Your True Encounters

The Ghostly Horse Rider

14 August 2015 | August 2015

One late summer evening when I was a boy, my family and cousins family were walking back from a pub in the English Lake District to our camp site. It was dark. Very dark. As we followed the windey country road up the hill towards our tents we were chatting animatedly on various topics. It was then that my cousin heard the faint sound of a galloping horse from behind us. “Listen,’ she said, suddenly concerned that this horse rider might not see us in the road, ‘let’s move aside, a horse is coming.’ We all stepped aside onto the grassy verges. Sure enough, there was the sound of a horse galloping getting louder. We all waited. In the field to one side of the road, we all watched as

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Weird Call

12 August 2015 | August 2015

Just over a week ago I was lying in bed relaxing and trying to fall asleep. I had just turned off the TV and I was about to turn over and try to get some sleep, but my cell phone, that I had turned off and put on the charger, suddenly started vibrating. I decided to ignore it but it turned on and started ringing, I didn’t recognize the number at all, so I picked it up and said “hello”. There was nothing but static on the other end of the phone and then the call was ended. I tried to call it back, but it said it was out of service.

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A Visitor from Vietnam

11 August 2015 | August 2015

A friend once told me a story about a college professor of his brothers who was a Nam Veteran. He explained that in a particular part of that godforsaken country, no man would enter. Well, a few of the soldiers did and they saw a creature there which to this day, they cannot describe. The creature was about 10 yards away from the patrol, and in a blink of an eye it was suddenly right in front of them, then suddenly standing behind them. After they returned home, this creature showed up at the professors home in Maryland. It would physically make marks on his body and his wife’s body. He contacted an old friend from the war who lived up in Canada, and he said it had visited his

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Ouija Board Ghost

08 August 2015 | August 2015

My mother’s friend’s family lived in a house that was in one of the oldest recorded towns in Texas. The friend’s mother who lived there had seen a ghost of a Civil War soldier appear there several times. He would just appear and stare at her and then disappear. My mom and her friend played with a Ouija board in that house and my mom said that furniture in the room started shaking and it made a lot of noise and also drawers in some piece of furniture started coming in and out. That is all she said happened but she was sure it was provoked by a ghost since it happened when they were playing with the Ouija board.    

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A Meeting With God

06 August 2015 | August 2015

A few weeks into my college days, as I made my way from the Students’ Union building to my student flat on the 19th floor of a campus building, I noticed a rather suspicious looking character who seemed to be following me around. As I entered one of the elevators in the ground-floor of the building, he followed peering sideways at me but looking away whenever I tried to catch his eye. As the elevator arrived at my floor, I was hoping it was all just my imagination and that perhaps he would continue up to the top floor above me. But, as I left the elevator, he followed and as I reached the doorway into the group of six study bedrooms, shared kitchen, and bath that was my home

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Patient Speaks on the Radio While in Surgery

05 August 2015 | August 2015

Here is really a very bizarre story submitted to the site recently….how does a patient speak on the radio while having surgery? Unless, you believe in out of body experiences…. I was listening to a call-in talk show on the radio while driving in Los Angeles. The announcer came back from a break to speak with his next caller. To my surprise, it was my great aunt calling in. She would not give the announcer her name, but said, “For those in your listening audience who know me, they will recognize me by this song”… and began to sing an old tune she used to sing to me as a child. I thought I was asleep at the wheel! She went on to say that she was in the hospital

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Ghostly Car in Detroit

04 August 2015 | August 2015

Back in 1992, my wife was driving to work near Detroit, Michigan. On an isolated road in broad daylight, she came upon a car in front of her that was not moving. She slowed down and the car was engulfed in fog and completely disappeared right before her eyes. There was no side road or anywhere it could have gone. It vaporized completely. She cautiously drove through the area where the car had been and went to work. She was so shocked by the event, it was several days before she could speak of it to anyone. To this day she has no idea what went on in Detroit, Michigan.

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Window Watcher

03 August 2015 | August 2015

I had one strange experience once that I would like to share with you. I don’t particularly believe in paranormal stuff—but this was a strange story. My parents were gone out to a wedding, my sister out with her boyfriend. Having the house to myself I decided I would shower now then watch some TV in my room. My room is on the highest floor of my house, and to get to my bathroom I had to walk down the stairs to my room, open my door and turn left and then there would be my bathroom door. At the time, my bathroom door had been left open. I got my clothes from my room and I walked downstairs, but out of the corner of my eye I saw something

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Divorce Precognition?

30 July 2015 | July 2015

This happened to me when I was young—around 5 years of age. I still have no explanation as to what really happened. One afternoon I lay on my parent’s bed and fell into an unusually deep sleep. All I can remember is a partial dream where I was playing with one of my favorite toys. The strange thing was that there was another child in the dream with me. He wanted to play with my toy and grabbed it. I wouldn’t let it go and kept holding on for dear life. I woke up in a daze and thought nothing of it. Years later I married a man and we had a child. He had a shoebox full of photos and one day we were going through them together. I

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Green Demon?

24 July 2015 | July 2015

On the night before my sixth birthday I woke up in the middle of the night because I had to go to the bathroom. On my upstairs floor, there was a hallway outside my room with my brother’s bedroom to one side and my parent’s room down at the bottom of the hall. Right next to their door was the staircase with a window half-way down to the ground floor. I always had the bad habit of looking over at the window—and that night was no different. I saw a black creature standing in front of the window in a black robe with a hood over his face. The face looked green—but that could have been my imagination. The one thing I really remember is that it was grinning at

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These Shoes Were Made For Walking

19 July 2015 | July 2015

When the Doughton’s moved in to the rental house it was with some relief. They had been looking for sometime and this house was the perfect combination of size and location. They had finally managed to find the house with just two weeks remaining on their existing lease as well. In fact, the house was so nice and so cost effective they could hardly believe their luck. The house was semi-furnished which meant that it wasn’t going to look too empty with their sticks of furniture. All of their proper furniture was still in storage in England where it would remain until their return in a couple of years. Having some extra furniture then was a bonus. In the spare bedroom, one such piece of furniture was a large wooden

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The Ghost That Declined A Lift

10 July 2015 | July 2015, Your Stories

My father used to tell me a story about an experience he had in the late late 1950s, while on a sales trip through the hills of rural Pennsylvania, my grandfather was travelling on a dirt road when he saw a rough looking man walking by the side of the road far off into the distance. He always said that his dirty faded blue clothes looked torn and he was stumbling, like he had either had too much to drink or had been in a fight. The closer he got to this man, the worse he began to feel for him and thought he would at least offer him a lift to the next town. As he got closer, he saw that this man was all cut up and burned and wearing a blue

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A Possessed Painting?

08 July 2015 | July 2015, Your Stories

I have started reading all of the stories on this blog. I have always had an interest in the paranormal and thought I would share my own creepy experience with you. At home we have a main floor family room which looks up to a deck that looks down into the family room. We were getting ready for supper. My son was upstairs in his bedroom reading with his aunt. My wife, mother, daughter and myself were in the kitchen below. The kitchen is open concept to the family room so you can see pretty well everything in the family room.  I was standing on the edge of both rooms. All of a sudden, I heard a noise coming from the deck. I went to investigate and saw that a

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The Ghost Who Locked Me Out of My House

03 July 2015 | July 2015, Your Stories

  About 17 years ago, I was living in Montana in a house that was pretty far outside of the city limits.  Right from the start the house did strange things. The lights would cut out, as would the T.V and then the T.V started changing channels on it’s own. Items would move from place to place on their own. One night I went outside to feed my dog. I noticed my dog was staring at the back door of the house and making noise. I thought that was strange so I looked around and saw a woman dressed in very old clothing, likely from the Wild West era, standing by the door. When she saw me looking at her she closed the door and disappeared into thin air. I was

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Double Trouble

01 July 2015 | July 2015, Your Stories

After my dad had died, a few strange things began to happen in our house. The strangest incident happened one day when my daughter had gone out for the day. My husband and I had been talking in the front room when our daughter came home and shouted “hello” to us. We thought nothing of it, called back “hello” and continued our conversation. About an hour later the phone rang. My husband answered it and shouted upstairs for our daughter Jane. When Jane failed to answer he went upstairs thinking she must have been busy, asleep or pre-occupied. She wasn’t at home. My husband told her friend that she wasn’t home and we shrugged the whole thing off as nothing. About fifteen minutes later Jane came home and we asked her

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