Real poltergeist activity usually includes seven different manifestations: Disappearing objects, levitation or throwing of objects, scents and odours, electrical interference, sudden power from nowhere, knocks, rappings, footsteps and other noises, then finally physical attacks.
A poltergeist is a ghost or other supernatural being responsible for physical disturbances such as loud noises and objects thrown around. It is a noisy spirit. The activity seems to centre around an individual. The poltergeist phenomenon is one of the most widely misunderstood paranormal concepts. As a result, people often mistake ghost phenomenon for poltergeist activity, and vice versa.
However, apparitions are not a part of the poltergeist phenomenon. Witnesses see the activity it causes, but no one has ever actually seen a poltergeist with their own eyes.
There is a big difference between poltergeist activity and ghost or haunting activity. A poltergeist is perhaps the best-known and most feared type of ghost. Being a spirit who haunts people and not houses, it harasses and torments it’s victims.
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Was Alice experiencing psychokinetic (PK) activity or real poltergeist activity? The following story is not entirely steeped in fiction. It is inspired and loosely based upon the true events of a dear friend. Only names and places have been changed so that they may remain anonymous. It all began two weeks ago when her wedding picture repeatedly fell off the wall. Brian would secure the nail it hung on every time, but it soon became obvious that the incident was not due to a faulty nail. Then she’d hear muffled screams coming from her new refrigerator, but upon investigating this strange occurrence, she’d find nothing and no one inside the fridge. She would hear footsteps running up and down the stairs and bangings on the walls. Lights would randomly dim, flicker, go on and off and sometimes remain off, in her house. After an electrician was called out, they were told that the wiring was fine.