Ex Scientologist Message Board

  1. The Board

    Information about ESMB
    1. ESMB Public Announcements

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      Latest: Hi & welcome back Me and My Self, Jul 8, 2019
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    2. ESMB Rules, FAQ, and New Member Info

      Please read and follow these rules when posting, get the FAQs, and information for new members
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    1. New Member Introductions

      New to the board? Tell us a little about yourself, but be careful how much you tell if you need to remain anonymous. OSA does monitor this forum.

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    2. Welcome, Media People and Researchers, Ask Here fo

      For journalists or researchers seeking information. Also, if you are a member who is willing to speak to the media or be interviewed, please volunteer here.
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    1. Evaluating and Criticising Scientology

      What is your criticism? Are all criticisms valid?
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      Latest: Is Scientology really that bad? Me and My Self, Jul 20, 2019 at 6:03 AM
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    2. General Scientology Discussion

      Scientology-related stuff that doesn't fall into another specific category
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      Latest: Love Me and My Self, Jul 20, 2019 at 8:24 AM
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    3. Great Web Sites and Links

      If you've found a good website or link about scientology post it here so everyone can refer to it
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    1. Stories From Inside Scientology

      Stories from former scientologists about their experiences in scientology
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    2. Staff "War Stories"

      What did you experience on staff?
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    3. Office of Special Affairs

      Have you had any trouble from OSA? Did you work for OSA? Tell us about it
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    4. Leaving Scientology

      Personal and 3rd person stories about people who have left scientology or are considering leaving
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    5. Reconnecting with Old Friends

      Leave a message here to contact old friends
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      Latest: Scn for the millions, 1969 freethinker, Jun 23, 2019
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    6. Life After Scientology

      What are your strategies for starting over and leaving the CoS in your past?
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      Latest: Commodore's Messenger tells all Gib, Jul 20, 2019 at 4:45 AM
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    7. Fair Game and Disconnection Victims

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    8. In Memory Of...

      R.I.P.
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      Latest: List of Scientology related suicides Clay Pigeon, Jul 18, 2019 at 2:05 AM
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  2. Media and Events

    News, articles, television, documentaries, videos, and protests
    1. Miscellaneous Reports from Newspapers, Blogs, and

      Please put reports about a specific subject matter into the appropriate forum, if one exists for that subject. Use this forum primarily for reports concerning multiple subjects, or scientology in general.
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      Latest: Regraded Being RSS Feed, Jul 19, 2019 at 12:02 PM
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    2. Movies, Plays, and Documentaries about Scientology

      Movies, Plays, and Documentaries: Major Productions on Television and in Theaters, and small theatrical productions
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    3. Scientology-related Videos

      Videos about scientology and its various actions, effects, members, etc., made by Individuals and Independent Producers
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      Latest: Is Scientology Satanic ? Clay Pigeon, Jul 18, 2019 at 7:51 PM
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    4. Books and Essays About Scientology

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      Latest: Robin Scott's book on Scn PirateAndBum, Jul 17, 2019 at 3:47 AM
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  3. Documenting Scientology

    Legal, membership, organizational, and other information to evaluate the status of The "Church" of Scientology
    1. Scientology Infiltrates Society

      Book sales, stress test tables, attempts to sway politicians, and any of the other sneaky methods scientology uses to insinuate themselves into society, create good PR, or Safe Point. Please put front group activities in the Scientology Front Groups forum, rather than in here.
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    2. Important documents

      Post any long or important documents here which can be referred to in later posts
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    1. L Ron Hubbard

      Source or sauced? Tell us what you know
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      Latest: Shooting Stars Clay Pigeon, Jul 2, 2019
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    2. Org Watch and Protests

      Information about local orgs and protests at local orgs. Please include the location in your subject line and use the appropriate subforum.
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    3. Scientology Technology

      This is a forum for analytical discussion of the "tech" and how it works (or doesn't) and changes being made by the current management. It is not for glowing reviews, quests to find someone to administer the "tech", or discussion about auditing oneself. Please put those and similar subjects in the "Freezone, Independents, and other flavors of scientology" forum.
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      Latest: INSIDIOUS ENSLAVEMENT:STUDY TECHNOLOGY lotus, Jul 20, 2019 at 3:50 AM
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    1. Human Potential, Self Discovery

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    2. Cults in General

      Share information about any cult that may help others
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    3. MartyWorld

      All things Marty (Rathbun). All Marty threads go here.
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    4. Freezone, Independents, and Other Flavors of Scien

      International Freezone & Ron's Orgs, other scientologists who have broken with the official organization
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      Latest: Patricia Krenik-Indie Scientology Podcast#44 lotus, Jul 18, 2019 at 7:04 AM
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