Derek Acorah

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Derek Acorah

Postby David Scollnik » February 25th, 2009, 1:24 pm

A new show in Britain, featuring spirit readings and the like.

http://www.derekacorah.org/

Derek Acorah
On: Sky Real Lives (243)
Date: Friday 27th February 2009
Time: 9:00 PM to 10:00 PM (1 hour long)

Britain's best-known medium Derek Acorah hosts a studio-based series where he interacts with his audience of believers and sceptics alike, giving readings from the spirit world.

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Re: Derek Acorah

Postby mrgoat » February 25th, 2009, 1:50 pm

He is a horrible little charlatan.

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Re: Derek Acorah

Postby A1exM » February 26th, 2009, 6:10 am

"He is a horrible little charlatan"

I'll second that!
You have to see it to believe it!

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Re: Derek Acorah

Postby Dale Shrimpton » February 26th, 2009, 7:37 am

only watch if you really need a laugh. The guys utter rubbish.

he couldnt cold read his way out of a wet paper bag.

Youtube is full of clips of him getting it wrong,and getting caught ot hot reading.

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Re: Derek Acorah

Postby David Scollnik » February 26th, 2009, 11:03 pm

The show is already available on the Internet, and I watched just a few minutes for the heck of it. It is pretty bad. Although I was mildly entertained in one bit where he was 'reading' a dog (a spaniel of some type, I think) called Jago.

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Re: Derek Acorah

Postby Francesca Moffet » April 6th, 2009, 10:58 am

Everytime you mention Derek Acorah God kills a puppy.

I cannot stand him. The only time I found him amusing was the 'Mary loves Dick' clip.

Here you go...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gk15U1T6_Nk
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Re: Derek Acorah

Postby rkosby » April 7th, 2009, 2:46 am

Now that was funny!

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Re: Derek Acorah

Postby Francesca Moffet » April 7th, 2009, 8:44 am

It's so interesting how he can connect with spirits so quickly isn't it? How does he make it look so realistic? *note sarcasm*

We have a saying about him over here in Britain "Derek Acorah has been entered more times than a porn star." ;-)
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Re: Derek Acorah

Postby Jonathan Townsend » April 7th, 2009, 8:47 am

What next, snogging and 'more' while possessed?
Mundus vult decipi -per Caleb Carr's story Killing Time

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Re: Derek Acorah

Postby Francesca Moffet » April 7th, 2009, 10:31 am

Please don't give Living TV anymore ideas as we already have to tolerate all of this...

http://www.livingtv.co.uk/

It's scary what some people call 'entertainment'. Kerry Katona and Paris Hilton are living proof of this.
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Re: Derek Acorah

Postby Jonathan Townsend » April 7th, 2009, 10:37 am

Oh come on - how about a contest where "real" channelers and one contestant get to see who a celebrity panel believes more - or a gong-show for those who interact with with deceased entertainers?

How about some chat shows where the long gone get to debate issues?
Mundus vult decipi -per Caleb Carr's story Killing Time

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Re: Derek Acorah

Postby Francesca Moffet » April 7th, 2009, 10:42 am

You mean like Jeremy Kyle with ghosts?

We'd have to track down some deceased chavs first.

Just in case anyone doesn't know what a 'chav' is...

http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=chav
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Re: Derek Acorah

Postby Jonathan Townsend » April 7th, 2009, 10:52 am

American here so I had to look for his show.

Sure - with some Jerry Springer moments too please since Jerry does not pretend to be there to help people but just to get their dialog started.


Dr Phil for and with the deceased?
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