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Old 01-11-2019, 12:06 PM
 
Location: Maine
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so you plan to scare the **** out of people
Isn't that what a ghost is supposed to do?
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Old 01-12-2019, 02:43 PM
 
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"EVERY TIME YOU GET DRESSED REMEMBER: IF YOU DIE THAT'S YOUR GHOST OUTFIT FOREVER"
Good point! Take heed of the wisdom of mothers everywhere:
"Be sure to wear clean underwear whenever you go out. You never know what might happen."
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Old 01-12-2019, 05:05 PM
 
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Good point! Take heed of the wisdom of mothers everywhere:
"Be sure to wear clean underwear whenever you go out. You never know what might happen."
TRUE----only fix--''unless it is winter go commando"
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Old 02-09-2019, 06:49 PM
 
Location: Colorado
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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 view this as a good argument to spend my life wearing my comfy jammies and favorite fuzzy stripey socks. If I gotta wear something for eternity, then I might as well be comfortable.
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Old 02-13-2019, 08:20 AM
 
Location: Clemson, SC by way of Tyler,TX
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I don't think this thread went the way the OP wanted/expected
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Old 02-14-2019, 09:30 PM
 
Location: Sinking in the Great Salt Lake
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Whatever "It" is, it isn't stuck in linear time like us and can appear any way it wants to... even in 100% accurate historical costume and with the appearance of a deceased person.

... still doesn't mean it's the lost disembodied soul of a human being.
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Old 02-15-2019, 10:27 AM
 
Location: Follow the oil exhaust cloud until you run out of gas, then turn left
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Hollywood has established the 19th/early 20th century as the standard dress code for apparitions. It has since gone on to become the accepted standard in the spirit world. The octocentenarians in the Amalgamated Apparitions Union board of directors voted to approve it. You say you're a skater d00d who died in 2018? Too bad, your standard-issue garb is designed to conform to your great-great-great grandparents' fashion sensibilities.

And you thought ham radio people were stubbornly stuck in their ways...
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Old 02-15-2019, 10:56 AM
 
Location: State of Transition
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The witnesses claim they saw ghosts wearing Victorian clothing, or any period piece clothing. How come we don't hear from them claiming they saw ghosts wearing skinny jeans or emo haircuts, or even bell-bottoms, or Miami Vice clothing with New Wave haircuts?
It's said that they choose to appear wearing clothing that would be familiar to their loved ones, so as to be readily recognizable. (Pardon me, if someone already posted that.) Someone who passed away fairly recently would be wearing modern clothes, whatever their style preference was, or whatever they were accustomed to wearing, when alive.
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Old 02-15-2019, 02:00 PM
 
Location: Swiftwater, PA
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It's said that they choose to appear wearing clothing that would be familiar to their loved ones, so as to be readily recognizable. (Pardon me, if someone already posted that.) Someone who passed away fairly recently would be wearing modern clothes, whatever their style preference was, or whatever they were accustomed to wearing, when alive.
The vast majority of so called ghost do not hold lengthy conversations with their loved ones. Why would they care what they wore? They might as well appear in the buff; who is going to arrest them? There are a few sightings where ghost did appear nude; but that is uncommon.

I am sorry; but I am not a big believer in ghost. My feeling is that people see what they want to see. To believe in ghost that appear like they were, before they decomposed or before the accident that killed them, goes against any of our known science. Then to think that the clothes they wore did not age would also go against known science. Many of those sightings defy space and time.
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Old 02-15-2019, 03:10 PM
 
Location: Southwestern, USA
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It says a lot about the teachings "back then' whether in the 1700s or 1920...they got a lot of guilt preached. So they are still bound 'here' with that guilt.

The joy and the power and freedom was taught later...I don't know exactly when a Revival happened...
late 1800s, I think....but in smaller groups......later the New Thought folks started...very advanced people...
the Charles Fillmore gang that eventually started Unity Church....the Kenneth Hagin, Katherine Kuhlman gang doing revivals about the glory of God , healing people...so there was less guilt more happiness preached.

My take.
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