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(Cosmiverse)   Two psychics will accept skeptic James Randi's million-dollar challenge   (cosmiverse.com) divider line 22
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2001-08-07 08:43:13 AM
how dowsing for water "works".
 
2001-08-07 09:08:02 AM
Wealthy US skeptic James Randi
HA! Randi is not wealthy, the money is from his foundation.
 
2001-08-07 09:12:58 AM
I KNEW they would do that.
 
2001-08-07 09:25:06 AM
i have psychic powers
i predict nobody will win the $2mil
 
2001-08-07 09:48:47 AM
I'll give anyone a trillion $'s if they can prove the existence of god.
 
2001-08-07 09:54:37 AM
I predict they will fail, also I predict that Ms. Cleo will predict they will fail.
 
rpm
2001-08-07 10:42:45 AM
Why is this Fark worthy? Lots of people get tested by Randi.
 
2001-08-07 11:19:29 AM
Ms. Cleo has a class action lawsuit on her ass from the good folks from the Show Me State. A couple other states have lined up as well but I believe Mo is the first.
 
2001-08-07 11:21:34 AM
Finally we will see if these crackpots really are from an alien race.

-he who stacks pork
 
2001-08-07 11:38:09 AM
I'd pay a dollar to prove they're all BS.

"I do it all with a piece of string and a weight on the bottom," - runner up quote of the day
 
2001-08-07 11:59:51 AM
I can't wait to see the legalese mess these things usually turn out to be. Its a nice propaganda device, but I'm very cautions around those who mix law (contest contracts) and science. Its practically a three ring circus. I hope everyone enjoys the show.
 
2001-08-07 01:25:34 PM
RPM: Actually, Randi tests very few "psychics". Almost invariably they find a flimsy excuse to weasel out of the test.
 
2001-08-07 02:14:40 PM
hmmmm that is interesting...i have some psychic powers, but not like big out-there psychic powers. ive never found like, gold and diamonds and shtuff. but then again, ive never tried!
 
2001-08-07 03:12:17 PM
its only news if they take home the mil.
 
2001-08-07 03:18:27 PM
Hmm, I would post a link to all those studies (one recent one, which says that people can move objects with their minds), but I can't find a link anywhere! I was thinking it would be from the Stanford Research Institute, but I don't see a link there (and they do a lot of psychic research). I'll keep looking, but if google doesn't have it, it doesn't exist :P
 
2001-08-07 03:51:35 PM

I predict........
 
2001-08-07 03:54:20 PM
......that.......
 
2001-08-07 03:54:58 PM
.......I look constipated.
 
2001-08-07 05:08:54 PM
Ok i think if that one guy does it, the string and weight should get the million. He just holds it like a twit muahahaha.
 
2001-08-07 08:06:39 PM
"I do it all with a piece of string and a weight on the bottom," he said.

This reminds me of:
"You forgot one thing, chief."
"What's that?"
"I filled the balls with a funnel."
 
2001-08-07 10:08:50 PM
Title should read, "two psychics will fail miserably at proving their non-existant powers"
 
2001-08-08 01:23:49 AM
They won't get the money, even if they ARE psychic, because Randi will never admit he's wrong. But they've got balls for trying.
 
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