm retired LEO from another state.
I had a case several years ago, in which a drug dealer would switch the color of his porch light bulb when he was holding and open for business. Of course, this was prior to the invention of cell phones. (Ouch! Telling my age.)
lb6r  [Member]
1/1/2011 1:27:12 PM EST
Originally Posted By biggiesmalls:
Does it mean anything when people replace their regular house lights by the driveway with a red or green lighbulb? There's a house in my neighborhood that has a red light sometimes and a green light other times. Don't say it's Christmas because this has been going on since July. But I figure it's code for something. Could it be drug related or a whore house thing?


When I lived the barracks, the WM across the parking lot used this combo when she was..."Hanging out" red meant she was busy, and green was more like open for business. I guess it was a little more discreet then the "now serving number...." sign
marklbucla  [Member]
1/1/2011 5:59:55 PM EST
Originally Posted By biggiesmalls:
Here are some pics to show you what I'm talking about...

Day time
http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/hs001.snc6/165123_10100421651339210_7934606_66889507_3444220_n.jpg


Night time
http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash1/hs733.ash1/162722_10100421652202480_7934606_66889535_4794133_n.jpg

The drug thing seems the most likely, followed by maybe the boating/navy thing (please explain further) or the color blind thing (explain too please).


Hey, is that MO city?
Lokicola  [Member]
1/1/2011 6:11:57 PM EST
Is that place a duplex? If so it could be the two neighbors are tired of the others friends knocking on their doors. So the conspired to put up diff colored lights to let each others friends know which door to knock on. "hey man it's Dave! You said knock on the door with the red light."
TEXAS_GLOCKER-RRA  [Team Member]
1/1/2011 7:44:36 PM EST
Originally Posted By 5pins:
Roxanne, you don't have to put on the red light
Those days are over
You don't have to sell your body to the night.


Recon_by_Fire  [Member]
1/1/2011 7:49:51 PM EST
House in the picture is "under way" and moving away from your vessel. Post a "No Mooring" sign in your yard.
BlazerGuy  [Member]
1/2/2011 1:16:14 AM EST
Originally Posted By lb6r:
Originally Posted By biggiesmalls:
Does it mean anything when people replace their regular house lights by the driveway with a red or green lighbulb? There's a house in my neighborhood that has a red light sometimes and a green light other times. Don't say it's Christmas because this has been going on since July. But I figure it's code for something. Could it be drug related or a whore house thing?


When I lived the barracks, the WM across the parking lot used this combo when she was..."Hanging out" red meant she was busy, and green was more like open for business. I guess it was a little more discreet then the "now serving number...." sign


Freakin WMs!
BuffDragon  [Team Member]
1/2/2011 5:02:40 AM EST
looks like a duplex to me, so I'm voting same as others.

two units, two different colored lights.

that.....or I'm jealous of the number of garages that guy has.....
Catman2  [Team Member]
1/2/2011 5:20:00 AM EST
Go ring the door bell and ask them how much to party for an hour.
If they ask you WTF you're talking about, tell them you want to score a dime. I'm sure it's one or the other.

CMOS  [Team Member]
1/2/2011 6:20:28 AM EST
Originally Posted By joemama74:
Pool Party?




The kind where the husband isn't invited? . . .




CMOS
biggiesmalls  [Member]
1/2/2011 6:29:58 AM EST
Originally Posted By marklbucla:
Originally Posted By biggiesmalls:
Here are some pics to show you what I'm talking about...

Day time
http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/hs001.snc6/165123_10100421651339210_7934606_66889507_3444220_n.jpg


Night time
http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash1/hs733.ash1/162722_10100421652202480_7934606_66889535_4794133_n.jpg

The drug thing seems the most likely, followed by maybe the boating/navy thing (please explain further) or the color blind thing (explain too please).


Hey, is that MO city?



Yes!
diaz_aa  [Team Member]
1/2/2011 2:15:44 PM EST
Originally Posted By Catman2:
Go ring the door bell and ask them how much to party for an hour.
If they ask you WTF you're talking about, tell them you want to score a dime. I'm sure it's one or the other.



jestertoo  [Team Member]
1/3/2011 9:31:11 AM EST
My dad has red n green lights on his front door. Port n Starboard.
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