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Reply by xkaylarae

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I have many, but I’ll tell the creepiest and longest.


When I was 19 I was taking care of my grandmother full time as she was an extremely brittle diabetic and was showing signs of dementia, I lived with her at this point (she couldn’t be left alone). She had always lived in the same house and I had spent a lot of time with her throughout my life and NEVER had experiences like this before. 
I slept on her couch about 15 feet from her bedroom door, so I could hear her if she got up and/or fell; everything started the second night. Every night she sounded like she was talking to her parents before she fell to sleep, kind of creepy, but also kind of sweet and sad. It was pitch black in her tiny house and I woke up to what sounded like a chair rocking in her laundry room (which was connected to the kitchen, the house may have been a total of 800sq feet). I laid awake listening to the rocking and then heard footsteps come through the kitchen and to the side of the couch. It felt like someone was standing over me, staring, it made me really uncomfortable. I rolled over it, scared out of my mind, heard it retreat and start the rocking again. It went on for well over an hour; after that I slept with headphones in. The third night I woke up to my grandmother standing over me, her face about 5 inches from mine, as soon as I opened my eyes she went absolutely ballistic (she was this 5’2, frail, sweet old woman, completely out of character for her). She was screaming and cussing at me as I had fallen asleep with the tv on. I guided her back to her room, checked her blood sugar and laid her down. The fourth night I am awoken to an overwhelming feeling of being watch, terrified but fed up I swing my arm to verify no one was standing over me. I sit up in the pitch black and suddenly hear my grandmother screaming “OH GOD, OH GOD, OH GOD” over and over again. I jump up and run to her bedroom, turn the lights on and see her convulsing on the bed, eyes locked on the ceiling above her just screaming “OH GOD, OH GOD, OH GOD”. I move her onto the floor not knowing what is happening and soon she calms down. I get her a boost for her blood sugar and get her to fall back asleep. The fifth and final night of ever returning to that house, I’m asleep on the couch in the dark with my headphones in and hear a crash. I rush to my grandmothers bedroom doorway, for whatever reason I stop, never turning on a light, and call into her bedroom as everything is silent. Nothing. I call her by her name and hear what sounds like two hands hitting the floor and a body slide (like someone is dragging themself), followed by a loud slurping noise and cackling. I remember screaming her name again to be met with more of those same noises. I don’t remember anything else until I was being violently shaken by my dad about a block from my grandmothers house. Apparently I had turned every light in her house on, called my aunt and uncle bawling and screaming nonsense and was found walking down the road barefoot in the snow with the house phone white knuckled in my hands. My dad had to physically pick me up and carry me to get me to go back inside of my grandmothers house. Once inside, we went to her room. She was laying on the floor where I put her the previous night when she had been convulsing. She acted totally fine, but confused why we had woken her up and why she was on the floor. I stepped on the other side of her bed (approx 3 feet wide by 8 feet long) and water pooled around my feet. I don’t know how to explain what was happening in her house, the noises or the water, but ever since I have very frequent and obvious experiences. It still gives me chills to tell that story, and it’s been 12 years.


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Reply by Breena

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Holy moly, Kayla. That was wild. I couldn't imagine experiencing something like that. 


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Reply by xkaylarae

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Yeah, it was pretty wild. I can’t sleep in the dark or in silence anymore. I see a lot of shadow people and orbs; I hear singing and talking (many different tones and voices). My friends refuse to do ouija or go to haunted places with me because of the things I see, hear and feel.


Here’s another quick one:
My friend, her boyfriend and I had an apartment together. I always made it a point to lock my bedroom door at night and had dowels in my windows. It was in a sketchy part of town and the apartment just gave off an eerie vibe. One morning I woke up with handprints (much larger than anyone else’s) on my upper arms like I had been held down in the night. It freaked everyone out pretty bad, as there was no way someone got into my room.


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Reply by push-ups1ndr4g

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i used to see shadow people in my dad's house when i lived there, things moving when i turned on the light (no wind, so it shouldn't be moving), loud crashes from things falling over that shouldn't fall over unless someone were to knock them over.


in the house i live now, not much has happened, except that i recently heard a voice from my garage (nobody was in there, i was also outside alone) and some weeks ago i got up from bed to get water. walking past the bathroom, the door was open. i came back and it was closed. i should've heard a door open and footsteps, followed by the bathroom door opening and shutting. we don't have stairs, we're on one floor. you can hear everything. usually everyone in the house turns on the bathroom light. it wasn't on. i called out instead of knocking on the door since i already had a bad feeling about it. no answer. i just went back to bed after that. 

i've also been copycatted by a strange voice when nobody was there (this didn't happen at home).


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Reply by Stan Howard

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22 years of research and plenty of experiences! Love the paranormal subjects. 


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Reply by Suomiwoman

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Here's a link to a novella in Amazon Kindle that's based on one family's true account of the terror they experienced in their house to supernatural occurrences.


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Reply by Ashley cutie pie

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Hello my name is Ashley I use too live with my aunty in her basement with my boyfriend one night my boyfriend wake up to this lady look at us . He look at me and told me to turn the light I am like no the fuck I am not go to bed she will go away he jump over me and turn the light on I’m like we are moving . The next day I told my aunty I’m moving I did move the lady is still there 


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Reply by smyleitskyle

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I used to be really into ghost hunting when I was younger. One night I was in my friend's front yard where he had witnessed paranormal activity before. We had a cassette recorder that we were hoping to record an EVP on. We asked for any spirits to talk to us. after we asked, a deer (that came seemingly from out of nowhere) snorted about 15 feet behind us and scared the crap out of us. We were outside and not being quiet, so it was very unusual that a deer would be that close to us. When we listened back to the tape we heard an EVP just before the deer appeared that sounded like it said "kill"

I know there is not really much substantial evidence here, but it is my most memorable experience from my ghost hunting days in my late teens and at the time it was such an eerie experience.


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Reply by ♥Skeletina Calaveras♥

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I once woke up in the middle of the night and heard strange voices coming from downstairs. I didn't know what they said because they spoke a weird mix of English and some other language I've never heard of. Then they began playing music that sounded like a marching band and ascended up the stairs. I was little at the time and my room was right next to the staircase, so i was too scared to go wakeup my parents 


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I live in Salem, Mass. There are lots of 'haunted places' here, but none that come close to The Hawthorne Hotel. I've never had an encounter with anything paranormal before the first time I visited this hotel. That story is long and can be found here, (also copied and pasted below) 


The second time I went was a few weeks ago, and this time, it was with friends who host a podcast about the paranormal called GhostStuffs.

I was so sure that I couldn't be lucky enough to have two experiences, one happening each of the only two times I stayed there...but sure enough, we did. The two floors we stayed on were the two that are said to be most haunted, the 3rd and 6th. Each situation and experience was super different from the other. Both times I am almost certain that what happened cannot be explained otherwise...something is going on with the energy in that hotel. Check out the podcast. I don't feel like typing it all out.




From the original blog post I wrote from 11/20/17:

I live in Salem MA, known to many as "Witch City". It is famous for the witch trials that took place way back in the 1600s. The whole city is filled to the brim with museums, shops, tours, novelty stores, etc; all cashing in on this ancient history. We even have a statue of Elizabeth Montgomery (from Bewitched) in our central square. So before I moved here, this place was always on my radar as I love to revel in the "woo" here and there. But besides all of that, there is also an excellent art museum called The Peabody Essex, loads of beautiful architecture, maritime history and historical sites, and cute shops with neat little trinkets just about everywhere.

Before moving here about two years ago, my boyfriend's mother suggested that we spend the night at the Hawthorne Hotel for mother's day; followed by a leisurely trip to the museum the next day. I was all in, as I had never stayed at the Hawthorne before and I loved Salem for all of the reasons mentioned.

When we arrived at the hotel I noticed right away that it had a very authentic feel, as though the building belonged chiefly to the past. The original elevator was still working and intact from the hotel's construction in the 1920s. As we ascended to our room on the third floor, a couple who were in it with us mentioned to each other that the third floor was said to be haunted. I didn't think anything of it. Of course, it's haunted I thought...all of Salem is supposedly haunted. That's the whole shtick. I figured it was just a tourist's fantasy and brushed it right off.

That night Nikki and I went out and had a nice dinner at which I drank no more than two glasses of wine. Then we strolled back to the hotel and got to bed by 11 p.m. Nikki is a morning person so I was hoping to get right to sleep since I knew she would be waking me up at some ungodly hour. I settled in and shut the lights.

At around 1 a.m I was just falling asleep when I heard some strange sounds coming from Nikki's direction. I realized suddenly that she was talking in her sleep. As strange as that was- I thought, "ok, that's o.k, people do that. It's normal". Then the talking got spooky as she started to sound distressed like she was having a nightmare, so I woke her up. She looked at me and said "oh, Kate, were you just lying down here in the bed next to me? I said, "no, I have been here in my bed all night, you were talking in your sleep." Nikki said that she felt like someone was with her on the bed and she was trying to wake herself up. I thought then that it was just a classic case of sleep paralysis. She said that she felt like someone was touching her with their hands on her arm. I did not touch her to wake her, I spoke loudly to her saying her name until she woke up, so at no point did I put my hands on her.

Nikki quickly fell back asleep, but I was still a little weirded out and turned the light off but then turned the t.v. on to help me relax. The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air was on, and I was comforted by the very not spooky Will Smith and his fluorescent colored wardrobe. I finally started to doze off at about 3am. Just as I was in between the state of waking and sleeping I heard the loudest banging sound, just above my head over the bed. It was so loud that I shot straight up in the bed! I looked around, feeling confused, and then said out loud to myself "no way!". I got up and went to the door. I opened it to see if anyone was in the hallways. No one was there. I tried to replicate the noise with objects in the room, but there was nothing that could have made that noise. I sat up wide awake the rest of the night, annoyed...by the first haunting experience I'd ever had.

Normally I would have loved this kind of thing and been oh so interested in what was happening. This particular occasion however was not prime ghost hunting time. I was just supposed to be having a quiet evening with Nikki spending quality girl time; shopping and seeing art. I wanted to sleep and be a person for her the next day, but I stayed wide, wide awake.

When the sun FINALLY came up, and Nikki got up all bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, we got ready for the day and then headed downstairs for breakfast in the beautiful dining room at the Hawthorne. I sat across from Nikki, looking disheveled and she asked me how I slept. I said I hadn't and then started asking her more about the sleep talking incident. She said that she doesn't normally talk in her sleep but had the strangest dream and felt like someone was touching her. I told her what happened to me with the banging noise and she and I kind of laughed about our little haunting.

I was not done sleuthing the situation however so I scrolled through some of the reviews of the Hawthorne online. Multiple accounts from the customers described hauntings on the third floor, and in the elevator. Most of these accounts involved two things. The first was "phantom hands" the feeling of someone touching you when no one is there. The second was loud knocking or banging sounds late in the night. The hotel responds to all of these posts very professionally trying to debunk the claims, saying that it is a very old hotel so noises, of course, happen, etc., etc.

We experienced two of the most common haunting scenarios that night.

It would have been less convincing to me that we had indeed had been haunted if I did not see that these two things were so common. After all, in between waking and sleeping, both of us could have been simply dreaming. I know that we were not though. I know it from both the experience and my intuition that this was what it was.

The Hawthorne Hotel...is haunted!


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Reply by Lyric Terror

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I have so many I can't even post them all in one simple reply. Perhaps I should share them on my blog? Everything from ghosts to cryptids to fucked up dreams. 


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Reply by Chole

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When I was on a trip to New Orleans we decided to go on a paranormal investigation tour in an Orphan Asylum. At first, nothing really happened we had some random words come through the voice box but as we moved to the mother's room we started getting words like "who are you" and "young girl" we thought maybe the spirit was talking about me because I was 13 at the time. It only got spookier as the night went on because as my mother was using the spirit rods to communicate with what we believe to be the ghost of a young boy named ben I was poked hard in the shoulder but it felt like when you get static electricity. My mother asked if ben (the spirit) had touched me and it replied with a pretty clear yes. Then, when we went upstairs I honestly felt like I was going to puke because of how heavy the air was up there. And I don't think it was the Heat. It just felt off the entire time we were there and the emf reader we were given kept going off and the voice box said a bunch of nonsense that I can't quite remember. But altogether it was a very interesting experience.


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Reply by craaiiigggg

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when i was in sixth grade, the month after starting at a new school, i had laid down to go to bed sometime at around 2-3am after a restless few nights. when i laid down, i felt an intense wave of fear wash over me and my entire body went cold. i tried to move my limbs and i could! i knew i was awake, and as someone who has had sleep problems their whole life, i know the difference between this situation and sleep paralysis. i knew i had the ability to open my eyes but i was so afraid to open my eyes that i refused to do so, so i just laid there. only a few seconds later, i feel the easing pressure on the other side of my mattress, i felt the mattress sink in like someone sat on it. mind you, my door was close, and no one in my family was awake at the time, so no one else could have possibly been in my room. the creepiest part was feeling the weight shift closer to me, the figure elongated itself and wrapped around me, i was covered in a cold film of sweat as the figure basically spooned me. i felt the semblance of a hand on my head and heard so quietly faint whispers towards me, and once i had gotten enough courage, i snapped my eyes open and flailed my entire body about so i could shake the entity away. i quickly learned how to cleanse a space (i was a baby witch at the time) and i was never bothered again, but still, one of the most emotionally disturbing things i've had to deal with!


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Reply by danny_w_f

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I had a legitimate out of body experience that caused me to undergo an irreversible paradigm shift about 10 years ago.



This was when I was in college, and was into quite a bit of hallucinogens at the time. I managed to become friends with a Native American guy who got ahold of some peyote. We took a lot, like too much. It was completely mind fracturing. I don’t remember going to sleep, at least I’m not sure when the hallucinations ended and my dreaming began, but I luckily woke up the next day. I felt so discombobulated when I awoke I didn’t really know what to do besides drink water and rest.



I had to go to a private drum instruction that day about 2 hours before the moment that it happened. I decided to try and take a nap but I remember not falling asleep. I distinctly remember being conscious of my body and the room around me. I could hear my roommate clacking away on his keyboard and watching the news. The lights were on, and our bathroom door was open, so plenty of light in the room.



While I was laying there on my back, I had my hands to my side. I remember having my eyes closed, but suddenly I could see the room. Everything had a bluish-purple look to it. Like everything looked normal in terms of form and function, but not. And I remember trying to move my arms, and feeling the sensation of moving, but being surprised to notice that my physical arms didn’t appear to move when my brain was trying to issue commands. Nor did the rest of my body, but I somehow moved out of my body and to the ceiling and was suddenly watching myself laying on the bed.



The feeling is indescribable. It’s like you no longer feel your skin and bones on top of you, and the feeling of being present is all that was left. It was like inhabiting the air. When I moved I didn’t experience motion, I just ended up where I thought I should go.



Unfortunately this lasted for probably 2 minutes before I felt a tugging at my chest, and then I was suddenly breathing and sitting up again in my body. I felt like I had been born again. All of my senses were hyper aware. I’ve never been the same since.


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Reply by xXLord_LisaXx

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Hey everyone,

I've had so many experiences I think something attached to me. As a child I recall having these horrendous encounters. One summer, I started getting these night visits from an extremely tall cloaked figure. My parents that I was going crazy, they moved me into different rooms of the house, but that figure always appeared. It would always just stand in the doorway. Eventually it began walking into my bedroom, closer and closer until finally, it would just bend over and breathe in my face. *scariest thing I've ever experienced in my life*

I can't tell you when it stopped. 

Long story short, I think I'm haunted or maybe have a gift to communicate beyond... 




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Reply by Julia*5D*

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OMG I HAVE SO MANY.  Want to follow my group?  I lead Quantum Sessions so it's no wonder there's a lot of material. Here's my FB group Quantum Healing Hypnosis with Julia

and here's my website 5D Expansion 

I had a client live the lifetime as the atmosphere and tell me how she would blow those in harms way into kinder places.  When I asked if the atmosphere had a lifespan, she told me about her metamorphosis into a different, heavier, form.  It sounded like she gained an element, or a molecule.  Here's her account: The Atmosphere- A QHHT Client's Experience

I have so many others!!!


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When I was 18, my childhood cat was struggling with cancer. Around my cats last month or so a blue spirit showed up. I first saw it outside my window (second floor, no latter or anything) as a hand against the window. Ever since then it just hung around till my cat finally breathed his last. It was mostly just an orb (a very bright large one) but it would often form a hand, usually pointing in the direction of my cat, but was never in the same room as my cat. My other critters didn't seem to care about this spirits prsence, but I was terrified. Hardly anyone believed me, I didn't know what it was or how to handle it. Only two other people saw it and they didn't know what to do either. Anytime I was near it was cold, the hairs on my arms and head stood up. Sometimes lights flickered. Usually blue, but sometimes had swirls of white in the orb. It was harmless though. It came to me in my dreams too as a blue spider. In my dreams I wasn't scared a all actually, only when I was awake. In my dreams it told me that one day my first guinea pig and this cat was going to come back to me one day. It also showed me images of a plastic house, a plastic car, and plastic keys and told me none of these things matter, as it built a web. And I kid you not, when it departed a dime dinged in the air, I still have it.

I later looked up that blue orbs are supposed to be peaceful and usually a spirit that's watching over you or something.
Spiders in dreams could mean a variety of things, but often feminine and represents patience among other things depending on what it does in the dream.
Finding pennies and dimes are often seen as an angel sending you good luck as 1's are a common angel number.

I also usually get dreams when a pet dies, not always but usually. Never had anyone else say they are coming back though, just that they are ok and  at peace. My dog who passed two years ago however, I was up at 3amish still and just finished walking at his favorite place for the first time without him and when on the way home the car instantly fogged over and both me and my partner felt this light fluttery happy feeling in our chests.

I don't actually have negative paranormal experiences aside from the fact that I was scared and didn't know what it was, and that people often don't believe me.


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Reply by Kylie

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My first memorable experience was from when I was 7.

I used to sleep under the blankets a lot when I was younger because I was scared of the unexplained banging and stomping noises in the old farm house I grew up in. One summer I poked my face out to breathe and get some cool air, and I saw a shadow figure standing in my doorway, and it literally just moved at me until everything in front of me was pitch black. I covered my face again and started pinching myself to make sure it wasn't a dream, and it literally became ice cold under my blankets.


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Reply by Dreamy Oliver

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I think I might be haunted lol, idk if I’m actually haunted or just crazy but almost every time I go into the bathroom I hear someone knock on the door but no ones there and yesterday I was talking a shower and I saw a shadow like to the bathroom and stuff but the door never opened or closed and I looked and there was no one there. At first I thought it was just my house but at school I was using the gn bathroom and I heard someone knock on the door but no one was there. AlsothisonetimeiwasabtoSH

butihearedaknockonthedooranditstoppedmeandwhen
Icheckedtoseewhowastherethehallwaywasemptyand
everyonewasasleep
I’m fine now btw


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Reply by Dave :)

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i know this post is a bit old, but i love the paranormal/weirdness of our world. 


this was about when i was 5 years old.
 
some background info:

we lived in a really shitty house, but our landlord was really old so my parents never minded. plus, he was nice and would give my brother and i sweets/small toys for us on holidays and such (he knew we were a bit poor. i guess he was just trying to be nice to my brother and i, which im super grateful for.)

again, this house was trash, so there were many things wrong with it. it was super loud, with random bangs at night. the shower just... didnt work sometimes??? 50/50 percent chance of the water turning on when we wanted to shower. 

so, when random things would start happening, i guess nobody else in my family really cared. 

i remember hearing that the landlord passed. it upset me a bit, considering he treated my brother and i almost like his grandchildren. his daughter came to take care of his house and his dog or something. 

this is where things got strange.

my brother and i were playing with toys, when he went to get a snack or something. the moment he left, i heard a loud bang coming from behind me. 

when i looked behind me, our closet door had shut by itself. 

i went to get my brother, scared out of my fucking mind. i thought him or my older sister were playing a prank on me. 

but when we came back, the closet door was wide. fucking. open. 

hours later, when we were going to sleep, i made sure to shut the closet door. 

guess what i saw when i woke up.

the closet was open. 

the weirder thing, this happened every single night. 

i dont know if this was a joke my brother and sister were doing to mess with me. but i remember the first time my stepsister slept over she noticed the closet randomly opening too. 

im aware this is nowhere as scary compared to some other people (i have other stories too), but its just something i very vividly remember. i might post another story as well. 


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Reply by Ivy

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So in the beginning of 2021 I told myself I would work on strengthening my spirituality and start praying to my ancestors for clairaudience (the ability to hear them). So one night a few months into the year I’m just waking up from falling asleep it’s like midnight. I roll up a lil blunt and smoke it outside then I go back to the bed to go back to sleep. I was in that state where you’re trying to get back to bed so you close your eyes, but I knew I was awake. So I hear this ringing in my ear all of a sudden. Then, at the end of the ring someone started to speak to me in my head. My eyes were still closed atp. I’m literally communicating to someone in my head. I forgot the conversation but I know I was thinking about something and he replied, in my fucking head. Like I knew it wasn’t coming from me because I was thinking about how crazy the situation was whilst communicating. I remember saying in my head “yoo, you can hear me?!” And the make voice very clearly said “yeah I can hear you, can’t you hear me?” My heart started beating soooo fast I was like “how is this possible!?” And the voice was like “don’t you know all that we can do?” And idk why but I got kinda spooked at the “we” because Idk if they meant we as in people or we as in like this was a demonic spirit or sun (it didn’t feel negative I was just spooked out). But that was it I ended the transmission when I opened my eyes I was like nooooopeeeee gotta put the lights on. Couldn’t go back to sleep after that, hasn’t happened since though. If it does I hope I’ll be more prepare and less afraid


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Reply by ♡Lys♡

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  Mainly my experiences deal with shadow beings. My sister and I saw them regularly growing up. They always hid in the closets but you could only see them in the dark. They were very visibly dark masses that were darker than our houses darkness. As I grew up the experiences slowly faded but I also was going thru alot and moving when I graduated. 


  It started back up once I moved into the home of my husband's grandparents. His grandpa died the year before moving in and his grandma couldn't handle being home alone in such a big house. We decided to buy it from them to keep it in the family. His grandfather died in the home in the hallway right outside his bedroom(our current bedroom). One day I was running around the house trying to leave cause we were late to somewhere. I ran back into the house for a brief moment and I saw my husband's grandfather standing in the spot he died, literally standing like 🧍‍♂️. I literally said to him I don't have time to talk at the moment and I sprinted out the door freaked out. 

  Another time after moving into the home, our cat had escaped thru the door and we never saw her again. We assumed she got attacked by coyotes after searching for her for a week. After about two weeks I was watching some TV and I saw a shadow of a cat come up the stairs and wrap their tail around the banister. And I knew it was her. 

  Since marrying me my husband has experienced things too lmfao


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Reply by Reuben

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When I was 19 I was seeking something so I went to a Pentecostal church with a friend. Church three times a week, Bible reading, prayer groups, etc. 

One evening I came home and my mom and sister were “playing” with an Ouija board. 
I went to my room, shut the door, opened the Bible to the passage of Jesus casting out demons, and began to pray. 
Within seconds I heard a shout from the dining room so I went to see what happened. 
My mom said the Ouija board started acting funny when I was in my room. My sister said it felt like it was rubbing on sandpaper. The board spelled out K E V I N G O O D then went to Goodbye and wouldn’t move again. 
I refuse to even touch an Ouija board to this day. 


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