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Top ten best ghost photographs ever taken.

Posted: Fri, 20th Oct 2006, 2:31pm

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We all know (especially visitors of fxhome) how light/cameras can play tricks, but these are still pretty cool. Some we've all seen before, some are new (at least to me).

http://duggmirror.com/offbeat_news/Top_Ten_Best_Ghost_Photographs_Ever_Taken/
Posted: Fri, 20th Oct 2006, 4:27pm

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After looking at these photos, some I believe is real and some are fake. I really think number three is fake because the boy looks too soild for his own good. Yet looking at them gives you the felling that one may be behind me. Have you ever heard any good ghost stories lately?
Posted: Fri, 20th Oct 2006, 6:05pm

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"The Brown Lady"?!?!
Posted: Fri, 20th Oct 2006, 6:24pm

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I like how some of them are just a guy blatantly standing there, and there's nothing ghost-y about them.
Posted: Fri, 20th Oct 2006, 7:28pm

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Ya, other than the fact that they look exactly like a person who just happens to be dead.
Posted: Fri, 20th Oct 2006, 8:32pm

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Very creepy, especially the last one, and the 2nd to last one.
Posted: Fri, 20th Oct 2006, 9:20pm

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That one's the creepiest-looking.

EDIT: Haha, if you wanna see some real BS ghost pictures, go to http://www.ghostresearch.org/. They have crap like this:


Which is clearly just the camera or film.
Posted: Fri, 20th Oct 2006, 9:38pm

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This is the most BS one.

The "ghost" in the squadron (real or not) is the most interesting.


A user on that page pointed out a dark "death-like" figure in the left of the bottom photo. That's kind of interesting.

Waser, the only remotely absolutely-not-ghost ones I have seen are numbers 9, 3, and maybe 1.

Also, a lot of people use slow shutter speeds to fake ghost picks, or multiple exposures. This can be done with a home made 1800's pinhole camera.
Posted: Fri, 20th Oct 2006, 9:45pm

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drspin98 wrote:

Ya, other than the fact that they look exactly like a person who just happens to be dead.
My mistake
Posted: Fri, 20th Oct 2006, 11:47pm

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The cemetery one here with the yellow line ("clearly the camera or film") reminds me of several photos my brother showed me after a walking "spirits tour". They were taken in his presence with a digital camera then put onto his laptop with him watching. Of the 200+ pics he got, 15 or so have really bright/vivid colored lines. Pretty cool.
Posted: Fri, 20th Oct 2006, 11:50pm

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I like how these ghosts are just showing up to ruin a nice picture people take. It's like the guy that sees a news interview and has to get seen on TV so he walks around in the back round and looks into the camera alot.


Infact, I'd say these ghosts are attention whores. Albeit, Undead, but still...
Posted: Fri, 20th Oct 2006, 11:58pm

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There's actually no reason to believe this, due to the fact that we all know that their very simple to construct by using technology. We're all capable of making one of these pictures with any of the Lab products; why shouldn't other people be able to with there own software?
Posted: Sat, 21st Oct 2006, 12:04am

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That's not the case in traditional film cameras.
Posted: Sat, 21st Oct 2006, 10:08am

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Hehehe, creepy images. Allthough no one here has any possibility of finding out of the "story" for them is actually true, other then believing what the homepage says.

As long as there are humans, as long there will be supernatural stories to keep them entertained and guessing. smile
Posted: Sat, 21st Oct 2006, 12:07pm

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TimmyD wrote:

That's not the case in traditional film cameras.
I think your forgetting that it's also easy to make standard pictures look like they were taken with a traditional film camera.

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Posted: Sat, 21st Oct 2006, 12:11pm

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Actually, you should have a look at some of the photo montages done in WW1 or WW2, where pictures have been modified to huge extent by the Nazi regime... No computers there.

Nothing is save from faking, especially not "traditional cameras"... wink
Posted: Sat, 21st Oct 2006, 12:29pm

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All this ghost stuff is really creepy...

After watching "white noise" I kinda got interested in this so called E.V.P ( Electronic Voice phenomenon), where one can get into contact with the dead.

links for EVP (there is even a tutorial on how to do it on your own, but quite frankly, I dont even want to know if this is possible):

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electronic_voice_phenomenon

http://www.letsbespooked.co.uk/jargon%20buster_evp.html


enjoy, cheers,

devil.
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Jabooza Clog Booza wrote:

TimmyD wrote:

That's not the case in traditional film cameras.
I think your forgetting tat it's also easy to make standard pictures look like they wore taken with a traditional film camera.
Given the nature of this forum, it's a good bet that just about everyone here owns a digital camera. However, this shouldn't confuse us and make us think that the *entire* world has gone digital. Lots of people are still using film. Just like we struglle to make digital movies look as close to film as possible, professionals will generally tell you that a very high quality 35mm camera using top grade film produces pictures that you simply can't match with a digital camera and a printer on a computer.

Also, many hobbyists still fancy film cameras and dark rooms. There's also a segment of people using very old style cameras, though that's a niche group. And you can definitely produce all of the same effects we're talking about with film. In some ways, it's actually easier. Take that picture of the guy in the field near Deadwood, for example. You could shoot that picture of the regular guy up front out in the field using normal exposure, then stick the "ghost" guy almost anywhere with a little blocking and trickery and shoot over the same piece of film on a very fast exposure. Poof. He shows up like a ghost.

That's not to say that some of them might not be real. I'm no expert on the paranormal and it's a big universe. Most anything is possible if not probable someplace.
Posted: Sat, 21st Oct 2006, 3:16pm

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I wasn't saying that it wasn't possible to mess with film, I'm saying that in the cases where an "expert" has confirmed its not been fooled around with, it's very possible it simply wasn't messed with. Most of these are just tricks of light, film issues, or crappy cameras.
Posted: Sat, 21st Oct 2006, 9:38pm

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Jabooza Clog Booza wrote:

TimmyD wrote:

That's not the case in traditional film cameras.
I think your forgetting tat it's also easy to make standard pictures look like they wore taken with a traditional film camera.
Right, so the newer ones are most likely fake. That doesn't say anything about the pictures released in, say, the 30's, though, because computers weren't around until the 50's. Also, you spelled were wrong. wink
Posted: Sat, 21st Oct 2006, 11:46pm

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Read my post Penguin... You don't need a computer to fake a picture...

Hehe, modern kids... wink
Posted: Sun, 22nd Oct 2006, 12:03am

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Sollthar wrote:

Read my post Penguin... You don't need a computer to fake a picture...

Hehe, modern kids... wink
(old geezer voice)

You darned kids! Why, when *I* was your age, we used to go out and fake things the old fashioned way. Counterfitted our own money we did, using print blocks we carved out of modeling clay. Bah. Young whippersnappers and yer fancy pants high technology.

/geezer
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TimmyD wrote:



That one's the creepiest-looking.
That one isn't a photograph at all, it's a single frame from a security camera's video at Hampton Court Palace which is not far from where I live in London. I have visited the place several times and the place definitely has a strange air about it.

For those who don't know, Hampton Court is where Henry VIII stayed. An infamous king who went through 8 wives in a vain attempt to have an heir. Most famously, going against the vatican and creating the Church of England so that he could divorce.

Anyway, here's a gif of the video. The story is that this was captured in a restricted area when the palace area was entirely unoccuppied/secured.

What can I say? Skeletor Lives.

To address the idea that older equipment means that the photos have more authentic validity than those taken today I have little to say other than you must have not heard about One of the biggest photographic hoaxes ever to have existed.

-Hybrid.

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Posted: Sun, 22nd Oct 2006, 1:34am

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London does seem to be one of the most haunted places on the whole planet by all accounts. Take, for instance, this CCTV footage. Sure, it could undoubtedly be fake, but who's to say for sure except the people who produced it?
Posted: Sun, 22nd Oct 2006, 2:29am

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Very interesting, informative, and spooky post there hybrid
Posted: Sun, 22nd Oct 2006, 2:33am

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God damn you Jazz, it's late, everyone else is asleep, the volume was all the way up... and now there's a puddle of liquid under my chair.
Posted: Sun, 22nd Oct 2006, 3:38am

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Sollthar wrote:

Actually, you should have a look at some of the photo montages done in WW1 or WW2, where pictures have been modified to huge extent by the Nazi regime... No computers there.

Nothing is save from faking, especially not "traditional cameras"... wink
Stalin also had artists remove certain people from photographs during his totalitarian reign. Very cool, but very creepy.
Posted: Sun, 22nd Oct 2006, 3:56am

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I believe ghosts to some extent; usually, ghosts won't just suddenly "appear" in a photo, unless it was artificially enhanced (a.k.a. 'Photo-shopped').

And you know those BS shows where they "hunt" ghosts? The electro-whatever-thingy will go haywire, just because some water heater or whatever is leaking.

But how I DO believe in ghosts is that when something is simply just not meant to be, a "ghost", a spirit, or otherwise known as a supernatural phenomenon will do something to keep that certain thing from happening.

I'm not saying that all ghost pics are fake, very few I will believe that are real... such as: http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=2025693081029947652&q=Poltergeist
Posted: Sun, 22nd Oct 2006, 12:23pm

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Darth Penguin wrote:

you spelled were wrong. wink
Noo! I know how to spell were. I guess I pressed the wrong thing on my keyboard...again, but I did spell check it.

EDIT: I also spelled that tat but I fixed it now razz
Posted: Sun, 22nd Oct 2006, 1:02pm

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Great vid Hybrid. My question-relying on my somewhat limited knowledge of ghost behavior (watched Scooby-Doo a lot), would they need to open the door to walk out?

I am always amused at the thoughts of the people who laugh off all ghosts sightings/stories/photos as fake. To absolutely refuse to believe that a dimension of the universe can not exist because we can not fully grasp it, or be a part of it is to me quite egotistical.

BTW if misspellings are now pointed out, fxhome better hire a full time person for the job- and allot plenty of overtime!
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I am always amused at the thoughts of the people who laugh off all ghosts sightings/stories/photos as fake. To absolutely refuse to believe that a dimension of the universe can not exist because we can not fully grasp it, or be a part of it is to me quite egotistical.
I am always amused at the thoughts of the people who automatically believe all ghost sightings/stories/photos they get presented.
To automatically assume another dimension, an afterlife and trapped souls exists just because they can't grasp the idea of all that NOT being there is quite naive (not sure where "egoistical" comes in there)...

I guess it's a matter of perspective. wink
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People say that "Ghosts" haunt house they lived in when they died.
if thats the case every house in the world would have ghosts running up to you going, "whooooo"
Posted: Mon, 23rd Oct 2006, 12:03pm

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Sollthar- I agree with you. To automatically believe (anything) is not always the best idea. I think the first paragraph of my last post makes my views on that fairly clear. But as the open-minded person that I pride myself in being, I feel automatically dismissing things I don't understand would leave me equally remiss.

Ghost stories/legends/sightings/etc have been around for a long, long time. Testified to by HUGE amounts of people, many of them whose credibility is hard to question. And while if I had to say, I think that VAST majority of them are hoaxes/drunken visions/wishful thinking, I find it hard to dismiss ALL of them as such.
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Oh yeah, I never dismissed these as all being fake, I merely stated that they COULD have been tempered with, even if the picture is from the 1900s.

Allthough, naturally, as I don't believe in souls, an afterlive or spirits, I don't believe in Ghosts.

What I do believe though is, that there's a huge range of phenomenons out there we have no explanations yet though. And ghost stories have always fascinated me for that very reason - maybe humans have the ability to manifest their own fears in some way, maybe the human can sense certain energy "remains" of the past, maybe our imagination is even more powerful then we admit, maybe our own memories can manifest in certain hallucinations, maybe even other beings can pick that up, hence group ghost experiences etc.
In most cases, I don't question that the people actually believe what they tell me, I just question their explanations of things.

The answer "it's a ghost" it's just too easy really. I prefer the "That's interesting, it could be many things" route. Because as soon as you settle to that one fix answer, you stop asking the right questions. And it's all about asking the right questions.

I've had a "ghost experience" myself once, which was a very interesting thing and it teached me a good lesson about how easy the human mind accept things and is led into being tricked.
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Once again I agree with you.

I would not be one bit surprised if all of those 10 were faked. But it is something about looking at/talking about stuff like that that I find ceaselessly interesting, even if a reasonable mind "knows" they are not real. I think it has something to do with one's desire/wish to connect with another dimension or plane or realm out there.

That desire can allow one to overlook facts that a reasonable person in other contexts would find hard to swallow. The mystery of it all and that sort of thing. Maybe it is one's desire to connect with the past, a time when things were less didactic. Some people quench that thirst with UFO stories, some with ghost sightings, some by reading Tolkien, some by going to church.

To sum it up,at least for me-fake or not-it's fun stuff.
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Sollthar wrote:

I've had a "ghost experience" myself once, which was a very interesting thing and it teached me a good lesson about how easy the human mind accept things and is led into being tricked.
I demand a story!
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Heh, I actually plan on making a short film of it at someday. It's years back but I still think of it occasionally - because it teached all of us a valuable lesson.

But if you have time, I'll try to make it short and exciting... wink


I was 17 years old and we were on a class journey, spending the night in an old building. Everyone was asleep except Michelle, my girlfriend, two other classmates and myself. We were still in the dining room and talked about this and that.
At some point, one of the others started talking about "Ouija boards" (the ting where you put a glass in the middle of a table and plates with letters, numbers and "yes" and "no") and she seemed experienced and well scared of them. Curious as I was, I wanted to try it out. And finally, I could persue the others to do it. smile

We prepared everything, turned off the lights, placed some candles on the table and started. We all placed one finger on the glass, turned upside down (it wasn't absolutely impossible to consciously move it, I tried, but impossible to control where it goes).
At first, I had a hard time not to laugh when the other girl went "Whooohooooo ghoooooosssstssss wheeereee aaarree youuuuuu" but, since it was getting close to midnight and the mood was right in this old house, we got into it. Then suddenly, the glass started vibrating and she said she "feels" the presence of a ghost now - whatever that means.
So we started asking questions. Naturally, the first thing I asked was, if the ghost was evil. The glass started to move really slowly towards "yes", of course. We asked some other questions and I got a bit bored and looked around. Then I noticed it:

There was a picture of a woman in a white dress on the wall, staring right at me with wide open eyes. You know how pictures can have that effect, but what really got me was that I was sure I've seen the picture at breakfast in the morning and they eyes were closed. I turned to the others and went "I know this might sound like a bad joke... but this picture there...". I didn't have to finish my sentence, the look on the face of my girlfriend and the other girl was my answer, the went pale. The leading girl then spoke out what I thought, that she had seen the picture in the morning (it was the only one in the room, so quite obvious) and the eyes were closed.

So that was ultimately scary. I really thought I've pissed off an evil ghost now and got pretty scared, so was everyone else in the room. We wanted to abort, but the leading girl said we couldn't, or else the ghost would haunt us (yeah, dramatically a perfect thing to say, I know...). We then did what little kids do; we took the picture and turned it, so it was facing the wall and we couldn't see it anymore... heh... yes... But that's what we did.
So we kept on it until suddenly, the glass didn't move anymore and she told us, the ghost had left.

Then we quickly cleaned up everything, took the candles away, turned the light back on and wanted to leave. I was the one who had to turn the picture back, which I did. And guess what. Yes, the eyes of the lady were closed again, which gave us the definate shiver down the spine.

And now comes the real cool part:

My mate who was with us slept in the same room as I did. But he couldn't close one eye, he was shivering and scared to death. I was pretty confused too - and I'm not easy to confuse, trust me. It was pulsing in my head, that this can't be true. That there must be something else.
I don't know why, but eventually I couldn't let it be like that. I got up and went back into the room - alone.
And it took me about 2 minutes figure out what happened:

Now this picture was painted with oil colors. Ironically, they seemed to react to different sorts of light. The eyes were always there, but when the main lights were on, they reflected it back and you could almost not see them. The image appeared as if they were closed.
While the candlelight coming from below fully brought them up and made them appear staringly wide opened.



So, this was the story. And I take a valuable lesson from it. I consider myself intelligent and scientific, but even I was overwhelmed by the mood of the moment and jumped to conclusions. Conclusions that would have remained if I wasn't the stubborn bastard I am and went back into the room.
Don't always believe your eyes, or your mind. They both play tricks. Often.
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Sollthar wrote:

Now this picture was painted with oil colors. Ironically, they seemed to react to different sorts of light. The eyes were always there, but when the main lights were on, they reflected it back and you could almost not see them. The image appeared as if they were closed.

While the candlelight coming from below fully brought them up and made them appear staringly wide opened.
I can imagine the relief when your friend who was shaking figured this out. It's amazing how our minds sometimes leap to supernatural things.
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Yeah, it was mainly he who drove me out there to check again. He was trembling all over, with tears and everything. I couldn't see him looking like that.

Thinking about it, it's sort of amusing, being scared to death by a bit of oil colors. But yes, your mind can so quickly fill in the rest of the story to turn an innocent little picture into a menacing demon. twisted
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And then that makes you wonder about how many myths, legends, and ghost stories today are based on that supposition.
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I guess it's with everything in life, it depends on the view you're likely to take.
Like people who get really ill, treatened and get better quick. Some are likely to see this as "simple luck", others as the "fine work of doctors", others as "gods will", further as a "work of their own body", the next as a "fortune relocation of energies"... etc.

Almost every circumstance has a HUGE range of possible explanations. Yet again human beings have their prefered ones they always go back to when things get too complicated. The brain is remarkably learning resistant in this context.

In our psychology class we had a look at certain experiments who show explicitly how people have certain explanation patterns they jump back to when their mind doesn't want to cope with something - and the most interesting thing was, how almost all of them built entire realities around and argumentative chains to justify these patterns later on and to dismiss other explanations entirely.


The same happened to me in bed when looking at my trembling friend. My brain was constantly busy relocating my whole understanding of "how the world works" up to the moment were it went into kamikaze-checkout mode. smile


At the end of the day, this is why supernatural events/stories have always fascinated me. They challenge your mind. And like with the rest of your body, your brain is something that should be trained to do well every once and again. biggrin
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Very interesting story, Sollthar. I've always been pretty interested in things like ghost stories, images, movies etc... the result of this is that I often read and watch things like this, and since I'm pretty easy to scare, they always freak me out. razz Like when I watched "The Omen" with some friends. I was scared for days after seeing it!
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I remember when I watched the TV Edited Exorcist for the first time. I was like 15, or 16. I thought nothing of it really. I just categorized it as a horror movie.

BUT until someone told me that it was based on a real life possesion, THEN I felt vulnerable because in my mind (at the time) I could have been "hijacked".

I'm older now... razz
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Hybrid-Halo wrote:

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That one's the creepiest-looking.
That one isn't a photograph at all, it's a single frame from a security camera's video at Hampton Court Palace which is not far from where I live in London. I have visited the place several times and the place definitely has a strange air about it.

For those who don't know, Hampton Court is where Henry VIII stayed. An infamous king who went through 8 wives in a vain attempt to have an heir. Most famously, going against the vatican and creating the Church of England so that he could divorce.

Anyway, here's a gif of the video. The story is that this was captured in a restricted area when the palace area was entirely unoccuppied/secured.

What can I say? Skeletor Lives.

To address the idea that older equipment means that the photos have more authentic validity than those taken today I have little to say other than you must have not heard about One of the biggest photographic hoaxes ever to have existed.

-Hybrid.
I heard of this video. Isn't the story that someone sit the alarm off and they check the flim and tried to find the person. but no one there who worked there wore those kind of clothes. They all think it might be one of henry VIII dead wives.
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Yeah, I hadn't included this in my previous post so as to maintain optimum spookiness...

But it turned out that the character in the video was actually one of the tour guides who just happened to appear to look ghostly. The reason he didn't immediately admit he was the antagonist was because that particular area of the palace is restricted.

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Has anyone watched "Ghost Hunters" on the Scifi Channel?
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Has anyone watched "Ghost Hunters" on the Scifi Channel?
Yes, and there has been crazy stuff that happens on that show, Well at lest the show I saw.
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So is it a pretty legit show?
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Yes it is. they know what there doing. I remember one with the light house with the chair that was pushed after the guy left the room. but they can tale if a picture real or not.
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Of course they can, they wouldn't want to proove ghosts existed but rather hint at it under the guise of being skeptical so that you'll watch again.

Over in England there's a show called "Most Haunted" where a team of people investigate supposedly haunted areas. From time to time it has been pretty spooky and the unexplainable has occurred - though that doesn't mean that the unexplainable = ghosts.

You have to question anything which has entertainment as its base purpose. Again, I'm not saying that the people making the shows are faking anything. Though perhaps they are biased into believing the in the supernatural exists which bleeds into the way their show is presented.

I'm not sure I made my stance clear, I like to entertain the idea of ghosts with a skeptical mind. Perhaps ghosts do exist just not as we might stereotypicall think - it could be any number of things which causes visual phenomen we have named ghosts. Currently, akin to Sollthar I think alot of what is percieved to be supernatural is so because of our minds playing tricks on us and our general desire to want it to be true.

Real or not, I still find ghost photos pretty damn spooky.

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I think the Ghost Hunter guys should visit Adams, Tennesee. Well there's a movie that just came out on DVD today called American Haunting which tells of a ghost story that happened back in 1817 in that town.
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hehehehthat movie BLEW
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Waser wrote:

hehehehthat movie BLEW
But so did The Ring 2.
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Wow, those are pretty interesting. The one with the girl is pretty freaky.
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devilskater wrote:

All this ghost stuff is really creepy...

After watching "white noise" I kinda got interested in this so called E.V.P ( Electronic Voice phenomenon), where one can get into contact with the dead.

links for EVP (there is even a tutorial on how to do it on your own, but quite frankly, I dont even want to know if this is possible):

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electronic_voice_phenomenon

http://www.letsbespooked.co.uk/jargon%20buster_evp.html


enjoy, cheers,

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Yeah that EVP is some freaky stuff. But I'm still skeptical.
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I love those Sci-Fi and Discovery channel shows. They totally prove and convince you that ghosts are real and then at the end of the show they say something along these lines: "After much research, we have found evidence of spirits lurking in this house, but will we ever truly know if ghosts are real?" *credits* and then everyone watching says something like "WTF." They are really entertaining but dissapointing in the end.
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London does seem to be one of the most haunted places on the whole planet by all accounts. Take, for instance, this CCTV footage. Sure, it could undoubtedly be fake, but who's to say for sure except the people who produced it?
Just got me. holy crap. when i saw that face i slammed the lid of my laptop down and broke the thing that keeps it closed.
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SGB wrote:

Jazzmanian wrote:

London does seem to be one of the most haunted places on the whole planet by all accounts. Take, for instance, this CCTV footage. Sure, it could undoubtedly be fake, but who's to say for sure except the people who produced it?
Just got me. holy crap. when i saw that face i slammed the lid of my laptop down and broke the thing that keeps it closed.
Son of a B!! That scared the crap out of me!!!!

Thats a good trick though. lol
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Aw man, ghost pictures rule. I liked the one where the airplane mechanic showed up for his group picture, despite having died a few days prior. biggrin

All the same, I really don't believe in ghost stories. I pretty much concur entirely with what Sollthar already wrote, so in the interests of conserving internet bandwidth, I'll forego typing up what will, ultimately, come down to being quite similar. I will say, however, that I feel 100% of all ghost pictures are fakes.
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heh, whic one is the scariest out off these to then

this
http://www.angelsghosts.com/girl_ghost_video.html

or this
http://www.killsometime.com/Video/video.asp?ID=399

Heh, i once had a ghost encounter once, me and my mates were at this B&B in the isle of wright on a school trip, and we were supposed to be sleeping. we dicided to go downstairs and watch some TV without being caught.

A couple of minutes later we finished watching this late night film and heard a bang coming from where the stairs were, we thought it was a teacher who had heard us, we hid behind the sofa and looked up slowly, but noone was there.

We then looked across into the dining room where another bang was heard, (these bangs were'nt loud just quiet ones) and we looked at the window and there was a woman stood there looking at the room we were in, and then she slowly vanished.

We snuck back upstairs to our room trying to be quiet while Grant behind us was shivering in shock, we got back to the room and locked the door then chatted about it, i thought maybe it was a woman who looked in thorugh the window and slowly walked backwards, whereas Mike thought it was a figment of our imagination.

Till this day, we still don't know but i'm keeping to my woman looking through the windows option. smile

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B3N wrote:

this
http://www.angelsghosts.com/girl_ghost_video.html
That is what typically happens to some people's eyes in night vision mode, which his camera was set at. C'mon. Experienced filmmakers like us should be able to refute what, to us, is clearly NOT the truth.

I remember filming a Blair Witch Project spoof with some friends of mine at 4:00 AM, and most of our eyes did that at various angles to the camera. Another one of my friends had nearly pitch black eyes to the camera.

Silly people. biggrin

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or this
http://www.killsometime.com/Video/video.asp?ID=399
....yeah... that's terrifying... people with WAY too much time on their hands. Seriously though, I really do like those videos, and the Trans-Siberian Orchestra is... pretty much the best thing since Easy Cheese.
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yeah, the first one i thought was a hoax [which it is] and whatever the man saw with his eyes would have looked diffrent compared to nightvision, but also it says he says it's a girl outside at 1.00am, it could have been a grave robber razz

The second, yeah i wet myself watching this. heh nah i think those videos are cool, but what a way to waste time.