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Decko submitted:

It’s not much of a scare but a friend and I used to play around with the Ouija board when we were younger. We thought it was cool to do something like that because it was forbidden. For weeks we would play with it and talk to the spirits who were around. They’d give advice, tell us how they died, or just spell out random words. I really don’t remember all the details of it now. Not that it mattered.

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feministsnail submitted:

When I was about 7 or 8 my best friend and I had a sleepover at her house. She had a clown doll that we really hated that was standing downstairs in the livingroom. We ate lots of candy and then went to bed. After a while I woke up, terrified, because I was having a nightmare about the clown, chasing us up the stairs, to the bedroom we where sleeping in. I looked at my friend to find her staring at me, pretty shocked. We opened the bedroom door, without saying a word, and we found the doll sitting in front of her room.

Fuck Yeah Nightmares Mod Fey: oooh heeelll no. Dolls are considered ‘empty vessels’ and are considered very easy to possess. I hope that she was able to get rid of it (they’re also notorious for returning to their owners!) 9/10 for scares and thanks for sharing!

▶ Demons Are Real

Steve Howard submitted:

Sleep paralysis, to oversimplify for brevity’s sake, is being awake but unable to move in one’s dream, often feeling “trapped” but “aware”. Many would claim that’s what I have, but there’s one snag… I fall asleep with my eyes open when I experience sleep paralysis.

The trigger for this is what I call “half-light”. Half-light is the murkiness of a bedroom right before dusk turns into night, where you can still see but the shadows are the deepest. I fear half-light more than anything on earth.

I was living in an apartment as a single dude. My bedroom had a sliding glass door to an outside porch. The blinds on the sliding glass doors would obscure the street light just enough to cast murkiness through the room, creating a perfect half-light atmosphere for me to sleep in.

One night, I thought I was awake waiting to fall asleep - hard concept to get, I know, but trust me on this one. I was on my back, looking up at the ceiling, not thinking of anything in particular. Oddly, I felt something sink the bed to my left and felt panic scream through my blood. I looked over and saw this: a squatting, pear shaped demon that had a mouth similar to a gigantic toad. It was looking down at me, inches from where I lay, with a slight look of what I would describe as amusement on its face. I thought to myself it had to be a dream and that I was experiencing sleep paralysis, so I began using a technique I learned to prove I was sleeping. In a dream, at least for me, they can be very complex and bizarre, but lack what I describe as the “details” of reality. Specifically, if I try to focus on the small details like the weave of a throw rug, the dream unravels and I can regain control until the sleep paralysis ends. Fine details don’t exist in my dreams. On this night, I honed in on the skin texture of the toad demon smirking down at me. To my horror and to this day, I saw the most intricate detail that I can still picture in my mind as if it were a photograph. The brownish-yellow color of the demon, the cracks and crevices, the overlapping folds of leathery skin, single hair follicles - all at the same level of resolution as if I held up a magnifying glass to look at my grandmother’s laugh lines. At that point, I started trying to scream but could not, of course, since I was in the throes of sleep paralysis. When my sanity reached its breaking point, the demon instantly disappeared. My eyes were wide open and I could finally move. I stress again… my eyes were never shut during this whole nightmare! I didn’t wake up – I was awake with eyes wide open the whole time. I was just paralyzed, witnessing this horror.

Since then, I’ve slept with the television on every night for the past 14 years.

There have been other events but I don’t want this post to be overly long.

I believe there is evil out there that slips into our reality. I was cursed with the ability to see these things.

I stay out of the half-light.

Fuck Yeah Nightmares Mod Fey: You are very good at telling your story! 6/10 for scares and thanks for sharing!

▶ Shadow People?

I honestly have had many spooky things happen to me,but the scariest story I’ve heard has come from my madre. When I was about 12,she took me to an old deserted park to teach me how to ride a bike. I wanted to go to the further woodsy part across the bridge, but she wouldn’t let me. When I asked her why she later told me that when she was younger,she went down there with her siblings and a group of friends. They noticed a fire burning and saw little people. Or at first they thought it was people, then they saw that the skin on these things was LITERALLY black. As these things went in circles around the fire, their bodies stretched inhumanly and they were slightly transparent. At first I didn’t believe the story, but my uncle (who really shitted himself lol) confirmed it. I never asked to go to that damn park again.

Fuck Yeah Nightmares Mod Fey: I wonder if it was a one time thing or if anyone else ever saw them? 4/10 for scares and thanks for sharing!

▶ -this is 100% true-

One night when i was in my room i felt creepy and sad. so i went to bed, and in my dream i saw my grandma (i’ve never met her, she commited suicide when my mom was my age.) and she told me to be careful that the devil was looking for me. i woke up and ran to my dads room and told him what happened, and he told me this story;

"one time, when you were only a few months old, me and your mom went to her friends house to talk to him, so when we got there they went into the bedroom and i stayed in the living room with you and played this old video game. about 30 minutes later, all the lights went out and you woke up screaming and crying, so i picked you up and ran into the bedroom and i saw your mom and her friend playing in the room with a ouija bored trying to talk to her mom. your mom was always using those things trying to speak to her. i told her we had to leave so we left and when we got home it felt.. silent and creepy. so we all went to bed. as soon as i fell asleep i had a dream that i was in your room and this green, glowing, THING was standing over your crib trying to hold you, but when it saw me it ran over, got into my face, and i will never forget this. all i could see was its red eyes, and its glowing green face.. it had horns and its hair was brown and messy. and it screamed. to this day i haven’t forgotten the scream.. and then i woke up. me, you and your mom woke up at the same time. i looked at your mom and i knew, she had the same dream. later that say when i asked her about it, she had the exact same dream.. and she could even explain the face i saw in my dream. we moved out of that house and we never spoke to that man again. but sometimes i see that thing in my dreams standing over you, trying to get to you, but now i see your grandma standing next to you. i think she’s your guardian." 

Fuck Yeah Nightmares Mod Fey: Oujia Boards never seem to work out when attempting to contact friendly spirits. 6/10 for scares and thanks for sharing!

 Doing Ouija boards were my favourite thing. Until one day, when a friend and I were doing one. We were going about it normally, talking to a spirit, when suddenly the planchette just stopped moving. The air around felt thicker and I had a hard time breathing. After I said good bye and got up to turn the lights on my friend goes ” Lets do it again, now.” I told her no, she got really upset and yelled at me, to please her, I said okay. We put our hands on the planchette, automatically it went to 6. I asked what’s 6, it went to 6 repeatedly. Thinking my friend was trying to freak me out, and she was moving it I go ” Ohh 6 like the Devil, am I right” it spelled out ” Worse” I looked to my friend and she just looked empty, indifferent. I was starting to get freaked out, I asked if we could go, it replied “Go where theres no place you can go I wont be” 
I kind of laughed. I told it we were going to go now. The thing replied ” no.” I said “yes” as soon as I took my fingers off my friend looked up, a sort of hate in her eyes, the fisrt emotion from her since we started. She said in a voice that wasn’t hers” I told you NOT to go!” and fell over limp, as soon as I went to touch her she started convulsing, I yelled for my mom and we got her to the hospital. The doctors said there wasn’t a cause for the seizure, she wasn’t on anything. 
Now, since then my friend hasn’t talked, this was months ago,  I feel like there has been something with me, watching me, things have happened that I can’t explain. I think the day that we got it, it never left.

Fuck Yeah Nightmares Mod Fey: Send us an update when you can. I really hope your friend is alright! 8/10 for scares and thanks for sharing!

▶ Black Cat

I have been told by my grandma, mum and aunt that I grew up in a haunted house but the spirits never really harmed us, they sort of just watched over us.
My grandma told me this story that involved me, as a 3 year old.
As a kid I never knew much, I was delusional to these things. but I do remember this specific story which is odd.
In that house there would always be this black cat with bright red eyes that would give me a visit, the odd this is that it would come for me and no one else. Since I was so young I never really took recognition to the appearance to this cat, I would always feed it milk everyday at the same time, after 2 weeks or so the cat started to get really violent with me, it would scratch me and hiss at me! One day it attacked me so badly that it left a scar on my neck that is still there to this day. My grandma heard my screeching cries and came for my help, she saw the cat with shiny black fur and bright red eyes and looked at it sternly and said “stay away from my granddaughter and don’t you dare come back to this house!” after that day the cat never came back!

As I got older, about the age of 14 now i am 17, I asked my mum if she could explain my scar in a bit more detail, because my grandma never really liked talking about it that much, she told me it was best if I asked my grandma which I did and she finally agreed to tell me and she said “you know the house we lived in was haunted but with good spirits exception to the demon that gave you that scar, it was a demon in shape of an animal, a black cat. This was not hard to figure out cause it has red eyes for god sakes. I was really scared after I found you crying because you got attacked by the cat and that’s the scar, I contacted someone who could help” she told me that she got this man to see the house and cleanse it and he said that the house has a lot of spirits but all good ones except for one bad spirit who can shape it self as an animal, and my grandma never told this man anything, he said that this demon is after a child, which would be me. This scared everyone who lived in that house, and we moved immediately!

My grandma told me that I was really shook by the attack and didn’t talk for weeks, which I don’t remember at all but I do remember the cat vividly! Prior to moving out of the house, my mum was carrying me out of the house and we were with my grandma, my grandma said that she saw a very odd looking shadow in the backyard and immediately she knew it was the bad spirit because it was looked directly at me, we scurried out of that house and never looked back!

I went I visit that house last year,2012, and there are people that live there, and they are the people who lived there after us, they knew about the house before buyin it, they said that they have experienced a lot of stuff but nothing harmed them.
So I guess the cat listened to my grandma and never came back!

Fuck Yeah Nightmares Mod Fey Answered: I’m glad your grandma was able to rescue you! 8/10 for scares and thanks for sharing!

▶ The Demon of the Winding Street


My dad told me that before he met my mom, he was the type of guy who partied all the time. He was in his 20s when this event took place.

One night, his car broke down and he called the company to come and tow it away. He called his brother asking for a ride, so my uncle took him to his place. A few hours later, my dad said that he had to get home but my uncle told him that he should just spend the night. My dad being stubborn, told him that he really needed to get home. My uncle again protested, saying that he knows something bad would happen that night.

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The Grim’s Growl

This one is kind of not really all that scary, but that might just be because I grew up with this stuff, I’m not all that scared of it.

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My name is Serena and I am from the UK. This happened to my friend while with me, its sort of, OUR story.

We were both 14 and at my home. I have never been a believer in the supernatural and while she used to have an interest she didn’t particularly believe it herself either. 

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The Dog

Last year, I experienced something frightening that I still do not fully understand.

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Anon Submitted:
I can’t see you but I can smell you

When I was around 8/9, I decided to stay home alone while my mom and 2 brothers went to weekly bible study. My my dad worked nights and was already gone.

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The Catholic School Classroom

This is a story a teacher of mine told my classmates and I one day.

Basically, my teacher used to go to a Catholic girls’ school when she was a teenager. After school, some of her classmates (she was not involved directly) decided to play that Ouija-board-like game, except with just paper and a pen, in their classroom. They wrote letters and the words ‘yes’ and ‘no’ on the piece of paper like an Ouija board, and then put their hands on the pen.

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The wax doll

My friend’s boyfriend told me this story and he is a no bullshit kind of guy so I 100% believe him.

He (who i will not name due to privacy) moved into a house around the baldwin park area, a suburb of Los Angeles, around three years ago. He no longer lives there but what he told me about that house, specifically what he found in the house,  irks me constantly.

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