Top Ten Things That Scare People Most


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What is after death, there is nothing? What would it feel like, eternal nothingness? I mean, does anyone know what nothing feels like?
I think death does scare allot of people because they don't really for sure know where there going and that is scary
Most of the People Scares Death.. Even Me, I Can't Imagine if I Die.. I'm Scared if I'm imagining things when I Die so Yeah.Ivthink that death is the one who scare people the most
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2Not going to heaven.
Not getting to go to heaven would be terrible.
Think like this:
Essentially, you, say, do things like drugs, getting drunk, abusing people, being really evil.
What do you get for it? A trial, where EVERYBODY who you insulted, abused or harmed would go against you.
Think of it like a normal trial, but about fifty to one hundred prosecutors, no defense, and a judge who had informed you, all throughout your life, about the inevitable trial he would judge you in.

And at the end?
When all is said and done?
"Lucifer, we have another one for you."

Out of the depths of hell comes satan himself.
Picking you up, he carries you back down to hell, where you will forever suffer.
As you are being taken away, you scream "YOUR HONOUR! How could you be so merciless? "
"What are you on about? I gave you ALL my mercy, yet you threw it aside.
You laughed in my face, saying death would never come, that you would not be sent to hell.
Good bye..."
I cry and pray every night for God to forgive me of my sins, but for some reason I feel no relief? What's wrong with me?
That is real thing poeple should be scared of..
You shouldn't scare death because everybody got his own time to live


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Although death may be the end of our lives and that most of us don't want that to happen already, we all know that it will happen in the future. We all dislike failure. We feel annoyed and frightened when you didn't achieve your goal. Whether the failure was losing your team and feeling hated, working hard/ spending money for nothing, or losing a partner/failing him or her, we fear it more than death. We know we can stop it or not make it happen (unlike death), but we feel so horrible in making that mistake that changed your life/ or won't ever forget for all your life. This is the #1 fear human has.
Just imagining me repeating a grade/class in school...oh my gosh..makes me freak out!
I don't know about anyone but no scary movie can compare to what my dad will do if I fail... It's like digging my own grave.
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4The Dark
I really do get scared in the dark but I guess it is because of some nasty people I could bump into? Too many crimes reported on the media... What a world is turning into...
Well, being generally scared of the dark is only reasonable if you're three years old, but in a dark forest, or a dark cave, you don't know what could happen next.


That one's really common and it scares a lot of people! Especially me!
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5Being Embarrassing in front of a huge amount of people.
Comon. Death? First? Nono, being embarrassed in front of a large group is much worse than death, believe me. You actually have to deal with it and live with it after (ironic, isn't it? )
I really scared with this one
Yes. Always. I am always watching out for my 'friends' so that they can't embarrass me laugh out loud
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6Being hurt by the person you love.
Of course it will be hurt if the person that we loved with all our heart and trusted to care us for the rest of our life played with our love. They played our love just like card 'touch ^^ go'. If I face this man in my life, I think I will kill him if I can do like that
IT really hurts when we love a person very very much and when they leave us it really hurts and the person who is hurted find him away from the world and things that he have lost every thing and then he tries to commit suicide because for him his love was his life.
This happens to me a lot :-(


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7Being sexually assaulted.
I for one, have this as my biggest fear, simply because it has already happened to me, I am a 16 year old girl, and at the age of 15 I was molested by a 42 year old man that happened to be my dad's so called "best friend" nobody should have to go through this, at all, no kids, teenagers, adults, nobody.

8Other People
They created SCARY MOVIES that will get you to hope you make it to daylight.


Its terrifying I wont even watch a trailer for one! I made that one mistake of watching a trailer for one...i had lots of nightmares...


10Creepy Crawlies
Spiders terrify me. Maybe it's the eyes or the legs but if I see a spider I will scream my head off.
snakes and other people I can deal with but these things ehhh there so creepy
Spiders oh god even talking about them scare me!
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The Contenders

11Slithering Snakes
Some are poisonous and cause a painful death... Avoiding them is just natural instinct!


I want to keep away from snakes...


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Spiders are the scariest things ever! Last year (In fourth grade) I went on a field trip with my P.A.C. (Program for academic challenge) friends, and we were going on a nature walk. We were picking things off the trail, and putting them in little containers so we could look at them through microscopes. So, my friend Emma (Who like isn't afraid of anything) picks up this spider, and wants me to hold the container open so she could put it in. I thought she might just leave it because I was obviously like 'no way! ' but she didn't. She found someone else, and got the spider in the container. Then, when we got back from our 'nature walk' we got microscopes. Emma put the spider under the microscope, and for some reason, I was brave enough to look at it. IT TOTALLY FREAKED ME OUT. There were huge eyes, so many legs, and it was hairy! The spider even blinked! It was the scariest thing I've ever seen. (Sorry my story was kind of long)
I had a dream last night. Scary as hell. I mean, the spiders' asses were the size of an ashtray or like, a plate! I was scared to death. But, nonetheless, I woke up and saw online that this meant I am a dominant female figure, or motherly. Something like that. But, I still get scared if I see a giant spider in my room...
omg they are my biggest fear! even the tiny little ones. they just have so many legs and they have all those eyes and they are like watching over you. and some can even kill you.
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13Harrowing Heights

I love clowns but all my friends hate them
They wear too much make up

15Scary Spaces

16The Dentist

The dentist scares me so much when I get told were going my heart just drops everything about freaks me out this shouldn't be number nine of the list it should be number one I HATE THE DENTIST!

I hate dentists when I was 9 I puke 10 times

17Thunder and Lightning
I'm so afraid of this lightning. It kill someone who talks with hand phone and people who stay at areas of open space.


18Noises In the Woods
Why would you be in the woods Anyway

I might sound like a retard but this is what mirrors seem like to me: a demention to a didfferent dimention. Only one way tthough
And I don't think people really have reflections but that they are just second dimention usses and they are waiting to attack us. When I look into mirrors sometimes and my reflection isn't there! I hope I'm not actually a vampire... Sorry I'm only 11 so I don't really make sense.
I know totally! Mirrors are creepy! What if something's in there? What if Bloody Mary is real? You never know...
Mirrors are really scary once I tryed Bloody Mary (Mary Worth) in there!

20Public Speaking
One vote and it suddenly jumped from last (31) to current position (22).
Laugh out loud!
I had to add this? Comedian Jerry Seinfeld's comment about public speaking says it all:

“According to most studies, people's number one fear is public speaking. Number two is death. Death is number two. Does that sound right? This means to the average person, if you go to a funeral, you're better off in the casket than doing the eulogy. ”

21Frightful Flight


They act like deadly animals, especially to little kids!


Let me tell all of you. Two times I am being chased by dog when I am riding my bicycle. When I try to find Chinese house, dogs welcome me first...that was pathetic!


I'm absolutely scared of blackouts

Because it can be painful

25Uncanny Valley
You know. That feeling you get when you see something and realize it isn't human? It's pretty creepy. But no one knows what it's called.


27Not hitting puberty

28The Unknown
When something is unknown to us we see it as sinister and horrifying: What lies hidden in the dark, what others may think of us, when we don't know how what we do will turn out for example. People are always afraid of what they do not understand.
The strongest and oldest emotion of mankind is fear, and the strongest and oldest form of fear is fear of the unknown.

29Justin Bieber's Music


They say they're not going to bite, but if it's 3 times the size of ANY arachnid, I'm not going to take any chances with that thing.

They sting with venom that can kill a fully growen man

I hate it when people call me all the time. They always need something!

33Never getting married

34Hearing Voices
The feeling when you are home alone, but you hear somebody calling your name.

35Sleep Paralysis

It can scare you a lot sometimes

37Pooping Your Pants
Could happen after your 40



40End of the World
People are more scared of other stuff than the world ending

41Being a Virgin

42Portable Toilets


44Small Spaces


46Putting a Needle Inside of You
Afraid of those air bubbles

47Dislocation of bones
Eww they look disgusting and completely shock me and make me feel sick when I see one! Also, they must hurt super bad and make you feel sick!

Because it comes for you

49Bipolar Lows
I wrote a story called The Crying Mirror (by Ryan Murphy if you want to look it up) that is basically an allegory for my fear that one day I will go into a depression and it will never end. Being depressed I have gotten used to, the idea that it will never stop terrifies me.
When you are feeling so very happy and content with the world and the you can feel that hollowness before you go on a downward spiral.

50Cryptic Notes

51Punk Rock

52Your Closet

Somebody could Kill you in there

It can hurt people


56Having to wear a bra


58Slender Man



61Bubsy 3d



64Rotting Flesh

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