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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Being with my roommates is triggering me to feel abandoned. I hate this feeling and I wish it would go away :(
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    I recently made a list of abandoned place close to the subway station here and made my way round them one day, took a few photos of each. Was something different to do and...
    StrathclydeStudent StrathclydeStudent 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    You knew it would hurt me and you still ******* did it anyway. You still hurt me the most out of everyone that abandoned me. I don't think I'm ever gonna be okay for a long while...
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    I have some very rude and disruptive neighbours. Everything was okay on my street until they moved in. Sometimes I wonder if I broke a mirror and have had the last 7 years of bad...
    Kriptess Kriptess 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    My second experience took place when I drove the same friend's sister and her three children back to Maine the next summer. The setting was very laid back and rustic bordering on a...
    daddy2cats daddy2cats 56-60, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    MissAutumn MissAutumn 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Read this somewhere 23 Emotions people feel, but can’t explain Sonder: The realization that each passerby has a life as vivid and complex as your own. Opia: The ambiguous...
    RedHwaiting RedHwaiting 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    There is this abandoned house in the woods I live near. My friend and I go there a lot and b*tch about life. It's quite fun. Other times we listen to music as loud as we want. No...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response a week ago

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    I used to live in A small town that had better days.Two or three of us used to dare each other to go to the abandoned street car line where hoboes hung out and drank . My parents...
    anthony2001 anthony2001 61-65, M a week ago

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    When i was dating girls in my younger days , we had to find places where i could take her to be private . An abandoned barn was ideal
    anthony2001 anthony2001 61-65, M 1 Response Jul 24

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    There is a park next to my boyfriends house, which has an abandoned hospital/ mental asylum and im in love with horror and ghost stories so i decide to drag my boyfriend and my...
    katamelia katamelia 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    There's an abandoned mental hospital that's about a 40 minute drive away. I'd love to go exploring with some friends there, but all of my friends suck.
    Spyro93 Spyro93 18-21, M 9 Responses Jul 23

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    I'm seriously obsessed with abandoned buildings *-* Idk why, I find them so fascinating. Especially hospitals, theme parks, restaurants. I live about a half a mile away from...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 11 Responses Jul 23

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    SparkleSwirl SparkleSwirl 18-21, F Jul 23

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    Rs668009 Rs668009 18-21, F Jul 22

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    Ias and I did my senior pictures on a rainy day back in November. We took a few shots at some of the more scenic places around town, but it was cold, so we decided to look for a...
    followthekinkyrabbit followthekinkyrabbit 18-21 Jul 21

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    I've never understood why my mother has never been able to tuck me in, kiss me, hold me in her arms, or just show her love through just pretending to care about what I talk to her...
    Kionamarie Kionamarie 22-25, F Jul 21

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    1. Learn drums 2. Teach my daughter to swim, ride a bike, play a guitar, crochet, cook, bake, pray, and paint. 3. Go to the Dead Sea and float all day. 4. Go completely off the...
    cjkenton cjkenton 36-40 1 Response Jul 20

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    Segalm Segalm 41-45, F Jul 20

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    I really want to explore an old complex of buildings near my town. It has been abandoned since 1989, but in 2010 someone bought the area and it's private now. Nothing's actually...
    AccioTea AccioTea 16-17, F Jul 20

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    WokenandOpen WokenandOpen 31-35, M Jul 20

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    I'm already close to it though, most people I know have moved on, my family won't be around forever. But, maybe that's just how it's meant to be...
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M Jul 17

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    middle school memory #578: I went to spend the night at one of my friends houses, under the bed I found this weird stuffed sock that had a drawn on eyeball at the end....I asked...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F Jul 17

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    Nyo19mbi91 Nyo19mbi91 22-25, M Jul 17