Ed Torian. Expert Lie Detector , or a joke?

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  1. iloveyoubut

    iloveyoubut Well-Known Member

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    Ed Torian was laughable. He could barely speak intelligible English. His "lie detector machine" looked like a Mattel board game, like Operation. Stern always said he was "the #1 Lie Detector in the World", pre-Internet, which means nothing now. People heard it and believed it.
     
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    Nothing the Wig says these days I believe . Years of his bull shit did him in .
     
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    Don't know if Ed had a legitimate job elsewhere, but everything associated with him on the show was implausible.
     
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    Joke. I find it very difficult to believe that machine can detect lies, especially if Ed was operating it. He's a clown.
     
  5. iloveyoubut

    iloveyoubut Well-Known Member

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    If any of the Shedders have to go under a lie detector, here is how you beat it. If you murdered someone (hypothetically ), clench your rectum when hearing the question,, then release those muscles when giving the answer, true or false.
     
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    IDK, I hate the Wig, but I think some of that shit wasn't really meant to be taken seriously....
     
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    The galvanic skin response should read consistently throughout the interview, therefore before they ask you a question about a hypothetical murder they will ask you qualifying questions that are easy to determine the truth such as, 'are you male, are you married, do you smoke cigarettes, you are 35 years old.' If the gsr is consistent through this and then you answer the question about a murder demonstrating remarkably dissimilar readings in contrast to the baseline questions...this is determined to be deceptive. I am unsure about your theory regarding clenching the rectum except to say, that in theory if you clenched it during all your baseline questions, you still would have similar reactions to deception, but if you only clenched and relaxed during the homicide questions only, the response could conceivably be consistent with the baseline questions...you may fool the lie detector.
     
  8. R.P. McMurphy

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    ...hes got a linkedin profile so if any of you are members there it might be interesting to see what he says about himself.
     
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    I was a big fan of the Ed Torian appearances. Artie was at his peak during those years


    He's right up there with Yaqi
     
  10. SouthernListen

    SouthernListen I don't follow the crowd. Sorry about that. VIP

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    I doubt anyone would spend real money on a guy who presents himself like that.
     
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    Ed fucking up the easiest questions was funny as hell. "Is your first name Jeannie?" to Jenny McCarthy.
     
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    LaserT You have to have fun. Gold

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    I think Ed was real but the bits were all fake and he did it all for show. The people like KC, Ralph, Robin, etc would laugh through every real question. That just negates the reading. Even though the bit and the readings were all fake, it was funny as hell, especially KC's.
     
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    LaserT You have to have fun. Gold

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    Artie was always DEAD ON with his Torian impression... :snicker:


     
  14. iloveyoubut

    iloveyoubut Well-Known Member

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    Same with Pam Anderson. "Is your first name Pamerla Anderson?" , which fucked up the authenticy of every question after that . He got worse by the minute.
     
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    Ed was great
     
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    "Did you call Omerroser a niggah?"
     
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    eh those were good, the thing is Ed Torian had been on countless times during the 90's as well and treated as a legitimate lie-detector guy with an air of notoriety. I never bought it, he's a doofus.
     
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    Dunno, but whatever the case, it was funny when Artie imitated him.
     
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    "Have you ever fucked a nig...I mean a colored guy? Do you find me, Ed Torian, I mean, me, Howard Stern attractive? Ha, ha, you guys are crazy!"
     
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    Lie detectors are a bunch of horeshit. That is why they are inadmissible in every Court in the country. They are "inherently unreliable" to quote the legalese.
     
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