Top Ten Things That Scare People Most

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The Top Ten

1 Death

I'm not scared of death, I am excited to see what my next life brings, but I'm scared of what will bring me death. Having to wait for 2-4 minutes before drowning, choking, etc. Having to feel a searing pain while being smashed against the ground, stabbed by a knife... Wow, I really do have fears!

Being burnt to death in a raging inferno.

Why death? Are you not afraid of problems? Everyday you wake up and got to do your job like always. You worry that you might encounter a worst problem in life that would make you suffer a lot like, not eating food everyday, not having a descent house, not having a job to gain money, and being thirsty everyday. If your dead, what would you worry?

I don't know what will happen after death

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2 The Dark

Man, my imagination in the dark is petrifying. - Aleca

I used to be scared of the dark, until I learned that I shouldn't be scared of anything. - MasterHand

I used to have to sleep with the lights on till, I finally got over that and turned the lights off, but I'm still afraid. I'm afraid the lights will be off, I'll be asleep and a robber will come through my window. I'm pathetic. I'm also scared of death though. - Luckys

I used to be afraid of the dark - ElSherlock

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3 Not 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 agree the but the last words from What to bye who is saying that Lucifer or God or an angel just tell me who is saying it

Essentially I really like Jesus

The afterlife might not be as scary as most people think. In my opinion, people are not sentenced to heaven or hell. I think people just end up in either heaven or hell based on how close they are to God, how sorry they are for their sins, and whether they accept God's love. If they let sin overpower them so much that it tears them away from God, then they may end up in hell. If they accept the fact that they are sinners and try hard to move closer to God and away from sin, then they may end up in heaven. Besides, I think hell is more of a state people go into as a result of rejecting God than an actual place. If God is a merciful, loving father-figure who never stops forgiving humanity for its sins, why would he willfully send someone to hell?

Can we keep the religious stuff off this list please?

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4 The Unknown

Into the unknown!

Even if you are biologically death and you feels nothingness, the nothingness itself still a feelings and that makes you feels alive. What makes people's really death is when they are forgotten or the existence is erased. Yet the most scariest thing is the unknown of what will happen and what will it cause. Like, thinking about how will you die is scarier than how death feels like. The unknown also will squirming inside in our head with 'What if? ', which is uncountable possibilities...

Does megalodons count - AwesomeJawson

This should be in the top ten. Mostly people are only scared of the dark because what might come out is unknown. It's simply a terrifying thing, as you have no control or power over what happens. Therefore, people tend to be scared of things like the dark or their future because it is all unknown.

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5 Being 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.

I feel bad for you. That man needs to know better. Wish you luck on your recovery. The National Sexual Assault hotline is 1.800.656.HOPE - ethanmeinster

As a male who has had it happen to me, it sucks

Do not lot let your child sleep with family relatives, especially if they are black! speaking from experience.

I was sexually assaulted by my step grandpa I was only 10 and he was like only 74 by he went to jail

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6 Loved Ones Dying

I always fear this will happen - DrayTopTens

If death didn't exist, hitler and like, a million other serial killers would still be alive. There is one question that no one can ever decide from... would you rather know WHEN you died, or HOW you died?

That's an easy question, I would definitely want to know when to die, and when that time comes I would be able to expect how it happens based on my status. Also knowing the time will give me the chance to do what needs to be done before dying, knowing the how will only make me anxious and more scared of the unknown future. - beetle

I used to get worried everyday because of this. - MasterHand

I wont be able to handle it (I won't kill myself) it would be hard on me...…...that's what she said

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7 Being Embarrassed

I farted loudly in front of my classroom and everyone was laughing. - MasterHand

WORST FEAR EVER - Aleca

Ah yes, this reminds me of an interesting story. there are many days in my life, and there are few that are more memorable than this. so I was at a rather large hotel, but the T.V. 's had only one channel. So I was watching a film about some rugby players being stranded in Antarctica after there plane crashed, and so I thought to my self "hey, rugby players are awfull at survival! They're all just a bunch of cowards! " unfortunately, I realised this was not a thought, but a shout, and not only that, but my door was open. I was also afraid by the fact that the loud music from downstairs had Stopped, and that they were celebrating there most recent win in, you guest it, rugby. so since I was terrified by the shouting from them, trying to find out who said it, I hid under my bed and I was under there for so long I fell asleep. I never stayed at a premier inn again, and probably never will.

This has to be number, my cousins and my friends siblings are still making fun of us over something that happened years ago and even have pictures, they'll never let us forget

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8 Being Hurt by Someone You Love

This has happen to me I lost someone that hurt me a they thought I was a punching bag

I have never fallen in love but just imagining the one I love doing something to hurt me is heartbreaking.

I'm scared of loving, at all. I feel like when someone says he loves me, it's just a joke. Or if it is real, someday sometime, he's gonna get bored of me and leave. It's so scary investing feelings and growing so attached to that person that you may even forget yourself when you leave. Ick! scary!

That's pretty sad. I have zero interest in dating, and this is one of the reasons why. I mean, your crush hating you sounds really bad. - Powerfulgirl10

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9 Failing

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.

Especially at a school exam - ElSherlock

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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10 Pain

Physical pain to me is more painful than emotional pain. - Luckys

I can handle physical pain. What I'm really scared about is emotional pain. It's happened to me. I've had to cry for hours at end, all alone. Believe me, no one wants this to happen to them. It feels like death. All you want is death when it happens. It is death.
It's been really hard for me. Imagine people teasing you just because you like different things. Imagine that all you want is to be treated equally and for someone to love you, but you get hate instead. This is part of my everyday life. I blame my gym teacher. I'm just that bad at sports, okay? Leave me alone! You're embarrassing me.
Sorry, that last part was unnecessary. But it's just because I'm bullied for being bad at sports.

It hurts - ElSherlock

I worry more about physical pain than emotional pain.

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The Contenders

11 Getting a Debilitating Injury

I was born with multiple eye conditions so I am partly blind. I can't have any surgery to fix it. I won't ever be able to drive, and my mom won't even support me in trying to train myself to read signs. I've been shoved down many staircases and bleachers. Went through depression. So I'm extremely scared of getting further disabled. Also, mom says she wants to look into signs of insomnia for me. Almost died in a car crash. Witnessed my step-dad (at the time) beat my mom with a hammer in front of my younger siblings. Been to 5 different schools in my life. And was threatened to be sent to Juvie by my mom. Sorry, none of you probably care anyway.

Those people should go to not heaven. They're terrible people. I'd take everything you need and run to an adoption center (a good one) with nice people where you'll be treated nicer. I'm sorry you have to go through this - memes222

For her person who was born with eye conditions, just know that I car, God cares, and me and him and pray others are praying for you

My parents in a nutshell

I would be scared to get permanently disabled because if I'm disabled I will get made fun of a lot. Also, depending on what the disability is and stuff, I might not be able to get a job.

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12 Clowns

Scariest thing ever - Aleca

Pennywise - ElSherlock

The word Coulrophobia means a persistent and irrational fear of clowns. It possibly originates from Greek Kolon meaning stilt or stilt-walkers which are often used by clowns. The word clown might have even originated from Cloyne, Clod or Colonus- a rustic country bumpkin, farmer, yokel or someone who lacks common sense. they are the most scarest thing in the world I can't even look at them or I will passout

Clowns have paint on their faces you have no idea who the crap they are. And like their red cheeks are the scariest. Ronald McDonald scared the crap out of me when I was younger...

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13 Disease

Worst thing happening to anyone.

14 Poverty

What so scary about not being rich? I think poverty is more scary. If you can afford a roof above your head ( rented or payed for ), food and drink without being rich, concider that as a bless.

I think u could be more explaintive!

15 Spiders Spiders

"ooh I'm so scared of spiders". why? toughen up you bunch of wimps!

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 have been scared of spiders for as long as I can remember! It got to a breaking point when my cousin tricked me that there were such things as invisible spiders which can kill you. I spent the night sleeping with my grandparents. I was only seven at the time. Now I cry at the sight of spiders. (But I now know better than to believe that there are invisible spiders.)

These things aren't scary and they also get rid of insects like mosquitos which give diseases - ElSherlock

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16 Angry Parents

I'm super scared of my parents grounding me!

You don't want to see my mom get mad...

My dad's fury is TERRIFYING!

17 Getting Arrested When You Didn't Break the Law

One time my grandfather’s sister got my grandfather sent to jail but luckily his charges were dropped after just hours. Now him and his sister are no longer friends. - DrayTopTens

A man in my area was thrown behind bars for a murder that he didn't commit. He was sentenced to life, but got out in 22 years time.

Yep, a lot of people are thrown into jail, prosecuted, and treated unfair mostly based on their race, gender,and skin color. I myself haven't been to lucky having a person threaten to call the cops on me since I lied and joked about being "Russian"

18 Other People

I'm afraid of crowds, does that count? - Cyri

Not necesarrily ever other people, but criminals, terrorists, serial killers, rapists and pedos. Yeah, these ones are definitely scary. - Userguy44

They created SCARY MOVIES that will get you to hope you make it to daylight. - booklover1

Humans are the scariest thing on Earth. Pretty much anyone could kill you in a hundred ways at any given moment because they feel like it. Humans are capable of a lot of horrible things.

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19 Puberty

Acne, sucks. I got my period last period, it sucks.
Hey let's look at the good side, bigger bust, more guys.
K sorry. - Luckys

Let me grab some newspaper for the restroom. What the flip? Where the fudge this blood come from?

Justin Bieber knows a lot about that

Pimples. I don't have any. (YAY) but my friend has a lot and said she got them when she was twelve. So far her past has predicted my life- size, period. so I'm super scared of what comes next. - AnonymousChick

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20 Asteroid Hitting the Earth

I wanna die - Crizz

BUT WHY though

I’m scared when it’s really going to happen. We just never know if it will really ever happpen somewhere in the future. - Userguy44

21 Being Left

I can't be alone

I always have to hold someone’s hand at busy places - Aleca

I still have dreams of being left or lost... not sure why but during my travels I tend to be careful not to loose travelling companion

22 Hearing Voices

I hear voices a lot and it s Ares me a lot

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

If it's voices in your head...I always listen to it...

But if it's a ghostly like one that everyone can hear, scream like you've never scream before :/

I guess what I'm truly scared of is losing a grip on reality. It's a scary prospect for me, but it may be why I'm so fascinated by the mind. - keycha1n

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23 Earthquakes

These destroy everything - ElSherlock

The big one that will destroy California has to come yet. It's just a matter of time.

These literally wipe out animals, people, and towns. - Powerfulgirl10

We have seen in 2005

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24 Snakes

There just misunderstood. There more scared of you then you are of them.

They look cool, but wait until you see one in real life very close to you. Like a king cobra. - Userguy44

They aren't scary - ElSherlock

Maybe you should watch a video of snakes eating people. Then you may change your mind. - DrayTopTens

I have a toy snake its keep scare me and its made me jump very high

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25 Vomiting

I don't think I've ever vomited/thrown up/barf before. Maybe when I was a baby. - Luckys

I have vomited before - ElSherlock

When he was little my cousin constantly pukes. Whenever I hear him retch I would jump, and now whenever I feel like I will puke or I see/hear others puke, I will get nervous.

Thanks, little because, for giving me a mild case of emetophobia.

I hate this so much, but I'm not scared of it. It's literally food (or something else) coming out of your throat. It's especially embarrassing if it happens in public or in class (It happened to me in preschool once.) - Powerfulgirl10

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26 Making Other People Sad

I hate it - Aleca

Being scared of people being scared of you and then making them scared.so they walk out of your life it's the worst

yes

27 Noises in the Woods

I'll start up my car in his forest...
(Cries of terror) - Cyri

What if the noises come from some animals? - ElSherlock

There's a woods quite near to my house. In the Summer, me and my friends take our bikes up to the woods and eat our picnic in this little clearing. It doesn't seem to bother my friends, but all the noises in there really creep me out and I often end up leaving before them!

My house is in the wood and it scares me because you can hear someone walking outside when there is no one out there

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28 War

War is one of the scariest and most awful things ever. People die in brutally ways. - Userguy44

This kills people - ElSherlock

This should be first... Currently Death is first place but isn't War what causes so many deaths in this current world? I believe it must be the most hurtful, most unfair and scariest way to die and live.

Millions of people die over dramatic reasons. - Powerfulgirl10

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29 Being Physically Tortured

ouch

PTHC Hurtcore for the win!

30 The Ocean

The ocean can go die in a hole before I ever go around it. SEND THE OCEAN TO THE RANCH

You can't see them, but they know you are there. Sharks and other scary creatures. Thalassophobia is a thing.

31 Insects

Like those who have a phobia of insects - ElSherlock

Scary as hell

Spiders terrify me. Maybe it's the eyes or the legs but if I see a spider I will scream my head off.

Kids call me retarded for not brushing off house spiders. Actually sliders rarely bite Pepe unless they feel threatened. Nobody can call me stupid for not killing an animal who's just trying to get by. I am a weird kid because I love anything that freaks people out.

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32 Thunder and Lightning

They look so freak ing bad@ss, but getting near can be pretty terrifying. A lightning struck right in front of me one time. I'm lucky I'm inside my house - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

I'm really tall this tearfys me

33 Demons

These things aren't real - ElSherlock

"Whom shall I fear? I know who goes before me, I know who stands behind. The God of angel armies is always by my side. The One who reigns forever, He is a friend of mine. The God of angel armies is always by my side." -Whom Shall Fear, Chris Tomlin

A song that always gets me through thoughts like these - keycha1n

I'm not afraid of this to be honest. Because I know God is watching over me. I know Jesus is scaring the demons off and my guardian angel is with me. No reason to be scared of them if Jesus is with you.

Just looking at their face gave me chills.

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34 Heights

I'm not scared of heights, but it makes me paranoid when I hear someone falls off a high place or when people are at buildings and lean over glass railings or whatever they're called. If it's just the height of a house or when you're swinging it's okay, but a skyscraper or mountain might freak people out. - Powerfulgirl10

I hate being really high up. No thank you. I have a fear because if I stand near an edge, I'm afraid someone's going to push me. - Pegasister12

I love standing on top of mountains, looking down and thinking "I'm going to die." - AnonymousChick

I faint when I see heights... Literally.

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35 Mirrors

Who is Bloody Mary? - Userguy44

I know totally! Mirrors are creepy! What if something's in there? What if Bloody Mary is real? You never know...

" I had a video camera, around my mirror on the hallway, and it feels very creepy seeing things move around. When no one there. "

I heard two of my friends tried the Bloody Mary trick in the boys bathroom and the lights went off then back on. It literally scared them. - Powerfulgirl10

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36 Heartbreak

Seriously I thought this was one of the most feared things in the world and would be much higher.

I can not tell you how much I fear heartbreak. I fell in love with this guy, I can not tell you how bad he hurt me.. The things he did.. He was so cruel. God I hate him so.. Much. That is probably one of my biggest fears of all time.

37 Loneliness

Eh. - Luckys

I'm not scared of this, but I do hate it. I'm pretty much the only girl in fifth grade who gets into fights with the other girls over a pointless game they play (where they run around and scream their heads off) and the Vice principal calling my parents. I'm not even trying to be mean, I'm just stating my opinion (but I might be doing it wrong since I sound mean when doing it.) - Powerfulgirl10

" true, I get scared of everything. I feel things around me, People think I'm crazy. But I see things passing by me. ( Well everyone. )

"So lonely, so lonely, so loneleey! " - The Police - Bboymakinwitthefrekfreak

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38 Being Hated

Humans are social creatures, we are not equipped to survive alone. Laws are meant to protect the individual but they are implemented by people. What if people hated you so much that they stopped thinking of you as human and not only refused to help you in any way but they felt justified in doing anything they liked to you?

My friends at school might be neutral to me because of the fights we get into, but I might be wrong. Most people n my class like me, but only a few people hate me. I do not want to be hated so much that people neglect me or don't care about me. Because that would be scary. - Powerfulgirl10

This one combines the worst of being hurt by people you love, failing and scary people!

I am so lucky that no one (I think) hates me.

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39 Public Speaking

I've always been a really awkward. Public speaker, I'm even awkward just talking to one person I don't know well. I am good at English, but put me in front of a group of people and I suddenly become illiterate.

This isn't even scary because in all my life I never got shy, bashful, nervous, or etc. so I basically never get nervous or bashful or any of those feelings so it is easy to speak in public

My name is at the start of the alphabet so I always go first during presentations. It is the worst. - AnonymousChick

I can talk all day long! I have no problem with public speaking whatsoever! - RiverClanRocks

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40 Ghosts

These things are fake - ElSherlock

Who ya gonna call ghostbusters!

I was having a religion lesson at school once, and my teacher said at this funeral for a Russian person, They were singing amazing grace, and the Russian person got up and joined in! He then died for real from I think it was a heart attack.

So scary kinda weird when you stay home alone and look into the woods.

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41 Cockroaches

Not only scary, but nasty too. The scariest thing about them is that they can run pretty quickly. - Userguy44

These things are disgusting - ElSherlock

I went to someone's house for a birthday party and it was FULL of roaches. Plus the house was old and disgusting. It's like the family didn't even give a crap about cleaning. - Powerfulgirl10

They will crawl on you like your their favorite pillow.

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42 Drowning

One of the scariest ways to die. You will slowly start to feel nothing anymore and you will stop breathing. - Userguy44

Drowning is painful - ElSherlock

One of the SCARIEST! Just imagine not being able to breathe and struggling

Losing air, suffering, and being stuck in water is pretty horrific. - Powerfulgirl10

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43 The Dentist

I hate the dentist I am scared and maybe I could be approaching to cry. They put a light and then the dentist were's gloves and for the light thing or somethin. ( Don't know what it is called. ) they take pictures of your teeth to see if you do not have cavities. They put a black thing with plastic and put it in your mouth and can't open my mouth for that LONGER. MY GOD. They also put you in a chair with all those sharp tools in that tray after they are done with my teeth. They send me to the last scariest part. The tooth brushing and tool station! They make me lay down in A chair I lay down like if I am in a bed they even putted a blanket on me. They brushed and the horrible taste of the yucky toothpaste and all the sharp tools they put in your mouth. They put another of those black things in your mouth and when you are out of the dentist you can't eat or even drink your mouth even can feel fat. The kid's dental care mascot the boy with the rocking horse is creepy inside the kid's ...more

My childhood dentist was evil! He tied me down and pulled my baby teeth out real hard. I am so glad he no longer is in business!

I am SUPER scared of the dentist. I suppose I shouldn't be as all he is doing is trying to help. But it's not a completely irrational fear. After all, the sharp tools and stuff he pokes in your mouth could be seriously dangerous if he makes just one tiny mistake...

1 Dentist - A planetary collision. He removed 4 PERMANENT TEETH FROM ME. I cried and cried and cried. When The last tooth was about to be taken, I started crying. After it was taken, No sound came from me. Only tears. - Animefan12

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44 Tornadoes

How are the Kardashians above this? - computerfan0

45 Bipolar 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.

Oh no

46 Fear

There's nothing to fear but fear itself. - MarioMaster101

Everyone is afraid of fear it's like the saying, "There is nothing to fear but fear itself."

47 ISIS

It might get really scary if they rule over my country, but they are overall very scary and dangerous people. - Userguy44

ISIS should end - ElSherlock

Ya, I totally agree. :3

48 Dislocation 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!

49 Sex

Because it can be painful

It can also be quite unnatural if you treat it like a toy.

I don't want to get molested for no reason. - Powerfulgirl10

I'm the opposite.I don't scream and yell if someone says Netflix and chill

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50 Dates

Not scary, but if a friend asked me on a date, my mind will go boom. I can't say yes because I'm not interested in dating, but if I say no, I'll break his heart and I'll lose a friend. I'm glad that has never happened to me...(actually, happened twice, but those 2 people aren't really asking me to date because the first one called me an @ss for refusing while the second one already has a girlfriend) - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

Most girls and guys are nervous and scared of dates

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