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I am considering applying for the Randi prize but I have concerns

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by pewep, Mar 24, 2015.

  1. pewep

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    Hey guys,

    So I am pretty happy with how I am going (well, I've been getting pestered by a few spirits lately and it's super annoying hearing them walking across my room when I'm alone in the house but I'll be fine), and I'm considering applying for the JREF prize - not for the money, I honestly don't need it - it's just to finally shut up skeptics once and for all. Mostly, I can switch a candle off at will at 20 ft away and move anything lighter than a cup. However, I have a primary concern:

    Check out: http://www.internationalskeptics.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=43

    This is a compilation of some of the applicants to the prize over the last decade. I've researched especially the ones with 0 replies and honestly it scares the absolute shit out of me. I also tried to google and research some of them to get in touch to see how they are and their thoughts.

    Nothing. Zip. Nada. Zilch. Not one of them can be found anywhere. Between you and me, I think this is a trap. I'm serious. Please explain to me how these people all disappeared off the fucking map without a trace and no record. The only way I'd be willing to do this is with a live feed camera recording me so that I can safely get in and out.
     
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  2. Mike420

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    Can you make a HD video out of it ?
     
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    Yes I can. And I'll be required to in order to apply lol. AND I've shared my previous exploits in this forum.
     
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    Dont let the government find out about you or your as good as dead, or maybe they will send you to area 51 for some testing :)
     
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    If I ever stop talking shit to you normies assume big brother got to me :D and I'm in the middle of nowhere getting vivisected lmao.
     
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    Well i wish you all the luck in the world
     
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    If you're worried about this conspiracy theory you've developed, why not prove the sceptics wrong by becoming a masked vigilante who can turn off the flame of evil from 20 feet away? You can even have your buddy who can create ripples on the lake on a windy day join in and you two can be the Dynamic Duo of Justice.

    After every successful mission, you two can telekinetically lift the chalices or virtue in celebration. :D
     
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    Are you saying they existed and you can't get into contact with any of them or are you saying they never existed and that is why it's a trap?
     
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    I'll get in touch with them some day, that's all I'm saying. Thank you folks.
     
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    OP you need a doctor.
     
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    Pewp, we all believe in you! You will reach your goal eventually and I am sure that you will blow everyone away; but only the people within 20 feet of you.
     
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    To be fair the dude has taken more criticism than almost anyone on this forum over the years and still comes back with entertaining and umm unique posts so he is a part of the BHW family and it wouldn't be the same without him.
     
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    I was expecting a thread from you yesterday, but I understand you were busy playing with your spirit buddies.

    I am 100% sure that you won't even apply for it, let alone performing it in the stage...
     
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    1) You're not gonna apply for anything and we all know it.
    2) Most those threads are 6+ years old
    3) Most of the people who apply have serious problems negotiating protocol. Soon as they realize real science will be involved they typically withdraw their apps.
    4) Most importantly. X ray eyes, homeopathy, tuning fork brain therapy, telekinesis, energy healers, "paranormal urination" (WHAT THE FUCK)... psychics, etc are all frauds. It's no surprise that a bunch of frauds would apply for a $1,000,000 reward only to realize they're NOT up against a bunch of suckers and that they're gonna ruin w/e little shitty reputations they have left.
     
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    I can see it now:

    Pewep: 'Look, I am a powerful magician. Behold! I am making ripples appear on the lake!'

    Randi: 'Huh? Pewep, that's not you doing that. It's the wind from the hurricane causing those ripples'

    Pewep: 'No, it's me!'

    Randi: 'Sorry Pewep, it's the hurricane'

    Pewep: 'You're just a cynic like everyone else. It's my magic mind control skills'

    Randi: 'OK, Pewep, here's what we'll do. To make sure it's you and not the hurricane, let's recreate this experiment indoors, where there's no wind. That way if ripples appear, we'll know it's you'

    Pewep: 'erm... OK'

    *1 hour later - indoors*

    Randi: 'OK Pewep, do your magic'

    *No ripples*

    Pewep: 'This is bullshit! the conditions aren't right, I'm tired, you're just trying to prove me wrong, it's because you aren't a believer, I can't just turn my powers on at will, my spirit guides are on holiday!'
     
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  18. lord1027

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    You too've been blessed. you can see the future :)

    I've made a marathon in 2 weekends and saw about everything there's on YT about James Randi, "the Amazing" really suits him. I hope he never dies, homepathic medicine is becoming quite popular where I live, I'm glad I saw his video shows :)
     
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    One thing you gotta give him REAL credit for. Pewep knows how to make a viral thread on BHW.

    Hats off to you my man!