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28 girls hospitalized with anxiety after allegedly playing with a Ouija board

By T.K. Randall
March 19, 2023 · Comment icon 23 comments

Was a Ouija board responsible ? Image Credit: CC BY 2.0 Dialog Center Images
Used as a way to communicate with the 'other side', the infamous board seemingly had an adverse effect on the students.
Back in November 2022 we reported that teachers at the Agricultural Technical Institute in Hato, Colombia had found 11 children collapsed in a corridor after an ill-fated Ouija board session.

Now something very similar seems to have happened again - this time involving 28 school girls who ended up being hospitalized after allegedly attempting to use a Ouija board to communicate with spirits.

The incident, which occurred at the Galeras Educational Institution in Colombia, saw the girls taken to a local municipal hospital after some of them fainted and others showed signs of anxiety.
"There were 28 possible cases of anxiety in school students," said school principal Hugo Torres.

The girls' parents have since been attempting to get to the bottom of the situation.

"I work here in a hospital kiosk and every day I see three or four children arrive after fainting," said one mother. "Parents, you have to move, investigate what's happening at school, because our children cannot continue in this situation."

Source: New York Post | Comments (23)

Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #14 Posted by Jon the frog 2 days ago
The prankster in the bunch who have moved the table and other stuff are probably dying from laughter.
Comment icon #15 Posted by Hankenhunter 2 days ago
Funny how these incidents are mainly experienced by school girls. Guys would run for it if things went pear shaped.†
Comment icon #16 Posted by Alchopwn 1 day ago
I think you are discriminating against spiritually smart people who follow the trickster archetype.
Comment icon #17 Posted by papageorge1 1 day ago
I feel the prevalence of the 'trickster archetype' is exaggerated.
Comment icon #18 Posted by TashaMarie 23 hours ago
I doubt many of them took it seriously. I'm more concerned about the part where it says 3 to 4 students faint every day. I believe the school and parents should investigate what is going on and what is causing the fainting.
Comment icon #19 Posted by joc 22 hours ago
Probably Fentanyl
Comment icon #20 Posted by Earl.Of.Trumps 16 hours ago
You may be thinking of the girls in Iran, no?†
Comment icon #21 Posted by Earl.Of.Trumps 16 hours ago
Yes, and these mass hysteria incidents are more numerous than what is cited, but you are correct, they are all adolescent females.†
Comment icon #22 Posted by Alchopwn 7 hours ago
Trolling someone can be a marvelous form of education george.† It teaches them by way of a joke, which is an excellent method, plus it trains them to be less gullible and to think more for themselves that simply expecting an educator to spoon feed them.† While I would never stoop to this in my role as a former formal educator, among friends a thoughtful prank can be very efficacious†
Comment icon #23 Posted by papageorge1 6 hours ago
That might be true, but I think it's pretty rare in submissions on this forum. I don't think anyone was intentionally trolling these 28 girls to teach them a lesson. Nor in the overwhelming majority of Ouija Board negative events stories,

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