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Amityville? (famous US haunting)
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Kaz



Joined: 18 Jan 2009
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Location: Surrey

PostPosted: Mon Feb 09, 2009 6:40 pm    Post subject: Amityville? (famous US haunting) Reply with quote

I read the book The Amityville Horror years ago, watched the film and was pretty freaked by this so called true story.
Fast forward and we, not so long ago had a documentary on TV claiming that the hauntings may have been fake.

Would a family really go to such lengths convincing the public and media of a haunting, when in reality it's not true?
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flossy
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 09, 2009 6:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

some people will do anything for fame
im still on fence with this so called true story Laughing
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Kaz



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PostPosted: Mon Feb 09, 2009 7:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm sitting alongside you flossy Smile

Does anyone know if the house still exists? I can't remember if the TV program said!
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YB
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 09, 2009 9:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The house still exists, after all it was all a hoax. People who live there now say all is quiet except for those who didn't get the memo about the hoax.
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bitterbuck1
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 10, 2009 3:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Kaz and anyone else if your interested go to this link:

http://snopes.com/

In search put The Amityville Horror.

It will bring up all the "dirt" on this so called haunting.
Very Happy
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SpectralIllusion



Joined: 16 Dec 2009
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Location: Lincolnshire UK

PostPosted: Wed Dec 23, 2009 1:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

A lot of supposed commercial places such as pubs, bars and restaurants that are reputed to be haunted make me wonder if they are fabricated stories purely to bring in the custom or maybe built on one genuine occurrence and then just exploited and built upon continually for years to come.
It brings in the bucks there is no doubt of that and that is why this field is constantly a challenged one.Question
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