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Old 01-10-2019, 09:42 AM
 
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If they are from a certain era wouldn't it make sense for them to be wearing the clothing from their time period? I would assume they would be wearing what they wore when they lived. I've never really made out clothing when I have seen a spirit. My son told me once there was a man standing in his doorway wearing a suit and hat and smoking a cigarette once. He was maybe 6-7 years old at the time and when I asked what kind of hat he didn't know a name but after looking at pictures we determined it was a fedora type hat. My friend recently posted this to her Instagram account and it made me laugh.

"EVERY TIME YOU GET DRESSED REMEMBER: IF YOU DIE THAT'S YOUR GHOST OUTFIT FOREVER"
I need to go shopping!!!
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Old 01-10-2019, 09:46 AM
 
Location: colorado springs, CO
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Because people 'see' what they want to see, and expect to see, based on what they imagine they should see. The Laws of Physics do not support the existence of 'ghosts'.
Oh dear; I'm afraid there has been a miscommunication ...

"The Laws of Physics" is actually just one of many works of a Monographic Series known as: "The Order of The Universe", author unknown.

To date, over the last 200,000 years; only a small portion of the collection has been discovered & exists in the possession of Man. Due to recent advances in communication technology, frequent updates are expected but procurement of the entire series will not be realized in our lifetime. Apologies extended for any inconveniences experienced due to this status.
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Old 01-10-2019, 10:21 AM
 
Location: Maine
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Oh dear; I'm afraid there has been a miscommunication ...

"The Laws of Physics" is actually just one of many works of a Monographic Series known as: "The Order of The Universe", author unknown.

To date, over the last 200,000 years; only a small portion of the collection has been discovered & exists in the possession of Man. Due to recent advances in communication technology, frequent updates are expected but procurement of the entire series will not be realized in our lifetime. Apologies extended for any inconveniences experienced due to this status.
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Old 01-10-2019, 10:37 AM
 
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If they are from a certain era wouldn't it make sense for them to be wearing the clothing from their time period? I would assume they would be wearing what they wore when they lived. I've never really made out clothing when I have seen a spirit. My son told me once there was a man standing in his doorway wearing a suit and hat and smoking a cigarette once. He was maybe 6-7 years old at the time and when I asked what kind of hat he didn't know a name but after looking at pictures we determined it was a fedora type hat. My friend recently posted this to her Instagram account and it made me laugh.

"EVERY TIME YOU GET DRESSED REMEMBER: IF YOU DIE THAT'S YOUR GHOST OUTFIT FOREVER"
How come I never hear of ghosts wearing bondage and leather masks with zippers for mouths?
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Old 01-10-2019, 02:54 PM
 
Location: SoCA to NC
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How come I never hear of ghosts wearing bondage and leather masks with zippers for mouths?
I don't like to let my families "ghosts" out of the closet!
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Old 01-10-2019, 03:01 PM
 
Location: Richardson, TX
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If they are from a certain era wouldn't it make sense for them to be wearing the clothing from their time period? I would assume they would be wearing what they wore when they lived. I've never really made out clothing when I have seen a spirit. My son told me once there was a man standing in his doorway wearing a suit and hat and smoking a cigarette once. He was maybe 6-7 years old at the time and when I asked what kind of hat he didn't know a name but after looking at pictures we determined it was a fedora type hat. My friend recently posted this to her Instagram account and it made me laugh.

"EVERY TIME YOU GET DRESSED REMEMBER: IF YOU DIE THAT'S YOUR GHOST OUTFIT FOREVER"
Reminds me of the Karl Pilkington quote warning against donating your eyes to science after death, because you'll be "wandering about dead for years, bumping into stuff." He says it's OK to donate your kidneys, because ghosts don't need to eat.
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Old 01-10-2019, 06:31 PM
 
Location: The New England part of Ohio
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If they are from a certain era wouldn't it make sense for them to be wearing the clothing from their time period? I would assume they would be wearing what they wore when they lived. I've never really made out clothing when I have seen a spirit. My son told me once there was a man standing in his doorway wearing a suit and hat and smoking a cigarette once. He was maybe 6-7 years old at the time and when I asked what kind of hat he didn't know a name but after looking at pictures we determined it was a fedora type hat. My friend recently posted this to her Instagram account and it made me laugh.

"EVERY TIME YOU GET DRESSED REMEMBER: IF YOU DIE THAT'S YOUR GHOST OUTFIT FOREVER"
I just saw this meme come across my Facebook feed, and I had to agree - and laugh - when I saw it here. I was about to post it, but CAKD beat me too it.

Seriously, folks, are ghost supposed to "keep up with fashion"?

Sometimes the "anti-paranormal crowd" can sound crazier than we do. Ghosts are not fashion conscious, and probably, they appear in what they wore at death.

That would especially apply to ghosts that are "instant replays" of tragic events - but I think it applies to ALL APPARITIONS.

Ghosts are not "only Victorian", although there do appear to be a preponderance of them. I think that's because interest in spiritualism began in the post Civil War period.

I know someone who saw the apparitions of 1950s teenagers in prom clothes. Another who saw a brief apparition of "Nancy" of the infamous "Sid and Nancy" fame - in the bathroom of the room in which she was murdered at the Hotel Chelsea in NYC - in full punk regalia.

She ran out of the bathroom and out the hotel room door. The hotel shut down that room, since. i am not sure why.
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Old 01-10-2019, 07:18 PM
 
Location: Greenville, SC
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How come I never hear of ghosts wearing bondage and leather masks with zippers for mouths?
Mark S. promises he'll come back buck naked and howling, which is a step in the right direction.
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Old 01-10-2019, 07:28 PM
 
Location: Santa Monica, Ca
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They’re dead and can’t buy new clothes?
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Old 01-10-2019, 10:00 PM
 
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Fair warning: If I ever come back as a ghost, I'm coming back buck naked and howling.

so you plan to scare the **** out of people
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