Buzz·Posted on 5 Jun 2017You Have Homichlophobia, And So Does Everyone ElseOne minute you're having a nice walk; the next you can't see. Nope.by Hilary MitchellBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink There's a fear that plagues almost all humans, and it's called homichlophobia, or sometimes nebulaphobia. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Warner Bros. / Giphy Otherwise known as a fear of fog. i.imgur.com Argh. Think you don't have it? Well you do, because you surely wouldn't want to cross this bridge to nowhere. Imgur.com And would you knock on this door? Probably not. reddit.com This is definitely a witches' coven HQ. Still don't think fog is scary? Check out this IRL footage of a spooky figure running through the mist. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF youtube.com This was filmed by cyclists in a spooky English forest; it's clearly a monster. Or what about this horrifying cloud tsumami rolling in like an apocalyptic tidal wave of fog? Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF imgur.com There's definitely a huge alien spaceship behind it. I mean, you just never know what horrors could be lurking close by, just out of sight. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF reddit.com And it's hard to stop your mind playing tricks on you. Something that every single horror movie or TV show uses to maximum, chilling effect. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Netflix / Stranger Things 2 "How do we make this extra huge Demogorgon extra scary?" "MORE FOG." Then there's the way it turns familiar places unfamiliar, twisting your sense of direction so you get lost. imgur.com Fog is basically a gift to monsters, serial killers, and horror film directors. Imagine: you're sitting by your window on a foggy evening. You can't see anything, then suddenly... Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Giphy THE FOG HIDES DANGEROUS THINGS UNTIL IT'S TOO LATE TO RUN. And if you still think fog isn't scary, take a look at this and try to chill when you're driving home later: Warning This image is graphic Tap to reveal Click to reveal Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF youtube.com Sorry. TL; DR, basically fog and mist can just piss off, thanks. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Warner Bros. / Giphy It's horrible, Dementor-hiding stuff.