Top 10 Scariest Creepypastas

These are creepypastas that scared me the most. Its almost Halloween so lets bring some nightmares out.

The Top Ten

1 Jeff the Killer Jeff the Killer Jeff the Killer is a creepypasta usually accompanied by a picture of a white face looking in to the camera smiling in an unsettling manner. The creepypasta is also usually accompanied by the term "Go to sleep".

Why the crap is this thing #1. Derp the killer is nothing more than a generic, unlikeable, lazily written Michael Myers/Joker wannabe, killer with a knife Gary stu that's basically a middle finger to people that are bullied daily. The only good thing about Derp the killer and his other rip offs running amuck on the creepypasta wiki is that the character designs aren't too bad. Derp the killer does look freaky and while the designs for the other rip off characters aren't creepypasta material (scary), They at least look fairly unique. THAT'S IT!

Jeff has always been my favorite so has laughing jack and eyeless jack I've always heard stories about them since I was little and I would always draw them in my sketch book and I still do the pictures they have gotten better as the years have passed, and they are still my favorite no matter what.

This Creepypasta isn't the least bit scary. It was actually pretty damn boring and painful to read. I don't see why he's so popular, so beloved, so commonly known, and well received within this fandom; he's totally and utterly terrible. Most overrated creepypasta ever. - RandomCommenter

It's probably the worst classic creepypasta - Bores

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2 The Russian Sleep Experiment

Learn the story = your new nightmare - XtheXlmao

This Creepypasta was terribly boring, but still 120% better than Jeff. - RandomCommenter

Way scarier than Jeff

Scarier than Jeff the Killer - XtheXlmao

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3 BEN Drowned

I love Ben Drowned he's my favorite creepypasta.

My first time reading it, I couldn't even finish, and just laid there in my bed, constantly peeking around for a scary Link for 2 weeks. Then I went back and finished it years later. The story itself isn't that scary, but the videos...I couldn't even go through a minute...heh.

I have to say, I really loved Ben Drowned, probably my favorite Creepypasta ever. However, I voted Jeff on this list because honestly, Ben Drowned isn't actually THAT scary, although the videos and everything did make a difference. And also, it's a gaming pasta! What can I say, I LOVE GAMING, especially Zelda!

This is my favorite creepypasta just not the scariest one but I do like the fact that it is video game related... I LOVE VIDEO GAMES!

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4 Slenderman Slenderman The Slender Man is a fictional supernatural character that originated as an Internet meme created by Something Awful forums user Eric Knudsen

Go Slenderman

How is this below Jeff the person with no brain!? Unlike most Creepypastas, this one actually scared the hell out of me! looking at the picture, I think I'm gonna have nightmares tonight! - Peppapigsucks

Plays on everybody's fear of premature death. On the creepypasta wiki it says that the slenderman likes to especially target people who are paranoid about his existence. Tell me this isn't scary. And the symptoms of slender sickness are so common, anyone can believe that they are being hunted by the slenderman. Another thing is how unlike some of these other creepypastas which are people who died, events which happened in the past or only can cause harm if you do certain specific events, the slenderman is a physical being that can kill you, and can be anywhere around the world at any given time. You can't kill him, and there is no escape. He can supposedly stalk you for years until he finally kills you. This guy will make you to scared to look out windows of a night. If this isn't scary, then I don't know what is - Lanturnizer6

He’s the one that always gets me

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5 Squidward's Suicide

The video will give you insomnia

Can't go wrong with pamtri. This is a classic

This is very scary but super scary

The story didn't scare me until I watched the video. The eyes of the characters are so creepy! Now whenever my little brother watches SpongeBob and Patrick and SpongeBob are playing outside, all I can imagine is squidward inside with that shotgun thing against his head.

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6 1999

What is dis?
I don't know it somebody telll mehhh

I've never heard of this creepypasta! Can someone tell me the story? - Gabo147


This one is a little long but it's worth reading

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7 Smile Dog Smile Dog

Smile Dog has always unsettled me. I think it was the fact that Smile Dog could appear in your dreams and hypnotize you and other creepy stuff. - 22Blue

Not scary, it's a lame photo-shopped image of a husky, so stop acting all scared about it - ToddHoward

It's just amazing how this creepypasta just messes around your brain using fear against you. I was terrified. - Pokemonfan10

That picture is honestly rather disturbing.

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8 Suicide Mouse

This episode is very disturbing. I heard about this from my friend. I did not watch this, so I will tell you what my friend saw. Mickey Mouse walks across a street for 2-3 minutes. Then the screen goes black for 2 minutes, and you hear a woman screaming. And then Mickey walks across the street again, but it's a bit longer, and Mickey's face slowly molds into a psychotic smile, that takes up 2/5 of his face, larger than I could ever make on my own face, and his face is covered in scratches. This goes on for a while, then he trips over "something" and he molds into a "skeleton demon" but still keeps the scratched up face, but now has horns. This goes on for another while, then the screen goes black again, and the woman screams again for 2-3 minutes, before the scratched up face appears on the screen, because the episode is done. Very disturbing

I haven't seen this video before but I will watch it at home. It sounds more interesting to me than scary.

1 minute: when does something happen?
2 minute: this scroll bar exists, tomato tomato.
4 minute: uhh ok. The screaming isn't too bad.
7 minute: WERE TOO FAR IN! WE GOTTA GO BACK! What the fudge is up with Micky's face?

Not only is this scary but it is extremely disturbing. It is Mickey Mouse walking down an endless street for 3 minutes before cutting to black for a couple of minutes then it returns to Mickey doing the same thing but this time it is a woman screaming for about 4 minutes with a grin on his face. At one time of the episode it shows Mickey Mouse's face indicating that it is the end of the episode. The first person to watch this episode committed suicide. The end!

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9 Sonic.exe

This is understand creepypasta.

Why is this on here? Cliche after cliche after cliche with ridiculous and stupid moments and an idiotic story and main character.

Who wants to play sonic after playing that game?

Yeah, when I watched this on YouTube not too long ago, I thought it was just some kind of made-up video. I never knew it was a creepypasta, until I read some of the comments below.

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10 Abandoned by Disney

Five Nights at Treasure Island Vibes. - Tgamez

It scares the poop out of me

I actually had a nightmare after reading this story - marynamaru

This was TERRIFYING. Oh my gosh... The nightmares of that costume. And that Mickey Mouse voice, "Hey, wanna see my head come off? " OH my gosh.

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The Contenders

11 Ronald McDonald House

What! that ending! It...IT, was amazing! wow. that was the most spine tingling, terrifying story ever! I would love a short film out of this, the next IT story. very well written and I recommend this story!

Holy hell. This was definitely the scariest one yet. Really well written too. I was seriously hoping he got out of there alive.

Yeah holy McWater, I read this at night and I had to sleep with my obstacle trap set!

I have never been shaking from a creepypasta since I first read the Red Mist. This was seriously the most messed up and sickening story ever and is making me seriously want to stop reading creepypasta as a whole

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12 Lavender Town Syndrome

It's too good

This pasta is actually pretty creepy. It makes it sound so real and the whole thing was sad too. It made me glad that Pokemon Blue version was the first game I ever played, not Red/Green! I recommend this pasta to any Pokemon lovers out there, definitely a good read and not too scary.

Pokemon can be scary and suicide making. Well that's it. If I'm missing something please add it on here. Well bye and good luck sleeping tonight after reading these Creepypastas. And happy halloween.

A version of the audio was later revealed to have the message LEAVE NOW in Unknown.

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13 Funnymouth

I find this story creepy! It's definitely in my top tens.

Oh my gosh! I am still paranoid to look in the mirror to see my face look similar! - Daviddv0601

I really wish I never read it and I'm still getting over my nightmares

1 of the best I've read

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14 Mereana Mordegard Glesgorv

I've seen a picture of the original guy. It's fake, don't worry. A visitor here said they watched the whole thing, and that visitor didn't take eyeballs out. You're safe. - TeamRocket747

I hope you know that is not the full video

He was identified but I forgot his name

Bill Cipher's Eyes. He ripped it out after watching this while eating cereal

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15 Annabelle the Doll

What makes the movie scary...ITS BASED ON A TRUE STORY!

The creepypasta is real

Just watched the movie. I found it disappointing. It was too much like chucky the doll. A possess doll tries to kill a family and so on.

The scariest thing about it is that its true

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16 The Rake The Rake

Should be 1 place

The rake is creepy I can't get it out!

This should be higher.

In my opinion, The Rake is probably the scariest. Even though pretty much all Creepypastas are fake, The Rake is probably the most believable. I don't know about anyone else, but I find a hairless dog like creature scarier than some faceless tall guy in a suit. While Slenderman just stands around looking like he is upset you didn't show up to his birthday or something, The Rake mutilates you with your blood acting like a sprinkler or something, I don't even know... But in my opinion the scariest Creepypasta out there as of now.

Does the rake stalk you for years? While this is still really scary, I'd have to say that the slenderman is scarier - Lanturnizer6

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17 The Pocket

I should stop looking at creepypasta photos!

18 Weeping Angel

Waitaminute isn't the weeping angel from doctor who?

The weeping angel is scary even the picture she would've kill you

This one comes from doctor who but I'm not sure if it is a pasta or not Lol

Wait weren't there weeping angels in doctor who?

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19 The SCP Foundation

SCP Foundation is not a Creepypasta, or a part of the fandom. SCP and Pasta are completely different fandoms. - RandomCommenter

Not a creepypasta but, I still think this is a brilliantly crafted world. Always nice knowing any second a monster of unbelievable power will wake up and destroy the world. Honestly the SCP Foundation lore is very lovecraftian. - Stalin

SCP 999 is the best SCP. IT's cute. - Ilovestephanie

The Foundation is a spook fest apart from the Joke SCPs and 999

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20 Tails Doll

Normally, creepypastas just make me scared at night. Not once have they given me nightmares. Except for the tails doll. That one gave me a nightmare. I don't remember the whole thing, but I do remember a few 2 second parts of it, all of which had the Tails Doll floating around on a colored background with red, glowing eyes. About the waking up in the middle of the night thing, that just happened because I had 1) gotten scared of a new creepypasta, the teddy bear 2) My friend told me that there is a 90% chance that if you wake up in the middle of the night for no reason, it's because you're being watched. Combine the 2, and you wake up in the middle of the night 4 times! - username34

So, if I ever ever ever see a red dot in the dark (which will probably be my Wii), the dot gets it with my sword. This one scares me to this day. Never ever playing a Sega Saturn game to be careful

When I read this I was checking out of my window and waking up in the middle of the night for 4-5 weeks hoping that I will live.

This doll makes me wanna run away.

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21 Jane the Killer Jane the Killer Jane the killer is the main character of the creepypasta story Jane the Killer: The real Story. She is know to be a rival to the creepypasta Jeff the Killer.


I'm a bigger fan of Jeff, but Jane is a badass too! I don't totally blame her for wanting to get even with Jeff, for I would want revenge too if someone took my family from me. But still, think of what Jeff went through.

Jane sucks, she is just another cliche killer with no depth and no motivation to kill. Jeff the killer is horrible but Jane is worse

It's just a spinoff of Jeff the Killer!

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22 Eyeless Jack Eyeless Jack

I love EJ as a character, adore his design, and find his concept a little creepy, but he is not scary. Not even in the least. He shouldn't be on this list. - RandomCommenter

Needs to be higher. - SurcaneWolf

This Is SUCH a good read. I love Jack as a character and the story itself will really make you think

I love reading the story again and again because not only was a friend of mine in a cult similar to the story but I ALSO HAVE A FRIEND NAMED JACK

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23 Annora Petrova

Its really great but the picture that everyone makes a big deal of isn't scary at all. Oh and can someone tell me why the picture is scary?

Hell, the scariest part of the pasta is the photo, it made me never want to sleep again

24 Mr. Widemouth

One of the most plausible, yet still creepy stories out there. Here is a my summary of the story.

A young child with Mononucleosis was forced to stay in their current house for more than 3 weeks, and his parents gave him some in-door activities/possessions to help pass the time before they had to leave and move to a new house. During that time, he developed an "imaginary friend". This "imaginary friend" looked kind of like a Furby and had a widemouth grin. His name, like the title suggests, was Mr. Widemouth. His personality was somewhat similar to Johan Liebert, as Mr. Widemouth would continuously try to get the boy to do dangerous things, like juggling knives, or jumping off the second story of the house. One day, Mr. Widemouth told the child about this location that many other children have visited after meeting Mr. Widemouth and that the boy should come visit this place one day. The child and his family left the house, and moved to a new one. He never saw Mr. Widemouth ...more

It's decently scary (freaked my 11-year-old brother out).
But more than scary it's the best-written creepypasta ever.

Very good read.

Kids this is why you don't have imaginary friends,and if you do, just make sure they don't want you to juggle with knives

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25 Penpal

I read it and even though it is a long read. It is totally worth it 10/10

I find this story much better than say Jeff the killer, one because it's written better, but mostly because it's very realistic. A teenage boy cutting his face without getting an infection somehow and dying his hair with fire is just impossible. That's why it isn't scary. Things that are closer to reality are way more scary because it could happen. Kids getting stalked by older men happens all the time and that's terrifying. The fact the story makes the main character so clueless to the things happening while the reader can make sense of it is done so well. Like when he finds the blankets and food under his house he has no idea why they're there and makes so big deal out of it. The reader on the other hand can see why they're there and it's so effective in creating a great atmosphere. The story also leaves you to connect the dots in some cases. The more and more you figure out what's going on the more you fear for the characters. The ending was definitely not a disappointment. Every ...more

The most disturbing thing about this creepypasta is that all this is possible and the way in which it's written is just brilliant.

One of my favorites, along with Psychosis. I voted Penpal, however, because even though I like Psychosis better, Penpal is terrifying because it could, and sadly has, happened. The deaths of people close to him also show how evil humans can be and the last little part about Josh teared me up. This is a beautiful story, and deserves the novel it received.

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26 Candle cove

Snarled even mentioned about the 1970's T.V. Show: Candle Cove.

Quite long but otherwise we'll written. Rather than paranormal this story focuses on the malicious acts of a perverted man. 10/10

Look at the picture!

27 The Harbinger Experiment

Scariest one yet.

Very good creepy pasta. This should be in the top 5.

This should be #1

You people have no sense.

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28 Super Mario 64: Damned

This combines every cliche into a single Creepypasta, but does it right.

I read about it incredibly creepy and disturbing I may never be able look at Super Mario 64 the same way after reading this creepypasta. - egnomac

WAY scarier than I thought it would be...holy hell - Co0lk1d25

29 Red Mist

The story was pretty freaky, the picture was hellish, but the video? That was disappointing! The part where he was standing there with those bleeding eyes was creepy, but when he actually killed himself, it looked like someone drew a picture of him on a computer, and the animation when he put the gun to his head was so lame. In the story, he used a shot gun and blew his head apart. There was blood, brain matter, his eye was hanging out... But in the video, he puts a little revolver to his head, shoots himself, and then blood spatters on the screen. Then it shows a picture of squidward lying down with some really fake looking blood. Also, when the voice said "Do it! " It sounded like a ' 15 year old who has no experience with voice acting. LAAME!

The story was scary, but the episode was disappointing. In the story, he blew his head up with a shotgun. In the episode, he put a little revolver to his head, and shot himself, and there was some blood on his head... Weak! Also the animation was poor, and when the guy says "do it," it sounds like a 15 year old guy who has no experience with voice acting. LAME!

Squidward creeps me out on this one. The only thing that creeps me out on this creepypasta is the BIG BLOOD SHOT RED EYES! And the ending were HE POINTS A GUN INTO A MOUTH AND SHOOT! That's just creepy.

Remembering flashbacks of spongebob and patrick and squid ward all happy content neighbors, that episode is like getting brick to the forehead. I'm just sitting there thinking, "WH-WHY!? WHAT HAPPENED HERE?! " I can't even explain the toll this takes on your childhood happiness.

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30 The Keyhole

When the guy looked into the key hole, and it was red that is when it became a creepypasta.

Its called White With Red

Ahh this did not scare me

31 The Strangest Security Tape I've Ever Seen

I listened to this on YouTube two times already and I liked it. I was so curious as to what "Jeremy" looked like that I looked for the picture on msn. Freaky! That's all there is to it.

You can't have a list without a disturbing security tape being in it, I like the concept of the time loops and also Jeremy is a freak

I really really liked this

32 Polybius

AVGN played this crap! - Tgamez

Whether this story is true or not, which I doubt, there is a chance that it could've been inspired by a similar story REALLY did happen. Back in the early 80's, there was an arcade game that was phenomenal called "Berzerk". In 1981, a man, who was only 18 years old, got a score of 16,660 points, and for some unknown reason, he died of a heart attack right after.
1 year later, another man at age 19, played the game, got in the Top 10 High Scores twice in 15 minutes, and once again, for some unknown reason, he died of a heart attack right after. To this day, nobody certainly knows what was responsible for these heart attacks. What caused these 2 young men to die of heart attacks? What's your guess?

Too hyped to be at the top score, I guess. Or they're unhealthy and fat. - TeamRocket747

Did you guys know that this is in the Simpsons?

Odd but not scary. 1/10

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33 Username 666

Let me write a full and detailed explanation of this creepypasta (don't read within 2 hours of bedtime unless you have plans to not sleep):

The video begins with the protagonist on the YouTube homepage. The protagonist then goes into the omnibox and adds 666 on the end. They get taken to a page that says "This account is suspended". Nothing scary...yet.

The protagonist then refreshes the page several times, and everything is normal up until the 13th refresh when the video thumbnails were replaced with the X and "666". It stays like this until the 20th refresh when all the letters are replaced with d's or 6s. d is the first letter in "devil", and also looks like a 6 in reverse (a little bit).

Then, at the 21st refresh, the page background changes from white to red, and on the 21st refresh it changes from red to black. This is when the suspended account notice starts changing, too. The 22nd refresh changes the page background to red and ...more - allamassal

This gave me nightmares! it's a really satanic channel.

The video makes no sense at all. It's not even scary.

My friend tried to kill my computer by looking this up and trying to make it happen. I didn't let him though. All it really is, is a virus hooked up to YouTube. Nothing paranormal. - username34

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34 The Doctor

Okay, let me get this simple. This is nightmares in a story.

Why does he want to kill him? And if he's a scientist, does he not notice that he's trying to kill him? - sdgeek2003

I hate doctors because they all turn out to kill you in MOVIES LIKE THIS PEOPLE HE IS A KILLER!

Type the doctor creepypasta in Google and click the first option

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35 An Egg

Not really creepy but if u want your mind exploded this is what u want to read

36 Persuaded

Same old zombie cliche and wasn't scary at all

37 Psychosis

This, unlike the horribly overrated Jeff the Killer and Slenderman, is extremely thought provoking. Such a disturbing concept, and the ending is so well crafted the writer ought to get a medal. This and Candle Cove are easily my favorite Creepypastas.

This is the best written creepypasta by far. It easily squashes things like red mist and lavender town syndrome, and makes slenderman seem like a children's novel.

One of the first Creepypastas I read, and still one of the best. The entire read was good, but when it all comes together at the end, it really gets you thinking. 10/10

This is the best creepypasta period. It goes under your skin and it stays inside your mind, darkening your thoughts, making you slowly go mad. The audio version makes it even better and you should read/listen to it on a dark rainy day. This is what a creepypasta should be, not that Jeff the killer bs

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This is a REALLY scary one. The picture gave me nightmares! - LedZepp81

You people are such idiots. That picture was a band advertisement on 4chan!

This gave me SO. MANY. NIGHTMARES. Scary as hell!

This is one of the most unnerving Creepypastas I've ever heard. What's really unnerving- the picture of the murder victim. It should be in the top ten, without a doubt.

39 The Expressionless

Annabelle image from the conjuring made me terrified of dolls but the image of the expressionless oh god I'm horrified of manicans now and the image gave me pediophobia

The pic is disturbing but the pasta itself was bad. Especially the ending, it may as well said, AND THEN A SKELETON POPPED OUT! Ugh. - RedTheGremlin

The picture gave me fear of manaquins the way it looks is downright disturbing I couldn't sleep for days after looking at it something about that picture just gives me chills it just seems unseltling I hate dolls but I hate manaquins thanks to this creepypasta

I was going to vote for the rake, but when I saw this creepypasta on the list, I had to vote for it. Don't look it up or you will regret it. The way how the mannequin turned its teeth sharp was creepy.

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40 Laughing Jack Laughing Jack

I read the full real story and that creeped me out.

Easily my absolute favorite creepypasta. I told his story to all of my friends, and they were mortified. This one could easily be around the top three, but this isn't my list...

One of my favorites. I mean, think about it. A psycho monochrome clown who kills children and disappears into thin air when attacked. What's not to be scared of?

It's obvious this creepypasta is FAKE. First of all, how could someone disappear in a puff of smoke? Second of all, how could the narrator post the creepypasta from a MENTAL HOSPITAL?!

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41 Slender Man

So scary it's on here twice.

42 Seed Eater

He looks like SCP-1471

Made my brother read it he had nightmares and I thought that serves you right for watching sanjy and Craig - Helloworld

Kids! Delicious!

43 B.O.B.

Bob the builder is the scarist boi around

Bob's name means Brutal Obsence Beast

Almost as the rake but this is without hand. It's special is can run as fast as a tiger

44 Where Bad Kids Go

To Hell, I think...

I think this is about a boy who watched a show that showed bad kids dying so kids would be good and the boy as a man talked about the goriest, scariest, and even his fave moments.

Not scary at all!

The closet!

45 Normal Porn for Normal People

I can't believe this isn't up higher, it's by fat the most disturbing one out there. Just... Look it up. I can't describe it any more. Just look.

So disturbing. Just look it up and just look.

This creepypasta wasn’t scary. However it was very disturbing and weird. What kind of weed was the writer on when they wrote this?

46 Max and Ruby 0004

Seeing that makes me cry I love that show! I always wanted a house just like theirs... NOT ANYMORE!

Nope nope nope nope nope nope and so many nope so scary that it kept me up all night

This one was a big nightmare... I watch it about 4 months ago and it still scared me..

My tablet completely froze after seeing this. It wouldn't turn off!

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47 Humans Can Lick Too

The title reminds me of a creepy commercial about an ice cream human eating himself... - VoidSense

Hey! I've seen that! Is it the commercial about Little Baby's Ice Cream? - RedTheGremlin

This is just plain creepy...

That ad was... WEIrd as carp

Heheheh I remember this one - AnonymousChick

48 NoEnd House

YEA! This is like This creepypasta I made up called the devil's house!

A bit long, but worth every minute.

Listen to it on YouTube by MrCreepyPasta... You'll piss yourself and not want to sleep for days.

49 Gateway of the Mind

The human with power and without sense known as God but this thing was abandoned by God himself

The footage is creepy as hell

One of my first pastas, but the creepiness factor remains strong as ever.

50 Ticci Toby

I have crush on Toby

I absolutely love Ticci Toby! In my opinion Ticci Toby is the best creepypasta. It's so well written and all the details the author added make it very easy to picture exactly whats happening! If I were to be able to only listen to one creepypasta my whole life this would be the one I would listen to!

Toby isn't scary. In fact, I feel bad for him. He was bullied for having Tourette's Syndrome, which gives you uncontrollable ticks. But that's the thing; he can't control them! So that's why I find it sad, people shouldn't dislike other people for what they can't control.

Toby's my favorite Creepypasta because his emotions and mind are shown slowly breaking thorough the story, and it's understandable why he went insane and killed his Father. My all time favorite.

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