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Old 24th August 2017, 07:13 AM   #121
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Originally Posted by Bubba View Post
I did not watch that video as I already knew I was not interested in what you were on about.

I watched the second so as to be informed in telling you I was not interested.

Besides, Derren's getting multiple hits is to be expected. I've seen that kind of debunking before.

Nonetheless, I think it is great to see that you essentially called me a liar.

Thanks !
So, you're bamboozled by a guy who "read your facial-features" and "correctly guessed your birth-sign," yet you find Derren Brown getting multiple hits as "to be expected?" Am I missing something here? Are you missing something? What a strange fella.

Me claiming that you're fibbing is far better than me calling you a silly sausage for being gullible enough for this thread to have been created. Take that for what you will.
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Old 24th August 2017, 07:31 AM   #122
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As to the op, guesses is unlikely, gets by magic is unlikely (spelled impossible) but collusion with those "randomly picked" or persons listened to (by him/herself or persons hired to go through a crowd asking questions) for keys to birthdate designed to elicit such and in radio contact with the fraudster to pass description and birth time of the sucker to the fraudster.
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Old 24th August 2017, 08:50 PM   #123
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Originally Posted by fuelair View Post
As to the op, guesses is unlikely, gets by magic is unlikely (spelled impossible) but collusion with those "randomly picked" or persons listened to (by him/herself or persons hired to go through a crowd asking questions) for keys to birthdate designed to elicit such and in radio contact with the fraudster to pass description and birth time of the sucker to the fraudster.
Specifically the techniques the churchy type fraudsters used with the people coming into their "healing the sick and infirm" crapfests.
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Old 24th August 2017, 10:32 PM   #124
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Originally Posted by Gilbert Syndrome View Post
Magician performs tricks on people in the street...

News at 11.

You ever see that David Blaine fella? He once threw a playing card through a window and into the display case of a jewelry store.

If I didn't know any better, I'd say he was the second-coming of our Lord Saviour, Jesus Christ.
If it was JC, he'd turn the playing card into wine, bread and fishes.

I understand it happens in Vegas and a few other places now and then but I doubt JC has anything to do with it.
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Old 26th August 2017, 05:46 AM   #125
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Jeez, you guys are sure a bunch of doubting Tommys. Here, Bubba. This guy tells you how to do it.

http://www.wikihow.com/Guess-Someone...rological-Sign



(I was waiting for the punch line, too. There isn't one. Millions have viewed that rather lengthy How To page and found it to be excellent. It is so funny, I think Randi may have written it; perfect Poe.)
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Old 26th August 2017, 02:34 PM   #126
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As for "Well let's just assume there's a connection, how could we test it", Pixel42 has already given a perfectly serviceable mechanism but she (apologies if I assume incorrectly) and others have wisely pointed out the 'why would you bother it's clearly nonsense' aspects.

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If you are referring to were a claimant named signs by looking at pics, and the invigilator stacked and confirmed the pics, ...

Is that better or equal to what I proposed? I'd rather it were non-claimants looking at the pics and identifying features, as described earlier.
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Old 26th August 2017, 03:28 PM   #127
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Originally Posted by Bubba View Post
If you are referring to were a claimant named signs by looking at pics, and the invigilator stacked and confirmed the pics, ...

Is that better or equal to what I proposed? I'd rather it were non-claimants looking at the pics and identifying features, as described earlier.
What is the better method to test how I type my posts using invisible trolls? To lay floor around my keyboard to find their footprints? Or, to put a cage around my keyboard to prevent them from reaching it?

Seriously answer that question, and you will understand why people find yours so silly.
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Old 27th August 2017, 11:05 AM   #128
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Both threads were merged because they were the same thing, Bubba. Only you seem to think they're different questions. They're not.


Some other members recognized both topics, replying accordingly and thoughtfully apparently with a perspective different than yours. Another difference noted is that their replies are free of insults.

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But you totally avoid mentioning the fact that there was a video where Derren didn't know a single thing about any of the people whom he got multiple hits on. That's about as dishonest as you can get, Bubba.
Calling me a liar based on assuming wrongly that I viewed a video divulges all that is needed to know about you and more. I think you actually would have looked better calling me a 'silly sausage' instead of a liar. Again, thank you very much for the display. I now see no reason to read your replies.

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Old 27th August 2017, 11:09 AM   #129
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Originally Posted by Bubba View Post
Some other members recognized both topics, replying accordingly apparently with a perspective different than yours. Another difference noted is that their replies are free of insults.



Calling me a liar based on assuming wrongly that I viewed a video divulges all that is needed to know about you and more. I think you actually would have looked better calling me a 'silly sausage' instead of a liar. Again, thank you very much for the display. I now see no reason to read your replies.
How on earth is me telling you that you failed to mention something and are being dishonest classed as me insulting you?

The fact of the matter is that you've already been warned for repeatedly starting silly and meaningless threads, most of which you refrain from even involving yourself in.

You're offered the most logical of rebuttals and you bat them away because you seem to have a vested interest in believing in woo.

Sorry for being honest.
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Old 28th August 2017, 08:35 PM   #130
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Is it possible that this magician on the street used paid actors for some encounters and edited out eleven, from every twelve random people he met walking around.

Eta. Couldn't watch video, just guessing.

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