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Ghost Hunters Set fire to LeBeau Plantation


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#1    Brian Topp

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Posted 24 November 2013 - 05:11 AM

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The seven men in custody in connection with the suspected arson of LeBeau Plantation in Old Arabi apparently were looking for ghosts, according to St. Bernard Parish Sheriff Jimmy Pohlmann. The sheriff said the men had been smoking marijuana and drinking in the vacant house

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Edited by Brian Topp, 24 November 2013 - 05:11 AM.

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Posted 26 November 2013 - 02:54 PM

Another haunt falls to trespassing and foolishness. Sad :td:

And sometimes some folks wonder why I'm such a tightarse about trespassing and legality.


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Posted 26 November 2013 - 03:25 PM

Sad pathetic idiots, who have removed a historical home all for a night of vandalism under the guise of 'ghost hunting'.

I don't think that you are particularly harsh about it rashore, I have often stated, If you can't muster up the courage to ask the property owner for permission to be on their property (ghost hunt, take photos, hunt), you have no business doing it.

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Posted 26 November 2013 - 03:56 PM

More proof that "ghost hunting" is nothing more than LARPING.

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Posted 26 November 2013 - 04:00 PM

Yay.

Just in case anyone cares...

This is what the plantation once looked like:

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And just prior to the fire, which as you can see, would be easy enough for anyone to destroy...

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Edited by Child of Bast, 26 November 2013 - 04:11 PM.

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Posted 26 November 2013 - 05:37 PM

That will certainly not help the reputation of ghost hunting. In fact, that's a blow for those who are invested to make honest researches. Some owners might be more reluctant to let a team in for a night at historical locations.

Edited by sam_comm, 26 November 2013 - 05:37 PM.


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Posted 26 November 2013 - 10:38 PM

Glad I wasn't looking forward to seeing this place, idiots, now I can't.

I don't like people trespassing on my property, they are usually up to no good.


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Posted 27 November 2013 - 02:19 AM

That was a really nice looking place too..damn fools

least they coulda done was set a crack house on fire looking for ghosts or something productive*


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Posted 27 November 2013 - 03:33 AM

obviously the ghost hunting is just an excuse for hanging out and partying...


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Posted 27 November 2013 - 07:24 AM

Throw these morons in jail


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Posted 27 November 2013 - 02:06 PM

View Postcoolguy, on 27 November 2013 - 07:24 AM, said:

Throw these morons in jail

That's where they are. Or still were as of Monday. Not sure if they were able to bond out or not.

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Posted 27 November 2013 - 02:43 PM

I wonder if any ghosts showed up prior to the fire?  The "hunters" might try to blame them.   Tards.  Lol  lucky no one got hurt

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Posted 28 November 2013 - 03:20 PM

Take your pick...

The image used to link to the thread reminded me of FluffyBunny....

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Posted 28 November 2013 - 04:30 PM

Mmmm, Ghost Toasties.


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Posted 28 November 2013 - 04:39 PM

View PostSundew, on 28 November 2013 - 04:30 PM, said:

Mmmm, Ghost Toasties.

Toast busters?

I've flown from one side of this galaxy to the other. I've seen a lot of strange stuff, but I've never seen anything to make me believe there's one all-powerful Force controlling everything. There's no mystical energy field that controls my destiny. Anyway, it's all a lot of simple tricks and nonsense.




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