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Old 23 May 2007, 10:49 AM
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Oh, GhostStudy, where would we be without you?
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Old 23 May 2007, 11:55 AM
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I do like the fact that the 'ghost' looked like a character from a Manga comic - I think somebody may have been watching too much Studio Ghibli



Otherwise, what are we discussing here? Every ghost story is essentially uncorroborated, i've seen and heard things in my life I can't explain and have received plenty of scepticism but it doesn't stop me telling the stories behind my experiences whatever the cause of them may or may not have been.

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Old 23 May 2007, 01:29 PM
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Apparently (from the text accompnying the pic) he apologies for thecrappy picture, and explains its the best he can do in Powerpoint.

also if you look at the rest of his photo bucket..

http://i94.photobucket.com/albums/l86/Haro-X/

they are all manga pics...
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Old 23 May 2007, 03:10 PM
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If you want to read a very interesting ghost story, try this one. For me, the cool part was the source of the story. Not a typical wacko, but an IT guy....
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Everyone missed Ernie -- until he came back, and started messing with the mainframe.

I don't know where you stand on ghosts. Some people think if you believe in ghosts you've failed a primal intelligence test. I used to be one of those people....
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Old 24 May 2007, 03:52 PM
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My favorite bit of ghost skepticism comes from Ambrose Bierce's The Devil's Dictionary a skeptical and satiric look at language, and belief.

He notes with ghosts that they are always seen clothed as they would have been in life. He wonders if clothes could become spirits too, but notes that no one ever sees a suit of clothes or dress that has shuffled off its mortal coil going about on its own.

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Old 24 May 2007, 05:44 PM
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Is there such a thing as "ghost porn"? I feel like that's what I'm reading as I read that thread. Only made it through the first page though -- all my gag reflex could take.

-Tim
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Old 25 May 2007, 06:01 AM
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"An entity will not pray to the Lord".


Oh noes!!! I'm an entity!!!!!


I come in peace.
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Old 25 May 2007, 06:07 AM
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Is there such a thing as "ghost porn"? I feel like that's what I'm reading as I read that thread. Only made it through the first page though -- all my gag reflex could take.

-Tim
Well, when it comes to girls in one's bedroom, some people have to settle for the ectoplasmic sort.
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Old 07 June 2007, 07:03 AM
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Well, when it comes to girls in one's bedroom, some people have to settle for the ectoplasmic sort.


I read the whole thing. It was hilarious. I can't believe it took people so long to put up their BS radar. I mean come on... the bit with the glass of water. Everyone knows that ghosts can't carry things... I mean Patrick Swayze couldn't do much in Ghost and everyone knows that movie is so the truth about how it is with ghosts.
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Old 07 June 2007, 02:56 PM
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Well, when it comes to girls in one's bedroom, some people have to settle for the ectoplasmic sort.
Not all of us are Dr. Ray Stantz though....
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Old 07 June 2007, 03:52 PM
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Is there such a thing as "ghost porn"? I feel like that's what I'm reading as I read that thread. Only made it through the first page though -- all my gag reflex could take.

-Tim

There's porn for everything. If so inclined you could probably find toast porn.

As for the picture, meh, if that's the style you know. I drew using that style for awhile, and if drawing a quick face or pose I fall back on it. Follow your strengths. If I tried to render a person in a more realistic way I'd fail miserably. But with cartooning I can at least give you a sense of what it was. Given the rest of the story though, it does look rather fanboy-ish on his part.
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Old 08 June 2007, 03:16 PM
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Dan Ackroyd in Ghostbusters in the fire station.

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Old 09 June 2007, 04:18 AM
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My favorite bit of ghost skepticism comes from Ambrose Bierce's The Devil's Dictionary a skeptical and satiric look at language, and belief.

He notes with ghosts that they are always seen clothed as they would have been in life. He wonders if clothes could become spirits too, but notes that no one ever sees a suit of clothes or dress that has shuffled off its mortal coil going about on its own.

Ali "we won't live again" Infree
Whenever someone tells me they had a ghostly encounter I always ask if the ghost was naked. As far as I know the responses have always been with clothes.
If a ghost still has his/her threads on then I guess you can take it with you when you die after all!
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Old 09 June 2007, 06:06 PM
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Whenever someone tells me they had a ghostly encounter I always ask if the ghost was naked. As far as I know the responses have always been with clothes.
If a ghost still has his/her threads on then I guess you can take it with you when you die after all!
But if a ghost is a mental projection of a self-image, then clothes (or a loose robe, or something) make sense. It would be how a person ordinarily envisions himself or herself.

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Old 10 June 2007, 01:18 AM
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How a dead person ordinarily envisions himself or herself. I didn't know the dead had self-image. Can the dead suffer low self-esteem? "My family spent $5000 on my funeral and all I got was this shroud"? No wonder ghosts moan.

A "I'd rather rattle my bling" Jay
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