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#1    Aio

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Posted 06 April 2011 - 05:32 AM

...looking for ghosts. I started watching the show because it was the only decent show on television that looked into one of my favorite fields, cryptozoology. And I stuck with the show because Josh Gates is freaking hilarious. But it seemes like lately, they've been hunting ghosts a lot more then hunting for strange creatures. I'm pretty sure ghosts are more common then weird creatures but there's so many ghost hunting shows and I feel like "Destination Truth" is selling out by hunting for ghosts and spirits. I didn't mind it at first but it's in every single episode nowadays and an entire episode was just two ghost-hunting cases. If I wanted to watch ghost hunting, I'd watch "Ghost Hunters", "Ghost Hunters International", "Ghost Adventures", or the numerous other shows with that premise. There's just too many ghost shows and not enought decent, "Let's go find this weird animal in this weird part of South America!" shows.

I was just wondering if anyone else was starting to get annoyed with the growing number of ghost hunting trips in "Destination Truth".


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Posted 06 April 2011 - 05:35 AM

I watch the show regularly, and they don't really do it that much.  :huh:

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Posted 06 April 2011 - 05:53 AM

I've no issue with them going to these remote places to even look for paranormal.   It's just another aspect of what the premise of the show it.  Finding "the truth".  And if that means picking up some of the paranormal/haunting types.. then so be it.

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Posted 06 April 2011 - 12:43 PM

As long as they keep it interesting, I don't mind them throwing in an occasional ghost hunt.

Last night's episode was pretty good. Where that dude got choked around the neck by an entity.


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Posted 06 April 2011 - 02:29 PM

As long as the chicks on the show keep wearing skimpy tank tops, they can look for monkeys flying out of my ass if they want to.  I'll still watch.

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Posted 06 April 2011 - 07:07 PM

I think they need to stop....period. ;)

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Posted 06 April 2011 - 07:24 PM

Amen!

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Posted 06 April 2011 - 07:25 PM

I'd watch them search for monkeys flying out your ass though. They would probably take a poop sample back to the lab to see if it was harvesting any babies. Lol

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Posted 06 April 2011 - 07:27 PM

It's worth it to watch just for Josh's humor.

View PostRafterman, on 06 April 2011 - 02:29 PM, said:

As long as the chicks on the show keep wearing skimpy tank tops, they can look for monkeys flying out of my ass if they want to.  I'll still watch.
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Edited by Venonat, 06 April 2011 - 07:27 PM.


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Posted 06 April 2011 - 07:28 PM

Nah, I love this show.  Josh doesn't seem to take it too seriously.  He gets all excited and usually hurts himself while "hunting".

I don't expect them to find anything but it's good tv watching him "try".

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Posted 06 April 2011 - 09:34 PM

View PostHerNibs, on 06 April 2011 - 07:28 PM, said:

Nah, I love this show.  Josh doesn't seem to take it too seriously.  He gets all excited and usually hurts himself while "hunting".

I don't expect them to find anything but it's good tv watching him "try".

And...

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Yum.

Nibs


And now that he gets Barry to help him with the evidence..  double YUM


I think Josh and Ryder have this contest on who can get hurt the most by the end of the season.  XD  She took a huge spill on the first part..  OUCH  >.<

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Posted 06 April 2011 - 10:39 PM

Ok I have the Stats. You can thank me later.

Number of Episodes to this day : 46

Number of Investigations : 87

Number of Ghost Investigations : 26
                                  
                                 1 in Season 1
                                 5 in Season 2
                                10 in Season 3
                               10 in Season 4

There you have it, the Tale of the Tape !


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Posted 06 April 2011 - 10:59 PM

Thanks for that, Jon. I've actually been curious about the numbers. I don't care what they look for, it's still fun and interesting. I couldn't blame them for raising the amount of paranormal investigations though because I imagine they're running out of rare cryptids in odd countries to hunt lol.

Oh, and feel free to post more pics, Nibs. :innocent:

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Posted 06 April 2011 - 11:09 PM

View PostJVE, on 06 April 2011 - 10:39 PM, said:

Ok I have the Stats. You can thank me later.

Number of Episodes to this day : 46

Number of Investigations : 87

Number of Ghost Investigations : 26
                                  
                                 1 in Season 1
                                 5 in Season 2
                                10 in Season 3
                               10 in Season 4

There you have it, the Tale of the Tape !

And even then... it doesn't matter because he's doing what he set out to do.  "Seek the truth" and explore.  Even if it means splitting a few shows between paranormal and cryptid.

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Posted 06 April 2011 - 11:11 PM

View PostSilverCougar, on 06 April 2011 - 11:09 PM, said:

And even then... it doesn't matter because he's doing what he set out to do.  "Seek the truth" and explore.  Even if it means splitting a few shows between paranormal and cryptid.
Exactly. And yes, the number of Hauntings investigations is on the rise, but like K said I imagine they're running out of rare cryptids in odd countries to hunt. The show will probably end after next season, sadly.

And don't even start about the pics K.

Edited by JVE, 06 April 2011 - 11:11 PM.





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