Whether you're looking for a place online to trade spooky stories back and forth, or if you are looking for a place where you can debate and dispute aliens, ghosts, vampiric creatures and psychic activity, paranormal chat rooms can be a great place to have some fun. Be forewarned: You'll probably encounter some interesting characters during your visit.
Active Paranormal Chat Rooms
If you already have a certain website you like to visit for a variety of chat topics, check to see if the site offers any paranormal chat areas. It is a fairly common theme for online discussion, so if you already visit a site for chat then there is a good chance you can stick with the same site and get involved with some very interesting discussions.
Paranormal and Ghost Society
This site's chat feature that is only accessible to visitors who register with the site and actually join the Paranormal and Ghost Society. It also requires your browser to use Adobe Flash. The chat room is not moderated and is fairly active.
This website is a place for people who want to discuss psychic and paranormal phenomena and has been around since 2006. The chat room is free although you do need to register and create an account. The site is active and also regularly hosts live events like psychic readings.
T.A.P.S. Chat Room
This is the home of the Atlantic Paranormal Society which will be familiar to fans of the TV show Ghost Hunters. The chat room requires Adobe Flash and is free. You also do not need to register to use it. The chat level is moderate although that can change depending on when the show airs on television.
This website is a forum for the Alien Disclosure Network. This board and live chat feature is very active and is a place for discussions of aliens, UFOs, conspiracy theories and all things paranormal. You can post for free and registration is not required although it is recommended as you will be able to edit your profile and preferences with an account.
This is an active forum with over 30,000 members. There are forums for discussing haunted places, spirituality, personal experiences with the paranormal, paranormal media and also a book club discussion group for fans of author Jeff Belanger's books. Use of the forums is free but registration is required to post a topic.
This site has an active forum board for discussions of aliens and UFO sightings as well as paranormal topics like cryptozoology, ghosts, demons and spirits. The site has over 1300 active users. You can read the boards without logging in but posting requires a free registration.
This website bills itself as the number one source for paranormal chat rooms. In addition to text chat users can also use a webcam and voice calling to communicate with others. The chat's activity level isn't highly active but can fluctuate depending on the timeframe the user is online.
Facebook Chat Rooms
Facebook offers chat rooms and groups for both individual and group use. You must have an account with Facebook before you can access the chat feature but there is no fee for an account. You can do a search using the group feature for "paranormal groups" as some are regional whereas others have widespread membership. Some active and larger Facebook paranormal groups include:
- Spirits, Ghosts, Orbs, EVPs and Paranormal Discussion, Photo and Video is a group with over 26,000 members for sharing paranormal experiences.
- Paranormal Discussion Round Table has over 5,000 members and is for the discussion of EVPs, hauntings and all things paranormal.
- Paranormal Friends is a group with over 1,000 members for discussion of experienced paranormal investigations.
- The Normal Paranormal Group has over 1,000 members and is for people who want to discuss problems they are having with paranormal activity in their homes.
The term paranormal can encompass a wide variety of topics including:
- Ghosts and subjects related to the afterlife
- Aliens and intelligent life other than humans
- Psychic abilities
- Cryptozoology such as Bigfoot and the Loch Ness Monster
- Anything else that cannot be explained using scientific knowledge
You may also encounter an intermingling of various conspiracy theories and other interesting topics in paranormal chat rooms. It's a common theory that the government either knows all about paranormal activity, or even that the government controls this activity.
Authentic discussions regarding paranormal activity will probably not include witchcraft or satanic references. If you visit a chat room and the conversation is primarily centered on satanic rituals or spells for witchcraft, then you will probably want to move on to a different chat room, unless you are intrigued by these topics.
What to Expect
If this will be your first time visiting a chat room focused on paranormal topics, then you might be wondering what type of chat you can expect. These types of chat rooms are usually brimming with a variety of people, including those who:
- Want to discuss their own personal paranormal experiences
- Want to learn more about the paranormal
- Are intrigued by paranormal topics and enjoy chatting about them
- Are skeptical and visit these chat rooms to debate the topics
Stay Safe When Using Chat Rooms
Keep in mind that - just like with any other type of chat room - you don't truly know who is on the other end of the conversation. A fellow chatter may claim to be a psychic and urge you to send your credit card number for a personal consultation, but you should never indulge in something that requires handing your credit card number over to someone via an online chat. Be cautious and observe security protocols, but enjoy the interesting conversations you are bound to encounter in these chat rooms.
Chatting Online About the Paranormal
If all things paranormal intrigue and delight you and you're having a hard time meeting people in person to talk about these subjects, chat rooms online are a fun way to "talk" to others who share your interest. There are many chat rooms to choose from that include live chat and forum boards. Visit as many as you can until you find one that meets your activity level and covers the types of paranormal topics that interest you the most.