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5 Incredible Secret Phobias You Might Have

The struggle is real.. these are real fears. Science has even came up with a name for one: Nomophobia. When I was a child our biggest fears were The Boogie Man and Clowns! Our Generation nowadays is more afraid of being apart from their phone than actual scary clowns...

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Fear #5: Antapokrisiphobia

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OK, let's face it, we can still live with no signal in our phones for a couple of minutes, it will test your patience to the limit, but no one will get hurt. Fear of Having no Phone Signal is known as Antapokrisiphobia. (From the Greek word: antapókrisi̱: connection and Phopia: Fear) . Known Cures: Raising your phone into the air, walking out of the tunnel and of course, getting back to civilization.

Fear #4: Argósphobia

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For those of you not old enough to know how a modem sounded like 15 years ago, and the time invested waiting for the computer to connect to the Internet, you don't know what feeling real Argósphobia was like. (From the Greek Word: Argós: Slow and Phobia: Fear). Known Cures: Pay more for Internet my friend!

Fear #3: NoWiFiPhobia

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This Fear is even greater than the previous two, NoWiFiPhobia, the fear of Having no WiFi, is growing stronger each year. Known Cures: Use your phone data, ask the waitress for the password.

Fear #2: Low Battery Anxiety

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The longest 5 minutes of your life... When you see that 1% warning on your phone, your life comes to a full stop. Low Battery Anxiety is the second largest cause of trauma among young adults. Known Cures: Replace your battery, get a power bank, get an extra charger, or better yet, visit a Batteries Plus Bulbs store, believe, they know all about batteries... and bulbs.

  1. Which one is your biggest Fear?

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5 Incredible Secret Phobias You Might Have

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Which one is your biggest Fear?
  1. No-Wifi
     
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