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Old 22nd March 2019, 06:50 PM   #1
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Uri Geller promises to stop Brexit using telepathy

Sheesh.

In an open letter to the prime minister, the Israeli-British TV personality said he felt “psychically and very strongly” that most Britons were anti-Brexit and promised to stop the process telepathically.

https://www.theguardian.com/politics...sing-telepathy
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Old 22nd March 2019, 06:57 PM   #2
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That actually makes as much sense as a lot of the stuff I am reading about Brexit.


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Old 23rd March 2019, 12:39 AM   #3
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like Randi used to say about Geller's claim that he bended spoons "psychically", That would be doing it the hard way. In this case it would be much easier to read the polls:

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But in a referendum between staying in the EU and leaving on the terms that the government has negotiated, staying enjoys an 18-point lead: 59-41%.
The polls are clear: support for staying in the EU has rocketed (Guardian, Dec. 20, 2018)
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Old 23rd March 2019, 08:01 AM   #4
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Saw this on Facebook and assumed it was a joke.

Which pretty much sums up Gellers claíms.
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Old 23rd March 2019, 08:07 AM   #5
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like Randi used to say about Geller's claim that he bended spoons "psychically", That would be doing it the hard way. In this case it would be much easier to read the polls:
Exactly my thought. If Brexit is stopped, which is likely, Geller gets to tout his psychic powers. If not, he'll not mention it.
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Old 23rd March 2019, 10:30 AM   #6
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Exactly my thought. If Brexit is stopped, which is likely, Geller gets to tout his psychic powers. If not, he'll not mention it.
If not it will be proof that Theresa May has grater mental powers than him. Theresa May!

That would almost be a tiny compensation.
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Old 24th March 2019, 08:46 AM   #7
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Originally Posted by P.J. Denyer View Post
If not it will be proof that Theresa May has grater mental powers than him. Theresa May!

That would almost be a tiny compensation.
Theresa Maybe.

Nobody really listens to Uri Geller in the UK anymore. I'd be more interested if he said he could expel Jeremy Corbin's horrific past sexual relationship with Diane Abbot from existence.
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Old 24th March 2019, 07:37 PM   #8
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Now I want Brexit to happen!
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Old 24th March 2019, 07:38 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by Beerina View Post
Now I want Brexit to happen!
No you don't.
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Old 24th March 2019, 07:44 PM   #10
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Originally Posted by dann View Post
like Randi used to say about Geller's claim that he bended spoons "psychically", That would be doing it the hard way. In this case it would be much easier to read the polls:
I've always thought that, even as a kid in the 70s. Even if his ******** "powers" were real, I can bend a spoon in 2 seconds.

Johnny Carson was an amateur magician.. he saw through that crap

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qqCJDpNnHNI
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Old 25th March 2019, 02:52 AM   #11
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Old 26th March 2019, 06:35 AM   #12
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Originally Posted by TheGoldcountry View Post
I've always thought that, even as a kid in the 70s. Even if his ******** "powers" were real, I can bend a spoon in 2 seconds.

Johnny Carson was an amateur magician.. he saw through that crap

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qqCJDpNnHNI

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Old 26th March 2019, 01:25 PM   #13
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A number of years ago, I saw Uri Geller on an infomercial promoting a psychic phone line, performing his same old magic tricks. It was both funny and sad.
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Old 26th March 2019, 03:22 PM   #14
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Last time Gellar made the news was when he was making a big deal about his allged friendship with Michael Jackson the day Jackson died.
Uri is a real class act.
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Old 26th March 2019, 06:06 PM   #15
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Wasn't he also on the news once complaining about power lines?
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Old 27th March 2019, 10:09 AM   #16
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Don't forget his lawsuit against Nintendo, claiming that a psychic Pokemon that carried spoons was an appropriation of his identity.
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Old 27th March 2019, 01:40 PM   #17
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Don't forget his lawsuit against Nintendo, claiming that a psychic Pokemon that carried spoons was an appropriation of his identity.
Wow that's..... Really sad.
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Old 28th March 2019, 03:01 PM   #18
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Don't forget his lawsuit against Nintendo, claiming that a psychic Pokemon that carried spoons was an appropriation of his identity.
I always wondered why the Kadabra/Alakazam carried spoons, that is awesome.
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Old 29th March 2019, 11:05 AM   #19
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Wait, Uri Geller is still around? As an entity someone deems worthy of attention?

When did the world get this weird.
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Old 31st March 2019, 08:08 AM   #20
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What's the problem with Brexit using telepathy?
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Old 31st March 2019, 08:24 AM   #21
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What's the problem with Brexit using telepathy?

None, if they've paid their 'teley' tax to the EU
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I posted this on a psi sympathetic forum "psience quest" to see what the response would be. Also I remarked the only thing that should not be bent in the publicity photo is his arm.
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What's the problem with Brexit using telepathy?
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I agree with Wolrab, it's perfectly acceptable to use non existent psychic powers to stop something that had a non existent chance of delivering on the promises they made.
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He's apparently trying to claim credit for a burst pipe. If only that would stop Brexit.
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Originally Posted by P.J. Denyer View Post
He's apparently trying to claim credit for a burst pipe. If only that would stop Brexit.
Is he also responsible for the leak?
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Is he also responsible for the leak?
My mistake, initial reports were vague about where the water was coming from.
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Uri Geller once claimed to have stopped a penalty being scored during an England international football game because the if the goal was scored it might have started a crowd trouble. So Uri, who was over the stadium in a helicopter, used his psychic powers to stop the goal being scored.

Nutjob.
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Uri Geller once claimed to have stopped a penalty being scored during an England international football game because the if the goal was scored it might have started a crowd trouble. So Uri, who was over the stadium in a helicopter, used his psychic powers to stop the goal being scored.

Nutjob.
Publicity whore.
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Publicity whore.
I would think that that claim would open him up to substantial liability.

Is sport betting legal where this occured?
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Uri Geller promises to stop Brexit using telepathy
He should use spoons, instead.
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Uri Geller once claimed to have stopped a penalty being scored during an England international football game because the if the goal was scored it might have started a crowd trouble. So Uri, who was over the stadium in a helicopter, used his psychic powers to stop the goal being scored.

Nutjob.
Geez, at least he could have admitted that he stopped the goal from being scored because he had a bet on the other team.
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Is he also responsible for the leak?
Turns out...
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What's he going to do, throw bent spoons at them?
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Wait, Uri Geller is still around? As an entity someone deems worthy of attention?

When did the world get this weird.
There may be a couple of generations out there now who have no idea who he is or have even noticed he had something to say.
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