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Mist, Ghost or Computer Graphics?

  1. Oct 14, 2004 #1

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    This is an intriguing video that apparently never aired. See if you can spot the image by the car that is supposed to be a ghost.

    http://www.princeton.edu/~ccaro/mist_or_ghost.html
     
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  3. Oct 14, 2004 #2

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    Actually Monique brought this up some time ago. I find that if I look really closely when the car goes behing the the trees I can definitely see it. I had to look several times... that is strange. I don't know.
     
  4. Oct 14, 2004 #3
    LOL.. I showed this to my wife without warning her, and she practically had a heart attack.
     
  5. Oct 15, 2004 #4
    Hmmm. This kind of 'evidence' is always so tantalising, yet proves nothing. Having said that, I must admit feeling a little unsettled by the alleged phantom.

    Would like to comment further, but have laundry to do.
     
  6. Oct 15, 2004 #5
    In order to better see the ghost, you should lean in close to the screen and turn the volume up.
     
  7. Oct 15, 2004 #6
    The link appears to be dead :confused:

    I mean, the link to the actual video.
     
  8. Oct 15, 2004 #7

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    You're right, TA! I could have sworn I detected some EVP phenomena. If you turn up the volume really high, you can hear a very faint whisper. It sounds like "I buried Paul."
     
  10. Oct 15, 2004 #9
    Ok, I saw it and now I have to seriously reconsider my stance as a skeptic.
     
  11. Oct 15, 2004 #10
    I have watched it several times now and am less and less convinced of its authenticity. If you watch the 'apparition' closely, it somehow has a manufactured quality to it, almost too much like an undergraduate notion of a ghoul. Did anyone else sense this?
     
  12. Oct 15, 2004 #11

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    Its Ringo! Oh wait, he's not dead. Its hard to tell sometimes.
     
  13. Oct 15, 2004 #12

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    I'm not sure what I saw. Maybe I was looking at the wrong thing because what I thought I saw appeared to be more in front of the car than off to the side. The image did appear vaguely human, but, not as 'ghostly' as I expected. Perhaps it was just a lens reflection or odd shadow. The words were very indistinct. When I tweaked the bass, it sounded like 'Iberia mall', which may have just been a plug for the dealership.
     
  14. Oct 17, 2004 #13
    Got to give up drinking so much coffee :/

    EDIT: The evidence is quite compelling if you look hard enough, still a little skeptical but I do not have any speakers on my system so its hard to tell.
     
    Last edited: Oct 17, 2004
  15. Oct 17, 2004 #14
    That is quite the shame, since the audio component is half the experience.
     
  16. Oct 21, 2004 #15

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    I don't know if this can be successfully debunked.. still gives me the shivers!
     
  17. Oct 21, 2004 #16

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    You guys might have mentioned the bloody thing at the end...you have no idea how much I just freaked out...I think that took a couple of years off my life.

    I'm still trying to figure out if you guys are being sarcastic throughout the entire thread...and there was never any apparation at the beginning of the clip.
     
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