So here's the problem. My nephew's birthday is on June 25th. His neighbor bought him a weegee board. What can I do to talk him out of playing with this?


And what opinions do you guys have about this?

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spurway Premium
How old is your nephew? If you take it away he will be curious and try it anyway when you are not around. Talk to the neighbour that you think this gift is not ok. I am sure he or she understands.
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Hboelky Premium
Hello spurway,

He is turning 13 and I like the idea having a talk with the neighbor!

Thank you for your feedback, Best of luck and I'll be chatting with you.

Howard
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mickeyb123 Premium
Don't do anything except take it away from him!
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Hboelky Premium
That is becoming the most popular answer! Thank you.

Howard
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mickeyb123 Premium
As a matter of fact, I would intercept it, if it has not been given, yet and simply pay the neighbor for it so they can get something more fitting for a human being!
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Emeolu Premium
Figure out a way to take the board away from him.
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Hboelky Premium
Yes I don't want the kid to then tell some friends that I took it and start playing with one elsewhere. I need to get him to realize how dangerous the thing really is.

The way he's raised doesn't help matters much. I really fear for him...just praying and getting feedback from smarter people than me to try to do the right thing.

Thank you for your feedback all helps. Worst case scenario I will just take just not sure that this is the best when dealing with a teen.

Howard
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susanmacneil Premium
That is a very strange gift to give to a young person!

Well, to use it, he needs someone else to go along with the experience.

Hopefully he won't find anyone who wants to do that.

It isn't a game board and it is not appropriate for a child.

I bet he would like Monoply instead.

Good luck with trying to remove that from his home. Maybe his parents will agree to "re-gifting" or replacing it with an actual game.

Interesting dilemma!

All the best to you.

Susan
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Hboelky Premium
I have warned him about playing with this. It is not a toy and I really cannot believe that his neighbor would buy a 13 year old one of these. He told me part of him wants to get rid of it yet another part wants to keep it!

Unbelievable !
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markr0675 Premium
Howard,
Spirit Boards, or Ouija Boards are not toys. You may or may not know what my niche is but I do know what I'm about to tell you. This item first came out in the late 1800's to early 1900's when speaking to spirits and séances were coming into popularity. Speaking with the dead was all the rage.
It is well known there are spirits among us. However, using Spirit Boards can conjures up things that we DO NOT want to be introduced to. Evil nasty spirits that can only bring grief and harm to the ones involved.
Some people do not believe in such things. I can tell you from my own experiences that they do indeed exist. Whether you use the board alone or with someone else, those involved will be effected.
There are many, many accounts of people who have used these becoming depressed, suicidal, change in character. Evil entities do not always have to scratch, touch, etc to harm us.
I don't know what your beliefs are but it is very important to find a way to discuss this with your nephew in a way that they will absolutely understand that they do not want to bring into their life what could result in just "playing" with this item.
Google "reasons not to use a Ouija Board" and you can start to get an idea of why these should be discontinued.

I already have plans to write a post on my site discussing this very matter. Yes, I will be telling people NOT to buy this, and I will not be offering it along with the rest of products related to Finding Spirits.

Hope this helps. Please let me know.

Thanks Howard!
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Hboelky Premium
Mark this is a crazy gift to give a child. At least you spelled it correctly I was too worked up to even look up the spelling. I needed some input on how to deal with this in a way that will be effective in getting him away from it.

They are dangerous, not toys, and can do serious harm to people!

Thank you so much for this feedback Mark. I am going to see if I get any more input and roll all of them into a presentation that will convince him to get rid of this EVIL thing!

Unbelievable
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markr0675 Premium
Howard,
sorry I didn't offer you much in the way of how to deal with the situation.
It' might be a good idea to copy some of the articles available describing the bad things associated with it, and have a good 'sit down' with him. At 13 years old he should understand some.

Again sorry I didn't quite answer your question here.
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Hboelky Premium
Don't apologize I really appreciate all the feedback. ..my plan is going to talk with him then let him read this feed with everyone's comments about how dangerous this is!

Thank you. ...DO NOT be sorry!

Howard
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markr0675 Premium
Thanks Howard
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