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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 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 2 Responses Dec 18, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 12 Responses Jun 2, 2012

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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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    To start things off this really happen,

    I’m going off what I can recall so bear with me. I’m 16, male…. Not that normal but who is, I just randomly remembered this one day and so I asked my grandma who is 63 what had happen, she was just so surprised I even remembered. I was 4 at the time. So I was watching...
    cunningwolf cunningwolf 16-17, M Jun 19

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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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    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 3 Responses Feb 17

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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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    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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    Yesterday, another strange thing happened

    and I just don't know what to think of it. It is really bizarre. I haven't told anyone about these incidents because I am a rational person and don't believe in the paranormal and to be honest, I think that they would think I'm crazy, (which I'm not!). I've seen ghost shows...
    Stephanie2211 Stephanie2211 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 29

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    I was meditating, only short time maybe up to 5

    minutes or so and I tried to keep me mind still and open. Then I went in my bed and suddenly in front of me a window opened. It was a square maybe 20-30 cm each side. In the window there was a flower, it was light blue. It had many, many litlle blue trombone shape things in it...
    Hildehellevi Hildehellevi 56-60, F 1 Response Apr 30

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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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I have way too many experiences. I find so many ones that I can relate to, and add them. Also I don't believe that they all need a story
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    I had a dream last year about my sister who passed away in 2007. She was the couch talking about feeling alone at the graveyard... And wanted me to visit her more, in the dream she...
    snorlaxeffect snorlaxeffect 18-21, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Hello I'm Lauren and I'm being forced to make myself an experience project profile since Iv been getting on my friends melissa10108 alot and that's how I'm here
    peniscravinggrandmas peniscravinggrandmas 16-17, F 7 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I have been a member for a few days now and I am really enjoying my time here. It is wonderful to have such a broad cross section of society here that are willing to share their...
    Emceerr Emceerr 56-60, M 3 hrs ago

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    I don't know if I want to see EP improved anymore or not, but since I have been here for a long time, I have seen many many changes here, I have seen good staff members here, and...
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    Hello I'm Raven. I just joined the experience project recently. I hope to learn more about myself and maybe get to know more people.
    TheFireGoddess97 TheFireGoddess97 16-17, F 10 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    It was such a long time ago I had a strange one. I did some meditation before taking a nap, hoping to become lucid in my dream or to succeed in making an oobe. I wouldn't...
    LoveUnite LoveUnite 26-30, F 12 hrs ago

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    I feel different and strange. I am here to meet others that might feel the same. message me if u want.
    spaceishome spaceishome 13-15, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I feel different and strange. I am here to meet others that might feel the same. message me if u want.
    spaceishome spaceishome 13-15, F 13 hrs ago

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    A year ago, I was at my Starbucks when I saw one of my ice skating trainers studying for a college exam. We got to talking about how our lives were treating us. Since it was...
    lovebeingbarefoot lovebeingbarefoot 26-30, M 13 hrs ago

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    I think I've been a member for a week or two. It's everything I thought it could be. I'm a recovering addict (I choose N/A but Alcohol was my DOC) I help my sponsees and Newcomers...
    CharlieReckless CharlieReckless 36-40, M 14 hrs ago

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    I was in Perth Western Australia and I was walking down a street (I can't remember which street it was) what I saw was someone catching someone else presumably on the run for some...
    bunnoboi85 bunnoboi85 26-30, M 17 hrs ago

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    The Family Albums....This winter while chillin' out in Florida, my Grandfather asked me to take on the task of transferring his many photo albums from Film to Digital, after he...
    LucyLutz LucyLutz 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago