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#1    Biff Wellington

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Posted 18 August 2011 - 05:38 AM

I have never used a ouija board but I am very interested in them. I know many will recommend that I don't use one, but I'm ignorant and tend only to learn my lessons from experience. Anyhow my wife won't let me use one in the house and rightfully so, we have a young child & neither of us want anything to happen to her. Nevertheless I would still like to experience it, so I have a 2 questions:

1:Do online ouija boards work and if so are there any recommendations on ones to use.

2.When I do eventually use a real one (honoring my wife's wishes & keeping it out of the house) I would rather not use it alone. Unfortunately I just moved back to my hometown after being gone for nearly a decade and don't really know anybody in to this kind of stuff so I was wondering if there was any resources that would help me find any people who use one with me or at the least sit in on a few sessions.


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Posted 18 August 2011 - 12:09 PM

don't mess with ouija boards dude get rid of it it's not worth the trouble


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Posted 18 August 2011 - 01:37 PM

1) No they don't.
2) There aren't any 'underground ouija clubs'. Just have to ask around.

Be sure to do your research on protecting yourself before using. Don't agitate a spirit. There are specific questions you do not ask. Never play alone or while sick, and know that if you do let evil in, it attaches to YOU, not to the environment you play in.


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Posted 18 August 2011 - 01:49 PM

View PostBiffWellington, on 18 August 2011 - 05:38 AM, said:

I have never used a ouija board but I am very interested in them. I know many will recommend that I don't use one, but I'm ignorant and tend only to learn my lessons from experience. Anyhow my wife won't let me use one in the house and rightfully so, we have a young child & neither of us want anything to happen to her. Nevertheless I would still like to experience it, so I have a 2 questions:
There's many threads here that discuss about it, From the perspective of the skeptic and believer.

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1:Do online ouija boards work and if so are there any recommendations on ones to use.
This has been asked time and again.

The Ouija board relies on something called the ideomotor effect, which is the effect that nuanced and even subconscious thoughts have on muscle movement. The concept is that you can never really stop your muscles from moving completely, and that subconscious thoughts can influence subtle movements in said muscles, even when you think that you are remaining still.

As in reflexive responses to pain, the body sometimes reacts reflexively to ideas alone without the person consciously deciding to take action. For instance, tears are produced by the body unconsciously in reaction to the emotion of sadness.

In the case of the Ouija board, this effect leads the user to personally determine where the indicator moves, whether he/she is aware of it or not.

As for Oujia software it's a program, it is bunch of 0's and 1's that is scripted into commands that you want to do. Think about it, why would a ghost limit ouija board software when you could be playing WOW and your chat suddenly says "I am HaHa"? or just load up word and talk to the screen and hope words appear.


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2.When I do eventually use a real one (honoring my wife's wishes & keeping it out of the house) I would rather not use it alone. Unfortunately I just moved back to my hometown after being gone for nearly a decade and don't really know anybody in to this kind of stuff so I was wondering if there was any resources that would help me find any people who use one with me or at the least sit in on a few sessions.

Research is better than actually asking people for advice.

Read this:
http://sciencebasedl...e-subconscious/

It is easier to claim it is paranormal than taking the hard route and find out what really happened.


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Posted 18 August 2011 - 01:51 PM

View Postmcrguy18, on 18 August 2011 - 12:09 PM, said:

don't mess with ouija boards dude get rid of it it's not worth the trouble
yes, the card board can give you deadly paper cuts.

It is easier to claim it is paranormal than taking the hard route and find out what really happened.


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Posted 18 August 2011 - 05:40 PM

When you get one, try this experiment. Ask your question,voila! an answer appears. Now try it blindfolded, sigh, no answers. Draw your own conclusions.


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Posted 18 August 2011 - 05:42 PM

You should try it and come back and tell us what happened. :tu:

(all the people that say you shouldn't mess with it are no fun)

Edited by Jerry Only, 18 August 2011 - 05:43 PM.

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Posted 18 August 2011 - 05:44 PM

If you do get one, promise your wife that you're keeping it outside. But secretly hide it in different areas inside the house.

Tell her it must be the demons moving it around.


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Posted 18 August 2011 - 06:15 PM

View PostBiffWellington, on 18 August 2011 - 05:38 AM, said:

I have never used a ouija board but I am very interested in them. I know many will recommend that I don't use one, but I'm ignorant and tend only to learn my lessons from experience. Anyhow my wife won't let me use one in the house and rightfully so, we have a young child & neither of us want anything to happen to her. Nevertheless I would still like to experience it, so I have a 2 questions:

1:Do online ouija boards work and if so are there any recommendations on ones to use.

2.When I do eventually use a real one (honoring my wife's wishes & keeping it out of the house) I would rather not use it alone. Unfortunately I just moved back to my hometown after being gone for nearly a decade and don't really know anybody in to this kind of stuff so I was wondering if there was any resources that would help me find any people who use one with me or at the least sit in on a few sessions.


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Posted 18 August 2011 - 06:24 PM

View PostJerry Only, on 18 August 2011 - 05:42 PM, said:

You should try it and come back and tell us what happened. :tu:

(all the people that say you shouldn't mess with it are no fun)

That's what I say! I did however answer my 1st question last night... drum roll please... total garbage!!! They just give you the same set answers designed to scare the "intellectually challenged".

Edited by BiffWellington, 18 August 2011 - 06:25 PM.


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Posted 18 August 2011 - 07:21 PM

View PostBiffWellington, on 18 August 2011 - 06:24 PM, said:

That's what I say! I did however answer my 1st question last night... drum roll please... total garbage!!! They just give you the same set answers designed to scare the "intellectually challenged".

Yeah, I tried one and it told me my shirt color was pink. I think the demon was looking for a fight.

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Posted 18 August 2011 - 08:01 PM

View PostJerry Only, on 18 August 2011 - 07:21 PM, said:

Yeah, I tried one and it told me my shirt color was pink. I think the demon was looking for a fight.

LOL! You should of water-boarded him with holy water or even better holy cola.


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Posted 18 August 2011 - 08:50 PM

View PostBrian Topp, on 18 August 2011 - 01:49 PM, said:


The Ouija board relies on something called the ideomotor effect,

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In the case of the Ouija board, this effect leads the user to personally determine where the indicator moves, whether he/she is aware of it or not.

While I appreciate good solid science and pretty much base my perceptions on such -- I am highly sceptical of the ideomotor effect being the root of the Ouija experience.  I am so close to an atheist it's not funny, and my ouija expience is the only thing -- yes, only thing -- that is keeping me firmly in the agnostic camp.  There is no way that the ideomotor effect is an acceptable explanation to MY experience....no way, no how.

Edited by Layna, 18 August 2011 - 08:51 PM.

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Posted 18 August 2011 - 09:46 PM

Hello Layna and welcome to the forum.

Here is a good article titled "How people are fooled by Ideomotor Action. Perhaps it can address some of your concerns. http://www.quackwatc.../ideomotor.html

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Posted 18 August 2011 - 10:31 PM

View PostMabon, on 18 August 2011 - 09:46 PM, said:

Hello Layna and welcome to the forum.

Here is a good article titled "How people are fooled by Ideomotor Action. Perhaps it can address some of your concerns. http://www.quackwatc.../ideomotor.html

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Thanks, Mabon.  But yeah, like I said, that explanation is just not in line with my experience.  Trust me, I wish it were.  On another note, ideomotor effect can be used as a great tool for accessing the subconcious -- now THAT part if it intrigues me!

Edited by Layna, 18 August 2011 - 10:33 PM.

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