Get on any passenger bus that travels a long distance; Greyhound is usually a good pick. Anything that’s on the road for longer than 24 hours. Get a window seat facing west, then stare at the sun, waiting until sunset. Just before the sun touches the horizon, close your eyes. Hard. Do not turn away, don’t look at anything else. Cover your ears if you have to. After a while, you’ll notice that the bus has stopped moving. That’s the signal that you can open your eyes. When you do, you’ll see a gas station, illuminated only by a few flickering fluorescent lights. There will be no sun, no moon, no stars in the sky. The convenience store will have its windows boarded up, but the sign will say ‘Open.’ If you feel you can’t go through with it, get back on the bus, return to your seat, and fall asleep. You’ll wake up at sunrise the next day, well on your way to wherever the bus was going. If you enter the store, the door will slam shut behind you. You will spend an unknown amount of time there, living out your worst nightmares made real. If you survive the ordeal without going mad, you will awake back on the bus, as it reaches its destination. Nothing will ever scare you again. Some say that after this ordeal, anything else simply pales in comparison. Others say that all that room contains, is all the fear you will ever feel in your entire life, and exposing yourself to it all at once keeps you from feeling any more. This, however, can only be done once. There are some exceptions to the ability, as well…
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79 thoughts on “The Abandoned Convenience Store”
I don’t have any fear. What would happen to me in the store?
Instructions not clear: dick stuck in toaster.
Believable and quite eerie. Would love to experience this even though I’m not the type to believe things like this.
Wouldn’t this be crazy if this stuff was real!
This is where I buy all my food
Given that my only real fear is eternal hell, I don’t think I will survive.
For me, the store would be full of hard labor.
I’m only scared of my gal so… Fuck that XD
And then the walls will ooze green slime!
I would never try this. Fear is a defense mechanism that protects us from doing anything dangerous. If it ends, our prime shield from harm is broken.
My greatest fears are failure and mediocrity. What would I experience in there? xD
I might try this…
BUT WHO WAS BUS ?
My worst fear is of some asshole commenting on this “BUT WHO WAS BUS?”
I can’t live through that, so I won’t be doing this.
I wouldn’t do it. I have nightmares every night and they are truly mortifying. I am way to screwed up. LOL
excuse me, but what does “exceptions to the ability” mean? What ability? The ability to not feel fear? The ability to pull off this trick? The ability to fall asleep afterwards? The ability to find a bus? WHAT??
…If I did this I would have a heart attack and die anyway, so I can’t win :( Stupid cardiophobia :/
I doubt what the fears you post on the comments can compare to the ones in the store I think it would search your mind or something until it finds your true fears or maybe it would continuously trail and error you by throwing random fears at you and making you forgot if you aren’t completely numb yet
Having to spend eternity in a store that is also the other dimension or whatever from By the Fire’s Light while everyone I love is horribly killed. Then dying again, and again, and again, and again, on and on and on, then being mauled by giant fucking spiders while covered in Irukangi (hope I got that right) jellyfish.
FUCK THAT I HAVE KITTENS
The only thing I’m scared of is death… Does that mean I’ll die?
Same here bro. Spend the time running around avoiding a scyth and a guy in a black hood
I could just watch an unreasonable amount of slender and jeff the killer videos at midnight with the house pitch black and completely silent with the computer on low power mode. Be about the same.
“living out your worst nightmares made real”
“If you survive the ordeal without going mad,”
One of my worst nightmares *is* going mad. Well, fuck.
Nope nope nope nope…..
Lets happily hop on the nope train because fuck that shit Im out :D
I’m scared!!! =O
I didn’t get it ç-ç
Store full of weeping angels, big spiders, slenderman, drowning feeling, the dark, huge thunderstorms, and a big cliff. I’ll pass….. going to try it sometime anyways.
BUT WHO WAS EXCEPTION??
A store full of piranhas, chupacabras, frostbite spiders, plague doctors, vultures, large bodies of water (must be one big store!), box jellyfish, SCP 173s and FRICKIN DOLLS…
…I think I’ll pass! XD
What if you took advise and your only fear is fear itself? Seems like my trip will simply be confusing…
Some Derp: “I ain’t scare of no damn mountain lion! I is walking in da woods in THE MIDDLE OF THE FUCKING NIGHT!”
The next day in the news “Some dumbass on Creepypasta listened to a ritual pasta, and followed the precise instructions. A week later, he wad found torn apart by a mountain lion. Witnesses say that the dumbass in question claimed to be unafraid of anything. More at 5…”
As someone who lives with a severe anxiety disorder, this actually seems worth it to me.
Know that feeling.
so what if I go in there and have a gardian angel type thing that can’t die?
ah crap.. and yes crap? my fear is becoming imortal and everyone dieing around me….
Ok so I tired this after reading it. WHAT THE HELL!!
I kept thinking before i closed my eyes that this is hogwash. Then I closed them…
Behold, the store.
I opened the door… went in…
I dont know how long I was in there but what i saw terrified me… Abosolutely NOTHING!!
It was completely empty. But I think the emptiness is what got to me? I started wondering around looking for something, waiting for something to pounce on me. Being on high alert and freezing at every tiny sound. I was going mad in there. Then I walked out. Back on the bus.
I want to try… but all my fears are things like The Heartless from Kingdom Hearts, the Nobodies from Kingdom Hearts, Zombies, and pretty much everything else c:
oh dear lord .-.
Oooh the heartless and nobodies aren’t THAT scary! lol I think some of the heartless are kind of adorable! :)
So when I bump in to Jeff the killer in real life i wont be scared of him? what deal.
Give him a hug for me, will ya?
JEFF! Clean the blood off the floor or you will never get to see jane again
I thought Jane was supposed to kill Jeff not hug him
so giant bulletproof spiders and unable to move as they ate my loved ones ._. fuck that bullet proof spiders aint real so ill stick to shooting them
So you shoot spiders instead of stomping on them?
No thanks I’ll stick with aracnaphobia
so my worst nightmare is not being able to make poopytime.sour saying i wont be able to poop for an unreasonable amount oftime
I’d drown if I did this… Screw you, hydrophobia…
Wouldn’t go through with it.
That sounds like an awful lot of work just to not be scared of anything after that.
If I did this (which I hope I’ll have the chance to do at some point), I am expecting that store to be full to the brim with clowns. Terrifying, psycho clowns. GOODBYE, COULROPBOBIA!:]
If i ever take a long bus ride i’ll try this
A courageous man shows no fear. Only a fool feels none.
Sounds fun, gotta try it next time i go on some big trip on a bus.
THEN WHO WAS BUSDRIVER?
if no one’s on the bus what happened to the busdriver?! :O
what if your worst nightmares were to never have fear. then you would have the fear shown to you in the gas station. and if your reward was to never have fear. you would have fear, because your worst fear has come true. paradox ftw.
FEARCEPTION. Sorry counldn’t resist. :)
Like hell I’d do it!
Meeting the Exorcist girl wouldn’t be too good on the mind. e.e
the bus dosent need to travel more than 24 hours… I did it at night… everyone dissapeard… i saw the store and thought mmm dinner… but then something weird happened i could not open the door… it would not budge… i got incredably scared and for some weird reason started to think of my wife and child… i hurried back on the bus and strangely fell asleep… and till know its weird when i get on a bus my iPod will play certain song even if its on shuffle… and its got more tha 2k of songs… its sofia by cruxshadows….. kind of weird…
WHAT THE HELL?!
Did you do that to spook us?
If it was false, phew.
If it’s true, OH SH-
I did this a few days ago on a trip from california to new york. I tried to remember how the story went hoping I would get it right. I opened my eyes and saw the store. I was alone on the bus and staring at it. I got out and walked up to the door. I went to hold the handle but let go after just barely grasping it. I got on the bus again. I will forever live in regret
Er.. do buses have designated West facing windows?
Unless youre heading North/South without deviation, this would be impossible.
=I’ll take you next=
I guess if you’re going west just face forward. Or creep over the person in front of you lol.
i live in jamaica…i’m not getting on n e bus to go and do n e thing at n e random store!
that is all
That’s doesn’t seem very good. Fear is something early man used to avoid confrontation with predators and enemies. Without fear someone could go walking through the woods at night and be killed by a cougar.
Yea but now you can do things without being hesitant.
That may be so but we still have common sense which in a sense is an answer to the sum of all fears(also I’m sure there is a difference between fear and danger) sorry I don’t want to sound like an ass but that’s just how I feel
Actually, you’re both right. While yes, without fear, you could conceivably do whatever your heart desires. But, fear is also what has kept the Human race alive. Fear is what takes over when you look down at the ground from a tall structure, telling you that it’s not a good idea to jump. With fear gone, you jump.
(Hey maybe I should write a Creepypasta on this!)
There’s something similar to that on the internet: the Pain Series.
Scary stuff…. im taking a bus tomorrow ill try this :]
What kind of exceptions?
Wait, wouldn’t you be blind by then?
From personal experience?