Are you wasting your life with paranormal bullshit?

LAST week a former Canadian defence minister claimed alien technology was being kept secret by the Illuminati. Do you also waste your life on paranormal bollocks? Take our quiz and find out.

What do you consider an enjoyable evening?
A. A nice dinner party or pubbing and clubbing with mates.
B. Staying up till 4am staring at blurry photos of lights on the internet that could be fucking anything in the mistaken belief you are an elite UFO ‘researcher’.

You hear noises in your home late at night. What do you do?
A. Nothing, most buildings make sounds as beams or pipes expand and contract.
B. Install temperature sensors, buy a £1,500 movement-activated IR camera and wander around pointlessly for hours with a voltage meter as if that detects ghosts.

What is the most pressing issue currently facing scientists?
A. Global warming or a cure for cancer.
B. Bigfoot.

Do you know what ‘EVP’ is without looking it up?
A. No.
B. ‘Electronic voice phenomenon’, or the curious habit of spirits to communicate via electronic audio devices turned up to full volume. Typical crystal-clear messages from the afterlife include “wurrgh”, “kakakakakaka” and “gnurshhh”.

A co-worker asks why there aren’t better photos of UFOs now that everyone carries a phone with a decent digital camera. What do you do?
A. Agree
B. Accuse him of having drunk “the cover-up Kool-Aid” and subsequently keep a close eye on him in case he is one of the ‘Men in Black’.

During a walk in the countryside you see a dark blob in some woods and a ripple on a pond. What is your response?
A. Just assume you’ve seen a shadow and a fish feeding at the surface.
B. Frantically make hundreds of posts on paranormal sites saying you have DEFINITE SIGHTINGS of a young sasquatch and a lake monster, almost certainly one of a small breeding population of plesiosaurs.

An attractive colleague persistently asks if you are coming to the pub on Friday. What do you do?
A. Say you’ll definitely be there.
B. Decline, saying you need to be up early to go to the Wolverhampton Alien Abduction Conference 2018, which has a particularly interesting presentation on reptilian anal probing.

Mostly As. Well done. You are not wasting your life on the paranormal. Avoid getting sucked in by not buying books called things like Rendlesham Forest: The Mothman Connection.

Mostly Bs. You are probably spending too much time on paranormal bollocks. Or is this quiz part of the UFO cover-up itself? Circles within circles, wheels within wheels…