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How does the Ouija Board really work?

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How does the Ouija Board really work?

There’s a simple explanation for how the Ouija board works: it’s not ghosts, but how you feel about them. You remember the Ouija board, right? If you went to sleepovers as a kid, you might have played with one. You gathered around with a few friends, put your fingers on the pointer, and asked a question. The pointer seemed to move of its own accord as it spelled out answers to your questions. Maybe you thought it was a fun game, or that you were actually speaking to the dead. Maybe you thought more sinister forces were making it move,...

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Bad Idea: Elementary School Teacher Uses Ouija Board as a “Prop” During Class

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Bad Idea: Elementary School Teacher Uses Ouija Board as a “Prop” During Class

There are a variety of ways that modern education, particularly among elementary school age groups, can become more interactive and engaging. Methods range from hands-on activities, both in and outside the classroom, to education through exposure to real-life scenarios and other activities that will help broaden the perspectives of young students. However forward-thinking our methods of education are becoming today, it still probably isn’t a good idea to bring a Ouija board into the classroom and teach children how to use it. This is precisely what happened at Zablocki Elementary School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, when a teacher at the school...

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Haunted hotel is now home to the world’s largest Ouija board

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Haunted hotel is now home to the world’s largest Ouija board

In the very center of Windber Pennsylvania (USA), lies the 130-year-old Grand Midway Hotel; an imposing building that is home to film maker Blair Murphy, and the world’s Largest Ouija board. The Grand Midway Hotel which still houses a few invite-only guests, is no longer in full operation - but it is receiving some ghostly attention for its new record title. Built by Blair with the help of eight artists, including Brian Cano, James Bertolasio, Mark Portante, Mark Swindler, Nova Lox, Luke Hoffman, and Camille Zamboni, the massive supernatural game board rests on the flat roof of the hotel, and...

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Be Careful With This Customized Ouija Board

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Be Careful With This Customized Ouija Board

Scott sends us this one. Click to Enlarge and Save

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Ouija the Movie, Spurs on Sales for Ouija Board Gifts

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Ouija the Movie, Spurs on Sales for Ouija Board Gifts

What better time to talk to dead people for fun than the festival to celebrate the birth of Jesus? Ouija boards are flying themselves off shelves and under trees this Christmas, according to trends data released by Google. The company has recorded a 300 per cent increase in searches for the spirit-bothering devices, fuelled by a terrible movie that was effectively a feature-length ad for a board game, an appearance on The Archers, and the Victorian belief that if the dead could speak, they would use a plank of a wood and the alphabet. Ouija, released in October in time...

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