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The Haunted House That Gives Me The Heebie Jeebies

 

I live in the country and have for several years. I live on one of my dad's rental properties. Next door to me is one of his properties that has stayed empty since the former owner died 8 years ago.

My brothers stayed there one night 5 years ago and swore up and down that the house we call "Rudy's" was haunted. They spoke about hearing voices, having their blankets yanked off multiple times, and hearing footsteps above then, when no one else was there.

I've always thought they were drunk idiots, until last December when my youngest brother Mike came over to my place drunk and said we should go ghost hunting. I was shocked because of how petrified him and Cody my other brother were after that night. But was excited. I decided to take my dog Sam with me; as I always feel safer with him around me.

We entered through the basement and began walking around. I was recording and asking if anyone wanted to speak to us all they had to do was speak into the phone. I also took video and pictures. As we walked underneath what would be the kitchen I heard above us; a man and a woman's voice talking as if they were having a conversation. I was unable to hear what they were saying but Mike who was right next to me heard nothing. From the get go Sam was spooked but it only got worse the higher we went.

Rudy's has a large 5 room basement, which I call the first floor, then there's the kitchen and dining/living room on the main floor (second floor) Above that is 4 large bedrooms (third floor) and above that is the attic (fourth floor). Nothing really happened until we got to the 3rd floor (bedrooms). I have no idea why, but for some reason I have always felt uncomfortable on the 3rd floor. When I am outside I don't like to look at the house; especially the 3rd floor. I always feel as if I'm being watched. There is one bedroom neither I, nor Sam would enter. I just didn't like the feel of it.

We made our way to the attic. As we go to the top of the stairs I began taking pictures and video. The whole time Sam had his hackles raised and his tail between his legs so I decided we should leave.

We got back to my place and were looking through the pictures I had taken and one, that I had taken in the attic had a woman, with shoulder length brown hair, facing us with her head turned towards my brother who was about ten feet to my left. She had what looked like a white shirt on and at her waist was either blue jeans or a blue skirt that went to the floor. To the right of her and down at her hips is what I can only describe as a big black wolf/dog creature. What's so disturbing about the picture to me is that the "wolf" is staring straight at me. And to the left of the woman looks like a tumbleweed. When you turn the phone sideways it resembles a skull! I can honestly say I was terrified beyond belief.

I also listened to the recordings of us walking through the house and asking any spirits who wanted to contact us to speak into my phone. What we heard on the recording sends goosebumps down my back every time I listen to it. There's ten minutes worth of us talking to each other and at the 2:34 part you can hear me say if there's anyone hear that wants to speak to us please speak into this phone. And a couple seconds after that there's this whisper that says one word. "Rendezvous". I've tried to discreetly find out some history on the house as I can't ask my dad as he doesn't believe in ghosts.

Mike said he could hear heavy breathing next to me in the video. To him it sounded like a person with asthma breathing every time I talked as if whatever is in Rudy's is attracted to me.

Also, I have the EVP and ghost picture but they are on my other phone. I have a new phone but can try to get a picture of my old phone's picture if people would want to see it.

Mike told me that same night at my place after leaving Rudy's that he saw a dark shadow stand behind me as we stood in my kitchen and then it shot down my hallway. I would greatly appreciate input. Should I be worried that there's a possible ghost? What is that black dog want? Why did it stare malevolently at me?

One last point. Two years ago some friends and I got drunk, made a Ouija board out of a beer box (yes, I know, we're idiots) and went to Rudy's attic to try and contact spirits. Absolutely nothing happened and I burned the box and glass we used afterwards. I've never done anything so stupid since either. But did we open a door to the other side? The woman and dog are standing in the exact spot where we played the Ouija board though.

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The following comments are submitted by users of this site and are not official positions by yourghoststories.com. Please read our guidelines and the previous posts before posting. The author, Lacie1990, has the following expectation about your feedback: I will participate in the discussion and I need help with what I have experienced.

Twilight1011 (3 stories) (61 posts)
 
4 weeks ago (2017-05-27)
I too would really love to see the pictures you spoke of! I wonder why they still haven't posted them yet Confused since you said almost a week ago, that you sent them in. Not saying I don't believe you, I'm just excited to see if I can see what you described in the picture. Also, how's your home now? Are you still having problems there? It does seem as though something followed you back, if you didn't have these problems before. That's one of my main reasons why I rather not go to a haunted place, because I am sensitive to ghosts, and don't want one to connect to me. I do wish you luck with cleansing your home, as well as your self!
kayraa (2 stories) (16 posts)
 
1 month ago (2017-05-25)
Lacie1990, well I know there are meant to be a few different ways but how I cleanse myself is I just have nice hot shower while burning sage in the room. And after wards when I dry I just get my sage stick, light it and let the smoke go over my body. I start from my feet upwards. Not so smokey that you choke yourself aha but enough to go round me.

I find it has worked for me and hope it does for you too if you try it.

Are you still feeling a presence after cleansing the house?
Lacie1990 (1 stories) (5 posts)
 
1 month ago (2017-05-25)
Kayraa how do I cleanse myself? I've cleansed my home and Rudy's next door. Didn't know I could cleanse myself. Have no idea how to.
Lacie1990 (1 stories) (5 posts)
 
1 month ago (2017-05-25)
I've sent the picture in they should be downloading it soon.
EHarris (2 posts)
 
1 month ago (2017-05-23)
I would very much like to see the photos you took, the story is very interesting and I would like to know more through the photos
kayraa (2 stories) (16 posts)
 
1 month ago (2017-05-22)
Lacie1990, this is an interesting experience and I have no major guidence other than maybe cleansing yourself and your house. I've had to do this previously and felt it worked. For me at least.

I'm interested in seeing the photo's you post:)

Kind regards,

Kayraa
Lacie1990 (1 stories) (5 posts)
+1
1 month ago (2017-05-22)
Sent the picture to the email I received. Should be up soon. Working on the EVP.
Lacie1990 (1 stories) (5 posts)
 
1 month ago (2017-05-15)
Okay. I can record the evp session on my new phone and try and upload picture and evp tonight when I get home. My two friends were laughing and joking during the board session. It wasn't my idea to do it I was not happy with how they treated it as a joke which is maybe why nothing happened. And yes my dog Sam stuck to me like glue that night. After we got home he spent over an hour in front of my bed where I was growling/staring at me. I thought maybe something was wrong with him but a friend said maybe something followed me back. No idea. But weird things have happened. Stuff goes missing to show up in other places.
Lacie1990 (1 stories) (5 posts)
 
1 month ago (2017-05-15)
The picture is on my old phone I can take a picture though. And the evp is ten minutes long and no idea how to download that.
RCRuskin (6 stories) (199 posts)
 
1 month ago (2017-05-15)
After re-reading your account, I have a short question. (Short as in answer, not that I'm of short temper, though I did look at the newspaper already... Laugh )

It seems you made the ouija board and did the seance before the main portion of your narrative. Is that correct?

If so, there's a possibility you did open a portal which should not have been opened. It is also likely that the seance had no affect.
Bibliothecarius (5 stories) (682 posts)
 
1 month ago (2017-05-15)
Greetings, Lacie, and Welcome to YGS.

To avoid being repetitive, I will state that I agree with Kindly, RC, & Argette. In your notification that the story was posted (check your spam folder, if you've not seen it in your inbox), there is an option to reply with an image attached. Martin's been very good about posting images quickly.

Now, I do have a serious question about the apparition, even before you have a chance to upload the image. As your dog, Sam, was standing near you, is it possible that the wolf/shuck/barghest/beast was staring at him? Canines of all descriptions claim territories and assert their dominance over others; I would suggest that spectral hounds may follow this behavior pattern.

I'm glad that you noted that you were foolish to make an ouija board out of a beer box; I'm curious, though, as to why you would think this opened a portal in the attic if --at the time you used it-- nothing happened.

Also, why did you use the makeshift ouija in the attic of the empty house, and not on the third level with the uncomfortable atmosphere? If your group of friends wished to communicate with spirits, it would make more sense to speak to them in places you already suspect they reside. (If I were haunting a home, for example, and your group passed my room to get to the attic stairs, to ask if anyone wanted to speak up there, I think I'd be annoyed with you for wanting me to climb the damn stairs to respond to questions that could have been asked in my room.) Don't forget that your brothers' first experience predates this foolishness; it is highly unlikely that your actions are to blame.

I'm looking forward to seeing the images you captured, and to reading your responses to my questions.

Best,
Biblio.
Argette (4 stories) (1013 posts)
 
1 month ago (2017-05-14)
By all mean, post photos. I'm not sure how this is done once you post your story, but I'm sure the moderators can help.

To mention photos without posting can hurt one's credibility.

That said, welcome to YGS. Happy
RCRuskin (6 stories) (199 posts)
 
1 month ago (2017-05-14)
Please post the photos, Lacie, and the EVP too, if you can.

And, while I know you were not under the influence, ghost hunting is not an activity that should be undertaken in such a state.
Kindly_refrain (12 stories) (145 posts)
 
1 month ago (2017-05-14)
Lacie1990, sorry I have no guidance for you as to your questions but yes, everyone here would like it if you posted your photos.

The more evidence and information you provide the easier it is for people to give helpful advice.

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