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Rigil Kent
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« on: February 21, 2010, 13:46:55 PM »

Just came back from the shop and on the community notice board I saw an ad inviting those troubled by potential supernatural phenomena to have their house investigated ( for free - always a good sign of real scientific endeavour!) for paranormal activity.

http://s-a-s-p-r.ning.com/

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ETA - Be sure to read a case study or two from the site's Investigators forum - M.
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« Reply #1 on: February 22, 2010, 16:08:39 PM »

Holy crap! Now this we have to check out!
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« Reply #2 on: February 22, 2010, 16:20:40 PM »

Time to start readying the torches and pitchforks!
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« Reply #3 on: February 23, 2010, 11:38:30 AM »

Time to ready the head mounted flashlights, infra-red camera's and nuclear backpacks!
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« Reply #4 on: February 23, 2010, 11:56:48 AM »

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Blocked at work, someone be nice and drop a couple quotes for my pleasure PLEASE?Huh?!!!!
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« Reply #5 on: February 23, 2010, 18:03:59 PM »

Faerie, there seems to be a lot of positive findings, here is a typical extract from a report:

Posted by Marius on October 24, 2009 at 3:30pm in Case Files
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Right from the beginning of the investigation,I felt the "presence" following the team around and found that "IT" was very much aware of our presence.AS soon as we moved from the entrance of the house,the video caught some interesting orb activity,originating from the stairs.The cameras clicked away as we felt "it" moving around us.

It would appear that the investigators are capable of sensing when something supernatural is around. There is also reliance on video and sound equipment and frequent mentionings of something called "orbs" Huh?.

Maybe we should ask if we can tag along when next they go on one of these investigations.  Smiley

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« Reply #6 on: February 24, 2010, 09:07:23 AM »

Maybe we should ask if we can tag along when next they go on one of these investigations.  Smiley

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Thanks for the quote.

A couple years ago I went on a blind date who took me on the Jo'burg Ghost tour. I had an absolute ball, I took one look at my date and knew I'd have to amuse myself in order to get through the evening. At the intro they asked whether anybody has psychic abilities and "up my hand went". Right through the evening I'd be asked at the different venues what I felt, and I'd elaborate something wicked, and ALL of my imaginary statements were taken as fact and elaborated upon.....  Roll Eyes

It was a fun date....
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« Reply #7 on: February 24, 2010, 17:50:35 PM »

It looks like Marius may have had an unbridgeable difference of opinion with Tracey, Mitch, Alex, Reynhard, Ashley, Belinda and Quinton.

Something to do with possession, I suppose.  That, or dress code maybe.

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« Reply #8 on: February 25, 2010, 20:44:53 PM »

I thought we might be spared this kind of hogwash for a little while longer. It looks to me like it's time to found the SASSICSASPR (the South African Society for the Sceptical Investigation of Claims of the South African Society of Paranormal Research).

I've looked at quite a few of SASPR's images and I must say not a one of them is convincing (imagine my surprise).

**sigh**
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« Reply #9 on: February 25, 2010, 20:54:07 PM »

Yup. Although I think we need a snappier acronym than "SASSICSASPR" Smiley
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« Reply #10 on: February 26, 2010, 12:21:29 PM »

I don't know, if you say SASSICSASPR aloud a few times it grows on you... Cheesy
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« Reply #11 on: February 26, 2010, 12:44:25 PM »

Quote from: BluEGrAY
I don't know, if you say SASSICSASPR aloud a few times it grows on you...


I wouldn't advise it if you have false teeth, though  Evil
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« Reply #12 on: February 26, 2010, 12:53:47 PM »

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They are as "professional" as the guys we spoke about last year - they take their spook searching far more seriously.   Grin
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« Reply #13 on: February 26, 2010, 13:03:26 PM »

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They are as "professional" as the guys we spoke about last year - they take their spook searching far more seriously.

That should be AREN'T - dammit, I need more coffee * marches to kitchen for another caffeine fix*
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« Reply #14 on: February 28, 2010, 21:19:55 PM »

Angela has taken on these idiots: http://skepticdetective.wordpress.com/2010/02/28/paranormal-investigators/
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