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post #1 of 23 Old 07-29-2009, 07:06 PM Thread Starter
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Cool Fears and Phobias

Here is a topic where you can post what you are scared of lol,
Me- spiders (very recently) and thunderstorms(my whole life)

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post #2 of 23 Old 07-29-2009, 07:34 PM
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I have lots. I am just a strange person.

Achluophobia- Fear of darkness
Acrophobia- Fear of heights
Claustrophobia- Fear of confined spaces
Coulrophobia- Fear of clowns
Lepidopterophobia- Fear of butterflies <<that is a big one for me. I am utterly terrified of them.

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post #3 of 23 Old 07-29-2009, 07:35 PM
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lol, I LOVE thunderstorms haha. There isnt to to much im scared of. Two things I am terrified of are spruce beetles and june bugs lol, I HATE them ! Ill post a few pics. The spruce beetles bites hurt TERRIBLY. The june beetles don't bite at all, but its just the way they fly and sruff that I don't like lol

http://www.countryside-jobs.com/cjsw.../Nov_05_11.jpg


http://magickcanoe.com/beetles/june-...open-large.jpg

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post #4 of 23 Old 07-29-2009, 07:43 PM
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Aquaphobia - Fear of deep water
Coulrophobia - Fear of clowns
Ichthyophobia - Fear of Fish
Phagophobia - Fear of being eaten
Acrophobia - Fear of heights
Entomophobia - Fear of bugs
Catapedaphobia - Fear of jumping from heights

Wow that's a long list

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post #5 of 23 Old 07-29-2009, 08:06 PM
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Im affraid of needles (yet no problems with piercings or tattoos?!?!)
I love spiders, but small shiny black ones disgust me
AND Im affraid of bridges. Its bad when I walk across them and am a passenger in a vehicle, but even worse when I drive!
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post #6 of 23 Old 07-29-2009, 08:20 PM
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Emetophobia - I'm afraid of vomiting. Luckily it has relieved a LOT, around 1½-1yrs ago it was so bad that it affected on my everyday life. I sat at home, felt sick because I was unsure and feared so much that I'd start to feel sick. I could panic if I felt sick/thought I could perhaps vomit. (I think I'd still panic if I had to vomit).

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post #7 of 23 Old 07-29-2009, 11:49 PM
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I am really afraid of death, people around me dieing, needles (but not scared of tattoos OR piercings?!), confined places, and *this is really weird I know!!* but when people excel to fast in a car. And what I mean by that, is like when you're at a stop light and it turns green and you start going again. I don't KNOW WHY I have that phobia, but I do.

I think it is because when I was younger I always had these weird dreams of dieing in a bad car crash?

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post #8 of 23 Old 07-30-2009, 12:50 AM
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I have really bad Arachnophobia lol I freak when I see a spider once I jumped onto the roof of my dads car cause I saw one and he had to hit me with a broom to get me off it O.o

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post #9 of 23 Old 07-30-2009, 12:55 AM
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I HATE spiders.
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post #10 of 23 Old 07-30-2009, 08:12 AM
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Haha, the creepy crawlys don't really bother me too much as long as they don't bite me. I am afraid of clowns and heights. I don't particularly care for needles but they don't really scare me anymore.

My biggest fear is being stabbed or cut. It is a very real danger where I work and it just scares the crap out of me. I think I would rather be shot than stabbed.

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