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38 Very Short Stories That Will Terrify Any Indian

"Daughter born; not even fair."

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In honour of Halloween, Comedy Central's "Midnight" started the hashtag #ScaryStoriesIn5Words:

Almost @midnight EAST COAST! Tonight's Hashtag War? #ScaryStoriesIn5Words! Play now & while u watch! Here's a taste: http://t.co/ZXMi3ufMRg

@midnight@midnightFollow

Almost @midnight EAST COAST! Tonight's Hashtag War? #ScaryStoriesIn5Words! Play now & while u watch! Here's a taste: http://t.co/ZXMi3ufMRg

9:00 AM - 31 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

And it wasn't long before India's Twitterati starting penning some truly scary stories of their own:

Rahul Gandhi is Prime Minister #ScaryStoriesIn5Words

I Believe Modi@BelieveModiFollow

Rahul Gandhi is Prime Minister
#ScaryStoriesIn5Words

12:30 PM - 31 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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1.

"Hello! Welcome to the Newshour.." #ScaryStoriesIn5Words

Tanmay Bhat@thetanmayFollow

"Hello! Welcome to the Newshour.." #ScaryStoriesIn5Words

1:16 PM - 31 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

2.

Engineering karlo bhot scope hai #ScaryStoriesIn5Words

Micro-ambitious@pal36Follow

Engineering karlo bhot scope hai #ScaryStoriesIn5Words

1:31 PM - 31 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

3.

Welcome to Lovely Professional University #ScaryStoriesIn5Words

Sahil Shah @SahilBullaFollow

Welcome to Lovely Professional University
#ScaryStoriesIn5Words

11:30 AM - 31 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

4.

Thanks for flying Air India #scarystoriesin5words

Sahil Shah @SahilBullaFollow

Thanks for flying Air India
#scarystoriesin5words

1:29 PM - 31 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

5.

Flipkart Big Billion Day Sale. #ScaryStoriesIn5Words

Rega Jha@RegaJhaFollow

Flipkart Big Billion Day Sale. #ScaryStoriesIn5Words

11:50 AM - 31 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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6.

Sajid Khan starts new movie. #ScaryStoriesIn5Words

Nirali Shah@nirali_ssFollow

Sajid Khan starts new movie. #ScaryStoriesIn5Words

11:39 AM - 31 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

7.

"Beta, found you on twitter!" #ScaryStoriesIn5Words

NumbYaar@NumbYaarFollow

"Beta, found you on twitter!"
#ScaryStoriesIn5Words

11:40 AM - 31 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

8.

#ScaryStoriesIn5Words ma'am I'm calling from Vodafone

Branded Bawi@ZeniaIraniFollow

#ScaryStoriesIn5Words ma'am I'm calling from Vodafone

11:57 AM - 31 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

9.

"I'm making karela for dinner" #ScaryStoryIn5Words

Tanmay Bhat@thetanmayFollow

"I'm making karela for dinner" #ScaryStoryIn5Words

11:29 AM - 31 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

10.

Beta mera ek kaam karega? #ScaryStoriesIn5Words

Ronak@NalayakPuttarFollow

Beta mera ek kaam karega? #ScaryStoriesIn5Words

12:05 PM - 31 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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11.

"The nation wants to know!" #ScaryStoriesIn5Words

Nirali Shah@nirali_ssFollow

"The nation wants to know!" #ScaryStoriesIn5Words

11:47 AM - 31 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

12.

Let's all eat at CCD. #ScaryStoriesIn5Words

13.

Chetan Bhagat writing his autobiography. #ScaryStoriesIn5Words

Amreen@goonergurl20Follow

Chetan Bhagat writing his autobiography. #ScaryStoriesIn5Words

11:52 AM - 31 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

14.

Breaking News : Baba Cures #Homosexuality #ScaryStoriesIn5Words

Gaysi Family@gaysifamilyFollow

Breaking News : Baba Cures #Homosexuality
#ScaryStoriesIn5Words

12:15 PM - 31 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

15.

#Scarystoriesin5words “Hello, this is Ajit Doval…”

Shom(x3)ShamoShasha@sidinFollow

#Scarystoriesin5words Hello, this is Ajit Doval

12:03 PM - 31 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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16.

#ScaryStoriesIn5Words: RSS seeks revamp of education.

Nigel Britto@NigelBrittoFollow

#ScaryStoriesIn5Words: RSS seeks revamp of education.

2:25 PM - 31 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

17.

#ScaryStoriesIn5Words 20 missed call from mom...

Panpaporn Dpt@Pu_dptFollow

#ScaryStoriesIn5Words 20 missed call from mom...

10:09 AM - 31 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

18.

"Supreme Court upholds Section 377." #ScaryStoriesIn5Words

Rega Jha@RegaJhaFollow

"Supreme Court upholds Section 377." #ScaryStoriesIn5Words

11:56 AM - 31 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

19.

Yeh rishta kya kehlata hai? #ScaryStoriesIn5Words

????@FaaduTweetsFollow

Yeh rishta kya kehlata hai?
#ScaryStoriesIn5Words

12:33 PM - 31 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

20.

GRRM passed away last night. #ScaryStoriesIn5Words

Sanket@iamsexifiedFollow

GRRM passed away last night. #ScaryStoriesIn5Words

11:52 AM - 31 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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21.

31st and salary ain't credited #ScaryStoriesIn5Words

scaryhairyman@scaryhairymanFollow

31st and salary ain't credited
#ScaryStoriesIn5Words

1:07 PM - 31 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

22.

Being a woman in India. #ScaryStoriesIn5Words

Rega Jha@RegaJhaFollow

Being a woman in India. #ScaryStoriesIn5Words

11:51 AM - 31 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

23.

*Keeps swiping in picture gallery* #ScaryStoriesIn5Words

Nirali Shah@nirali_ssFollow

*Keeps swiping in picture gallery* #ScaryStoriesIn5Words

11:45 AM - 31 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

24.

I checked your WhatsApp messages #ScaryStoriesIn5Words

A?@ashwiniknFollow

I checked your WhatsApp messages #ScaryStoriesIn5Words

9:39 AM - 31 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

25.

"Nolan fake poster went viral." #ScaryStoriesIn5Words #IITEdition

Sapan Verma@sapanvFollow

"Nolan fake poster went viral." #ScaryStoriesIn5Words #IITEdition

1:27 PM - 31 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

26.

There's KRK under my bed. #ScaryStoriesIn5Words

Sahil Shah @SahilBullaFollow

There's KRK under my bed.
#ScaryStoriesIn5Words

11:27 AM - 31 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

27.

We serve only veg food #ScaryStoriesIn5Words

28.

Priyanka Chopra featuring Pitbull - Exotic #ScaryStoriesIn5Words

Sujith Madhavan@SujMadhavanFollow

Priyanka Chopra featuring Pitbull - Exotic
#ScaryStoriesIn5Words

12:26 PM - 31 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

29.

HA HA HA HA HA ~Archana Puran Singh #ScaryStoriesIn5Words

Beerappan.@petrolheadremixFollow

HA HA HA HA HA ~Archana Puran Singh #ScaryStoriesIn5Words

10:25 AM - 31 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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31.

Assignment Submit aaj karna hai. #ScaryStoriesIn5Words

FALUDA@SidlifelogFollow

Assignment Submit aaj karna hai. #ScaryStoriesIn5Words

11:47 AM - 31 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

32.

Your browser history is public #ScaryStoriesIn5Words @midnight

Pankaj Joshi@funki_pankiFollow

Your browser history is public #ScaryStoriesIn5Words @midnight

10:05 AM - 31 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

33.

"Wait till we get home." #ScaryStoriesIn5Words #ChildhoodEdition

Ashish Shakya@stupidusmaximusFollow

"Wait till we get home." #ScaryStoriesIn5Words #ChildhoodEdition

12:12 PM - 31 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

34.

"Listen, I have a boyfriend" #ScaryStoriesIn5Words

Tanmay Bhat@thetanmayFollow

"Listen, I have a boyfriend" #ScaryStoriesIn5Words

12:05 PM - 31 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

35.

"Abay khara nahi ho raha!" #ScaryStoriesIn5Words

karachikhatmal@karachikhatmalFollow

"Abay khara nahi ho raha!" #ScaryStoriesIn5Words

12:13 PM - 31 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

36.

#scarystoriesin5words hawww isme to chicken hai #vegetarianedition

Frulta Vajpayee@OinkooFollow

#scarystoriesin5words hawww isme to chicken hai #vegetarianedition

12:30 PM - 31 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

37.

The office is in Andheri(E). #ScaryStoriesIn5Words

38.

"Amit Shah favourited your tweet." #ScaryStoriesIn5Words

Vikas Munipalle@PabloVikassoFollow

"Amit Shah favourited your tweet." #ScaryStoriesIn5Words

1:01 PM - 31 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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