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Ghost Found in Gloucester Store
Status: Unlikely
imageThe BBC has video footage, taken by a security camera at night, of a (supposed) ghost haunting a store in Gloucester, England. What you see is a blurry image in which a pile of boxes falls down followed by a scene in which a figure might be sitting in a chair. The audio interview with the manager of the store, Sue Cooper, is also worth listening to, if only for its entertainment value. Sue and the BBC reporter go into the basement of the store, whereupon Sue claims to feel the presence of the ghost and becomes extremely flustered. The reporter, on the other hand, senses nothing at all. I'm just hazarding a guess here, but it could be that the boxes fell down of their own accord, and personally, I really can't see the woman who's supposed to be sitting in the chair.
Posted by The Curator on Wed Sep 28, 2005

well the boxes seemed to be stacked precariously they were definitly tilting long before they fell and it seems something on our side of them pulled them down not pushed
Posted by Geekmafia  on  Wed Sep 28, 2005  at  03:33 PM
I can't play the video.....damn....
Posted by X  in  McKinney, TX  on  Wed Sep 28, 2005  at  03:57 PM
If they have to use an animated GIF to outline the "woman in the chair," then there's no woman in the chair.
Posted by Terry Austin  in  Surf City USA  on  Wed Sep 28, 2005  at  03:58 PM
It's definitely a badger.
Posted by AqueousBoy  on  Wed Sep 28, 2005  at  06:14 PM
I see nothing
Posted by Sharruma  in  capable of finishing a coherent  on  Wed Sep 28, 2005  at  08:10 PM
How come England's got all the ghosts? Good stuff happens here too!
Posted by Cathy  in  South Dakota  on  Wed Sep 28, 2005  at  11:17 PM
Somebody send me some acid so I can see the ghost too!
Posted by 8  on  Thu Sep 29, 2005  at  07:12 AM
England doesn't get all the ghosts, at least according to OUR MILITARY!
Posted by Matt  on  Thu Sep 29, 2005  at  02:40 PM
That's a really crappy cctv camera image. When i got my wallet stolen and watched the action later on a stores cctv cameras the quality was 100X better then what is seen in that pictures (I can't watch the video unfortunately as I'm too lazy to download real media player).
Posted by Razela  in  Chicago, IL  on  Sat Oct 01, 2005  at  06:38 PM
I guess I have ghosts and I didn't even know it. Stacks of my stuff fall over all the time, and I often see blurry things when the light's as bad as it is in this video, so by the standard the BBC seems to be using, I'm haunted.
Posted by Big Gary in Dallas  in  Dallas, Texas, USA  on  Sun Oct 02, 2005  at  02:27 PM
How come England's got all the ghosts? Good stuff happens here too!
Posted by Cathy in South Dakota on Wed Sep 28, 2005 at 07:17 PM

Because our country is well over 5000 years old (not sure of the exact timeline - could be a lot longer), and is packed full of old buildings (my flat is 100 years old, and we have a VERY bloodsoaked history. Compared to us, in history terms, you're just a baby. You'll get more ghosts when you get older.
Posted by Nona  in  London  on  Mon Mar 19, 2007  at  09:04 AM
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