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MUST PREVIOUSLY HAVE BEEN INTERVIEWED, BRIEFED ON A PROPOSED 'RESTRAINT
ENDURANCE' PSEUDOSCIENTIFIC / ACADEMIC EXPERIMENT AND ALREADY COMPLETED
AND SIGNED AN EXTENSIVE QUESTIONNAIRE / AGREEMENT TO PARTICIPATE.
BEFORE THIS INTERVIEW HE MUST ALSO HAVE AGREED TO REPEAT HIS AGREEMENT
ON TRIPOD POSITIONED BEFORE A METAL CHAIR WHICH IS AGAINST A BLANK
VOLUNTEER WALKS INTO SHOT BEHIND CHAIR. HE MAY BE WEARING KHAKI COVERALLS,
ARMY FATIGUES OR HIS OWN CLOTHES? HE CARRIES IDENTIFICATION CHALK
VOICE FROM OUT OF SHOT BEHIND CAMERA SPEAKS.
Hold identification board across your chest.
SO. IT READS "Long-term Physical restraint experiment" AND
A THREE-FIGURE NUMBER. - A CAMERA FLASH IS SEEN.
SO. ANOTHER CAMERA FLASH.
HANDS BOARD TO SOMEONE OFF-CAMERA AND SITS.
CAMERA SHOT CAREFULLY NARROWS DOWN TO FRAME HIM CROTCH TO TOP OF HEAD
(AND THEN REMAINS STATIC FOR THE WHOLE INTERVIEW).
this interview each question requires from you a definite response.
This response must be verbal - not nods. You will answer each question
with "Yes" or "Affirmative" if this is your wish.
If you disagree or wish to qualify your reply you are free to do so.
Do you confirm that this is so?
that a response is REQUIRED from the volunteer at this point.
SEQUENCE OF QUESTIONS PROCEEDS AS WRITTEN UNLESS ANY RESPONSE IS NEGATIVE
OR TOO HESITANT.
You have signed a written agreement to willingly undergo a long-term
physical restraint and endurance test?
You have been given assurances that your physical and mental health
will be safeguarded - but the tests will be intense, uncomfortable and
You are at liberty to back out at any point up until the end of this
video interview. Correct?
You agree that after a given point, having confirmed that you agree
to the parameters of the proposed test, you will relinquish all rights
to opt out.
Your participation will continue by force if necessary, once you have
agreed to the general parameters of the physical restraint endurance
test and confirmed your willingness to enter into this agreement. Confirm.
If the specifics of your written and videoed agreements are adhered
to by me and my assistants you confirm that you are willing to accept
and endure all and any physical restraint, immobilisation, incarceration
however uncomfortable, stressful, intense this may become?
You accept that these experiments may last anything from two to twenty-four
You accept that you may physically be prevented from resisting, questioning,
or at times even communicating with the co-ordinators of the experiment
once it has commenced?
You confirm that you have stated and signed that you are in good health?
You have, as far as you are aware, no respiratory, heart or circulatory
You agree that, subject to specified exclusions you will accept and
endure all and every physical restraint position and situation which
we deem necessary to this experiment?
This is your final opportunity to specify and confirm any limitations
or exclusions. Feel free at this point to stipulate any prohibition
or exclusions. You are also at liberty to ask any questions at this
THE NEXT SEQUENCE THE VOLUNTEER IS ENCOURAGED TO LIST VERBALLY ANY
PREVIOUSLY STIPULATED EXCLUSIONS.
HE IS ALSO PROMPTED TO ASK ANY QUESTIONS OR CLARIFY POINTS PREVIOUSLY
INTERVIEWER MUST AT THIS POINT INTRODUCE ANY PREVIOUSLY WRITTEN EXCLUSIONS
NOT VERBALLY RESTATED BY THE SUBJECT.
written agreement you have confirmed that beating, striking, physical
and verbal abuse will not be included in the experiment: not because
you stipulated it, but because the objective is survival of the effects
of restraint, immobilisation and isolation. Correct?
You also agreed that it shall be our objective to test your limits by
bringing you to a point when you would, if permitted, terminate the
You have agreed that if such point is reached you wish NOT to be allowed
to terminate the experiment. Yes?
This agreement to allow us to explore your limits and continue with
the experiment by force if necessary is willingly accepted?
Final clarifications. (DEPENDING ON SPECIFIED EXCLUSIONS) You agree
to be restrained by any means, with any materials in any position we
deem appropriate and not injurious to your health?
You agree that we and only we shall decide if any situation or position
for whatever duration is too demanding for you to endure?
You agree specifically to being gagged if and when necessary?
You agree to be blindfolded, hooded or otherwise isolated as we see
You accept that air supply may occasionally be limited but not beyond
a safe and professionally controlled level?
You will co-operate in the initial stages in terms of entering the experiment
clothed or unclothed?
There will be NO specifically sexual activity but genital restraint
or encasement may be part of the total physical control situation?
(UNLESS OTHERWISE PREVIOUSLY SPECIFIED!!) You specifically accept that
there may also be non-sexual anal or oral plugging as part of the total
physical control. This has not been excluded?
(UNLESS OTHERWISE PREVIOUSLY SPECIFIED!!) There may be liquid input
orally or anally. You agree that this has not been excluded?
Finally you confirm here that your written agreement and this video
were undertaken willingly and without duress?
You are now ready to being a period of confinement, physical restraint
for an undetermined period lasting from two to twenty-four hours as
I and other investigators decide?
Once more you confirm that, from this point on, you agree to surrender
your right to terminate the experiment, and you agree that we shall
be free to continue as we deem fit, if necessary by force.
Apply initial restraints.
STAYS STEADY ON WAIST-TO-TOP OF HEAD shot AS HIS HANDS ARE STRAPPED
BEHIND BY AN UNIDENTIFIED FIGURE BEHIND THE CHAIR. THIS ASSISTANT
WEARS ARMY FATIGUES OR SIMILAR; HIS FACE REMAINS OUT OF SHOT.
CAMERA WATCHES THE VICTIM STEADILY AS HIS LEGS ARE STRAPPED TO THE
CHAIR (OUT OF SHOT).
NEXT A SOLID LEATHER STRAP FIXES HIS CHEST AND ARMS TO THE CHAIR.
THE FIGURE BEHIND THE CHAIR PRODUCES A ROLL OF DUCT TAPE AND UNWINDS
A STRIP NOISILY, READY FOR THE NEXT MOVE.
that you willingly surrender your right to opt out from this point on
or communicate further. Last chance?
IS PLACED ACROSS THE OPEN MOUTH AND THEN WRAPPED AROUND THE HEAD THREE TIMES UNTIL IT COVERS THE WHOLE OF THE LOWER
still free to change your mind if you wish. No worse will be thought
of you as a man. If you wish to be released blink once. If you wish
the experiment to continue blink twice.
affirmation. Proceed with experiment.
MORE THOUGHTS ON BONDAGE ON VIDEO = SEE
Video sequence from the story HOUDINI
A different 'Induction' procedure is described in story BRIGHTON