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    16 Subreddits That Will Creep You The Fuck Out


    1. /r/TheChills

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    /r/TheChills features a ton of scary stories, all under 300 words. The coolest part? All stories are original — it's part of the rules.

    Recommended story: The man in the road.

    2. /r/NoSleep

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    /r/NoSleep features more original spooks, only these don't have a word limit, meaning you can get lost for hours. True to its name, it's likely you won't be getting any sleep after reading some of these.

    Recommended story: I'm a Search and Rescue Officer for the US Forest Service, I have some stories to tell.

    3. /r/UnresolvedMysteries

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    /r/UnresolvedMysteries is perhaps the most unsettling subreddit on this list because it features unsolved mysteries you've likely never heard of.

    Recommended story: Mysterious Death of Chief Petty Officer Kevin Williams [Unresolved Murder].

    4. /r/LetsNotMeet

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    /r/LetsNotMeet is creepy because it's chock-full of real-life encounters with strangers that have left people either shaken, scared, traumatized, or all of the above. These stories are legitimately terrifying, mostly because they can actually you.

    Recommended story: Creepy guy at my dead neighbor's house.

    5. /r/Paranormal

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    /r/Paranormal is a classic subreddit that's been around for years. It features alleged actual encounters with ghosts, demons, and all things paranormal.

    Recommended story: The Old Man.

    6. /r/TheTruthIsHere

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    /r/TheTruthIsHere is perhaps the most eclectic subreddit on this list. From random spooky encounters to people convinced a demon is following them, this is the subreddit to go to if you're in the mood for a range of spooks.

    Recommended story: Was this sleep paralysis?

    7. /r/TrueCreepy

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    /r/TrueCreepy features a bunch of random creepy shit, including movie scenes and art that'll leave you feeling unsettled.

    Recommended story/video: The Mothman of Point Pleasant (After Dark).

    8. /r/ThreeKings

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    /r/ThreeKings is a subreddit where users go and recount their experiences with trying out a "paranormal recipe or ritual." Want to try one out?

    Recommended story: Ouija Board [EXPERIENCE].

    9. /r/Creepy

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    /r/Creepy's first rule is, "If it's not creepy, don't post it." For the most part, this subreddit features creepy-as-fuck drawings, old art, pictures, and more.

    Recommended picture: My husband just sent me this... it was taken on his way to work this morning.

    10. /r/EvilBuildings

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    /r/EvilBuildings is pretty self-explanatory, as it features a ton of pictures of buildings that look...well, EVIL!

    Recommended picture: One of my College's Halls at night.

    11. /r/CreepyReadings

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    /r/CreepyReadings features several scary stories read via YouTube video. So sit back, listen, and get spooked.

    Recommended story: The Shores of Pluto.

    12. /r/ScaredShitless


    /r/ScaredShitless will do just that: scare the shit out of you. From short films to short stories, this is the stuff nightmares are made of.

    Recommended story: The scariest thing that happened to me.

    13. /r/Creepy_Gif

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    /r/Creepy_gif has a ton of GIFs that are either weird, unsettling, creepy, or just plain unnerving. Look at your own risk.

    Recommended GIF: The monster in the dark caught on tape.

    14. /r/UrbanMyths

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    r/UrbanMyths is where you want to go to read up on your favorite urban legends and find out about myths you were otherwise unaware of. As defined on the subreddit's homepage, an urban myth "is something that has 'evidence', yet has never been unproven." Skeptics are welcome, but after reading these stories, you may want to believe.

    Recommended story: The Devil's Hour.

    15. /r/CreepyEncounters

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    /r/CreepyEncounters is much like /r/LetsNotMeet — it's full of insanely creepy encounters that have actually happened to people. The saying "never talk to strangers" has never been more true.

    Recommended story: Christmas Eve home invasion.

    16. /r/Skinwalkers

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    "In Native American legend a skin-walker is a most foul creature, a witch. By committing a cultural taboo, usually killing a member of their own family, a witch can become a skin-walker. This ability allows them to be able to transform themselves into animals, mimic voices, and place curses on towns and people."

    r/Skinwalkers compiles stories, encounters, and discussions about skin-walkers.

    Recommended story: Real Navajo Skinwalker Story.

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