Fact or Faked Paranormal Files: Ghostwriter

31 Jul

Here was a chance for the FoF team to really shine. They picked an easy case for themselves. All they had to do was write something on a Polaroid with their fingernail and they could recreate the “ghost writing”. Sadly they fumbled the ball in the end zone.

As for the video, the Amazing Randi busted this video years ago. He used a clear piece of acetate and coated it with a opaque substance. In a dark room, he scratched in the ghostly messages on the acetate and covered the Polaroid film.  With a flash from a camera, he  exposed the Polaroid film covered with the ghostly scribbled acetate. Removed the acetate and replace the film in its cartridge. Now each picture is double exposed with the ghostly writing.

The FoF team knew what to do; but, failed to execute the debunk. Rather than trying again, the FoF team gave up. 

As for the sighting of “Old Ray” in Raystown Lake. It’s a log not a sea serpent. Simply put, the team failed to do a simple google search. If they had taken two minutes to google Raystown Lake. They would have found that it is a “man-made lake.” The simplest answers are usually right.


Posted by on July 31, 2010 in Uncategorized



5 responses to “Fact or Faked Paranormal Files: Ghostwriter

  1. miranda

    August 1, 2010 at 12:44 pm

    they said on the show they knew it was “man-made”

    • Barry

      August 1, 2010 at 1:31 pm

      See what happens when you eat tortilla chips while watching the show.

  2. Megan

    August 22, 2010 at 8:26 pm

    They clearly said it was a man-made lake in the episode at the beginning when they were first talking about it.

  3. Dan Notz

    April 26, 2014 at 12:48 am

    lol. good try bud.

    anything is possible. Jst because it can be recreated doesn’t mean that’s hwo it was done ! 🙂

    open your mind, and your heart will follow ❤

    • Barry Huddleston

      April 26, 2014 at 12:34 pm

      That is probably why the now defunct series Fact or Faked failed. Recreating an event doesn’t really debunk it. The point that I was trying to make was that the team failed to recreate the “ghost writing” technique despite step-by-step instructions on the internet.


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