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I Have Seen a Ghost

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    How I Meet My Grandfather.

    The old 1970's style smoke alarm went off in the hallway again. This was a constant occurrence. Even when nothing was baking on the stove and at odd hours it would go off at random times. No one thought much about it, it was the only one we had in the house. We would jiggle...
    Tarushurse Tarushurse 31-35, M Oct 12, 2013

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    I Saw the Same Ghost Twice

    This happened when I was living in London, England.  I was about 24.  I had a huge, beautiful room on the top floor of a big, beautiful old house.  The owners of the house lived on the first two floors, and the third floor  had six giant rooms which were...
    NANSELTAR NANSELTAR 61-65, F 15 Responses Mar 27, 2008

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    Seen Same Ghost Several Times

    I didn't believe in ghosts until I was 22 and I saw one. But today, I want to say what has been happening since half past eight on Thursday evening (25th June) I was in a room watching tv, in my periphial vision to the right, I could see the dark figure of a man in a hat walking...
    f1ferrari f1ferrari 36-40 2 Responses Jun 27, 2009

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    If I'm Crazy, Then Oh Well, I'm Crazy

    I saw a ghost when I was just three years old. I would later see the same one again when I was eleven. I was wide awake both times, and it wasn't something I saw out of the corner of my eye. I hadn't been watching any scary movies, in fact, at three, I did not...
    eukaryote eukaryote 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 19, 2009

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    "I Don't Like Sad Goodbyes"

    (Please forgive me in advance if parts of this story is in opposition to your religious traditions.  I am not trying to advocate any given faith here.  The best way I know how to tell about this experience is to relate it in the way it occured...which includes references that...
    lilangelsteacher lilangelsteacher 46-50 Mar 30, 2011

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    I Saw A Ghost

    When I was about 16 I saw a young boy standing in the kitchen at my friends house. Nobody else saw him and he just vanished. We couldnt explain it and I have never forgotten it. It was a very real experience to me. I was not afraid. I was just baffled.
    achemy achemy 31-35 1 Response Jan 11, 2013

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    My friend has a good website.

    Please take a look. www.ghostdimensions.co.uk. Thank you.xx
    kirsty24 kirsty24 46-50, F Jan 13

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    My First Encounter With A Ghost

    Will my story is very short, I was always a believer and I do believe that we are all surrounded by spirits and ghosts.  I always felt the presents of spirits around me, but I will never forget my first encounter with a ghost we were face to face.  I was about 32 yrs old...
    LittleLita LittleLita 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 13, 2011

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    A Nurse Ghost And An Orb Behind Me

    There is a building that was a hospital, and my brother-in-law was actually born in it shortly before they closed itit Wit was a catholic hospital old style, three floors Large Brick Building in Garrett, Indiana. i heard that it ceased being a hospital in the late 1950's or 60...
    Kleokleo Kleokleo 41-45 Oct 15, 2012

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    My Haunted Apartment In Desmoines Ia

    ok well this apartment had a ghost you would actually "SEE" she would be standing by the bed when you woke up in the middle of the night or she would open the dooor if it was shut.... and she'd move things like your keys or your ciggerettes... one night i swear she was...
    EEYORE6 EEYORE6 36-40, F Sep 20, 2008

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    Actually, it's not me

    who have seen a host, but my cousin, Michelle... She was two years-old when it happened. My aunt (her mother) was in her bed, reading a story to Michelle late at night. Then, Michelle started looking at the opened door. There wasn't anything or anyone there. But she started...
    shimy38 shimy38 13-15, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Lost Memory of a Ghost

    When I worked in domestic violence, I heard a great many stories from women who were only just remembering physical and sexual abuse they had suffered as children.  Intellectually, I accepted that it is possible for the mind to suppresss memories too traumatic for children...
    NANSELTAR NANSELTAR 61-65, F 2 Responses Apr 20, 2008

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    Haunted House?

    My house is over 300 years old. Over the years it has been a tea house, a brothel and a bedsit among other things. The first ghostly encounter was just a small simple thing. My sister and I were playing with a toy cash register and our parents were downstairs. We finished playing...
    UnseenBlossom UnseenBlossom 18-21, F 6 Responses Oct 13, 2008

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    Does Hearing Them Count?

    I've never actually seen a ghost. But..I've heard them all my life, and seen a little flit out of the corner of my eye, felt someone behind me, and I've seen the shadows walk. Oddly enough I've never been frightened by this. I thought everyone did when I was little. I don't know...
    Tzech Tzech 46-50, F 1 Response Jun 28, 2008

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    Cemetery Ghost?

    My dog walking routes typically vary and it isn't unusual for me to take a stroll through a church cemetery at the end of my street. One pleasant afternoon, roughly two years ago I took this familiar route and I won't ever forget what I saw - and have never seen since. As I...
    zwilly82 zwilly82 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 10, 2013

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    I Used To Be Unsure

    ive always been into this stuff ive researched and looked and thats when i discovered the stuff i was getting into was deep for ive seen my dead grandma and seen orbs felt the presince of somthing evil seen a deamon that tryed to take over my body this is why i pray every night...
    link102 link102 16-17 1 Response Feb 7, 2012

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    The Little Girl Ghost

    At my previous apartment, about 2 years ago, I was living with my fiancé, her parents, and her younger sister. One night, I was in the living room standing next to my fiancé who was at the computer. In the corner of my eye saw a girl in white, with brown hair, and brown eyes...
    uxirusu uxirusu 22-25, M Sep 24, 2013

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    My Biz-nonna

    I was about 3 years old. My Nonna (grandmother) just gave me a bath and lay me on her bed to go get some clothes. She told me not to move. Of course as soon as she was down the hall may little naked butt was sliding off the bed and I heard a coughing kind of sound but more so...
    spaceygracey spaceygracey 22-25, F Aug 21, 2012

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    Jimmy

    I lived in a foreign country with my family for a few years.  My husband was gone when my "so-called" encounters happened.  I had a few.  While sitting at my computer desk I could feel someone behind me, but I was the only one home.  I...
    scardiecat scardiecat 31-35 1 Response Aug 12, 2009

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    A Few Times

    My house is haunted, I've seen shadow people, white things, orbs, been pinched, pulled, shoved, scratched, slapped and more. I've heard whispering right in my ear saying my name and things I can't understand. Doors slam an open by themselves (the door knob turns when it does...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 22, 2011

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    Psychic have told my parents i'm psychic to

    and I have an open mind and I previously only seen shadows that run past quickly but I see real figures now. I am freaking out as i'm only 14. Is it my imagination?
    DreamCatcher2000 DreamCatcher2000 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 26

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    I don't remember too much of it

    but when I was little I was at my grandmas house and seen a man standing smiling in her kitchen. Everyone else was in the other room I screamed and said there a man in the kitchen. Everyone came in to check and he had gone. Worried it may have been a burglar they asked what he...
    AmzD27 AmzD27 26-30, F Jul 27

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    My Moms Best Friend

    i seen a spirit when i was very young, about 4 or 5, i was in bed and my moms best friend was sitting on the bed talking to me, i dont remember what we said, but it kinda came out like she was alright, and would see me again someday, of course i didnt understand and mom walked in...
    mothertree mothertree 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 23, 2008

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    Bus Stop

    in eigth grade i was walking down to my bus stop. i saw someone walking ahead of me so i called out "T.J" no answer..."R.J."...still no answer. so i said, "Hey, can you please turn around?" still no answer. then i heard feet shuffeling behind me. i turned around no one...
    XoJaejoongxO XoJaejoongxO 16-17, F May 2, 2010

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    It was December 2011,

    as usual I and my set of friends were at a local cafe hand it was late when one of my friend asked me to drop his wife home..... It was a usual fair of playing chess so my friend was too busy to go and drop her..... Describing about the place where he stays: it's a society of...
    Sumitalag Sumitalag 26-30, M Aug 17

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    I Saw A Ghost In My Hotel Room

    I was staying at a hotel in San Francisco and had some strange experiences. First my TV would turn on and off and change channels on its own. Then the door of the armiore that the TV was in suddenly slammed shut. Later in the middle of the night I woke up and saw a woman standing...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Mar 10, 2012

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    Stop Teasing Me

    i think the greatest man i have ever known or will know will never leave my life completely, and i'm grateful. my papaw was the best thing in my life and when he passed my world came crashing down. though i have a sister, and as unfair as it sounds, i was his princess. we watched...
    WorkItMami WorkItMami 22-25, F Jul 27, 2009

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    The Beach House Ghost

    This is a story I have already shared on another website a few years back (when it happened) so I'm going to copy and paste it here. Oh and no, nothing of the sort has happened since. This happened only last week and although I'm not completely sure if it's paranormal it's...
    xocupcakexo xocupcakexo 22-25 Jan 24, 2012

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    Scary stuff.... I do not remember the whole

    story as i was very young. In my home town we have a very famous ship that's docked called the HMS Victory captained by Admiral Lord Nelson. When I was a little girl my Mum and Nan decided to take me to see it as it is open to public. It was a lovely day and the sun was...
    TheUnpredictable9 TheUnpredictable9 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    A Ghost That Likes Kids

    I don't remember any of the following story. I'm recounting it the way that my Mom relayed it to me.... Apparently, when I was around 6 months old, my parents decided to move into an old house within my very small hometown. Everyone in the family and every friend had informed...
    concreteardrop concreteardrop 31-35, F Oct 21, 2011

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    Bertha.....

    I lived in a country home for a couple of years in south west kansas... and the house we lived in iwas haunted the lady would actually come down the drive way and you'd hear door slams the you'd hear her come into the house and she would be in the kitchen slamming cabinet doors...
    EEYORE6 EEYORE6 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 20, 2008

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    The Woman In The Mirror! :D

    My daughter, reminded me of this experience i had about, 5yrs ago!! A friend! of mine, well an aquaintence more than a "big friend". someone you would, pass the time of day with!,. Well her mother, passed away, i didn't really know this woman, only as i say to say! "hello...
    welshbabe welshbabe 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 21, 2011

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    Most Haunted House I Ever Lived In

    Throughout my life I've been able to sense "presences" although I've only occasionally seen them.  Before my husband and I retired to our present little house, we lived in a big old log house on a lake.  The site of this house had been occupied for centuries, maybe...
    NANSELTAR NANSELTAR 61-65, F 11 Responses May 6, 2008

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    I Think I Did Today

    Recently I lost someone very dear to me. It was violently quick. No time to grasp it, and come to terms, no gentle good-byes and letting go. Just off to work in the morning and a few hours later gone. No good-byes. He was in surgery by the time I arrived at the hospital. And...
    Tzech Tzech 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 10, 2009

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    Shadow Person

    I was only 7.5yrs old at the time. My family was visiting my grandmother in the next province over and I happened to have a night I will never forget. One night I woke up while everyone was asleep, I can't even remember the time it said on the clock but I think it was somewhere...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 1, 2012

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    This wasn’t my house,

    me and seven others were visiting, our host had the keys to his sisters house nextdoor, and she had died 2 years ago and they never been inside the house sense, and because there were so many of us we had to stay in that house where she had died. Well everyone is out except me...
    bteddy bteddy 16-17, F Jul 26

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    Creepy

    So idk why, but weird **** has been happening to me lately, well I smoke weed and once in a while ( I don't wanna say everytime) weird paranormal stuff happens to me. like a couple weeks ago I went to my friends house for a session with a few friends and when I came home it was...
    SincerelyJasmineXO SincerelyJasmineXO 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 10, 2013

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    My dad died a number of years ago.

    I have since seen him in my front room. I am sure that he is watching over me. I felt the arms of a young child warp her arms around my waist, I was standing in what was her bedroom at the time. I have heard noises and seen things out of the corner of my eye. On the evening of...
    kirsty24 kirsty24 46-50, F Jan 7

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    Ghost

    Im 13 and my name is Lewis. I have never told anyone this but when I was 11 which was in 2010. I was sitting in my room one night and i think i was watching Modern Family. I was laughing away to the show when i felt the room getting colder. Thinking it was a draft I grabbed a...
    welshboy12 welshboy12 13-15 Aug 15, 2012

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    20 Years And It Still Haunts Me

    I have only ever seen my ghost once.although I believe he or it or whatever has followed me my whole life.the first time I remember was the time I saw it.It is by far my most prominent childhood memory.I was probably 6 or 7 in my mums house.my mum and my brother and me was in the...
    stupotz stupotz 26-30 2 Responses Apr 3, 2012

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    The Reenactment

    I was on the school playground looking for my bffs when I saw a transparent girl running with a transparent guy behind her. The guy had a knife. A transparent lady was sitting on the grass reading a magazine when... she saw the guy chasing (her daughter) and ran after the guy and...
    girlygirl12345678910 girlygirl12345678910 18-21 Oct 29, 2008

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    Great Barrington, Mass

    I was alone sitting on a couch in a 18 century house . Watching television , i saw to my left vision a movement . There standing in the door way was a Mist standing upright . Maybe 12 inches off the floor and almost 5 feet tall . I sat still with only moving my eyes ,watching...
    NatsCampy NatsCampy 51-55, F Aug 28, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    "I'll be back." I have seen The Terminator movies part one, two and three. But I must say the first two are the best ones, the other ones kinda sucked to me..lol.I remember a guy...
    texaschic35 texaschic35 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 29

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    I have seen many angels in meditation, I also have two that I know of that are close to me at all times "shamyear" & "Aphelia" They are there purely to give me comfort and keep me...
    off2heavenIgo off2heavenIgo 13-15 1 Response Aug 4

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    As a ghost. A sad ghost. Crying over the future. Where caring joined justice. In a room that was buried. So that none knew them. And all were slaves. Who...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Aug 2

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    />I have always had a keen eyefor all things of uniqueness and intrigue,finding beauty and artin the most mundane of things.People are beautiful too,If only they could relax and...
    SShawnO SShawnO 41-45, M Aug 1

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    To start off, I've never played with an Ouija board, and never dabbled in anything, It was the first time seeing what is known as a shadow person, which took place in March of 2009...
    thatonecollegekid thatonecollegekid 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    A wickedly splendid temptation continually pulsates. I have drawn a metaphorical line in the spiritual sand. I choose light. My choice is not an aggressive stance. My choice is...
    lilmermaid82 lilmermaid82 22-25, F Aug 14

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    Man was that a surprise... we are still friends but he still tries to hook up with me and it's been a year now. I wish he would understand that it was in no means a reason to start...
    RoseyyRosalitaa RoseyyRosalitaa 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    ..and it said MUUUUUHHHH!!! sry, just had to share that. My youngest son made it up while playing, I found it funny :)
    Kimmy4700 Kimmy4700 36-40 Aug 9

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    Other than the 'more common' small, twinkly white orbs, I once saw a large purple orb, a few feet in diametre! I knew it was Good, but the power it had intimidated me, and I asked...
    MissBmused MissBmused 41-45, F Jul 31

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    anyone can make it happen today! when everything changes in your life -often ya got to change everything
    GuruLife GuruLife 36-40, M a week ago

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