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Doppelgangers & mythology of spirit doubles

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 09 July 2014 - 06:53 PM

The mythology of spirit doubles can be traced back thousands of years and was present in many cultures of the past, holding a prominent place in ancient legends, stories, artworks, and in books by various authors. Perhaps the most well-known reference to spirit doubles or 'alter egos' is the doppelganger, a word still used today to refer to a person that is physically or behaviourally similar to another person.

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Posted 09 July 2014 - 07:30 PM

It's really creepy to think about... Like someone out there has the same face as me :o

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Posted 09 July 2014 - 08:41 PM

No bologna I saw my doppleganger on Wheel of Fortune many years ago, the dude looked literally exactly like me besides his height. Same face, hair, body type everything, I wasn't even watching the show my grandmother was. She called me from the other room to come look saying that my twin was on TV, I was just expecting a chubby kid on the TV but no, the dude looked just like me it was freagin wierd.


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Posted 10 July 2014 - 08:37 AM

View PostCuriousRey, on 09 July 2014 - 08:41 PM, said:

No bologna I saw my doppleganger on Wheel of Fortune many years ago, the dude looked literally exactly like me besides his height. Same face, hair, body type everything, I wasn't even watching the show my grandmother was. She called me from the other room to come look saying that my twin was on TV, I was just expecting a chubby kid on the TV but no, the dude looked just like me it was freagin wierd.
Did he win?


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Posted 13 July 2014 - 05:00 PM

I will have to kill my doppelganger before he kills me.


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Posted 14 July 2014 - 01:03 PM

View PostScandal, on 13 July 2014 - 05:00 PM, said:

I will have to kill my doppelganger before he kills me.

Maybe he already killed the real you and is now passing himself off as you.
Using your UM account to further this charade.
i'm on to you, doppelScandal!

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Posted 14 July 2014 - 05:56 PM

View PostRlyeh, on 10 July 2014 - 08:37 AM, said:

Did he win?

He made it to the showcase showdown but he lost. :cry:


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Posted 17 July 2014 - 09:53 PM

I have yet to see my doppelganger, however I used to be a waitress and currently work at a motel and have had strangers tell me I look exactly like so & so from back home and wonder if I'm related to that person- so far the answer has been no.  It would be neat to run into someone who could possible pass off as a 'twin'...

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Posted 03 August 2014 - 03:07 AM

A person who looks like you is not a double or doppleganger.  A doppleganger is a living apparition of the actual you that often will fade or suddenly disappear from sight.  I've had mine seen mulitiple times a few years back when I was having serious health issues and was ill for a very long time.  Fatigue and illness often accompany the sighting of someone's doppleganger.  It's like they're near death but not quite.

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Posted 04 August 2014 - 12:18 PM

View PostScandal, on 13 July 2014 - 05:00 PM, said:

I will have to kill my doppelganger before he kills me.

Once you do, you will become the ONE! Or is that just for multi universe you?


I saw my brothers doppelganger or whatever you call it  a few years back. At the time my brother was at a friends house and planned to walk home. I was sitting in the lounge and I looked out the window and  then I saw him walk up the street to the door and I heard a knock. I went to go let him in and he wasn't there. I sat down in the lounge again thinking I was crazy. I looked out the window and there he was again walked up the street to the door, did the same knock and this time he called out my name. I went to open the door and it was my brother.

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