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Talk:Gef the talking mongoose

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It was all 'a BBC-leftie/paranormalist' (see [1]) and [2]) and possibly imperialist [3]) conspiracy. 82.44.143.26 (talk) 16:17, 15 April 2015 (UTC)

This wiki page is a good deconstruction of the "Gef" story, but neglects psychological aspects which could offer a more benign view of Voirrey.

Agreed! Even Fodor later revised his theory of an actual "talking mongoose" to the idea that the father may have had a dissociative personalty disorder that "latched" on to a mongoose or the house and caused such a manifestation that the family heard. Voirrey indeed may have have been influenced by the sheer boredom and unconsciously began making the noises.

It has also been also been theorized the family started making things up when "Gef" would disappear or not provide evidence.Starcomet (talk) 18:27, 29 July 2019 (UTC)

Is this particularly missional at this level of detail?[edit]

I hadn't heard of it until it showed up on a "Random page" poke. It seems like yer basic unexceptional hoax just like the other hoaxes that show up more or less daily. Nothing links to it outside of the "Cryptids" template. - Immigrant laborer (talk) 20:22, 14 June 2022 (UTC)