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200 Scary Stories, Unsolved Crimes, And Creepy Experiences That'll Make You Shit Your Pants

I dare you to read this post with the lights off.

Throughout the years, we've asked the BuzzFeed Community to spook us with their real-life ghost encounters, favorite unsolved murders, and the things that keep them up at night. Here are the creepy results.

17 Unsettling True Stories That Were So Fucked-Up They Became Horror Movies

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The Strangers (2008) is about a couple who gets taunted by three masked strangers all night while staying at a cabin in the woods. This horrifyingly realistic movie is supposedly based on the 1981 Keddie murders, an unsolved quadruple homicide that happened in a cabin in the woods of California. What. The. Fuck.

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17 Real-Life Ghost Stories That'll Freak You The Hell Out

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I woke up one night to pee, and I brought my phone to the bathroom. While walking down the hall and texting, I bumped into a girl in a white dress. I didn't look up, said "sorry," and kept going. It occurred to me moments later that I was home alone and not in my bustling high school. The next day, when my boyfriend came to pick me up for the movies, he asked why I'd been staring at him through the upstairs window and why I had changed out of my white dress. I don't even own a white dress.


19 Internet Urban Legends That’ll Literally Scare The Shit Out Of You

The Expressionless: In 1972, a woman scarily resembling a mannequin showed up at a hospital in a blood-stained gown. The doctors cleaned her up and took care of her, but she decided she didn't want their help and started attacking everyone.


18 Fucking Creepy Pictures That’ll Make You Believe In Ghosts

I took this during a tour of Waverly Hills Sanatorium in Kentucky. There was no one in the window when I took this picture. I showed it to my tour guide, and she said it was the most amazing picture she’d seen taken there, ever.


The 19 Creepiest And Weirdest Things Children Have Actually Said

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My sister described her "imaginary" friend, saying: "He sits on my bed and waits for his mom. He's not allowed to go home by himself because of his arm." I asked what happened to his arm, and she said: "His mom ran him over when he was drawing with chalk. That's why he's always crying, because he doesn't like being dead."


18 Creepy Murder Cases You've Never Heard Of That'll Fuck You Up

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The Cleveland Torso Murders: Someone killed and dismembered at least 12 people in the 1930s, and the killer was never found. Body parts were scattered all over Cleveland — the first parts found by kids playing in a field — and only two of the 12 victims were ever identified.


19 Wikipedia Pages That'll Send You Into A Week-Long Wikihole

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Last Meal: A list of all the last meals requested by famous criminals before their executions probably shouldn't be interesting, but it seriously is. For example, murderer Victor Feguer requested a single olive with the pit inside, while infamous serial killer Ted Bundy declined a special meal, so, "he was given (but did not eat) the traditional steak (medium-rare), eggs (over easy), hash browns, toast, milk, coffee, juice, butter, and jelly."

18 Fucking Creepy Premonitions That Actually Came True

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My grandma once had a dream about a woman standing at the end of her bed. The woman kept telling her to move my mom and aunt out of their room. My grandma had that dream for three nights before she finally told my mom and aunt to move rooms. The next night, the roof over their bedroom collapsed and a massive beam dropped right across their beds. When she described the woman in the dream to my grandpa, it turned out the woman was his mother who died when he was young.

—Charlotte Marie Stevens, Facebook

19 Unsolved Crimes That’ll Scare The Hell Out Of You / Flickr / Creative Commons / Flickr: toymaster

Black Dahlia Murder: In 1947, the body of Elizabeth Short was found in Los Angeles. It was mutilated and sliced in half at the waist. Her organs had been pulled out, and her body was drained of blood and posed in a provocative position. There have been many suspects, but the crime is still unsolved.

—Ben Estep, Facebook

19 Kids' Past-Life Memories That Will Make Even Cynics Go, "Holy Shit!"


I was singing a song to my 3-year-old daughter that my great-grandma used to sing to me when I was little. My daughter smiled, stroked my cheek, and said, "I remember when I used to sing this to you, when I was the mommy and you were my little girl."


17 Creepy Haunted Dorm Stories That’ll Make You Really Fucking Uneasy

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I lived alone during my first year of college. One night I was sitting in bed, doing my homework, and my electricity went out. I looked in the hallway but all the lights were still on there, so I went back into my room. That's when I saw a woman sitting on my bed. She didn't have much of a face, and her clothes were torn and bloody. I screamed, and when I tried to open my door to leave, it wouldn't budge. Three people ran to help me, and in that moment the lights turned back on. I moved out the next week. No more living in buildings where people have died.


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