ghosts

  1. JimmyMorris

    Lecture The Infamous Dead

    There are lots of infamous ghosts - Bonnie and Clyde are said to haunt the area around where they were shot to death in their car. Aaron Burr, vice president under Thomas Jefferson who was mostly famous for killing Alexander Hamilton in a duel, is said to haunt a famouns restaurant in NY called...
  2. JimmyMorris

    Lecture Deadly Hoaxes

    As long as people have believed in ghosts, there have been those who preyed on that belief by coming up with a hoax or a scam to take advantage of believers, often bereaved survivors who would give almost anything to speak to their dead relatives one more time. Probably the most famous of such...
  3. JimmyMorris

    Discussion Share?

    You guys are being REALLY quiet - which is kind of unnerving to a teacher. So how about sharing your own ghost stories?? You've heard a couple from me and another participant... let's hear yours! When my father died many years ago, a few months after, I was staying with my mom and my son broke...
  4. JimmyMorris

    Lecture Dead People

    Ghosts are generally thought to be the ‘spirits’ of dead people – spirits who are either trapped here with us or have chosen to stay with us after death for whatever reason. A surprising number of people believe in ghosts and, although there is no ‘scientific’ proof ghosts exist, there is still...
  5. JimmyMorris

    Lecture Dead Markers

    When the cemeteries and graveyards were changing, so were the markers used to identify the dead buried there. Originally stones were used to keep the deceased from climbing out of their graves. They were placed over the actual body out of superstition and fear. Eventually, though, others...
  6. JimmyMorris

    Lecture Dead History

    As far back as the ancient Egyptians, who believed strongly in life after death and, thus, prepared for it in their tombs and mummifications, there have been tales of ghosts and ghost stories. Ancient pottery shards tell the story of a man who died and was mummified, but claimed no one came to...
  7. JimmyMorris

    Lecture Where the Dead Sleep

    Graveyards have a fascinating tale, whether they are haunted or not. From the beginning of man’s written history, death has been followed by some consecration and/or destruction of the deceased’s body, including mummification, burning or burial. Through the evolution of the death cycle, we...
  8. The Consuming

    The Consuming

    Some secrets can consume you... Haunted House Short Story Amazon Universal: http://getbook.at/TheConsuming
  9. JimmyMorris

    Lecture Revenants

    A revenant is defined by Merriam Webster as "one who that returns after death or a long absence." In 2015, there was a movie called The Revenant (2007 brought The Revenants), and it is a popular creature in some videogames, most notably Runescape and OSRS. It is not a frequently used fiction...
  10. Unleashed

    Unleashed

    But it's just a game....
  11. Haunted

    Haunted

    Being haunted isn't always a bad thing... as long as you can survive it.
  12. Your Worst Fears

    Your Worst Fears

    Physical pain if far less excruciating than what our emotions can do to us. The worst scars are the ones you can't see.
  13. JimmyMorris

    Lecture Ghosts at Random

    Random Information About Ghosts and Hauntings There are several organizations involved in the search for or explanation of ghosts and psychic phenomena. Over 150 of them are listed just in the state of Missouri (see List of Paranormal Societies, Paranormal Society Directory, Paranormal...
  14. JimmyMorris

    Lecture Ghost Hunting Tidbits

    Did you know there is/was a National Ghost Hunting day? Check it out. Rules and Conduct Today, I'm going to post you a collection of websites you might find helpful in your endeavors (sorry - I meant to post last night and fell asleep)... Hopefully you'll find them both interesting and...
  15. JimmyMorris

    Lecture Talking to Ghosts

    Now that I've told you how to hunt ghosts, what are you going to do when you find one? Let's talk about communicating with ghosts. If you want to communicate with any energy (ghosts) you find in a haunted location, there are a variety of ways. Use your best judgment - and remember, don't...
  16. JimmyMorris

    Lecture How to Know if Your House is Haunted

    There are some signs that are common (and uncommon) to haunted places. Here's what a ghost hunter might look for: Things that move on their own: If you've ever seen the movie Poltergeist, you might remember the scene where the mom (JoBeth Williams) gets all excited to show her hubs how a...
  17. JimmyMorris

    Lecture Starting the Hunt

    The number one advice I give to most ghost hunters, especially new ones is - don't hunt alone. There are too many things that can go wrong when you're by yourself. Anything from running into vandals to facing off against some supernatural danger you're unable to handle by yourself. So bring...
  18. JimmyMorris

    Lecture Tools of a Ghost Hunter

    Ghost hunting, like any other type of investigation, should be approached with an open mind and a set of facts. Many people can make circumstances fit the facts the way they want to - but you can only fit the facts together one way, so it's important to pursue a ghost investigation in the same...
  19. JimmyMorris

    Lecture What is a Ghost?

    There are two kinds of ghosts most commonly referred to by books, movies and television shows. These are residual haunting ghosts and intelligent spirits. Residual haunting ghosts are more common and do not usually interact with people or the current world around them. They generally only...
  20. JimmyMorris

    Discussion Ghosts and How to Find Them

    Hi, guys ... I don't know if my posts are coming through, but here we go again - this is Monday morning's repost. I'll post Wednesday's tomorrow (Thursday) and the normal schedule will be Monday, Wednesday, Friday, with discussions on the other days. Let me know if you're getting this, please...