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What Ouija boards are, how they work, how to use them, the controversy about them, and true scary stories of experiences.

How To Use a Ouija Board
A Ouija board can be an interesting experience. Some believe it is a doorway to another world and warn against its use, but most people see it as a harmless diversion, especially if it's not taken too seriously. Here are some guidelines.

Ouija: How Does It Work?
Is the Ouija a fascinating game for harmless fun... or a dangerous gateway to the unknown?

Tales of the Ouija
True stories of Ouija board experiences, remarkable and terrifying.

Tales of the Ouija
The 13th edition of true stories of experiences with the Ouija board.

Ouija Tales – Extreme
Believe them or not, you’ll enjoy this collection of Tales of the Ouija – Extreme Edition

Ouija Boards FAQs
Answers to frequently asked questions about the Ouija board.

The Ouija Board: Is It Really Evil?
Mention the use of a Ouija board to a paranormal research group these days and you'll get a lot of head shaking and statements about "opening portals" and "demonic entities". How did the Ouija board and similar "talking boards" get this reputation? Is it deserved? How is it different than other methods of spirit communication?

The Ouija, the Bones and the Ghosts
When two cousins experiment with the Ouija board, they uncover a buried secret, which then triggers the appearance of three ghosts.

Are Ouija Boards Harmless Children's Toys, or Tools of the Devil?
About.com Guide to Paganism/Wicca, Patti Wigington, gives her opinion about the talking board and whether or not she believes it to be intrinsicly harmful.

Ouija boards - What readers think about Ouija boards
Readers give their opinions about the Ouija board.

Can the Ouija board solve problems?
A reader asks if the Ouija board can be used to get advice or solve problems.

Ouija Board Revelations
Ouija Board Revelations - October 2010

The Ouija Debate
Is the Ouija board a dangerous thing that can open doors to evil entities? Or is it a harmless game? Or maybe something in-between?

Ouija Experiences: Your True Tales
True stories from readers.

Zozo Encounter
Darren encounters the entity Zozo while using the Ouija board

Zozo Encounters
Some who use the Ouija board have reported contact with an entity known as Zozo, which they believe might be a demon.

Ghost and Haunting FAQs

Here are answers to frequently asked questions about ghosts, hauntings and life after death.

How the Ouija Board Swept America
Video: Mitch Horowitz gives a brief history of the Ouija Board, the homemade invention that came out of the spiritualist movement and captivated America for a century.

How to Make a Talking Board
Instructions on how to create your own home-made talking board, with links to some interesting designs you can copy.

The Museum of Talking Boards
Everything you ever wanted to know about the Ouija! Great graphics!

The Ouija Board: A Postmodern Trickster Archetype for the Paranormal W
There is no more maligned object or figure within the paranormal community than the humble Ouija Board. Is it really an evil, uncontrollable tool that opens a portal into demonic possession - or is there something less dramatic going on?

Tales of the Ouija

Prisoner of the Ouija's Dark Abyss
Your True Tales of Prisoner of the Ouija's Dark Abyss - January 2014

Ouija: The Spirits and the Positive Side of the Talking Board
Author Karen A. Dahlman explains the many positive benefits of using the Ouija to contact “spirit friends”

7 Reasons to Avoid Using the Ouija Board
There are good reasons to avoid using the Ouija board, but they are probably not the ones you've heard about or imagine. Much of the fear of the Ouija board is not based on objective reasoning, but on how it's been portrayed in the movies, exaggerated or misinterpreted stories of experiences, or simply fear of what is unknown. So if it's harmless, why should some people avoid using it? Here are seven reasons.

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