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Old 18-12-2012, 10:00
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I was reading something about this the other day,i was going to sky + it but I just wondered if anybody has watched it and what they thought,is it real life like Most Haunted or like fictional story,s with actors.
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Old 18-12-2012, 10:07
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It's flipping scary ! ( or I'm a wimp ) it's people "real" stories told with actors ,it's only one story over an hour .
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Old 18-12-2012, 12:22
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Oooo I love a good scarefest,im going to give it a go.
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Old 18-12-2012, 14:28
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It's great - there have been a few episodes that have realy made me jump
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Old 18-12-2012, 16:25
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It actually made me yodel the other week. Blimming stupid scary ghosts
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Old 18-12-2012, 17:41
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It's fantastic! So scary! If my wife falls asleep in bed whilst were watching it I have to turn it off as I can't watch it on my own.

The thing I like about the show is its not your typical over hyped American nonsense plus the stories are told from credible witnesses like serving police officers etc.

It's much better than shows like a haunting etc.
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Old 18-12-2012, 18:40
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The one I saw was certainly creepy. Scarier than a few horror films I've seen recently. Definitely a notch or two above the norm for this type of show.

The problem, as always, is you feel the hand of the editor in pushing the 'paranormal' explanation of the events. Ultimately, the implausibilities are glossed over and many questions left unanswered. You end up with a sense of only getting half the story.
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Old 18-12-2012, 19:27
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The one I saw was certainly creepy. Scarier than a few horror films I've seen recently. Definitely a notch or two above the norm for this type of show.

The problem, as always, is you feel the hand of the editor in pushing the 'paranormal' explanation of the events. Ultimately, the implausibilities are glossed over and many questions left unanswered. You end up with a sense of only getting half the story.
I agree; I love a good scare. I have watched Sinister and Paranormal activity recently but find PW scarier than both of those films!
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Old 18-12-2012, 21:07
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I agree; I love a good scare. I have watched Sinister and Paranormal activity recently but find PW scarier than both of those films!
Cant wait to watch it,saw Sinister but didnt really like it,im going to sky + it and watch the first one in the day incase it scares me to much.
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Old 19-12-2012, 16:59
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I've seen this advertised but for the life of me can't remember on what channel. I didn't give it a go because I thought it would just be another "Most Haunted" which I don't find interesting in the slightest.

Would someone be kind enough to tell me?
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Old 19-12-2012, 19:15
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I've seen this advertised but for the life of me can't remember on what channel. I didn't give it a go because I thought it would just be another "Most Haunted" which I don't find interesting in the slightest.

Would someone be kind enough to tell me?
It's a completely different type of programme that reconstructs reported events and it can be found on the Really channel which is on Freeview, Sky and Virgin TV - see http://uktv.co.uk/really/item/aid/653273. (It's on tonight at 10pm on Really)

A couple of months ago, there was a poignant case where mother and son went off the road in a car accident and the mother was killed. An apparition of a dead woman appeared on the road where the car veered off the road. This "body" was reported by a passing lady driver and a police investigation started and they found the dead woman still in the car together with her still-alive son who was rescued. It came across as help from beyond the grave.

Last week's episode was creepy because it gave every indication of being true. It featured a UFO abduction case and all 7 witnesses passed polygraph lie detector tests (85+% accurate) and the chances of all them misleading the investigators were astronomically low. The Arizona state tester said their accounts were true and that he believed them.
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Old 19-12-2012, 19:23
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I have only seen series 1 and really liked it.
Season 2 is on my planner ready to go its just I have had lots of other stuff to watch before this but its good and I like Paranormal witness
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Old 19-12-2012, 22:46
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It's by far the scariest paranormal show on tv. I like that it interviews the people who were involved in the events & the reconstructions are well done. I prefer it to investigation shows because by their nature there's a lot of time with not much happening. PW has you on the edge of your seat all the way through & I have to watch something funny after to take my mind off it if late at night lol. The haunted chest has freaked me out most so far. The ep about the dead mother saving her son after the car crash was really emotional, a nice change from all the scary stuff.
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Old 19-12-2012, 23:52
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It's by far the scariest paranormal show on tv. I like that it interviews the people who were involved in the events & the reconstructions are well done. I prefer it to investigation shows because by their nature there's a lot of time with not much happening. PW has you on the edge of your seat all the way through & I have to watch something funny after to take my mind off it if late at night lol. The haunted chest has freaked me out most so far. The ep about the dead mother saving her son after the car crash was really emotional, a nice change from all the scary stuff.
I think the way round that one is to record them and watch them during the daytime/early evening and not at 9pm/10pm when Really shows the episodes because the images stick in your mind when you're trying to get to sleep !
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Old 20-12-2012, 09:57
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It's a completely different type of programme that reconstructs reported events and it can be found on the Really channel which is on Freeview, Sky and Virgin TV - see http://uktv.co.uk/really/item/aid/653273. (It's on tonight at 10pm on Really)

A couple of months ago, there was a poignant case where mother and son went off the road in a car accident and the mother was killed. An apparition of a dead woman appeared on the road where the car veered off the road. This "body" was reported by a passing lady driver and a police investigation started and they found the dead woman still in the car together with her still-alive son who was rescued. It came across as help from beyond the grave.

Last week's episode was creepy because it gave every indication of being true. It featured a UFO abduction case and all 7 witnesses passed polygraph lie detector tests (85+% accurate) and the chances of all them misleading the investigators were astronomically low. The Arizona state tester said their accounts were true and that he believed them.
Thank you for taking the time to type all that

I found it last night. Forgot about TIVO search function because never really had use it before. Spotted it on and hit record....

Was last night's episode similar in quality to others that you folks have seen?

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Old 20-12-2012, 17:00
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Thank you for taking the time to type all that

I found it last night. Forgot about TIVO search function because never really had use it before. Spotted it on and hit record....

Was last night's episode similar in quality to others that you folks have seen?

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At your service, Minnimo. I'd suggest watching a number of episodes because some events are more credible than others and some incidents featured on that series have actually been witnessed by law enforcement/military officers which, in my view, makes them more credible as does passing polygraph tests.

PS As I suggested earlier, this programme is best watched during the daytime and not late at night!
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Old 20-12-2012, 21:28
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I'm going to record it to thanks guys.
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Old 20-12-2012, 23:54
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Its one of the better paranormal shows out there along with "A Haunting".
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Old 21-12-2012, 11:54
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Just watched my first one,about the dybbuk box creepy as hell,in the daytime though,cant wait to watch another one,though im going to be brave and watch it at night.
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Old 21-12-2012, 14:22
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Have I missed the start of series 2 of this?! I watched series 1 but my sky box hasn't recorded it recently?!
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Old 21-12-2012, 19:08
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Just watched my first one,about the dybbuk box creepy as hell,in the daytime though,cant wait to watch another one,though im going to be brave and watch it at night.
! I think you are very brave to do that, Suzywong - it's not something that I'd do (if there were a "scared" emoticon, I'd have inserted it right here)

Have I missed the start of series 2 of this?! I watched series 1 but my sky box hasn't recorded it recently?!
According to the Sky TV Guide, Episode 1 of Series 2 is on Wednesday next week at 9pm directly followed by Episode 2 at 10pm:

Man in the Attic
The spine-chilling series returns with more scary stories. A divorcee sets up home with her young children, but there are some sinister goings-on in the loft.

The Real Haunting in Connecticut
Real-life ghost stories. A family move house, only to find that their new pad used to be a funeral home and strange incidents begin to occur.

(l'll bet the estate agent who sold the house didn't tell them it used to be used as a funeral parlour )
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Old 21-12-2012, 19:20
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Feel free to vote for Paranormal witness in the best Paranormal shows poll if you like

http://forums.digitalspy.co.uk/showthread.php?t=1774059
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Old 21-12-2012, 19:25
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Feel free to vote for Paranormal witness in the best Paranormal shows poll if you like

http://forums.digitalspy.co.uk/showthread.php?t=1774059
Thanks for that link, fmradiotuner1, and I voted for Paranormal Witness because there's a variety of phenomena featured and it's not the "same old" every week.
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Old 21-12-2012, 22:58
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Seems Most Haunted is winning in here.
Now you can have more than one but if I had to vote for just one it would still be MH.
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Old 26-12-2012, 11:50
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Saw the Man in the attic one last night must say its scary stuff
No one has stayed in that house for more than a few months before leaving.
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