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I Used To Be Afraid

Of Monsters and Ghosts I Saw In Movies and On Televison 81 People

    Being Alone

    I grew up on a large ranch, our nearest neighbors were about 3/4 of a mile away. Grandparents lived a mile and a half the other direction, and some other neighbors, who were elderly, lived "next door". I went to school on the bus, and one day I forgot to stay in town and wait...
    LeisaWolf LeisaWolf 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 16, 2010

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    The Ghost In The Wall

    I grew up in a house that was built around 1865, out in the country. It was a beautiful house, with shining wood floors, carved doors, crystal doorknobs, sliding 'pocket doors', and a staircase stage that led up to the door to the stairs. The house was in excellent condition...
    LeisaWolf LeisaWolf 51-55, F 2 Responses Mar 16, 2010

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    Jaws!

    I saw Jaws for the first time when I was about 6. We were sitting in our living room, eating crisps and I remember not wanting to sit on the floor beacuse it was blue and reminded me of the sea. I was a very 'special' child... It scared me senseless, however my dad found it...
    MrsLalaninjacakes MrsLalaninjacakes 26-30, F 10 Responses Mar 17, 2010

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    The Monster Man Behind The Door ( Every Door )

    When I was about 6, I saw this movie on television that had a huge effect on me. It was a scary movie, starring Barbara Stanwyk. I don't remember the title or the actor's name, but it was about a scientist who accidentally (on purpose) blew himself up in his laboratory at the...
    LeisaWolf LeisaWolf 51-55, F Mar 16, 2010

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    I Fear You No More!!!

    I used to be afraid of not knowing where I was, being alone here... what I was becoming...Not knowing what was happening to me....Why these changes where happening to me and no one else... fearing if I would loss myself along with those I care about along the way.... Of not being...
    jaarret23 jaarret23 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 21, 2011

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    Every time I'm at my grandparents house

    if I'm in the bathroom or the spare room and it's night and everyone's asleep I keep thinking someone is awake and walking around out there and I hear like someone walking, but it's never anyone awake. I think cos it's an old house and it creaks a lot.
    Princess4aKnight Princess4aKnight 18-21, F Feb 2, 2014

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    Ew

    Indiana Jones and the temple of doom was particularly distressing for me. I'm sure people can relate to the dreadful feeling watching the heart removal scene.
    learntocook learntocook 18-21 2 Responses Aug 7, 2010

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    The Aliens In Superman

    I was afraid of those creepy little alien guys that came to a small boy's window to try to grab him. The were outside the window and the little boy pulled back the curtain, and *SCREAM* There was an alien peering in, holding the little boy's ball, like bait. Superman saved...
    LeisaWolf LeisaWolf 51-55, F Mar 14, 2010

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    I was afraid until my brother started to say he

    saw them. It was a demon, trying to convince him 'she' was good. After I told him to just ignore her, she went away. I'm not longer afraid, just more of annoyed when he sees one. Get a life, and move on. XD my phone also acts up, for examples it suddenly highlights things I text...
    HawaiianPunchz HawaiianPunchz 16-17, F 2 Responses May 18, 2014

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    Growing up, many strange things used to happen

    around me. I'm not sure when I began to notice this.. thing that was following me around. At first it was sounds, shadows, and smaller actions. And then it became something my friends and family had seen just about once or twice. After a while, people noticed something was...
    SubmissiveSecrets SubmissiveSecrets 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 13, 2014

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