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Originally posted by Dramey
i dont really have much to add
i guess we cant really prove it one way or another, especially if they cast no reflection, i dont know how they would ever show up in video proof
Originally posted by mantic
I read the following theory somewhere once, perhaps here, to which was proposed.
Something to the effect of, if vampires need human blood in order to survive. Calculating from the time of their agreed to appearance, and the rate of propagation, they would have run out of food after x amount of time, which would have been long ago. Therefor, since we are discussing this, there are humans left and it's not looking good for the vampires.
My personal experience is that belief and practice of "vampyrism" is nothing but an age old fetish. Dungeons and Dragons anyone?
If they do exist it, they do not live in this realm, dimension, planet, et al.
Originally posted by ravenshadow13
My "idea" on vampires (although this IS all available in the hundreds of preexisting threads) is...
Edit- And go to sanguinarius if you want to do a survey. Lots of people willing to be interviewed there. Lots of people who believe in vampires, if that's what you're looking for.
[edit on 3/5/2009 by ravenshadow13]
Originally posted by vcwxvwligen
I'm still trying to figure out why people like them.
It must be something other than Anne Rice novels and Brad Pitt
Originally posted by iClairebear
Vampires are overly exposed, but not enough so that enough researchers, scientists, and mythologists have to come to a conclusion on whether they exist don't exist. Till then, I think vampires will continuously puzzle all of the world, and appear everywhere.
Originally posted by Vasilis Azoth
That paragraph cracked me up.
Name one reputable cryptozoologist(if that's not an oxymoron) who believes in vampires.
I doubt you have ever met someone as openminded as me but I have to say that the chances, in my opinion, of vampires existing has to be well under 1%. Of course anything is possible. But seriously.
You have mentioned drinking blood. This shows you really don't know anything about the topic as the idea of blood drinkers was introduced in fiction. Bram Stoker wasn't the first author to use this literary tool but it was shortly before his book "Dracula" that vampire stories featuring the characteristics we would associate with vampires did first appear.
Before that most vampires of myth were either what we would now call "psychic vampires" or sometimes even non-corporeal entities.
And I have to disagree with your premise that the info you are looking for isn't in those other threads. I have read most of them and I noticed that some of the info the you thanked people for posting CAN be found in those other threads.
In conclusion, if you are looking for vampire experts there are actually forums for nutjobs who actually believe they are vampires. Try one of those.
In respect to blood drinking, Icke is very clear: The Anunnaki drink blood, which they need in order to exist in this dimension and hold a human form. Embedded in this need lies another parallel between the Anunnaki and the figure of the vampire — the power to shape-shift (from reptilian to human form for the Anunnaki, and usually from vampire form to that of bat or even mist for the traditional vampire). But the Anunnaki also feed off fear, aggression and other negative emotions. Thus, while blood is needed as a vital life force, the Anunnaki are also addicted to "adrenalchrome," a hormone released in the human body during periods of extreme terror
Professor Costas Efthimiou, attempting to draw attention to a public literacy campaign, formulated a simple math equation. The math works as follows: At the beginning of the year 1600 the human population was approximately 540 million. Had the first vampire bit one person a month beginning that year, there would have been two vampires by February, four by March, and so on. After only two and a half years the entire human population, according to simple math, would have become vampires. There would be no more humans for vampires to feed on by the year 1603."
Originally posted by mf_luder
reply to post by iClairebear
I don't know exactly what you're looking for? Something new maybe?
I can only relate the following story to you. It is a personal account. Agree or disagree, I don't care. My only proof is my words.
In 2007, I lived about 20 miles outside of Fort Hood, Texas for a few months while I was still in the 4th Infantry Division. A close friend of mine and I decided one day we were going to go to a local 'psychic' for kicks to see what they could tell us about the future. lol - Typical stuff to do when you're bored one weekend. Well, we ended up visiting this woman named Mother Hanna and she did a reading for me and one for my friend. It is now the year 2009. I have a list of the stuff she told me. To this day, NOTHING on that list has failed to come to pass. I'm not talking about generalities, I mean specific stuff that has come in the order she said it would.
After the closest event she told us about came true, we went back - to see what else we could find out. She told us that she had met vampires at a local fair/carnival. Now - the only thing I know is she said they were real. Not psychic vamps, but gods-honest vampires.
Do I think vampires exist? I honestly can't say. I would like to think that if they do - they aren't the traditional sleep in a coffin, pale face ones, but more like Blade or something like that. I don't know. Good luck on your search.
Sorry I don't have more detail for you than that. I can provide you contact information if you want to U2U or email me let me know.
[edit on 5-3-2009 by mf_luder]
Originally posted by Aeons
My opinion on Vampire is that it was a much funner game with the previous rules.