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Psychic Reading

Psychic Reading

Date: Aug 22 2008

Themes: Alternative, Religion


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The problem with knowing about the future is that it’s never enough. No matter how much you know or think you know about what will happen, there will always be questions. Repeat customers are how psychics stay in business. That, and the fact that they are often surprisingly accurate. Listen to Marni tell Jason about the questions that came up during a recent psychic reading.


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Marni:  Oh my God, Jason. I am totally freaking out.

Jason:  What?

Marni:  I just had this totally crazy tea leaf reading. Have you ever done that?

Jason:  No.

Marni:  So, you get a pot of tea. You drink it. And they, like, read the leaves. And I was told that in a year, I could either have a completely new relationship or a child.

Jason:  Really?

Marni:  Isn’t that crazy?

Jason:  That is crazy.

Marni:  Yeah.

Jason:  It’s really crazy when psychics give big predictions like that that may cause you to do something drastic.

Marni:  Right. Like, the new relationship thing, that could be a lot of things, but she said, “You know, I see a child in this.” And I was like, “Oh my God! I’m gonna have a baby?”

Jason:  Are you trying to have a baby?

Marni:  No! Scary! Extra protection. But yeah, there’s so many forms. I was like, “Maybe I’ll go back and get my palm read or something and maybe that will tell me more.”

Jason:  Maybe. Where’d you find this woman?

Marni:  There’s this psychic tea shop right by my house.

Jason:  She’s got a whole business set up.

Marni:  A whole business and there’s, like, a whole menu. You can get tarot readings or you can get the tea leaves or you can do a really in-depth reading. She’s a medium so she can go into…and like contact people from your past…

Jason:  Holy smokes!

Marni:  I know. I was thinking about talking to my grandmother. And my dog. She can totally talk to your dog. My dog seems like he’s having some issues, so I was like, “Maybe I’ll have the medium come in and tell me what’s going on.”

Jason:  That’s amazing.

Marni:  Yeah! Isn’t it crazy?

Jason:  She sounds pretty legit.

Marni:  Yeah, she’s pretty dead on with some things like, I’m definitely at a transitional period in my life and those things and yeah, maybe that seems open ended, but it’s totally applicable.



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Marni is a little worried. A woman who reads tea leaves in order to tell the future told her that in a year, her life could be totally different. She might have a new boyfriend or a child!

This information makes Marni want to get more psychic readings. The woman who read the tea leaves for her also does palm reading, tarot cards, and can even talk to the dead or animals for you!

Marni trusts her psychic because some of the things she has told her, like the fact that her life is in a transitional state, seem accurate. Of course, the predictions could simply be broad enough to apply to anyone. It’s hard to say, but the promise of knowing her future interests Marni. Does it interest you? Have you ever had a psychic reading? Was it accurate?



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United Arab Emirates


07:24 AM Aug 24 2008 |




anyhow, it is interesting to predict your future.i think the best way to deal with those predictions is to believe it when it says good about you,and to leave it when it does not. so that we can have a happier life.

06:55 AM Aug 24 2008 |




Hi Merllan, this people use a very simply technic, they see you, and if you are a teen they know general things that can fit on you (and in millions of youth girls like you) when they are speaking with you, they are seeing your reactions (your eyes open, or your eyebrow is up, body language say what they need to keep your attention…) "your boyfriend is in love with your best friend", or "you are about to receive very good news" instead with their hands make the money signal, this kind of things all want (or fear) to hear, its very simply…

03:47 PM Aug 23 2008 |




When I was 15 years old I had fallen in love with a boy and I had psychic reading, I had gone to clairvoyancies four times. And I expected they told me to marry with him. Smile Now I don't believe them , everyone makes up thing to earn money.

03:30 PM Aug 23 2008 |




Wow, it´s incredible how people let this kind of cheaters take their money to change of lies, but most incredible is that people of developed countries ask to this thiefs about their future!

If you need this guys to tell you your future, i predict to you for free…you are lost!

03:02 PM Aug 23 2008 |



I dont believe in this stuff. Its good to know that most people dont believe these things.  I agree with all who says its not possible to watch in  future. But wait…. I know that Olympic Games will ending tomorrow….Tongue out

02:09 PM Aug 23 2008 |


Syrian Arab Republic

well…no one know anything bout the future. future is unknown..

11:42 AM Aug 23 2008 |



United States

well. I ever done that. But i dont believe that kind of things.  It is not like religion. 

09:10 AM Aug 23 2008 |




good lesson

07:53 AM Aug 23 2008 |



Saudi Arabia

mmm I don't like psychic reading but i see some ppl around me doing it just for fun…......

04:27 AM Aug 23 2008 |




It's totally nowsense! it's more one way to fool people! I'm not interested in knowing about my future. The present is what matters most! The future is a result of your present!

03:02 PM Aug 22 2008 |


Syrian Arab Republic

Actually I've never had a psychic reading.. But I'm really curious about trying it.. I can't say that I totally believe those things but sometimes they tell things that are right as what happened with my mother when she tried it.. Beside I agree with Jinsol…

02:14 PM Aug 22 2008 |




Absolutely NO NO NO—Don't ever believe a word …instead put all your trust in God the creator..He knows best ….

01:06 PM Aug 22 2008 |



holy crap

12:14 PM Aug 22 2008 |




i'm not intrested at all but at the same time it will b just for fun if i wanna try itCool

09:35 AM Aug 22 2008 |



i never done that. and i dont wanna know what's going on in the future. if you knew something about your future, the life itself may lost it's color. and what they tell is open-ended, you can think it in the way you consider. that's why people think it's accurate. when the fortune teller sees the person, they already know the outline about that person by his/her words, appearance etc. so, i'm not into it.

08:06 AM Aug 22 2008 |




lol, if the predictions were such accurate , i suppose all the people in the world were millionaire !

only your capacity can assure what life u lead to , the carrer u persue . it is rational to stay awake !

07:33 AM Aug 22 2008 |




It's just a lie i think, those people like  this mysterious woman cheat others for money.

but there's also some people believe this.Maybe it's personal traits

04:11 AM Aug 22 2008 |



Iran, Islamic Republic Of

no i never interest in them and i never believe them. that's all a lie and often accuracy is just a chance or cheat and all fake. no one knows the future. totally rubbish…........

01:32 AM Aug 22 2008 |



Can this woman tell me wich is the next numbers of lotery???

01:09 PM Aug 05 2008 |

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