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It Was Never Just a Game: Terrifying True Ouija Board Stories

Everyone is familiar with the Ouija board. Consisting of a board covered with numbers and letters, and a planchette with a clear window in the center, participants gather around the planchette and asks questions of “spirits,” who then spell out answers by mysteriously moving the planchette across the board. While “talking boards” have existed in […]

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The Ouija Did It: 7 Real Crimes Connected to Ouija Boards

Paranormal enthusiasts say using a Ouija board can open a doorway into your home, creating a passageway to all kinds of spiritual activity. Allowing these unknown energies and forces into your home can be dangerous because you never know who—or what—will come through from the other side. While benevolent ghosts or lost family members can […]

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How’d The OUIJA Board Become A Game Marketed To Kids?

The history of the famed “Ouija” board is an interesting one. How did a supposedly haunted object, created with the intent of communicating with the dead, end up becoming a mass-produced, commercially available kids’ board game?! Well, let’s go back a bit. The Ouija board was first introduced as a “talking board” or a “spirit […]

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5 Unusual Antique Ouija Boards

Ouija, or spirit boards, have been around since the 19th century. Over the years, the board has taken on many different designs. Here are five you may have never seen before. For more information, please check out our source www.MysteriousPlanchette.com or on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/mysteriousplanchette.com , an amazing site on the history of sprit boards! Hudson Tuttle’s Psychograph This […]