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Do you think crystal balls work?

Discussion in 'Paranormal Activities' started by Frank Goad, Oct 19, 2021.

  1. Frank Goad

    Frank Goad Well-Known Member

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    Do you think crystal balls work?:)I think they might.But I am not sure.I like the idea that they do.Because it sounds cool.Like something out of a horror movie.But not something I would really want to do.:)
     
  2. ChristineM

    ChristineM "Be strong" I whispered to my coffee.
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    Though they work well as door stops
     
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  3. Eddi

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    I don't think so, no
     
  4. Rival

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    Yes, they fool many people.
     
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    I don't know! I've never used one for divination, but I find them beautiful either way. I have one, just because I enjoy looking at it.

    Wouldn't it roll away?
     
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    Kooky Freedom from Sanity

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    They seem to make excellent paperweights, although personally I prefer other material.
     
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    RayofLight My pronouns: they/them

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    I never done scrying
     
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    ChristineM "Be strong" I whispered to my coffee.
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    Only as much as it rolls on the table
     
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    Depends. If you're a charlatan they work well to steal from the vulnerable.
     
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    They're not made of crystal.
     
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    Only one way to find out
     
  13. Frank Goad

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    I think that is just what everyone calls them.:)
     
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    Yes, I think they can be quite successful in separating people from their money.
     
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    sun rise "This is the Hour of God"
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    And not in the shape of a skull!
     
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    Twilight Hue Twilight, not bright nor dark, good nor bad.

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    I will have to ask my 8 ball.
     
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  17. Guitar's Cry

    Guitar's Cry Verisimilitudinous

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    Maybe in the same way other forms of divination work: providing a frame for introspection and possibly inspiration.

    I find the Tarot useful in helping me with decisions I am struggling with because it helps me reframe my options and consider new perspectives.
     
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    It allows your subconscious mind to create images for you. Focusing helps to take your conscious self off line.
    I kind of do this with my eyes closed just focus on the darkness to see what images my subconscious mind creates. A way to let go of consciousness so I can sleep.

    You can do the same with a crystal ball, except the sleeping part since you got to keep your eyes open.

    Some feel this opens a psychic connection but I think it is just your subconscious mind at work. I don't know maybe it's a way to see what your subconscious has to offer. I just wouldn't plan on starting a fortune telling gig. :D .
     
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  19. Evangelicalhumanist

    Evangelicalhumanist "Truth" isn't a thing...
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    Do I think crystal balls work? Not for a moment -- they couldn't produce the genetic material that makes balls so essential to our existence.
     
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    I admit, at least half of the times I see the OP, I think "Crystal balls? Well, wouldn't that be uncomfortable..." And then realize whoops! Not the intended meaning...
     
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