Worst Ways to Die


The Top Ten

1 Buried Alive

It sucks because you are panicking and no one knows about your death and no one knows were to search for your dead bodies

It's dark, you can't move, you're running out of air, and no one can save you, because no one knows you're there. Creepy - TwinsFan11092

*come on people, its not THAT horrible. *shudders*. on second thought, it is.

I've always feared being cold and by my self knowing that thiers no hope and and that's its just a matter of time befor I run out of air.

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2 Burning

This would be the last way I'd want to die. And also, WHY CAN I NOT FIND A NEGATIVE LIST WITHOUT POOR JUSTIN BIEBER ON IT! I mean come on people. I am literally liking every single comment that is agreeing with me. Like bruh. WE KNOW OKAY!? It's okay to not like his songs but seriously? Can we please not bully him!? Yes, it's bullying people! AND I AM NOT LIKING IT!

Well, I think this one is the worst because someone could burn for 7 hours before they actually die. - sadical

Enough with the stupid Justin Bieber and virgin jokes.
This is indeed the worst way you can die, it is slow and extremely painful, come on guys this is much worse than dying a virgin.

I've been hit by boiling water before (100 Celsius) and it was like your skin has fallen off. Then I always told myself that fire is something like 1000 times hotter than boiling water... just wow

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3 Torture

Death by a thousand cuts, stacking rocks on you slowly until your body caves in. There are so many horrible ways that people could do this. They could torture you until you want to die, and still torture you for a long time before you die. There is nothing worse than this because they can make it last for as long as they want, and make it as painful as they want - SirSheep

There are so many different methods of torture. I think some of the most painful would have had to have been the pear of anguish, saw torture, the brazen bull, the Spanish donkey and scaphism. If you've never heard of any of those, I suggest looking them up.. You won't thank me. - KilljoyWithAPen

It's literally torture what

This is essentially every method of death there is, so this is all out Horrible. Pouring wax on the eyeballs, anaconda strangling, and crunching bones is just a few obscure torture methods. - MaxAurelius

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4 Drowning

It is awful and sad for those who have drowned. Can you image dying a slow painful death? - DrayTopTens

Worst on here. - Camaro6

Two options: you could either hold your breath, go unconscious, your bodily functions take over and die; or you could get over with quickly (and painfully) by inhaling a load of water, choking then dying. Not nice

Dang, it would suck. I fear suffocation, and the only thing worse than drowning is being buried alive. - PackFan2005

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5 Having your skin torn off

Ouch! - ElSherlock

You know this happens to people who are overweight or pregnant, and when pregnant or overweight, the baby or junk food pushes out the belly and stretches the skin til it rips.
Ever wonder why they have stretch marks? oh and they're still alive, but it sucks and is something they'll never forget.

Well, this happens to pregnant people, and people who have surgery, and they don't die, but it's torture.

This happens on your own when you are pregnant.
No wonder they suffer.

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6 Trapped under ice

Freezing, can't move at all
Screaming, can't hear my call
I am dying to live
Cry out, I'm trapped under ice - Soader36

Screaming (screaming) I'm trapped under ice! (A one for all you Metallica fans) - IronSabbathPriest

More horrifying than being buried alive, because you can see the world thru the ice, but can't get out to it. Plus, in your panic, you loose sight of were the hole in the ice is and you begin to drown from the shock.

Being trapped under ice is like being buried alive while drowning. Ice actually is pretty soundproof, and thick ice is hard to break. Plus, you would be able to see people, and the world, knowing that they won't be able to save you. It also is much more possible than actually being buried alive.

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7 Starving

No this one’s actually somewhat bearable - Camaro6

My mom says starving is better than eating yourself to death

This should be number one because you don't die from being buried alive, you'd die from dehydration, starvation, or running out of oxygen. Also why isn't dehydration on here? It's worse than most of these and happens before starvation.

I can barely survive a day without eating breakfast! - Icantbelieveitsnotbutter

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8 Listening to Justin Bieber

NO I'd rather be buried alive than listening to that piece of... I'd like to die in war, trying to defend my country...

Really? - ElSherlock

As Jesus shed his lifeblood on the cross, the faint sound of "Baby" was playing in the distance. But every sin must weigh upon his shoulders.

That's hilarious yet horrifying LMBO

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9 Long Painful Illness

I nearly died of being SUPER sick, this is the worse sickness ; - ;

Flesh eating bacteria? Ebola? Cholera? Bubonic plague?

Dang that would hurt since it would be torture and then you just die

I have cancer.

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10 Skinned alive

This one hurts - ElSherlock


This is basically the same as having your skin torn off.

I searched this up and I literally threw up. I promise don't search this up. People are stupid to do this to animals. Why can't they just shave instead? A man had this happen to him once.

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The Newcomers

? Getting shot at a school shooting
? You get a seizure from being on the internet too much

The Contenders

11 Be strapped down so you can't move. Then, have a 1 foot nail start from a foot above your head, and go down a millimeter every hour until it goes through your forehead

Realistically, you'd be laying there for two and a half weeks. You'd die of starvation before that thing touches your head. Now if it was inches, then you would die in under a day. - JamesBourne

Your torture would probably take care of you to keep you from dying earlier. Also, it wouldn't need to go all the way through your head. Only deep enough to kill you. I don't know if that's what you meant but anyway. - KilljoyWithAPen

This would be horrible just to watch AND listen to so imagine having to life (or die) though this!

It's both psycological and physical torture. Imagine laying there, knowing you are going to die. This is cruel and heartless. Not even criminals deserve this. I'd rather have life in prison with no parole. - BlueTopazIceVanilla

Hell noo like watching your last few hours go past and not being able to stop it

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12 Suicide

Its what leads up to suiside that's bad

Kurt Cobain, Chris Benoit, Robin Williams, Chris Cornell, Chester Bennington, & Sean O'Haire All Died From This Please Do Not Become Depressed People - WWEWBMortalKombatFan

Chris Benoit does not deserve to be mentioned with the others. - Cesium

You have no idea what you are talking about. Walk a mile in another persons shoes. Then decide, don't judge something you don't understand... The human experience.

This is horrible

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13 Raped and beaten to death

This would really suck to die this way. - Turkeyasylum

This sounds super horrible and twisted and it actually happens a lot in this world

This would be a bad way to end your life, bad memories in the sky and in the ground

If you survived this your life will never be the same again. It would be ruined.

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14 Pooping in the shower and the poop clogs up the drain and water fills up the shower and you drown in a watery poo poo mess while watching Fanboy and Chum Chum.

The fact that this is an item on the list on this site doesn't surprise me. What does surprise me is the fact that this is in the top 20 - SpectralOwl

What the hell? Just what the hell.

A 4 year old wrote this

Um - Camaro6

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15 Alone

I feel like this is inevitable for me. Not because I want it to. I'm not asexual or stuff like that, I feel that this is inevitable because, well, no one is interested in me. I better get used to this idea - SpectralOwl

I better get used to this idea - SpectralOwl

I’m sure this will be mine. - Camaro6

Eh...not to bad - AliciaMae

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16 Falling off the Empire State Building and landing on your balls

That sounds funny, yet really painful a the same time... - Celestius

I would die of laughter before I could die from this

Just hitting my balls with my legs accidentally makes me feel sick and I can't move or walk.

My boyfriend and I are lol'ing. - Ilovestephanie

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17 Suffocate

It would be a lot like drowning - DrayTopTens

It means to choke bad like strangled and drowning

Actually it kinda is

Its slow and painful

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18 Bleed to death

Don't know what type of wound this would be but it depends on the area of impact and if it's a fast or slow bleed out.

I got hit like right on the eyebrow with a stick by a girl. And I was gushing blood she said it was an "accident" but really I don't think that it was.

NO WAY! The EXACT same thing happened to me except I was hit by some guy with a stick. When was this anyway? - BLAZEDAFOX

I don't think it would be that painful because you would most likely be in shock

An injury to the femoral artery or brachial artery,followed by panicking, results in faster bleeding due to a higher heart rate, increasing your chance of death due to blood loss. I've heard about this in my Bio-10 class

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19 Suffucating in outer space

The stars spell their doom!

This one is impossible you would implode way before you ever suffocated

You would freeze instantly before suffocating.

This is scary! This is what I'm afraid of. - Pegasister12

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20 Watching your family being burned alive, then get burned but you live to be tortured for many years and then paralyzed and then get shot

I would absolutely hate to see my family in pain. To be honest, the thing that makes this really bad and the worst one for me, is seeing your family in pain. I would rather live to be tortured for many years than out my family through all of that suffering. Then again, this is my personal opinion.

This is the most random way to die
I've ever heard whoever thought this up clearly has a twisted mind.

What? - Mranonymously

It's not so much about the way I die, as the TORTURE! Just watching my family die would be enough to break me, but torturing me for years, now that's sick and twisted considering I was nearly BURNED TO DEATH!

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21 In a gas chamber.

Der Fuehrer is watching you...

I did Nazi that coming Anne frankly I don't care.

I have been in th gas chambe before. AND IT HURTS. IT STINGS

Oh that would suck

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22 Being bound to a flesh-eating ant nest in the nude and having to watch the ants eat you until they ate your eyes.

This is best punishment for those who rapes women and disrespects women safety.
Its better if ants starts with their private parts.

That is very bad and weird. I wonder who would do that? Those people who do that must be crazy. Would you do that. I would not. That is just torcher. To the people that some people hate. That is just messed up

This would be the best type of torture you could get any type of looking at your death is bad for me!

Can't you just kill the ants.

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23 While having sex

This is so idiotic! If you're going to go you should at least go doing what you feels so good.

Oh, and if it hurts, you're probably doing it wrong.

Laugh out loud I don't want to die that way I love sex too much

You’re the supposed to have fun... but sometimes you should risk it

Ya this will never happen (thank god) because I'm setting a good example for my kids ( aka I'm adopting, I'm not an idiot)

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24 Bomb Explosion

Terrible, just horrible. You burn and it takes forever to get medical attention.

Hope it's not a nuke


25 Being stuck in a glass block that is 138 degrees while wearing winter clothes...... A hot and sweaty death

Woah, that's hot... And with WINTER CLOTHES? It's be worse if the block was black... - Turkeyasylum

OH GOD before you even step into a box you would melt with this heat!

26 Eaten by your best friend as a sacrifice

Now how would that ever happen? Unless your friend is a traitor or likes human meat

Is he a monster or a horror comic character?

Good friend he is

Since when is this Tokyo Goul?! - Untildawn8

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27 Electrified

Getting electrocuted sounds HORRIBLE! Think about it, almost anybody who has survived being struck by lightning described it as feeling like they got hit over the head with a sledgehammer! Or they say it is like one of those little static shocks you get when you touch a doorknob magnified hundreds of thousands of times! AH! Imagine your body becoming a FRIED CIRCUIT. OH. SNAP.

At least you wouldn't be able to feel anything, cause you'd be dead in a millionth of a second.

Lele Pons got electrified to death on escape the night


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28 Laughing at a joke so much you choke

I nearly did that once, and it was an absolutely terrifying experience. Not really, and I'm just going to keep on typing to fill up the Quality bar.

You choke but there would be a friend or a family member of yours or even a kind lady walking past you and see you choke. They would help you

Almost done that. But then you keep laughing because you choked. LOL

Happened to me once barely lived

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29 Jumping Out of a Airplane With Out a Parachute

That sounds painful.


30 Eaten by a shark

Truthfully, the shark would only attack because it believes the person is a seal, then, once they realise their mistake, they leave the person alone

The only reason this is bad, is because not many people die from it, and you get embarrassed.

Seriously how is that number 1? I think even just dying is worse the not being saved by jesus are you kidding me?

You swim in Florida peacefully with your girlfriend. 10 minutes later... A shark sneaks off quietly behind your backs and eat both of you. - njalabi63989

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31 Stuck inside wet cement

Dig your way out that would save up

Just what

32 Shot

Why the hell are guns invented then...

Head shot is quick, the heart is too but anywhere else will hurt like hell.

Getting shot in the stomach or the waist is said to be one of the most painful and slow ways to die

No matter how I die I pray I'm not shot..

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33 Getting Sucked Into a Jet Engine

Man this would be terrible pain when every part of your body gets sliced up

34 Being bound in wet raw hide and having all the organs squezed out of you like a tube of toothpaste

This is good.

One word GROSS

This needs to be at number one! Imagine your trapped in a cold, dark room and someone comes up to you and squeezes all your organs out 😫

35 Getting eaten by a Sarlacc

Seems legit

Just imagine boba fet still in there...

36 Choking on fart fumes

That is like impossible but I am laughing so hard!

Not miserable, but funny because it's not happening to me

LOL what is this? - WonkeyDude98

Yuckzo! By far the ugliest scenario! - HezarioSeth

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37 While on a toilet

I don't get this. How does someone die on a toilet. LOL!

This is where elvis died, and it was because of drugs not body fluids

Maybe from losing too much body fluids

Cancer is the answer my friend

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38 Locked in a hot tub

It would be like drowning in 100+ degree Fahrenheit water. I would be scared, and the hot tubs have chemicals in them. Swallowing too much water can kill you. You would get claustrophobic, and run out of breath. By far one of the worst ways to die. - Turkeyasylum

How does one get locked in a hot tub?

Wow... That would be slow and painful, the body loses energy in this situation

39 Riding a meteor that gets struck by lightning and it shifts and you get crushed by the meteor

Gotta go out with a bang!


40 Melting in a volcano while simultaneously getting shot in the head while the Air Force is bombing the volcano

If you weren't shot in the head beforehand, then drowning in lava would be so painful.

Don't bomb it, nuke it instead

41 Being Cremated In Your Oven

Oh noes - Cesium

42 Bludgeoned to death

Just like the death of a 1000 cuts.

Yes, 100 cuts to the body without hitting a vein. Slow painfull death


43 Flaying

Theon Greyjoy would agree

"A naked man has few secrets, but a flayed man has none."

- Roose Bolton

44 Chopped in half with a battle axe while your skin is shaved away with a rusty cheese grater

So painful. I can't believe this isn't ranked higher. It seems to be one of the only ones with actual creative thought put into it.

Ouch! I mean, come on. Anyone fancy a pickle and grated skin sandwich? Thought not. And your really weird if you do. Get it?

This should be number 1 I mean how can you not think get your skin taken off with a rusty cheese grater is not bad or painful

Is the person who thought of this crazy A RUSTY CHEESE GRATER? whats the difference between a new shiny grater? And you would not feel halve of it cause you are already dead... unless the person doing this to you wants to make you look UGLY for your funeral!

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45 Snake bite

That would hurt so much but probably would not die probably just would hurt that would be it.

Anti-poison medicine

46 Getting pushed into a volcano
47 Getting trapped in a disgusting porta potty at a burrito eating contest. The port potty rolls down a hill and lands in a land fill. It is in the desert. You slowly die from thirst, heat, and horrible smells.

I know someone that this happened to! -said no one ever - PythonProgrammer23

I would say this has a 00.01 chance of happening

Ya that probably wouldn't happen

That would be so disgusting.

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48 Being crucified

How is this not number one? It was SO BAD in the Ancient Rome that it was reserved for non citizens

That's really bad. For you guys who don't know, they hammer nails into your hands and feet, then put you upright and let you hang by that. All while your naked, wearing a crown of thorns, and everyone you love is watching you starve/bleed out/die of thirst. Ouch.

No kidding! Why would God have sent Jesus if this wasn't the worst way to die?

All people that did not want to die in hell should reconsider their opinions!.

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49 While typing in TheTopTens

Yeah sure, I'm just gonna die for having writing my comment. Hello? Is there anybody H...

This one is so stupid. I mean, come on, seriously? Death is a serious thing you shouldn't joke about and honestly how the he-

Someone actually died typing on TheTopTens. Let's hope that doesn't happen aga- - Cesium

Geez so I am about to die like right now? I think this is...

, am I going to die while I'm typing? Am I now? How about now? How About N- - GentleTrouter

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50 Hacked to death by ax or machete

Jason, I told you about that!



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