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    Visaka Duck Release

    This weekend was Visaka in this SE Asian country, the celebration of the Buddha’s birthday. To commemorate the day, one of the activities is showing mercy to animals by doing ‘life release’. People buy loads of live fish from the fish market and release them...
    Deki Deki 31-35, F 1 Response May 11, 2009

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    Odd Visualization In The Sky?

    I was in the car, on my way home from school, when I was looking at the horizon (not completely at the clouds above but more like the corner of my eye) and I noticed these three pillars on top of the clouds. The shape sort of resembled columns and they blended into the clouds...
    Remeliah Remeliah 18-21, F 1 Response May 10, 2013

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    The Ocelot

    My son is very bright and was always different at school. One day the kids were asked the  question, "If you were an animal, what animal would you be?"  He choose Ocelot. I had no idea what an ocelot was and had to research it in the dictionary. When asked why...
    penguinswon penguinswon 51-55 6 Responses Dec 2, 2007

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    The Traffic Jam

    my family and i were on our way to pennsylvania and it was the middle of a snowstorm.  we were almost there when we got stuck in a huge traffic jam. cars stretched ahead of us and behind us as far as we could see.  we sat in the same spot without moving for seven...
    thedirtydiapey thedirtydiapey 16-17 4 Responses Dec 14, 2008

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    I Was Blown Away By A Stranger

    So on a little trip to Bed, Bath, and Beyond I about **** my pants..because it was ******* AWESOME! A little event of about 4 seconds happened that literally changed my life. You wanna know? I thought so! It started off with me tired and groggy just standing around waiting for...
    queer4clockwork queer4clockwork 18-21 4 Responses Jul 12, 2011

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    First, I have to say

    that I don't believe in ghosts, I am curious about the paranormal and have had strange experiences in the past, but nothing like what happened to me a few days ago. And even though I can't explain this story, I am sure that there's a rational explanation. I just don't know what...
    Stephanie2211 Stephanie2211 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 8, 2014

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    Flick Off, Street Light

    Whenever I'm driving at the dead of night or the early morning before daybreak, at least one street light would turn off (or sometimes on) when I drive by within 15 feet of its presence. Literally, it happens on a regular basis whether in remote or urban areas. On the streets...
    outsidewitness outsidewitness 31-35, M 4 Responses Aug 31, 2010

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    Mysterious Tapping On My Window At Night

    Ok so tell me what u think about this. about a week n a half ago i heard taping on my window looked out n didn't see anything but i was expecting someone to come over so i figured it was them n i just didn't get up in time. then a couple days later i heard tapping again slow n...
    sumoneasking sumoneasking 22-25 9 Responses Jun 2, 2012

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    Strange

    Someone I know was kinda paranoid and asked me, if a person I know has a pc.  This person doesn't even know the other person and I found it strange that this person asked...Ahem...From all question, a pc?
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Sep 22, 2011

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    The Staring Wolf

    I live in a part of the south where 3 cultures, African American, Caucasian, and Native American live together peacefully.  Many years ago, I met a man there and we fell in love. He was African American and Native American mix. He was a outdoorsman who spent a lot of time on the...
    Jilly111 Jilly111 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2010

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    What's Been Happening...

    So this has happened recently. My family has a lake place that we stay at a couple times during the summer. The first time we went I was exploring and I found this chunk of fur. It was SUPER soft- it was awesome. I put it into the backseat of my mom's car so that nobody would...
    MirahBlack MirahBlack 16-17, F Jun 6, 2013

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    I Hear Something You Can't Hear

    I recently had a strange experience. Now, mind you, strange experiences are nothing short of mundane to me, but this was...different. Profoundly so. I feel shaken. In fact, the entire world seems unstable. Unsure. Veiled from something greater than the breadth of our...
    ManicAttack ManicAttack 18-21, F 1 Response May 1, 2013

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    I was hanging out with a couple friends one

    night. We made a group decision to go get some food in the town about 10 minutes south of us. Before we went we all smoked a cigarette. In this pack of cigarettes there was one "lucky" cigarette which was flipped upside down. We got on the highway and headed toward the town...
    EvColorado EvColorado 16-17, M Nov 15, 2014

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    I was outside smoking with my husband

    and about 20 feet away something came down from the sky. We didnt see anything but we heard it. It sounded like electricity and chimes. I dont know how else to describe it. It came towards us and stopped by my side for about 10 seconds and turned and went by a tree. Has anyone...
    woman102 woman102 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 18, 2013

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    Rodent?

    So yesterday I went downstairs to make myself some food. I was down there about 90 minutes. During that time I took a couple phone calls and did some other stuff. When I came upstairs to the room which is sort of my office, I noticed the phone was off the hook. My phone (in that...
    4vrUnique 4vrUnique 46-50 8 Responses Jul 29, 2011

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    Signs?

    Lately all I've been doing is asking for signs. Nothing in particular, just something I would recognize. For the past three days straight I've seen things that greatly relate to what I casually think about. On the first day, when I was on my way to a friends house, I past a...
    Remeliah Remeliah 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 2, 2013

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    I have this hot, little,

    married neighbor. She and I, have done the "deed" a few times recently. I get a knock at the door Friday evening....it's her husband. I'm thinking "uh-oh". He wants to talk. He say's he knows all about his wife's "visits" to my apartment. How many times we've done it. Telling...
    maverick357 maverick357 36-40, M Feb 17

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    One Night In 2002

    I went to bed and I am sure I locked the door from the inside and no one else could have unlocked it but me but I don't remember unlocking it.............. when I woke up it was unlocked......................... I was immediately afraid.............................. then I...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Jul 29, 2011

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    Several, which I'd love an explanation for.

    When I was young, in school assembly, two friends each side of me, both sharing the same first name as myself, both fainted at the same time, leaving me in an empty space. Close dates with death, one I should have been swept out to sea after a huge wave engulfed me, when it...
    cmbahj2 cmbahj2 51-55, F May 4, 2014

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    I think the strangest thing

    that has happened to me is this: long ago, when I was a teenager, I was casually reading a magazine in which someone described having a heart attack: I started to feel a pressure weighing down on my own chest, and an unpleasant sleepy feeling. I wondered if I was having a heart...
    macmann macmann 56-60, M Oct 23, 2014

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    A Coincidence? I Think Not.

    About 30 years ago my daughter's aunt was tragically killed while running in a cross walk by a motorcycle driven by an illegal immigrant who ran a red light. While there are other aspects of that tragedy which are not important to this story, within a month of her demise I...
    notunique notunique 56-60, M Apr 20, 2013

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    Pre-universal Existance

    One of my memories was absolutely beautiful. It was before the creation of the physical universe, the precursor to the "big bang." Angels existed, but nothing of physical matter did. I believe that we were all in God. God was everything before the universe, space, and time. The...
    Safriel Safriel 18-21, F May 11, 2013

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    Did My Eyes Play Tricks On Me?

    One morning around 3:30 I had to take my dog out before getting ready for work.  And I was looking all around and enjoying looking at the stars and listening to the peace and quite.  I have a street light at the end of my neighbor's yard and happen to look where the light was...
    tngurl25 tngurl25 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 20, 2011

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    In The Event I Should Disappear

    The past few weeks have been bad on the sleep front for me. I find it hard to fall asleep until early morning, despite being active all day. Two days ago my sleep came back, but I wish it hadn't. I'm not dreaming, and I'm waking up exhausted. And there's something in my room. We...
    ThePowerOfThree ThePowerOfThree 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 19, 2013

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    At My Job

    5 years ago now my family moved interstate, but my dad had to stay where he was for work, after 3 years my mum busted him cheating on her (after almost 20 years of marriage), he was in the little country town we used to live, with a woman we had all met. It was a few weeks ago I...
    IfYourDifferentSmile IfYourDifferentSmile 16-17, M Nov 7, 2010

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    Like Death

    This was years ago. It was the middle of the night. The drug slowly crept through my head. I felt tired so I drifted to sleep. I awoke in what seems like minutes or hours later and started using my laptop on my bed. It was still night. Slowly, my consciousness started to fall...
    collegestag08 collegestag08 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 27, 2012

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    Near-Birth Experience

     This just happened tonight. I heard a woman moaning loudly outside our gate. I went out to investigate and there was a poor country woman sitting on the ground leaning against a tree. She was holding her big belly and groaning. Her little naked son was sitting nearby...
    Deki Deki 31-35, F 29 Responses Apr 7, 2009

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    Sleeping, Floating And Falling Real Hard

    I was about ten years old. I went to bed and began to fall asleep for 15 minutes or so. Somehow while in sleep, I get the sense that I am floating. My body was still in contact with my bed. I could feel the mattress, but I have the sense of floating. Suddenly, I get a rushed...
    outsidewitness outsidewitness 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 5, 2010

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    At a Loss For Words

    Last night something very strange happened that I cannot explain.I have a very close friend who was on a date.I fell asleep and didn't talk to her again until 5 a.m. While we were talking she explained to me how physically aggressive the guy was being and how she had to almost...
    diamond33 diamond33 31-35 3 Responses May 22, 2008

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    Its a Small Army...

    When I deployed to iraq, I moved into my own room(rare to have over there). The previous occupant, who had finished his deployment and gone home, had left a few of their belongings in a drawer.  All of them labeled Stahlnaker. Well a few days into being there, I learned that...
    Ashahmal Ashahmal 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 6, 2009

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    I was 8 and she was 12. Me and 2 other boys were playing outside. Then the neighbor girl hollered at us so we went over to her. She said she wanted to show us something. We said ok...
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    NOT with adults. But with other children..family members younger than me, and one older. This is my deepest darkest secret. I am revealing this now, because for the past two weeks...
    trappedgirl17 trappedgirl17 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 22

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    In it, my boyfriend and I were about to have sex for the first time but I was on my period (as in real life). Just as I said I didn't want to rush anything, he tells me "if it's...
    sunatdawn214 sunatdawn214 18-21, F Feb 18

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    daycare lol this little boy told me he wanted to play house in the big tunnel on the playground. we went in the tunnel and I remember feeling nervous. he said ok we have to do what...
    142Annabear 142Annabear 22-25, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    My parents were never married. When I was concieved my mom was 24 my dad was only 16. My dad comes from a long line of criminals and was already facing time when they got together...
    confusedinlovewithhim confusedinlovewithhim 16-17, F Feb 13

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    I had strange one tonight details in comments
    Cargan2016 Cargan2016 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 21

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    I wanted to know if anyone had similar experiences... For those who broke up, did guilt have a big part to play in the final decision on either party's end? If so, at which point...
    FleetingThots FleetingThots 36-40, F 5 Responses Feb 23

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    I've had a really scary and supernatural experience with Sleep Paralysis. I was in a very deep sleep and when I woke I realised that I couldn't move. I've had Sleep Paralysis a few...
    Alouisexo Alouisexo 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 23

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    Today is my first day here and I need to see my benefits of being here and I need to make a good relationship with a honest lover with a good experience that why I here
    Christopee Christopee 36-40, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I have a problem with the constant questions..."Are you fake?" "How true to your real personality are you on EP?" which are often asked and I find it hard to answer. I'm not...
    Blondiex15 Blondiex15 36-40, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    When I was in the United States Marine Corps, I had a dream one night. And typically, my dreams are kind of odd and never really make a whole lot of sense, but this dream stuck...
    Sorgun Sorgun 26-30, M 2 Responses Feb 16

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    I am here to make connections with real people to share experiences, not as a single person looking to hook up or anything like that...nothing against other's who are here hoping...
    earlycrisis earlycrisis 31-35, M Feb 23

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    Well, not yet. This is my story before I have the abortion. Basically, I had been with my boyfriend for almost three years. We were never careful about sex because we both...
    siamooshkeleh siamooshkeleh 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 20

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    My husband is dying of cancer, we've had several people through the house since he was set up for hospice. After the first week, the nurse who was assigned to his case came over...
    juniperlista juniperlista 56-60, F 1 Response Feb 20