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shotgunning

Shotgunning is a cold reading trick used by pseudo-psychics and false mediums. To convince one's mark that one is truly in touch with the other world, one provides a large quantity of information, some of which is bound to seem appropriate. Shotgunning relies on subjective validation and selective thinking.

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