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I Encountered a Ghostly Presence

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    In Hawaii

    I lived in Mililani Town, on Oahu. I was asleep and woke suddenly at about 4am. I looked across the room and there was a man down resting on his heels, crouched over. He was semi-transparent but mostly a gray color. He had a construction hardhat on and for some reason I could see...
    DharmaG DharmaG 46-50, F 3 Responses May 7, 2007

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    I know some of you might find me crazy or stupid, but I know what ghosts are trying to tell me. So, I give people what I know ghosts are trying to say to them, if they have ghosts dreams and such. Anyhow, I hear and see ghosts and yeah... you can say I am crazy now. Well, it is...
    Vipy Vipy 26-30, F 3 Responses May 8, 2007

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    My First Ghost Experience

    I was only 2 yrs old. I know most people can't remember when they were 2, but I remember the experience vividly. What happened was I was awakened by the voice of a boy. I looked up in the direction of the voice and it was a little african american boy. I thought it was odd...
    whydoifeelsobad whydoifeelsobad 46-50, F 5 Responses Mar 20, 2011

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    Something In The Room

    i was at my friends house, just the two of us, and we were getting ready to leave. He had gone into his room looking for something and i went to the bathroom. i peed and came back out, the door to his room was slightly ajar so i went over thinking that he was still in there...
    Saintos Saintos 22-25, M Nov 3, 2012

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    The Grim Reaper

    I hate to call it that but it's what it was. I have had the pleasure of meeting this charecter on numerous occasions. The first time I was quite young, about 12/13 I think. I was playing a game with my friends and had gone off on my own to hide. I walked past these garages...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 5 Responses Nov 10, 2007

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    I Wish I Knew What It Was

    One night, when I was in my teens, I was asleep and dreaming and all of a sudden I could see myself floating above my sleeping body. I thought "cool, an out of body experience..." All of a sudden some shadow with red eyes was in my room. It went up to my body...
    almostthere83 almostthere83 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 11, 2008

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    Black Orb

    About 1 and a half years ago i was lying in my bed and i saw a small black orb with a gray outline. When i looked at it it darted behind a mattress that was on the floor l than it peeked out like it was both curious and afraid to confront me. I walked up to the mattress and it...
    rustyguy17 rustyguy17 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 15, 2013

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    "Hospital"

    My husband, needed to go for a routine check up, at the local hospital yesterday!,. This hospital was built in 1972, so not that old really! Well anyway, the amount of times my family and i have been there you could say we, may as well, start paying rent!, lol,. All these years i...
    welshbabe welshbabe 46-50, F 21 Responses Feb 2, 2011

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    I'm Curious

    I once lived in a supposedly haunted house. I've used a Ouiji board. I went wandering around in a supposedly haunted cemetary between the hours of midnight and 4am. I've checked and tested local spook stories. All to no avail. NOTHING. Granted, I don't really believe in...
    zeligocity zeligocity 22-25, M 9 Responses Aug 23, 2008

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    The Skeptic And The Poltergeist UPDATED!!!!

    For many years, I have been obsessed with science. As a child I did not even believe in Santa and insisted on proving it to my parents before I could even speak in full sentences. No matter what, the INTJ inside of me has never truly accepted "spirits", but consistently I have...
    GodWithAComplex GodWithAComplex 22-25 2 Responses Nov 26, 2012

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    Here is Practical Explanation about Next Life,

    Purpose of Human Life, philosophical/religious facts, theories etc. ___________________________ *********** Practical Explanation ( For Example ) :- `1st of all can you tell me every single seconds detail from that time when you born ?? ( i need every seconds detail ?? that what...
    thunder0 thunder0 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 9, 2013

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    The Haunted Battlefield Of Rivers And Broxton's Bridge

    THE HAUNTED BATTLEFIELD OF RIVERS AND BROXTON'S BRIDGE This tale is not a legend but a personal account. The following story took place the first weekend of February 2-4 1996. I am a reenactor. My portrayal is of a confederate soldier. This is a hobby my whole family took part...
    gsm1974 gsm1974 36-40, M Apr 10, 2013

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    Guardian Spirit?

    When I was younger, my mom and I were staying in this motel because of finacial problems we were having, we had one of those homeless vouchers that lets you stay for free for a month. And it had gotten so bad for us one day, my mom wasn't sure how we were going to have dinner...
    SoakedInSoul SoakedInSoul 19-21 5 Responses Apr 24, 2009

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    A Haunting On Reed

     I had a dream yesterday morning that there was a ghost in my house. It was, I dont know a word for it...not exactly lucid, but it felt unusually real, to the extent that, when I woke up from it, I thought it was real, and I was confused about being in bed, because I thought...
    toexist toexist 21-25, F 3 Responses Apr 22, 2008

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    Never Boring

    I've seen spirits all my life.  Some I know some I don't.  It's such an ordinary thing now I don't even think about it most of the time.  The only one that bothers me is the one that seems to be a harbinger of death (cue dramatic music)  but seriously, it...
    Pix Pix 41-45, F 2 Responses May 6, 2008

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    Encounter In Old Abandoned Rock Quarry.

    It was May 1978 and it was the week of my HS graduation. At 7 PM I had bachelorette practice and the rehearsal ended promptly at 8 PM. Marcy; a friend and fellow classmate, said that another friend of ours had called before the rehearsal and wanted us to come and hang out with...
    mahaught1514 mahaught1514 51-55, M 2 Responses Aug 3, 2012

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    I Preformed An Exorcism

    It was my 1st year of college and my friend kept complaining about a presence in her room; she knew I have always had a sensitivity to these things and asked my help as well as that of two of our other friends' help. This force was powerful, I had only felt something like it once...
    Baolou Baolou 18-21, M 2 Responses May 10, 2013

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    I was at work today and something hit me in the

    back and landed on the conveyer belt, it was a rolled up piece of hard glue. I looked behind me and I saw Kou a employee where I work I asked him if he threw it at me and he denied it. He is a pretty honest guy so I don't think he did it. So I'm thinking a ghost threw this piece...
    nschanen nschanen 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 26

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    New Home....no Problem?

    My second story begins when we decided to move from our previous house and try to forget and start fresh. I was starting sixth grade and my sister was expecting her first baby and had moved out with her boyfriend. This was a treat for my mom and i because it was a actual house...
    nancyjo32 nancyjo32 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 28, 2012

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    An Haunting Presence

    One night may years ago, my best friend Shabaz was staying while the rest of my family was on vacation. Shabby and I were watching the movie Splash on the rented RCA CED player when all of a sudden the TV and CED player just shut themselves off. Shabby and I looked at each other...
    Pixie_Lover Pixie_Lover 46-50, M 10 Responses Aug 28, 2006

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    Ghost Story?

    When I was younger, around 12 or so, I had a couple of experiences that I have not forgotten about, and makes me wonder about things at times. Once when I was in bed with my hand hanging over the edge, I felt something cool and slimy rub against it and pulled my...
    meadow1992 meadow1992 18-21, F 6 Responses May 14, 2012

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    Haunted Edinburgh Castle Vaults Written by

    gayle Published: 05 December 2013 The famous Greyfriars bobby is said to haunt the pet cemetary in the grounds of Edinburgh Castle. Many an eye witness has reported seeing a dog. They all have given the same description. Many visitors to this castle have said that...
    gayle2464 gayle2464 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    On More Than One Occasion Though Not All The Time.

    *quick sidenote: why is writing so cathartic? It is, though.When I was a young girl, I could see the spirits of people who'd passed on, glimpses of them from the corner of my eye; shadows and such. I hated it, didn't know what the purpose for it was and eventually as I grew older...
    afreimann afreimann 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 4, 2013

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    Just a Bit Scared

    When I was a kid about 5 or 6 there were about 4 small beings around me one night, and we talked for a long time, but when I told them I had to go they said they wanted me to come with them, I said I couldnt my mom would get mad they tried to make me, and I had to fight them off...
    SouthernGirl08 SouthernGirl08 41-45, F 4 Responses Jan 23, 2008

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    The Terror Of Possibly Having A Ghost

    ok a year ago when i was twelve i was in my room it was during the summer , and i had just got over the belief that my house was haunted but anyways i was playing a game on the computer and i heard my name being called by a soft voice , i thought it was my sister but for some...
    dionna70 dionna70 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 14, 2012

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    We visited this castle back in November.

    As like many castles it is stooped in history. You get shivers down your spine just walking around here.The castle is said to be haunted by English soldiers who were sent here to guard the castle from the native Welsh. The Romans occuppied the castle for over 300 years. In 1...
    gayle2464 gayle2464 46-50, F Mar 7

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    So my sister lives in this really old house

    and I spent the night... So we feel asleep me in the livening room...alone....feeling something weird so I feel I have to use the restroom witch is like half way across the house so I get up walk to the dining room now remember this the dinning room had a like sensor so it turns...
    daggerthewolf daggerthewolf 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    Orb

    When I was little, I used to see things. I would see ghosts, and monsters in corners, i would scream out my parents, point to a corner- and tell them to make it go away, then i would tell them, it doesnt like me, make it go away.. There was never anything visible to them in the...
    shineaway12 shineaway12 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 28, 2012

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    When I was little, one of my family members

    passed away. One morning I woke up to use the bathroom and when I went in... I saw the closet door open by itself. 10 min later members of my family called us that she passed away.
    TheCrazyBunny TheCrazyBunny 13-15, F Mar 15

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    The Man In White

    One night, I was falling asleep. Just as I started falling asleep I felt something jump on my bed. I opened my eyes. I saw a man in all white standing on my bed, looking down at me with a slight grin on his face. It seemed like he had dark big glasses, dark hair and eyes. I was...
    Tinytaurus93 Tinytaurus93 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 10, 2012

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    Stupid Stalker Ghost.

    Now I have never -seen- a ghost before, and I really hope I never do, but I have indeed heard them before, along with my family. In the house we currently live in, just about everyone has heard heavy footsteps in the hallway downstairs when everyone else was in their rooms...
    Samaya Samaya 16-18, F 7 Responses Aug 16, 2007

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    Elbow Shock

    a little preface. It was rainy season approximately two years after my N.D.E. i was into mushroom cultivation in a 40x40 feet hut, on a 250 hectare agriculture farm one my uncle had on lease of 7 years from government. It was on city outskirts. Near a tank unit military base. so...
    wishmaster010 wishmaster010 26-30, M Jan 30, 2013

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    When I was little used to live in this small

    apartment because my parents had my brother at 14 and me at 18 and my sister at 22 so they didnt have much money. And they both had bad drug problems and had just got us back from foster care. THe apartment was ok. I wasnt scared of it or anything. And by apartment I mean like...
    LandonS LandonS 16-17, M 2 Responses Feb 28

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    Short And Sweet

    the woman i love very much is a ghost and shes always with me and i love her like she is still here
    lol88 lol88 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 18, 2012

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    Waverly Hills: The Best Part Of My Overnight Stay

    My bestfriend and I are apart of a small paranormal society in western Kentucky that consists mainly of her family and mine. I've been a "hunter" since I was about 8; my mother started me out young, easing me into everything, and basically trained me and had me read everything...
    GlaszEyes GlaszEyes 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 14, 2011

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    A Ghost At A Wedding

    I went to a very beautiful outdoor wedding one time, a friend of a friend was getting married and I was just the date. I didn't really know anything about the bride's family. The wedding was traditional except for one very interesting kind of new-age part that they began the...
    Osheri Osheri 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 22, 2012

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    Is Something There?

    since I was little I always felt as if something was there, from hearing my name but no one was calling for me. sounds of things falling and then going to look and there be nothing, so as I got older I would tell myself that it was just me being all scared. but it never really...
    brooke1991 brooke1991 22-25 2 Responses Sep 2, 2013

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    The Haunted Fort

    During the summer, my family and i went on a vacation to New york for a week. I got to bring my friend. We had a great time. The week ended with a Ghost Tour of the nearby Fort. My friend and I wanted to go to the 9:00 pm, the scarier tour, but my little brother wanted to come...
    Hypnofan64 Hypnofan64 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 11, 2013

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    Something Happened That Night That Changed My Life Forever.

    At the age of 20yrs old married and 3 months pregnant, we lived in a large one roomed flat in a very old house, there were a lot of stories about hauntings in the area which was originally an old burial ground where a lot of bodies were buried from the plague. Being young I didn...
    sweetdestiny53 sweetdestiny53 56-60, F 5 Responses Feb 7, 2011

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    1832

    Thanks to a member of this group choosing one of my answers as best (unrelated subject) I saw your group name on his profile and I decided to share my story here, I have told several people since the occurrence, the only person that I know for sure believed me was my mother Linda...
    XaleXartworks XaleXartworks 36-40, M 3 Responses Jan 13, 2013

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    Theatre Ghost

    Many years ago I was directing a show in the second oldest working theatre in England. My pleasure was to see the cast and crew gone and have the theatre to myself for an hour of more at the end of the evening. Once a show is on the stage the theatre becomes your home and I was...
    AngeGardien AngeGardien 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 26, 2013

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    Myrtles Plantation

    I have a theory on ghosts, derived from a photo experience about 10 years ago at the Myrtles Plantation in St. Francisville, LA.  The place had been featured on many tv channels, such as the travel channel, as being one of America's most haunted places.  It was quite...
    TCliffman TCliffman 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 30, 2010

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    Gray Featureless Face

    when i was young every night when i went to bed there would be 3 gray featureless faces floating down to me very slowly. i have always wanted to know if anyone has ever experienced this or anything similar. also i feel strongly that theres a reason or meaning that it was 3. so if...
    jennipooh23 jennipooh23 31-35, F 1 Response May 9, 2013

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    A lot when I was younger.

    Runs in the family type of thing. In my old house up north I had this light on my tv and shined towards my bed, well one night when I was going to bed I saw a shadow of a hand with a knife in it pointing down towards me. Also one night I had 2 friends sleeping over, we woke up...
    93rp 93rp 18-21, F Mar 24

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    Sorry in advance for the lack of

    or blatant disregard of punctuation :D I was at my friends house they have this bad *** beanbag chair it's for stoners I guess anyways everyone was drunk and I stuck the chair in the closet in their room and laid down but I couldn't fall asleep due to what sounded like...
    thebrutalflame thebrutalflame 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    My Near Death Experience At Three Years Old

    This experience was the beginning of my life long connection to spirits and the spirit world. When I was three years old our family was living in California on a Naval Air force base where my father was stationed. We lived in a house on the base, as well as, several other...
    mahaught1514 mahaught1514 51-55, M 2 Responses Aug 5, 2012

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    Visit From The Grave

    It was about 15 years ago, but I still remember it like it was yesterday; my grandmother had been deceased for quite a while, like at least 10 years by then. I was asleep in my bedroom, my sister asleep in hers which was right next to mine. My sister was 6 years old at the time...
    jewel76 jewel76 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 7, 2011

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    New House Pt 2.

    We had moved out of the other house due to scary creepy things going on every other day. Not knowing that someone was murdered in our house we were moving in now. Our landlord's sister had been killed in our house. In the kitchen. The house had been empty for over 20 years. Our...
    Yell0wleaf Yell0wleaf 13-15 1 Response Apr 7, 2013

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    The Haunted Fort Pt2

    At the fort, we were on a tour, a ghost tour. In he dungeon i had a weird scratchy feeling up my leg and i had fell over onto my friend's shoulder. She said something after i told her that i was ok. I didn't know what she said. Then i could only hear faint noise. I slowly walked...
    Hypnofan64 Hypnofan64 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 11, 2013

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    When we were in Baguio,

    we stayed in this house that was own by my grandma's brother. We stayed there for 3 days. It was all normal until out last night came. We were packing up our stuff to leave; and the time was like 10 pm as I remembered. Things went weird around the house. First was, all of us...
    Van555666 Van555666 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    My Friends Mother

    Oh! my gosh, this is going, way back to the late 80's,. Unfortunately it was in the February my friends mother sadly passed on,. Naturally my friend was still grieving way into the months of March through to July and beyond it took her a long time to come to terms with her...
    welshbabe welshbabe 46-50, F 7 Responses Jun 11, 2011

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    Shadows And Earwigs

    It was the 13th of November and me and my two best friends Maisie and chloe were on the park. I was on the swing while Maisie and chloe were sat on the red park bench. After about half an hour I got bored so I went up to them and asked them what they want to do now ,chloe said...
    Chuckychuck Chuckychuck 13-15, F Jan 7, 2013

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    Weird

    mines a weird one, when ilived with my parents i used to have a big oak wardrobe by my bed, some nights i would wake up and see what looked like 2 feet hanging over the edge but whenever i went to investigate there was nothing there and no trace of there being anything there...
    Speakup Speakup 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 28, 2007

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    Scary Stuff

    It was truly the single most scary experience of my life so far. It was about 4 years ago, I was 17. It was at about 2 or 3am and I was woken up by a text from my boyfriend at the time, as soon as I woke up I knew there was something in the room. (you know when you can tell...
    juniper juniper 21-25, F 12 Responses Jan 3, 2008

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    Something My Mind Will Never Forget.

    i was about 15yrs old,was house sitting for my mum as she was out for the night,so i slept in her bed.was just dozing off wen i heard the computer chair moving,i switched the lamp on and what i seen was the chair spinning around and around,i was so petrified i instinctly did what...
    wiccalian wiccalian 26-30, F 4 Responses Sep 7, 2011

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    I was lying on my bed rubbing my c I felt

    someone next to me but no one was there so I still rub my self and something pulled my hand away and then some one was fingering me it felt really good and then it put its **** in me it felt painfull at first then it felt really good!! After I org the hung was gone! I was so...
    Irishcutie1326 Irishcutie1326 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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