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(Medium)   Home for sale: two bedrooms, two baths, the spirits of 13 dead witches from the satanic panic of 1582, spectacular views   (medium.com) divider line
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2020-10-27 9:55:45 PM  
11 votes:
Wait, go back one.
 
2020-10-27 10:19:53 PM  
6 votes:
Every old house in England is haunted.  It's a feature.
 
2020-10-28 8:30:30 AM  
4 votes:
Careful.. I saw a guide on this once...

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Send the rabbit in first.
 
2020-10-28 3:25:21 AM  
4 votes:

lolmao500: If even half of this is true, its some scary shiat.

And it would make a great movie/documentary.

I cant believe nobody has installed cameras in all rooms of the house and lived there for like a year. If this is real, you could have tangible proof of paranormal activity and get a freaking nobel prize or something.


Yep. I concur.

She saw objects fly around the kitchen. She was punched, bitten, and thrown to the floor. Mysterious figures floated through her home and attacked her guests.

Oh COME ON. It's a Halloween story. If that happened even once, verifiably...well that answers that question! I'd do some serious research on it, even if I had to drag physicists and neurologists there by their toenails to help me. I've seen all kinds of shiat in the sky, heard noises, whatever...but I could always explain it all pretty reasonably.

That said, Vanessa Mitchell is the hotness and I would not kick her out of bed for eating an eye of newt and toe of frog, but I'd be happy to be her broom.

/ba-dum
 
2020-10-28 2:35:07 AM  
4 votes:
If ghosts existed, scientists would have found ghost particles by now.
 
2020-10-28 9:13:36 AM  
3 votes:
FTFA - "Mitchell had returned to St. Osyth after 12 years working in the cutthroat timeshare business, selling vacation homes in Tenerife and Scotland"

Yeah, lady...those weren't ghosts of witches. It was your conscience finally kicking in. Sucks, don't it?
 
2020-10-28 6:28:17 AM  
3 votes:

dickfreckle: She's hot. Not just "British hot" but normal hot.

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Isn't it nice to know, right up front and in the news, just exactly how much crazy you can expect in a relationship?

It doesn't mean it is an automatic "no", of course, but it is nice to be able to plan things like having extra bandages on hand, install a lock on the knife drawer, no bourbon after 6...
 
2020-10-28 11:44:34 AM  
2 votes:
Come on man.  We already know who the buyer is going to be.

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2020-10-28 8:45:31 AM  
2 votes:

Nimbull: Careful.. I saw a guide on this once...

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Send the rabbit in first.


Either way, I'd hit it.
 
2020-10-28 8:22:58 AM  
2 votes:

dickfreckle: She's hot. Not just "British hot" but normal hot.


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She has more of that 'high school friend's mom you would like to bang' look to her.
And you'd have a good shot at it.
 
2020-10-28 7:58:40 AM  
2 votes:

Walker: Wait, go back one.


Yeah, 2 baths in a small English house? That's unusual.
 
2020-10-28 6:17:37 AM  
2 votes:

dickfreckle: She's hot. Not just "British hot" but normal hot.

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But if she actually believes the story she's trying to sell, than she's also crazy.
Don't stick your dick in there.
 
2020-10-28 5:38:59 AM  
2 votes:

dickfreckle: She's hot. Not just "British hot" but normal hot.

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I'd poke around her haunted cottage.
 
2020-10-28 5:11:03 AM  
2 votes:
 She's hot. Not just "British hot" but normal hot.

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2020-10-28 3:25:04 AM  
2 votes:
Oh please.  She's got some tourist trap angle she's trying to play here.  She's the ghost of grifters past.
 
2020-10-28 3:07:34 AM  
2 votes:
If even half of this is true, its some scary shiat.

And it would make a great movie/documentary.

I cant believe nobody has installed cameras in all rooms of the house and lived there for like a year. If this is real, you could have tangible proof of paranormal activity and get a freaking nobel prize or something.
 
2020-10-28 2:48:38 AM  
2 votes:

lolmao500: If ghosts existed, scientists would have found ghost particles by now.


Well if God existed...wait.
 
2020-10-28 8:57:12 AM  
1 vote:
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2020-10-28 8:44:46 AM  
1 vote:

Vern: So... her bread and butter before buying the house was selling timeshares. After that, she made 6-7 grand a month selling caravans. The article goes to great lengths explaining what a great salesperson she is.

And I'm supposed to take it at face value? I mean sure, maybe if this was 20+ years ago, before almost everyone in the first world literally had a video camera on them at all times, you could maybe entertain the idea. But if she was pulling 7 grand in 2007, I'm sure she had a cell phone. Probably could've put up a few cameras as well. Not even a mention of trying it and having the cameras fail because of "spooky ghosts doing spooky stuff".

I'm gonna have to err on the side of Bovine excrement.


You know, we look upon things like this (witch panics, etc.) as something that happened in our past.  After all, witches aren't real in the sense that they can't actually cast magic spells, etc.  I mean, if they could, I wouldn't be married to the distaffbopper, but to some freaky woman who was in one of my college classes.

But we shouldn't be too proud of ourselves because we fall for exactly the same kinds of things.  Remember the satanic ritual child abuse panic of the 1980's and 1990's?

And it's not just that.   We have "moral panics" all the time.  Hell, Fark *EXPLOITS* that.   Fark is built on moral panics.   If we didn't have moral panics to discuss, Fark would have less than half the content it has now.  Maybe even less.   The politics tab would suffer particularly badly.   It's pretty much all witch-hunting there.

So we aren't really any better than our ancestors in falling for that kind of claptrap.   The specifics of the claptrap have changed, as have the punishments, but human nature itself hasn't.
 
2020-10-28 8:19:54 AM  
1 vote:
Makes me think of the latest Oglaf comic (which is actually SFW!): https://www.oglaf.com/open-hou​se/
 
2020-10-28 6:13:17 AM  
1 vote:
I like the old time myths and legends, but otherwise reads more like ' Castle Crapula."
 
2020-10-28 5:34:13 AM  
1 vote:

lolmao500: lolmao500: Looks like they were doing renovations back in october 2014 (from google street)
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Oh wait thats the wrong house.

Gee I wonder why the pictures of the house are in black and white in the article... oh right because orange is less scary.
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That all depends on how Nov. 3rd goes...

/drink
 
2020-10-28 3:46:30 AM  
1 vote:

Eravior: lolmao500: If ghosts existed, scientists would have found ghost particles by now.

Well if God existed...wait.


You know that xrays existed before we discovered them, right?
The difference is that I see this perfect world (scientifically) as proof, while you think you are really, really, really, really lucky.
 
2020-10-28 2:43:08 AM  
1 vote:

lolmao500: Looks like they were doing renovations back in october 2014 (from google street)
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Oh wait thats the wrong house.

Gee I wonder why the pictures of the house are in black and white in the article... oh right because orange is less scary.
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2020-10-28 2:35:22 AM  
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I've seen this movie, it doesn't end well.
 
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