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Have you ever had any paranormal experiences or ghost encounters?

  1. Iontach profile image87
    Iontachposted 5 years ago

    I've had a couple of strange occurrences with what I think was the supernatural...freeky stuff.
    Plus whenever I have a height of a specific emotion and I walk past a light (no matter where it is) It tends to turn off. Then when I'm away from it it turns back on...

    I've even had friends with me on occasions when the light stuff has happened and it freaked them out a lot! Weird...

    So people tell me stories, I want to hear yours big_smile

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      just_curiousposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      We had a ghost once. Pretty harmless, so we didn't think much about it. It was creepy seeing a shadow in another room, one time a vacuum cleaner turned on by itself and a grandfather clock that I needed to take in for repairs (I had removed the weights so I could move it) chimed at midnight.  Then one day I was standing at the sink, I had on a pair of shorts and I felt something cold and wet moving across the back of my leg, just above the kneecap; I turned around and no one was there so I said, somewhat loudly, "I've had enough". That's the last incident we ever had. I kind of miss it, whatever it was. Except for the last incident it never scared me.

      1. pennyofheaven profile image81
        pennyofheavenposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Haha that was kind of funny.

      2. angelheart1 profile image59
        angelheart1posted 5 years ago in reply to this

        I see a old men fooling around like a grandfather that is why he did these things to give you signals to show he is around  but he did not want to scare you so he stopped that teasing ,he just want you to know that he is watching over you ,at least it makes me feel like a granddad that liked to make fun and tease people and just to make them smile ,that is why he gave these signals and then when you said you had enough ,it stopped so it is sure that it is someone that loves you a lot ,it can even be a granddad that you did not even know so well anyway you can ask if there is still someone around ,its a comforting thing to know that our loved ones stay around or are there when needed ,one day you will know that you have been protected blessed be angelheart

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          just_curiousposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Actually, I was married to a guy who died at a young age from MS. I always assumed it was him. Wasn't the watch over you type, but he was a practical joker.

          1. Beelzedad profile image60
            Beelzedadposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            You're gay? wink

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              just_curiousposted 5 years ago in reply to this

              lol no, but from what I've seen of men, there are times it has seemed like a rational option. I guess. Can women be gay? Is that a politically correct term? I thought we were supposed to say lesbian.

              If I have offended any lesbians with this post I will hold you accountable.

              1. Beelzedad profile image60
                Beelzedadposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                In all the posts I've read of yours, I don't think you've ever revealed your gender, perhaps I'm wrong. smile

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                  just_curiousposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                  Why would it be pertinent? I find men pull their punches with women. Not what I'm looking for. I prefer honest dialogue. Don't tell anyone my secret.

                  1. Beelzedad profile image60
                    Beelzedadposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                    Receiving honest dialogue should facilitate the return of it. If one is presenting reality as defined by nature, that certainly shouldn't be perceived as anything but honest, don't you think? smile

                2. pennyofheaven profile image81
                  pennyofheavenposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                  Not directly no. You can figure it out though by some of the posts.

                3. pennyofheaven profile image81
                  pennyofheavenposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                  The thread about women teaching the bible hinted real closely to the gender. Or the one about women being submissive.

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                    just_curiousposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                    There was no way he didn't know. Women post differently. I know several others had already deduced it. But I have no idea why the fact would be relevant.

    2. Beelzedad profile image60
      Beelzedadposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Yes, it's quite amazing the answers some seek to "strange occurrences" are found in their imaginations.



      Yeah, sure. LOL! smile

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        just_curiousposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Well, it's certainly more fun than what it appears you think.

    3. pennyofheaven profile image81
      pennyofheavenposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Our connection to all people and things that exist both seen and unseen is amazing. Not at all freaky.

      1. Iontach profile image87
        Iontachposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Well I had a couple that I think were pretty freaky, if theres dark figure standing at the end of my bed then I think I can consider that freaky...lol that was my first...

        1. pennyofheaven profile image81
          pennyofheavenposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Oh haha that kind of event. Even having a human being unknown to you standing at your bed would be like that I do agree that would be freaky!

    4. Frank Menchise profile image15
      Frank Menchiseposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      OK. I have to say that we all may have a different story and here is mine.
      The reason I am writing in Hub Pages it is because I had this supernatural encounter believe it or not, I believe that this was brought about from my religious writings activities and if you want to read all about it read these two of my hubs. It starts in this hub called;  Manfraco, Prayers for Reconciliation; and the second one is;  Dreaming The Heavenly Messenger? Hub 36; now these are the names of my hubs I hope I can supply and activate the links for you to find them. 
      If my links do not work you have to find them under my profile name.

    5. flowers00 profile image60
      flowers00posted 5 years ago in reply to this

      hi about the lights i beleive you and totally understand when you say its a certain emotion that triggers it, this has happened to me a few times the emotion is a rare one ! and i also realised like you that it is a certain emotion that does it you cant make it happen on its own ! iv also had weird electrical things happen and alot of my friends dont like me going  near there electrical stuff because often it stops working for a while lol

  2. kmackey32 profile image83
    kmackey32posted 5 years ago

    Heres a strange story. One night while working at the nursing home I went in to take a New Patients temperature, whome I had never met before, I also did not have my badge on. After taking the patients temperature she stated, make sure u turn the light off, Kristie. I stopped and asked her how she knew my name. The patient then stated my dad told me, hes in the other room. This patient was in here 90's. It freeked me out and I left in a hurry.....

    1. Beelzedad profile image60
      Beelzedadposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      You work in a nursing home, so it's highly likely the patients will know who you are even though you never met them. The fact that the patient said their dad told them was probably meant as a joke or to enable the exact reaction you had. No biggie. smile

      1. kmackey32 profile image83
        kmackey32posted 5 years ago in reply to this

        How would this patient know who i am. it was her first day there. She wasnt joking at all. She had dementia...

        1. Pcunix profile image91
          Pcunixposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          They guessed. Who cares?  There is no supernatural and EVERY single person who has claimed supernatural abilities has been shown not to have them, every single time. Liars, confused, con men, psychotics, whatever.  Never, ever anything else.

          Do you know there are large unclaimed prizes for certain demonstrations of these supposed abilities? Yet they remain unclaimed and always will be.

          Gullible people believe nonsense.

          1. pennyofheaven profile image81
            pennyofheavenposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            Watch a person put his hand through a table and ask him how it feels and what is happening. He will tell you a perfectly logical (in my mind) explanation.

          2. kmackey32 profile image83
            kmackey32posted 5 years ago in reply to this

            Wow u like to put words out there that are not even said... I never said I had any kind of ability.

        2. Beelzedad profile image60
          Beelzedadposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Oh well, then obviously it was a ghost. Clearly, no other alternative explanations were possible other than a boogieman. lol

          1. pennyofheaven profile image81
            pennyofheavenposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            There is another possible explanation. Mirror neurons tend to have that ability. Not sure whether a dementia patient may have acquired the special ability to use the mirror neurons because of the damage to the other part of the brain that remembers.  The brain therefore might have picked up on the neurons from the brain in Kirstie.

            1. Beelzedad profile image60
              Beelzedadposted 5 years ago in reply to this

              lol Good one!  smile

          2. Pcunix profile image91
            Pcunixposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            Ayup. That's it.  I'm convinced now.

      2. the pink umbrella profile image74
        the pink umbrellaposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        beelzedad- you poop on everything, lol.

    2. pennyofheaven profile image81
      pennyofheavenposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      You mean the father was physically in the other room and told her your name or by thought transference perhaps?

      1. kmackey32 profile image83
        kmackey32posted 5 years ago in reply to this

        No. Her father had to of been dead. There was no other room, only the hallway

        1. pennyofheaven profile image81
          pennyofheavenposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Oh haha, that other room. I got it. The unseen connection then. Cool.

  3. Pcunix profile image91
    Pcunixposted 5 years ago

    I have had several "odd" experience. I don't for even a second think of any of them as supernatural. Everyone of them can be explained in rational ways - as can every single thing that anyone thinks is odd.

    1. kmackey32 profile image83
      kmackey32posted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Explain mine then....lol

      1. Pcunix profile image91
        Pcunixposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Easy. You are lying, mistaken, exaggerating, confused or have a loose electrical connection.

        If you really can put out lights by walking past them, I am quite sure there are ways to make good money from this talent. But in reality, you can't and you won't.

        1. kmackey32 profile image83
          kmackey32posted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Ummm no, i didnt say I can put out lights by walking past them.....

          1. Pcunix profile image91
            Pcunixposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            Yes you did.  Oh, you qualified it as you have to be in a certain mental state (common "out" for this sort of b.s.), but that is your claim. And you cannot. It's that simple.

            1. kmackey32 profile image83
              kmackey32posted 5 years ago in reply to this

              Learn to read... I STATED, the patient asked me to turn the light out!!!!

              1. Pcunix profile image91
                Pcunixposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                I confused you with the OP.

                You supernatuaral people all sound the same to me.

        2. troozer profile image60
          troozerposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Hi All This is my first time on here, and I have been reading some of the accounts @ Pcunix I totally understand your sceptism, especially if you hav'nt had any experiences and I would'nt try to make anyone believe, but from MY point of view, I have had abilites since childhood, first they used to frighten me, not knowing why all these things were happening to me? and believe me i was terrified, and would have preferred them not to be happening, as it was'nt nice living like this, but obviously as i got older, and realised i KNEW what would happen, etc etc, i tried learning and understanding more, and joined a circle, and for many years now,I have done readings, telling people the past,present, and future, and passing messages from the spirit world on, have seen and been in contact with manyyyyy spirits, and bought comfort to many people, which i can assure you is a joy, how is it done? well there are many theories, but truthfully I dont know, why am i able to do this? I dont know, i can only tell you i can, as i am sure manyyy other people including yourself, would probably be able to do, if you were open, and receptive to it, but i understand not everyone is, therefore, it seems as if "we special" people are just that SPECIAL but i am no more special than anyone else, just more open to it, Maybe one day Pcunix you will have an experience? which would change your way of thinking, but please dont assume that everyone is "mad" because although there are a lot of charlatons out there, there are also, the true and trusted people, that only do this to help, and bring comfort to people, and as long as u can prove to the recipient, that you are in touch with their loved one/s by telling them something personally, then surely bringing comfort is all that matters, and proving life after life goes on. have a lovely weekend :-)

          1. Pcunix profile image91
            Pcunixposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            If you really had such abilities, you could claim numerous prizes.

            But you can't, because you don't.

            You are simply deluding yourself.

            1. troozer profile image60
              troozerposted 5 years ago in reply to this

              Hi ok as im new to this site, im not sure where your reply is Pcunix?? as i had an email stating, the reason i say this, is the reply above, about having abilities and claiming numerous prizes has been put to someone before, from yourself, as an answer, so is this in answer to me? or someone from before? confused? u will be lol

          2. Alastar Packer profile image82
            Alastar Packerposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            Welcome to hubpages troozer, on this forum you'll find many others who have experienced the unusual and can learn and share things with like minded people. There are a  few skeptics to , so be prepared for that. Anyway look forward to reading your hubs.

            1. troozer profile image60
              troozerposted 5 years ago in reply to this

              Thank you Alastar I stumbled across this site by accident, and glad I have, there are many stories I can share, mostly spiritual, and i also love reading everyone else's and its nice to be with like minded people with the exception of a few look forward to sharing and reading stories :-)

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      just_curiousposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Hey pcunix. We know you're just jealous. Don't worry, something creepy wil happen to you one day.

      1. kmackey32 profile image83
        kmackey32posted 5 years ago in reply to this

        lol yea so there.....

      2. Pcunix profile image91
        Pcunixposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Lots of "creepy" things have happened. I'm simply not foolish enough to think any of them don't have rational explanations.

        If you want to believe nonsense, that's your business.  Do you know  Harry Houdini spent much of his life debunking spiritualists?   It's all bunk.

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          just_curiousposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          like I said. you'll get your creepy experience one day, or maybe you've already had it and you're in denial. There's no harm in admitting you can't explain something.

          1. Pcunix profile image91
            Pcunixposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            No?

            Yeah, you want to live in your fantasy world. Fine, live in it. I respect your right to believe any nonsense that makes you happy.  I'm not going to sit aside and not point out how untrue all of it is.

            Be gullible. Believe every bit of nonsense anyone tells you. Here's one for you: I just had a psychic communication from your great grandfather. He says you need to give all your money to the ACLU.

            Do you believe me?

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              just_curiousposted 5 years ago in reply to this

              Well, it certainly doesn't sound like you really really reeeally respect my right. But that's ok, we're pretty much on the same page with how we feel about each other's opinion.

              1. Pcunix profile image91
                Pcunixposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                Oh, I absolutely respect your right. I will stand beside you to defend it. As I told you before, I even think some ludicrous beliefs can be helpful to some people.

                That doesn't mean that I won't point out how ridiculous the beliefs are.  I see no reason to help you infect other people with nonsense even if the beliefs are helping you,

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                  just_curiousposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                  Lol. You just really don't get it. That's what I love about talking to you.

                  1. Pcunix profile image91
                    Pcunixposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                    Right.  You are the brilliant theist who thinks he is taking coup in every post,

                    We know. All of us atheists have been scared silly every since you appeared in the forums. Your incisive comments and biting wit  leave us slack jawed at our keyboards, unable to muster a retort.

                    The world has never seen the likes of you before, and may never again.

                    Oh, except for one tiny flaw: it's actually YOU who never gets it.  But that's OK, because you always think you do, right? No doubt some supernatural voice helps you reach that conclusion. Or you pray on it, and are told, "Yes, you are right once again. Good job!"

                    Isn't that how it goes?  Always a little help from the Big Guy? That's why you are so good at putting atheists in their place, isn't it?

                    Yeah, we don't get it.  Riggght. The world is full of creepy things that go bump in the night.  It's true, it must be true, because YOU said so!

                2. flowers00 profile image60
                  flowers00posted 5 years ago in reply to this

                  pcunix i cant help but see how you have made such a fool out of yourself by acting the way you are if you dont beleive in this sort of thing then pi** off from this conversation we all know you dont beleive in it so go away ! and go and chat about somthing you beleive in and leave every one alone you sad person !!!!

    3. pennyofheaven profile image81
      pennyofheavenposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Usually yes agree.

    4. ddsurfsca profile image76
      ddsurfscaposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I think these odd experiences cannot be explained, do you?

      We moved into an apartment that was part of a huge house owned by a doctor, who we found out later was a very sick individual.  The whole time we lived in this apartment we had paranormal activities all the time.  Once a mirror in a very large and heavy oak frame came off the wall and did not fall, but came directly at me from across the room, but did not hit me, and did not break.  It "fell" three feet down and about 20 feet across the room.  We also had a dog with red eyes that went under the door in and out of our place, and also found that anything we dropped on the floor would "roll" into the very center of our mattress but under the bed.  Socks, books, shoes, dishes, anything that ended up on the floor, ended up under the middle of our bed.  It got so bad that by the time we left there, we began looking for anything missing under the bed first.

      1. Pcunix profile image91
        Pcunixposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Oh, no!  A dog with red eyes??

        Demonic possession, surely!

        Some people will believe just about anything..

        Send me ten thousand dollars and I will cast out any demons that are possessing your house pets. I do this not for the money, but out of the goodness of my heart.

        (Disclaimer: your dog may still have red eyes and may still go in and out at random after I cast out the evil spirits.  No refunds.)

  4. Stevennix2001 profile image82
    Stevennix2001posted 5 years ago

    guys lets keep it civilize here.  this is supposed to be a forum for people who have experienced alleged supernatural events to discuss it openly.  not for anyone to debate as to whether or not the person is just acting crazy over what they thought they saw.

    besides, who really knows the truth as to whether or not there is such a thing, as we're never going to find out the clear answer until we're all dead. that's just reality.

    1. Pcunix profile image91
      Pcunixposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I am being civil.

      Every single person who has claimed supernatural abilities has been debunked. Every single one.

      There are no ghosts, no bleeding statues, no mind readers, no talking to the dea. None of it ever is real.

      That's fact.  Is there no room for fact? Do we have to respect utter nonsense?

      1. kmackey32 profile image83
        kmackey32posted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Noone here is claiming supernatural abilities.....

        1. kmackey32 profile image83
          kmackey32posted 5 years ago in reply to this

          I mearly stated a STRANGE story and I called it strange...

      2. Stevennix2001 profile image82
        Stevennix2001posted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Well to be fair, I wasn't referring to you specifically PCunix, as I was talking to everyone participating in this forum.  I was just saying that because I didn't want this forum to get out of hand again like other religious forums do.  That's all.  No worries.  However, you are right to some degree, as almost all paranormal activities can be rationalized logically. 

        However, I wouldn't easily dismiss it completely, as there's a lot of pieces about our history that humanity has yet to uncover.  Therefore, who really knows if there is such a thing anyway, as it's too subjective at this point

        1. Pcunix profile image91
          Pcunixposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Every claim of supernatural events can be debunked if it is more than some liars tall tale. Every single one.

          1. manlypoetryman profile image68
            manlypoetrymanposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            Pcunix: You must never have talked with the Loch Ness Monster before. Everything she says is straight-up true!

            1. pennyofheaven profile image81
              pennyofheavenposted 5 years ago in reply to this

              The loch ness monster can talk? You sure do have some unique connections haha.

              1. manlypoetryman profile image68
                manlypoetrymanposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                She says to tell ya' "Hi!", pennyofheaven

                1. pennyofheaven profile image81
                  pennyofheavenposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                  Cool! Hi back!

            2. Pcunix profile image91
              Pcunixposted 5 years ago in reply to this

              Of course. But she really isn't a monster. Very nice woman, actually.

              1. manlypoetryman profile image68
                manlypoetrymanposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                Yeah, the monster part caught on as part of her stage name.

                1. kmackey32 profile image83
                  kmackey32posted 5 years ago in reply to this

                  lol

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            Sophia Angeliqueposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            @Pcunix. I had some terrible experiences in my life. A few were witnessed by others so it's difficult to say I was imagining things. The one I wrote about below was witnessed by my daughter. Of course, there are other explanations. Bear in mind that the door was locked.

            However, some form of telepathy, or some other rare attribute we don't understand yet.

            1. CMHypno profile image88
              CMHypnoposted 5 years ago in reply to this

              Trouble is that it has degenerated into yet another thread where the believers and non-believers are at each others throats and each trying to get the other side to say that their thinking and beliefs are wrong.

              Does it really matter if people believe and think different things?

              And it was supposed to be just a nice thread about people telling their stories about ghosts and the supernatural!

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                Sophia Angeliqueposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                smile Yes. wink

            2. Pcunix profile image91
              Pcunixposted 5 years ago in reply to this

              I doubt it, but I will allow that telepathy might be possible. I'd put long odds against it, though.

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                Sophia Angeliqueposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                Pcunix, I started seeing 'ghosts' when I was 17. Because I grew up in and was schooled in a completely academic and scientific, atheist environment, I spent the next 8 years telling myself it was my imagination.

                Then one night, just after I got two dogs, I woke up and my dogs were barking hysterically at those 'ghosts.'

                I went through so many experiences. I ignored them for 26 years and then I needed to have some sort of explanation. I went into a world that I did not know existed. I discovered people with abilities that I could not explain knowing current science. They also all told me the reason the things were happening to me was that I had 'mediumistic' ability.

                I eventually left it all behind, understanding that the vast bulk of it was smoke, but that there was a fire. And it was the fire that needs scientific explanation. I don't buy into myth.

                1. Pcunix profile image91
                  Pcunixposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                  Sorry, but I don't believe it for even half a second.

                  Harry Houdini spent a good chunk of his live debunking so called spiritual experiences, ghosts, talking the dead and so on. It doesn't happen. Ever.

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                    Sophia Angeliqueposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                    Yes, I didn't either, so I do understand where you are coming from. I could, of course, consider that I'm seriously delusional, and I have. It has only been the occasional witnessing by some others that has led me to think that maybe I'm not delusional.
                    smile

                  2. CMHypno profile image88
                    CMHypnoposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                    Ever? You are very sure of yourself.  But why are you so certain that there is no spiritual dimension to this world?

          3. ryanedel profile image60
            ryanedelposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            I, too, am skeptical regarding paranormal activity.  However, Pcunix, your generalizations regarding paranormal activity actually violate the scientific method.  The fact that thousands of claims have been debunked does not mean that all claims will be debunked.  Just look at Newton's Laws - they work 99.99% of the time (give-or-take).  But there's a tiny little percent of the time when they don't work - and then we depend on Einstein's Relativity for things like an accurate GPS network and predicting the actual orbit Mercury takes around the Sun.

            1. Pcunix profile image91
              Pcunixposted 5 years ago in reply to this

              That has nothing to do with supernatural twaddle.

              That's a favorite ploy of theists, though: it COULD be possible.

              No, it can't.  There is no spirit, soul or anything else to live on. There are no ghosts, period.

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                just_curiousposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                Ahhh, the final authority has spoken. Enough said everybody. Case closed. We are alone. Glad that argument is over. Now we can have some fun.

                1. Pcunix profile image91
                  Pcunixposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                  You must hate reality.  It is so inconvenient for your fantasies.

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                    just_curiousposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                    Actually pcunix, I keep the two separated quite nicely. Although I'm sure you, with your crystal ball, can see deeper into my head than I can; and will surely feel the need to correct me. Tell me oh swami, what do you see?

                2. TamCor profile image80
                  TamCorposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                  lol lol lol


                  Yes, I would love to hear more experiences!

    2. pennyofheaven profile image81
      pennyofheavenposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Kinda like when you're in love. You cannot describe the feeling you can only describe an event that arose from the feeling if one has not felt it quite like another, that other will not be able to relate to it.

  5. manlypoetryman profile image68
    manlypoetrymanposted 5 years ago

    I communicate telepathically with aliens from the third plant of Zeb....does that qualify...or am I in the wrong thread...again?

    1. pennyofheaven profile image81
      pennyofheavenposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Sure!

      1. Pcunix profile image91
        Pcunixposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        No. Second planet, maybe. Not the third.

        1. pennyofheaven profile image81
          pennyofheavenposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Haha!

    2. kmackey32 profile image83
      kmackey32posted 5 years ago in reply to this

      HAHAHAHAHAHA...omg too funny.....

  6. manlypoetryman profile image68
    manlypoetrymanposted 5 years ago

    Bigfoot says "Hi"...By the way

  7. kmackey32 profile image83
    kmackey32posted 5 years ago

    http://s4.hubimg.com/u/4546539_f248.jpg

    1. manlypoetryman profile image68
      manlypoetrymanposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Yikes...I'm going to be seeing that one for a long while!

      1. kmackey32 profile image83
        kmackey32posted 5 years ago in reply to this

        lol I cant stop lauphn.....

    2. pennyofheaven profile image81
      pennyofheavenposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Awww cute.

    3. Barbara Kay profile image86
      Barbara Kayposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      kmackey32, That photo is really creepy. How'd you do that?

  8. Rastamermaid profile image71
    Rastamermaidposted 5 years ago

    My condo is in a historical catholic school house,the church still stands and attached rectory.

    I've been here going on 16 years,I've use to hear kids all the time,running in the hall,up and down steps and especially in my basement.Nothing bad,just kids playing and laughing having fun.I've always had dogs the dog would bark also so I know I wasn't crazy.
    But after I had my son 12 years ago it stopped,but other things happen a ceiling fan will start without being turned on,the water facets sometimes turn on,sometimes my keys mysteriously move from their rack to odd places.

    So I keep extra sets of keys,everywhere and with my mom.

    I think their still here just don't want to scare my son.But since they know I'm not scared they still play with me.

    I miss hearing the kids but I guess they feel I have my own now.

    1. pennyofheaven profile image81
      pennyofheavenposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Maybe they're his friends.

      1. Rastamermaid profile image71
        Rastamermaidposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        He's never said anything about kids,but when the celing fan comes on he'll tell me my dad's here.meaning his granddad my father,who is deceased and has been since my son was 18 months.

        1. pennyofheaven profile image81
          pennyofheavenposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Oh what I meant was prior to him coming into this world. In preparation for the journey here, he could have been present and playing with his friends waiting. I don't know.

          Oh my sister can probably relate to him being able to see your Dad. My sister did the same thing. Described my Grandfather to a tee apparently when she was only four. Repeating catch phrases only he was known to use because he had broken English. She wasn't even a twinkle in my Dads eye when my Grandfather died.

  9. Mrs. J. B. profile image60
    Mrs. J. B.posted 5 years ago

    I love this stuff.... Do not be afraid....

  10. CMHypno profile image88
    CMHypnoposted 5 years ago

    You know there is such a thing as keeping an open mind. We live in a very big universe that we actually know very little about. Whether you believe in a deity or the supernatural is very much a personal thing, so live and let live is what I say.

    I have worked as a spiritual medium and a psychic and I believe in some kind of higher power, but am also a sceptic in many ways, do not like what goes on in most major world religions, and (before I get the stupid/moron accusation thrown again) very highly educated.

    Everyone has their own beliefs and their own path to follow, so why can we not let everyone follow them peacefully?

    After all, these are questions that do not have a definite yes/no answer

    1. Beelzedad profile image60
      Beelzedadposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Interesting, after watching the Lily Dale documentary, I was convinced mediums and psychics were walking fence posts. Certainly, they were. smile

      1. CMHypno profile image88
        CMHypnoposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Maybe its because I am British?  I have a university degree and a diploma in clinical hypnotherapy, and have my feet very firmly planted in this world! LOL smile

  11. Disturbia profile image60
    Disturbiaposted 5 years ago

    Personally, I have had no paranormal experiences.  I don't believe in ghosts, spirits, angels, demons, or anything else I can't see, hear, feel, taste, or smell.  But... my mother talked to spirits her whole life, in fact, it wasn't until I was in school that I realized not everyone talked to spirits. I'm sure if mom were still alive, she'd be on some sort of medication at this time.

    Both my daughters insist there is some sort of benevolent female ghost residing in the archway between the kitchen and the dining room of our home and that she sometimes visits them in their bedrooms.  The girls both crave attention, and I've always thought this ghost story was their way of getting it.

    My ex-husband swears he saw and heard "strange" things going on in the house all the time. Since he's a recovering alcoholic, I don't doubt that he did.

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    Sophia Angeliqueposted 5 years ago

    I wrote a whole hub about mine so I don't want to repeat them. However, here's a nice one.

    One day (in San Diego), I was walking home and feeling miserable and I was wondering if anyone cared about me. As I arrived at my front door, it opened on its own. I thought maybe my daughter had opened it. She was looking up at the door in complete amazement. It had been locked and had opened on its own.

    To me, that was a signal that someone had told me I wasn't on my own.

  13. Beege215e profile image78
    Beege215eposted 5 years ago

    Here's one, true story. You may put any twist on it you like.
    My daughter, her five children, her dog and I moved into a two story house. The dog was a pit-lab mix. Big and fierce. My grandson was two and a half years old. My four granddaughters had the bedrooms upstairs, I had the rec room in the basement and my daughter and her son had the two bedrooms on the ground floor. The dog slept wherever he wanted.  I began to notice on the second day that the dog would go upstairs, but he would cry anc come back down. My grandson would go up during the day to play with his sister, but he would come back down rather quickly as well. After about a week, I asked my grandson why he always came back down so quickly instead of staying up the stairs.  He said "well, that lady is up there right now and I don't like her". I asked what lady and he said the one in the white dress, she sings funny. I went upstairs and looked around, there was no sign of anyone there. Then the dog would stand at the foot of the stairs and look up and bark. But neither the boy or the dog would go upstairs again. This went on for several weeks, dog barking or crying, boy looking but not climbing up. Then my grandson came to me and said that the lady "flew out the window yesterday".  The dog went upstairs, the boy went upstairs.  I saw nothing, the girls saw nothing, my daughter saw nothing. We felt no cold air or any other disturbance. Only the dog and the boy.  I cannot explain.

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      just_curiousposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      That would have scared me to death.

    2. pennyofheaven profile image81
      pennyofheavenposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Some are more tuned in to different frequencies than others. Animals tend to be tuned in to such frequencies.

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        just_curiousposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        You're right. I also think we fall in and out of those frequencies. There are times in your life where you feel a connection and then they slip away.

        1. pennyofheaven profile image81
          pennyofheavenposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Yes agree and slipping in and out can be dependent on different things. Here in NZ in one town they decided to play baroque music. Not sure why, but someone on the council must know about the effect music has on ones psyche. Anyway after a few months many of the incidences with trouble makers of the town lessened, burglaries and the like did too. After many more months there was zero crime and a peaceful town.

          Music is known to alter our frequencies. Brain entrainment is based on this premise.

      2. Pcunix profile image91
        Pcunixposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Frequencies???

        You mean, I hope,  sound outside of normal hearing ranges? Yes, all of us have varying ability to hear sounds. Yes, infrasound can make people feel "creepy": http://www.skepdic.com/infrasound.html

        Simple carbon monoxide has also been responsible for "hauntings".   

        ALL of these things ALWAYS have perfectly normal explanations - but the gullible keep on believing and keep on bleating "We can't really KNOW, can we?"

        Yes we can, And we do.  There are no ghosts.

        1. Pcunix profile image91
          Pcunixposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          I suspect that I have experienced infrasound.

          Several times a year I drive over the Tobin bridge in Boston. Normally that is uneventful, but in recent years I have had several strange reactions of fear bordering on panic as I crossed over.

          The first time it happened, I assumed that the slight fear of heights I have had worsened. However, later that month I drove down to Virginia and wasn't bothered by any of the bridges I went over and I wasn't bothered by the Tobin the next time I went over it.

          Then, it happened again. Real fear flooded me and I had to concentrate very hard on controlling my driving. Since then, it happens maybe one out of three times.  Other crossings are made without reaction.

          I suspect that the old girl is creaking in the wind and at times she puts out frequencies that my subconscious brain doesn't like. Maybe it thinks the bridge is about to collapse (and maybe it is!) and frantically wants me to get the heck off it.   

          Or (as the gullible people here might think), it's a ghost that hangs out at the bridge and sometimes decides to catch a ride with me.  Sure, that makes more sense: let's go with the ghost explanation!

          1. Amanda Severn profile image90
            Amanda Severnposted 5 years ago in reply to this



            Maybe you're tuning in to someone elses fear, though I don't know why that should only happen on that specific bridge. i've had experiences a number of times where I've had a strong sense of someone elses emotions, and I suspect that I literally 'tune in' just as Penny described earlier.

            1. Pcunix profile image91
              Pcunixposted 5 years ago in reply to this

              I truly cannot understand why people would choose paranormal explanation over the simple. obvious and most likely.

              It's sound. Nothing but sound.  THERE ARE NO GHOSTS, THERE IS NO ESP.

        2. pennyofheaven profile image81
          pennyofheavenposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Yes hearing, and seeing as was pointed to in your article. Paranormal is sometimes normal for others and yes can be explained. Science is helping these experiences be accepted.

          My hearing is not that great at the best of times. I remember some years back I was in my office working away. There were two doors and a few meters of hallway between my office and reception. Whilst working away I heard clear as day the voice of a work colleague. One whom I needed to talk to about something. I thought she was headed my way and stopped what I was doing in anticipation of her coming to my door. A few minutes passed and she didn't appear. I went down the hallway to reception to ask where she had gone. Giving me a highly confused look she advised that my colleague wasn't there. Returning an equally confused look, I said but I heard her about five minutes ago and I heard her saying......whatever I heard at the time (cannot remember exactly what that was now) To which she replied in utter amazement, yes she said that when she "phoned" five minutes ago. You must have super hearing. I laughed at the humor of this notion and said in departing. Guess I must have.

    3. Beelzedad profile image60
      Beelzedadposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Seems like some frequency of sound possibly coming in through the upstairs window was bothering the dog.

      Of course, the boy was 2-1/2, have his eyes checked. smile

      1. Pcunix profile image91
        Pcunixposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        I'm reminded that when I was quite young I had mumps, which came with a very high fever. While in the midst of that, I hallucinated little devils crawling all over the furniture.

        Not being a moron at any time of my life, I was highly amused by this as they were direct copies of the devils on the cans of deviled ham we had in our pantry.  I was bright enough to realize that I was hallucinating, though I did not realize the danger that indicated. Fortunately I recovered anyway.

        1. Beelzedad profile image60
          Beelzedadposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Great story, hilarious. smile

  14. ddsurfsca profile image76
    ddsurfscaposted 5 years ago

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  15. GARRY185 profile image60
    GARRY185posted 5 years ago

    yes I have. I have seen what I am pretty sure was a ufo.I also believe I have a spirit that lives with me. And follows me when I move from state to state. When I moved from MI. he came. He has woken me up a few times from sleep. He has also thrown things at my fiancee. He is a believer too. We call him Roger.

  16. Kangaroo_Jase profile image78
    Kangaroo_Jaseposted 5 years ago

    I see dead articles........ I see them all the time......

  17. frogdropping profile image84
    frogdroppingposted 5 years ago

    I've had a couple of experiences, none of which mad me feel particularly convinced there's something out there one way or another. Strange though - and no idea what they were about or why.

    I factored in drugs, tiredness, aclohol, neurons randomly firing, wakeful dreaming (heard of it, no idea what it is but reckoned it shouldn't be discounted), that kind of thing.

    None of which were involved, though of course can't be sure of the neuron thing as half the time I'm not firing on full cylinders anyway.

    Dunno. Mystery. Especially the woman I said goodbye to that had been dead several years.

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    Nelle Hoxieposted 5 years ago

    When the Amazing Randy announces that he's found a ghost or a valid psychic, I will pay attention. He's got a million dollar purse for any psychic that can pass muster.

    I'm reminded of Yuri Geller who was fascinating the world with his spoon bending antics - until he appeared on the Johnny Carson show. Carson was a master magician and Geller couldn't get anything past him. Somehow his powers didn't work that night.

    That being said, I was accepted to Duke University to major in parapsychology (specifically telepathy) under J.B. Rhine. However they told me that I would have to spend a lot of time studing ghosts and I had no interest in that. So I went Business School. The parapsychology major included a lot of math, science and engineering, so that you'd be able to spot phonies.

  19. dingdondingdon profile image60
    dingdondingdonposted 5 years ago

    Honestly? No, I've never had any paranormal experiences.

    But once, when I was little and on a school trip, my whole room was kept up by this strange noise outside. It sounded like singing. And it was the middle of the night, and we'd already circulated rumors that the house we were staying in was haunted, so we all freaked out. Eventually our teacher came to ask why our room's light was still on, and we explained we could hear a strange eerie singing outside.

    And she rolled her eyes and said, "That's the caretaker, you stupid boys. He's humming to himself."

    sad

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    Nelle Hoxieposted 5 years ago

    Actually my first job was working at a tiny consulting company in Cambridge, MA that was housed in an old Victorian House. Some of us had to spend long nights working in the enclosed porch area on the second floor. We would hear muffled voices every so often.

    When you were pulling an all-nigher alone it could get quite spooky. It started to get hard to get people to work out there alone.

    But one afternoon around Christmas the voices got really LOUD and they were having a party! Who knew ghosts celebrated Christmas. It was then that someone noticed a small pipe near the baseboard that connected us to the Victorian porch next door. (We never could figure out why it was there.) That consulting firm was having a party. We waved through the window and they waved back for us to join them.

    It seems that they were having the same fears about being haunted as well.

    1. Pcunix profile image91
      Pcunixposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      One of our neighbors was hearing voices in their guest bathroom.

      The water in the tub drain trap had dried up so voices were carrying right through the sewer systems from other houses..

  21. TamCor profile image80
    TamCorposted 5 years ago

    Geez, I thought this was going to be a fun thread????  Figures...

    I don't have any stories to tell, but I do love to watch all the paranormal shows that are on TV these days... big_smile

  22. ddsurfsca profile image76
    ddsurfscaposted 5 years ago

    I have two things to say, first once again a couple of people have made sure that those who care to discuss this sort of thing, will not be allowed to.  They cannot seem to just speak their piece and let others do the same, live and let live, but make sure that after each post have something negative and belittling to say.
    Secondly, I wonder if those same people know that Hell will be just as hot whether or not they believe in it now.

    1. Beelzedad profile image60
      Beelzedadposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      You mean, negative and belittling like this fine example:



      smile

      1. TamCor profile image80
        TamCorposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        My father always told me "Two wrongs don't make a right"...it'd be nice if everyone would just let up, and let the thread go in the direction it was meant to...for once... sad

        1. Beelzedad profile image60
          Beelzedadposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          And, which way would that be, pray tell? smile

          1. TamCor profile image80
            TamCorposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            OHHHHH....you said "pray".........  lol


            The direction?  Well, the question was if anyone had had any paranormal experiences or encounters--I think it's a fun thing to talk about, so do many others, so what's wrong with having a light-hearted topic????  big_smile

            1. Beelzedad profile image60
              Beelzedadposted 5 years ago in reply to this

              Oh, I see, my apologies, this thread was created in order for those who wish to pretend to share their fantasies with others. Sorry, I was under the impression this was an adult forum. smile

              1. TamCor profile image80
                TamCorposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                Now where did you get that idea???  lol

                1. Beelzedad profile image60
                  Beelzedadposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                  I took it on faith, of course. smile

                  1. TamCor profile image80
                    TamCorposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                    yikes smile  big_smile: lol

          2. Barbara Kay profile image86
            Barbara Kayposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            Beelzedad, I think you like to argue too much.

            1. Beelzedad profile image60
              Beelzedadposted 5 years ago in reply to this

              How much is too much? smile

  23. ddsurfsca profile image76
    ddsurfscaposted 5 years ago

    Oh I see that some jumped on my negative comment, but the fact remains that there are those that care to discuss the paranormal, and there are a couple of people that are unwilling to allow it to be.
    I know there is a spiritual world right here, one dimension away from us, and that those practical minded that must have everything proven to them will not allow themselves to see into that realm, and call names and belittle anyone who does.  This is a free country, and if you disagree, do so and let others have their say too.  Are you two capable of such behavior?

    1. Beelzedad profile image60
      Beelzedadposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Are we holding your hands so that you're not able to type the words on your computer screen and hit the "Submit" button? No, we are not, hence no one is stopping anyone else from discussing the paranormal.

      In fact, whether you believe in the paranormal or are just attempting to find rational explanations for the claims to the paranormal still amounts to discussion.




      Of course, who called you a name? Report them if you feel compelled to do so.

      It's not difficult to understand that a spiritual world cannot exist and that the evidence of such a realm exists only in the minds of believers. Obviously, no one can "see" into such a realm unless it does in fact exist and can enter our realm. At that point, it will in fact be violating our physical laws.

      These are contradictions that no believer has ever explained, other than their gods are all-powerful, hence they can do whatever they want.

      There are many believers who make the exact same claims about their own gods. smile

  24. 2besure profile image81
    2besureposted 5 years ago

    I was asleep one night and was awakened by the sounds of steps (on the wood floor) walking toward my bedroom.  I lived on the top floor so it wasn't above me.  I was so afraid, as I though someone had broke into my apartment.  When the steps got to my bedroom door, they stopped. When I looked up something jumped on me, but no one was there.  I could not move or speak.  In a minute or two, whatever it was left.

    1. Iontach profile image87
      Iontachposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Ok I just got a shiver and goosebumps...Basically the exact same thing happened to me, exact! Mine happened during my sleep paralysis though, do you think you get sleep paralysis?

  25. Lita C. Malicdem profile image81
    Lita C. Malicdemposted 5 years ago

    I used to experience half-awake-half asleep encounters with my dead husband, usually between 2-4am. But I didn't freak out. He was just visiting, I guess, so when I woke up I'd say a prayer and talk as if he was still there. I made a "report" about me and his 2 daughters. This happened for a solid ten years after his death.

    Others believe this is some kind of weird, that I had to help him find his place in the afterlife. So in my last encounter with him, I told him to let go, I didn't open the door and he went away sad. He still comes in my dreams but not regular anymore. He does at regular intervals with our eldest. He seems to be at peace and happy now.

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    Neville Walkposted 5 years ago

    In my grandparent's house, there were many strange happenings.  Sounds of footsteps coming up the hall to the living room, followed by the door handle turning back and forth.  The dog, who was outside and who was barking at a spot in the garden, when he was raised into the air and was then thrown across the garden.  And an elderly woman and a man who were seen by more than one member of the family.  My grandparent's home was built in 1939, yet, when they moved into it in 1941, they were already the third family to live in the property.  Since my nan died in 1984, following which my granddad moved house, there have been several different families living there, although none have stayed for a long time.

  27. CMHypno profile image88
    CMHypnoposted 5 years ago

    To get back to what this thread is really all about, here is a fun news story about a theme park ride in England having to be moved because of ghostly goings on

    http://uk.news.yahoo.com/5/20110207/tuk … dbed5.html

    And here is a balanced piece from the Times on what research is going on in the UK in regards to scientific research of the paranormal.  While no one is denying that there are frauds and flakes out there, there are some very good mediums in the UK who give very accurate information.  I have seen Gordon Smith work, and he gives full names, life details etc

    http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/life_a … 378442.ece

    1. pennyofheaven profile image81
      pennyofheavenposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I remember when I was younger a psychic or medium or whatever she was came from England. Her first trip to NZ. This is before the internet etc. The moment she took a foot off the plane she claimed to be speaking to this Woman. Her name was Mona Blade. I didn't even know who she was. My Mum however told me she went missing some 15 years back.  This woman claimed to know where Mona Blades body was. She accurately described what police already new about the case. She also gave more details that were able to give the police a bigger picture. Not sure what happened after that as I lost interest.

      1. Iontach profile image87
        Iontachposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Ohhhh that sounds pretty interesting! If you gain back the interest and find out what happened in the end, post a link to it here as I'd love to read up about it. I was always wondering do the police take all this seriously...

        1. pennyofheaven profile image81
          pennyofheavenposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          From memory someone in the police department did. Perhaps police are like the general public, some believe it some don't. If they are in a position of power and believe they probably do follow up the leads.

  28. Beberlee profile image60
    Beberleeposted 5 years ago

    I had a couple exoeriences. One was my husband great grand father came to see me. He was dead before my husband was 3. I just turned the Tv off to go to sleep and I felt weird. I looked out my bedroom door and saw a shadow on the wall. I watched it and then I saw a man dressed all in white. He came right to the side of the bed and just staired at me. He went away after a few minutes. Thats was enough for me to get up and sleep with the light on. Any how I told my mom inlaw about it and she almost had a heart attack she said I saw her father. Well couple years later my husbands aunt died and they had recieved some photo albums from her place. Well I was look through it and I picked out the man I seen and his mom told me I was right. It's weird but who knows maybe there's a reason why he came to see me..

    1. Beelzedad profile image60
      Beelzedadposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Is there any reason to not suggest you were sleeping and had a dream? smile

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    klarawieckposted 5 years ago

    I've had plenty of paranormal experiences, ever since I was a little girl. They vary from foretelling dreams to full body apparitions. Easy, Beelyboy... I am not pretending that there is a rational explanation to what I've experienced, and I understand how someone who has never had a similar experience could easily think I'm delusional. smile It's not my problem what they think. smile I just know that TO ME these are real events and I don't take them for granted.

    1. Beelzedad profile image60
      Beelzedadposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Yes, I know Klara, those events are always 'real' to the believer despite the fact that reality prohibits them from occurring. smile

      1. aguasilver profile image87
        aguasilverposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        You really do have a problem dealing with things you are afraid to face don't you?

        Your fear is so intense that you MUST deny anything that cannot fit into your neat and tidy little boxes of thought.

        You have been doing this for so long, you are convinced that unless it can be scientifically measured, it cannot exist.

        That's a shame, I feel sorrow for you, and hope that one day your spiritual eyes will be opened.

        1. Beelzedad profile image60
          Beelzedadposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Thank you for the condescension. Much appreciated and expected. I do hope you feel better now. smile

          1. aguasilver profile image87
            aguasilverposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            I never felt bad my little troll, just sad that your entire life seems dedicated to a fruitless and worthless attempt to discredit Christ.

            1. Beelzedad profile image60
              Beelzedadposted 5 years ago in reply to this

              Nothing but insults. Sad. smile

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        klarawieckposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        During my last paranormal experience, I had an out of body experience... I went on a spiritual journey all the way to Canada where I met this good looking man, who looked like Jackson Browne but with short hair! Do you believe me now?! wink

        1. Beelzedad profile image60
          Beelzedadposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Lemme at him, I'll pulverize the palooka! smile

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            klarawieckposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            Hahahahaha... lol

  30. paradigmsearch profile image91
    paradigmsearchposted 5 years ago

    "Have you ever had any paranormal experiences or ghost encounters?"

    Only on HP.

    1. pennyofheaven profile image81
      pennyofheavenposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      No

  31. Leafy Den profile image80
    Leafy Denposted 5 years ago

    About a month ago, both my husband and I saw an image of my mother walking in the hallway of our house. She had passed away last July. She was wearing her red sweater which I now have and was hanging up in my closet. Strangely, it was not as scary as I thought something like that would have been. After we thought about it, we realized that it was the anniversary of the day she had arrived to visit us last year. While it would be nice to believe that her spirit is here with us, in my own personal opinion, I have a hard time believing that ghosts exist as conscious entities who interact with the living. I think that sightings of ghosts are recordings of events and for some reason, they can be visible from time to time. You can turn on the TV or watch an old film to see otherwise dead people in action.

    Interesting topic!

    1. Iontach profile image87
      Iontachposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Awww that's very sweet, smile Maybe It was her and she was checking up on her daughter. The anniversary part seems a little too coincidental.

      1. pennyofheaven profile image81
        pennyofheavenposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        I always think its a nice thing too.

      2. Leafy Den profile image80
        Leafy Denposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Iontach, I don't think the image we saw was conscious. Though it would be nice to think she was checking up on me, she may be doing so in other ways. I don't think that encounter was it. I don't know what you mean by it being "too coincidental". We had forgotten it was the anniversary when we saw her. We had not seen her before or since that day. I stayed in her house after she died and did not see her in the house where she lived for nearly 50 years - which is where her ghost would appear if it was going to appear anywhere, I would think.

        Another story - we used to often see my husband's cat going in and out of certain rooms of our house. My husband's cat disappeared when we got married. Neighbors said that he was found dead on the road but my husband could never confirm this. One time when my niece came to visit, without us telling her anything, she also saw him. We have not seen him for a few years now. I wonder if it has anything to do with the fact that we got a dog.

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          Neville Walkposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          It is a common belief that ghostly images are recordings, rather than evidence of a conscious entitiy.  However, I wonder if this were the case, why these images only appear after someone has died.  If the image of your mother was a recording of her last visit, why did you not see it when your mother was still living?  Recordings would surely not wait to play themselves back until the person they have recorded has died.  Also, what exactly could record such an image?  Life is not a movie set.  Everything that happens, happens only once, there is no mechanism recording everything that we do.  You can watch a movie, in which actors long-since dead appear.  However technology was necessary to record that movie and to broadcast it via TV or copy it onto a dvd.  From where does the technology come to record the living in everyday life, and what exactly plays it back?

          A month after my cat died, my mother saw her jumping down from the chair and then run out through the door.  This happened only once.  Whilst she was living, she was never seen in more than one place at once.  If her image was recorded, this could easily have happened.  However, it was only after her death that this happened, as is the case  in all ghostly images that are seen.

          1. Pcunix profile image91
            Pcunixposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            Recorded in your mind.

            I've seen dead cats too.  I was used to seeing the living cat,  my brain expected to see it, so it saw it. Nothing paranormal about that.

          2. pennyofheaven profile image81
            pennyofheavenposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            Perhaps we have not tapped into that wave length yet. Just as images can show on a TV, prior to our ability to do so, it was just waves that could not be detected without the crystal.

    2. pennyofheaven profile image81
      pennyofheavenposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Residual energy has been suggested by some. Not sure why it is more apparent on different days or at different times of the day? Could be the ion levels in the air or something.

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      klarawieckposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      There is a term for that... energy ripples or something like that. It is possible that the energy of a specific event gets recorded in the place where it happened and from time to time it echoes. However, you know when you are in presence of an actual entity when there is communication established.

  32. Iontach profile image87
    Iontachposted 5 years ago

    Oh I just remembered another spiritual encounter I had!
    It was YEARS ago when I was about 8ish on an a school tour in a place called Cavan in Ireland.
    We were in a big group with the teachers in front and I happened to be at the end of the group with my friend Anthony.
    I remember we were walking through an old forest while being told the history of the area, nothing really spooky now, but every now and then I saw there 'people' dressed in white outfits running from tree to tree!!!
    I kept on telling my friend anthony but he didn't believe me so much.
    Later we arrived at a tiny bridge with a stream underneath, and the tour guide began telling us a story about a teenage couple in the past. They were in the forest sitting on this little bridge one day but the girl fell of the side and hit her head on the rocks and sadly passed away. Apparently their ghosts wander the forest - Maybe that's what I saw???

    1. pennyofheaven profile image81
      pennyofheavenposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Wow maybe.

    2. Leafy Den profile image80
      Leafy Denposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      That is strange! If only the girl died, I wonder why the other "person" is there? If ghosts do exist, I wonder if they realize they are dead, if they know they are ghosts.

      1. 2besure profile image81
        2besureposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        If she loved him, perhaps she also refused to move on that she might be with him.

    3. 2besure profile image81
      2besureposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      There is a spiritual realm, whether some choose not to believe it.  You have eyes that can see into that realm.

      1. Beelzedad profile image60
        Beelzedadposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Eyes are not the problem, it is the location of such a realm which believers fail to identify. smile

  33. Barbara Kay profile image86
    Barbara Kayposted 5 years ago

    The first house we lived in may have had a ghost, spirit whatever. I'm saying maybe it did. First, I heard a lady speak to me. My two year old spoke back to her, so I wasn't hearing things.

    No one would babysit at my home because they saw weird things. The lady spoke to my sister and showed her face in the TV set. She spoke to another babysitter too and she called me and I had to return home early, because she was too afraid to stay.

    The fan turned itself off one night in front of three of us. The thermostat would move itself up and down. Other things happened too.

    It was an old house. Ok, I'm not saying it was a ghost, but what was it then?

    1. Iontach profile image87
      Iontachposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Wow...that seems pretty creepy, poor babysitters! What did people see and what did the ghost say to your sister??? Maybe I shouldnt be asking these questions right before bed, lol.

      1. Barbara Kay profile image86
        Barbara Kayposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        I don't even remember what she said to her. It was years ago, but she gave me some advice that was really good.

  34. Barbara Kay profile image86
    Barbara Kayposted 5 years ago

    For all of the people acting like we are a bunch of liars. Winston Churchill stayed in Lincoln's bedroom at the White house and claimed that Lincoln spoke to him that night.

    Now why would Churchill lie about something like that. He was already in the spotlight and had nothing to benefit from it.

  35. Iontach profile image87
    Iontachposted 5 years ago

    It bothers me a lot, some people here who seem to consider some of our experiences as lies and us as liars. A certain somebody referred to me as a liar as I mentioned that lights happened to turn off when i walked by them...
    How would he know, was he there with me?
    On many of these occasions I was with some friends of mine, parents, sisters, partner etc... and they have all seen it and even called me a total freak. lol.
    It only happens when I have a spike of a certain emotion.

    I think we should all keep an open mind and some people should stop being so biased towards things they haven't experienced.

    1. pennyofheaven profile image81
      pennyofheavenposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      That brings to mind a story my brother in law told us some time back. He was about 10 walking with his grandfather on a long bridge somewhere in Rarotonga. He saw two men coming toward him but they didn't look like they belonged to that era and were English. What he found odd was they were dressed in Tall Hats and tail coats. As they passed he heard his Grandfather say "be gone". At that moment he turned around and they had gone. He says there was no where to go except to finish the journey on the bridge. Even if they ran they could not have made it off the bridge. and out of site in that minute he took to turn around. Amazing.

      1. Iontach profile image87
        Iontachposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        No way so the grandfather knew what was happening? Did your brother in law ask his grandfather about it? So interesting! i keep thinking that maybe they were English colonists

        1. pennyofheaven profile image81
          pennyofheavenposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Oh yes he did ask. His grandfather simply said. They do not belong in this time, forget about them. It wasn't till he had other experiences did he understand what that meant. He was older too.

          Yes he thought they may have belonged to the settlers from another time.  Apparently their lineage goes back to Queen Victoria era don't remember all the details but his name was William Marsters in the atoll of Palmerston.

    2. Beelzedad profile image60
      Beelzedadposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Your claim clearly violates the physical laws of the universe and completely ignores the biology of the human body, specifically the brain.



      You are free to contact James Randi and show him your remarkable talents. He will hand over one million dollars to you if you can.

      Of course, the round of excuses as to why you won't contact him is forthcoming. smile

      1. Iontach profile image87
        Iontachposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        I this addressed to me? Well my amazing magical powers occur very rarely and only when I have a spike of a certain emotion...Like for example when Im sad due to somebody I love passing away or when I'm sad having been broken up with...so i'f you'd like to introduce me to this Randi fellow and then kill everyone I love and get my my lover to brake up with me then maybe lights may start turning off.
        If this stuff really bugs you then why don't you read through another forum, bring your negativity elsewhere.
        Cheers smile

        1. Beelzedad profile image60
          Beelzedadposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Really? You actually claim to have "amazing magical powers"?

          http://www.freesmileys.org/smileys/smiley-laughing001.gif



          "the Foundation offers a $1,000,000 prize to any person or persons who can demonstrate any psychic, supernatural or paranormal ability of any kind..."

          http://www.randi.org/site/index.php/abo … ation.html

  36. 2besure profile image81
    2besureposted 5 years ago

    Has anyone noticed that Beezedad has 4,535 posts and only 2 hubs? Obviously his purpose on Hubpages is not to be a part of us, but to debate those who have faith and spirituality.  I will not waste my time responding to his posts.

    1. Beelzedad profile image60
      Beelzedadposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      No worries, I will continue to point out hypocrisy and contradictions. You need not respond if you are frightened or feel you don't have the intellectual capacity to explain the hypocrisy and contradictions. I am your servant, sir/madam. smile

      1. Iontach profile image87
        Iontachposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Well if you have nothing better to do than being one dimensional with the personality of a block of wood then feel free to waste your precious time on my hypocritical forum post . Sweetheart be my servant any day.

        Cheers,
        Sir/madam smile

        1. Beelzedad profile image60
          Beelzedadposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Thank you for the personal insult. Clearly, I touched a nerve, and I suspect that nerve was intellectual honesty, or the lack thereof. smile

          1. Iontach profile image87
            Iontachposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            Clearly myself and many people here touch much of your nerves considering you spend all your time insulting people and being disrespectful. Go outside and smell the roses, seriously.
            You think that because I may believe in a specific notion that that is a reflection on my intellectual capacity, well you believe that if you want. Sit there and continue being all smug with yourself.

            Cheers,
            Sir/Madam

            1. Beelzedad profile image60
              Beelzedadposted 5 years ago in reply to this

              You mean insulting and disrespectful like this fine example:



              smile

    2. Iontach profile image87
      Iontachposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Tell me about it 2besure...he's now my servant though, as he mentioned, so try not to upset him, ok? lol you don't want to deal with the likes of him.

      Cheers,
      Sir/Madam

      1. 2besure profile image81
        2besureposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        LOL! I have also noticed the user name Beelezdad.  Matthew 12:24  But when the Pharisees heard it, they said, This fellow doth not cast out devils, but by Beelzebub the prince of the devils.

        Beelebub literally "Lord of the Flies. The bub was removed and replaced with dad.  Interesting choice in names and it tells me all I need to know.  Funny Satan was in the beginning with God and created by God!  He chooses to use Stan's name.  I guess he doesn't know Satan is a spiritual being.  Interesting!

        1. Beelzedad profile image60
          Beelzedadposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          I have the conch. smile

  37. donotfear profile image90
    donotfearposted 5 years ago

    Here's my supernatural experience:

    I saw this thread and thought "Cool....something unusual and different. This ought to be interesting". But by page 2, it's already started.  What started as a fun and interesting thread ended up with that good ole pompous, domineering, perfection dart from the same forum admirals who grace us with their most intelligent 'better than you' swipes....those that spoil the animation and fun with their supposed superiority. http://flash.lymenet.org/ubb/graemlins/bow.gif

    The daring admirals feel a need to creep from the crevices to haunt those who don't hold the high intelligence of the superiority of the forum admirals.  Beware those with differing levels of knowledge!  Beware those with a form of belief other than what the admirals promote, for you are banished to the dungeon of dolts from their book of correction

    As I was left with a bitter taste of spoiled milkhttp://flash.lymenet.org/ubb/graemlins/toilet.gif, I vomited and cringed in horror to realize it had come to this crisis.  And I'm left in awe in the shadow of arrogance from the forum admirals.   Tut-tut.

    http://flash.lymenet.org/ubb/graemlins/puke.gif

    1. pennyofheaven profile image81
      pennyofheavenposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Oh thats not supernatural. Perfectly natural here.

    2. Beelzedad profile image60
      Beelzedadposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      My goodness, I had no idea this thread's purpose was for adults to allow their imaginations to run amok, which must be the "fun" referred. So sorry, kiddies. Please return to the regularly scheduled programming. smile

  38. etower036 profile image60
    etower036posted 5 years ago

    I have had so many experiences with the paranormal, it is difficult to know where to begin. I suppose the best way to share it all with you is to make a summery.
    I have a ghost child in my house names Jacob, he is about 12 years old, died in the early 1920’s. He is a prankster always showing up in the bathroom when I or my wife are in the shower. Or tugs on my shirt when I am cooking a meal. He has woke me up a couple times when my blood sugar goes dangerously low. (I am diabetic type 2.) Now I am not sure how he knows, but he dose.
    It is hard to talk about this stuff to people, because you will have the skeptics, and the nay-Sayers that want to put you down when you share. But I will believe as what I believe because it has happened to me, and my wife, and it has happened to loads of other people. Whom ever it was that started this forum thank you.

    1. pennyofheaven profile image81
      pennyofheavenposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Awww thats really cute. Don't worry about the naysayers. If you haven't seen snow doesn't mean it doesn't exist.

      1. etower036 profile image60
        etower036posted 5 years ago in reply to this

        hehe amen to that....

        Last night I was getting ready for bed, and I had just turned on my tv and put in a movie. ( I cant sleep without some sort of noise either the tv or a radio.)  Just as I laid back, I saw the door which leads from our bedroom to the bathroom swing open and then closed. I admit it still freaks me out when that sort of thing happens, but I also know that spirits are just people; if they were good in life, they will be good in spirit, and, if they were bad, they will be that way in spirit.  I just laid back, and said, "Good night Jacob." and there was a giggle, and the door to our spare/storage room opened and closed. This room was once his room when he lived here. I settled down and then fell fast asleep. However, at about 3am (the real bewitching hour.) I woke up and jacob was in full body, and he was sitting on the edge of the bed watching the movie I picked out, which is willy wonka and the chocolate factory cause I love the music, its very relaxing. He looked over at me and smiled, and I tested my blood sugar, and it was at about 70. so I ate a glucose bar, and drank some water. then went back to sleep. Again, I am not sure how he knows my blood sugar is going down, but as I have said before, he has saved my life on countless times.   I will stop here before it turns into another novel....

        1. Beelzedad profile image60
          Beelzedadposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          And, that wasn't a dream? smile

          1. etower036 profile image60
            etower036posted 5 years ago in reply to this

            I was fully awake, and aware of what I was doing. Matter of fact, my wife was awake as well

            1. Beelzedad profile image60
              Beelzedadposted 5 years ago in reply to this

              And of course, she too witnessed this event? smile

        2. Beelzedad profile image60
          Beelzedadposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          As well, it is well known that folks with your blood sugar issues do experience delusions, dementia and hallucinations. Are you not taking this into consideration? smile

          1. etower036 profile image60
            etower036posted 5 years ago in reply to this

            yes my wife saw Jacob, and she is not diabetic...   And, I do not and have never had delusions, dementia or anything like that....    Of what I have read and been taught about low blood sugar, it can cause many  symtoms, but Hypoglycemia. has never been connected directly with delusions, hallucinations or dementia. Yes the brain needs blood, oxygen and glucose for it to function normal, but Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) has never been found to cause anything like this..  My information comes from ADA, and the Mayo clinic.

            1. Beelzedad profile image60
              Beelzedadposted 5 years ago in reply to this

              LOL! You're kidding, right? The direct symptoms of Hypoglycemia are blurred or double vision, seizures, convulsions, hallucinations, confusion and a whole lot more, up to and including personality disorders.

              These are indeed on the Mayo Clinics website:

              http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/hypogl … N=symptoms

              Seems like you never really did learn anything about your own medical condition or else you're not telling us the truth. If so, is that because you need to defend your ghost story? smile

              1. etower036 profile image60
                etower036posted 5 years ago in reply to this

                I do not have to defend anything, not to you, not to anyone! 

                And the mayo clinic website dose not say anything about a diabetic ever eperiencing Hallucinations.. Blured vision and double vision that is all!

                Any doctor will tell you this...   Are you a doctor?   Are you diabetic? 

                If not then bugger off!!!!!!!!!

                1. etower036 profile image60
                  etower036posted 5 years ago in reply to this

                  @beelzedad...

                  After calming down, I need to say I am sorry I reacted like this. Most of the time I am a very peaceful person, but like a animal that is cornered, I come out with all claws.   I respect your opinion about things,  and I am again very sorry for my outburst.  I wish I could delete my comment but I can't.  I know sometimes things do sound fantastic when a person say that they have experienced thing, and it is our nature to debunk it, but I have lived with diabetes long enough to know what happens to me.

                  Again, I am truely sorry for my anger and hurtful words toward you...

                  1. Beelzedad profile image60
                    Beelzedadposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                    No worries. I would attribute that to your blood sugar condition much like I would attribute hallucinations, just like medical science has observed, tested and concluded, too. smile

        3. pennyofheaven profile image81
          pennyofheavenposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Perhaps they have an access to energy levels that can be seen beyond the human eyes before it is manifested. Makes sense. I see that as a great thing that he has saved your life. Thanks for sharing

          1. etower036 profile image60
            etower036posted 5 years ago in reply to this

            Thank you for your support. I don't understand why people feel the need to attack another person and attributing their experience to one thing or another.   

            Those that have never had their own experiences with the paranormal, will never know what its like to have these things happen.

            You are a wonderful spirit yourself, and thank you for being a friend.

            1. pennyofheaven profile image81
              pennyofheavenposted 5 years ago in reply to this

              No worries, anytime.

              It is history repeating itself over and over. People attack what they do not understand or what they fear. Fear of the unknown tends to make people do some very odd things. It is the pioneers of science and of thinking who have dared to go beyond their own fears and the fears of others to make such awesome discoveries. A lot of them skeptics too in the beginning.

              1. Pcunix profile image91
                Pcunixposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                Here's Penny, once again pretending that science validate religious belief.

                1. pennyofheaven profile image81
                  pennyofheavenposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                  I didn't say that, you did.

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    JASON NICHOLSposted 5 years ago

    There is a question i wanted to ask.

    My question is: In every ghost story, A spirit or ghost of a man or woman is said to wear a white coat, dress and haunt a place. Does this happen everywhere? Is this related to religion? Why wear only white? White means purity then why these ghosts in white scare and hunt people?

    I am going to tell my ghost story if anyone replies to this post of mine.

    1. etower036 profile image60
      etower036posted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I think when we see a spirit in white, it is because they are manifesting themselfs in a way that is meant to not frighten us. If say you see a person standing in your room dressed as they would have before they died, you would freak out first and then be calling the authorities in cause you think they have broken into your house.  As far as spririts doing harm, these are not spirits that are doing this. Demonic entities such as poltergeist which has never been granted a body, are behind the hauntings. Sprits of people who has passed on can not harm you, because they lack the energy to do physical harm. BUt again this is Demonic powers....   You do not have to fear spirtis of people,

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        klarawieckposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        My mother always taught me to fear the living, not the dead. smile

        1. pennyofheaven profile image81
          pennyofheavenposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Yes my mum use to say that often too.

  40. Beelzedad profile image60
    Beelzedadposted 5 years ago

    I was taught to fear nothing. smile

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      klarawieckposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Not true... You told me you were afraid of alligators... such harmless creatures!

      1. Beelzedad profile image60
        Beelzedadposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        I did? I'm sure I'll feel quite safe with you in the Everglades, you'll protect me from the alligators. smile

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          klarawieckposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Who do you think I am? Bruce Mitchell from The Swamp People?!

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    just_curiousposted 5 years ago

    Iontach, I just read through this thread. Thanks for posting it. Everyone's experiences with the supernatural are very interesting. It's always fun to hear about them.

  42. Alastar Packer profile image82
    Alastar Packerposted 5 years ago

    Have fun in your box Pcunix-maybe in your next life you"ll learn something.

    1. Pcunix profile image91
      Pcunixposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Ah, yes: the theists "you don't see what I see" approach.

      Correct.  We see reality. You imagine things.

  43. Alastar Packer profile image82
    Alastar Packerposted 5 years ago

    I'm new to Hublinks and was curious why the initial comment to me was deleted leaving my reply to stand alone like it was a first comment? Thanks

  44. Alastar Packer profile image82
    Alastar Packerposted 5 years ago

    What are you referring to Pcunix?

  45. Alastar Packer profile image82
    Alastar Packerposted 5 years ago

    New-thought you were making derogatory remark to me-apoligize

  46. Alastar Packer profile image82
    Alastar Packerposted 5 years ago

    Appreciate troozer, can't wait to start reading your thoughts and experiences, hope you you'll be ok learning everything you can do on here. One thing I did when starting was in the enthusiasm was to post before editing , you can correct but a lot of people may see first, sure your wiser than that though!

  47. Candelish profile image60
    Candelishposted 5 years ago

    I'm a skeptical believer, and yes we do exist...or at least I do.  Frankly I feel that we are still in the "baby steps" of scientific knowledge. I believe that as technology advances, things that are currently thought of as paranormal occurrences will in fact become another facet of the known physical world.   Some physicist will exponentially prove some phenomena to be empirically true.  Others, not so much…

    Currently in my mid-thirties, I have experienced numerous “paranormal” and psychic instances.  The first at the age of 12, and before any skeptics type it, no I DO NOT have large memory degradation.  big_smile

    My grandmother and great grandparents lived in the same house and I was visiting.  I awoke at 6:08 am to what sounded like a herd of elephants running down the hall.  (Yes I remember the exact time.)  I got up and found my grandmother and great grandmother crying at the phone as they spoke to someone.  (I didn’t know who at the time.)  Not seeing my great grandfather I turned around and went to his room, where I found him lying on his bed, dead.  (I had never faced death before so I didn’t know what was wrong with him.)  I tried to wake him and when that didn’t work I cupped his face and kissed him goodbye, then left the room to join my grandmothers.  They never let me go back into the room and frankly they wouldn’t have let me go in the first time if they had known…

    That night I slept in my great grandfather’s bed.  No one told me how he had died, just that he had gone to heaven and it was his time.  Back then adults kept knowledge like that away from kids, for the most part.   I woke up in the middle of the night with my chest hurting and having extreme trouble breathing.  Just a nightmare you’d think, especially after what had happened that day.  The problem with that theory was that the symptoms didn’t ease.  I finally had to get up and go onto the screen enclosed front porch to stop the pain and shortness of breath.  As I turned to face the back of the house I saw a shadow hunched over my great grandfathers tomato plants.  As I stood there staring, the shadow stood up and faced me.  It was my grandfather.  He lifted his right arm and waved at me and then he just disappeared.  I never had another problem sleeping in his bed…  I found out years later that he had died of a heart attack.

    That was my first experience with the paranormal.  I’ve had many more instances since then.  If anyone would like to know more, just let me know.  (I’m new to Hubpages so I’m just learning my way around, please bare with me.)

    1. Beelzedad profile image60
      Beelzedadposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      That is highly unlikely considering all physicists know quite well that the paranormal violates several physical laws of the universe. Sorry, it ain't gonna happen. smile

      1. Candelish profile image60
        Candelishposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Ah, but what if the laws of physics that are currently held as inviolate are proven to be lacking in some areas?  There is no short and sweet equation that can connect the macro and micro in a definable way.  Gravity always throws a curve ball.  Science is ever expanding and constantly putting old theories to rest as new facts are uncovered.    Why is it so hard to believe that science could one day actually explain ideas that are currently held as “paranormal” and laughable by most scientists?

        1. Beelzedad profile image60
          Beelzedadposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Like looking for a loophole? Please point one out and I'll be happy to hear it.



          Yes, there are.



          Such as?

             

          Again, the paranormal violates the physical laws of the universe. That's why it's so hard to believe in the nonsense of the paranormal. smile

  48. Candelish profile image60
    Candelishposted 5 years ago

    Ooh the sarcasm. tongue  Science in general is filled with loop holes. (Ask any researcher being driven insane trying to prove it.) How can there be an absolute rule when the very foundation of life changes systematically due to external and internal pressures? 

    The last I heard Einstein tried his whole life to create an algorithm that concisely combined the macro and micro.  (His hair stood on end for a reason.  Jk)  It was one of the very few things he left incomplete.  Steven Hawkings is working on it, and I’m sure most people have heard about the outcry he engendered a short time ago…  No one has come out with an E=MC2 that has combined both.  If I am wrong in this please let me know where I can research the relative :-) information.

    Hmmm, to name a few oldy but goodies:  The sun circles the earth, the earth is flat and if someone sailed to the horizon they’d fall off the planet.  Black holes are impossible.  (How can physical matter (interpret whole planets here) be spaghettified and just disappear?  Where would the matter go?  Matter = matter!) 

    Consider ley lines or even my personal favorites the Bermuda Triangle and the Dragon Triangle.  Unexplained disappearances, magnetic fluctuations, energy lines criss crossing the earth, chaos theory….  My point is that everyone INCLUDING physicists believes in things on faith.  Numbers cannot be touched, breathed or seen unless someone writes them down.  (I can already feel the fingers twitching to reply to that one!)  The physical laws were created by man based upon what they believed they observed around them, and then taken to be absolute truths.  Who can be so omnipotent to state unequivocally that they know all the factors that exist in this universe at this stage of our evolution and knowledge?  Can you truly state there is no such thing as “paranormal” phenomena without it being your belief based on the facts, that to you are complete truths?

    Sorry for the book everyone.

    1. Beelzedad profile image60
      Beelzedadposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      No, it isn't. Science is a method of understanding the world around us. (



      Please explain what you're talking about, what external and internal pressures are you referring? 



      No idea what you're talking about, please explain. It looks like a strawman.



      Is there some point to that babble?



      That looks mostly like nonsense.

       

      No, physicists use the Scientific Method and evidence.



      Strawman.



      Pure nonsense. Clearly, you have no idea how science works.



      Believers, of course. Certainly, science does not make such claims.



      If course, the claims presented by believers of the paranormal are easily refuted by the laws of physics.

      The question is, can you show any hard evidence to support the paranormal? Anything? Of course, not. If there were, we would all know about it. smile

  49. Candelish profile image60
    Candelishposted 5 years ago

    Youch, I think you hurt my feelings. lol  Not much into philosophy huh?

    Short and sweet, relatively:  For the most part, most scientists would refute ANY "supernatural" evidence in this day and age because it is not measureable and repeatable within a strictly regulated laboratory setting where control and test groups are carefully monitored.  How can something be measured for accuracy and variation, if no standard measuring system even exists?  Nor do we truly have creditable technology (that we know of) to ensure accurate recording of results.  Until then, the "paranormal" will continue to seem as if it breaks the laws of physics as we know them. It will be considered idiocy by the scientific community by and large while those people who have actually experienced it will know it exists and continue to believe.

    And yeah I do. big_smile

    1. Beelzedad profile image60
      Beelzedadposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Or, the fact that the supernatural, as claimed by those who believe in it, violates the physical laws of the universe. Refutation is a foregone conclusion, that is, unless the believers can bring forth an explanation rather than just pretending.

       

      Do you really know and understand those laws, or do you just pretend to know them?



      Yes, I'm sure those who believe will continue to believe despite the facts of reality. They will pretend to have "special powers" just like a little kiddie. smile

      1. Candelish profile image60
        Candelishposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        I am not an expert by any stretch of the imagination.   However  I do try to keep up to date.  To be able to even read some of those research papers you have to be a little bit above pretending.  Especially when you get into theoretics.  To try and prove a theory theoretically correct with just equations...Yeah I'd just rather read the theory itself. 

        Frankly I think most occurences can be explained scientifically, but there are those few that are just different enough to take me into the what if???  Plus I like philosophy a lot to, so that just keeps it going for me.

        Thanks for the debate, it was fun. smile

        1. Beelzedad profile image60
          Beelzedadposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Mathematics is the language of physics, without it, there is not much one can gain in understanding of physics. Of course, the violations of physical laws in regards to the paranormal is not theoretical, it is very well understood and shows that anything claimed thus far is entirely impossible to occur. In other words, it isn't possible for ghosts and goblins to exist, as claimed by paranormal believers.



          Whatever so-called occurrences you refer most likely have quite innocuous explanations. Most of it I find, is folks who are just pretending to have "special powers" and are for the most part, peddling snakeoil. smile

          1. Candelish profile image60
            Candelishposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            I said I'd prefer to not that I did.  If I find something that I do not understand I will research it  until I do.

  50. Ipeoney profile image83
    Ipeoneyposted 5 years ago

    You want paranormal? When I was young - about 5 years old my Granpa pass away. Everyone went to the hospital except me & my other sister. We played am empty can, I sit on the opposite side of the floor and my sister on the opposite side. We start rolling the can to each other. Later on my sister stop playing so I continued to play by myself.

    I continued playing all by myself and the can keep on rolling back and forth as if someone was there in the opposite side to push the can to me. I'm not sure who saw me if it was my sister or a cousin who told me that the can was rolling back to me by itself and they were so amazed how I did it -- to make the can roll back to me so smoothly and effortlessly without hitting the wall.

    I thought they told my parents about it and my parents said that it was my grandpa who was playing with me. When I grew up and still remember what happened, I tried the rolling can again and it didn't work unless I roll it hard to make it bounce back.

    The End of story.

    1. Beelzedad profile image60
      Beelzedadposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Agreed. smile

 
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