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What goes on in a polygraph "test?" What kinds of questions are asked in a polygraph examination? What is a "lifestyle" polygraph? How does the lie detector "work"? Just how accurate is the polygraph? Can truthful people fail? Can liars beat the polygraph? How can you protect yourself against a false positive outcome?
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Polygraph Control Questions
Hey Everyone,
I am going to be taking a polygraph at somepoint in the near future for the Los Angeles County Sheriff, and I am looking for some sample control questions that I can study and iden...

Started Mar 20th, 2005 at 6:15pm by jonny5
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Pacemaker and heart meds
My dad was accused of molesting my, then four year old, by my oldest son, who was angry at me for not giving him the last of the food in my house to feed his own family. A little background there... S...

Started Oct 22nd, 2016 at 11:24am by greywolf48
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Polygraph Review Board
So a friend of mine is a member of another Three letter government agency and has run into a bit of a problem. This organization does regular security polygraphs and he came up for his, the first go a...

Started Oct 21st, 2016 at 2:31am by Paranoidpolygraphie
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Admit to failing on certain questions in the past?
I had to take a poly for 1 gov entity, failed while telling the truth, took it again, and passed.  Now I have to take it for another gov. entity. I remember the questions that I was told I was having ...

Started Sep 23rd, 2016 at 10:36am by guest (Guest)
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Do you receive results?
After the polygraph is over do you receive a hard copy of the results?   I need to take a polygraph that will deal with my affairs during my marriage.  Now whether I should or shouldn't can be debated...

Started Mar 19th, 2016 at 11:44am by Kubota139
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Polygraph "Additional Testing"
So I took a preemployement poly some time ago and within 24 hours was contacted and told that they needed me to come back in to the office for "Additional Testing". My first polygraph was a nightmare ...

Started Sep 10th, 2016 at 1:57pm by Paranoidpolygraphie
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I Failed a Polygraph. Why?
Never been to this site before. Thank you for having it.
I was given a polygraph Monday relating to charges that I had sexually molested my daughter. The results reported to me were that my "rea...

Started Mar 10th, 2005 at 3:37pm by Drum
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Blocking on Control Questions
With regard to the blocking breathing countermeasure, if one decides to use it, should it be used only ONCE on each control question?   It is my understanding that there is about 25-30 seconds between...

Started Aug 19th, 2016 at 3:43pm by Guest (Guest)
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By: George W. Maschke
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Please Help Me Understand Local Police Control Question
I take my polygraph test for a local police department in about 24 hours.
LBTLD states:
In a probable-lie “Control” Question “Test,” the polygrapher will tell you that you must answer al...
I read this and am a little confused

Started Aug 17th, 2016 at 3:49am by catrunner
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Re: Should I admit to failing a previous Polygraph?
catrunner,
The question you pose is one that only you can answer. No one reading your post can know to what extent the record of the polygraph you took four years ago at an unidentified college i...

Started Aug 16th, 2016 at 3:16am by George W. Maschke
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Efficacy of countermeasures in federal preemployment screenings
I've read TLBTLD and a lot of the commentary on this site, which has prompted a number of questions from me on the use (and value) of countermeasures. George, if you (and perhaps some other people on ...

Started Aug 14th, 2016 at 6:10pm by Guest (Guest)
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By: George W. Maschke
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Can I refuse a Lie Detector test if other people already made statements...
Hello,
I am being accused of a crime i did not commit. I am accused of molesting an 8 yr old girl 12 yrs ago!!! Now, my family already went down to the police station and gave statements to back ...

Started Mar 5th, 2009 at 5:10pm by AccusedGuy
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Polygraph Question..?
Okay, so I work for a state agency in AZ that falls under the 'exempt' tier of the EPPA. Recently someone pirated a movie online using my employer's internet. Right now my employer is  in investigatio...

Started May 7th, 2016 at 4:50am by Galan007
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Poly beating technique - please help!
Hi All
So I have a poly coming up for something i have been accused of by my other half...
I have read the TLBTLD book 3 times now and there were some questions and would really appreciate s...

Started Jul 21st, 2016 at 2:56pm by MarioCandido
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Poly coming up and I am a little confused...
I have read TLBTLD and taken several pages of noted to help me remember things but what I am confused about, and this could be a stupid question, but what do I do when I am asked a question that I wil...

Started Apr 15th, 2016 at 8:46pm by NoName1776
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I need help asap
Someone made a fake dating profile with my email address and picture. She threw me out of the house and told me I can't come back until I prove I didn't do it. Without notice she calls this morning an...

Started Jul 19th, 2016 at 12:44am by bigredboat
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Would this DQ me?
I am currently 22 ears old and when I was 16 I used marijuana 4 times. I also had one prescription drug (hydro) that wasn't prescribed to me. About 2 times a month since I was 16 I have been getting d...

Started May 17th, 2016 at 2:49am by Timmyturner
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Flawed science
This is my first post and I'm fairly new to this site, so I apologize if this has been covered a lot.
They expect you to lie to the control questions, but what if you don't? What are they compari...

Started May 12th, 2016 at 5:40pm by Railroaded44
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The Truth Verifier
For my 500th post, which should make me a God Member, most befitting for an angel, it seemed that I should pause and measure the field. I envy Doc Richardson for having had the fortune to interact wit...

Started Apr 14th, 2016 at 4:02pm by Ex Member
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Failed Polygraph but Appealing. Any Advice?
I read The Lie Behind the Lie Detector and failed miserably when I went for my polygraph.  I guess I just have too much of a conscious.  I ended up just admitting the things that I had done because th...

Started Jun 28th, 2013 at 4:03am by scubadiver1 (Guest)
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