GLENROCK PARANORMAL SOCIETY DEFINITIONS
haunting-Responsive entities that appear to interact with
Mass-A solid black shadow that can deflect light but is
still a transparent human form.
prove untrue; to find a rational explanation for irrational
negative (non-human) entity.
rods of equal length and substance (can be metal or wood) that
assist in locating natural phenomena such as water, GPS
considers this a valid tool of measurement we choose not to
utilize at this time.
a term used by GPS. Once described the string like goop used by
Victorian psychics and mediums as part of their performance.
detector-Device used to measure electromagnetic levels
within a given location. Used in the gauss reading mode, can
lend supportive evidence (corresponding field spikes) to other
observed and/or recorded activity.
Electronic Voice Phenomena. The small sounds and voices captured
with high frequency digital recorders and used as evidence of
paranormal activity. There remains no proof positive evidence
that the voices captured belong to the dead.
Fairies/Elves/Pixies-Culturally bound terms used to describe
meddlesome entities or ‘little people.’ This term is often
interchangeable with those used for a paranormal entity.
Glenrock Paranormal views all terms as valid and worthy of
Fog/steam/mist-Naturally forming phenomena easily debunked
and not entertained as evidence of paranormal activity by the
blessings-The sanctifying of a property in accordance with
the beliefs of the owners and thought to rid a residence of
Knocking/rapping-The sound of knocks, taps, or raps on the
walls, floor or ceiling of a room under investigation. Those
sounds that appear as an intelligent and timely response to
questioning (repeated for clarity) are the only kind entertained
as evidence by Glenrock Paranormal.
self lit ball of thoughtful movement. Usually dismissed by GPS.
board-A flat board covered with the letters of the alphabet
and used for communicating with the other side. This method is
not utilized by Glenrock Paranormal.
Paranormal-Opposite of normal; out of sync with every day
observable phenomena. Term used describe unexplainable activity.
Poltergeist-An entity that creates physical phenomena.
response-Call and response method utilized by Glenrock
Paranormal when attempting to record EVPs. Timely and
intelligent responses provided supporting evidence on cases. The
idea is to annoy, bemuse, or irritate an entity into responding.
haunting-Repetitive entity with no conscious thought.
collection of people holding hands or in some other way
connected as they try to combine energy to communicate with the
other side. May utilize bells or writing pads and pens as part
of their call and response attempts. Not practiced by GPS.
people-Those corner of the eye movements of what appears to
be human forms. Open to interpretation.
tipping-Similar to a séance yet this time the table around
which the participants gather is used to record responses of
entities. This method is not utilized by Glenrock Paranormal.
objects-Objects placed in a sealed area, usually on a piece
of white paper or card that have a camera trained on them. The
idea is to record any movement of the objects and use this as
supporting evidence during an investigation. Drawing around the
objects as they sit on the paper provides a second level of
movement to verify.
Vortex/energy spot-Certain location that can increase or
decrease energy whether the location itself or those present in