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19 Faces People Who Are Freaked Out By Horror Movies Will Recognize

*Looks at screen through slits in fingers*

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1. When a commercial for a horror movie comes on.

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And you scramble for the remote.

2. When you go out with your friends and they try to talk you into seeing a horror movie.

Um, can we not?
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Um, can we not?

3. When you have to mentally psych yourself up before going inside the theatre.

If my 12 year old sister saw it and was OK, then I should be able to handle it. Right?! Right.
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If my 12 year old sister saw it and was OK, then I should be able to handle it. Right?! Right.

4. When the opening music begins...

...and panic starts to set in.
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...and panic starts to set in.

5. When you decide you're brave enough to watch a scene.

IMMEDIATE REGRET.
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IMMEDIATE REGRET.

6. When you watch through the cracks in your fingers.

As if that will somehow make it less terrible.
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As if that will somehow make it less terrible.

7. When you give up on watching, but the noises become crazy intense.

I could have gone my entire life without hearing that sound, thanks.
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I could have gone my entire life without hearing that sound, thanks.

8. When you just need to grab someone's arm, hand, or leg.

And you end up clinging to them for dear life.
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And you end up clinging to them for dear life.

9. When you can feel a scary part about to happen and you begin to perpetually sweat.

Just when you need a hand to hold the most. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
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Just when you need a hand to hold the most. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

10. When your friend tries to comfort you with, "It's OK, those are just special effects."

Oh really? Thanks, I totally didn't know that.
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Oh really? Thanks, I totally didn't know that.

11. When your constant jumping and squirming in your seat starts to embarrass your friends.

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"Pull it together, it's just a movie!"

12. When the movie is over but your reactions are still exaggerated because you’ve been on high alert.

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And your friends decide it's the perfect time to jump out at you.

13. When you're home and become paranoid AF.

A bolt is loose on the bathroom window, I should really fix that, but now it might be too late BECAUSE A PSYCHO KILLER IS PROBABLY LURKING IN MY BEDROOM.
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A bolt is loose on the bathroom window, I should really fix that, but now it might be too late BECAUSE A PSYCHO KILLER IS PROBABLY LURKING IN MY BEDROOM.

14. When you attempt to go to bed...

Not before flipping on *lots* of lights.
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Not before flipping on *lots* of lights.

15. ...but then you hear a weird noise.

And briefly think of calling 911, because there's no way you're checking.
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And briefly think of calling 911, because there's no way you're checking.

16. And every time you close your eyes, you see flashes from the movie.

Or you just imagine them, which is much worse.
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Or you just imagine them, which is much worse.

17. The relief you feel when it's morning.

And you can finally sleep.
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And you can finally sleep.

18. When your friends agree to watch a comedy next time.

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19. And when you start dating someone and they say, "I don't like horror movies."

Be still my heart.
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Be still my heart.

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