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I Think I Hear Something Outside

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    Every Night.

    My bedroom is in the basement, and so the windows are about level with the ground. Every single night, I hear something outside. Something scratching, digging, and playing in the rocks outside my window. It scares the hell out of me. I'm already very fearful as it is, and these...
    SheistheLorax SheistheLorax 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 21, 2008

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    Had a Very Long Soak In the Bathtub

    A few years ago I had just moved into a new house. I didn't like the bathroom because it only had a tub and no shower and there was a window right next to the tub. I wasn't used to having a window in the bathroom. The curtains were also kind of see through over the window which...
    HurricaneLeia HurricaneLeia 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 27, 2008

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    Damn Crickets!

    Wow! The sound of those things are so loud, they hurt my dam ears.
    otad12 otad12 31-35, F Sep 26, 2008

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    What Ya Gonna Do To Keep It Out

    Yeah i think it is the devil trying to get in...what you planning on doing to keep it out? To keep sane?
    indigowitch indigowitch 22-25, F May 18, 2013

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    Sometimes It Just Gets Spooky

    Most the time, living out in the country is wonderful. But late at night, when your nearest neighbor is 2 miles away. You can sometimes spook yourself.There is nothing worse than getting up after watching a really intense movie and jumping at every twig snapping in the blackness...
    Hewhowaits Hewhowaits 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 25, 2011

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    This Is Why I Want a Dog For!

    When I go to bed late at night, I get an uncomfortable feeling that someone is peeping or standing at the bottom of the stairs.  I quickly put the outside light on for my husband; trying not to look down the stair afraid someone would be standing there! Oh, I miss my...
    123ct 123ct 36-40, F Apr 26, 2008

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    Spooked!

    A few nights ago some goblin kicked one of the pumpkins my MIL painted into our door.  8:30 at night, all our lights were on, and yet some bold prankster felt brave enough to come to our front door and throw a pumpkin at it.  BANG!  Freaked all of us out! ...
    Freestanding Freestanding 51-55, F Oct 20, 2007

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