29 Abnormal Stories That’ll Scare You Away From Any And All Social Interaction

If you search through Reddit, then you might find stories that you will wish you’ve never heard. After all, you don’t want to know what some people are capable of. But if you’re curious, here are a few terrifying stories.

20. I nearly fell into ice

This isn’t the creepiest, but it is the scariest.

It was the middle of winter, I was about 11 years old. My friend and I had just gotten into an argument and took different ways home, even though we lived in the same neighborhood. I walked through a wooded area that ran below a cliff (which coincidentally had a big creepy mansion on it). I think the snow was about hip deep, but the path was mostly compacted.

At the base of the cliff below the mansion there was a small grove of trees with a pond in the center. I saw that the pond was frozen over, and decided to try to “skate” around on it a bit. The ice looked thick enough, and it didn’t even creak when I stepped on.

I played on it for about half an hour, which I guess is what did it in- I was standing in the middle when it gave away under my foot. I screamed, but there was no way anyone heard me- nobody lived in the mansion, and the closest other houses were across the river.

I crawled on my belly towards the edge where I had come on, and that gave away under my hand as well. My hand went in, and then my arm, and then I managed to pull myself halfway to my feet and jump to the ground, breaking all the ice I’d just been standing on.

I was a strong swimmer, but also wearing snowpants and a heavy down parka- there’s no way I could have swam out if I’d fallen in, and the water was cold enough to kill me quickly. I still get a little bit afraid just thinking about it- I nearly died, alone in the woods, because I was too bullheaded to apologize to my friend.

21. My drunken family members were playing with guns

I was a kid. Drunken family member was in the basement, I was upstairs. They were playing with guns. Gun goes off, from downstairs, bullet travels upstairs, misses me by about a foot or 2. Almost blew my head off. Still cringe thinking about it cause I had just moved a minute or 2 before it happened from where the bullet struck.

One of 4 times in my 22 years where I really should have died but didn’t.

22. The television turned on

A few months ago I woke up around 3 in the morning, and decided to go downstairs to the bathroom. When I opened my door and peeked over the stairs I saw a bright light in my living room upon further inspection I saw the TV was on a channel that was all fuzzy. There was no one on the couch or anywhere in the vicinity so I yelled my moms name, and as soon as I made a sound the tv turned off and my bathroom door slammed. I checked every nook and cranny of the bathroom and found nothing. Shit still haunts me to this day.

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