I Want to Hear Your Favourite Urban Legend

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    Vacation

    I heard a family was on vacation for a week or so.  I don't remember where but it was a nice hotel.  For whatever reason the staff did not like them, lack of tips?  I really do not know.  Well when they got home and developed their film the staff had taken...
    lonlehube lonlehube
    36-40, M
    Jul 17, 2008

    Legend of the Burning Bride

    A hundred years ago, in a small township, in NC, the town burned a church with the pastor, the bride, and the groom still inside because it was going to be an inter-racial marriage. There's a rhyme that goes along with the story... Mary Weiss became a wife Married her love and...
    NCHorrorBoi NCHorrorBoi
    31-35
    Feb 4, 2009

    Hair Scare

    I have heard this one many times. The first time it was about a woman with a bee-hive hair-do, then a girl with a mohawk and lately its been about a guy with dreadlocks. A person with ( choose your own hairstyle) goes to the doctor complaining of terrible headaches. The...
    mojo7 mojo7
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Jan 8, 2008

    Human Zoo

    A fourteen yr oldboy was suffering stomach cramps, sp his mother took him to the doctors where they proceeded to pump out his stomach. His doctor came out with a container full of crabs. Apparently, they had been swimming a while ago and they think he swallowed a few crab eggs...
    mojo7 mojo7
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jan 6, 2008

    Hockey And The Devil...

    When there was such a thing as the NHL, a few years ago, I went to a game with a friend of mine. As we pulled off of the highway and passed the myriads of bridges, there it was in all of its silver glory, the Igloo, home of the Pittsburgh Penguins. It's sad to hear that the Igloo...
    walternc walternc
    41-45, M
    Dec 23, 2012

    Uncle's Ashes Are Mistaken For

    there are a few versions...basically, a family receives a tin of what they believe is custard powder, flour, or cornstarch...something along those lines.  They use it and everyone eats some and they all get sick.  They then find out that their uncle has died in the war...
    mj915 mj915
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jan 7, 2008

    Whats Under the Mattress

    A couple went on holiday to Thailand and stayed at a fancy hotel.When they entered the room they noticed a foul smell. They called the maid who looked everywhere but couldnt find anything. When she left the couple decided to have a better look around. The smell seemed to be...
    mojo7 mojo7
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Jan 8, 2008

    Urban Legend??

     Many years ago, I belonged to a sports car club headquartered in a town about 40 miles south of Chicago.  We used to put on sports car rally for the public, and always had a great turnout.  We did what was called gimmick rally , where the Rally master would give...
    ozarkwickentower ozarkwickentower
    41-45, M
    Dec 28, 2009

    Flatshare

    Not an urban legend actually, but a true story... I used to live in a groundfloor flat back in the 80's in the south of England. I started getting alot of flies in my flat and no matter how hard i tried i couldn't get rid of them. It got so bad that friends and family refused to...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jun 6, 2011

    The Cleaning Lady

    It is said that somewhere in a hospital people in the intensive care unit kept on dying when a specific cleaning lady came to clean the ward, turns out she plugged out the life support systems to plug in her cleaning equipment and killed a few people whilst doing it ....
    Strictmachine Strictmachine
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Jan 8, 2008

    The Kidney Heist.

    my very favourite is the kidney heist. it's so ridiculous and implausible, yet still disturbing. the basic premise is that an innocent person falls in somehow with strangers, who end up drugging them and stealing their kidney. the victim wakes up in a tub of ice with a note...
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter
    26-30, F
    11 Responses Dec 12, 2007

    Alligator In the Toilet

    My favorite is the one about how there are giant mutant alligators in the sewers of New York, because people get them as babies and then get tired of them and flush them down the toilet. Then the alligators live on rats and garbage, and get exposed to radiation and dangerous...
    BookNerd BookNerd
    22-25, F
    7 Responses Dec 12, 2007

    A Man On His Horse

    The one about statues of dead soldiers on horses. If two legs are in the air, he died in battle. If one is in the air, he was in service when he died but didn't die because of a war. If all the legs of the horse are on the floor. They died after they retired or were no longer in...
    Luangi Luangi
    18-21, F
    Jan 17, 2008

    The Harvard University Library Wall Inscription Nonsense

    I noticed recently that the fake Harvard University Library Wall Inscription urban legend has made its way from Chinese weebsite to Korean ones, and is now showing up in Twitter and places such as here. In order to alert people not to fall for this baloney, I am writtinngg this...
    garyansky garyansky
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Apr 20, 2011

    My Favortie Urban Legend

    I don't remember exactly how it went but it was something like this girl went on vacation and while there she met this wonderful guy and they had a wonderful time with the full wining, dining, and love making. Before she left he gave her a gift and told her not to open it until...
    nurse2nice nurse2nice
    31-35, F
    7 Responses Jan 26, 2008

    Heroin Haul

    A young couple and their young baby were on holiday in Turkey and were strolling around the local markets. Distracted by an argument they turned their attention away from their baby for a moment, and when they turned back the baby had been replaced by a watermelon. Local police...
    mojo7 mojo7
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Jan 8, 2008
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