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  • Chopsen 12 Jul 2012 10:49:57 16,019 posts
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    Yeah, I'm not entirely comfortably with hypnosis as entertainment. Even with the most benign interpretation of what it entails, it is still exploiting (probably impressionable) people in the name of entertainment.
  • CosmicFuzz 12 Jul 2012 11:07:11 24,378 posts
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    neilka wrote:
    I once had sex with a Labrador on stage in a club in Soho.

    Never been hypnotised though.
    I knew what the joke was going to be before I even reached the punch line, but I still almost coughed up milk all over my keyboard :D

    (yes I drink milk at work)

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  • Fake_Blood 12 Jul 2012 11:17:07 4,215 posts
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    I was once hypnotized and when I was under they told me all this hypnosis stuff doesn't really work.
    So I remain a skeptic.
  • glaeken 12 Jul 2012 12:18:05 11,177 posts
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    I have always thought it's a bit of a placebo effect. If you believe you can be hypnotized you probably can be.
  • mrpon 12 Jul 2012 12:20:06 28,937 posts
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    sport was told he was a beefcake

    Give yourself 5 or gig, you're worth it.

  • Carbon_Altered 12 Jul 2012 13:47:11 675 posts
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    sport wrote:
    against your will
    This isn't possible

    Derren Brown gave quite a good explanation of it all in one of his books - its like a lot of people have already said, depends on people's ease of influence/ability to disregard inhibitions etc.
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