Talk:Methods of divination

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Shadowmancers exist, i have met one in India in the 70's, their method of divination is by measuring one's shadow. This method is also called "umbraspication" — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 20:40, February 18, 2007 (UTC)

Removal of red links[edit]

I generally find the removal of red links to be a bad practice. These function as incentives to create articles (or appropriate redirects) for the term in question. __meco 06:58, 20 June 2007 (UTC)

Wikipedia:Good article candidates - process[edit]

Did this article go through the Good article candidates process, i.e. was it reviewed with respect to What is a good article? (sdsds - talk) 03:57, 7 September 2007 (UTC)

Can an article that is mostly one huge list be a good article ? I thought they were more likely to get deleted ? See Not a dictionary!
But then, what do I know? -- (talk) 04:39, 11 February 2008 (UTC)

Removed Calligromancy[edit]


Reason - Harry Potter is not real ! Thevina's Fanfiction Recommendations

"Transfigurations" is full of incredible details in regards to an obscure (and author-created) branch of magic called calligromancy

Fontology : The body of knowledge dealing with the construction and use of new fonts" (Xerox jargon)

There may be a bit more science to Graphology than divination ?

-- (talk) 00:32, 11 February 2008 (UTC)


Is there a reason for not having the letter A included? I know there are forms of Divination that start with A. How come acultomancy has a link to this page that it isn't even listed on?

While we're here, the picture is supposedly of an "arithmancer", but no definition for that is provided. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 02:43, 8 December 2010 (UTC)

Article seems to actually be a list with no references[edit]

This list of words is not referenced to any authoritative source (except a mention of Harry Potter. Also, it appears to be a list and not an article. Sincerely, –Mattisse (Talk) 17:39, 27 May 2008 (UTC)

Harry Potter???????????????!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! IT AINT A VALID SOURCE!!!![edit]

Harry Potter is a work of fiction, and very stupid at that, its no valdi source for this list of traditional folk believes...Undead Herle King (talk) 22:23, 11 June 2010 (UTC)


Aptly, this seems to be nothing more than a typo in Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds - the entry was meant to read 'tyro-' - referring to divination through observing coagulating cheese. Another source might be a typo in the Gutenberg version of the OED - clew's

Sadly, I think it's necessary to delete the entry suggesting there's a form of divination using typographical errors, although it's amusing... Adambrowne666 (talk) 04:58, 20 March 2011 (UTC)

Technical analysis[edit]

Removed. Kortoso (talk) 18:26, 7 October 2013 (UTC)


This could be a good template: Use it next to the entry and the wikilink will point to the entry instead of the alphabetical section. (talk) 06:11, 23 December 2013 (UTC)

template {{citation style}}[edit]

I added it because there are some entries with 1 which seems to me referring to the footnote. But this is unclear and I am unsure. (talk) 06:18, 23 December 2013 (UTC)