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Anyway so Im thinking this is the boys 'imaginary friend'..... or its just a coincidental trick of the light. I really dont think its a photoshop but maybe you will say otherwise.
Originally posted by P-a-r-a-d-o-X-2
reply to post by Stanley Mimix
So.. no news back from Bajer
[edit on 15-4-2008 by P-a-r-a-d-o-X-2]
I've mulled over this article for a long time, as I wasnt going to publish this story originally. The subject material when it was presented to us, seemed highly questionable. I felt at the time that we at BadGhosts were somehow being manipulated to suit an as yet undetermined purpose, perhaps to be an unwitting accomplice in the birth of a new Urban Legend. It would appear that we were right, because now that the story has been taken to national syndication, a deeper, yet far more interesting story has surfaced.
Now before we begin the dissemination and disection of information, we should familiarise ourselves with the story as it broke nationally. It was the tale of 17 year old Matthew Summers from Norton, Teeside, who "apparantly" managed to capture a "Ghost" on a mobile phone. It was covered by several news agencies at the time.
Now you are aware of the story, and its associated press coverage, we should move back before the publication date of 25th January 2008 for the full story.
Jon Donnis was sent an email from a "Chris" in Sunderland, at Some point before december 5th 2007. He presented it to the forum as a topic of interest. Along with the contents of the email of the sender, which can be seen below.
Attached is a picture taken by my younger sisters mobile phone at the weekend. It was taken when she was round her friends house before they went out. As you can see, the picture shows a group of underage drinkers before they hit the town. However if you focus in between the legs of the second and third girl from the left then you can see the face of what appears to be a little girl.
Strangely the toddler to the right in the picture is distressed and my sister claims she was bothered by something but they couldnt work out what.
This picture was copied from my sisters phone onto my PC the day after the pic was taken so it has not been tampered with.The camera was a 3 megapixel mobile phone one.
What the hell is it in the picture? As a fierce sceptic I am bewildered by this strange face. What is your opinion? Optical illusion or just a result of a poor camera?
I'd be grateful for any reply.
Chris, 23, Sunderland
So we have established that this image has been around for a long while before the press ran with it. We have also established that Matthew Summers was not the originator of the image in question, unless he contacted us under a psuedonym. We have also established there were a similar yet markedly different set of circumstances and stories which led to the image being captured.
One version tells the tale of Matthew taking the image on his phone.
captured by 17 year old Matthew Summers on his mobile phone as he and his friends were preparing to go out.
The other insists it was taken by the sister of the person who contacted us.
picture taken by my younger sisters mobile phone at the weekend. It was taken when she was round her friends house before they went out.
Upon further research it was revealed by a "paul smith" on 12/01/2008 on the UK Living TV Forums, reprinted here in its entirety with all grammar and spelling intact and unedited:
hi Ive just been shown a picture on a mobile phone of my friends daughter with her friends at christmas. it shows 4 girls ready for a night out one of the girls is a singal mum she asked her son to have his photo taken with them .but heran off crying saying he did not like that littel girl she allways hurt him? . puzzeled by this remark and being a one parent family she let it pass. but when the daughter of my friend looked at the photo they had taken only then did there blood run cold.in between there legs is a littel girls face . not just a thing that looks like no it is a picture of a ghostly littel girl .very weird
Sounds familiar doesnt it? Another poster in the same thread called "destroythemall" stated:
Hi. i've got a picture that has the same thing. is this in liverpool? i have enhanced the picture and it has not been edited and is definately an actual picture of a little ghostly girl. i've never seen anything of this quality before. Is there no way of posting the picture on here. Would love to have some veiws on it.
On the abovetopsecret forum dated the 16/01/2008 a user called "bwfcfan" posted this:
Hi this is my first thread here and i would like some help trying to figure out this picture. my mums friend came round the other day and showed me a picture that she had received from her brother the same day. the picture shows 4 relatives of hers just getting ready to go out. in between two of the relatives legs near the bottom of the picture is what i can see looks like the face of a baby. now there was no baby there and it wasnt until the picture was viewed that it was noticed. so was wondering what people thought of it as i dont think it is a fake or a trick of light because of the facial features. bear in mind it was also taken on a camera phone
He then posted the "exact" same image as the national newspapers. However he insists the image was taken in bolton manchester where he claims to live, which would tie in nicely with his username. BWFC = Bolton Wanderers Football Club.
A day after bwfcfan posted this on abovetopsecret forums 17/01/2008, a user by the name of "willow"on thebigfatwitch website forum also claimed this was taken by his sisters friend. This is his story.
This was taking at new year by one of my sisters friends,the little girl was crying because the little boy wouldnt stop looking at her (look between the girls legs)she is the only child in the house ,i have been promised that they have not messed with the photo in anyway, and i believe them what do you think