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Stay over night in a supposed haunted house

  1. Nov 30, 2005 #1

    wolram

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    Someone has dared me to stay over night in a supposed haunted house, the
    house is remote and i would be taken there and given a candle for light, the house hasn't been lived in for several years, would you do it ?
     
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  3. Nov 30, 2005 #2

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    Is the heat on and does the toilet work? If so, sure! :biggrin:
     
  4. Nov 30, 2005 #3

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    There is no electricity, i don't know about the toilet, or what condition the house is in.
     
  5. Nov 30, 2005 #4
    I'd have to know more about it than what you have given.
     
  6. Nov 30, 2005 #5
    One would think those who dared you to stay over will also enact a variety of schemes to enhance your experience....

    If the elements of cleanliness, some decent lighting, a good read, an MP3 player, and lots of pizza are provided, I'll do it for you. :biggrin:
     
  7. Nov 30, 2005 #6
    I'd do it.
     
  8. Nov 30, 2005 #7

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    The only light allowed will be a candle, i guess you could have cold pizza :smile:
    i also doubt the house will be verry clean but i don't know yet.
     
  9. Nov 30, 2005 #8

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    The house was for a farm worker, but now casual workers provide all the labour
    so the house has stood empty since the last occupant moved on, it is two up
    two down brick built, about 300yds from the road up a track way, and some three miles from the nearest village, that is all i know.
     
  10. Nov 30, 2005 #9
    What's in it for you if you decide to do it?
     
  11. Nov 30, 2005 #10

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    My pride, i told several people i wouldn't be scared to do some thing like this, so
    they went out of their way to find a haunted house to test me :grumpy:
     
  12. Nov 30, 2005 #11
    It's one night...can't really be any harder than staying up all night doing homework.
     
  13. Nov 30, 2005 #12

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    Why do they think the house is haunted? If, for example, every visitor over the last two years was found dead, that could be a negative.
     
  14. Nov 30, 2005 #13
    Yeah, in what way is the house "haunted"? More than anything else, it seems to me the challenge will be dealing with the dirt and insects. And the pranks.
     
  15. Nov 30, 2005 #14
    Personally I would want a better light source.

    And yes, what sort of phenomena have occured to make your friends believe this house is haunted?
     
  16. Nov 30, 2005 #15

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    I think it is only old wives tales, it seems several farm workers had moved into the house over the years but left rather quickly, finding council accomodation
    instead, i am told the house came with job, so paying for council rent seems
    odd, i don't know the house or anyone that has lived in it so i don't know if
    any of this is true.
     
  17. Nov 30, 2005 #16

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    If i take up the dare i will place trip wires across the track way with tin cans on
    or any thing i can find.:smile:
     
  18. Nov 30, 2005 #17

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    Friends and I found a haunted house, and started cleaning it up so we can throw a huge party in it.

    I forgot why we ruled it out (maybe the foundation was just too poor).

    Anyways, we went there anytime of day or night (the latest being probably around 2-3am). None of us flinched for being the first one to open the door. It was just like walking into Timmy's.
     
  19. Nov 30, 2005 #18

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    I'd recommend claymores.
    Seriously, I'd check out the structural integrity during daylight. No such thing as ghosts, but a rotten floor could take the joy out of the experience.
     
  20. Nov 30, 2005 #19

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    I think i wont bother to take up the dare, it seems a bit childish now, on the other hand if i can take my shot gun and make clear i will shoot at anything
    that moves, i wonder if the dare will stand. :biggrin:
     
  21. Nov 30, 2005 #20

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    And I'd request a flashlight and enough batteries to keep it on through the night instead of a candle. The last thing you want to do is knock a candle over in an old, dark building that probably has lots of very dry woodwork in it.

    I wouldn't want to spend the night in a place without any running water or heat though...maybe if it was summer time and you could head outside to take care of "business." I wouldn't be worried about ghosts, but wouldn't be keen on spending a night with nothing much to do in a cold, musty old house.
     
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