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originally posted by: Darkblade71
a reply to: Blue Goblin
Don't be nervous. Your family owns that house, you have just as much right if not more to be there than any sort of spirit. If you want reactions, be kind, do not provoke, and ask and allow whatever to expose itself in whatever way it can.
If it wants to, it will let you know it is there, if it is there.
Just don't force things, and if it starts to go badly, walk out, but realize this is YOUR place,
so whatever is there, should be respectful of the owners or face eviction.
It would be aware of that already, so kindness may go a lot farther than anything else.
A few other things to keep an eye/feeling out for:
Moving air masses
Spirit Knocks (Those are very cool when they happen)
Feelings of dread or serious anxiety
(if that happens, see it for what it is and leave. Something that is negative will cause these emotional responses)
A cobweb feeling while walking through rooms or hallways
(I actually compare it more to static electricity feeling on a tv screen)
Having a hot or cold spot suddenly appear on your skin while asking questions
(examine to make sure you are not being scratched or bitten, I got scratched at the palmer house, as did 2 other males I was with)
Thoughts that are not yours. Spirit contact can happen this way as well, if this happens, it is in direct communication with your conscious mind. You may actually get a medium experience this way.
Seeing orbs, actually seeing them, not just pictures.
(although you will get orb photos from haunts, they are often dismissed as dust,which is a shame as I have a few photos I know were spirits that I fondly refer to as "dustballs" when I show them lol )
Most of all, ENJOY the experience, no matter what happens, even if nothing happens. This is your little investigation, it should be fun, and maybe enlightening in some way. Don't get discouraged, no matter what.
originally posted by: spoonbender
leave the Ouiji @ home
I would take digital recorders
video & audio
look & listen...
bring back for
upload & discussion
originally posted by: slippeddisc
a reply to: Blue Goblin
seems like you're taking it as a joke? you won't get far with that attitude and the laugh will be on you.
do not do this alone, it doesn't just happen in horror films i learnt the hard way, been doing evp for years. repeating the Lord's Prayer usually does the trick if its something not too nice. what i would do first is just leave a voice recorder running and a video recorder running through the night and day and find out if anything is there, could be harmless and just trying to get you're attention, could be a kid, more to the point, it could be anything. just listen and see if you hear anything on voice recorder and if you feel comfortable then speak to it but again not alone.
download wavepad, i find its the easiest, all you need to do is upload the voice recording to comp and using wavepad just amplify it a couple of times (set the 'amplify' to 400). be interested to know what you find.
originally posted by: AutumnWitch657
Don't be so dramatic. Most people know that it's just a game. Some people who believe in that kind of thing are afraid of the Ouija board. That to me is just plain old silly. a reply to: FlyersFan
originally posted by: Blue Goblin
I don't know where I'd get enough sage as it is a pretty big house and grounds. I can bring salt though so I will do that. I'd probably need a lot of holy water too so i don't think I'd be able to do that tomorrow. I will leave the board at home if everyone really thinks thats a bad idea. Thanks for the tips though! If things persist I guess I will have to try sage and holy water. Where do I get holy water though?