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    The novel (and movie) I have enjoyed the most

    is The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson . The 1963 movie is still terrifying. Avoid the remake.
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 2, 2014

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    Haunted Trailer!

    Once upon a time there was a ghost the end. Haha Just kidding. I was with my friends and we used to always hang out in front of a trailer nobody rented. People used to always go there, live there for a couple months, then leave. One day we tried to open the door but it was locked...
    hunbunluvsyou hunbunluvsyou 13-15, F Sep 22, 2013

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    Family Ghost Story...

    {This story is true and I can't make it up, it's a story that involves my grandfather back in the late 1930's early 40's....} In Strodes Mills, PA, the population was mostly German-American, and all coal miners or farmers. It was a small town going through the depression like...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 10, 2012

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    Well there was this time I was at the hospital,

    it was not for me it was for my aunt. Well when I was staying the night there every time that I went into the bathroom. There would be this old man standing in the middle just looking confused. Yet he still looked at me and like he was going crazy. This guy looked puzzled and...
    anonymous2353 anonymous2353 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 15, 2014

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    so this happened way back

    when I was still sleeping in a cradle . I wasn't too young to remember since I was a stubborn little girl I insisted to sleep in my iod cradle even though I was old enough to sleep in a regular bed . the creepy part about this encoubter is that I cant even put it into correct...
    Amacey Amacey 16-17, F May 4

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    angelicalaica angelicalaica 18-21, F May 23, 2014

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    I Love Pendle Hill Pendle HillSet in the middle

    of the outstanding countryside known as The Forrest of Bowland lies one of Lancashire's most visited places. The name of this place is Pendle Hill. From the top of the hill on a clear day you can see Lancashire's coastline. This very famous hill is stooped in history. An ancient...
    gayle2464 gayle2464 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 7, 2014

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    The Girl With The Yellow Ribbon

    This is an old story one of my favorites from when I was a child, I believe I read it in "a dark dark room and other stories"  Alvin schwartz ( this is not same copy some other retelling)   Jane wore a yellow ribbon around her neck everyday. And I mean...
    AngelzFall AngelzFall 31-35, F 10 Responses May 11, 2010

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    It's a story I heard long time ago from my

    Japanese friend. She is working on a building as a new recuiter. The third day she using the powder room she started to loose her balance everytime she stepped out from the cubicle. It happened so often and she started to pissed herself. Not until she finally fell and hit her...
    sashimi9 sashimi9 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 7, 2014

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    Haunted Hospital

    The ringing phone cuts through a restless slumber. I had been having strange, distressing dreams—the kind where you wake up without remembering specifics, but you just know you were having a nightmare. I shoot up at the shrill noise, my heart racing in my chest. It takes some...
    righteouschica righteouschica 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 26, 2012

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    My Ghost Let Me See Him, For The First Time.

    In my other stories, the ghost was just a black figure. I could only tell from the stance that it was a male. Now I saw him for the first time the other night and like before it happened around 3am. I was in bed, laying on my side facing the window. I opened my eyes to see a man...
    IreneT IreneT 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 25, 2011

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    I posted the first part of my story a fair few

    weeks ago here, and some of you expressed an interest in learning more. the next entries take place between Samhain (Halloween) 2010 and New Years Day 2011. It was strange, because for about a week after Samhain, nothing major happened, everything seemed settled and I spent a...
    Helvella Helvella 26-30, F Aug 4, 2014

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    Ouija Boards (true Story)

    It was days before Halloween the year was 1968, you could just feel the creepiest in the air. Being 11 years old, Halloween was still fun, if not more fun the the year before because I was allowed to stay out a bit later without the watchful eye of my parents . Besides back in...
    machinegunmomma machinegunmomma 51-55, F 6 Responses Sep 14, 2008

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    The house my parents lived in

    when I was born was haunted for a number of years I worked at a summer camp that was haunted I have been to a number of places like the Whaley House and The Hotel Del Coronado I watch a lot of the TV programs and can tell which are real and which are not
    NvBikeBoy NvBikeBoy 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 28, 2014

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    I love it! I go on websites

    and read the "true" ghost stories. My favourite being the Asian ghost stories, which really scare the **** out of me and give me goosebumps with the haunting eeriness. Those get stuck in my head for weeks and pop into my mind right before either falling asleep, stepping off of...
    nicoulle nicoulle 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29, 2014

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    Haunted Black 1969 Mustang

    She bought the Mustang for a song from the tow truck driver, it was classic and fast and beautiful. She loved the power and speed. She did not like the smell of mens cologne and cig smoke that filled the interior when she drove home alone in the wee hours. She did a lot...
    PeaceOnEarth PeaceOnEarth 46-50, F 5 Responses Mar 11, 2010

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    Scratches

    For my dad's bday this year, we had rented a chalet and had a bbq. Where i come from, we usually hold bbq parties late night. There has been so many rumors about the area being haunted by spirits, ghosts etc. but i personally have not experienced any. Anyway, we'd been eating...
    anxieshame anxieshame 26-30, F Nov 30, 2013

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    We visited this castle back in November.

    As like many castles it is stooped in history. You get shivers down your spine just walking around here.The castle is said to be haunted by English soldiers who were sent here to guard the castle from the native Welsh. The Romans occuppied the castle for over 300 years. In 1...
    gayle2464 gayle2464 51-55, F Mar 7, 2014

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    Sad Ghost Story

    “Good morning, good morning!” Michelle called cheerily as she approached the nurse’s station. She was met with a couple grumbled good mornings and eye rolls. Most of the day shift staff weren’t “morning people,” and the night shift was definitely not in the mood by...
    righteouschica righteouschica 18-21, F Nov 26, 2012

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    Not Casper Stories =p

    I like ghost stories and anything about exorcisms XD that doesn’t mean I have guts or anything.  I still get afraid at night if I read or listened to one especially if it’s based on actual events. I have a wide imagination so my mind tends to wander off a lot =P but oh well...
    meme30 meme30 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 5, 2012

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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 51-55, F 2 Responses Jan 7, 2014

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    Bear with me, because this is somewhat Long.

    What I'm about to post is the first month of a whole list of events copied out from notes in a diary that I keep (I was a long time sufferer of depression and the diary was to remind me of the good times in my life and to keep track of my episodes.). At the time of these events...
    Helvella Helvella 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 17, 2014

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    My friend has a good website.

    Please take a look. www.ghostdimensions.co.uk. Thank you.xx
    kirsty24 kirsty24 51-55, F Jan 13, 2014

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    Red Paint

    there's a little girl walking down the street she lives in a little yellow house, she loves to paint she has many colors of paint but shes always running out of red. her parents are really lazy, they always seem to be laying on there bed, her baby brother is really quiet, so...
    bloodredhanded bloodredhanded 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 2, 2013

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    Strong Arm of a Ghost (True Story)

      I was married 20 years to a man I was very unhappy with and contemplating divorce. We no longer had anything in common except children and the fact that we lived under the same roof. I was tired of just being the maid of the house being used only for cooking, cleaning and...
    machinegunmomma machinegunmomma 51-55, F 9 Responses Oct 26, 2008

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    A Ghost Story Told In My School

    Much of my memory about this blurred because I was only 12 when I heard this story. But I remember my English teacher told this story. She was from Darjeeling and she told much of its spooky tales. One of her tales, as I remember , made me so much scared that I couldn't fall...
    maggiesuper maggiesuper 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 26, 2012

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    Real Life Casper

    When I was little I had this friend a little boy named Michael he use to play with me. We would play pranks on my aunts he would scare them by pulling on the back of there gowns when they would walk down the hall. He told me he had died in a fire in they early 1800's he...
    TexasQT TexasQT 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 31, 2008

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    My brother is getting haunted by a ghost like

    no joke its funny cause i hate him and his scared but at the same time im scared :c
    SpiritualMe SpiritualMe 16-17, M Mar 25, 2014

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    happyconfused212 happyconfused212 18-21, T Jul 24, 2014

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    Winona Ghost

    I was working in Yosemite in my early 20's. Once my friend needed a ride to Maraposa, Ca for court and to see some of her friends. We didn't get back to Yosemite until really late., We went past the Winona Hotel about 2am (we were headed to the Valley). It was amazingly dark...
    krool1969 krool1969 41-45, M Nov 5, 2012

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    Let me start off by saying I don't believe in

    ghosts but.... Several years ago we purchased a dog boarding kennel. The original owner had die. At the closing her daughter said, " I didn't want to tell you before you bought the property but it is haunted. Sometimes at night you will see a black dog running through the...
    TKD1 TKD1 46-50, F Feb 6, 2014

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    This was my second ghostly encounter .

    .it occurred while I was sleeping in my rented flat at 7 Wellington in Brighton .. I woken up suddenly to see a female figure of a young female with very long hair coming towards me I got frightened and I screamed at her and told her to not harm me but the figure disappeared...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    Haunted Edinburgh Castle Vaults Written by

    gayle Published: 05 December 2013 The famous Greyfriars bobby is said to haunt the pet cemetary in the grounds of Edinburgh Castle. Many an eye witness has reported seeing a dog. They all have given the same description. Many visitors to this castle have said that...
    gayle2464 gayle2464 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 7, 2014

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    I Just Read This On A Website.

    Some teenagers think it's fun or cool to go traipsing around disrespectfully in cemeteries on Halloween. If you've considered such an outing, consider too that you might be disturbing those who rest there... and something might even follow you home. A 17-year-old British girl...
    Tara277 Tara277 26-30, F 5 Responses May 24, 2012

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    Spooky!

    I feel silly at 23 for still enjoying a good ghost story every now and then.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 26-30, M 3 Responses Feb 2, 2012

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    Best Ghost Story Ever Told: He's a

    phantom Danny Phan- Danny phan- danny phantom Yo Danny Phantom he was just 14 when his parents built a very strange machine Designed to view a world unseen (he's gonna catch em all cuz he's danny phantom phantom) When it didnt quite work his folks they just quit then Danny...
    DecemberSky1 DecemberSky1 16-17, F Mar 30, 2014

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    when i was younger, i use to see things in my

    grandmas house. this womens house is soo haunted! i was outside in the backyard jumping on the trampoline alone, when i looked up at the apartment on the third floor and saw a figure with black hair standing at the window in a white dress staring at me. i kept jumping and...
    xxtheecalamity xxtheecalamity 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 2, 2013

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    Haunted Colleges & Universities In Maine ;)

    The UMF, (University of Maine in Farmington) is where I'm probably gonna be going when I graduate high school. It's the closest campus from home, only about 20 minutes or so away. The UMF is haunted by at least 3 or 4 ghosts-many believe there is more. The most famous ghost is...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 9, 2011

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    Haunted Edinburgh Castle Vaults Written by

    gayle Published: 05 December 2013 The famous Greyfriars bobby is said to haunt the pet cemetary in the grounds of Edinburgh Castle. Many an eye witness has reported seeing a dog. They all have given the same description. Many visitors to this castle have said that...
    gayle2464 gayle2464 51-55, F Mar 7, 2014

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    You don't believe eve in ghosts

    until you see one. In my case, I was with some friends late, outside work and we were taking a rest. We suddenly, saw a man all dressed in black and pale face, staring at us. We where like 20 yds from him, and we were positive none else was there outside (for security...
    jmanu86 jmanu86 26-30, M Feb 19

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    I remember one time..

    . My mum was reading me a ghost story -- real scary -- and she was getting to the part where the girl is walking into the creepy house *and I was like, 'No! Don't go in there'* and then out of nowhere, my grandpa -- who wasn't in my room -- screams my name and shakes my shoulders...
    jobogan jobogan 18-21, F 1 Response May 23, 2014

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    The Little Ghost Boy!

    This happened a few years ago! We have been seeing the apparition of this young boy in my mother's house for a number of years!, my daughter saw him, in my brother's bedroom and swore it was her uncle, because she said he looked like him, dark short  hair and glasses, i saw...
    welshbabe welshbabe 46-50, F 4 Responses Jun 16, 2011

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    As I was doing my usual routine of doing EVP

    sessions, I've captured this neat looking misty type thing. I have taken this to other local investigators and they have confirmed that this is neither dust not my breath. I was unsuccessful in capturing EVP's that night, could this have been Melissa? http://www.youtube.com...
    ParaGirlProductions ParaGirlProductions 22-25 Jan 12, 2014

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    The Boy.

    I must admit, I love horror stories. Especially if there is a 'True Story' label slapped across it. But I have never experienced anything paranormal, except for this one day. I come from a family of believers and skeptics. They love the idea of the whole supernatural/paranormal...
    hazelhutt hazelhutt 22-25, F Jul 21, 2013

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    Encounter With A Ghost Last Night!!!!

    I do believe in the afterlife but I didn't want to be made aware of them. I have seen shadows before but it never got physical, not like this. Last night January 4, 2011, I lay in bed awake because our little puppy was getting comfortable on my chest then I saw a shadowy figure...
    IreneT IreneT 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 4, 2011

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    Three Acorns

    Within the arcading, to the south west of the altar in St Marks, Troughelme sits the tomb chest of Sir Thomas de Bohun and his wife Elizabeth. Sir Thomas was unfortunate to have lived at a time when the Henry the Sixth, that most pious but inept of our monarchs was occupying the...
    Allesandro Allesandro 46-50, M 3 Responses Dec 2, 2012

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