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I'm not too sure what to name this experience, so I went ahead and chose shape shifter and you will see why as I continue my story.

I was riding my bike really late at night, on my way to my girlfriend's house for some late night fun. I had just left my house and was about 1 minute away from it when I saw a young woman dressed in all black walking up a small hill I was about to ride down on. I was about 2 blocks away from her and I have 20/20 vision so I knew what I was looking at. In my head I was wondering why she was walking outside alone so late at night, but I really didn't think anything of it. Once I was about 1 block away from her and getting closer fast, I looked at her because I felt her staring at me. When I looked, she was no longer a young woman but an old woman also dressed in black, but the worst part was that she had a huge smile that was from ear to ear, white and bright, and she kept her eyes on me as I rode past her. As soon as I saw that smile, I felt something horrible in the pit of my stomach and I pedaled as fast as I could, but once I had passed her, the chain on my bike just locked and I almost lost control going down this hill. Had I not stopped with the soles of my shoes, I would have had a really bad fall.

I picked up my bike and started running as fast as I could. This never happened again and I want to say it happened in the year 2011, but I would really like people's opinions on this. She didn't have sharp teeth, she just had an extremely large smile that was very unnatural and the feeling I felt told me that something bad was going to happen...

The house that this happened in front of gives off this weird vibe, and one day me and my girlfriend were walking past it in broad daylight and she stepped on a piece of paper on the floor right in front of the house, and she slipped and hurt her knee... On above all things, a piece of paper. I feel it may be connected to the house but what I saw was more than just a ghost... If anyone has any information on what I may have witnessed I'd love to read it... Thanks

Los Angeles, CA

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The following comments are submitted by users of this site and are not official positions by Please read our guidelines and the previous posts before posting. The author, ero94, has the following expectation about your feedback: I will participate in the discussion and I need help with what I have experienced.

2nd1st (1 stories) (118 posts)
8 months ago (2019-06-21)
Wow... That is pretty unsettling. Wonder what/who might have been?
ero94 (1 stories) (2 posts)
8 months ago (2019-06-21)
2nd1st, I completely understand, I would be skeptical too. It was pretty late at night but there are a lot of street lights around where I live so I could tell the overall look of a person not incredibly far... Plus I've always had really good vision... And when I looked straight at her smiling face we were only about 10 feet apart so I was extremely aware of what I saw...
2nd1st (1 stories) (118 posts)
8 months ago (2019-06-14)
Thanks for your account. Not intending any disrespect, but to enable a better understanding of the situation, could you give us some more detail on the distances at which you saw her when you saw her as young and the distance when you saw her as old? Could you also give some detail on lighting conditions? I don't doubt your sincerity, I just think we need to consider mundane possibilities too
Dennis191 (1 stories) (36 posts)
8 months ago (2019-06-10)
Well, in all honesty I don't know, but this sounds like whatever it was... It wanted probably still wants to hurt people. Is there anyone living there? I mean in that house? They might be in danger, or possibly responsible for that thing running around but then again I'm just another average person who knows what little he does from reading and listening. Hopefully it won't try to enter your life.
RSAChick (115 posts)
8 months ago (2019-06-10)
Your story was scary, ero. I agree with Haven that you should avoid that place.

Hi Elrond! Hope you are back to submit more stories.
The article you posted a link to is unsettling. I hope to never encounter such a woman 😢
ero94 (1 stories) (2 posts)
8 months ago (2019-06-09)
Thank you Haven and Elrond for your responses, they are appreciated!
Haven (17 stories) (280 posts)
8 months ago (2019-06-06)
Hi, ero94

How creepy! Can't really say what it was you saw but I'm really big on trusting your instincts. Something told you something bad was going to happen and you acted on that feeling and ran, good for you. God knows what would have happened if you lingered. Be careful and try not to walk by that area or house at night, that "weird vibe" is tell you something.

Thanks for sharing.
Elrond (3 stories) (38 posts)
8 months ago (2019-06-06)
Your story reminded me of something I read online not long ago. Check out this link about grinning Women in Black:

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