Item #: SCP-XXXX

Object Class: ???

Special Containment Procedures: SCP-XXXX is to be kept in a locked container…

Description: Any definitive description of SCP-XXXX is thus far impossible to confirm. Casual, undirected observation indicate SCP-XXXX is a (ping pong ball).
SCP-XXXX affects the mind of an individual, hereafter referred to as the 'subject', that attempts to use it in the process of any kind of experimentation. ….
The subject will become convinced of the outcome of the planned experiment, claiming that actual testing is unnecessary and refusing to continue. To date, there has been no successful experiment involving SCP-XXXX.

Amnesics are successful in reversing the condition, but do not prevent re-infection.
Predicted results appear to conform to the expectations of the subject. Its mass has been reported with an average of 45g with a standard deviation of 10g.

Despite protests from several researchers, containment procedures will remain unchanged. SCP-XXXX has not demonstrated any dangerous effects outside of its mind-affecting capability. If it does…

  • Maybe: *thinking about* including it activates the effect (meaning it happens with 'thought experiments')
  • How 'contagious' is it? Does its effect require contact with it? An image of it? Can someone tell you about it?
  • How much detail do I go into regarding the effect?
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