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Re: Debunk it!
« Reply #30 on: February 22, 2017, 08:54:27 pm »
Was an impression formed by spraying water?

No
I assume you mean like by a hose or fountain.

Actually, I was picturing water misting out of a leaky pipe or spray from some fast moving body of water.

Gonna say no but you're almost on it.
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Re: Debunk it!
« Reply #31 on: February 23, 2017, 12:33:34 am »
How close does one need to get to your actual scenario for a guess to be "final"? What's an example of a guess that's incorrect but specific enough to be correct in principle?
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Re: Debunk it!
« Reply #32 on: February 23, 2017, 06:57:52 am »
Keep asking yes/no questions and think about what you'd ask someone who made this claim. Important elements that explain what it was have not been inquired about.
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Re: Debunk it!
« Reply #33 on: February 23, 2017, 07:04:03 am »
Were you under the influence of any mind altering drugs?
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Re: Debunk it!
« Reply #34 on: February 23, 2017, 07:26:42 am »
Were you under the influence of any mind altering drugs?

No
A question I thought would be asked earlier.  :P
That would have been my first question. Were you drinking, on drugs?
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Re: Debunk it!
« Reply #35 on: February 23, 2017, 09:51:46 am »
Could it have been a reflection of some kind?
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Re: Debunk it!
« Reply #36 on: February 23, 2017, 09:57:18 am »
Could it have been a reflection of some kind?

No
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Re: Debunk it!
« Reply #37 on: February 23, 2017, 11:03:45 am »
Do you know what you saw?
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Re: Debunk it!
« Reply #38 on: February 23, 2017, 11:18:07 am »
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Re: Debunk it!
« Reply #39 on: February 23, 2017, 12:01:41 pm »
Did it only disappear after you looked directly at it?
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Re: Debunk it!
« Reply #40 on: February 23, 2017, 01:00:41 pm »
Did it only disappear after you looked directly at it?

No.

It manifested, floated in front of me for about 2 seconds, turned its head toward me, raised its arms and in about another second or two, wafted into the air, disappearing.

It would have been creepy were I not a skeptic. Paranormal believers would have freaked out I think and would try to justify it being something supernatural. I know exactly what it was.
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Re: Debunk it!
« Reply #41 on: February 23, 2017, 01:42:54 pm »
Was it your reflection?
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« Reply #42 on: February 23, 2017, 02:22:34 pm »
Was the apparition composed of atomized droplets of liquid? Was the apparition composed of granuals of solid? Was the apparition suspended on the wind, as opposed to a more localized cause of air currents or some other explanation?
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Re: Debunk it!
« Reply #43 on: February 23, 2017, 02:26:41 pm »
Was it laundry day and someone left the sweater on the cloths line?
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Re: Debunk it!
« Reply #44 on: February 23, 2017, 02:40:48 pm »
Was it your reflection?

No

Was the apparition composed of atomized droplets of liquid?

Yes

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Was the apparition composed of granuals of solid?

No

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Was the apparition suspended on the wind, as opposed to a more localized cause of air currents or some other explanation?

Yes

Was it laundry day and someone left the sweater on the cloths line?

No
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