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Latest Paranormal Experiences

Ouija, Scared Dog, And Faint Footsteps by Luciernaga

I actually have a few paranormal experiences but in two different houses. Five years ago my mom rented a 70 year old house and we all moved in (me, siblings, grandma). At first I never noticed anything strange except for these really light footsteps sounds and clicking locks of the doorknobs but ...

Ode To Trees by Tweed

My husband has American roots. In 2013 we were staying with some of his friends in Los Angeles. This was the first time I'd ever been to this family's home, but I'd known them socially since 2009. My husband had been to their place many times and hadn't experienced anything odd. Their house is a ...

Happenings In Churches by RCRuskin

Two churches, actually, both in New York State. Over this past weekend, I attended a seminar/retreat/presentation at church discussing the development of worship, and the speaker mentioned as an important point, we should always be aware that in church we are in Heaven with all our loved ones around...

Primary School Scare by Hexotericka

Back in the early 1990s my primary school in Benoni, Gauteng province, like virtually every other school out there, had its fair share of ghost stories. Nothing really stuck around for more than six months, however, since older stories would be changed considerably or replaced by something brand new...

Invitations To My Closet by adina

I have a lot of ghost experiences but I chose this story for my first entry because it's the one that leaves me curious and scared the most. I welcome suggestions and questions since I'm not a very good story teller and I'm not very good at describing either. And also, I apologize for the very long ...

Time - Is It Really Relevant? by Miracles51031

Do you ever wonder if time matters, or is the same, when we die? Years ago I submitted a story called "My Ghost Who Cussed" and this sparked an interest, for me at least, about the difference between time while we are living versus time after we die. It also created conversation in the comments sect...

A Haunted Friend by Ainhoa

This story is about my childhood friend whom I no longer in touch with. Her name is Susan. I met her and her cousin when we were 13 y.o. They used to come to my house with other girls and we used to do silly things like making prank calls or taking countless pictures etc. She was a completely no...

The Last Duet by valkricry

I guess the thing you need to know for this particular event to make sense, is in that long ago when the doctors gave my mother three months to live, two things happened simultaneously; she made up her mind to make them out to be 'liars', and she became very obsessed with 'her songs'. Referring to t...

Village Haunting by Elina_ghostly

A hearty hello to every one. It is not my experience but my brother's. So, first let me tell about my family and the location we lived for a better understanding. My family consists of 5 members l my parents my two elder brothers. So, for few years we lived in a village called kagaznagar known India...

The Library Ghost by KT432177

I live in Cheshire, England, UK with my parents. I'm a teenage girl who loves many things, one of them being ghost stories and ghost hunting. It has been a long time since I posted a story, but I wanted to share an experience that happened to me and my mum the other day. We were in our neighbouri...

Loud Screams From The Abandoned House by maggirockz13

I and my friend Gurpreet (Name changed) just came out of Gurdwara [Holy temple of Punjabi's (language) ]. It was 9 pm in the evening. I was talking to Gurpreet's friends when we suddenly heard a loud scream from the abandoned house opposite us. Every people over there heard that scream and stopped i...

They Talk To Us In Our Sleep by SleepyOwl

A while ago I wrote about my own experience, this time I'm going to tell you the story my grandma told me. Five years ago there was a death of a young girl in her village, the village is pretty small so everyone knows each other. After the funeral some time later my grandmother kept having this drea...

Ghost In The Backwater by Dkashyap

This is my first ever experience with evil spirits. Fortunately or unfortunately I experienced something which is beyond our reach. Basically am from Bangalore. And this incident happened to me on Jan 2016 in Karnataka, India. One of my cousin owns an estate in Shimoga, Karnataka. The estate is...

Under The Table by Gsbluez

My story started when I was seven years old while I was still Living in my grandma's house in Cebu City... My grandma's house was built in the 1950's and it's a two story house with 6 bed rooms and two bathrooms. There are a lot of paranormal stories in my grandma's house where our neighbors across...

Was It My Best Friend? by Sarah1882

I have been a little apprehensive as to if I should share my stories or not, as they aren't anything too serious, but I have decided to anyways. This happened to me in April of 2007, I can not remember the exact date, but remember it was 8 months after one of my best friends had passed away. I l...

Unwanted by MickyB

A couple of years ago I lived in a town called Carletonville in South-Africa with my parents, brothers, aunt and her son. We moved into this house and everything was perfectly fine for the first while. My aunt was home alone with her little boy, sitting in the lounge, and across from her on a ro...

Changing The Weather by sherm784

In 2012 I was working on New York's Times Square, doing a promotional event for about a week. Working out there and around so many people you see everything and anything. But one experience stood out and remains the strangest thing I have ever seen. My last day of work on the promotion was the d...

A Fairy In Front Of Me by Blink_Powers

This happened three years ago during the later months of 2012. During this time I decided to rent my own house somewhere within the vicinity of UP village where my work is just 20 to 30 minutes jeepney ride away. I decided so to save time and money. During my first month I was doing well, leadin...

The Time I Got Stuck In The Closet by Hazibby

When I was about 8yrs old, my parents move me, and my 3 sisters, to a big farm house in rural Virginia. The house itself was built in the early 1900s, but was built on Green Hill Plantation. You may recognize the name if you frequent this site, as my older sister has written her experiences here. ...

The Silent Room by Rajazel

This happened to me and my brother about six years ago. My brother is one of those people who likes to go looking for paranormal activity, but he isn't a professional. One night, he asked me if I would like to join him, and I agreed. I had no idea what was in store for us... I'm not sure anymore ...

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