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Romania



THE STORY
Synopsis of "My Old Haunts"

INTERVIEW WITH ANDREI CODRESCU
On the Road in Romania

WITNESS TO HISTORY
Exclusive Article and Archival Diary

REPORTER'S NOTEBOOK
House of Tudor

TALES OF DRACULA
Examination, Interview and Quiz

DID YOU KNOW?
Facts and FAQs about Romania

LINKS & RESOURCES
The Revolution, "Gypsies," Background

MAP

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How to Identify and Cure a Vampire
You can either be born a vampire or become one, so itís important to know the signs:
Which of the following are not risk factors for becoming a vampire?
Men who swear falsely for money
Pregnant women who don't eat salt
Drinking milk mixed with blood
None of the above. All of these put you at risk for becoming a      vampire.
Having a seventh child of the same sex means
that the sixth child will be cured of vampiric qualities.
that the seventh child will be born a vampire, with a little tail.
that the father is a vampire.
that you had best slaughter a cow immediately
     as protection against a vampire.
Who believed that children born on Christmas Day become vampires?
The Romans
Many Roman Catholics
Some Greeks
All vampires
A man's household, family and livestock die off rapidly. What does this mean?
A vampire is after the man.
The man was dead and became a vampire.
The man has been resurrected from the dead.
None of the above.
An exhumed corpse has a red face or is found face down in the coffin. This means
a vampire has visited the grave site.
a vampire has been killed.
a vampire has been wounded.
the deceased has become a vampire.
What does a hole the size of a snake found near someone's tomb signify?
A vampire has exited the grave.
The deceased has become a vampire.
There has been a transformation.
None of the above.
All of the above.
A white horse walking over a grave guarantees that
the deceased is not a vampire.
the deceased is a vampire.
there was a vampire family buried in that grave.
the grave is a source of blood.


Which of the following is not a way to stop a vampire?

Stakes or needles through the heart of a corpse.
Placement of stones and incense in its mouth, nose, ears and      navel and under its fingernails.
A copper bullet.
A thorn under a corpse's tongue.
None are ways to stop a vampire.
All are ways to stop a vampire.
What do crosses, sand and poppy seeds have in common?
Placing them into a known vampire's grave before it leaves      its coffin can stop the vampire.
Placing them into a known vampire's grave after it has left      its coffin brings the vampire back.
Each can be used separately to repel a vampire.
Along with salt and garlic paste, these ingredients
     repel a vampire.