Many people feel confident going into a Ouija board session, but all too often the tug of the planchette under your fingers can induce a surreal feeling, almost as though everything that you thought was impossible is suddenly possible.
When it comes to playing with the Ouija board, these recent Ouija board stories show that there are never 100% proof positive ways to protect yourself and your playing cohorts from mischievous and downright dangerous spirits.
In the 1980s, a group of college girls were huddled in a circle in the middle of a dorm room using a Ouija board, their fingers just barely touching the planchette as it slid around the board in a lazy figure eight motion.
While this theory has been repeated and revised by scientists and psychologists throughout the years, the fact remains that witnesses report very strange and inexplicable phenomenon surrounding the use of the Ouija board.
At Your Ghost Stories.com, a young man from Australia relates an experience he had in November of 2008 while sitting with his friends and playing with the Ouija board that someone's girlfriend had left sitting around.
Dabbling with the occult is something that college students around the world do almost every weekend, and many of these surreal sessions usually result in some astonishingly scary Ouija board stories.
While this is not necessarily a paranormal danger, it is entirely possible for some people to find themselves somewhat addicted to Ouija boards because they find using them exciting or compelling.
No matter which precautions Ouija board users take to only communicate with so-called "good" spirits, it can be quite difficult to discern the intentions of any spirit that pops up to chat.
The family of the boy suspected that it was the use of the Ouija board that eventually led to the possession of the child, which required an exorcism performed by Father Eugene Gallagher.
Kids fooling around with Ouija on a rainy day.