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Dolls Looking at Me


I went to my friend's house a couple of months ago to stay the night. We thought it would be fun to try and watch movies all night. She didn't have a bed at that time so she took a futon mattress and folded it up in her closet and used that as a bed. Above her tv, about three feet up, she has 3 china dolls on a small shelf. About half way through the movie, I got bored and was looking around the room. I looked up at the three dolls and looked away, I looked back at the doll and it was looking at me... I knew that the first time that I looked at it, the doll was looking a different way. I told my friend about it and she covered the dolls up... I still couldn't go to sleep that night.

The next time I went to stay the night at her house, the same thing happened but the story was a little different. Again we were watching movies. We thought it would be fun to get some of our "OLD BOYFRIEND" boxes and burn ALL the stuff that they had given us. So we drove to the burn pile and we started to burn the stuff. We started to get cold and so we went back to the house and started watching movies and stuffing our faces with junk food... You know how girls can get after you do this. We were watching tv and for some odd reason, we both had a feeling that someone or something was watching us. And we both had a feeling that it was the dolls. We looked at the dolls for a sec and the one closest to us turned its head and was staring at us. We were so scared and didn't know what to do except run out of the room.

I have had many scary things happen to me whenever I go to my friend's house and every time it has to do with the dolls.

If you have had any experiences leave a message or email me about them, my email is shorty_darien2010 [at] hotmail [dot] com

Thank you.

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dorothy9998 (8 posts)
10 years ago (2012-07-12)
well my lil bro has this cloth elmo doll and it was sitting by the stairs and I went up a lot to tell my mom something and then when I was coming bak from my room I swear that thing looked up at me then looked straight forward I'm pretty sure it wasn't my imagination becus I was wearing my glasses and that happened today! And it seems like my sisters old clown doll is always looking at me becus everytime I see it its looking at me
TerriLewis123 (1 stories) (93 posts)
11 years ago (2011-08-25)
Hello, interesting story. Dolls are a little scary to me too, especially the ventriloquist puppets. There's a book by Leslie Rule, titled, I think, Ghosts Among Us. In it a clown doll is supposed to move around on its own. It sold for $500 on ebay. There is also a photo of a doll with pitch black holes for eyes. Very scary. Oh & if you want to see a really scary doll movie, watch Trilogy of Terror with Karen Black. I saw that when I was young (back in the 70's & to this day, I'm still scared of that doll. I think it's in a museum somewhere. Thanks for sharing.
Doone (1 posts)
11 years ago (2011-08-01)
Know what you mean. My mother had collected dolls representing the different countries for me while I was growing up. They were all lined on top of my wardrobes in their presentation boxes (I wasn't allowed to play with them as my mother thought they might be worth a bit of money in the future). I used to think these dolls would move, for instance, the hand would be by the side one minute and then up by their face in the next. I always felt like they were watching me too! I hated going to bed as my bed would face the wardrobes. Don't know wether it was my mind playing tricks on me but I wouldn't have any dolls in my room now. I have a daughter now and I won't be putting any china dolls in her room while she is growing up
marrybrowny (2 posts)
11 years ago (2011-06-16)
thnk you for telling me about dolls! I would never buy dolls again.hahah!
Eclipse2000 (1 stories) (68 posts)
11 years ago (2011-05-20)
Oh wow! That has happened to me and a friend of mine once! We sitting on the couch, just Chillin, and watching stupid movies, and all of the sudden a doll on the wall falls of the wall (She hanged them on the wall 'Cause they had hooks on their back) The doll falls of the wall and lands on it stomach lying face down and turns its head in our direction, and we screamed in terror and *BOLTED* out as fast as we could. *We were Scared and Surprised!* Plus it was a good thing they bought a new house and left that doll. And it was one of those Medieval clown dolls. Hope you comment back. Thank you! Eclipse 2000
DreamCatcher227 (3 posts)
13 years ago (2010-01-02)
Hey Darien. I think I partly know how you feel. About eight years ago, my brothers grandma sent me a porcleian doll that, when you put it's hands together, it says the "Our Father" prayer. Back then I alwayse slept with it at night. One night, however, I had the weirdest experience. When "Your Ghost Stories" let's me post MY stories, I'll definatly do that. You can read it once it's up. Good luck with those dolls! 😉
savanna7 (4 posts)
13 years ago (2009-12-07)
i HATE porcleian dolls. My friend had two of them a year ago and at night when she woke up in the middle of the night she said that they would always run around her house. I believe her because I thought I saw something run across her living room when I got up from her bed and got a glass of water. I ignored it and went to bed. They always just stare at you I always get a creepy feeling when I went near them...
mrdeagle (6 stories) (69 posts)
13 years ago (2009-11-29)
Hey Darien, my mom used to have a collection of dolls that her mother had given her. They were mostly old Barbies and a few bigger dolls. One in particular was really creepy. It had a big skin-colored plastic head and a featureless cloth body. For some reason this one never had any clothes on. The head was really detailed and painted with blush and eye makeup. It had big black eyelashes. The eyes would open and close (!) depending on whether it was sitting up or laying down. When it was just sitting there it had this glassy, vacant look of death. Its eyes were dark and penetrating and a little sunken. Once I was getting something for my mom in her dressing room and I swear the doll blinked at me! I wasn't touching it or anything around it but the eyes closed, and opened back up again. My heart jumped into my throat and I ran out of the room. It was freaky! 😨 😭
1xtooxmany (1 posts)
13 years ago (2009-11-29)
I had this doll, the ones that look like a baby.

My room was a mess because my mummy was moving stuff and cleaning. The light was turned off and my cousin and I stood outside of the room. We were joking about ghosts and I said I'd go in the room all by myself. I did and sat on my messy bed. I felt as if something was poking my back. I turned around and saw that doll. I ran out screaming. I told my cousin I felt something poking my back but not about the doll. My cousin started laughing and she went in. About 30 seconds later she came out screaming and said she felt something poking her back too. My mummy went inside the room and put on the light and my cousin was pointing at the doll. The same doll. It was so freaky.
katie100 (1 stories) (26 posts)
13 years ago (2009-07-13)
i had two dolls when I was about 5 and one night I woke up and I blinked and opened my eyes for a split second and I saw one of the dolls facing the other one but when I looked back they were normal again also at that time I had an imaginary friend and she kept saying (because I threw my dolls outside) bring them back in their upset... I swear that is true... I have never forgot it... Thanks great story:) ...xxxxx...
Thedreamer (1 stories) (34 posts)
13 years ago (2009-06-11)
OMG! I HATE dolls! They scared me soooo bad! If she was my friend I would Never go to her houes again!

❤ Selinda ❤
raja1020 (1 stories) (17 posts)
13 years ago (2009-02-25)
I would afraid that the dolls might be bing possesed by some angry spirits or deamons... THROW THEM AWAY! Seriously
tascha (1 stories) (12 posts)
13 years ago (2009-02-16)
thats a good story. I liked it
I have a gorgeous old german doll but she never looks at me damn" hehe 😆
Vampirekagome1 (16 posts)
14 years ago (2008-12-31)
it sounds like the doll was taken over by a ghost or something I seen something close to that I was always scared of them so I would turn them away in the other side in in the morning they would face me again
Tabby_Cat (15 posts)
14 years ago (2008-12-31)
I had a very frightening experience with a Barbie doll. Actually, it was Barbie's baby. Uhm, Baby Chrissy I think Mattel called her. As soon as this website let's me post stuff (they won't let me post stories because of the holidays) I'll get it up there! It scared me half to death. Of course, I was young, but still. Nobody understood!
Nine (2 stories) (5 posts)
14 years ago (2008-12-16)
My grandmother was a doll lover and doll maker so she was always giving us dolls. There were two inparticular that gave me and my friend the creeps. Everynight I would set those two dolls out in the hallway and turn the other ones around so they were facing the wall. Every morning my mother would come in and put them back in thier places.
mysterious_rissa (2 posts)
14 years ago (2008-08-11)
I had the same expirience with my dolls when I was a kid, I'm scared about it but I always think that it's just my imagination but now I've read your story I don't know if it was my imagition afterall. 😐
minime (1 posts)
14 years ago (2008-08-10)
The same thing happen to me, but it was with a power ranger and now, I just stay away from them when I go to the store.
Harbringer_of_Doom (2 stories) (9 posts)
14 years ago (2008-05-17)
I loved Chucky I have all of them on DVD they are so stupid and make me laugh everytime I watch them. But then so does the orginal Exocist and all the Freddy Kurger ((Nightmare on Elm street)) movies.
My friends think I'm strange because when I first watched the Exocist with them I fell onto the floor in stitches and nearly choked on my popcorn.
Chucky is funny, the reason it's so funny? Dolls can't come to life. People who think they can are slightly strange. I have loads of China dolls my Gran gave me when she died and they haven't moved at all from where I put them.
MOTHERPANN (10 stories) (77 posts)
14 years ago (2008-05-14)
back in the 60's I had a patty playpal doll that was the size of a 5 year old child and at night if a light shined on it's eyes they would glow, just like the kids in the movie "village of the damned". She was scary and sometimes I would put her in the living room at night so I could sleep. Also
there was a scary doll scene in the movie Barberella, the dolls attacked her legs and bit them with razor sharp teeth.

The dolls reminded me of the old china dolls from the 20's and 30's. My mom had one and she looked alittle scary with her painted on teeth.
metalhed16 (14 stories) (119 posts)
14 years ago (2008-05-14)
Creepy story!

I hate china dolls, my mom had one when I was growing up... I think she still has has it actually... But it used to give me the creeps lol


thanks for the story!

god bless
hauntedgirl (2 posts)
14 years ago (2008-05-01)
i heard if you put a beloved well played with doll on a windowsill on a night of a full moon it will move 😲 😨 😭
BeautyInBreakdown (2 posts)
14 years ago (2008-03-24)
I have had an experience kind of like that. Dolls have always given me a scare. My mother gave me one when I was younger and I sat it in my room. I always had the feeling it was watching every move I made so I decided to put it in the closet, I did and fell back to sleep when I woke up the doll would be seting right beside me. Not laying down, just seting there looking at me full of emptyness but yet so much. I don't mind being in the same room as them, its being alone with them that gets me.😕
sammie (28 posts)
14 years ago (2008-02-26)
haha I guss I am the really weird one here... I loved that movie! Uhhh anyway I hate porcelan dolls so mutch! I have allwayse been scared of them... I would have night mares and everything... I did have this one porcelan doll that would stare at me and I sware it's eyes were coal black but my mom allwayse said they were blue. Eventually got soo scared of it though that my mom had to get rid of it... And even now I an totally affraid of dolls... Well only porcelan dolls anyway... I still play with barbies and brats and those life size dolls that you can get at wallmart. Well yeah sry about the minny rant lol

love and luck be with you and god bless.

p.s. If I were you I would have gotten rid of that doll!
vickifigueroa (5 stories) (34 posts)
15 years ago (2007-10-14)
Im 22 years old and still scared of Chucky! Hahaha I swear that movie scarred me for life! And the movie called "Dolls"
ooo...Not cool.
Abercrombie (2 stories) (45 posts)
15 years ago (2007-10-06)
Yeah I have a few porcelain dolls and I hate them. I hide them on my closet shelf under some stuff like sleeping bags. Yeah, I'm afraid of them. They stare at you! I saw Chucky when I was THREE so... But yeah, if I threw them out the window my gramma might get sad. I play with brats and stuff and I am old enough not to. They are so fun. Back to the subject. Good luck with those stupid dolls! 😆
purplequeen12 (2 stories) (69 posts)
15 years ago (2007-07-14)
I started getting scared of dolls when I watched, "A Child's Play". I think that's what it was called. Anyway, that horror movie was very scary. It was about this creepy doll named Chuckie. But I'm not that afraid of them anymore. Ok, I admit, I still play with barbie dolls even though I'm almost 13. Here's my advice: Ignore them. I know it sounds hard, but it works for me. I even store them away in a box under my bed just in case. But that dosen't really help either because I can feel the bed shaking sometimes. I'm really used to it, so it's not that scary. 😉
iceskater10 (2 posts)
15 years ago (2007-07-14)
i have to admit, dolls are scary. My friend had an experience. She says that the doll had stared at her and then she pulled the covers over her head and fell asleep.
Blackfairy90 (2 posts)
15 years ago (2007-06-02)
you know my story is about dolls too...
because when I was 4 years old my brother knew I was afraid of dolls because of this movie. One day my grandma gave me a musical doll that plays a tune.
my grandma sent it in a big box along with some other stuff. My brother played a mean prank to me,
he manage me to get inside the box and then close it with the doll beside me tried to get out but my brother is still trying to close the box. Then I looked around me and when I looked at the doll it looked straight at me , I was so scared that I cried then luckily my mom notice what my brother was trying to do and then got angry. She found me inside the box which made more angry. She wipe my tears and asked me what happened , I told her everything including the doll which made her terrified. She told my brother to never to that again or else. My mom burned the doll, luckily.
now I'm even more hate dolls.
evilblackwidow9 (6 stories) (132 posts)
15 years ago (2007-05-21)
Your story sounds so simliar to mine. MIne was the china dolls story. I despise china dolls now. If you got any questions for me. Email me at bad_girl_504_69 [at] I can give you some advice.

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