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I Have Explored Abandoned Houses

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    Looking For Hidden Treasure

    I love to explore abandoned houses for what you might find inside...and sometimes can buy some of the items you have found in them...sure you can just keep some of the stuff but I am talking about very personal items..because of living here in Northern CA you can find them all...
    PoppaBear53 PoppaBear53 56-60, M Nov 8, 2011

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    Pairs Mountain

    I live on a mountain called pairs MT. in greenville,sc. They're are lots of ghost stories about the mountain. screaming in the woods (which i've heard more than one), the top of the mountain has a ghost, etc. I've lived here for 13 going on 14 years. Pairs mt use to be all farm...
    enemyinthemirror enemyinthemirror 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 22, 2012

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    The House On The Path

    One night last summer me,2 of my sisters, my brother and one of our friends were walking at night. we had been walking for about 15 minutes just enjoying the night (while breaking some laws i won't talk about in this story ;D ) and they started talking about this alcohol I had...
    jaydefairy jaydefairy 18-21, F Dec 29, 2011

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    With My Dad 9/13/2011

    Well, apparently my abandoned house in Hartford, Maine pics are not showing up so I took some advice and got a Photobucket account.  You can view it here:  http://s1090.photobucket.com/albums/i366/Haley10016/Abandoned%20House/ So I went with dad this Tuesday to explore Hartford...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Sep 17, 2011

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    My Number1 Past Time

    I used to do this alot, you never know what you are going to find. Sometimes an old house tells a story. I like to expore the attics of old houses
    mulder mulder 26-30 May 17, 2012

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    Mill Town

    There's this abandoned mill town 10 or so miles from my parent's house. It was a hosiery mill, and like most old mill towns the factory was powered by water. There's a dam behind the factory. The employees lived in houses all around the factory--there was a church and a general...
    ObliviousPunk ObliviousPunk 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 23, 2011

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    More Like Breaking And Entering

    And we found some weird shizz in a supposedly "haunted" house! O.O
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 1, 2011

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    Southeast South Dakota

    In this area there are many abandoned farms. One of my favorite things to do is to sneak into the old houses and take a lot of pictures. I always go in the daytime so any spirit activity is at a minimum but it can be found. In one house that is still in fairly good shape I got a...
    vonreich vonreich 41-45, M Aug 16, 2012

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    Memories & Energy

    Old buildings often give off vibes, and sometimes I can even sense memories or past events. That doesn't happen very often though. Mostly its just energy. I love rummaging through old abandoned houses. Never know what you might find. I good inspection of it's back yard could also...
    FellidayaFiresong FellidayaFiresong 31-35, F Aug 27, 2012

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    Brrrrrrr !

    I was 14 as boy scout, at the time of a hike, round 4pm, we pass by a isolated house. Deserted garden, damaged railings. We decide to enter, just to see what inside. Stairs are invaded by grass, main door not closed. Entering in the little hall, an intense mildew odour get in our...
    juliegirlie juliegirlie 41-45, M Jan 20, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I've been into exploring abandoned places for years. I have a flickr site of photography of them.
    spaten74 spaten74 36-40, M Feb 20

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    Sometimes I feel as though a pact has been made between all of my "friends" of the past to no longer associate with me. Then I find myself meeting new people and realizing they...
    ughgross ughgross 26-30 Feb 7

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    I don't have a family. I'd call them my guardians at this point. Growing up, nobody was ever around and if they were, they were either beating me or verbal tearing me apart. So it...
    mightymouse69 mightymouse69 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 8

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    I quit smoking pot on September 7th 2014 after smoking every day for five years straight. I quit because I wanted to see how it would affect my mind and to see if I was living in a...
    Tyler2524 Tyler2524 18-21, M Feb 21

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    This is about a region really, the hour and a half drive that I make and made today, got me thinking, yes, this qualifies as an abandoned place, this old cool highway in the...
    severalanimals severalanimals 56-60, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Horror Meets Honor The S.S.A. a Highly trained, stealthy, and more deadly than the evils they face specializes in victim rescue, counter-evil operations, and a number of other...
    AmericanKnight AmericanKnight 18-21, M Feb 21

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    Horror Meets Honor The S.S.A. a Highly trained, stealthy, and more deadly than the evils they face specializes in victim rescue, counter-evil operations, and a number of other...
    AmericanKnight AmericanKnight 18-21, M Feb 21

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    "Who's going to walk me down the isle? I can't have a father who abandoned me assume a position that he no longer deserves". Thoughts like this pop into my head on the daily. I was...
    adriit adriit 18-21, F Feb 9

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    The good thing about history is it leaves abandoned ruins just about everywhere! I loved roaming the Cathar trail in Languedoc when I went with a now ex boyfriend just over a year...
    Rovigatti Rovigatti 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 11

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    Every one of us has a past, which made us who we are today. We all had some way or another ordeal to deal with. Each of us manage the situations differently. Some of us had a very...
    kimmychantwo kimmychantwo 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 14

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    There are a lot of amazing places around the world but I have grown quite fond of this abandoned theme park in Japan. Anyone ever been there? It certainly would be a dream come...
    Planetena Planetena 16-17, M 2 Responses Feb 19

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    Abandoned shack I came across driving through the mountains this morning. Or maybe it used to be a cabin for a campground?
    Bird488 Bird488 26-30, F Feb 21

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    i have no idea it just gives me a scary / interesting experience everytime i look at an abandoned place .
    Kayzuss Kayzuss 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I like to check out houses thats on sale. That way I can dream of owning a house Or living in one with someone I know
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Feb 24

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    I go to open houses and make a mental image of the house so I can make it on the sims 3 and or minecraft.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M Feb 25

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    couple people on this site were almost word for word how i try to explain this. Ive looked for years just finding this site. most are sites that allow anything about this is for...
    psycOalso psycOalso 26-30, M Feb 22

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    I dreamt that Obama was giving me and some other person a ride. He took us to this abandoned place. Then he started saying a bunch of weird freaky things. Then I tried to run away
    MiserysChild MiserysChild 22-25 Feb 6

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    I think I might dislike my parents. They both at a few points in my childhood abandoned me. They feel like strangers to me.
    dirtydarkness dirtydarkness 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 21

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    My best friend of 13 years and I were totally inseparable. Like literally we were always together 24/7. Until my mom died. A week after she died my best friend went to Florida for...
    Madsterr Madsterr 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 24

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    Basically, I don't trust anybody, outside of my mother and father. Even though I put up a relatively naive and silly facade, and usually act the role of the overly kind clown, I...
    Nix0 Nix0 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 5

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    Going out of my own country for the first time was quite an adventure and I was in my 20s before I managed it. I went to Switzerland - about the most expensive place in Europe...
    alanbt alanbt 61-65, M 2 Responses Feb 9

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    Ardad Demon who leads travelers astray If you have ever taken a vacation and had trouble finding your hotel, car, map, anxiety medication or the rest of your family, you’ve...
    UnknownFiles UnknownFiles 18-21 Feb 9

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    because just recently learned that I have had unresolved issues with my Dad. I felt all my life my Dad has never really been there for me. I think there were only a few times when...
    Sara600 Sara600 56-60, F Feb 11

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    My wife asked me to go with her to attend a surprise 50th birthday party for her boss, which included a room full of people I did not know. Just her asking me caused immediate...
    rolywynne rolywynne 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 17

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    I do not expect anybody to read this but a little word of advice on anxiety would help lots, thank you. My older brother, has schizophrenia, ADD (attention deficit disorder), and...
    miiaa247 miiaa247 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 17

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    I feel like I'm on a roller coaster, I'm constantly going up and down. I feel confident and raring to go one minute and I'm feeling despair, desperate and empty the next. I hate...
    dte21 dte21 18-21, F Feb 19

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    I knew it would eventually end. Six months in he told me what I should have accepted five months before, his live-in ex was actually his real-time girlfriend. They had their...
    coppertoned coppertoned 26-30, F Feb 20

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    All my friends have abandoned me. They want nothing to do with me
    chelstan chelstan 16-17, F Feb 20

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    I have been exploring abandon places since I was a kid. I have a flickr page with some of the photography.
    spaten74 spaten74 36-40, M Feb 21

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    My father is an alcoholic, in recovery for close to 25 years. While I am proud of the fact that is sober now, I am still so angry with him for never apologizing for making my...
    lemonista lemonista 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 22

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    FOR ME. I've written a book, it's about my experiences both ill and well. It also explains the fundamentals of the illness, what schizophrenia is and what it isn't. I intend on...
    cavedweller2 cavedweller2 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    Here's a thought about "where have all the stand up, admirable, powerful people who days long ago were the staples of the community. And I have come to see that they have abandoned...
    dzadaz dzadaz 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    I need to step up and tell myself the truth. I need to face reality. My marriage wasn't a marriage and it took an anonymous app, a stranger to open my eyes. Now they're open I...
    myownbox myownbox 26-30, F 4 Responses