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This month’s question is a simple one, and something that many of you have probably discussed before offline – around campfires, drinking with friends, or after watching a scary movie.

I’d like to know: do you believe in ghosts?

If not, why? Do you lean more towards the skeptic’s view of the afterlife? If so, what particular explanation of “ghostly phenomena” do you buy into?

If the answer is yes, I’d like to hear how you became a believer. What exactly do you believe ghosts are? Spirits of the deceased, recordings of the past imprinted onto particular locations, faeries?

Whatever you believe, I’d like to hear it.

  • Diego Parada

    I believe that they are pele of another dimension that we can connect to at certain spots.

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    • Diego Parada

      Errr… people i mean

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    • L.C

      I kind of like to believe that people’s souls end up getting stuck in a certain time frame of life. I can agree with people being able to visit others in certain dimensions.

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    • Sam

      I don’t see any factual evidence to cause me to believe in ghosts, but i’ll share what i’d be likely to believe if there were any reliable signs.
      Ghosts would be the dead with unfinished business, for why else would they still be here and not wherever it is people go after they die? Maybe they just don’t feel as though they’d accomplished what they wanted to in this life, or haven’t officially dealt with important personal/spiritual matters. I’d hope that most spirits are kind and do not hail their wrath upon the innocent, but rather those who are deserving of it (or wronged them specifically in the past). Of course i would also pray that ghosts do not have much power in the mortal world, such as; moving things, possessing people, and causing other disturbances (but that is what all ghost stories i’ve ever heard of imply so not likely). I find it so odd that i would be interested in this when i’m a realist and doubt it myself, but nobody really knows, and if they did… The they obviously haven’t shared it with us yet(:
      15, female, nevada

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    • Anonymous

      I do belive in ghosts and i think theres only some that can walk umong us and that the ones that can have unfineshed buisness so once they finesh it they can be free

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    • eyesontheskies

      I think I agree with you because when I was little I saw shadow people. One time one flew in front of me and it felt like a solid being to me. So it was like they were right there but in a different dimension, and maybe when I was little I could somehow be in 2 dimensions at once. (Just one of the many possibilities I have thought of

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      • x24sonic

        I don’t necessarily believe in ghosts, or pretty much any of the supernatural beings discussed in folk tale or horror stories, but I do believe in the possibility of beings that we cannot entirely comprehend yet with our current understanding of physics and logic. Perhaps there are still a few secrets on this very planet that we haven’t discovered yet. I don’t believe in the supernatural. I believe that what some people think to be supernatural, are actually things that are physically possible in this universe, but that we don’t understand.

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    • CallMeAdmiral

      I certainly believe in ghosts. The Bible tells of them and i see reason for them to NOT exist. Our spirit leaves our body to go to the Lord or into eternal peril but we are not bound there. I believe, with the permission of the “host” of our eternal domain, we have free will to roam between the heavens and earth. I am not sure why exactly someone would leave paradise but perhaps it is for personal affairs (as commonly believed). In addition, I unarguably believe in demons and angels and there daily exertion over us.
      #360noscopes11thprestige

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      • CallMeAdmiral

        *their

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      • zbob

        How is the bible proof of anything? It gets a lot of basic facts wrong. It’s basically just like the Kojiki or Gilgamesh, making up myths to explain natural events that superstitious folk thought was the work of deities.

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        • zbob

          Also, I’ve never seen any evidence for ghosts, just fake stuff and people either lying outright (like most of the ghost reality TV shows) or seeing something natural but then assigning supernatural explanations to it. EG like the guy that saw a lamp shade moving immediately claimed it was a ghost without looking for other explanations, in this case the fact that it was actually the thermal currents from a space heater and that the shade stopped moving once the heater was switched off.

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        • Nate

          You get to “visit” Earth when you die your with God forever

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        • Nate

          You don’t get to “visit” Earth you stay with God forever in heaven.

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        • henri

          Um actually the bible is very historically accurate and is written nothing like gilgamesh (i haven’t read the other one.)But you are right about one thing the bible doesn’t show evidence for ghosts. it does have a couple instances of people returning from the dead jesus being the most prominent. I think the closest the bible comes to ghosts is when an Israeli king, goes and sees a witch to speak to the spirit of samuel the prophet it didnt go as the king or the witch planned.

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      • http://none Mr Midnite1234(from roblox yay!!!)

        God is not real theres no proof prayers dont work i say its just natural anyway HOW CAN HUMANS BE MADE OF DIRT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!(heard that story in yr one just remembered!!)

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    • DEMONICxW0LF

      i believe in ghosts. they are spirits who guide us and communicate with us physically, or mentally. they could be lost souls damned to wander or are here for a specific purpose. i personally havent had anything supernatural happen to me. but there are some things we as human beings may not fully understand or control and that causes us to be fearful

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    • Anonymous

      YES. this is very possible, and i may even have some evidence on that subject. according to my grandfather, his mother passed away in the apartment located on the top floor of his 100+ year old house. when i was around fifteen years old, my older cousin was planning on moving into said apartment, so that she could be around to assist my ageing grandparents. She, my mother, my aunts, my younger cousin, and myself had been cleaning the appartment all day, and as evening set in, we started to need a well deserved rest. my mother and two aunts left the room,leaving my older cousin, younger cousin, and i behind to chat by ourselves and have some quality time. several minutes went by without incident… but as the sun finaly set, all three of us suddenly became silent(i would later discover that all three of us had gotten a feeling of unease…obviously this is why we stopped talking). a shiver ran down my spine as a quiet, distant womans voice eminated from the bathroom nearby, though i will never know what she said. the wind outside picked up violently for several moments. i looked at my beloved younger cousin, and found she was as white as a ghost, and was diapointed that i was too frightened myself to comfort her, or even get up and remove her from the room. i then looked to my older cousin, a young woman i had alwasy thought of as a strong, oldersister figure, for reasurance… but she too was as pail as a ghost. it was then i knew something was VERY wrong. then the wind slowed, and all was quiet. then finaly, the door to the fire escape swung open violently. suddenly, i had found the strength to move, and i used that strenght to RUN, both my cousins hot on my heels. we ran down the hall, down the stairs and into the living room, where my grandmother sat in her recliner, with my mom and aunts nearby. it was then it noticed i had tears in my eyes…i had been truely terrified for the first time in my entire life. with one look, my mother knew what had happened…and she told me we were going home. while on the short car ride home, she expalined to me that not only had my great-grandmother died in that appartment…she had never left. she had been deeply in love with her son and grandkids, and had loved being so close to them when alive and living in that appartment. Although she also explained that i had truely been in no danger(she herself had similar experiences), i will never forget that moment when i had my first paranormal experiance.

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    • http://none Mr Midnite1234(from roblox yay!!!)

      hey wat do u do if some1 stalks u ALOT!!!!!!! Please help

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      • Anonymous

        Well…that was a bit random, but okay. I’ve had someone stalk me before and usually the first thing to do is just ignore them. Usually if they don’t get the satisfaction of seeing you panic, they will stop, but if that doesn’t work, call the police. They will take matters into their hands from there and you will not have to worry about the stalker coming back. You can even put a restraining order on the individual if you so desire.

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  • Lichtjunger

    The possibility that the things these people witness are actually spiritual entities is plausible, partly because there is a possibility for everything, and partly because of what consciousness is.

    Consciousness is immaterial, and therefore indestructible. It obviously exists in a higher state than our physical environment, so it must have extremely foreign properties. Perhaps a being could get lost between the way.

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    • Jake

      very true, the same could be said for the other dimension theory, sometimes images get muddled up between two dimensions.

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      • Tastycheeze

        Hi

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        • MrBrightside

          Hello

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        • Nick

          Hello, my friend

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    • Wiffle

      I doubt consciousness stems from much more than neural activity. It is decreased in the 2nd stage of NREM sleep, when we are knocked unconscious, and when we faint from a lack of oxygen. In either situation we have no awareness, only regaining consciousness (or having dreams, if you’re sleeping) when our brain activity resumes. Therefore it seems reasonable to assume that when our brain, or at least the cerebrum, shuts down permanently, our consciousness is lost forever. After all, we can already lose it when alive and it doesn’t seem to go anywhere.

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  • https://twitter.com/Star_Kindler Star Kindler

    I have what I call a secondary belief in ghosts. It’s sort of the same way I believe in stuff like the fey. For the most part, my rational mind think’s it’s not true. At least not true in the sense that the sky is blue and the sun gives us light is true. But a small part of me reserves the right to be wrong, and is open to the possibility of ghosts being real. I guess that makes me a ghost agnostic :D

    I kind of like the Japanese take on ghosts, where it’s not so much that ghosts are spirits of the deceased but are almost like concentrated emotion (eg even a living person could produce a “ghost” if they felt something powerfully enough). My theory is that sometimes, highly emotionally charged events, suicides, murder, and what nots, can leave an imprint on an area. And we can feel it, and if the imprint is strong enough, sometimes even see it years afterwards. This makes ghosts less wandering spirits and more like echoes in time.

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    • TokyoBoosh

      Oh my gosh yes. This explains my take on them so well!

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      • Purple Frog

        You can kinda see why people would come up with the idea of ghosts, what with missing their deceased loved ones and such. That’s kind of what puts me off the idea of them being real. When I was about 7-ish I heard this weird voice in the middle of the night and it said my face was melting @_@ Luckily (or maybe not?) it was lying xD Also saw this strange blue light.

        Though being a scared 7 year old, could’ve just been a hallucination? Who knows >.< But, if it was a ghost, then who's emotions did it come from? Guess I was just so scared that my brain actually believed for a second?

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        • Big Boy

          I have had several such things happen to me. In fact, in mom’s bedroom, there is a closet and a little storage room. When I was 5 I would sleep in mom’s room. Often I would think the doors would move. Even now, I always get the feeling that there is someone behind the door leading onto the balcony from her room. I even some times think that there’s a shadow.

          I don’t believe in ghost, at least not in the common sense. I believe that there are demons though, who walk this earth.

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    • Anonymous

      So that’s where the Grudge came from….

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  • Len Lye

    I believe in souls and the manifestation of human existence through literal life energy. It seems more scientific to assume that the death of a human could release a spectacular spike of energy that manifests itself in inexplicable ways. The soul itself, perhaps it is still able to communicate with our world through a certain state of limbo some souls may experience. Seeking a companion through life, or maybe vengeance through death… could be a pasta!

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    • http://creepyoasta Chey.c

      Yeah

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  • Chey C.

    I believe that they are real and come back to the physical world for their own reasons. Some might come back to watch over remaining, living, family members, I’ve had my own experience when I was young with something related to this. I was a little kid, I fell down the stairs and my parents described me as being “caught” by something, I hovered for a few seconds in the air and was gently set to the ground bellow the first step. I wasn’t harmed at all, and we have about 12 steps from the second floor of the house down to the first.
    Other ghosts might come back for different reasons including the intentions of doing harm on the living. I haven’t had an experience like this happen to myself, but a friend of mine has. He has a wooded area behind his house and was walking through it when he said he saw a man with a bow and arrow following him. He saw the man fire the arrow and it hit him in his chest knocking him to the ground. He has a small mark on his chest from that.
    I first started to believe in spirits/ghosts not to long ago actually, when I was younger. I don’t remember exactly why though.
    I’m sorry this comment was so long, I didn’t intend to ramble on so much.

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    • http://creepypasta Chey c.

      I believe in ghosts I almost died from one it didn’t want me in its house I understud

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  • Adze

    I’m definitely a believer! I’ve never proved anything and nothing’s happened to me personally – although I did hear footsteps going up our wooden stairs. I also sort of semi-believe that it was the house settling – but its always been something I’ve believed in.

    My girlfriend’s house is haunted if I believe all of the stories she’s told me – and I do.

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    • . . .

      Demons or angels? Angels don’t really make an appearance in our world. . . must be demons!

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      • Aaron13

        Actually the bible says we’re entertaining angels and we have guardian angels so angels could exist in our world

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        • . . .

          It is true that thousands of angels are protecting you right now, but they don’t really show themselves. Maybe in a dream, or when you truly need help, but they just aren’t seen as often as demons. Of course, demons would be the ones that would try to come into our world and try to hurt and mess with us. Trust me, I’ve seen plenty.

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  • Anonymous

    Seeing is believing and hence I say I believe in ghosts.

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  • SinginRain

    Before i read CreepyPasta, i never really believed in ghosts, but after reading story after story…
    I do now

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    • http://half-waytoinfinity.blogspot.com MopHead

      You do realize they’re stories, right?

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  • EB

    I believe ghost are real, and I believe that they are people who have physically passed in this world, but they have not moved on. For whatever the reason, they choose to stay as a part of this world. I think that it may have to do with unfinished business, not wanting to let go, feeling unworthy, the feeling of duty, or many other reasons. I also feel like some spirits are left to wander the earth as a punishment (some spirits really are unworthy) due to their actions when they were living. I don’t want to get fully in-depth, but I am confident in my beliefs.

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  • Brn Pls

    I was home alone once with my back to the bathroom(I was standing up and watching a video on my computer for whatever reason) and something tapped me on the back twice.

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    • B3nDr0wN3d

      OH WOW!

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  • http://HIDDEN [UNKNOWN]

    I had a friend that died on halloween due to a motorcycle accident,she was in a coma,i then moved,only to discover some old lady died where i live now,i can sometmes seee faces on the wall near the stairs,and the window curtains in the living room,then i feel protected by something i cant see,at the same time i have sad feelings of what happen to the old lady frequently when i get near the room she died,sometimes i feel love and being hugged,my story
    [UNKNOWN]

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  • Miss Misanthrope

    Absolutely. Think about this scientifically for a second- We are made of energy and everything on earth has the capacity to store energy. The law of conservation of energy states that energy can neither be created nor destroyed, only transferred to something else. So when we die, where does that energy go?
    Also, I believe emotions have energy. When someone dies a violent or unexpected death, that emotional energy imprints itself on something in the environment. This kind of also gives a good reason for haunted objects.

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    • RE H

      You have completely misunderstood the law of conservation of energy. The energy that makes you “you” is electrochemical in nature. It comes, essentially, from the food you eat, rather like a car gets its “energy” from gasoline. If your body is unable to process food into usable energy, then your body naturally uses all its fuel in electrochemical interactions (brainwaves, hormones, muscle spasms, etc) until there is none left. That is where the energy goes, and when it’s used up, you die. There is no special “emotional energy” or “conscience energy”. Energy is energy, by the 1st law of thermodynamics.

      OT: No, I don’t believe in ghosts, but they’re fun to think about. Indeed I wish ghosts existed, but I think more logical explanations for ghost sightings come from psychology, not pseudo-science.

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      • Miss Misanthrope

        I see what you’re saying and it makes sense. I should mention first of all I’m not really into logical thinking, I’m more into ideas (the curse of being an INFP).
        When we die, though- that electrochemical energy can be converted into something else, I think.
        I think though, overall; for someone to believe in ghosts, they have to believe in the soul.

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        • Purple Frog

          Being atheist, I can’t say I can bring myself to believe in them. Whenever I read a ‘true’ story about seeing a ghost I just dismiss the person as having a momentary lapse in sanity rather than anything actually occurring. Nii, since we think through electrical signals, we’re really more like robots than the human perception of humanity (pretentious enough? xD) so ghosts shouldn’t be able to occur.

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        • C

          When you die, your body DOES get converted to energy.
          1- Heat energy, if you’re cremated
          2- Chemical energy/ATP for bacteria that are gonna feed on you, if you’re buried :P

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  • iamDrey

    Yes i Do. This happened in November of 2010 at 1 in the morning.

    I was still a college student at that time who lives with her parents. My university is just about 30 minutes away by car and I thought I could save more money by not renting another place. We live in a mountainous area because my parents feel that it would be best for me and my asthma condition to always have fresh air surround me.

    Ever since i was a toddler, i was used to moving houses because of the nature of my dad’s work. After saving enough money, my parents was able to build our own house by the year 2007. The bathroom I was referring to was located in one corner of the house. If you are facing the bathroom door, you would be standing inside our powder room. The left side is the door heading for my parents’ master bedroom, the right side a wall and the opposite side of the bathroom door would be my old room. My old room was small, it can only fit a bed, a dresser and a study table. The walls were dark blue, my favorite color which i personally picked when the house was still in the process of being constructed. After 6 years of staying in that room, my mother felt that it would be best to transfer to another room by the end of the hall. She does not feel that this blue room is too “friendly” at all. I don’t know what she meant by that but I have always loved the cold breeze in that room, despite all the doors and windows shut. The breeze was so cold, I don’t even need a fan or the AC turned on all night. I don’t even know where the breeze comes from but I loved it.

    So then i moved into another room, just to keep my mom satisfied. This is when strange things started to happen. You should know that i do not like sleeping early. I sleep as late as 4am, whether it is because i was studying or just lurking in the Internet.

    First instance:
    Early October, there were 3 consecutive nights where I would fall asleep at around 12mn to 2am. What made those 3 nights memorable was that at EXACTLY 1am, there would be two knocks on my door. For the 1st and 2nd night, i was wide awake scanning my notes. *Knock Knock*

    2 knocks. Sounds normal because you might think it’s just my parents or siblings; however, they are all asleep as early as 10pm. Besides, if any of them would knock, they have distinct knocks that would help me know who is knocking. My dad does not knock, instead tries to turn the doorknob right away or just calls my name by the door. My mom knocks as if a dinosaur is chasing after her and is about to eat her. She knocks for dear life, probably 30 knocks in 30 seconds then calls my name. My younger sister knocks once, turns the door knob then she calls me. This unknown person knocks twice in a calm manner and becomes quiet. The same thing happened on the second day at the same time, 1am. On the third day, I was asleep by 11:30pm. This was weird because although I was sound asleep, I woke up facing my door. I do not know how to describe the way I have been awoken but it’s as if I automatically opened my eyes without even being groggy! I was about to close my eyes when suddenly

    *knock* *knock*
    That was weird, my mom’s awake? I grabbed my phone and checked the time, 1:00 am.

    The next morning, i asked both my parents and sister if they have been knocking on my door for the past 3 days at 1am. They said they were asleep and why would they knock on my door at that time?

    Second instance:
    This is the time that I felt all my blood in my head up to my shoulders literally drain down to my feet.

    One night, I was studying for my local Nursing Licensure Examination and i decided to take a 15 minute break. I logged into my Facebook account, just like any bored person with an Internet connection would, and decided that i needed a new profile picture. So, I got my Sony mobile phone and set the camera ready. Now, i’m not the typical kind of girl who becomes too vain in front of the bathroom mirror but i feel that i just want to look “girly” for my default photo this time. Shots after wacky shots, I thought I would try posing by facing the mirror while holding my camera phone so the end result would look like i posed in front of the mirror and i got photographed by doing so. I know it’s weird and foolish, but hey, I needed a break and I could fool around without sneaky siblings bothering me right?

    Not satisfied with my funny faces, I turned the phone to face the mirror again. I was about to click the shutter button when i saw someone in the mirror. Reflected on the mirror, I saw a little girl standing by my old room’s door looking at me. She was about as tall as up to my hips, if we were to stand next to each other. She was wearing a supposedly plain white lacy/flowery dress which had a blue stain in front. It was like blue ink stain from a pen, it was splattered from her collar to the bow tie on her tummy area. Her hair was short, just like Dora the Explorer’s hair. It was shiny and jet black. Her face was pale blue and although she did not have long bangs, I could not see her eyes. It’s as if you have to stare at her long enough just to see her eyes. She was not smiling at all. She was frowning and just standing there. I saw this all by looking at the mirror in front of me. Am i stressed? Am i going crazy over studying for my board exam? I don’t think so. I looked at her in the mirror, then to my camera phone (since the camera was facing the mirror), then back to the mirror. I did this 4 times, so I know I’m not being delusional. I honestly did not know how to move so I accidentally clicked on the shutter button. This was the time when I LITERALLY FELT THE WARMTH OF MY BLOOD INSIDE MY HEAD UP TOP MY SHOULDERS DRAIN DOWN TO MY TORSO THEN TO MY FEET. The next thing that happened was so fast, probably because I was able to run/walk quick enough with all that accumulated blood in my feet. I was able to turn off the lights in the bathroom, exit from the bathroom through the right door where there was another door heading towards the hall, turn the lights off on the hallway and close the door in my room (Yes i turned off the lights for God knows what reason despite knowing there’s a ghost kid behind me, it was probably all out of panic). I DO NOT KNOW HOW FAST I WAS BUT I WAS FREAKING OUT.

    Tell me I’m stupid but after fidgeting in my room, I wanted to look at the photo in my phone and upload it just to prove I’m not insane. Luckily, some of my friends were still online in Facebook, so i asked them to chat with me until morning just to keep me company. I was just asking for help and crying out of fear the whole night. While they forced me to upload the picture, I decided not to. It might cause some more problems like the kid might haunt me for posting her picture online. I have no idea if that is even possible but I know their “peace” might be disrupted if I do that. So, without looking at my phone, I went on to the photo album of my phone and erased the picture without looking at it. I know my phone navigation too well for me to successfully do that.

    At 6am, I heard my mom and sister prepare for school. I hurried down the stairs and told them what happened. They just laughed it off and told me it’s probably because I sleep too late, I was too stressed or because I watch too many horror movies. I know what happened and I’m not going back to that bathroom.

    2 and a half weeks passed and I did not go back to that bathroom or anywhere near it. When my parents are at work and I’m left in the house, I bring all my clothes, towels, possible necessities in our living room and I shower in the other bathroom at the back of our house. I even bring our dog inside the bathroom to accompany me. I may sound like I;m going insane and paranoid but that was the first time I have ever experienced that kind of creepiness.

    Knowing I won’t go back to the room, my mother decided to tell our next door neighbor, who lived in the subdivision for more than 30 years, about the “silly” thing that happened to me. This is what she said:

    “Lucky for her, there was only one kid. I was combing my hair the other night while I was holding a hand held mirror. A whole bunch of them was at my back. Plain white dresses and blue stains and all. I guess the orphans are looking for someone to play with again”

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    • Henry

      Nice pasta haha just kidding. Good story though : )

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    • LeV-lee

      Next time you want to submit a creepypasta, just submit it as a comment on a disscussion post.

      Oh, and isn’t the air thinner on mountains?

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      • http://www.creepypasta.com derpbutt

        Well, in this comment-leaver’s defense, I did ask for “why” people believe or not – anecdotes included.

        I’m find with longer comments and sharing anecdotal experiences here, as long as they’re definitely related to the topic and obviously not actual attempts at getting a pasta through. It tends to happen any time people discuss ghosts, so I expected it.

        Consider it temporary leniency because there aren’t any new pastas going up this week.

        That said, people who try to be slick and leave actual pastas here and not just “I believe in ghosts and this is why” comments will earn my hitting their comment with the spam button.

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        • iamDrey

          Thanks for that defense. I wasn’t being slick and I’m not that desperate to leave a creepypasta by breaking the rules.

          We don’t use air thinner because we’re in a tropical country. Thanks for the first sentence sarcasm, btw.

          “If the answer is yes, I’D LIKE TO HEAR HOW YOU BECAME A BELIEVER”

          So there. That’s why.

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      • Abigeihl

        Don’t be a bitch, she was explaining why she belived. And mountian air is cleaner, away from smog from factories and less cars. Seriously.

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        • LeV-lee

          Why so aggressive? It did sound like a made up story. With a shock ending and little girls with white dresses. Although, the dress was described a little more.

          Oh. To the mountain thing.

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        • iamDrey

          May sound made up but it did scare the sh* out of me. I’m not gonna convince if it was real or not. I guess there are just ghost stories that are difficult to prove that are real. ANyhow, this is mine and i don’t think i’m insane enough to make up such thing. Besides, if i do want to make up something, i want it to be better than this, more horrifying.

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        • iamDrey

          Search Guadalupe Cebu, Philippines. People in PH don’t usually use air thinner.

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    • Someone

      I do not believe in ghosts. I am an atheist and sorry, but all of this can be easily disproved. In the first story you tell you say that there were two knocks on the door. Well you could have easily just heard two other sounds. it could have been a laundry machine or something else making a noise. Houses typically are not quiet at all nowadays, there is normally some buzz of electricity or some sort of noises. Your brain could have easily heard another noise and decided it was knocking. You may doubt this, but this is truly the way brains work. Our brains aren’t 100% fool-proof. And for your second story: to put it simply you probably exaggerated this story a lot. Everyone does that. If you really did not make that up, why didn’t you put the picture online. If I had that experience with a ghost I wouldn’t hesitate at all to post that picture. Don’t people say that ghosts cant leave the spot where they died?

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    • Anonymouse

      Ha! I knew you were Filipino right when you said “tropical country”. I am psychic!

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  • Bambi eyes

    I definitely believe that not everything can be explained rationally and I lean towards the imprints of strong emotion argument.

    I suppose I started believing in ghosts after 2 incidents:

    – I was about 9 and I was home from school as I had a stomach bug. I was sleeping in the top bunk and the sun light was distracting me so I shouted to my mum if she could close the curtains. As soon as I said that the curtains closed but really violently and I leaned over to thank my mum but she wasn’t there. I was obviously spooked so I screamed and she told me that she was in the kitchen the whole time. When I explained what happened she told me it was probably the air conditioning but our flat didn’t have any air conditioning :(

    – another time I was sitting on a windowsill that was really far off the ground and I stared slipping and fell. I braced myself for impact because the floor of the room was tiled but after a while I opened my eyes because I thought i should have hit the floor already, but I was on the floor and nothing hurt

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  • Rage_Quitter

    I believe. I never used to until people started dying.
    Coz when my grandad (kinda step grandad really), the day after his funeral I kept seeing him waving, then at the top of the stairs when I went to bed.
    Same sort of thing with both my nan’s when they died, and my real grandad, (and he died in Canada).
    So through all that, I think I started to beleive, coz the dead coming to life the day after they’ve been burned up is less plausible than ghosties. xD

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    • AlBloodyVamp

      Sounds like me except one f my nan’s is still alive!

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  • Camille the killer

    i believe for i have seen one of myslelf ait was quite weird especially because im 12

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    • Anonymous

      I’m 12 and what is this

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      • Someone

        This is the strangest part of the discussion. People are randomly sharing their ages and not using spell-check. myslelf ait. what are you kids even saying?

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  • Anonymous

    Of course. Since I was a kid, I’ve had encounters of varying levels. I saw a dog with it’s front paws and chin on the bed. I was on the top bunk. The same house, I awoke to see someone standing in the middle of the room. Couldn’t make out any details. While sleeping on the bottom bunk of that same bed, I awoke to find someone sitting at the foot of my bed. I kicked them as hard as I could. Not very, considering that I was like 7. I also remember waking up on an Easter Night to see something that I assumed to be the Easter Bunny staring in my door. I just sort of watched it for a while before going back to sleep. Of course, I no longer think the entity to be the Easter Bunny, but the silhouette wasn’t human in appearance.
    As I got older, the night terrors let up, but there were places that I never felt comfortable. I live in the basement of my mom’s house now, which I always feared before. I can feel a presence in the kitchen area. For a time, the presence seemed nice. For some reason, I always imagined it as a young woman, maybe in her 30’s. I think she sat beside me while I watched TV sometimes, but I couldn’t actually see her.
    Later, another entity joined her. This one was much different. When I felt it, I felt SCARED. I don’t think she liked it. One night I found myself incapable of sleep. It was like the scary one invited his friends and they were all dancing around torturing me. I was terrified. After that they left, but I still feel frightened in the kitchen.
    I also hear things and see things out of the corner of my eye a great deal.

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    • http://facebook Aidan

      this is a great example is it ok if i use this on facebook ??

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      • you just lost the man sweety

        you stole my real name :@

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    • Pedobear

      Haha!! You thought I was the Easter Bunny!?

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  • http://walmart ryan

    yes I didnt until I went to 1 of my friends houses his name is corey after he went to sleep I sat in his room I was listening to people talk I couldnt hear what they were saying but it was defentaly talking and I know everyone was asleep but me but that wasnt enough for me I Put it in the back of my mind and went back over another time corey wasnt asleep the next time if he didnt see it to I wouldnt belive it myself but a black shadow walked right through the living room were we were talking we I freaked out he was alittle flustered but nearly as much as I was then he told me that was nothing new and is house was haunted and told me other stories Ive belived ever since

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  • aiden

    my friends dad died in a car accident. when i went to her house we were playing video games we both saw her dads ghost sitting in his old rocking chair my friend said.

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  • YOU CAN’T HANDLE THE USERNAME!

    Hate to be a skeptic, and I know I’m gonna get hate for this, but I just have no idea, but I had to choose on belief, I’d say no. But its impossible to tell. I believe in Bigfoot and aliens, but not ghosts and loch-ness. But how can we explain all the encounters the world has had? Sure many of the stories are fake, but can we honestly believe EVERY ghost story is a lie?

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    • Rage_Quitter

      YAY! for Bigfoot! :D

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      • LittleLeo

        Slinders Ghost lives in my basement…

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    • Tardigrade

      Oh, Loch Ness is definitely real. I’ve been on it, in a boat!

      Also, I’m sure the majority of ghost sightings aren’t lies. I’ve ‘seen’ a ‘ghost’ for myself. I still do not believe in them though, in terms of them having a real existence outside of our minds.

      And most of the examples I’m seeing in this thread are classic examples of sleep paralysis (figure seated at end of bed, etc). Google it!

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      • YOU CAN’T HANDLE THE USERNAME!

        What ghost? Can you describe it?

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  • Quinn

    I don’t believe in “ghosts”; however, I do believe that in the wake of a rather traumatizing event an energy is left behind. This energy plays back like a “movie”, and people who discover this energy can see it “play back”. The energy left behind can give the appearance of being a figure or even speaking. I must say these energies can be extremely dangerous, learn about them with caution.

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  • Diego Parada

    One time I was going to cook something for myself and out of the corner of my eye I saw something white go past the back window, when I looked I opened the door to the back yard and I felt a cold rush….

    Later when I was asleep I had 3 nightmares of the same kind and in my first one there was something at my bed and fast as lightning it draggedme under. The second one was almosr the same but this time it covered me in it’s darkness The last time it just went up to me and placed it hand on my cover and pulled… I got up in cold sweat and sure enough there was my cover at my feet. I was 7 at the time…

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    • KRS

      I opened the door to the back yard and I felt a cold rush….”

      Ummm, that didnt really make that much sense…. Opening the door to your backyard may cause a cold rush that we all are familiar with. Its called the wind.

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  • AntiClimactic

    I believe in ghosts 100%. How could there be encounters if they aren’t? Plus, my family had many encounters, which makes me believe even more.

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  • Jason

    Ghosts are very real. Also, i beleive in things that are more real, and possibly more dangerous. (cryptids or monsters)
    When 1 person tells you a crazy story, they are likely crazy. When millions of people across countries and generations tell you similar stories…you’d have to be crazy to dismiss it.

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    • Gubzo

      I definitely feel the same way, bro

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  • Dani

    When i was 5 I saw a ghost above me when i was lying awake in my bunk bed. I screamed and my mom opened my bedroom door and it disappeared

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    • Skelebun and ichg

      So we do are dad is candof one are dad is slendy so you tell me

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