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A teenage baby-sitter put the kids she was watching to sleep in their beds and went back downstairs. The late night news was on the TV — the reporter said a psychopath from a local mental institution was on the loose and that police thought he might be in the area. He cautioned residents to lock their doors and windows because this guy was very, very dangerous.

Well, the teenager checked the locks on the windows and the doors, but she forgot the door on the cellar bulkhead. Needless to say, the psychopath broke in about an hour later, coming up from the cellar, armed with an ax. The children heard some noises downstairs, but thought it was the baby-sitter moving some furniture around. Then it got real quiet.

All they heard for the remainder of the night was this noise: “Thump! Thump! Dra-aag… Thump! Thump! Dra-aag…” Evidently, they were too afraid to get up to see what it was. In the morning, their parents came home and were horrified to find the babysitter at the top of the stairs, dead with both arms hacked off at the elbows. She’d been climbing the stairs on the bloody stumps of her arms, pulling her badly injured body along. Was she trying to check on the children? Was she trying to get help? Or in the madness of her tortured soul, was she planning to kill the children herself?

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  • invisibillie

    This was the first ever one I heard ^_^

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    • http://www.creepypasta.com Blaze

      I’ve heard a different version of this story it includes a butler you can already guess the killer it’s called thump

      :reltub

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  • Calypso

    This is the first creepypasta I read, and it actually scared me at the time.

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  • http://4chan.org Anon

    how does she plan to kill them without arms or hands?

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  • Anonymous

    maybe she intends to bite em to death?

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    • Anonymous

      Maybe she intends to bleed on them. (Monty Python reference)

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      Rating: +24 (from 24 votes)
      • Anonymous

        Nothing but a flesh wound!

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        Rating: +7 (from 9 votes)
        • The Black Knight

          I’ll bite your legs off!

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          Rating: +4 (from 4 votes)
  • Anonymous

    Maybe she’s a champion kickboxer.

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    • Anonymous

      Made me lol on Creepypasta congrats

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  • meowmixkid

    she wasn’t trying to kill them. I think she was trying to warn them

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    Rating: +20 (from 22 votes)
  • Anonymous

    That’s not funny, my brothder died that way

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    • YOU CAN’T HANDLE THE USERNAME!

      Oh Shit.

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    • http://Youtube Bolty

      It’s not funny its a creepy pasta

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  • Anonymityrex

    So if her arms were cut off at the elbows…why did she not just stand up and walk up the stairs to the children? She must not have wanted to drink their sweet goo badly enough.

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  • Anonymous

    This is retarded, why couldn’t she just yell or someshit but had to drag drag thump her way up a buncha stairs?

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  • Anonymous

    Ok ok thats a little freakay and umm why didnt she just walk up the stairs instead of using her arms..or a quarter of an arm……

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    • Sour Skin Seamus

      Have you tried tp stand up without the majority of your blood volume?

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      • crikeys

        Yes, have YOU?

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  • blooooop

    this is totally my new favorite :)

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  • Rabidrogue

    Bloodloss would make her to weak to walk? Rofl, I dunno. I like this story.

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  • Anon E. Muss

    Well, it does say she was pulling her “badly injured” body, so maybe she couldn’t have walked if she wanted to.

    Regardless, this is one of the few good scary stories I’ve found lately. Kudos, Creepypasta! :)

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  • Just a Girl

    Bitch could have sucked it up and walked. Or kicked the living shit out of the attacker.

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    • ght

      Let’s see how you “suck it up” when I cut your fucking arms, shall we?

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      Rating: +12 (from 12 votes)
  • Sedgewick

    Why didn’t she beat the attacker with her stumps? or squirt blood in his eyes?

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  • Readman

    I mean no offense, but I think several people are forgetting that she was dragging her BADLY INJURED body by bloody stumps.

    She couldn’t walk because her legs could have suffered a whack from the SHARP AXE.

    She couldn’t yell because the axe probably PUNCTURED A LUNG.

    Why couldn’t she fight back? I’d like to see you fight an axe-wielding madman with your BARE HANDS, an later your BARE STUBS.

    Besides, not everyone is a Painless Mcgee. She would have had trouble fighting back after the first hack, let alone however many it took to leave her a crawling, bleeding, armless lump of flesh.

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  • Big Samus

    She wasn’t going up the stairs to kill the children, she was going up there to see if they were killed also.

    She didn’t yell to them because either she was injured, or she didn’t want the murderer to know that they were there. She simply waited till he left and then went to warn them.

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  • Ed

    I have an agrument to explain all the plot holes.
    The author didn’t think it all the way through.

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  • Anonymous

    kind of reminds me of the black knight scene

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  • Fluffy

    But..

    Who was thump?!

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  • Anonymous

    More important than how she would kill the children is WHY WOULD SHE DO THAT!? That last sentence kind of seems tacked on in a vain effort to be spooky, but it kind of took away from the whole for me. Otherwise I found it a good throwback to primordial baby-sitter scary stories.

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  • http://misterwelldone.wordpress.com/ Mr. Welldone

    Hello.

    Nonsensical and mundane, but with a purpose nonetheless.

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  • fkhjs g

    fuck this fucking shit gave me a fucking boner

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  • Ennuyé

    If I was her and the bad guy went away and I had no arms at the end of my elbows I’d spin so my blood sprayed everywhere and I could pretend to be a sprinkler until I eventually passed out and died from blood loss.
    At least I’d die happy =/

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  • emogirl

    Yeah because everyone wants to be a sprinkler before they die. It’s everyone’s life long dream.

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    • http://P-p-p-pokerfacep-p-pokerface Baby sitter

      I was a hose..

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