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A debatable phenomenon. Some believe these strange lights are the glow of faeries, others say they are the lamps or torches carried by the fae. Although not a creature they do have their place in mythology. Humans who follow them can be lead to a faery gathering or even the faery realm if they manage to do so without getting lost; as the strange lights have a tendency to flicker and fade in and out of sight.
These lights have many different names as they part of cultures throughout europe from the UK to western Russia. They have been called:Faery lights, St. Elmo's Fire, Jack-o-Lantern, Bob-A-Longs, Jenny Burnt-Tail, Teine Sith, Huckpoten, Irrbloss, Eclaireux, Candelas and Ruskaly.

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Anonymous They lead us to our destiny! 2 Dec 14 2012, 3:03 PM EST by Anonymous
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Will 'o' wisps or just wisps are like a path to whatever we are destined to do so if you see one FOLLOW IT!!!!!
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Anonymous will o wisp is actually real 2 Oct 10 2012, 8:49 PM EDT by Anonymous
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The will o the wisp is actually real. I saw one in the woods of NC. It is a glow in the dark gas emitted from high elevation bogs. It is very strange because it does bob around and fade in and out which could easily lead a curious onlooker to becoming lost. I could not get close enough to it to touch it. It is similar to the glow in the dark fungus, foxfire. Foxfire sort of fades in and out too, but it doesn't float like the gas.
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Anonymous willowisp 3 Sep 24 2012, 12:49 AM EDT by RachelSage
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in a book i read it seid that if you follow one it can lead you in swamp then dissapear leaveing you stuck in the swamp
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