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I Am Afraid Of Helium Balloons

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    My Sister Threatens Me

    Most people around me know of my fear of all things balloony. Especially my sister who the other day threatened me with some balloons. I'm not kidding here either. She'd just got back from a fair or something when she walked (on purpose) into the living room where I was quite...
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 27, 2007

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    I Wasn't

    ...But since the couple wanted us to believe that a balloon can pick up a 6 year old child and still stay in flight i am slightly scared that some evil force from another planet might capture this and use them to carry us all off. (NOT REALLY!!!! but I dreamed this last...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 18, 2009

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    Yikes!

    I know it sounds weird to some, but I can't go into those party type stores without worrying that they will pop a balloon. I have been known to wait in the car when a family member has to go in and get balloons. I have gotten better over the years, but if they are blowing up a...
    mrsstrom mrsstrom 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 20, 2006

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    Holes

    I cant stand small holes in balloons I feel like twichin out when I see one or try to blow a balloon up and there is a hole in it.
    ATLANTIC0CEAN ATLANTIC0CEAN 18-21, M Dec 31, 2010

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    Helium Balloons

    Helium balloons,In fact,Balloons in general,They freak me,Don't know why,Funny thing,Hot air ballooning,That's different,Love it! 
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Feb 9, 2012

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    Not Just Helium

    I am afraid of loud noises, and well since any balloon can pop, I am afraid of them as well. My poor kids have had very few balloon experiences.. poor things! LOL
    Mystic44 Mystic44 41-45, F 4 Responses Sep 30, 2007

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    Ewwww

    They scare me.. I'm always afraid they might just pop. Why not just use water? It's more funny when you throw them at someone.
    musared musared 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 25, 2009

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    Any one else like balloons
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    I don't know why I'm scared of balloons. And i don't know how to overcome with it. 😔
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