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    I've heard the word often used but never got round to seeing exactly what they were. I finally decided to after hearing the term again and I'm intrigued by what I found. About 90% of what I've read is that they are infect dangerous, but a small portion of the findings come the conclusion that they are nothing more than a toy. I've read a couple of stories and while I'm slightly disturbed there's an intriguing quality about them and I view them in the same light as LSD, in the sense you have no idea what could happen and results tend to vary depending on how sensible an approach you take.

    Has anyone got any experience on Ouija Boards or any information. I'm slightly tempted to buy one and go into a graveyard at midnight with some friends and try it out.
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    Ouija boards were originally sold as a game. I did one with some friends once and nothing happened.
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    (Original post by Philbert)
    Ouija boards were originally sold as a game. I did one with some friends once and nothing happened.
    Perhaps you fall into 10% whose experience wasn't quite as dangerous as others make out?
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    (Original post by JaggySnake95)
    Perhaps you fall into 10% whose experience wasn't quite as dangerous as others make out?
    There is always a flaw in statistics like this. Someone who has had a 'bad' experience is more likely to share that experience. Those that have nothing happen will be less likely to share it, as it's a boring story. Then of course there are those that just like to fabricate stories.

    As Philbert said, they were sold as a game, not a means to contact 'spirits'. Do a little more research, and you will find a ton of logical, non-supernatural explanations for pretty much any experience people have had. And I believe fabrication covers anything else.
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    My friend's mum did one when she was younger and the glass flew off the table and smashed against the wall.

    I personally wouldn't try stuff like that, anything supernatural gives me the jeebies
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    The stories i've heard have been very... :eek4:
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    I did it once with my friends, stuff did happen, but I honestly think one of them was moving the glass. I'm very skeptical.
    They all swear they didn't do anything and are all terrified of them, but who knows :dontknow:
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    It's a board with a glass on it.

    One person moves the glass.

    That's all it is.
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    http://extraordinarybus.wordpress.co.../ouija-boards/

    If there really is an afterlife, I'll bet the best way to contact it is through a plastic, mass-produced board game from Milton Bradley! --Mad Magazine

    done.
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    (Original post by greyshark)
    It's a board with a glass on it.

    One person moves the glass.

    That's all it is.
    This, it's nothing to get all gassed about
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    My brother and his girlfriend were asleep in their student house and my brother suddenly woke up and told his girlfriend that there was something wrong in the house and they had to leave. They therefore left to his girlfriend's house as it was only like an hour or something away. They returned the next morning and asked if anyone else felt anything weird. They said no, but my brother found that their flatmate(s) and a few friends were playing with a ouija board.

    I don't know how true that story is, but he's not the type to lie about something like that.

    I myself would never use one because I'm too pussy.

    Also, for everyone saying that it was created first as a toy, or wtte, is wrong; it was commercialised when introduced as a toy.
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    I used one, scariest day of my life, glass table smashed against a wall, things were flying around the kitchen, the doors all flew off in the house, then the roof flew off followed by the whole house collapsing.

    But in all seriousness it's a load of crap, some people may believe in it so much they get the placebo effect though, but you must have some hardcore belief for that.
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    I don't know how I feel about Ouijas
    I've always wanted to do one and I mentioned it to my dad once and the response he gave really surprised me. He told me to never ever do a Ouija board. It surprised me because my dad is like the most skeptical man in existence and he would be the last person I had down to say never do a Ouija. So that worries me a bit
    I still don't know whether they really work though
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    He's a a true story.Last year at night, me and ex-my girlfriend had gotten her mum's old ouija board out.
    At first nothing, no movement.Then suddenly it started pulling both of our fingers over to 2, then 2 again,then 5, then 8, then 2,then 5.It kept doing this over and over again.
    We couldn't figuire it out.
    The next day we found out in the local paper that a taxi driver had been killed at 11:30 the previous night (the exact time we were playing) and the numeber of the firm he worked for was 225825.
    We bloody freaked!
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    Would you like to buy some ideomotor effect?
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    Play Jumanji instead.
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    We should have a TSR skeptics ouija board meet! :awesome:
    I don't believe in it at all, I'm convinced it's psychological! But I would like to try it, just to see... but I'm scared in case I'm wrong!
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    (Original post by Bazlehman)
    He's a a true story.Last year at night, me and ex-my girlfriend had gotten her mum's old ouija board out.
    At first nothing, no movement.Then suddenly it started pulling both of our fingers over to 2, then 2 again,then 5, then 8, then 2,then 5.It kept doing this over and over again.
    We couldn't figuire it out.
    The next day we found out in the local paper that a taxi driver had been killed at 11:30 the previous night (the exact time we were playing) and the numeber of the firm he worked for was 225825.
    We bloody freaked!
    :nooo:

    Is this for reals? I always say that I don't believe in a God and such, but stuff like this still manages to creep me out
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    (Original post by Liam_G)
    :nooo:

    Is this for reals? I always say that I don't believe in a God and such, but stuff like this still manages to creep me out
    Well technically I was with my mum, it was a manopoly board and no-one died, but the jist of the story is correct.
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    I want to try but not sure?
 
 
 
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