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In Grade School, we had old mirrors that slightly doubled the image. When washing my hands, I checked myself in the mirror. I noticed a 'ghostly' double image, and because I was really sick, I thought I was dying, and that was my ghost. I had a panic attack and passed out, only to have laied there for 10 minutes until a student and thier mother found me. They claimed I looked dead and ran for help. I had gone to the hospital, and when I returned, the student was shocked to see me 'alive'. I had thought I was a zombie for years, because when I checked the mirror last, the double image had disapeered! [They had gotten new mirrors when I left]
I used to belive that when you loocked in a mirro some on else could see you and make fun of the way you look at school.
When i was younger,there was a vary old and "scary" lady across the street. I thought that if you went into the bathroom after midnight and said her name 10 times, she would come out and kill you. my friends dared me to do it, and i went into the bathroom, got freaked out, and upon trying to open the door found that it was locked, i had no way of turning on the lights because the switch was outside the door. i stayed there the whole night because i wouldn't say the old lady's name.
one of my friend's was told by his father that if you didn't turn mirrors over the reflection would run out.
When I was about eight my cat died and my sister told me that when something dies the ghost goes straight to the closest mirror. (she believed this too). So when I looked in the mirror i'd say hi to my cat
When I was about 5, my grandma had this mirror on her bed, and my brother, who was older than me, said if i got Naked and went toe first into the mirror, I would be in fun land....
There is no fun land.
When my friend and I played outside at my Granny's house, we would look in her bedroom mirror and get scared to death at the strange people that were in there. One day we got brave enough to tell my Granny and when she came outside to see what we were talking about, she started laughing hysterically as she saw us looking at ourselves in the mirror of her vanity. We didn't look like ourselves when looking through the slats of the blinds!
when i was about 6 - 7, i beleived that if you turned off the light and said *candyman* 5 times. then the candyman would jump out of the mirror and give you a poisened candy cane. and if you ate it, when you went to sleep, you would dream that the candyman would scratch you with big freddy creuger nails, and you would wake up with the scratches. then after a few weeks of having the candyman dreams, candyman would kill you.
(this was origionally a scary story told to me by a baby sitter) friends used to scare my by locking me in the bathroom with the lightswitch outside and telling me that i had to say it before they let me out. because i was afraid of the dark at the time, i said it. i was so scared.
When I was little, I used to read a lot of ghost stories, and of course, a lot of these stories dealt with mirrors and things behind them. I had a door leading straight to the family bathroom and besides the monster under my bed (we'll get to that in another anecdote), I thought that if I opened that door (which had the HUGE mirror directly on the other side) I would see SOMETHING with red eyes.
I used to belive that you shouldn't eat anything while looking into the mirror, otherwise you will see a devil in it!
When I was 3 I used to believe that when two mirrors face each other causing that effect where it looks like a neverending sequence of mirrors, that it would be possible to fall into the mirror and be trapped in there, so every time I saw that in the bathroom when the mirror on the door and the bathroom mirror faced each other, I would run.
When I was a child I used to believe that I could talk to my reflection and my reflection could talk to me......
When i was in first grade someone told me that if I turned of the light and said black sheep bloddy marry 10 times then a lady would jump out of the mirror and chop my head off. I was sooo scared of that, I was scared of mirrors for a long time!
I used to be afraid of placing mirrors on the floor because I thought you could accidently fall into the hole it seemed produce.
I used to (and still to this day) have this unnatural fear that Hotel mirrors are one-way mirrors containing hidden cameras on the other side and that someone is watching me. I have a very hard time undressing in front of hotel mirrors. Sometimes I even talk to them just in case someone is listening! Strange...
I used to really want to see what I looked like when my eyes were looking to the side. So I'd look into the mirror and look to the side, then as fast as I could, I would look back to see if I could catch a glimpse of myself with my eyes looking the other way.
I heard from my friend that if you look in the mirror at night and then go to sleep you would have a nightmare. So every night when i brushed my teeth i never looked up in the mirror so i brushed my teeth with my eyes closed.
When I was five or six, I use to believe that an evil monkey lived inside my mom's mirror. I thought He wanted to eat me.
when I was little I thought that if you looked in a mirror and didn't see your own reflection you would die. The other reflection was supposed to be a picture of who you would be in your next life. Sometimes in the dark I was convinced that it wasn't me in the reflection and I totally freaked out!
If you look at the mirror in a bathroom at midnight, you can see what your boy friend looks like. So, I waited until midnight in the bathroom. The next morning, I was found on the bathroom floor!