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Posted: 12 June 2011 02:54 PM   [ Ignore ]
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Hi I am a theatre practitioner in the UK and am researching Psychics and cold reading techniques. Any recommendations or opinions on the subject are much appreciated!

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Posted: 13 June 2011 10:51 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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The Skeptic’s Dictionary is a wonderful resource to use as a starting point. See http://skepdic.com/

See also http://www.skepdic.com/coldread.html which is a nice exposition of this old carnival trick.

See also http://www.skepdic.com/psychic.html

Be sure to follow the links and check the references for yourself.

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Posted: 13 June 2011 06:29 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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James Randi’s Flim Flam would be an excellent resource. It has just been re-released.

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Posted: 02 August 2011 12:23 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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adam456 - 02 August 2011 11:45 AM

The Street Smart Psychic’s Guide to Getting a Good Reading by Lisa Barretta

Ok, I looked this up and it is complete garbage. I don’t think this forum is for you, Adam. (Whoever you are.) You’re wasting your and our time here.

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Posted: 02 August 2011 03:56 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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I just finished reading Paranormality: Why we see what isn’t there by Richard Wiseman. http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0230752985

It deals with cold reading and other tricks of paranormalists. Excellent read.

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Posted: 02 August 2011 04:52 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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Hi,
  If you truly want to know of your psychic potential, this element of the best psychic development techniques definitely comes in handy!

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Posted: 02 August 2011 04:59 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]
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rckmartin100 - 02 August 2011 04:52 PM

Hi,
  If you truly want to know of your psychic potential, this element of the best psychic development techniques definitely comes in handy!

There is no such thing as ‘psychic potential’, so using techniques to develop it is going to be a sure waste of time.

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Posted: 03 August 2011 01:54 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 7 ]
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adam456 - 03 August 2011 01:22 PM
George - 02 August 2011 12:23 PM
adam456 - 02 August 2011 11:45 AM

The Street Smart Psychic’s Guide to Getting a Good Reading by Lisa Barretta

Ok, I looked this up and it is complete garbage. I don’t think this forum is for you, Adam. (Whoever you are.) You’re wasting your and our time here.

 

Ok, you looked this and you say it is complete garbage . These are your opinions .Post is about recommended reading so I recommend some books .You don’t like this then as you wish but it is not good thing that this forum is not for you .You are wasting your and our time here you can’t say these words.

You’re making very little sense. Regarding your books, sorry, but they are garbage—at least the one I looked up is.

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