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TLBTLD: Control/Relevent questions
Okay, just got through reading the section in the book regarding types of questions starting on page 86.  I think I get it but am still a but puzzled.
I understand the relevent questions.  I unde...

Started Aug 16th, 2011 at 5:17pm by confused0323 (Guest)
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By: stefano - Ex Member
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another question??
I'm a bit confused; do I need to combine a breathing pattern 'with' a mental countermeasure or do I just pick one countermeasure? The way it sounds I have to combine breathing with one of the other ty...

Started Jun 29th, 2011 at 1:24am by rawform
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By: stefano - Ex Member
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More Anti-polygraph literature ...
To all Concerned,
Found this last night doing some research. Its not as robust or detailed as our beloved TLBLD, but not a bad tutorial, and it references this website. And again more information...

Started Aug 3rd, 2006 at 4:48pm by EosJupiter
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anyone that has proof
Is there anyone that has taken the polygraph lied, but used countermeasures and passed?

Started Oct 19th, 2010 at 7:49am by conner52
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By: stefano - Ex Member
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The Lie Behind the Lie Detector on Amazon Kindle DX
As electronic book readers grow in popularity, it's worth noting that's popular free e-book, The Lie Behind the Lie Detector, is well-suited for reading on such devices. Here are som...

Started Dec 6th, 2009 at 12:10pm by George W. Maschke
1 7804 Last Post Dec 13th, 2010 at 12:46am
By: WannaBeCopper
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Re: cheating, please help
I am very uncomfortable having the success or failure of a marriage contingent upon a polygraph examination. I recommend you don't take it. If you have been unfaithful, come clean and swear that you w...

Started Nov 23rd, 2010 at 8:16am by stefano (Ex Member)
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control question question
i have read the lbtld several times i have a question that wasnt clearly resolved last time i asked it. when asked a controlled question (EX. have you ever stolen anything from work?)how do you answer...

Started Oct 28th, 2010 at 2:44am by conner52
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By: George W. Maschke
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How Do I Answer Control ?
I am having a hard time understanding the concept of making reactions to controlled questions. When asked a controlled question do you tell the truth then do a countermeasure? or do you lie and do a c...

Started Oct 17th, 2010 at 6:21pm by conner52
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By: conner52
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Regarding breathing, stim test and post test interrogation
I'll start by telling you that I have read TLBTLD. I have read chapter 3 and 4 two times and will continue to read them until I am confident that I will pass a polygraph. I plan on applying f...

Started Sep 22nd, 2010 at 6:52am by rawform
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if it doesn't work, why do you promote countermeasures?
convince me!

Started Sep 26th, 2008 at 10:26pm by curious examiner (Guest)
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lie detector test, do or dont do
I am new to all this so please bare with me, i just wanted so advise and i was reading some of the comments and i feel i just had to say this: yes when a child is molested it is a horrible thing and ...

Started Oct 2nd, 2009 at 9:06pm by witchyb
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Thanks in Advance
I just wanted to say thank you for this site.  One of my life long dreams has been to become a police officer and just recently I made the commitment to make it happen.  One of the things that I have ...

Started May 3rd, 2009 at 8:34am by Prodaytrader
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Simple CM question
I am unclear on one of the (probably very simple) points in the countermeasure chapter of TLBTLD:
When applying a countermeasure during a control question, is the examinee supposed to give a true...

Started Mar 24th, 2008 at 6:40am by emanon249
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By: CarRamRod (Guest)
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Seat Sensor
How dodes one tell if thr poly has a seat sensor, are there wires?
If no sensor, how effective is the anal sphincter contraction?

Started Aug 16th, 2008 at 6:07pm by polyh8r
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By: tiedoverbarrel
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Poll: Polygraph Countermeasures Poll
The question is: Do you think that lying and cheating on a polygraph exam is justified if one believes it might help them get a job with the government o...

Started Nov 2nd, 2008 at 4:27pm by SanchoPanza
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Moved: 'Can the polygraph tech manipulate the test'
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i heard from a college proff. ..
i heard from a college proff.  that there was a study done among 10 persons and they all where told to take a dollar off of the table sometime durring the day and he told 5 of them that they would tak...

Started Feb 18th, 2005 at 7:49am by lil_c_vip
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Anti-polygraph and Polygraph Search Engines
Interesting tid-bits.  The website is constantly being chastised as ineffective by people who disagree with the information being provided.  
The website is chastised as providing false informati...

Started Sep 29th, 2008 at 1:50am by Fair Chance
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Has anyone tried the abdominal squeeze on a poly?
I was told by my boss that the polygrapher made him sit on a pad during the test. He didn't know what the pad was for. I did. Smiley
Anyway, has anyone tested the abdominal squeeze successfully? <br ...

Started Apr 28th, 2008 at 1:42am by vrt1956
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By: Joe McCarthy
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Thanks George and!
Passed my polygraph! I lied on one question and I used the control breathing method as much as I could. I went in with the mindset that I was going to beat it and I did! The control questions the exam...

Started May 7th, 2008 at 3:57pm by scmike
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