THERE ARE SOME things in life that are just eerie no matter what. Even the most rational and reasonable person in the world can’t fail to be freaked out by these things. Logic doesn’t come into it – they just give you the shivers.
Stop laughing, clown.
2. China dolls
Pic: Sherry Rose/ Flickr
And you can stop staring too, china doll. We mean it.
3. Anywhere after hours
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These paces are totally fine during the day, but when you’re alone they become the scariest place ever. This goes for empty schools, offices, corridors, carparks … Who knows what’s lurking?
4. Twins dressed the same
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Parents, please stop this. You’re going to make us cry.
5. The wind at night
Pic: Lucas Lucas/ Flickr
The wind isn’t scary during the day! Stop being scary at night!
6. Under the bed
Pic: Ian Murphy/ Flickr
Who lives there? …What lives there?
7. The cupboard under the stairs
Pic: via wbez.org
And wait, what lives there?
8. Fisherman outfits
Pic: I Know Wikia
Thanks a lot, Sarah Michelle Gellar. I Know What You Did Last Summer has made all fishermen terrifying for us.
9. Empty swings
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10. Cracked mirrors
Pic: via Life of a Maybe
Imagine glimpsing someone unexpectedly in a cracked mirror. Doesn’t bear thinking about.
11. Unknown phone numbers
Pic: via David Wygant
Gives us the total heebie jeebies.
12. Bare trees
Pic: multitrack/ Flickr
13. The dentist
Pic: the dentist via Shutterstock
Actually, this one is perfectly reasonable.