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Posted 22 July 2012 - 04:21 PM

Never heard of this.

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Posted 27 July 2012 - 05:49 AM

staring means concentration, if u concentrate in any subject soon or later you get fair result.
not only staring, even using an object with your full concentration repeatedly gains energy.  
you just saving your overflow energy. we can't say that as stealing... may be saving

because energy always exist here, its up to us to take or don't care.

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Posted 27 July 2012 - 05:34 PM

When i stare too long into a mirror i allways have a wierd feeling, like
im falling into my eyes, cant describe it any other way.


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Posted 29 July 2012 - 03:08 AM

I use to do this so often I don't like looking at myself at all.  I've never had any moving colours or melting effects, just this sudden sensation like I wasn't always this person or a "how did I get here" kind of feeling.  Never really had any feelings on reincarnation or anything like that so it always seems bizarre.

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Posted 29 July 2012 - 05:05 AM

View Postantigravity, on 29 May 2006 - 03:48 AM, said:

Have you ever stared at yourself in the mirror for a long time, fixing your eyes on your own without moving, let's say for about 5 to 10 straight minutes? I did this years ago. After a while I started to look very weird and had to look away, probably had something to do with the after-image created from looking for so long super-imposed on my face. Kinda felt like I was tripping or something, never had the guts to try it again. I don't think it's anything paranormal but it sure is strange. Give it a try sometime if you're in the mood and let me know if you get the effect. Maybe it's just me. style_emoticons/default/dontgetit.gif

I tried it but my mirror broke before it even reaches 5 minutes. :innocent:


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Posted 29 July 2012 - 08:46 AM

I was staring at my eyes in a mirror for quite some time. I was focusing on controlling the dilation of my pupils.

No luck, and I just got tired.

Noticed nothing out of the ordinary.


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Posted 29 July 2012 - 08:55 AM

It's called the Troxler effect, basically your brain is hardwired to ignore things that are constant because if we had to remember to breathe and to blink manually life would suck like hell, so are brain relies on your subconcious to do this. When you look constantly in the mirror, looking at your face, your face has no center point to constantly to look at so your ignorant brain starts to delete parts of your face (At least that's how it looks like) This also is why the "Bloody Mary" Legend seems very scary to some people.

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Posted 02 October 2012 - 04:28 PM

I Hate mirrors. And tv screens when they are turned off.


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Posted 02 October 2012 - 04:45 PM

Meh. I feel a strange sense of profane vanity whenever I stare at myself in the mirror so I wouldn't even bother doing this. Probably wouldn't have the patience anyway haha.

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Posted 02 October 2012 - 11:09 PM

i used to enjoy this while on acid or mushrooms. it can be quite horrifying to see yourself so warped and twisted. ive never tried this sober but on hallucinagenics its quite grotesque. i usually have a goblin-ish face with overly round eyes and my teeth appear to be further appart and sharper. ughhhh yuck


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Posted 13 October 2012 - 09:15 AM

I've never tried that .. I definitely will!! ;)

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Posted 15 October 2012 - 04:02 AM

i dont i ever try this lol mirrors are portals lol.


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Posted 15 October 2012 - 05:40 AM

The only inclination I get from staring at myself for too long in the mirror is this sudden urge to make out with myself. ;D To be honest though, I only use mirrors to put on make up, never really concentrated on myself, I'll try it later.

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Posted 30 October 2012 - 04:40 AM

View Postcoolguy, on 15 October 2012 - 04:02 AM, said:

i dont i ever try this lol mirrors are portals lol.

It is used for divination. But mirrors as a medium has ill repute.

It is called scrying. In fact, some (not me) believe you will see past lives you had lived.

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 12:46 AM

View PostThinkFurther, on 04 June 2006 - 08:40 AM, said:

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I tried that before, and I get freaked out by MY OWN eyes!
They just look scary...
Also, my eyes are strange..because everytime I try to focus on something, it turns double. So yeh, it might be my eyes playing tricks on me...
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that's because your eyes aren't both looking at the same thing. So they send your brain two different pictures, which get overlapped.

Normally both eyes focus on one exact point, and they both send a picture that overlaps, and has a little extra on the edges.  

Like if you hold your finger up a foot from your eye it will double because you arent focusing at that depth, so your eyes see it in 2 different ways. then if you focus at your finger, the background will double.

Overlapping images hey? Yeah well it is both sexy and scary at the same time...beautiful and hideous simultaneously!





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